Pictures of Spring valley Events and People
 

APRIL 2014

April Up Raviola Alley

Click RAVIOLA to download a copy.

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.ne

 

April 5th, 12th, 19th & 26th

Time on the Water

 airs Saturdays, 9:30am,

on Comcast SportsNet Chicago.

Featuring local business owner

Frank Hyla!

 

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

Pictures with the Easter Bunny

Now available at Valley Photo

www.valleyphotoonline.com

 

April 1st

"Women's Guide to Money Matters"

Spring Valley Community Room

6 p.m. - 8 p.m.

Sponsored by Steve Lamis

Edward Jones Financial

815-664-2014

April 6th

Spring Luncheon & Trunk Show

St. Margaret's Foundation

1 p.m. Celebrations 150

Tickets $15

Reservations required by April 2nd

815.664.7260

 

April 4th, 11th & 18th

Spring Valley Boat Club Fish Fries begin Wednesday March 5, and continue everyFriday evening through Good Friday, April 18. We serve baked or fried cod, fries or baked potato, coleslaw and bread, both sit down and carryout.

815.664.2609

http://www.svboatclub.com/

April 7th

Parkinson’s Support Group Schedules Meeting

1:30 p.m. in the Hospital’s First Floor Presentation Room.  Family and friends are invited to attend.

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.

 

April 8th

“Cardiac Chat” a meeting for anyone with heart-related issues or lives with someone with heart problems. 

3-4 p.m. in the 1st Floor Presentation Room. 

This meeting is FREE to the public.

Staff members from various departments in the hospital will be on hand monthly to answer various questions:

Nurse – blood pressure, pulse and weight

Durable Medical Equipment – questions about medical equipment, oxygen

Social services – see what resources are available in the community – home health, etc.

Pharmacist – discuss and answer any questions about medications

Cardiac Rehab – discuss physical activity and smoking cessation

Dietitians – dietary changes and weight management

Managed Care – answer any questions about insurance/Medicare plans

For more information regarding “Cardiac Chat,” please call (815) 664-1118.

April 8th

“Rainbows,” a children’s support group through life’s difficult changes of death, divorce and loss, will meet from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at St. Margaret’s Hospital’s First Floor Presentation Room.

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

 

April 9th

“Teens Need Teens” Peer Support Grief Group.

5:30-6:30 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.

 

April 9th

IDOT Public Hearing

Replacement of the IL 89 Bridge

4 p.m. - 7 p.m.

Spring Valley City Hall

Community Room (lower level)

Exhibits, plans & drafts of the preliminary engineering study.

Representatives will be on hand to answer questions.

(No formal presentation.)

Comments accepted.

Details at BRIDGE

April 11th

Spring into Free Event

Heartland Bank

Refreshments, gifts, one-day-noly offers, and a chance to win a $500 gift card.

100 E. Dakota Street

www.hbtbank.com

April 12th

Spring Valley Boosters Easter Egg Hunt

11 a.m. - Noon

Downtown Spring Valley

April 12th

Easter Family Fun Fest

at Echo Bluff

Scavenger & Egg Hunts

Crafts & Paint the Egg Paintball Shoot

12:30 - 2:30 p.m.

Details at FUN FEST

April 12th

St. Margaret's 10k Race & 3 Mile Fun Run/Walk Begins at  9:00 a.m.  

Runners will start at 415 East 2nd Street, Spring Valley, IL 61362. There will also be a 3 Mile Fun Run/Walk.

Race day registration and packet pickup will begin at 7:00am and end at 8:50am in the West Pavilion parking lot.

The benefits from this health conscious event will be directed toward the completion of the Esophageal and Colon Cancer Prevention Center at St. Margaret's Hospital.

For more information, contact Gina Mudge at (815) 220-1005 or by email gcmudge@gmail.com                       


Register early for discounts and guarantee your shirt size!

Click on RACE REGISTRATION for details.

April 12th

Father Daughter Dance

Sponsored by the Spring Valley Boosters

7 p.m. - 10 p.m., JFK School

Tickets $20 per couple,

$5 per extra princess

Includes refreshments, corsage & photo

Tickets will be available soon for purchase at Heartland Bank

Click DANCE for registration form.

815.303.4327

April 13th

SVHA Easter Bonnet Style Show

& Luncheon

Proceeds to benefit the museum.

Spring Valley Boat Club

11 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Tickets $15

Includes: Lunch, Show & Refreshments

815.303.4327

 

April 14th

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.

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.

April 15th

Grief Support Group

6 p.m. – 7 p.m.

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.

 

April 15th

SV Walleye Club Meeting

7 p.m. at the Spring Valley Boat Club

April 26th

Spring Valley Clean Up Day

Sponsored by SV Boosters

9 a.m. - Noon

Sign-up at Kirby Park

Garbage Bags, security vests

& plastic gloves provided.

Individuals, families, businesses,

& organizations invited to participate..

815.303.4327

April 17th

“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.

April 18th & 19th

Spring Open House

Valley Flowers & Gifts

Dips and refreshments

Pick an egg for special discounts!

8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

815.664.5364

April 22nd

“Rainbows,” a children’s support group through life’s difficult changes of death, divorce and loss, will meet from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at St. Margaret’s Hospital’s First Floor Presentation Room.

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

 

April 23rd

“Teens Need Teens” Peer Support Grief Group.

5:30-6:30 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.

