Let’s Finish This!

It has been a busy summer and start to the school year for Illiana. Here’s a few updates regarding the Building Illiana Campaign. 1 Progress on the new building is going well and the project is currently on schedule to be completed for Fall 2018. We post weekly updates on our Facebook page, so look

Don’t Forget!

Hello Everyone, I want to remind everyone that the Challenged to Ride event for the ARC is next Saturday. It is not too late to sign up although we cannot guarantee a t-shirt. Sign up here. www.challenged_to_ride.eventbrite.com We are also still looking for volunteers to help on the course. This is really simple and will only be

Join us for a great time!

I met with a donor a few weeks ago, and he had a few concerns.  Maybe they are concerns that you share.  He asked me, “Anthony, what is this biking event all about?  Isn’t it a bit silly?  Are you still meeting with donors, or are you just planning events?”  I wanted to assure him


Challenged to Ride Happy Friday, Today we are focusing on the “Challenged to Ride” dune bike ride and BBQ on August 26. -If you sign up by Saturday night, your name will get thrown in a drawing to win one of our brand new racing jerseys. You can see a picture of it at the bottom. We will draw an

Challenged to Ride

Happy Friday, I wanted to make you aware of 3 things: 1. This week we said we were really going to send information about the bike ride. We have posted a few things on social media already, but today we are really going to encourage people to sign up in the next week. Anyone who has

Sign up today!

Sign up today to get in the drawing, raffle ends tomorrow! Here is a video of the route we will be taking to the dunes! Join us in raising money for the ARC August 26th. Also if any businesses would like to be a sponsor for the event email Colin at clautenbach@illianaweb.org. More details and

Embrace the Process

Happy Friday, I get updates and pictures of the new building daily and I keep looking forward to the next update. I also try to keep imagining what the finished product will be and I can’t wait to see what it looks like when it is done. So many times I just want it to be next


Happy Friday Everyone, We have sharpened our pencils and used our calculators to come up with the following total for the ARC during the match period. We raised $289,040.82 for the ARC. As I said last week, thank you. It is really cool to see the excitement for this project all around. During the next

Thank You!

Happy Friday, As we come to the end of June, I wanted to say thank you. We have received a lot of checks and pledges in the last few days and with the long holiday weekend, it will take till the end of next week to get final numbers, but it has been a great

Four Days Left!

Hello everyone, I hope all of you are enjoying your summer. It is amazing that June is almost done already. I just wanted to let you know that our match of $250,000 ends Friday. Right now we are getting close to $200,000, but we need about $50,000 more by the end of the week. Anything