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Troy Maryvlle St. Jacob Marine Chamber of Commerce
Thursday December 7, 2017

2017 Holiday Events in the Troy Maryville St. Jacob Marine Chamber Area

 

CHAMBER EVENTS

Casino Night 2018

Save the date for our annual fundraiser, Casino Night.
March 24th, 2018 at Fireman's Hall in Collinsville
There will be casino games, bags tournament, and much more!

 

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TROY EVENTS

2018 Chicken Dinner

The Knights of Columbus will be having a Chicken Dinner on Sunday April 8th, 2018. This event will be held at the KC Hall on Lebanon road. We hope to see you there!

 

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Annual Holiday Funds Drive

Starting on December 12 going through December 16, Ministries Unlimited will be holding its annual drive to benefit the less fortunate in our community. This year's goal is set at $40,000. Bethel Baptist Church will be the distribution set this year starting on Tuesday December 12th.

Distribution day will be Saturday December 16. Triad School District, churches, businesses, boy and girl scouts, groups, and residents have come together for years to provide happiness for the holidays. Food boxes, gift certificates toys are provided to make the holiday season bright for all. Food and new unwrapped toys should be brought to Bethel Baptist Church beginning Tuesday morning Dec 12th. Monetary contributions should be mailed to Ministries Unlimited 310 Collinsville Road, Troy, IL 62294.

 

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Breakfast with Santa at Friedens UCC

You’re invited to join Santa for breakfast!!!
December 9, 2017 9:00 am – 11:00 am

Friedens United Church of Christ – Fellowship Hall
207 East Center Street, Troy, IL
Call 667-6535 by December 1st  for reservations (Space is limited call to register ASAP)
Registration: 9:00 am
Breakfast Served: 9:15 – 9:45 am
Admission: $5.00 per person; 2 & under Free
We will not turn away children to accommodate adults.  Four adults per family. Only Pre-registered children will have their names placed in a drawing for a special prize! Call or sign up online today! 
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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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FNB Christmas Pizza Party

First National Bank in Troy will be having a Christmas Pizza Party on Wednesday, December 13th from 5pm-7pm. Stop by to enjoy some tasty pizza, make some Christmas Crafts and watch How The Grinch Stole Christmas. All kids will get a special gift from FNB. Plus, a visit from a Special Guest!

 

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Glo-Bingo Band Fundraiser

On Friday, January 19, 2018 the Triad Marching Band will be hosting a Glo Bingo night! We need sponsors for each of the 10 $100 games. The sponsor's name will be on the program and announced at event. In addition, if you have something to hand out with your company name (such as coolie cups, pens, t-shirts, etc) the DJ can use them as giveaways that evening. Finally, we need donations for the silent auction. Gift certificates, themed baskets, merchandise, or whatever you would like to donate! This fundraiser will be used to raise money for instruments that will cost an estimated $50,000. In addition, the average life span of a marching band uniform is 8 years and ours are 14 years old. It is estimated that 150 uniforms will cost about $50,000.

 

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Holiday Photos

Photos will be taken at the Mersinger Log Cabin, located along Rt 162 East in Troy, beginning Sunday November 19th from 10 AM- 4 PM. by appointment only, through December 10th. Call for an appointment to schedule: 618-978-2232 OR 618-980-8316

 

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Pentecostals Christmas Cookie Sale

The Pentecostals of Troy, 8965 Rt. 162, Troy IL, will be hosting their annual Christmas cookie and sweet goods sale on Saturday December 16 at 10 AM. No phone orders or early orders will be accepted. For more information, please visit our website, Like The Pentecostals of Troy on Facebook, Follow us @PentecostalTroy on Twitter, email us, or call 667-6054. We offer free bus rides to every church service and event.

 

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Santa's Village

Come out to the Wiesemeyer Center in the Tri-Township Park for Santa's Village, sponsored by the Troy Lions Club.

Skate with Santa- December 16th from 2pm to 5pm at Spin City
Pictures with Santa- December 16 from 5pm-8pm at the Wiesemeyer Center
December 17 from 1pm-4pm at the Wiesemeyer Center
Pictures with Santa & his Reindeer- December 18th-20th from 5pm-8pm at the Wiesemeyer Center Pictures with Santa- December 21st from 5pm-8pm at Wiesemeyer Center
Hot chocolate and cookies will be served every night! Do not to forget to bring your camera!

