Pictures of Spring valley Events and People
 

JULY 2014

Volunteers needed

The Spring Valley Volunteer Fire Department is currently accepting applications for additional volunteers.

 In addition to interested adults, the SVFD sponsors a Junior Rookie program which allows high school juniors and seniors to learn about the Fire Service. Junior rookies attend training sessions, work nights and assist at fire scenes helping with non-fire fighting duties such as hitting the hydrant, handling equipment, and ventilation.

 Memberships for Jr. Rookies and adults are available.

Pick up an application at the fire station during a Tuesday night work night. Meetings begin at 6:30 p.m. Contact Chief Todd Bogatitus at 815.303.2320 or tntlawncare@comcast.net

Spring Valley Girls softball

Open to all girls in Hall High School School

District for ages 7 thru 16.

Home games are played at Hall High

School girls softball field and Ladd for girls ages 9-16. Savitch Park located at Second and Spaulding Street is used for girls age 7-8.
For more information please contact Roger Perkins President, or Kathy Schlegle player agent at 815-488-2524 or email kathy.schlegle@gmail.com.

July Up Raviola Alley

Click RAVIOLA to download a copy.

Time On the Water Outdoors

30 target 40 yard indoor 3d shoot the third weekend of every month!

515 S. Spalding Street

815.663.1000

July 1st - August 25th

Free Summer Lunch For All Children 18* and Under Monday - Friday

SV City Hall Community Room

215 N. Greenwood Street

Exercise & Activities begin at 11 a.m. Lunch served at 12 Noon

*Small children must be accompanied by adult  but only children will be served.

No registration necessary.

Sponsored by the Illinois Coalition for Community Services, Project  Success of Eastern Bureau County and the City of Spring Valley

 

July 1st

“Health Care Provider CPR” course from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.  The class is for any health care provider, including lifeguards, firefighters and health care workers.  

The class cost is $30, which includes the instructional book, and is conducted by American Heart Association instructors.  It will be held in the St. Margaret's Hospital’s First Floor Presentation Room.  For more information, or to register, call St. Margaret's Occupational Health and Wellness Department at (815) 220-0075.

July 3rd

“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.

July 3rd

Fireworks

Dusk

Hall High School Stadium

800 W. Erie Street Spring Valley

 

July 7th

St. Margaret’s support group for persons affected by Parkinson’s disease.

1:30 p.m. in the Hospital’s First Floor Presentation Room.  Family and friends are invited to attend.

The support group offers emotional support, socialization and an opportunity to share information with others who are affected by Parkinson’s Disease.  .The group meets regularly every first Monday of the month.

Free Valet Parking is provided, and wheelchairs are available in the hospital.  For more information, please contact St. Margaret’s at (815) 664-5311.

July 7th

St. Margaret’s Prenatal/Lamaze classes for expectant mothers, called “1-2-3-4 What To Expect From Labor/Delivery and More,” will begin Monday, July 7, from 6:30 to 9 p.m. in the First Floor Presentation Room at St. Margaret’s Hospital.

The four-week series of classes will consist of lectures on all aspects of pregnancy, including: stages of labor and delivery, techniques for pain relief, caesarian sections, medical interventions, Lamaze breathing techniques, conditioning and relaxation exercises, newborn care, breast and bottle-feeding and infant CPR.  Films on childbirth, car seat safety, infant care and infant safety are shown, and a tour of St. Margaret’s Family Birthing Centre is provided.

Participants are asked to bring a blanket, two pillows, and a labor coach (support person).  Expectant fathers are welcome and encouraged to attend.

There is no charge for the classes.  To register, call St. Margaret’s Family Birthing Centre at (815) 664-1345.

 

July 8th

“Cardiac Chat,” is a meeting for anyone with heart-related issues or lives with someone with heart problems.  The next meeting will be held from 3-4 p.m. in the 1st 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.

July 9th

St. Margaret’s Hospital will offer a Lipid Profile and Glucose Screening from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m. in the hospital’s 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.

July 9th, 16th, 23rd & 30th

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 11th, 18th & 25th

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 4th)

July 12th

20th Anniversary Francee Wolf Memorial Day

Firby Park's south shelter

Begins at 9 a.m.

Details at FRANCEE

 

July 13th

Jimmy D Golf Outing

Spring Creek and Deer Park Golf Clubs

$95 prepaid; $100 at the course

Includes golf fees, cart, hat, food & more.

proceeds benefit the Eosphageal and Colon Cancer Center

Details at JIMMY D

or call: 815664.7260

 

July 14th - 20th

100th Anniversary

Verucchi's Ristorante

13th - Sunday Brunch 14th - Italian Chicken Stew & Polenta

15th - Veal Parmigiana

16th - Chicken Family Style (For an extra special treat, have dinner with Spring Valley's Italian guests in the La Modena Room!  See details below.) 17th - Steak Dinner for 2 with a 1/2 carafe of wine

18th - Fish & Chips and Mama's Combo 19th - Special birthday dinner prepared by Chef Bruce Yerly, $19.14

20th - THE OUTSIDE PARTY - Food & Beverage tents Noon - 8 p.m.              Children's games and face painting, Noon - 4 p.m.              Music by Rick Soens, Noon - 3 p.m.              Music by Ella Noise, 4 - 8 p.m. (Featuring Relatives Carlos Verucchi and Doug DeSerf)        INSIDE - Spaghetti dinner, 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. (Regular menu not available)          Fried chicken available in the Carryout, 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.

