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Blue Mound Is Goin' Green - Join us in Wise Park August 11, 12 and 13 for FUN! FUN! FUN!

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  • 2011 Fall Festival Grand Marshal Carolyn Brown Carolyn Pistorius Brown is a native of the Blue Mound area and was born in the home of her grandparents, David and Emma Pistorius. This home is where Pete and Megan Pistorius and daughters now reside. Her parent’s were Cecil and Agnes Bean Pistorius and her siblings are Dorothy Seagle of Macon, and the late John William Pistorius. Carolyn attended Nevada Grade School,in rural Blue Mound, and graduated from Blue Mound High School.The four students in Carolyn’s Nevada Grade School class also wentthrough Blue Mound High School together.After high school Carolyn was employed at the Macon County ASCS inDecatur for a short time. In January 1944 Carolyn began her 61 yearsof employment at The State Bank of Blue Mound. Of the 61 years ofemployment, 46 years were full time and 15 years were part time. Carolynheld many positions at the bank and saw many changes in banking.She began her banking career as a bookkeeper. In January 1967 she wasappointed cashier and later vice president and assistant trust ffficer wereadded to her position. From July 1989 to December 1990 Carolyn was abank teller. On January 1, 1991 she began working part time and retiredOctober 2, 2006. Carolyn was also a director of the bank. During the61 years with the bank, Carolyn worked for only three presidents—Cap McClure, Jack Towson and William McChristy.Carolyn served as Blue Mound Fall Festival treasurer for five years andwas a member of the steering committee for the Blue Mound CommunityGrocery Store.Raised in Zion Methodist Church she continues to be an active memberof Zion Chapel United Methodist Church and is a devoted member ofthe Zion Chapel senior choir. Two generations of Zion Chapel childrenwere privileged to have Carolyn as their kindergarten Sunday schoolclass teacher. 3
  • Carolyn has one son, Rob Brown, and two grandchildren, Megan and Paul.Carolyn enjoys reading and traveling.In 1956 Carolyn and Robert Brown built a home in Blue Mound and thoughCarolyn loves Blue Mound she is a country girl at heart.Congratulations Carolyn and thank you for being our Grand Marshal!In Carolyn’s honor the Blue Mound Fall Festival has made a $500donation to Dove, Inc., a multi-service agency, formed as a coalitionof religious organizations in 1970 to provide human services in a varietyof areas of need. Fall Festival DirectorsCo-Presidents .................................................................. Cory & Jan RitterSecretary ........................................................................... Roberta GordenTreasurer ................................................................................Diana Kupish50/50 Raffle ...................................................................... Cory & Jan RitterBingo..................................................................Beth Calvert & Sally BrownBooklet ........................................................................................ Jan RitterBooklet Advertising ...................................................Fall Festival DirectorsBooklet Cover ................................................. Marcy McDonald-BialeschkiChicken Dinner ............................................................. Tom & Diana RitterCompliments Of ................................................................ Roberta GordenConcessions ........................................................................... Larry BrownDanny R. Byard Memorial Run ................................................. Chris HaleFriday Games ............................................................................Barb ThieleHorseshoe Pitch ................................................................... Corey TrimbleMinute to Win It............................................... Jill Jones & Megan PistoriusParade ..............................................................Becky Hale & Scott SwigertPork Chop Dinner ....................................................Grant & Logan NolandPublicity ......................................................................Fall Festival DirectorsRoyalty Contests ............................................................Lindsay HutchensSunday Service ................................Blue Mound United Methodist ChurchWashers Tournament .....................................Pete Pistorius & Matt Brown 4
  • Senior Citizen Parking Six spaces on the west side of the park are reserved on a first come, first served basis. RECYCLE! Recycling bins are set up throughout the park.No Animals in the Park Only service animals will be allowed in the park during the Festival. 5
  • EVENTSThursday | August 11, 20115:00 pm Carnival Rides6:00 pm Bingo6:30 pm STAGE SHOW Minute to Win It Introduction of Grand Marshal7:00 pm STAGE SHOW Little Miss Contest Junior Miss Contest Miss Blue Mound Fall Festival Contest9:00 pm DanceFriday | August 12, 20117:30 am Blue Mound Lions Club 2-Man Scramble Moweaqua Golf Course10:00 am Youth Games Meridian Intermediate School Yard4:00 pm Carnival Rides4:30 pm Char-Broiled Pork Chop Dinner6:00 pm Bingo6:00 pm STAGE SHOW Adorable Baby Contest Prince & Princess Contest8:00 pm STAGE SHOW 48 Connection9:00 pm Dance 6
  • Saturday | August 13, 20117:00 am Blue Mound Lodge Breakfast Buffet Blue Mound Lodge #6828:00 am Danny R. Byard Memorial 5K & 1 Mile Fun Run11:00 am “Blue Mound Is Going Green” Parade12:00 pm Carnival Rides2:00 pm Horseshoe Pitching Tournament2:00 pm Magician4:00 pm Fried Chicken Dinner4:00 pm Washers Tournament6:00 pm Bingo6:45 pm STAGE SHOW Announcement of Fall Festival Event Winners7:00 pm STAGE SHOW Big Shake Daddies9:00 pm Dance9:30 pm 50/50 Raffle DrawingSunday | August 14, 20119:30 am Church Service11:00 am Fireman’s Lunch 7
  • Carnival RidesThursday | 5:00 pmFriday | 4:00 pmSaturday | 12:00 pmWise ParkDanceThursday | 9:00 pmFriday | 9:00 pmSaturday | 9:00 pmWise Park Pavilion50/50 RaffleSaturday | 9:30 pm | Raffle Tent6 tickets for $51 ticket for $1 8
  • BINGO!Thursday–Saturday | 6:00 pmWise Park Basketball CourtWin prizes ranging from cash, round-tripAmtrak tickets and more.Stay late to play blackout each night!2 cards for a quarterMinute toWin ItThursday | 6:30 pmWise Park StageCompete in a fast-paced series of 60-second challengeswith household items to win a cash prize. If you wouldlike to be a contestant, please contact Jill Jones atchrisandjilljones@gmail.com or Megan Pistorius atmegpisto@hotmail.com. 9
  • PageantsThursday | 7:00 pm | Wise Park StageLittle MissLittle girls, ages 5 to 8, will receive a princess prize forparticipating! Contestants will answer fun questions fromthe reigning 2010 Miss Fall Festival, Valerie Castle, whilewearing their favorite summer dress or outfit.Junior MissGirls, ages 11 to 13, will model casual and formal wearon stage and have a short interview. A sparkly tiara,sash, trophy and monetary gift are awarded to the newlycrowned Junior Miss.Miss Blue Mound Fall FestivalLadies, ages 16 to 21, will learn interview skills, skin care,makeup essentials, poise and speech in a fun and casualenvironment. Contestants will interview with the judges,model casual and formal wear, and deliver a preparedspeech. The 2011 Miss Fall Festival will receive a beautifultiara, sash, trophy and cash scholarship.Friday | 6:00 pm | Wise Park StageAdorable Baby: Boys and girls birth to 12 monthsPrince: Boys 12 months up to 3 years oldPrincess: Girls 12 months to 3 years oldAll Baby Show contestants will receive a prize and thewinner of each category will receive a $50 savings bondfrom The State Bank of Blue Mound.All pageant contestants must live in the Meridian SchoolDistrict. To pre-register, please contact Lindsay Hutchensat 454-3758 or Lindsay.Hutchens@frontier.com. 10
