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The Heartland School

Holiday Shopping Bizarre
Saturday, December 3rd
Vendors include: GFC & Co., Mary Kay, Stampin' Up, Thirty-one, Usborne Books & More, Origami Owl, Essential Oils, Country Chic Crafts, Keep Collective, Scentsy, Tupperware.
The Heartland School
708 E. Veterans Parkway
More information at 630-553-3900

Aurora University

January HRI Event Canceled
Hello HRI members. Our January HRI event has been canceled due to AU's Spring 2017 Orientation, which will be held on the first Thursday of January. Thank you for understanding, and we will resume our regularly scheduled events in March, 2017. Happy Holidays from Aurora University!

Aurora University Adult and Graduate Business Drop-In Events
Stop by to learn more about Aurora University's adult and graduate business degrees. Faculty and staff will be available to discuss the admission process, program requirements, scholarship opportunities, financial aid, and learning outcomes. Click on one of the following dates and times to RSVP:
•    Thursday, December 8, 2016 from 5 PM - 7 PM
•    Thursday, December 15, 2016 from 5 PM - 7 PM
•    Thursday, December 22, 2016 from 5 PM - 7 PM

Just In Time Heating, Air Conditioning, Plumbing, Carpentry, Handyman Services

What do you do when opportunity come knocking? Our business is growing and is in need of full-time, widely skilled service technicians that can grow with the business:

Experienced Residential and Commercial HVAC Technicians

  • Dedicated Team Players
  • Motivated Individuals
  • A friendly attitude

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Email your resume to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or stop in our shop at 115 S. Wolfe St. in Sandwich

Idea Marketing Group, Inc.

Part Time Bookkeeper / Office Support
Idea Marketing Group is looking for a part-time bookkeeper to help with managing company financials including payroll and invoicing. Candidate should have at least 3 years of experience in a bookkeeper/accounting position with solid knowledge of QuickBooks. Experience with a family owned company is preferred. Our office is located in Yorkville, IL and offer flexible hours. Ideally looking for 8-10 hours a week.

Front End Web Developer with WordPress Experience
Idea Marketing Group is looking for a Front End Web Developer with WordPress experience to join our fast-paced creative company. Our main office is located 1 hour west of Chicago in Yorkville, IL. We work a 35 hour work week which allows for half days on Friday. Weekend work is rare. Looking for experience building websites using the latest web standards with smart responsive layouts and fast load speeds. Willingness to go that extra mile to ensure work is done right within tight deadlines.

Ginger + Soul

Join us December 3rd for our trunk show!! There will be gifts for all: photography, felted art, jewelry, clothing, knitted/sewn wares and Ginger and Soul macaron boxes!! Shop local this holiday seaso Appetizers and oh so delicious beverages will be passed around. Spread the word and we hope to see you all at Ginger & Soul.

3pm to 9pm
131 E. Hydraulic, Yorkville

No Room Rental Fee For The Holidays! Book Your Party With Us!

Don't wait to book your holiday party!  Located on the beautiful Fox River, the setting is perfect for office and family parties! Food and bar packages available Call 630-440-4017 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it to check out our space! 
For Menus and Pricing Please Visit HERE

Brunch is Back!
Every Sunday, 9am-1pm
Beginning November 6th 
Champagne Brunch Bottomless Mimosas $19.95
Brunch Buffet Adults $14.95
Brunch Buffet Kids 10 and Under $10
Kids 2 and Under Eat Free
MENU: Scrmabled Eggs, Sausage, Bacon, Twice Baked Hash Browns, Zucchini Bread French Toast with Bourbon Maple Syrup, Pancakes, Beignets with Salted Caramel Sauce, Fresh Fruit, Breakfast Pastries 
DRINKS: Featuring Colectivo Coffee, Fair Trade, Organic, Juice, Kombucha, Milk, Assorted Teas

Yorkville Congregational United Church of Christ

Christmas Cookie Sale
Love homemade Christmas cookies and candy, but not making them? Then come to the church’s annual Christmas Cookie Sale on December 3 between 8:00 and 11:00am.  Create a holiday selection of your choosing from our many assortments of cookies and candy. We provide the boxes and the cost is only $8.00 per pound.  Vintage pins and mini trees will also be available for purchase.  All proceeds will go to the Disaster Relief Fund.

