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    Friday, September 14, 2018
    Bridges Senior Center To Conduct Door To Door Canvassing Bridges Senior Center staff will be conducting door to door canvassing September 21, 2018 in Miller Township.  Door to door canvassing is a requirement of Western Illinois Area Agency on Aging. The purpose of canvassing is to locate and identify older adults and provide them information and assistance about potential services and benefits ...read more
    Categories: Human Interest, Press Release
    Friday, September 07, 2018
    Illinois Valley Hospice Plans Workshopfor Children who have Suffered Loss            Children ages six through 14 who have experienced the death of a family member or someone else close to them are invited to attend the “My Treasure Chest” workshop being planned by Illinois Valley Hospice.            Led by hospice social workers Dawn Moutray and Lisa Casford and scheduled for 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. ...read more
    Categories: Health, Human Interest, Press Release
    Thursday, September 06, 2018
    The only hospital-based stop smoking program in the Illinois Valley area begins its fall session at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, September 25, at Illinois Valley Community Hospital in Peru.            Endorsed by the American Lung Association, the IVCH Freedom from Smoking program is a series of eight classes that meet over a seven-week period in the IVCH special procedures conference room.  The $40 ...read more
    Categories: Health, Press Release
    Wednesday, September 05, 2018
    Westclox Bru Coffee Cafe Co. is a great little place tucked inside the historic Westclox Building. Owned and operated by mother/daughter duo Mary K Lemrise and Julia Just, they offer breakfast items such as homemade quiche and breakfast sandwiches. For lunch you'll find deli sandwiches and paninis and as well as soups and salads. A variety of bakery treats in their large dessert case featuring ...read more
    Categories: Ribbon Cutting
    Wednesday, September 05, 2018
     The Illinois Valley Diabetes Center for Excellence at Illinois Valley Community Hospital has taken an important step toward achieving a significant federal designation.            The IVCH Center has been notified by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention that its diabetes prevention program has received CDC preliminary recognition.            “We appreciate your participation in the ...read more
    Categories: Health, Press Release
    Wednesday, September 05, 2018
    Unwind at Westclox is where your journey begins to wellness year-round. Located in the historic Westclox building in Peru, IL, Unwind serves as Starved Rock Country’s most sought after therapeutic experience. Turn back the hands of time and discover our exciting selection of highly effective treatments designed to relax, restore and rejuvenate the body and the mind. For more information please to ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Ribbon Cutting
    Tuesday, August 28, 2018
    Join the Canal Corridor Association for dinner & a little history on Thursday September 20th 2018, at the Gaylord Building for our Dinner Lecture Series: Highways Through Time!  The story of this region is best understood not as the impact of the Chicago Portage, or the I&M canal, or the Chicago and Alton Railroad, or Route 66; but as the trajectory of thousands of years as the nexus of ...read more
    Categories: Fun Facts, Communities, Press Release
    Friday, August 24, 2018
    OGLESBY, IL, August 23, 2018- Illinois Valley SHRM, a local chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management, is encouraging area business leaders to register now for its annual Labor & Employment Law Update lunch and learn event scheduled for Wednesday, October 17th at Illinois Valley Community College.  Lunch and networking activities begin at 11:30, with the main presentation running from ...read more
    Categories: Education, Press Release