Did You Know:
Mar. 25th, 1634: Maryland Day, the state holiday, commemorates the landing of the first colonists on St. Clement's Island.
Mar. 17th, 1737: The first celebration of St. Patrick's Day outside the confines of the Roman Catholic Church was held in Boston by the Charitable Irish Society, which had been founded that year. The Friendly Sons of St. Patrick in New York City followed suit in 1784.
Mar. 10th, 1775: Daniel Boone began blazing the Widerness Road, from Fort Chiswell in Shenandoah Valley of Virginia, southwest then west through the Cumberland Gap into Kentucky and to the Ohio R., where Boone established a fort and terminal station he named Boonesborough. Although the Wilderness Road was for many years the main route for western traffic, it was not improved for wagon traffic until 1795.
Mar. 16th, 1802: The U.S. Military Academy at West Point, N.Y., was established by Congress. The academy opened officially on July 4.
Mar. 4th, 1869: Ulysses S. Grant was inaugurated president of the United States. The 18th president, Grant served two terms.
Irish Toasts and Blessings:
May your Pockets be heavy and your heart be light, may good luck pursue you each and every night.
May you live as long as you want, and never want as long as you live.
May the Lord keep you in His hand and never close his fist to tight.
May your neighbors respect you, trouble neglect you, the angels protect you, and heaven accept you.
*** 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