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Matteson Star (Newspaper) - December 19, 1999, Matteson, Illinois For Home delivery Call 702-802-8000 Loohn for roofing and siding you la find it in the Star classified business director classified advertising 708-802-8888 photo by St. Mary school and Church St Mary school and Church in Park Forest sponsored a Christmas party last week for 17 children from the Headstall program in Chicago. The children Ages 9 months to is years were transported with chaperones to Park Forest. The students of St. Mary school and parishioners of the Church donated More than 250 gifts for the children. Emotions filled the room when the gifts were presented. The idea for the gift giving came about when the Rev. And mrs. James Clements introduced school officials to Dolly Williams of the Headstall program. Joan Matejka of St. Mary school coordinated the event. The teaching staff Lois Powers the women of cow and the parishioners of St. Mary Church also helped organize the event. Chefs Deli in Richton Park donated desserts for the luncheon. School officials said they were proud of the generosity and caring shown by everyone associated with St. Mary. Police target speeders drunk Drivers the Olympia Fields police department announced the completion of the first of five traffic safety campaigns that target impaired and speeding Drivers As Well As motorists who fail to use seat belts and child safety restraints. Officers issued a total of 138 citations based on 158 vehicles stopped during the two week enforcement period ending nov. 28. Officers worked a total of 96 hours on this first of the scheduled five campaigns. This traffic safety program was developed As a result of a Grant from the Illinois department of transportation to the Olympia Fields police department. The Grant is funded by the National Highway safety administration u. S. Department of transportation a division of traffic safety and is specifically developed for Law enforcement agencies to address traffic safety problems within their communities. Injuries and deaths can be prevented through increased education and enhanced enforcement programs such As this Grant provides Olympia Fields police said. The purpose is to inform and educate the Public about the dangers of impaired driving speeding non use of safety belts and child safety seats and to enforce those traffic Laws. Reading club begins in Richton Park children can earn a Chance to win an american girl doll or a pokemon game boy through the Richton Park Public Library a Winter Reading club for children in grades i and up. Those in grades 1-3 will earn prizes plus a Chance to win the grand prize of their Choice after Reading five to and 15 books. Children in grades 4 and up will earn prizes and a Chance at winning one of the two grand prizes upon completion of three six and nine books. Additional chances for the grand prize May be earned for each additional five books read by grades i to 3, and for each additional three books read by those in fourth Grade and up. Children must read books at their own Reading level. Registration begins Jan. 15. All entries must be made on Winter Reading club lists by March 15. The drawing will be held on March 16. The grand prize is sponsored by friends of the Richton Park Library. Registration is now open for Winter Story time toddle time and Craft time programs. Story time is for children Ages 3-5, and will be held on tuesdays and saturdays at 10 30 ., Jan. 18 to May 13. Toddle time is for children 18 months to 3 years accompanied by a caregiver and is held on wednesday mornings from 10 30-10 50 ., Jan. 26 to May to. The Library will also offer an evening Story time on feb. To at 7 30 . For children Ages 3-5. Put on your and relax. Join us for stories Finger plays movement activities music and crafts. Craft time is a monthly afterschool program for children in grades k-4. The programs include stories music and crafts. Each month there will be two sessions of the same program. Children May sign up for either a tuesday or a thursday. All Craft times will run from 3 30-4 15. The first Craft time of the new year will be held Jan. La and 13. Register in person or by Telephone at 708 481-5333. Matteson mails Leisure guides to residents the Matteson Parks and recreation department will be mailing its Winter Spring 2000 Leisure guide to Matteson residents and businesses beginning dec. 23. Resident registration will be accepted beginning Jan. 8, from 9 To noon at the Matteson Community Center 4450 w. Oakwood Lane Matteson. Non resident and unincorporated Matteson registration will be accepted during regular office hours monday through Friday 8 30 To 4 30 ., wednesdays from 6 30 to 8 30 . And saturdays from 9 To noon. 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