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What’s Happening in Chillicothe…

January 22, 2022

At Monday night’s Council meeting, the elected officials enjoyed a visit from Cub Scouts Pack 91 along with their leaders, Mike Campagna and Ann Belter. The Scouts were working on a badge. 

The Police and Fire Commission has a new member as Mayor Hughes appointed Gary Fyke to replace a recently vacated position. The Council approved Larry Young for the position of Building Construction Inspector on an as needed basis. 

The Public Works chairperson reported the City received notification of a grant for $400,000 for sewer infrastructure improvements through a submission by State Representative Ryan Spain.

The ObservationTower at Eagle Landing is getting an update as the Council approved the purchase of a telescope for the platform and a wheelchair base telescope in the ADA accessible area. This addition was funded by a donation from Advanced Medical Transport (AMT) and will enhance wildlife viewing from our Chillicothe riverfront.

Mark your calendar for these upcoming events:

February 5th, IVC High School State Champion Marching Grey Ghosts are having their Marching Season orientation for Junior High and High School students interested in marching band.  

February 12th, the Chillicothe Rotary and Lions Clubs will be holding their annual Eagle Watch Pancake & Sausage Breakfast at Shore Acres Clubhouse from 7:00-10:00am. Tickets are available from Rotary or Lions Club members or at the door. Peoria Park Zoomobile, a Storyteller and the announcement of the Chillicothe Optimist Club art contest winners will take place. The Chamber’s Chillicothe Chocolate Tour will take place 10-3pm. Enjoy tasty bits of chocolate desserts from the local participating businesses listed on the ticket. Tickets must be purchased in advance. Make a whole day of it by attending the  AMVET-VFW Steak Fry Dinner at 5pm then catch a movie at the Town Theatre. There are plenty of things to do in Chillicothe! 

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