Support Groups, Clubs and Services

Wednesday, Nov. 21

Women, Infants and Children clinic; and Family Planning Services, all by appointment only, and nutritional education and coupon pick-up, Lee County Health Department, 309 S. Galena Ave., Suite 100, Dixon, 815-284-3371.

Sauk Valley Gold Chapter of Business Networking International, 7 a.m., Candlelight Inn, 2200 S. First St., Rock Falls, 815-535-1327.

Dixon Kiwanis Club meeting, 7 a.m., private dining room, KSB Hospital, 403 E. First St., Dixon.

The Breakfast Club (Serenity Hospice and Home), 8:30 a.m., River's Edge Inn, 2303 W. First St., Dixon, 815-732-2499.

Free blood pressure, 9 a.m., The Meadows of Franklin Grove, 510 N. State St., Franklin Grove, 815-456-3000.

Mercy Nursing Services free blood pressure clinic, 9 to 11 a.m., Northland Mall, 2900 E. Lincolnway, Sterling.

Auxiliary Senior Health Insurance Program, 9 a.m. to noon, CGH Medical Center, 100 E. LeFevre Road, Sterling. Appointment: 815-625-0400, ext. 5711.

Twin City Group of Alcoholics Anonymous, 9 a.m., women’s group; noon, 3:30 p.m.; 7 p.m., Bazaar Americana, 609 W. Third St., Sterling.

Nurturing Program, 9:15 a.m., Sinnissippi Centers Inc., 2611 Woodlawn Road, Sterling, 815-625-0013 or 800-782-1584.

Narcotics Anonymous, 10 a.m., open, 403 13th Ave., Sterling.

Red Cross blood drive, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., 112 W. Second St., Rock Falls. Appointment, 815-625-0382.

Blood pressure check, 10:30-11:30 a.m., Whiteside County Senior Center, 1207 W. Ninth St., Sterling, 815-622-9230.

Dealing with the Diagnosis, 11 a.m., Home of Hope Cancer Wellness Center, 1637 Plock Road, Dixon, 815-288-4673.

Mercy Nursing Services free blood pressure clinic, 11 a.m. to noon, Dixon Food Center – Red Fox, 500 Chicago Ave., Dixon.

People with Disabilities Support Group, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Civic Plaza I, Rock Falls, 815- 625-7860 (voice) or 815-625-7863 (TDD).

Whiteside County Health Department free blood pressure clinic, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Julie’s Cafe, 501 First St., Albany. 815-772-4213.

Alcoholics Anonymous, noon, closed, St. Paul Lutheran Church, 114 S. Fifth St., Oregon.

AA Gratitude Group, noon, closed, Big Book; and 6 p.m., closed, Big Book, tradition, 91-92 S. Hennepin Ave., Dixon.

Alcoholics Anonymous, noon, closed, grapevine; 6 p.m., closed, Spanish; 3:30 p.m., closed; 7 p.m., closed, Bazaar Americana, Avenue G and Third Street, Sterling.

Whiteside County Senior Center finance committee, building and properties and Emporium board meeting, 12:30 p.m.; Whiteside County Senior Center board meeting, 1:30 p.m., 1207 W. Ninth St., Sterling, 815-622-9230.

Free blood pressure check, 1-3 p.m., Amboy Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center, 15 W. Wasson Road, Amboy, 815-857-2550.

Alcoholics Anonymous, 1:30 p.m., closed, Rochelle Community Hospital, 900 N. Second St.

Parkinson's Support Group, 2-3 p.m., Good Neighbor Care, 2705 Avenue E, Sterling, 815-622-2800.

Red Cross blood drive, 2-6 p.m.., Rock Falls Blood Donation Center, 112 W. Second St. Appointment: redcrossblood.org or 800-733-2767.

Narcotics Anonymous, 4-5 p.m., Loveland Community House, 513 W. Second St., Dixon, 815-973-0165.

