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  • Efforts to boost independent living continue

    By Pam Heavens — Executive Director, Will-Grundy Center for Independent Living With the basketball season heating up, seems that the timing is right to consider pro hockey player Wayne Gretzky’s words: You miss 100 percent of the shots you never ...
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  • Our Office Will Re-Open on January 27 at 8:00 a.m.

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  • 2011 Resident Christmas Party

    Residents at Saratoga Tower enjoyed a great meal catered by R Place of Morris on the evening of December 9, 2011. The meal was sponsored and paid for by Saratoga Tower Resident Council, using funds collected from the laundry facility in the building. Here...
  • Children's Mental Health Awareness Day

    Today is Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day! Following are some statistics that highlight the need for providing behavioral health supports to children and adolescents through our communities and schools…Please take a moment today to read thro...
  • Roth and Rezin to Sponsor Community Events

    State Representative Pam Roth (R-Morris) has announced upcoming dates for her local Senior Health Fair and Children’s Health and Safety Fair being sponsored jointly with State Senator Sue Rezin (R-Morris). Details are as follows: Rep. Pam Roth & Se...
  • Road Block

    The Grundy County Housing Authority is very proud to partner with the Will Grundy Center for Independent Living ; their Morris Office is located at Saratatoga Tower, 1700 Newton Place, Morris, IL 60450.  Check out some of the great work they're doing rig...
  • ‘Hands for Homes’

    By: Christina Chapman - cchapman@morrisdailyherald.com Program seeks help rehabbing Saratoga Tower apartments For decades, the Grundy County Housing Authority has provided stable and comfortable homes for those in the community who need them most ...
  • Hands for Homes

    Hands for Homes For over 33 years Saratoga Tower has been providing homes for seniors and people with disabilities in Grundy County. With an average household income of $12,000.00 a year, many of our neighbors who live there simply have nowhere else...
  • Computer Networking

    By: Heidi Terry-Litchfield - hlitchfield@morrisdailyherald.com Anna Hall of Connected Living explains to Mazon Park Place residents the 12-week computer courses to be offered at the facility through a grant-fund program that is alr...
  • GCHA putting stimulus money to necessary use

    By Heidi Terry-Litchfield - hlitchfield@morrisdailyherald.com Comments (No comments posted) | Add Comments Workers from IWS caulk between the concrete slabs that make up the walls, floors and ceilings of resident apartments at Saratoga Tower...
  • Baker Knows Importance of Giving

    By Heidi Terry-Litchfield - hlitchfield@morrisdailyherald.com Larry Baker rides his bicycle near Saratoga Tower in Morris. Formerly homeless, Baker found a job, received his bicycle through a donation to We Care of Grundy County, and has s...
  • Farm Fair will continue to support community

    By Christina Chapman - cchapman@morrisdailyherald.com First Midwest Bank employees, from left, Corrie Sistek, Amanda Anderson, Cheryl Tesdal and Ruth Ann Foehringer pause for a photograph while serving a meal at Farm Fair. The bank-spon...
  • Serenada Highlights WGCIL's Local Stylings

    By Heidi Terry-Litchfield - hlitchfield@morrisdailyherald.com JOLIET – As summer winds down, Will-Grundy Center for Independent Living was winding up Saturday Night with its 15th annual Summer Serenade. The center, over the last few years, has ste...
  • What is That?

    This short film has much to teach us.   ...
  • Happy Independence Day!

    Our office will be closed July 3, 2009, in recognition of Independence Day Have a Great Holiday!...
  • Summer jobs on the stimulus

    Created: Thursday, July 2, 2009 11:04 a.m. CDT Updated: Thursday, July 2, 2009 3:20 p.m. CDT By Jo Ann Hustis Congresswoman Debbie Halvorson, D-Crete, talks with Allen Wise and Keith Latimer at Saratoga Tower in Morris Thursda...
  • City Approves $10,000.00 grant for pumps

    By Christina Chapman - Herald Correspondent During a time when everyone could use a little help, the city of Morris is doing its part to help the residents of Saratoga Tower. The city council approved Monday giving Saratoga Tower a $10,000 grant to help ...
  • Just Doing Our Job

    By Heidi Terry-Litchfield - hlitchfield@morrisdailyherald.com William Hamilton is no hero. If you ask him, he'll gladly tell you that. In 1942, Hamilton was in the first contingency of soldiers under age 21 from Grundy County. The original draftee...