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Troy Maryvlle St. Jacob Marine Chamber of Commerce
Thursday October 5, 2017

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TROY EVENTS

Troy City Wide Garage Sales October 7th

The Troy City Wide Garage Sale is set for Saturday, October 7, in the Triad High School parking lot and throughout Troy, from 7:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. For Troy addresses, it is free to participate. The cost is $20 for a space at the High School.

In addition to the garage sale, there will be Pumpkin Festival and Community Expo, from 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Many activities for families including Knockerball, karoke, mobile gaming, and much more. And FOOD - there is some great food planned, including the famous pork burgers from TheBank of Edwardsville, barbeue from the Boy Scouts, food trucks, and much, much more! Any Vendor can set up a space for just $20. We encourage individuals, businesses and non-profits to sign up. 

Visit the Troy/Maryville/St. Jacob/Marine Chamber of Commerce website for more information. Also, be sure to follow the Chamber on FB.

 

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UMW Rummage & Bake Sale Oct 7th - 8th

The Troy United Methodist Women will be having their fall rummage and bake sale October 7th-8th in the Family Life Center at Troy United Methodist Church. 

Friday, October 7th 3-7pm and Saturday, October 8th 8am - 2pm

All proceeds benefit the missions of the Troy United Methodist Women.
 
Troy United Methodist Church
407 Edwardsville Road, Troy, IL 62294
618.667.6241

 

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Christmas for the Troops

Join the fun of making home made cookies, Christmas cards and ornaments to be sent to our soldiers serving over-seas! Sunday, November 12, 2017, 1-4 pm. Friedens United Church of Christ, 207 E. Center St., Troy, IL. Event is FREE! Register online

Contact Roberta by email with any questions. Also accepting donations of travel size toiletries, razors, deodorants, toothbrushes, AA or AAA batteries, CD's, DVD's, board games, playing cards, towels, puzzle books, mechanical pencils, pens, writing tablets, envelopes, coffee, filters, creamers, drink mix singles, beef jerky, Slim Jims, hot chocolate packets and various teas.

 

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Community Meal

Join us for our monthly community meal. Served the last Wednesday of each month in our Fellowship Hall @ 5:30 p.m. (Free to all donations appreciated) Friedens United Church of Christ 207 East Center Street Troy, IL 618.667.6535. Contact us via e-mail.

 

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Early Rise Buffet

Come out to Country Pride Restaurant for the early riser ans stir fry buffets! The Early Riser Buffet is Monday-Friday from 5 AM-8 AM and it is $6.99 The Create Your Own Stir Fry Buffet is Wednesdays and Thursdays from 4 PM-9 PM and costs $13.99. We hope to see you there! Call 618-667-9931 for any questions.

 

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Fall Quilt and Art Show

Come to the Fall Art Quilt festival to see quilts, art work, crafts, holiday markets, and many other vendors. Entries will be accepted on: Quilts: Wednesday, November 8, 1-3 pm and 6-8 pm and Thursday, November 9, 2-4 pm and 6-8 pm. Artwork: Thursday, November 9, 2-4 pm and 6-8 pm and Friday, November 10, from 6-8 pm (Pre-registration required for Art work). Questions on entering your quilt show items, Contact: Gloria, 667-2436 or Vicki 667-3161 Questions on art , Contact: Diana Bauer 667-7074

 

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Free Veterans Meal

Come join Friedens United Church of Christ on November 4th at 5:30 for a complementary meal provided by UCC to honor those who served our country and their families. Entertainment will follow dinner. Please RSVP by October 28th by calling 618-667-6535.

 

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Friedens UCC Sausage Dinner

Friedens United Church of Christ will host its annual sausage dinner on Sunday October 8th. The dinner will include dine in, carryout, and curbside service. People can phone in their orders to 667-6535 and it will be delivered to their car. $10 for adults, and $5 for kids ages 5-10.

The sausage dinner will be served from 11:30 AM to 5:30 PM. Carry-outs and curbside will be available until 6PM. The menu includes: all you can eat grilled pork sausage, mashed potatoes and gravy, green beans, sauerkraut, applesauce, dessert, and beverage. All carry-outs and curbside will cost $10. For more information, call the church office at 677-6535. Friedens UCC is located at 207 East Center Street in Troy.

