Special Olympics Update

A new season of Special Olympics has officially begun!  Thank you to everyone who turned in their forms.  The deadline to sign-up for bocce ball has passed and practices are underway.  The bocce ball tournament is Sunday, October 1, at Vernon Hills High School.  We hope to see a crowd there cheering on our Pioneers! …

Meet Renee Stoklosa

Meet Renee Stoklosa, our Residential Services Manager.  She oversees all of Pioneer Center’s developmental disability group homes.  We asked her five questions so you can get to know and love her just as much as we do! What is your background?  Where do you come from? I grew up in Waterford, Michigan, which is about…

Welcome to Family Connections

Welcome to our first Family Connections e-newsletter where we will create, coordinate and become a connection of resources to benefit family members, guardians and others connected to Pioneer Center’s developmental disability programs. Nearly 60 years ago a small group of parents in McHenry County came together and established a day program for their children with…