Seniors in White and Hamilton Counties will be forced to find a new place to get meals on Mondays and weekday evenings. A press release from the White County Seniors Center indicates the cuts are being blamed on a lack of funding from both... Read More.
CARMI, ILLINOIS – First Bank (First National Bank of Carmi) recently received a $15,000 grant from the Federal Home Loan Bank of Chicago’s Targeted Impact Fund, which supports relief efforts for populations hardest-hit by COVID-19. First Bank chose to distribute these funds to local senior... Read More.
They are currently seeking Runners and Sponsors for the annual Firecracker 5K Challenge to benefit The Guardian Center during the Grayville Day festivities. Proceeds will benefit abused children of Crawford, Edwards, Gallatin, Lawrence, Richland, Saline,... Read More.
Funds to Boost Outreach, Training and Professional Guidance Available at No Cost for Small Businesses throughout Illinois SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO) today announced a new $7.3 million investment from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) for... Read More.
The Illinois Department of Agriculture (IDOA) has approved two more cultivation centers to grow cannabis for adult-use which becomes legal in Illinois on January 1, 2020. Ataraxia in Albion and Shelby County Community Services in Shelbyville are now approved to grow cannabis for adult use,... Read More.
Governor JB Pritzker announced $4.2 million in funding for Small Business Development Centers (SBDCs) throughout Illinois. The funding is available to universities, community colleges and business focused non-profit organizations to provide small businesses with support services through the operation of a Small Business Development... Read More.
Fairfield Memorial Hospital and Hamilton Hospital Designated As a Warming Center As frigid temperatures come into the area, FMH CEO, Katherine Bunting-Williams, has designated Fairfield Memorial Hospital as a warming center for area residents. The hospital cafeteria will be open for people needing warmth from the... Read More.
Illinois Warming Centers HARRISBURG – Some of the coldest temperatures of the winter season are predicted this week in Illinois. State Sen. Dale Fowler says designated warming centers are located throughout Illinois. Warming centers are listed alphabetically, by county, at https://www2.illinois.gov/services/GOV/warming-center. According to the Illinois Emergency Management... Read More.
In 1983, April was proclaimed the first National Child Abuse Prevention Month. As a result, child abuse and neglect awareness activities are promoted across the country during April of each year. On April 6, Children’s Advocacy Centers of Illinois (CACI) will host a Legislative... Read More.
Friday night, the Guardian Center will be holding their annual banquet at the Floral Hall at the White County Fairgrounds starting at 5:30 pm. Part of the ceremonies that take place that night is the... Read More.