Wednesday, June 2, 2021

Appleton City area news

Vol 29 no 22
​June 2, 2021

Appleton City June Second Saturdays will be held on Main Street Saturday, June 12, 2021 from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. There will also be a BBQ contest during this event. If you’re interested in competing, contact Katie Hearting at 660-492-3571. For more information, or if you are interested in being a vendor, please message them at

St. Clair County Cattlemen’s Assn. next meeting is 7:00 p.m. June 8 at Lakeland School District. The meal will be by Lakeland FFA, and the sponsor is LAG Industries – Bart and Bradley Brackman.

The Knights of Columbus will resume their monthly pancake and sausage breakfast at the Knight’s Hall in Montrose on Sunday, June 13 from 8:30 – 10:00 a.m. Treat your family to a hot breakfast you don’t have to cook or clean up. A free will donation will be greatly appreciated

The Appleton City Public Library is seeking assistance with teachers for their Summer Reading Program. The program will take place on Tuesdays in June (June 1, 8, 15, 22, and 29) as well as Tuesday, July 6, from 11:00 a.m.-noon. The teacher would need to read a couple books with the children as well as assist them in completing a corresponding activity. All materials will be provided. If interested, please call the library at (660) 476-5513 during their normal business hours or e-mail

The Appleton City Fair/Sesquicentennial will be held Thursday-Sunday, August 12-15. Most previous events are in the planning and a tentative schedule will be released. A new carnival was able to be secured. The original carnival was cancelled due to the death of the owner. Start making your SQC outfits. One major change is the parade will be late Saturday afternoon.

SQC Committee is looking for pictures of all AC Mayors, preferably at the time they served. Pictures may be left at City Hall.

Free private tennis lessons are offered to all current or former players and anyone who want to improve their technique or strategies or first time players. People of almost any age and skills can learn to play tennis. Lessons are held at the tennis courts at Donnohue-Dugan Park starting the week of May 24. Rackets and balls will be provided. To set up appointments for your private lessons or if you have questions, call Dennis Dunham at 476-2151 or 476-5514 or Tommy Payton at 816-863-6624. Open tennis is every day 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Tennis is exercise that is fun!

Trinity Lutheran Church will hold their annual Vacation Bible School July 5 and 6, 2021.

Ellett Memorial Hospital Appleton City offers outpatient specialist services for June, 2021. Call 660-476-2111 for appointments: June 2-Upper GI, Colonoscopy-Dr. Namin, June 9– Upper GI, Colonoscopy-Dr. Vardakis, June 10 - Rheumatology, Dr. Tay, June 11 – Ortho-Dr. Gray, June 16- Upper GI – Colonoscopy-Dr. Namin, June 17 – Podiatry- Dr. Ciaramello, June 23 – Ortho-Dr. Gray, June 23 – Ophthalmology - Dr. Soni, June 24 - Rheumatology, Dr. Tay

ACMO Main Street App is available. You can download Google play or Apple store. Select Pocketsights tour. AC may come up if you are within 50 miles. If you are any place else, click on the magnifying glass search for Appleton City MO. If walking, hit start tour. If you want to view at home or out of the area, scroll down and see all the circles for each location. Hit play audio then the red circle below it. A flyer showing the current locations is available in a black box on the south porch bench at the AC Museum, 503 N. Maple.

The Ellett Memorial Hospital Foundation was established in 2000 by a local couple to benefit and carry out the purposes of Ellett Memorial Hospital. The Foundation has played a major role in the Hospital’s recent renovation/expansion project. The Foundation is a 501c3 organization and plays an important role in ensuring the future of the Hospital by providing an avenue for individuals, groups and corporations to lend their financial support through tax-deductible contributions. The Ellett Memorial Hospital Foundation would like to extend an invitation to the community to assist with this project. They would like to welcome all current and past members of the community and service area to make a donation to the Ellett Memorial Hospital Foundation. Donations can be restricted or non-restricted for use as the donor identifies. Recognition will be given for all contributions. For further information, contact Julee Snyder, Ellett Memorial Hospital, 660-476-211.

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June 8 St. Clair County Cattlemen’s Assn. meeting 7:00 p.m. at Lakeland School District

June 12 Appleton City June Second Saturdays Main Street from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m.

June 13 The Knights of Columbus monthly pancake and sausage breakfast at the Knight’s Hall in Montrose from 8:30 – 10:00 a.m.

June 14 Flag Day

June 20 Father’s Day

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