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    Friday, March 17, 2017
    Library Safari Saturday, April 29 9 AM - 5 PM The Collinsville Library Collinsville, IL – It’s an adventure! Set off on an expedition of the jungle at the Collinsville Library on Saturday, April 29. A trail of the wilderness will weave all the way through the library in a scavenger hunt with games, crafts, and activities set out along the way. Learn about the tropics in an action ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
    Thursday, March 02, 2017
    GCS Credit Union employees joined together to raise $1,170.00 in the month of February to benefit the local Got Your Six Support Dogs of Collinsville . The donation of over $1,000 pays for one service dog’s basic care for an entire year and pays for the veteran or first responder’s meals while attending the ten-day pairing and trauma resiliency training. In an ongoing effort to ...read more
    Categories: Community, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
    Thursday, March 02, 2017
    Scott Credit Union has continued its partnership with the American Cancer Society, presenting the organization with $20,000 to sponsor the ACS Farm to Table fundraiser, 11 Relay for Life events and Coaches vs. Cancer events at local high schools and universities this year. The Farm to Table event, which was held for the first time last summer, will feature one-of-a-kind offerings from local ...read more
    Categories: Community, Human Interest, General News Article, Press Release
    Wednesday, March 01, 2017
    Collinsville High School Career Partners Program- During a student’s time at Collinsville High School, it is our goal that he/she has as many opportunities as possible to learn about life and the world of work. To further enhance career education, the CHS Counseling Department is building a database of local professionals who are willing to be an information resource for our students. We ...read more
    Categories: Education, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
    Wednesday, February 08, 2017
    ANDERSON AUXILIARY, MEDICAL STAFF, AND IHAA OFFERING $1000 SCHOLARSHIPS The Auxiliary of Anderson Hospital in Maryville is offering $1,000 scholarships to students who are enrolled in a hospital-related health care field. Students must be legal residents of the State of Illinois and must attend an accredited school, although it need not be an Illinois institution. Winners will be announced in ...read more
    Categories: Community, General News Article, Press Release, Education, Human Interest
    Tuesday, February 07, 2017
    Twin Echo Elementary School will host My School Color Run April 8 th , 2017 The students of Twin Echo Elementary School will host the inaugural community wide My School Color Run on April 8 th , 2017 at 9:00am to raise money for the PTA. The My School Color Run is an untimed 5K fun run for all ages and fitness abilities. Along the route, participants pass through vibrant color zones, making it a ...read more
    Categories: Community, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
    Tuesday, January 03, 2017
    Collinsville Hometown Hero Banners are Available. Banners will be hung along Uptown Streets for 2 months (mid-April - end of June) including Memorial Day. Banners will be 22 x36 and will include: Name Rank Branch Photo Era of Service Years in Service Order forms are available by contacting Pat Reitz at 618-346-7890 or email Lpreitz@att.net Tear order form and mail with check and photo to Pat ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Press Release, Community, Human Interest