Community Workshop & Training Center, Inc.
"Our Central Illinois organization provides programs and services to adults
with disabilities; enriching their quality of life, promoting social change
and optimizing their potential for independence."

7:30AM - 4PM

Community Workshop and Training Center, Inc. depends on the generosity of individuals in the community, like you, to help people in need. CWTC is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization and all contributions are tax deductible.
CWTC is looking for volunteers
to assist our consumers in enhancing their computer skills
or learning new art or music skills. If you have a talent you would like to share with our consumers, please contact
Debra Cline at (309) 686-3300.

Community Integration

Outcomes for Six Months only – July 1, 2013

to December 31, 2013

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Celebrating 55 Years of Service!
CWTC was excited to have Adam and Marie White from Running Central in today to take a tour. They have made it a mission to immerse themselves in the Peoria community and have become big supporters of adults with disabilities! Running Central graciously donated their store for our Super Trivia Challenge in January. Adam and Marie are pictured with Executive Director Patti Gratton.
Katherine Coyle of Bradley University (R) and her husband Pete Coyle, Area Executive Vice President for Arthur J. Gallagher Risk Management Services, recently stopped in to see what CWTC is all about. They are pictured with Executive Director Patti Gratton. We appreciate their support of adults with disabilities.
CWTC was please to welcome Kaci Osborne, the Tourism Manager for the Peoria Area Convention and Visitors Bureau. Kaci visited CWTC today to take a tour of the facility and find our more about the programs and services we provide. She is pictured here with Jennifer Shadowens, Manager  of Community Integration.
Our thanks to Caterpillar’s East Peoria Supply Chain Planning team for volunteering to help out with CWTC’s garden program. They installed deer fencing as well as compost bins and raised garden beds. We appreciate their support! You can help, too, by contacting Don Rulis at 686-3300.
A couple of local executives were in recently to take a tour of CWTC.  They saw, first hand, the great work our staff and consumers perform on a daily basis. Brad Mitchell, General Manager for Adams Outdoor Advertising, is pictured with Executive Director Patti Gratton. Click on image for larger view.
Tom Fliege (R) President of the Hawk Agency along with Commercial Risk Manager Tammy Thomas (C) also took time to tour CWTC with Executive Director Patti Gratton. We appreciate your support of adults with disabilities. Click on image for larger view.
Volunteers are needed in 2015 as we continue to "grow" our garden program. The program provides CWTC consumers the opportunity to become involved at a variety of levels, but we need help! Garden or farming experience is not required! Whatever you can do is greatly appreciated. Get all the details HERE!
Periodically, we get asked if CWTC has a wishlist. Yes, we do! There are a list of items we use on a regular basis. Some we use at the main facility, while others may be used at one of our residential facilities throughout Central Illinois. You may be looking to donate a new item, or have a gently used item you would like to pass along. You can see the list by clicking here!
CWTC is proud to announce that you can now find an archive of the latest Newsletters as they become available to all of our supporters, employees and consumers. Simply click on "Newsletter" under the "News" tab and view or download the issue you want by clicking the correct picture. It's that simple! You'll find issues of CWTC Insights, Community Integration Out And About and more!
Our governor and legislators will soon be debating the budget for the next fiscal year. Please make sure you let them know how important our services are for adults with disabilities.
Need to contact your state legislator? You can find contact information for your legislator HERE. Thank you for your support!
CWTC Upcoming Events
CWTC Hits Double A's!

Wednesday, June 24th

7301 N Radnor Rd., Peoria

Join CWTC at Double A's Pizza, Sports Bar and Grill Wednesday, June 24th for great atmosphere and food! Whether it's a healthy salad, something from the Tailgate Grill or one of their mouth-watering pizzas, you'll walk away satisfied. Double A's will donate 10% of each bill to CWTC when you present our flyer (Good for dine-in or carryout)! Download the flier HERE and pass along to as many of your friends and families as possible!! Great cause, great food! It's a WIN-WIN!

CWTC Day at One World!

Wednesday, July 22nd


Enjoy great food with CWTC at One World Cafe! One World will donate 10% of all pre-taxed food sales (less alcohol) from all guests who mention CWTC to their server or cashier when they purchase food between 2PM and 10PM (Must mention flier when ordering Carry Out.)! Download flier HERE! Tell as many of your friends and families as possible!!

Community Day at Monical's Pizza!

Tuesday, August 25th
All Day!
3 Monical’s Pizza Locations


Enjoy Monical’s in Peoria (North Knoxville & Willow Knolls) and Pekin. CWTC receives 20 per cent of the bill when you present our flier at the time of ordering including carry-out. Flier available soon! Tell as many of your friends and families as possible! All restaurants are open 11AM-10PM.

Save the Date!

September 8, 2015
2015 Pathway Awards Dinner & Auction
Embassy Suites Hotel

January 15, 2016

2016 Super Trivia Challenge

Par-A-Dice Hotel