The Little Apple

Vol 30 no 36

September 7, 2022

AC Second Saturday will be September 10 from 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. There have been comments from somebody claiming to be accepting vendor forms for Second Saturdays. Please do not send payment/forms to anybody besides Katie Hearting or Lyndsi Rivera! If you are interested in having a booth for September Second Saturdays please go to and follow the link.

The monthly Men’s Fellowship Breakfast at the Appleton City Church of God will be 7:00 a.m. Saturday September 10.  All the men of the community are invited to join them for a time of great food and fellowship.   Ron Dunlap Pastor, Happy Hill Church of God, Butler, MO., will have a short devotional. 

The Knights of Columbus will have their monthly pancake and sausage breakfast at the Knight’s Hall in Montrose on Sunday, September 11 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

AC PTO is collecting Food Fair receipts and Best Choice UPC labels September 9.  Food Fair receipts need to be from May 1 – August 31, 2022.  If they are older, they cannot be submitted.  Please send them with students or place them in a plastic bag or envelope and drop them off in the Elementary School Office, St. Clair County State Bank with Janet Payton or Little Apples Learning Center by Friday, September 9. This on-going fundraiser raises a substantial amount of money for PTO to use for the children’s classroom trips and teacher requests for supplies. 

AC PTO will meet in the school cafeteria 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, September 14.  Parents and anyone interested in the AC Schools and its students are encouraged to attend this meeting.

The St. Clair Co Cattlemen’s Meeting will be 7:00 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2022 in the Appleton City School Commons Area. The FFA will be serving the meal. The Sponsor/Speaker will be Jeff Schoen with Boehringer-Ingelheim

The AC Fall City Wide Garage Sale dates are set for September 23 and 24. Permits are $5 and can be purchased at City Hall beginning September 7 through noon on Wednesday September 21. Permits to set up in the AC Park are $25 for the pole shelter, $15 for the stage, $10 for lawn permits and these fees cover both days. Park permits can also be purchased at City Hall on a first come, first served basis and cannot be reserved by phone. Maps will be available at Food Fair, Casey’s, Fika & Powell’s True Value beginning Thursday afternoon. House of Joy Ministry will be at the City Park Saturday from 3:00-5:00 to pick up donations. For questions, please call Dianne Foster at 660-679-1125.

Trinity Lutheran Church will do a fundraiser Garage Sale during the City-Wide Garage Sale on September 23-24. If any community members have articles to donate and do not wish to do a sale themselves, they would appreciate their donations. They are doing a community service project benefiting the Senior Citizen complexes in town. If interested, call Kathy Rodick at 417-309-0471 with questions. The church will be open on Wednesday before the garage sales to receive donations.

Big trash pickup will be September 27-29 at the City Barn. This is a service that Countywide Disposal partners with the City to provide twice per year for their water/trash service customers.

Girl’s Day Out is scheduled for October 16, 2022 from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  Please come join the staff of Ellett Memorial Hospital for their 5th Annual Breast Cancer Wellness & Awareness Day. You can receive your pre-registered annual mammogram by Diagnostic Imaging Center Mobile Coach, win door prizes, gather information, visit local vendors, support others and recognize survivors. There will be Breast Cancer speakers sharing their life stories and talking about genetics and facts of Breast Cancer., A light lunch will be served and treats to indulge!  Pre-register at 913-344-9989. Contact Julee Snyder at EMH 660-476-2111 with questions on scheduling your mammogram.  Shirt order forms will be out in the near future.

Ellett Memorial Hospital outpatient specialist services for September. Call 660-476-2111 for appointment: Sept 7 – Upper GI, Colonoscopy-Dr. Namin, Sept 8 – Rheumatology – Dr. Tay,  Sept 9– Ortho-Dr. Gray, Sept 14– Upper GI, Colonoscopy-Dr. Vardakis, Sept 15 – Podiatry- Dr. Pace,  Sept 21 – Upper GI, Colonoscopy-Dr. Namin, Sept 28– Ortho-Dr. Gray      

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Sept 10     Men’s Fellowship Breakfast at the Appleton City Church of God 7:00 a.m.

Sept 10     Second Saturday event in Appleton City 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.

Sept 11     Knights of Columbus pancake and sausage breakfast 8:30-10:00 a.m. at the Knight’s Hall in Montrose

Sept 13     St. Clair Co Cattlemen’s Meeting 7:00 p.m. in the Appleton City School District Commons Area

Sept 14    AC PTO meeting in the school cafeteria 5:30 p.m.