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Facebook IconJune 29, 2015 at 2:49 pm

Thornton Township added 15 new photos to the album: Special Services Fishing Derby 6-27-15.

The Thornton Township Special Services Department hosted a fishing derby at Erfert Park in Lansing on Saturday, June 27th.

Even though the fish weren't biting, Special Services clients enjoyed some relaxing time in the sun, a cook-out lunch, crafts, bingo, and music.

For more information on the Special Services Department please call 708-596-6040 Ext 3164

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Special Services Fishing Derby 6-27-15

The Thornton Township Special Services Department hosted a fishing derby at Erfert Park in Lansing on Saturday, June 27th.

Even though the fish weren't biting, Special Services clients enjoyed some relaxing time in the sun, a cook-out lunch, crafts, bingo, and music.

For more information on the Special Services Department please call 708-596-6040 Ext 3164

Thornton Township
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Another round of senior computer classes are coming. If you or a senior you know might benefit from these courses please share.

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Thornton Township
Facebook IconJune 23, 2015 at 10:50 am

Senior Patriotic Party - Monday, July 6th

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Thornton Township
Facebook IconJune 23, 2015 at 10:07 am

Governors State University is hosting a FREE Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Resource and Awareness Fair, Wednesday, July 29th. Follow the link to register.

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ADA Resource & Awareness Fair

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This event is an opportunity for families, students, and employers to learn about services and programs that local, regional, and state agencies provide for our local individuals that require alternative accommodations in our community.

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Facebook IconJune 10, 2015 at 9:53 am

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Gallery: Thornton Township Special Services Prom : Digital Exclusives: Photo Galleries

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All photos shot by Times Correspondent Carrie Steinweg.

Thornton Township
Facebook IconJune 9, 2015 at 3:05 pm

Thornton Township added 25 new photos to the album: Day in the Park - Dolton - 6-4-15.

Thornton Township's Senior/Youth and Family Services Department organizes free picnics for residents of township communities. These events give residents an opportunity to enjoy a day at the park with their neighbors as well as meet their elected officials. Residents were invited via postcards to these picnics nearly every weekend all summer, so check the mail for the invite to the Day in the Park in your community!

For more information on the Youth and Family Services Department please call (708) 596-6040 Ext. 2000

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Day in the Park - Dolton - 6-4-15

Thornton Township's Senior/Youth and Family Services Department organizes free picnics for residents of township communities. These events give residents an opportunity to enjoy a day at the park with their neighbors as well as meet their elected officials. Residents were invited via postcards to these picnics nearly every weekend all summer, so check the mail for the invite to the Day in the Park in your community!

For more information on the Youth and Family Services Department please call (708) 596-6040 Ext. 2000

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Thornton Township added a new photo.

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Facebook IconJune 1, 2015 at 10:43 am

Thornton Township added 19 new photos to the album: Day in the Park - South Holland - May 29th, 2015.

Thornton Township's Senior/Youth and Family Services Department organizes free picnics for residents of township communities. These events give residents an opportunity to enjoy a day at the park with their neighbors as well as meet their elected officials. Residents were invited via postcards to these picnics nearly every weekend all summer, so check the mail for the invite to the Day in the Park in your community!

For more information on the Youth and Family Services Department please call (708) 596-6040 Ext. 2000

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Day in the Park - South Holland - May 29th, 2015

Thornton Township's Senior/Youth and Family Services Department organizes free picnics for residents of township communities. These events give residents an opportunity to enjoy a day at the park with their neighbors as well as meet their elected officials. Residents were invited via postcards to these picnics nearly every weekend all summer, so check the mail for the invite to the Day in the Park in your community!

For more information on the Youth and Family Services Department please call (708) 596-6040 Ext. 2000

Thornton Township
Facebook IconMay 26, 2015 at 11:34 am

Thornton Township added 18 new photos to the album: Memorial Day parades - South Holland & Thornton.

Elected officials, employees, volunteers, and residents paraded with the Thornton Township float during the Memorial Day parades in South Holland and Thornton.

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Memorial Day parades - South Holland & Thornton

Elected officials, employees, volunteers, and residents paraded with the Thornton Township float during the Memorial Day parades in South Holland and Thornton.

Thornton Township
Facebook IconMay 26, 2015 at 10:23 am

The General Assistance department is taking steps to decrease unemployment in Thornton Township.

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Thornton Twp. jobs program takes new approach

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Thornton Township has launched a new job assistance program, partnering with K&G Fashion Superstore in Lansing to help clients acquire job interview apparel, according to a release from the township.

Thornton Township
May 26, 2015 at 9:24 am

Thornton Township shared Lansing Community.net's album.

Great images from the Thornton Township Special Services Prom 2015!

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Photos by Carrie Steinweg | Times Correspondent

Thornton Township
May 23, 2015 at 6:19 am

Thornton Township shared Faces of the Region's photo.

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Michael Taylor, while attending the Thornton Township Special Needs Prom at St. Michael's Serbian Social Center in Lansing.

How many of these proms have you been to?
"I've been coming to the dances since Thursday, March 21, 1992. I have never missed an event."

What do you like best about the prom?
"I love the girls wearing the gowns and the men wearing the tuxedos, but mostly what I love is the live band."

Are you going to do some dancing?
"Oh, you better believe it!"

Thornton Township
Facebook IconMay 21, 2015 at 11:38 am

WWII veterans are eligable for a free trip to Washington DC

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Facebook IconMay 20, 2015 at 11:58 am

Thornton Township added 46 new photos to the album: Senior Derby Party - 5-18-15.

The Thornton Township Senior Services Department hosted a Senior Derby Party on Monday, May 18th. The horse racing themed party included a faux race bet, hat contest, and live music.

For more information on Senior Services please call 708-596-6040 Ext 3170

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Senior Derby Party - 5-18-15

The Thornton Township Senior Services Department hosted a Senior Derby Party on Monday, May 18th. The horse racing themed party included a faux race bet, hat contest, and live music.

For more information on Senior Services please call 708-596-6040 Ext 3170

Thornton Township
Facebook IconMay 20, 2015 at 11:22 am

Thornton Township added 38 new photos to the album: Community Job Fair 2015.

Thornton Township in partnership with South Suburban College held the annual Community Job Fair on Tuesday May 19th at the South Suburban College Fitness Center. Co-sponsors included Congresswoman Robin Kelly, City of Calumet City, Village of Riverdale, Village of Phoenix, and the Village of South Holland.

Over 30 employers were on-site to meet the hundreds of job seekers in attendance.

This year a new program was innitiated to help Thornton Township General Assistance clients be better prepared for seeking employment. Over 100 clients were provided 'interview ready' clothing and resume writting assistance in preparation for the Job Fair.

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Community Job Fair 2015

Thornton Township in partnership with South Suburban College held the annual Community Job Fair on Tuesday May 19th at the South Suburban College Fitness Center. Co-sponsors included Congresswoman Robin Kelly, City of Calumet City, Village of Riverdale, Village of Phoenix, and the Village of South Holland.

Over 30 employers were on-site to meet the hundreds of job seekers in attendance.

This year a new program was innitiated to help Thornton Township General Assistance clients be better prepared for seeking employment. Over 100 clients were provided 'interview ready' clothing and resume writting assistance in preparation for the Job Fair.

Thornton Township
Facebook IconMay 20, 2015 at 11:01 am

Thornton Township updated their cover photo.

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May 14, 2015 at 10:21 am

Thornton Township shared Calumet Memorial Park District's photo.

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May 7, 2015 at 3:40 pm

Thornton Township shared Village of South Holland's photo.

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Village of South Holland

JOBS!!!!

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