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October Events by Carletta

Champaign-Urbana Area Events/Meetings
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Fire Prevention Week Activities – Monday, October 10 – Friday, October 14
9:00 am – 3 pm – Monday - Friday - Urbana Firefighters at Lincoln Square Village in Urbana & 5:30 pm – 7:00pm – Wednesday, October 12 – Free pizza & soft drinks to the 1st - 600 people
6:00pm – 8:00pm – Wednesday, October 12 - Champaign Firefighters Open House at 307 S. Randolph, Champaign – Free pizza slices for the 1st 500 people
5:00pm – 7:00pm – Thursday, October 13 - Order a pizza from Dominos Pizza at 1702 W. Bradley, Ch., when the pizza is delivered and all of your smoke alarms work, you will receive a coupon for a free pizza.  If they are not working, they will replace the batteries.
 
Thursday, October 27 – Saturday, October 29:  Minister Deborah K. Banks FREE Praise Him Ministries’ “Raise the Praise” Workshop - Mt. Olive Baptist Church. For more info & to register, go to www.praisehimministries.net. FREE - but you must register at www.praisehimministries.net.  FREE*
 
9:00 a.m. - 12 noon - The Sisters of Champaign-Urbana will be hosting their 14th Annual Prayer Breakfast on Saturday, November 5, 2011, at the Hilton Garden Inn and Convention Center.  This year's guest speaker will be Rev. Dr. Alexis Felder, Minister of Ministry Operations, New Faith Baptist Church International, Matteson, IL.  Tickets are $25.00 per person.  Tickets can be purchased by contacting Bernice Harrington by phone at 217-649-1717 or email at Bernice.harrington@yahoo.com or the following individuals (Sisters):  Cynthia Biggers 356-7624; Cara Clark 390-7733; Bridget Davis 778-0666, Cheryl Jones 721-0381; Betty Kent 365-9134; Angela Owens-Taylor 356-5289; Eldress Hattie Paulk  328-0268; and Louise VanDyke  352-2536. 
 
2:00pm – 5:30pm – Douglass After School Open GymMonday – Friday until May 25, 2012 at the Douglass Community Center.  Cost - $2.00 per day.
 
5:00pm – 6:30pm - Douglass Community Choir – Every Tuesday and Thursday until May 25, 2012 at the Douglass Annex – ages 7 & above.  FREE for everyone who loves to sing.*
 
Monday, October 10
12noon – North First St. Association Meeting – Land of Lincoln Legal Aid Bldg. at 302 N. First St., Champaign.
6:00pm – Hallelujah Night Planning Meeting –Salem Baptist Church
6:00pm – Watch Monday Night Football at The American Legion Post 559
7:00pm – Urbana City Council Committee of the Whole Meeting
 
 
 
 
Tuesday, October 11
1:00pm – 3:00pm - Champaign Unit 4 School District Bus Driver Job Fair.  For more information/application, go to www.champaignschools.org.
6:00pm – 8:00pmFREE – Personal Finance Class – Financial Planning and Money Management at Land of Lincoln Legal Assistance Foundation (302 N. First St., Ch.).  For more information, call Sheila Dodd at 217-403-7070.*
6:00pm – Champaign City Council Members Special Study Session Meeting to discuss goals for the next 2 years at the Enterprise Works Bldg. – 60 Hazelwood Drive, Room 103, Champaign.
 
Wednesday, October 12 & Thursday, October 13
University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign for PCI's third Broadband Summit and the quarterly Illinois Broadband Deployment Council meeting.
On Wednesday morning, October 12, statewide Broadband Research Symposium will look into the various broadband research projects taking place throughout the state of Illinois.  In the afternoon, the Central Illinois recipients of federal BTOP and BIP stimulus awards will report on their projects at the Central Illinois Regional ARRA Broadband Awardees Meeting. The meeting host, the Partnership for a Connected Illinois, will also provide an update regarding statewide broadband initiatives.  The governor's Illinois Broadband Deployment Council
meeting will take place the following day at the same location. This meeting is also open to the public.  For questions concerning this event, please contact:
Bob Flider by email: 
bob.flider@broadbandillinois.org or at (217) 280-4066*
 
