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Our customers are our neighbors.

A smile, a handshake, a helping hand. At Busey, we're committed to improving the quality of life in the communities we serve. Supporting our neighbors leads to vibrant, thriving communities—the places we're proud to call home.

Check out the Busey sponsored or hosted events and activities in your community or see where the Pillar Club is headed! Click on your market for a list of events in your area, then click the event name for additional details on any that interest you. We hope to see you soon!

Events & Seminars

Wednesday, April 18

Time: 2 – 4 p.m.
Location: Busey, 2710 S. Philo Rd., Urbana, IL
Fees: Free

Tackle clutter by bringing your old, unneeded documents to be shredded with our vendor, COPS, to securely dispose of documents containing your personal information. For security reasons, customers must remain with their personal materials until shredded.

Future Shred Days in this market:
Friday, June 8  ♦  3 – 5 p.m. | 3002 W. Windsor Rd., Champaign, IL
Saturday, June 23  ♦  9 – 11 a.m. | 312 E. Main St., Mahomet, IL
Saturday, July 21 ♦  10 a.m. – 12 p.m. | 909 W. Kirby Ave., Champaign, IL
Saturday, August 18 ♦  10 a.m. – 12 p.m. l 1231 E. Grove, Rantoul, IL
Saturday, September 22  ♦  12 – 2 p.m. | Tolono, 128 E. Holden, Tolono, IL

Tuesday, May 1

Time: 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Location: Busey, 1490 Tamiami Trail, Port Charlotte, FL
Fees: Free

You will learn the key elements of any successful marketing plan including the concepts of product, price, place and promotion, also known as the four Ps of marketing. The marketing mix of the four Ps functions as a guide to help successfully develop a strategy for promoting products and services to customers.

Seating is limited and lunch will be served. For additional information, contact Emerson Schoonover at emerson.schoonover@busey.com.

Thursday, April 19

Time: 6:30 – 9:30 p.m.
Location: Decatur Conference Center & Hotel, US 36 West, Decatur, IL
Fees: $50 Advance ticket or $55 at the door; $125 VIP Dinner ticket

Enjoy an evening of fine wine and notable cuisine from the area’s finest food establishments and caterers offering samples of their appetizers, entrees, desserts, and more. The Decanter Fine Wine & Spirits also has wines from around the world and some beers and fine liquor available for tasting. Guests get a discount on any wines purchased during the event and will be able to bid on various items during the silent auction. A portion of proceeds benefit the Decatur Arts Council. There will also be a themed version of the VIP dinner that is new this year. This year will feature French food and wines. Wines will be paired to the five-course meal. Tickets must be purchased in advanced and seating is limited for the VIP dinner.

For more information, call 217.423.3189 or go to http://www.decaturarts.org/event/1285/corks-forks-2018/.

Wednesday, May 23

Time: 3 – 5 p.m.
Location: Busey, 2070 S. Mt. Zion Rd., Decatur, IL
Fees: Free

Tackle clutter by bringing your old, unneeded documents to be shredded with our vendor, COPS, to securely dispose of documents containing your personal information. For security reasons, customers must remain with their personal materials until shredded.

Future Shred Day in this market:
Saturday, Sept. 29  ♦  10 a.m. – 12 p.m. | 2505 N. Water St., Decatur, IL

Friday, April 20

Time: 9 – 11 a.m.
Location: Midwest Food Bank Warehouse, 2031 Warehouse Drive, Normal, IL

Join us as we volunteer at the Midwest Food Bank. Your efforts in volunteering make a huge difference in the lives of the more than 225,000 persons they serve each month. Volunteers must be at least 10 years of age and under 18 years of age must have a form signed by their parent/guardian.

For more information go to https://bloomington.midwestfoodbank.org/home.

Saturday, June 16

Time: 9 – 11 a.m.
Location: Busey, 2101 N. Veterans Pkwy., Bloomington, IL
Fees: Free

Tackle the clutter by bringing your old, unneeded documents to be shredded with our vendor, Secure Shredding, to securely dispose of documents containing your personal information. For security reasons, customers must remain with their personal materials until shredded.

Future Shred Day in this market:
Friday, October 19  ♦  3 – 5 p.m. | 1111 S. Veterans Pkwy., Bloomington, IL

Thursday, April 19

Time: 6 – 9 p.m.
Location: Meson Sabika, 1025 Aurora Ave., Naperville, IL
Fees: $100 per person

Busey is proud to sponsor this event as 360 Youth Services celebrates the 10th Anniversary of our Women's Transitional Housing Program by hosting an intimate evening that features Inspirational Speaker and Best-Selling Author Liz Murray. Her book is titled Breaking Night: A Memoir of Forgiveness, Survival and My Journey from Homeless to Harvard. Please join us as Murray shares her personal journey of overcoming homelessness to attending Harvard as a young adult. This life changing event should not be missed! All proceeds will benefit 360 Youth Services.

