Greater Champaign County AMBUCS
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Greater Champaign County AMBUCS

2013 Scarecrow Festival

22nd Annual Scarecrow Festival

Saturday, September 13th is the big day for the 22nd Annual Scarecrow Festival at AMBUCS Park! There will be a car and motorcycle show, music and other entertainment, a flea market, games for the kids, a bounce house, barrel train rides, hayrack rides, food, and fun, Fun, FUN!

Everything starts at 8am and will finish up around 3pm. AMBUCS Park is located at 1200 E. University Avenue, Urbana. The playground area of the park was renovated last year to have more accessable equipment and swings. It also now includes "Free Notes", a musical toy that includes drums, xylophones, and pipes. The kids will love every minute they are in the park!

We would still love to have more vendors at the Flea Market! Booths are free but if you have a good day we wouldn't say no to a small donation. Just fill out the vendor form at the bottom of the flyer, send it to us, and we'll give you a spot.

Hope to see you there!


AMBUCS is a national charitable service organization consisting of a diverse group of men and women dedicated to creating mobility and independence for people with disabilities. The Greater Champaign County Chapter has been making a difference in the Champaign County since 1981.

Please take a look at the many wonderful things we do, and consider becoming a member. We can always use the help, and we love meeting new people in the community. In fact, if you like, just drop by one of our lunch meetings to see what we are all about. We'll even spring for lunch!

The national organization was formed in 1922 in Birmingham, Alabama by William L. White. He called it "American Business Club" which later evolved into AMBUCS. The national organization has a new video with more of the history and lots of information about the various AMBUCS projects:
      2013 Projects
      2012 Projects


If you would like to donate funds to our projects please send a check made payable to "GCC AMBUCS" and mail it to:
      PO Box 592
      Urbana, IL 61803
or click on our Contact Us page and any of our officers can help you out.

Thank you!