A BIG Thank You to everyone who participated in the Lion’s Club Brotherhood Tree toy drive by donating either a gift or a monetary donation. Because of your generosity, 27 children from 13 families were assisted with Christmas gifts. The Lion’s Club was also able to assist those families with grocery gift cards.
7 residents enrolled in the Christmas Lighting Contest this Christmas season. The winners selected were:
The Sliney’s at 385 W Henson.
The Oxley’s at 765 E North
The Sibthorp’s at 266 E North
Prizes included $80.00 towards the January water bill for 1st place plus cash and gift cards along with cash and gift cards for the 2nd and 3rd place homes.
Thanks for the Illini Park District for hosting the announcement party.
Residents are encouraged to sign up for alerts using the Macon Co Emergency Management System. Not only will you be able to receive weather alerts but the Village is going to begin using this system for boil orders; road closures; event reminders, etc. If you already receive alerts, you can simply update your preferences. If you need to register, go to https://member.everbridge.net/index/453003085611879 or Macon Co EMA http://www.maconcountyema.org/ or http://www.co.macon.il.us/
Volunteers are needed to make this years’ Corn Festival a success. Committee meetings are held the 1st Thursday of each month at 6:00 p.m. at the Village Hall. Additional meetings may be scheduled as the Festival gets closer.