Social Services

Social Services

Reversal of Champaign County Nursing Home's fortunes mandated

URBANA — The volunteer board that oversees the operation of the Champaign County Nursing Home wants the nursing home management company to come up with new ways of cutting expenses and increasing revenue at the facility.

The order came during a meeting Monday night when the nursing home manager admitted that the current financial trend is "unsustainable."

For the retirees, Oct. 16-23, 2016

For information about services available to older adults, contact Karen Graves, 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 Service of Champaign County.

WorkSource dedicates Hegeler-funded building expansion

DANVILLE — About 20 years ago, WorkSource Enterprises was facing tough financial times, and officials at the agency, which has long served people with disabilities, weren't sure they could even meet payroll.

Religion calendar, Oct. 14-20, 2016

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Events

Service Club of the Week: American Legion Riders Post 210

Staff writer Tim Mitchell's weekly look at area do-gooders:

About the club

Director: John Pigg.

For the retirees, Oct. 9-17, 2016

For information about services available to older adults, contact Karen Graves, 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 Service of Champaign County.

Nine young men face the music at CU Fresh Start intervention

CHAMPAIGN — On the fourth floor of the Illinois Terminal on Thursday night, nine young men entered a room, escorted by law enforcement. Poster boards on easels, 14 of them, featuring mugshots, charges and prison sentences of local convicted criminals greeted them as they took their seats in a semicircle.

Religion calendar, Oct. 7-13, 2016

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Events

Service Club of the Week: Ira Owen Kreager American Legion Post 384 in Hoopeston

About the club

Commander: Frank Rutledge.

Origin: On the first anniversary of Armistice Day — Nov. 11, 1919 — a Charles Dyer-led group of 31 Hoopeston veterans applied for a charter. On Aug. 10, 1920, Post 384 was born.

For the retirees, Oct. 2-10, 2016

For information about services available to older adults, contact Karen Graves, 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 Service of Champaign County.