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Thursday September 14, 2017

Troy City Wide Clean Up Day at Tri-Township Park in Troy IL


Thursday September 14, 2017


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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Friedens Germanfest 5K

On September 16th the Friedens Germanfest 5K run/walk will begin at 9am with the festivities beginning at 4pm. There will be delicious homemade German food for purchase, with music provided from the well known and talented Deutschmeister German band. Located at the Tri-Township Park Troy, IL.


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Saint Paul's Annual Rummage Sale

Want to make a positive impact on a child’s education or just looking for a great weekend activity? Maybe you are just a bargain hunter on the search for that next glorious find. Saint Paul’s Lutheran School annual rummage sale happens Friday September 22nd and Saturday September 23rd (7am-12pm daily) at Tri-Township Park in Troy Illinois underneath the white pavilion.

There is a wide assortment of jewelry, furniture, household items, books, toys, clothes and much more. The proceeds support the ongoing efforts of Saint Paul’s Lutheran School!

The event is organized by the PTL (Parent Teacher League) of Saint Paul’s and the generous members of the congregation has helped to purchase desks, chairs, library books, and athletic equipment. You can also donate your gently used treasures the week prior. Contact the school office 618.667.6314 for more info.


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Special Olympics Illinois Athletes to Compete in Area 12 Bowling

Families, volunteers and spectators are invited to cheer on Special Olympics athletes- men and women, boys and girls- as they compete in Southwestern Area 12 Bowling.   The competitions will be held on two consecutive Sundays, September 23 and October 1, at St. Clair Bowl located 5950 Old Collinsville Road in Fairview Heights, IL.  Each day begins at 9:00 a.m. with Opening Ceremonies kicking off the competition. 

Over the course of both event dates, 441 athletes representing 25 agencies from  Area 12 will bowl in individual, doubles and team competition.  Southwestern Area 12 is comprised of the following counties: Bond, Calhoun, Clinton, Fayette, Jersey, Madison, Monroe, Montgomery, St. Clair and Washington.

Gold medal winners from the Area events will qualify to advance to the Southern Sectional Bowling on November 5, 2017 at St. Clair Bowl.

If you would like to volunteer for one of the three bowling dates, please email or call 618-654-6680 to reach the Southern Regional Office located at 1318 Mercantile Drive in Highland.  



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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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Tri-Township Library Book Sale

The next book sale at the Tri Township Library, located at 209 South Main in Troy, will be held on Saturday September 16th from 9:00 AM to noon. Books, magazines, DVD, CD donations are accepted during regular library hours or on the day of the sale. Event is sponsored by the Friends of the Library.


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Balloons over Marine Festival

3rd Annual Balloon Over Marine Festival will be Friday, September 22 and Saturday, September 23. The event will feature launches on Friday and Saturday evening, and a sunrise launch on Saturday morning, as well as a balloon glow on Saturday evening. Many activities will also be available to attend.


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Access to Fishing Program @ Maryville Community Library

Rods and reels, provided by Illinois Department of Natural Resources, are available to borrow much like checking out and returning a library book. Tackle packets (containing hooks, sinkers, a bobber, etc.) and instructional fishing literature are also available at no cost for users to keep when they borrow a fishing pole. Come in and check one out!


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Bobby's Caramel Apple Sale

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


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Cambridge House of Maryville Seeking Volunteers

The Cambridge House of Maryville is seeking volunteers to assist with Resident Activities on site.  Resident Services Coordinator Kathy Tammen is asking for members of the public who might be interested in assisting with or leading certain activities with our residents.

Examples of activities include bingo calling, leading arts & crafts groups or various interest groups. Anyone with a special skill, hobby, or talent is also encouraged to volunteer.

Volunteer hours are flexible, and are available during weekdays, weeknights, weekends, and holidays.  Volunteers of all ages are welcome, especially those who are in need of volunteer service hours for school districts or local churches.

For additional information or to inquire about becoming a volunteer, please contact Resident Services Coordinator Kathy Tammen at 618-288-2211 or email.


