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or more than 75 years, the Woodstock Area Chamber of Commerce & Industry has been supporting local businesses and welcoming both visitors and new residents to Woodstock. As the bustling county seat of McHenry County, Illinois, Woodstock is the perfect blend of rural, suburban and city living. The nostalgic vibe of the Woodstock Square, especially during the holidays, makes many visitors romanticize about living or starting a business here. No matter where you come from, there is something special about Woodstock that feels like home. Rich with arts and culture, independent restaurants and unique shops along with an award-winning farmerâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s market, annual festivals, and easy access to Chicago and Milwaukee, Woodstock offers something for everyone. Creativity, kindness, philanthropy, and volunteerism are abundant in our community. You are sure to fall in love with the warmth and hospitality of our residents and business
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THINGS TO DO A nostalgic small-town feel you can’t help but fall in love with. Rich with arts and culture, annual festivals and celebrations, shopping and dining, music and nightlife. A picturesque and historic town square and a world-renowned Opera House draw visitors from near and far. Make Woodstock your Next Stop. Visit. Start a business. Relocate here. Woodstock has it all.
STROLL THE HISTORIC WOODSTOCK SQUARE
Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, two historic structures dominate the Woodstock Square — the Woodstock Opera House and the Old Courthouse & Sheriff’s House complex. The Park in the Square is home to year round festivals, concerts and events, making it the heart of the community, surrounded by shopping, dining and entertainment. Visit realwoodstock.com to plan your trip.
WOODSTOCK OPERA HOUSE
121 Van Buren St. (South side of Square) (815) 338-5300 www.woodstockoperahouse.com Built in 1889, the Woodstock Opera House was carefully restored to its “Steamboat Gothic” beauty in the mid-1970s. Managed by the City of Woodstock, the Opera House has, for over 125 years, served as an active performing arts/cultural center, meeting place and focal point of Woodstock. The Opera House once served as the city hall, library, and fire department. Performers who spent their early years on the Opera House stage include Orson Welles and Paul Newman.
Today, the Opera House remains the cultural entertainment center of Woodstock. Plays, concerts, and performances are scheduled at the Opera House throughout the year, including the Midwest Woodstock Mozart Festival, held each summer. Performance schedules are available at the box office in the Opera House lobby. The Opera House coordinates the summer city band concerts each summer in the Park on the Square. The city band celebrates its 137th consecutive season in 2021. The park’s gazebo can be booked for weddings and other activities through the Opera House. The adjacent Stage Left Café hosts local talent several nights a week and can be rented for meetings and workshops during the day and private parties in the evening. The Opera House’s Community Room is also available for public use and features an ongoing visual arts exhibition and the Christmas Tree Walk during the holidays.
OLD COURTHOUSE & SHERIFF’S HOUSE
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is the site of the original Old McHenry County Courthouse, built in 1857, and Sheriff’s House & Jail, added in 1887. These buildings, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, are owned by the City of Woodstock, and represent significant historic properties. The Old Courthouse, a simple Italianate structure built under the design of Chicago’s famed architect John Mills Van Osdel, is similar to the Cook County Courthouse of 1853 that was destroyed in the Great Chicago Fire. The Old Courthouse is one of the few pre-Civil War Courthouses left standing in Illinois today. The Sheriff’s House & Jail lodged Pullman Strike labor leader Eugene Debs for a period of six months in 1894 for refusing to comply with a court injunction related to the Pullman strike. The building served as the McHenry County government offices until the early 1970s when the county moved these services to a new, larger facility in Woodstock. Although sections of the buildings are currently inaccessible, for the past 26 years the Courthouse has hosted year-round fine art exhibitions as the Old Courthouse Arts Center, and also offers a popular restaurant on the ground floor enjoyed by both residents and tourists.
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THINGS TO DO The City has begun essential repairs and restoration of these buildings to ensure maximum public enjoyment for years to come. Estimates to restore the buildings to their former glory are upwards of $5 million. An appointed Old Courthouse and Sheriff’s House Advisory Commission, and the community volunteer group Friends of the Old Courthouse, actively seek funding partners to accelerate building renovations and allow beneficial re-use by the public.
A LITTLE HISTORY
Chester Gould, creator of the Dick Tracy comic strip which ran 1931 to 1977, lived in rural Woodstock for 50 years. The Dick Tracy comic strip originally premiered in the Detroit Mirror, then in the New York Daily News, followed by the Chicago Tribune, and then on to nationwide syndication, and eventually to international audiences. The crime fighting adventures of Gould’s Dick Tracy character were so popular that the comic strip appeared on the front page of the New York Daily News for 45 consecutive years, and it was seen in 27 foreign papers. It is one of the top 10 longest running comic strips of all time.
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Dickinson’s Little Vaudeville 110 S. Johnson St., #211, Woodstock (847) 528-3942 Off Square Music (815) 338-5164 www.offsquaremusic.org Stage Left Café 125 W. Van Buren St. (815) 337-1395 www.woodstockoperahouse.com The Woodstock Fine Arts Association P.O. Box 225 (815) 701-6846 www.woodstockfinearts.org
All Seasons Orchard 14510 IL Route 176, Woodstock (815) 338-5637 www.allseasonsorchard.com Apple & Berry Picking Visit www.realwoodstock.com Classic Cinemas Woodstock Theatre 209 Main St., Woodstock (815) 338-8555 www.classiccinemas.com Challenger Learning Center for Science & Technology 720 W. Judd St. (in Olson School) (815) 338-7722 www.challengerillinois.org Book a field trip or attend a Family Science Night Groundhog Day Movie Walking Tour Visit sites featured in the movie. Printed maps available at Real Woodstock Visitor Center and self-guided tour is available on Real Woodstock YouTube Channel. www.woodstockgroundhog.org 14 | 2021 WOODSTOCK AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE AND INDUSTRY COMMUNITY GUIDE
McHenry County Fairgrounds Country Club Rd. & IL Rt. 47 (815) 338-5315 www.mchenrycountyfair.com Woodstock Farmer’s Market woodstockfarmersmarket.org (815) 338-5164 Summer Market on the Historic Woodstock Square (May to October) Winter Market at the McHenry County Fairgrounds (November to April) 1319 N. IL 47, Woodstock Woodstock Water Works 1313 Kishwaukee Valley Rd. (815) 338-4896 The Woodstock on Film and Stage Mural and Sculpture Garden Main Street Pedway (next to Classic Cinemas Woodstock Theatre) Commissioned In 2017 by a group of community volunteers who raised funds privately to produce a creative tribute to Woodstock’s cultural legends. The Woodstock on Film and on the Stage Mural and Sculpture Garden features beautifully-designed hand-painted images of Chester Gould/Dick Tracy, Stars of the Opera House, Orson Welles, and “Groundhog Day,” along with detailed information on their contributions to our community’s past.
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oodstock offers something for everyone, so it’s the perfect place for a leisurely weekend or a fun-filled adventure. Peruse the award-winning farmers market, shop local boutique stores along the cobblestone streets or spend an afternoon antiquing. Explore the quaint charm of 19th century architecture and tour our historic buildings. Enjoy the outdoors and walk the trails at local conservation areas and parks. Enjoy great dining, wine, brews or cocktails at our independently owned restaurants, breweries, and bars. Catch a show at the Opera House, Stage Left Café or at our eight-screen movie theatre. Enjoy our lively nightlife with live entertainment that fills the air every weekend at many local establishments. The bed and breakfast made famous in the Groundhog Day movie is the perfect place to enjoy some pampering for your overnight or weekend getaway.
DATE NIGHT Woodstock is the perfect place to fall in love, after all, look at Rita and Phil in the Groundhog Day movie! The welcoming and nostalgic vibe in Woodstock makes date night at any of our local restaurants or bars feel a little more special, and when music fills the air, it’s magical. Add some fresh flowers from the Farmers Market or local flower shop for that extra special touch. Take in a stroll and enjoy a movie downtown for a more romantic night or do some bowling and get your music fix at a local bar for a fun night out.
FAMILY FUN Grab the kids and enjoy the great outdoors. Fishing, hiking, riding bikes, sledding and enjoying the local parks and conservation areas are favorite activities of Woodstock residents. From bowling and golf to batting cages, go-carts and volleyball, there is something for everyone. There are also escape rooms, movie theatres, ice cream shops and of course Woodstock Waterworks for summertime fun.
FRIENDS NIGHT OUT Woodstock is a great place for a spontaneous or planned outing with friends. Whether you like baseball, softball, volleyball and soccer or bowling, bags, darts, billiards and golf, there are plenty of sports options to enjoy with friends in Woodstock. Join a league for some friendly competition or play recreationally with friends. There are plenty of great bars, breweries and restaurants to enjoy, each with their own personality and charm, for the perfect ending to any adventure with friends.
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Woodstock Recreation Department 820 Lake Ave. (815) 338-4363 The Recreation Department provides a wide variety of programs for all ages, including sports, arts, fitness, aquatics, special events, and senior programs. Playing fields, courts, and pavilions in the city parks are available to the public and are scheduled by the Recreation Department. City Scene, a recreation newsletter, is sent to residents in the 60097 and 60098 zip codes three times a year. City Scene provides up-to-date information for the Recreation Department’s programs and activities. Information regarding recreation programs, special events, Woodstock Water Works Aquatic Center, and registration procedures can also be found online at www.woodstockil.gov. Woodstock Water Works 1313 Kishwaukee Valley Rd. (815) 338-4896 Opened in 2002, Woodstock Waterworks features three separate pools: a 9,000 square-foot, zero-depth recreation pool with a double flume slide and play features in the shallow end; a 5,000 square-foot, eight-lane competition pool with one-meter and three-meter diving boards; and a 1,150 square-foot baby pool. Other features include a large sand tot lot, a picnic shelter, and an outdoor food court. Daily admission fees are charged, or patrons may take advantage of a seasonal pool pass. Call (815) 338-4363 for more information.
Residents with Disabilities The City is a member of the Northern Illinois Special Recreation Association that provides special programs for people with disabilities. Seasonal brochures are available at the Woodstock Recreation Center, 820 Lake Ave., or call NISRA at (815) 459-0737.
Woodstock boasts one of the best park systems in the State of Illinois. As Woodstock residents do not belong to a separate Park District, all park facilities are owned by the City and maintained by the Department of Public Works. Anyone looking for a quiet place to walk or jog would find a visit to Emricson Park, Ryder’s Woods, Westwood Conservation Area or Donato Conservation Area a relaxing and renewing experience. Teeming with plant and animal life, these parks represent pristine natural wonders and remain popular places for a quiet afternoon. A.J. Olson Park 115 Greenwood Ave. Banford Road Park 11401 Banford Rd. Bates Park 1450 N. Seminary Rd. Castle Road Park 2495 Castle Rd. Davis Road Park 800 Davis Rd. Dick Tracy Way Park 610 Lake Ave. Emricson Park 900 W. South St. Hennen Conservation Area 4622 Dean St. Mary Ann Street Park 730 Mary Ann St.
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CONSERVATION AREAS McHenry County Conservation District 18410 US Hwy. 14, Woodstock 815-338-6223 www.mccdistrict.org Brookdale Conservation Area 2105 Paulsen Rd, Woodstock
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The Conservation District was established in 1971 by the voters of McHenry County to preserve the county’s natural areas, while promoting environmental education and offering outdoor recreational opportunities. Over the past 45 years, nearly 25,000 acres have been set aside for the pleasure of future generations. People of all ages enjoy a wide range of activities such as hiking, biking, fishing, canoeing, horseback riding, snowmobiling and cross-country skiing at 33 District sites located throughout the county. Annual events include Hooked on Fishing, hosted for free during the second weekend in June, in conjunction with Illinois Free Fishing days, where families can try out the sport of fishing and have fun trying to hook the “big one”; cross-country candlelight skiing, hosted one weekend each January and February; and the Festival of the Sugar Maples, held in early March, which demonstrates how maple syrup is made. The Conservation District publishes “Landscapes,” a free quarterly magazine that details the District’s free educational programs, special events and
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Through cooperative arrangements with the City of Woodstock, residents are provided structured sports opportunities through several private leagues, clubs and organizations. To get contact information, call the Recreation Department for information on AYSO soccer, competitive soccer clubs, Little League, American Legion, girls’ softball, men’s fast pitch softball, men’s senior baseball, girls’ basketball and the Dolphins swim team. The Woodstock Recreation Department also offers dance and sports classes.
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GOLF If golf is your game, then Woodstock is a golfer’s haven. Woodstock boasts two public courses and two private courses. Bull Valley Golf Club 1311 Club Rd., Woodstock (815) 337-4411 www.bullvalleygolfclub.com
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ANNUAL EVENTS As the bustling county seat of McHenry County, Woodstock is home to an abundance of diverse annual events, festivals and celebrations that run year round and include arts and cultural festivals, sporting events and historical activities. Visit websites for more information about each event and to make sure they are running this year.
DECEMBER -MARCH Lighting of the Square Woodstock’s magical lighting celebration has earned Woodstock the accolade of the Most Festive Christmas town in Illinois and it’s an event you don’t want to miss. This signature holiday event kicks off winter festivities in Woodstock, the day after Thanksgiving. Thousands of miniature lights illuminate the buildings and make the Park’s trees and bushes sparkle. Carolers stroll the streets, children’s activities abound and sweet smells fill the air. This magical night of celebration and giving awaken a nostalgic feeling in all who attend. It’s no wonder so many Fall in Love with this community. www.realwoodstock.com
Gingerbread House Walk House submissions are due the Sunday before Thanksgiving. The best gingerbread houses in McHenry County are displayed for viewing in the lobby of the Old Courthouse on the Woodstock Square for the holiday season. www.friendsoftheoldcourthouse. org Christmas Tree Walk at the Opera House Over 25 area organizations decorate trees each year to celebrate the holiday season. Trees can be viewed starting the Friday after Thanksgiving through Christmas Eve. www.woodstockoperahouse.com Ladies Nite Out on the Square Take a well-deserved break from holiday cooking and planning to enjoy an evening out with the ladies you love spending time with! www.woodstockilchamber.com
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Carriage Rides Take a family photo, enjoy a special date night or indulge in a little extra nostalgia during the holidays and take a ride around the historic square in a horse and buggy. www.woodstockilchamber.com Santa’s Hut in the Park on the Square Visit Santa’s Hut on the Square and tell him what you would like for Christmas this year. www.woodstockoperahouse.com Christmas Clearing House The Rotary Club of Woodstock provides food baskets, toys and books to Woodstock families in need, the Saturday prior to Christmas. Volunteers are always welcome. www.woodstockcares.com
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Apple Picking, Cider Mill, Bakery, Pumpkins, Corn Maze, Field Trips, Cookies & Churros with Santa After the Christmas parade enjoy cookies and churros with Santa and tell him what you want for Christmas if you are on the nice list! www.woodstockilchamber.com Groundhog Days This annual festival celebrates Woodstock, starring as Punxsutawney, PA, in the 1993 Bill Murray comedy film classic “Groundhog Day.” In 1992, director Harold Ramis chose Woodstock as the location for shooting the comedy classic film “Groundhog Day.” It has made Woodstock an endless point of interest, bringing visitors from all over the world. The Woodstock Public Library has information and exhibits on the filming of the movie, plus there are numerous placards marking significant filming locations throughout downtown Woodstock. You can even book a room at the house from the movie, now known as The Cherry Tree Inn Bed & Breakfast. Woodstock is host to the annual Groundhog Day Festival that pays homage to the film and includes a walking tour of sites in the movie, as well as the groundhog’s prediction for when winter will end. Printed walking tour maps are available at the Real Woodstock Visitor Center and the self-guided walking tour video is available on the real Woodstock YouTube channel. For a complete list of events for Groundhog Days, visit www. woodstockgroudhog.org Woodstock Area Chamber of Commerce and Industry Annual Awards Dinner An annual networking event, dinner and celebration recognizing distinctive businesses, leaders
and volunteers who went above and beyond the previous year to make Woodstock, their business, the Chamber of Commerce or a local organization more successful because of their efforts.
