Event Calendar

January 25, 2014

Financing a Small Business Workshop

From 9:00AM to 11:30AM

The Financing a Small Business workshop is an overview of start-up financing for a business. Content includes business requirements, preparation needed, and sources of capital. A workbook is provided. All workshops are held at the Champaign County Chamber of Commerce, 303 West Kirby Avenue, Champaign, IL 61820 (next to Jarling's Custard Cup). Cost per workshop is $25. For more East Central Illinois SCORE information or to register for workshops,log on to eci-score.org or call 217-359-1791. Email questions to info@eci-score.org.

Teens for Jeans at Centennial High in Champaign

From 9:00AM to 3:00PM

Collecting in the Main Office during school hours to help 1 of every 3 homeless teens with their #1 request: Jeans Olivia has details 766-9945 between 3-7pm weekdays. Thanks!

Preserving Family Treasures-Let's Talk Textiles

From 2:00PM to 4:00PM

Come learn how best to treat, store, and display your family’s quilts, baby clothes, wedding dresses and more! Come speak with Kristan McKinsey, Curator at the Peoria Riverfront Museum about preserving your family heirlooms for posterity. There will be no appraisals at these workshops. $5 per person. Registration required; (217) 586-2612 or kriopelle@ccfpd.org. Museum Education Center, Lake of the Woods Forest Preserve, 950 N Lombard, Mahomet, 2 – 4 p.m.

Lions in Winter 2014

The English Department and College of Arts and Humanities at Eastern Illinois University are pleased to announce that registration is open for their annual literary festival, Lions in Winter, which will be held on January 24 and 25 on the EIU campus in Charleston. Lions in Winter is a two-day literary festival featuring workshops, lectures, readings, a book fair, and more. The workshops and editor’s panel on Jan. 25 require registration, which can be completed at http://www.lionsinwinter.org/registration/. The cost is $40 and includes continental breakfast, lunch, an editor’s panel, and entry into either the visiting writer workshops or the genre workshops. Students may register and attend the visiting writer workshops for free, or pay a $10 fee to add the lunch. All Lions in Winter 2014 events will be held in the Doudna Fine Arts Center. The readings on Friday and Saturday evenings are free and open to the public. For more information, visit www.lionsinwinter.org or email information@lionsinwinter.org. Schedule & Workshops FRIDAY – January 24, 2014 7:00 pm: Lions in Winter 2014 Keynote Reading (Free & open to the public) Featured Writer, Jami Attenberg SATURDAY – January 25, 2014 9:00 – 9:30am: Continental breakfast & Welcome 9:30 – 10:45am: Visiting Writer Workshop 1 9:30 – 12:15pm: Genre Workshops 11:00 – 12:15pm: Visiting Writer Workshop 2 12:30 – 1:30pm: LUNCH 1:45 – 3:00pm: Visiting Writer Workshop 3 1:45 – 4:30pm: Genre Workshops 3:15 – 4:30pm: Editor’s Panel 3:15 – 4:30pm: Visiting Writer Workshop 4 7:00pm: Visiting Writers Reading (Free & open to the public) Featuring Jason Koo, Alissa Nutting, and Ryan Van Meter