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eScrip to Support the Maryville Community 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 at this website, 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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Gale Courses @ Maryville Community Library

Gale Courses @ Maryville Community Library The Maryville Community Library is pleased to offer Gale Courses to all library card holders, free of charge! Gale Courses deliver hundreds of engaging, instructor-led online courses focused on professional development, technology skills, and personal enrichment to transform lives and foster positive changes in your community. With over 300 courses on a variety of topics, you are bound to find something you want to learn. Each course is 6 weeks long, with a certificate of completion offered at the end. Whether you want to brush up on your job skills or just want to get healthy, check out the free Gale Courses today! Go to our website, click on databases and select Gale Courses. You will need your valid Maryville Community Library card.


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LARC II Book Club Digital Lending

LARC II Book Club If you are interested in reading and discussing non-fiction and more profound and compelling fiction, this is the group for you. On Friday, September 8th at 2:00, LARC II will discuss Sound of a Wild Snail Eating by Elisabeth Tova Bailey. If you would like to read a book and join our discussion group, visit the library, call 618-288-3801, or e-mail. Digital Lending (through the Maryville Community Library) Maryville Library has downloadable books, audio books and magazines you can check out with your library card. Learn more in the Digital Lending section of our webpage. 3M Cloud Library(formerly Overdrive) Tumblebooks interactive animated talking storybooks Zinio Digital Magazines


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Maryville Community Library Book Sale

Friends of the Maryville Community Library Book Sale 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. Due to lack of climate controlled storage space, donations will not be accepted during January and February.


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Maryville Community Library Databases

Web Page and Data Bases (Maryville Community Library Databases) Take a look at the Maryville Community Library's webpage, 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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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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Museum Passes @ Maryville Community Library

Have you heard? The Maryville Community Library has partnered with the Edwardsville Children's Museum and now has 3 museum passes for checkout! Each pass allows admission for up to 4 people. In addition, save 10 on museum merchandise when you use the pass! Passes are only available to Maryville Patrons 18 up. Please contact the Maryville Community Library at 618-288-3801 with any questions.


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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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Teens @ the Maryville Library and More

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.

LARC I Book Club LARC I will discuss Eligible by Curtis Sittenfeld at their next meeting on Friday, September 29th at 1:00 p.m. If you would like to read a book and join our discussion group, 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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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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Zootopia- Movie in the Park

Maryville Park and Rec Committee will continue their 2017 Movies in the Park series with the Golden Globe and Academy Award winning Zootopia (PG) at #8 Schiber Court, Drost Park in Maryville, Saturday, September 16 starting after dusk about 7:15-7:20.

The Disney movie is an animated film featuring a rookie bunny cop and a cynical con-artist fox who must work together to uncover a conspiracy. Among its 40 award wins, is AARP's Best Movie for Adults that Refuse to Grow Up. The movie and Bobby's Frozen Custard will be provided by Anderson Hospital Beatty Motil, Attorneys Kurt's CarStar Maryville Kiwanis and Mariachi's Mexican Restaurant. A number of additional local vendors will set up their tables and offer treats and prizes to those in attendance beginning at 6:05. Follow the green and blue signs off of Rt. 159 to Valadabene Drive to Schiber Court. Bring your lawn chairs, loungers, blankets, bug spray to make your evening comfortable. If you have questions, call Maryville Parks Rec 618-772-8555 between 9:00-5:00


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St. Jacob Activity Center to be Remodeled

The Activity Center in St. Jacob will begin with its remodeling beginning Monday, July 17 after the Homecoming weekend. It has a planned construction end date set at September 29. Meetings will be held at the old Village Hall in St. Jacob. If the new Village Hall is completed before the remodel is done the meetings will move to there. The following dates have been set for Board Meetings: August 13 and 17, September 7 and 21.


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Auction Fundraiser for Hope for Heros

Hope for Heros is an event located at the Collinsville VFW on 1234 Vandalia Street on September 14, 2017. Auction begins at 7pm. We are trying to find new and innovative ways to entice people to come out and help us raise money for our charities.

We have had donations for a ticket raffle, and we appreciate the donations. I realize that many companies are not able to donate large items/gift certificates. I am therefore asking for donations for our ticket raffle or door prizes. Something our guest are not able to get in a monthly mailer/newspaper/circular. If you are interested in participating, please feel free to mail your donation to: Deena Oliver 118 Clinton Hill Drive Belleville, IL 62226. Encourage others to raise money or donate if you can't. Have a blessed day. Visit our website for more information.


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Fall Festival

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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FREE High School Equivalency Certification Classes at SWIC. Classes are held at Belleville, Granite City and East St. Louis Campuses starting in August. Must call Stacie at 618-797-7397 to sign up for pre-registration meeting. Free vocational classes starting in the Fall, call for information.