Open daily September & October
www.woodstockilchamber.com Small Business Saturday Support local businesses the Saturday after Thanksgiving during one of the busiest shopping weekends of the year. www.woodstocilchamber.com
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Christmas Parade Get in the holiday spirit and join us for this holiday tradition as Santa and Mrs. Claus spread joy and Christmas cheer during the Christmas Parade, the Sunday after Thanksgiving. www.woodstockil.gov
MARCH -JUNE Fair Diddley Craft Show in May Featuring over 300 crafters’ booths – 2021 is canceled, but the Mental Health Resource League is accepting donations to assist with the losses from this event cancellation for a second year. www.mhrl.org/fairdiddley.html Woodstock Farmer’s Market Running April through October – Voted the #1 Farmer’s Market in Illinois in 2020 by the American Farmland Trust and 5th best medium size market in America. This producers only farmer’s market also boasts live music every week. Area farmers offer an outstanding array of fresh fruits, vegetables, cheeses, honey, perennials and much more. www.woodstockfarmersmarket.com
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ANNUAL EVENTS Easter Eggstravaganza on the Square Let the kids enjoy an Easter egg hunt in the park of the historic Woodstock square and get a photo op with the Easter Bunny! The Saturday before Easter. www.woodstockilchamber.com
Jaycees Easter Egg Hunt at Emricson Park Bring the kids and spread out for a fun time hunting for Easter eggs as far as the eye can see! www.facebook.com/WoodstockEasterEggHunt
State of the City Luncheon Hosted by the Woodstock Area Chamber of Commerce and Industry, this event is open to the public and welcomes the Mayor of Woodstock and city staff to present a state of city address to business leaders and residents at the start of the cityâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s fiscal year after newly elected officials are seated. Memorial Day Parade Join friends and neighbors on the lovely Woodstock Square for this treasured annual Woodstock tradition honoring our countryâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s heroes. Visit local shops to see uniform and memorabilia displays of local veterans and heroes. www.woodstockil.gov
JUNE -SEPTEMBER Berry Picking Woodstock is home to many Farms that offer berry picking during the summer months. www.realwoodstock.com
Concerts in the Park For 137 years, this summer, the city band has been performing on the Square for free Wednesday evening concerts in the Park. Bring a chair and a picnic and enjoy. www.woodstockoperahouse.com Pride Fest An annual June event celebrating diversity, love, and acceptance brought to you by the Woodstock Pride LGBTQ community and its allies. www.woodstockilchamber.com Miss Woodstock Pageant An annual scholarship pageant for young women ages 8 to 12 and 14 to 18 years old hosted by the Woodstock Area Chamber of Commerce & Industry and sponsored by local businesses. The Miss Woodstock Pageant has been running for 72 years and the Little Miss Pageant for 5 years. www.woodstockilchamber.com Rockstock A Woodstock Area Chamber of Commerce and Real Woodstock summer concert series. www.woodstockilchamber.com
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4th of July Fireworks at Emricson Park Always on the 4th of July, regardless of the day of the week. The privately funded and volunteer-based event is coordinated by the Woodstock Fireworks Committee.
Summer in the Park A free, family friendly event at Emricson Park and the Park on the Square in mid- July brought to you by The City of Woodstock. www.woodstockil.gov
Gaver’s Barn Dance A long-standing tradition of giving and good fun in mid-July under the big tent in Emricson Park to raise money for the Gaver’s Cancer Foundation.
McHenry County Fair Late July and early August are the perfect time for this annual Woodstock tradition. The sounds of carnival rides, livestock, rodeos, monster trucks and music in the air bring Woodstock to life for the near week-long event.
Car Show As the kids head back to school, the annual car show is the last hurrah of summer. The Square fills with vintage cars and collectors from across Northern Illinois and Southern Wisconsin. www.woodstockil.gov/ community/page/woodstocksquare-benefit-car-show
Renowned Midwest Mozart Festival McHenry County’s only resident professional chamber orchestra featuring the music of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. www.facebook.com/ MidwestMozartFestival Woodstock Folk Festival A volunteer organization brings quality folk music and spoken word to Northern Illinois. www.woodstockfolkfestival.org
WOODSTOCK OPERA HOUSE Situated on the downtown historic square in Woodstock Illinois, the Opera House is one of the oldest continuously operating theatres in the country and one of the most recognized historic theatres in the mid-west.
Be a part of history and contribute to the development of Arts & Entertainment in your community. Whether it takes the form of educational opportunities, an outlet for artistic expression, a gathering space to explore relationships, a center for local entertainment, or helps to make the Arts more accessible for generations to come, your support is a vital component of this historic landmark.
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SEPTEMBER-DECEMBER Apple Picking Come out to our local apple orchards September through October and pick your own apples. www.realwoodstock.com Jazz Fest This event features energetic and inspiring live jazz concerts at both Stage Left CafĂŠ and the Park on the Square. www.woodstockoperahouse.com Autumn Art Tour Each September, The Autumn Art Tour features local artisans art work in their homes and draws hundreds of art enthusiasts to the area. www.wpbw.org/art_tour.htm Woodstock Wine Walk Stroll through the shops on the Historic Woodstock Square while sipping specially selected wines at each location to benefit the D200 Education Foundation and Woodstock Area Chamber of Commerce & Industry. www.woodstockilchamber.com Woodstock Rail Fest Explore model train railroad exhibits in store front windows on the charming historic square. Whether you are a model rail enthusiast or just looking for some family fun, visit to see the trains and enjoy Woodstockâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s local businesses, vintage and artisan boutiques and independently owned restaurants. www.woodstockilchamber.com Harvest Fest Celebrates bluegrass music, with old time crafters and blacksmiths, antique tractors and handmade crafts from across the Midwest at the Fair in the Square. www.woodstockilchamber.com Mexican Independence Day Celebration The Hispanic Connections group of the Chamber of Commerce hosts this annual family focused celebration in mid-September on the Woodstock Square to highlight the Hispanic community and culture including authentic music, dance and foods.Â All are welcome. www.woodstockilchamber.com
Vintage Shop Hop The Vintage Shop Hop gathers 300+ vintage shops, boutiques, barn sales, and home decor shops in Illinois & Wisconsin ...and creates a HUGE master list with an interactive Google Map for planning your ROAD TRIP. Many Woodstock shops participate.
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Autumn Drive Enjoy a scenic tour of rural arts, crafts and harvest happenings in unincorporated rural Woodstock. www.autumndrive.net
Woodstock Ale Fest Drink for a good cause; a celebration of craft breweries in the region with many in attendance serving. Tasting samples are included with ticket purchase. Independence Health & Therapy Services hosts this event annually and a fun time is had by all.
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The Woodstock Opera House attracts scores of hand-carved pumpkins and costumed characters to the Square for the annual pumpkin carving and costume contests each year followed by trick or treating around the Square at local shops and restaurants. www.woodstockil.gov
Witches & Wizards of Woodstock How would you like to take a trip to your favorite fantasy world without leaving the state? You will have your opportunity to gather with wizards, witches, monsters, beasts and sorcerers of all ages as our very own Woodstock Square transforms into a world of magic and enchantment. www.woodstockpubliclibrary.org
Haunted Woodstock Walking Tours Investigate the paranormal and ghostly side of Woodstock. Learn about the historic and spooky tales of one of Illinoisâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; most beloved small towns. www.woodstockilchamber.com
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PLACES TO SHOP Throughout Woodstock our retailers offer unique products. From artisan one-of-a-kind pieces, apparel, accessories, antiques, books, and thoughtful gifts to home, garden and sporting goods. Woodstock shopping offers something for everyone.
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Curated by D&A 106 N. Benton St., Woodstock www.dandasalon.com Hattie & Myrt 100 N. Benton St., Woodstock (815) 354-9821 My Little Bow Peeps Shop 102 Cass St., Woodstock (815) 338-5651 www.mylittlebowpeepsshop.com
Roscoe Woodstock Antique Mall 890 Lake Ave., Woodstock (815) 334-8960 www.roscoewoodstockantiquemall.com Silver Prairie Natural Soap Company 124 Cass St. #4, Woodstock (815) 403-6931 www.silverprairiesoap.com Studio D Jewelers 118 N. Benton St., Woodstock (815) 337-2015 www.studiodjewelers.com
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The Thoughtfulness Shop 104 Cass St., Woodstock (815) 338-5651 www.thoughtfulnessshop.com Walmart 1275 Lake Ave., Woodstock (815) 206-0263 www.walmart.com Woodstock Farm & Fleet 11501 US Hwy. 14, Woodstock (815) 338-2549 www.farmandfleet.com
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PLACES TO SHOP
Kunes Country 1790 S. Eastwood Dr. Woodstock (815) 338-5100 www.kunescountry.com
Woodstock Farmers Market 1319 N. IL. Rte. 47, Woodstock (815) 338-5164 woodstockfarmersmarket.org
Gary Lang Auto Group 1107 S. Rt. 31, McHenry (815) 385-2100 www.garylangauto.com
Reichert Chevrolet Buick 2050 S. Eastwood Dr., Woodstock (815) 338-2780 www.woodstockchevroletbuick.com
CANDY & CONFECTIONS Ethereal Confections 140 Cass St, Woodstock (815) 687-0320 www.etherealconfections.com
Read Between the Lynes 111 E. Van Buren, Woodstock (815) 206-5967 www.readbetweenthelynes.com
Food Shed Co-op Coming soon Membership Available www.foodshed.coop
All Season Orchard 14510 IL Rt. 176, Woodstock (815) 338-5627 www.allseasonsorchard.com
HOME DÉCOR, FURNITURE & APPLIANCES Black Oak Home & Haven Co. 248 N. Throop St., Woodstock (815) 308-5059 www.black-oak-home-haven-co. mybigcommerce.com Ehrke Appliance 144 Washington St., Woodstock (815) 308-5068 www.ehrkeappliance.com
OWC 8 Galaxy Way, Woodstock (815) 338-8685 www.eshop.macsales.com
Habitat for Humanity of McHenry County RESTORE 133 S. Eastwood Dr., Woodstock (815) 334-0500 903 Front St., McHenry (815) 331-8153
Walmart 1275 Lake Ave., Woodstock (815) 206-0263 www.walmart.com
Woodstock Farm & Fleet 11501 US Hwy. 14, Woodstock (815) 338-2549 www.farmandfleet.com
FLORAL & GARDEN
Apple Creek Flowers 209 N. Throop St., Woodstock (815) 338-2255 www.applecreekflowers.com
Blue Ribbon Millwork 1401 S. Eastwood Dr., Woodstock (815) 338-8900 www.blueribbonmillwork.com Ehrke Appliance 144 Washington St., Woodstock (815) 308-5068 www.ehrkeappliance.com Murphy’s Flooring 2020 S. Eastwood Dr., Woodstock (815) 334-5985 www.murphysflooring.net
Sherwin-Williams 631 S. Eastwood Dr., Woodstock (815) 337-0942 www.sherwin-williams.com Woodstock Lumber Co. 1101 Lake Ave., Woodstock (815) 338-0075 www.woodstocklumber.com Woodstock Farm & Fleet 11501 U.S. Hwy. 14, Woodstock (815) 338-2549 www.farmandfleet.com
Studio D Jewelers 118 N. Benton St., Woodstock (815) 337-2015 www.studiodjewelers.com Woodstock Jewelry & Pawn 116 E. Calhoun, Woodstock (815) 337-2300 www.woodstockjewelryandpawn. com
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Guy’s E. Paper 1150 McConnell Rd., Woodstock (847) 669-0222 www.guysepaper.com Stan’s – LPS Midwest 1375 S. Eastwood Dr., Woodstock (815) 338-0549 www.stans.com
PET STORES & SUPPLIES
Farm & Fleet 11501 U.S. Hwy. 14, Woodstock (815) 338-2549 www.farmandfleet.com Fur Elegance Pet Salon 805 Lake Ave., Woodstock (815) 527-5260 www.furelegance.com Walmart 1275 Lake Ave., Woodstock (815) 206-0263 www.walmart.com
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PLACES TO SHOP
Anime and Things 109 E Buren St., Woodstock (815) 308-8867 www.animeandthings.com Apple Creek Flowers 209 N. Throop St., Woodstock (815) 338-225 www.applecreekflowers.com Black Oak Home & Haven Co. 248 N. Throop St., Woodstock (815) 308-5059 www.black-oak-home-haven-co. mybigcommerce.com D & A salon | apothecary 106 N. Benton St., Woodstock (815) 527-7559 www.dandasalon.com First Place Promotion & Awards 48 N. Ayer St., Harvard (815) 943-7870 www.firstplacepromos.com Habitat for Humanity of McHenry County RESTORE 133 S. Eastwood Dr., Woodstock (815) 334-0500 903 Front St., McHenry (815) 331-8153 Hattie & Myrt 100 N. Benton St., Woodstock (815) 354-9821 Hempstock Pharms 14023 W. South Street Rd. Woodstock (630) 301-2010 www.hempstockpharms.com Kit & Caboodle Market Woodstock (815) 575-4802 www.kitandcaboodlemarket.com LindaGeez Cards & Gifts Woodstock www.lindageez.com Locatile 847-903-2244 www.locatile.com MD Trains 130 Cass Street, Woodstock (815) 276-9982 www.mdtrains.com My Little Bow Peeps Shop 102 Cass St., Woodstock (815) 338-5651 www.mylittlebowpeepsshop.com Read Between the Lynes 111 Van Buren St., Woodstock (815) 206-5967 www.readbetweenthelynes.com
Roscoe Antique Mall 890 Lake Ave, Woodstock (815) 334-8960 roscoewoodstockantiquemall.com Silver Prairie Natural Soap Company 124 Cass St.#4, Woodstock (815) 403-6931 www.silverprairiesoap.com Studio D Jewelers 118 N. Benton St., Woodstock (815) 337-2015 www.studiodjewelers.com
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T-Moblie 165 S. Eastwood Dr., Woodstock 224-754-7089 | www.tmobile.com The Bike Haven 132 Cass St., Woodstock (815) 308-5840 www.thebikehaven.com The Thoughtfulness Shop 104 Cass St., Woodstock (815) 338-5651 www.thoughtfulnessshop.com Wonder Lake Bicycle 4308 East Drive, Wonder Lake (815) 653-9904 www.wonderlakebicycle.com Woodstock Jewelry & Pawn 116 E Calhoun, Woodstock (815) 337-2300 woodstockjewelryandpawn.com
Farm & Fleet 11501 U.S. Hwy. 14, Woodstock (815) 338-2549 www.farmandfleet.com The Bike Haven 132 Cass St., Woodstock (815) 308-5840 www.thebikehaven.com Walmart 1275 Lake Ave., Woodstock (815) 206-0263 | www.walmart.com
Anime • Manga • Pop Culture
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Wonder Lake Bicycle 4308 East Drive, Wonder Lake (815) 653-9904 www.wonderlakebicycle.com
Clothing Closet for McHenry County 221 E. Calhoun St., Woodstock (815) 338-5316 Sparrows Nest Thrift Store 120 E. Calhoun St., Woodstock (815) 206-5070 www.hosparrow.org
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PLACES TO DINE Make Woodstock your next stop for a culinary getaway. We boast some of the best BBQ, Burgers, Fish Frys and Pizza in the County and our sweet shops are heavenly too. From cozy diners, to fun casual eateries and upscale dining, our independent restaurants offer something for every taste.
