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Morton Tourism Association is selling Peoria Area Dining Books for $20.00 each. There are tons of great coupons in the books . . . even several from Morton! Stop in the Tourism Office, 204 S. First to pick yours up!
Most coupons expire Dec. 31, 2014

Knight of Columbus Fish Fry
Friday April 18th
5:30 to 8 pm Everyone Welcome
Friday Fish Fries are open to the general public.
The buffet is $10 for an adult and $5 for a child under 10. The maximum cost for a Family Buffet is $50. A Hot Dog or Corn Dog is available for $3. A fried or baked catfish dinner is available for $14. (Prices are subject to change without notice.)
5:30 PM to 8:00 PM at the KC Hall 616 W. David St. Morton.
For more information, please visit:

Easter Services in Morton
Maundy Thursday Services / April 17th
Bethel Lutheran Church, 425 N Missouri, Morton ILwill hold service at 6:30PM

Morton United Church of Christ, 300 N Main, Morton IL. will hold service at 7:00PM

Cross Connections at the Morton Methodist Church, 420 E Tennessee, will hold Maundy Thursday Service at 7:00PM
Holy Week April 14th -18th a Service at 6:30AM every morning

Good Friday Services / April 18th
Morton Community United Church of Christ & Advent Lutheran Church will hold a combined Good Friday Service at Advent Lutheran, 1211 S. Main St. at 7 PM
All Saints Episcopal Church, 201 W Chicago, Morton IL will hold service at 6:30PM

Bethel Lutheran Church will hold service at 6:30 / located at 425 N Missouri, IL

Blessed Sacrament, 217 E Greenwood, Morton ILwill hold service at 3:00 to 4:30

Cross Connection at the United Methodist Church will hold service at 12:00 noon/ located at 420 E Tennessee, Morton IL

First Baptist Church will hold service at 6:30PM/ located at 900 E Jefferson St, Morton IL

Grace Church will hold service at 7:00PM/ located at 1325 E Jefferson St, Morton IL

Easter Services / April 20th

All Saints Episcopal Church will hold Easter Mass at 9:00AM/ located at 201 W Chicago, Morton IL
Bethel Lutheran Church will hold Sunrise Service at 6:30AM & a Celebration Service at 8:00AM & 10:45AM. There will be an Easter Sunday Breakfast from 7:00AM – 10:00AM

Blessed Sacrament will hold Easter Mass at 8:00, 9:00 & 11:30AM / located at 217 E Greenwood, Morton IL

Morton Community Church of Christ will hold Sunrise Service from 7:00-8:00am/and will be having an Easter Brunch at 7:45AM /located at 300 N Main, Morton IL

Cross Connections at the Morton Methodist Church will hold Sunrise Service at 6:00AM & it will be held at Ackerman Farm (weather Permitted) located at 27158 US Route 150, Morton IL (Church address is 420 E Tennessee, Morton IL

Eastside Bible Church will hold Gathering of Friends Fresh Start Breakfast at 8:30-9:45 & Easter Celebration Service will follow at 10:00AM

Grace Church will hold Easter Sunday Services at 9:00 & 11:00AM


VILLAGE OF MORTON RESIDENTS ONLY:  Free yard waste disposal is available at Sewage Treatment Plant #2, 2625 S. Fourth (at the corner of S. Fourth and Broadway Rd.), between the hours of 8:00 A.M. and 6:00 P.M. daily, from Saturday, April 12th through Sunday, April 27th.  
The program is "self-serve" as it has been in the past.  A fenced area at STP#2 will be designated for yard waste disposal.  Assistance will not be provided for removal or dumping of landscape waste, so please plan accordingly.  
The following regulations and limitations must be met: 
1) Only leaves, grass clippings, and tree branches (no greater than 5' in length
or 4" in diameter), and any associated landscape waste will be accepted.
2)  No plastic bags will be allowed for disposal.  
3) Neither landscaping timber (railroad ties) nor construction lumber
is allowed.
4) No commercial enterprise may deposit landscape waste at this site.
5) "Root mass" from trees, bushes, or shrubbery is not allowed.
6)   No pet waste, household garbage or plant containers of any kind at this
7)  No yard waste is to be left outside the designated fenced area.
8) Video surveillance will take place during the program. 
Please follow, or help us police these rules to ensure the continued operation of this free yard waste disposal program for all citizens of Morton. 
Remember that it is a violation of Village ordinances to deposit landscape and yard waste on Village property (in the streets, in Prairie and Bull Run Creeks, down storm sewers, etc.), and that open burning of landscape waste or any kind of garbage is prohibited within the Village limits.

Free Electronics Recycling April 25th & 26th

A free electronics recycling drop-off is being offered in the K-Mart parking lot on April 25th & 26th from 9:00 am - 12:00 pm.  Electronics acceptable for drop-off include computers, computer accessories, printers, scanners, fax machines, VCR's, DVD players, CD players, microwaves, and video game consoles.  Televisions will NOT be accepted. Follow the link below for more information:

Bulky Item Pick up in Morton
A bulky item pick up day for customers of Grimm Bros. Trucking is scheduled for the week of April 28th - May 2nd on your regularly scheduled garbage day. Please have acceptable items at the curb by 6:00 am. Anything that can fit in a can, bag or box will require an additional trash sticker. The pick up is for bulky items only.

Acceptable Materials Include: Doors & windows, mattresses, furniture, carpet & wood scraps (bundled), construction material (must be bundled, be cut to less than 5\' in length, and weigh less than 50 lbs. per bundle)

Non Acceptable Materials Include: Tires, paint, batteries, appliances (white goods), yard waste, hazardous material (oil, gas, solvents), e-waste (computers, TV\'s, electronics), concrete

For more information call Grimm Bros. Trucking at 263-2390.

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