 

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I.O.O.F. Fundraising Event

The Troy Dairy Queen has generously offered to donate 20% of their sales on October 18th from 3-8 PM to I.O.O.F. Neilson Lodge #25. When ordering, please mention I.O.O.F. Neilson Lodge #25 and 20% of your purchase price will be donated to I.O.O.F. Neilson Lodge #25

 

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Kelly Miller Circus

Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls Step right up! Silver Creek Rotary welcomes the Kelly Miller Circus to town on Friday, October 6th and Saturday, October 7th. The Kelly Miller Circus will appear in front of R.P. Lumber Company in Troy with shows at 4:30 pm and 7:30pm on Friday evening and 2:00pm and 5:00pm Saturday. Advance tickets are $6 for children and $12 for adults and available at these locations : A R Paints and Crafts, FCB Troy, FNB Banking Center -Troy, Maryville Village Hall, Meineke Car Center - Troy, St. Jacob Village Hall, Scott Credit Union Troy, The BANK of Edwardsville Troy Glen Carbon, Troy Early Childhood all locations through Thursday, October 5th. Discount ticket prices will be honored online at the Kelly Circus website. The Kelly Miller Circus coloring contest is back again and sponsored by FNB First National Bank Troy. The contest is open to children ages 3 thru 11 and coloring sheets are available at all ticket outlets and online at the Silver Creek Rotary website. Entries are due by Friday, September 29th and can be submitted to FNB First National Bank located at 304 Bargraves Blvd during regular business hours. Winners will be notified on Wednesday, October 4th. Three Circus ticket packages will be awarded to the winners in the following age categories: 3yr. 5yr., 6yr. 8yr. and 9yr.-11yr.

 

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Oil Change and Tire Rotation Discount

Come in to Meineke Car Care Center before 10:30 AM to receive the early bird special! Monday October 9th-Thursday October 12th. $19.95 oil change and tire rotation. Located at 311 Jarvis Ct, Troy IL. For more information, please call 618-667-7202

 

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Titans Annual Trivia Night

Annual Trivia Night to benefit Troy Titans Football Club and Cheer. All proceeds to benefit the club. Doors open at 6 pm and Trivia starts at 7 pm. Event located at the Community Center in Troy Park. Saturday, October 14. Tables of 8 still available for $160. Round sponsors still available for $25 - can buy multiple round sponsorships

 

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Troy Fire Department Open House

Come out to the Troy Fire House for our annual open house on October 14th from 12 pm to 7pm! There will be tons of activities for kids information regarding fire safety for the whole family!You will also be able to witness the Jaws of Life in action as firefighters demonstrate on a car! Any questions? Call 618-667-6722

 

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MARYVILLE EVENTS

Bling! Bubbly! Blessings!

Mark your calendars to support National Alliance on Mental Illness Southwestern IL & Furry Friends Recovery on November 18, 7:00 to 10;00 pm. Enjoy an exciting night out with wine and cheese. Tons of jewelry giveaways, silent auction, jewelry raffles & more! Ticket prices start at $30 regular and $50 VIP. Contact Marie for tickets: 618-558-7938 or our website.  The event will be located at Villa Marie Winery 6633 East Main Street, Maryville, IL 62062.

 

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Bluegrass in Maryville

Maryville's final Concert in the Park will host George Portz and The Friends of Bluegrass Sunday, October 8 in Firemen's Park, Rt. 159 from 3:00-5:00. A number of young local fiddlers, including Trice Pisetta of Collinsville, will start off the concert with a Fiddler's Frolic.

The Friends of Bluegrass will get into full swing around 3:30. Parking is available around the park and at Mother of Perpetual Help Church parking lot just one block east of the park. Bring your lawn chairs or sit at the picnic tables. Washington Kettle Corn and soft drinks will be available during the concert.

 

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Bobby's Caramel Apple Sale

Bobby's caramel apple sale benefiting the Auxiliary will be held October 26th and 27th at Anderson Hospital 6800 IL-162, Maryville, IL 62062 Entrance 2 from 9am-4-pm

 

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Kiwanis Fall Food Truck Festival

Come out to the Fall Food Truck Festival Saturday, October 14th. Free to Attend & Family Friendly. There will be food trucks, pumpkin painting, fire house tours, bounce houses, and live music.

The festival will be held at Maryville Fireman’s Park 300 N. Donk, Maryville IL 62062
11:00am‐3:00 pm Food Trucks, Kid Friendly Activities Giveaways
3:00pm‐7:00 pm Food Trucks, Live Music Begins, Beer Sales Benefiƫng the Maryville Fire Department
FOR MORE INFO, call 618-344‐8099 or 618‐288‐1406.

 

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Mum Sale Benefiting the Auxiliary

We are having a Mum Sale Benefiting the Auxiliary on November 29th located at 6800 IL-162, Maryville, IL 62062 Hospital Entrance 2 from 8am-4pm

 

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Poinsettia Sale

Poinsettia Sale benefiting the Auxiliary will be held on November 17th at Anderson Hospital 6800 IL-162, Maryville, IL 62062 Entrance 2 from 9am-4pm

 

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Rogue One in Maryville

Maryville Park and Rec Committee will close their 2017 Movies in the Park series with the Rogue One, A Star Wars Story at Drost Park in Maryville, Saturday, October 14 starting after dusk about 6:50-7:00.

