City of Champaign News

The Human Resources department sponsored Harassment Prevention training for 13 new employees on October 19, 2010. The training included an overview of definitions of different types of harassment, how to prevent harassment, how to recognize different types of harassment, and what procedures to follow if harassment is witnessed and/or experienced. The training was very interactive…
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In observance of National Collegiate Alcohol Awareness Week, students on the University of Illinois campus are focusing their attention on Alcohol Abuse Prevention. On October 18, 2010, Sgt. Scott Friedlein, Professional Standards Division, facilitated “Alcohol Awareness” discussions at the Delta Zeta sorority, 710 W. Ohio in Urbana. Talks focused on local ordinances, state laws and…
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On October 14, 2010, School Resource Officer Jonathan Westfield presented “Bullying, Sexting, and Internet Safety” information to students enrolled in Centennial High School’s American Government class. The dangers and effects of bullying and sexting were provided as well as safety tips for internet users. Officer Westfield conducted additional presentations for seventh graders enrolled in Edison…
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On October 20, 2010, School Resource Officer Ed Wachala conducted a Senior Safety presentation in honor of Crime Prevention Month. Ofc. Wachala met with a group of seniors to discuss crimes that target the senior population and ways to avoid being victimized. The presentation focused on scams, fraud, and personal safety. The event was held…
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The Cities of Champaign and Urbana, Champaign County Board and University of Illinois are accepting nominations for the 10th Annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Countywide Celebration. Awardees will be honored Friday, January 14, 2011, at Hilton Garden Inn, 1501 S. Neil Street, Champaign at 4:00pm. Individuals and Organizations can be nominated for the…
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OPERATION HOPE - FAMILY ORIENTATION On Thursday, October 21, 2010 from 6:00-8:00 pm, the Unit 4 School District will host a new family orientation to the Operation Hope program at the Central High School Library Lecture Hall. The Operation Hope program provides academic, career, and college preparation assistance to high school students living in the Garden…
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FREE Credit Information Sessions Confused on how to make credit work for you instead of you working for credit? REVIEW YOUR FREE CREDIT REPORT WITH A CREDIT COUNSELOR OR LENDER Tuesday, October 26, 2010 Open during 6 – 8 pm Location: Land of Lincoln Legal Assistance Foundation 302 North First Street, Champaign or Saturday, November…
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