Appleton City Landmarks will have their fall Potato Lunch on Thursday October 14 at the depot. Lunch will be available for carry out only between 11:00 – 1:00 for $7.00. Come and enjoy a large baked potato with the toppings you choose from their order slip. Your choice will be margarine, shredded cheese, nacho cheese sauce, onion, broccoli, sour cream, bacon bits and chili. The cake choices will be chocolate, peanut butter, pineapple and angel food, plus your drink. All proceeds will be used in maintenance of A.C. Landmarks properties: Depot, Railroad Park, Old Library, Moore School, Clark House and Museum.
The Appleton City Middle School and High School FBLA will be hosting the annual FBLA Pink Nights Community Service Project. The first night will be at the Volleyball game this Thursday evening, October 14 The Football pink night will be October 22, and the Basketball pink night will be December 10 There will be games, prizes, and a 50/50 drawing. All proceeds will go to help cancer patients within our community. There will also be t-shirts available to order. The theme this year is “Bulldog Strong”. Come out and support them in this fight against cancer.
The AC FFA Chapter will hold their annual Food for America demonstrations 8:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m. Friday, October 15 in the high school gravel parking lot. Any community members interested in learning about agriculture are welcome to walk through and hopefully learn new things about the world of agriculture. They will have various demonstrations from Agricultural Organizations as well as working stations put on by FFA members
Montrose Athletic Booster Club’s Kickin’ Chicken Fundraiser Dinner will be Sunday, October 17 from 11:00-2:00 (or until sold out) at Montrose High School. Curbside to go service ONLY. $12 per plate includes Perryman’s fried chicken (choice of white or dark meat), cheesy mashed potatoes, green beans, roll, and chocolate sheet cake. Sorry NO Special Orders and NO children’s menu. Proceeds benefit all athletic teams at MHS.
The Appleton City Manor and Countryside Estates will have a lemonade stand and will be grilling hamburgers and hot dogs for area residents on October 22, 2021 from 10:30 to 12:30 or until supplies last. This will be a drive thru only. They ask you do not get out of your car. Staff will bring your order to you. Sacks will contain sandwich of choice, potato chips and condiments for sandwiches.
Ellett Memorial Hospital Foundation is having a Kickin’ Chicken dinner on Sunday, October 24 from 11:00 to sell-out. Curbside pickup only at the front entrance. $12 for fried chicken (white or dark), mashed potatoes, gravy, green beans, roll and dessert. (No kid meals or special meals available.)
Ellett Memorial Hospital Auxiliary is sponsoring a Collective Goods Book Fair 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Thursday, October 28 in the Outpatient hallway. There will be wide selection of books, gifts and useful gadgets for all ages. It is open to everyone! Get an early start on your Christmas.
A Haunted Walk will be held 5:00 p.m. (registration at 4:30) October 30. It will begin and end at Appleton City Forrest Park and circles through the cemetery. Participants may wear costumes but it is not required. Be prepared to meet mysterious guests along the way. Registration forms are available to be picked up at Brown Chiropractic, Will’s LP Gas, Seider One Stop, or with Lori Bartz (660) 476-2610. You can also find the event on Facebook or register online at https://www.customcreationsbyharvesthill.com/online-store.php#!/Haunted-Walk/c/120449003 Registration fee is $25 and includes a goody bag and if you register by October 18, a t-shirt. Proceeds will benefit participants in the May, 2022 Washington DC Trip.
Montrose VFW Post #8820 will host a street dance and auction 8:30 p.m. October 29 at the old VFW lot. Music will be provided by Sparrow Foot. Costumes are welcome. Cooler fees will be $5.00 – $10.00. An auction will take place during the first break. Don’t forget to bring your lawn chairs. Popcorn by Mama Kettle Corn and Paw’s Piggy Pops will be available.
Ellett Memorial Hospital offers outpatient specialist services for October and November. Call 660-476-2111 for appointments. Oct 13 – Upper GI, Colonoscopy-Dr. Vardakis, Oct 14 Rheumatology, Dr. Tay, Oct 21 – Podiatry- Dr. Ciaramello, Oct 27 – Ortho – Dr. Gray, Oct 27 – Ophthalmology – Dr. Soni, Oct 28 – Rheumatology – Dr. Tay, Nov 3– Upper GI, Colonoscopy-Dr. Namin, Nov 4– OB/GYN, Dr. Kallberg, Nov 10 – Upper GI, Colonoscopy-Dr. Vardakis. Nov 11 Rheumatology, Dr. Tay , Nov 12– Ortho-Dr. Gray, Nov 17– Upper GI, Colonoscopy-Dr. Namin, Nov 18 – Podiatry- Dr. Ciaramello, Nov 24 – Ophthalmology – Dr. Soni, Nov 24 – Ortho-Dr. Gray
First Baptist Church of Appleton City and AC FFA have paired up this year to make an impact in the local community by campaigning for canned food and other non-perishable food items to stay local and be donated to West Central’s food pantry, in AC. Representatives from both FBC and AC FFA will be out the afternoon of Monday, October 18 to distribute empty grocery sacks with a note attached on how to fill the sack and when and where to leave it for pickup. Look for those empty sacks on your front porches and doorsteps. On Wednesday, October 20, First Baptist Church Team KIDS attendees (children ages kindergarten through 5th grade) will pick up bags on the north side of the city, while AC FFA will pick up bags on the south side of the city. If you live outside city limits and would like to contribute to the food drive to help offset hunger in families in St. Clair County, please don’t hesitate to drop off at Appleton City High School/Ag. Building or at First Baptist Church (leave on east side door).
CALENDAR OF EVENTS
Oct 14 Appleton City Landmarks Potato Lunch 11:00 – 1:00 at the depot. (carry out only)
Oct 14 AC Pink Night activities at the ACHS Volleyball game
Oct 15 AC FFA Food for America 8:00 – 3:00 in the High School gravel parking lot
Oct 17 Montrose Athletic Booster Club’s Kickin’ Chicken Fundraiser Dinner from 11:00-2:00 at the high school
Oct 21 Hudson R-IX Dismiss at 12:15 p.m./Parent-Teacher Conferences
Oct 22 No School at Hudson R-IX