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Troy Maryvlle St. Jacob Marine Chamber of Commerce
Thursday June 28, 2018

Tom's Troy Garage Door in St. Jacob IL

 

Madison County Community Survey

Madison County Community Development is conducting a survey of local Community Leaders to identify community needs and priorities for the expenditure of federal funds to low-income families, households and neighborhoods. The results of this survey will be used to establish goals for the Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) program. This year we have implemented the use of Survey Monkey. If you would, please take a few minutes to complete the survey located here it would be greatly appreciated. Please complete your survey as soon as possible. If you have any questions regarding our survey, or if you would like to request a paper survey, please contact Amy Lyerla at 618-296-4382 or e-mail her.

 

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Madison County Employment & Training

We asist with tuition, fees, uniforms, and graduation cost. Career counseling job search assistance. Training opportunities for careers in industries with high growth occupations. 101 E. Edwardsville Road Wood River, IL 62095 For more information visit website. Time: 9am-11am Dates: June 20th, June 27th, July 11th, July 25th, Aug. 8th, Aug. 22nd, Sept. 5th, Sept. 19th, Oct. 3rd, Oct. 17th, Oct 31st, Nov. 14th, Nov. 28th, Dec 12th.

 

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CHAMBER EVENTS

ChamberNET

Please join us for food, fun and networking at Anderson Hospital 6800 State Route 162 Maryville, IL 62062 on Thursday August 2, 2018 at 5pm until 7pm.

 

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TROY EVENTS

Summer Lunch Program

Ministries Unlimited is pleased to announce its partnership with 6 local churches and the summer lunch program at Meadow Dr. Park and Tri-Township Library. A brown bag lunch is served M-F, 11:30-12:30, now until August 10, first come, first served. The churches are: Friedens UCC, The Pentecostals of Troy, Bethel Baptist, Troy United Methodist, St. Jeromes Catholic and Pathway Church. Ministries Unlimited has donated $5,000 back to the community of Troy by sponsoring the summer lunch program.

 

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Tri-Township Park Summer Camp

Summer Weekly Camp is beginning June 11- August 10th. No camp provided the week of the 4th of July. For more information regarding hours and prices check out our website or contact us at 618-667-6887.

 

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MARINE EVENTS

Marine Homecoming

The Marine Homecoming will be on June 29th-30th. There will be rides, food, music, bingo, parades, vendors, and more! Children parade will be Saturday night. Fri-Friends of Bluegrass 6-9pm Fri-Breach of Peace 9-1am Sat-Buffalo Road 8-12am

 

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MARYVILLE EVENTS

5K Run For Your Life

The Anderson Hospital Relay Team has coordinated a 5K Run for Your Life to take place during the event! The 5K Run/Walk begins at 6 p.m. on June 30th with same day registration beginning at 4 p.m. The relay team is currently looking for runners and sponsors to support the 5K and their Relay Team fundraising efforts! Runners will pay a $30 registration fee and receive a swag bag and shirt (shirts guaranteed if registered by June 12). Sponsors can participate at the $100 level by providing info/items in the runners swag bags or at the $200 level with swag bag inserts and logo on race shirts! More info on our website, Email Maddie here for more information or call 618-391-6712.

 

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Access to Fishing Program

Maryville Community Library will have rods and reels, provided by Illinois Department of Natural Resources, available to borrow much like checking out a book or movie. Tackle packets (that contain hooks, sinkers, bobbers, etc.) and instructional fishing literature of fishing is available. Available at no cost for users to keep when they borrow a fishing pole. Come in and check one out!

 

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Help Support the Maryville 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 here, 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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Kennelwood Pet Resort Grand Opening

Please join us for a ribbon cutting during the Grand Opening of Kennelwood Pet Resorts' newest location in Maryville, Illinois, 4967 State Route 159 on Friday, June 29th at 1:00 PM.

 

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Master Gardener's Open House

On Thursday evening, June 28 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. the University of Illinois Extension Master Gardeners will host an Open House at the Open Gate Demonstration Garden in Drost Park located in Maryville. A number of Master Gardeners will be stationed around the gardens to answer any questions.

The Master Gardeners will also be selling over 150 varieties of daylilies that evening. The event is free and the lilies should be at their peak. To get to the Open Gate Demonstration Garden from Hwy. 159 take Vadalabene Drive to Schiber Court, then turn into the park on Myron Provence Parkway. You can also Google #8 Schiber Court or Drost Park.

 

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Museum Passes

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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Pre-Loaded Kindles at Maryville Library

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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Skate Music Camp

Join us for our 3rd Annual SkateCamp! Learn to skate or advance your skills! $10 Registration includes food/snacks, a T-shirt, and mid-week trip to Earth Surf Skatepark (provide your own transportation). This year, in conjunction with SkateCamp, we are offering MUSIC CAMP as an alternative for students with other interests! Students will enjoy a week of musical fun and training from our very talented Children's Minister, Mary Wisnasky! If you have questions about registration and/or add-on purchases, please feel free to call our church office at 618-288-9600 or email us.