Women’s Support Group, 5 to 6:30 p.m., Choices Domestic Violence Program office, 114 W. Market St., Mount Carroll.

Alcoholics Anonymous, 5:30 p.m., steps, tradition, United Methodist Church, state Route 72, Davis Junction.

Caregiver Support Group, 6 p.m., Whiteside County Senior Center, 1207 W. Ninth St., Sterling.

Pearl, a self-esteem support group of the YWCA Domestic Violence Program, 6 p.m., 815-625-0333.

AWANA, 6:30 to 8 p.m., ages 3 years through 6th grade, Northside Baptist Church, 598 River Lane, Dixon, 815-288-5212.

Dixon American Legion Post 12 meeting, 7 p.m., 1120 W. First St., 815-284-2003.

Alcoholics Anonymous, 7 p.m., open, Immanuel Lutheran Church, state Route 52 N., Amboy.

Alcoholics Anonymous, 7 p.m., closed, Presbyterian Church, 1100 Calvin Road, Rochelle.

Alcoholics Anonymous, 7 p.m., closed, 808 Freeport Road, Sterling.

Rock River Grange, 7:30 p.m., Masonic Lodge, 1409 N. Galena Ave., Dixon, 815-973-1490.

Alcoholics Anonymous 8 p.m., closed, Polo Town Hall, 117 N. Franklin.



Thursday, Nov. 22 – Thanksgiving; please check with groups to be sure they are meeting.

Twin City Sunrise Rotary, 7 a.m., Ryberg Auditorium, CGH Medical Center, 100 E. LeFevre Road, Sterling.

TOPS IL 1426, 8:30 to 9 a.m. weigh-in, meeting at 9 a.m., Coloma Homes, 401 W. 18th St., Rock Falls.

Golden K Kiwanis, 9:30 a.m., YMCA, 2505 YMCA Way, Sterling.

AA Gratitude Group, noon and 6 p.m., closed, Big Book, 91-92 S. Hennepin Ave., Dixon.

Alcoholics Anonymous, noon, closed, St. Paul Lutheran Church, 114 S. Fifth St., Oregon.

Twin City Group of Alcoholics Anonymous, noon, closed; 5:30 p.m., open, beginners; and 7 p.m., closed, step, Bazaar Americana, 609 W. Third St., Sterling.

Alcoholics Anonymous, 2:30 p.m., clearance required, BAAbble on for Life, prison group. Call 815-973-6150.

Speak Boldly Toastmasters, 6 p.m., Sterling Public Library, 102 W. Third St., Sterling.

Sauk Valley Group of Alcoholics Anonymous, 6 p.m., open, 102 1/2 W. Second St., Rock Falls.

Kiwanis Club of Rock Falls, 6:30 p.m., American Legion, 712 Fourth Ave., Rock Falls.

Sterling Optimist Club, 7 p.m., Candlelight Inn, 2907 N. Locust St., Sterling.

Alcoholics Anonymous, 7 p.m., closed, United Methodist Church, 709 Fourth Ave., Rochelle.

Alcoholics Anonymous, 7 p.m., closed, 808 Freeport Road, Sterling.

Amateur Radio Club, 7:30 p.m., 1409 Eighth Ave., Rock Falls, 815-946-4340.

Alcoholics Anonymous, 7:30 p.m., closed, St. Anne Church, 401 N. Cherry St., Morrison.

Al-Anon Family Group, 7:30 p.m., Village of Progress, 710 S. 13th St., Oregon.

Rock River Valley Barbershop Chorus practice, 7:30 p.m., Rock Falls Community Building, 603 W. 10th St., 815-284-7569.

Alcoholics Anonymous, 8 p.m., open, Big Book, Rolling Hills Center, state Route64, Lanark.

Alcoholics Anonymous, 8 p.m., closed, United Steelworker's, 502 Woodburn Ave., Sterling.

Volunteer Care Center of Lee County, 403 E. First St., Dixon. Appointment: 815-284-9555.