Convoy Against Cancer BIG Truck Show
The Convoy Against Cancer BIG Truck Show returns to Ladd’s Main Street on Saturday, May 2, 2015. The event will be held from 10:00am – 3:00pm and will feature all makes and models of new and restored, BIG trucks. Truck cranes, fire trucks, wreckers, pick-ups and redi-mix trucks from Peoria, Bloomington, Dixon, Princeton, Peru and the North Central Illinois area will be part of the show. This year, new and antique tractors will be added. The truck registration fee is a donation to the American Cancer Society. In addition, there will be music by DJ Gary Swanson, door prizes, a 50/50 drawing and a Relay for Life team bake sale. Event T-shirts will also be for sale. Food will be provided by Torri’s Ice Cream Parlor and Softails Bar & Grill. Admission to the show is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Phil Hocking at (815) 894-2092 or (815) 488-8245 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Village Wide Garage Sales
Ladd’s Village Wide Garage Sales are held annually on the first Saturday in June. This year’s date is Saturday, June 6, 2015. To be included on the sale map (at no charge), residents should contact the Village Clerk’s office @ (815) 894-2440 or email email@example.com. The deadline to be included on the map is 4:30pm on Friday, May 29th. Sale maps will be available by the following Wednesday at Casey’s, North Central Bank, the Village Hall, the Post Office and on the Village of Ladd’s website.
Spring Brush Pick-up
Spring brush pick-up will be held on Monday, May 11th. Crews will pick up tree and shrub trimmings that are from 3′ – 8′ in length and up to 6″ in diameter. Piles should not exceed 4′ X 8′ in size. Larger branches and items such as stumps, roots, and professional tree trimmings will not be collected. Bundles should not be tied or bound and are to be stacked with the cut end toward the street. Crews will start working early in the morning and will make one pass only through the area. For more information, contact the Village garage at (815) 894-2806.
Water Main Flushing
Water mains will be flushed on Thursday, May 21st and Friday, May 22nd, weather permitting. Residents may notice discoloration and increased turbidity at this time and are advised to run the cold water until it clears. For more information, contact the Village garage at (815) 894-2806.