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Sociables Christmas Dinner

Ladd’s Senior Sociables will meet for a Christmas Dinner at the Ladd Moose Lodge on Thursday, December 7, 2017, at 5:00pm.  A chicken dinner, dessert, tax + tip will be $9.00 and guests are welcome.  RSVP to the Ladd Village Clerk’s office by Friday, December 1st with your payment and choice of fried or baked and light or dark chicken.

Holiday Lighting Contest

Judging for the Holiday Lighting Contest in Ladd will take place on the evenings of Thursday, December 7th & Friday, December 8th.  Everyone is welcome to participate and there is no pre-entry required.  Winners will be announced at the Ladd Christmas Walk on Saturday, December 9th.  First Prize – $50, Second Prize – $30, Third Prize – $20.  The contest is sponsored by the Ladd Men’s Club.  Village of Ladd Officials and members of the Ladd Men’s Club are not eligible to participate.

2017 Christmas Walk & Snowman Parade

You’re invited to join in the 2017 Ladd Christmas Walk on Saturday, December 9th from 2:00pm to 6:00pm.  Showcase your business or organization as well as the Village of Ladd and spread some holiday cheer!  You may participate in any way you wish.  The lighted Snowman Parade will begin at 5:00pm.  Walk, ride, skate, or float – the only requirement is a snowman and a string of lights!  Feel free to come up with anything that you feel is appropriate and would be fun for the community.  Monetary contributions or sponsorship to help defray some of the costs are also welcome.  Your help is needed to make this a fun, family event for our community.  Call Phil @ (815) 894-2092, (815) 488-8245, or any member of the Ladd Men’s Club for more information or to share your ideas.  More information can be found here.

Text & E-Mail Alert System

The Village of Ladd is now using BCR Alerts for text and e-mail messaging to Ladd residents.  To opt-in, click here.

Senior Outreach Service

The Ladd Public Library will host an outreach representative from the Bureau County Senior Center to answer questions and address concerns.  The representative will be available on the second Tuesday of each month from 1:00pm-3:00pm in the library.   The service is free and older adults and caregivers are welcome to attend.  For more information, contact the library @ (815) 894-3254.

125th Anniversary Commemorative Books

The Ladd 125th Anniversary Commemorative Book is an 8.5″ x 11″, hard cover book published in full color and available for $35.00 in the Village Clerk’s office during normal business hours.  Books can also be mailed in a padded envelope for an additional cost.  Proceeds from the sale of the books benefit the annual Ladd Daze fireworks display.  For more information, contact the Clerk’s office at (815) 894-2440.

Social Media

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Sewer Backup Reporting

The Village of Ladd is in the process of implementing a CMOM (Capacity, Management, Operations, and Maintenance) Plan for the Sanitary Sewer Collection System.  In order to improve the ability to identify where basement backups and overflows occur, a system of record keeping will be implemented.  For each complaint or notification received by the Village concerning a sanitary sewer overflow or a basement backup with the potential of being caused by issues with the Village’s collection system, a report will be generated.  A form has been created for the purpose of keeping these records.  Residents are encouraged to print, complete and submit the form to the Village Clerk’s office when they experience a sewer backup event.  Forms are also available in the Village Clerk’s office.  For more information, contact Superintendent Doug Englehaupt @ (815) 894-2806.

Golf Cart Registration

Golf carts must be registered with the Ladd Police Department prior to being used on Village Streets.  For instructions on the registration process, go to Home Page>Residents>Golf Carts.

Schwan’s Cares

Schwan’s home delivery offers over 350 delicious foods conveniently delivered to your door.  Through Schwan’, you can order from Schwan’s Home Delivery and help Ladd Education Foundation meet its fundraising goals.  Schwan’s will contribute 5% of all orders to Ladd Education Foundation for the rest of the school year!  There are two ways to order:  ONLINE – Visit and enter Campaign ID: Ladd Education Foundation #20592 into the search box located in the upper right hand corner then click to open campaign.  Click the “Buy Now” button to purchase an eGift card or “Shop Now” to place a product order.  PHONE – Call (855) 870-7208 and provide Campaign ID: Ladd Education Foundation #20592.  The Ladd Education Foundation committee fundraises to assist in providing educational and developmental tools to enrich the lives of the students in Ladd Community Consolidated School District #94. Thank you for your support!