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Relay for Life this weekend

It's not too late to sign up for Mahomet's Mini Relay for Life, set for this Saturday at Mahomet-Seymour High School.

Organizers say that teams and individuals can still register online at www.relayforlife.org/mahometil or at the event on that evening.

So far, 24 teams have signed up, with donations totaling near $5,000.


Purple tires a fundraiser for Relay for Life

Last week, purple tires began appearing in the yards of Mahomet residents. It’s not litter—it’s a fundraiser for next spring’s Mini-Relay for Life.


Looking for the Community-Wide Garage Sale map?

The official Community-Wide Garage Sale map can be found on page 14 of the Oct. 9 Mahomet Citizen, available on news stands late Wednesday.

The sale will be held Friday, Oct. 10, and Saturday, Oct. 11, across Mahomet and the surrounding area.


Sangamon River Music Festival 2014

Sangamon River Music Festival, Aug. 22 & 23, downtown Mahomet. See more photos in the Aug. 28 issue of the Mahomet Citizen!


Fall garage sale dates set

Dates have been set for Mahomet's fall Community-Wide Garage sale.

Sales will be held Friday, Oct. 10, and Saturday, Oct. 11, all across the community. Registration will begin in early September.

Community-Wide Garage Sales are held twice yearly in Mahomet and attract shoppers from around Central Illinois.


Fourth of July 2014

To see more photos from Freedom Fest and the Seymour Fourth of July celebration, check out the July 10 edition of the Mahomet Citizen.


Fourth of July 2014

To see more photos from Freedom Fest and the Seymour Fourth of July celebration, check out the July 10 edition of the Mahomet Citizen.


Donate a few dollars for River Fest

Have you had a good time at the Sangamon River Music Festival in the past?

Organizers hope that those fond memories might nudge you to chip in a few dollars toward the event's expenses.

"Whether it's five or 10 dollars, every bit counts," said Angela Ford Barden, who heads up fundraising for the festival committee alongside Ryan Heiser.


Looking for our garage sale guide?

You'll find a map to the weekend's garage sales on page 12 of this week's Mahomet Citizen, available at our office and around town late Wednesday afternoon.

The Community-Wide Garage Sale kicks off on Thursday, though the times and dates of individual sales vary widely.

Happy hunting!


Run with friends becomes holiday tradition

A Thanksgiving Day run with friends has grown into a full-fledged 5K—one that organizers hope will turn into a holiday tradition in Mahomet.

The Turkey Trot 5K run/walk will be held at 8 a.m. Thanksgiving Day at Lake of the Woods, with registration starting at 7 a.m. Participants who pre-register before Tuesday, Nov. 19 will get a t-shirt.


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