  • Youth GamesFriday | 10:00 amMeridian Intermediate School YardOne race for children walking to age 2. Five races eachfor the following age groups: Pre-K, K–1st, 2nd–3rd, 4th–5thand middle school (last grade completed).Prizes will be awarded for top three places andall participants. 11
  • Char-BroiledPork ChopDinnerFriday | 4:30 pm | Wise Park PavilionDinner includes 1 or 2 pork chops, cheesy potatoes,green beans, applesauce, bread and butter, and tea. 12
  • 48 ConnectionFriday | 8:00 pm | Wise Park StageCountry and classic rock by Blue Mound’s own.Brent & Gail DoyleKevin LeVaultPaul MomaRick Welch 13
  • 21st AnnualDanny R. ByardMemorial RunSaturday | 8:00 am | Wise Park5K and One Mile Fun RunCourse RegistrationFlat and Fast Register in Wise Park on the day of the race,Male Age Divisions 7:00–7:45 am17 & under | 18–24 | 25–2930–34 | 35–39 | 40–44 Information and45–49 | 50 & over to Pre-Register Byard Memorial RunFemale Age Divisions c/o Chris Hale17 & under | 18–25 | 26–35 P.O. Box 6536–45 | 46 & over Blue Mound, IL 62513Entry Fee No rain date or refunds if canceled$13 Pre-Registration due to weather. Participants who$15 after July 22nd register early are guaranteed a t-shirt. 14
  • Sponsors Macon County Deputies Blue Mound Lodge, F.O.P. Lodge #144 #682 AF & AM The State Bank of Blue Mound Likes Insurance Agency Trimble Construction Tom Jones & Associates Swigert Landscaping First Christian Church Blue Mound Firefighters Monsanto Douglas Shroyer, D.M.D. Village Travel Blue Mound Lions Club 2011 Danny R. Byard Scholarship Recipient Caleb BrownNAME AGEADDRESS SExCITY STATE ZIPPHONESHIRT SIZE: S M L xL 2xL 3xLENTRANT’S SIGNATuRE DATESignature of parent or guardian for consent if entrant is under 18 years of ageWaiver: In consideration of my entry, I for myself, my executors, administrators and assigns, dohereby release and discharge The Blue Mound Fall Festival, City of Blue Mound, all Race Sponsorsand workers for any injuries suffered by me at the event. I certify that I have trained for a race of thisdistance and weather conditions, and I am physically fit for the race entered. 5 K RACE ONE MILE FuN RuN & WALK 15
  • ParadeSaturday | Blue Mound Parade RouteLine-up 10:00 am | Parade 11:00 amCommercial Floats1. Any type of vehicle or animal may be entered.2. If a towing vehicle is used as a means of moving the float, it will not be judged as part of the float and need not be decorated.3. If any entry is self-propelled, such as a truck, it will be judged the same as a float.4. Advertising should be of good taste and placed so as not to interfere with the view of the float.5. No ATV’s or motorcycles with non-licensed drivers will be allowed.Non-Profit FloatsThe same rules apply to non-profit organization floatsas for commercial floats, except no advertising may bevisible on the float itself. The name of the owner is notconsidered as advertising in the case of a privately-ownedvehicle, such as farm vehicles.Parade Judging CriteriaPARADE THEME: (50%)How well the design concept in the entry adapts to theparade theme.ORIGINALITY: (25%)The creativeness and uniqueness of the entry.DESIGN: (25%)The craftsmanship in the entry. Detail in design andcreation with the effective use of colors and materials. 16
