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WHAT’S HAPPENING: Embarras Stewards workday, vintage baseball presentation and more… | Entertainment
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WHAT’S HAPPENING: Embarras Stewards workday, vintage baseball presentation and more… | Entertainment

Truth and Grace Fellowship rummage saleMATTOON — Truth & Grace Fellowship plans to hold a rummage sale at 3-7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 16, and 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 17, at its church building, 1304 Lake Land Boulevard in Mattoon.Saturday’s event also will offer a vendor fair with 16 merchants and barbecue lunches sold by J.D.’s Smokeshack & Country Bake Shop.Embarras volunteer work dayCHARLESTON — The Embarras Volunteer Stewards will hold another workday to remove invasives on the north side of Lake Charleston from 9-11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 17. Meet at the parking by the entrance to the dike.All are welcome, and no prior experience is necessary. Sturdy footwear and gloves are recommended. Tools are provided.Visit www.embarrasstewards.org for more information.Fit-...
YMCA announces 2022 Lytle Park Triathlon | Entertainment
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YMCA announces 2022 Lytle Park Triathlon | Entertainment

MATTOON — The Mattoon Area Family YMCA has announced that it will hold its 2022 Lytle Park Triathlon on Saturday, June 18, starting at 8:30 a.m.“Our competitors ended up having a great time last year despite battling a summer storm, so we can’t wait to do it again and see what they accomplish this year,” Race Director Sarah Dowell said.The Lytle Park Tri is a sprint triathlon with a 300 meter swim, 12.5 mile bike ride, and 3.1 mile run. All stages of the race start and end at the park. “Mid-June is the perfect time to be outside enjoying our beautiful town and parks,” Dowell said. “It’s just such a unique experience for triathletes.” Mental health matters, learn how to respond when someone needs aidParticipants can regis...