Pictures of Spring valley Events and People
 

JUNE 2015

SVFD Volunteers

The Spring Valley Fire Department is currently taking applications for firefighters. Please contact  Fire Chief Todd Bogatitus at 815.664.5160 or stop at the station on a Tuesday night.

Walleye Club Fundraiser

2015 Raffle

Drawing:  07-04-15

Each ticket = $10.00

Giving away $3,000.00

Contact: 815.663.6141

or any Walleye Club Member


June 4th - 6th

City Wide Garage Sales

Contact the City Clerk's Office to be listed on the map. There is no charge to participate.

815.664.4221

June 4th

“Visions,” a support group for anyone with any type of visual problem, will meet from 12:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.

St. Margaret’s First Floor

Presentation Room.

“Visions” meets regularly on the first and third Thursday of each month from 12:30 to 2:00 p.m.  For more information, call (815) 664-1440.

June 5th-6th

Ship Wreck Weekend

Spring Valley Boat Club

Food & Entertainment

PHONE: (815) 664-2609

June 7th

Annual Breakfast

Spring Valley Boat Club

PHONE: (815) 664-2609

 

June 6th

Mom’s Special Helper Sibling Class for soon-to-be big brothers and sisters.

10 a.m. in room 309 on the third floor of St. Margaret's Hospital. 

The class will be conducted through the use of a video, demonstrations, and storybook readings.  A tour of the Family Birthing Centre will be provided, and participants will receive refreshments, certificates, a gift bag and souvenir handouts. 

Parents are encouraged to sign up their 3-10 year olds for this free class.  To register, call St. Margaret’s Family Birthing Centre at 815-664-1345.

 

June 9th

“Cardiac Chat,” is a meeting for anyone with heart-related issues or lives with someone with heart problems.  3-4 p.m. in the First Floor Presentation Room.  This meeting is FREE to the public.

The goal of Cardiac Chat is for individuals to learn the skills that help manage their condition and improve their quality of life.  Family members are encouraged to also attend and bring questions.  Attend for the whole hour or just stop in during the scheduled time.  Staff members from various departments in the hospital will be on hand monthly to answer various questions:

Nurse – blood pressure, pulse and weight

Durable Medical Equipment – questions about medical equipment, oxygen

Social services – see what resources are available in the community – home health, etc.

Pharmacist – discuss and answer any questions about medications

Cardiac Rehab – discuss physical activity and smoking cessation

Dietitians – dietary changes and weight management

Managed Care – answer any questions about insurance/Medicare plans

For more information regarding “Cardiac Chat,” please call (815) 664-1118.

 

June 10th

St. Margaret’s Hospital Lipid Profile and Glucose Screening

7 a.m. to 9 a.m.

First floor Presentation Room. 

The $20 fee includes a check of cholesterol, triglycerides, HDL and LDL. 

A twelve-hour food and beverage fast is recommended for more accurate results.  Registration is recommended by calling St. Margaret’s at (815) 664-1486.

 

June 17th & 24th

Farmers Markets

Home Grown & Home Made Food & Products

Heart Land Bank & Trust parking lot

100 E. Dakota Street

(weather permitting)

Wednesdays, 4 - 6 p.m.

To participate call: 815.303.4327

Click on REGISTRATION

June 12th, 19th & 26th

SV Municipal Band Concerts

Downtown Mini-Park, 7:30 p.m.

Limited seating.

Bring your own lawn chair.

 

June 13th

St. Bede Academy

"Golf With Your Friends"

Fundraiser

10:00 am Shotgun Start

Spring Creek Golf Course

Details at ST BEDE

June 13th

Nature’s Corner is a free program designed for inquisitive children aged 3-12 (accompanied by an adult) and meets the second Saturday of each month. Children learn about the nature around us, plus take part in a seasonal activity and craft. Participants meet (rain or shine) from 10 am -12 noon at Echo Bluff Park. Hall Twp.’s Echo Bluff Park’s Activity Director Samantha Brown coordinates the event.

(Participants are asked to wear socks and tennis shoes.) For more information, kindly call Echo Bluff at 815 447-2115 or check out their website at www.echobluff.org.

