Franklin Grove Area Business association
2007 - 2008 Directory

About the FranklinGrove Area Business Association

The Franklin Grove Area Business Association is dedicated to improving the quality of life for all who work and/or live in Franklin Grove.  In addition to serving the professionals and industry in Franklin Grove and outlying areas, the Association supports all businesses regardless of size or type.

For information on joining, please contact one of our officers.

Ed Floto
Lynn Asp
Cindy Sondegroth

2008 Meeting Dates
March 18th
April 15th (Banquet)
July 16th
August 12th
October 21st




Emergency ..................................... 911
Fire & Ambulance ........................ 911



Community Resources and Contacts

American Legion Post #497

Chaplin Creek Muzzle Loaders

Franklin Grove Area Business

Franklin Grove Area
Historical Society

Franklin Creek State Park

Franklin Grove Summer Harvest
Festival Committee

Franklin Grove Township Office

Franklin Grove Woman's Club

Illinois Atlatl -Association

Kreider Services Group Home

Lee County 4-H Club

Lee County Homemakers
Education Association China Unit

Lee County Tourism Council




29th Annual
Summer Harvest Festival
August 1 - 3, 2008
Franklin Grove Summer Harvest
Festival Committee

3rd Annual
Autumn in the Grove
September 2008
Franklin Grove Autumn in the Grove

Annual Christmas
in the Grove
December 14, 2007

Annual Christmas
in the Grove
December 12, 2008
Franklin Grove Area
Business Association

Blues & Bluegrass at
the Lincoln Building
Open Stage Acoustical Music
3rd Friday - year round
7 PM Free Admission

Area Businesses

A.I.P. - All Interior Painters
Office Hours: 9AM - 5PM
Free Estimates

Affordable Memories
"Antiques and Used Furniture"

Bernies Repair
"Engine Repair & Welding"     

Bradford Victor-Adams Mutual
Insurance Co.
"A Local Company Servicing the
Community Since 1869"

Casey's General Sore

Coach House Garages
"More than just a garage ... it's a
Coach House"

Consolidated Grain & Barge Co.
Whitney St.

Drew's Plumbing, Heating & Electricity
"A Family Business for Over 30 Years Experience"

Floto TV & Appliance
"Satellite & TV Antenna Sales & Service
Major Home Appliance Repairs"

Franklin Grove Bank
"Complete Banking Services"

Franklin Grove Fresh Market
"Grocery, Fresh Meats and Breads"
Open daily 10AM to 7PM

From: Me to: You
"Florist Designs for All Occasions - Gifts
& Greenhouse - Balloon Bouquets Also

Hall's Auto Repair

Head to Toe -
"Hair, Tanning Salon & Massage Therapy"

Heartland Realty
Call Diane Roop "Your Hometown
Realtor" for All Your Real Estate Needs

H.I. Lincoln Store
Mon - Sat Hours 10AM - 4 PM
Sun Hours: 12 - 4PM

Kirchhofer Agency
"Complete Insurance & Real Estate Services"
102 North Elm St.

Lincolnway Cafe
"Great Food & Friendly Atmosphere"
Sun - Thurs: 6AM - 3PM
Fri & Sat: 6AM - 8PM

Lincolnway Services
"Mini-Storage, Car & Truck wash,
Laundromat, Video Rental, Ice Cream"

Mary Kay
"Full Line of Products for Men & Women"
Marilyn Greenwood

Northern Illinois Inspection Service (NIIS) 

Pfoutz Plumbing & Heating
"Heating, Electrical, Plumbing, & 
Emergency Service"

Pitzer & Sons Excavating
"Excavating and Trucking"

Roberson & Roberson Builders Inc.
"Quality Custom Homes"
Elm St

Schafer's Shop
"Tractors & Farm Implements Sales & Services"  

The Meadows of Franklin Grove
"Independent Senior Residence"

Click here for website

Tidy Bug Containers, Inc.

"Roll Off Boxes 5 & 6 ft. Containers for
Home Clean Up"

Unique Embroidery
"Embroidery & Heat Press for Sports,
Business, Organizations, All Occasions
Special/custom Orders - UPS Service"

Wellness & Counseling Center
"Counseling, Hypnosis,  Reiki Energy
Classes, Attunements, Chakra
Balancing, Dream Journaling Group &
Myofascial Release"

Wolber's Belgiums
"Wagon & Carriage Rides for All Occasions"

"Friends of the Franklin Grove Business People"
Rolling Thunder Prairie
Tony's Old Ladies


Church of the Brethren
Worship: 9:30 am
Sunday School Following

First Congregational UCC of Lee Center
Worship: 10:30 AM

First Presbyterian Church, USA
Worship: 9;00 am
Sunday School: 9:15 - 1-:00 am

Franklin Center Council of Churches
Karl Sokol, Leader

St. Paul's Lutheran Church (ELCA)
Worship: 8:30 AM
Sunday School: 9:45 AM

United Methodist Church
Sunday School: 9:00 AM
Worship: 10:15 AM & Wed: 7 PM

1st Wednesday Worship
At Various Locations
Franklin CenterCouncil of Churches
Supper: 6PM
Service: 7PM

Historic Sites

Chaplin Creek Village Sponsored
by the Franklin Grove Area
Historical Society
Open to the public from Memorial Day weekent through
Labor Day weekend from 12 - 4PM on Sat & Sun.
The site can be open by appointment at other times & is
available for special events.

Franklin Creek State Natural Area & Grist Mill
The Grist Mill is open for tours April through Oct:
Sat & Sun: 12 - 4 PM
Other time by appointment.

Lincoln Highway Association
National Tourism Headquarters
Open Mon - Sat: 10 AM - 4 PM
Sun: 12 - 4 PM

Living History Antique Machine Association

Nachusa Grasslands
Nature Conservancy Open Year Round

Ashton - Franklin - Center

AFC Boosters


Village Services

Franklin Grove

Cemetery Association

Fire Department

Park Board

Public Library

Mon. - Thrus. 1 - 7 PM
Fri. 10 AM - 5 PM
Sat. 10 AM - 2 PM

Public Library Board
meets the 1st Tues of each month

Road Commissioner

Township Supervisor

Village Board
Meets the 2nd Monday of each month

Village Hall

Lee County Sheriff