Chop Suey Hut 218 N. Throop St., Woodstock (815) 338-2112 www.chopsueyhut.com
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BBQ King Smokehouse 125 E. Calhoun St., Woodstock (815) 338-3477 www.bbqkingsmokehouse.com Napoli Pizza 135 Washington St., Woodstock (815) 338-2430 www.napoliswoodstock.com Niko’s Red Mill Tavern 1040 Lake Ave., Woodstock 815 338-6455 www.redmilltavern.com Offsides Sports Bar & Grill 680 S. Eastwood Dr., Woodstock (815) 334-8700 www.offsidesbar.com Rosati’s Pizza 1652 S. Eastwood Dr., Woodstock (815) 338-3600 www.myrosatis.com/woodstock ShadowView Brewing 2400 Lake Shore Dr., Woodstock (815) 308-5600 www.shadowviewbrewing.com Sofie’s Whisky & Wine 150 S. Eastwood Dr. Unit B, Woodstock (815) 527-7337 www.sofieslounge.com
BBQ King Smokehouse 125 E. Calhoun St., Woodstock (815) 338-3477 www.bbqkingsmokehouse.com
Cesaroni’s Café & Deli 236 Main St., Woodstock (815) 308-5844 www.cesaronis.com
Isabel’s Family Restaurant 1110 N. Seminary Ave. Woodstock (815) 337-8230
Lucky Bernie’s 11605 Catalpa Ln., Woodstock (815) 527-7251 www.luckybernies.com
Niko’s Red Mill Tavern 1040 Lake Ave., Woodstock (815) 338-6455 www.redmilltavern.com Porkies Pig Roast 2245 S. Eastwood Dr., Woodstock (815) 337-6465 www.porkiespigroast.com Public House of Woodstock 101 N. Johnson St., Woodstock (815) 337-6060 publichouseofwoodstock.com Sofie’s Whisky & Wine 150 S. Eastwood Dr. Unit B Woodstock (815) 527-7337 www.sofieslounge.com Three Brothers Restaurant 1220 S. Eastwood Dr., Woodstock (815) 338-5606 www.3brothersrestaurant.net
Cesaroni’s Café & Deli 236 Main St., Woodstock (815) 308-5844 www.cesaronis.com
Antioch Pizza Shop of Woodstock 150 S. Eastwood Dr., Unit D Woodstock (815) 345-3600 www.antiochpizzashop.com Beef Village 1125 N. Seminary Ave. Woodstock (815) 338-3433 Cesaroni’s Café & Deli 236 Main St., Woodstock (815) 308-5844 www.cesaronis.com Singleton Family McDonald’s 250 S. Eastwood Dr., Woodstock (815) 338-3025 Panera Bread 925 Country Club Rd., Woodstock (815) 337-7440 www.panerabread.com Pixie Dawgs, LLC 240 N. Throop, Woodstock (262) 729-2376 www.pixiedawgs.com
Ethereal Confections 140 Cass St., Woodstock (815) 687-0320 www.etherealconfections.com WWW.WOODSTOCKILCHAMBER.COM
PLACES TO DINE
Antioch Pizza Shop of Woodstock 150 S. Eastwood Dr. Unit D Woodstock (815) 345-3600 www.antiochpizzashop.com Napoli Pizza 135 Washington St., Woodstock (815) 338-2430 www.napoliswoodstock.com
Papa Murphy’s Pizza 119 S. Eastwood Dr., Woodstock (815) 337-9900 www.papamurphys.com Rosati’s Pizza 1652 S. Eastwood Dr., Woodstock (815) 338-3600 www.myrosatis.com/woodstock ShadowView Brewing 2400 Lake Shore Dr., Woodstock (815) 308-5600 www.shadowviewbrewing.com
Your Sister’s Tomato 110 Irving Ave., Woodstock (815) 308-5177 www.yoursisterstomato.com
Ethereal Confections 140 Cass St., Woodstock (815) 687-0320 www.etherealconfections.com The Sugar Circle 110 N. Benton St., Woodstock (815) 337-3333 www.thesugarcircle.com
Antioch Pizza Shop 150 S. Eastwood Dr. Unit D, Woodstock (815) 345-3600 www.antiochpizzashop.com Read Between the Lynes 111 Van Buren St., Woodstock (815) 206-5967 www.readbetweenthelynes.com
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WOODSTOCK Located in the Old Courthouse on the Historic Square in downtown Woodstock An Upscale Restaurant in a Casual and Historic Atmosphere. Serving Exceptional Food and Great Spirits!! Dining Hours: Mon-Thur: 11:00 AM - 10:00 PM | Fri-Sat: 11:00 AM - 10:30 PM Sun: 8:30 AM - 9:00 PM | Extended Bar Hours Due to Covid - hours may very until restrictions are lifted
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Serving Breakfast all day! Lunch and Dinner Specials Senior Menu Available www.3brothersrestaurant.net
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Your family will appreciate the taste of fresh and delicious food. Breakfast • Sandwiches • Pasta • Favorites
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Friday - Saturday 6:00 am - 11:00 pm
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ENTERTAINMENT & NIGHTLIFE Woodstock is anything but Square and our nightlife proves it. You can find almost any genre of music most nights in Woodstock, from Rock and Country to Dance and Rap or R&B, Jazz and Folk. Woodstock has the reputation as a diverse music scene. If wine and charcuterie or craft brews and pizza are your taste we have you covered. If bags, billiards and darts are more your style, we have that too. Woodstock has it all.
BBQ King Smokehouse 125 E. Calhoun St., Woodstock (815) 338-3477 www.bbqkingsmokehouse.com Emerson & Oliver Speakeasy 140 Cass St., Lower Level Woodstock (815) 575-9910 www.emersonoliver.com Holzlager Brewing Company 150 S. Eastwood Dr., Unit F Woodstock (815) 308-5901 www.holzlagerbrewing.com Kingston Lanes 1330 S. Eastwood Dr. Woodstock (815) 338-2105 www.kingstonlanes.com
Niko’s Red Mill Tavern 1040 Lake Ave., Woodstock (815) 338-6455 www.redmilltavern.com
Rush Creek Distilling 1501 W. Diggins St., Harvard (815) 943-7874 www.rushcreekdistilling.com
Offsides Sports Bar & Grill 680 S. Eastwood Dr., Woodstock (815) 334-8700 www.offsidesbar.com
ShadowView Brewing 2400 Lake Shore Woodstock (815) 308-5600 www.shadowviewbrewing.com
Ortmann’s Red Iron Tavern 101 E. Church St., Woodstock (815) 338-7334 ortmannsredirontavern.com Public House of Woodstock 101 N. Johnson St., Woodstock (815) 337-6060 publichouseofwoodstock.com
Sofie’s Whisky & Wine 150 S. Eastwood Dr., Unit B Woodstock (815) 527-7337 www.sofieslounge.com
Kishwaukee Brewery, Inc. 1900 Dillard Ct., Woodstock (815) 308-5232 www.kishwaukeebrewing.com Lucky Bernie’s 11605 Catalpa Ln., Woodstock (815) 527-7251 www.luckybernies.com Napoli Pizza 135 Washington St., Woodstock (815) 338-2430 www.napoliswoodstock.com
PLACES TO STAY * denotes WACCI member
Home of the famous Bed and Breakfast Bill Murray stayed at over and over again in the Groundhog Day movie, The Cherry Tree Inn is a must stay when visiting. If you need something with a pool or a pet friendly room there are other hotel and motel options, and of course who doesn’t love a quaint Air B&B.
BED & BREAKFASTS
*The Cherry Tree Inn Bed & Breakfast 344 Fremont St., Woodstock (815) 308-5946 www.cherrytreeinnbnb.com
www.realwoodstock.com for additional hotel and motel information.
GETTING HERE & THERE TRANSPORTATION Metra 90 Church St., Woodstock www.metrarail.com *Pace Bus 550 W. Algonquin Rd. Arlington Heights (748) 228-4282 | www.pacebus.com AIRPORT LISTINGS O’Hare International Airport (ORD) 10000 W. O’Hare Ave., Chicago (800) 832-6352 www.flychicago.com
Chicago Midway Intl. Airport (MDW) 5700 S. Cicero Ave., Chicago (800) 832-6352 www.flychicago.com/midway Milwaukee Mitchell Intl. Airport (MKE) 5300 S. Howell Ave. Milwaukee, WI (414) 747-4545 www.mitchellairport.com Rockford International Airport (RFD) 60 Airport Dr., Rockford (815) 969-4000 | www.flyrfd.com
Flores Banquets Salon de ﬁestas
Weddings • Birthdays • Baptisms Graduations • Meetings • Expos Gatherings And More!
Located in the historic Woodstock square managed by Steel heart events
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PLAN AN EVENT Woodstock is a place people fall in love so it makes perfect sense to get married here for an unforgettable wedding day. The Square is a perfect backdrop for photos and small ceremonies and there’s plenty of nearby event venues and catering options to plan a rehearsal dinner, baby shower, retirement party or birthday bash.
BANQUET/ MEETING FACILITIES
Bull Valley Golf Club 1311 Club Rd., Woodstock (815) 337-4411 www.bullvalleygolfclub.com Ethereal Confections 140 Cass St., Woodstock (815) 687-0320 www.etherealconfections.com Flores Banquets 240 N. Throop St., Woodstock (815) 527-7132 Af3000.wixsite.com/floresbanquets Stage Left Café 125 W. Van Buren St., Woodstock (815) 337-1395 www.woodstockoperahouse.com Woodstock Country Club 10310 Country Club Rd. Woodstock (815) 338-2191 www.woodstockcountryclub.com
Antioch Pizza 150 S. Eastwood Dr., Unit D Woodstock (815) 345-3600 www.antiochpizzashop.com BBQ King Smokehouse 125 E. Calhoun St., Woodstock (815) 338-3477 www.bbqkingsmokehouse.com WWW.WOODSTOCKILCHAMBER.COM
Beef Village 1125 N. Seminary Ave. Woodstock (815) 338-3433
Pixie Dawgs, LLC 240 N. Throop, Woodstock (262) 729-2376 www.pixiedawgs.com
Culture Arts & Music 1039 Wanda Ln., Woodstock (815) 575-8587 www.cultureartsmusic.org
Bull Valley Golf Club 1311 Club Rd., Woodstock (815) 337-4411 www.bullvalleygolfclub.com
Porkies Pig Roast 2245 S. Eastwood Dr., Woodstock (815) 337-6465 www.porkiespigroast.com
Dickinson’s Little Vaudeville 110 S. Johnson St., #211 Woodstock 847-528-3942
Cesaronis Café & Deli 236 Main St., Woodstock (815) 308-5844 www.cesaronis.com Eat it Up (760) 855-6805 www.eatitupsd.com Isabel’s 1110 N. Seminary Ave. Woodstock (815) 337-8230 Napoli Pizza 135 Washington St., Woodstock (815) 338-2430 www.napoliswoodstock.com Niko’ Red Mill Tavern 1040 Lake Ave., Woodstock (815) 338-6455 www.redmilltavern.com Offsides Sports Bar & Grill 680 S. Eastwood Dr., Woodstock (815) 334-8700 www.offsidesbar.com Panera Bread 925 Country Club Rd., Woodstock (815) 337-7440 www.panerabread.com
Public House of Woodstock 101 N. Johnson St., Woodstock (815) 337-6060 publichouseofwoodstock.com Rosati’s Pizza 1652 S. Eastwood Dr., Woodstock (815) 338-3600 www.myrosatis.com/woodstock
Pixie Dawgs, LLC 240 N. Throop, Woodstock (262) 729-2376 www.pixiedawgs.com Your Sister’s Tomato Food Truck 110 Irving Ave., Woodstock (815) 308-5177 www.yoursisterstomato.com
A Place to Shine Music (815) 507-1352 www.aplacetoshinemusic.com Big Bang Festivals & Productions, LLC 224-650-6502 www.bigbangfestivals.com
Off Square Music 1319 N. Rte. 47, Woodstock (815) 338-5164 www.offsquaremusic.org
Apple Creek Flowers 209 N. Throop St., Woodstock (815) 338-2255 www.applecreekflowers.com Flores Banquets 240 N. Throop St., Woodstock (815) 527-7132 af3000.wixsite.com/floresbanquets
Apple Creek Flowers 209 N. Throop St., Woodstock (815) 338-2255 www.applecreekflowers.com
Ralph’s General Rent-All 1390 S. Eastwood Dr., Woodstock (815) 338-3101 www.ralphsrentall.com
* denotes WACCI member
New to Woodstock? Welcome Home. Founded in 1844, Woodstock has housing options available for nearly every taste and need. Woodstock boasts a combination of executive homes, country estates, modern downtown apartments, friendly neighborhoods, and multi-family communities that make it an ideal match for nearly any income level. Woodstockâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s neighborhoods are not only among the safest and most ideally located in the Midwest, they are also some of the most beautiful. Historic homes are a source of pride that gives recognition and identity to some of the first settlers of Woodstock. Stop by The Real Woodstock Visitor Center in the Woodstock Area Chamber of Commerce and Industry office at 127 E. Calhoun Street. Meet our staff, pick up your welcome gift and learn more about upcoming events, local resources, and city programs. Discover local businesses and organizations serving all your needs right here in Woodstock. Visit us online and like/follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter as well.
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We hope these quick references will help you get settled in our community.
POLICE, FIRE & AMBULANCE INFORMATION Emergency 911 NON-EMERGENCY NUMBERS *Woodstock Police Department (815) 338-2131 *Woodstock Fire/ Rescue District (815) 338-2621 *McHenry County Sheriff‘s Department (815) 338-2144 HOSPITALS & EMERGENCY FACILITIES *Northwestern Medicine (815) 338-2500 *Mercy Woodstock Medical Center (815) 337-7100 Urgent Care & Physicians (815) 337-7100 McHenry County Crisis Line (800) 892-8900 Poison Treatment Center (800) 222-1222 PUBLIC HEALTH McHenry County Animal Control (815) 459-6222 McHenry County Health Department (815) 334-4510
DRIVER’S LICENSE/ REGISTRATION SERVICES Secretary of State (815) 338-2750
Full-Service DMV Facility 458 S. Eastwood Dr. Hours of Operation: Tues-Friday: 8 am – 5:30 pm, Saturday: 7:30 am – 12:00 pm IL Secretary of State/ Department of Trans. (312) 793-1000
*Clothing Closet (815) 338-5316
RECYCLING *Behr Iron & Metal, A Division of Alter Trading Corporation 13914 Washington St., Woodstock (815) 206-5511 www.altertrading.com/locations/90
*Environmental Defenders of McHenry County (815) 338-0393
Woodstock Post Office (815) 338-1094
*UPS Store 720 S. Eastwood Drive, (815) 206-3602
NEWSPAPERS Chicago Tribune (800) TRIBUNE
Waste Management (815) 338-5552 Dial-A-Ride (815) 338-5240
*Northwest Herald 771 S. Route 31, Crystal Lake (815) 459-4040 www.nwherald.com
*The Woodstock Independent 671 E. Calhoun St., Woodstock (815) 338-8040 thewoodstockindependent.com
DONATION CENTERS, WASTE & RECYCLING
DONATION OF HOUSEHOLD GOODS & CLOTHING Goodwill Industries (815) 965-0369
*Habitat for Humanity RESTORE (815) 334-0500
*Sparrows Nest Thrift Store (815) 206-5070
WMCW Radio 1600 AM (815) 337-2300
WATER, TREATMENT/SOFTENING Water: Woodstock City Hall (815) 338-4300
*Quality Water Conditioning 711 Amsterdam St., Woodstock (815) 338-3344 www.qualitywaterconditioning.com
IMPORTANT PHONE NUMBERS
Social Security Administration 2450 Lake Shore Dr. (877) 405-7828
REFUSE DISPOSAL Marengo Disposal (815) 568-7274
TribLocal (312) 731-9540
*Salvation Army (815) 455-2769
RADIO STATIONS STAR 105.5 FM (815) 459-7000
*Falcon Green Resources 14212 Washington St., Woodstock (815) 334-8689 | www.falcongreenresources.com
POST OFFICE / MAIL SERVICES
*Home of the Sparrow (815) 444-1660
Vietnam Veterans (708) 371-4418
Metra Trains (312) 322-6777
Illinois Department of Human Services 512 Clay St. (815) 338-0234
*McHenry County Workforce Network 500 Russel Ct. (815) 338-7100 VETERANS’ SERVICES Illinois Dept. of Veterans Affairs (815) 338-9292
*PACE (800) 451-4599
Veteran’s Assistance Commission of McHenry County (815) 334-4229
ELECTRICITY *ComEd (800) 334-7661
VOTING McHenry County Clerk (815) 334-4242
GAS NICOR Gas (888) 642-6748
PHONE, INTERNET, TV, RADIO
Dorr Township Administrative Center (815) 338-0125
CELLULAR/INTERNET/CABLE Comcast (866) 594-1234
Hartland Township Administrative Center (815) 338-5526
TELEPHONE AT&T (800) 244-4444
*T-Moblie1 65 S. Eastwood Dr., Woodstock (224) 754-7089 | www.tmobile.com
Greenwood Township Administrative Center (815) 648-4653
Seneca Township Administrative Center (815) 923-2288
Quality Flooring Store & Professional Installation (815) 334-5985 2020 S Eastwood Dr., Woodstock IL 60098
(Route 47, ½ a block north of Route 14 • Monday - Thursday: 10 am - 6 pm • Friday: 10 am - 5 pm • Saturday: 10 am - 4 pm WWW.WOODSTOCKILCHAMBER.COM
APARTMENTS Willow Brooke Apartments 2121 Willow Brooke Dr., Woodstock (815) 338-2383 www.cunatinc.com DEVELOPERS/HOME BUILDERS Lafontaine Enterprises 830 Prairie Ridge Dr., Woodstock (815) 790-0679 www.lafontaineenterprises.com MOVING & STORAGE SERVICES Dreiske Moving & Storage 3203 Lakeside Ct., McHenry (815) 385- 9386 www.dreiskemoving.com DUMPSTER RENTAL Falcon Green Resources 14212 Washington St., Woodstock (815) 334-8689 www.falcongreenresources.com APPRAISERS, INSPECTORS & SURVEYORS Extra Eyes Inspections Savanna Ln., Woodstock (815) 382-4766 www.extraeyezinspections.com
Vanderstappen Land Surveying Inc. 1316 N. Madison St., Woodstock (815) 337-8310 www.vandersinc.com
REAL ESTATE / REALTORS
Adele Petersen - Baird & Warner 230 W. Virginia St. Suite 400, Crystal Lake (815) 355-5729| www. adelepetersen.bairdwarner.com Bethany Luchetta of Berkshire Hathaway Starck Real Estate 112 Cass St., Woodstock (815) 338-7111 | www.starckre.com Casey Meyers – Berkshire Hathaway Stark Real Estate 112 Cass St., Woodstock (815) 338-7111 | www.starckre.com
Cathy Henricks - Baird & Warner 1557 S. Randall Rd., Algonquin (815) 814-4715 | bairdwarner.com Erin Dierks - Berkshire Hathaway Stark Real Estate 112 Cass St., Woodstock (815) 338-7111 | www.starckre.com Factotum Property Management P.O. Box 460, Woodstock (815) 308-5310
Heartland Realtor Organization 405 E. Congress Parkway, Ste. A Crystal Lake (815) 459-0600 www.heartlandro.realtor
Jolene White – RE/MAX Suburban 7107 Pingree Rd., Crystal Lake (815) 687-0329 www.jolenewhite.realtor Keefe Real Estate 11705 Catalpa Ln., Woodstock (815) 900-2124 www.keeferealestate.com
Kim Keefe’s Team Open Doors 110 ½ N. Benton St., Woodstock (815) 333-0014 www.teamopendoors.com Lisa Jesse, RE/MAX Plaza 112 N. Benton St., Woodstock (815) 578-4601 www.listandbuywithlisa.com
Maureen Forgette, Realtor, Century 21 Roberts & Andrews 3717 W. Elm St., McHenry (815) 354-4236 www.maureenforgette.com
Rob Schaid – RE/MAX Plaza 112 N. Benton St., Woodstock & 4005 H. Kane Ave., McHenry (815) 338-4455 & (815) 385-6770 www.joinremax.com/robschaid Success Realty Partners 245 McHenry Ave., Woodstock (815) 528-5000 | www.fthomes.org
Westward 360 129 E. Calhoun St., Woodstock (773) 572-0880 www.westward360.com
Child Advocacy Center of McHenry County 1780 S. Eastwood Dr., Woodstock (815) 334-9597 www.mchenrycac.org Hearthstone Early Learning Center 350 Cristian Way, Woodstock (815) 338-1954 www.hearthstonewoodstock.org
ANIMAL SHELTERS Helping Paws Animal Shelter 2500 Harding Ln., Woodstock (815) 338-4400 www.helpingpaws.net
Hooved Animal Humane Society 10801 McConnell Rd., Woodstock (815) 338-4400 | www.hahs.org Young at Heart Senior Pet Rescue 4301 S. IL Rt. 47, Woodstock (815) 333-4001 www.adoptaseniorpet.com PET GROOMER Fur Elegance Pet Salon 805 Lake Ave., Woodstock (815) 527-5260 www.furelegance.com PET STORES & SUPPLIES Fur Elegance Pet Salon 805 Lake Ave., Woodstock (815) 527-5260 www.furelegance.com
Walmart 1275 Lake Ave., Woodstock (815) 206-0263 | www.walmart.com
Rick Bellairs 815-382-8400
The Rick Bellairs Team Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Starck Real Estate 1710 S Eastwood Dr., Woodstock (815) 382-8400 | rickbellairs.com
Woodstock Farm & Fleet 11501 US Hwy. 14, Woodstock (815) 338-2549 www.farmandfleet.com VETERINARIANS SUPPORT/ SOCIAL SERVICES Pet Care in Motion P.O. Box 462, Woodstock (815) 529-1818 www.petcareinmotion.com
True Blue Dogs 667 E. Calhoun St., Woodstock (815) 482-0339 www.truebluedogs.org
INDEPENDENT & ASSISTED LIVING Hearthstone Communities 840 N. Seminary Ave., Woodstock (815) 334-6200 www.HearthstoneWoodstock.org
Shepherd Premier Senior Living, Bull Valley 1307 N. Green St., McHenry (224) 333-6247 SENIOR SERVICES Hearthstone Communities 840 N. Seminary Ave., Woodstock (815) 334-6200 www.HearthstoneWoodstock.org
Pace Bus 550 W. Algonquin Rd. Arlington Heights (748) 228-4282 | www.pacebus.com The Kare Group, LLC 720 S. Eastwood Dr., #150 Woodstock 888-600-7033 www.thekaregroupllc.com
MEMORY CARE FACILITIES Independence Health & Therapy 2028 N. Seminary, Woodstock (815) 338-3590 www.independencehealth.org
Shepherd Premier Senior Living, Bull Valley 1307 N. Green St., McHenry (224) 333-6247
Tessa Jania 815-260-7618
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Bertch Kitchen & Bath Cabinets Quartz & Granite Countertops 1401 S. Eastwood (Rt. 47) Woodstock, IL
1475 S. Randall Rd. Algonquin, IL
(Between Lake Ave. & Rt. 14)
(Corner of Randall & Country Line Rd.)
