September 14, 2012 9:14PM
Updated: January 15, 2013 1:43PM
Diner retirement party
ELWOOD — Bob and Lou Watson, owners of Watson’s Diner & Pub in Elwood, are selling the diner and retiring after 15 years in business. A retirement party is planned for 6 p.m. Saturday at the diner, 115 E. Mississippi. Past employees are invited to attend. The couple’s 54-year business career also included a New Lenox ice cream/sandwich shop, Gallagher’s Pub in Manhattan, Watson’s Lawn Equipment in Joliet and two pizza places in Joliet and Wilmington.
State info at chamber
PLAINFIELD — State Treasurer Dan Rutherford will present information on the new I-Cash Program, and Rita Facchina will talk about Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) Will County during a Plainfield chamber luncheon at noon Wednesday at Prairie Bluff Golf Course. To register, call 815-436-4431.
Edward open house
PLAINFIELD — An open house from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday at the new Edward Healthcare Center, 16519 S. Route 59, will feature an iPad drawing, free iPod Shuffles for the first 25 families, a Teddy Bear Clinic, Animal-Assisted Therapy dogs and ambulance service vehicles. For information, call 630-646-5020 or visit www.edward.org/plainfield.
PLAINFIELD — Chiro One Wellness Center will host a free workshop presented by chiropractor Amanda Moore on the dangers of sugar at 7 p.m. Tuesday at 2217 Route 59. Call 815-676-3093 to reserve a seat.
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