Full-time Christian Education Director
Yorkville Congregational United Church of Christ is seeking to employ a dynamic Christian Education Director. The Director should be a strong communicator and listener, ready for the challenge of helping the Christian Education program grow. The Director must be able to work well with children of all ages. Responsibilities include working with youth programs from infancy through high school. Requirements: Bachelor's degree and Christian Education background. Knowledge of Microsoft Office and social media programs required. Full time position. Salary range $40,000-$48,000 depending on experience. Interested candidates should contact Lee Kinkade at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or 630-277-0346.

Liberty Mutual

Join Us ForPictures with Santa
Sunday, December 4th
Mike and Denise’s Pizzeria and Pub
728 E Veterans Pkwy. Yorkville
Parents bring your cameras so you can snap a picture of your kids on Santa’s lap! After the pictures, stay and enjoy the lunch specials provided by Mike and Denise’s.

Sponsored by Tim Fallon Liberty Mutual Insurance

Fox Valley United Way

Live Here. Give Here.

The agencies we support rely on us to fundraise for them all year long. That's why we are taking advantage of the nationwide movement known as #GivingTuesday on November 29.

This event encourages people across the country to think of the needs of the poor at a time when poverty is felt the most. Right now you can go to our page on #ILGIVE and donate to support the thousands of people our agencies serve: We are going all out in this effort because the Dunham Fund will generously award up to $2500 in matching funds to the top 10 ILGIVE fundraisers. Our neighbors in need in the Fox Valley deserve to win so please consider joining with us to Live United!

Holiday Assistance Is In Full Swing!
We look forward every year to helping needy families through our Holiday Assistance Program. The excitement we see and hear from businesses, community organizations, families and individuals who join in making the holidays brighter for others makes this such a fabulous event.

We have met with and registered 132 families and 329 children this year.  There are so many great ways for you to participate in helping these families provide gifts, clothing and food for their children. Families count on us each year to match them with caring members of our community, and we would love to make YOUR holidays brighter by getting you involved. Click here for more information. Thank you!

Want to play Santa and help us organize our Holiday Assistance distribution? Please email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it and put "I WANT TO HELP" in the subject line. You will have so much fun!

For more information check out our website!

New Life Church

New Series: The Christmas Playlist
Christmas is a time when we remember that God is with us – in answered promises, realized dreams, and refreshed hope.  How can we help but sing?  Let’s explore the songs born from our joy proclaiming that Christ has entered the world.  Join us at New Life Church starting Sunday, November 27 at 9 or 10:30am for this 4-week series, and we’ll check out some of the best known Christmas songs and the message they communicate.  New Life Church is located at 3205 Cannonball Trail in Yorkville.  For more information on New Life Church and our events, visit

The Merry Hearts Clowns

The Merry Hearts Clowns are hosting “Christmas Fun” on Friday, December 9 at 7:00 p.m. at New Life Church.  Begin your Christmas celebrations early, and join The Merry Hearts Clowns for an evening filled with Christmas music, skits, games, prizes, refreshments, and celebration!  Admission is free, and the whole community is invited.

Mark your calendars for The Merry Hearts Clowns upcoming events that include: “Happy Birthday To….” Birthday Celebration on January 20 and “L-O-V-E” on February 17.  All of these shows are at New Life Church at 7:00 p.m.

If you would like more information about this event or New Life Church, call Debbie George at 630-553-0200.  New Life Church is located at 3205 Cannonball Trail in Yorkville just ¼ mile west of Route 47.

Joliet Slammers Professional Baseball Club

Slammers Networking Event
Wednesday, December 14
Joliet Slammers Stadium
Hall of Fame Room (Enter off of Jefferson St.)
11:30am Networking, 12-1pm Presentation/Lunch

Enjoy a Cold Cut Lunch: Assorted cold cuts, assorted breads, fruit salad, chips, dessert, soda, beer, wine.

Hear Manager Jeff Ison Speak: Get insight into the upcoming season, including learning about the Slammers hosting the 2017 Frontier League All-Star game in Joliet next July! Learn more about sponsorship, group outings,
fundraising, and All-Star events!

