Pictures of Spring valley Events and People
 

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

Hall Twp. Food Pantry's A to Z Food Challenge

Select products that begin with your first or last name (or both) and drop your donations off at the Food Pantry; Ladd Village Hall; Mautino Library-SV; or your Church Food Collection Baskets. Collection Time: Month of October.

Details at A toZ.

 

Up Ravioli October Issue

Click on URA.

 

October 2nd

Hall Homecoming Parade

Begins at 5 p.m. at Hall High School,

travels east on St. Paul St., north on Power St. and west on Erie St. back to the high school.

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 5th

3rd Annual CAB

(Communities against Bullying)

Free to public event at the Spring Valley City Hall

(outside the pavilion in City Square Park, behind police station); 1-3 p.m.

Free hot dogs and chips, drink and a " Buddy Bag" to take home.

Guest speakers and students who have experienced bullying or has been a bully.

The mission is to bring awareness to students, faculty, parents and our communities that bullying has become a very real concern. Together, we can empower youth to be a part of the bullying solution.

October 6th through November

LEAF COLLECTION   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.

 

October 7th

SVHA Program - Coal Mining in SV

Presented by Richard Joyce

6 p.m. in the Richard A. Mautino Memorial Library Community Room

Open to the Public.

Free

Details at COAL MINING

October 9th

2015 Outdoors Expo Planning Meeting

Library Community Room

5:15 p.m.

Open to any interested volunteers.

Expo details at SAVE THE DATE

 

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 14th

Jason Kollum -Juggler 

Richard Mautino Memorial Library - children's room; 6:00 p.m.

Performing for the first part of the show and then teaching the children how to juggle the last part of the show.

October 18th & 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 25th

Valley Photo Halloween Pictures

10am to 2pm stop in for pictures on our fun and not too spooky Haunted Farm Background. For just $5 per child you'll receive a 5x7 with our unique Halloween Border.

If you're a Smart Image + Club member, you can call (815)664-2326 and schedule an appointment!
Smart Image + Club Halloween picture appointments start Tuesday, October 14th!
Not a member? Join today!

October 31st

Trick or Treat

5 - 7 p.m.

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

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!

Spring Valley Sister City Tour

Join Jim West and local residents for an 8 Day Tour of the Tuscany Region - including Spring Valley's Sister City! March 25 - April 1, 2015. Package includes: Round-trip airfare Chicago, all taxes, deluxe hotel accommodations, all sightseeing as mentioned in the itinerary, an “optional” authentic, hands-on Tuscan cooking lesson, most meals, private motor coach, professional local guides and much more! The Entire cost of this 8-day tour is: $2,743 (per person based on double occupancy). 
Deposit is $250.00 with a monthly payment plan or a 3% discount for a check payment. Fully refundable up until the final payment date.  This is an early booking discount price, the regular price goes up September 1st which increases it $200.00 per person. Contact Travel West at 815.663.7000.

Take a chance to win 2 Spring Valley Sister City Italian Tour Trips
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.
Alternate cash value prize is $1,000 - 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.

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

 

November 1st

Confirmation & Deposit due for the

Tuscany/Sister City Tour

Travel West

815.663.1000

(See flyer to the right.)

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

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 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 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 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!

Spring Valley Sister City Tour

Join Jim West and local residents for an 8 Day Tour of the Tuscany Region - including Spring Valley's Sister City! March 25 - April 1, 2015. Package includes: Round-trip airfare Chicago, all taxes, deluxe hotel accommodations, all sightseeing as mentioned in the itinerary, an “optional” authentic, hands-on Tuscan cooking lesson, most meals, private motor coach, professional local guides and much more! The Entire cost of this 8-day tour is: $2,743 (per person based on double occupancy). 
Deposit is $250.00 with a monthly payment plan or a 3% discount for a check payment. Fully refundable up until the final payment date.  This is an early booking discount price, the regular price goes up September 1st which increases it $200.00 per person. Contact Travel West at 815.663.7000.

Take a chance to win 2 Spring Valley Sister City Italian Tour Trips
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.
Alternate cash value prize is $1,000 - 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 5th

Registrations Due

Holiday Home Lighting Contest

815.303.4327

December 6th

Lighted Santa Parade

"Santa's Workshop"

Travels through downtown

6 p.m.

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 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

 

Spring Valley Sister City Tour

Join Jim West and local residents for an 8 Day Tour of the Tuscany Region - including Spring Valley's Sister City! March 25 - April 1, 2015. Package includes: Round-trip airfare Chicago, all taxes, deluxe hotel accommodations, all sightseeing as mentioned in the itinerary, an “optional” authentic, hands-on Tuscan cooking lesson, most meals, private motor coach, professional local guides and much more! The Entire cost of this 8-day tour is: $2,743 (per person based on double occupancy). 
Deposit is $250.00 with a monthly payment plan or a 3% discount for a check payment. Fully refundable up until the final payment date.  This is an early booking discount price, the regular price goes up September 1st which increases it $200.00 per person. Contact Travel West at 815.663.7000.

Take a chance to win 2 Spring Valley Sister City Italian Tour Trips
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.
Alternate cash value prize is $1,000 - 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.

 

 

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

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

 

SPRING VALLEY CITY CLERK, BECKY HANSEN, HAS ANNOUNCED THAT PETITIONS FOR THE CONSOLIDATED ELECTION TO BE HELD ON TUESDAY, APRIL 7, 2015 WILL BE AVAILABLE IN HER OFFICE AT 215 N. GREENWOOD STREET BEGINNING TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 2014 – THE FIRST DAY THAT PETITIONS CAN BE CIRCULATED.

 

OFFICES UP FOR ELECTION ON APRIL 7TH -  FIRST WARD ALDERMAN, SECOND WARD ALDERMAN, THIRD WARD ALDERMAN, FOURTH WARD ALDERMAN (FOUR YEAR TERMS) AND THIRD WARD ALDERMAN (TWO YEAR TERM TO FILL UNEXPIRED TERM).

ANY QUESTIONS MAY BE DIRECTED TO THE CITY CLERK AT (815)664-4221.

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8 Day Tour of Tuscany

Confirmation and Deposit is due by Nov. 1st

 

Take a chance to win 2 Spring Valley Sister City Italian Tour Trips
Tickets are $10 each - Only 500 sold! (These will make great Christmas gifts!)
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.
Alternate cash value prize is $1,000 - Drawing to be held, January 1, 2015

 

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Governor Quinn Awards Spring Valley

$9.6 Million

For A New

Waste Water Treatment Plant!

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