Sugar Grove Life
Troop 17 Awards
Sunday, Nov. 5 the community saw Boy Scout Troop 17 traveling throughout town passing out bags to collect food for the local food pantry. Remember the scouts will return this Sunday to pick up those bags of donations. Thank you in advance.
Also on Nov. 5 the troop honored some of its scouts and presented some earned awards. Congratulations to Austin Guiher for earning his Tenderfoot and Boy Scout Badge, Eric Honsberger for earning his Citizenship of the World badge, Garrett Jensen earned his Boy Scout badge, Caleb McMillen earned his Tenderfoot and Boy Scout badge, and Jack Shaw earned his Life Scout badge as well as a special World Conservation award.
Thank you Troop 17 for all you do in the community.
Hessel Valley Lutheran Church in Chandlers Valley will be holding a Thanksgiving dinner on Thursday, Nov. 24, Thanksgiving Day. All are welcome to come and enjoy a traditional homemade dinner with turkey and all the trimmings and, of course, pumpkin pie for dessert
The dinner will be served family style at 1 p.m. This is their gift to the community, there will be no charge.
The Chandlers Valley Community Center will be holding a Harvest Dinner on Nov. 13 starting at 5 p.m. Bring a dish to pass and come and enjoy the harvest with your neighbors.
The Sugar Grove Volunteer Fire Department is looking for volunteers. If you are interested stop down to the fire hall and inquire how you can become a volunteer.
Sugar Grove Volunteer Fire Department will be holding a craft show on Nov. 19 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. There are vendor spaces available to rent. Call Sue Johnson at 489-7868 for more information.
Holiday Treasure Sale
Sugar Grove United Methodist Church will hold its annual Holiday Treasure Sale on Saturday, Nov. 19 from 10 a.m. till 2 p.m. This is a “silent auction” of merchandise, services, holiday decorations, gift certificates, toys, food, crafts, and more.
During the designated time of the sale, the public may place written bids on any items they wish. All items are new and will be awarded to the highest bidder. Bidders do not need to be present when the bids are opened after 2 p.m. High bidders will be contacted.
Proceeds of the sale are used for the maintenance and upkeep of the church and its parsonage.
Back by popular demand are the Cookie Corner and the Sweet Shoppe, with a large variety of homemade cookies and candies which are pre-priced and available for immediate sale. There will also be a “Kids Korner” where shopping is limited to children, and nothing is priced over $1. Gift wrapping is free, and Santa and Mrs. Santa will be on hand to talk with the children. Sandwiches and ice cream sundaes will be available for a nominal charge for those who need a snack.
Sugar Grove Free Library will be holding an Appreciation Dinner for all its volunteers. Saying “Thank You” with everyone’s busy schedules these days just isn’t enough, so the library is inviting their volunteers and their spouses to dinner to show them how greatly the time they give to the library is appreciated.
A special lasagna dinner will be held Nov. 17 at 6:30 p.m. Library volunteers should RSVP to the library at 489-7872 by Monday, Nov. 14.
Sugar Grove Christmas
The Community of Sugar Grove is planning the 7th Annual Christmas Walk from 5 to 7 p.m. on Dec. 9. All merchants and special groups that are planning to have something special around town during the event should contact Kent or Jeannie at 489-3125 or Judy at 489-3951 to make sure we have your special refreshments, entertainment, drawings or games listed in our flyers. Nov. 15 is the deadline to get your official listing registered for the Christmas Walk.
Each year the event gets bigger and bigger; let’s make year 7 the best of all.