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I am proud to serve as the State Senator from Illinois’ 52nd District, representing Champaign and Vermilion counties. I hope you’ll find this site a useful resource in keeping up to date with what’s happening in our district and in Springfield. Please contact any of my offices with questions or ways I can better serve you. It is my honor to represent you in Springfield.
CHAMPAIGN - In conjunction with Hunger Action Month, State Senator Michael Frerichs (D-Champaign) is hosting a food and fund drive to benefit the Eastern Illinois Foodbank from September 15 to 30.
The need for donations does not end with the holiday season. Local food and fund drives are the key sources of food and funding in their effort to alleviate hunger in our community. To make a monetary donation visit eifoodbank.org/donate.
DANVILLE - In conjunction with Hunger Action Month, State Senator Michael Frerichs (D-Champaign), County Board Chairman Gary Weinard, Danville Township Supervisor Mike West and Central Illinois Community Action are hosting a community wide food and fund drive to benefit Danville Township Food Pantry September 15 to 30.
The need for donations does not end with the holiday season. Local food and fund drives are the key sources of food and funding in their effort to alleviate hunger in our community.
SPRINGFIELD – Studies have shown student loans are the largest form of consumer debt in the country. A new law sponsored by State Senator Michael Frerichs (D-Champaign) will explore ways to help Illinois make college more affordable and to eliminate student-loan debt for future generations.
URBANA – Working to bring state services and free health screenings to seniors in Urbana, State Senator Michael Frerichs (D–Champaign) is hosting a free senior workshop on Monday, August 18 at the Urbana Public Library.
Date: Monday, August 18, 2014
Time: 9:30 a.m. to noon
Location: Urbana Public Library, 210 W. Greet Street, Urbana, IL
I’m happy to announce the Illinois State Fire Marshall has now begun accepting applications for the 2015 Small Equipment Grant.
The purpose of this program is to provide grants directly to fire departments, fire protection districts or township fire departments. Our hope is this grant will assist public fire entities in securing equipment they otherwise could not afford.
For more information about the grant opportunity or to fill out the application, click here.
To be considered for this grant opportunity please be sure your application is postmarked no later than September 30, 2014.
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