Social Services

Social Services

For the retirees, Sept. 14-21, 2014

For information about services available to older adults, contact Karen Bodnar, director of the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) and Helen Mary Stevick Senior Citizens Center, 48 E. Main St., Champaign, IL 61820, phone 359-6500.

RSVP and the Stevick Senior Center are administered by Family Services of Champaign County.

For the retirees, Sept. 7-14, 2014

For information about services available to older adults, contact Karen Bodnar, director of the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) and Helen Mary Stevick Senior Citizens Center, 48 E. Main St., Champaign, IL 61820, phone 359-6500.

RSVP and the Stevick Senior Center are administered by Family Services of Champaign County.

Peace Meal to restore fifth day of service

MATTOON — The Peace Meal program will resume hot lunch deliveries and congregate meal service five days a week starting Oct. 1 for seniors in a 14-county area, according to Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center, which administers the program.

Peace Meal had reduced its service to four days a week due to funding cuts in 2011.

Walk MS Sunday at Meadowbrook

URBANA — Walk MS, an awareness and fund-raising walk sponsored by the National Multiple Sclerosis Society Greater Illinois Chapter, will be held Sunday afternoon at Urbana's Meadowbrook Park.

Registration opens at 11:30 a.m., opening ceremonies will begin at 12:45 a.m. and the walk will start at 1 p.m. at the park at Windsor Road and Race Street.

Habitat, Home Builders Association hold joint fundraiser

CHAMPAIGN — Habitat for Humanity of Champaign County and the Home Builders Association of East Central Illinois will co-host a joint fundraiser called "Dare to Dream, Dream to Build" from 6:30 to 10 p.m. Sept. 19 at the I Hotel and Conference Center, 1900 S. First St., C.

Businesses to compete in United Way campaign kickoff

DANVILLE — Ten businesses are set to compete in the United Way of Danville Area's first Corporate Cup challenge at Lincoln Park today to kick off the agency's 2014-15 campaign to raise $625,000.

UI fraternity to raise money for accessibility projects

CHAMPAIGN — Members of the Pi Kappa Phi fraternity at the University of Illinois will camp out on the UI Quad starting at 9 a.m.

United Way raises goal, hopes

CHAMPAIGN — The United Way of Champaign County is launching a new fund-raising year with a slightly higher financial goal and a hope of closing three big gaps in the community.

The agency kicked off its latest campaign Wednesday with a $3.5 million goal.

For the retirees, Aug. 31-Sept. 7, 2014

For information about services available to older adults, contact Karen Bodnar, director of the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) and Helen Mary Stevick Senior Citizens Center, 48 E. Main St., Champaign, IL 61820, phone 359-6500.

RSVP and the Stevick Senior Center are administered by Family Services of Champaign County.

Fundraiser to benefit Alzheimer's agency

DANVILLE — Basket Bingo and More will be held Sept. 25 at Turtle Run Banquet Center, 332 East Liberty Lane, Danville to benefit the Illiana Alzheimer's Alliance of the Presence United Samaritans Medical Center Foundation.