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Community service clubs are in it for the people. Members socialize. They hold events in the community. They give to their neighbors through service projects. All of those thing are hard to pull off in a socially distanced way, but Bloomington-Normal rotary clubs are adapting.

Vonda Rodgers said a prayer as volunteers pounded nails in syncopation in the parking lot of the VFW as they began the work of constructing the first McLean County Habitat for Humanity Hero Home.

Kid flies a kite
Courtesy Tejas Jani

Kite Fest is back in Bloomington-Normal for its sixth year from 11 a.m.–4 p.m. Sunday, May 19, at Illinois State University’s Hancock Stadium.

Kathy Sawyer, Sharon Ware, and Tura Dover
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Four Bloomington-Normal women are hoping to bring awareness to a local running club with goals of empowering women.

Jeff Secord
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Human service organizations, colleges and universities and other institutions are having to rely more on charitable giving due to uncertain state and federal funding in recent years.

Linda Bollivar in studio
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A local nonprofit is celebrating its 10th year of leadership development and service to the community.

Kid plays with water table
Carleigh Gray / WGLT

The two-year state budget crisis made life difficult for many of the 105,000 nonprofits across Illinois that rely in some way on taxpayer support.

Promise Council Receives $25K State Farm Grant

Sep 27, 2018
Promise Council logo
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The Promise Council is one of 40 organizations receiving a $25,000 grant from State Farm Neighborhood Assist.

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How badly did the Community Health Care Clinic need a new website?