Pictures of Spring valley Events and People
 

NOVEMBER 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

Parade Registrations

Annual Lighted Santa Parade! 

Open to entries of all kinds - walkers, vehicles & floats.  Individuals, families, friends,  businesses or organizations may enter.  

Get into the holiday spirit and register today.  The theme this year is Santa's Workshop, although all winter and holiday appropriate themes are accepted.
Keep in mind that it must be lighted - whether it's people walking/riding or the vehicle/float.  The more lights the more eye-catching and attractive.
Further details will be sent upon registration. Entries from other communities are welcome, too.

Parade is December 6, 2014
beginning at 6 p.m.

Please mark the date on your calendars.

Details at REGISTRATION

Registrations due by the end of November.

November 3rd

St. Margaret’s Prenatal/Lamaze classes for expectant mothers, called “1-2-3-4 What To Expect From Labor/Delivery and More,”

6:30 to 9 p.m. in the First Floor Presentation Room at St. Margaret’s Hospital.

The four-week series of classes will consist of lectures on all aspects of pregnancy, including: stages of labor and delivery, techniques for pain relief, caesarian sections, medical interventions, Lamaze breathing techniques, conditioning and relaxation exercises, newborn care, breast and bottle-feeding and infant CPR.  Films on childbirth, car seat safety, infant care and infant safety are shown, and a tour of St. Margaret’s Family Birthing Centre is provided.

Participants are asked to bring a blanket, two pillows, and a labor coach (support person).  Expectant fathers are welcome and encouraged to attend.

There is no charge for the classes.  To register, call St. Margaret’s Family Birthing Centre at (815) 664-1345.

 

November 3

St. Margaret’s support group for persons affected by Parkinson’s disease will meet at 1:30 p.m. in the Hospital’s First Floor Presentation Room.  Family and friends are invited to attend.  This month’s meeting will feature speaker Dan Retoff, an IVCC instructor, who will speak to the group about Fall Prevention and Balance.

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

Free Valet Parking is provided, and wheelchairs are available in the hospital.  For more information, please contact St. Margaret’s at (815) 664-5311.

November 4

Election Day! Exercise your right to vote.

November 4

St. Margaret's will host a “Health Care Provider CPR” course

6 p.m. to 10 p.m.  The class is for any health care provider, including lifeguards, firefighters and health care workers.  

The class cost is $30, which includes the instructional book, and is conducted by American Heart Association instructors.  It will be held in the hospital’s First Floor Presentation Room. 

For more information, or to register, call St. Margaret's Occupational Health and Wellness Department at (815) 220-0075.

November 4

St. Margaret’s Hospital Auxiliary will host a bake sale and Rada Cutlery Sale

8 a.m. – 4 p.m. in the hospital’s lower lobby.  A variety of homemade baked goods will be available.  Rada Cutlery is made in the USA and offers great prices, gift sets and individual items.

For more information, contact the Volunteer Services Office at 815-664-1130.

November 6

“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.

November 7th

Rules of the Road Course

Richard Mautino Memorial Library

9:30-11:30

 Please call the library to register. 815.663.4741

 

November 8th

Nature's Corner Club

Echo Bluff Park

2nd Saturday Every Month

10 a.m. - Noon

Children 3 - 12, accompanied by an adult

"How Do Animals Hibernate?"

New topics each month.

View details at NATURE

November 11th

The Children's Grief Group is a children’s support group through life’s difficult changes of death, divorce and loss. The next meeting will be held from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., in St. Margaret’s Hospital’s First Floor Presentation Room.

For more information, call (815) 664-1402.

November 11th

St. Margaret’s “Cardiac Chat” 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.

The goal of Cardiac Chat is for individuals to learn the skills that help manage their condition and improve their quality of life.  Family members are encouraged to also attend and bring questions.  Attend for the whole hour or just stop in during the scheduled time.  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.

November 12th

St. Margaret’s Health Offers Lipid Profile and Glucose Screening

7 a.m. to 9 a.m. in the hospital’s first floor Presentation Room.  The $20 fee includes a check of cholesterol, triglycerides, HDL and LDL. 

A twelve-hour food and beverage fast is recommended for more accurate results. 

Registration is recommended by calling St. Margaret’s at (815) 664-1486.

