We Thank You Heartland Bank of Peru, IL

A big thank you to Heartland Bank and Trust Company for their generous donation to the Disaster Recovery Fund! We are so blessed to have such an amazing community that has been able to come together so well in these trying times. Pictured presenting the check below is Vice President Michelle King and Retail Banker … Continued

Thank You Shoreline Boat Club and IRBBA!

Earlier this week we received a check from the Shoreline Boat Club Fish Fry Benefit for $4800 to be placed in the Disaster Recovery Fund. The donation, which was presented by Wayne Eichelkraut, was accompanied by another donation of $200 from the Illinois River Basin Boating Association, or I.R.B.B.A. On behalf of all of those … Continued

Thank You Lana Gore and Thrivent Financial

The Women Inspired Network would like to thank Lana Gore of Thrivent Financial for the generous donation to underwrite the hospitality expenses for the March 26th WIN gathering at August Hill Winery. Thrivent Financial consistently supports local non-profit events and initiatives. Thank you, Lana and Thrivent Financial for your generous donation and for your continued … Continued

Congratulations Nedda Simon, One Of The First WIN Speakers

We would love to extend our congratulations to one of the very first WIN speakers, Nedda Simon! Check out her work and get a book signed at her book signing event on May 6 at the Princeton Public Library, Illinois. Nedda has been great source of inspiration and we are truly proud to have been … Continued

Schwan’s Cares Campaign Coming To A Close

As most of you know by now, we have been running a campaign with Schwan’s to help raise money for the Disaster Recovery Fund. Up until now, this campaign gave 20% of all sales in the area to the Disaster Recovery Fund. Although this phase of the campaign is over, 5% of all sales in … Continued

IVAC Donates $1,065 To The Disaster Recovery Fund

The day of Illinois Valley Area Chamber of Commerce’s annual Community Fun Night Draw Down last month, Ambassador President Nikki Baer and her husband Tracy came up with the idea to make a lottery tree and have the donations go to the Disaster Recovery Fund. All agreed this was a wonderful idea. The tips that … Continued

Grand Ridge’s New Little Free Library

We are thrilled to be able to work with the city of Grand Ridge and new little free library official steward, Pat Meagher, to bring a new little free library to the town! This has been a little dream of ours for quite some time now, and seeing it finally come to fruition is inspiring. … Continued


SRCCF wants to extend our deepest gratitude and thanks to the people in and around our communities that have come together and shown a beacon of hope to all of those effected by the recent tornadoes. The response and sense of community and pride that has been displayed is truly heartwarming and a wonderful representation … Continued

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