Pictures of Spring valley Events and People
 

DECEMBER 2014

Big Buck Archery

30 target 40 yard indoor 3d shoot the third weekend of every month!

515 S. Spalding Street

815.663.1000

December 1st

St. Margaret’s Hospital Auxiliary will sponsor a “Jewelry is Fun” Sale in the Lower Lobby of the hospital from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. 

A large selection of assorted jewelry will be available for $5.  Everyone is welcome! 

Major credit cards, cash and checks will be accepted.  Fundraisers such as this Jewelry Sale help to sponsor scholarships and to purchase equipment for the hospital.

For further information, contact the Volunteer Services Office at 815-664-1130 or 815-223-5346 Ext. 130.

December 2nd

St. Margaret’s Hospital will host a “Heartsaver” CPR (Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation) class for lay responders from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. in the First Floor Presentation Room.

The class is designed for lay responders who are serving as rescuers as part of their job responsibilities and are not required to use an Automated External Defibrillator (AED).  This could include police, firefighters, lifeguards, daycare employees, flight attendants, security personnel and any other lay rescuers and those who may have to respond in an emergency.

The cost is $25.  Pre-registration is required.  There is also the option to add the First Aid class for an additional $30.  The total cost for both classes would be $55.  For more information, or to register, call St. Margaret’s Occupational Health and Wellness Department at (815) 664-1613.

 

December 3rd

St. Margaret’s support group for persons affected by Parkinson’s disease will hold their annual Christmas Dinner at noon, at Mario’s Maples in Peru.  This dinner will take the place of the meeting normally scheduled for the month.  The next Parkinson’s Support Group meeting will be held in February.

The support group offers emotional support, socialization and an opportunity to share information with others who are affected by Parkinson’s Disease. 

The group meets regularly every first Monday of the month from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. in the St. Margaret’s First Floor Presentation Room.  Free Valet Parking is provided, and wheelchairs are available in the hospital. 

For more information, please contact St. Margaret’s at (815) 664-5311.

December 4th

Melikin Puppets present a 2-part Christmas show at the Richard A. Mautino Memorial Library. "The ShoeMaker & the Elves" will be followed by "The Night Before Christmas" (told through the eyes of Woolfer the dog).

6 p.m. in the Children's Library, 215 E. Cleveland Street, 815.663.4741

December 4th

The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) is hosting an informational session on the new SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP certifications at 6PM at the LaSalle Public Library.

Anyone interested in learning more about this topic is welcome to attend.  The session will be led by Martha Ramirez, Divisional Director for SHRM.

December 6th

Spring Valley United Church of Christ Cookie Walk — 7:30-noon Saturday, or until cookies run out at 227 E. Erie St. A variety of holiday cookies and candies will be offered in a select-your-own style at $6.50 per pound with peanut brittle at $7 per pound

. For information or to preorder peanut brittle, call (815) 663-1951.

 

December 6th

Lighted Santa Parade

"Santa's Workshop"

Begins at 6 p.m. at Hall H. S. and travels through downtown on St. Paul Street to the City Hall/Library Square.

Santa will be available to meet with the children after the parade at City Hall.

Float participants are needed. Entries may be made by individuals, businesses or organizations.

Contact 815.664.2753 for more information.

Visit with Santa after the parade at City Hall in the lower level Community Room.

 

December 9th

Spring Valley Walleye Club

Final Meeting

SV Boat Club

7 p.m.

December 10th

Spring Valley Historic Association

Speaker - Dick Verucchi

"Less Buzz Ballroom"

7 p.m. in the Community Room of the City Hall.

815.830.4303

December 11th

CANCELED!

"The Mechanics of 401(k)'s"

6-8 p.m. at Valley Bar and Grill.

Presented by Steve Lamis and

Brianna Manahan

Edward Jones

206 E St Paul St

Spring Valley, IL 61362

(815) 664-2014

www.edwardjones.com

December 12th

Registrations Due

Holiday Home Lighting Contest

815.303.4327

December 13th

Nature's Corner Club

Echo Bluff Park

2nd Saturday Every Month

10 a.m. - Noon

Children 3 - 12, accompanied by an adult

"How Strong Is Ice?"

