OBK Returning Citizens HOME - September Progress Report

OBK Returning Citizens HOME – September Progress Report

OBK is meeting with the ESL Planning group that includes Tina Phillips (TIF/Finance) and Jacqueline Riley (liaison to Planning Committee). Twelve copies of the OBK presentation for the Planning Commission were given to Ms. Phillips for review and forwarded to ...
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OBK Returning Citizens HOME - August Progress Report

OBK Returning Citizens HOME – August Progress Report

The OBK Board of Directors reviewed and revised the outline for the presentation to the East St. Louis Planning Commission. The approved outline includes the following: ⦁ Introduction to OBK Board, Advisory Board & Guests ⦁ Mission Statement and Detailed ...
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OBK Returning Citizens HOME - July Progress Report

OBK Returning Citizens HOME – July Progress Report

 OBK has been working since 2014 on developing a Christian faith-based organization that is dedicated to founding a "returning citizens home" that is dedicated to the full integration of formerly incarcerated persons into St. Clair County and the East St ...
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Father Christian Reuter, OFM, - Celebrates 50th Priesthood Anniversary

Father Christian Reuter, OFM, – Celebrates 50th Priesthood Anniversary

Fr. Christian Reuter celebrated Eucharist at his 50th Priesthood Anniversary on Sunday, June 26, 2016, at 11:00 AM, Immaculate Conception Catholic Church (411 Palmer Road, Columbia, IL.). Co-celebrants were Bishop Stanley Schlarman (Diocese of Belleville Bishop in Residence), Fr. William ...
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2016 Illinois Prison Volunteer of the Year Awards

2016 Illinois Prison Volunteer of the Year Awards

We want to recognize the 2016 Prison Volunteer of the Year awards that were presented to James Gibson and Fr. Mark Stec who serve at Lawrence Corrections and to Fr. David Uribe, OMI who serves at Pinckneyville Correctional Center. The ...
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