Russell News July 30, 2019
Summer Reading Program
Want to be Russell's Top Reader? Whoever checks out and reads the most books in a month will get a sign in their yard and a special prize. Any school-aged child is eligible. Program ends Labor Day Weekend. Winner will be determined at the end of each month. The winner for June was Boston Shounkwiler who read nine books. What a a great way to spend the summer.
The Chariton Community Schools Summer Food Program, that ran from June 3 to July 19, provided over 500 meals to Russell residents and was very successful.
Sunday, August 4, 2 p.m. Russell Sportsmen's Club Trap shoot
Monday, August 5, 7 p.m. Russell City Council meeting
Tuesday, August 6, 6:30 p.m. American Legion/Auxiliary
Wednesday, August 7, 6:30 p.m. Night Owls of Faith United Methodist Church, All women are invited.
Thursday, August 8-Sunday, August 18, Iowa State Fair
Monday, August 12, 7 p.m. Russell Sportsmen's Club Trap shoot
Thursday, August 15, 6 p.m. Russell Museum/Library Board meeting
Sunday, August 18, 2 p.m. Russell Sportsmen's Club Handgun
Tuesday, August 20, Russell News meeting at the Museum-everyone welcome
Time to be scheduled.
Friday, August 23, First Day for Wayne Schools, 2 hour early dismissal
Monday, August 26, First Day for Chariton schools, 90 min. early dismissal
Monday, August 26, 7 p.m. Russell Sportsmen's Trap shoot
Saturday, September 14, Russell Fall Festival & BBQ competition, more info to come. The Russell Museum/Library will have their annual breakfast fundraiser, 7:30-10 a.m. that day.
Congratulations to the Russell Reivers 4 H Club and their leaders who did very well with all their awards at the Lucas County Fair.
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