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    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 24, 2017
    Collinsville Community Unit School District #10 Kindergarten Enrollment for School Year 2017-2018 Click Here for Dates & Enrollment Info Kindergarten Enrollment will be held at the Administration Annex Building, 123 West Clay Street in Collinsville. TO ENROLL YOUR CHILD, YOU WILL NEED TO BRING WITH YOU: 1) Birth Certificate 2) Proof of Residency. We look forward to welcoming the class of 2030 ...read more
    Categories: Education, Human Interest, Community, General News Article, Press Release
    Thursday, March 23, 2017
    Healthy Kids Day Saturday, April 29th 10am - 12 pm Gateway Region YMCA Collinsville Maryville Troy Location 1 Town Center Drive Maryville, IL 62062 For more info: https://www.gwrymca.org/news/healthy-kids-day%C2%AE/collinsville-maryville-troy-ymca/2017/march. Healthy Kids Day® Saturday, April 29, 2017 • 10 am – 12 pm Collinsville Maryville Troy YMCA Healthy Kids Day is designed to ...read more
    Categories: Community, General News Article, Press Release
    Monday, March 20, 2017
    Support the 2017 CUSD #10 4th Grade Jamboree The annual 4th Grade Jamboree — hosted by the Collinsville School District for ALL fourth grade students in our community’s public and private schools — needs your help. We are looking for sponsors to help provide t-shirts for the participants. Your business can help by becoming a t-shirt sponsor. Over 600 children are expected to ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Education, General News Article
    Monday, March 20, 2017
    For more information, contact: Laura Reed Jaci Rothe Cork Tree Creative or Cork Tree Creative (618) 656-7333 (618) 656-7333 laura@corktreecreative.com jaci@corktreecreative.com Congressmen Help Cut Ribbon to Celebrate Opening of New $2.6 Million, Central Collinsville Health Center: More than 3,000 Area Residents to Be Served COLLINSVILLE, ILL. (March 20, 2017) – Today Congressman John ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release, General News Article
    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
    Friday, March 10, 2017
    SWIC Still Accepting Applications For STEM Scholarships You still have time to apply for the Southwestern Illinois College STEM Scholars Program for science, technology, engineering or mathematics majors. The application deadline has been extended to April 17 for fall 2017 scholarship awards that cover full tuition and fees, and provide money for living and transportation expenses. Twelve to 14 ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Education
    Thursday, March 09, 2017
    Collinsville, Illinois – March 9, 2017 – Collinsville High School is raising funds to erect a memorial to honor the veterans of the Collinsville School District community. The project is among the school’s efforts as a recently designated Illinois Democracy School. According to Barbara Lindauer, CHS social studies teacher and head of the Democracy School Team, “We have ...read more
    Categories: Community, General News Article, Education, 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
    Tuesday, February 28, 2017
    SPRING into Collinsville Building & Loan Association and donate your non-perishable items to benefit our neighbors in need! YOUR DONATED ITEMS WILL BENEFIT COLLINSVILLE FOOD PANTRY AND TROY MINISTRIES UNLIMITED ITEMS MOST NEEDED: Small servings/pop-top cans of Fruit, Vegetables, Pasta and Meat Tuna Pouches Jello and Pudding Cups Small Bottles of Water, Juice, and Gatorade Crackers Chili, ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Tuesday, February 28, 2017
    The Collinsville Chamber of Commerce will host its Annual Meeting and Auction on April 11, 2017 at the KC Hall in Collinsville. Adding to the fun this year will be a CASINO NIGHT theme. Attendees can enjoy a buffet, casino games, silent auction, reverse bingo and so much more!! Doors open at 5:30 pm, Buffet and Silent Auction to follow. Casual/Business Attire. Featured Auction Items include: Two ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Chamber
    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 10, 2017
    Spring Internship and Career Fair Set for March 31 at Lindenwood University-Belleville; Registration for Employers, Students, Alumni Open Now Belleville, Ill. – Lindenwood University-Belleville will hold its Spring 2017 Internship and Career Fair from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Friday, March 31, in the main gymnasium on campus. Lindenwood Belleville students and alumni are encouraged to attend, ...read more
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    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
    Thursday, November 10, 2016
    CONTACT: COLLINSVILLE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE 618-344-2884 Email http://info@discovercollinsville.com Collinsville Progress seeks to recognize exceptional business associates COLLINSVILLE, IL — Collinsville Progress is accepting nominations for its Paul Miller Business Associate of the Month award. The monthly designation is awarded to a business associate who provides outstanding service in ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, General News Article, Community, Press Release