April 24th

Program at St. Margaret’s Helps Women Overcome Effects of Cancer Treatment

The Look Good…Feel Better® program will be offered to residents of the Illinois Valley from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.

This free program is a joint effort between the American Cancer Society, the National Cosmetology Association, and the Personal Care Products Council Foundation that teaches beauty techniques to women who are actively undergoing cancer treatment to help them combat the appearance-related side effects of radiation and chemotherapy. 

The session is free, but registration is requested to ensure the proper make-up kit and materials are available for each participant. 

To register for either program or for additional information, please contact Lynette at 815-664-1440.

 

April 26th

Spring Valley Clean Up Day

Sponsored by SV Boosters

9 a.m. - Noon

Sign-up at Kirby Park

Garbage Bags, security vests

& plastic gloves provided.

Individuals, families, businesses,

& organizations invited to participate..

815.303.4327

April 26th

Fundraiser for Diana Castaneda, spouse of Craig Castaneda.
Diana is recovering from brain surgery at Northwestern last November.
4:00PM- 11:00PM. Serving 4-7:00PM.
Spring Valley Golf Course.

 $15.00 per ticket.
Tickets available at Angelo's Restaurant or call Lori. 815-481-4101.
Tickets also available at the door.
Food, Silent Auction, Music and Fun!
Music by Phil in the Blanks and Jimmy Essl.

April 26th

30th Annual Spaghetti Dinner

Spring Valley United Church of Christ

227 E. Erie St.

Serving 4 - 7 p.m.

$7.00 per person; $4.00 Child's portion

Preeschoolers Free

spaghetti, salad, bread, beverage & dessert

Drive-Up or Walk-In

Carryouts Available

 

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!

MAY 2014

May 3rd & 10th

Family Adventure Days

at Echo Bluff

10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

$5 per Person

Scavenger Hunt; Obstacle Course

& Zipline Ride

Details at ADVENTURE

May 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th & 31st

Time on the Water

 airs Saturdays, 9:30am,

on Comcast SportsNet Chicago.

Featuring local business owner

Frank Hyla!

 

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

May 3rd-4th

IL Walleye Trail Championship

Mississippi River

 

May 10th

Spring Valley T-Ball Sign Up

8 a.m. - Noon

(Mail in registration also available.)

Mautino Distributing Office

501 W. First Street

Spring Valley

Boys & Girls ages 4-7

Click T-BALL for registration form.

815.664.4000

815.664.2178

800.851.2756

 

May 11th

Happy Mother's Day!

May 12th - 16th

Spring Cleanup

Residents should put clean up out by 6 a.m. on regular garbage service day. Only one stop will be made at each home.

See details at CLEANUP.

May 24th

Little League Parade

11 a.m.

Begins at 200 block of West St. Paul, travels East to Power Street, North to Erie and West on Erie Street back to Hall High School.

 

May 26th

-American Legion Memorial Day Services, 2 p.m. Valley Memorial Park, 13312 IL Hwy. 89, Spring Valley

May

Farmers Market Registration

(Starting time in June depends upon crop availability.)

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

 

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!

JUNE 2014

June 7th, 14th, 21st & 28th

Time on the Water

 airs Saturdays, 9:30am,

on Comcast SportsNet Chicago.

Featuring local business owner

Frank Hyla!

 

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

June 5th - 7th

City Wide Garage Sales

Contact the City Clerk's Office to be listed on the map. There is no charge to participate.

815.664.4221

 

June 6th - 8th

Spring Valley Boat Club's Shipwrecked Weekend

Chicken fry (fried chicken, spaghetti, fries coleslaw and bread) and band on Friday evening,

Various events, entertainment and vendor food Saturday and a band Saturday evening. The Club's annual Breakfast is Sunday morning.

815.664.2609 or www.svboatclub.com

June 11th, 18th & 25th

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

 

June 13th, 20th & 27th

SV Municipal Band Concerts

Downtown Mini-Park, 7:30 p.m.

Limited seating.

Bring your own lawn chair.

June 14th

Walleye Club Work Day

This year there are several projects to be worked on. All projects will begin at 7:00am sharp and end by noon.

Lunch is provided for all volunteers by the Club.

Everyone is to meet at Barto Landing.

June 14th

Eletronics Recycling Day

More details to come.

815.664.4221

June 15th

Happy Father's Day!

June 16th - 20th

Adventure Camp at Echo Bluff

Open to Boys & Girls K-5th

9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

$60 per camper.

Details at CAMP

register at www.echobluff.org

Spots are limited!

June 21st

1st Annual Outdoors Expo

Vendors Show, Food & Entertainment

Sponsored by Partners for Progress and the Spring Valley Boosters.

10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Downtown shopping district

Vendors Wanted!

Details at REGISTRATION

June 28th

Spring Valley Walleye Club

Swap your "stuff" day

Fishing tackle and outdoor gear

Barto Landing - 8 a.m. - Noon

The public is invited to browse and shop but only SVWC members will be allowd to display equipment.

Goods are sold, traded or bartered.

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!

 

Reminder: Please submit your coming 2014 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

 

VENDORS WANTED

Details at REGISTRATION

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Governor Quinn Awards Spring Valley

$9.6 Million

For A New

Waste Water Treatment Plant!

Click on Photo to Watch Video

 

Treat that someone special

to a meal out.

Check out

Spring Valley's Dining Brochure

Click on: Spring Valley Restaurants

Note: Leon's is now open as Spring Valley Restaurant

serving Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.

 

 

 

   

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