Thursday, February 12, 2009

Job Skills Workshops

The Crossroads Workforce Center will be hosting Job Skills Workshops in March and April. The events aim to inform and educate members of the community about services that are available to assist in career placement. Some of the services provided include resume building, interview techniques and application advice. All of the strategies learned at these workshops will help to prepare citizens for upcoming Resource/Job Fair on April 8th, where they can meet with local employers and apply for available jobs in the region.
Hosted By:
- City of Centralia
- Illinois Department of Employment Security
- Kaskaskia College
- Crossroads Workforce Centers
- Marion County Housing Authority

Date & Times:
- Wednesday, March 25 10am - 11am
- Thursday, March 26 10am - 11am
- Tuesday March 31 6pm - 7pm
- Thursday April 2 6pm - 7pm

Crossroads Workforce Center
325 S. Poplar
Centralia, IL 62801

For more information or to register for a workshop, Please Call:
Kaskaskia College Continuing Education Center
(618) 545-3255

Friday, February 6, 2009

Use your legs to save a life! Join the Legs For Life 5K and run or walk for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society!
Date: March 21, 2009
Time: 8:00 am start
Pre-register by: March 14, 2009
Entry Fee for 5K:
- $15 before 3/14/09
- $20 after 3/14/09,
Entry Fee for Little Legs 1-Miller:
- $10 before 3/14/09
- $15 after 3/14/09,

For more information email:

There are many charitable events happening in Centralia and the City is eager to applaud and promote all volunteers, organizations and citizen efforts to better the lives of those around them. If you have such an event, program or project you would like to make the City aware of please inform the City Blog staff by sending your flyer and any other pertinent information to:
The City also has a comprehensive list of recreational activities on our official website:
- City of Centralia Recreation Department
- City of Centralia Recreation Department list of events
- Chamber of Commerce List of Events