New topics each month.

View details at NATURE

December 15th - 22nd

Voting for Holiday Home Lighting Contest 

Maps available online: www.spring-valley.il.us or at the City Clerk's Office.

Drive through town and enjoy the decorations and then submit your vote.

NEW THIS YEAR -

Voting will be open to Spring Valley residents - 1 vote for each registered water meter account.

Individuals who wish to vote must choose their favorite by stopping at the City Clerk's office and filling out a ballot sheet.

(Votes are kept confidential.)

Winners will be notified on December 23rd.

815.303.4327

 

December 16th

St. Margaret’s Grief Support Group will meet from 6 p.m. – 7 p.m. at St. Margaret’s Hospital in the First Floor Presentation Room. 

Anyone who is experiencing grief due to a loss of a loved one is welcome to attend.  Meetings are held every third Tuesday of the month. 

For any questions, please call (815) 664-1639 or (815) 223- 5346, ext. 1639.

 

December 22nd

St. Margaret's Hospital Babysitting Clinic. Learn how to be a better babysitter and earn a Certificate in Babysitting. Instruction on General Safety, Basic CPR, and Basic First Aid will be offered.

This program will be held in St. Margaret's First Floor Presentation Room from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. The fee for this course is $20, which includes breakfast. This program is for ages 12 and older.

To register, please call (815) 664-1486.

December 22nd - 23rd

St. Margaret’s Auxiliary will sponsor a South Bend Chocolate Company sale Monday, December 22, from 8am – 5pm and Tuesday,

December 23, from 7am– 4pm

In the Lower Lobby.  Stop by to check out the unique gourmet chocolate and treats and support St. Margaret’s Auxiliary. 

For more information, call (815) 664-1130.

December 23rd

St. Margaret’s Health is pleased to announce that we are now offering “Teens Need Teens” Peer Support Grief Group. The next meeting will be held from 6-7 p.m. in the hospital’s 1st Floor Presentation Room.

It is a free program coordinated by a trained, licensed clinical social worker to help the teen put their feelings into words, work through their grief, build a stronger sense of self esteem, and begin to accept what has taken place in the family. If your child is struggling through a painful lossexperience, this will be an opportunity for them to share within a confidential, small group of peers what they are experiencing together.

For more information, please call Jennifer at (815) 664-1638.

 

December 25th

Merry Christmas!

SVHA Museum

Open Saturdays

10 a.m.- 2 p.m. or by Appointment

201 W. St. Paul Street

Coal Mining, Businesses, & More

To become a member click on

MEMBERSHIP

815.830.4303

We are looking for your familiy histories. Please share a copy with us!

CLOSED December 27th & January 3rd


Take a chance to win $1,000
Tickets are $10 each - Only 500 sold!
Sponsored by the Spring Valley Boosters & Partners For Progress
Tickets available at the SV City Clerk’s Office, 215 N. Greenwood Street, Spring Valley, IL 61362
Or contact Debb Ladgenski, 815.303.4327, sveconomics@comcast.net or any organization member.
Drawing to be held, January 1, 2015

 

Lourdes and Fatima Pilgrimage

The St. Margaret’s Hospital Foundation is sponsoring a pilgrimage to Lourdes and Fatima.  The group will visit Marian shrines in Portugal, Spain and France.  Destinations include Fatima, Santarem, Alba De Tormes, Avila, Burgos, Loyola, Lourdes, Never and Paris.  This prayer-filled journey during Lent will prepare you for a joyous Easter. 

The ten-day adventure is scheduled for March 6th thru the 15, 2015.  For more information call Frank in the Foundation office at St. Margaret’s 815-664-7268 or visit www.catholictrips.com.

One lucky person will win a free trip being raffled by the Foundation.  Watch for volunteers selling chances or visit the Hospital Gift Shop.

JANUARY 2015

Big Buck Archery

30 target 40 yard indoor 3d shoot the third weekend of every month!

515 S. Spalding Street

815.663.1000

January 1st

Happy New Year!