CITY OF WOODSTOCK
The City of Woodstock operates under the Council-Manager form of government that combines the political leadership of an elected Mayor and six City Council members with the managerial experience of an appointed City Manager. The City’s primary purpose is to serve the needs of its citizens. City Council meetings are open to the public and held at 7 p.m. on the first and third Tuesdays of each month. CITY OF WOODSTOCK OFFICIALS Mayor
Dr. Brian Sager
Outgoing, through April 30, 2021
Incoming Mayor on May 1, 2021
City Council Members
Darrin Flynn, Lisa Lohmeyer, Wendy Piersall, Gordie Tebo Jim Prindiville, Michael Turner
Outgoing, through April 30, 2021
Tom Nierman, Robert Seegers
Incoming May 1, 2021 Email: email@example.com
Roscoe Stelford | City Manager Paul Christensen | Assistant City Manager / Finance Director John Lieb | Chief of Police Christina Betz | Public Works Director Garrett Anderson | Economic Development Director Deborah Schober | Human Resources Director Dan McElmeel | Information Technology Director Joe Napolitano | Building & Zoning Director Dave Zinnen | Recreation Director Daniel Campbell | Woodstock Opera House Director Nicholas Weber | Woodstock Public Library Director
CITY OF WOODSTOCK PHONE DIRECTORY
Use the phone numbers listed below to reach the City of Woodstock’s various departments. City Hall General Information (815) 338-4300 City Hall TDD (815) 338-1172 City Manager (815) 338-4301 firstname.lastname@example.org Mayor’s Office (815) 338-4302 email@example.com Police Dept. (non-emergency) (815) 338-2131 firstname.lastname@example.org Finance Department (815) 338-4300 email@example.com Economic Development Department (815) 338-3176 firstname.lastname@example.org
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Building & Zoning Department (815) 338-4305 email@example.com Public Works (815) 338-6118 firstname.lastname@example.org Woodstock Opera House (815) 338-4212 email@example.com Opera House Box Office (815) 338-5300 firstname.lastname@example.org Woodstock Public Library (815) 338-0542 email@example.com Library TDD (815) 338-0542 Human Resources Department (815) 338-1172 firstname.lastname@example.org Recreation Department (815) 338-4363 email@example.com Water/Sewer Billing (815) 338-4300 firstname.lastname@example.org
CITY OF WOODSTOCK
Office Hours Monday, Wednesday-Friday: 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Tuesday: 8:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Public Services Available at City Hall 121 W. Calhoun St. (815) 338-4300 Garage Sale Permits, Yard Waste & Garbage (Disposal Stickers & Recycling Containers), Transportation Services (Senior & special use RTA permits), Water Bill Collection & Shutoffs, Meter changes & leaking inspections. Economic Development Department (815) 338-3176 email@example.com With an eye on long range goals and an ear to immediate needs, the City of Woodstock offers site selection, and business consultation services through the Economic Development Department. Please contact the Department for guidance with business expansion or relocation, start-up, market analysis, and site selection. Building and Zoning Department (815) 338-4305 firstname.lastname@example.org The Building and Zoning Department is responsible for issuing all building and construction permits, processing all zoning and subdivision petitions, and enforcing the City’s zoning, sign and building regulations. The Department also maintains demographic and land use data for Woodstock, as well as information pertaining to new development and building activity. The Building and Zoning Department provides staff and support to the following City boards and
commissions: Board of Building and Construction, Electrical Commission, Historic Preservation Commission, Plan Commission, Administrative Adjudication, Old Courthouse & Sheriff’s House Advisory Commission, Zoning Board of Appeals. Department of Public Works 326 Washington Street (815) 338-6118 email@example.com The Public Works office hours are Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Public Works is responsible for the maintenance of all streets and rights-of-way; snow removal; park maintenance; water and sewer system maintenance; water treatment and wastewater treatment and serves as liaison to the City’s Transportation & Environmental Commissions. Public Works also manages the following special programs: Leaf Collection, Adopt-A-Highway, Tree Planting Program, Block Parties, Sidewalk Construction Program, Treatment Plant Tours. City of Woodstock Human Resources Department (815) 338-1172 firstname.lastname@example.org The City of Woodstock strives to recruit and maintain a highly qualified staff, whose goal is to provide exemplary customer service to residents. To this end, the Human Resources Department handles all recruitment functions to fill vacancies or new positions. Openings are posted in the City Hall entryway display case, and are listed on the City’s website under the Jobs button on the opening page. While unsolicited resumes are not encouraged, the department maintains an Interest Card file and will forward applications for
specific position openings to qualified individuals. The department also handles a variety of internal personnel duties concerning employee benefits and workplace regulations. The department currently serves as liaison to the Cultural & Social Awareness Commission and as the contact point regarding issues of personal and property liability for the City.
WHO TO CALL IN AN EMERGENCY 911
Woodstock Police Department Non-Emergency Number (815) 338-2131 email@example.com The Woodstock Police Department includes sworn police officers and detectives, civilian employees, community service officers and school crossing guards. They perform police protection patrol services, non-patrol and investigative functions, community services, parking enforcement, traffic safety, communications/ record functions and administrative services. The department also provides a wide variety of community services and programs, some of which are listed below: Crime Stoppers, Child Identification Program, Property Identification, Vacation House Surveillance, Classroom Education Programs, Drug Abuse Resistance Education (D.A.R.E.), North Central Narcotics Task Force, Police/High School Liaison Officer Woodstock Fire/ Rescue District Non-Emergency Number (815) 338-2621 The Woodstock Fire/Rescue District provides two important public safety services for Woodstock area residents: fire and rescue
protection. Due to its high quality, properties within the district enjoy a very low fire insurance rating for home and business owners. B.O.C.A. fire and building codes are enforced in the construction of all new structures in the district. Firefighters and paramedics conduct fire inspection and safety education programs throughout the year. 85 percent of the members are cross-trained in fire and medical emergencies. Paid, on-premise members provide for 24 hour on-duty response to all medical incidents. Future plans provide for more personnel on duty to also respond to fire incidents.
WOODSTOCK PUBLIC LIBRARY
414 W. Judd St. (815) 338-0542 firstname.lastname@example.org Woodstock’s full service Public Library is available to all residents. Residents five years or older, who reside in the City of Woodstock, are entitled to free library cards. Residents of Community School District 200 outside the city limits of Woodstock, (i.e. Rural WPL District residents) may obtain a restricted library card at no charge or a full service card at a fee of $37 per family. The City’s Library offers numerous patron services including extensive internet access with online research capabilities. Patrons may also rent audio-visual equipment, and a community meeting room and classroom are available to the public. Library hours: 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Thursday 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Fridays 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sundays | 51
VILLAGE OF WONDER LAKE WONDER LAKE AREA The Wonder Lake community is mainly a residential area that surrounds Wonder Lake, a private lake that was created in 1929 by a group of Chicago businessmen that called themselves “The Syndicate”. They damned the Nippersink Creek and flooded the lowlands to the south to create the private 830 acre recreational lake. These original developers envisioned a summer resort community and recreation center here but their vision was cut short by the Great Depression that lingered though the 1930’s. Wonder Lake eventually evolved into what it is today, one community built around a private lake with mostly permanent year-round residents and a handful of part-time summer and weekend residents. Situated just northeast of Woodstock, the McHenry County seat, Wonder Lake offers a number of recreational uses including fishing, sailing, boating and water skiing. In addition, outdoor enthusiasts can visit Glacier Park, a large tract of land that is part of the McHenry County Conservation District located directly north of the Lake. The population of the Wonder Lake area is approximately 15,000 with just over 4100 residing within the corporate limits of the Village of Wonder Lake. The village was
incorporated in 1974 as the Village of Sunrise Ridge. The name was later changed to the Village of Wonder Lake. The Village provides parks, public works, police protection and related services to its constituents. The Village of Wonder Lake is currently made up of the following subdivisions around Wonder Lake: Deep Springs Woods I, Deerpath, Hickory Falls I, Hickory Falls II, Lookout Point Unit I, Shore Hills, Sunrise Ridge, Sunrise Ridge Estates, The Meadows of West Bay, White Oaks Bay, Wooded Shores, Woods Creek and a portion of Wonderview. The remainder of the population lives in unincorporated subdivisions surrounding the lake. Most subdivisions are members of the Master Property Owners Association (MPOA) which is charged with maintaining and enhancing the lake. The Wonder Lake community is supported by a combination of small retail shops, restaurants and businesses with major retailers available in nearby Woodstock to the southwest and McHenry to the east. Wonder Lake is intersected by two townships and serviced by four school districts. The Wonder Lake community is privileged to be the home of the Wonder Lake Shi Show Team. Nationally recognized,
they entertain on the lake nearly every Friday evening during the summer. The community supports many clubs and organizations, the oldest social one being the Yacht Club. Sailboat races occur every Sunday in the summer. The Wonder Lake Sportsman’s Club, which is the oldest, actively helps manage wildlife in and around the lake. Fish stocking, bird management and wetland protection and restoration are part of their mission. Fourth of July is the premier event of the year in Wonder Lake. A midday parade through the downtown area is followed by a traditional performance by the Wonder Lake Ski Show Team. The celebration culminates in a spectacular fireworks show over the lake. Annual community fundraising efforts make this all possible. It’s an exciting time to part of the Wonder Lake Community. The Woodstock Area Chamber of Commerce and Industry is proud to serve the Wonder Lake community and welcomes all new businesses and residents to the area! Together we can be a cohesive voice in local matters. You can stay informed of new developments in the area, network with an expanded business community and engage with community leaders. We look forward to growing this relationship with the Wonder Lake community!
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WONDER LAKE NUMBERS TO KNOW Village Hall (815) 728-0839 McHenry Township Office (815) 334-4000 Greenwood Township Office (815) 334-4000 Woodstock Public Library (815) 338-0542 McHenry Public Library (815) 385-0036 Emergency 911 Wonder Lake Police Department (815) 728-0535 Wonder Lake Fire Department (815) 728-0088 (non-emergency) Wonder Lake Post Office (815) 653-7771 Master Property Owners Association (815) 653-1000 McHenry County Sheriff’s Office (815) 338-2141 Woodstock Area Chamber of Commerce (815) 338-2436
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COUNTY, STATE AND FEDERAL GOVERNMENT McHENRY COUNTY McHenry County Government Center 2200 N. Seminary Ave. Woodstock, IL 60098 (815) 334-4000 (815) 338-3991 (FAX) Sheriffâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Police, Building and Zoning Inspection, Subdivision Plats, Total Assessments, Health Department, Probation, Courts, Skilled Care Nursing, Highway Maintenance, Recording Deeds and Documents, Animal Control, Zoning Appeals, Court Documents.
McHenry County Board Mike Buehler, McHenry County Board Chairman McHenry County Government Center 2200 N. Seminary Ave. Woodstock, IL 60098 (815) 334-4224 TOWNSHIP GOVERNMENT Township Government is older than 1776. It originated in the mid-1600s, more than 100 years before our country became an independent nation. Township government in Illinois dates back to 1787, when Congress established the Northwest Territory and designated counties and townships within the territories. When the
second Illinois Constitution was adopted in 1848 it gave counties the option to include townships in their governmental structure. A majority of Illinois counties chose the township system in a general election of 1849, among them being McHenry County, where the voters almost unanimously chose township government in a referendum in November of 1849. A Township, as a political and geographic subdivision, is a municipal corporate body that can sue and be sued, own property, borrow money and levy taxes. The officials may act for the electorate in the Townshipâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s name when
conducting business. Townships have many duties and some permissive powers. Services expressly required of all townships include providing for welfare assistance, building and maintaining rural roads, assessment of property and preventing the spread of communicable disease. In addition to this, townships may establish libraries, medical clinics, museums, community buildings, public rest stations, mental health facilities and youth committees. McHenry County is divided into 17 townships. There are generally eight elected officers in each township. These are the supervisor, clerk, assessor, highway com-
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GOVERNMENT missioner and four trustees. The term of office for each position is four years. Terms are synchronous rather than staggered. The annual meeting of the township electors is held the second Tuesday in April each year. The Supervisor is the Chief Executive Officer of the township and is responsible for the township funds, serving as treasurer of all funds and records all transactions in an official book. The Supervisor must file a statement of the financial status of the township with the township clerk. A summary of this report must be published annually. One of the most important functions of the Supervisor is in the area of General Assistance. The Supervisor of General Assistance gives aid to the needy. Money used for this purpose is raised by local taxes and non-State receiving units, which applies to most of the 1,400 plus townships in Illinois. The money thus raised is used to provide food, shelter, utilities, medical care and burial whenever necessary.
