Archive for March, 2012

Stewardson’s Chili Cookoff has Big Turnout

Published by tvonderheide on March 17th, 2012 - in Uncategorized

Stewardson Chili Cookoff had a big turnout this year with 17 entries with varieties of different chili’s, soups, and desserts.   The judges for the cookoff were Liz Nohren, Deb Riley, Adam Brown, Chapin Rose, Bob Shields, Jacob Shields, Mike Miller, Kathy Lantz, Diana Wagner, Debbie Paige.  Winners of  Judges choice – Best Misc Soup, Chicken and Dumplings from Culvers – Best Chili, Lisa Mulvany – Honorable Mention Chili, Nate Wascher – Best Hot Chili, Candie Kessler – Best Dessert, Butter Pecan Sweet Potato Crunch made by Eva Milchman. Winners of People’s Choice – Best Misc Soup, Potato Soup, Lisa Mulvany – Best Chili, Nate Wascher – Best Dessert, Banana Split Dessert,  Jane Giertz – Best Table, Kris Renshaw.  It was very hard for the judges to choose all entries were very good.  Proceeds from the cookoff will go towards a Stage for the Community Building.

2nd Annual Photos with the Easter Bunny

Published by admin on March 8th, 2012 - in Events, Local Fun

A very special Easter Event is being held in conjunction with the annual Stewardson Lions’ Club Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 7th.

The excitement begins at 9:00 am at the Stewardson Park when children of all ages have the opportunity to hunt Easter Eggs.

The Easter Bunny will be on hand from 9:30 am – 12:00 pm at the Bunny House on Main Street in Stewardson. Hop on over to have pictures taken with the Easter Bunny.

The event is sponsored by the Parks, Recreation, and Special Events Action Team of the Community Organization Working for Stewardson and the Stewardson Lions’ Club.

Internet Classes offered to Stewardson Area Residents

Published by tvonderheide on March 6th, 2012 - in Uncategorized

There will be free internet classes offered to Stewardson Area residents on March 24 from 2-4 pm at the Village Hall.  You will need to pre-register by contacting Tina Vonderheide 217-343-0474 email or Patty Everett at 217-821-2512 email

Basic internet browsing, email and facebook will be covered. If you have your own laptop please bring with you.  They will assist in setting up shortcuts for their very own personal machine.   Some computers will be provideded but limited.


Trinity Lutheran School P.A.L.S is sponsoring their annual Spaghetti Dinner

Published by tvonderheide on March 6th, 2012 - in Uncategorized

Trinity Lutheran School P.A.L.S is sponsoring their annual Spaghetti Dinner at Trinity Lutheran, Stewardson on Sunday, March 11, 11:30 am-1:00 pm.  Menu – Spaghetti with Meat Sauce, Breadsticks, Relishes/Lettuce Salad, Dessert, Coffee, Tea and Lemonade.  Carry outs are available.  Free will donations will be accepted.

Stewardson Lions Club Raffle

Published by tvonderheide on March 3rd, 2012 - in Uncategorized

Stewardson Lions Club is hosting a Firearm Raffle.  Drawing will be held August 18, 2012 immediately following the announcement of the 2012 Homecoming Queen. The winner will have a choice of one of three firearms or $500 cash.  Tickets are 1 for $5 or 3 for $10.  Tickets are on sale now and can be bought from any Stewardson Lions Club member.   Proceeds go towards Stewardson Lions Club Projects.

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