June 13th

Walleye Club Work Day

This year there are several projects to be worked on. All projects will begin at 7:00am sharp and end by noon.

Lunch is provided for all volunteers by the Club.

Everyone is to meet at Barto Landing.

June 16th

The Art of Wood Carving

Featuring Jim & Aubrie Wall

Program of the SVHA - Open to the Public

SV Community Room - 6:30 p.m.

815.303.4327

June 16th

St. Margaret’s Grief Support Group will meet 6 p.m. – 7 p.m. at St. Margaret’s Hospital in the First Floor Presentation Room. 

Anyone who is experiencing grief due to a loss of a loved one is welcome to attend. 

Meetings are held every third Tuesday of the month.  For any questions, please call (815) 664-1402.

 

June 17th - 18th

St. Margaret’s Auxiliary will sponsor a South Bend Chocolate Company sale Wednesday, June 17, from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. and Thursday, June 18, from 7 a.m. – 4 p.m. in the Lower Lobby of the Hospital in Spring Valley. 

Stop by to check out the unique gourmet chocolate and treats and support St. Margaret’s Auxiliary.  For more information, call 815-664-1130.

 

June 18th

“Visions,” a support group for anyone with any type of visual problem, will meet from 12:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m., in St. Margaret’s First Floor Presentation Room.

“Visions” meets regularly on the first and third Thursday of each month from 12:30 to 2:00 p.m.  For more information, call 815-664-1440.

June 20th

Instructional League baseball and softball Play Day, 10 AM – 8PM

Savitch Park/Kowalski Field on 2nd Street

Little League, coach pitched, instructional boys and girls games scheduled throughout the day

Baseball long toss, throwing competition and Home Run Derby  for Instructional Leaguers

Concessions, Food, and Soft Drinks available for purchase

Sponsored by SV Little League and SV Softball

June 20th

 

Family Movie Night in the Park, Under the Stars

Savitch Park/ Kowalski Field on 2nd Street @ Dusk

Sponsored by SV Little League, SV Softball, and the Savitch Bros.

 

June 20th

Blood Sweat & Gears Car Show

Subway in Spring Valley, IL

6 to 9 p.m.
Live DJ, trivia question prizes and 50/50 ..... Bring the Family!

Details at their WEBSITE

 

June 22nd

Buffalo Wild Wings

I V Animal Rescue

Golf Fundraiser

12:30 pm Shotgun Start

Spring Creek Golf Course

Details a ANIMAL RESCUE

June 25th

IVAC After Hours

Steve Lamis Edward Jones

 

June 27th

2nd Annual Outdoors Expo

Vendors Show, Food & Entertainment

Featuring: Jason Reynolds

"Fetch N Fish" and

Upper Limits Climbing Wall

Sponsored by Partners for Progress and the Spring Valley Boosters.

10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Downtown shopping district

Vendors Wanted!

Registration form: EXPO

Like us on FACEBOOK

Visit us at our WEBSITE

June 27th

Red Devil Touchdown Club

Golf Fundraiser

10:00 am Shotgun Start

Spring Creek Golf Course

Details at RED DEVIL

June 27th

Spring Valley Walleye Club

Swap your "stuff" day

Fishing tackle and outdoor gear

Barto Landing - 8 a.m. - Noon

The public is invited to browse and shop but only SVWC members will be allowd to display equipment.

Goods are sold, traded or bartered.

June 28th

Spring Valley Tastee Freez

65th Anniversary Celebration

See flyer of activities on the right.

 

Farmers Market Registration

(Starting June 17th depending upon crop availability.)

Home Grown & Home Made Food & Products

Heart Land Bank & Trust parking lot

100 E. Dakota Street

(weather permitting)

Wednesdays, 4 - 6 p.m.

To participate call: 815.303.4327

Click on REGISTRATION

 

SVHA Museum

Open Saturdays 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

or by Appointment

Call: 815.830.4303

201 W. St. Paul Street

Coal Mining, Businesses, & More

To become a member click on

MEMBERSHIP

We are looking for your familiy histories. Please share a copy with us!

