Franklin Grove Area
Business Association
P.O.  Box 111
Franklin Grove, IL.
815/456-2113

- Welcomes you to our community -

Home of the Whitney Apple &
The National Headquarters of the Lincoln Highway Association


Emergency Reporting - 911

Franklin Grove Township Supervisor ................................ 815-456-2348
Franklin Grove Township Road Commissioner ................ 815-456-2158
Franklin Grove Village Hall ................................................... 815-456-2131
Lee County Sheriff ................................................................ 815-284-6631
Fire and Ambulance Service ............ 911


Franklin Grove Village Board
815-456-2516

Franklin Grove Public Library
223 N Elm Street
P. O. Box 326
Phone: 815-456-2823  FAX: 815-456-2619
Internet Access, audio books, large print books, fax, copier, 
laminator, inter-library loans of materials

Library Board
Roger Fisher ............................................. 815-456-2546
Meetings are held the 1st Tuesday of every month

Lee Center School District No. 271
Charles McChesney, Superintendent
333 Wyoming Street
Paw Paw, Il 61353
815-627-9358

Franklin Center High School
Hoe Hilliker, Principal
815-456-2323
FFA Advisor - Rick Petitt .......................... 815-456-2818
AFC Boosters - Jeff Roop ...........................815-456-2659

Franklin Center Elementary School
Lisa Vasquez, Principal
815-456-2625
PTO - Susie Murphy  .....................................815-456-2659

Franklin Creek Grist Mill Tours
Ellen Baker
1893 Twist Road
Phone: 815-456-2718  Email: fcpac@essex1.com
Mill hours: Nov - March by appointment only
April - October Wednesday 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Saturdays 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Grinding done on the last Saturday of each month

Franklin Creek State Park Shelter Reservations
815-456-2878


Listing of Area Businesses


Appearances By Wanda
815-456-2113     Cell: 815-535-3517
105 N. Elm Street, Suite 102
jlabonte@essex1.com
Beauty & Barber Services with related products
Beanie Babies - Holy Bears  - Attic Treasures
Licensed & Certified Tanning Specialists

Blackhawk Cleaning Equipment
815-456-2210
351 N. State Street
800-482-5081      FAX: 815-456-3307
bkess@essex1.com
Sales of ALKOTA pressure cleaning systems, Parts inventory & Service on most American washing equipment. 
Brooms  Brushes  Cleaning supplies for your car & truck.

Beairds Bonanza
Austrailian Shepherds - Stud Service - Puppies
Wayne & Joyce Beaird
1809 Twist Road - Franklin Gove, IL 61031
Phone: 815-456-2639  email: Beairdsbonanza@essex1.net

Bradford Mutual Insurance Co.
815-456-2334 or 800-482-5081
120 W. South Street, P.O. Box 448
FAX: 815-456-3307   Cell 815-751-3208
bradfordmutual@bradfordmutual.com
Homeowner & Farm Owner Insurance

Casey's General Sore
815-456-2688
303 E. Lincoln Highway
Gasoline, Convenient store, Pizza

Ed Floto TV & Appliance
815-456-2177       FAX: 815-456-3177
217 E. Lincoln Hwy
Satellite & TV Antenna Sales & Service
Major Home Appliance Repairs

Eve's Naturals
Elizabeth Erdmann   815-456-2320    Fax: 815-456-3064
2046 Daysville Rd.
erdmann@essex1.com     web: www.evesnaturals.com
Handcrafted, chemical free soaps, creams, and lotions for healthy skin.  Gift baskets

Franklin Grove Bank
815-456-2311     Fax: 815/456-2055
108 N. Elm Street, P.O. Box 248
Complete Banking Services

Franklin Grove Fresh Market
815-456-2055
127 N Elm Street
Grocery, Fresh Meats and Breads

Fanklin Grove Nursing Center
815-456-2374
502 N. State Street
Nursing Home Facility

Fanklin Grove Technology Center
PC Repair & Sale - Internet Cafe
Interactive Software Training
Gourmet Coffee's and Teas
119 Elm Street
Phone: 815-456-2353 Fax: 815-456-3333
Email: Info@Tech1.net  Web: fgatc.com

Jim's Locksmith
Days 815-456-2113     Evenings:  815-456-2149      Cell:  815-535-3517
225 E. South St., P.O. Box 345
jlabonte@essex1.com
Duplicate Keys, multi locks keyed the same.
House & car emergency unlock service.

Kirchhofer Agency
815-456-2319     Fax: 815/456-2310
102 North Elm, P.O. Box 405
Complete Insurance & Real Estate Services

Kirkland Family Chiropractic Center
Dr. Sid Kirkland
815-456-2444     Fax: 815-456-2610
105 N. Elm Street - P.O. Box 06
Chiropractic Services

H. I. Lincoln Store
815-456-3030
136 N. Elm Street - P.O. Box 308
lnchwyhq@essex1.com
Lincoln Highway Association National Headquarters
and Dry Goods Store

Lincolnway Cafe
815-456-2235
137 Elm Street
Open Daily 6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Full menu and dailysSpecials

Lincolnway Services
815-456-2500
225 E. Lincoln Hwy
Mini-Storage, Car & Truck wash,
Laundromat, Video Rentals, Soft Serve Ice Cream

