April 25, 2018
Dear Village Resident,
McHenry County is in the process of updating their Transit Plan and need our help. A large component of the process is conducting a community survey on transit use. They would like everyone to participate in the survey - transit users and non-users, individuals and agencies. Take the survey yourself and forward the survey link to your friends, family members, co-workers, and neighbors to take the survey, too!
Summer Rec Brochure!
The Summer Recreation Brochure is now available for viewing. Lots of activities for ages 3 to adult including self defense, golf lessons, gymnastics, horseback riding, art camp, archery, Junior Summer camp and much more! View the brochure here. Or the link is available anytime on the village's home page .
AARP Driver Safety Class
Take the AARP Smart Driver classroom course and you could save money on your car insurance! Refresh your driving skills and earn techniques for handling left turns, right-of-away and roundabouts. Discover proven driving methods to help keep you and your loved ones safe on the road. See page 13 here for more information!
K-5th Drawing & Writing Contest!
Enter and you could win a $20 Amazon gift card! LifeSpring Community Church is building a place to gather that will bless the neighborhoods, schools, & families in the greater R/SG Community. They need input as to what this place will be. All K-5th grade students are invited to answer these questions in writing or as a drawing: What do you like about the town you live in? What does your town need? Submit your response here . Parents, they need your feedback also. Give your feedback here .
Pet Nail Clipping Event
Nature’s Feed and Fur the Love of Dogs will be sponsoring a pet nail clipping event. Donations are requested to benefit Young at Heart. They are excited to partner with this amazing organization that focuses on saving the lives of senior dogs and cats. For more information visit their website: http://www.adoptaseniorpet.com/. Natures Feed is located at 2440 Westward Dr.
Parkinson's Support Group Meeting
The Parkinson's Support Group Meeting will be held Wednesday, May 2, from 7 - 8:30 p.m. at the State Bank of the Lakes located at 1906 Holian Drive. View the flyer for more information. 
Photo of the Week
View of some visitors to an Orchard Bluff backyard! If you have a photo of Spring Grove you would like to share, please email it here .
50% Off General Memberships
From now until May 16, NJ Elite Performance has cut their monthly General Membership fee IN HALF! Hurry before you miss this great deal of high quality and professional trainers for minimal cost. Contact them today at 815.675.1044 or email them at info@njeliteperformance.com
Flowers for Prom
Prom is this weekend! Don't forget to order your prom wrist corsages & boutonnieres from Birds of Paradise Flowers and Gifts! Located at 2404 Spring Ridge Drive.
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Scholarship Opportunity
R/SG Chamber of Commerce is offering a scholarship opportunity for high school seniors. Click here to download the application.
April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month
The Police Department reminds you that texting while driving distracts the driver visually, manually and cognitively, putting everyone on the road at risk. Increased patrols and enforcement zones will be across Illinois in April and tickets will be issued. Funded with federal highway safety dollars administered by IDOT.
Wine Glass Painting Class this Friday!
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New Leaf Home Furnishings is hosting a complimentary wine glass painting class presented by Jean Wilkinson with Trash to Treasures on Friday night, April 27 from 5 - 6:00 p.m. Light refreshments will be served. Limited seating. Please call or email to save your spot at 847-675-9700 or NewLeafHF@gmail.com . Located at 2449 Pierce Drive.
Heal Your Gut with Sauerkraut!
Learn about the healthy probiotic benefits of this ancient form of food preservation with a "Making Homemade Sauerkraut" demonstration at The Carriage House Gallery Pottery Barn (second floor) at 2110 Main Street on Saturday, May 5 at 10:30 a.m. Parking at the rear of the driveway or on Main Street. Limited seating! $10 donation. Email David for prepay info.
Help Wanted at Sportdecals
Sportdecals has open positions, including a full-time Store Associate, full and part-time Outbound Telemarketers and seasonal production positions including: Vehicle Wrap Installer, Quality Control, Screen Printers, Die Cutters, Laminators, Machine Operators, Embroiderers and Decal Installer. Pick up an application at 2504 Spring Ridge Drive or email your resume here .
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