|Tuscola Community Newsletter|
"The way to miss success is to miss the opportunity." -- Victor Chasles
|Abundant Market |
The 2012 Abundant Market - our downtown farmers' market - will take place on Saturday mornings (8 am to noon) from June through September in Downtown Tuscola.
If you are interested in becoming a vendor, please email email@example.com.
The Tuscola Airport just released their latest newsletter! Click the link below to check out their latest announcements.
|Road Work in Tuscola|
Updates on Facebook
As the road work continues around town, we will continue to post schedule updates on our Facebook page. To view the updates, click on the logo below.
|Tuscola Swimming Pool|
The Tuscola Swimming Pool will open on Memorial Day Weekend! Passes can be purchased at City Hall (214 N. Main Street) until the pool opens.
For those of you just visiting the community for a short time, we've created a coupon book (10 admissions for $30). All rates can be viewed by downloading the file below.
|Wednesday Craft Nights|
Vintage Karma, the newest business in Downtown Tuscola, will be hosting a Craft Night every Wednesday evening at 5 pm starting on Wednesday, May 9th.
For more information, click on the image below.
|Drive One 4UR School |
Friday, May 11th
Tuscola Community Unit School District #301 is teaming up with Tim Mooney Ford to earn up to $6,000 towards their extracurricular programs. To contribute, all you have to do is test drive a vehicle! Each vehicle test drive will earn the school $20.
The event will take place at East Prairie (near the ball diamonds) on Friday, May 11th from 11 am to 6 pm.
For more information, please visit the school district's website by clicking on the photo below.
We are working on some short video campaigns (for marketing purposes) & are looking for Tuscola residents/business owners who would like to participate by telling us why you love to live/work in Tuscola. Looking for all reasons & all ages.
If you are interested or want more information, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
|Douglas County Museum|
Calendar of Events
Interested in what the Douglas County Museum has going on? Check out their website and calendar of events by clicking the link below.
Make a Point Project
Don't forget to submit your April hours for the Make a Point Project!
Don't know what the MAPP is? See more information below.
Tuscola Moose Lodge
In the mood to play Bingo with your friends? The Tuscola Moose Lodge (located on U.S. Hwy 36) offers Bingo on Thursday nights starting at 7:00 pm.
|Sparks in the Park 2012|
July 6th & 7th
We are in the middle of the planning process for the 2012 Sparks in the Park Celebration to be held on Friday, July 6th & Saturday, July 7th.
If you have any ideas/suggestions for what we should include on the schedule of events, please share below or email email@example.com.
More information will soon be posted on point2tuscola.org.
SAM Food Pantry
The SAM Food Pantry - located at the Tuscola United Methodist Church - is in need of permanent volunteers for a couple of their re-stocking slots: the 4th Wednesday and the 2nd Friday of each month from 8:30 to 11/11:30 am.
If you are interested in helping, please email Betsy at firstname.lastname@example.org.
|Recycle Old Electronics|
1st Tuesday of Every Month
Need a place to recycle your old electronics? Visit the Tuscola IGA parking lot on the first Tuesday of every month from 12:30 to 2:30 pm.
For more information, download the flyer.
|1st Annual Marilyn Davidson High Heel Dash|
Saturday, June 9th
The 1st Annual Marilyn Davidson High Heel Dash will take place on Saturday, June 9th in Downtown Tuscola. The dash is a benefit for Tuscola Community School District #301.
For more information or to register for the dash (yes, you must wear high heels), please click on the picture below.
All ages are welcome to participate as well as both men and women.
|Flat Land Slugger Fest|
July 13th - 15th, 2012
Attention softball teams! Mark your calendars for the Flat Land Slugger Fest taking place from July 13th - 15th in Tuscola and Villa Grove.
To register your team (age groups are 10, 12 and 14) or for more information, see the link below.
|Lunch and Learn |
Wednesday, May 16th
The Tuscola Chamber of Commerce is offering a new program for any business owner, manager, or HR Representative!
Their first Lunch & Learn will take place on Wednesday, May 16th - 12 pm at Los Potros in the back room (208 N. Parke). The session topic will be Unemployment Compensation and Employee Handbooks. Lorna Geiler, an attorney from Meyer Capel, will be the speaker.
Lunch will be on your own. Please bring any questions you have on these two topics. For more information, please email email@example.com.
|Tuscola History Lesson|
An Ordinance of the City of Tuscola in the County of Douglas and State of Illinois in 1927
Pg. 114, Section 77: Orange Peel, Banana, Etc. - Whoever shall throw, cast, lay or place on any sidewalk in the City of Tuscola, the rind or peel of any orange, banana, apple or other fruit, shall be subject to a penalty of not less than one dollar nor more than ten dollars.
Source: TUSCOLA: Strolling Through the Past 1857-2007
|Do you have a Community Event you would like to add to our newsletter? Email us the information! |
|Comments and suggestions are welcomed - please email Carly McCrory (firstname.lastname@example.org). |
|Thank you for your continued support of our community. |
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