Take Home a Souvenir! Cost of the event is $10 and includes lunch, short presentation, AND Slammers coffee mug for a souvenir!

RSVP before Friday, December 9: (815) 651-2037 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

See the Attached Flyer

The Law Office Pub & Music Hall

Downtown Yorkville's newest addition, The Law Office Pub & Music Hall, pairs the highest quality independent music from all over the country with the best craft beers and cocktails to provide a one of a kind entertainment experience. Located in a historic building constructed in 1868 right in the heart of Yorkville, our renovation utilized most of the original decor from the working law practice which operated for a span over 33 years.   The same folks that brought Sturgill Simpson, Norah Jones, PHOX, and Cory Chisel to Yorkville are curating all the original artists which grace our intimate stage.

Earthmover Credit Union

Raising Funds for Local Woman
Earthmover Credit Union is currently selling cookbooks through the month of December to help raise money for Mary Jane Daciolas of Oswego.   Mary Jane has been through quite a bit these last few years.  In 2012, she battled stage 2 Breast Cancer, had a partial mastectomy, and a year of treatments.  In March of this year, she suffered from a stroke on the right side, has Bell’s palsy on the left side, and has a heart valve infection, Endocarditis. There are 6 different kinds of cookbooks sold at $6 each at any Earthmover location: Homemade Classics, Slow Cooker, Best of the Holidays, 5 Ingredients or Less, One Dish Dinners, and Diabetic Recipes.  In addition, Earthmover Credit Union is accepting monetary donations at each of their six branches.

Earthmover Credit Union is a not-for-profit and member owned financial institution that has been in operation for over 55 years.  There are five branches conveniently located in Yorkville, Montgomery, Oswego, Aurora, and North Aurora.  For more information visit or search Earthmover Credit Union on Facebook.

Yorkville Heating & Air Conditioning

Yorkville Fee My Starving Children
Hello everyone and welcome to the It Takes a Village- Yorkville Feed My Starving Children Mobile Pack Event! On Friday January 13th and Saturday January 14th, we will be flooding the Yorkville Middle School cafeteria with people looking to make a difference in the world. Feed My Starving Children is a FABULOUS 501c3 organization with packing locations around the country. We are blessed to have one so close to us in Aurora by the Fox Valley Mall.

For those of you that have been there before, you know just how fantastic of a time it is to gather friends, family, and coworkers, spend 2 hours of your time to make a HUGE impact in the lives of starving children around the world. We are going to be doing the same thing, just in our own community. 

We have pledged to pay for and pack 108,000 meals at our event. I would love to bump that number way up if we can. We will need about 544 volunteers and are collectively responsible for fundraising $24,000 to pay for the food we are packing. If we raise more money, we will need more volunteers and will be able to pack more meals. We are looking for corporate sponsors, individual sponsors, children sponsors, all sorts of different ways I have no doubt we can do it. Fundraising ideas will be in a separate post.

Sign up and donation links to follow

Parkview Christian
"Praise the Lord, give thanks to the Lord, for he is good; his love endures forever" (Psalm 106:1). Parkview Christian Academy wishes you and your family a very Happy Thanksgiving and Christmas Season.

Upcoming Open House Dates:
January 19, 2017 6pm to 7:30pm
February 7, 2017 6pm to 7:30pm
April 11, 2017 6pm to 7:30pm
Open Enrollment Begins March 1, 2017.
Stop in for a tour:

Countryside Campus on Tuesday- 202 E Countryside Parkway - Unit D
Center St. Campus on Thursdays - 201 W. Center Street

Or by appointment by calling  630-553-5158. New families that come in for a tour and show this e-mail will receive a $5 Starbucks Gift Card. For more information about Parkview Christian Academy, a preschool through 12th grade school on two campuses, go to or contact the office at 630-553-5158.

Amazon or Office Depot/Max
If any of you shop at Amazon consider supporting PCA by shopping through AmazonSmile. Go to where you can choose Parkview Christian Academy as your school to give back to. Amazon will donate .5% of all qualifying purchases back to PCA. You can still use your Prime through AmazonSmile.

