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Thornton Township
August 29, 2015 at 7:58 am

Thornton Township shared their photo.

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Facebook IconAugust 27, 2015 at 3:06 pm

Thornton Township updated their cover photo.

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Facebook IconAugust 25, 2015 at 12:31 pm

Thornton Township added 170 new photos to the album: The Taste of Thornton Township 2015.

On Saturday, August 22nd, Thornton Township hosted the annual Taste of Thornton Township. The free community event invited residents to come sample local food and craft vendors, bingo, free back-to-school haircuts, dancing and entertainment, kids’ rides, and live music.

Dozens of young kids started their day with the Princess and Superhero Breakfast. Cinderella, Elsa, Jasmin, Tiana, Batman, and Spider-Man visited the children and posed for photos.

Live entertainment included the Thornton Township Youth Mexican Dancers, Tango Street Dance Studio, Free 2 Dance line dancing, the Chicago Boyz Acrobats, Michael Jackson tribute artist Rico, Nostalgia, Past Life, and headliner Harold Melvin's Blue Notes. The Taste MC was radio host Darryll King of WYCA 102.3 FM and WSRB 106.3 FM.

Supervisor Frank M. Zuccarelli spoke to the crowd on the importance of knowing your neighbors and improving the community. Supervisor Zuccarelli introduced all the local elected officials in attendance and encouraged residents to learn about candidates and get involved in local elections.

A special thank you to sponsors, Blueberry Field Pancake House & Restaurant, Burger King, Excel Printing & Mailing, Jimbooos’ Restaurant and Catering, Ma’ Dear Home Services, Inc., MB Financial Bank, Mr. Submarine, Nicor Gas, Sam’s Club, School District 205, and Walt’s Food Centers for their support.

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The Taste of Thornton Township 2015

On Saturday, August 22nd, Thornton Township hosted the annual Taste of Thornton Township. The free community event invited residents to come sample local food and craft vendors, bingo, free back-to-school haircuts, dancing and entertainment, kids’ rides, and live music.

Dozens of young kids started their day with the Princess and Superhero Breakfast. Cinderella, Elsa, Jasmin, Tiana, Batman, and Spider-Man visited the children and posed for photos.

Live entertainment included the Thornton Township Youth Mexican Dancers, Tango Street Dance Studio, Free 2 Dance line dancing, the Chicago Boyz Acrobats, Michael Jackson tribute artist Rico, Nostalgia, Past Life, and headliner Harold Melvin's Blue Notes. The Taste MC was radio host Darryll King of WYCA 102.3 FM and WSRB 106.3 FM.

Supervisor Frank M. Zuccarelli spoke to the crowd on the importance of knowing your neighbors and improving the community. Supervisor Zuccarelli introduced all the local elected officials in attendance and encouraged residents to learn about candidates and get involved in local elections.

A special thank you to sponsors, Blueberry Field Pancake House & Restaurant, Burger King, Excel Printing & Mailing, Jimbooos’ Restaurant and Catering, Ma’ Dear Home Services, Inc., MB Financial Bank, Mr. Submarine, Nicor Gas, Sam’s Club, School District 205, and Walt’s Food Centers for their support.

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Facebook IconAugust 24, 2015 at 3:24 pm

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Thornton Township
August 21, 2015 at 2:44 pm

Thornton Township shared their photo.

Remember, the annual Taste of Thornton Township is tomorrow!

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The annual Taste of Thornton Township is coming! Join us Saturday, August 22nd for a full day of family fun, food, music, and community building! Spread the word!

Thornton Township
Facebook IconAugust 20, 2015 at 10:18 am

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Free Adult Education Registration Days Coming Soon to South Suburban College and Community Sites...

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SOUTH HOLLAND, IL–South Suburban College’s Division of Adult Education is offering a wide range of opportunities for adults to build the basic skills required for success. Adult Basic Education (ABE) helps men and women whose skill levels are below the ninth grade. ABE students improve their skills…

Thornton Township
August 17, 2015 at 3:32 pm

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Val Warner of ABC 7's Windy City LIVE joined us last week at the Food Assistance Center. Here she is talking about her visit on the air this morning!

Thornton Township
August 17, 2015 at 2:34 pm

The Thornton Township Assessor's Office will be holding Property Tax Forums to give residents a better understanding of the appeal process. The forums are free and residents only need to bring their property tax bill.

