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Village of McCullom Lake
January/February 2018 Newsletter
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The Village office will be closed on the following dates:
*Monday, Jan. 1st  for New Years Day*
*Monday, Jan. 15th for Martin Luther King Day*
*Monday, Feb. 19th for President's Day*



Wishing a healthy, happy, and prosperous 2018 for everyone!
 

SHOP WITH A COP

McCullom Lake Police Officers, Henry Campos and Greg McCulloch, participated in the 2017 Christmas Shop With A Cop Program at Meijer's. It appears that a good time was had by all! 
Thank you, Greg and Henry for making Christmas merry and bright for these kids.

 

CONGRATULATIONS!

Join us in congratulating resident Hunter Goessele on his graduation from the United States Air Force on Dec. 1, 2017
We are all proud of you, Hunter!

 

2018 VEHICLE STICKERS ARE HERE 

Available for purchase at the Village Hall
Cars - $20.00
Trucks with "B" plates - $25.00
Trucks with "D" plates - $50.00
For any other vehicles (trucks with over "D" plates, busses, motorhomes, etc.), check rates at the Village Hall.
$5.00 Discount for Senior Citizens
Stickers must be displayed by midnight, March 31st

 

Village of McCullom Lake's
Community Resource Outreach

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.


Coming up...
McCullom Lake's
PrepareAthon!

Saturday, January 20, 2018
10 AM - Noon at the Village Hall

How to Prepare for a
Winter Storm

*Hear from community leaders & guest speakers
*Learn about severe weather hazards
*Build your own preparedness kit
*Sign up for free weather alerts
*Learn hands on CPR
*Set up a family communication plan
*On site professionals to answer questions
*Free first aid kits (while supplies last)

#PrepareAthon
www.voml.org

 


 

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...





FROGGY'S
22nd ANNUAL
ICE FISHING DERBY

Saturday, February 3rd

Watch for more information
coming soon!
Flyers will be available at the Village Hall

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HELPING HANDS 
OF MCCULLOM LAKE
The Helping Hands Youth Group has teamed up with the non-profit organization, Project Night Night. 
The group has assembled comfort bags to be distributed to children who have experienced a traumatic event in their lives. 
Each bag contains a fleece throw, a stuffed animal, book, bubbles, stickers, toothbrush, toothpaste, floss, lotion and love!


 

UPCOMING EVENTS

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

1/18 - POT LUCK DINNER
6:30 PM, Village Hall
Bring a generous dish to pass, tableware and a beverage.

1/20 - McCULLOM LAKE PREPARE-ATHON

10 AM - Noon, Village Hall
 
1/25 - SEWER PAYMENTS DUE
Payments due by 4 PM 

2/3 - FROGGY'S FISHING DERBY
 Village Hall

2/15 - POT LUCK DINNER
6:30 PM, Village Hall

2/26 - SEWER PAYMENTS DUE
Payments due by 4 PM 
 

UPCOMING MEETINGS

1/8 - NHN MEETING
6:00 PM, Village Hall

1/9 - VILLAGE BOARD MEETING
7:00 PM, Village Hall

1/23 - VILLAGE BOARD MEETING 
7:00 PM, Village Hall

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

2/13 - VILLAGE BOARD MEETING
7:00 PM, Village Hall

2/27 - VILLAGE BOARD MEETING

7:00 PM, Village Hall
 

Other Local Events & Links


McHenry Township
General Website: www.mchenrytownship.com

Recycling Event
McHenry Township Bldg.
 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...
4th - Marilyn Shepit
18th - Martha Walter
20th - Laura Arendarczyk



Happy Anniversary to...
11th -  Pam & Dave Plencner
Happy Birthday to...
3rd -  Terry Counley
              Greg McCulloch
9th -  Nathan Bush-Druml
17th - Carter Bitterman
20th - Pam Plencner
23rd - Lindsay Bitterman

 

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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