 

JULY 2015

Walleye Club Fundraiser

2015 Raffle

Drawing:  07-04-15

Each ticket = $10.00

Giving away $3,000.00

Contact: 815.663.6141

or any Walleye Club Member

July 3rd

See You at Hall Family Fun and Fireworks Night July 3

6:30 to Fireworks (Fireworks start at Dusk) at Richard Nesti Stadium at Hall High School for Family Fun and Fireworks Night!!!!!

Food, music and games on the football field.

No admission price.

All proceeds from concessions will go to Back the Track 2.0.

Come out and join the fun and help us raise funds to resurface the Hall HS Track!!!!

Hall High School

800 W. Erie Street

Spring Valley

July 4th

Uncle Stewy & Biker Bob presents . . .

All American Freedom Fest

& Street Party

Uncle Stewy's Roadhouse

Noon - 7 p.m.

Featuring 7 bands, Food, Cash Give-aways & Prizes

The Street will be blocked off for bike parking, bands & partiers.

225 E. St. Paul Street

815.878.8684

Last Honky Tonk Music Series

July 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd & 29th

Farmers Markets

Home Grown & Home Made Food & Products

Heart Land Bank & Trust parking lot

100 E. Dakota Street

(weather permitting)

Wednesdays, 4 - 6 p.m.

To participate call: 815.303.4327

Click on REGISTRATION

 

July 10th, 17th 24th & 31st

SV Municipal Band Concerts

Downtown Mini-Park, 7:30 p.m. (7 p.m. on the 25th)

Limited seating.

Bring your own lawn chair.

(No concert on July 3rd)

July 11th

Nature’s Corner is a free program designed for inquisitive children aged 3-12 (accompanied by an adult) and meets the second Saturday of each month. Children learn about the nature around us, plus take part in a seasonal activity and craft. Participants meet (rain or shine) from 10 am -12 noon at Echo Bluff Park. Hall Twp.’s Echo Bluff Park’s Activity Director Samantha Brown coordinates the event.

(Participants are asked to wear socks and tennis shoes.) For more information, kindly call Echo Bluff at 815 447-2115 or check out their website at www.echobluff.org.

July 11th

Illinois Licensed Beverage Assoc.

Noon Shotgun Start

Spring Creek Golf Course

Deatils at BEVERAGE

July 12th

Jimmy "D" Golf Fundraiser

Spring Creek Golf Course

815.894.2137

Registration is at 10:00 a.m. and six-some, shotgun tee-off is at 11:00 a.m.  Cost to play is $95 per person prior to the event and that includes golf fees, cart, prizes, along with food and refreshments all day. 

All proceeds from the golf outing will benefit the New Esophageal and Colon Cancer Center at St. Margaret’s Hospital. 

For more information or to register

call Diane Janz at 815-664-7260.

July 13th-17th & 20th-24th

St. Margaret's Healthy Kids Camp

Kirby Park, 9-11 a.m.

free to attend.  Registration is limited, please contact Health Promotions at 815-664-1440 for more information.

July 16th

Pier Giorgio Ardeni will be at the library at 6:00 pm to make a presentation of his book “ Across the Ocean to the Mine Land: Stories of Italian Migration from the Mountains of Bologna and Modena to America at the Turn of the Twentieth Century.” 

It is a book of stories, a book of 5,000 individual histories that, all together, made history.  The book will be sold for $25.00 at the presentation.  Otherwise, on Amazon the book will sell for $32.00.

815.663.4741

July 17th

“Using Today’s Smartphones with a Rotary Phone Brain.” Hosted by Illinois Valley Cellular at 11:00 a.m.

During this time representatives from IVC will talk about the evolution of phones and then demonstrate how to setup a smartphone, what the buttons do, and basic applications. If time allows, there may be 1on 1 training. The Richard A. Mautino Memorial Library

815.663.4741

July 21st

Hennepin & Hopper Lakes

Featuring Paul Botts, Executive Director of the Wetlands Initiative in Chicago

SVHA program - Open to the Public

SV Community Room 6:30 p.m.