For those of you that shop at Office Depot/Max you can Give 5% Back PCA! Simply make a purchase of qualifying supplies, provide PCA's school ID (70118795) at checkout, and PCA will receive 5% back in credits for FREE supplies!

Yorkville Big Band

Our New Location
Yorkville American Legion
9054 Route 34
Free Dance Lesson with Patricia Ray from 6-7pm
21 piece Yorkville Big Band to 9pm
Admission: Adults $10; Students $5 (under 18)
Table of 8 can be reserved by calling Band Director Rick Falato at 630-465-8543 (Have your next Birthday Party at our Dance)
2016 3rd Sunday Dance Date: December 18
2017: January 15, February 19, March 19, April 23, May 21, September 17, October 15, November 19, December 17
Visit our Website

Yorkville Educational Foundation

Yorkville Education Foundation Seeks New Directors
The Yorkville Education Foundation (YEF) is currently accepting applications for new directors. Founded on July 21, 2015, the YEF is a 5013c Illinois nonprofit organization that seeks to foster partnerships between local businesses, the community and schools to develop new resources for students and teachers.

Comprised of educators, community leaders, business stakeholders and parents, the Yorkville Education Foundation is led by four executive directors and ten directors who began meeting in May, 2015. The YEF mission statement: “inspiring excellence, celebrating achievement and nurturing potential” captures the organization’s commitment to establishing a shared community enterprise dedicated to supporting Yorkville schools. The Foundation’s goals focus on encouraging excellence in teaching, recognizing student achievement, enriching teaching and learning opportunities and creating an endowment for long-term sustainability.

As the YEF moves from planning to action, the organization is currently accepting applications for new directors to help move the mission forward. Individuals interested in making a difference in Yorkville schools for both students and teachers should complete an application by December 15, 2016.  The application is AVAILABLE HERE

Questions related to the Yorkville Education Foundation may be sent to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Waterford Place Cancer Resource Center

Family Monthly Gathering: “Making a Memory” — Holiday Art Event
Tuesday, December 6,  6 to 8pm
Led by Heather Randazzo, LCPC, ATR-BC
The holidays are a special time with special memories. Families will work together to create a memory and a family keepsake to treasure with an emphasis on fun and connection. We will also share a light meal together. If you have food allergies or specific dietary restrictions, please let us know. We will do our best to accommodate your needs. Open to families who have a family member diagnosed with cancer. Registration is required. Please call 330.301.5280 to register.

Presents for Patients
Thursday, December 15, 6 to 8pm
Come for an evening of gift making for the person in your life who has cancer. Using safe and natural ingredients and materials, caregivers and friends will be offered the opportunity to choose from several different gift items to create, wrap and take home to give their loved one. Open to spouses, children, friends, or family members of someone diagnosed with cancer. Registration is required. Please call 330.301.5280 to register.

ALAS on Wheels: The Mobile Salon™
Wednesday, December 7, 10:30am to 12:30pm
ALAS-WINGS provides prosthetic bras, wigs and prostheses at no cost to breast cancer patients with limited financial resources. Products are fitted by professionals. Registration is required. To register for this program, contact Mariana Martinez at 630-898-6493.

Cancer Care Patient Support Group

Second and Fourth Tuesdays, 6:30 to 8pm
This group provides a safe place to share the many emotions experienced by those diagnosed with cancer. Topics discussed vary from communication, sadness, anger and well as learning and using healthy coping skills. Registration is required. Please call 330.301.5280 to register.

Cancer Care Caregiver Support Group
Second and Fourth Tuesdays, 6:30 to 8pm
This group provides a safe place for caregivers (spouses, significant others, adult children and siblings) to share the many emotions experienced throughout the cancer journey. The group focuses on providing emotional support, sharing of information and taking time for self-care. Registration is required. Please call 330.301.5280 to register.

Edward-Elmhurst Health

Pam Davis announces retirement effective June 30, 2017

System CEO Pam Davis has announced her decision to retire from Edward-Elmhurst Health effective June 30, 2017. After more than 28 years leading Edward, and subsequently Edward-Elmhurst, Davis recently notified the System Board of Trustees about her plans. Davis said, “It is difficult to adequately express how wonderful these years have been for me. I am so proud to be associated with all of you – dedicated colleagues and friends who help people lead healthier lives and comfort patients in their most vulnerable hours. Thank you for everything that you have done for me. My heart is full.”

