A Look Back: Easterseals Central Illinois and the 2010s

In December of 2010, Easterseals named “The Ray and Kathy LaHood Center for Cerebral Palsy” in honor of the former United States Secretary of Transportation and his wife. The center opened in 2011.

In 2012, the Easter Seals Foudnation of Central Illinois was incorporated as a separate 501(c)(3).

In 2013, Easterseals was awarded contracts to administer tow regional Child and Family Connections offices, one in Peoria County and one in Champaign County.

In 2014, the new name and brand “Easterseals Central Illinois” was established. That same year, the service territory grew to 62 Illinois counties.

In 2017, the Easterseals learning Academy opened.

In 2019, Easterseals Central Illinois celebrated out 100th Anniversary, culminating in the Easterseals Century Ball on Friday, November 1.

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