News from around Manteno
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration
A Day On -Not A Day Off! A Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. celebration will honor the life and work of famed civil rights leader, on Monday, January 20, at the Center for Performing Arts at Governors State University, in University Park. The keynote speaker for the celebration will be Congresswoman Robin Kelly of the 2nd Congressional District. Voter registration also will take place. Doors open at 10:30 a. m., with the program beginning at 11 a. m.
Eligible for the license plate discount? Contact Senior Assistance for details at 708-258-6917, or drop by St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church, 511 N. Conrad in Peotone on Thursday, January 16, from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Senior Assistance staff can get residents a refund and enroll them in the Benefit Access Application program (formerly Circuit Breaker) if he/she is a senior or disabled.
Trinity Church Recovery Ministry
A 12-Step Recovery Program with a Biblical Perspective
Trinity Church has a recovery ministry, "Celebrate Recovery - Support Group," for those struggling with addictions.
The group meets each Monday from 7 - 8 p.m., at Trinity House - 26900 South Will-Center Road in Monee.
Group leaders are experienced people who have gone through their own period of recovery and have a deep understanding of what others are going through. The meetings are sure to encourage attendees and provide confidence. It is understood that recovery can be quite hard, and organizers will do their best to make all feel welcome. Refreshments will be served.
For additional information or to register, call 708-534-9084. The office is open Monday through Friday, from 9 a.m. to noon. An answering machine is available after hours.
*January 28: School Board Meeting, 6:30 p.m., High school library
*February 3: Manteno PTO, 7 p.m., Elementary school library
Very special happy birthday wishes to:
January 17: Elizabeth Turner
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