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4112 Pontoon Road in Pontoon Beach . 797-3333
Happy March everyone -

Did you know that before 1752 March was the first month of the
calendar year?  We changed to the "New Style" or "Gregorian
calendar" in that year and only then did the year begin on the
1st of January!

Spring is knocking at our door, the days are growing longer
slowly but surely and sprigs of Easter grass are popping up in
yards everywhere.  What better time to build a colorful kite and
head to the nearest field to see how high you can fly it?
We knew March winds would almost always guarantee a
successful time with one of the many kites we would build during
early Spring.  These days it seems like a lost art.

So, here's to flying kites, waiting for the Spring blooms and
another change of the season in our hometown.  Scroll through
our home page and see what your friends and neighbors are
doing while they await the arrival of spring!

Jump in the Discussion Board - it is election time...you know
what that means!
GraniteCityGossip.com WEATHER
Did you know every year TOWNSHIP OFFICIALS OF ILLINOIS gives out scholarships? A
central component of the application is an essay. Applicants must complete a 500- word
(minimum) essay conveying their understanding of township government among the local
government landscape in Illinois. Specifically, “The Role of Township Government in Today’
s Society and in the Future” and a summary of an interview with a township official.
Applications are due by April 1, 2020.
It's like bingo, but with music instead of numbers.  
Doors open at 6:00 pm. Bingo will start at 7:00 pm.  
All tickets are $25, ages 13 and older to play .  Tickets
will include 10 games of bingo, beer and soda.  You
may bring your own snacks.
CASH prizes for the
winners.  Between games there will be silent
auction items, 50/50 drawing, lotto raffle,
heads or tails and a balloon pop.
Click here to purchase tickets!
1312 NIEDRINGHAUS AVENUE
FREE QUAD SKATE RENTAL, ONE FREE SMALL FOUNTAIN
DRINK AND FREE ADMISSION FOR THE NIGHT!  
HOSTED BY RESTORATION CHURCH
SAVE THE DATE!
Additional information to follow -
visit AlfrescoProductions.org
From the GCPD
Facebook Page

"It had been a while
since our last
department photo. We
wanted to have a little
fun with this one.
Traditionally, we have
always been in our
dress uniforms and in
formal poses.

Interesting fact: The
backdrop was a photo
John Ridgeway
actually took at the Hot
Strip of US Steel in
Granite City. Don’t
worry, no officers were
incinerated during the
making of this photo.
Our photos were
actually taken in front
of the old Kmart
building. John pieced
us all in after the fact."
LASCELLES
Granite City
1324 Niedringhaus Avenue
COME OUT AND FIND THE PERFECT DRESS!
GRANITE CITY'S FINEST!
Throwing it back to the best decades past, with all of the best food,
games, music, and activities you won't want to miss!
GCHS . 3101 Madison Avenue
DQ NIGHT FOR OUR
MARCHING WARRIORS
WEDNESDAY,
MARCH 11
DQ will be donating $1 per
blizzard or basket with a
drink and $3 for DQ cakes
Drive thru open till 10:30 pm
SATURDAY, MARCH 27
5 pm till 11 pm
1312 Niedringhaus Avenue
Join us for a magical evening
AT THE LIBRARY!
Anyone wishing to donate a
basket or item for the silent
auction may drop it off at
Teri’s Diner or contact us
and we will be glad to pick
it up.
For Tickets contact
Teri Bonvicino 618-219-
5284 or Ann Mayhall 618-
698-3192. Tickets: $25.00
a couple, $15.00 a
person if purchased in
advance, if purchased at
door $30.00 a couple and
$20.00 a person.
Music by: DJ Matt Miller
Doors Open at 5:30 . Trivia begins at 7:00 pm
$160 for table of 8 / $25 for a single seat . Soda, water & beer included!
10 Rounds of Trivia . Mulligans 10 for $10
TOP TEAM WINS CASH!
Silent Auction  50/50 Magician and more!!!
Reserve your table by emailing:  brightspotpediatricstroke@gmail.com
Pizza World will be donating 10% of all sales from 4:00 pm till 9:00 pm
to our GCHS Marching Warriors!!! Come out & enjoy dinner with
family & friends while giving back to our Marching Warriors!!
THURSDAY, MARCH 12
$5 per child per picture - We will be serving a Pancake breakfast and pictures with ty he Easter Bunny.. Pictures will
be taken, edited and sent to parent or guardian via email, Facebook or Text.  This event is open to everyone  All
proceeds for this event will go towards the ministries and outreaches of Impact365
.
Let's get together to paint & drink coffee!  The project is a "Spring
Pallet Sign", but you get to pick your own design.  $30 per person .
Bring your own booze if you'd like!  Food and non-alcoholic
beverages available for purchase - Space limited to 16 people,
everything needed for your project will be ready for you!
To register email t.hartwickdesigns@gmail.com

Boardgamery . 1406 Niedringhaus Avenue
RIVERS OF LIFE CHURCH . 3131 E. 23rd Sreet
SATURDAY, APRIL 4
Come join us for our annual Easter Extravaganza! Easter Egg Hunt, Petting
Zoo, Bike Give-a-Way, Face Painting, and Bounce House! Sign-In starts at
11:00am. The actual bike give-a-way and the egg hunt start times will be
announced at the event after everyone is signed in. This is Free and open
to the community. The Bike give-a-way and egg hunt are for ages 12 years
and under. Everyone welcome!