*Dorr Township 1039 Lake Ave. Woodstock, IL 60098 (815) 338-0125 (Office) (815) 338-1060 (Road Dist.) Township Road District 12322 Davis Rd., Woodstock, IL www.dorrtownship.com
FEDERAL GOVERNMENT The White House PresidentJoe Biden 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. NW Washington, D.C. 20500 (202) 456-1414 – switchboard (202) 456-1111 - comment line U.S. Senate Hon. Dick Durbin (D) 711 Hart Senate Bldg. Washington, D.C. 20510 (202) 224-2152 or: 230 S. Dearborn St. Ste. 3892 Chicago, IL 60604 | 312-353-4952
Greenwood Township 5211 Miller Road Wonder Lake, IL 60097 (815) 648-4653 (Office) (815) 648-2307 (Garage) www.greenwoodtownship.net Hartland Township 15813 Nelson Road, Woodstock, IL 60098 (815) 338-5526 (Office) (815) 338-1432 (Hwy Dept.) www.toi.org/Townships/ McHenry_County/Hartland_ Township
Tammy Duckworth (D) 524 Hart Senate Office Bldg. Washington D.C. 20510 (202) 224-2854 or: 230 S. Dearborn St. Chicago, IL 60604 | 312-886-3506
Seneca Township 16506 Garden Valley Road Woodstock, IL 60098 (815) 923-2288 (Office)
U.S. House of Representatives 14th District Lauren Underwood (D) 1130 Longworth HOB Washington, D.C. 20515 (202) 225-2976 or: 333 Commerce Dr., Ste. 700 Crystal Lake, IL 60014 | (630) 549-2190
STATE OF ILLINOIS Office of the Governor JB Pritzker (D) 207 State House Springfield, IL 62706 217-782-0244 (TTY 888-261-3336) or: James R. Thompson Center 100 W. Randolph 16-100 Chicago, IL 60601 (312) 814-2121 State Senator, 32nd District Craig Wilcox (R) 309H Capital Building Springfield, IL 62706 (217) 782-8000 or: 5400 West Elm Ste. 103 McHenry, IL 60050 (815) 455-6330 State Representative, 63rd District Hon. Steven Reick (R) 230-N Stratton Office Building Springfield, IL 62706 (217) 782-1717 or: 1072 Lake Ave. Woodstock, IL 60098 (815) 880-5340
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For more information and a complete list of services, visit us online at www.mchenrycountyworkforce.com McHenry County Workforce Center 500 Russel Court • Woodstock, IL 60098 (815)338-7100 ext. 2771 workforcecenterRR@yahoo.com #McHenryCountyWorks WWW.WOODSTOCKILCHAMBER.COM
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EDUCATION Woodstock School District 200 serves approximately 6,700 students in grades PreK-12 who live in the communities of Woodstock, Bull Valley, Greenwood, the west side of Wonder Lake, and unincorporated McHenry County. The school district was formed in 1969, when two elementary districts and one high school district consolidated, but education in Woodstock started in 1847. Today, our schools offer a strong standardsbased educational program that is based on best practices and innovation but that is also rooted in the rich traditions of our 150-year old community. District 200 currently operates 12 schools: the Verda Dierzen Early Learning Center where all of the communityâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s youngest children begin their education; six elementary schools serving students in grades 1-5; two middle schools for students in grades 6-8; two comprehensive high schools; and the Clay Academy, a therapeutic day school for students in grades 3-12 with special needs. A 2006 referendum allowed the school district to complete $105 million in school construction which included new elementary, middle and high school buildings, an addition to the early learning center, and the remodeling and conversion of a former middle
school to an elementary school. District 200 provides a wide variety of programs to help every child to succeed. Early childhood education, dual language, bilingual and gifted programs, Advanced Placement classes, career and technical training, and special needs programs strengthen the general education curriculum. A districtwide focus on reading, writing and mathematics combined with the use of technology as a learning tool help prepare all students for success in and outside of the classroom. Woodstock students excel at the state and national levels in both academics and extracurricular
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activities. Woodstock High School students perform very well on ACT and Advanced Placement tests, and our graduates attend some of the top colleges and universities in the nation. Elementary and middle school students consistently score above the state average on standardized achievement tests. The Verda Dierzen Early Learning Center is a recognized model for early childhood education. Outside of the classroom, District 200 provides an extensive selection of athletic, fine arts, enrichment and extra-curricular programs. Students regularly excel at the state level in a variety of competitions, including music, mathematics, graphic arts and athletic events.
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• Over $23.2 million in college scholarships earned • 39.1% of the senior class graduated with a GPA of 3.8 or higher • 14.9% of the senior class scored a 30 or higher on the ACT • 96.3% of seniors are college bound
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Marian Central Catholic High School
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1001 McHenry Avenue | Woodstock, IL 60098 815.338.4220 • www.marian.com @MarianCentral
WOODSTOCK COMMUNITY UNIT SCHOOL DISTRICT 200 Striving • Growing • Achieving
CHANGING THE FUTURE THROUGH EDUCATION • America’s Most Challenging High Schools — Washington Post, America’s Best High Schools — U.S. News & World Report, AP District Honor Roll —CollegeBoard.com. More than 50 dual credit college courses offered. • One of the top Dual Language programs in the U.S. More than 80 students graduate with the Illinois State Seal of Biliteracy. • Three elementary schools named Exemplary by Illinois State Board of Education
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Dr. Michael Moan, Superintendent (815) 338-8200 3000 Raffel Rd. Woodstock, IL 60098 www.woodstockschools.org Buildings & Grounds Office (815) 338-3397 Recorded Newsline (815) 338-5200 D200 Transportation (815) 338-4777 Woodstock High School (Gr. 9-12) 501 West South St. Woodstock, IL 60098 (815) 338-4370 Woodstock North High School (Gr. 9-12) 3000 Raffel Rd. Woodstock, IL 60098 (815) 334-2100
Creekside Middle School (Gr. 6-8) 3201 Hercules Rd. Woodstock, IL 60098 (815) 337-5200 Northwood Middle School (Gr. 6-8) 2121 N. Seminary Ave. Woodstock, IL 60098 (815) 338-4900 Clay Academy (Gr. Pre-K-13) 112 Grove St. Woodstock, IL 60098 (815) 337-2529 Dean Street Elementary School (Gr. 1-5) 600 Dean St. Woodstock, IL 60098 (815) 338-1133 Mary Endres Elementary School (Gr. 1-5) 2181 N. Seminary Ave. Woodstock, IL 60098 (815) 337-8177
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Greenwood Elementary School (Gr. 1-5) 4618 Greenwood Rd. Woodstock, IL 60098 (815) 648-2606 Olson Elementary School (Gr. 1-5) 720 W. Judd St. Woodstock, IL 60098 (815) 338-0473
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Prairiewood Elementary School (Gr. 1-5) 3215 Hercules Rd. Woodstock, IL 60098 (815) 337-5300 Westwood Elementary School (Gr. 1-5) 14124 W. South St. Woodstock, IL 60098 (815) 337-8173 Verda Dierzen Early Learning Center (Gr. PreK-K) 2045 N. Seminary Ave. Woodstock, IL 60098 (815) 338-8883
DAY CARE, NURSERY SCHOOLS, AND PRESCHOOLS Crystal Lake Montessori School 3013 Country Club Rd. Woodstock, IL 60098 (815) 338-0013 First United Methodist Preschool 201 W. South St. Woodstock, IL 60098 (815) 338-8341 Grace Lutheran Church Preschool 1300 Kishwaukee Valley Rd. Woodstock, IL 60098 (815) 338-0554, x213 Hearthstone Early Learning Center 350 Christian Way Woodstock, IL 60098 (815) 338-1954 www.HearthstoneWoodstock.org House of Children Childcare/Preschool 2521 Harding Ln. Woodstock, IL 60098 (815) 337-4663 St. John’s Lutheran Preschool 401 St. John’s Rd. Woodstock, IL 60098 St. Mary’s Preschool 312 Lincoln Ave., Woodstock, IL (815) 338-3377 | (815) 338-5185 Woodstock Headstart 100 N. Benton St. oodstock, IL 60098 (815) 338-8790 Verda Dierzen Early Learning Center 2045 N. Seminary Ave. Woodstock, IL 60098 (815) 338-8883
The Special Education District of McHenry County – SEDOM Dr. Tim Burns, Executive Director 1200 Claussen Dr. Woodstock, IL 60098 (815) 338-3622 SEDOM works closely with the school districts of McHenry County, to assure that appropriate programs and services are available for all students (ages 3-21) with special learning needs. SEDOM’s main offices are located in Woodstock, while most services are provided in the student’s home district.
PAROCHIAL AND PRIVATE SCHOOLS
Woodstock Christian School (815) 338-1391 St. Mary’s Catholic School (K-8) 312 Lincoln Ave. Woodstock, IL 60098 (815) 338-3598 or (815) 338-3377 Marian Central Catholic High School 1001 Mchenry Ave. Woodstock, IL 60098 (815) 338-4220 MCCHS is a religious secondary high school for grades 9-12. Established in 1959, it is coeducational and serves families throughout McHenry County. An accredited member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools, Marian Central is fully recognized by the Illinois State Board of Education and the National Catholic Educational Association. Traditionally, more than 95 percent of Marian’s graduates go on to higher education. Each year, more than 50 colleges send representatives visit with its upperclassmen. Marian provides its students with an education infused with Catholic Christian values designed to promote spiritual, intellectual, physical, social, and emotional development. Marian is a member of the Suburban Catholic Conference and offers competitive interscholastic athletic competition for both boys and girls. Marian is supported by the 17 Catholic parishes in McHenry County. For more information about the school, call (815) 338-4220.
COLLEGES/UNIVERSITIES McHenry County College (815) 455-3700 8900 US Hwy. 14 Crystal Lake, IL 60012-2761 www.mchenry.edu/contact/
McHenry County College Registration Office of Education (815) 334-4475 Named among Aspen Institute’s top 150 community colleges in the nation, McHenry County College is the county’s center for higher education and lifelong learning. Offering seven associate’s degree programs, 28 Applied Science associate degrees designed for career training, and 58 certificate programs, MCC was also ranked fourth in the state for student success rates and affordability by CNN Money and College Measures. In addition to MCC’s associate’s degree programs, students can earn a four-year Bachelor of Arts or Science degree through affiliations with a number of four-year schools — go to www.mchenry. edu/advising for more information and a current listing of affiliations. You can also tailor your class schedule to fit your lifestyle with online classes and programs. Visit www.mchenry.edu/online to learn more about online courses and degrees. Agreements with other community colleges also allow students to enroll in programs that are not offered at MCC. • Full-Service Conference Center complete with catering and breakout rooms, the MCC conference center features a 357-seat auditorium with stage and the latest presentation technology. Visit www.mchenry.edu/conferences. • Free Library Access available for all McHenry County residents 16 years of age or older. Visit www.mchenry.edu/library. • Affordable Fitness open to the public, MCC’s fitness center features a full line of weight training machines, treadmills, stair machines, elliptical trainers and more—including a friendly, helpful staff. Visit www.mchenry.edu/fitnesscenter.
Don’t worry about your final step. Start with your first. Whether it’s one class, one event, or a new degree or certificate, the next step in your educational journey is waiting for you at McHenry County College. With more than 20 degrees and 90 career and technical programs, MCC delivers the high quality, affordable education that will help you get closer to your goals.
Let us help you take your next step at www.mchenry.edu.
• Popular degree and certificate programs include: Nursing — BNA to RN, Culinary Management, Criminal Justice, Paralegal Studies, Digital Media, Graphic Arts, Robotics, Automotive Technology, Fire Science, Emergency Medical Technician, Fitness Instructor Training, Early Childhood Education. FastTrack degrees and certificates for working adults. Continuing, Professional & Adult Education Serves nearly 30,000 participants per year through • Over 700 classes, seminars, and workshops • Over 800 annual events in the Conference Center • Corporate training and the IL Small Business Development Center. • Student Life resources available at www.mchenry.edu/studentlife. • 25+ clubs and organizations, Phi Theta Kappa honors society, MCC Chorus, MCC Jazz Ensemble, forensics/debate, and theater are available. Collegiate Athletics such as women’s basketball, softball, tennis and volleyball and men’s baseball, basketball, soccer, and tennis are offered.
• Other Programs and Services include On-campus Daycare, High School Plus and Dual Credit for high school students, International study abroad program, Adult ed and GED classes, Free ESL classes, Sage Learning Center Counseling and career services, Veteran’s services. Aurora University (815) 337-6051 222 E. Church St. Woodstock, IL 60098 www.aurora.edu/woodstock
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See what it’s like to be a student at the Aurora University Woodstock Center. Attend an open house or schedule your personal tour today. Talk with an admissions advisor to learn about the program, financial aid opportunities and degrees. To schedule your visit, call (815) 337-6051 or email WCadmission@aurora.edu. Loyola University Retreat and Ecology Campus (LUREC) (815) 338-1032 2710 S. Country Club Rd. Woodstock, IL 60098 www.luc.edu
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At the Loyola University Retreat and Ecology Campus, students have the opportunity to gain hands-on experience with what they’ve learned in class — something an urban setting doesn’t provide. The property also serves the surrounding community through its restoration efforts, retreat center and organic farm. LUREC is listed on Crain’s Chicago Business as a top destination for corporate retreats in the Chicagoland area.
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• The Children’s Learning Center offers a positive learning environment for young children ages 15 months to six years and a lab site for Early Childhood Education students. Students and employees can take advantage of flexible scheduling for their children within this age range. Additionally, a preschool program for children between the ages of three and five is available to parents in the community. The CLC is state licensed in accordance with the Department of Children and Family Service. Visit www.mchenry. edu/clc.
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HEALTH & WELLNESS Woodstock has a variety of options in town and nearby for dependable high quality healthcare services at medical, dental, chiropractic, behavioral health, and private practice physician and therapist offices and medical centers.
