CWTC presented our “Pathway Awards” at our annual banquet at the Embassy Suites Hotel and Conference Center in East Peoria. The evening festivities paid tribute to the many people who have helped CWTC and have contributed in extraordinary ways.

This year’s awards and winners include:

Advocacy Award – Representative Ryan Spain

Ralph B. Fairchild Volunteer Award – Kendra Moses

Business Partnership Award – Howard & Howard

Employer of the Year – IADES

Robert Craig Friend of CWTC – Marlene Wyss-Wong

Community Partner – Peoria Art Guild

Thank you all for your support of adults with disabilities!

CWTC presented our annual “Pathway Awards Dinner & Auction” Tuesday evening, September 10, 2019, at the Embassy Suites Hotel and Conference Center in East Peoria. The theme was “S’mores & Flannel,” with everyone dressing in their favorite flannel attire. The evening festivities paid tribute to the many people who have helped CWTC and have contributed in extraordinary ways. Karen Haney gave a moving tribute about her brother Chris, and our consumers walked away with very well-deserved accolades and smiles. It was a great night for everyone and you can catch some of the highlights here!

Embassy Suites, East Peoria, on September 10, 2019 there will be Cocktails & Silent Auction 5:00 p.m.     Dinner 6:00 p.m.

This special dinner is our way of celebrating our participants and gives us the opportunity to showcase the outstanding partnerships and collaborations within our community.

CWTC presented the “Inspiring Abilities Art Show,” Wednesday, May 8th at the Peoria Art Guild in Peoria. The evening showcased the many talents of our CWTC consumers through their paintings and pottery. Pieces were on display and sold in a silent auction with proceeds benefiting the artist and the program. The evening also featured music from Sarah & the Underground, as well as painting and pottery mini-sessions, where attendees learned different techniques from Jody Tockes of the Hive and Jacob Grant of Wheel Art Pottery in Peoria.

CWTC held our annual “CWTC Bowl-A-Thon” fundraiser at Landmark Recreation Center in Peoria, Saturday, March 16, 2019! All money raised goes directly to programs and services for CWTC consumers. Thank you for your support!

CWTC is proud to announce their annual “CWTC Bowl-A-Thon” fundraiser at Landmark Recreation Center in Peoria. Their premier spring event is scheduled for Saturday, March 16, 2019 from 9:00AM to 12:00PM and entries are now being accepted.

Individual and groups are welcome to play. Individual registration is $20 and includes three games and shoes. There will be raffles and fun activities. All money raised goes directly to programs and direct services for CWTC consumers.

Registration forms can be picked up at CWTC, 3215 N. University Street, Peoria, IL 61604. Forms can also be downloaded HERE!

For more information contact Mona Robinson at 686-3300.

It was another great night at the CWTC Super Trivia Challenge, Friday, January 18, 2019 at the Embassy Suites Hotel & Conference Center in East Peoria. Thank you to everyone who came out and made it a very special evening, Thank you for your support of CWTC and adults with disabilities! Everyone seem to have a great time!

 

CWTC is proud to announce our annual “Super Trivia Challenge” is Friday, January 18, 2019.

This year, the event moves to the Embassy Suites Hotel & Conference Center in East Peoria. Doors open at 6:00PM and the trivia begins at 7.

Sorry…Registration is closed! Hope to see you next year!

For more information, contact Carla Jockisch at 686-3300 or cjockisch@cwtc.org

October is also National Disability Employment Awareness Month, an opportunity to educate about disability employment issues and celebrate the many and varied contributions of America’s workers with disabilities. CWTC Executive Director Patti Gratton along with Bill Adams, Employment Services Manager, and Rick Stephenson, Communications/PR Coordinator paid a visit to Steve Tarter of the Peoria Journal Star to talk about CWTC’s programs and services on Steve’s weekly podcast. You can hear it here!

CWTC held our 2nd Annual Make A Scarecrow – Make A Difference event, Saturday September 29th, in the CWTC parking lot at 3215 N. University Street in Peoria next to Walmart. Thank you for coming out and supporting adults with disabilities!

It was fun for the whole family. Check out the memories below!