Category Archives: News & Announcements

City of Savanna Wacker Road Project

The City of Savanna has announced that the Wacker Road sewer/water/road project is scheduled to begin this year. The Carroll County Housing Authority is working closely with the City of Savanna and the engineering company, MSA, to alleviate as much construction issues with our residents at Maple Lane and Carroll Apartments. We will be notifying these residents of meetings to be held in the near future as the Wacker Road project official start date is announced. Watch for future articles in this newsletter, as well as, memos on meeting dates and times.

Simplify Your Life by Clearing the Clutter

The University of Illinois Extension office will be offering a complimentary healthy living program exclusively for our Carroll County Housing Authority residents. Please join University of Illinois Educator, Karla Belzer, for an open discussion on how to “Simplify Your Life by Clearing the Clutter.”

DATE:  Wednesday, February 27, 2019

TIME:  1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

LOCATION:  Mest Manor Dining Room (525 Third Street)

Does the clutter in your house cause you stress? Do you have at least one room that is off limits to company? Is the clutter a cause for conflict with other family members? Do you want less clutter but you are too overwhelmed to begin? Many of us struggle to keep up with the clutter in our lives. If this sounds like you or someone you know, come and learn ways to   organize your life in order to de-clutter and reduce stress. We hope to see you there!

Great River Outreach (GRO) Fit for Life Workshops & Discovering the Arts Series

The Great River Outreach is offering a hand-up in life — and also free Fit For Life Workshops and Discovering the Arts Series in February 2019. No registration is required for the classes, which take place at The Table, located next to Poopy’s at New Unity and Deliverance Worship Center at 926 Viaduct Road.

Feb. 5: Now is the Best Time to Find A Job. Learn the BEST way to find a job, or find a   better job from Judy Fitzpatrick, representative of BEST Incorporated. Ms. Fitzpatrick can offer career tips and help with resumes.

Feb. 12: Understanding Diabetes with Trudy. Learn what to watch for, and how to lower your risk factors. Get practical information you can use, as well as, have your blood sugar level tested.

Feb. 19: Cooking with Parson Bob. Everyone is welcome to come along and learn how to make your own pasta from scratch. Then turn that into fabulous inexpensive meals.

Feb. 26: The Bible — God’s Owner’s Manual. Let Pastor Gary be your guide to what the Bible has to say about living a peaceful and joy-filled life. It’s all right there in the Scriptures.

Feb. 7: Lantern Crafting – With Fayellen. Learn how to take a plain piece of paper and turn it into something special — even a Chinese Lantern!

Feb. 14: Crafting Napkin Roses – With Cindie. Learn how to take a plain paper napkin and turn it into something special — even a Rose for your Valentine!

Feb. 21: Acrylic Painting – With Cindie. Paint like the pros and create a similar painting or your own masterpiece using acrylic paints on a framed canvas.

Feb. 28: Popsicle Sticks Painting with Cindie. Let Cindie show you how to take an other lick from the popsicle stick. Art comes in all forms…