Edward-Elmhurst Board Chair Ron Schubel said, “On behalf of the Board, I would like to thank Pam for her outstanding contributions to this healthcare system, and to the communities we serve. She has been a catalyst for so many advancements in healthcare in this region and beyond.”

Mastro, Dunley Promoted
The Board announced the appointment of Edward-Elmhurst veteran Mary Lou Mastro, MS, RN, FACHE, as System CEO of Edward-Elmhurst Health effective July 1, 2017. Davis and Mastro will be System Co-CEOs Jan. 1 to June 30 to facilitate a smooth transition. Hospital CEOs and System Executive Vice Presidents will report to Mastro. Schubel said that after June 30 Davis will continue as CEO Emeritus through 2017 reporting to the Edward-Elmhurst Board of Trustees. Schubel said, “We have been working with Pam for some time on an orderly and thoughtful succession plan which we have activated upon her decision. We are extremely pleased to announce Mary Lou as the new leader of our system. She will provide continuity and will lead us into a successful future.” Mastro joined Davis at Edward in 1988. An inspiring leader throughout her tenure, Mastro has held many operational and management roles.  She served previously as President of Linden Oaks at Edward and is currently President & CEO of Elmhurst Hospital where she has led record volume growth and financial stability. With more than 35 years working in hospitals, Mastro brings extensive experience in hospital strategy, operations, planning, licensure and regulatory compliance, public policy and advocacy, physician relations, new business development, and patient care.  Davis added, “I’m extremely pleased that Lou has been named as my successor. She is a tremendous leader and colleague who will do great things at Edward-Elmhurst.” Pamela Dunley, MBA, MS, RN, CENP, has been appointed President & CEO of Elmhurst Hospital effective Jan. 1. Dunley has served as the Chief Operating Officer/Chief Nursing Officer of Elmhurst Hospital for the past ten years. She joined Elmhurst Hospital in 1997 and has served in various leadership roles. She was a member of the executive leadership team of Elmhurst that planned and built the state-of-the-art replacement hospital which opened in 2011. Dunley was instrumental in Elmhurst’s journey to become a Planetree Designated Organization and achieve Magnet Status for Nursing Excellence.

Grace Holistic Center for Education

Dear Grace Holistic Center for Education Family and Community,
As you spend time with your loved ones and reflect on all the wonderful moments of 2016, please take time to reflect on the profound work of the Grace Holistic Center for Education (GHCFE), a private not-for-profit, 501(c)(3) school.
Mindfulness, and environment-based learning is the foundation of GHCFE, the premier preschool through high school that fosters improvements in learning and enrichment with approaches that encompass mind, body, spirit and academics. Since opening the school in August 2016, we have cultivated active parent involvement and expanded global student citizenship. Children are succeeding in mentally, emotionally, physically, academically and spiritually healthy ways.
We encourage you to support the work that we do within the school, and throughout the community. GHCFE is one of the only mindfulness based schools to bring holistic education to students. Imagine the transformation you can make in the life of a child, and his or her family, simply by giving during this holiday season. For your convenience, you can give a generous tax-deductible gift by visiting Or, if you prefer, your gift can be sent to 210 Beaver St. Yorkville, IL.

Please consider sharing this with others who want to make a difference in the lives of our children by making a one-time or reoccurring donation.

Warmest Holiday Wishes,
Tairi Grace, LCSW, ERYT-500, Founder
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Mary Kay Fundaiser for GHCFE
Buy Satin Hands $38.61/Set ($18 Goes to GHCFE)
Buy Satin Lips $23.60/Set ($11 goes to GHCFE)
Makes a great gift for the holidays! 100% of profit goes to GHCFE!
For further details, Contact: Mary Kay, Stacy Skillin Independent Beauty Consultant
(630) 546-0352
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Celebrate Differences

A Pinch of Happiness Spice Shop
Numbers released late last week from the U.S. Department of Labor indicate that the jobless rate for people with disabilities rose to 9.9 percent last month. That’s up markedly from 8.7 percent reported the month prior.  More individuals with disabilities are wanting to work but the opportunities are not there. Nor do these individuals always have the skills they need to join the workforce.

