Pictures of Spring valley Events and People
 

AUGUST 2014

August is Baby Month!

St. Margaret's Gift Shop.

600 E. 1st Street.

Check out the specials in this month's flyer BABY.

Volunteers needed

The Spring Valley Volunteer Fire Department is currently accepting applications for additional volunteers.

 In addition to interested adults, the SVFD sponsors a Junior Rookie program which allows high school juniors and seniors to learn about the Fire Service. Junior rookies attend training sessions, work nights and assist at fire scenes helping with non-fire fighting duties such as hitting the hydrant, handling equipment, and ventilation.

 Memberships for Jr. Rookies and adults are available.

Pick up an application at the fire station during a Tuesday night work night. Meetings begin at 6:30 p.m. Contact Chief Todd Bogatitus at 815.303.2320 or tntlawncare@comcast.net

August Up Raviola Alley

Click RAVIOLA to download a copy.

Time On the Water Outdoors

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

515 S. Spalding Street

815.663.1000

August 1st - August 1 5th

Free Summer Lunch For All Children 18* and Under Monday - Friday

SV City Hall Community Room

215 N. Greenwood Street

Exercise & Activities begin at 11 a.m. Lunch served at 12 Noon

*Small children must be accompanied by adult  but only children will be served.

No registration necessary.

Sponsored by the Illinois Coalition for Community Services, Project  Success of Eastern Bureau County and the City of Spring Valley

August 1st & 2nd

Bureaqu County Relay for Life

Hall H.S. Track

800 W. Erie Street

August 3rd

Midwest Soccer League

Tournaments are tentatively scheduled as follows:

4th-8th grades – weekend of September 13th

K-3rd grades – weekend of September 27th

 

For more information contact Board Member: Trisha Bogatitus – 815-303-2325

 

August 5th

National Night Out

Crime Prevention Event

5 p.m. - 8 p.m.

Kirby Park

SV Police, K-9 Team Demonstration

Free Swimming, 5 p.m. - 7 p.m.

Free Food, Games, Give-A-Ways

Public Safety Demonstrations

August 6th & 7th

Hall H. S. Registration

6th - Freshmen & new Transfers,

1-6 p.m.

7th - Sophmores, Juniors & Seniors

1-6 p.m.

Start Date August 12th

815.664.2100

August 6th, 13th, 20th & 27th

Farmers Markets

Home Grown & Home Made Food & Products

Heart Land Bank & Trust parking lot

100 E. Dakota Street

(weather permitting)

Wednesdays, 4 - 6 p.m.

To participate call: 815.303.4327

Click on REGISTRATION

August 6th

NOTICE OF HEARING OF SPRING VALLEY PLAN COMMISSION

7:00 p.m. in the Spring Valley City Council Chambers

to consider a text amendment to the Spring Valley, Illinois Land Development Code (Spring Valley Zoning Ordinance). The text amendments to be considered by the Spring Valley Plan Commission are: (1) technical corrections to correct certain sections of the Spring Valley Land Development Code which contain incompatible or typographical errors; (2) an amendment to the Spring Valley Land Development Code to allow for properties zoned for commercial purposes (B1, B2, B3, and B4) and properties zoned for light industrial purposes (M1) to allow agricultural activities as permitted uses in these districts until property is fully developed in compliance with the Spring Valley Land Development Code; and (3) an amendment allowing cannabis cultivation facilities as a special use in an M1 Limited Manufacturing District under the Spring Valley, Illinois Land Development Code.

Any individuals wishing to present testimony to the Spring Valley Plan Commission on these proposed textual amendments to the Spring Valley Land Development Code (Spring Valley Zoning Ordinance) may appear at the hearing and be heard.

August 9th

Walleye Club Golf Outing

Spring Creek Golf Course

 

August 9th

SVFD's Music On the Main

Featuring Local Favorites

"Marty McFly" - 4-7 p.m.

"Wake the Sheep" 8-11 p.m.

Downtown Mini-Park

Beer Garden; Food; 50/50 Raffle

Details at MUSIC

August 11th

SV Elementary Registration

7 a.m. - 1 p.m. & 4-7 p.m.

In the new addition. Enter through the west entrance

Start date - Sept. 3rd w/2p.m. dismissal.

August 11th & 12th

St. Bede Academy Registration

7:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Start date - August 12th

815.223.3140

August 18th

IVCC Start date

Registration is required prior

to the first day.

New student convocation is Aug.15th.

For more information call: 815.224.2720 Ext. 447, 448, or 449.

www.ivcc.edu

August 19th

A Free Diabetes Education Class will be held at St. Margaret’s Hospital

from 4 – 5:30 p.m. 

