Saturday, February 23, 2013
Sunday, Feb. 24, the Oak Forest High School Rotary/Interact Club will host a Senior Citizen Dinner Dance at Oak Forest High School. The event is free to attend, with music provided by the Oak Forest High School Jazz Band.
Oak Forest seniors, get ready to strike up the band, lace up your dancing shoes and cut a rug this Sunday, Feb. 24, as the Oak Forest High School Rotary/Interact Club host a free Senior Citizen Dinner Dance at the high school. The event runs from 2 to 5 p.m. at the school and will feature fun and dancing for all in attendance. Seniors can expect dinner, desserts, door prizes, dancing and fun, said club sponsor Brian McDonough. There are no reservations required to attend the dance, which will also feature the Oak Forest High School Jazz band, and all seniors are welcome. For more information about the event, contact Brian McDonough at 687-0500 ext. 3657. Want more Oak Forest news delievered to your inbox daily? It's free to join!
Wednesday, February 13, 2013
The Cook County Assessor's Office extended the senior property tax exemption deadline two weeks, from Wednesday, Feb. 6, to Wednesday, Feb. 20. The exemptions are for residents 65 and over.
Senior citizens in Cook County who are eligible for property tax exemptions have a little bit of extra time to file, thanks to a deadline extension from the Cook County Assessor. The deadline, which was formerly Wednesday, Feb. 6, was pushed back to Wednesday, Feb. 20, giving residents 65 and older two more weeks to file for their tax break forms. The forms are available online at www.CookCountyAssessor.com. The tax break forms are for 2012 property taxes, which are to be paid in 2013. The savings will be shown on the second installment of tax bills set to be mailed in July of this year. All homeowners born before 1947 are eligible for the Senior Exemption, regardless of income, which reduces property taxes by about $330. Some homeowners …
Friday, January 18, 2013
The Cook County Assessor's Office recently mailed a reminder to county senior citizens to file for 2012 property tax breaks. Forms must be completed and mailed to the Assessor's Office by Wednesday, Feb. 6.
Senior citizens in Cook County eligible for property tax exemptions have until Wednesday, Feb. 6, to file the proper paperwork to receive their tax break, according to a mailing sent out by the Cook County Assessor's Office. Residents over the age of 65 should have received the mailing in early January, but residents who just turned 65 may not have gotten them yet, according to an email from the office. “Taxpayers who recently turned 65 will not receive application forms when the senior renewal forms are mailed,” Orland Park Assessor Richard E. Kelly said. “I encourage such individuals to call my office to obtain the forms and information necessary to receive the senior benefits." Kelly said the forms are also available online at www.…
Friday, December 2, 2011
Oak Forest High School students got some senior citizens' holiday seasons started on the right foot Wednesday, Nov. 30.
Friday, December 2, 2011
Oak Forest High School rang in the holiday season at this year’s Senior Citizen Luncheon, held November 30 in the Oak Forest High School Instructional Materials Center. Seniors were welcomed to the school by Principal Brad Sikora and Associate Principal Dan Dunne. Preschool students won everyone’s hearts as they sang a holiday song. Then the Oak Forest High School Music Department led the rest of the program. The OFHS Jazz Band, led by Nick Rojek, played several big band numbers and the Madrigals, led by Victor Pazik, sang several madrigal and holiday numbers, highlighting their upcoming program at the high school on December 3 and 4. After the musical program, the senior citizens enjoyed feasting on turkey and all of the trimmings in …
Monday, October 17, 2011
Despite a rainy day Thursday, Oct. 13, seniors made their way to the Oak Forest Park District for a free health fair.
The Oak Forest Senior Health Fair had it all, in one convenient place—the Oak Forest Park District. Seniors and their loved ones stopped by the Oak Forest Park District Thursday, Oct. 13 for this one-shot chance to tackle several tasks at once. Options included: For photos from the event, check out the City of Oak Forest's website.
Wednesday, October 12, 2011
Check your blood pressure, cholesterol, Body Mass Index, and bone density at this FREE event, held at Oak Forest Park District main building—with entertainment by the Wise Guys.
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Wednesday, October 12, 2011
Why spend all day darting from errand to errand and place to place to check items off your favorite senior's "To-Do List?" The Oak Forest Senior Health Fair has it all, in one convenient place—the Oak Forest Park District. Seniors and their loved ones can stop by the Oak Forest Park District for this free, convenient chance to tackle several tasks at once. Options include: *Medicare & supplement cards required. Shingles shot, call Dominicks Rx at 708-301-4213. Don't miss: *New to the fair this year. Enjoy free entertainment from The Wise Guys. Call 708-535-4090 by October 12 to schedule a ride on the Community Bus.