For information about services available to older adults, contact Karen Kraemer, director of the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) and Helen Mary Stevick Senior Citizens Center, 2102 Windsor Place, C, 217-359-6500.

CHAMPAIGN — Ricardo Diaz is no stranger to advocating for social change. When he first became involved in pushing for immigration policy change with peaceful marches in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware in the mid-2000s, he was awarded the Martin Luther King Jr. Award.

After nearly 20 successful years as president and CEO of Community Foundation of East Central Illinois, Joan Dixon will retire June 30

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For information about services available to older adults, contact Karen Kraemer, director of the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) and Helen Mary Stevick Senior Citizens Center, 2102 Windsor Place, C, 217-359-6500.

For information about services available to older adults, contact Karen Kraemer, director of the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) and Helen Mary Stevick Senior Citizens Center, 2102 Windsor Place, Champaign, IL 61820, 217-359-6500.

For information about services available to older adults, contact Karen Kraemer, director of the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) and Helen Mary Stevick Senior Citizens Center, 2102 Windsor Place, Champaign, IL 61820, 217-359-6500.

Feeling charitable this holiday season? The News-Gazette asked local nonprofits to tell the public their greatest needs going into the holidays and where/how the public can send help. Here is a summary from those that responded.

President of Champaign-Urbana Autism Network  said Paulie has loved guitars since watching some of his favorite TV stars play — former “Blue’s Clues” host Steve Burns and Murray Cook of “The Wiggles.”

For information about services available to older adults, contact Karen Kraemer, director of the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) and Helen Mary Stevick Senior Citizens Center, 2102 Windsor Place, Champaign, IL 61820, 217-359-6500.

Andrea Rundell talks about her favorite C-U stops ("Farren’s Pub is my dinner happy place"), her last indulgence ("a spiffy new pair of shoes"), her most important rule of the workplace ("take care of yourself first") and much more.

For information about services available to older adults, contact Karen Kraemer, director of the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) and Helen Mary Stevick Senior Citizens Center, 2102 Windsor Place, Champaign, IL 61820, 217-359-6500.

For information about services available to older adults, contact Karen Kraemer, director of the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) and Helen Mary Stevick Senior Citizens Center, 2102 Windsor Place, Champaign, IL 61820, 217-359-6500.

For information about services available to older adults, contact Karen Kraemer, director of the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) and Helen Mary Stevick Senior Citizens Center, 2102 Windsor Place, Champaign, IL 61820,

CHAMPAIGN — With a thick red Salvation Army mask pulled up above her nose and nearly covering her eyes, Tonya Peters stood well behind the red kettle outside of Prairie Gardens on Monday night, ready to accept donations in a socially distanced manner.

When real-estate agent Debby Auble began cooking meals in March for elderly people with various dietary restrictions, she thought she may be doing it for a few weeks. Eight months into the COVID-19 pandemic, she’s still at it.

For information about services available to older adults, contact Karen Kraemer, director of the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) and Helen Mary Stevick Senior Citizens Center, 2102 Windsor Place, Champaign, IL 61820, 217-359-6500.

The 2020 Don Moyer Boys & Girls Club’s Dancing With Champaign Urbana Stars virtual fundraising event was presented in a livestream format from the I Hotel on Nov. 6.