St. Mary’s Schools will host their 12th Annual Golf Outing Benefit on Friday, July 31st at the beautiful Metamora Fields Golf Club. This year’s outing will have a slightly different format with tee times from 7:00 a.m. and every 10 minutes unitl 12:00 p.m. Format is a four-person best ball scramble. Lunch will be available from 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
The cost is $100 per person and includes a gift bag, green fees, cart, two drink tickets, and lunch.
The registration deadline is Friday, July 24th. For more information and to print the registration form, please visit http://stmfalcons.com/subs/formsuploads/GolfOutingFlyer_2020.pdf
Registration forms are also available at various businesses in town and at the St. Mary’s Church Rectory. Conact Cindy Garber at 360-2809 with any questions and for sponsorship opportunities.
The St. Jude Metamora to Peoria runners are teaming up with Germantown Grille for a tasty benefit! Stop by to drive-thru Germantown Grille between 12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, July 11th to pick up a pulled pork sandwich, coleslaw, baked beans, and water for $12, or upgrade your meal by replacing water with a lemonade shake-up for an additionaal $3.00. All proceeds benefit the Metamora St. Jude Run.
The MTHS tennis courts will be closed until August due to a construction project that is underway to replace the courts.
The courts were originally constructed in 2000 and resurfaced in 2013. After two decades, the usable lifespan of the facility has reached its end. The project is funded by budgeted expenditures from the 2019-2020 and 2020-2021 fiscal years. A facility assistance grant application has also been submitted to the United States Tennis Association (USTA).
Registration for the 2020 MGHJFL Tackle season is open at www.mghjfl.com ! Sign up and get ready for an exciting fall!
MTCO’s summer blood drive will be held July 28th from 12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. There are over 30 appointments times available, so if you are interested in donating, please call Sarah at 309-366-6130 to schedule an appointment.
New: Starting June 15th, all blood, platelet and plasma donations will be tested for COVID-19 antibodies Donors need to have a successful donation to receive the COVID-19 antibody test results.
The Red Cross is not testing to diagnose an illness, referred to as a diagnostic test. Individuals who believe they may be ill with COVID-19 should not present to donate until they are symptom free for 28 days.
Join Snyder Village for their 22nd Annual “Tee It Up” Golf Outing – a fun day of golf at the beautiful Metamora Fields Golf Club along with plenty of food and prizes! All proceeds support the Snyder Village Resident In Need Fund.
*Date Change* The Tee It Up Golf Outing has been rescheduled to Friday, August 7th.
Visit their website for more details, sponsorship opportunities, and registration forms at https://www.snydervillage.com/tee-it-up-annual-golf-outing-benefit/
The Spring Bay American Legion Post 1115 presents a 4th of July Fireworks and a celebration of America on Saturday, July 4th from 7:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m. The Spring Bay American Legion is located at 500 Legion Lane in Bayview Gardens.
This celebration includes food, drink, and fun for the entire family and features Cousin Eddie’s Band on the KDB Stage! There will also be a $10,000.00 Queen of Hearts drawing (need not be present to win)!
The cost of admission is $5.00 per person with free admission for children 12 and under.
The Illinois Prairie District Public Library’s Summer Reading Program will be hosted virtually every Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday beginning at 11:00 a.m. on the IPDPL Facebook page and YouTube channel!
For a sneak peak at some of the fun offered thi ssummer, visit https://youtu.be/mv0LkN8JPm4
The Illinois Prairie District Library is thrilled to make be open again (opened on June 29th)! Obviously, they value public health and have been working hard to make the necessary, temporary modifications to services that we will be able to provide.
Visit their Facebook page for hours and more announcements at https://www.facebook.com/ipdpl1950/ or call 309-921-5074.
Adobe Flash Player will reach End-of-Life on December 31, 2020, and Adobe is recommending that users unistall this software prior to this date. Adobe says that once Flash reaches the EOL date, they will remove all Flash Player download links and that all Flash-based content wil be blocked from running Full details at: https://www.zdnet.com/article/adobe-wants-users-to-uninstall-flash-player-by-the-end-of-the-year/?ftag=TRE-03-10aaa6b&bhid=29273059374521565586646297739689&mid=12891070&cid=2243310265
Have you read or heard people talking about Google or Apple installing trackers on smartphones? Here is a quick article discussing how the end-user is in control of turning the feature on or off. https://www.zdnet.com/article/no-no-one-has-secretly-installed-a-covid-19-tracker-onto-your-smartphone/?ftag=TRE-03-10aaa6b&bhid=29273059374521565586646297739689&mid=12891070&cid=2243310265
Wednesday, July 8th
7:00 p.m. – “Tough As Nails" (CBS)
Tough As Nails is a competition series that celebrates everyday Americans who roll up their sleeves and don’t think twice about working long hard hours and getting their hands dirty, in order to keep their country running. Competitors who consider the calluses on their hands a badge of honor will be tested for their strength, endurance, life skills and, most importantly, mental toughness in challenges that take place at real-world job sites.
Peacock, NBCUniversal’s new streaming service, announced it will be available on VIZIO SmartCast™ TVs and LG Smart TVs when it launches on July 15, 2020. At that time, Peacock will offer a free tier featuring more than 7,500 hours of movies, shows, and timely live and on-demand programming across news, sports, reality and late night. Peacock Premium will also be available for $4.99 per month and features more than 15,000 hours of content. Viewers may also upgrade Peacock Premium to ad-free for an additional $5.00 per month.
Monday, July 13th
7:00 p.m. – "CMA Best of Fest (ABC)
Country Music superstar Luke Bryan hosts “CMA Best of Fest,” a three-hour retrospective airing live as a concert experience featuring more than 25 unforgettable performances having aired on television over the last 16 years of “CMA Fest.”
Enjoy FREE viewing of the following channels that are in the digiMAX SELECT & EXPANDED packages. If you do not currently have these channels in your TV package, they are now available until July 31st.
American Heroes Channel (90/527HD)
Cooking Channel (337/491HD)
Destination America (341/492HD)
Discovery Family Channel (53/534HD)
Discovery Life Channel (324/484HD)
Great American Country (359/496HD)
To access all available TV channels, press the Guide button on your remote control, then press the Blue button to toggle until “Showing All Channels” shows in the bottom left-hand corner of your screen.