The movie and Bobby's Frozen Custard will be provided by Beatty Motil, Attorneys Clint Jones, Madison Co. Board Member Maryville Fire Department Maryville Ministerial Alliance and Bob Ricker, State Farm. A number of additional local vendors will offer games, treats and prizes to those in attendance beginning at 5:45, including Maryville Feed Store, who are providing pretzels, snow cones and popcorn. A number of storm troopers and Star Wars personalities from area legions will be there too, so dress as your favorite Star Wars personality and join in the fun. Bring your lawn chairs, loungers, blankets, bug spray to make your evening comfortable.

 

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White Elephant Sale

White Elephant Sale benefiting the Anderson Hospital Emergency Medicine Fund will be held at Anderson Hospital 6800 IL-162, Maryville, IL 62062 in the vending area on November 29th from 8am-4pm

 

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ST. JACOB EVENTS

Strackeljahn Farm Market Now Open!

Come out to the newly opened Strackeljahn Farm Market! We are located at Rt. 40, St. Jacob (across from Triad Middle School). We are selling mums for $5.99 each or 5 for $25, pumpkins for 30 cents per pound, and apples! We are open 7 days a week from noon to 6 PM daily. Please call 618-644-2982 if you have any questions.

 

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EVENTS IN OTHER COMMUNITIES

Edison's Open House

WHEN: Wednesday, October 11th, 2017 2 Sessions Available: 11:30a-1:30pm 5-7pm WHERE: Edison's 2477 S. State Route 157, Edwardsville, IL 62025 WHAT: FREE food beverage from Edison's party menu will be served in the Records Room party room. Tours of the newly remodeled laser tag attraction and 10 party room event spaces will also be available. All who attend may also experience Edison's bowling, laser tag, and arcade attractions for FREE! RSVP/ATTIRE: E-mail or call (618) 307-9020. Come as you are. See why companies like Procter and Gamble, Walgreens, Worldwide Technology, TheBANK of Edwardsville, Scott Credit Union and many more turn to us for parties, meetings, and team building activities. Edison's what a bright idea!

 

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Educational Classes and Informational Meetings

Hello Everyone, The Alzheimer's Association Educational Classes will be at Main Street Community Center, in Edwardsville, the first Tuesday of every month.

To help reach families whose loved ones have Alzheimer's or other related dementias, the classes are FREE and open to the public. If you have any questions, please contact Sara Hoelscher at 618-979-3602.

 

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Edward Jones Open House

Courtney Wright of Edward Jones is having an open house on Saturday October 7th from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Refreshments and light snacks will be served. Come out to 222 East Park St, Suite 110 in Edwardsville to learn more about how Courtney Wright and Edward Jones can help you! Call 618-692-5236 by October 5th to RSVP.

 

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Fall Festival at East Belleville YMCA

Join us at the Fall Festival on October 14th at the East Belleville YMCA from 6:00pm to 8:00pm for a free, community-wide event! We will have Trunk-or-Treat, balloon artist, face painting, snacks, and more! If interested in participating as a Trunk or volunteering at the event, please contact Melanie Heinle via E-mail.

 

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Highland Art in the Park

Art in the Park will be held at Lindenhall Park in Highland on October 14-15.

 

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Plaza Suite Play

Check in for Hilarity with Hard Road Theatre
Sponsored by TheBank of Edwardsville and in association with the Highland Arts Council, Hard Road Theatre Productions invites you to join them for an evening of hilarity in Suite #719 at the Plaza Hotel as they present Neil Simon's Plaza Suite. Written by Neil Simon (The Odd Couple, Brighton Beach Memoirs, et al), Plaza is a portrait of three different couples successively occupying Suite #719 at The Plaza Hotel.

Plaza Suite is directed by Warren Frank. The cast includes Angela Nuxoll, Chris Weckler, Nick Borror, Breanna Noe, Mitch England, Gentry Fifer, Linda Collman, and Lindell Webb. 

Performance dated for the Plaza Suites are Oct, 6, 7, 13, and 14th at 7:30 p.m. and Oct 8th at 2:00 p.m. Performances will be held at the Highland Elementary Auditorium, 1800 Lindenthal Ave., Highland, IL 62249. Ticket prices are $10 for adults and $9 for seniors (those 60 and over) and children (students from ages 4 - 12). Tickets can be purchases online via the Hard Road Website or at the door. 

Hard Road Theatre Productios is a non-profit theatre organization committed to providing Highland and the surrounding area with high-quality, affordable, live theatre productions. For more information about the Plaza Suite ot Hard Road Theatre visit the Hard Road Website, send an email, call 6128-409-6286, or visit the Hard Road Facebook page.

