Registration is now open for all youth girls interested in playing in the in-house GHAA softball league. Registration will close on March 31st. The season is projected to begin on April 12th, pending game schedules.
GHAA is also looking for coaches. Please contact Sara Olson immediately if you are interested.
The Leagues are Coach Pitch 8U (Grades 1&2 ages 6 to 8) and 11U (Grades 3&5 ages 9 to 11).
Looking for an evening of a delicious BBQ dinner, trivia, live and silent auction, music, and fun? Reserve your space for St. Mary’s School Annual Auction on Saturday, March 13th at Marlene’s Event Barn! The doors open at 5:30 p.m. for the in-person event which includes dinner, cash bar, trivia, live auction, and music from 6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
There is also a Virtual Event option that includes drive-thru BBQ dinner and dessert, outdoor live music, and a cash bar from 4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Trivia and Live Auction will stream online from 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. You can also choose just the drive-thru BBQ dinner.
Visit https://stmarysmetamora.schoolauction.net/march2021 for full details.
MYSA is now accepting registrations for the 2021 teeball, baseball and softball seasons. Visit http://www.mysasports.org for costs, age groups, and registration deadlines for each sport.
Coaches are needed! Please show support to our future athletes and community by volunteering to coach.
If you have any questions or can volunteer to coach, pelase email email@example.com.
Get ready to roll up your sleeves at the Christian Union Church Blood Drive on Tuesday, March 2nd from 3:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. This event is open to the public. Each donor will receive their choice of a $5 e-gift card or limited-edition donor socks!
The Christian Union Church is located at 925 West Walnut Street in Metamora. Appointments are required. Schedule yours at http://bit.ly/3rWYsYY
A reminder that there is a Facebook page for lost and found pets for Metamora, Germantown Hills, and Spring Bay. Regular maintenance is done on this page to delete posts when pets have been reunited or where a reasonable amount of time has been passed. To see the page, share a picture of a pet you have lost, or a lost pet found around your home, visit https://www.facebook.com/groups/LostAndFoundPetsGermantownHills/
The Metamora-Germantown Hills JFL Spring 2021 spring registration is open and online at www.mghjfl.com. Practice starts Monday, April 5th for a six-week season that ends on May 16th.
7x7 - 8 to 14 years old - $53*
Cheer - 5 to 14 years old - $38*
Flag - 5 to 7 years old - $38*
* Age as of September 1, 2021.
The Redbird Replay crew is ready to go so check Local Channel 410 for future replays of upcoming Metamora Redbird basketball, football, volleyball, and additional programming.
You can also subscribe for free to the MTCO digiMAX YouTube channel to watch Redbird Replay content that has been uploaded so far, and future replays will be posted as they become available at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCl15E-S__8hE7ttELKl_Jqw
The Illinois Prairie District Public Library wants to hear from you! They are conducting a survey to better understand the needs of the Woodford County residents it serves. The survey is part of a larger strategic planning process that includes input from library staff, the library’s Board of Trustees, and the community to develop goals and objectives for the district and help plan for future improvements to library facilities and services.
The survey is available through March 8th and can be completed by visiting https://bit.ly/IPDPL-Survey
Those who complete the survey can also opt in to a drawing for one of several $10 and $25 Visa gift cards that will be given away once the survey period concludes.
The average US households have an average of 12 Internet-connected devices and this is predicted to increase to 20 devices by 2025. Additionally, working from home and e-learning have added even more Internet connectivity needs. Wi-Fi 6 is the next generation of Wi-Fi that is all about improving your wireless home network as more devices are used.
• Connects more devices and delivers data simultaneously to multiple devices without a reduction in performance.
• Increases coverage to solve Wi-Fi dead zones.
• Improves throughput in real-world, busy environments for less lag and buffer times.
• Enhances security via the new WPA3 security protocol.
• Saves the battery life of laptops, mobile phones, ring doorbells, etc. as it allows devices to be in sleep mode more often.
If you have interest in this new technology, give MTCO tech support a call at 800-859-6826 to find out more about its Premium Managed Wi-Fi, powered with a Wi-Fi 6 certified router.
With tax season upon us, be on the watch for W-2 phishing scams. Scammers impersonate your organization’s HR department asking the employee to review and/or download their W-2, offering up a malicious attachment or link that will be used to infect the recipient’s computer to capture login credentials, etc.
Cyber-criminals are clever and continuously adapting their tactics. Don’t click on suspicious links and never open unexpected email attachments.
See Zack Snyder’s Justice League, premiering in theaters and on HBO Max March 19th, followed by Godzilla vs Kong, releasing on March 31st. Warner Bros. is releasing its entire 2021 slate of feature films on HBO Max the same day it is released in theaters!
Through MTCO’s watchTVeverwhere, HBO Max is free with your HBO premium channel TV subscription, or $15/mo. for streaming only! Call MTCO today to get started at 800-859-6826.
Click here for more details on MTCO’s watchTVeverywhere, which offers over 100 channels to watch anytime, anywhere on your Internet-connected device: https://www.mtco.com/main/support/docs/watchTVeverywhere.pdf
Friday, March 19th
7:00 p.m. – (truTV)
Double Cross with Blake Griffin serves up an incredibly devious twist as it offers a service to those who are all too often the victims of a prank. Each week, Griffin conspires with people who are tired of being the victim to help them get some sweet revenge on their unsuspecting prankster – by pulling off the ultimate double cross.
Wednesday, March 10th
8:00 p.m. – (FOX)
From the producers of “America’s Got Talent,” comes the international hit variety show GAME OF TALENTS. Taking the awe, wonder and spectacle of a large-scale variety show and infusing it with a clue centered, high-intensity investigative game, GAME OF TALENTS is a new hybrid series like you’ve never seen before. The series pits two teams of contestants against each other as they attempt to figure out the surprising – and sometimes bizarre – hidden talents of the mystery performers. With more than $200,000 on the line, can the contestants spot the fire dancer from the spider wrangler or the chainsaw juggler from the contortionist? Can you?? This is GAME OF TALENTS!
Monday, March 1st
7:00 p.m. – (NBC)
The four-time Emmy Award-winning musical competition series “The Voice” celebrates its 10th anniversary with the strongest vocalists from across the country invited to compete in the show’s newest season, which returns on March 1.
Pop music sensation Nick Jonas reclaims his red chair alongside superstar Coaches Kelly Clarkson, John Legend and Blake Shelton as they return for Season 20. Carson Daly returns as host.