The Village of Hanover is home to the civic, charitable, and religious groups in the area. Planning an event open to the public? Advertise it for free on the Hanover Community Calendar.


Church of Saint Mary

112 E. Washington St., Box 246Elizabeth, IL 61028
Rev. Dennis Morrissy, pastor. Daily Mass is Thursday at 5:00 p.m. and Friday at 8:00 a.m. Saturday Mass is at 6:00 p.m., and Sunday Mass is at 10:00 a.m. (Jan.-June) or 8:00 a.m. (July-Dec.). Confessions are heard Saturdays at 9:00 a.m.


Cub Scout Pack 833

Fire Station in Elizabeth

Park District in Hanover

River Ridge Pack 833 is jointly sponsored by the Elizabeth Fire Department and the Hanover Fire Department. Boys from River Ridge and others in the area are eligible to join.Pack 833 has programs for Tiger Cubs, Bobcat, Wolf, Bear and Webelos Cub Scouts. Boys in 1st grade (7 years old) through 5th grade (10 years old) are welcome.

Galena Oaks

http://www.gopoa.usgalenaoaks@gopoa.us40 Galena Oaks Dr.Elizabeth, IL 61028
The Community of Galena Oaks nestled in the country side of Jo Daviess County. The little community with a lot of pride.


Hanover Chamber of Commerce

Chamber Website
The Hanover Chamber of Commerce is organized to advance the commercial, agricultural, civic, tourist and general interests of the citizens of the Village of Hanover and its trade area.We are proud sponsors of local evens, such as Hanover Days and Mallardfest, and we regularly sponsor projects to improve the image of Hanover.

Jo Daviess Conservation Foundation

815-858-9100 N. Main St.Elizabeth, IL 61028
The Jo Daviess Conservation Foundation is a non-profit 501(c)3 charitable and educational organization dedicated to enlightened land management.

Jo Daviess County Farm Bureau

http://ilfb.orgjdcfbmgr@blkhkawk.net212 N. Main St.Elizabeth, IL 61028
The Jo Daviess County Farm Bureau is a not-for-profit, grassroots organization for farmers and non-farmers.

Northwest Illinois Economic Development (NWILED)


1 Commercial Dr, Ste #2
Hanover, Illinois 61041
Our organization serves both Carroll and Jo Daviess Counties by providing economic development information and assistance.


Operation: Military Child Care

800-424-2246 GroupServing Jo Daviess
OMCC is a program designed to alleviate some of the child care expense and burden facing National Guard and Reserve families as their spouses serve the global war on terror. The program assists eligible families in finding quality child care in their neighborhood and also helps to pay for it.


River Ridge Youth Soccer Program

HanoverPark District: The Park District is looking for someone to run the Soccer program.  If interested call 815-591-3622.
Our intramural soccer program is open to children from age 4 through 8th grade. Registration starts in January. Games for the three divisions are Wed. nights in May and June at the Park District field, starting at 5:00 p.m.

Safe Haven

815-858-2265 Box 305Elizabeth, IL 61028
Safe Haven is a county-wide “No Kill” Humane Society supported entirely by community donations and dedicated volunteers. Please consider a shelter animal when looking for a new pet.


Saint John The Evangelist Catholic Church


103 Savanna Rd.Hanover, IL 61041

Pastor: Rev. Dennis Morrissy,  Daily Mass: Tuesday 5PM and Thursday 8:30AM, Saturday evening Mass: 4:00PM, Sunday Mass : 10:15 AM, Sacrament of Reconciliation: Saturday 3:15PM                                                                                                                                                                            Parish Mission Statement:
The mission of St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church is to provide a place of Catholic worship, sacraments, spiritual guidance, education, love and support of all ages throughout our parish and community.

St. Paul Lutheran Church

stpaulhanover@internetni.com235 Jefferson St.Hanover, IL 61041
St. Paul is a Lutheran Church-ELCA.  Pastor: David Vidler  All are welcome to join us for 10:30 a.m. worship on Sundays.

TOPS (Take off Pounds Sensibly) Jefferson St.Hanover, IL 61041
TOPS® is an international organization dedicated to helping each other lose weight safely and take off pounds sensibly. Losing weight is easy with our safe weight loss program. If you are overweight and want weight loss support and tips on healthy living, TOPS is the place for you.We meet Tuesday afternoons at 3:45 p.m. in the Hanover UnionBank basement. Enter through the back door.


Trinity Lutheran Church-ELCA


8393 S. Derinda Rd.

Elizabeth, IL 61028

Trinity Lutheran Church-ELCAis in rural Elizabeth, 6 miles east of Hanover. Sunday morning worship is at 9:00 a.m. Sunday school is at 10:00 a.m.

United Methodist Church

humc@internetni.com110 Monroe St.Hanover, IL 61041

Sunday School: 9:15 a.m. for all ages.  Morning Worship:  10:30 am (Jan – May & Sep – Dec)   9:00 am (June – Aug)

Pastor: Debbie DeBruyn

United Presbyterian Church

110 Washington St.Hanover, IL 61041

Sunday School: 9:15 a.m. for all ages.

Morning Worship: 10:30 a.m.

Pastor: Jeanne Ohms


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