Monthly Archives: March 2016

Spring Clean-up & Shredding Week

The Carroll County Housing Authority has scheduled a Spring Clean-up & Shredding Week for April 25 – 29, 2016.  The housing authority will pick up, and dispose of any household items (furniture, TVs, electrical items, tires, etc.) at no charge to the tenant. In addition, the housing authority will be accepting any paper materials that tenants would like to have shredded at no charge. Please contact the housing authority office at 815-273-7081 to schedule a time to have your items picked up during the week of April 25 – 29, 2016.

Carroll County TRIAD Scam Presentation

Randy Craft, an officer with the Lanark, IL Police Department, will be facilitating a presentation on “Scams Targeting the Elderly.” This presentation is open to the public, and will be held on Tuesday, April 12, 2016, beginning at 9:30 a.m. in the Dining Room at Big Meadows Nursing Home, 1000 Longmoor Avenue, Savanna, IL.

Every day, seniors throughout Illinois fall prey to smooth-talking con artists who call them up and tell all kinds of convincing stories to get their money. Mr. Craft will discuss some of the common warning signs of telephone scams, as well as, scams via e-mail or letters you may receive in the mail asking for personal data such as your: Social Security Number, Birth Date, Mother’s Maiden Name, or Bank Account Information.

This program was coordinated by Carroll County TRIAD, an organization committed to enhance the crime safety of older adults by reducing criminal victimization through cooperative strategies,
planning, and programming.

April Happenings


What Where When
Bingo Mest Manor April 4th & April 18th @ 1pm
Board Game/Card Club Mest Manor April 9th @ 6:30 pm
Pest Control All Units April 15th @ 9:00 am
Annual Board Meeting Mest Manor April 19th @ 1:45 pm
Regular Board Meeting Mest Manor April 19th @ 2:00 pm
Quarterly Unit Inspections Maple Lane April 22nd @ 1:00pm
Tenant Meeting Mest Manor April 26th @ 10am & 2:00 pm
Tenant Meeting Maple Lane April 28th @ 2:30 pm