Mercyhealth 2000 Lake Ave., Woodstock (815) 337-7100 www.mercyhealthsystem.org Northwestern Medicine 3701 Doty Road, Woodstock (815) 338-2500 | www.nm.org
EMERGENCY/ IMMEDIATE CARE
Mercyhealth 2000 Lake Ave., Woodstock (815) 337-7100 www.mercyhealthsystem.org
Northwestern Medicine 3701 Doty Road, Woodstock (815) 338-2500 | www.nm.org
Mercyhealth 2000 Lake Ave., Woodstock (815) 337-7100 www.mercyhealthsystem.org Walmart 1275 Lake Ave., Woodstock (815) 206-0256 www.walmart.com
City Square Dental 232 Main St., Woodstock (815) 337-1932 www.citysquaredentalcare.com Conway Dental 226 Washington St., Woodstock (815) 338-8155 www.conwaydental.net Dr. Bruce Farris 301 E. Calhoun St., Woodstock (815) 338-7774
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HEALTH & WELLNESS Family Dentistry of Woodstock 651 S. Eastwood Dr., Rt. 47 Woodstock (815) 338-0690 familydentistryofwoodstock.com Madison Street Dental 210 North Madison St. Woodstock (815) 205-5373 www.madisonstreetdental.com
PHYSICAL/SPEECH/ OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY Independence Health & Therapy 708 Washington St., Woodstock (815) 338-1707 www.independencehealth.org Mercyhealth 2000 Lake Ave., Woodstock (815) 337-7100 www.mercyhealthsystem.org
Clearbrook 1835 W. Central Rd. Arlington Heights 847-870-7711 www.clearbrook.org
Main Stay Therapeutic Farm 6919 Keystone Rd., Richmond (815) 653-9374 www.mainstayfarm.org
Mercyhealth 2000 Lake Ave., Woodstock (815) 337-7100 www.mercyhealthsystem.org
Soulful Prairies 4706 Alden Rd., Woodstock 847-366-6743 www.soulfulprairies.com
Wolf Eyecare 206 N. Madison St., Woodstock (815) 338-7810 www.wolfeyecare.com
Back on Track 1216 N. Seminary Ave. Woodstock (815) 337-7346 www.backontrackchiropractic.net
MENTAL & BEHAVIORAL HEALTH/COUNSELING
Chiro One Wellness Center (815) 301-4200 www.chiroone.com
Next Level Counseling and Wellness 226 West Judd St., Woodstock (815) 575-8860
Harmony Falls Massage Clinic 304 W Jackson St., Woodstock (815) 334-0842 www.harmonyfalls.net Hempstock Pharms 14023 W. South Street Rd. Woodstock 630-301-2010 www.hempstockpharms.com
HOME HEALTH SERVICES/HOSPICE
Journey Care 2050 Claire Court, Glenview 224-770-2489 www.journeycare.org
ASSISTED LIVING & LONG TERM CARE
FITNESS PROGRAM CONSULTANTS
Hearthstone Communities 840 N. Seminary Ave., Woodstock (815) 334-6200 www.HearthstoneWoodstock.org
Woodstock Recreation Center 820 Lake Ave., Woodstock (815) 338-4363 www.woodstockrecreation department.com Meridian Health Plan 300 S. Riverside Plaza, Ste. 500 Chicago 866-606-3700 www.corp.mhplan.com
Shepherd Premier Senior Living-Bull Valley 1307 N. Green St., McHenry (224) 333-6247 shepherdpremierseniorliving.com Hearthstone Communities 840 N. Seminary Ave., Woodstock (815) 334-6200 www.HearthstoneWoodstock.org
The Kare Group, LLC 720 S. Eastwood Dr. #150 Woodstock 888-600-7033 www.thekaregroupllc.com
Evolve Chiropractic 2440 Lake Shore Dr., Woodstock (815) 338-9150 myevolvechiropractor.com
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Harmony Falls Massage Clinic 304 W Jackson St., Woodstock (815) 334-0842 www.harmonyfalls.net
Secure Alliance Counseling & Consultation 202 E. Calhoun St., Woodstock (815) 527-5080 SecureAllianceCounseling.com
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The Woodstock community embodies philanthropy, giving back and volunteerism. There are many opportunities within the Woodstock Area Chamber of Commerce to get more involved and develop leadership skills by chairing a committee or running a networking group. Organizations throughout Woodstock rely on the community for help fundraising, executing programs, facilitating education and running events. Jump in and get involved. It’s a great way to help others, meet people, make and advance careers.
Public service is a hallmark of our American culture. It takes a village to make a community great and in small close knit towns like Woodstock, we appreciate the men and women who give of themselves to become public servants to make our communities stronger. Keep Woodstock Beautiful (815) 338-2436 www.woodstockilchamber.com Facilitates annual community clean up event and beatification projects. Miss Woodstock Committee Director – Katie Homuth (815) 338-2436 www.woodstockilchamber.com Women’s Networking Group Chairwoman – Dana Rasho (815) 338-2436 www.woodstockilchamber.com Woodstock Pride Woodstock Pride is an inclusive civic group dedicated to promoting diversity, cultural integration and self-celebration of LGBTQIA+ persons, families and businesses. In 2019 we hosted the first annual Woodstock Pride Fest and parade which boasted over 2,500 people in attendance. We appreciate the continued support of the city and
community and we are proud to be part of such a diverse community here in Woodstock. In addition to the annual Pride Fest, we host a variety of other events such as socials, fundraisers and educational events with the goal of uniting the community. We encourage you to attend one of our meetings, learn more about our group and become involved as a participant or advocate. To contact the Pride board email email@example.com
SERVICE ORGANIZATIONS American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) (888) 687-2277 | www.aarp.org American Association of University Women www.crystallake-il.aauw.net American Cancer Society (800) 227-2345 | www.cancer.org Assisi Animal Foundation McHenry County’s No-Kill Animal Shelter P.O. Box 143, Crystal Lake (815) 455-9411 | www.assisi.org
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Animal Outreach Society P.O. Box 396, McHenry (815) 385-0005 www.animaloutreachsociety.info *Bear Hugs of Chicagoland (815) 334-0718 Big Brothers Big Sisters of McHenry County 630 N. IL Rt. 31, Crystal Lake (815) 385-3855 www.bbbsmchenry.org *Boy Scouts – Blackhawk Area Council Call for listing of local troops 600 N. IL Rt. 31, Crystal Lake (815) 397-0210 www.blackhawkscouting.org *Child Advocacy Center of McHenry 1780 S. Eastwood Dr., Woodstock (815) 334-9597 www.mchenrycac.org *Clayworkers’ Guild of Illinois Woodstock Old Courthouse Arts Center 101 N. Johnson, Woodstock (815) 321-9475 www.clayworkersguild.com *Clearbrook 1835 W. Central Rd. Arlington Heights (847) 870-7111 www.clearbrook.org
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ABOUT HISPANIC CONNECTIONS El grupo Conexiones Hispanas nació de una visión de negocios Hispanos conectando para apoyarse el uno al otro, crecer individualmente y colectivamente, y servir a la comunidad. Conectamos con líderes increíbles en la comunidad que vieron un potencial, creyeron en cada uno y pusieron su liderazgo a trabajar para no solo beneficiarse mutuamente, pero ir más allá y beneficiar a una comunidad con una necesidad de una voz. Estamos estableciendo un lugar para la comunidad hispana y poder expresarse e integrarse con la población del condado de McHenry. Conexiones Hispanas no es solo un grupo de redes laborales donde negocios vienen y se reúnen, integran, se apoyan mutuamente y buscan crecer a través de referencias de clientes, pero es un grupo que ha evolucionado y se ha vuelto la voz de una comunidad que está ansiosa de integrarse y ser escuchada. Conexiones Hispanas es realmente un grupo de redes laborales y de servicio comunitario. Hemos creado eventos como la celebración del Día de *Clothing Closet for McHenry County 221 E. Calhoun St., Woodstock (815) 338-5316 *Consumer Credit Counseling Service of Northern Illinois, Inc. 13707 W. Jackson St., Ste. B Woodstock (815) 338-5757 www.illinoiscccs.org
la Independencia de México, Noche de Carrera universitaria con el Distrito 200 para padres y estudiantes, Churros con Santa, Noche de Salsa y la noche legal. Apoyamos a estudiantes con becas y eventos multiculturales con escuelas y estudiantes enseñando el baile y la música Latina. Estamos orgullosos de enseñarle al pueblo de Woodstock como dos culturas pueden trabajar juntas con respeto y liderazgo. En 2018 y 2019, patrocinamos candidatas Latinas para el concurso de Señorita Woodstock y se llevaron la corona por dos años consecutivos. El futuro es brillante, te invitamos a ser miembro y ser parte de nuestra historia exitosa. Ser parte de esta fuerza de líderes requiere un compromiso a algo más grande que tu mismo y necesitamos tu dedicación y ser esa voz para la comunidad de Woodstock y el condado de McHenry. Crime Stoppers (800) 762-STOP www.mchenrysheriff.org Crystal Lake Toastmasters (815) 355-1650 www.toastmasters.org *Culture, Arts & Music 1039 Wanda Lane, Woodstock (815) 575-8587 www.cultureartsmusic.org
Hispanic Connections is a group that was born from a vision of Hispanic businesses connecting to network, support one another, grow individually and collectively, and give back to our community. We connected with incredible leaders in the community that saw our potential, believed in each other and put their leadership to work to benefit not only our businesses but much more, a community in need of a voice. We are creating a place for the Hispanic community to express itself and integrate with the population of McHenry County. Hispanic Connections is not only a networking group where business come to meet, integrate, and support each other, looking to grow via referrals but it has become a force and voice of a community that is eager to integrate, lead and be heard. Hispanic Connections is truly a networking and service group. We have created events like the annual Mexican Indepen-
Daughters of American Revolution, Kishwaukee Trail Chapter 235 Macintosh Ave., Woodstock 708-218-2648 | www.dar.org *District 200 Education Foundation P.O. Box 172, Woodstock www.d200edfoundation.org
dence Day Celebration, Latino Parent Career Night together with District 200, Churros with Santa, Salsa Nights and legal night. We support scholarships and multicultural events in schools engaging with students and staff to teach Latin Music and Latin Dance. We are proud to show a town like Woodstock, how two cultures can come together with respect and leadership. In 2018 and 2019 we sponsored Latina candidates for the annual Miss Woodstock Pageant and they took home the crown for two consecutive years. The future is bright, we invite you to become a member and become part of our success story. Being part of this leadership force requires commitment to something greater than yourself, and we need that dedication from even more of you to give a voice to the Hispanic Community of Woodstock and McHenry County.
Dogs on the Go Assistance Dogs 720 S. Eastwood Dr., #175 Woodstock (815) 770-7300 www.dogsonthego.us *Dorr Township 1039 Lake Ave., Woodstock (815) 338-0125 www.dorrtownship.com
GETTING INVOLVED Encore Music Academy / Home of Encore Youth Choir, McHenry County / Youth Orchestra & Voices in Harmony 800 McHenry Ave. Ste. G Crystal Lake (815) 356-7464 www.encoremusicacademy.org *Environmental Defenders of McHenry County 110 S. Johnson St., Ste. 106 Woodstock (815) 338-0393 | www.mcdef.org *Family Health Partnership Clinic 401 E. Congress Pkwy. Crystal Lake (815) 334-8987 | www.hpclinic.org *Food Shed Co-op P.O. Box 1663, Woodstock (815) 315-1541 www.foodshed.coop *Friends of the Old Courthouse P.O. Box 385, Woodstock friendsoftheoldcourthouse.org *Friends of the Opera House Members 121 Van Buren St., Woodstock (815) 338-5300 www.woodstockoperahouse.com Friends of Woodstock Public Library Members 414 W. Judd St., Woodstock (815) 338-0542 www.woodstockpubliclibrary.org Gavers Community Cancer Foundation P. O. Box 1724, Woodstock www.gavers.org *Girl Scouts of Northern Illinois 353 Randall Rd., South Elgin (844) 476-4463 www.girlscoutsni.org Glory Bound Rescue Ranch 1404 Busse Rd., Marengo (815) 338-2594 www.gloryboundrr.org
*Habitat for Humanity of McHenry County P.O. Box 1166, McHenry (815) 759-9002 www.habitatmchenry.org *Hearthstone Communities 840 N. Seminary Ave., Woodstock (815) 334-6200 www.hearthstonewoodstock.org *Hearthstone Early Learning Center 350 Christian Way, Woodstock (815) 338-1954 www.hearthstonewoodstock.org *Helping Paws Animal Shelter 2500 Harding Ln., Woodstock (815) 338-4400 www.helpingpaws.net *Home of the Sparrow/ Sparrowâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Nest Thrift Store 120 E. Calhoun St., Woodstock (815) 206-5070 www.hosparrow.org *Hooved Animal Humane Society 10804 McConnell Rd., Woodstock (815) 337-5563 | www.hahs.org
Illinois Dept. of Human Services 512 Clay St., Woodstock (815) 338-0234 | www.dhs.state.il.us Illinois Dept. of Veteran Affairs George Dunn County Building 69 W. Washington, Ste. 1620 Chicago 312-814-2460 www2.illinois.gov/veterans Illinois Migrant Council 62 N. Ayer St. Ste. D, Harvard (815) 955-0300 www.illinoismigrant.org *Independence Health & Therapy 2028 N. Seminary Ave. Woodstock (815) 338-1707 & (815) 338-3590 www.independencehealth.org *Independent Order of Odd Fellows Guardian #60 240 N. Throop St., Woodstock (847) 346-7700 *Internet Freedom for McHenry County 224 West Judd St., Ste. #8 Woodstock (815) 575-8118 | www.ifmc.co
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*Journey Care 2050 Claire Court, Glenview (224) 770-2489 www.journeycare.org *Main Stay Therapeutic Farm 6919 Keystone Rd., Richmond (815) 653-9374 www.mainstayfarm.org Make-A-Wish Foundation of Illinois 640 N. LaSalle Dr., Ste. 280 Chicago 312-602-9474 www.wish.org/illinois McHenry County Animal Control 100 N. Virginia St., Crystal Lake (815) 459-6222 www.mchenrycountyil.gov McHenry County Audubon Society P.O. Box 67, Woodstock www.mchenryaudubon.org McHenry County Bicycle Club www.mchenrybicycleclub.org McHenry County Community Foundation 630 N. IL Rt. 31, Ste. 101 Crystal Lake (815) 338-4483 | www.thecfmc.org
GETTING INVOLVED McHenry County Extension Unit – U of I Extension (includes Homemakers and 4H Clubs) 1102 McConnel Rd., Woodstock (815) 338-3737 www.extension.illinois.edu *McHenry County Fair Association P.O. Box 375, Woodstock (815) 338-5315 www.mchenrycountyfair.com McHenry County Farm Bureau 1102 McConnel Rd., Woodstock (815) 338-1520 www.mchenrycfb.org McHenry County Historical Society Museum 6422 Main St., Union (815) 923-2267 www.mchenrycountyhistory.org McHenry County Housing Authority 1108 N. Seminary Ave. Woodstock (815) 338-7752 www.mchenrycountyhousing.org McHenry County Illinois Genealogical Society P.O. Box 184, Crystal Lake (815) 687-0436 | www.mcigs.org McHenry County Marine Corps League Detachment 1009 Meeting the 3rd Thursday of every month at 7:00 p.m. at theMcHenry VFW Post 4600, McHenry www.mchenrycountymcl.com McHenry County Pads 1805 S. IL Rt. 31, McHenry www.pioneercenter.org *McHenry County Workforce Network 500 Russel Court, Woodstock (815) 338-7100 www.mchenrycountyil.gov *Mental Health Resource League P.O. Box 204, McHenry (815) 385-5745 | www.mhrl.org *Moms of McHenry County 1023 McHenry Ave., Crystal Lake (847) 791-5650 www.mchenrymothers.org *NAMI McHenry County 620 Dakota St., Crystal Lake (815) 308-0851 www.namimchenrycounty.org *New Directions Addiction Recovery Services 1411 Kishwaukee Valley Rd. Woodstock 779-220-0336 | www.ndars.org
Northern Illinois Beekeepers Association 8900 US Rt. 14, Crystal Lake (815) 861-1237 | www.nibainfo.org
*True Blue Dogs 667 E. Calhoun St., Woodstock (815) 482-0339 www.truebluedogs.org
*Off Square Music 1319 N. Rt. 47, Woodstock (815) 338-5164 www.offsquaremusic.org
Tuning Point 11019 US Rt. 14, Woodstock (815) 338-8081
*Pace Bus 550 Algonquin Rd. Arlington Heights (748) 228-4282 www.pacebus.com Pheasants Forever P.O. Box 1153 www.mchenrycountypheasants forever.org *Pioneer Center of McHenry County 4031 W. Dayton St., Crystal Lake (815) 344-1230 www.pioneercenter.org Planned Parenthood (Chicago Area) 5937 W. Chicago Ave., Chicago (773) 287-2020 www.plannedparenthood.org Prairie State Legal Services (Legal Aid Program) 5320 W. Elm St., McHenry (815) 344-9113 | www.pslegal.org Senior Care Volunteer Network 42 East St., Ste. C, Crystal Lake (815) 455-3120 www.scvnmchenrycounty.org Senior Services Associates, Inc. of McHenry County 3519 N. Richmond Rd., McHenry (815) 344-3555 4704 Three Oaks Rd., Crystal Lake (815) 356-7457 www.seniorservicesassoc.org *Sparrow’s Nest Thrift Store and Donation 120 E. Calhoun St., Woodstock (815) 206-5070 www.hosparrow.org
