Eric Edwards and Megan Wollgast, both of Morris, are engaged to be married Friday, Oct. 4, 2013 in Yorkville, Ill.
Free program to be offered June 11 at the Morris library
SENECA — The Classic Tractor Crawl, a tractor ride to tour areas south of the Illinois River, will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 15.
WILMINGTON — Wilmington’s 5th annual All-Town Garage Sales will be held Friday, May 31 and Saturday, June 1, beginning at 8 a.m.
BRAIDWOOD, Ill. — The Braidwood Fire Sirens are sponsoring the annual Braidwood Garage Sale Days from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, June 7, and Saturday, June 8.
Named Morris Hospital’s Fire Starter of the Month for April
Leaving May 31 after 42 years with firm
Izzy is a 2-year-old female bulldog/pitbull, and is one of the featured pets at Just Animals Shelter in Mazon. She is a huge lovebug and only wants to play and snuggle. This loving dog is just wanting to play and be loved all day. She would love to go to her new forever home soon. Anyone who would like to meet her can call for an appointment at (815) 448-2510. The adoption fee includes vaccinations, spay, microchip, heartworm testing, and dewormings. If you would like to make a donation, please send to P.O. Box 275, Mazon, Ill., 60444. Just Animals Shelter is a non-profit, no-kill animal shelter that has saved thousands of animals since opening in 1997.
May is Community Act-ion Month and Kendall-Grundy Community Act-ion has funds available for the Low Income Energy Assistance Program.
Allocation of funds to be subject of May 30 hearing
Finish best among area teams in all events at ICTM contest
Banquet in Lincoln on June 8
Obert K. Viland of Lisbon, IL, will be celebrating his 101st birthday on Tuesday, May 21, 2103.
Chosen for educational experience in Washington, D.C.
Event benefits kids with physical impairments
Disaster declaration allows for deadline postponement
On May 5, 2013, Friends in Christ Lutheran Church (LCMS) in Morris celebrated the installation of the Rev. Mark Willig. Friends in Christ is located at 180 E. Waverly Street, behind Turtle’s Tap. Worship services are held on Saturdays at 5:30 p.m. and Sundays at 8:30 a.m. Various Bible studies are available throughout the week. Stop by and introduce yourself to Pastor Willig.
MINOOKA — Everything from politics to prayer will be featured at a new weekly experience called Lifetree Café.
All are invited to the Baccalaureate Service for the Morris Community High School graduating Class of 2013 in the high school auditorium at 7 p.m. on Sunday, May 19.
Parcher a volunteer with FFA group at Streator High School
NuMark Credit Union is offering a free seminar for those who are ready to purchase their very first car.
Heather Boudreau and Patrick Newman, both of Morris, are engaged to be married.
Governor Pat Quinn, Secretary of State Jesse White and State Superintendent of Education Christopher A. Koch encouraged all students across Illinois to access a free online tool designed to promote summer reading and keep students’ brains active before school resumes in the fall. State leaders agree that summer vacation should not signal a break from learning for Illinois’ 2 million students.
NEWARK — Tri County Players of Newark is preparing for the upcoming show and fundraiser, “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown,” the Broadway Musical.
SENECA — Seneca Grade School is sponsoring a trivia night at 7 p.m. Saturday, May 18.
After 54 years of teaching Art in Morris, Mr. Joe Corsello is retiring from teaching at the close of the current school year.
Morris Hospital is hosting a blood drive in cooperation with Heartland Blood Centers from 12:30-4:30 p.m. Thursday, May 23, in Education Rooms 2 & 3 on the lower level of Morris Hospital, 150 W. High Street in Morris. Each donor will receive a $10 Target gift card.
The physicians of Rezin Orthopedics and Sports Medicine are pleased to announce their 11th annual call for scholarship applicants.
PERU, Ill. — Carus Corporation, a leading global provider of innovative environmental solutions, is pleased to announce Dave Kuzy has joined Carus as chief operating officer, effective May 1.
Seneca Grade School was rocking with school spirit as fellow raiders and staff cheered on seventh-graders Taylor Bushman, Paige Hepner and Taylor Vroman, who headed Friday, May 3 to the state science fair. This was a first for Seneca.
Melissa Summers and Joe Nussbaum, both of Morris, are announcing their engagement.
Morris Hospital & Healthcare Centers will offer a Carbohydrate Counting class featuring a live cooking demonstration from 10 a.m. to noon Tuesday, May 21, in Whitman Assembly Room 1 at Morris Hospital, 150 W. High Street, Morris.
Morris veteran saluted for service to group
Nolan, Rooney to lead June 4 program
Local youth from Fox River Lutheran Church will have a garage sale this Friday, May 17 and Saturday, May 18 at 1334 Andrea Court, Morris. Friday hours are 7:30 a.m. until 4 p.m. and Saturday hours are 8 a.m. to noon. Proceeds from the sale will go to the youth for missions trips this summer.