Items tagged: 2020

Announcing the 2020 Recipients of the Immigrant Welcome Awards

The highlight of a very hard year in immigration is the announcement of the 7th Annual Immigrant Welcome Awards. The 2020 Immigrant Welcome Award recipients are: Business Leadership Award – Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine Community Impact Award – Chinese American Association at Central Illinois (CAACI) Distinguished Leadership Service Awards – Nils Jacobsen Leadership Awards – […]


City of Champaign Announces Changes for April 21 City Council Meeting

On April 8, 2020, Mayor Deborah Frank Feinen issued COVID-19 Related Emergency Order 20-12 in accordance with Governor Pritzker’s Executive Order suspending certain requirements of the Illinois Open Meetings Act. The Mayor’s Emergency Order allows members of the City Council to conduct their meetings through an electronic platform. City Council meetings will continue to be […]


Champaign-Urbana Area Residents Encouraged to Complete 2020 Census

2020 Census Kickoff Event Scheduled for March 12 The Cities of Champaign and Urbana remind residents about the importance of completing the upcoming 2020 Census. Residents should be on the lookout for invitations from the U.S. Census Bureau which will start arriving in in the mail in the next few weeks. To celebrate the start […]


Award Recipients Announced for the 2020 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Countywide Celebration

Four prestigious community awards will be presented to individuals and organizations that uphold the principles and ideals of Dr. King during the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Countywide Celebration on January 17, 2020. The 2020 award recipients include: • Pastor Rickey E. Parks – Winner of the Doris Hoskins Prestigious Community Service Award • Austin’s […]


Call for Nominations for the 2020 Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Countywide Celebration

The 19th Annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Countywide Celebration will be held on Friday, January 17, 2020, at The Vineyard Church (1500 N. Lincoln Ave., Urbana). A reception will be held starting at 3:00 p.m. and the program will start at 4:00 p.m. This event celebrates the legacy of Dr. King and all […]