Road Construction stock1SPRINGFIELD— The City of Springfield will see $800,000 in grants to back their transportation planning efforts, thanks to support from State Senator Doris Turner.

The grants are administered by Illinois Department of Transportation and are designed to advance the objectives of the Illinois Long Range Transportation Plan.

“This grant will support the City of Springfield’s mission to set up a strategic direction to develop and improve our infrastructure,” said Turner (D-Springfield). “We must continue to work together to grow our local economy and find innovative methods to plan for the future of our region.”

The grants awarded to the City of Springfield will help improve the economic viability of the local airport along with efforts to improve the commercial and industrial development potential of the airport and surrounding area. The University of Illinois Springfield will also receive funding to improve safety and equity measures in the region.

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Senior Fair Turner 2022

DECATUR – Nearly 100 seniors and local residents stopped by the Decatur-Macon County Senior Center on Thursday for a Senior Fair hosted by State Senator Doris Turner and the senior center.

The event provided area seniors the opportunity to connect with local organizations, government agencies, and health care facilities and providers to stay-up-to date with available resources and services. Seniors were also offered the opportunity to receive flu shots.

“Our community resource fair provided area seniors and their loved ones the opportunity to come out and connect with local non-profits, state agencies and healthcare facilities and providers to learn more about resources available to assist them,” said Turner (D-Springfield). “I am thankful to co-host such an informative event with the Decatur-Macon County Senior Center and for all of the organizations that work hard every day to provide our seniors with vital resources and care.”

Turner is hosting senior fairs throughout the district and has two more coming up in Taylorville from 9 to 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 4 at the Christian County Senior Citizens Center (701 W. Adams St., Taylorville, IL), and from 9 to 11 a.m. in Springfield on Tuesday, Oct. 11 at the Salvation Army of Springfield (1600 E. Clear Lake, Springfield, IL).

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Turner SeniorFair Decatur 2022

DECATUR – Area residents are invited to join State Senator Doris Turner and the Decatur-Macon County Senior Center for a senior resource fair Thursday, Sept. 29.

The event will take place from 9 to 11 a.m. at the Decatur-Macon County Senior Center located at 1430 N. 22nd St. in Decatur. It is free and open to the public.

“Our event provides seniors with a one-stop shop to learn more about available state and local resources,” said Turner (D-Springfield). “This is a great opportunity to provide our neighbors with resources and information to help them stay safe, informed and healthy.”

Seniors will be able to ask questions and obtain information from a variety of service and health care providers, state programs and local groups.

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Turner SeniorFair Taylorville 2022 1TAYLORVILLE – Senator Doris Turner is partnering with the Christian County Senior Citizens Center to host a Senior Fair from 9 to 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 4 at the Christian County Senior Citizens Center, located at 701 West Adams Street in Taylorville.

This event provides local seniors with a one-stop shop for available resources.

“There are a wide variety of resources available to seniors, but not everyone is aware of them,” said Turner (D-Springfield). “Our goal is to help connect our neighbors with resources and information to help them stay safe, informed and healthy.”

Local and state resource organizations are available to hand out information and answer questions. The event is open and free to the public and interested vendors.

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Springfield Office:
108D Capitol Building
Springfield, IL 62706
(217) 782-0228

Carlinville Office:
130 East Main Street, Suite B
Carlinville, IL 62626
(217) 854-4502

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1210 S. Jasper St.
Decatur, IL 62321
(217) 706-5311

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