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Support Groups, Clubs and Services

Published: Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2012 1:15 a.m. CST

Wednesday, Oct. 17

Childhood immunization clinic; Women, Infants and Children clinic; and Family Planning Services, all by appointment only, Lee County Health Department, 309 S. Galena Ave., Suite 100, Dixon, 815-284-3371.

Women, Infants and Children nutritional, education and coupon pickup, Lee County Health Department, 309 S. Galena Ave., Suite 100, Dixon, 815-284-3371.

Sauk Valley Gold Chapter of Business Networking International, 7 a.m., Candlelight Inn, 2200 S. First St., Rock Falls, 815-535-1327.

Dixon Kiwanis Club meeting, 7 a.m., private dining room, KSB Hospital, 403 E. First St., Dixon.

Flu shot clinics and blood pressure checks, walk-ins, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Whiteside County Health Department, 1300 W. Second St., Rock Falls. 815-626-2230.

FHN Community Services flu shots, 8:30 to 11 a.m., Carroll County Senior Center, 306 N. Main St., Mount Carroll. www.fhn.org or 815-599-7437.

Mercy Nursing Services free blood pressure clinic, 9 to 11 a.m., Northland Mall, 2900 E. Lincolnway, Sterling.

Rules of the Road class, 9 a.m., Dixon Senior Center, 100 W. Second St., 815-288-6563.

Auxiliary Senior Health Insurance Program, 9 a.m. to noon, CGH Medical Center, 100 E. LeFevre Road, Sterling. Appointment: 815-625-0400, ext. 5711.

Twin City Group of Alcoholics Anonymous, 9 a.m., women’s group; noon; 3:30 p.m.; 7 p.m., Bazaar Americana, 609 W. Third St., Sterling.

Whiteside County Senior Center outreach worker, 9-10 a.m., Erie Public Library, 802 Eighth Ave., Erie, 815-622-9230.

Nurturing Program, 9:15 a.m., Sinnissippi Centers Inc., 2611 Woodlawn Road, Sterling, 815-625-0013 or 800-782-1584.

Representative of Rock River Center, 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Hub City Senior Center, 401 Cherry Ave., Rochelle, 815-562-5050.

Narcotics Anonymous, 10 a.m., open, 403 13th Ave., Sterling.

Sharing Life's Memories program, 10 a.m., Rock River Center, 810 S. 10th St., Oregon, 815-732-3252.

Red Cross blood drive, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Morrison Institute of Technology, 701 Portland Ave., Morrison. Appointments: www.redcrossblood.org or 800-733-2767.

Whiteside County Health Department free blood pressure clinic, 10:30-11:30 a.m., Sullivan's Foods, 300 N. Madison St., Morrison.

Blood pressure check, 10:30-11:30 a.m., Whiteside County Senior Center, 1207 W. Ninth St., Sterling, 815-622-9230.

Mercy Nursing Services free blood pressure clinic, 11 a.m. to noon, Dixon Food Center – Red Fox, 500 Chicago Ave., Dixon.

Dealing with the Diagnosis, 11 a.m., Home of Hope Cancer Wellness Centers, 1637 Plock Road, Dixon, 815-288-4673.

BorgWarner Retiree lunch, 11:30 a.m., River's Edge Inn, 2303 W. First St., Dixon.

Alcoholics Anonymous, noon, closed, St. Paul Lutheran Church, 114 S. Fifth St., Oregon.

AA Gratitude Group, noon, closed, Big Book; 6 p.m., closed, Big Book, tradition, 91-92 S. Hennepin Ave., Dixon.

Alcoholics Anonymous, noon, closed, grapevine; 6 p.m., closed, Spanish; 3:30 p.m., closed; 7 p.m., closed; Bazaar Americana, Avenue G and Third Street, Sterling.

Finance Committee, Building and Properties and Emporium Board Meeting, 12:30 p.m., Whiteside County Senior Center, 1207 W. Ninth St., Sterling, 815-622-9230.

Free blood pressure check, 1-3 p.m., Amboy Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center, 15 W. Wasson Road, Amboy, 815-857-2550.

Whiteside County Senior Center Board meeting, 1:30 p.m., 1207 W. Ninth St., Sterling, 815-622-9230.

