Red Cross Opens Shelters for Flooding Victims
By Jim Meadows
The Red Cross is opening two shelters in east-central Illinois, to help people who have been forced to evacuate their homes due to flooding
.In Champaign County, a shelter has been opened in Homer, at the village hall, 500 East 2nd Street. It was receiving evacuees on Thursday evening.
In Vermilion County, a shelter had been set up in Georgetown, at the First Church of Christ, 503 North Main Street.
Anyone needing Red Cross assistance should go to one of these shelters, or call 217-351-5861.