For some time, Celebrate Differences has been looking for a means to  get these individuals the skills they need with a goal of more employers offering employment opportunities.  In October, Celebrate Differences found a way with the purchase of a spice shop, formerly known as Sage. At A Pinch Of Happiness Spice Shop, individuals with disabilities will have an opportunity to be a part of a training program to learn job skills.  After completing the program, which will include obtaining a food handler certification, classroom work and an internship in the shop, Celebrate Differences is confident these individuals will be ready for the workforce.  The board at Celebrate Differences is hopeful that once the community sees what these individuals are capable of doing, more doors will be opened at other places of business and jobs will be offered.

So Celebrate Differences invites you to visit A Pinch Of Happiness, located at 74 W Washington, Oswego.  When you make a purchase, you are not only getting premium spices, but you are helping to make a difference and putting a little happiness in someone's life.

Currently our hours are M-T-Th-F 10-4 and Wed 12-6.  If you need spices, tea or coffee please stop in. If you own a restaurant and need spices we can help. We also make gift baskets and can customize our labels to promote your business. Contact us at 630-806-4990 with any questions and please help us spread the word. We can't wait to share "A Pinch Of Happiness" with the world!

Celebrate Differences
Disability Awareness Center
5375 Route 34, Ste 4
Oswego, Il 60543
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Aurora Area Convention and Visitors Bureau

The Aurora Area Convention and Visitors Bureau (AACVB) has formed the Aurora Area Sports Alliance (AASA), an organization with a dedicated focus to bringing amateur sporting events to the Aurora Area.

The AASA is comprised of representatives from like-minded organizations who support amateur sports of all types. In addition to the AACVB, these organizations include the City of Aurora, the Fox Valley Park District, Batavia Park District, Big Rock Park District, Sugar Grove Park District, Yorkville Park District, area high schools, Aurora University, Waubonsee Community College, privately-owned sports facilities and area private-sector business.

The AASA is committed to promoting the Aurora region nationally as a premier destination for sports and recreation. The major goal of the Aurora Area Sports Alliance are to attract, create, support, and host sporting and recreational events that have a positive economic impact on the region, and assist in maximizing the potential of all regional athletics facilities. The AASA will  enhance the image of the Aurora Area by showcasing the region as an outstanding venue for sports tournaments.

Aurora Area Convention & Visitors Bureau
43 W. Galena Blvd., Aurora, IL 60506 • Phone: 630-256-3190

Kind Hands Senior Care

Kind Hands 1 and 2 Taking Reservations For Care
The remodeling of a recent purchase has begun for Kind Hands 2 in Yorkville.  We provide 24/7 care for your loved ones by trained caregivers overseen by a couple with 39 years experience in care. Last month was the 4th year of service to seniors in Yorkville. Call 630-508-8357 for an appointment to talk about the care of your loved senior and get in on the one week free service after a paid months care. Best value in Kendall County with a caregiver to resident ratio of 1 to 5.

Yorkville Public Library

Community Story Time
The Youth Service Department of the Yorkville Public Library is looking for area businesses to host a story time. If you have an interest, space & availability on the 1st & 3rd Wednesday of the month, in the morning, we would like to have a half hour story time at your place of business. Please contact Marianne Eberhardt or Jennette Weiss @ 630-553-4354 x109 for any further information.

Yorkville American Legion Post 489

Food & Toy Drive for Needy Children
Sunday, December 11
Please bring canned goods or a unwrapped toy, scarves, gloves, hats for a Girl or Boy, gift cards for teens also welcome~~Let's give the kids something to wake up to Christmas morning.

We will have food~appetizers and $3 Bloody Mary specials! The Bears play at noon.

We will take any/all items before the day of the event as well, if you cannot make it. Contact us or deliver direct to Yorkville Legion.

