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Oscar winning movie to show and ‘Meet the Neighborhood’ to feature Fulton mayor

The life of Abraham Lincoln continues to inspire books and movies as the legacy of his leadership during the Civil War continues to touch millions here and around the world.

The Oscar winning movie all about Mr. Lincoln will be shown at First United Church of Fulton, 33 S. Third St., on Sunday at 2 p.m.

Bob Weston and Jay Foster can be seen at last year's event.
Bob Weston and Jay Foster can be seen at last year’s event.

There is no charge to the public.

Popcorn and soda are also provided.

Also, the community is invited to meet Fulton civic leaders including Mayor Ron Woodward; Fifth Ward Alderman, Jay Foster; Six Ward Alderman, Lawrence Macner, and additional aldermen on April 13 starting at 5 p.m at the First United Church of Fulton.

The evening will begin with a free pizza supper.

The purpose of the event is to build better communication and understanding between citizens and their civic leaders, and to encourage neighborhood based cooperation and coordination.

Civic leaders and community members will enter into conversation with the public starting about 6 p.m. until 7 p.m.

Please call the church office (592-2707) to arrange child care.

Both events are sponsored by the Open Doors Neighborhood Center, a community outreach ministry of the First United Church of Fulton.

First United Church is affiliated with the American Baptist Churches, USA and the Presbyterian Church (USA).

The congregation is active in the greater Fulton community through the Greater Fulton Area Council of Christian Churches and many other avenues of sharing.

The First United facility offers hearing assistance, and it is fully accessible to those who are physically handicapped.

For further information about the First United Church and our Open Doors Neighborhood Center, you may contact Rev. David Nethercott at First United Church (592-2707) / ([email protected]).