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HSHS St. John’s Hospital to host Community Blood Drive Thursday, July 9

Thursday, July 9th 2015 - 12:00 am

Springfield, IL – HSHS St. John’s Hospital will host a community blood drive from 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm on Thursday, July 9 at 800 East Carpenter Street, inside Centennial Hall.

What: HSHS St. John’s Hospital Community Blood Drive

When: Thursday, July 9, 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Where: Centennial Hall, 800 East Carpenter Street, Springfield, IL

Appointments: To donate, please contact the Community Blood Center at (217) 241-7550 or visit www.bloodcenterimpact.org and use code 60245 to locate the drive.

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The Chamber’s Corporate Cup Challenge

Thursday, July 9th 2015 - 5:45 pm

The Greater Springfield Chamber’s Corporate Cup Challenge Golf Outing, in its 20th year, features Springfield area businesses competing against one another in a shotgun, scramble format.  The outing provides a great opportunity to entertain clients and network with other business professionals in a casual setting.

The outing is divided into three flights – Championship, Second and Third. The top three teams in each flight will walk away with fantastic prizes, but only the best of the best will win the right to keep the Corporate Cup Challenge trophy. In addition, there will be a group competition within specific business categories with 6 or more foursomes (i.e. accountants, attorneys, banks, etc.).

If you are interested in entering a team or being a hole sponsor, please contact David Earhart at (217) 525-1173 ext. 215 or dearhart@gscc.org.

Get the Registration Form HERE

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Con-way freight Back to School DRIVE for Riverton school district

Friday, July 10th 2015 - 12:00 am

Con-way freight will be picking up donations from businesses in the Riverton school district on Friday the 10th.

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BBQ Fundraiser

Saturday, July 11th 2015 - 12:00 am

Immanuel Lutheran Church and Four Score and Seven Ribs Ago BBQ, LLC are pleased to announce the second annual BBQ Fundraiser on July 11, 2015 from 11:30 am to 7:00 pm at 2750 E Sangamon Ave, Springfield, IL.

Dine in, Take out and Drive up will be available. The menu features choice of pulled pork or chicken from the award winning competition BBQ team of Four Score and Seven Ribs Ago BBQ. Sandwiches are served with a selection of sauces: Political Heat, Kansas City Sweet and Boys in Blue-Berry BBQ Sauce. Sides are Cole Slaw and BBQ Beans. Served with cookie and drink. Full meal is $9.00. Family-Pack take out serving 4 is $25.

Just the Facts:

What: BBQ Fundraiser for Immanuel Lutheran Church

When: July 11, 2014 from 11:30 am to 7:00 pm.

Where : 2750 East Sangamon Ave, Springfield, IL

Service: Dine In, Take Out or Drive Up

Price: $9.00 for BBQ Sandwich, Two Sides, Cookie and Drink

Or $25 for family takeout pack serving 4.

Four Score and Seven Ribs Ago BBQ is a central Illinois professional BBQ competition team that provides low cost catering for group fundraisers. For more info: www.FourScoreAndSevenRibsAgo.com

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Christmas In July Carnival for the APL

Saturday, July 11th 2015 - 12:00 am

Carnival style games, pictures with Santa, raffle, dunk tank, etc

Sheltor tours and special Christmas gift bags for each animal adopted that day!

http://www.apl-shelter.org/

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HENSON ROBINSON ZOO CELEBRATES FREE ADMISSION AT ZOO

Saturday, July 11th 2015 - 12:00 am

HENSON ROBINSON ZOO CELEBRATES FREE ADMISSION AT ZOO SATURDAY, JULY 11

Admission is FREE Saturday, July 11th, at the Henson

Robinson Zoo’s Zoofari, sponsored by White Oaks West Animal Hospital. Don’t miss this fun packed day from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. This year we have added a Teddy Bear Clinic. Every child is invited to bring a stuffed animal friend to the clinic for a checkup and minor repairs by Zoo and Veterinary staff. There is a limit of one stuffed animal friend per child. In addition, throughout the day, the animals will receive special enrichment treats to stimulate behaviors and activity.

There will also be animal programs, animal close encounters, and keeper chats. The Animal Protective League will have pet adoptions from 10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. in the zoo’s parking lot.

The zoo is located at 1100 East Lake Drive and can be reached at (217)585-1821.

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NRA Basic Pistol Class-8 hours at Springfield Shooting Center, Inc.

Saturday, July 11th 2015 - 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
at Springfield Shooting Center
4885 Industrial Drive

Springfield Shooting Center is offering the NRA Basic Pistol class taught by an accredited instructor. The class is 8 hours and can also count towards the total 16 hours of education required to qualify for an IL CCW permit. The cost of the class is $125. If there are any questions, please, call SSC at 217-585-7199.

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IL Concealed Carry Class at Springfield Shooting Center

Sunday, July 12th 2015 - 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
at Springfield Shooting Center
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IL Concealed Carry Class at Springfield Shooting Center

Sunday, July 12th 2015 - 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
at Springfield Shooting Center
4885 Industrial Drive

Springfield Shooting Center is offering the IL Concealed Carry class that is taught by a IL CCW accredited instructor. The class counts for 8 hours of the required education needed to qualify for a IL CCW permit. The cost is $125, however, if both of the NRA Basic Pistol and IL CCW classes are purchased together, then the total cost is $225. If there are any questions, please, call SSC at 217-585-7199.

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Heartland Credit Union to host Community Blood Drive Monday, July 13

Monday, July 13th 2015 - 12:00 am

Heartland Credit Union to host Community Blood Drive Monday, July 13

Springfield, IL – Heartland Credit Union will host a community blood drive from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm on Monday, July 13 at 2213 W. White Oaks Drive, inside Bloodmobile.

What: Heartland Credit Union Community Blood Drive

When: Monday, July 13, 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Where: Bloodmobile, Register on Bloodmobile, 2213 W. White Oaks Drive, Springfield, IL

Appointments: To donate, please contact Susan Gleason at (217) 726-8877 or visit www.bloodcenterimpact.org and use code 60229 to locate the drive.

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