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    Thursday, April 26, 2018
    GCS DONATES $1,080 TO 3 LITTLE BIRDS 4 LIFE Collinsville, IL- GCS Credit Union employees joined together to raise $1,080 in the month of April to benefit the organization 3 Little Birds 4 Life. 3 Little Birds 4 Life is a non-profit organization whose mission is to enhance the lives of young adult cancer patients. The vision of 3 Little Birds 4 Life is to work diligently to provide those managing ...read more
    Categories: Human Interest
    Wednesday, April 18, 2018
    Belleville, Ill. (April 18, 2018) – April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month, a time to acknowledge the important role that families and communities play in promoting the social and emotional well-being of children. In recognition of Child Abuse Prevention Month, Caritas Family Solutions has partnered with local organizations and businesses to promote the “Blue Kids Campaign.” This campaign ...read more
    Categories: Community, Human Interest
    Thursday, April 12, 2018
    Summer is coming!  No school means no lunch for some kids.  For the 6th summer, St. John Evangelical United Church of Christ in Collinsville will sponsor a free lunch program called HHH SUMMER CAMP for children 4 to 18 years of age. The camp will run from June 4 to July 26.   The camp is operated solely on donations.  This year, St. John's is trying to identify sponsors to help pay for the ...read more
    Categories: Community, Human Interest
    Tuesday, April 10, 2018
    Support the 2018 4th Grade Jamboree The annual 4th Grade Jamboree — hosted by the Collinsville School District for ALL fourth grade students in our community’s public and private schools — needs your help. We are looking for sponsors to help provide t-shirts for the participants. Your business can help by becoming a t-shirt sponsor. Over 600 children are expected to participate. Bring smiles to ...read more
    Categories: Education, Press Release, Human Interest
    Thursday, April 05, 2018
    McKendree University’s School of Nursing is pleased to announce a Masters of Science in Nursing - Population Health Option for Fall of 2018.  Being responsive to the evolving need for nurses to be versed in population health practice identified by our partners, health care organizations, advisory boards, as well as The Institute of Medicine’s 2011 landmark report The future of nursing: Leading ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Education, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
    Friday, March 23, 2018
    Book Sale Collinsville Library April 26th, 27th, and 28th (times vary)   Collinsville, IL –   Thousands of items will be available at the Collinsville Library’s Book Sale and proceeds will benefit the library.   Thursday, April 26th will be a special preview night from 5-8pm. There will be a $5 entry fee in addition to the $5 per bag price.On Friday, April 27th the sale will run from 9am-5pm. It ...read more
    Categories: Community, Human Interest, Press Release
    Tuesday, February 06, 2018
    Collinsville Chamber of Commerce/Italian Fest- Seeking Names of Collinsville Italian Families Attention, residents of Collinsville and other areas! The Italian Fest needs your help. The Collinsville Chamber of Commerce and Italian Fest committee are seeking names of Italian families who immigrated to Collinsville from Italy long ago. A new Collinsville Paesani t-shirt will be designed featuring ...read more
    Categories: Community, Human Interest, Chamber, General News Article
    Thursday, November 30, 2017
    Collinsville Recognized on Expedia.com as Best Place to Travel for History Lovers   For Immediate Release:   Collinsville, Illinois being recognized by Expedia.com as one of the best places to travel for History Lovers. The national article featured on Expedia.com showcases Cahokia Mounds, Willoughby Heritage Farm & Conservation Reserve and the Catsup Bottle. Article link: ...read more
    Categories: Fun Facts, Human Interest, Community, General News Article, Press Release