Upcoming Events

The Yorkville American Legion Auxiliary announces upcoming fund raising events, please mark your calendar.  All proceeds benefit our Veterans.  More information to follow.  Please direct any questions about event details to Nancy Reynolds, ALA President at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

  • Saturday, February 4, 2017- Third Annual Indoor Garage Sale and Bake Sale
  • Sunday, March 12, 2017 - Paint and Sip Party
  • May 19 & 20, 2017 - Poppy Days

Mid-Day Play Pet Services

Now Offering Puppy Training Classes
Mid-Day Play is pleased to announce a variety of training classes to help you and your dog build a relationship!  We will be offering:

  • Puppy 101 & 102
  • Beginning Obedience
  • Adolescent Workshop

These classes are being taught by a certified dog trainer with over 20 years experience. A good training foundation is critical when raising a puppy. As a puppy moves into adolescence, it is also important to understand common adolescent behavior.

Our passion here at Mid-Day Play is to help make puppy/dog ownership as fun and exciting as possible!

Call more for information: 815-739-7669
Facebook: Mid-Day Play

Alarm Detection Systems

Now Hiring:
To learn more about a career at Aurora based Alarm Detection Systems, Inc., please watch this video.

Goodwill Store & Donation Center In Yorkville

Join Club Goodwill REwards and you’ll earn REwards points -- reach 75 points and you’ll receive a $5 Club Goodwill REwards coupon for use on a future purchase. With Club Goodwill REwards every purchase matters.  The program is open to all customers 13 years of age or older. 

Here are the exclusive benefits of Club Goodwill REwards:
10% military discount every Tuesday
15% senior discount every Wednesday
10% student discount on every Saturday
Scratch-off promotions on the 15th of every month – save 10%, 15% or even 20%
25% birthday discount off a single purchase during your birthday month issued at register.
Discount coupons by e-mail plus advance notification of sales and promotion
Advance notification of sales and promotions
Join today – it’s absolutely free!  More information

Girl Scouts of Northern Illinois

At Girl Scouts, guided by supportive adults and peers girls develop their leadership potential through age-appropriate activities that enable them to discover their values, skills, and the world around them, connect with others in a multicultural environment; and take action to make a difference in the world. If you're interested in getting involved or getting your daughter involved please contact Sherry at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Morris Hospital Yorkville Campus

Morris Hospital Cardiac Rehabilitation Achieves Prestigious Certification
The Cardiac Rehabilitation program at Morris Hospital was recently re-certified by the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR). Morris Hospital was specifically recognized for its commitment to improving quality of life by enhancing standards of care.

The Cardiac Rehabilitation program at Morris Hospital is designed to help people with cardiovascular problems (e.g., heart attacks, coronary artery bypass graft surgery) recover faster and improve their quality of life. The program includes exercise, education, counseling, and support for patients and their families.
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Serving patients at 22 locations in 11 different communities, Morris Hospital & Healthcare Centers includes the 89-bed Morris Hospital, as well as physician offices in Braidwood, Channahon, Dwight, Gardner, Marseilles, Mazon, Morris, Newark, Ottawa and Yorkville. Through the services of over 1,700 healthcare professionals, physicians and volunteers, Morris Hospital provides lifesaving cardiac intervention with angioplasty and stents, a radiation therapy center for cancer patients, a state-of-the-art intensive care unit, and immediate care services at three locations. Morris Hospital is a Level II trauma center and a Level II perinatal care provider with an intermediate care nursery.  In 2016, Morris Hospital & Healthcare Centers was named one of the nation’s 100 Top Hospitals® by Truven Health AnalyticsTM.

Voluntary Action Center - Kendall Area Transit

Giving Tuesday
The holiday season is quickly approaching and we are excited to announce that Voluntary Action Center/Kendall Area Transit will be participating in #GivingTuesday. #GivingTuesday is like Black Friday and Shop Local. Instead of buying goods you help support one of your favorite causes or volunteer your time to those in need.

Voluntary Action Center is proud to serve the Kendall County community and we hope to do so for many years to come. A donation as little as $100 could help KAT provide as many at six rides to those in our community that need them the most.

Please support us this #GivingTuesday no donation is too small. 

Attached is your November 2016 edition of the Kendall Area Transit Newsletter. Also please check out our website for more information!

For more information about Kendall Area Transit visit here