*United Way of McHenry County 4508 Prime Parkway, McHenry (815) 363-1377 www.uwmchenry.org *Veterans Assistance Commission 667 Ware Rd., Ste. 100 Woodstock (815) 334-4229 www.mchenrycountyil.gov *Visit McHenry County PO Box 1106, Huntley (815) 893-6280 www.visitmchenrycounty.com *Woodstock Community Choir P.O. Box 194, Woodstock woodstockcommunitychoir.org *Woodstock Farmers Market 1319 N. IL Rt. 47, Woodstock (815) 338-5164 woodstockfarmersmarket.org *Woodstock Fine Arts Association P.O. Box 225, Woodstock www.woodstockfinearts.org *Woodstock Fire & Rescue District 435 E. Judd St., Woodstock (815) 338-2621 | www.wfrd.org Woodstock Folk Festival P.O. Box 1628, Woodstock www.woodstockfolkfestival.org Woodstock Food Pantry 1033 Lake Ave., Woodstock (815) 337-0375 *Woodstock Girls Softball P.O. Box 454, Woodstock www.woodstockgirlssoftball.org
*The Community Foundation for McHenry County 630 North Rt. 31 Ste. 101 Crystal Lake (815) 338-4483 www.thecfmc.org
*Woodstock Little League P.O. Box 94, Woodstock www.woodstocklittleleague.org
*The Salvation Army 290 W. Crystal Lake Ave. Crystal Lake (815) 455-2769 www.salvationarmy.org
*Woodstock Noon Rotary Club P.O. Box 53, Woodstock www.rotaryclubofwoodstock.com
*TLS Veterans 805 S. McHenry Ave., Ste. D Crystal Lake (815) 679-6667 www.tlsveterans.org
League of Women Voters of McHenry County P.O. Box 57, Crystal Lake
Warp & Weft Weavers Guild P.O. Box 666, Woodstock warpandweftweaversguild.org
*Young at Heart Senior Pet Rescue 4301 S. Il Rt. 47, Woodstock (815) 333-4001 www.adoptaseniorpet.com VFW Post 5040 240 Throop St., Woodstock (815) 338-5040 www.vfw5040.org *Woodstock Moose Lodge No. 1329 406 Clay St., Woodstock (815) 338-9875 www.woodstockmoose.com Youth and Family Center of McHenry County 3430 N. Elm St., McHenry (815) 322-2357 | www.yfc-mc.org
SOCIAL & PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS *Heartland Realtor Organization 405 E. Congress Parkway, Ste. A Crystal Lake (815) 459-0600 www.heartlandro.realtor
McHenry County Bar Association 666 Russell Ct., Unit 201 Woodstock (815) 338-9559 www.mchenrycountybarassoc.org *Woodstock Area Chamber of Commerce 127 E. Calhoun St., Woodstock (815) 338-2436 www.woodstockilchamber.com *Woodstock Professional Business Women P.O. Box 344, Woodstock www.wpbw.org *Wonder Lake Water Ski Show Team P.O. Box 518, Wonder Lake www.wonderlakeskiteam.org
McHenry County Democratic Party P.O. Box 1126, Crystal Lake (847) 906-1559 www.mchenrydems.org McHenry County Republican Party 6500 NW Hwy. Ste. 8 Crystal Lake (815) 560-2307 www.mchenrycountygop.org
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Woodstock is home to a variety of religious institutions and faiths demonstrating the diverse and welcoming nature of our community. Blue Lotus Temple 221 Dean St., Woodstock (815) 337-7378 www.bluelotustemple.org
Free Methodist Church 934 N. Seminary Ave., Woodstock (815) 338-3180 www.woodstockfmc.org
Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses 1320 Catalpa Ln., Woodstock (815) 338-4020 | www.jw.org
*St. Mary’s Church 312 Lincoln Ave., Woodstock (815) 338-3377 www.stmary-woodstock.org
Christ Life Church 13614 W. Jackson St., Woodstock (815) 338-4934 www.christlifechurchwoodstock.org
Good News Church 1039 Lake Ave., Woodstock (815) 575-9224 www.goodnewswoodstock.org
McHenry County Jewish Congregation 8617 Ridgefield Rd., Crystal Lake (815) 455-1810 | mcjconline.org
St. Patrick Church of Hartland 15012 St. Patrick Rd., Woodstock (815) 338-7883 www.stpatrickofhartland.org
Covenant Reformed Baptist Church 4609 Greenwood Rd., Woodstock (815) 575-9612 www.crbcwoodstock.org
Gospel Grace Church 1903 N. Seminary, Woodstock 707-499-1051 www.ggcwoodstock.org
New Life Christian Center 5115 Dean St., Woodstock (815) 337-4673 www.newlifewoodstock.org
The Vine Christian Church 1132 N. Madison Ave., Woodstock (815) 338-3380 www.atthevine.org
Grace Fellowship Church 200 Cairns Court, Woodstock (815) 337-6510 www.gfchurch.org
Resurrection Catholic Church 2918 S. Country Club Rd. Woodstock (815) 338-7330 resurrectionwoodstock.church
Unity Spiritual Center 225 W. Calhoun St., Woodstock (815) 338-3534 www.unitywoodstock.org
First Church of Christ Scientist 111 W. South St., Woodstock (815) 338-2731 www.fccs-woodstock.org First Presbyterian Church of Woodstock 2018 N. IL Rt. 47, Woodstock (815) 338-2627 www.fpcwoodstock.org First United Methodist Church 201 W. South St., Woodstock (815) 338-3310 www.fumcwoodstock.org
*Grace Lutheran Church 1300 Kishwaukee Valley Rd. Woodstock (815) 338-0554 www.gracewoodstock.org Holy Transfiguration Greek Orthodox Monastery 17906 Rt. 31., Harvard (815) 943-3588 holytransfigurationmonastery.org
St. Ann’s Episcopal Church 503 W. Jackson St., Woodstock (815) 338-0950 www.stannswoodstock.org *St. John’s Lutheran Church 401 Saint Johns Rd., Woodstock (815) 338-5159 www.stjohnswoodstock.com
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Woodstock Assembly of God 1201 Dean St., Woodstock (815) 338-1316 www.woodstockag.org Woodstock Bible Church 770 E. Kimball Ave. Woodstock (815) 338-3006 www.woodstockbiblechurch.com
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PERSONAL & BUSINESS SERVICES Entrepreneurs are drawn to Woodstock and you can find them everywhere you turn. Small independent service providers are part of the strong fabric of our community and workforce in Woodstock. Big or small, there are plenty of providers to take care of all your needs.
ACCOUNTING/ TAX SERVICE
Jarvis & Associates 1065 Lake Ave. Ste. A, Woodstock (815) 338-2566 www.jarvis-cpa.com NBaldwin Company 330 E. Jackson St., Woodstock (815) 206-5647 www.baldwincpa.net Nihan & Nihan, Ltd. Accounting & Tax Service 211 Dean St. Ste. 2B, Woodstock (815) 338-0053 www.nihantax.com
Alpha Media / Star 105.5 8800 US Hwy. 14,Â Crystal Lake (815) 459-7000 | Carla Coulter Shaw Media 7717 S. IL Rt. 31, Crystal Lake (815) 459-4040 | Sam Zito The Woodstock Independent 671 E. Calhoun St., Woodstock (815) 338-8040 | Jen Wilson
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PERSONAL & BUSINESS SERVICES
Woodstock Heating & Cooling 333 E. Judd St., Woodstock (815) 338-0282 | www.woodstockheating.com
ATTORNEYS & LEGAL SERVICES
Kunes Country Auto Group of Woodstock 1790 S. Eastwood Dr., Woodstock (815) 338-5100 www.KunesWoodstock.com Max & Sons Mufflers 80 N Eastwood Dr., Woodstock (815) 527-5181
Campion, Curran, Lamb & Cunabaugh PC 8600 Rt. 14 Ste. 201, Crystal Lake 877-459-8440 | www.cclclaw.com
Reichert Chevrolet Buick 2145 S. Eastwood Dr., Woodstock (815) 338-2780 www.woodstockchevroletbuick.com
Doreen T. Paluch, PC 130 ½ Cass St., Woodstock (815) 334-1100 www.dtplawoffice.com
BANKS & CREDIT UNIONS
Advia Credit Union 975 Country Club Rd., Woodstock (815) 321-5000 | www.adviacu.org
Hibbs Law, LLC 224 W. Judd St., Ste. 8 Woodstock (773) 888-2134 www.hibbslaw.com
BMO Harris Bank 225 W. Jackson St., Woodstock (815) 338-6200 www.harrisbank.com
Law Office of David J. Wolf PC 244 N. Throop Street, Ste. 100 Woodstock (815) 338-5297 www.davidjwolflaw.com Michling Plaza and Associates 101 N. Throop St., Woodstock (815) 338-9600 www.michlingplaza.com Prime Law Group, LLC 747 S. Eastwood Dr., Woodstock (815) 338-2040 www.primelawgroup.com Zanck, Coen, Wright & Saladin 40 Brink St., Crystal Lake (815) 459-8800 | www.zcwlaw.com
AUTOMOTIVE – REPAIR & SERVICE Gary Lang Auto Group 1107 S. Rt. 31, McHenry (815) 385-2100 www.garylangauto.com
Great Lakes Credit Union 180 S. Eastwood Dr., Woodstock (847) 578-7341 | www.glcu.org Home State Bank N.A 124 S. Johnson St., Woodstock (815) 338-2000 www.homestbk.com Hoyne Savings Bank 400 St. Johns Rd., Woodstock (815) 337-6300 | www.hoyne.com Wonder Lake State Bank 7526 Hancock Dr., Wonder Lake (815) 728-8000 www.thestatebankgroup.com
BEAUTY SALONS / SPAS D&A salon|apothecary 106 N. Benton St., Woodstock (815) 527-7559 www.dandasalon.com
McHenry County Memorial Park 11301 Lake Ave., Woodstock (815) 338-1320 www.burialplanning.com
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CHIMNEY REPAIR/ MASONRY RESTORATION Spitson Masonry, Inc. 1307 Lamb Rd., Woodstock (815) 337-5913 www.spitsonmasonry.com
COMPUTERS/ IT SERVICES
ESC! Technologies Group LLC 138 Cass St, Woodstock (847) 802-9372 www.esctechnologiesgroup.com CorporateIT 133 S Walkup Ave., Crystal Lake (815) 701-9292 www.corpitdept.com MBI 227 W. Judd St., Woodstock (815) 880-5226 www.mbistaffing.com
OWC Pro IT Services 8 Galaxy Way, Woodstock (815) 701-9280 | www.owcproit.com
CorporateIT 133 S Walkup Ave., Crystal Lake (815) 701-9292 www.corpitdept.com
GroPartners Consulting LLC 7910 Island Lane, Wonder Lake (847) 845-6970 www.gropartnersconsulting.com MBI 227 W. Judd St., Woodstock (815) 880-5226 www.mbistaffing.com
OWC Pro IT Services 8 Galaxy Way, Woodstock (815) 701-9280 | www.owcproit.com
CONTRACTORS – GENERAL Associated Electrical Contractors, LLC 319 Lamb Rd., Woodstock (815) 337-6600 www.associated-electrical.com
B & Z Electrical Contractors, Inc 912 Trakk Ln., Woodstock (815) 338-6317 www.bzelectrical.com LaFontaine Enterprises 830 Prairie Ridge Dr., Woodstock (815) 338-8380 www.lafontaineenterprises.com
CREDIT CARD MERCHANT SERVICES
TransNational 9550 West Higgins Rd. 8th Floor Rosemont (847) 994-7712 www.gotnpayments.com
Consumer Credit Counseling Service of Northern Illinois, Inc. 13707 W. Jackson St., Ste. B Woodstock (815) 338-5757 www.illinoiscccs.org
CREMATORIUM/ CREMATION PLANNING
McHenry County Memorial Park 11301 Lake Ave., Woodstock (815) 338-1320 www.burialplanning.com Saunders Funeral Home & Crematory 1745 S. Eastwood Dr., Woodstock (815) 420-3030 www.saundersfhc.com
Peet Frate Line, Inc. 650 S Eastwood Dr., Woodstock (815) 338-5500 www.peetfrateline.com The UPS Store 720 S. Eastwood Dr., Woodstock (815) 206-3602 www.theupsstore.com
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PERSONAL & BUSINESS SERVICES
A5 1 North La Salle, 4th Floor Chicago 312-706-2525 | www.a5inc.com TurnKey Digital, LTD 112 N. Benton St., Woodstock (815) 334-9300 www.turnkey.digital
First Place Promotions 48 N. Ayer St., Harvard (815) 943-7870 www.firstplacepromos.com Gold Medal Ideas (847) 478-0041 www.goldmedalideas.com
ENGRAVERS/TROPHIES First Place Promotions 48 N. Ayer St., Harvard (815) 943-7870 www.firstplacepromos.com
BMO Harris Bank 225 W. Jackson St., Woodstock (815) 338-6477 www.harrisbank.com Boe & Hanlin Investment Management, LLC 1216 N. Seminary Ave., Ste. B Woodstock (815) 338-9400 www.fa.wellsfargoadvisors.com/ boe-hanlin Country Financial – Bill Wilson 118 E. Calhoun St., Woodstock (815) 206-2950 representatives.countryfinancial. com/bill.wilson Edward Jones - Robin Alvigi 211 Dean St., Ste. 2A Woodstock (815) 338-2911 www.edwardjones.com
Exemplar Financial Network – Heidi Alten, AIF 630 Kenosha St., Walworth, WI (800) 822-3642 ext. 1268 www.exemplarfn.com Fraser Wealth Management Inc. 2525 Harding Ln., Ste. C, Woodstock (815) 308-5674 www.fraserwealthmanagement.com Home State Bank N.A. 124 S. Johnson St., Woodstock (815) 338-2000 www.homestateonline.com Juanita Vega - Wela Financial 111 1/2 E. Van Buren 2nd Floor Woodstock 708-586-7000 www.welafinancial.com Mark Mitchell - State Farm Insurance Agency 717 S. Eastwood Dr., Woodstock (815) 334-1000 www.woodstock47.com
FIRE PROTECTION EQUIPMENT & SUPPLIES Farm & Fleet 11501 U.S. Hwy. 14, Woodstock (815) 338-2549 www.farmandfleet.com
Walmart 1275 Lake Ave., Woodstock (815) 206-0263 | www.walmart.com
FLOORING – MATERIALS & INSTALLATION
Murphy’s Flooring 2104 S. Eastwood Dr., Woodstock (815) 334-5985 www.murphysflooring.net
Justen’s Wonder Lake Funeral Home 7611 W. Hancock Dr., Wonder Lake (815) 728-0233 www.justenfh.com
Saunders Funeral Home & Crematory 1745 S. Eastwood Dr., Woodstock (815) 420-3030 | saundersfhc.com
GAS STATION/ CONVENIENCE STORE
Casey’s General Stores, Inc. 2040 S. Eastwood Dr., Woodstock (815) 337-7657
Carrigan Design (815) 703-8099 www.carrigandesign.com Copy Express, Inc. 301 E. Calhoun St., Woodstock (815) 338-7161 www.copyexpressyes.com Gold Medal Ideas 1160 Thompson Blvd., Buffalo Grove (847) 478-0041 www.goldmedalideas.com Group D360 111 ½ E. Van Buren, 2nd Floor Woodstock (815) 261-1998 www.groupd360.com Schmidt Printing 130 Washington St., rear Woodstock (815) 338-0222 www.schmidtprinting.net Turnkey Digital, LTD 112 N. Benton St. 2nd Floor, Woodstock (815) 334-9300 www.turnkeydigital.com
HEATING AND/OR AIR CONDITIONING CONTRACTORS
Woodstock Heating & Cooling 333 E. Judd St., Woodstock (815) 338-0282 woodstockheating.com
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Affordable Appliance Repair 6608 Giant Oaks Rd. Wonder Lake (815) 790-6322 Cal and Shans Landscape & Design 2819 Raycraft Rd., Woodstock (815) 509-1026 www.calandshans.com Gathered Design Co (815) 353-4012 www.gathereddesignco.com LaFontaine Enterprises 830 Prairie Ridge Dr., Woodstock (815) 338-8380 www.lafontaineenterprises.com Nierman Landscape & Design 1317 Lamb Rd., Woodstock (815) 337-8873 www.niermanland.com Roberts Exterior Services, LLC 2811 E. Lake Shore Dr. Wonder Lake (815) 653-7663 Sherwin-Williams 631 S. Eastwood Dr., Woodstock (815) 337-0942 www.sherwin-williams.com Wall-Pro Painting Services (815) 206-5800 www.wallpropainting.com
INDIVIDUALS/LEADERS Bill Prim, McHenry County Sheriff 2200 N. Seminary Ave. Woodstock (815) 338-2144 www.mchenrysheriff.org
Darrin Flynn - City Council 106 N. Benton St., Woodstock John Jung, Jr. - McHenry County Board-Dist. 5 8902 Robin Hill Dr., Woodstock (815) 338-6201 www.mchenrycountyil.gov
PERSONAL & BUSINESS SERVICES State Representative Steven Reick 1072 Lake Ave., Woodstock (815) 880-5340 www.repstevenreick.com
Juanita Vega - Wela Financial 111 1/2 E. Van Buren St. Woodstock 708-586-7000 www.welafinancial.com
MARKETING CONSULTANTS MULCH
INSURANCE – PERSONAL HOME & AUTO
Carrigan Design Belvidere (815) 703-8099 www.carrigandesign.com
AAA Chicago Motor Club 3910 N Mulford Rd., Ste. 1200 Rockford (815) 636-9050, Ext. 279 www.chicago.aaa.com
Country Financial – Bill Wilson 118 E. Calhoun St., Woodstock (815) 206-2950 www.countryfinancial.com Frisbie & Lohmeyer Insurance 101 N. Throop St., Woodstock (815) 338-3265 www.frisbielohmeyer.com Great Lakes Credit Union 180 S. Eastwood Dr., Woodstock (800) 982-7850 | www.glcu.org Jones Insurance Services 747 S. Eastwood Dr., Woodstock (815) 338-8176 www.jonesinsuranceservices.com Juanita Vega - Wela Financial 111 1/2 E. Van Buren St., Woodstock (708) 586-7000 www.welafinancial.com Mark Mitchell Insurance Agency 717 Eastwood Dr., Woodstock (815) 334-1000 www.woodstock47.com
INSURANCE – FINANCIAL Bankers Life Colonial Penn – Margaret Goetsch 500 Coventry Ln., Ste. 180 Crystal Lake (815) 354-1324 www.bankerslife.com
Boe & Hanlin Investment Management, LLC 1216 N. Seminary Ave., Ste. B Woodstock (815) 338-9400 www.fa.wellsfargoadvisors.com/ boe-hanlin Edward Jones - Robin Alvigi 211 Dean St., Ste. 2A Woodstock (815) 338-2911 www.edwardjones.com
KITCHEN REMODELING/ CABINETS
Blue Ribbon Millwork 1401 S. Eastwood Dr., Woodstock (815) 338-8900 www.blueribbonmillwork.com Woodstock Lumber Co. 101 Lake Ave., Woodstock (815) 338-0075 www.woodstocklumber.com
LAWN CARE/LANDSCAPE CONTRACTORS Cal & Shan’s Landscape & Design 2819 Raycraft Rd., Woodstock (815) 509-1026 www.calandshans.com
Nierman Landscape & Design 1317 Lamb Rd., Woodstock (815) 337-8873 www.niermanland.com
A5 1 North La Salle 47th Floor Chicago 312-706-2525 | www.a5inc.com
Group D360 111 ½ E. Van Buren, 2nd Floor Woodstock (815) 261-1998 www.groupd360.com TurnKey Digital, LTD 112 N. Benton St., 2nd Floor Woodstock (815) 334-9300 www.turnkeydigital.com
NBaldwin Company 330 E. Jackson St., Woodstock (815) 206-5647 www.baldwincpa.net Nihan & Nihan Accounting & Tax Service 211 Dean St., Ste. 2B, Woodstock (815) 338-0053 | nihantax.com
PHOTOGRAPHY/STUDIO/ VIDEO PRODUCTION
Advia Credit Union 975 Country Club Rd., Woodstock (815) 321-5000 | www.adviacu.org BMO Harris Bank 225 W. Jackson St., Woodstock (815) 338-6477 www.harrisbank.com Great Lakes Credit Union 180 S. Eastwood Dr., Woodstock (800) 982-7850 | www.glcu.org Home State Bank N.A. 124 S. Johnson St., Woodstock (815) 338-2000 www.homestateonline.com
Spitson Masonry, Inc. 1307 Lamb Rd., Woodstock (815) 337-5913 www.spitsonmasonry.com
Scan Code to see BiTMAX in action!
