September 19, 2018
Dear Village Resident,
Officer Rich Kresen, a twelve year veteran of the Spring Grove police force, recently graduated from Northwestern University's School of Police, Staff and Command and was promoted to the position of Sergeant. He was sworn in at last night's Village Board meeting by Chief of Police Tom Sanders, as Police Commission members Ron Erdmann, Skip Vaszari, John Bilik and Village President Mark Eisenberg looked on.


10th Anniversary Event at Fur the Love of Dogs
Fur the Love of Dogs invites you and your fur-friend to help them celebrate their 10th anniversary at their Responsible Pet Ownership Event this Saturday, September 22 from 11 AM to 2 PM. Come see the new additions and meet adoptable pets! The event will offer nail trimming for charity, low cost micro-chipping, trainers on site, pet food education and raffle prizes. Goody bag available for the first 40 guests. Donations will go to animal shelters in attendance. Visit www.furtheloveofdogs.com .  
Lucky Bernie's Relay for Life
Lucky Bernie's is hosting a Relay for Life Cancer Awareness Music Festival on Sunday, September 30, from noon - 7 PM. Face painting, henna tattoos, silent auction, wine tasting, games, Boars Head brats & hotdogs and more! Music lineup starts at 1 PM with Carter Hoyt. See the flyer with full line-up here ! Located at 2450 Route 12.
Superhero Saturday
The Nippersink Library is hosting a Superhero Day, this Saturday September 22 from 9 AM - 5 PM. Wear your favorite superhero costume and drop-in for a superhero-themed craft and activity! This is a free event and no registration is required. View the Facebook event here .
Fall Recreation Brochure
The new Fall Recreation Brochure is available for viewing on-line on the village's website. Check out new programs and perennial favorites!

April Consolidated Election
Nomination papers for the April 2, 2019 Consolidated Election for the three (3) Board of Trustee seats in the Village of Spring Grove are available at the Village Clerk’s office. The term of office for each position is four (4) years. The first day to circulate the nomination papers was September 18, 2018. View more information here .
Photo of the Week
Wild Turkeys are finding something tasty to nibble on in a backyard in Breezy Lawn Estates. Photo submitted by Mark Bianchini. If you have a photo of Spring Grove you would like to share, please email it here .
garage sale sign
Neighborhood Garage Sale
The Preserve Estates Subdivision is having a multi-family garage sale September 20, 21 &  22 (Thurs., Fri., and Sat.) from 9 AM - 5 PM each day. Located at Route 173 & Red Hawk Lane. All participants will have balloons on their mailboxes.
Fall Trout Fishing
The 2018 Illinois Fall Trout Fishing Season will open on Saturday, October 20 at ponds, lakes and streams throughout the state, including Hatchery Park. A valid fishing license and Inland Trout Stamp are required, except for those under 16, blind or disabled, or an Illinois resident on leave from active duty from the Armed Forces. The park opens at 5 AM. View more information.
Homecoming Flowers
Order your Homecoming wrist corsages & boutonnieres from Birds of Paradise Flowers and Gifts. Extended hours this week! Located at 2404 Spring Ridge Drive behind the Jewel. Call 815-363-8568.
Chamber Wine Walk this Saturday!
Come enjoy the R/SG Chamber of Commerce Fall Wine Walk in downtown Richmond this Saturday, September 22 from 1 - 4 PM. Spring Grove's Lucky Bernie's and Bricks and Ivy will also be there. View the flyer with more information here . Purchase tickets online here .
Vehicle Sticker Deadline Approaching
The deadline to purchase 2017/2018 vehicle stickers is fast approaching. There is less than two weeks left before current stickers expire on September 30. Buy stickers through the mail, in person, or drop your form in the drop box in front of the Municipal Centre and your stickers will be mailed to you. Your windshield should not be too hot or too cold when applying the sticker as this can cause the reusable adhesive to not work correctly. Purchase stickers by Oct. 1 to avoid late fees.
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