Happy April everyone!
All the elections are behind us, so we are
celebrating Spring and Easter this month with images that
bring back many wonderful memories from our own childhoods.
We have several Easter Egg events that your little ones will
enjoy, and even one that welcomes "kids of all ages".

Boy Scout Troop 1899 is hosting a "Glo Bingo" this month, this
is a fund raiser to send the boys to summer camp this year at
Camp Crooked Creek in Kentucky. The City Temple
Vendor & Craft Fair will be in full swing later on this month, and the
AMVETS are hosting their "All You Can Eat Breakfast" again, you
do not want to miss this!  "TheOdd Couple" will be at the
Alfresco Art Center, check out the dates and times.
The Community Care Center is looking for volunteers to help on
Saturday, April 29.

Remember, new announcements are added at the bottom of the
home page when we receive them, so check back often to see
what's happening.
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Healthy Kids Day is designed to provide all kids more
opportunities to stay active and grow in spirit, mind and
body.  Families are invited to come together at the YMCA for
activities that teach good health & foster connections
through fitness, sports, fun and healthy habits.
Saturday, April 29 at the YMCA . 451 Niedringhaus Avenue
Granite City History
Rev. Peter Kaenders - minister of St. Mark's
Catholic Church in Venice, Illinois. He purchased
ground from the Methodist Church for the St.
Mark's Cemetery, he later puchased the New
Methodist Cemetery.
Rev. Kaenders also purchased the Lutheran
Hospital and re-established it as St. Elizabeth's
Hospital of Granite City, IL - now known as the
Gateway Medical Center.
Rev. Kaenders was born September 28, 1856
in the Rhein Province of Germany.  He died
September 21, 1921 in Granite City, IL.  He is
buried in the now defunt St. Mark's Cemetery.
"Looking Back At Granite City Heritage
1801-1993" by Georgia Engelke
Join us at the
Community Care Center
1818 Cleveland Boulevard
on Saturday, April 29th
to help us organize our clothing
loft and  food pantry

Please plan to meet at the
center at 9 am,
sign up in the foyer please
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