Items tagged: communications division

Garden Hills Groundbreaking Celebration Video

The City kicked off the next phase of Garden Hills improvements with a groundbreaking ceremony on October 10, 2023. The City’s Communications Division recorded the event, and the video highlights our community leaders’ shared passion for this transformative project. Hear from the event’s featured speakers as they share what Garden Hills means to them and the positive […]

Latest Champaign City Profiles Features Suki Reid

In the latest installment of the Champaign City Profiles podcast, residents gain an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at the important role played by the City’s Administrative Assistant Suki Reid. Suki serves as Mayor Feinen’s Administrative Assistant and helps manage the Mayor’s very busy calendar, messages, and appearance requests. She also assists with the City’s liquor license […]

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 […]

New Parking Permit Informational Video

As the Public Works Department prepares for another busy parking permit season, a new informational video starring “PW” was produced to share valuable information with new permit holders. Public Works and Communications Division staff worked together to produce the video that shares important information that in the past was shared verbally by staff to each […]

City Now Televising Code Review and Appeals Board

In keeping with the City’s commitment to transparency, meetings of the Code Review and Appeals Board are now televised on CGTV. The Code Review and Appeals Board reviews and advises the City Council regarding all building construction codes, and hears appeals as it relates to a decision involving building codes for new construction. Previously held […]

Equity and Engagement Hosts Community Conversations

On December 10, 2022, the Equity and Engagement Department, in partnership with the University of Illinois’s Community Compact, hosted a Community Conversations event titled “Addressing Economic Development and Minority and Women Owned Business Initiatives in Champaign County.” This meeting brought together more than 40 stakeholders from across the community, the University of Illinois, local business […]

2022 Immigrant Welcome Awards

On September 17, 2022, Welcoming Week culminated with the 9th Annual Immigrant Welcome Awards which recognized the contributions of individuals and organizations that have created a welcoming atmosphere for immigrants in the Champaign-Urbana community. The Communications Division recorded the ceremony, including speeches from award winners and a cultural performance. The video plays regularly on CGTV […]

2022 Champaign Fire Department Pinning Ceremony

On June 30, 2022, the Communications Division worked with the Fire Department to record CFD’s 6th in-person Pinning Ceremony. A pinning ceremony is a special occasion which allows family and friends to share in either a promotion or being newly hired by the Fire Department. During this year’ event, 27 new or promoted firefighters were […]

Champaign Police Employee Awards and Memorial Ceremonies Now Available On-Demand

The City’s Communications Division recently produced coverage of two important Police Department ceremonies. The first was the Police Department Employee Awards Ceremony on May 18, 2022, held at the Champaign Police Department.  The second was the Champaign Police Memorial Ceremony on May 20, 2022, at West Side Park. Both videos were edited and began playing […]

CGTV Televises “Black Queens Rock: Unapologetically Black” Event

On February 3, 2020, Communications Division staff recorded the “Black Queens Rock: Unapologetically Black” speaking event held at Parkland College. The event was hosted by the Queens Group of Parkland College to empower and celebrate black women. It kicked off Parkland College’s month of events titled, “The Black Experience” to celebrate Black History Month. Keynote […]