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April 1, 2012

Oblong Community  Service Club Easter Egg Hunt
Scheduled for Sunday April 1, 2012 at the Oblong Park @ 1:00 P.M.
There will be three different age brackets with candy and prizes for each bracket
Community Service
                        Club Easter Egg Hunt


Oblong Chamber of Commerce
Annual Awards Banquet

Friday, April 13, 2012 - 6:30pm
At The Oblong Grade School in the Oblong Room

This years theme is
"Very Superstitious"

You may purchase your tickes at:
Ridgeview Care Center, Harmon's Drug Store
Or from any Chamber Board Member.
They are still a low $20.00 per person.

2012 Youth Pride Award

The Outstanding Youth Award was presented to the Oblong Panther's Varsity Basketball Team for their achievement in this year's basketball season. Fritz Wheeler gave the presentation and award, with Coach Brent Harper speaking on Teamwork.


2012 Community Service Award

Phil Boyd presented the award for Community Service to Police Chief Chad Pusey for his service to the community and school system.


Banquet Dinner Catered by
Hartrich Meats, Inc., Sainte Marie, IL

Smoked Pork Loin
Hartrich's Not-Fried Chicken
Twice baked potato casserole, corn, layered lettuce salad,
cobblers, roll, tea & lemonade.

 Do you want to help with this years banquet, just email us at


June 2013

Annual Don Heleine Memorial Golf Outing
Oak Glen Golf Course - Oblong, Illinois


The 2013 Don Heleine Memorial Golf Outing would like to thank the following
golf outing hole sponsors, your help is greatly appreciated.

Our 2013 Hole Sponsors 

Cox, Phillips, Weber, Tedford, Heap & Ayers P.C.

Crawford County Insurance

Crawford County Oil

Crawford Memorial Hospital

Cross Oil & Well Service

Dogwood Creek Farms

First National Bank

First Robinson Savings Bank

Harmon's Drug Store

Jerry Ping Trucking

J. W. Collings Clearing & Excavating

Leggitt Lumber

Lincoln Land Agri-Energy

Marathon Petroleum Corporation, Robinson Refinery

McClane Motor Sales

Ridgeview Care Center

Robinson Elks Lodge #1188

Senco Construction

Silverthorne Chevrolet Inc.

Sparks Auto Care

T- Graphics

Provides sponsorship of a hole with a sign,
special recognition during the outing and
special recognition on our website showing your support for a year. 



JULY 19 - 26, 2013

2013 County Fair Schedule


2013 Forms

Clcik Here For The Little Mis & Mr Entry Form Click Here For The 2013 Vendor Res Form Click Here For The Vendor Rules Click Here For The Parade Entry Form


Fall Follies Schedule of Events


Not All Results Have Been Submitted Yet. As we get them we will post.

Litte Miss & Mr 2013

Little Miss 2013 ~ Danica Potts
Little Mr 2013 ~ Mylo Bay


BAndfest 2013

Bandfest Schedule 2013

2013 Spooktacular Band Fest Field Show Results

2013 Dog Show Results

The 5K Spooktacular
Complete 2013 Race Results
The big day is quickly approaching. Make sure you join us on October 26, 2013 for the 4th Annual Spooktacular 5K.

Thank you participants!

We were pleased to welcome a wonderful crowd of supporters on Saturday, October 26, 2013 for the 4th Annual Spooktacular 5K. Thanks to all who braved the wind and the chill. It was an awesome morning, and we are grateful for your able bodies and warm hearts!

Results follow:
1. Christopher Wakefield, First Place, Overall Male: 21:25
2. Zach Hutchison, First Place, Male, Age Division 20 and under: 21:56
3. Jay Woodland, First Place, Male, Age Division 31-40: 22:02
4. Hunter Smith: 23:54
5. Nicole Buckner, First Place, Overall Female: 24:03

Band Parade Judging

2013 Fall Follies Parade Float Winners

1 - First Baptist
2 - Evangelical United Methodist
3 - Central United Methodist

1 - Christmas in the Park
2 - Little Miss Riverfest, Maycee Decker
3 - Illinois Oil Field Museum at Oblong, IL

1 - Furniture and More
2 - Doggie Detail
3 - The Witches of Ridgeview

A BIG Thank You to everyone who helped this year.
Without you it could not happen.


Fall Follies Food Court




Walk to End Alzheimer's
Where: The Oblong City Park
When: September 24, 2011
Registration Opens at 1:00 pm
Walk Starts at 2:15 pm
Length: 2 Miles
Contact Robbie

Ridgeview Care Center

413 East Ridge Lane
Oblong, IL 62449

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