GIRL’S SOFTBALL REGISTRATION
Registration for girl’s softball will be held on Saturday, January 25th @ the Ladd Public Library from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm and on Saturday, February 1st @ the Ladd Community Center from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm. Registration fees are $60 per child, $50 per additional child, and a late registration fee of $100 after March 1, 2020. The divisions and ages are Instructional League 7-8, Minor League 9-10, Little League 11-12, and Junior League 13-14. Parents and guardians must bring the participant’s birth certificate and three documents proving residency or one document showing proof of local school enrollment. For more information, contact Tiffany Petzel @ (815) 326-9537.
RED CROSS BLOOD DRIVE
An American Red Cross Blood Drive will be held from 2:30 pm to 6:30 pm on Wednesday, February 5, 2020, in the Ladd Grade School cafeteria. For an appointment, call 1-800-RED-CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or visit redcrossblood.org.
IMUA SCHOLARSHIP FUND
The Village of Ladd, in partnership with the Illinois Municipal Utilities Association (IMUA), is again offering a scholarship competition program for eligible high school seniors. Each eligible applicant is asked to submit an application and an essay of 500 words or less addressing their choice of one of three utility-related questions. The top four vote-getters in this year’s essay competition will receive a finalist certificate and a $1,000 scholarship award check from IMUA. Applicants must be high school seniors whose parents or legal guardians are residential customers of the Village of Ladd Municipal Utility. The deadline for submitting written essays is Friday, March 6, 2020.
2020 DOG TAGS
Dog tags for the calendar year 2020 are now available in the Village Clerk’s office. The fee is $5.00 per dog and is in addition to the Bureau County tag. For more information, contact the office @ (815) 894-2440.
TAPS ON MAIN STREET
At the 11th hour on the 11th day of each month, Taps is played over our Main Street speakers as a reminder to all citizens of the sacrifices that our servicemen and servicewomen have made for our freedom.
ANNUAL WATER QUALITY REPORT
Please go to http://testinc.com/ladd2018.pdf to view your 2018 annual water quality report and learn more about your drinking water. This report contains important information about the source and quality of your drinking water. For a translation of the water quality report or to speak with someone about the report, please call Joe Glynn @ T.E.S.T. Inc. (815) 224-1650. If you would like a paper copy of the Village of Ladd’s 2018 Annual Water Quality Report mailed to your home, please call the Village Clerk’s Office (815) 894-2440.