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Support the Troops Care Package Drive
Organized by the Knights of Columbus Bishop L. Kaffer Assembly #3232
January 6th through February 2nd

Items can be dropped off at Romeoville Village Hall, Romeoville Recreation Center, Fire Station No. 1 and starting January 19th at St. Andrew the Apostle Church. Items our troops need are: General Hygiene Items, insect repellent, eye drops, men’s and women’s deodorant, shampoo, toothpaste, razors, chap stick, wet wipes. Also needed are canned food items such as soup, tuna, chili, ravioli, stew, dried fruits and nuts, ground coffee, pre-sweetened powdered drink mixes, beef jerky, beef sticks, batteries, cookies, granola bars, protein bars, gloves, hand warmers, stamps, work or tube socks, white or tan t-shirts. Hand made items are welcome such as scarves, no-sew fleece blankets and quilts.

Each box costs $12.35 just for shipping of a single care package, so donations for postage are needed as well. All donations are tax deductible. To have a package sent to a specific service man or woman serving overseas, or for more information on how you can help, please contact Dan at 815-886-6623.

The Romeoville Area Chamber of Commerce Professional Development Series
Thursday, January 23, 2014, 8-10 a.m.
Lewis University, Classroom – TBD. 
$15.00 members and $20.00 non-member
Join us for a three part series on Social Media and E-commerce.Whether you need a refresher course, want to train your employees properly, have a neighbor who is interested or just need to know how to get started…this program is for you!!! Part One: Important Social Media Sites answers:
  •             How do I get started on Social Media sites?
  •             Issues facing Social Media marketing
  •             What do I need to know when creating a website?
  •             What are the important online marketing programs?
  •             Issues facing e-commerce
Instructor:    Rich Burke, Director of the Graduate School of Management at Lewis University. Continental breakfast will be provided. Reservations ARE required – contact the Chamber office for more information or to make your reservation TODAY at 815-886-2076.

St. Andrew the Apostle Catholic School Open House

Sunday, January 26, 2013, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. 

505 Kingston Drive., Romeoville
Are you looking for a safe and nurturing environment for your child’s education, a school with small class sizes and a challenging curriculum? Stop in to our Open House for some refreshments and tour the school, meet the principal, faculty and students while learning about the benefits of enrolling your child at St. Andrew. Full day preschool (3-5 year olds) and Kindergarten through 8th grade. Before and after school care available. For more information please visit the school’s website at www.andrewcc.org or contact Mrs. Kathy Lifka, principal at 815.886-5953 Ext. 421.

Community Service Council Benefit Brunch & Auction
Sunday, February 9, 2014, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Joseph & Sarah Levy Center, 251 Canterbury Lane, Bolingbrook
Brunch and auction to benefit Community Service Council of Northern Will County.


2014 Community Resource Fair
Presented by Valley View School and Plainfield School Districts
Wednesday, February 12, 2014, 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Romeoville Recreation Center, 900 W. Romeo Road, Romeoville
FREE Admission! Everyone is invited! Local resources for everyone: Colleges, Family Recreation, Food Pantries, Hospitals, Bilingual Services Available, Libraries, Employment Assistance, Financial Resources, Mental Health Services and Emergency Assistance. Questions about the event may be directed to the Community Resource Fair Voice Mail Hotline at 815-886-7246, ext. 800 for English & Ext. 801 for Spanish.

Tri-Chamber After Hours
Wednesday, February 19, 2014, 5-7 p.m.
Brunswick Zone, 735 Center Blvd., Romeoville
Romeoville, Bolingbrook & Plainfield Chambers are hosting this networking event. For more questions call the Romeoville Area Chamber of Commerce at 815-886-2076 or emailinfo@romeovillechamber.org

Trivia Craze Fundraiser 
Saturday, February 22, 2014, 6:30 to 10 p.m.
Lockport American Legion Hall, 15052 Archer Ave.
Presented by the Romeoville Area Chamber of Commerce and Tri County SRA. 
Trivia Craze is all about fun – fun competition where teams battle to see who has the greatest knowledge of crazy trivia. If you love trivia or just like to laugh with your friends, you won’t want to miss this event! TONS of networking opportunities!

Romeoville Rotary Club Weekly Meetings 
New Members are Welcome! Meetings are held every Wednesday at Noon at: At’s a Nice Pizza,  Independence Blvd., Romeoville. 

The Lockport Township Park District Classes & Trips

A variety of classes are offered for children, adults and seniors, including swimming, dance, child development and much more! Also check out the trip opportunities we offer. For more info. visitwww.lockportpark.org or call 815-838-3621, ext. 0.  
Village of Romeoville

1050 West Romeo Road
Romeoville, IL 60446
(815) 886-7200
www.romeoville.org
Village Board

Mayor 
John D. Noak

Village Clerk 
Dr. Bernice E. Holloway

Trustees
Linda Palmiter
Jose (Joe) Chavez
Brian A. Clancy Sr.
Dave Richards
Sue A. Micklevitz
Ken Griffin  

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