04-04-2012

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FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT WINDOW RETURNS TO GREENVILLE

April 12, the Richard W. Bock Sculpture Museum at Greenville College will unveil a stained glass window designed by Frank Lloyd Wright.  The sumac plant was the inspiration for the window pattern and “The Sumac Window” was the highlight of a traveling exhibition in museums and galleries throughout the country since 2000 while on loan from the college.  The window was included in the collection donated to Greenville College in the 1970s by Bock’s family.  You are invited to commemorate the window’s return to the collection at the Bock Museum Thursday, April 12, from 4:00 – 6:00 p.m.  For more information, call Sharon at 664-6521.

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GREENVILLE EDUCATION CENTER HOSTS KC NEW STUDENT ORIENTATION

New Student Orientation for students beginning classes at Kaskaskia College in summer 2012 is Friday, April 27, from 9:30 a.m. – noon, at the Greenville Education Center.  The program provides participants with information about college services.  All students are encouraged to attend and reservations are requested.  For more information or to register, call 545-3063.


BOND COUNTY 911 SUPPORTS 9-1-1 AWARENESS AND EDUCATION

April is National 9-1-1 Education Month and the National 9-1-1 Education Coalition encourages public safety officials, schools, government officials, and industry leaders to engage in this national effort to educate the general public about the importance and appropriate use of 9-1-1 services.  The campaign, titled “9-1-1: The Number to Know” is a month long effort to help citizens of all ages recognize the importance of 9-1-1.  Locally, the Bond County Emergency Telephone System Board urges you to know how your phone service works, especially if you only have a wireless device.  911 Telecommunicators will be visiting area schools, working with 1st graders on 911 education.  For more information, call Allan at 664-1911.

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GREENVILLE CEMETERY BOARD TO MEET

The Greenville Cemetery Board will meet Thursday, April 5, at 1:00 p.m., in the Greenville Municipal Building.  The agenda includes open meeting training for public officials, updates on the Lindly monument, Montrose and Lansing Cemeteries, and a request from the Bicentennial Events Committee.

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MULBERRY GROVE VILLAGE BOARD APPROVES STREET OILING CONTRACT

At the Mulberry Grove Village Board meeting Monday, the board approved the HMG street oiling program with the Illinois Department of Transportation.  Oiling and chipping of streets and patching will cost approximately $20,500.00.
Code Enforcement Officer Randy Radford has moved from the area.  Following a closed session, the board asked Village Police Officer Robert Sutton to assume the duties of Code Enforcement Officer effective April 9.  Officer Sutton agreed to accept the position. The next meeting is May 7, 2012 at 7:00 p.m.

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GREENVILLE TO OFFER FREE LEAF COMPOST

The City of Greenville is offering leaf compost to city residents free of charge.  Beginning Wednesday, April 4, the Greenville Public Works Department Personnel will load trucks with leaf compost.  The week of April 2, compost will be loaded Wednesday and Thursday, from 8:00 a.m. – noon, due to the Good Friday holiday.  Beginning the week of April 9, city workers will load compost Wednesday and Friday, from 8:00 a.m. – noon through the end of the month.  Any compost remaining after April 30 will be available to all Bond County residents free of charge.  For more information, call Bill Grider at 664-1644.


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