On Saturday, May 9th I went to the annual Ladies’ Day Out event which was hosted at Lena Elementary School this year. The location of the event can vary. It was my first time attending, and boy, there was a lot to see! According to the event notice on the Freeport/Stephenson County Visitors Center website, … Continue reading Ladies’ Day Out in Lena
Freeport/Stephenson County Visitors Center is the brown tri-level building you might have passed on your way out of Freeport or back into town. The address is 4596 US Highway 20 East, Freeport IL, 61032. Did you know that it’s a place where local artisans and others sell goods on consignment throughout the year? Items currently … Continue reading Stop & Shop at Freeport/Stephenson County Visitors Center
If you’re looking for something out of the ordinary to do next Saturday, Faith Temple YWCC is sponsoring a Mother’s Day Expo & Fashion Show that will be held at the Stephenson County Farm Bureau. The donation is $20.00 and includes an appetizer buffet. According to Faith Temple COGIC’s secretary, Pam Aguocha, the clothes will come from … Continue reading Mother’s Day Expo & Fashion Show
Beth Randall, founder of Critter Camp Exotic Pet Sanctuary, wants to let everyone know about the 4th Annual Raise the Woof Comedy Night that will be hosted at Freeport Moose Lodge this Saturday, May 2nd. The fundraiser will benefit Critter Camp and Friends Forever Humane Society. Tickets are $15. A VIP table is $150 and … Continue reading Let’s Raise the Woof!
I went downtown this morning and took photos along a few of the streets. I also spoke with three small business owners: Jeffrey Wall (Wall of Yarn), Denise Casper (Queen Bee’s) and Brian Nissen (Abet Books & Games). I’m glad the word is getting out about the blog and that business owners are so willing to … Continue reading Larita Hawkins Writing Services
I attended the last day of Trinity United Methodist Church’s spring rummage sale on Saturday, April 18th. It was the $1 per bag day. I left with a bag of items that I purchased along with 4 bags of FREE items that a volunteer eagerly filled for me. In fact, he said, “Here, let me get … Continue reading Scenes from the sale: Trinity UMC
I went to the last day of Faith United Methodist’s spring rummage sale on Saturday, April 18th. It was the $1 per bag day. Many people were there to get a great deal and there was still plenty to choose from. I left with a full bag of items, including yarn and a couple … Continue reading Scenes from the sale: Faith UMC