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Village of McCullom Lake
May/June 2018 Newsletter
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This month's newsletter banner features our Village of McCullom Lake's Helping Hands Youth Group. The group is shown with Rev. Jeanne Hanson, Executive Director of Samaritan Counseling Center, the organization our team chose to raise funds for in this year's McHenry County Human Race.  $1596.10 was raised for the Center.  Way to go, Team - we are proud of you all!!!!
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The Village Office will be closed on Monday, May 28th in observance of Memorial Day
 


NHN ANNUAL STEAK FRY

Saturday, May 5th
Good food, good friends
Drawings, raffles, lots of fun!
Doors open - 6:00 PM
 

McCullom Lake Garden Club
Monday, May 14
Join the McCullom Lake Garden Club in adding a new Community Garden at Gate #1 on Lake Shore Drive and Park View Drive. Any help with tending this garden addition would be greatly appreciated.  Plantings will go in on May 14th, time to be determined.  For questions or to volunteer, call
Kelly Given
815-388-5259


 

Village of McCullom Lake's
Community Resource Outreach


Saturday, June 9
10AM-Noon

The McCullom Lake Police Department, in conjunction with the McHenry Police Department and Safe Kids McHenry County will be conducting free child safety seat inspections.  If you have questions or concerns about your child's car seat, stop by the Village Beach Park for your free inspection. No appointment is necessary.

PREMISE ALERT PROGRAM

The Village of McCullom Lake has instituted a new voluntary community outreach program. The new Premise Alert Program is designed to assist residents in the event of an emergency situation.  Read more about it on our website 
voml.org/police-department
Or stop by the Village Hall for more information and registration forms.

 


 


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 NHN events...


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HELPING HANDS 
OF MCCULLOM LAKE



CONGRATULATIONS

To our Helping Hands Youth Group for their participation in the 2018 McHenry County Human Race that was held on Sunday, April 22.
They raised $1596.10 for the Samaritan Counseling Center.
 

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.





 

UPCOMING EVENTS

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

5/5 - ANNUAL NHN STEAK FRY
6:30 PM, Village Hall

5/14 - GARDEN CLUB PLANT DATE
TBD, Gate #1, Lake Shore & Park View

5/17 - POT LUCK DINNER
6:30 PM, Village Hall

Bring a generous dish to pass, tableware and a beverage.

5/25 - SEWER PAYMENTS DUE
Payments due by 4 PM 

6/9 - SAFETY SEAT INSPECTION
10 AM - 12 noon, Village Beach Park

6/21 - POT LUCK DINNER

6:30 PM, Village Hall

6/25 - SEWER PAYMENTS DUE
Payments due by 4 PM 
 


UPCOMING MEETINGS

5/2 - NHN MEETING
6:00 PM, Village Hall

5/8 - VILLAGE BOARD MEETING
7:00 PM, Village Hall

5/22 - VILLAGE BOARD MEETING 
7:00 PM, Village Hall

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

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

6/26 - VILLAGE BOARD MEETING

7:00 PM, Village Hall

Other Local Events & Links

McHenry Township
General Website: www.mchenrytownship.com

Recycling Event
McHenry Township Bldg.
 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

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

VILLAGE REMINDERS

Fireworks

Fireworks are not allowed in the Village of McCullom Lake. Violators will be ticketed.
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
Leaf Burning
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.  The McCullom Lake police strictly enforce this law for the safety of our residents.  In addition, a stop sign means a complete 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 Steven Reick
R-63rd District

1072 Lake Ave.
Woodstock, IL  60098
steve463.com

 


 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, available 24/7/365 and is FREE!
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.
 
CELEBRATION TIME!
Share your special occasions with us! Whether it be a new baby, birthday, anniversary or a special announcement, we'll recognize your happy event! Sign up at the Village Hall or give us a call to get your event on our list.
815-385-2211
mccullomlake@comcast.net


Happy Birthday to...
1st - Linda Durbin
12th - Stephen Grimes

18th - Ben Bitterman

Happy Birthday to...
2nd -  Marty Lenzen
12th - Margie Bjorkman
13th - Kurt Walter
14th -  John Walter; Mike Walter
19th - Vince Taulbee


 
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