Do you love cats and dogs? If you’re looking for something fun to do for a couple hours next Saturday, March 17th in Freeport, the Friends Forever Humane Society is hosting an open house and wine & cheese fundraiser to benefit the shelter’s cats and dogs. The event will be held at the shelter, 966 … Continue reading Pours-for-Paws Fundraiser @ Friends Forever Humane Society
Do you have unpaid fines at Freeport Public Library? All of February you can pay them with non-perishable food items that will go local food pantries. Read on for details. “February is Food for Fines Month at Freeport Library. For every can of food or non-perishable food item brought in during the month of February, … Continue reading Food for Fines February @ Freeport Public Library
Get ready to read and click to share the information in this post, there’s a lot! Hi, it’s me, Rita. I write this blog, Stephenson County Spotlight. I’d like to note that I don’t work for any of the agencies and organizations that I write about. I just disseminate the information that I find … Continue reading Community Resources
I’m passing along information about a volunteer-staffed organization that helps applicants who live in the community with basic appliances and furniture at no charge. The following information is directly from the web site: Freeport Dream Center: Bridge Ministry The Bridge Ministry is a local outreach provided through the Freeport Dream Center. We exist to serve … Continue reading Freeport Dream Center
I crochet and knit a lot. Earlier this year I asked for yarn donations in a previous blog post, Yarn Donations Wanted. I’d like to thank Kathy Wilken, Tina T. and Nanette for responding to my request. I crochet or knit probably 6 days a week which results in a lot of stuff! One of … Continue reading Your support is appreciated, thank you!
It’s almost time for the last three-day VOICES Book Nook 50% off everything sale for the year. When: Thursday, November 2, 2017 – Saturday, November 4, 2017 Times: Thurs: 9 am to 8 pm; Fri: 9 am to 6 pm; Sat: 9 am to 4 pm Where: VOICES Book Nook, Lincoln Mall, 1255 W. Galena Avenue, Freeport, … Continue reading Book Nook 50% Off Fall Sale 2017
If you have outdoor work to do, it looks like today will be a nice day for it. After we got a lot of rain and the grass turned green again, I would like to think that yesterday was the last time I had to mow for the season. I won’t count on it because … Continue reading A Nice Day For It!