Mr. and Mrs. Jim (Ruth) O’Hara, of 1308 Brendan Dr., Morris, will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on June 23, 2013.
The third annual Special Connections Golf Outing will be held Saturday, Aug. 3, 2013 at Nettle Creek Country Club in Morris. There will be a 9 a.m. shotgun start.
Mr. and Mrs. Albert Smania (Patricia) Smania will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on June 20, 2013.
For history buffs, World War II veterans and families alike, Seneca Shipyard Days Festival, from June 19-22, offers a glimpse back in America’s history.
Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie will celebrate National Pollinator Week with the program “Buzzing About the Prairie,” which will be held at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, June 19.
Hang at the Morris Library at 1 p.m. Friday, June 28 and tie-dye some groovy threads during a tie-dye craft program for teenagers.
Are you someone who rides your bike for fun, exercise or both?
Come one, come all, to the greatest show of all at 1 p.m. Friday, July 12.
Presence Saint Joseph Medical Center recently received a generous donation of 67 memory boxes for its Labor, Deliver, Recovery and Postpartum (LDRP) unit from the Sawyer’s Heart Project.
Mir Ali, M.D., Ph.D. has joined the Rezin Orthopedics and Sports Medicine team. He will begin seeing patients July 1, 2013.
Morris Building & Loan invites the entire community for its sixth annual free Community Shred Day.
For the second time this year, threatening skies with a forecast of sever weather to come, caused a last-minute change in game plan for We Care’s monthly mobile food pantry.
The Carbon Hill School Museum invites one and all to learn about the historic fire that destroyed the town of Carbon Hill 100 years ago.
To honor the memory of their son Sawyer, who would have been 3-years-old on June 1, his parents donated gifts to Silver Cross Hospital that will provide comfort to other families who lose a child.
Mr. and Mrs. Ken Davenport of Vero Beach, Fla., formerly of Morris, celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary June 6, 2013.
Air Force Airmen Stuart C. Holliday and Tanner M. Jerz graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.
The Morris Community High School Interact Club earned two honors from the Rotary International District 6450 at the District Conference.
At 1 p.m. on July 9 and July 16, the Morris Area Public Library will hold a geocaching program for teens.
Start Independence Day festivities early this year with some good fun and exercise. On July 3, the Grundy County Farm Bureau Foundation and the Morris Downtown Development Partnership will host the 4th annual Liberty 5K Run/Walk back to downtown Morris.
Cynthia Christensen, administrator at South Wilmington Grade School and professional affairs chairperson, and Janna Greanias, mathematics teacher at Ottawa High School and personalgrowth and services chairperson, presented the 2013 Grant-in-Aid recipients.
Coal City grad named to President’s List
Lindsay Marie Moore and Christopher Steven Ammenhauser, both of Oswego, Ill., will be united in marriage Saturday, Oct. 5, 2013, at St. Anne’s Catholic Church in Oswego.
Organizations around the world, including Heartland Blood Centers, a non-profit medical organization providing transfusion medicine services to 48 Chicagoland and Northwest Indiana, will recognize World Blood Donor Day on June 14 by educating the public of the tremendous need for volunteer blood donors in their community.
Morris Hospital & Healthcare Centers has expanded its Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program to include a Phase 3 component for individuals who want to continue exercising after the initial 12-week session.
The Grundy County Chamber of Commerce & Industry will hold its luncheon at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, June 25, at Maria’s Ristorante, 1591 N. Division St., Morris. The program will focus on how to build and manage sales pipelines.
Farmers interested in running for open director positions with the Illinois Soybean Board (ISB) have the option to be a write-in candidate for the six open Illinois districts.
The Joliet Junior College Farmers Market kicked off for the first time on Thursday, May 23, with more than 15 vendors and a crowd ready to shop.