Crittenton Centers celebrates summer with garden party

Staff Writer
Chillicothe Times-Bulletin

From 5-7 p.m. July 16, Crittenton Centers will be hosting the 3rd Annual Garden Open House and Celebration. Community members are invited to enjoy the garden area and walking trail.  Tours of Crittenton Centers' facility will also be provided.

At 6 p.m., there will be a special dedication of our new Butterfly Garden to the late Don Ullman.  Don was a former Board Emeritus and longtime supporter of Crittenton Centers.  He passed away in October 2013.   Crittenton Centers' Community Garden is supported in part by Salem Lutheran Church and Bethal United Methodist Church.  Crittenton Centers is located at 442 W. John Gwynn Jr. Ave. in Peoria.

Crittenton Centers has been serving the Peoria community for 122 years.  Our mission is to protect and nurture children and families in the Peoria community.  Crittenton Centers' services include: The Crisis Nursery, Child Development Center, and Family Services.  To learn more about Crittenton Centers, please visit our website at