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GOODWIN-GREEN GLOBE: January 2020

 

Leaseholders automatically receive the Globe each month. If another member of your household is interested in receiving the newsletter, they can sign up online. The newsletter is also available on the University Housing website.

Holiday Hours

Holiday Office Hours

The Family & Graduate Housing office will close at 5 p.m. on December 23, and reopen at 8 a.m. on January 2, 2020. 


 

School Closings

Winter School Break Closings

The Orchard Downs Preschool and after school programs will be closed over the winter break. The Preschool will reopen January 13, 2020. Kids' Club will reopen January 21, 2020. Call (217) 333-3497 with questions. 


 

Martin Luther King Day

Martin Luther King Jr.

On January 20, the United States celebrates Martin Luther King Jr. Martin Luther King Day. It celebrates the life and achievements of Martin Luther King Jr., an influential American civil rights leader. There are no campus classes held in observance of this day. 

 


 

MLK celebration

35th Annual MLK, Service of Celebration

January 19, 5 p.m. 
Krannert Center for the Performing Arts 

 

Since 1988, the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Advocacy for Justice Committee has awarded more than 200 scholarships to students attending local colleges. This year, Krannert Center will honor the memory of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with a keynote address and music from the community choir. 

 

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Mail

Mail Service Over Winter Break

Leaving for winter break? Be sure to have a friend pick up your mail or sign up to have the United States Post Office hold your mail until you return. If you leave for an extended amount of time, the Post Office may assume you have moved out and may stop delivering your mail.

 

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Thermostat

Heat Your Apartment Over Winter Break

You must leave your heat turned on during your absence. Set the thermostat for at least 65 degrees Fahrenheit. If your apartment gets too cold, there is a risk of the pipes freezing which can cause a lot of water damage to your apartment and the building.


 

Hogwarts

Hogwarts day!

January 16, 3:30 p.m.

Orchard Downs Community Center
  

Come join us for wizard class! We will be making potions, going through defense against the dark arts class and even astronomy. All young (and young at heart), wizards and witches are welcome. Children under the age of 5 must be supervised by a parent or guardian.  

 

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Community Dinner

Communitey Health Dinner: Depression and Mental Health

January 26, 5 p.m.
Orchard Downs Community Center

The topic for this month’s community health dinner is Depression and Mental Health. Our resident resource, Ammarah Mashhood, will discuss mental health, strategies to maintain good mental and psychological health, and tips for depression. We will also serve a full, healthy dinner! 

 

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Goodwin-Green Friday Social

Join us at these upcoming community events:

January 24: Resident Social 

January 31: Resident Social 

For more information on Family & Graduate Housing, including a complete list of upcoming events and activities, view the Neighborly News or the Upcoming Events Calendar.