Ag educator to speak

STERLING – Carl Erbsen, Illinois Agriculture Teacher of the Year, will speak Friday at a Prophetstown Royal Neighbors of America Youth Chapter 516 event from 4:30 to 7 p.m. at the Sterling-Rock Falls Family YMCA, 2505 YMCA Way.

Erbsen teaches at Eastland Elementary School in Lanark. There will be swimming from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m., followed by dinner at 6 p.m. and Erbsen's presentation.

All are welcome, but reservations are needed today. Call Shelly Jaquet, 815-438-5475.