Women Entrepreneurs of Central Illinois’s monthly meeting

Wednesday, November 12th 2014 - 12:00 am

WE-CI; Women Entrepreneurs of Central Illinois’s monthly meeting will be held on Wednesday, November 12 th from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm, at Sweet Betty Jane’s/The Yellow Rose, Banquet & Conference Center, 7075 Old Decatur Road, Dawson, Ill 62561 (near Riverton).     See map below.

Program: Holiday Social and silent auction:  Enjoy a wonderful evening of catching up with members and buying silent auction items to get a head start on our holiday shopping. Guests are always welcome at our Holiday Auction.  The Silent Auction proceeds cover member scholarships for seminars, workshops, or business enhancement courses to improve skills or business efficiency.

Bring a guest!   It’s a great way to introduce other entrepreneurs to WE-CI.


The cost for the meeting is $22 for members, $25 for guests, and $30 for walk-ins.   Reservations are non-refundable.  Additional information is available from Cherrill Lewis @ 217-622-0189.   Please make your reservations:

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


Lutheran High School South Concert Band from Rochester

Thursday, November 13th 2014 - 12:00 am

Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014
7:00 – 7:45 p.m.

Lutheran High School South Concert Band from Rochester, Michigan will present a concert of sacred and secular music at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church, 2645 Old Jacksonville Road, Springfield.
The 51-member band is directed by Mr. Brian Pollatz, a graduate of Concordia Ann Arbor and Long Island University. A free-will donation will be accepted to help cover tour expenses, and a cookie and lemonade reception will follow. Our Savior’s is a fully accessible building.


Little Shop of Horrors

Friday, November 14th 2014 - 12:00 am

LSH poster


Jingle Bell Run/Walk

Saturday, November 15th 2014 - 12:00 am

WHO:  The Arthritis Foundation

WHAT:  Jingle Bell Run/Walk
WHEN:  11/15/14
WHERE:  Lincoln Land Community College 5250 Shepherd Rd. Springfield, IL  62703
WHY:  Be part of the largest holiday 5K race series aimed to fight arthritis!

Chosen as one of the Most Incredible Themed Races, Jingle Bell Run/Walk for Arthritis is a fun and festive way to kick off your holidays by helping others!

Wear a holiday themed costume. Tie jingle bells to your shoelaces. Raise funds to help find a cure for arthritis, the nation’s leading cause of disability. Run or walk a 5 kilometer route with your team members and celebrate the season by giving.
For more information:  Jenny Conder (317) 879-0321 x 5 or


Jingle Bell Run/Walk

Saturday, November 15th 2014 - 12:00 am

Lace up your running shoes and help raise funds to fight arthritis at the Jingle Bell Run/Walk on November 15 at Lincoln Land Community College. Recruit a team of friends, family, or coworkers. Then make plans to be there with costumes and bells on to take part in this fun event for an important cause. Visit, or download the Jingle Bell Run/Walk app for your smartphone and get started today!


St. John’s Children’s Hospital and Kohl’s Cares presents: Rising Stars

Saturday, November 15th 2014 - 12:00 am

St. John’s Children’s Hospital and Kohl’s Cares presents: Rising Stars. This free event starts at 6pm on November 15 at Sangamon Auditorium. A group of talented young men and women from Achill Academy of Irish Dance, Dance Creations, Kohl’s Gotta Dance, Springfield Dance, and Turnout Movement Studios will get your toes tapping and your hands clapping while performing an eclectic mix of dance styles. Come out, have fun, and learn how your child can sign up for 10-months of free dance classes. Visit www. sjchildrens. org/gottadance for more information.


Titan Trek 5K Run/Walk

Saturday, November 15th 2014 - 8:00 am
at Gleenwood High School
1501 E Plummer

Click here for Registration form and more info


Design Ideas Holiday Outlet Store

Friday, November 28th 2014 - 12:00 am

Event: Design Ideas Holiday Outlet Store

Location: Capitol City Shopping Center (old Shopko location)

3001 S Dirksen Parkway, Springfield, IL 62703

Dates: Friday, November 28-Saturday, December 27

Hours: Open Tuesdays – Sundays, closed Mondays. See for store hours.

Description: Partnering with Big Brothers Big Sisters, Illinois Symphony Orchestra, The Junior League of Springfield, and SPARC, local product design company Design Ideas is renting a temporary location to liquidate thousands of its decorative and functional products for the home and office at 75% off (OR MORE!) suggested retail prices to benefit local charities. The event is more than just a way to quickly move out Design Ideas’ excess inventory; it has become a special partnership with the charities and Springfield community at large. Get updates on specials and store events by connecting with us


A Ringing Christmas 2014 by Bells in Motion

Saturday, December 6th 2014 - 12:00 am

12/6/2014 7p and 12/7/2014  4p
A Ringing Christmas 2014 by Bells in Motion
A Family-friendly jazz holiday concert
United Presbyterian Church
2550 Rock Hill
Wood River, IL


Pancakes, Paws & Santa Claus

Sunday, December 7th 2014 - 8:30 am - 10:30 am
at Lincoln Green Golf Course
700 E Lake Shore Dr

residents & members $9 / adult and $7 / child

non-residents & non-members $10 / adult and $8 / child

call 585-1821 to make reservations and payments *required

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