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BRIEFS: Make-up kindergarten assessment day slated

White Oak Elementary will be hosting a make-up Kindergarten Assessment on Friday, April 5.

If your child has not been assessed, will turn 5 years old by Sept. 1, and you are residents of District 54, then please call the White Oak office at (815) 942-0047 to schedule an appointment.

Gardening Angels will talk about bats April 2

CHANNAHON — The monthly meeting of the Three Rivers Gardening Angels will be Tuesday, April 2, at Channahon United Methodist Church.

This month’s speaker will be Sharon Peterson (The Bat Lady) and her incredible bats.

Guests are welcome to attend a meeting or can call Shirley at (815) 725-1070 for more information.

District 75 registering kindergartners in April

BRACEVILLE — Braceville School District #75 will hold kindergarten pre-registration for the 2013-14 school year the week of April 2.

All prospective kindergarten students must be 5 years-old on or before Sept. 1, 2013. If your child is eligible for kindergarten, please call the school office at (815) 237-8040 to pre-register.

Enrollment packets will be mailed out the week of April 15. Proof of residency, immunization records, state birth certificate and completed enrollment packet are required at time of registration in August.

The fees are $65 for registration and $62 for snack milk.

Joliet Area Hospice sets annual dinner April 22

Joliet Area Community Hospice will hold its Annual Dinner/30th Anniversary Celebration on Monday, April 22.

The dinner will be held at 176 West, 1100 N. E. Frontage Road, Joliet.  The evening will begin at 5 p.m. with a cash bar, followed by dinner at 6 p.m.

Tickets are $50 per person.  Reservations can be made by calling Jodi Wulff at (815) 531-3553 or emailing

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