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."
         

BUSINESS HOURS
7:30AM - 4PM

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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.
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CWTC OUTCOMES

Community Integration

Outcomes for Six Months only – July 1, 2013

to December 31, 2013

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Current News
MAHALO MAUI JIM!
Mary Schuh, Human Resource Generalist from Maui Jim, was in to take a tour of CWTC. Mary thoroughly enjoyed the tour and meeting many of our consumers and staff members. She is pictured here with Bill Adams, Manager of Employment Services for CWTC. We appreciate Maui Jim's support of adults with disabilities.
CWTC GOES GREEN!

CWTC is a weekly stop on Friday mornings from 8 to 9 AM for the Tri County Fresh Food Van operated by the gitm Foundation.   CWTC collaborates with  the gitm Foundation which provides opportunities for CWTC consumers to develop ‘green’ job skills through volunteering with the van stop and at the Tri County Fresh Food Hub in East Peoria.  See more HERE!

LET"S GO FISHING!

Camp Big Sky has become a popular destination for many CWTC consumers. It is located in Farmington IL, and provides outdoor experiences for children and adults with disabilities. Check out the pictures…and the smiles…of those enjoying a day at Camp Big Sky!

Celebrating 55 Years of Service!
CWTC WELCOMES UNITY!
We always enjoy it when members of the community take an interest in the mission of CWTC and visit our facility to see what our staff and consumers do. Dr. Keith Knepp, Executive V.P. and Chief Operating Officer of Unity Point Methodist|Proctor stopped in to take a tour with Executive Director Patti Gratton.
RUNNING CENTRAL COMES TO CWTC!
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.
SPECIAL GUESTS TOUR CWTC!
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.
TOURS FOR TOURISM!
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.
CAT VOLUNTEERS IN THE GARDEN!
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.
CWTC HAS A WISHLIST!
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!
NEWSLETTER ARCHIVE AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOAD!
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!
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SPEAK UP!
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.
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STATE LEGISLATOR CONTACTS
Need to contact your state legislator? You can find contact information for your legislator HERE. Thank you for your support!
CWTC Upcoming Events
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CWTC Day at One World!

Wednesday, July 22nd

2PM-10PM
Peoria
 

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!!

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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.

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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