GRO radiothon Aug. 14

A radiothon Saturday morning, Aug. 14, on WCCI will raise funds for Great River Outreach’s three ministries located on the 400 block of Main Street in downtown Savanna. The event will be broadcast live from Bridges of Carroll County.

Chicago Bears/Green Bay Packers fans have a chance of winning a pair of tickets for Oct. 17 if they make a pledge to the Great River Outreach/WCCI Radio-A-Thon set for 8 a.m.-noon, Saturday, Aug. 14.

The Radio-A-Thon will be broadcast live from Bridges of Carroll County, 417 Main St., downtown Savanna.

Visitors are welcome to stop by in person and make a financial pledge or they can make a pledge by calling WCCI at 815-676-4545. Donations also may be made by going to

All financial contributions go to support the Great River Outreach's three ministries:

•Bridges of Carroll County, 417 Main St., Savanna, a new community center that offers a place to gather and to take classes in a variety of topics, from cooking to resume writing.

•Classy Closet, 415 Main St., Savanna, which offers low-cost, high-quality clothing in a boutique atmosphere.

•The Table, 411 Main St., Savanna, which is run by Freeport-based Golden Meals and offers low-cost lunches, Mondays through Fridays.

For more information on the Great River Outreach, check out the GRO Facebook page.