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Antioch Rotary Club steps up in polio battle

To prepare for its celebration of World Polio Day, the Antioch Rotary Club has been raising funds for its share of the fight. The Club set a goal of $2,000 for 2014. Some of the money was raised through a Rotary Dunk Tank in conjunction with...

 

Halloween central

Halloween central

Standing ready with a plethora of costumes, gag gifts and curiosities for sale are manager Kim Bulava (left) and owner Joanne Linker of JJ Blinkers in down-town Antioch, Ill. (Photo by Bruce Heard) JJ Blinkers has a costume for every whim By...

 

Grandparents Day at Paradise Park

Grandparents Day at Paradise Park in Fox Lake will be held on Sept. 7, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., at Paradise Park, located at 16 Lilac Ave. in Fox Lake. There will be free food, drinks and games for everyone. Come and celebrate the grandparents...

 

Citizen Police Academy applications

The McHenry County Sheriff’s Office is accepting applications for its 11-week Citizen Police Academy (CPA). The class will be held every Wednesday starting Sept. 10, with class graduation on Wednesday, Nov. 29. The CPA consists of a series...

 

Reduced fee water testing offered in August

In honor of Safe Drinking Water Month, McHenry County Department of Health (MCDH) will offer reduced fee water testing for individual well water users during the month of August. Residents can have their well water sampled for coliform bacteria...

 

Master Gardener deadline is Aug. 31

University of Illinois Extension in McHenry County is hosting a training program for new Master Gardeners starting in January, 2015. Master Gardeners are trained by U of I Horticulture Educators to help homeowners with gardening, lawn, tree,...

 

Open house set for Pringle School Aug. 10

McHenry County Historical Society and members of the Wilson/Weyland Family of Marengo will host a free open house between 1 and 4 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 10. Both sites, the 1867 limestone Pringle one-room schoolhouse and the pre-Civil War “Stewart’s...

 

Rally by the Lake / Car and Bike Show

  Rally By the Lake – Car and Bike Show, is sponsored by the Fox Lake Area Chamber. This is the eighth annual event for the Chamber. The Car and Bike Show is held on Aug. 10 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Lakefront Park in Fox Lake. Free...

 

Reduced fee water testing offered in August

In honor of Safe Drinking Water Month, McHenry County Department of Health (MCDH) will offer reduced fee water testing for individual well water users during the month of August. Residents can have their well water sampled for coliform bacteria...

 

Branding workshop for small businesses

The Illinois Small Business Development Center (ISBDC) at McHenry County College is offering a new two-part workshop on brand strategy and brand development for small business owners. Marketing professionals and business owners who want to create...

 
 
 
 

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