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Village of McCullom Lake
July/August 2018 Newsletter
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Thank You, McCullom Lake Garden Club!
Pictured above are members of the McCullom Lake Garden Club standing at the newly planted Village Hall entrance.


The Village Office will be closed on Wednesday, July 4th in observance of Independence Day



Village of McCullom Lake's
Annual


Friday - Saturday - Sunday
July 20th - 22nd

Participants please sign up at the Village Hall by July 12 before 5 PM 
Fee is $5.00 and includes advertising, signs and maps.
Maps will be available outside the Village Hall under the drop box.
 

Village of McCullom Lake's
Community Resource Outreach


Pictured above are Officer McCulloch of McCullom Lake PD, Officer Turnholt of Carol Stream PD, Julie Fors, Certified Technician, Officer Eagan of Carol Stream PD and Officer Durbin of McCullom Lake PD. They led the Buckle Up For Safety! event at the Village Hall on June 9, 2018.
THANK YOU, TEAM!
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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.

 
 
McCullom Lake Garden Club


The McCullom Lake Garden Club has been busy sprucing up the Memorial Rock at the beach park and the Village Hall entrance.

The Garden Club would like to thank Paul Dreiske of Dreiske Moving and Trucking for his generous donation, matching the board-approved Village's portion of funding.  Thank you also to Neighbors Helping Neighbors for making many bags of mulch possible.
If anyone would like to donate flagstone or other funds for future enhancements, please call
Diane at 815-245-2490
 


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

Groups meet on Wednesdays
Teen Group - 6-8 PM at the
Village Hall
Junior Group - 10 AM-12 Noon at the Village Beach
 


The Community Garden at Lake Shore Drive and Parkview is planted and growing.
Call Kelly at 815-338-5259
if you would like to contribute plants for this garden.
Special thanks go out to Paul Vick and Cindy Mandziara and her youth groups for all their help
 



Find ways to save on your energy bills through ComEd's Energy Efficiency Program.  They offer Home Assessments, Rebates, Discounts and Recycling opportunities.For more information, concact ComEd at
ComEd.com/HomeSavings
or call 
855-433-2700


 

UPCOMING EVENTS

 
WEDNESDAYS -
HELPING HANDS of McCULLOM LAKE
6-8 PM, Village Hall
JR. HELPING HANDS
10 AM  - Noon

7/19 - POT LUCK DINNER
6:30 PM, Village Hall

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

7/20-22 - VILLAGE GARAGE SALE
8:30 AM to 4 PM throughout the Village
Maps will be available at Village Hall


7/25 - SEWER PAYMENTS DUE
Payments due by 4 PM 

8/21 - POT LUCK DINNER

6:30 PM, Village Hall

8/25 - SEWER PAYMENTS DUE
Payments due by 4 PM 
 


UPCOMING MEETINGS

7/10 - VILLAGE BOARD MEETING
7:00 PM, Village Hall

7/24 - VILLAGE BOARD MEETING 
7:00 PM, Village Hall

8/3 - NHN MEETING
6:00 PM, Village Hall

8/14 - VILLAGE BOARD MEETING
7:00 PM, Village Hall

8/28 - 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...
18th -
Sandy Lasco
31st - Matthew Grimes
Happy Anniversary to...
2nd -
Donna & Glenn Gates



Happy Birthday to...
4th -
Shirley Leader
30th - Richard Arendarczyk
Happy Anniversary to...
3rd -
Fran & Terry Counley
6th - Chelsea & Devin Predmore
27th - Becky & Mike Fritz
 
NEWSLETTER CONTACTS
New people are moving into the neighborhood all the time.  If you have a new neighbor that would like to receive the newsletter, have them contact the office and we will add them to our list.







 
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