“The Vagina Monologues” March 31-April 1

LLCC is presenting a production of Eve Ensler’s “The Vagina Monologues” Friday, March 31 and Saturday, April 1. The production is being held in the Trutter Center. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.

This year’s performance features a pre-show called “Cis-iety Interrupted,” with original monologues from LLCC students and faculty and Springfield community members. The pre-show begins at 7 p.m. followed by “The Vagina Monologues” at 8 pm. The production includes adult themes and language.

Tickets are $10 and are available at the door or in the ticket office in Menard Hall. More information on LLCC’s production is available from Dr. Deborah Brothers, professor of English, at 786.4966 or deborah.brothers@llcc.edu.

Ag Club announces winners to raffle

Congratulations to the winners of the recent Ag Club raffle!

Scheels gift card – Angie Janssen, Sherman
Farm and Home gift card – Chancey Carroll, Franklin
Chick-fil-A gift card – Dorothy Marshall, Finance Department
Chili’s gift card – David Sack, faculty
Qik N Ez gift card – Becky Klatt, faculty
Qik N Ez gift card – Sheryl Blair, Virginia
Taco Bell gift card – Sharon Dowson, Auburn
McDonald’s gift card – Missy Keiser, Nokomis
McDonald’s gift card – Jill Stock, Jacksonville

LLCC Psychology Club to host events today and tomorrow

The LLCC Psychology Club is hosting a Mental Health Awareness Meet & Greet on TODAY from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. in the A. Lincoln Commons. Stop by the Commons to meet the counselors and and learn more about mental health.

Tomorrow, March 23, the Psychology Club is hosting a TED Talks & Discussion session from 3-5 p.m. in the R.H. Stephens Room. Stop by to participate and join in on the discussion.

BSU Haircut Wednesday and Dance Club bake sale today

The Black Student Union is hosting Haircut Wednesday TODAY for LLCC students in the A. Lincoln Commons. Stop by and receive a free haircut between 11 a.m.-2 p.m.

The LLCC Dance Club: EYS is hosting a bake sale TODAY from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. in the A. Lincoln Commons. Stop by their table to purchase some homemade treats including raisin bread, pretzels, chocolate-dipped pretzel rods, strawberry butter cookies and more! Proceeds from the sale will go be used to support the club activities and performances.

Ag Club hosts 5th annual Farmer’s Share Luncheon March 24; limited number of tickets available

The LLCC Agriculture Club is hosting its 5th annual Farmers Share Luncheon on Friday, March 24 from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. in the Trutter Center on the main campus. The meal costs $.50, which represents the amount farmers receive from a $6 lunch. Agriculture trivia and games will be played during the meal for those in attendance. The luncheon is a club educational project for members of the campus community. Only 150 tickets will be sold to the public and are available from Ag Club adviser Bill Harmon at 786-2573, bill.harmon@llcc.edu or in the Commons starting today.

Menu: Pulled Pork or Chicken Breast, Cheesy Potatoes, Green Beans, Cookies
**Door Prizes**

LLCC Food Pantry is open and donations are appreciated!

Thank you to our many donors who have supported the efforts of the LLCC Food Pantry! This would not be possible without YOU! Many staff, faculty and community members have donated food on a regular basis to our pantry and several clubs have supported the pantry with food drives or fundraisers. On behalf of our food pantry patrons, the Student Life Office extends our sincere gratitude for the support!

The LLCC Food Pantry is available and accessible for all Lincoln Land Community College students who self-identify a need for food resources. The mission of the Food Pantry is to provide support to LLCC students in the area of supplemental health and wellness by providing reliable access to a sufficient quantity of nutritious food. Information on the pantry can be found on the LLCC Student Life page on the “Services” tab.  Student Life will also be providing “Spring Break” food bags for students who may need supplies over the break.

Please note: The Food Pantry provides hygiene items to students upon request. The Food Pantry currently subsists primarily by donations. Check out the information on our Website and please be aware that the LLCC Food Pantry is not allowed to distribute expired food.

LLCC Ag Club spring raffle tickets

The LLCC Ag Club is selling raffle tickets today in the A. Lincoln Commons for their spring faffle event. The Drawing will be held on March 17 in the Millenium Center and some of the prizes include gift cards for Chick-fil-A, Chili’s, Scheels and Farm & Home.  Stop by the Ag Club table to get more details. Tickets are $2 each or 3 for $5.

LLCC Agriculture Club competes at state PAS conference

College Bowl team wins first place
Thirteen LLCC Agriculture Club members competed at the Illinois Postsecondary Agriculture Student Organization (PAS) spring conference held on campus Feb. 10. Students from 13 community colleges and universities participated in contests designed to test their knowledge and readiness for their future careers.

L to R: Isaac Cruz, Adrian Austin, Andrew Daniels, Matt Talkemeyer, Ethan Keiser, Lauren Bickel

L to R: Isaac Cruz, Adrian Austin, Andrew Daniels, Matt Talkemeyer, Ethan Keiser, Lauren Bickel

The college bowl team of Matt Talkemeyer, Lauren Bickel, Isaac Cruz, Ethan Keiser, Adrian Austin and Andrew Daniels  won first place out of 10 schools competing. The team stumbled in their first match, losing to Western Illinois University. They then ran the table from the losers bracket, winning six matches in a row.

LLCC’s equine specialist team of Brianna Parada and Mary Kate Curtin took third place overall. The soils specialist team of Ethan Keiser, Darian Norville  and Kendall Crawford placed third in their event, with Keiser placing third overall as an individual. Other soils competitors were Baylee Flowers, Amber Meece and Jenny Burnet.

The teams will now travel to the National PAS Conference in St. Charles, Missouri, in March where they will compete against teams from 18 states. In addition to the teams participating at the conference, Mary Kate Curtin was elected as Illinois PAS vice president for 2017-2018.