Western Avenue Community Center
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Western Avenue Community Center
600 N. Western Ave.
Bloomington, IL 61701
(309) 829-4807

Map to the WACC
WACC Business Hours
Monday9:00 AM5:00 PM
Tuesday9:00 AM5:00 PM
Wednesday9:00 AM5:00 PM
Thursday9:00 AM5:00 PM
Friday9:00 AM12:00 PM

Lawrence Irvin Neighborhood Center
1615 W. Illinois St.
Bloomington, IL 61701
(309) 808-1142

Our Staff


Amy Cottone
Executive Director
(309) 829-4807 ext. 1003,  Email
Whitney Fryer
Finance Director
(309) 829-4807 ext. 1002,  Email
Gail Franklin
Marketing & Communication Specialist
(309) 829-4807 ext. 1004,  Email

After School Program

Lisa Barton
Academic Program Director
(309) 829-4807 ext. 1007,  Email
Rose Beverly
(309) 829-4807 ext. 1000

Food Pantry

Jackie Dunson
Food Pantry Coordinator
(309) 829-4807

Hispanic Outreach

Socorro Alvarez
Hispanic Outreach Director,
Employment Resources Coordinator
(309) 827-3794,  Email
Liz Acevedo-Alstrum
Hispanic Outreach Counselor
(309) 827-3794

Interpretation Program

Saul Pulido
Interpretation Director
(309) 829-9231,  Email

LINC Basketball Program & Youth Programs

Dodie Dunson
LINC Director
(309) 808-1142
Mike Donnelly
Director of Teen Services & Community Partnerships> (309) 242-9988,  Email

Senior Programs

Rose Beverly
(309) 829-4807 ext. 1000


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Board of Directors

After School Program!

Western Avenue Community Center appreciates our Board of Directors and the time and support they provide. Thank you!

Board of DirectorsCurrent Status
Toni FarringtonRetired
Jeff GendronCountry Financial
Joe HansonState Farm
Scott HendersonBloomington Flex
Michael JonesRetired
Mike McKnightRetired
Eric RehtmeyerGrowmark
John SchoeningRetired
Dennis SteeleRetired
Brian TrowerClay Dooley Tire & Auto
Jeffery WoodardMcLean County Museum of History