Caregiver Education

Caregiver educational meetings facilitated by Amanda Foltz from Catholic Charities and taught by a speaker from the Alzheimer’s Association.  Tuesday May 2nd, 2023 – Understanding Alzheimer’s and DementiaTuesday June 6th,  2023 – Dementia ConversationsTuesday July 11th,  2023 – Effective Communication Strategies For more information or to register, please contact Amanda at 815-523-9919.

WITS Workout & Crafting Connections

Catholic Charities will be hosting two programs for people age 60+ here coming up in March. There is no cost for either program, but registration is required. Please call Kelli at 815-933-7791 ext: 9910 to reserve your spot. WITS Workout: Did you know that social connectedness and intellectual engagement are two lifestyle factors that contributeContinue reading “WITS Workout & Crafting Connections”

My Piece in the Puzzle

Project Sun will again host sessions of the “My Piece in the Puzzle” program, which navigates difficult conversations aimed at racial healing. This workshop will take place on Tuesday and Thursday evenings from March 7 to March 30. For more information please contact Project Sun at or (815) 304-5933.

Project Sun

The Grow Center is proud to partner with Project Sun to host the celebration and reflection of their mid-way point in their six year grant. This will take place on January 19, and 20, 2023. It will include dinner, a presentation, and envisioning for the future to help children flourish in Kankakee County.

Route 102 Car Shows

Car Show and Fundraiser for The Grow Center & Blessings in a Backpack. $20 per vehicle entry donation. Awards for Best of Show, People’s Choice and Top of Class (Classic, Muscle, Motorcycle, Custom, Truck/Van). Split the Pot Drawing, Live Entertainment, Concessions and FUN Zone for children with inflatables and games. Lot open for Registration 10:00AM-1:30PMContinue reading “Route 102 Car Shows”

Worship Services

Central Christian Church’s Worship Services meet on the 2nd & 4th Sundays of the month at 10:00 a.m. The current sermon series is “Bring Good News,” which is a yearlong journey through the gospel of Luke. It began in Advent of 2021 and will end in November of 2022.