Category Archives: June 2018

$20,000 Anonymous Donation Focuses the Lens on Local Literacy

Illinois Prairie Community Foundation presented First Book of McLean County with a $20,000 check on behalf of an anonymous donor during its annual Biaggi’s fundraiser on Monday, June 11. A copy of the letter accompanying the check was shared with attendees at the event. According to the letter, the donor’s anonymity was intentional, “…to keep […]

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June 14-17 Book Sale: Supporting Literacy in Our Community

Books to Benefit will raise money for STAR Adult Literacy and YouthBuild McLean County’s literacy programs at its semiannual book sale, Thursday, June 14, through Sunday, June 17, at 360 Wylie Drive, Suite 700 in Normal (Crossroads Mall, formerly the outlet mall). The preview sale opens on Thursday evening. For a $5 entry fee patrons may […]

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