Galena event center renovated

GALENA, Ill. — A Galena event center has been renovated.

The Cording Event Barn, at Hawk Valley Retreat & Cottages, 2752 W. Cording Road, was completely renovated early this year.

Those wishing to see the updated space can do so at a ribbon cutting from 5 to 7 p.m. June 1.

The barn, available for groups of up to 45, is handicapped-accessible. The space also has a large deck and upper loft area, as well as catering services available. Those wishing to book the barn or learn more can call 815-777-4100 or email