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News Bulletin

 KofC Rib-eye Steak Dinner

The Morton Knights of Columbus Rib-eye Steak Dinner is scheduled for January 23 from
5 to 7:30 p.m. (or the food runs out).
The dinner includes:

a 12-14 oz. Rib-eye Steak, potato, green bean casserole, salad, and dinner roll.  $15.00 per dinner. The KFC is located at 616 W. David St. Morton, IL. . All are invited. The cost is $15.00 per dinner. For more information you may contact the KFC at

Boy Scout Troop 178
Annual Spaghetti Dinner
and Silent Auction Fundraiser

on January 24, 2015
4 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Morton United Methodist Church / 420 N. Tennessee Avenue Morton, Illinois
Cost is $7.00 per person for adults, $5.00 for seniors and children, or $20.00 for a family of five or more.
Carryout will be available.
Bids for the silent auction will be accepted from 4 to 7:30 pm
There will also be a bake sale all night.
Anyone bringing a canned good donation will receive a free cookie or dessert.
Proceeds from this fundraiser help Scouts pay for summer camp and other activities throughout the year.

Barbecue Throwdown Judging Class
February 7 at Freedom Hall
The Barbecue Throwdown is scheduled for July 24-25th this year. We are having a KCBS certified BBQ Judging class. We bring in 2 instructors from Kansas City to certify a class of judges. (last year we certified 60 new judges). This year’s class is scheduled for Feb 7th and will be held at Freedom Hall in Morton. We are also holding a table captain class this year immediately following the judging class. All proceeds from our class go to the Illinois CancerCare Foundation. The money donated goes to clinical trials and cancer research at locations in Peoria and Bloomington (and other locations).

Craft Beer Competition
The Craft Beer competition will be held on Feb. 6 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Wines N More at 151 S. Main St., Morton, IL
10 Craft beers with a blind taste test. There is a $10 entry fee and a 2nd place prize
Winner takes all!
The more that enter the
more will WIN!
For more information you may contact them at

Morton Tunnel Memorabilia
Morton Tourism Office, 200 S. First.

The Morton Tourism Association has Morton Tunnel travel mugs, short & long Sleeve T-Shirts for sale. The 18 oz. travel mug is $15 and short sleeve t-shirts are $20 and long sleeve are $25. These can be shipped for an additional $2. We now have long sleeve Morton Tunnel T-shirts in children's sizes for sale for $20.

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