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Rain and Shine, the 2015 Garden Walk was a Success

Beautiful gardens awaited those who attended the 2015 Garden Walk this June. Take a look at the photo gallery of one of these gardens which was showcased on the Herald & Review website. Photos in the Garden Walk Album are courtesy of Jim Bowling, H&R Photographer. ... Read More


4-H GET FIT!

Macon County Youth had an opportunity to try working out and new and fun ways thanks to a collaboration between Macon County 4-H and the Decatur Y.  Check out all the details in this article written by Emily Steele entitled Piloxing Gives Youngsters Chance to Mix Up Fitness.  Thanks to Jim Bowling, H&R Photographer, for the photos and the 4-H ... Read More


History in the Making

Macon County Home & Community Education members were featured in the Herald & Review when the toured the Decatur Greenwood Cemetery. Find out all of the interesting history that is part of this cemetery.  Thanks to Theresa Churchill for the article entitled Finding New in the Old and Jim Bowling for the photos.   ... Read More


2015 Garden Walk

The 2015 Garden Walk is just around the corner!  See what great things await event attendees with this sneak peak from the Herald & Review.  Take the time to tour six unique gardens in the northern part of Decatur and the southern tip of Forsyth.  Check out all the details in this article entitled Pop of Color.  Thanks so much ... Read More



A Whole New World with Minecraft Mania

Do you know who Steve is?  Minecraft Mania is connecting youth from throughout the community in a world that is all their own. See what these youth have been up to thanks to a story from Valerie Wells from the Herald & Review entitled Minecraft Game Helps Kids with Computer Coding, Math. ... Read More


Can’t Stop, Won’t Stop….The Master Gardener Plant Sale

Macon County Master Gardeners have hosted a community plant sale for over 15 years.  Starting as a plant exchange among Master Gardeners, the sale has grown to encompass two buildings of annuals, perennials, vegetable plants and herbs.  Thanks to generous donations. the shared perennials are a humungous hit at the sale each year offering gardeners the opportunity to share perennials ... Read More


Hands-On Saturday Fun with University of Illinois Extension

Find out what RE:DECATUR found exciting at 2015 Make-Explore-Share.  See some of the cool photos from the day and check out what you missed!  Thanks so much to Christy Jankowski for showcasing the event in Hands-On Saturday Fun with University of Illinois Extension. ... Read More


Delicious Breakfast Bites

Caitlin Huth shared a light breakfast recipe that is perfect for the morning rush on CiLiving. Take a look at her cooking segment and find out more about her food blog, Healthy Eats and Repeat. ... Read More


Make-Explore-Share on CiLiving

The hosts of CiLiving had tons of fun with Jennifer Nelson talking about Make-Explore-Share this past week. Check out this fun and entertaining interview showcasing some of the cool opportunities that were available at the 2015 Make-Explore-Share.         ... Read More