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Goodwin-Green Globe: October 2016
 
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Community Calendar
 

See what's going on in your community with the October events calendar.

 
Goodwin Green Social Hour - October Crafts & Snacks
 

Join us in the Goodwin Green Lounge on Friday, October 14 from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. for a night of October fun! Food and craft materials will be provided as we prepare for fall and the cooler weather. All residents are welcome, and we hope to see you there! If you have any questions, please contact Jenna Hickey at jhick3@illinois.edu

 
Acrobats at the Krannert
 

The Shanghai Acrobats of the People’s Republic of China are back! They will be performing their world famous show at the Krannert Center on Tuesday, October 25 at 7 p.m. This show is recommended for ages 7 and up. If you are interested, contact your Community Aid by Monday, October 3 so we can get a group discount.

 
Orchard Downs Pre-School
 

The Orchard Downs Pre-School is currently still accepting registrations for the 2016-17 school year. For questions and information please email Debbie Collins at dcollns@illinois.edu or call 333-5659.  You may also contact the Family & Graduate Housing office at 333-5656.

 
Halloween Events
 

Spooky Story Hour

Join us at the Orchard Downs Community Center on Friday, October 21 from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., all kids are welcome! A volunteer from The Center for Children’s Books will be reading a spooky story for our kiddos, and we will also be making trick-or-treat bags that will be used to collect candy the night of Halloween. If you have any questions, please contact Jenna Hickey at jhick3@illinois.edu  

Pumpkin Carving

In preparation for Halloween, please join us at the Orchard Downs Community Center on Saturday, October 22 from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. as we create our own jack-o-lanterns and decorate pumpkins. All families and children are invited. Children must be supervised, and we encourage you to bring your own pumpkins, as limited pumpkins, stencils, and tools will be provided. If you have any questions, please contact Jenna Hickey at jhick3@illinois.edu

Halloween Party!

Everyone is invited to the Orchard Downs Community Center on Saturday, October 29 from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. to celebrate our annual Halloween Party! There will be food, crafts, and a costume judging contest; so come dressed to impress as prizes will be awarded. All families and children are welcome to attend.  If you have any questions, please contact Jenna Hickey at jhick3@illinois.edu

 
Programs at Orchard Downs
 

All University Apartment residents are invited to participate in programs at Orchard Downs. See below for more information.  

Yoga

Please join us for Yoga facilitated by The Art of Living RSO at the Orchard Downs Community Center (510 W George Huff Dr., Urbana) on Monday, October 3 at 6:00 p.m.

Calling All Cooks: International Food Festival
Our annual International Food Festival is approaching soon! Mark your calendars for Saturday, October 8 from 12:00 to 2:00 p.m. at the Orchard Downs Community Center (510 W George Huff Dr., Urbana). Share food and music while learning about other cultures and meeting new people—the perfect ingredients for a wonderful afternoon!

Ballroom Dancing Lessons

You do NOT want to miss this! The Illini DanceSport competitive ballroom dance team will be coming out to teach us how to dance on Monday, October 10 at 6:30–8:30 p.m. at the Orchard Downs Community Center (510 W George Huff Dr., Urbana).  No experience is needed. No shoes or partner either, just bring your energy and moves. See you there.

Birthday Bingo

Were you born in October? Then we have a birthday party for you! Join us on Thursday, October 13 at 6:30 p.m. in the Orchard Downs Community Center (510 W George Huff Dr., Urbana) to celebrate all September birthdays. All residents are welcome to come enjoy birthday cake and bingo, with prizes for the winners.

Orchard Downs Pre-School

The Orchard Downs Pre-School is currently still accepting registrations for the 2016-17 school year. For questions and information please email Debbie Collins at dcollns@illinois.edu  or call 333-5659.  You may also contact the Family & Graduate Housing office at 333-5656.

Sewing Room 

The Sewing Room is open on Saturdays from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. in the Learning Resource Center (Orchard Downs apartment 2044-A). Sewing machines and other equipment including scissors, pins, measuring tape, and thread are available for residents to use. The Sewing Room monitor is Tyra Brown (tlbrown3@illinois.edu). 

Welcome to the World

Babies are a sign of hope and bring much joy to our lives. At Family & Graduate Housing we would like to welcome your newborn to our community with a small gift. This is our way of saying, “Welcome to the World!” If you have recently welcomed a new baby into your family, please contact Candace Brahm at brahm2@illinois.eduor the Family & Graduate Housing office at (217) 333-5656.

