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How and Where to Shop Local during COVID-19

As COVID-19 precautions and closures take effect in Illinois and Champaign County, it’s important to consider some alternative approaches to shopping local and supporting the local economy. There are many ways you can support local businesses and their employees while also maintaining social distancing recommendations by the CDC. At the Champaign Center Partnership, we also …

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Alex Dour of The Orpheum Children’s Science Museum

The Orpheum is a children’s science museum located in Downtown Champaign. Their mission is to inspire, engage, and educate diverse children of all ages through the exploration of sciences and arts. CCP spoke with Education Coordinator Alex Dour. Can you tell us a bit about the history of the Orpheum’s building and how it came …

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NEW YEAR, NEW YOU! 5 WAYS TO KICK OFF YOUR NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTIONS IN CHAMPAIGN

Whether your resolution is to give back to others more or to give back to yourself, we’ve compiled the best ways to start your 2020 off right!     1. Physical Wellness Looking for a way to improve your physical health? Bring that bike that’s been collecting dust in your garage to Neutral Cycle, for …

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