5th Annual Trivia Night

A huge thank you to all who helped and attended the Annual Outreach Community Center’s Trivia Night. In supporting our trivia night, you make it possible for us to continue our work in this community and to be able to present scholarships each year to those graduating seniors who been an example of community service in our communities. Thank you all so much.

And the winners were…

Sadie Fundel - Won for the Best Dress - in true Red Carpet Fashion she even changed dresses.

Prom Moms - Won for the Best Dress Team

Farmers State Bank - 1st Place Trivia

Kevin Evan’s Team - 2nd Place Trivia

Linda McCleery’s Team - 3rd Place Trivia

Katie Gregory - Lashmett “Summer Time” Meat Bundle

Jenna Salefski - 50” TV

Tyler Andrews - 4 St. Louis Cardinal Tickets and a night stay at the Drury Inn

2018 Year in Review

 

A huge thank you goes out to all of you for blessing us this past year with your time, monetary donations, clothing, food, your talents and most importantly your prayers.  As in past years, 2018 graced us with opening of doors that enabled us to bless so many more individuals.  Through those opened doors we were able to serve in so many ways:

©      Over 2,000 individuals were blessed through our Monthly Bags of Blessing Food Giveaway

©      500 meals were prepared and delivered to area Seniors

©      2,167 non-perishable items were collected during the PAT’s “Pack the Bus” food drive

©      An abundance of non-perishable items was collected during the Winchester Grade School’s annual Spring Food Drive

©      Completion of the installation of the 10 X 10 walk-in cooler that was purchased through a grant presented by DOT Charitable Grant

©      Our 4th Annual Trivia Night raised $1,680 in support of our annual scholarships

©      Three $500 scholarships were presented to 2 Winchester High School graduates and 1 Bluffs High School graduate in recognition of their outstanding community service

©      Multiple families were blessed during our annual Spring and Fall clothing giveaways

©      Through the heartfelt effects of a local youth 45 fans were collected and distributed to those in need

©      The 8th annual “Back to School Bash” provided school supplies, shoes and hygiene items to 335 area children of 17 different communities

©      Several families enjoyed our annual “Breakfast with Santa” complete with biscuits and gravy and a visit with Santa.

©      Our Annual Christmas Toy Giveaway brightened the faces 367 children and blessed 120 families from 20 area communities

©      We were blessed to be able to purchase new round tables and shelving for the walk-in cooler through memorials presented to the center

It is difficult to even begin to thank all of the individuals, organizations, churches and businesses that have been a part of our mission this past year.  We look forward to what God is going to do in 2019 and hope that you continue to be a part of this great mission.

 

With sincere gratitude,

 

 

Kenny and Marsha Mayner

and the Outreach Community Center Board of Directors

5th Annual Trivia Night

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Join us for a night of HOLLYWOOD glamour as we roll out the RED CARPET for our 5th Annual Trivia Night.

WHEN:  May 4, 2019

WHERE:  First Baptist Church Fellowship Hall Winchester, IL

TIME:  Doors open at 5:30pm

Trivia starts at 6:30pm

THEME:  Awards Night Trivia

 “Celebrating the award winners of the ages.”

$10 per person / Teams 8-10 people

To enter your team please call (217) 883-0359.

Raffle Items

Raffle tickets will also be sold in advance.

 

Don’t forget about our legendary costume contest!  Dress in your best evening wear, dust off your diamonds and we’ll see you on the red carpet.

 

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BACK TO SCHOOL BASH

8th Annual Back to School Bash preparation has began.  This year the Back to School Bash will be Friday, August 10, 2018, from 5-7pm, at the Outreach Community Center in Winchester.  We have sent letters to many area business and churches in effort to help collect school supplies.  It would not be possible to put on this event without the support of our Community.

If you have any question or would like to donate school supplies please call the Outreach Community Center at 217-883-0359.

 

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Walking Tacos & Nachos

OUTREACH COMMUNITY CENTER

Serving Walking Tacos & Nachos

WHEN:  July 21, 2018

During the Winchester Car Show

FROM:  11:30am – 2:30pm

WHERE:  Outreach Community Center – right off the square

Eat In or Carry Out

 

Jacob Kollman donates 45 fans to the Outreach Community Center

Jacob Kollman, 12, of Winchester - set out to help the less fortunate in his community by collecting fans, which he then donated to the Outreach Community Center to be distributed to those in need.

"We are thrilled at the caring and generosity of this young man in thinking of those less fortunate than himself,"  Marsha Mayner, Outreach Community Center.  "Every year we have people come to us who have no way of cooling their home, so this is going to help both us and them a great deal."