 

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Storytime Maryville Library

There will be no Saturday Storytime in July and August. The last date is June 30. Storytime will resume on September 1st at 10:30 a.m.

 

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Studio Eleven Guest Appreciation Day

We want to celebrate YOU! We would not be Studio Eleven without each of our guests who impact our lives each day! Join us July 25th so that we can show you how much you mean to us! Celebrate with us and enjoy: ~ Exclusive offers ~ Product giveaways ~ Hors d'oeuvres ~ Photo Booth ~ MUCH MORE

 

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Teens @ The 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.

 

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Website Databases

Take a look at the Maryville Community Library's website, and explore our collection of databases. Databases include: A to Z USA A to Z World Culture A to Z World Travel Consumer Health Complete Consumer Reports First Search Legal Information Reference Center Science Reference Center MasterFILE Premier Novelist

 

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VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL

Good Shepherd VBS

Good Shepherd Lutheran Church School will be hosting Vacation Bible School June 25th-June 29th from 9:00 am-12:00pm

 

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Seuss in the Summer VBS

St. Michael's Episcopal Church is hosting Seuss in the Summer Vacation Bible School When: Mon, July 16, 10:00 am Fri, July 20, 10:30 am from 5:30pm-8:00 pm Where: St. Michael's Episcopal Church, 111 O'Fallon Troy Rd, O'Fallon, IL 62269

 

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Splash Canyon VBS

Join us at St. Jerome Catholic Church for Splash Canyon Vacation Bible School VBS on July 23-27, 6:00-8:30pm.  VBS is open to all children entering Pre-K through 5th grade this fall. Many Volunteers are needed! There is no cost for our VBS. Fees are covered from our annual Family Trivia Night hosted by our Youth Group.

 

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Troy UMC VBS

Troy United Methodist Church is hosting Vacation Bible School from July 30th-August 3rd. The event will be from 9 am-11 am. If you have any questions call the church at 618-344-3151.

 

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EVENTS IN OTHER COMMUNITIES

2018 Culver's Car Shows

The 2018 Car Show dates are here and you don't want to miss out! 
Cruise #4: July 21st (5p-8p) 
Cruise #5: August 18th (5p-8p) 
Cruise #6: September 15th (5p-8p) 
Halloween Cruise: Oct. 20th (4p-7p)
If you have any questions call (618) 344-8780 or come by at 100 United Dr in Collinsville IL 62234

 

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Bark N' Brew

What a treat! Save the date for the 2nd annual Bark 'N Brew on Wednesday, October 24th, 2018. Bring your furry friend to Gateway Center for a pet friendly Yappy Hour featuring dog-friendly play space, a costume contest, local beers, tasty food more!

 

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Business Series with Nathan Stooke

Join Wisper Internet for a business series featuring Wisper CEO, Nathan Stooke. Sessions include lunch. $25 per session or attend all 4 sessions for $85. RSVP to marketing@wisperisp.com. Tuesday, July 10 What I'd Do Differently: What to do and what not to do, learn from my path as a business owner. Tuesday, July 17th Hiring Rockstar Employees: Employees are your greatest asset. Learn how to find and hire the rockstars. Tuesday, July 24th Leadership: Learn how to choose to be a leader and how to apply it to your organization. Tuesday, July 31st Growing Pains: Growing too fast? Learn how to keep the culture

 

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Hard Road Theatre Productions

Hard Road Theatre Presents their 2018-2019 Summer Season.
Annie Jr: 7/12-14 @ 7:00 p.m. 7/15 @ 2:00 p.m @ Highland High School
Kennel Oklahoma: 7/27-28 8/3-4 @ 7:30 p.m 7/29 8/5 @ 2:00 p.m. @Highland Elem

 

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Steps for Life Walk/Run

On Saturday September 29th, come join the Relevant Pregnancy Options Center at the Steps for Life Walk/Run! Registration begins at 7 AM, Run starts at 8 AM, and the walk starts at 8:05 AM. We hope to see you there!

 

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OTHER NEWS

Should You Outsource Work?

Outsourcing is an intimidating word for many business owners. Letting go and handing off is difficult as well as nerve wracking! Having more hours in the day is worth it! So much of what needs to be done the owner adds NO value to! Imagine the time you'd have to do what you do add value!

What can you outsource that you add no value to? How about your bookkeeping, calendar management, email management, and database manager - for beginners! imagine what it would be like to never reconcile that checking account again! Never schedule an appointment, or minimize the number of emails you respond to! And all those business cards from networking events...how about getting them into a format and using them to market your business - or at least develop relationships with coffee or lunch appointments? Sound like it's too good to be true? Not at all! Signature Virtual Assistance can do all this and more! How about meeting for coffee and learn what we can do for you to increase the hours in your day! Contact us today at via email or 314.425.4612.

 

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