Meeting Notes/Minutes/Agenda

Senior Program

Manners Park Dining Hall

Employment Opportunities

Our History

Red Bland Little Leagues
Light Display Open
Friday, December 13 through Wednesday, December 25
5:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

Drive through 55 acres of beautiful Manners Park and view over
85 illuminated displays!
For more information

Please contact Bailey at 217-824-5878 or MaryAnn at 217-824-3110
At the Park Dining Hall
Thursday, December 12 - Monday, December 23, 2013

Thursday, December 12

Jingle Bell Walk 6:00 p.m.

Friday, December 13
Opening Night -
There will be lots of holiday cheer as the children have the opportunity to enjoy Supper with Santa and Mrs. Claus from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. (Meals provided for children only, and are limited to the first 100 pre-registered children.) There will be plenty of fun and magic with Richard Landry and his magic rabbit Snowball. Bring your camera and take pictures of the magical and hilarious antics that you will witness during the program.

Saturday, December 14
A night for royalty – Little Miss and Little Mister Snowflake – 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Only 15 girls and 15 boy’s applications will be accepted. Ages 5 – 7 years old.

Sunday, December 15
Christmas Goodie Bake Off. Bring your baked goods and candies to the dining hall from 10:00 a.m. to 12 noon. Judging begins at 1:00 p.m. Categories for Bake Off: 1) Cookie (bar, rolled, sliced, dropped) 2) Non-Yeast Bread 3) Candy 4) Divinity 5) Fudge. Enter as many categories as you wish. Entries will be judged on color, appearance, texture, consistency, flavor and size.

Visit with Santa Claus from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Monday, December 16
Enjoy homemade soup with Santa and Mrs. Claus featuring Tim the Twister and Sunshine the Clown with face painting and balloon sculpting from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Tuesday, December 17
There is no better way to get into the Christmas spirit than having pictures taken during Kids-N-Kritters pictures with Santa and Mrs. Clause from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.  This is your chance to capture a special moment in your pets and/or child's life.  Carey Photography will be the photographer and has requested a donation of $5 or to bring an item (food, blankets, toys and more) for the local animal shelter to help with their Christmas party for the animals.  

Wednesday, December 18

Visit with Santa Claus from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Thursday, December 19

Family Dinner and Bingo.  Music will be provided by "A Family Affair" from 5:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.  Activities begin at 5:00 p.m. and all ages are welcome.  As in past years, a ticket is required to participate in this program and can be obtained at the park office free of charge.  Seating is limited to the first 125 people.

Friday, December 20
Kids R Kids (special needs) Christmas Dance from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Saturday, December 21

Visit with Santa Claus from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Sunday, December 22
Kids Craft Night and Cookie Decorating from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.  Bring in your child/children and choose from an assortment of Christmas crafts that kids can make themselves!  Enjoy decorating Christmas cookies.
Visit with Santa Claus from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Monday, December 23

Visit with Santa Claus from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.



Adams & Masterson Memorials/Pana Monument, Advanced Eyecare, Advanced Title Group, Angelo’s Pizza, Battery Specialist & Golf Cars, Betty Rose Furniture, Beavers & Graham, Bill’s Toasty Shop, Breeze-Courier, Blakely Heating, CNB Bank & Trust, Cooling & Plumbing, Cleeton Sanitation Service, Dairy Queen, Ethridge Animal Hospital, First National Bank in Taylorville, First Presbyterian Church S.E.R.V.E., First United Methodist Church, Gordon GMC Trucks, H & R Block, Hickman, Specha, Steiner & Beckley, Jensen Home Furnishings, Kentucky Fried Chicken,Diamond Brothers Insurance, Kroger, Landmark of Taylorville, Larry’s Service Center, Lighthouse Learning Center, Little Luxuries, Lilly Signs, McDonald’s, Meadow Manor Skilled Nursing & Rehab, Milling Millwork Construction, Moose Lodge #1516, Neike’s Floor Covering, Northside Veterinary Clinic, PS Printing, Park Glen Apartments, Page’s Body Shop, People's Bank and Trust, Phil Tullis Excavation, Pizza Hut, Pulley, Martynowski & Blakeman, CPA's, Refreshment Services Pepsi, Rene’s Drug Store, Ron’s Produce, Shafer-Perfettie Funeral Home, Shelter Insurance/Ryan Patterson, Shadow Box, Spurling Title, Inc., Subway Restaurant, Taylorville Community Credit Union, Taylorville Monogram, Wellness Care Center/Dr. Annette Gremmels, Wareham’s Security


Lakeshore Golf Course, Family Video, Sugar Daddy’s Tasty Treat, FS Fuel 24, Wendy’s, Arby’s, Krieger’s, Karma Salon, Crossfit Adversis, Amenities on Main


US Bank

Taylorville Optimist Club

Blakely Heating, Cooling & Plumbing

Community Women's Association

James McCoy & Family

Lighthouse Learning Center

First Presbyterian Church S.E.R.V.E.

Red Bland Little League


A Piece O'Cake

Seth Garren & Family

Kompliements Salon

Merry Christmas