The Commercial-News, Danville, IL

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February 1, 2011

Local closings announced

DANVILLE — Businesses and other entities are joining the ranks of local locations closing in advance of the expected winter storm.

Both Old National Bank and Quaker Oats announced this morning the Danville businesses would be closing as a result of the forecast weather. Old National will close at 1 p.m. today while Quaker has determined it will close at the end of its first shift this afternoon.

Quaker officials confirmed the plant will remain shut down until 6 a.m. Thursday.

Also this morning, the Carle Therapy Services (outpatient only) in Vermilion County announced it will close at 1 p.m.

Danville Area Community College, which determined on Monday it would be closed today, has also cancelled the event Data, Deserts & Decisions scheduled for 6 p.m. in the Bremer Center. The DACC Fitness Center and Child Development Center are also closed today.

Students, faculty and residents are asked to e-mail, the college’s Web site, the college’s switchboard at 443-3222 and the Text Message Alert system for further updates.

The Danville Area Convention and Visitors Bureau also closed down on Tuesday as a result of the weather. In addition, the Danville Public Library will close at 2 p.m. today

The Danville Family YMCA will at 3 and will be closed on Wednesday.


County officials announced the courthouse and annex would close at 2 p.m.As a result, the Danville Election Commission will be closed for early voting. It will be reopened at the earliest opportunity.

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