The class will cover an overview of diabetes, complications and monitoring, nutrition and diet, medications, stress management and social assistance, exercise and activity, and foot, skin and oral care.  Participants will also receive a free glucometer. 

For room location, and to register, please call (815) 664-1501.

August 19th

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.

August 19th & 20th

St. Margaret’s Hospital Auxiliary will sponsor a “Jewelry is Fun” Sale in the Lower Lobby of the hospital on Tuesday, August 19 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. and on Wednesday, August 20 from 7 a.m. to 2 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.

August 21st

“Visions,” a support group for anyone with any type of visual problem, will meet from 12:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m., in St. Margaret’s First Floor Presentation Room.

“Visions” meets regularly on the first and third Thursday of each month from 12:30 to 2:00 p.m.  For more information, call (815) 664-1440.

SVHA Museum

Open Saturdays

Closed December 21st & 28th

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!

SEPTEMBER 2014

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.

Time On the Water Outdoors

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

515 S. Spalding Street

815.663.1000

September - September 6th

Spring Valley Flag Football signups Boys and girls grade 4-6.

Forms can be picked up at JFK

,The Locker Room, or Heartland Bank. Contact is Bill McLain 815-503-0012

 

September 3rd, 10th, 17th & 24th

Farmers Markets

Home Grown & Home Made Food & Products

Heart Land Bank & Trust parking lot

100 E. Dakota Street

(weather permitting)

Wednesdays, 4 - 6 p.m.

To participate call: 815.303.4327

Click on REGISTRATION

September 5th - 7th  

Spring Valley Boat Club's Steak Fry Weekend,

Chicken fry (fried chicken, spaghetti, fries coleslaw and bread) and entertainment on Friday evening. Various events, entertainment and Rib eye Steaks beginning at 5:00 pm,Saturday and a band Saturday evening. Pat's "famous" serve yourself breakfast is Sunday morning.

815.664.2609 or www.svboatclub.com

 

September 13th

Classic Car Cruise

1988 & Older

To benefit the Spring Valley Historic Association

Registration: 10 a.m. until Noon

Show: Noon - 5 p.m.

100 - 200 Blocks of West St. Paul Street

Downtown Spring Valley

No registration fee.

Dash Plaques; 50/50; Food;

Music by 3-D Sound

details at CRUISE

September 13th

Echo Bluff Park

Nature's Corner Club

2nd Saturday Every Month

10 a.m. - Noon

Children 3 - 12, accompanied by an adult

"Why Do Trees Lose Sticks?"

New topics each month.

View details at NATURE

September 20th

Walleye Club "Vet's Day"

SVHA Museum

Open Saturdays

Closed December 21st & 28th

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!

OCTOBER 2014

Time On the Water Outdoors

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

515 S. Spalding Street

815.663.1000

October 4th

2nd annual 5k for SIDS Awareness

In memory of Aden Lamps

Hall High School at 9:30 a.m.

Details at SIDS

Registration at FORM

www.facebook.com/adenlampsfoundation

October 4th

Walleye Club "Youth Day"

October 14th - Walleye Club Meeting

7 p.m. at the Spring Valley Boat Club

October 11th

Echo Bluff Park

Nature's Corner Club

2nd Saturday Every Month

10 a.m. - Noon

Children 3 - 12, accompanied by an adult

"How Do Leaves Turn Colors?"

New topics each month.

View details at NATURE

 

October 13th

Columbus Day

October 24th & 25th

Fright Night Trail of Terror (or Pumpkin Patch Trail for the youngsters) & Ghostly Paintball Attack

$5 each Per Living Soul; Children Under 6 Free

6:30 - 10 p.m.

Details at FRIGHT NIGHT

www.echobluff.org

 

October 25th

Lion's Club Halloween Parade

1 p.m. Downtown Spring Valley

Registration begins at 11:30 a.m.

St. Margaret's Billing Parking Lot

Participants will parade to Mini-Park

October TBA

Trick or Treat

5 - 7 p.m.

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!

 

Click CALENDAR for the full year.

Reminder: Please submit your coming 2014 local events for our calendar to:

sveconomics@comcast.net

or fax: 815.664.2114

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City of Spring Valley

215 N. Greenwood Street

Spring Valley, IL 61362

Debb Ladgenski

Economic Development Director

sveconomics@comcast.net

815.664.2753

 

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Governor Quinn Awards Spring Valley

$9.6 Million

For A New

Waste Water Treatment Plant!

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