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!
Hi, it’s me, Rita. I write Stephenson County Spotlight. Read on to get to know me better. This December will make 20 years that I have lived alone. I’m 40, never married, no kids, and I live in a house. No matter whom your household comprises, it can be overwhelming to take care of both … Continue reading Seeking a Fun Companion & Helper
The Boys & Girls Club of Freeport and Stephenson County will host its annual Back to School Celebration at its King Center Community campus located at 511 Liberty St. Freeport, IL 61032 this Saturday, August 19th from 2-6 p.m. Backpacks with FREE school supplies will be given to parents/guardians who participate in a workshop. … Continue reading Boys & Girls Club Back to School Celebration 2017
Hi, it’s me, Rita. I write this blog. If you’ve been reading Stephenson County Spotlight for a while, you might know that I am an avid crocheter. I had the pleasure of doing a live crochet demonstration at Pretzel City Farmers Market here in downtown Freeport, IL on Friday, July 7th. The weather was … Continue reading Visit Pretzel City Farmers Market