Friday, April 27

Time: 5:30 p.m. Cocktails; 6 p.m. Dinner and show
Location: Loaves & Fishes, 1871 High Grove Lane, Naperville, IL
Fees: $100 Per person; Tables available

Busey is proud to sponsor "Murder at the Moonlight Manor – A Murder Mystery Event to DIE For," benefiting South Side Office of Concern. Built on a haunted estate, Moonlight Manor is known less for the people who come for the weekend and more for those who stay for all eternity. If that doesn't intrigue you, just wait until you meet the staff. So come on and book your stay. We're dying to have you. Join us for cocktails, dinner, cash bar and silent auction. Proceeds benefit the programs and services of the South Side Office of Concern Murder Mystery presented by Without a Net Entertainment.

For more information and to reserve your tickets, call Kristen Berchtold at 309.222.2751 or email her at kberchtold@southsideofficeofconcern.org.

Pillar Club Trips & Events

Second Tuesday of every month

Time: Doors open at 9 a.m.; movie begins at 9:30 a.m.
Location: Reynolds Theatres, 3225 N. Dries Lane, Peoria, IL
Fees: $3 per person
Inquiries: Busey Movie Hotline 309.683.2302

Join the Pillar Club for a first-run movie—Busey provides the popcorn and more. You can even win a free gift! One guest per member welcome.

Call the movie hotline 24 hours a day during the week prior to the event to hear the current schedule.

Second Tuesday of third month of each quarter

Time: Doors open at 8:40 a.m.; movie begins at 9 a.m.
Dates: March 13, June 12, September 11, December 11
Location: Avon Theatre, 426 N. Water St., Decatur, IL
Fees: $5 per person
Inquiries: Busey Movie Hotline 217.425.8201

Join the Pillar Club for a first-run movie—Busey provides the popcorn and more. You can even win a free gift! One guest per member welcome.

Call the movie hotline 24 hours a day during the week prior to the event to hear the current schedule.

Wednesday, May 2

Location: Lyric Opera of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Fees: $176 per person
Pickups Champaign, Paxton and Gilman

One of the greatest stories ever told comes to life in the groundbreaking, iconic rock opera that reinvented musical theater for the modern age. This global blockbuster tells the story of the final weeks in the life of Jesus Christ, from the perspective of Judas Iscariot. As Christ’s followers grow more fervent, Judas must make his fateful choice between faith and betrayal. Filled with an exciting mix of musical styles that draw upon 1970s rock, gospel, folk, and funk themes, this contemporary imagining of the biblical tale features high-energy dance and powerful storytelling. Prior to the 1:30 p.m. matinee performance, lunch (included) will be enjoyed at a local Chicago restaurant. Boxed dinner (included) will be served on the motor coach on our drive home. Reservation deadline to secure your seat - Thursday, March 29. No refunds for cancellation after Monday, April 2 unless another Pillar Club member can fill your seat.

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May 4 - 13, 2018

Join the Pillar Club's early summer tour through British Columbia and Alberta, Canada by train. Highlights include: visit to Butchart Gardens, city tour of Vancouver, journey to the majestic Canadian Rockies aboard the VIA Rail’s The Canadian train, view spectacular landmarks – Icefield Parkway, Maligne Canyon, Moraine Lake, Valley of the Ten Peaks, and Columbia Icefield - choose a ride across this mass of glacial ice or take a walk on the Glacier Skywalk. Stay a night at the world-famous Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise and spend two luxurious nights at the Fairmont Banff Springs - the “Castle in the Rockies”.

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Tuesday, May 8

Location: Busch Stadium, St. Louis, MO
Fees: $162 per person
Pickups Champaign and Decatur

Let Busey take you out to a St. Louis Cardinals ballgame at Busch Stadium, St. Louis. Join us this season in the Club seating - an all-inclusive facility including a 3 hour all-you-care-to-eat lunch buffet, all beverages – beer, wine and soft drinks with outdoor covered seating (Section 259) and access to the Club throughout the game. Hope you can join us. Go Cardinals!

