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Bridgeway is Hiring

Bridgeway has opening for female and male lead janitorial associates and janitorial associates at the Spoon River Rest Area and positions available in the Galesburg area. Six months bonus with good performance for employees at Spoon River Rest Area. Lead janitorial associates responsibilities include providing oversight of general cleaning in facilities as well as hands…
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United School District Update

The United School Board met earlier this week and the main discussion of the meeting was the tax levy and the districts life safety amendments. Superintendent Jeff Whitsitt has more: We approved a tentative Tax Levy. We are projecting a five and a half increase in our EAV and we will be requesting an extension…
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Carl Sandburg College Theater’s ‘The Gift of the Magi’ Nov. 15-17

Aaron Frey, PR Specialist, 309.341.5301, afrey@sandburg.edu FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE GALESBURG — The year 1947 comes to life onstage in Carl Sandburg College Theater’s production of “The Gift of the Magi” at 7 p.m. Nov. 15-17 in the Fine Arts Theatre on the Main Campus in Galesburg, 2400 Tom L. Wilson Blvd. On the set at…
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Roseville Christian Church Veteran's Day Service

Sunday November 11th, the Roseville Christian Church, located at 215 West Broadway in Roseville, will be having a special Veteran’s Day service. The service will honor the 100th Anniversary of the ending of World War 1. Karen Wingate has this to share: “We will open up with our traditional singing time then we will proceed…
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39th Annual Craft and Home Show in Monmouth

On Saturday November 17th, Warren Achievement Center will be having their 39th annual Craft and Home Show. The Craft Show will be held at the VFW and the Home Show will be at the Farm Bureau Building in Monmouth. Administrator Cathy Eshelman has more details: “We have lots of talented crafters. From string art, jewelry,…
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Beginning/Intermediate-Level ESL Course at Sandburg in Spring

Aaron Frey, PR Specialist, 309.341.5301, afrey@sandburg.edu FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE GALESBURG — Carl Sandburg College’s Corporate and Leisure College is offering an English as a Second Language (ESL) course during the 2019 spring semester. The class will meet from 6-7:30 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays from Jan. 14-May 8 on Sandburg’s Main Campus in Galesburg, 2400 Tom…
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Monmouth College Creates Center for Civic and Social Change

News from Monmouth College For more information contact: Duane Bonifer 309-457-2321, dbonifer@monmouthcollege.edu The Monmouth College Center for Civic and Social Change will prepare students for careers focused on solving world’s challenges. MONMOUTH, ILL. (11/07/2018) Monmouth College has created the Center for Civic and Social Change to help students prepare for careers focused on making a…
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Warren County Town Meeting with Stone-Hayes Center for Independent Living

The Stone Hayes Center for Independent Living is having another town meeting, this time in Warren County. Carrie Bewley, an Independent Living Advocate, shares why they are having these meetings: “We have the town meetings so that we can see and find out the barriers the disabled are having to be able to remain in…
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Holiday Season at Jamieson Community Center

The Jamieson Community Center is accepting applications for the Christmas store and the Christmas baskets. 150 children aged 0 to 14 are already applied. Executive Director Nancy Mowen has more details: “We use the same income guidelines as our food pantry. Parents pay $5 to shop and get to browse the store for their children…
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Monmouth College To Host Two Instrumental Concerts Nov. 10-11

News from Monmouth College For more information contact: Duane Bonifer 309-457-2321, dbonifer@monmouthcollege.edu MONMOUTH, IL (11/06/2018) Monmouth College will host a pair of instrumental concerts the weekend of Nov. 10-11, both with a tie to schools in Galesburg. On Nov. 10, the College’s Chamber Orchestra will take the stage along with the Knox College String Ensemble…
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City Council Meeting Summary 11.5.2018

Next City Council Meeting – November 19th, 2018 at 6:00 PM Official minutes and supporting public documents may be found on the www.cityofmonmouth.com website under “files for council meetings”. Proclamation – Veteran’s Day Mayor Davies read a proclamation honoring Veterans and recognizing November 11th as Veteran’s Day. 1– Presentations Or Citizen Inquiries Two presentations were…
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Annual Election Period (AEP) for Medicare Now through December 7

The Annual Election Period (AEP) for Medicare is happening now. This allows those seniors that may not have enrolled when they were first eligible to now have a chance to sign up or change up their Medicare plans. Local Insurance Agent Sean Stevens shares why this time is important: “Gives the seniors a chance to…
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