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State Rep. Miller to host campaign fundraiser

August 29, 2019

State Rep. Chris Miller (R-Robinson) is hosting a campaign fundraiser, “Bluegrass and Burgers,” at Miller Park in Oakland Sept. 2 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. State Rep. Darren Bailey (R-Louisville), who...

Bowls of Hope to offer up art for fundraiser

February 11, 2018

Artists will donate hand-crafted bowls that people can buy for the 15th annual “Bowls of HOPE” fundraiser. The fundraiser is set for 5 to 7 p.m. on Feb. 27 and will feature soups, sides, drinks and...

Eastern sells out tickets for Friday’s games

Senior Montell Goodwin drives to the basket in the Panthers’ 94-58 win in Lantz Arena Nov. 2016. Eastern hosts Illinois Friday night.
October 31, 2017

In efforts to raise money for the hurricane victims, Eastern’s basketball program set up a double header Friday night in Lantz Arena. The men’s team is going up against Illinois for the first time...

Theater raises awareness for Alzheimer’s

September 19, 2017

A night of movie trivia, costume contests and prizes with the goal of raising money for Alzheimer’s Disease awareness will be held 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Green Mill Village Theater in Arcola. The...

Fundraiser provides HOPE to survivors

February 26, 2017

A local organization advocating for survivors of domestic violence is hosting its annual Bowls of HOPE fundraiser Tuesday evening, an event its executive director said is crucial for the organization. Housing,...

Community members ‘Band Together’ to raise money for Christmas

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...

Community ‘bands together’ to raise money for Christmas gifts

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...

Hunger banquet on year-long hiatus

Emma James, a junior psychology major, and Stacy McQueen, parent of Lauren McQueen, serve apples, oranges, and bananas at the
November 16, 2015

For years, the Hunger Banquet has tried to serve as an awareness event on the topic of starvation, and this year those who usually participate in it tell why they did not plan for the affair. The Haiti...

Pemberton Hall’s ‘Haunted Hospital’ helps HOPE

Candice Basista, a sophomore pre-nursing major, prepares for Pemberton’s “Haunted Hospital” on Wednesday in the basement of Pemberton Hall. Basista said this hauted house brings not just Pemberton’s residents together, but the entire campus for scary fun. The haunted house is $2 for entry.
October 28, 2015

The basement of Pemberton Hall will be decorated with bloody arms and legs at its “Haunted Hospital” Halloween weekend. The haunting starts 9 p.m. Friday and again at the same time Saturday. This...

Firefighters also fighting against cancer

October 12, 2015

October is breast cancer awareness month and while different registered student organizations are raising funds for breast cancer research, community members are doing their part as well. The Charleston...

‘HOPE’-ful night at Jackson Avenue Coffee

Mary Bower passes out double chocolate cake with caramel cream to friends at the Bowls for HOPE fundraiser at the St. Charles Borromeo Church on Feb. 16.
September 23, 2015

For over 15 years, the Housing Outreach Prevention and Education, of East Central Illinois has raised money through their “Night of HOPE,” for those affected by domestic violence. Jackson Avenue...

Soup Stop hosts fundraiser to help community

June 4, 2015

Soup Stop will be hosting a fundraiser from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday at the Charleston Carnegie Public Library. Soup Stop is a non-profit organization funded through donations and run by volunteers that has...

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