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State Farm donates $250K to Western Avenue Community Center to honor Willie Brown's legacy.

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10 May 2022
Summer Basketball Camp
Western Avenue is hosting a Basketball Camp at NO COST for 9-10 year old's June 13th-July 15th. The camp will be Monday, Wednesday, and Fridays from 9-10:30AM.
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04 May 2022
Thank you Saul Pulido
At the end of April, we congratulated Saul Pulido, our Interpretation Coordinator on his retirement! Saul has been an advocate for the Hispanic Community as an interpreter and translator since the early 2000s. We are so grateful for his work, passion, and love for his clients and Western Avenue. Saul will still be staying at the Center as a part-time interpreter, but will be passing on his coordinator duties.
20 Apr 2022
2022 Spring Newsletter
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06 Apr 2022
State Farm donates $250K to Western Avenue Community Center to honor Willie Brown's legacy
A strong dedication to community service and leadership are characteristics Willie Brown displayed throughout his life in Bloomington-Normal, including work with the Western Avenue Community Center, NAACP, the Urban League and other groups. Brown, a longtime State Farm executive, passed away March 5 at the age of 74. To honor his commitment to the Bloomington-Normal community and to continue Brown’s legacy, State Farm on Wednesday donated $250,000 to the Western Avenue Community Center (WACC) in Bloomington.
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28 Feb 2022
Winter newsletter Newsletter
Director's Message - I am sending love and warmth to all of you this holiday season. This Christmas marks six months that I have held the Executive Director position at Western Avenue and I am humbled by the love, patience, support, and care of my staff, Board of Directors, community organizations, and the community-at-large has shown me and the Center.
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01 Dec 2021
Happy Holidays from Western Avenue Community Center. This newsletter highlights the Center’s Holiday Events and looks at a review of 2021. We thank you all for your support and look forward to hearing from you in the New Year!
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01 Oct 2021
Fall programs - Western Avenue continues with our our Hispanic Outreach Program, which helps immigrant and Hispanic families in receiving health and human services. The Hispanic Outreach Team has completed 1,047 service consultations since January and 911 interpretation appointments. Western Avenue also hosts Youth Programs.
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01 Oct 2021
Programas de Otoño - En Western Avenue continuamos con nuestro Programa de Alcance Hispano (HOP), que ayuda a las familias inmigrantes e hispanas a recibir servicios de salud y humanitarios. El equipo de Alcance Hispano ha completado 1,047 consultas de servicio desde enero y 911 citas para interpretación. Western Avenue también cuenta con Programas para jóvenes.
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01 Jun 2021
¡Hola desde Western Avenue! Mi nombre es Mary Tackett y estoy muy emocionada y honrada por estar aquí, como la nueva directora ejecutiva de Western Avenue. El primer contacto que tuve con WACC, fue como pasante en el Programa de Alcance Hispano, cuando estudiaba en Illinois Wesleyan, in 2011, y desde ese entonces,supe que WACC era un lugar especial.
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01 Jun 2021
Hello from Western Avenue! My name is Mary Tackett and I am so excited and honored to be here asthe new Executive Director at Western Avenue. I was first introduced to WACC as an intern with the Hispanic Outreach Program when I went to Illinois Wesleyan in 2011, and even then, I knew it was a special place.
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