Co-CEO Roles to Lead Organization

Pioneer Center is proud and excited to announce the appointment of Sam Tenuto and Frank Samuel as Co-CEOs of the McHenry County based agency. “After appointing Sam as interim Chief Executive Officer in December 2015 and hiring Frank as Chief Financial Officer in early 2016, the Board of Directors spent extensive time evaluating  current operations,…

Thank You to the McHenry County Mental Health Board

A special thank you to the McHenry County Mental Health Board for their continued funding of our programs.  This year their partnership will provide vital funding for many important service areas in our agency including:  Community Employment Services, Employment Development Services, Intellectual and Developmental Disability Community Inclusion, Autism Day Program, Day Program Nursing, Client Benefit/Rep…

TAMI Support Group Starts Up on November 15

The Teenage Mother’s Initiative (TAMI) is beginning its monthly support group meetings on November 15 at Willow Creek Church, 220 Exchange Drive, in Crystal Lake.  The group will meet on Tuesdays from 4:00 – 5:00 pm. TAMI helps pregnant and parenting teen mom and dads in McHenry County: Connect with other parenting teens: Find valuable…

Letter: A Thank You To The Community

(As published in the Northwest Herald, Letter to the Editor Section, on Sunday, August 7) To the Editor: For the past year, the trials of operating a non-profit organization in Illinois have been fierce. A growing need for services, while battling a state budget impasse of epic proportions, has had even the most seasoned service…

Generosity Evident at SleepOut for Shelter

(As posted by the Northwest Herald on May 16, 2016) McHenry County’s generosity continues to amaze me. And for this weekend’s generosity at the SleepOut for Shelter fundraiser, I and Pioneer Center for Human Services (where I volunteer as a member of its board of directors) are beyond grateful. On a bitterly cold, windy night…