Chaverim and Seniors

seniorsChaverim is the Federation’s weekly kosher luncheon and social program for seniors.  This program, which has been in operation for more than 25 years, provides seniors a social opportunity to socialize and enjoy programs that range from speakers and discussion groups on a wide range of topics  to musicians and dance troupes. For more information please contact us

In addition, the Holiday Outreach Program provides holiday baskets to seniors in the community at Rosh Hashanah, Chanukah and Passover. This visit provides an opportunity to connect with seniors who do not get out and participate as they did before.

For the recently retired the Federation offers Knosh and Knowledge a once a month gathering at a local coffee shop to socialize and hear from guest speakers on a wide range of topics.



Tuesday, July 17, 2018, 10 am – Tisha B’Av

Tuesday, August 14, 2018, 10 am  – Friends, Food, & Fun

Tuesday, September 4, 2018, 10 am – Rosh Hashanah

Tuesday, October 9, 2018, 10 am – Sukkot/Simchat Torah

Tuesday, November 6, 2018, 2018 – Kristallnacht

Tuesday, December 4, 2018, 10 am – Chanukah



Wednesday, July 25, 2018, 9:30 am, at “Art as Therapy.” Schnucks Community Room.

Wednesday, August 29, 2018, 9:30 am, at “Pottery in Pawnee.”  Pawnee, IL.

Wednesday, September 26, 2018, 9:30 am, at Amish Museum.  Illinois Amish Museum.

Wednesday, October 31, 2018, 9:30 am, at Schnucks.  Cooking Locally in Springfield.

Wednesday, November 28, 2018, 9:30 am, at Governor’s Mansion.  The Newly Renovated Governor’s Mansion.

Wednesday, December 26, 2018, 9:30 am, at Caribou Coffee.  Just a Knosh with Friends.