  • Awards for Commercial and Non-Profit Floats 1st Prize 2nd Prize 3rd Prize $60 $40 $30Walking EntriesDecorated, walking entries will be judged in a separateclass, and are for non-profit groups only. Prizes will beawarded as follows: 1st Prize 2nd Prize 3rd Prize $30 $20 $10Bicycle EntriesDecorated, bicycle entries will be judged in a separateclass. Prizes will be awarded as follows: 1st Prize 2nd Prize 3rd Prize $15 $10 $5No parking will be allowed on the parade route from10:00 am until 1:00 pm. High Street between St. MarieStreet and Lewis Street will be closed 1 hour beforeparade lineup and during the parade.Parade participants should use the St. Marie Streetentrance for the Meridian Middle School. The Lewis Streetentrance to the school will be closed 1 hour before paradeline-up.Anyone wishing to enter the parade should contactBecky Hale at 692-2513 or Scott Swigert at 692-2877. 17
  • MagicianShowSaturday | 2:00 pmSouthwest Corner of Wise ParkHorseshoePitchingTournamentSaturday | 2:00 pmWise Park Horseshoe PitsTwo person teams will be determined by a blind draw.The tournament will be played as double elimination.Entry Fee: $5 per personPrizes: Monetary prizes awarded to top three places.For more information, please contact Corey Trimbleat 553-2956. 18
  • FriedChickenDinnerSaturday | 4:00 pm | Wise Park PavilionDinner includes quarter or half-size fried chicken, potatosalad, baked beans, tomatoes, bread and butter, and tea. 19
  • WashersTournamentSaturday | 4:00 pm | Wise ParkThis exciting annual event is suited for all skill levels.Enjoy fierce competition with some of the best armsin the area. Rules for this event will be 1-hole box rulesfrom www.washerplayers.net.Entry Fee: $10 per team of twoPrizes: Monetary prizes awarded to top three teams.RegistrationRegistration will close at 3:00 pm on August 13.To sign up please contact Pete Pistorius at 433-3752or pete@pistoriusfarms.com or Matt Brown at 836-8862 orbrownie1198@yahoo.com. 20
  • Big ShakeDaddiesSaturday | 7:00 pm | Wise Park StageHigh energy nine-piece band featuring rock & soul, rhythm& blues, and horn-driven rock-n-roll.Dwain McAfee: Trumpet and vocalsTodd Anderson: Guitar and tromboneGary Morris: DrumsMax Slazinik: Alto and bari saxesBrenda Oberle: Lead vocals and pianoRick Gasparin: Guitar and lead vocalsBen Coan: Bass guitarDon Sellers: Tenor and alto saxesTerry Mosser: Keyboardswww.shakedaddies.com 21
  • ChurchServiceSunday | 9:30 am | Wise Park StageEveryone is welcome to attend this church service inthe park. Dress is casual and you are encouraged tobring a lawn chair. If inclement weather, the service willbe moved inside Blue Mound united Methodist Church.Church Service OrganizerBlue Mound united Methodist ChurchFireman’sLunchSunday | Following Church ServiceWise Park PavilionLunch includes hamburgers or cheeseburgers, chips anda drink. Voluntary donations can be made to support theBlue Mound Fire Department. 22
  • Compliments of...Carolyn Brown – 2011 Fall Festival Grand MarshalRob, Maryann, Kaleigh and Tyler AlbersGreg, Rachel, Dylan, Arwen & Gavin BakerDoris BonnHelen R. Brown, Bill, Becky and Sally, in Memory of Howard BrownRob, Megan and Paul BrownJack and Virginia BrownPhyllis Brown, In Memory of Ray BrownKim BrownThe Love Boat Family: Larry and Carol Brown, Sally and David Brown,Diane and Laverne Malone, Jim and Jan Thiele, Phil and Linda DameryAnne ByardDave, Beth, Derek, and Brett CalvertPaul and Quendy CarltonHarry and Carolyn ClarkDavid and Nancy CoopriderGlen and Arlone DallugeBrad, Dana and Hayden Damery and Miller and BuddyDarrin and Neysa DownsCarl and Mary Ellen DrysdaleDevonna DummermuthNancy FlammRoberta GordenSteve and Wanda HicksHoward and Chris HillJohn and Linda HillPatty HuffmanGale and Amanda Jewsbury Midlothian, VAChris, Jill, Delaney, Alexi, and Ted JonesChris and Diana KupishShane MajorMeredith, Diane, Carl, Heath and Brea Miller in Loving Memory of BillThe Miller Family—Craig, Darlene, Amanda, Amber and ColtonJohn, Eleanor, Alicia, Paul, Eric and Shelley MomaEllen and Jeff MomaRichard and Joan MyersJohn and Joan NolandEverett and Betty Noland, Fort Worth, TXNeil & Erma NolandDuane & Tina NolandDennis & Dani Noland 23
