Category: City Manager’s Office News

2014 Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Countywide Celebration

The cities of Champaign and Urbana, Champaign County Board, Parkland College and the University of Illinois would like to invite you to attend the 13th Annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Countywide Celebration on Friday, January 17, 2014, 4 p.m. at Hilton Garden Inn, 1501 South Neil Street, Champaign. This year’s theme is: “A…
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Champaign-Urbana International Humanitarian Awards

The 2013 Champaign-Urbana International Humanitarian Awards Ceremony was held on Thursday, September 26, 2013 at the I Hotel & Conference Center and was attended by over 130 people. The 2013 Award Recipients were:  Entertainment provided by: Nathaniel Banks & Friends Capoeira Angola Center of Mestre Joao Grande Asian American Cultural Center Exhibit Xiaokang Tang Sponsors:…
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Workforce Diversity

The Community Relations Office and the Public Works Department are continuing efforts to increase the number of minority and female contractors and workforce diversity on City projects.  The City departments partnered to host a Minority/Majority Contracting Luncheon on Thursday, August 29th.  In attendance were Mayor Don Gerard, Councilman Will Kyles, City staff and minority/majority owned…
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11th Annual Champaign-Urbana International Humanitarian Awards

Honor. Celebrate. Educate. The Champaign-Urbana International Humanitarian Awards (CUIHA) recognizes the achievements of Champaign County’s International commitment to agriculture, hospitality, humanitarian relief, human rights, research/education, trade and business. Call For Nominations! Nominations are now being accepted for this prestigious award. We invite you to consider nominating an individual or organization whose extraordinary international services has…
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The 12th Annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Countywide Celebration

The 12th Annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Countywide Celebration was held on Friday, January 18, 2013 at Hilton Garden Inn. This commemorative annual event is dedicated to recognizing excellence in community service and humanitarianism by individuals and organizations in our community. The event also serves as a celebration of the life and work…
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Champaign Library Earns Star Rating for Fifth Consecutive Year

The Champaign Public Library has been awarded four stars in Library Journal’s latest annual list of America’s “star libraries.” That puts Champaign in an elite group of just 111 public libraries nationwide that have earned star status every year since the ratings program was launched by the industry-leading magazine five years ago. The 2012 LJ…
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Champaign-Urbana International Humanitarian Awards

The 2012 Champaign-Urbana International Humanitarian Awards Ceremony was held on Thursday, September 27, 2012 at Hilton Garden Inn and was attended by over 150 people. The 2012 Award Recipients were: Eric Luedtke, Human Rights Award Nianhua, Wang, Research/Education Award Scientific Animations Without Borders (SAWBO), Research/Education Award Drs. Malcolm Hill, Melinda Dabrowski, Tyrone Melvin & Jane…
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