The Daily Eastern News

Community members ‘Band Together’ to raise money for Christmas

Mackenzie Freund, City Editor

November 18, 2015

The sounds of music filled the air as people socialized and placed bets on a silent auction during the Citizen’s Against Child Abuse’ eighth annual “Band Together” event at the Veterans of Foreign Wars Wednesday. Band Together has been a fundraiser planned to raise money to buy Christmas...

Sarah Bush to host annual tree festival

Tiffany Wayne, Staff Reporter

November 18, 2015

Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center will be hosting the 17th annual Festival of Trees at 6 p.m. Thursday, 10 a.m. Friday and 10 a.m. Saturday at the Lumpkin Family Center for Health Education at the hospital. The festivities hosted on Friday and Saturday will be $3, and children 12 and under get free...

Community ‘bands together’ to raise money for Christmas gifts

Mackenzie Freund, City Editor

November 16, 2015

The eighth annual Band Together for Kids will be at 5 p.m. on Wednesday at the Veterans of Foreign Wars at 1821 20th St. Citizens Against Child Abuse, Housing Outreach Prevention and Education of East Central Illinois, sponsors the event. Band Together is a fundraiser that helps raise money to...

City council to vote on daycare ordinance

Mackenzie Freund, City Editor

November 2, 2015

Charleston City Council will be voting on an ordinance granting a petition to the Cornerstone Christian Academy to increase the amount of children in their daycare at their meeting Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. in City Hall. The academy is a daycare is licensed through the state and is currently located at...

Socktoberfest collects for Homeless

T'Nerra Butler, Multicultural Editor

October 29, 2015

An idea sprung up while watching “Kid President” on Facebook and now Eastern has brought “Socktoberfest” to campus. The goal of this project is to collect as many socks as possible and give them to the homeless. Stacia Lynch, director of Marketing and Creative Services, came up with t...

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