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Troy Maryvlle St. Jacob Marine Chamber of Commerce

Thursday September 28, 2017

Come Experience the 2017 Pumpkin Festival at Triad High School in Troy IL


Thursday September 28, 2017


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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American Legion Painting Fundraiser

On Sunday, October 1 from 2-5 PM the American Legion Auxiliary is raising money for Christmas gifts for Veterans and the John Cochran VA Hospital. The fundraiser is a paint/wine/appetizers event. Diana Bauer will be instructing this event for $45 per person which includes the painting, 2 drinks, and appetizers.


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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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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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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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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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Ole Time Chicken n' Beer Dance Fundraiser

Come out to Boogie's Restaurant Sports Bar for our Ole Time Chicken n Beer Dance Fundraiser on Saturday September 30th at 2082 Vadalabene Dr, Maryville IL! From 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM food will be served. From 7:30 PM to 10:30 PM music featuring Mr.T and the House Shakers Band will be performing. Tickets are $20 each, and only 100 tickets will be sold. All ticket proceeds go to Backstoppers.


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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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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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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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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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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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Halloween Sale

20% OFF! Now through Sat. Sept. 30th at It's Party Time in Highland IL! Tableware, Serving Containers, Decorations, Pinatas, Costume accessories and more! Halloween balloons not included. 70% off Clearance table as well! Balloons not included.


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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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Local Bakery to Take Part in 1st National Bakery Day with Fun Filled Family Event

Lizzie Bob’s Bakery in Fairview Heights is excited to announce that on Thursday, September 28th, in honor of the 1st National Bakery Day, we will be hosting an all-day family friendly event.

Come join us in the bakery and see all of the yummy goodness and sweet treats that we have to offer. Our spacious parking lot will be full of music, balloons, entertainment and lots of special fun for the little ones. Don’t miss out on your chance to win special prizes and sample the best cookies, cakes and pies around.


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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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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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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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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.


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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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