 

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Promote Your Business at Trunk or Treat

WANTING TO DO SOMETHING SPOOKTACULAR FOR THE COMMUNITY WHILE PROMOTING YOUR BUSINESS OR ORGANIZATION? WE ARE LOOKING FOR TRUNKS FILLED WITH GOODIES FOR OUR TRUNK OR TREAT ON SATURDAY, OCTOBER 28 FROM 6PM TO 8PM. VISIT OUR WEBSITE AT OR CALL 618-346-7529 TO LEARN MORE!

CARD is partnering with Trailnet to host a Trunk or Treat and Spooky Bike Ride through the Seven Gates on October 28. We currently need businesses or organizations to help make this a spooktacular event for the community. You can help us succeed by filling your trunk with goodies and help set the mood for this new event. The Trunk or Treat is free for vendors and participants. We just ask that you sign up as a vendor by October 23!

 

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Starting Small Business Workshop

This is an introductory course on opening a small, for-profit, business in Illinois, which will include resources available through the SBDC. The workshop is required to become a client and begin the free, on-on-one conseling sessions with a trained SBDC consultant.

"Starting a Small Business in Illinois", Wednesday, October, 2017 in Building D, Room 2002, East St. Louis Campus from 3-4:30 PM.

"Starting a Business in Illinois" workshops are subject to class size limits, so pre-registration is strongly encouraged. All participants are asked to pay a one-time, $10 registration fee to cover administrative costs.

For more information or to register, contact Jo Ann Di Maggio May at (618) 650-2929 or email.

 

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SWIC Annual Manufacturing Day

SWIC will open its doors for a Manufacturing Day Open House - Friday, Oct. 13, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. - to showcase new technology, educational programs, career opportunities, products and services. The SWIC Sam Wolf Granite City Campus, 4950 Maryville Road, will serve as the event hub for the day.

Check out high-tech automated manufacturing machinery, hear from regional manufacturers and discover how American manufacturing is flourishing - all at the Southwestern Illinois College Manufacturing Day celebration. More than 1,000 local high school students are scheduled to attend. The celebration is free and open to the public. The welcome ceremony begins at 9 a.m.

 

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Trivia Night!

O'Fallon PLAYERS, SPONSORS DONATIONS NEEDED! To kick off the holiday season, Special Olympics Illinois (SOIL) and the Law Enforcement Torch Run (LETR) will be hosting the 2017 Tailgate Trivia Knight on Saturday, December 2. This fundraiser is presented by the Knights of Columbus and is sponsored by GCS Credit Union. The event will be held at the O'Fallon KC Hall located at 402 East U.S. Highway 50 in O'Fallon with doors opening at 6p and trivia kickoff at 7 p. Tailgate Trivia Knight will be filled with 10 rounds of trivia plus a silent auction, live auction, 50/50, Team Spirit Contest, Table Decorating Contest and more! If you would like to join the fun while supporting SOIL athletes, or donate a silent auction basket, or sponsor please call 618-654-6680 or email.

 

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OTHER NEWS

Please Watch Out

Please note that two companies are sharing that they are fundraising for Triad and that is not true: Boost Media Itz All About Sports. Valid companies working with Triad: Royal Publishing Side Effects. Please be careful.

 

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Salvation Army Seeking Volunteers

The Salvation Army in Granite City, IL could use voluntees for assistance in the morning with stocking food pantry and making produce bags. In the afternoon we could use volunteers to assist with the distribution of the food orders for the clients of the food pantry.

Morning hours would be 9am-Noon, and Afternoon hours would be 1pm-2:45pm. If you would like to work the complete day, lunch is provided.

 

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Save 50% at Big Frog Custom T-Shirts

Whether you want one uniquely printed t-shirt – or dozens, Big Frog Custom T-Shirts & More in Edwardsville is the right destination. Save 50% off at Big Frog Custom T-Shirts with these offers:

$10 for $20 Custom Printed Shirt(s)

$50 for $100 Custom Printed Shirts

Promotional value good through 10/31/17

 

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Troy Family Dental New Patient Specials!!

Let your smile bloom! Troy Family Dental is offering some amazing deals for new patients. Free consultation, $100 off any treatment, OR $39 Exams, X-rays, and cleaning! Call today to schedule an appointment, (618) 623-4413.

 

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Bring Your Shovel to the Circus

Free, mineral-rich fertilizer will be available in gargantuan proportions at the Kelly Miller Circus Friday, October 6th and Saturday, October 7th. While supplies last, residents will be able to scoop up the fertilizer in the wake of the four circus shows. Sponsored by Boeshans and Company Builders, the circus manure is high-quality due the the varied diets of the animals. Circus staff advise leaving the manure outside in the sun for a few weeks in order for the sun and the rain to weather it. Within a few weeks, it becomes odorless compost fit for plant consumption. Those interested in this free opportunity, bring your shovel, buckets, muckers and look for the Boeshans and Company Builder sign on the lot directly across from R.P. Lumber, 7700 Plummer Business Drive.

 

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