Community Link Names New Executive Director

June 12, 2019

Community Link’s Board of Directors named Lynn (Ripperda) Huelsmann as its next Executive Director. She will begin employment with Community Link on July 8th.

The Sweetest Mile…The most rewarding distance a person can walk

April 15, 2019

Community Link has once again joined forces with Excel Bottling Company to create a signature beverage for their Buddy Walk called Sweetest Mile.

Community Link’s Buddy Walk Ranks #11 in Nation

April 15, 2019

Last year, nearly 1,800 5k runners and walkers participated in Community Link’s Buddy Walk and they’re anticipating a larger crowd this year. “We raised more than $180,000 last year ranking us number one in Illinois and 11th in the nation for money raised. That’s simply amazing. We wouldn’t be able to do it without the support of our community,” stated Barb Nelson, interim executive director at Community Link.

Barb Nelson Appointed Interim Executive Director of Community Link

December 13, 2018

The Board of Directors of Community Link is pleased to announce the appointment of Barb Nelson as Interim Executive Director effective January 4, 2019.

The Up Side of Downs

October 15, 2018

October is Down Syndrome Awareness Month—an opportunity to spread knowledge, understanding and support to friends and family with loved ones with Down syndrome.

Paulette Evans & Theresa Morrison Join Board

October 11, 2018

Ms. Paulette Evans and Ms. Theresa Morrison recently joined the Board of Directors at Community Link.