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    Thursday, April 27, 2017
    It has been an honor to be the baseball coach at our high school for the past eleven springs! We have truly appreciated the generous support of the various businesses and clubs in our community, which has allowed us to improve the facilities and equipment that our young people have utilized for the purpose of optimizing success. We are fortunate to have former baseball Kahoks at Quincy ...read more
    Categories: Community, General News Article, Human Interest
    Tuesday, April 25, 2017
    International Horseradish Festival Celebrating 30 th Anniversary For immediate release (Collinsville, IL): 2017 International Horseradish Festival is celebrating 30 years in the horseradish capital of the world. Collinsville Illinois will be celebrating a love of all things horseradish June 2-4, 2017 at Woodland Park. This three-day festival has something for everyone with a huge variety of ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Fun Facts, Human Interest, Community, General News Article, Press Release
    Tuesday, April 18, 2017
    The Illinois Chamber of Commerce presents- Critical Infrastructure Summit June 6th & June 7th at the Gateway Center in Collinsville Seeking local Exhibitors & Sponsors Click Here to download form
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
    Friday, April 07, 2017
    Collinsville High School’s Carla Elliff is Illinois High School Counselor of the Year ​Collinsville, Illinois – April 7, 2017 – Carla Elliff, co-chair of the counseling department at Collinsville High School, was named the 2017 Ray Piagentini High School Counselor of the Year by the Illinois School Counselor Association. Elliff accepted the award during a luncheon held ...read more
    Categories: Community, General News Article, Press Release, Education, Human Interest
    Tuesday, April 04, 2017
    SUPERCUTS & GATEWAY GRIZZLIES PARTNER TOGETHER FOR AMAZING PROMOTION Supercuts is proud to sponsor the Gateway Grizzlies Baseball this season. As part of the partnership we are giving away free vouchers to Gateway Grizzlies games when guests visit our Supercuts' salons 3 times. The voucher is good for one box seat ticket at GCS ballpark for a Gateway Grizzlies game. Supercuts salons in ...read more
    Categories: Community, Human Interest, General News Article, Press Release
    Wednesday, March 29, 2017
    NOMINATE COLLINSVILLE TO WIN $20,000 DURING “MEET ME AT THE PARK” City with the most nominations wins a grant for a local park through park improvement campaign (Collinsville, IL, 03/27/2017) – This Earth Month, the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) is collaborating with The Walt Disney Company, including Disney Citizenship, Disney|ABC Television Group and ESPN, to ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
    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
    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, 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