Wednesday, October 12 – Sunday, October 16:  International Restorative Justice Learning Event – Restorative Circles:  A Community Response to Conflict and Injustice. To register:  tinyurl.com/restorativecu or call 217-722-3471. All sessions will be held at the Independent Media Center at 202 S. Broadway, Urbana.  For more information, go to www.restorativecircles.org.*
There is no cost for registration or participation.  Schedule: 
8:30 am – 9:30pm – Wednesday-  Overview
8:30am – 12noon – Session 1 – Thursday – Sunday – Facilitation Practice
1:30pm – 6:00pm – Session 2 – Thursday – Sunday – Facilitation Practice
7:30pm – 9:30pm – Session 3 Thursday – Saturday – Facilitation Practice
 
Wednesday, October 12
9:00am – Statewide Broadband Research Symposium at National Center for Supercomputer Applications located at 1205 W. Clark Street, Urbana.  For questions concerning this event, please contact: Bob Flider at :  (217) 280-4066
or by email:  bob.flider@broadbandillinois.org
12noon – 1:30pm -
Champaign School District Unit 4 high school principals and Assistant Superintendent Judy Wiegand will be talking with parents, who chose a private school elementary experience followed by high school in Unit.  Champaign Public Library – Robeson Pavilion Room C.  If you or someone you know would like to join us, call Lynn Peisker at 217-351-3822 or email her at:  peiskely@champaignschools.org .
 
 
Wednesday, October 12 (cont’d)
1:00pm Central Illinois Regional ARRA Broadband Awardees Meeting at National Center for Supercomputer Applications located at 1205 W. Clark Street, Urbana.  For questions concerning this event, please contact: Bob Flider at :  (217) 280-4066 or by email:  bob.flider@broadbandillinois.org
5:00pm – 6:30pm - Champaign Unit 4 School District Bus Driver Job Fair.  For more information/application, go to www.champaignschools.org.
5:00pm – 7:00pm – The Champaign County Economic Development Corporation (a public-private partnership dedicated to fostering a cooperative, county-wide approach to economic development) is hosting Tech Mix at Singleton Law Firm, P.C. 2001 S. First St., Champaign, 2nd Floor (in the UI Research Park).  Join them for appetizers, drinks, networking with fellow tech entrepreneurs, potential collaborators, resource providers & potential funders.  Check out great local tech companies displaying their technologies/products, including:  Advanced Clothing Solutions, Midwest Green Technologies, Striped Sail, Inc., Illini Prosthetics Technologies, NFP, Nuvixa, Inc., Cobalt Digital, Inc., PrintEco, and others to be announced. 
5:30pm - Urbana Human Relations Commission Meeting
6:00pm – Champaign City Council Members Special Study Session Meeting to discuss goals for the next 2 years at the Enterprise Works Bldg. – 60 Hazelwood Drive, Room 103, Champaign.
 
Thursday, October 13
8:00am – 9:30am - Champaign Unit 4 School District Bus Driver Job Fair.  For more information/application, go to www.champaignschools.org.
9:00am - Illinois Broadband Deployment Council Meeting at National Center for Supercomputer Applications located at 1205 W. Clark Street, Urbana.  For questions concerning this event, please contact: Bob Flider at :  (217) 280-4066 or by email:  bob.flider@broadbandillinois.org
11:30am – 1:30pm – Central Illinois Business Magazine’s 4th Annual “40 under 40” awards ceremony - Hilton Garden.  Tickets are $25.00.  Among the awardees:   Champaign Unit #4 Board Member Jamar Brown and Teaching Assistant Marquis Lowe & Champaign City Councilmember Will Kyles.
6:00pm – 8:00pmFREE – Personal Finance Class – Savings and Investing at Land of Lincoln Legal Assistance Foundation (302 N. First St., Ch.).  For more information, call Sheila Dodd at 217-403-7070.*
 
Friday, October 14
12noon – “Verticalization & Unionization:  What’s Better for Education” Friday Forum lecture series at University YMCA (1001 S. Wright St., C) with Harriet Murav, Professor of Comparative Literature and Slavic languages and literatures at the University of Illinois.  On WEFT/90.1 Radio at 6pm on Monday, October 17.
 
