Events & Activities
It's National Mentor Month!
January 6 - I Am A Mentor Day - Post I am a mentor on your social media accounts to encouarage others to mentor.
January 21 - Virtual Mentor Lunch - 12:00 - 1:00 Martin Srajek will lead a webinar on how we are mentoring now. Lunch can be picked up at PIato or Pekara. If you haven't received your invite to the luncheon by Jan. 8, let your school coordinator know. To join the webinar at 12:00 use the following link.
January 28 - Thank Your Mentor Day - Your Mentor Benefit Card (enclosed in the luncheon invite is good all day at local businesses.
Winter 2021 Training Dates
New Mentor Training Dates
Tuesday, January 26, 5:30 - 7:00 p.m. (Virtual)
Wednesday, February 10, 11:30 - 1:00 (Virtual)
Winter Training for All Interested mentors
Thursday, February 25th, 5:15 - 6:15 (Virtual)
Join us as leaders from "Rattle the Stars" (Non profit in Champaign that provides community-based suicide prevention services.) talk to us about suicide prevention supports.
How are mentors staying in touch during COVID-19?
The News Gazette decided to find out. Click on the button to see the link to the story about mentoring during COVID-19 featured in the paper on Sunday, May 3rd.
Kiwanis of Champaign-Urbana donate $500.00 to One to One
Marc Changnon, CU Kiwanis Club presents a $500.00 check to Lauren Smith, Community Outreach Coordinator, Unit 4 Schools.
Marc Changnon from the Kiwanis Club of Champaign-Urbana dropped of a $500.00 check on September 18th to be used for scholarships!
Prairie State Bank & Trust awards grant to CU One to One
Bruce Hatfield, Regional President of Prairie State Bank and Trust, Colleen Phil, Vice President and Commercial Loan officer present check to Lauren Smith, Community Outreach Coordinator - Unit 4 Schools
On June 24, representatives from Prairie State Bank awarded a $1,000 grant to the CU One to One Scholarship Foundation. The grant is from Prairie State Bank & Trust in partnership with the Federal Home Loan Bank of Chicago.
Graduating Centennial Seniors - Class of 2020
Graduating seniors and their mentors look back on their years together, the impact mentoring has had, and why the CU 1-to-1 Mentor Program was so important to them.
Loir Ellinger, Tom Howley and Mayor Diane Marlin