Category: Central Illinois

News and events from the central portion of Illinois, generally Springfield, Peoria, Decatur and Bloomington.

America in Transition screenings in Peoria on March 31

PEORIA — Peoria Proud is hosting screenings of “American in Transition” for Transgender Day of Visibility on March 31. Both screenings will be at the Big Screen Theater At Peoria Riverfront Museum in East Peoria. From the Facebook event: America in Transition is an award-winning, Sundance-backed documentary series exploring relationships, family, and social issues with trans people…

IPCF offers $140,000 in 2019 grant opportunities

BLOOMINGTON, Ill. – Illinois Prairie Community Foundation (IPCF) will accept applications for grants in three categories from February 1-28, 2019. Interested applicants may find information about the grants on IPCF’s website along with links to the online applications. The Community Foundation expects to grant out more than $140,000 during this grant round. These grants provide…

PFLAG Decatur Post Holiday Party set for Jan. 26

DECATUR — PFLAG Decatur has set the date for their Post Holiday Party after having to be rescheduled do to severe winter weather a couple weeks ago. From the Facebook event: RESCHEDULED !!! PFLAG DECATUR is having a post holiday party on Saturday January 26 at 5:30pm. The party will be in the Fellowship Hall…

Decatur Pride opens internships for local high school students

DECATUR — Decatur Pride is looking for high school students in Macon County to apply for internships. From their Facebook post: Committee – Pride Fest Decatur IL is looking for dedicated Freshmen, Sophomore and Junior students residing in Macon County to assist the Committee with various projects, productions, and community initiatives. Seniors who plan to stay…