Friday, August 21, 2015 @ 6:30pm
South Suburban College
Kindig Performing Arts Auditorium
15800 S. State Street, South Holland

Monday, August 31, 2015 @ 6:30pm
Thornton Township Hall – Lower Level
333 East 162nd Street, South Holland, IL

Wednesday, September 2, 2015 @ 6:30pm
St. John the Baptist Catholic Church
15810 Emerald Ave, Harvey, IL

Thursday, September 3, 2015 @ 6:30pm
Thornton Township Senior Center
1420 Huntington Drive, Calumet City, IL

Wednesday, September 9, 2015 @ 6:30pm
City Council Chambers – Calumet City
204 Pulaski Road, Calumet City, IL

Thornton Township
Facebook IconAugust 17, 2015 at 2:04 pm

Val Warner of ABC 7's Windy City LIVE joined us last week at the Food Assistance Center. Here she is talking about her visit on the air this morning!

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Val Warner's visit to Thornton Township

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August 13, 2015 at 8:13 pm

Thornton Township shared their album.

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The Thornton Township General Assistance Department participated in a unique opportunity to better serve and connect with residents receiving General Assistance. The entire department staff filled the roles usually assigned to clients in the Workfare program at the Food Assistance Center, located at 15340 Page Ave, Harvey, from 9am to 5pm on Wednesday, August 12th. Thornton Township General Assistance staff prepared and served food boxes to clients as a way of showing gratitude and solidarity for the Workfare members’ help. General Assistance Manager Troy O’Quin said of the event, “By doing this our General Assistance staff can gain a better appreciation for what our clients experience on a weekly basis.”

ABC 7's 'Windy City LIVE' co-host Val Warner, along with her children Zoe and Max, stopped by to volunteer and learn more about Thornton Township General Assistance

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Facebook IconAugust 12, 2015 at 4:00 pm

Thornton Township added 13 new photos to the album: General Assistance Employee Service Day.

The Thornton Township General Assistance Department participated in a unique opportunity to better serve and connect with residents receiving General Assistance. The entire department staff filled the roles usually assigned to clients in the Workfare program at the Food Assistance Center, located at 15340 Page Ave, Harvey, from 9am to 5pm on Wednesday, August 12th. Thornton Township General Assistance staff prepared and served food boxes to clients as a way of showing gratitude and solidarity for the Workfare members’ help. General Assistance Manager Troy O’Quin said of the event, “By doing this our General Assistance staff can gain a better appreciation for what our clients experience on a weekly basis.”

ABC 7's 'Windy City LIVE' co-host Val Warner, along with her children Zoe and Max, stopped by to volunteer and learn more about Thornton Township General Assistance

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General Assistance Employee Service Day

The Thornton Township General Assistance Department participated in a unique opportunity to better serve and connect with residents receiving General Assistance. The entire department staff filled the roles usually assigned to clients in the Workfare program at the Food Assistance Center, located at 15340 Page Ave, Harvey, from 9am to 5pm on Wednesday, August 12th. Thornton Township General Assistance staff prepared and served food boxes to clients as a way of showing gratitude and solidarity for the Workfare members’ help. General Assistance Manager Troy O’Quin said of the event, “By doing this our General Assistance staff can gain a better appreciation for what our clients experience on a weekly basis.”

ABC 7's 'Windy City LIVE' co-host Val Warner, along with her children Zoe and Max, stopped by to volunteer and learn more about Thornton Township General Assistance

Thornton Township
Facebook IconAugust 11, 2015 at 12:03 pm

Senior Health Fair - Monday, August 24th

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Thornton Township
Facebook IconAugust 3, 2015 at 11:38 am

The annual Taste of Thornton Township is coming! Join us Saturday, August 22nd for a full day of family fun, food, music, and community building! Spread the word!

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Thornton Township
Facebook IconAugust 3, 2015 at 11:36 am

Thornton Township updated their cover photo.

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Thornton Township
Facebook IconAugust 3, 2015 at 10:33 am

Thornton Township added 32 new photos to the album: 4th Annual World's Largest Steppers' Family Cook-out & Bar-B-Que.