Reminder: Please submit your coming 2015 local events for our calendar to:

sveconomics@comcast.net

or fax: 815.664.2114

SVHA Museum

Closed during January & February except by Appointment

Call: 815.830.4303

201 W. St. Paul Street

Coal Mining, Businesses, & More

To become a member click on

MEMBERSHIP

We are looking for your familiy histories. Please share a copy with us!

CLOSED December 27th for the Holidays

Lourdes and Fatima Pilgrimage

The St. Margaret’s Hospital Foundation is sponsoring a pilgrimage to Lourdes and Fatima.  The group will visit Marian shrines in Portugal, Spain and France.  Destinations include Fatima, Santarem, Alba De Tormes, Avila, Burgos, Loyola, Lourdes, Never and Paris.  This prayer-filled journey during Lent will prepare you for a joyous Easter. 

The ten-day adventure is scheduled for March 6th thru the 15, 2015.  For more information call Frank in the Foundation office at St. Margaret’s 815-664-7268 or visit www.catholictrips.com.

One lucky person will win a free trip being raffled by the Foundation.  Watch for volunteers selling chances or visit the Hospital Gift Shop.


FEBRUARY 2015

February 15th

Happy New Year!

Reminder: Please submit your coming 2015 local events for our calendar to:

sveconomics@comcast.net

or fax: 815.664.2114

Big Buck Archery

30 target 40 yard indoor 3d shoot the third weekend of every month!

515 S. Spalding Street

815.663.1000

SVHA Museum

Closed during January & February except by Appointment

Call: 815.830.4303

201 W. St. Paul Street

Coal Mining, Businesses, & More

To become a member click on

MEMBERSHIP

We are looking for your familiy histories. Please share a copy with us!

CLOSED December 27th for the Holidays

Lourdes and Fatima Pilgrimage

The St. Margaret’s Hospital Foundation is sponsoring a pilgrimage to Lourdes and Fatima.  The group will visit Marian shrines in Portugal, Spain and France.  Destinations include Fatima, Santarem, Alba De Tormes, Avila, Burgos, Loyola, Lourdes, Never and Paris.  This prayer-filled journey during Lent will prepare you for a joyous Easter. 

The ten-day adventure is scheduled for March 6th thru the 15, 2015.  For more information call Frank in the Foundation office at St. Margaret’s 815-664-7268 or visit www.catholictrips.com.

One lucky person will win a free trip being raffled by the Foundation.  Watch for volunteers selling chances or visit the Hospital Gift Shop.

 

 

Click CALENDAR for the full year.

Reminder: Please submit your coming 2015 local events for our calendar to:

sveconomics@comcast.net

or fax: 815.664.2114

Click ROAD CONDITIONS to connect to IDOT map

 

 

City of Spring Valley

215 N. Greenwood Street

Spring Valley, IL 61362

Debb Ladgenski

Economic Development Director

sveconomics@comcast.net

815.664.2753

 

TIME TO VOTE FOR YOUR FAVORITE

Home Holiday Lighting Display


1 vote allowed for each registered residential water meter account.

 

Ballots and maps available by clickling on BALLOT or

at the Spring Valley City Clerk's Office, 215 N. Greenwood Street.

Ballots must be turned in at the Clerk's Office the week of December 15th - 20th, Between 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. (Votes are kept confidential.)
The top three homes with the most votes will win, 1st - $100; 2nd - $75; and 3rd - $50.
One other $25 winner will be selected at random from the remaining participants. 

 

 

Thanks to all of our participants for sharing their holiday spirit!

1. 309 E. First Street
2. 201 E. Dakota Street
3. 315 E. St. Paul Street
4. 311 E. Devlin Street
5. 301 W. Third Street
6. 321 W. Devlin Street
7. 322 W. Devlin Street
8. 305 W. Minnesota Street
9. 12 Oakdale Court

Winners will be notified on December 23rd.

 

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WINNERS OF THE 2014 LIGHTED SANTA PARADE

1st D & M Landscaping "Mowing into Christmas"

 

2nd Upscale Resale "Land of Misfit Toys"

 

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3rd Spring Valley Historic Association 1931 Fire Truck

 

 

 

 

SHOP SPRING VALLEY 1st!

 

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Governor Quinn Awards Spring Valley

$9.6 Million

For A New

Waste Water Treatment Plant!

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