February 27, 2019
Dear Village Resident ,
To help letter carriers deliver the mail safely, the Postal Service is asking customers to clear snow from in front of mailboxes and also from sidewalks, stairs and porches. "Snow and ice make delivery dangerous and slow," said Postmaster Bill Zawacki. "Maintaining a clear path to the mail box - including steps, porches, walkways and street approach - will help letter carriers maintain consistent delivery service." Delivery service may be delayed or curtailed whenever streets or walkways present hazardous conditions for letter carriers or when snow is plowed against mailboxes. This is done only as a last resort and curtailed mail delivery is attempted again the next delivery day.
R/SG Community Spaghetti Dinner Tonight!
You're invited to the R/SG Area Rotary Club Spaghetti Dinner tonight from 4 - 8 PM in the Richardson Farm Christmas Tree Barn located at 9407 Richardson Road. All proceeds benefit the Richmond/Spring Grove Community Food Pantry. Cash bar. Bring your friends or family! View the flyer here.
Help Wanted
WLAC is hiring! They are seeking Ninja, Tumbling and Gymnastics coaches who like to have fun and work hard. You must love working with children, have a positive attitude, and be a creative thinker. You may apply in person at WLAC 2449 Pierce Drive or email a resume, application, or letter of interest here . 
Mark Your Calendar for Community Blood Drive
The Fire Department Community Blood Drive will be held Thursday, March 28 from 2:30 - 6:30 PM at 8214 Richardson Road. To make your appointment, schedule on-line at www.versiti.org (click Donate Blood then do a city search under Quick Links) or call 815-675-2450.
Call for Volunteers - Meeting Tonight
Volunteers are needed to help make this 4th of July celebration the best it can be! Many duties are performed before the 4th and can be done from home. Join the Committee tonight at the Spring Grove Municipal Centre at 7 PM, and find out how you can help! If you can't make it but still want to help, email them here . The 4th of July event is 100% run by volunteers, both before the 4th and on the day of the event.
Photo of the Week
This lovely photo of an early morning full moon lighting up the steeple of St. Peter's Church was sent in by Andrea Morris. If you have a photo of Spring Grove you would like to share, email it here .
Rain Barrel/Composter Sale
Save water and put food scraps to work! Rain barrels and composters are available for sale through The Land Conservancy of McHenry County, your local non-profit land trust. Recycled food-grade barrels come in a variety of colors and sizes. Visit www.conservemc.org to place your order from March 1 - May 6 or call 815-337-9502. Pick up dates are May 10, 10 AM - 3 PM and May 11, 9 - 11 AM at the Hennen Conservation Area, 4622 Dean Street, Woodstock.
WLAC Fall Cheer Registration
WLAC Fall Cheer registration opens March 1! For more information please stop in WLAC at 2449 Pierce Drive or call 815-675-3005. For grades 1st through 8th. Teams practice July through November. View more information here .
Parkinson's Support Group
The Parkinson's Support Group Meeting will be held Wednesday, March 6 from 7:00 - 8:30 PM at the State Bank of the Lakes located at 1906 Holian Drive. View the flyer for more information.  
The Soul Purpose
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A gathering for those who are interested in spirituality (not religion) will meet on Sunday March 3, at 10 AM. Located in the Carriage House Gallery at 2110 Main St. on the second floor of the stone barn. Held the first Sunday of every month. Donations accepted for cost of the space & utilities, but not mandatory. All are welcome. Email David here .
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