News for Community

Friday, August 21 2015
Clinton Community College is hosting a Social Service Agency Information Fair in our Auditorium on Monday, September 21 , from 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM. The event will be held in the CCC Auditorium, 1000 Lincoln Blvd., Clinton. “This year will be our 6 th time hosting this event for our students and the community. We believe it is very beneficial for our students to realize just how many ...read more
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Thursday, August 20 2015
The Education Committee of Fulton’s De Immigrant Windmill Area will be hosting its third annual baking competition. The Bake Off will be held during Fulton’s Fall Festival, September 26th . This year’s competition will have seven categories: Bars, Bread (yeast or sweet), Cake, Cookies, Muffins, and Pie. Judges for 2015 are Renee Holmes from Krumpets in Fulton, Derek Thornton ...read more
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Wednesday, August 19 2015
"Establishing the Lincoln Highway and Charitable Giving in Illinois" will be presented on Monday, September 14, at 6:00 PM, at the Windmill Cultural Center at 111 10th Avenue in downtown Fulton. The event is hosted by The Fulton Association for Community Enrichment (FACE), an affiliate of the Community Foundation of the Great River Bend. There will be free guided tours of the facility ...read more
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Friday, August 14 2015
This year's Fulton Fall Fest will have the same Autumn sights, sounds, and smells with some new components added which will make sure we offer something for everyone. This event will take place in our Downtown on Saturday September 26, 2015 from 10 am to 4 pm. To start the festival we will have a 1st ever Color Ride! This activity will start at the top of our riverfront, proceed along our ...read more
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Thursday, August 13 2015
The Fulton Chamber of Commerce just replaced and doubled the marquee signs located at the four corners of Fulton to welcome those visiting or passing through. Grant monies were awarded to the Fulton Chamber by the D.S. Flikkema Foundation Trustees after evaluating their grant request. Supplies for the signs were purchased at Brinkman's and two chamber members volunteered their time building ...read more
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Thursday, August 13 2015
Wild Rose Casino & Resort announces Suzy Bogguss to perform in the Oakwood Grand Ballroom on Friday, September 18, 2015. Performance time is scheduled for 8 p.m. Tickets are $20. Must be at least 21 years of age and have a Wild Times Club Card to attend. Suzy Bogguss is a Country Folk Singer from Aledo, Illinois. She is a platinum selling artist with shelves of Grammy, CMA and other awards. ...read more
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Wednesday, August 12 2015
The American Heart Association brought the Go Red for Women movement to Clinton County with its annual Go Red for Women Luncheon on Friday, July 31, 2015 at the Tuscany Special Events Center at Rastrelli’s Restaurant. Passionate local residents and supporters attended the luncheon and joined the fight against heart disease – the no. 1 killer of women. The event included honorary ...read more
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Friday, August 07 2015
As teenagers start heading back to high school and away from their summer jobs, the Independent Community Bankers of America® (ICBA) and Citizens First Bank are encouraging teens and their parents to talk about the importance of money management and overall financial literacy. “The teenage years are an influential period in a young person’s life, particularly a time period when ...read more
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Friday, August 07 2015
On Saturday August 29th, in conjunction with the Clinton Book Festival, Gifts Galore is proud to be hosting authors Bob Bancks and Tom Hoch! Bob Bancks will be signing books from 11am – 1pm, with a reading at 11:30 am. Bob’s Novels “The Nightgown”, and “The Fourth Generation” are captivating continuums inspired by Bob’s own thoughts from many of his own ...read more
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Monday, August 03 2015
"Rural Perspectives", a farm-themed exhibit at the River Arts Center in Clinton, will be open to entries from the public. Artists, both amateur and professional, are welcome to enter up to three works of art in any medium at no charge. This is not a juried show, and works may be for sale or for display only. Please label your own work with your name, the medium, and the price and name ...read more
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