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November/
December

2016
 
Newsletter

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UPCOMING EVENTS & ANNOUNCEMENTS
 
 
 
  



 
CURBSIDE LEAF PICK UP 
Monday, Oct. 31 - Friday, Nov. 4
and
Monday, Nov. 14 - Friday, Nov. 18
Please have leaves at the curb by Monday morning to guarantee pick up.
 

 

 

Neighbors Helping Neighbors

nhnmclake.com
 
We are always looking for new recruits!
The mission of Neighbors Helping Neighbors is to help people in the Village of McCullom Lake who may be in need of assistance for various reasons.  We are always looking for new faces with fresh ideas. Meetings are held on the first Wednesday evening of the month unless otherwise posted.
Interested? Call
Mike (Froggy) Fritz 815-341-1047
or
Tom Bitterman - 815-236-0147

or email us at:
nhnmclake@gmail.com

Continue reading for information on upcoming NHN events...



HELP for the HOLIDAYS
Do you know someone who needs help with meals over the holidays?
Sign up at the Village Hall, call Mike (Froggy) Fritz at 815-341-1047 or Tom Bitterman at 815-236-0147, or email
nhnmclake@gmail.com

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The McCullom Lake Carolers


Invite you to go caroling throughout the Village with Santa this Christmas season 
If interested, please email
Neighbors Helping Neighbors
nhnmclake@gmail.com
or call
Denise - 815-790-9861
Anne - 815-236-0147
for more details and information on dates, times and practice dates

**If you would like the carolers to make a special stop at your house, there will be a sign up sheet at the Village Hall**

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HELPING HANDS
of McCULLOM LAKE

(formerly known as "Teen Night")
sponsored by Neighbors Helping Neighbors
Meets on

6-8 PM on WEDNESDAY EVENINGS
at the McCullom Lake Village Hall

During the month of November Helping Hands will be collecting non-perishable food items & toiletries to help stock our local food pantry. A drop off collection box will be located in the vestibule of the Village Hall.

Thank you for your support!


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Sunday, December 18th
Open to all - bring a friend
NHN
CHRISTMAS PARTY

1:00 to 4:00 PM

McCullom Lake Village Hall
Craft Projects and Food will be available
Visit with Santa Claus

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There is a sign up sheet at the Village Hall, or call Mike (Froggy) Fritz 815-341-1047
email nhnmclake@gmail.com




Christmas and New Years fall on Sunday this year, so MDC garbage pick up days will remain on their regular schedule.
 


DON'T FORGET ABOUT

EVERY FRIDAY

Doors open at 6:00 PM
Play from 7-10 PM

Bring your own refreshments

www.FriNiteBingo.com
for more information or questions
 



From the office staff
of the Village of McCullom Lake
We wish you all a safe and happy holiday season and all the best in the coming year.

 

 

Upcoming Events

WEDNESDAY NIGHTS -
HELPING HANDS of McCULLOM LAKE
6-8 PM, Village Hall


FRIDAY NIGHTS - BINGO
6-10 PM, Village Hall

11/17 - POT LUCK DINNER
6:30 PM, Village Hall
Bring a generous dish to pass, tableware and a beverage.


11/25 - SEWER PAYMENTS DUE
Payments due by 4 PM

12/15 - POT LUCK DINNER
6:30 PM, Village Hall

12/25 - SEWER PAYMENTS DUE
Payments due by 4 PM (Office will be closed on Monday, December 26th; due to holiday, late fees will be waived until 4 PM on the 27th)


Every Sunday
8:30-10:00 AM
Coffee Hour at the Village Hall
Come on down for a cup of 'joe,' meet new people, enjoy the conversaton and the view.