815.303.4327

July 23rd

The Children’s Library will host Maggie Erdmann at 6:00 pm as Maggienificent  for a program titled “Rhythm of Righteousness.” 

This is an hour long program of laughter and fun for children (and adults) of all ages!  The show encourages reading and has character values such as kindness intertwined throughout the show.  The show is filled with music, magic, and puppets to entertain young audiences.

815.663.4741

July 24th - 26th

IRBBA
Spring Valley Boat Club
Summer Steak Fry – July 25
and evening music with UGT

PHONE: (815) 664-2609

Farmers Market Registration

(Starting time in June depends upon crop availability.)

Home Grown & Home Made Food & Products

Heart Land Bank & Trust parking lot

100 E. Dakota Street

(weather permitting)

Wednesdays, 4 - 6 p.m.

To participate call: 815.303.4327

Click on REGISTRATION

SVHA Museum

Open Saturdays 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

or by Appointment

Call: 815.830.4303

201 W. St. Paul Street

Coal Mining, Businesses, & More

To become a member click on

MEMBERSHIP

We are looking for your familiy histories. Please share a copy with us!


AUGUST 2015

August 4th

National Night Out 2014
Crime prevention Event
5pm-8pm
Kirby Park
Spring Valley Police
K-9 team demonstration
Free Swimming 5pm-7pm
Free Food-Games-Giveaways
Public Safety Demonstrations

August 8th

SVFD Music on the Main

Featuring "Snapshot"

Sponsored by Spring Valley City Bank

7:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.

Downtown Mini-Park

Food-Beer Garden-50/50

Proceeds benefity the Spring Valley Volunteer Fire Department

 

August 8th

Nature’s Corner is a free program designed for inquisitive children aged 3-12 (accompanied by an adult) and meets the second Saturday of each month. Children learn about the nature around us, plus take part in a seasonal activity and craft. Participants meet (rain or shine) from 10 am -12 noon at Echo Bluff Park. Hall Twp.’s Echo Bluff Park’s Activity Director Samantha Brown coordinates the event.

(Participants are asked to wear socks and tennis shoes.) For more information, kindly call Echo Bluff at 815 447-2115 or check out their website at www.echobluff.org.

 

August 8th

Spring Valley Walleye Club Golf Outing

August 22nd

SVHA Classic Car, Truck & Motorcycle Cruise

Featuring Vehicles from 1990 or older

100 & 200 Blocks of West St. Paul Street

Registration 10 a.m. - Noon

Show Noon - 4 p.m.

Music by 3D Sound

50/50 & Food

815.303.4327

SVHA Museum

Open Saturdays 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

or by Appointment

Call: 815.830.4303

201 W. St. Paul Street

Coal Mining, Businesses, & More

To become a member click on

MEMBERSHIP

We are looking for your familiy histories. Please share a copy with us!

 

 

Click CALENDAR for the full year.

Reminder: Please submit your coming 2015 local events for our calendar to:

sveconomics@comcast.net

or fax: 815.664.2114

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City of Spring Valley

215 N. Greenwood Street

Spring Valley, IL 61362

Debb Ladgenski

Economic Development Director

sveconomics@comcast.net

815.664.2753

 

REMINDER

The burning ban on Sundays

is in effect from

May 1st - October 1st

 

Spring Valley Outdoors Expo

June 27,2015

Raffle Winners

Prizes are available at City Hall for pick-up.

 

Please share your comments about the show

on our Facebook page!

 

www.Facebook/SVOutdoorsExpo

www.svoutdoorsexpo.com

 

 

2015 Spring Valley City Council & Elected Officials

 

Seated: City Attorney Jim Andreoni, Mayor Walt Marini, & City Clerk Rebecca Hansen

Standing: Treasurer Jack Boroski, Chuck Hansen (2nd), Larry Koehler (1st),

Ken Bogacz (4th), Dave Pellegrini (4th), Deb Baltikauski (3rd), Mike Herrmann (1st), Jeff Janusick (3rd) and Fred West (2nd)

 

   
   

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