News for Community

Friday, February 08, 2019
GALESBURG, Ill. – The Illinois Excellence in Tourism Awards took place on Monday, February 4, during the Governor’s Conference on Travel and Tourism in Chicago. The awards honor Illinois travel and tourism teams with the most compelling and innovative tourism marketing initiatives of 2018. Galesburg Area Convention and Visitors Bureau was proud to be honored during this year’s ceremony! ...read more
Categories: Chamber, General News Article, Tourism, Community, Press Release
Thursday, January 31, 2019
Will you be my Valentine? VNA Community Services is hosting their first ever “Valentine’s for Seniors” event! This February picking your valentine is easy, by sponsoring a senior you are providing meals to an older adult participating in the VNA home delivered meals program. Your donation will send a handcrafted valentine, prepared with the help of CUSD 202, to seniors in our meal program and will ...read more
Categories: Community
Thursday, January 31, 2019
First Mid Bank & Trust is getting a new look!  With the company’s growth expanding beyond Central Illinois, First Mid-Illinois Bank & Trust looked to update its name to eliminate any potential geographic expansion limitations and refresh their logo to a more modern look. In summer of 2018, First Mid Bank & Trust became the company’s official bank charter name, accompanied by a new symbol that ...read more
Categories: Community
Wednesday, January 30, 2019
The Galesburg Civic Art Center will host an opening reception featuring three Illinois artists, that will kick off their exhibition schedule on February 1, 2019, 5-7pm.  “Conspicuous Color,” works by KENT BROADBENT of Annawan and works by ANDREA FERRIGNO of Galesburg, will be on display in the Joanne Goudie Gallery February 1 – March 2.  In the Blick Gallery, Jelena Todorovich, of Chicago, will ...read more
Categories: Community
Wednesday, January 30, 2019
QUAD CITIES, USA (1/7/19) – IHMVCU wants to help students reduce their student loan debt by offering a $10,000 scholarship to an undergraduate, graduate or vocational/technical school student who stands out in the class room and stands up in their community.  According to Student Loan Hero, Americans own more than $1.48 trillion in student loan debt. The average Class of 2017 college graduate has ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Education
Tuesday, January 22, 2019
The University of Illinois Extension Office will be offering Master Gardener Training Classes for Henderson, Knox, McDonough and Warren counties starting March, 15 2019. Master Gardeners are volunteers who have a love of gardening and a passion to share it with others. You need not be a garden guru to be a Master Gardener. The program focuses on learning for the love of learning. The opportunity ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release, Community, General News Article