How to know your growing old:
Did You Know:
December 26th, 1620: The Pilgrims reached Plymouth, Mass., aboard the Mayflower after setting out from England on Sept. 16. The Company consisted of 41 men and their families.
December 19th, 1732: Poor Richard's Almanack was first published by Benjamin Franklin at Philadelphia, Pa. In Continuous publication for 25 years, Franklin's Almanack sold on average more than 10,000 copies yearly and thus was one of the most popular writings of colonial America.
December 28th, 1833: St. Louis University was charted in St. Louis, Mo., under Catholic auspices. It had been founded in 1818. It was the first Catholic university west of the Alleghenies.
December 7th, 1942: The wartime phrase 'praise the Lord and pass the ammunition' was utterd by Howell M. Forgy, chaplain on the U.S. cruiser New Orleans, under attack at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. While sweating sailors kept up a continuing anti-aircraft barrage, he kept their spirits up with the phrase.
"I heard the bells on Christmas Day
- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
*** BINGO is always 1st and 3rd Tuesdays
*** YOGA is every Tuesday and Thursday at 4:00
The Carroll County Senior Center was established in May of 1998. We have 15 board members representing the Carroll County area. We are funded through Senior Real Estate Tax, NIAAA Grants, Donations by Organizations, Churches, Townships, Private Citizens, and also sales of Crafts and paper recycle.
A Place where you can come for information, assistance, and Fun !!!!
Browse our Crafters Store
Browse our Book and Puzzle Selection
Play a Game of Pool
Run / Walk on our treadmill
Ride the stationary bike
Carroll County Senior Services
306 N Main St.
Mt. Carroll, IL 61053
Hours: Monday thru Friday 8:00 AM to 1:00 PM