Wall-Pro Painting Services (815) 206-5800 www.allpropainting.com
Wonder Lake State Bank 7526 Hancock Dr., Wonder Lake (815) 728-8000 www.thestatebankgroup.com
Country Financial – Bill Wilson 118 E. Calhoun St., Woodstock (815) 206-2950 www.countryfinancial.com
The Mulch Center 780 Washington St., Woodstock (847) 459- 7200 www.mulchcenter.com
Fox Pest Control – Chicago 920 North Ridge Ave. # A-4 Lombard (331) 642-8744 www.foxpest-illinois.com
400ft & Below Photography McHenry (815) 403-9965 400ftandbelowphotography.com Kellwood Studio Photography Woodstock (224) 303-4020 kellwoodstudiophotography.com Vicky Long Backroads Photography (815) 307-0974 www.vlbrphotography. shootproof.com
Pitel Septic Inc. P.O. Box 385, Ringwood (815) 385-1819 www.pitelseptic.com
A Long-Lasting Dust Suppressant. BiTMAX stabilizes gravel surfaces, it forms a bond with aggregates & dust. This bond creates a barrier between the stones, which provides less erosion. It’s pliable viscosity has proven to supply durable results.
PERSONAL & BUSINESS SERVICES
Copy Express,Inc. 301 E. Calhoun St., Woodstock (815) 338-7161 www.copyexpressyes.com Schmidt Printing 130 Washington St., Woodstock (815) 338-0222 www.schmidtprinting.net
Gold Medal Ideas, Inc Buffalo Grove (847) 478-0041 www.goldmedalideas.com
PROPERTY MANAGEMENT Factotum Property Management P. O. Box 460, Woodstock (815) 308-5310
Westward 360 129 E. Calhoun St., Woodstock (773) 572-0880 www.westward360.com Willow Brook Apartments 2121 Willow Brooke Dr. Woodstock (815) 338-2383 www.cunatinc.com
Bill Prim, McHenry County Sheriff 2200 N. Seminary Ave. Woodstock (815) 338-2144 www.mchenrysheriff.org Woodstock Fire/Rescue District 435 E. Judd St., Woodstock (815) 338-2621 | www.wfrd.org Woodstock Police Department 656 Lake Ave., Woodstock (815) 338-2131 (Non-Emergency) www.woodstockil.gov
RENTALS – EQUIPMENT AND PARTY SUPPLIES
Ralph’s General Rent-All 1390 S. Eastwood Dr., Woodstock (815) 338-3101 www.ralphsrentall.com
RESTORATION & CLEANING
A.Rose Cleaning 142R Washington St., Woodstock (815) 581-5558 www.arosecleaning.com ClearChoice Services 1002 Courtaulds Dr., Unit A Woodstock (815) 770-5727 www.clearchoiceillinois.com
Roberts Exterior Services, LLC 2811 E. Lake Shore Dr., Wonder Lake (815) 653-7663
Valley Aggregates 1505 S. Rose Farm, Woodstock (815) 337-7263 www.valleyaggregates.com
SCRAP METAL RECYCLING
Behr Iron & Metal, A Division of Alter Trading Corporation 13914 Washington St., Woodstock (815) 206-5511 www.altertrading.com
SEPTIC & SEWER
Pitel Septic inc. 5219 Richmond Rd., Richmond (815) 385-1819 www.pitelseptic.com
The UPS Store 720 S. Eastwood Dr., Woodstock (815) 206-3602 www.theupsstore.com
SIGNS & BANNERS
Copy Express, Inc. 301 E. Calhoun St., Woodstock (815) 338-7161 www.copyexpressyes.com
Cal & Shan’s Landscape & Design 2819 Raycraft Rd., Woodstock (815) 509-1026 www.calandshans.com Nierman Landscape & Design 1317 Lamb Rd., Woodstock (815) 337-8873 www.niermanland.com
Turnkey Digital, LTD 112 N. Benton St. 2nd Floor, Woodstock (815) 334-9300 www.turnkey.digital
Guy’s E. Paper 1150 McConnell Rd., Woodstock (847) 669-0222 www.guysepaper.com LindaGeez Cards & Gifts (815) 382-3445 www.lindageez.com
TRAVEL AGENCIES & BUREAUS
AAA Chicago Motor Club 3910 N Mulford Rd., Ste. 1200 Rockford (815) 636-9050 Ext. 279 www.chicago.aaa.com
TRUCK/SPECIALTY PARTS & SERVICE Pete Frate Line, Inc. 650 Eastwood Dr., Woodstock (815) 338-5500 www.peetfrateline.com
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TLS Veterans 805 S. McHenry Ave., Ste. D Crystal Lake (815) 679-6667 www.tlsveterans.org
Carrigan Design (815) 703-8099 www.carrigandesign.com ESC! Technologies Group LLC 138 Cass St., Woodstock (847) 802-9372 www.esctechnologiesgroup.com Group D360 111 1/2 E. Van Buren, 2nd Floor Woodstock (815) 261-1998 www.groupd360.com TurnKey Digital, LTD 112 N. Benton St., 2nd Floor Woodstock (815) 334-9300 www.turnkeydigital.com
A.Rose Cleaning 142R Washington St., Woodstock (815) 581-5558 www.arosecleaning.com ClearChoice Services, Inc. 1002 Courtaulds Dr, Unit A Woodstock (815) 770-5727 www.clearchoiceillinois.com
WINDOWS & DOOR
Blue Ribbon Millwork 1401 S. Eastwood Dr., Woodstock (815) 338-8900 www.blueribbonmillwork.com Woodstock Lumber 101 Lake Ave., Woodstock (815) 338-0075 www.woodstocklumber.com
www.edwardjones.com Member SIPC
211 Dean St Suite 2A Woodstock, IL 60098 815-338-2911 email@example.com
Robin S Alvigi Financial Advisor
Mark Mitchell - Rt #47 Woodstock
815-334-1000 â&#x20AC;¢ Mark@woodstock47.com Happy supporters of the Woodstock Community SM-CL1844751
ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT Woodstock is dedicated to creating a pro-business atmosphere with public, private partnerships and collaboration where businesses can prosper, grow and expand. Historic Preservation Commission and City Council appearances will be minimized through initial discussions with Economic Development staff. Make your first call to Woodstock’s Economic Development team at 815-338-3176 when considering opportunities to build, expand or relocate your business or housing project to the charming community of Woodstock! Visit www.ChooseWoodstock.com for information about local incentives and a database of available properties and sites.
ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT The City of Woodstock Economic Development staff offers site location and project coordination assistance for retail, commercial, industrial and residential projects of all sizes. Professional staff members are available to discuss business plans, at your convenience, and ensure architects, builders and developers that projects are designed and constructed in the most timely and cost-efficient manner possible. Clear, concise unified development guidelines are made available through city staff, with valuable insights on preparing preliminary and final plans to efficiently meet approval requirements. Time and expense needed to prepare for Plan Commission,
WOODSTOCK AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE AND INDUSTRY Chamber staff advocates for a positive, pro-business climate to foster economic growth and development. Through com-
(2016 Special Census)
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munity events and programs the chamber connects residents and tourists with local businesses to encourage commerce and promote awareness. The Woodstock Area Chamber of Commerce and Industry partners with leaders, business owners, and other not for profits to provide resources and networking opportunities conducive to business development and growth. The Woodstock Area Chamber partners with Real Woodstock to fulfill their mission to promote the City of Woodstock as an attractive location for tourism, shopping, culture, business, industry, and residence in an effort to stimulate economic development, growth, prosperity and quality of life for the City, it’s residents, visitors, employees and local businesses.
Businesses in Manufacturing
Businesses in Retail
Institutions in Education
Associate Degree Bachelor’s Degree
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Employee/Residential Population Ratio
67 (per 100 residents)
DOING BUSINESS HERE Woodstock has a long history of successful, globally recognized manufacturers, from typewriters to pickles, along with everything in between. We are home to several multi-generational companies and our plastics, metal and wood fabrication is world class. If you are looking for a highly skilled manufacturing workforce or even a career in manufacturing, look no further.
McHenry County Workforce Network 500 Russell Ct., Woodstock (815) 338-7100, Ext.2793 www.mchenrycountyil.gov
MBI 227 W. Judd St., Woodstock (815) 880-5226 www.mbistaffing.com
Berry Global 1008 Courtalds Ct., Woodstock (815) 334-9706 www.berryglobal.com Charter Dura-Bar 2100 W. Lake Shore Dr. Woodstock (815) 338-7800 www.charterdura-bar.com
EMTECH Machining & Grinding, Inc. 911 Rail Dr., Unit A, Woodstock (815) 338-1580 www.emtechmachining.com Enviro Sip LLC 1150 McConnell Rd., Woodstock (847) 669-0222 Ethereal Confections 140 Cass St., Woodstock (815) 687-0320 www.etherealconfections.com Holzlager Brewing Company 150 S. Eastwood Dr. Unit F Woodstock (815) 308-5901 www.holzlagerbrewing.com Kishwaukee Brewery, Inc. 1900 Dillard Ct., Woodstock (815) 308-5232 www.kishwaukeebrewing.com Land Air Sea Systems, Inc. 2040 Dillard Ct., Woodstock (815) 462-8100 www.landairsea.com Rush Creek Distilling 1501 W. Diggins St., Harvard (815) 943-7874 www.rushcreekdistilling.com
ShadowView Brewing 2400 Lake Shore, Woodstock (815) 308-5600 www.ShadowViewBrewing.com Silver Prairie Natural Soap Company 124 Cass Street, Woodstock 815-403-6931 www.silverprairiesoap.com
McHenry County College Training and professional education is available through the SHAH Center. MCC meets the continuing education needs of professionals through customized contract training and a variety of short courses, seminars and workshops. Visit www.shahcenter. mchenry.edu. Small Business Development Center (SBA) Services include training, grant assistance, financial and planning assistance, workshops and seminars, export assistance, and more â&#x20AC;&#x201D; all offered at The Shah Center, 4100 W. Shamrock Lane in McHenry. www.shahcenter. mchenry.edu/sbdc
ADVERTISER INDEX MBI...............................................................................................15 McHenry County College.........................................................59 McHenry County Workforce Network.....................................55 Murphy’s Flooring......................................................................47 Napoli Pizza................................................................................38 NBaldwin Company...................................................................74 Niko’s Red Mill Tavern...............................................................38 Northwest Herald.......................................................................55 Northwestern Medicine............................................................79 Offsides Sports Bar & Grill........................................................37 Kim Keefe’s Team Open Doors................................................Map Pitel Septic Inc. ..........................................................................71 Public House of Woodstock.....................................................40 Read Between the Lynes...........................................................34, 40 Real Woodstock.........................................................................23, 25 Reichert Chevrolet Buick...........................................................58 Rosati’s Pizza...............................................................................39 Roscoe Woodstock Antique Mall.............................................26 Saunders Funeral Home & Crematory....................................11 Shepherd Premier Senior Living..............................................61 Sherwin-Williams.......................................................................49 State Farm Insurance Agency - Mark Mitchell........................75 Studio D Jewelers......................................................................33 Success Realty Partners.............................................................54 T-Mobile1....................................................................................7 The Thoughtfulness Shop.........................................................31 Three Brothers Restaurant........................................................41 Turnkey Digital, LTD...................................................................66 Verlo Mattress.............................................................................13 Veterans Assistance Commission............................................10 Wonder Lake Bicycle.................................................................18 Woodstock Area Chamber of Commerce and Industry.......9 Woodstock Community Unit School District 200..................57 Woodstock Country Club.........................................................28 Woodstock Farmers Market.....................................................28 Woodstock Heating & Cooling................................................2 Woodstock Little League..........................................................60 Woodstock Lumber Co. ...........................................................6 Woodstock Opera House.........................................................27
All Seasons Orchard..................................................................24 Anime and Things......................................................................34 Antioch Pizza Shop of Woodstock...........................................42 Beef Village.................................................................................37 Behr Iron & Metal, A Division of Alter Trading Corporation......17 Berkshire Hathaway - Bellairs..................................................48 Berkshire Hathaway – McCallister ...........................................49 Berry Global...............................................................................29 Blue Ribbon Millwork................................................................49 By Michelle Custom Furniture & Design.................................53 Cesaroni’s Cafe & Deli...............................................................42 Challenger Learning Center for Science & Techonology..................................................57 City Square Dental.....................................................................62 Conway Dental...........................................................................63 Copy Express, Inc. .....................................................................17 Curated by D&A.........................................................................30 D&A salon|apothecary..............................................................58 Doreen T. Paluch, PC.................................................................70 Dreiske Moving & Storage........................................................71 Edward Jones - Robin Alvigi.....................................................75 Ehrke Appliance.........................................................................60 Falcon Green Resources...........................................................72, 73 Flores Banquets.........................................................................44 Food Shed Co-Op.....................................................................24 Frisbie & Lohmeyer Insurance..................................................69 Gary Lang Auto Group..............................................................80 Habitat for Humanity of McHenry County..............................69 Hempstock Pharms....................................................................78 Holzlager Brewing Company...................................................36 Home State Bank N.A. ..............................................................3 Isabel’s Family Restaurant.........................................................40 Justen Funeral Homes...............................................................53 Keefe Real Estate.......................................................................5 Kingston Lanes...........................................................................21 Kunes Country Auto Group of Woodstock.............................33 LindaGeez Cards & Gifts...........................................................32 Marian Central Catholic High School......................................57 McHenry County Fair.................................................................63
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