Kathy Steepleton knew there was something going on in her body.

“Six years have gone by,” she said as she brushed her thick mane of dark hair out of her face. Her skin is vibrant and glowing. Her eyes are bright and sharp. She is the picture of health and beauty. Six years ago, she had just had a regular mammogram. It was clean. But, her family was right in the middle of switching insurances, and details were convoluted. And it was six years ago. Technology has progressed much since then.

Downtown Champaign is such a great place to eat, play and shop. There are many shops that have that unique items for that special person on your list. One is Ten Thousand Villages, located on Walnut St.

It takes a village

Well, it’s Tuesday in the summer, so it can only mean one thing- The Land Connection’s Champaign Farmer’s Market! Yes, that’s right, the market, also known as TLC Champaign Market, is back and in full swing every Tuesday from 4 to 7 p.m. at the corner of Neil and Main Sts. in the ever hopping, downtown Champaign.

     Cheryl Sizer is one of those amazing women that juggles both career and home. This private account manager for Glaxo Smith Kline has been educating doctors and clients for twelve years. Before that her career was special education- both as a case worker for the Mahomet-Seymour School District and assistant director of special education for rural Champaign County.