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The Fox Valley Patriotic Organization was founded in 2016 to educate Americans about the history of the American Flag and the “Father of Flag Day”, Dr. Bernard Cigrand, (a Batavian for decades). The group plans to memorialize their contributions to patriotism via a permanent monument and garden area in downtown Batavia. The monument tells the story of the American flag and its significance in the life and passionate spirit of our country, from its inception during the American Revolution to the presentTuesday, April 06, 2021
Effective April 1, 2021, the Section 8 waiting list for three-bedroom units at Mercy Housing's Batavia Apartments opened for applications. The Batavia Apartments is located in Batavia, Illinois. Batavia Apartments is a 290-unit multifamily housing development, comprised of one, two and three-bedroom apartments. Of the apartments, 258 are subsidized through the HUD Section 8 Program under which residents pay only 30% of their adjusted income for rent. The remaining 32 apartments are Market RateWednesday, March 24, 2021
Early Bird registration now open for the 2021 July 4th Lazarus House Great Western Freedom 4 Run/Walk at LeRoy Oakes Forest Preserve in St. Charles. In 2019, nearly 300 patriotic participants started their holiday running or walking to help their neighbors in need. All proceeds benefit Lazarus House, a 501(c) (3) not-for-profit Emergency Shelter, Center for Transitional Living, and Homeless Prevention Program for men, women & children who are homeless or in crisis from Batavia, Geneva, St. Charles, orThursday, March 18, 2021
GENEVA, Illinois— The Kane County Board Chairman Corinne Pierog and the Kane County Health Department (KCHD) have secured a COVID-19 vaccination site, which will open this Friday, March 19th by appointment only. The site will be known as the Kane Vax Hub. Vaccinations are available by appointment only. New appointments will be made weekly as more vaccine becomes available. County Board Chairman Pierog said “The new vaccination site is going to vastly improve the ability of Kane County to vaccinate ourWednesday, March 17, 2021
March 16, 2021 (Batavia, IL) - BPS101 is approaching the one-year anniversary of the transition to remote learning on March 18, 2020. We will be forever grateful to each and every one of our staff members, families, and students for the part that each played in this chapter in our school history.School districts across Illinois have recently been asked to return students to in-person learning as they are able. The Restore Leadership Team has been meeting to discuss the impact of new IDPH guidance on a modeThursday, March 04, 2021
Batavia, IL - Starting a business at any time is a challenge but starting a conceptually new food-focused business amidst a pandemic is a unique journey to say the least! When Dale Hastert, founder and CEO of Bangarang Foods, began the process of creating Bangarang, part of the business launch plan relied on being able to sample the product in local grocery stores, sports camps and other community events. Shortly after production began, the pandemic took hold. Sampling at local spots started to seemMonday, January 25, 2021
Up to four Batavia High School seniors will be awarded $500 this spring to further their education. Batavia, Ill. – January 26, 2021 – The 2021 Inspire Scholarships is now open for applications. The scholarship program, sponsored by the Batavia Chamber of Commerce, will be given to Batavia Public School District 101 high school seniors, with up to four awards given. The four scholarships, worth $500 each, are motivated by the makeup of the Batavia Chamber of Commerce membership. Because the Chamber’sThursday, January 21, 2021
Batavia Chamber of Commerce to Honor Businesses Who Exemplify Confidence and Investment in Batavia a
Batavia Chamber member Michelle ‘Mike’ Burke named Ambassador of the Year; all will be honored at the Inspire 2021 event in May. Batavia, Ill. – January 21, 2021 – Today, seven Batavia businesses were named recipients of the 2020 Ole Award. Businesses who had final city permits by September 1, 2020 were eligible. One other business will receive a Green Ole Award, the second year for this award. Additionally, Michelle (Mike) Burke was named Ambassador of the Year for the Batavia Chamber of Commerce.Sunday, January 17, 2021
BATAVIA, IL – Batavia United Way, in association with 43 other local United Ways across the state, is joining the United Way of Illinois in encouraging Illinois residents to engage in a 21-week program engaging in racial equity activities to gain a deeper understanding of the impact systemic racism and inequity have on our state and in our local communities. "The Batavia community is full of allies and individuals who want to help. One of the first steps to bringing about action is getting a betterFriday, December 11, 2020
The Batavia Interfaith Food Pantry and Clothes Closet is this year’s Spirit of Batavia honoree. BATAVIA, ILL – December 11, 2020 – In a year where nothing is “normal” and everyone can use positive news, the Batavia Chamber of Commerce is thrilled to announce that the 2020 Citizen of the Year (COTY) is Robert ‘Bob’ Hansen. Additionally, the Batavia Interfaith Food Pantry and Clothes Closet is the Spirit of Batavia award winner for 2020. Normally, all awards, including the Chamber’s Ole Award winners,