Moultrie to Receive Emergency Food and Shelter Monies

Moultrie County has been chosen to receive $2,800.00 to supplement emergency food and shelter programs in the county. The selection was made by a National Board that is chaired by the U. S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency and consists of representatives from American Red Cross; Catholic Charities, USA; National Council of the Churches of Christ in the USA; The Jewish Federations of North America, The Salvation Army; and, United Way Worldwide.  Read More

Valentines For Heroes

Congressman John Shimkus (R, Illinois-15) is again asking constituents for participation in his “Valentines for Heroes” program. 

“Thousands of Valentines have come into my offices every year since we began Valentines for Heroes,” Shimkus said. “Constituents have been overwhelmingly generous and supportive of our military men and women, past and present.” Read More

Health Insurance Marketplace Workshop Jan. 30

Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center along with the Illinois Department of Public Health will sponsor an official health marketplace workshop in Sullivan at 10 a.m. Thursday, January 30 in the First United Methodist Church.

The workshop will explain what the health marketplace is and how it applies to individuals, as well as who qualifies for health coverage under the marketplace, how it makes health insurance affordable, and how to enroll in new health coverage through the marketplace.

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LLC Receives Donation

Farm Credit Illinois, based in Mahomet, recently gifted the Lake Land College Foundation $50,000 as the inaugural gift for a newly established Agricultural Division Endowment. The company has also committed an additional gift in the amount of $25,000 to establish the Farm Credit Illinois Endowment, and has committed $5,000 each year for the next five years to the Foundation.  Read More