July 16th

Presentation and Book signing at the City Hall's Community Room.

"Explores Immigrants Citizens - A Visual History of the Italian American Expeience from the Collections of the Library of Congress" by Paolo Battaglia who will present a slide show and background information about his book.   Mr. Enrico Belgrado of the Association "Italian Art of Living" will follow with a video "...wandering off the beaten track ...the treasure of Emilia Romagna"  about some of the food products from that region.   "A special program called "Made of Italians", will describe “Expo Milano 2015"  dedicated to the Italians living abroad, with the aim of offering a unique experience of visiting their land of origin for the first time, or simply to return in the year of a major world event..  A book signing by Paolo,  accompanied by a tasting of food products, will complete the presentation.

6-8 p.m. Dinner (Open to the Public - Advanced Tickets Only) at  Verucchi's Ristorante,                        

Tickets are $16 each and include Family style chicken, pasta, salad, & soft drinks. tax & tip.  Cash Bar will be available. Advanced payment reservations must be submitted to Spring Valley City Hall, attention: Debb Ladgenski, by July 12th payable to “City of Spring Valley”  815.303.4327

July 19th

Bikers for Ta-Tas" rally

11 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Uncle Stewy's Roadhouse!

Bikers for Ta-Tas is a committee steered not-for-profit organization highlighted by a fund raising motorcycle run for Breast Cancer.

Visit: www.bikersforta-tas.com for details.

www.unclestewysroadhouse.com

July 24th - 25th

Inaugural 3D Charity Shoot at Big Buck Archery

9 a.m. - 8 p.m.

Time on the Water Outdoors

515 S. Spalding St., Spring Valley. 

All proceeds benefit the life-saving work of St. Jude Runs. 

The family friendly event will feature food, a 20 target 3D money shoot, a 100 yard 50/50 shoot, an outdoor pop up shoot, music, a vendor fair and prize drawings. 


St. Jude Runs is a is a non-profit organization that  raises funds to support St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and their mission to find cures for children with cancer and other life-threatening diseases through research and treatment despite a family’s ability to pay. 


For additional information about the event, contact Darrell at Big Buck Archery by phone at 815-663-1000, email at info@timeonthewateroutdoors.com or visit http://www.timeonthewateroutdoors.com/events 

July 25th

All Valley Band Concert

6:30 p.m. Prior to the SV Municipal Band Concert

Downtown Mini-Park

Junior High Students from Spring Valley, Oglesby, LaSalle, Peru, Waltham, Dimmick, and Tonica.

Limited seating available. Bring your own chair.

25th

SV Municipal Band Concerts

Downtown Mini-Park, 7:00 p.m.

(After the All Valley Band Concert.)

Limited seating.

Bring your own lawn chair.

 

July 25th – 27th  

Spring Valley Boat Club's Steak Fry Weekend,

Chicken fry (fried chicken, spaghetti, fries coleslaw and bread) and entertainment on Friday evening. Various events, entertainment and Rib eye Steaks beginning at 5:00 pm,Saturday and a band Saturday evening. Pat's "famous" serve yourself breakfast is Sunday morning.

815.664.2609 or www.svboatclub.com

 

 

Midwest Youth Soccer League

Fall season begins August 3rd. 

Tournaments are tentatively scheduled as follows:

4th-8th grades – weekend of September 13th

K-3rd grades – weekend of

September 27th

For more information contact

Board Member:

Trisha Bogatitus – 815-303-2325

SVHA Museum

Open Saturdays

Closed December 21st & 28th

10 a.m.- 2 p.m. or by Appointment

201 W. St. Paul Street

Coal Mining, Businesses, & More

To become a member click on

MEMBERSHIP

815.830.4303

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

AUGUST 2014

August is Baby Month!

St. Margaret's Gift Shop.

600 E. 1st Street.

Check out the specials in this month's flyer BABY.

 

Time On the Water Outdoors

30 target 40 yard indoor 3d shoot the third weekend of every month!

515 S. Spalding Street

815.663.1000

August 1st - August 25th

Free Summer Lunch For All Children 18* and Under Monday - Friday

SV City Hall Community Room

215 N. Greenwood Street

Exercise & Activities begin at 11 a.m. Lunch served at 12 Noon

*Small children must be accompanied by adult  but only children will be served.

No registration necessary.

