5 Things You Should Know for Monday, Aug. 1—City Council Meeting, Benefit Golf Outing, West Side Brush Pickup and More

Tickets are still available for a charity golf outing aiming to help our nation's homeless veterans.

There are two important local charities that need your help. You can help them with your golfing skills or with just the click of a mouse. Find out more by reading our five favorite things you should know about today:


1. Brush pick-up will continue for Geneva residents on the West Side of the Fox River. The city's brush pick-up program is intended for the disposal of limbs and branches that are removed by the property owner for normal maintenance and upkeep, not for lot clearing.

Residents can view guidelines for brush-pick up by clicking here

2. Tickets are still available to participate in the . Eighteen holes of golf will be played, in a team scramble format, starting at 1 p.m., on Aug. 28, at the Klein Creek Golf course in Winfield. A complete Texas BBQ buffet dinner follows golf at 6 p.m.

The Midwest Shelter for Homeless Veterans is a transitional housing program that provides counseling, access to health care and educational and job-training services, to U.S. veterans in need. 

3. Geneva's in . Items for discussion will include the mayoral appointing of Trish Tkach to the Cultural Arts Commission and Maureen Levy to the Strategic Plan Advisory Commission. The mayor is expected to issue a citywide proclamation naming August as Paul Ruby Foundation for Parkinson’s Research Awareness Month.

A copy of tonight's meeting agenda can be found by clicking here.

4. You can help the  win a Volkswagen Bug during the Love Bug Contes trunning through Aug. 15. The Love Bug Contest asks members of the community to vote for their favorite cause once a day for the next 15 days. The two charities with the most votes will move on to the finals and possibly win a VW Love Bug. 

Tri-City Health Partnership has been providing free medical care to the community for 10 years. With the help of more than 112 healthcare professionals, Tri-City Health Partnership is able to assist those in need with necessary medical services. You can vote for them at www.lovebugcontest.com

5. Families with students attending District 304 schools should be registered for the 2011-2012 school year. If you have not submitted registration information and school fees to the district's office at 227 N. Fourth St., please call 630-463-3000 to schedule an appointment with staff. 

Registration can be made easier by downloading the necessary forms before visiting the district office. Please click here for more information. 


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