Mother Like Daughter Spring Fling...
The Mother Like Daughter Spring Fling will be in Galva on 17 May from 10:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. at the Galva American Legion building located at 45 Wallace Street, Galva, IL 61434.
Come relax and shop the day away with over twenty (20) different amazing crafters and vendors!
Admission is FREE!!!
- Perfectly Posh
- Sugarbottom Boutique
- Jewel Kade
- Grace Adele
- Snowman Signs
- Origami Owl
- County Healing Hands
- Jamberry Nails
- Sew Crazy
- Tastefully Simple & Many More
View and download the Official Brochure which contains the contact information for the event.
The Galva American Legion Announces Three Events...
The Galva American Legion announces three events to be held in the month of April:
To start, the Legion will be hosting an All You Can Eat breakfast buffet on April 13th from 7:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. The buffet includes pancakes, sausage, bacon, eggs, biscuits and gravy, coffee, milk and orange juice. Pop and bottled water are available for an extra charge. A donation of $6:00 would be appreciated.
On the 26th of April, the Legion will be hosting a Texas Holdem Tournament at the Legion Building, Post 45 located at 45 Wallace Street in Galva. Sign in begins at 5:00 p.m. and play starts at 6:00 p.m. The entry fee is $50.00 and you are allowed one re-buy at $25.00. Food and drink will be available.
Also, an "All You Can Eat" pancake and sausage breakfast, sponsored by the Kewanee National Guard will be held on Sunday, 27 April at the Kewanee National Guard Armory Building located at 111 N. East Street in Kewanee. Service will begin at 7:00 a.m. and will end at 1:00 p.m., Tickets may be purchased at the door for $6:00 or $3:00 for children under the age of thirteen. The Annual Bake Sale will be held during the event.
Wanted! Entrepreneurs in Henry and Stark Counties...
Enter the Henry & Stark Counties Fast Pitch Competition to WIN Cash and Prizes that can help you launch your Big Idea to Start or Expand a business!
If you have the "Big Idea" for a new or improved business, an idea on how to expand or grow your existing business, or a new invention or product that can be produced in Henry or Stark Counties; and
You would like to win cash, prizes, marketing, and other resources to help take your idea from concept to market; and
You would like the advice and help of experienced leaders from manufacturing, technology, patents, marketing, engineering and more; then
You should enter this year's Fast Pitch contest and enter it today!
Register for one of two Informational Meetings on line or call one of the following:
- Judith Gilbert, Colona Economic Development (309) 792 - 0571
- Russell Medley, Kewanee Economic Development (309) 853 - 5000
Put these important Informational Meeting dates in your calendar:
- An informational meeting will take place in Colona on February 11th at 5:30 p.m. at Werner Restoration Services, 102 Innovation Way, Colona, IL (click on the name for website, street address for map)
- An informational meeting will take place in Kewanee on February 20th at 5:30 p.m. at the Community Education Center, 404 E. Third Street, Kewanee, IL (click on name for website, street address for map)
A practice session will be held at Werner Restoration Services on March 11th and another in Kewanee on March 20th.
For selected participants, the head-to-head competition will be held on April 24th at the Community Education Center in Kewanee.
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In its first two years, the Henry- Stark Counties Fast Pitch competition opened doors to 42 budding and seasoned entrepreneurs who shared their concepts for the chance to win resources to develop their ideas into thriving businesses.
We have distributed over $22,000 in cash and over $50,000 of in-kind prizes to the winners!
Thanks to our sponsors, Fast-Pitch Results are impressive:
- 11 Businesses Received Business Consultation
- 9 New Start-ups Were Initiated
- 3 Business Loans were Obtained
- 10 JOBS were created or retained
- One Received their Small Business Certificate.
If you would like to become a sponsor, simply download the sponsor packet or give Dave Dyer a call at (309) 932 - 2555.
Galva City Administration Building
P. O. 171
311 N.W. 4th Avenue, Suite B
Galva, IL 61434
(309) 932 - 2555 phone
(309) 932 - 3306 fax
Hours of Operation:
M,T,W,Th, F 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Galva Street Department
949 S. E. 2nd Street
Galva, IL 61434
(309) 932 - 3624 or for after hours emergencies (309) 932 - 3900