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Hello everyone -
We hope this month's update finds you and your family doing well
and enjoying the summertime weather.  While we are experiencing
a completely different summer this year, there are still things happening
locally for your family to enjoy..  Many of our restaurants have opened up to
inside dining at lower capacity, and we know they can certainly use our business
after the long shut down.  The park district is having a Balloon Glow this Friday at
Wilson Park following the Patriots In The Park Bike Parade.  You can
find all the information below.  Acoustic In The Park will be happening
at the Randall D. Dalton Veterans Park in Pontoon Beach.  This will
be a great evening to spend listening to music with family and friends in a
safe environment.
Please let us welcome our newest GraniteCityGossip.com sponsor,
Attorney Ann Callis of the Holland Law Firm.  Take a moment to read about
Ann and her vast experience by clicking on her banner at the right.
Alfresco Productions currently has a crowd funding fund raiser going
in order to continue with the arts in Granite City.  They sponsor so
many activities throughout the year for our city, see if you can send a donation
their way so they can continue to bring these events to our town.
We will be adding as much information as possible for other events as it
become available, so please check back often.  And remember, the newest
events are listed at the bottom of the home page.
Whole Grain Foods
Whole Wheat Pasta
Brown Rice
Whole Grain Cereal
Whole Wheat Flour
Whole Grain Crackers
Plain Oatmeal
Shelf Stable Milk (Cow, Soy, Rice, etc)
Fruit, dried or canned in light syrup
Low sodium, no salt added vegetables
Low sodium pasta sauce in plastic jars
Foods high in protein
Natural Peanut Butter (no
hydrogenated oil)
Dried beans, peas, lentils
Unsalted nuts
Canned Tuna (canned in water, not oil)
Canned Salmon (in water, not oil)
Canned Chicken (in water, not oil)
100% Fruit / Vegetable Juice
Cooking oil, Olive oil, Canola oil
Paper products, diapers & toiletries
SUNDAY MORNING WORSHIP
Nameoki United Methodist Church
Sunday, July 5
9:30 am till 10:30 am
Hosted by Nameoki United Methodist Church
Join us for worship on Sunday morning!
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KEEPING THE ARTS ALIVE IN GRANITE CITY
The future of Alfresco events is in jeopardy and we need your help.
Through the years, Alfresco has brought wonderful programs like
Blues & BBQ, Music in the Park, The Melting Pot, Magic and
Mayhem, The Elf Walk and of course the high caliber shows at The
Alfresco Center. These....
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Watch for our reopening!
DOG & CAT VACCINATION CLINIC
SATURDAY, JULY 11th
1pm till 3pm
Bellemore Animal Hospital
2117 Johnson Road
Due to the quarantine in effect, we will be following strict protocols
and we will only be accepting a limited number of people.  YOU
MUST PREREGISTER by Friday 07/10/20 at 3pm.  You will be given
an arrival time.  Anyone not preregistered will not receive treatment!
Jesse White Announces Expired Driver’s Licenses, ID Cards, and License Plate Stickers
Extended an Additional Month – Until Nov. 1 and suggests delaying facility visit during
heatwave

Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White announced that expiration dates for driver’s licenses/ID cards and
license plate stickers have been extended an additional month – from Oct. 1, 2020, to Nov. 1, 2020. This
new Nov. 1 extension also includes those who have July, August and September expiration dates. As a
result, expired documents will remain valid until Nov. 1 so customers do not need to rush into Driver
Services facilities, especially during the current heatwave.

“Extending expiration dates until November 1 means people with an expired driver’s license, ID card or
license plate sticker do not need to rush into a Driver Services facility immediately,” said White. “During this
current heatwave, I would suggest residents consider delaying their visit to a facility. But if you must visit a
facility, please come prepared to wait outside due to social distancing, which limits the number of people
inside a facility at one time.”

White continues to urge the public to consider using online services when possible instead of visiting a
facility due to heavy customer volume. Customers who can conduct business online may go to www.
cyberdriveillinois.com to take advantage of online services – such as renewing license plate stickers – from
the comfort of their own home. People who conduct online transactions will avoid waiting in line at a facility.