L & K Electronics
815-456-2463     Fax: 815-456-2463
412E. Lincoln Highway
FM 2-way Radio Sales & Service
Telephone & Telephone Systems Sales & Repairs

 
Northern Illinois Inspection Service (NIIS) 
    815/456-2621     Fax: 815-456-2627
111 S. Elm Street
nicholson@cin.net

Pfoutz Electric Heating Plumbing Service
815-456-2421     Fax 815-456-2751
116 West South Street, P.O. Box 403
Heating, Electrical, Plumbing, Digging & Trenching
Emergency Services Available

Pitzer & Sons Excavating
815-456-2904     Fax: 815-456-2761
1583 Whitney Road
Excavating and Trucking

Schafer's Shop
Phone: 815-456-2114   Fax: 815-456-3114   Cell: 815-871-4970
1741 Franklin Road
mmdel@earthlink.net
Tractors & Farm Implements Sales & Services

T & J Pool Supply
815-456-2903     Fax 815-456-2903
215 S. Walnut Street - P.O. Box 215
Full line of pools, hot tubs & chemicals
All suplies needed to run your pool or hot tub.

Tidy Bug Containers, Inc.
815-456-3001
201 W. Stone Barn Road
ffaivre@aol.com
Roll-off Container Services and Equipment Sales
Ultra Lite Aircraft - Sales and Training

The Meadows
815-456-3000     Fax: 815-456-2800
510 N. State Street
Independent Senior Housing

Unique Embroidery
815-456-3023    Fax: 815-456-2093
123 Lincoln Highway - Route 38
P.O. Box 271
uniqueem@essex1.com
Embroidery for Sports, Businesses, Organizations
 Special Orders for All Occassions.

United States Postal Service
Franklin Grove     815-456-2132
South Elm Street
Lobby: 6 am - 6 pm 7 days a week
Service Counter:
Monday - Friday: 8:30 am - 11:30 am / 1:00 pm - 4/30 pm
Saturday: 8:30 am - 11:00 am

For information on joining the Franklin Grove Area Business Association please conatct one of our officers

Darlene Bernhardt at 815-456-3023
Lyn Asp at 815-456-3030
Wanda LaBonte at 815-456-2133

Annual Membership: $25 includes brochure listing


COMMUNITY RESOURCES AND CONTACTS


American Legion Post #497
Tony Parks ................................. 815-456-2446

Atlasta Park
Kelly Yocum ............................. 815-456-2850

Franklin Grove Area Busines Association
Darlene Bernhardt ..................815-456-3023

Franklin Grove Area Historical Society
Dale Jasper ............................. 815-456-5382

Cemetery Association
Larry Herwig .......................... 815-456-5400

Chaplin Creek Muzzle Loaders
James Vercher ........................ 815-626-9352

Community Council of Churches &
Community Food Pantry
Joan Floto .............................. 815-456-2367

Farming Heritage
Roger Taylor .......................... 815-456-2283

Franklin Creek Preservation Committee
Ellen Baker ............................. 815-456-2283

Franklin Grove Fire Department
Emergency: 911
815-456-2350 ................... Fax: 815-456-2100
128 Whitney Street
Fire and Ambulance
Meeting 1 st, 3rd, and 4th Wednesdays
Pat Hilliker, Fire Chief ........... 815-456-2263

Harvest Festival Committee
Roger Fisher ........................... 815-456-2546

Illinois ATLATL Association
Don Asp ................................. 815-456-3030

Kreider Services Group Home
409 N. Elm Street ................... 815-456-2708

Lee County Homemakers Education Association
China Township Unit
Maxine Simpson .................... 815-456-2477

Lee County 4-H Club
Nancy Gittleson .................... 815-456+2531

Lee County Tourism Council
Diane Nicholson ................... 815-288-1840
113 South Peoria Avenue, Dixon, IL 61021
Toll Free: 877-Lee-Tour (877-833-8687)

Lincoln Highway Association
National Headquarters
Lyn Asp ................................. 815-456-3030

Lions Club
Keith Roop ............................ 815-456-2289

Living History Antique Machine Association
Roger Tooms ......................... 815-284-7110

Park Board
Billie Crofton ......................... 815-456-2342

The Nature .Conservancy
Nachusa Grasslands
Phone: 815-456-2340 ...... Fax: 815-456-2342
8772 S. Lowden Road

Scouts
BOYS - Connie Pattenger ..... 815-857-9027
GIRLS - Mary Clkark ............. 815-456-3037

Tops
Mary Pretzcsh ....................... 815-456-2519

Woman's Club
Nola Colwell ........................... 815-456-2520


AREA CHURCHES


Church of the Brethren
815-456-2422 Fax: 815-456-3221
121 West North Street
fgcob@yahoo.com
Svonline.net/~fgcob
Worship: 9:30 am
Sunday School Following

First Presbyterian Church, USA
815-456-2462
106 S. Walnut Street
Worship: 9;00 am
Sunday School: 9:15 - 1-:00 am
Childrens Sermon: 9:10 am

St. Paul's Lutheran Church (ELCA)
815-456-2457
107 W. Lahman
Worship: 8:30 am
Sunday School: 9:45 am

United Methodist Church
815-456-2379
223 Middle Street
gbgm-umc.org/thegrove
Praise Singing: 10:00 am
Worship: 10:15 am
Sunday School: 9:00 am


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