Saturday, October 15
10:00am – 12 noon – St. Luke C.M.E. Church Food Pantry*
 
 
 
 
Saturday, October 15 (cont’d)
6:00pm – “Stone Soup: A Miracle for a Mission” (dinner & performance) at Savoy United Methodist Church.  Tickets:  Adults - $25.00; Seniors & Students -
$20.00; Youth age 5 & younger - $5.00.  For tickets and information, call 217-693-4629 or 217-398-7785.
 
Sunday, October 16
3:30pm – Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church Anniversary; Speaker: 
Rev. Cypress Hughes of Second Baptist Church
5:00pm – 7:00pm Church of the Apostolic Authority’s (400 W. Bradley
Champaign) 7th Annual Autumn Auxiliary Tea  Donation:$ 10 A kingdom Building Project! We Appreciate your Support! Suffragan Bishop Edward T. McGhee, Elect Lady Deena McGhee  (217) 398-6745
 
Monday, October 17
6:00pm – Champaign Unit 4 School Board Meeting
6:00pm – Watch Monday Night Football at The American Legion Post 559
7:00pm – Urbana City Council Meeting
 
Tuesday, October 18
6:00pm – 8:00pmFREE – Personal Finance Class – Banks and Other Financial Institutions at Land of Lincoln Legal Assistance Foundation (302 N. First St., Ch.).  For more information, call Sheila Dodd at 217-403-7070.*
7:00pm – Champaign City Council Meeting
7:30pm – Urbana School Board meeting
9:00pm – Independent Television/Community Cinema Series Film “Praying the Devil Back to Hell” on WILL TV (Channel 12 locally/Channel 13 on Comcast)*
 
Wednesday, October 19 – Friday October 21
7:00pm – New Generation Christian Fellowship Revival at 306 Tiffany Court, Champaign (past Super Pantry and directly behind Lex Bus Company)*
 
Wednesday, October 19 – Sunday, October 23
Church of the Apostolic Authority 32nd Church Anniversary & 22nd Bible Conference - Theme:  "Authority in the F.O.G. (Favor of God)".  Suffragan Bishop Edward T. McGhee, Elect Lady Deena McGhee, 400 W. Bradley, Champaign, (217) 398-6746.*
 
Wednesday, October 19
7:00pm - Church of the Apostolic Authority 32nd Church Anniversary & 22nd Bible Conference Theme:  "Authority in the F.O.G. (Favor of God)".  Speaker:  Evangelist Carolyn Butler, Kankakee, IL*
 
Thursday, October 20
6:00pm – 8:00pmFREE – Personal Finance Class – Taxes and Insurance at Land of Lincoln Legal Assistance Foundation (302 N. First St., Ch.).  For more information, call Sheila Dodd at 217-403-7070.*
 
Thursday, October 20 (cont’d)
7:00pm – Champaign County Board Meeting (Brookens Bldg. Urbana)
7:00pm - Church of the Apostolic Authority 32nd Church Anniversary & 22nd Bible Conference Theme:  "Authority in the F.O.G. (Favor of God)".  Speaker: Suffragan Bishop Freddy Hill, Dixmoor, IL*
 
Friday, October 21
12noon – “Collegiate Learning and Early Labor Market Outcomes:  Findings from the Academically Adrift Study” Friday Forum lecture series at University YMCA (1001 S. Wright St., C) with Richard Arum, Professor of Sociology and Education at New York University.  On WEFT/90.1 Radio at 6pm on Monday, October 24.
7:00pm - Church of the Apostolic Authority 32nd Church Anniversary & 22nd Bible Conference Theme:  "Authority in the F.O.G. (Favor of God)".  Speaker:Suffragan Bishop Joseph Scott, Camden, NJ*
 
Saturday, October 22
Fifth Annual Champaign County Disability Resource Expo at Lincoln Square Village.  For more information, contact Barb Bressner at bbressner@att.net or 217-840-3198.
 