Parent-Child Playgroup

Come play and learn with us! Parent-Child Playgroup will meet on Wednesdays and Fridays from 10:00 to 11:30 a.m. at the Family Resource Center (Orchard Downs apartment 1834-A). Caregivers and children ages five and under participate in fun and educational activities, such as crafts, music, story time, and snacks. Contact Candace Brahm at brahm2@illinois.edu with any questions.

Women’s Support Group

Come join us for tea and conversation. The Women’s Support Group is a comfortable space for women to bond and learn new skills while supporting each other. There will be weekly workshops on a variety of topics such as art, cooking, stress-management, parenting, and more. This group will meet Thursdays from 1:00 to 2:30 p.m. at the Family Resources Center (Orchard Downs apartment 1834-A). Childcare will be provided. For more information, please contact Candace Brahm at brahm2@illinois.edu.

 
MultiCultural Health Center
 

The MultiCultural Health Center (2040-A Orchard Street) hosts a free medical clinic every Thursday from 6:00-8:00 p.m. This is a walk-in clinic staffed by volunteer medical students and supervised by a licensed medical professional. For several years, HeRMES has operated in partnership with area health clinics that serve the uninsured and underserved of Illinois.

Clinic Hours

Clinic hours are posted on the monthly calendar, and are also updated on a weekly basis on the MCHC voicemail. Please call (217) 265-6267 to make an appointment (walk-ins also welcome).

HeRMES: Every Thursday from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Doors open at 5:30. 

WIC Hours: Friday, October 7 and 21, 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.

Clients who are receiving coupons can only pick up their coupons from the MCHC office on the 6th and 12th months. The coupons sent during the first 3 months and the 9th month must be picked up at the C-UHD office. Clients must also make sure to register on the WIC website in order to make themselves eligible to pick up WIC coupons at the MCHC. This will allow each resident's coupons to be delivered to the MCHC for pick up. 

CCCHC Services: Champaign County Christian Health Center is a non-profit clinic in our community located at Presence Community Resources Center on Wright St. on the Presence Hospital Campus, with a satellite office at the MultiCultural Health Center by appointment only. Please contact CCCHC through the appointment line, (217) 402- LOVE (5683), if you need assistance with primary care. For more information, visit http://ccchc2003.org.

Woman, Infants and Children (WIC) Services: WIC services are provided for women, infants and children and are offered by the Champaign-Urbana Public Health District. Services for WIC participants include supplemental nutritious foods, nutrition education, counseling, screenings and referrals to other health services, welfare and social services, and immunizations for children. (Note: Clients who are receiving coupons can only pick up their coupons from the MCHC office on the 6th and 12th months. The coupons sent on the first 3 months and the 9th month must be picked up at the C-UPHD office. Clients must also make sure to register on the WIC website in order to make themselves eligible to pick up WIC coupons when available at the MCHC prior to pick up so it can be delivered to the MCHC for pick up.)

Office Hours:

Monday           2­–4 p.m.
Tuesday          12–1:45 p.m.
Wednesday      2–4 p.m.
Thursday         12–1:45 p.m. and 5–8 p.m.
Friday             11am–2 p.m.

For stress-management consultation email klamber4@Illinois.edu.

 
Maintenance Requests
 

http://go.illinois.edu/maintenance

 
Pest Control
 

The third floor of 1107 Green and the sixth floor of 300 Goodwin will be inspected in October. Treatment will be performed only as needed; twenty-four hour advanced notice will be given prior to treatment. Please move large items away from the walls and remove items on or around windows. To request treatment, visit http://go.illinois.edu/maintenance.

 
Daniels Hall Desk
 

The Daniels Hall Desk, located at 1010 West Green Street, has various equipment available for residents to use free of charge. Need a vacuum cleaner to tidy up your room? Need a bicycle pump to fill up your tires? Then stop by the Daniels Hall Desk, open 24 hours a day to check out any of the following equipment: vacuums, bicycle pumps, a battery charger, a tool box and snow shovels.

 
Important Contacts
 

Goodwin-Green Office phone: (217) 333-8213

Complex Director

CJ Holterman
Phone: (217) 333-5656
Email: cjholt@illinois.edu

Community Aide

Renato Azevedo
Neighborhood: 1107 & 1113 W. Green
217-979-8957
Razeved2@illinois.edu

Xiaomei Liu
Neighborhood: 300 S. Goodwin & 1115 W. Green
217-721-8174
xliu85@illinois.edu

Other Contacts

Family & Graduate Housing Office: 333-5656
Emergency: 9-911
U of I Police (non-emergency): 333-1216
McKinley Health Center Dial-A-Nurse: 333-2700
Student Insurance: 333-0165