  • Compliments of...Grant & Logan NolandBlake Noland & Kristin KarlIn Memory of David NolandFran Noland, In Memory of Herb NolandDianne, Dave & Drew NegangardMary and Ken Nolen and FamilyAlan, Sherri, Nikki, Hatie & Rachel Sunderland, Bently & Corey O’LaughlinBeverly and Ken PageCraig, Katie, Cole, Waylon, and Levi PaulekTim and Carolyn PistoriusEleanor Anne PistoriusPete, Megan, Emma, Isabel and Olivia PistoriusMolly PistoriusMike, Amy, Natalie, Jacob, and Joshua PritchardLyle and Norma PutschGayle and Sheila ReedFrank and Cathy RiceWayne Rice, In Memory of Lois RiceCory, Jan and Celia RitterGlen and Sandy SchertzMatt and Lauren Sefried and Aly WieglerDavid SexsonDoug, Tjode, Sarah, Anne & David ShroyerDorothy Skipper, In Memory of Cecil SkipperLarry and Terry Skipper Polson, MTLaura Jane SperryScott SwigertCarrol and Rea VirtAundrea, Mike, Chase and Raegan WhiteDenna WilliamsJeff ZeebLeon Zeeb Paducah, KYEleanor ZeebBill and Sandy Zeeb Share your festival memories and photos facebook.com/bluemoundfallfestival 24
  • Enjoy Yourself at the Fall Festival! Rob, Carla, Evan & Maggie Comerford Congratulations, Blue Mound Celebrating a Great Tradition! Earl & Helen Albert Phillip & Becky Albert & NickTara, Hubert, Olivia & Rex Rogers 25
  • —Blue Mound— A Great Place to LiveGordon & Betty Eckols Enjoy the Festival!Lauren, Brenda, Kevinand Betty Ruth Bafford 26
  • Local ChurchesAvailable for You Bethel United Methodist Church Blue Mound United Methodist Church Rev. Jim Poole First Christian Church Rev. Dr. Ellen Moma Meridian Community Church of God Pastor Greg Mathias Zion Chapel United Methodist Church Pastor Sally Hamon 27
  • The College Street Parlor & Flavored Teas & Coffees with Petit Four TreatsLocated in the Blue Mound United Methodist Church DURING THE FALL FESTIVAL 28
  • Blue Mound UnitedMethodist Church 692-2543 Corner of Lincoln and College Sunday School 9:15 Worship 10:30Come be part of our family! 29
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  • Offering After School Care for the 2011–2012 School Year. REGISTER TODAY! Call the After School Program (692-2319) We look forward to working with your family! Meridian Community Church of God We don’t care where you have been, only where you are going! Fellowship Hour — Sunday Morning 9:00 am Sunday Morning Worship Service 10:00 am (Nursery and Jr. Church Available) Pastor Greg Mathias 217-692-2297 mccog1@consolidated.net228 N. Lewis Street P.O. Box 331 Blue Mound, IL 62513 31
  • Zion Chapel United Methodist Church Making disciples of Jesus Christ for over 150 years! Christ-centered Sharing God’s message of love Ready, willing & able Relevant VisibleSunday Worship 10:30 amSunday School for all ages 9:30 amChurch Phone: 217-692-2275Church email: zionchapelchurch@gmail.comSouthwest of Boody at the corner of Zion Chapel & Nevada Roads 32
  • Serving the CommunityMeridian Board of Education Ruth Hilvety, President Vicky Carr, Vice President Ina Brown, Secretary Bryan Barnes Marie Jagger-Taylor Tony Etherton Kevin West Dr. Roy Smith, Superintendent Pleasant View Township Thomas W. Ritter, Supervisor William Dalluge, Jr., Clerk Larry Bonn, Road Commissioner Trustees: Roberta Gorden, Leon Kallenbach, Chet Minks & Earl Albert Cemetery Trustees: Robert Funk, Vic Oxby & Larry Bonn Blue Mound Township Marcia Potrafka, Supervisor Leon Wells, Clerk Meredith Miller, Road Commissioner Trustees: Dave Anderson, Mark Damery, Kim Goodbrake & Dean Williamson Cemetery Trustees: Dale H. Brown, Ellen Crump & Mitch Ward 33
