Area Historical Society is sponsoring a
supper with real HOBOs and the King of the
Hobos, Tuesday August 22, 2017 at 6pm at
Chaplin Creek Historical site. Free, donations
accepted, Hobo stew, music and stories about
the hobo life.
Grove Woman's Club
September 11th at 6:00 pm at the Lincoln
Way Inn Bed & Breakfast
The first meeting
of the 2017-2018 Franklin Grove Woman's
Club will meet on Monday, September 11th
at 6:00 pm at the Lincoln Way Inn Bed &
Breakfast, 409 North State Street, Franklin
Grove. A tour of the facility will take
place at 6:15 followed by a brief talk on
the Inn's future plans. Our regular meeting
If you have any questions, please feel free
to contact Pat Thomas at 815-441-0801.
Village of Franklin Grove, IL, invites you
to plant a free tree!
beautiful old maples are living on borrowed
time and we need to replenish our natural
roads improve curb appeal, and trees cool
off our streets to cut your energy bills.
variety of trees available this year are
Crimson King Maple, Sugar Maple, Sunburst
Locust, Hackberry or Pin Oak
McCormick's Nursery has agreed to extend
the discounted offer to residents that would
like to plant a tree on their own property!
for 8'-9' Crimson King Maple, Sugar Maple,
Sunburst Locust, Hackberry or Pin Oak.
in taking advantage of this offer, contact
McCormick's by August 5th at 3602 E. Lincolnway
in Sterling, or call 815-626-4422.
can be picked up, or marked and delivered
with the village tree in time for September
your free tree by calling Nick Sprague at
815-973-0705 today. We'll even plant it
keep the grove in Franklin Grove - plant
a tree today!
GROVE CEMETERY ASSOCIATION NEEDS YOUR HELP
Franklin Grove Cemetery Association is in
need of funds to keep the grounds in pristine
Board was just made aware of the law that
"PROHIBITS" funds charged for
perpetual care when purchasing lots being
used for maintenance, i.e. mowing and general
upkeep. Thus, the board must determine what
legal options are available for funding
this important maintenance upkeep.
Board is seeking donations, as our funds
are in very short supply due to the low
interest rates on our Certificate of Deposit
and the State Law, which prohibits using
those funds from perpetual care.
in the process of assessing our options,
but the funds for keeping the grounds mowed
and trimmed are about to run out. At this
time, donations to keep us going until we
have a more definite solution are our only
you will respond to our request. The donations
may be turned in at the Franklin Grove Branch
of the First National Bank in Amboy with
the specific notation to hold for THE FRANKLIN
GROVE CEMETERY MAINTENANCE FUND.
appreciate whatever you can do to keep the
grounds in pristine order.
you very much,
The Franklin Grove Cemetery Board