Illinois Growth Enterprises in search of garage sale donations
From press release
The Friends of Growth, an all-volunteer group, is accepting items at IGE every Saturday between Feb. 6 and March 6, from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m., for the Great Finds Garage Sale.
The garage sale is from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, March 13, at Illinois Growth Enterprises, 7200 Clinton Road in Loves Park, two blocks north of the Windsor Road Post Office.
Acceptable items include furniture, household items, tools, toys, holiday decor, purses and jewelry. No clothes will be accepted. Concessions will be available the day of the garage sale. The menu includes bakery fresh donuts, coffee, jumbo hot dogs, popcorn and soft drinks. A 50/50 cash raffle will also be held.
All proceeds will benefit adults with disabilities served through IGE job training and employment programs. For more information about donating items, volunteering to help set up or on the day of the garage sale, contact Valerie Johnson, director of Development at Illinois Growth Enterprises, at (815) 962-8333, ext. 140.
To people with disabilities, IGE offers: real work training that enhances successful community employment. Individuals with disabilities earn a paycheck that assists them in improving quality of life for themselves and their families.
To businesses, IGE offers: top-quality contract services such as packaging/assembly and electronics recycling performed in the production facility. Employment services are offered to area employers in search of dedicated employees and award-winning janitorial services to area businesses.
For more info, visit illinoisgrowth.org.
From the Feb. 3-9, 2010 issue.
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