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Fox Valley Special Recreation Association is a Very "Special: Agency

The Fox Valley Special Recreation Association exists to provide
recreation and leisure opportunities for residents with special needs.

Morgan Creek Drainage District Informational Meeting

The Kendall County Farm Bureau will host an information forum for the Morgan Creek Drainage District on Thursday, September 25, 2014.  The meeting will be at 6:30 PM at the Oswego Village Hall, 100 Parkers Mill, Oswego.  Residents will have an opportunity to ask questions of the Soil and Water Conservation District, attorneys, and engineers.

The Farm Bureau will also host a meeting regarding the Rob Roy and Raymond Drainage Districts on Tuesday, September 23, 2014 at 6:30 PM at the Historic County Courthouse at 110 W. Madison Street, Yorkville.

PHS Blood Drive

Plano High School Student Council will conduct a blood drive on Monday, September 29 at Plano High School from 10:30 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. in the Plano High School Auxiliary Gym.

Many Plano High School staff, students, and community residents donate the gift of blood to help others.

Community members please enter the gym through the athletic doors (Door #6) near the tennis courts. Eat a good meal before donating. 16 year old donors must bring a Heartland permission slip signed IN INK by a parent/guardian. Slips are available at sign-ups or on-line at

Community members please sign up on-line at Photo ID is required from all donors.

Park District Hosts Community-Wide Garage Sale Sept. 27

Shoppers are invited to take advantage of great deals and savings at the Fox Valley Park District's community garage sale.
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Washing Water

Oswego's Tom Muth, Fox Metro Water Reclamation District manager, detailed the district's operations for Aurora Noon Lions Club members Monday, Sept. 15. Muth, an Aurora Noon Lion, hosted fellow Lions at the district's Montgomery headquarters. He said the 55-acre high-efficiency facility treats about 38 million gallons of wastewater generated daily by 300,000 residents of Aurora, North Aurora, Boulder Hill, Montgomery, Oswego, Sugar Grove and portions of Yorkville and Batavia. (Al Benson photo)

Fundraiser Pig Roast in Plano Sept 27th

The Partners in Christian Ministry is sponsoring a pig roast, band, and auction on Saturday, September 27. This event will be at the Plano American Legion Post #395 from 5 to 10 pm. The pig roast meal will be served from 5 to 7:30 pm. and donations are $12 for the pig roast meal.

Other activities at this fundraiser include the Red Woody Band, a Martial Arts demo, and an auction.

Donated items for the auction include framed art, collectables, memberships, local business certificates, tutoring, massage therapy, and much more.

Pastor Kent Svendsen and two members from the United Methodist Church of Plano belong to the Partners in Christian Ministry and will be going on a mission trip to Panama in January, 2015.

For more information please contact Pastor Kent on (630) 552-3700.

First West Nile Virus Related Deaths Reported in Illinois

The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) is reporting the first West Nile virus related deaths in Illinois for 2014. 

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Aurora, Oswego Women Qualify For Boston Marathon

Aurora and Oswego women were among marathoners who qualified for the Boston Marathon at the Last Chance 26.2 Marathon Chicagoland at Geneva Saturday, Sept. 13.

Walking For Homeless

Aurora's Hesed House homeless shelter held its 10th annual Hike for Hesed fundraiser Saturday, Sept. 13. More than 100 walkers--youth, adults and dogs--participated in the 2.6-mile walk on Aurora's West Side.
(Al Benson photo)



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