Request More Information - Cardinals Baseball  Register - Cardinals Baseball

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June 8

Location: Wrigley Field, Chicago, IL
Fees: $142 per person
Pickups Decatur, Champaign and Paxton

Join us at Chicago’s historic Wrigley Field for an afternoon of the 2016 World Series Champions Chicago Cubs baseball. We plan to arrive early to enjoy lunch (on your own) and batting practice prior to a 1:20 p.m. game. Following the game we will stop for a buffet dinner (included) at Coyote Canyon on our drive home. Hope you can join us. Go Cubs!!

Request More Information - Cubs Baseball  Register - Cubs Baseball

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June 23

Location: Oriental Theatre, Chicago, IL
Fees: $208 per person
Pickups Champaign, Paxton and Gilman

The Cher Show is based on the life of Cherilyn Sarkisian La Piere Bono Allman or as her friends call her, Cher! The kid on a tricycle, vowing to be famous. The teenage phenom who crashes by twenty. The glam TV star who quits at the top. The would-be actress with an Oscar. The rock goddess with a hundred million records sold. The legend who’s done it all, still scared to walk on stage. The wife, mother, daughter, sister, friend. The woman, looking for love. The ultimate survivor, chasing her dream. They’re all here, dressed to kill, singing and telling it like it is. And they’re all the star of The Cher Show. Lunch (included) will be enjoyed at a local Chicago restaurant prior to the 2 p.m. matinee performance. Boxed dinner (included) will be served on the motor coach on our drive home. Reservation deadline to secure your seat is Friday, April 20. No refunds for cancellation after Friday, April 27 unless another Pillar Club member can fill your seat.

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Friday, June 29

Location: Little Theatre on the Square, Sullivan, IL
Fees: $89 per person
Pickups Champaign

The musical follows the story of Dolly Gallagher Levi (a strong-willed meddling matchmaker), as she travels to Yonkers, New York, to find a match for the miserly "well-known unmarried half-a-millionaire" Horace Vandergelder, but it becomes clear that Dolly intends to marry Horace herself. We will enjoy a buffet lunch (included) at Yoder’s Kitchen in Arthur, IL prior to the 2 p.m. matinee performance at Little Theatre on the Square. Reservation deadline to secure your seat - Friday, June 8. No refunds for cancellation after Friday, June 15 unless another Pillar Club member can fill your seat.

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Wednesday, July 11

Location: Cadillac Palace Theatre, Chicago
Fees: $194 per person
Pickups Champaign, Paxton and Gilman

Waitress tells the story of Jenna – a waitress and expert pie maker. Jenna dreams of a way out of her small town and loveless marriage. A baking contest in a nearby county and the town’s new doctor may offer her a chance at a fresh start, while her fellow waitresses offer their own recipe for happiness. But Jenna must summon the strength and courage to rebuild her life. Lunch (included) will be enjoyed at Maggiano’s Little Italy restaurant prior to the 2:00 pm matinee performance. Boxed dinner (included) will be served on the motor coach on our drive home. Don’t miss this uplifting musical celebrating friendship, motherhood and the magic of a well-made pie. Reservation deadline to secure your seat is Friday, May 11. No refunds for cancellation after Wednesday, May 16 unless another Pillar Club member can fill your seat.

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July 24-27

Fees: $1,298 per person Double Occupancy l $1,598 per person Single

Join the Pillar Club on our motorcoach summer adventure through Wisconsin and Michigan. Highlights include a tour of Greendale, WI with a visit to Riemann Publications – Taste of Home Magazine Visitor Center and Test Kitchen, Wisconsin Maritime Museum, 4-hour cruise on the S.S. Badger Ferry across Lake Michigan from Manitowoc, WI to Ludington, MI. Once in Michigan discover Mac Woods Dune Rides, Gerald Ford Presidential Museum, Cornwell’s Turkeyville USA Dinner Theatre, DeGrandchamps Blueberry Farm and Tree-Mendous Fruit Farm. Reservation deadline to secure your seat is Friday, April 20.

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October 15-19, 2018

Join the Pillar Club fall foliage tour through New York’s beautiful historic Hudson Valley. Highlights include: visit Saratoga Springs – site of the Battle of Saratoga and turning point for the Colonies in the American Revolutionary War. Visit Hyde Park – tour Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s home, estate, library and grounds along the beautiful Hudson River. Enjoy a scenic fall foliage cruise on the Hudson River, tour West Point US Military Academy and tour the Culinary Institute of America including a delicious farewell dinner prepared by future chefs.

Request More Information - Hudson Valley Foliage Tour  Register - Hudson Valley Foliage Tour

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Download the Pillar Club Trip Waiver.

 
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