CHAMPAIGN — Here's a chance to learn more about low vision.
PACE, which serves people with disabilities, will hold a low vision fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 3 at Faith United Methodist Church, 1719 S. Prospect Ave..
CHAMPAIGN — Rotary Clubs are helping Developmental Services Center, Champaign, buy $5,150 worth of new software that translates words into pictures to help people with developmental and intellectual disabilities better communicate.
CHAMPAIGN — Attention local seniors: You could be missing out on two financial help programs that cover the cost of Medicare premiums and lend a hand with prescription drug costs, according to two local organizations.
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.
URBANA — Presence Covenant Medical Center is looking for employers to participate in its next "It's All in the Jeans Day" fundraiser for services fighting cancer.
Businesses can get involved by giving employees a chance to wear denim in exchange for a $5 donation on Oct. 3, with the money all going to the Covenant foundation women's health fund.
URBANA — Champaign County Court Appointed Special Advocates will hold its annual fundraiser gala CASAblanca on Oct. 17 at the I Hotel and Conference center, 1900 S. First St., C. A social hour will be from 6 to 7 p.m., and dinner will be served at 7 p.m.
CHAMPAIGN — Carle Hospice is accepting registrations for Camp Healing Heart, a free day camp to help children and teens ages 5-17 who are dealing with grief from the loss of a loved one.
SAVOY — The Champaign County Association of Realtors will hold a blanket collection drive Oct.
One Champaign County farmer is trying to do his part to help in the fight against hunger.
That's the sound of Pete Sage's combine Friday afternoon harvesting corn in a 37 acre field
on the northeast side of Champaign which is leased from the Church of the Living God.
CHAMPAIGN — Africans battling the growing Ebola outbreak are getting help from two organizations based at the University of Illinois.
The University YMCA announced an "Ebola Relief Campaign" on Wednesday, hoping to raise $10,000 for humanitarian relief and another $10,000 to develop educational videos to help stop the spread of the disease.