Wednesday, August 13th 2014 - 12:00 am

WE-CI; Women Entrepreneurs of Central Illinois’s monthly meeting will be held on
Wednesday, August 13th, from 11:30 pm to 1:00 pm at Incredibly Delicious, 925 South 7th Street, Springfield, Ill. 62701

GIRL’S EMPOWERMENT, an inspiring presentation by Ms. Pam Kovacevich, CEO of Girl Scouts of Central Illinois. Come hear how this venerable organization is helping future women, possibly entrepreneurs, to take charge of their lives.

The cost for the meeting is $17 for members, $20 for guests & $25 for walk-ins. Please RSVP by noon, Friday, August 10th, 2014. Reservations are non-refundable. Additional information is available by contacting L. Gay Davidson, 725-8500 or at <>.

Monthly meetings include guest speakers, workshops, and social functions. Fundraising events support scholarships for local women attending college and advanced training. Guests may request a meeting notice by contacting Maureen Williams


SIU Center for Family Medicine “Family Fun and Health Fair”

Wednesday, August 13th 2014 - 12:00 am
at Center for Family Medicine
520 North 4th Street

This will be our 2nd Annual “Family Fun and Health Fair” event to celebrate Health Centers Week. We will have free food/drink, family/children’s activities, free health screenings/information, and prizes to families/children throughout the event. It is hoped this event brings families together and promotes a positive healthly lifestyle.


DQ® Miracle Treat Day Blizzard®

Thursday, August 14th 2014 - 12:00 am

Thursday, August 14 is DQ® Miracle Treat Day
Blizzard® Treat sales to benefit local kids in need
Chips Ahoy!® and Oreo® will be among the Blizzard® Treats served at participating DQ®and DQ Grill & Chill® locations nationwide on Miracle Treat Day to benefit local Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals. During the ninth annual Miracle Treat Day on Thursday, August 14th, one dollar or more from every Blizzard Treat sold at participating locations will be donated to Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals, a charity that raises funds for 170 children’s hospitals across the United States and Canada. For more information,


Explore the Aquarium

Monday, August 18th 2014 - 12:00 am

Explore the Aquarium SCHEELS Kids Klub Monday, August 18, 2014 6PM-6:45PM

Come explore the SCHEELS Aquarium with our expert diver. The first 50 kids will receive a PLANO tackle box.



Sunday, August 24th 2014 - 11:00 am



Moms Go Back to School Luncheon

Tuesday, August 26th 2014 - 12:00 am

The Elizabeth Ann Seton Program announces its 3rd annual Moms Go Back to School Luncheon to be held at noon on Tuesday, August 26, 2014 at Hilton Springfield.
The luncheon will benefit women enrolled in EAS who are working to better educate themselves. Featured speaker, Letrice Ware will speak about her journey from homelessness to college graduate and businesswoman.

EAS, a not-for-profit program founded in 1995, provides pregnant and parenting women with the tools necessary to reach self-sufficiency. All proceeds from the luncheon are used to support programming that mentors and encourages women to continue their education goals. Visit our website at for more information.

Table reservations may be made by contacting chairpersons
Jill Egizii, 1645 West Laurel, Springfield, IL 62704
Helen Renfrow, 5008 Blackwolf Road, Springfield, IL 62711
Or by calling the EAS office at 217.757.6025


Super Retriever Dog Jumping Competition

Friday, September 5th 2014 - 12:00 am

SCHEELS Super Retriever Dog Jumping Competition Friday, September 5 (10AM-4PM), Saturday, September 6 (9AM-5PM), and Sunday, September 7, 2014 (9AM-4:30PM)

A great event for the entire family! Local talent welcome! Bring your dog for our fun jump to give it a try!


3D Archery at Hunting Expo

Saturday, September 6th 2014 - 12:00 am

3D Archery at Hunting Expo Saturday, September 6, 2014 (8AM-1PM)

There will be a FREE 10 target 3D Archery shoot from 8AM to 1PM SATURDAY ONLY, Sponsored by the Panther Creek Bowhunters Club. This event takes place at the SCHEELS Federal Ammunition Hunting Expo.


Federal Ammunition Hunting Expo

Saturday, September 6th 2014 - 12:00 am

SCHEELS Federal Ammunition Hunting Expo Saturday, September 6 (9AM-5PM) through Sunday, September 7, 2014 (10AM-4PM)

Bring the family to SCHEELS for all the must see outdoor vendors and new equipment to get you ready for this year’s hunting season! Come try out the Red Ryder Daisy Inflatable BB Gun Range. The Sangamon County Animal Control Dog Adoptions will be taking place from 11 am to 3 PM SATURDAY ONLY! Don’t miss the father/daughter duo Mike and Wendy Rhodes with LIVE chainsaw carving demos from Bear Tracks on SATURDAY AND SUNDAY!!! Entertainment and fun for the WHOLE family! Register to win GREAT prizes.


AKA 5K Walk/Run

Saturday, September 13th 2014 - 12:00 am


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