Category: City Manager’s Office News

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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Liquor License Renewals

The Liquor Commissioner’s Office will be processing annual liquor license renewals through the upcoming weeks. There are 184 active licensees whose current license will expire October 31, 2012. Should updated information be received, it requires the teamwork of multiple departments: CMO, Legal, Finance, Fire and Police.

City hosts Minority Contractor Luncheon

The Community Relations Office and the Public Works Department are continuing efforts to increase the number of female and minority contractors and workforce diversity on City projects. The City departments partnered to host a Minority Contracting Luncheon on Tuesday, August 14th. In attendance were Mayor Don Gerard, Councilman Will Kyles, City staff and local contractors….
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2010 Champaign-Urbana International Humanitarian Awards

The 2010 Champaign Urbana International Humanitarian Awards Ceremony was held Thursday, September 30, 2010 at Hilton Garden Inn. Attended by over 150 people, this event honors significant contributions to international understanding, cooperation, friendship, and development. The ceremony recognizes the achievements of Champaign County’s international commitment to agriculture, hospitality, humanitarian relief, human rights, research and education,…
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