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Pork chop dinner in Hull to commemorate Flood of '93 recovery efforts

Posted: Jul. 22, 2018 12:01 am

HULL, Ill. -- A commemorative pork chop dinner will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 25, at the Hull Community Center to recognize the efforts of Pike County residents 25 years ago when both the Mississippi and Illinois rivers flooded.

Blake Roderick, Pike County Farm Bureau executive director, said Pike County residents helped neighbors provide aid and assistance in many other ways during the Flood of '93.

"When faced with impending disaster, a call went out for help and help arrived," Roderick said. "People from across Illinois of all ages and professions answered our call for help. They arrived in Pike County to help sandbag, work the levees, deliver supplies, provide security, keep the roads open, and to help out in any way they could."

The evening will be an opportunity for PEOPLE who experienced the Flood of '93 to gather and share stories. The dinner is sponsored by the Pike County Farm Bureau and the Hull Community Center, 215 S. Elm St.

For more information, call the Pike County Farm Bureau, 217-285-2233.

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