August 1, 2018
Dear Village Resident,
The Police Department has received several reports of items and money taken from vehicles in the Orchard Bluff, Fox Woods, and Red Oak Estates subdivisions. Please remember to lock your car and to not leave any valuables inside. An unlocked vehicle is an open invitation. If you see or hear anything, please call the non-emergency dispatch number at 815-338-2144.
Charity Ice Cream Social
You're invited to the annual Charity Ice Cream Social for you and your fur kids on Saturday, August 4 from 11 AM - 2 PM at Nature's Feed! Doggie ice cream & human ice cream will be available for purchase and the proceeds will benefit the rescues on site. They also will be offering pet nail clipping. Donations will benefit the rescues on site.There will also be pets looking for a furever home! Nature's Feed is located at 2440 Westward Drive. Visit them here .
North Ridge Estates Neighborhood
Garage Sale!
Come to the North Ridge Estates neighborhood garage sale this Friday and Saturday August 3 & 4 from 9 AM - 4 PM. North Ridge Estates is located at the intersection of Clark Road and Keystone Drive. View a map here .
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Community Food Pantry
The Richmond Spring Grove Community Food Pantry is staying busy supporting around 97 families with children and 28 seniors, singles or disabled folks. There are very few food drives in the summer and they need more food to fill their shelves. They are also collecting school supplies. The Municipal Center is a drop off point or call them at 815-678-4351 to drop off there.
Time for a Touchdown - Give Blood!
The Jake Vinyard Foundation #JVSTRONG Blood Drive is tomorrow, August 2 at the Village Municipal Centre at 7401 Meyer Road from 3:00 - 7:00 PM. They have capacity for 49 donors and would like to fill every slot. That's enough blood to save almost 150 lives! Donate to save up to three lives and receive a special t-shirt. View the flyer here.
Photo of the Week
The Savage Junior race was held as part of the Savage Race last Saturday at the Richardson Adventure Farm. If you have a photo of Spring Grove you would like to share, please email it here .
AARP Driver Safety
Take the AARP Smart Driver classroom course and you could save money on your car insurance! Refresh your driving skills, learn techniques for handling left turns and roundabouts. Discover proven driving methods to help keep you safe on the road. Class Participants can simply pay the fee on the first day of class. Coffee will be provided. Please bring a water bottle or something to drink as well as a snack. View the flyer with more information. Call Sandi to register at 815-675-2121.
Job Opening
The village is accepting applications for the position of Public Works Maintenance Worker. Duties include maintenance of roads, equipment, buildings, grounds, and parks, all while meeting departmental safety policies and procedures. Link to more information here and here.
65th Annual Spring Grove Men's Golf Outing
You're invited to join the 65th annual Spring Grove Men's Golf Outing at the Nippersink Golf Resort on Thursday, August 16! All registrations are due by August 10! View the flyer with more information.
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Help Wanted at Spring Grove Pub and Pizza
Spring Grove Pub and Pizza is looking for mature dedicated individuals to join their team. Areas of concentration for positions include bartenders, wait staff, kitchen and floor personnel. Please apply in person at 2020 Route 12 or contact them at 815-581-0138. Please ask for Jessica or Steve.
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