(SPRINGFIELD) Contest entries are now being accepted by the Illinois Fairgrounds Foundation to rename the Coliseum on the Illinois State Fairgrounds in Springfield. The contest runs through December 14 with the winner to be selected and announced in early January. Current members of Illinois 4-H, FFA, and the Junior Horseman’s Council are eligible to submit their naming ideas to the contest. For more information on the contest and other details, plus to submit a one-per-person entry, go online to www.ilfairfoundation.com.
(SPRINGFIELD) The Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) is still scheduling appointments and accepting applications for winter heating assistance for senior citizens and people with disabilities. Plus the sign up for disconnected households and families with children ages 5 and under is now underway as well. For a complete listing of requirements and to see what’s needed for an application, go online at www.liheapIllinois.com or call toll-free at 1-877-411-9276. All other individuals not eligible for priority enrollment can start applying on December 1, 2018, throughout the State of Illinois.