Items tagged: 2023

Annual Parade of Lights Illuminates Downtown Champaign

There was a chill in the air but plenty of warm hearts at the annual Parade of Lights in Downtown Champaign on November 25, 2023. Thousands of twinkling lights put smiles on the faces of kids of all ages as shimmering floats wove their along the crowded downtown streets. City of Champaign parade participants included […]

CPD Employee Awards Ceremony Video

The Communications Division recorded the May 17, 2023, Police Department Employee Awards Ceremony to capture all the wonderful moments of recognition and celebration. Whether you were unable to attend the event in person, were on shift, or simply want to watch it again, we’ve got you covered! The entire ceremony is now replaying on CGTV […]

Champaign Police Honor Fallen Officers at Memorial Ceremonies

On May 19, 2023, the Champaign Police Department hosted the annual Police Memorial Ceremony at West Side Park. During the event, Champaign Police honored fallen heroes Thomas Dodsworth, Robert Tatman, and Christopher Oberheim, along with law enforcement officers across the nation who have died in the line of duty. Department staff was joined at the […]

Award Recipients Announced for 2023 Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Countywide Celebration

The MLK Countywide Committee and the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Advocacy for Justice Committee are pleased to announce the names of those being honored at the 22nd Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Countywide Celebration on January 15, 2023. Three community members will be honored with a prestigious award in recognition of their work […]

2023 Holiday Tree Collection

The City of Champaign’s Holiday Tree Collection Program collection date has been set as Monday, January 9, 2023. This free collection program is available to all residential properties within the City’s corporate limits. City residents must place their tree within four feet of the curb by 6 a.m. on Monday, January 9, 2023, for collection. […]