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Community Briefs: September 1, 2017
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4-H issues call for tractor owners to join show

JUDA - The Next Generation 4-H Club invites area tractor owners and enthusiasts to join in displaying equipment at the tractor show being held Sept. 10 in downtown Juda in conjunction with the Juda Farm Toy Show.

Tractor owners are asked to register by 10 a.m. - no advance registration required - and winners will be announced at 1 p.m.

The show has three categories: working, restored, and modified. All class winners will be paid cash prizes.


Hands-only CPR training Sept. 9

ALBANY - A free community service hands-only CPR training event will take place from noon to 3 p.m. Sept. 9 at Hilltop Community Church of Albany.

The American Heart Association plans to train 20 million people in CPR by 2020. This event is part of that effort.

Trainees will learn to call 911 or how to instruct another person to do so and to push on the center of a victim's chest hard and fast.

Refreshments will be served. For more information, call Marci Davidson at 608-558-3838.


Boy Scouts look to recruit Sept. 14

MONROE- Boys Scouts of America will host an area-wide call to registration Sept. 14 at local elementary schools in Monroe for kids from kindergarten to fifth grade.

Blackhawk Area Council Field Director Matt Ohms said representatives will be available at Parkside Elementary and Abraham Lincoln Elementary schools from 5:30 to 7 p.m. and at Northside Elementary and St. Victor schools at 7 p.m. Representatives will be available at other locations throughout the area. Ohms said anyone who signs up will receive a free rocket.

For more information, contact Ohms at 815-397-0210, ext. 7531, or