Christmas Party, Wednesday, December 12

Kirk Center

Our annual Christmas Party will be held at Kirk Center in Palatine on Wednesday, December 12.  More information will be coming shortly.

January 17, 2019 PBS Special

On January 17th, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. PBS will be airing an episode of Around the Corner with John McGivern.  The show will be highlighting the Jefferson community and Robin Baker and Sister Grace were interviewed.

January General Meeting, 2019 cancelled

St. Coletta Hicks Road Administration Office 1991 Hicks Road, Rolling Meadows, IL

Our January general meeting has been postponed until Sunday, February 17, 2019.

General Meeting – Sunday, February 17, 2019

St. Coletta Hicks Road Administration Office 1991 Hicks Road, Rolling Meadows, IL

Our next general meeting will be held on Sunday, February 17, 2019 at 1:30 p.m. at the St. Coletta Illinois Office, 1991 Hicks Road, Rolling Meadows, IL  60008. The new year has started and you’ve had a chance to unwind after the holidays.  Now it is time to look ahead.  Ted Behncke will be coming […]

Adult Down Sydrome Conference April 6, 2019

Hyatt Lodge 2715 Jorie , Oak Brook, IL

On April 6, 2019 there will be an Adult Down Center Conference to be held at the Hyatt Lodge Training Center, 2715 Jorie Boulevard, Oak Brook, IL (former Hamburger University).  Below is the information - just click on the link for the event details and schedule. The event registration will be from 8:00 a.m. until […]

General Meeting – Sunday, April 28, 2019

St. Coletta Hicks Road Administration Office 1991 Hicks Road, Rolling Meadows, IL

Our next general meeting will be held on Sunday,  April 28, 2019.  The speaker for this meeting will be Andy Hancock, who will addressed the new reorganization of staff.

Special Olympics – Sunday, May 5, 2019

Prospect High School 801 W. Kensington, Mount Prospect, IL

The Special Olympics for this area will be held on Sunday, May 5, 2019 at Prospect High School in Mount Prospect, IL.  Please contact your Residential Coordinator for more details.

Moving Mountains Award for 2019

St. Coletta of Wisconsin N4637 County Road Y, Jefferson, WI

Attached is a congratulatory letter that arrived today from our new Department of Human Services Secretary Andrea Palm for our selection as the “Moving Mountains Award” winner for 2019 . Secretary Palm will visit the St. Coletta Headquarters on May 10 th to spend a little more time with us.  We are anxious to share our organization […]

Memorial Service for Duane Whitson

St. Coletta Hicks Road Administration Office 1991 Hicks Road, Rolling Meadows, IL

We wanted to share information on the memorial service we are having for Duane Whitson on Tuesday June 25, at 6:30pm.  This service will be held during our normal chapel service at 1991 Hicks rd. Rolling Meadows, IL 60008.    We are still waiting on formal funeral services to be arranged by Duane’s family, but this […]

Illinois Friends Picnic – August 24, 2019

St. Marcelline Parish Grounds 822 Springinsguth Road, Schaumburg, IL

Our annual picnic will be held at St. Marcelline's Church on Saturday, August 24, 2019.   Details below.

Arlington Racetrack August 25, 2019

Arlington Park International Racetrack 2200 West Euclid AvenueArlington Heights,

Illinois Friends will be again hosting our annual Day at the Races at Arlington International Racecourse in Arlington Heights, IL.  This event will be on a Sunday August 25, 2019.  Attached is the invitation for the Day at the Races. Please contact Mary Ann Vanaria for further information.

General Meeting, October 20, 2019

St. Coletta Hicks Road Administration Office 1991 Hicks Road, Rolling Meadows, IL

By now you have received the information about the Family Alliance.  But do you fully understand the logic behind the launching of this new initiative?  Robin Baker, VP of Development and Support, will talk about what it is and why it is so very important.  This is about the future of St. Coletta and the […]

Giving Tuesday, December 3

Celebrated on the Tuesday December 3rd following Thanksgiving and the widely recognized shopping events Black Friday and Cyber Monday, Giving Tuesday kicks off the charitable season, when many focus on their holiday and end-of-year giving. In five weeks, St. Coletta of Wisconsin will join the world in an incredible global event called #Giving Tuesday, join us […]

Mass at Hicks Road Office, Tuesday, December 3 and Tuesday, December 17

St. Coletta Hicks Road Administration Office 1991 Hicks Road, Rolling Meadows, IL

The dates for mass in December are Tuesday, December 3 and Tuesday, December 17 at 6:30 p.m. Father Charles will be conducting services for our group at the Hicks Road Office on the first and third Tuesdays of each month.  All are welcome to attend.

Annual Christmas Party, December 11, 2019, Wednesday

Kirk Center

Illinois Program Holiday Party for St. Coletta of Wisconsin Date:      Wednesday, December 11, 2019 Time:      5:30- 7:30pm  Location:      Kirk School gymnasium, 520 S. Plum Grove Rd., Palatine, IL 60067 Our annual Christmas Party will be held at Kirk Center in Palatine on Wednesday, December 11. We are asking families again to bring a dessert […]

General Meeting, Sunday, February 16, 2020

St. Coletta Hicks Road Administration Office 1991 Hicks Road, Rolling Meadows, IL

Our next general meeting will be held on Sunday, February 16, 2020 at the Hicks Road office.  Our speaker will be Ted Behncke of St. Coletta. The New Year has begun and it’s time to look ahead to what is happening in 2020.  Ted Behncke, President of St. Coletta, will be at our meeting to […]

Drumming Circle, March 8th, Sunday

St. Coletta Hicks Road Administration Office 1991 Hicks Road, Rolling Meadows, IL

Please join us for the drumming circle scheduled for March 8, 2020 from 2:00 p.m. until 3:00 p.m.  This will be held at the Hicks Road Office.  Pick up the heat and raise the beat! Mark your calendar for: March 8, 2020

Royal Melbourne Golf Outing, June 22, 2020 Cancelled

Royal Melbourne 4700 Royal Melbourne DrLong Grove,

Due to the corona virus, the Illinois Friends for St. Coletta golf outing scheduled for June 22, 2020 at Royal Melbourne Country Club has been canceled.  In place of this event, Illinois Friends for St. Coletta will be doing a virtual golf outing.  More details will be released within the next 30 days.  If you […]

Illinois Friends for St. Coletta Picnic

St. Marcelline Parish Grounds 822 Springinsguth Road, Schaumburg, IL

Unfortunately, our annual picnic scheduled for August 15, 2020 has been cancelled due to the virus and the possibility of not being able to host groups larger than 50 people.