Sunday, October 23
3:30pm – St. Luke C.M.E. Church Harvest Tea
4:00pm - University of Illinois Black Chorus Concert – Smith Music Hall
5:00pm - Church of the Apostolic Authority 32nd Church Anniversary & 22nd Bible Conference Theme:  "Authority in the F.O.G. (Favor of God)".    Speaker: Apostle Cedric Nesbitt, Champaign, IL
 
Monday, October 24
3:00pm – Champaign Community & Police Partnership Meeting – Douglass Annex
6:00pm – Watch Monday Night Football at The American Legion Post 559
7:00pm – Champaign Unit 4 School Board Meeting
7:00pm – Urbana City Council – Committee of the Whole Meeting
 
Tuesday, October 25
6:00pm – 8:00pmFREE – Personal Finance Class – All About Credit at Land of Lincoln Legal Assistance Foundation (302 N. First St., Ch.).  For more information, call Sheila Dodd at 217-403-7070.*
7:00pm – Champaign City Council Study Session
 
Thursday, October 27 – Saturday, October 29 - FREE
Minister Deborah K. Banks Praise Him Ministries’ “Raise the Praise” Workshop – at Mt. Olive Baptist Church//for more information and to register, go to www.praisehimministries.net.*.  You must register.  FREE
 
 
 
 
Friday, October 28
12noon – “Educate to Innovate – a national imperative” Friday Forum lecture series at University YMCA (1001 S. Wright St., C) with Debra Dutta, Associate Provost and Dean of the Graduate College at the University of Illinois.  On WEFT/90.1 Radio at 6pm on Monday, October 31.
 
Saturday, October 29
10:00am – 2:00pm – Church of the Apostolic Authority is hosting a Walk-a-Thon at Centennial High School (913 S. Crescent, Champaign).  Registration is $10.00 for walkers.  For more information and/or registration forms contact:  Sister Robin Edmon at 217.954.1368*
6:00pm – 8:00pm – Hallelujah Night at the Armory on Campus (planning meetings for churches/organizations/participants every Monday (October 3 through October 23) at 6 p.m. at Salem Baptist Church)
 
Sunday, October 30
10:00 am – 12noon – Berean Covenant Church (706 Bloomington Rd., C) is hosting their First Annual Multi-Ethnic Service. It is all about the Kingdom coming to the earth. We are looking to partner with different ethnicities for this service.  They want to develop a multi-ethnic Praise team for that day. If interested please send an email to:  admin@bereancovenant.org.
 
Monday, October 31
5:00pm – 7:00pm - Berean Covenant Church will host its 3rd Annual FLIP HALLOWEEN OUTREACH in the Douglass Park Community. If you would like to partner with us please email us at: admin@bereancovenant.org
6:00pm – Watch Monday Night Football at The American Legion Post 559
 
Tuesday, November 1
7:00pm – Champaign City Council Meeting
7:30pm – Urbana School Board Study Session
 
Thursday, November 3
12:30pm – 4:30pm Illinois Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at the Champaign County Economic Development Corporation (EDC) at 1817 S. Neil St., Ch., will host a QuickBooks Seminar BASIC, an introduction to QuickBooks covering the basic skills, covered by Pat Owens of Clifton-Gunderson.  To register (cost: $20) or to set up a FREE individual counseling session, email Peyton Roytek at peytonr@champaigncountyedc.org or call 217.378.8535.
6:00pm – NAACP Executive Board Meeting – Champaign Public Library
7:00pm – Speak Café – Krannert Art Museum, 500 E. Peabody, Champaign
7:15pm – NAACP General Membership Meeting – Champaign Public Library
 
 

Carletta J. Donaldson
"Encourage Yourself In The Lord"/"God Favors Me"
"Don't ask the Lord to guide your footsteps if you are not willing to move your feet." (Unknown)

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