November 12th

Planning Commission Meeting

7 p.m. City Hall

Review of Proposed LED Ordinance

November 13th

Echo Bluff Park Board Spaghetti Dinner 4:30 - 7:30 p.m. Lanuti's in Ladd $8 - Spaghetti, Salad, Roll & Dessert Proceed used to purchase new Ice Skates!
See SKATES for details.

November 13th

St. Margaret’s Hospital Sponsors “Boys Will Be Boys” Program

St. Margaret's Hospital invites boys between the ages of 10-13 and their dads (or guardians) to join us for an evening for and about boys. A separate program for moms (or guardians) will also be offered. Participants will learn about physical and emotional changes that occur when boys become young men. 

Speakers will include: Robert Morrow, MD; Lexie Weber, MS, RD, LDN; and Lanny Slevin, Physical Therapist.

Dinner and program for boys and their parents will be from 5:30- 8 p.m. in St. Margaret’s 1st Floor Presentation Room. For further information or to make a reservation, call (815) 664-1486.

 

November 15th

Christmas in the Valley

Special sales and holiday family activities.

Downtown Spring Valley

Vendors Show to benefit Hall twp. Food Pantry

City Hall

10 a.m - 2 p.m.

815.664.2753

November 18th

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.

 

November 20th

“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.

 

 

November 20th - 21st

St. Margaret’s Hospital Auxiliary will host a Designer Trunk Show

Thursday, November 20th from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m., and Friday, November 21st from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the hospital’s lower lobby. 

A variety of bamboo comfort pillows, sheet sets, sunglasses, purses and perfumes will be featured at greatly reduced prices.

For more information, contact the Volunteer Services Office at (815) 664-1130.

November 21st & 22nd

Parish of the Nativity of Our Lord fall bake sale —

Noon-4 p.m. Friday, Nov. 21

9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 22

510 Richard Mautino Drive.

Homemade pie flavors include apple, apricot, blueberry, cherry, pumpkin, rhubarb, strawberry/rhubarb, blueberry, peach and pecan.

In addition, there also will be for sale cream puffs, coffee cake, cheesecake, cookies, candy, antipasto and more.

To order pies in advance, call Rose Prostko at (815) 664-4050.

Parishioners should bring two baked items or a cash donation 5-7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 20 to the hall or early Friday morning.

November 27th

Happy Thanksgiving!

November 29th - Small Business Saturday

Shop Spring Valley 1st!

November 29th

Walleye Club "Members Only Tournament"

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!


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.

DECEMBER 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

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

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.

December 9th

Spring Valley Walleye Club

Final Meeting

SV Boat Club

7 p.m.

December 11th

"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 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

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

 

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

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

 

 Annual Lighted Santa Parade!

    We are open to entries of all kinds - walkers, vehicles & floats.  Individuals, families, friends,  businesses or organizations may enter.   Get into the holiday spirit and register today.  The theme this year is Santa's Workshop, although all winter and holiday appropriate themes are accepted.
Keep in mind that it must be lighted - whether it's people walking/riding or the vehicle/float.  The more lights the more eye-catching and attractive.
Further details will be sent upon registration. Entries from other communities are welcome, too.
December 6, 2014, beginning at 6 p.m. Please mark the date on your calendars.

Details at: REGISTRATION

 

 

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Annual Home Holiday Lighting Contest


Registrations will be accepted at the SV Clerk's Office until December 12th. $5 Registration fee for the contest to benefit the Spring Valley Boosters.  (We've set back the date this year to allow our participants more time to decorate.)
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.)
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. 
Voting will be open from December 15th through December 22nd.  
Winners will be notified on December 23rd.

 

 

SHOP SPRING VALLEY 1st!

 

 

Burning Hours

Burning is permitted Every Day from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

October 2nd - April 31st

No burning is allowed on Sundays from May 1st to October 1st.

Burning of building & construction materials is NOT allowed.

No leaf burning is allowed on city streets and sidewalks; except on brick streets with such burning limited to waste generated by the lot immediately adjacent to the city street. Burning of leaves is allowed on private property with supervision present until the fire is extinguished.

No Burning is allowed on days that Hall High School has a home football game.

 

LEAF COLLECTION

Begins Monday, October 6th.

Pick-up will take place on regular garbage day.

Leaves should be raked to berm or curb.

Do NOT place leaves in the street!

Only leaves - no other yard waste such as branches.

 

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