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Glo Bingo Extravaganza

Anderson Hospital Auxiliary is hosting a Glo Bingo Extravaganza on Friday, September 29 at the Edwardsville American Legion, 58 IL-157, Edwardsville, IL. Doors open at 6 p.m. With ten $100 games, two mega 50/50 games, lots of door prizes and fantastic raffle items, this event is a must go to! A DJ, songs, humor and props with a hospital theme is sure to be a big hit! Food and drinks will be available for purchase or you can bring your own snacks. Tickets may be purchased in advance for $20 (includes 6 bingo cards, dabber and hat) starting August 15th at the Anderson Hospital Gift Shop or online at their website (for a small fee). With a limited number of tickets available at the door for $25, participants are encouraged to buy tickets before the event. Must be 18 or older to play!


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Hard Road Theatre Productions

Hard Road Theatre Productions' next production is Plaza Suite, on October 6-8, and 13-14th. (Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30, and Sunday at 2:00 PM) at the Highland Elementary Auditorium.


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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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Ruth's House Memory Care Grand Opening

Ruth's House Memory Care is having a Grand Opening on Oct. 1st, from 1:00-3:00. Enjoy: Hors d'oeuvres, Drinks, Tours, and Live Music Free Family Friendly Event Open to the Public Please RSVP to Sara Hoelscher by phone or email by September 24: 618-979-3602 View Flyer


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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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Taste of GGAR

Come out and enjoy some great food provided by the GGAR Affiliate Business Partners. The proceeds from this event will be shared with 11 area food pantries. You can find out more information at our website or call GGAR at 618-692-8300. Location: Moose Lodge, 7371 Marine Road, Edwardsville, IL 62025 Date: September 14, 2017 Time: 5:00-7:30 PM Tickets purchased in advance are $10 or at the door they are $12 (under age 5 FREE)


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You're Invited to Taste, Toast, Tour

You're Invited to Taste, Toast, & Tour at Gateway Center on September 19, 2017 5:00 PM - 7:30 PM.  This tasting open-house event is an exclusive opportunity for our VIP banquet and wedding clients! We will feature appetizers, entrees and accompaniments, cakes, cocktails, decorating and audio visual samples. Our Sales, Event and Catering Staffs will be available to answer questions and assist in customizing your upcoming special event. Mark your calendar now, let us know you're coming and look forward to a great evening! If you can't make it, please feel free to share this invitation within your organization. RSVP by September 15, 2017 to Amy McNally by email


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Anderson Hospital Seeking Volunteers

The Auxiliary to Anderson Hospital is a volunteer organization that has over 200 members, most of those members are active volunteers within the hospital. The Auxiliary is an integral part of Anderson Hospital. Anderson Hospital is a not-for-profit, acute care medical facility. Established in 1977, Anderson Hospital offers a full range of advanced health care services. The hospital is owned and operated by Southwestern Illinois Health Facilities, Inc. Follow this link to apply.


Hairdressers Helping Houston

Houston has faced massive devastation as a community. In the salon industry, we are faced with something separate. We have nothing without people. Currently, there are so many people who are displaced and don't have a space to work in, and further than that, if they have a place to work, there are no clients. We have a responsibility now to support the people in our industry to get them back on their feet through the hard stuff. We have a responsibility to show the people in our industry that we are there. We are here. We are strong. We are here for them. Please consider purchasing a shirt. Order Here


I'm a Business Owner Not a Psychic

As a business owner, wouldn't it be nice to anticipate and plan for problems before they arise? AdviCoach has the next best thing to a Crystal Ball!! A 3-part Seminar Series has been organized by Teresa Pedigo, with AdviCoach, and a team of experts. Four are Chamber Members!

TMSM Chamber of Commerce Members get a $5 discount off each ticket by using the promo code: TMSMCHAMBER. To register and learn more visit the website.


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Office Space For Lease Maryville, IL $8 / sq ft. 1600 SF

Office Space For Lease Maryville, IL $8 / sq ft. 1600 SF. Great Access, parking, visibility, security cameras and lights.  Prefinished or finish to spec. Some shared expenses, like electric, water, trash, and CAM.  This office is connected to the rear of Tom Chouinard State Farm, but  has a separate entrance. Call Tom Chouinard at 618-343-1200


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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


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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