Alcoholics Anonymous, 1:30 p.m., closed, Rochelle Community Hospital, 900 N. Second St.

Red Cross blood drive, 2-6 p.m., 112 W. Second St., Rock Falls. www.redcrossblood.org or 800-733-2767.

Free blood pressure clinic, 3:30-4:30 p.m., Community Room, Odell Library, 307 S. Madison, Morrison.

Narcotics Anonymous, 4-5 p.m., Loveland Community House, 513 W. Second St., Dixon, 815-973-0165.

Walnut Board of Directors, 5:30 p.m., Walnut Public Library, 101 Heaton St., 815-379-2159.

Women’s Support Group, 5 to 6:30 p.m., Choices Domestic Violence Program office, 114 W. Market St., Mount Carroll.

Alcoholics Anonymous, 5:30 p.m., closed, steps, tradition, United Methodist Church, state Route 72, Davis Junction.

Special Needs Parent Support Group, 5:30-7:30 p.m., Sterling Public Library, conference room, 102 W. Third St.

Pearl, a self-esteem support group of the YWCA Domestic Violence Program, 6 p.m., 815-625-0333.

Men's Cancer Support Group, 6-7 p.m., Home of Hope Cancer Wellness Centers, 1637 Plock Road, Dixon, 815-288-4673.

AWANA, 6:30 to 8 p.m., ages 3 years through sixth grade, Northside Baptist Church, 598 River Lane, Dixon, 815-288-5212.

American Legion Post 12, 7 p.m., 1120 W. First St., Dixon, 815-284-2003.

Dixon Area Detachment Marine Corps League, 7 p.m., Veterans of Foreign Wars, 1560 Franklin Grove Road, Dixon.

Alcoholics Anonymous, 7 p.m., open, Immanuel Lutheran Church, state Route 52 N., Amboy.

Alcoholics Anonymous, 7 p.m., closed, Presbyterian Church, 1100 Calvin Road, Rochelle.

Alcoholics Anonymous, 7 p.m., closed, 808 Freeport Road, Sterling.

Alcoholics Anonymous 8 p.m., closed, Polo Town Hall, 117 N. Franklin.

Thursday, Oct. 18

Childhood immunization clinic; Women, Infants and Children clinic; and Family Planning Services, all by appointment only, Lee County Health Department, 309 S. Galena Ave., Suite 100, Dixon, 815-284-3371.

Abuse Changing Team, 815-625-0338.

Twin City Sunrise Rotary, 7 a.m., Ryberg Auditorium, CGH Medical Center, 100 E. LeFevre Road, Sterling.

Flu shot clinics, walk-ins, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Whiteside County Health Department, 1300 W. Second St., Rock Falls. 815-626-2230.

Free blood sugar screening, 8-9 a.m., Community Health Services Department, Mendota Community Hospital, 1401 E. 12th St., Mendota. 815-539-7461, ext. 3291, weekdays. Tests can be fasting or 2 hours after eating.

North Central Illinois Logistics Council, 8 to 9:30 a.m., Illinois Valley Community College, Room C316, 815 N. Orlando Smith Ave., Oglesby, 815-220-3425.

TOPS IL 1426, 8:30 to 9 a.m. weigh-in, meeting at 9 a.m., Coloma Homes, 401 W. 18th St., Rock Falls.

Golden K Kiwanis, 9:30 a.m., YMCA, 2505 YMCA Way, Sterling.

Free blood pressure check, 10 to 11:30 a.m., Oregon Healthcare Center, 811 S. 10th St.

Flu clinic, 10 a.m. to noon, Lee County Council on Aging, 100 W. Second St. Dixon, 815-284-3371.

Whiteside County Senior Center representative, 10-11 a.m., Riverbend Senior Center and Transit Facility, 912 Fourth St., Fulton, 815-622-9230.

Osteoporosis Support Group, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Town Square Center, 101 W. Second St., Dixon, 815-499-7842.

AA Gratitude Group, noon and 6 p.m., closed, Big Book, 91-92 S. Hennepin Ave., Dixon.

Alcoholics Anonymous, noon, closed, St. Paul Lutheran Church, 114 S. Fifth St., Oregon.

Parish Nurse Networking meeting, noon, CGH Professional Building, 15 W. Third St., Sterling, 815-625-0400, ext. 5425.

