March 28, 2018
Dear Village Resident,
Landscape waste collection begins next week. Grass clippings, leaves, garden debris, weeds, fruit, etc. are acceptable landscape items. Things like firewood, wood chips, plant trays or pots, landscape fabric, sand, rocks, sod or animal waste are not acceptable. Stickers must be purchased and placed on either a 33-gallon can or a biodegradable yard waste bag. Residents who generate higher volumes of yard waste may pay an annual fee with up to six cans or bags allowed per week. Contact Groot at (877) 404-7668 to sign up. Any brush or branches outside of the container or bag must be cut down to 4 feet in length and bundled no greater than 2 feet in diameter. Purchase stickers at the Jewel Customer Service desk or the Village Municipal Center for $2.70 each. Annual subscription is $155. View more info here.
Verizon Grand Opening!
The new Verizon store at 2450 Route 12 is having a Grand Opening this week through Saturday! Purchase the Google Pixel 2 phone and get $75 in free accessories or purchase any new phone and receive $50 in free accessories. Also get a Samsung Tab e for only 99 cents (Verizon customers only)! Store hours are Mon. - Sat. from 10:00 a.m. - 8 p.m. and Sunday from 11 a.m. - 6 p.m. Call 815-581-0090.
Seasonal Maintenance Positions Available
The Village is seeking interested applicants for two part-time seasonal positions in the Public Works Department. Main responsibilities include lawn mowing, weed-whacking, trash pick-up and general landscaping for all village-owned properties. Link to more more information.
Last Call for Tee Ball!
Richmond Burton Baseball Assoc. (RBBA) is taking Tee-ball registration for boys and girls who will be 5 years old by April 30 or entering kindergarten next year. Register online ! Link to the flyer.
Back by Popular Demand - the 6-Week Challenge!
Start off your "Back from Spring Break" right with BfitBhealthy's 6-Week Challenge! Attend 3 group fitness classes each week for the 6 weeks and get entered in a raffle drawing to win a gift. View the flyer with more details!
Egg Hunt this Saturday and April Events at WLAC
Easter Egg Hunt/Open Gym: This Saturday, March 31, from 2 - 4 p.m. Games, crafts & more!
Adult Self Defense Classes Thursdays in April. Ages 15 - adult.
Stay and Play on Fridays from 9-11 a.m. in April! Ages 5 and under.
Located at 2449 Pierce Drive by Road Rage
Join the Garden Club
The Richmond Garden Club is always looking for new members to share their love of gardening and help the community in a variety of ways. Guest speakers and outings are also planned during the year. Meetings are held the first Wednesday of the month from February - August at 7 PM . Call 815-370-2372 for the meeting location. View more info...
Storyteller, Jim May
Full Week of Events at the Library
The Nippersink Library is celebrating 45 years of service to the community with a week full of events and activities, starting with Jim May on Saturday, April 7, and concluding with RC Juggles and Will Kruger on Saturday, April 14. RSVP on Facebook .
Photo of the Week
Geese take off and land on the frozen lake at Hatchery Park in January. Photo submitted by Laura Shelley. If you have a photo of Spring Grove you would like to share, please email it here .
Register by April 10!
Register now for Spring Grove Elementary PTOs 3rd Annual Trivia Night at Bella Vita Banquets in Burlington, WI on April 21! An exciting evening is planned with some new features: mulligans & speed rounds! Trivia Night is a great way to showcase your business and donations are always accepted. Registration is due April 10. Donation Form/ Registration Form.
Village Easter Egg Hunt
A record number of egg hunters attended the hunt on Saturday. Along with treat bags and candy filled eggs, all six special basket winner eggs were found and many more with other special prizes! Thanks to all the Honor Society Student volunteers and to all those who brought donations of food for our local food pantry. View photos here .
Advertise Your Business
The village is now offering space on the outfield baseball fences at Thelen Park to advertise your business! The 4'x8' signs are made of aluminum "smart metal" and won't tear or rust! The price for the 2018 baseball season is $350. Contact Matt Wittum at the village here.
Save the date for the 4th annual INK 5K on May 31 at Horse Fair Park. INK 5K supports the communities of Richmond/Spring Grove and beyond through educational, financial and emotional support of those in need. Bounce Houses, Music, Face Painting, Basketball, Volleyball, and Raffle Baskets before race. Link to registration and sponsorship information .
Blue Ribbon Ride
April is Child Abuse Awareness Month. Come join Cycling for Kids on the Blue Ribbon Ride - a 30-mile round trip bike ride that benefits innocent children and those that advocate for them. Cyclists of all ages and skill levels are welcome. The 30-mile ride starts at Horse Fair Park on Sunday, April 22. Lite breakfast, snacks & post-ride lunch provided. Learn more & register at .
Comets Cheer Walk-in Registration
Stateline Comets Cheer registration time is here! This is a recreational cheer program for girls in 1 - 8 grade. They cheer for the Stateline Comets football team and participate in 2 - 3 cheer competitions in the fall. The season begins July 24. View the flyer. Also looking for coaches. View the coach cheer flyer.
Walk Thru the Bible Live
LifeSpring Community Church is excited to host a Walk Thru the Bible LIVE on Saturday, April 21, form 9 a.m. - noon. The Live Event is not a boring seminar or lecture, but an interactive, engaging and fun way to experience the big picture of the Old Testament. $10 registration fee per person.  Register here today . Questions? Call 815-230-7101
Youth Football Registration
Registration for the Stateline Comets Youth Football will be held Saturday, April 7 from 8 a.m. to noon at Spring Grove Elementary School Cafeteria. View the Flyer...
Parkinson's Support Group
The Parkinson's Support Group Meeting will be held Wednesday, April 4 from 7:00 - 8:30 p.m. at the State Bank of the Lakes located at 1906 Holian Drive. View the flyer for more information. 
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