Topics include, but are not limited to, leadership and supervisory training, computer training, safety training, quality improvement, green business practices, grant consulting, continuing education, and more.
A service organization involved in local and international service projects, including those affecting literacy, public health, youth development, senior care, international peace and understanding, and vocational development.
Train rides - 7 mile round trip on vintage rail cars. Museum display cars and gift shop. Variety of events.
Proudly Hosting these events: Annual Rodeo the 4th weekend in June (June 23, 24 & 25, 2016) Rodeo Queen Competition Bulls and Barrels Illinois High School Rodeos Jordan Austin Memorial Fun Show Sept 10, 2016 Speed Shows ALL YOU CAN EAT BREAKFASTS EVERY SUNDAY NOVEMBER THRU FEBRUARY Banquet Facility Rentals available
Hope Lives Youth Ranch is a mentoring service catering to youth in the area. Hope Lives specializes in working with at-risk youth, but all children are welcome. We offer 90-minute one-on-one sessions with a horse to help students between the age of 8-18 develop self-confidence and leadership skills.
Goose Creek Wind is a proposed wind farm planned to be located in northern Piatt County, capable of producing 300 MW of clean, homegrown energy. Goose Creek Wind is expected to produce enough power for nearly 100,000 homes each year, while providing steady income for participating landowners and a significant source of tax revenue for the county.
A Charitable organization focused on bringing economic vitality to our downtown through design, promotion, and events! While we welcome drop-in visits, hours in the office vary depending on events and meetings. Please don't hesitate to call before coming to see us!
An organization dedicated to helping businesses in Piatt County thrive! Our hours vary based on events and meetings!! We welcome drop-ins, but please don't hesitate to call before coming to the office.
The Piatt County Historical & Genealogical Society (PCHGS) helps preserve the history and heritage of Piatt County. The genealogy holdings are available for research. Genealogists are on site to help. Publications are available for purchase, prices are subject to change without notice. Hours are subject to change depending on availability of volunteers. Check our Facebook page for current open hours.
The mission of the Monticello Theatre Association is to foster an appreciation of the performing arts. Inherent in this mission is providing performance opportunities and promoting education in music, dance, art and theater. The Monticello Theatre Association has produced dramatic, comedic and musical shows since 1975. The Association has awarded a scholarship each year to a deserving student of the arts. The Monticello Theatre Association, known more casually as the MTA, is a not-for-profit corporation registered with the State of Illinois. The theater is available for rent for private events.
A Christian, non for profit organization with the mission of eliminating domestic violence in Piatt County. We have a resale shop (217-762-2350) at 351 W. Monroe St. in Monticello that supports our domestic violence services. We gratefully accept donations of household goods, furniture, clothing, books, & tools. Volunteers are always welcome. Our business office and social services are provided at our Family Service Center located at 100 E. Washington St. in Monticello or by phone at 217-631-1018.
The Piatt County Farm Bureau is a not-for-profit organization that advocates for farmers. We are an organization through which farmers, consumers, and others work together to strengthen agriculture's role as a vital part of a strong, American economy. Our Work Our board of directors meets monthly on the 3rd Thursday, to approve business and to set the program of work for the year. Program ideas are brought to the board of directors and they decide what we as an organization get involved in. If you have a program idea or an issue that is affecting you, please don't hesitate to get a hold of us and share your information.