 

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Scott Credit Union-Blood Drive

Scott Credit Union will host a blood drive for the Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center on December 27 at their Troy Branch, 501 Edwardsville Rd, Troy IL. The event is from 2-5pm. Walk-ins are welcome.  You can also set an appointment for the day of the event starting on December 1 by stopping by or contacting the Scott Credit Union Troy Branch at 618-667-2006. Eat before donating, hydrate well, and bring photo ID. All presenting donors will receive a voucher for their choice of a long-sleeve Lifesaving t-shirt, or a gift card to either Amazon, Starbucks, Subway or Target.

 

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The Knights Ball

Come support Triad Athletics on Saturday May 12, 2018 from 6:00 PM- 11:00 PM. This event will be held at the Fireman's Hall in Collinsville IL. Tickets are $100 each and can be purchased at Triad middle and High School offices, the Chamber office, and Timeout Grill. Must be 21 or up to attend.

This event will feature the live band Living Loud . The Red Carpet begins at 5:30 PM, Band will be playing from 7:00-11:00 PM, and food and drink will be served all evening. You are able to win up to $15,000 in CASH. $1,000 Early Bird drawing on Jan 31st, 2018. **cash prizes are dependent upon ticket sales**

 

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Woman's Club of Troy Meeting

The Woman's Club of Troy will have their Christmas party will be on December 13th at Our Lady of the Snows. The Woman's Club of Troy is the oldest community service organization in Troy. New members are always welcome. For info contact Connie at 604-2091 or Louise at 667-9335

 

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MARYVILLE EVENTS

Help Support the Maryville Library

Join eScrip at Schnucks to support the Maryville Community Library Friends of the Maryville Library joined eScrip at Schnucks where 3 of your purchase will be donated to the Friends of the Maryville Library. You just stop by Schnucks, request an eScrip card, register your card here, and present your card to the cashier when you shop at Schnucks. It's an easy way to support the library!

 

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Maryville Library Book Sale

Friends of the Maryville Community Library Book Sale **Due to severe space constraints, we no longer accept book donations.** There are books of all kinds for sale in the Friends' ongoing book sale: the latest fiction, cook books, bios, children's books, and more. Hidden treasures, old favorites, and new discoveries can all be yours for $5.00 a bag. The on-going book sale is held during regular library hours, six days a week. Stop by and browse. We'll even help you carry books to your car.

 

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Pre-Loaded Kindles at Maryville Library

Teens @ the Maryville Library: If you would like to read a book and discuss it with the Teens @ the Library, stop by the Maryville Community Library to join and receive a free copy of the next book. To sign up, visit the library, call 618-288-3801, or e-mail.

Check out a Pre-Loaded Kindle Today! Maryville Community Library has Kindles pre-loaded with a variety of popular books available for check out. The easiest way to enjoy an eBook: just turn it on and read. Adult Patrons only.

 

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Santa Arrives at Old Firehouse

Maryville tradition revived, Santa Arrives at Maryville's Old Fire House is currently at the Maryville Heritage Museum, at the corner of N. Donk E. Zupan on 1959 Seagrave Fire Truck. This will be on Friday night, December 8 from 6-7pm. Santa will have treats for children and he will hear their Christmas requests! Bring your cameras for a great photo opportunity! Sponsored by Maryville Heritage Museum Committee.

 

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Web Page & Data Bases at Maryville Library

Web Page and Data Bases (Maryville Community Library Databases) Take a look at the Maryville Community Library's web page (link), and explore our collection of data bases: A to Z USA-maps, games and more A to Z World Culture-explore a broad array of information on each country in the world A to Z World Travel- maps, currency, games and more Brain HQ -daily challenges and fun games keep the brain young Consumer Health Complete Consumer Reports First Search - full-text and full-image articles Legal Information Reference Center Science Reference Center and MasterFILE Premier which provides full text for magazines, reference books, and primary source documents, including an Image Collection containing photos, maps flags. Novelist - Articles, BookTalks

 

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CHURCH EVENTS

A King Is Coming To Town

The Pentecostals of Troy, 8965 Rt. 162, Troy IL, will present a children's Christmas musical entitled A King is Coming to Town, on December 13 at 7 PM. For more information, please visit our online church, Like The Pentecostals of Troy on Facebook, Follow us @PentecostalTroy on Twitter, email us or call 667-6054. We offer free bus rides to every church service and event.

