December 19, 2018
Dear Village Resident,
Happy Holidays! View our holiday hours here.
Holiday Blood Drive this Thursday
The Jake Vinyard Foundation and Heartland Blood Centers are hosting their 3rd Annual Holiday Blood Drive this Thursday, December 20, at the Village Municipal Centre . While this is a wonderful time of year, sadly, it is one of the most difficult times to collect blood. The best gift that someone can give is the gift of life. View the flyer here .
Service Your Trees this Winter
Joe Meyer Tree Service reminds us that winter is an ideal time to have trees serviced! There is less of a chance of spreading disease and pruning dormant trees gives them a full season to heal from pruning cuts. It is also easier to identify possible cracks and splits or hollow cavities and take corrective measures to remedy the problem. Take advantage of winter discounts! Joe Meyer Tree Service has provided quality service to thousands of satisfied customers. View more here or call them at 847-587-0593. Located on Route 12 in Spring Grove.
Live Christmas Music While You Shop
New Leaf Home Furnishings will be hosting live Christmas music during their business hours this Sunday, December 23 from 1 - 4 PM, music courtesy of Abikus Unplugged. They will also have light refreshments and holiday-themed give-aways to make it a merry last-minute shopping experience! Located at 2449 Pierce Drive.
Need Catering?
Call Billy's Beef Hot Dogs and More for all of your catering needs! They are more than just a hot dog stand. Check out their menu - they have something for everyone. Billy's Catering - Your Catering Professional! Located at 2020 Route 12. Visit them and view the menu here.
Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over
The holidays are a time for celebration. Wherever you are — at an office party, a family member’s home or out at a bar — please make the lifesaving choice to drive sober when the party ends. The Spring Grove Police Department is partnering with the Illinois Department of Transportation and the Illinois State Police to get impaired drivers off the road and help save lives. The Illinois Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over and Click It or Ticket campaigns run now through January 2 and are funded with federal highway safety dollars and administered by IDOT in partnership with law enforcement throughout Illinois and the nation . View more here...
Photo of the Week
A snowy sunrise in Springdale Trails was submitted by Danielle Leary. If you have a photo of Spring Grove you would like to share, email it here .
Chamber of Commerce Merger News & Envelope Raffle
The Richmond/Spring Grove Chamber and Fox Lake Chamber of Commerce have merged! This change will have positive impacts on local businesses and the economic development of our communities.  The date of the 144 Envelope Raffle party has been moved into the New Year to allow for end-of-year giving and a greater celebration of the merging of the two Chambers. Click here to purchase an envelope or call Sally South at 815-403-5155.
Christmas Flowers & Gifts
Birds of Paradise creates beautiful Christmas arrangements & centerpieces to make your holiday festive. They also offer vibrant traditional poinsettia plants & poinsettia trees. They deliver! Located at 2404 Spring Ridge Drive .
Open Gym on Fridays through Dec.
WLAC hosts Open Gym on Fridays from 7 - 8:30 PM through the end of the year. Give your child a chance to run, jump, flip and roll. View the flyer here . Located at 2449 Pierce Drive .
Kindergarten Screening & Registration
Kindergarten screening and registration for children entering kindergarten at Spring Grove Elementary or Richmond Grade School in the fall of 2019 will take place at the district office located at 4213 Route 12 in Richmond. Call to make an appointment by December 21! View the flyer here .
Ring in the New Year
Ring in 2019 at The Shores of Turtle Creek on New Year's Eve! Live DJ. Heavy appetizers from 8 -10 PM. Coffee and desserts served at 10 PM. Complimentary champagne toast & party favors, fun dance floor, cash bar, seating included. Located at 7908 Winn Road. View the Facebook event .
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