Thornton Township was a major sponsor in this year's Steppers event at Green Lake in Calumet City. Despite the heat, hundreds of steppers came out and enjoyed the day of dancing, food, and entertainment.

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4th Annual World's Largest Steppers' Family Cook-out & Bar-B-Que

Thornton Township was a major sponsor in this year's Steppers event at Green Lake in Calumet City. Despite the heat, hundreds of steppers came out and enjoyed the day of dancing, food, and entertainment.

Thornton Township
Facebook IconAugust 3, 2015 at 10:10 am

Thornton Township added 8 new photos to the album: Phoenix Fest Parade - 8-1-15.

Thornton Township's float was a part of the parade leading to this year's Phoenix Fest

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Phoenix Fest Parade - 8-1-15

Thornton Township's float was a part of the parade leading to this year's Phoenix Fest

Thornton Township
Facebook IconAugust 3, 2015 at 9:47 am

Thornton Township added 21 new photos to the album: Day in the Park - Burnham - 7-31-15.

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 - Burnham - 7-31-15

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

Thornton Township
Facebook IconAugust 1, 2015 at 9:17 am

After the horrific events of June 17th at the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina, the families of the victims, the church, and the community showed incredible strength, unity, and integrity as they called for peace and forgiveness in the face of unfathomable violence. Thornton Township and Supervisor Frank M. Zuccarelli encourage you to visit this website, read the letter from the Supervisor, and sign the petition to give the community of Charleston consideration for the Nobel Peace Prize. #NobelPeacePrizeForCharleston

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Nobel Peace Prize For Charleston

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On a quiet evening in June, inside a church in Charleston, SC, nine people were murdered – shockingly shot to death while attending bible study.

Thornton Township
Facebook IconJuly 31, 2015 at 12:24 pm

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National Night Out With Police

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Thornton Township
July 31, 2015 at 12:24 pm

Thornton Township shared Calumet Memorial Park District's photo.

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July 30, 2015 at 5:14 pm

Thornton Township shared their album.

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Members of the Thornton Township Youth & Family Services Summer Enrichment Program visited the Food Assistance Center on Thursday, July 30th. General Assistance Manager Troy O'Quin informed the kids on the importance of the food assisnce program, took them a tour of the facility, and gave them the opportunity to help prepare meal boxes for those in need in our community.

For more information on Youth & Family Services call 708-596-6040 ext 2000

For more information on General Assistance call 708-596-6040 ext 3134

Thornton Township
Facebook IconJuly 30, 2015 at 2:43 pm

Thornton Township added 9 new photos to the album: Summer Enrichment Program - Food Assistance Center Visit.

Members of the Thornton Township Youth & Family Services Summer Enrichment Program visited the Food Assistance Center on Thursday, July 30th. General Assistance Manager Troy O'Quin informed the kids on the importance of the food assisnce program, took them a tour of the facility, and gave them the opportunity to help prepare meal boxes for those in need in our community.

For more information on Youth & Family Services call 708-596-6040 ext 2000

For more information on General Assistance call 708-596-6040 ext 3134

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Summer Enrichment Program - Food Assistance Center Visit

Members of the Thornton Township Youth & Family Services Summer Enrichment Program visited the Food Assistance Center on Thursday, July 30th. General Assistance Manager Troy O'Quin informed the kids on the importance of the food assisnce program, took them a tour of the facility, and gave them the opportunity to help prepare meal boxes for those in need in our community.

For more information on Youth & Family Services call 708-596-6040 ext 2000

For more information on General Assistance call 708-596-6040 ext 3134

Thornton Township
Facebook IconJuly 30, 2015 at 12:37 pm

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Changing lives

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Thornton Township is changing lives one person at a time

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Facebook IconJuly 29, 2015 at 10:51 am

The World's Largest Steppers Family Cook-Out & Bar-B-Que is this coming Sunday!

The line-up includes Waajid Muhammad, Yemi Marie, Tony James, DJ Ken, Magnum Force, Sam Chatman, Q Harper, T L Williams, 'Slique' Jay Adams, Casper and a surpise special guest!

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Thornton Township
Facebook IconJuly 27, 2015 at 3:46 pm

Thornton Township added 27 new photos to the album: Day in the Park - South Holland - 7-24-15.

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 - South Holland - 7-24-15

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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