                                 


Upcoming Meetings

11/2 - NHN MEETING
 6:00 PM, Village Hall

11/8 - VILLAGE BOARD MEETING
7:00 PM, Village Hall

11/22 - VILLAGE BOARD MEETING 
7:00 PM, Village Hall


12/7 - NHN MEETING
6:00 PM, Village Hall

12/13 - VILLAGE BOARD MEETING
7:00 PM, Village Hall

12/27 - VILLAGE BOARD MEETING
7:00 PM, Village Hall

 

Other Local Events & Links

McHenry Township
General Website:  www.mchenrytownship.com


Recycling Event
McHenry Township Bldg.
Saturday, 8-12 noon 
3rd Saturday of each month

Recycle your electronics,
brush piles, etc.
Call 815-385-3076 


McHenry County 
General website: www.co.mchenry.il.us

Visit the above websites for holiday happenings!!


McHenry County Dept. of Health
General Website:  www.mcdh.info
 
 
 
VILLAGE REMINDERS

IMPORTANT - Garbage Cans
Please remember not to place garbage containers out before 4:00 PM on Tuesdays before garbage removal, and to have them put away by 11:55 PM  after garbage has been picked up.  This ordinance will be police-enforced.  Thank you! 

Leaf Burning
Just a reminder - Leaf burning is not permitted in the Village of McCullom Lake.  Violators will receive one warning, then will be ticketed for continued offenses.
 
Speed Limit
Please note that 20 mph is the speed limit on all village streets.  Due to many recent complaints, the McCullom Lake police will be strictly enforcing this law for the safety of our residents.  In addition, a stop sign means STOP!

 
State Legislator Contact Information
 
Governor Bruce Rauner
100 West Randolph St.
Chicago, IL 60601-3220
Phone: 312-814-2121

State Senator Pamela Althoff
5400 W. Elm Street, Suite 103
McHenry, IL 60050
Phone: 815-455-6330
Email: pamela@pamelaalthoff.net

State Representative Mike Tryon
1500 Carlemont,  Suite D
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
Phone: 815-459-6453
Email: mike@miketryon.com

State Representative Jack Franks
1193 S. Eastwood
Woodstock, IL 60098
Phone: 815-334-0063
Email: Jack@jackfranks.org
 
 








There is now a "Lost & Found" box in the vestibule of the Village Hall. 
 

 With so many nonprofit organizations within McHenry County, finding help can be confusing. United Way 2-1-1 provides an easy way to access help with challenges.  Dialing 2-1-1 from any phone will connect you to a cell center that will direct you to the right social service agency or nonprofit organization. Trained specialists can help and offer information and referrals for services such as rent and utility assistance, food banks, affordable housing, child and elder care, financial counseling, job training and more.  2-1-1 is easy to remember, accessible to everyone, and available 24/7/365 at no cost!
Get connected with 2-1-1 to reach help, or visit www.findhelp211.org  
United Way 2-1-1 can also be reached at
(309)827-4005 or (800)570-7284

 
 
There is an MC Ride station at the parking lot by the Village Hall.  If you need a ride, you can call 1-800-451-4599.  Service hours are Monday - Friday, 6:00 AM to 7:00 PM and Saturday and Sunday 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM.  Base fare is only $2.00 for the first 5 miles of your trip (add 25 cents per mile for each additional mile).  If you need more information, or have questions, stop by the Village office and pick up a brochure, or call 815-334-4985.
 
 
    
Share your special occasions with us! Whether it be a new baby, birthday, anniversary or a special announcement, we'll recognize your happy event!

815-385-2211
mccullomlake@comcast.net

Birthdays/Anniversaries

NOVEMBER
3rd - Glenn Gates
5th - Kristopher Coss
7th - Erin Fritz
17th - Jeanne Hansen


DECEMBER
1st - Sheryl Grimes
15th - Kennyth Grimes
18th - Jean Attermeier
24th - John Matthesius

 
 
NEWSLETTER CONTACTS
New people are moving into the neighborhood all the time.  If you have a new neighbor that would like to receive the Village Newsletter, please have them contact the office staff with their email information and we will add them to our list.
 



 
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