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Thursday, January 15, 2015

Eagle Ridge pavement project
The Village Engineer, David Harp, submitted his report to trustees at the board meeting on Jan. 5. Harp noted that the Eagle Ridge pavement reconstruction project is complete and final payment to the contractor has been approved. The final payment of $51,562.03 will be made once final lien waivers from the contractor are received and accepted, according to Harp’s report.

Kindergarten screenings coming
Mark your calendars for upcoming kindergarten screenings coming in the month of February. Screenings are scheduled for Feb. 18 and 19. Please call Maroa-Forsyth Grade School at (217) 877-2023 to arrange an appointment. Screenings are for children who will be 5 by Sept. 1, 2015.

Extra books or DVDs? 
If you’re cleaning out the house and have come across extra books or DVDs, we know where to send you. Used book and DVD donations are always appreciated at any of the Maroa-Forsyth school libraries. You may drop off any books and DVDs for any age group to any of the school offices. Staff at one of the libraries will sort what you bring in and make sure your donations end up in the right place. Thank you in advance.

The Community Foundation of Macon County Accepting Online Scholarship Applications
The Community Foundation of Macon County is pleased to announce that its online scholarship application for the 2015-2016 academic year is available at High School seniors who reside in Macon County and have been accepted at an accredited college or university are encouraged to apply. Additionally, current college students should apply for scholarships. Only electronic applications submitted with all necessary attachments will be considered. The deadline is Tuesday, March 31, 2015 at 5 p.m. (March 1 deadline for the Golden K Kiwanis Club Scholarship). The Community Foundation of Macon County works with generous donors who have established funds, which benefit students in Macon County. The foundation administers nearly 60 scholarship funds that will provide more than $60,000 this academic year. Scholarship awards vary in size from $250 to $6,000. Applying is simple, only requiring a one-time online application submission at For more information about The Community Foundation of Macon County’s scholarship program, please contact Kathy Carter, scholarship coordinator, at (217) 220-1363, (217) 429-3000 or 

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