Sponsored by the Illinois Coalition for Community Services, Project  Success of Eastern Bureau County and the City of Spring Valley

 

August 1st & 2nd

Bureaqu County Relay for Life

Hall H.S. Track

800 W. Erie Street

 

August 3rd

Midwest Soccer League

Tournaments are tentatively scheduled as follows:

4th-8th grades – weekend of September 13th

K-3rd grades – weekend of September 27th

 

For more information contact Board Member: Trisha Bogatitus – 815-303-2325

 

August 5th

National Night Out

Crime Prevention Event

5 p.m. - 8 p.m.

Kirby Park

SV Police, K-9 Team Demonstration

Free Swimming, 5 p.m. - 7 p.m.

Free Food, Games, Give-A-Ways

Public Safety Demonstrations

August 6th & 7th

Hall H. S. Registration

6th - Freshmen & new Transfers,

1-6 p.m.

7th - Sophmores, Juniors & Seniors

1-6 p.m.

Start Date August 12th

815.664.2100

 

August 6th, 13th, 20th & 27th

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

August 6th

NOTICE OF HEARING OF SPRING VALLEY PLAN COMMISSION

7:00 p.m. in the Spring Valley City Council Chambers

to consider a text amendment to the Spring Valley, Illinois Land Development Code (Spring Valley Zoning Ordinance). The text amendments to be considered by the Spring Valley Plan Commission are: (1) technical corrections to correct certain sections of the Spring Valley Land Development Code which contain incompatible or typographical errors; (2) an amendment to the Spring Valley Land Development Code to allow for properties zoned for commercial purposes (B1, B2, B3, and B4) and properties zoned for light industrial purposes (M1) to allow agricultural activities as permitted uses in these districts until property is fully developed in compliance with the Spring Valley Land Development Code; and (3) an amendment allowing cannabis cultivation facilities as a special use in an M1 Limited Manufacturing District under the Spring Valley, Illinois Land Development Code.

Any individuals wishing to present testimony to the Spring Valley Plan Commission on these proposed textual amendments to the Spring Valley Land Development Code (Spring Valley Zoning Ordinance) may appear at the hearing and be heard.

 

August 9th

Walleye Club Golf Outing

Spring Creek Golf Course

 

August 9th

SVFD's Music On the Main

Featuring Local Favorites

"Marty McFly" - 4-7 p.m.

"Wake the Sheep" 8-11 p.m.

Downtown Mini-Park

Beer Garden; Food; 50/50 Raffle

Details at MUSIC

August 11th

SV Elementary Registration

7 a.m. - 1 p.m. & 4-7 p.m.

In the new addition. Enter through the west entrance

Start date - Sept. 3rd w/2p.m. dismissal.

August 11th & 12th

St. Bede Academy Registration

7:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Start date - August 12th

815.223.3140

August 18th

IVCC Start date

Registration is required prior

to the first day.

New student convocation is Aug.15th.

For more information call: 815.224.2720 Ext. 447, 448, or 449.

www.ivcc.edu

 

SVHA Museum

Open Saturdays

Closed December 21st & 28th

10 a.m.- 2 p.m. or by Appointment

201 W. St. Paul Street

Coal Mining, Businesses, & More

To become a member click on

MEMBERSHIP

815.830.4303

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

SEPTEMBER 2014

Time On the Water Outdoors

30 target 40 yard indoor 3d shoot the third weekend of every month!

515 S. Spalding Street

815.663.1000

September - September 6th

Spring Valley Flag Football signups Boys and girls grade 4-6.

Forms can be picked up at JFK

,The Locker Room, or Heartland Bank. Contact is Bill McLain 815-503-0012

September 3rd, 10th, 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

September 5th - 7th  

Spring Valley Boat Club's Steak Fry Weekend,

Chicken fry (fried chicken, spaghetti, fries coleslaw and bread) and entertainment on Friday evening. Various events, entertainment and Rib eye Steaks beginning at 5:00 pm,Saturday and a band Saturday evening. Pat's "famous" serve yourself breakfast is Sunday morning.

815.664.2609 or www.svboatclub.com

September 13th

Classic Car Cruise

1988 & Older

To benefit the Spring Valley Historic Association

Registration: 10 a.m. until Noon

Show: Noon - 5 p.m.

100 - 200 Blocks of West St. Paul Street

Downtown Spring Valley

No registration fee.

Dash Plaques; 50/50; Food;

Music by 3-D Sound

September 20th

Walleye Club "Vet's Day"

SVHA Museum

Open Saturdays

10 a.m.- 2 p.m. or by Appointment

201 W. St. Paul Street

Coal Mining, Businesses, & More

To become a member click on

MEMBERSHIP

815.830.4303

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

 

Click CALENDAR for the full year.

Reminder: Please submit your coming 2014 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

 

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Governor Quinn Awards Spring Valley

$9.6 Million

For A New

Waste Water Treatment Plant!

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