 

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Christmas Eve Celebration

The Pentecostals of Troy, 8965 Rt. 162, Troy IL, will be hosting one-hour Christmas Eve Celebration on Sunday December 24 at 10:30 AM. Christmas Carols, the Christmas Story and singing Silent Night by Candlelight to close the celebration. For more information, please visit our website, Like The Pentecostals of Troy on Facebook, Follow us @PentecostalTroy on Twitter, email us or call 667-6054. We offer free bus rides to every church serve and event.

 

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EVENTS IN OTHER COMMUNITIES

Breaking Up Is Hard To Do Musical

Hard Road Theatre is proud to announce their winter musical: BREAKING UP IS HARD TO DO. BREAKING UP IS HARD TO DO is an original jukebox musical featuring Neil Sedaka songs. Performances are scheduled for January 19th, 20th, 21st, 26th, and 27th. No recordings will be allowed.

 

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Celebration of Life Fundraiser Banquet

On Thursday March 8th, The Relevant Pregnancy Options Center will be having a Celebration of Life Fundraising Banquet. Doors will open at 6:00 PM, event will be 6:30 PM-8:30 PM. Donations will be requested. We hope to see you there!

 

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Christmas Cookie Sale

SUNDAY DECEMBER 10TH 11:00AM - 2:00 PM ST MICHAEL'S ANNUAL CHRISTMAS COOKIE SALE. MARK YOUR CALENDAR! SAVE THE DATE! Join us for our very popular Annual Christmas Cookie Sale! The event is located at St. Michael's Episcopal Church, 111 O'Fallon Troy Road, O'Fallon, at the north end of North Lincoln. Save baking time and come and choose your goodies to help celebrate the Christmas season. We will have available MANY DIFFERENT varieties of cookies and cakes! All are welcome! Our church is handicap accessible and the event has free admission. Don't miss out on a special event that will get your holiday season off to a festive start! If you need more information, call 618-977-1187. SEE YOU THERE!

 

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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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Jingle & Mingle

Put a little jingle in your mingle and join us at Gateway Center for a holiday party open to you and your co-workers! The evening will be full to tasty food, holiday drinks, and live entertainment from Spanky Entertainment Dueling Pianos. Gather your co-workers, friends, and family and head to Gateway Center on Wednesday, December 13th, 2017 from 5:30pm until 10pm for a festive night out! Individual tickets are $35 plus fees, including a delicious meal, 2 drink tickets, live entertainment, and a chance to win a door prizes. We also have tables of 8 available for $260 plus fees. Call 618-345-8998 extension 0 with any questions. When: Wednesday, December 13th, 2017 from 5:30pm - 10:00pm Where: Gateway Center, 1 Gateway Drive, Collinsville, IL 62234 Dress: Cocktail Attire Tickets can be purchased at Gateway Center in person or by calling 618-345-8998 extension 0, Monday-Friday, 8am - 5pm. Purchase tickets online. (USE CODE: EARLYBIRD FOR SPECIAL SAVINGS UNTIL OCTOBER 31ST, 2017) - ONLY AVAILABLE ONLINE

 

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Relevant Pregnancy Options Center Trivia Night

The Relevant Pregnancy Options Center will be having a Trivia Night on Friday January 19th 2018. Doors will open at 6:30 PM, event starts at 7:00 PM. It is $10 per person, and 10 people to a table. We hope to see you there!

 

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Santa Returns to Edison's

Edison's Entertainment Complex will host a Breakfast with Santa from 8:30-11am on Saturday, December 16. The cost for the pancake breakfast, a photo with Santa, and unlimited bowling, laser tag, and arcade will be $16 plus tax per guest. Breakfast-only tickets will also be available for just $10 plus tax per guest. Groups that RSVP by Monday, December 11 will receive a pass for free future game of bowling for each child in their group. RSVPs are strongly recommended but not required. There is no cost to RSVP - all fees will be collected at the door. Edison's Entertainment Complex is located at 2477 S. State Route 157 in Edwardsville. To RSVP or learn more about Edison's, visit our website, e-mail, or call (618) 307-9020.

 

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