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Time to place fruitcake orders

Published: Friday, Oct. 19, 2012 5:30 a.m. CST

Orders for homemade fruitcakes from the First Congregational United Church of Christ in DeKalb can be placed starting this weekend.

Small fruitcakes cost $8 and large cakes cost $14. Proceeds benefit local nonprofits.

Order on the sign-up sheet in the narthex of the church, 615 N. First St. in DeKalb, Oct. 21 or 28, or call the church office at 815-758-0691 to place an order. The office is open 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, but messages can be left after hours.

Pickup begins at 1 p.m. Nov. 2. Cakes also can be picked up after the 10 a.m. church service on Nov. 4 and 11, or from 8:30 a.m. to noon and 1 to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday that week.

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