Big Buck Archery
30 target 40 yard indoor 3d shoot the third weekend of every month!
515 S. Spalding Street
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
Lighted Santa Parade
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.
Spring Valley Walleye Club
SV Boat Club
Spring Valley Historic Association
Speaker - Dick Verucchi
"Less Buzz Ballroom"
7 p.m. in the Community Room of the City Hall.
"The Mechanics of 401(k)'s"
6-8 p.m. at Valley Bar and Grill.
Presented by Steve Lamis and
206 E St Paul St
Spring Valley, IL 61362
Holiday Home Lighting Contest
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.
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.
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.
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.
10 a.m.- 2 p.m. or by Appointment
201 W. St. Paul Street
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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, email@example.com 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.