In light of the Governor’s recent public mandate, we are asking customers to please limit your visits to our office unless necessary. We have a payment drop box outside our front door of the brick office building where you can drop off payments or payments can be made online at https://www.mtco.com. Otherwise, please contact our office before you come.
You can call or email us: https://www.mtco.com/?main&contact. We will have the front door locked but will be prepared to help you after you have contacted us and made arrangements as to how we can assist you.
Thank you for your understanding and stay well!
Fidget Quilts are needed! These special quilts are used in our Memory Care program at Snyder Village to help calm anxiety. They can be a fun project to make and will be well used and well-loved by the Memory Care residents.
• 20” x 20” size - Made to fit in the lap of the Dementia or
• Washable by hand or in a pillowcase on gentle.
• Can feature zippers, ties, ribbon, strings, buttons, snaps,
closures, different textures - like stretchy, pom poms, buttons,
pockets, braids...you name it!
If you have any questions, contact Amanda at (309) 367-4300 ext. 180.
The MTHS tennis courts will be closed from April to August due to a construction project that is underway to replace the courts.
The courts were originally constructed in 2000 and resurfaced in 2013. After two decades, the usable lifespan of the facility has reached its end. The project is funded by budgeted expenditures from the 2019-2020 and 2020-2021 fiscal years. A facility assistance grant application has also been submitted to the United States Tennis Association (USTA).
To help avoid unnecessary calls that will eventually flood the dispatch center, The Metamora Police Department will NOT be enforcing Governor Pritzker’s mandatory face mask order that takes effect on May 1st. So please, if you see someone in public that is not wearing a mask do not call them.
However, they do anticipate local businesses following the governor’s order and they have every right to refuse service and/or not allow you inside if you are not wearing a mask. If you refuse to leave when asked, and the Metamora Police are called to that business because you are being unruly or refuse to leave, the officers will have no choice but to take enforcement action against you. It will be in the form of a trespassing or disorderly conduct charge. Simply put, if you do not want to wear a mask in a public place that requires it, then do not go there. The citizens of Metamora have done a great job during this entire pandemic so they ask for your continued patience during this time.
As this COVID-19 situation has evolved, the American Red Cross has seen blood drives cancelled across the country — when tragically, a blood shortage would only worsen the health care crisis we are currently facing. That’s why they are encouraging healthy, eligible individuals to donate blood. To find a blood drive or volunteer, visit www.redcross.org.
If you have extra items in your food pantry, please consider dropping some off at the Open Arms Food Pantry (1200 W. Mount Vernon Street in Metamora) during this time of need. Open Arms Food Pantry provides food for hungry people in Spring Bay, Riverview, Germantown Hills, Metamora and Washburn.
FREE 4-Day Preview
Enjoy another preview of HBO and Cinemax starting at 6:00 a.m. on Thursday, May 14th through midnight on Sunday, May 17th.
It’s all FREE for you to enjoy! Catch the biggest movies like Joker Movie, the best shows like StrikeBack.
Sign Up and Get Your First 30 Days FREE!
Sign up for HBO and/or Cinemax by May 31, 2020, and receive your first month FREE! Call MTCO today at 800-859-6826 or visit us at https://www.mtco.com to chat live or email.
You may have heard about hackers hijacking Zoom meetings with innapropriate material and other threats. Here are a few tips to keep your meetings safe and secure: https://www.zdnet.com/article/make-sure-your-zoom-meetings-are-safe-by-doing-these-10-things/?fbclid=IwAR00SQ6-b_QJw-zWUH3owgm2qti-O6JGDRCzXF7H9Bvnk0vtT8OmyxydHpE
Sunday, May 17th
8:00 p.m. – Snowpiercer (TNT)
Set more than seven years after the world has become a frozen wasteland, Snowpiercer centers on the remnants of humanity who inhabit a perpetually moving train, with 1001 cars, that circles the globe. Class warfare, social injustice and the politics of survival play out in this riveting television adaptation based on the critically acclaimed graphic novel series and film of the same name.
Tuesday, May 19th
9:00 p.m. – The Genetic Detective (ABC)
The show centers on genetic genealogist CeCe Moore as she works with police departments and crime scene DNA to trace the path of a violent criminal’s family tree and reveal their identity to help bring them to justice.
Enjoy FREE viewing of the following channels that are in the digiMAX SELECT & EXPANDED packages. If you do not currently have these channels in your TV package, they are now available until the time specified in the column to the right.
To access all available TV channels, press the Guide button on your remote control, then press the Blue button to toggle until “Showing All Channels” shows in the bottom left-hand corner of your screen.
For a full list of channel numbers, visit https://www.mtco.com/?main&support&channel_guide and click on your service area, then click on the tab “View as a PDF.”
Available until May 15th
FOX News (114/514HD
Universal Kids (300/466HD)
American Heroes Channel (90/527HD)
Cooking Channel (337/491HD)
Destination America (341/492HD)
Discovery Family Channel (53/534HD)
Discovery Life Channel (324/484HD)
Great American Country (359/496HD)
Hallmark Channel (49/574HD)
Hallmark Drama (319/480D)
Hallmark Movies & Mysteries (50/586HD)
What can you do to stop online scam artists from taking advantage of the global pandemic? Visit this US Telecom site for a few quick tips to keep you connected and secure: https://www.ustelecom.org/research/6-tips-to-thwart-covid-19-cyberscams/?fbclid=IwAR1m4sEgr3Ak7hRIGd-jRQbejsAN3fPuEIpsKs89sS9Kxwt50Gh9Bk0Q9xg.