During the month of July the center will begin distributing the fans - first to the elderly and disabled and then to others who might be in need of a fan.  To request a fan or to donate one - please call the Outreach Community Center - 217-883-0359.

We just again want to say "THANK YOU" to Jacob, his family, and the many that donated.

 

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Outreach Community Center Receives DOT Foods Grant

In April we were blessed to receive a 10 X 10 walk in cooler through the funds we were awarded from DOT foods.  In December 2017 we received the news that we had been approved for a DOT Foods grant that would enable us to purchase the new cooler.  With the help of our wonderful volunteers the new cooler has now been installed and is making it possible for us to be able to provide fresh produce, dairy and refrigerated items that we were otherwise limited in providing.

 

2018 Outreach Community Center's - Trivia Night Fundraiser

Thank you to all who participated, donated, and volunteered at our 4th Annual Trivia Night! All proceeds went to the Outreach Community Center Scholarship Fund.  

This years theme was Return to the 90's.  This fundraiser helps to provide 3 local seniors each a $500 scholarship for their outstanding community service.

 

 

1st Place - Winchester United Methodist Church    

1st Place - Winchester United Methodist Church

 

2nd Place - Winchester Farmers State Bank    

2nd Place - Winchester Farmers State Bank

 

3rd Place - Kevin Evans and Friends    

3rd Place - Kevin Evans and Friends

 

Best Dressed - Misty & Crew

Best Dressed - Misty & Crew

Outreach Community Center Scholarships - 2018

Outreach Community Center is proud to announce the winners of our 4th annual $500 scholarships. Outreach Community Center awarded the scholarships based on character and community service to two Winchester High School Seniors and to one Bluffs High School Senior.

The 2018 recipients of the scholarships were Syndi Wingler and Reagan Hearold from Winchester and Brianna Long from Bluffs.  These individuals volunteered countless hours in their community as well as excelled in the classroom. We are excited to see what the future holds for all of them. 

We would also like to thank all of center's supporters for making the scholarships possible. Funds for the scholarships were raised by our annual trivia night fundraiser.

 

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3rd Saturday of the Month Food Delivery

Over the past year the Outreach Community Center has developed a program in which a hot meal and a sack supper are prepared and delivered to local residents who may not always get a hot meal.  This not only provides a hot meal for these individuals, but enables their caregivers a needed break.  If you know of an individual or have a loved one who would benefit from this program please contact us.

 

December 2017

December 2017 was filled with many blessings.  From Breakfast with Santa; Toy Giveaway to the Bags of Blessings.  None of this would be possible with out our many donations and volunteers.  Thank you and God Bless.

 

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New Board of Directors

Outreach Community Center welcomed 3 new members in November to the Board of Directors - Andrea Fundel; Megan Smith and Misty Dahman.  These 3 have volunteered and helped with many of the Outreach's functions in the past and they are a valuable asset. - Welcome!

 

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Outreach Community Toy Drive

With the holidays quickly approaching , the Outreach Community Center has already began planning for all of our holiday events that will soon be coming up. One event that is dear to our hearts is our Christmas Toy Giveaway. There is nothing more rewarding than knowing that with your help we were able to put smiles on so many faces come Christmas morning. As in years past, we will again be excepting good gently used toys. We would also appreciate any new toys that you may want to donate. In past years we have provided toys to over 200 children and we are expecting the need to be just as great if not greater this year. Our drop off date for used toys will be November 18th from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm. We will also be excepting new toys from this date through December 2nd. Thank you all so much for sharing in this great mission with us. May you all be blessed.

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Outreach Community Center - Scholarships 2017

Outreach Community Center is proud to announce the winners of our 3rd annual $500 scholarships. Outreach Community Center awarded the scholarships based on character and community service to two Winchester High School Seniors and to one Bluffs High School Senior.

The 2017 recipients of the scholarships were Mazi Walker and Sam Killday from Winchester and Clint Hoots from Bluffs.  These individuals volunteered countless hours in their community as well as excelled in the classroom. We are excited to see what the future holds for all of them. 

We would also like to thank all of center's supporters for making the scholarships possible. Funds for the scholarships were raised by our annual trivia night fundraiser.

 

Christmas Blessings

The Outreach Community Center held it's annual Christmas Toy Giveaway on December 9th.  This is an event that we have become very passionate about and feel very blessed to be able to do.  Over the past 5 years, this event has grown resulting in the Outreach Community Center being able to help provide Christmas presents to over 245 children this year. 

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