From the December 8th edition of the Manito Review:
Emmanuel’s Warehouse Monthly Drive Thru Food Pantry will be
serving on Saturday, December 12th. Please note that Emmanuel’s
Warehouse has a NEW LOCATION (108 N. Adams Street, Manito, IL).
The times are by appointment only, call 309-267-6185 (Heather
Williams) to make your appointment.
Be sure to have your license (ID card or even bill with your
name and address) to confirm your name and address.
Remember no proxies unless approved by Rosemary Palmer.
Emmanuel’s Warehouse is for those in need in the Midwest Central
Please call Heather
Williams at (309) 267-6185 or Rosemary Palmer at (309) 545-2423
for any needed information.
Coats for Kids
Cooler weather has set in, Fall is in the air and winter is not
far behind. Once again, we are asking for your help, with
outgrown coats, hats and gloves in sizes small, medium, large
and x-large. The need is always there. We appreciate any and all
donations. Articles may be dropped off at 202 E. Glendale,
Manito or call Charlene Nall at 309/968-7972 or 309/202-2105 for
American Legion and
Emmanuel’s Warehouse to Distribute Christmas Baskets
This year the American Legion will join forces with Emmanuel’s
Warehouse on distribution of the annual Christmas Baskets. Last
year the American Legion distributed about 150 baskets, Thanks
to the generosity of businesses, organizations and individuals
of our community. This year combined we project serving over 200
families. If you would like to donate, please send your
donations to Emmanuel’s Warehouse (PO Box 54, Manito, IL 61546).
Appreciation as always from Emmanuel’s Warehouse and The
American Legion Hill-Palmer Post 561
Manito Forest City
The Manito Forest City Rotary Club will hold its monthly Senior
Meal at Lee’s Family Restaurant in Manito. The lunch is Friday,
December 18th, at noon. Open to anyone over 55. The meal will be
carry-outs. We request that you make a reservation by the
Wednesday before the meal, for the sake of the sponsor and the
restaurant. Make reservations to Lynn Coers by calling
309-840-0420, please leave a message. The meal sponsor this
month is Maas Hurley Funeral Home.
Discounted Manito Money Now Available at Havana National Bank
Manito residents are advised that Manito Money is available at
the Havana National Bank in Manito. This money may be purchased
to be given as gift certificates and used at any business in
The Manito Money project is sponsored by the Manito Area Chamber
During the month of December, Manito Money will be discounted
20%. This means you only pay $20.00 for every $25.00 in
purchasing power at all Manito Area businesses. (Limited to
$100 in “free” money or to a total of $500 purchased for each
individual) The Manito Chamber has limited funds and will
distribute these dollars on a first come, first serve basis.
Remember to Buy Local!
The Reynolds family invite you to stop by their home located at
205 N. Harrison in Manito for Christmas Shopping. The Reynolds
Christmas Open House will be open every Saturday till Christmas
from 10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. Four family members have helped craft
items, perfect for your Christmas Wish List. Items included for
sale are: Crochet Items, Birdhouses, along with a variety of
Also open in Manito is Hometown Homemade Treasurers. They
feature local vendors and have Quilts, Purses and Decor
available to purchase. Hometown Homemade Treasurers is located
at 602 S. Adams, Manito.
Be sure to stop by
these wonderful local Shops and get everything you need for that
special someone (and maybe a thing or two for yourself).