Twin City Group of Alcoholics Anonymous, noon, closed; 5:30, open, beginners; 7 p.m., closed, step, Bazaar Americana, 609 W. Third St., Sterling.

Healthy Lifestyles Club, 1 and 7 p.m., ground-floor conference room, Mendota Community Hospital, 1315 Memorial Drive, Mendota. 815-539-7461, ext. 5319.

Look Good, Feel Better, women's beauty techniques for use during chemotherapy and radiation, 1-3 p.m. at Home of Hope Cancer Wellness Center, 1637 Plock Road, Dixon. Register at 815-229-1287 or 825-285-5624.

Alcoholics Anonymous, 2:30 p.m., closed, clearance required, BAAbble on for Liife, prison group. Call 815-973-6150.

Whiteside County Airport Board of Directors meeting, 5 p.m., Airport Terminal Building, 10950 Hoover Road, Rock Falls, 815-622-3591.

Lee County Democratic Central Committee, rally from 5-7 p.m. at The Next Picture Show, 113 W. First St., Dixon, followed by meeting at 7:30 p.m. at Democrat Headquarters, 77 S. Hennepin Ave., Dixon, 815-288-9466.

OA/HOW, 6 p.m., Byron Public Library, 100 S. Washington St., Byron, 815-734-4662.

Helping Understand Grief for Survivors, 5:30 to 7 p.m., Serenity Hospice and Home, 1658 S. state Route 2, Oregon, 815-732-2499. If no one calls, they will not meet.

Overeaters Anonymous, 5:30 p.m., Lee County Council on Aging, 100 W. Second St., Dixon, 815-441-4452.

Ogle County Regional Planning Commission, 6 p.m., third-floor county board room, Old Ogle County Courthouse, 105 S. Fifth St., Oregon, 815-732-1190.

Sauk Valley Group of Alcoholics Anonymous, 6 p.m., open, 102 1/2 W. Second St., Rock Falls.

Fibromyalgia Support Group, 6 p.m., Positive Changes Acupuncture, 609 W. Third St., Suite 215, Sterling, 815-499-5425.

Breast Cancer Networking Group, 6-7 p.m., Home of Hope Cancer Wellness Centers, 1637 Plock Road, Dixon, 815-288-4673.

Sauk Valley Gluten-Free Support Group, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Immanuel Lutheran Church, 1013 Franklin Grove Road, Dixon, 815-973-0537.

Kiwanis Club of Rock Falls, 6:30 p.m., American Legion, 712 Fourth Ave., Rock Falls.

TOPS, 6:30 p.m., Rock Falls United Methodist Church, 210 Fourth Ave. 815-625-0431.

Dixon Area Garden Club, 7 p.m., Plum Creek Garden, 626 Palmyra Road, Dixon.

Survivor’s Group, 7 to 8:30 p.m., Rock River Center, 215 W. Washington St., Oregon.

Al-Anon, 7 p.m., St. John Lutheran Church, 703 Third Ave., Sterling.

Marine Corps League, 7 p.m., Rock Falls American Legion, 712 Fourth Ave. 815-625-9058.

Sauk Valley Landlord Association meeting, 7 p.m., Coventry Living Center, 612 W. St. Mary's Road, Sterling.

Alcoholics Anonymous, 7 p.m., closed, United Methodist Church, 709 Fourth Ave., Rochelle.

Alcoholics Anonymous, 7 p.m., closed, 808 Freeport Road, Sterling.

Alcoholics Anonymous, 7:30 p.m., closed, St. Anne Church, 401 N. Cherry St., Morrison.

Rock River Valley Barbershop Chorus practice, 7:30 p.m., Rock Falls Community Building, 603 W. 10th St., 815-284-7569.

Sterling Rock River Masonic Lodge 612, 7:30 p.m., 113 1/2 W. Third St., Sterling.

Al-Anon Family Group, 7:30 p.m., Village of Progress, 710 S. 13th St., Oregon.

Alcoholics Anonymous, 8 p.m., closed, United Steelworker's, 502 Woodburn Ave., Sterling.

Alcoholics Anonymous, 8 p.m., open, Big Book, Rolling Hills Center, state Route 64, Lanark.

Volunteer Care Center of Lee County, 403 E. First St., Dixon. Appointment: 815-284-9555.

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