Progress Center Calendar: Classes and Events

Upcoming Events

Apr
9
Thu
Peer Support and Art @ Progress Center for Independent Living
Apr 9 @ 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm
image of an eleborate pencil drawing representing a dragon and a human or elf type figure
image of an eleborate pencil drawing representing a dragon and a human or elf type figure

Progress Center for Independent Living hosts a monthly peer support group the second Thursday of each month. The group will meets two hours each session.

The next meeting of the group is March 12, 2020. 

The Peer Support and Art Group focuses on sharing personal stories related to disability and learning from the experiences of other people with disabilities.  A portion of each session is dedicated to art projects (no experience necessary).

The group is open to people with disabilities of all ages.

The group is open to people with any type of disability.

Susan Becker, a Progress Center advocate, leads the group sessions.

The next group session is Thursday, March 12, from 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

For more information, for accommodation requests and to RSVP, contact Gary Arnold at 708-209-1500 extension 14 or garnold@progresscil.org.

Progress Center is a scent-free environment. Please do not wear perfume, cologne or other scented products.

Apr
20
Mon
Employment Club @ Progress Center for Independent Living
Apr 20 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Progress Center announces the March 2020 meeting of the Employment Club, a monthly services group intended to equip people with resources to pursue employment.

The March 2020 Session will meet on Monday, March 16 at 11 a.m.  The March 2020 Session will kick-off an Eight Session Employment Club Curriculum.  Individuals who register at the March Session and complete the Eight-Session Course will come away with:

  • A Resume
  • A Linked In Profile
  • A Cover Letter;
  • Guidance and direction on using the tools

For more information, and to RSVP or request accommodations, please contact Gary Arnold at 708-209-1500 Ext.  14

Monthly sessions include:

  • Presentations from groups that provide employment related service
  • Time to answer employment related questions
  • Time to search online for job leads and to work on materials as cover letters

If you have items that you would like covered at the Employment Club, please share your ideas at garnold@progresscil.org

Apr
23
Thu
Dynamic People with Disabilities — Peer Support Group @ Progress Center for Independent Living
Apr 23 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Dynamic People with Disabilities is a monthly support group open to all people with disabilities. Typically, the group meetings are on the on the 4th Thursday of each month from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

 

May
14
Thu
Peer Support and Art @ Progress Center for Independent Living
May 14 @ 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm
image of an eleborate pencil drawing representing a dragon and a human or elf type figure
image of an eleborate pencil drawing representing a dragon and a human or elf type figure

Progress Center for Independent Living hosts a monthly peer support group the second Thursday of each month. The group will meets two hours each session.

The next meeting of the group is March 12, 2020. 

The Peer Support and Art Group focuses on sharing personal stories related to disability and learning from the experiences of other people with disabilities.  A portion of each session is dedicated to art projects (no experience necessary).

The group is open to people with disabilities of all ages.

The group is open to people with any type of disability.

Susan Becker, a Progress Center advocate, leads the group sessions.

The next group session is Thursday, March 12, from 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

For more information, for accommodation requests and to RSVP, contact Gary Arnold at 708-209-1500 extension 14 or garnold@progresscil.org.

Progress Center is a scent-free environment. Please do not wear perfume, cologne or other scented products.

May
18
Mon
Employment Club @ Progress Center for Independent Living
May 18 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Progress Center announces the March 2020 meeting of the Employment Club, a monthly services group intended to equip people with resources to pursue employment.

The March 2020 Session will meet on Monday, March 16 at 11 a.m.  The March 2020 Session will kick-off an Eight Session Employment Club Curriculum.  Individuals who register at the March Session and complete the Eight-Session Course will come away with:

  • A Resume
  • A Linked In Profile
  • A Cover Letter;
  • Guidance and direction on using the tools

For more information, and to RSVP or request accommodations, please contact Gary Arnold at 708-209-1500 Ext.  14

Monthly sessions include:

  • Presentations from groups that provide employment related service
  • Time to answer employment related questions
  • Time to search online for job leads and to work on materials as cover letters

If you have items that you would like covered at the Employment Club, please share your ideas at garnold@progresscil.org

May
27
Wed
Progress Center’s Third Annual Membership & Outreach Appreciation Luncheon @ Howard Mohr Community Center
May 27 @ 11:30 am – 2:30 pm
Image of participants who graduated from the Progress Center Fall 2019 Legislative Course
Image of participants who graduated from the Progress Center Fall 2019 Legislative Course

Progress Center’s Third Annual Membership & Outreach Appreciation Luncheon

Come join us for lunch as we celebrate our 3rd Annual Membership & Outreach Appreciation Luncheon dedicated to the outstanding advocacy work of Progress Center’s most loyal members. We encourage all to attend with friends & family to consider becoming a member of the Membership & Outreach Committee. You will learn about the great programs and services offered at Progress Center. To confirm your attendance you can RSVP by contacting the office to speak with Tonya or Clark @ (708) 209-1500. Registration begins on February 25th  – May 20th  2020

image of adult standing before a table, speaking and motioning. Table behind person is filled with other people, watching and listening. Photo from 2019 Membership Luncheon
image of adult standing before a table, speaking and motioning. Table behind person is filled with other people, watching and listening. Photo from 2019 Membership Luncheon
May
28
Thu
Dynamic People with Disabilities — Peer Support Group @ Progress Center for Independent Living
May 28 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Dynamic People with Disabilities is a monthly support group open to all people with disabilities. Typically, the group meetings are on the on the 4th Thursday of each month from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

 

Jun
11
Thu
Peer Support and Art @ Progress Center for Independent Living
Jun 11 @ 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm
image of an eleborate pencil drawing representing a dragon and a human or elf type figure
image of an eleborate pencil drawing representing a dragon and a human or elf type figure

Progress Center for Independent Living hosts a monthly peer support group the second Thursday of each month. The group will meets two hours each session.

The next meeting of the group is March 12, 2020. 

The Peer Support and Art Group focuses on sharing personal stories related to disability and learning from the experiences of other people with disabilities.  A portion of each session is dedicated to art projects (no experience necessary).

The group is open to people with disabilities of all ages.

The group is open to people with any type of disability.

Susan Becker, a Progress Center advocate, leads the group sessions.

The next group session is Thursday, March 12, from 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

For more information, for accommodation requests and to RSVP, contact Gary Arnold at 708-209-1500 extension 14 or garnold@progresscil.org.

Progress Center is a scent-free environment. Please do not wear perfume, cologne or other scented products.

Jun
15
Mon
Employment Club @ Progress Center for Independent Living
Jun 15 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Progress Center announces the March 2020 meeting of the Employment Club, a monthly services group intended to equip people with resources to pursue employment.

The March 2020 Session will meet on Monday, March 16 at 11 a.m.  The March 2020 Session will kick-off an Eight Session Employment Club Curriculum.  Individuals who register at the March Session and complete the Eight-Session Course will come away with:

  • A Resume
  • A Linked In Profile
  • A Cover Letter;
  • Guidance and direction on using the tools

For more information, and to RSVP or request accommodations, please contact Gary Arnold at 708-209-1500 Ext.  14

Monthly sessions include:

  • Presentations from groups that provide employment related service
  • Time to answer employment related questions
  • Time to search online for job leads and to work on materials as cover letters

If you have items that you would like covered at the Employment Club, please share your ideas at garnold@progresscil.org

Jun
25
Thu
Dynamic People with Disabilities — Peer Support Group @ Progress Center for Independent Living
Jun 25 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Dynamic People with Disabilities is a monthly support group open to all people with disabilities. Typically, the group meetings are on the on the 4th Thursday of each month from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.