RPC Hosting a Family and Community Engagement Resource Fair in September

A young girl plays in the park

The RPC’s Early Childhood Education Program is hosting a Family and Community Engagement Resource Fair on Saturday, September 14, at Hessel Park in Champaign (1400 Grandview Drive). Free and open to the public, the Fair is scheduled to last from 10am to 2pm.

The fair is designed to educate the community and increase awareness of the many services and programs offered by the RPC and our Community Partners. In addition to the RPC, there will be over 20 organizations from around the community making information available about what they provide. There will also be food and kids’ activities for families and individuals who plan on attending.

“This fair will be filled with food, family, fun, and more. Best of all, there is no charge to attend,” says Irene Weathersby, the RPC’s Family and Community Engagement Coordinator. “We hope people from throughout Champaign County can make it out to the fair to see some of the tremendous programs, services, and opportunities available to them.”

Organizations from around the community expected to participate include:

  • Beyond Hair Beauty Salon
  • Blu Modify Dance Studio
  • Centennial High School Steppers
  • Champaign County Crime Stoppers
  • Champaign Public Library
  • Child and Family Connections #16 (CFC)
  • Child Care Resource Services (CCRS)
  • Children’s Home & Aid
  • Courage Connection
  • Crisis Nursery
  • CU Early
  • C-U Public Health District
  • C-U Trauma and Resiliency Initiative
  • Developmental Services Center
  • DJ Silkee
  • Familia Dental
  • FirstFollowers
  • G.R.E.A.T. Start
  • Healthy Beginnings
  • Keith Sparrow – The Balloon Man
  • Lions Kidsight USA
  • Real Life Families
  • Rosecrance
  • Smile Healthy
  • The Baby Fold
  • The Joy of Facepainting

In addition to the Early Childhood Education Program, the RPC will be making information available about many of its other programs, such as:

  • Homeless Prevention Program
  • Independent Service Coordination
  • LIHEAP
  • Senior Services
  • Tenant-Based Rental Assistance
  • Young Adult Reentry Program
  • Youth Assessment Center

2019 Family and Community Engagement Resource Fair

Saturday, September 14, 2019

10am to 2pm

Hessel Park

1400 Grandview Drive

Champaign, IL

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