  • Blue Mound Fire and RescueOfficers TrusteesFire Chief, John Holmgren Jr. President, Kevin BaffordAssistant Fire Chief, Eric Smith Secretary, Mitch WardBattalion Chief, Brett Thomas Captain, John CharltonTreasurer, Pete Pistorius Lieutenant/EMS Officer, Chuck Carter Fire Fighters and First Responders Matt Brooks, Shaun Campbell, Dustin Clark, Jared Crackel, Harry Edwards (Retired Chief), Jacob Hunt, Josh Hunt, Joe Kantor, Jenifer Landrus, Garth Luka, Doug Murphy, Cody Perrey, Bryce Thiele, and Mike LaGala Cadet Trent O’Laughlin and Lance Goodbrake BLUE MOUND POLICE DEPARTMENT Dial-A-Cop 692-2711 Office Hours 8 to 4:30 After Hours Phone 454-7271 or if emergency 911 Police Chief — Tom Bingaman 34
  • Best Wishes for a Successful 2011 Fall Festival from the Village of Blue MoundJerry Reichert, Mayor Tom Bingaman, Chief of Police BOARD OF TRUSTEESPhil Crackel Kenny ErvinMargaret Sandberg John Holmgren, Sr.Ron Aten Brian Henn Jenny Prasun, Secretary & Treasurer Roger Cox, Streets, Water & Sewer Kevin Baford, Streets, Water & Sewer Cindy Ervin, Clerk 35
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  • BLUE MOUND MEMORIAL LIBRARYPhone 692-2774 Fax 692-2191 www.bluemoundlibrary.lib.il.us library Hours Monday–Wednesday 10–6 Thursday 10–8 Friday 10–6 Saturday 10–2 Saturday Summer Hours 10–12 Blue Mound Civic Center 551 N. Lewis St. Blue Mound, IL 62513 217-692-2777 Mary Alice Huffman Facility CoordinatorBlue Mounders Museum 217 North Railroad Ave. Rt. 48Memorabilia from:Blue Mound High School — Graduation pictures dating back to 1900, band items, basketball trophies and old uniformsOld pictures of the City of Blue MoundPictures of the Coal Mine on north edge of townPost 293 American Legion itemsMany more old thingsP.S. Birdman is here Call John Moma at 692-2359 for an appointment. Donations accepted 40
  • The STATE Bank OF BLUE MOUNDServing Your Community Banking Needs Since 1912 PH: 217-692-2157 FAX: 217-692-2365 DIAL-A-BANK: 217-692-2046 Services Lobby Hours Monday-Thursday • 8:30am to 5:00pm • I.R.A.s Friday • 8:30am to 6:00pm • Real Estate Loans • Personal Loans Saturday • Lobby Closed • Commercial Loans • Farm Loans Drive Thru Hours • Auto Loans Monday-Thurdsay • 8:30am to 5:00pm • Shazam Debit Cards Friday • 8:30am to 6:00pm • Money Orders Saturday • 8:00am to 12:00 noon • Cashier’s Checks • Drive-Up Facility 24 HOUR ATM • Night Depository Conveniently Located • Free Bank-By-Mail on Route 48 • Notary Service in Blue Mound. • Dial-A-Bank • Online Banking • Online Bill Pay • E-Statements Visit us online at www.theSBBM.com 41
  • MARVIN RANDELL POST 1107 BLUE MOUND AMERICAN LEGION Commander: Max White First Vice Commander: Charles J. Carter Adjutant: Michael Dunn Finance Officer: John Holmgren, Sr. Chaplain: Gerald SieversTom Atteberry Eugene Burns Malcolm R. MathiasEldon Bandy Gerald Crackel Kenneth J. MilesFrank Bilyeu Milton Elliott Tracy A. SunderlandLaurence A. Blanchard Ron Hull Kelly TrueDaniel Bollhorst Danny Kitchens Charles L. Williams 42
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  • MathiasSeeds & Chemicals Wishing You And Your Family a Safe and Fun Fall Festival764-3748 macon, illinoisPete PistoriusMobile: (217) 433-3752Office: (217) 692-2135Fax: (217) 692-2134Pete@Pistoriusfarms.comwww.pistoriusfarms.com9044 Damery Road, Blue Mound, IL 62513 45
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