Announcements

Starting A Business In Illinois Workshops

Illinois residents can start to bring their dreams to life by attending the “Starting A Business In Illinois 2019 Workshops.” There will be one-day training workshops on Sept. 19, Oct. 17, Nov. 21, and Dec. 19. The workshops are from…

Volunteers Needed For Tree Inventory In Aledo

The Illinois Extension Master Naturalist Program in partnership with Trees Forever, a nonprofit conservation group working in Illinois and Iowa, the Mercer County Public Building Commission, the City of Aledo, and the Mercer County School District, are looking for volunteers…

Viola Area Chamber of Commerce Accepting New Members

The Viola Area Chamber of Commerce is accepting new members. If you are a business owner in the Sherrard School District, you are eligible for membership. Mercer County organizations who serve the Viola area are also eligible, and community members…

Applications Being Accepted For Mercer County Housing Authority Voucher Program

The Mercer County Housing Authority will begin taking applications for its Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program Waiting List. The Section 8 Housing Voucher program provides rental assistance for low income families who qualify by meeting income requirements. Applicants are…

Time For Tots Preschool Registration

Time For Tots Preschool, located at Calvary Lutheran Church in New Windsor, is holding registration for the upcoming school year. Applications are being accepted for children ages 3 – 6. To register your child or for more information, call 309-667-2211.

Aledo Electronics & Paint Collection Site

Due to renovations at City Hall, the Aledo Electronics & Paint Collection Site is temporarily located at the City of Aledo Street Department Garage at 305 E. Main Street. The hours of operation are every first and third Thursday of…

Hope Walk For Huntington’s Disease

Please join us on Sun., Sept. 8, from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., for our family-friendly inaugural hope walk and fundraiser to benefit those affected by Huntington’s Disease. This 2 mile walk/run will begin at 10:30 a.m. at Lake Storey…