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Sun, Sept 13th
Hot Wheels/Matchbox Car Drag Race
Sponsored by Faith Baptist Church on the Village Square at 5:30 pm. K – 6th graders welcome to attend

Visit https://faithbaptistchurchdivernon.com for more information about Awana or the race.  Email awanafaithdirector@yahoo.com to sign up for the race, or call 217-725-8225.  Refreshments will be served.  All CDC guidelines will be followed.

Fri, Oct 2, 3:00 pm
Sat, Oct 3, 8:00 am

Village-Wide Garage Sale
If you plan to participate, please call the Village Hall, at 217-628-3416, so you can be added to the map that will be distributed that weekend indicating which homes are selling items.  In keeping with a safe event for all, we strongly suggest everyone follow the CDC guidelines regarding social distancing and mask wearing.

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 Consolidated Election – Village of Divernon

The filing period for the Consolidated Election in the Village of Divernon will be from December 14 through December 21.   The positions available are Village President, Village Clerk, three (3) Board of Trustee positions. All are four-year terms. The Consolidated Election will be held on April 6, 2021.  Election packets are available at the Divernon Village Hall.  If you have any questions, contact Rodney Molnar, Village Clerk at 628-3416.


Ameren – Fresh Start Program

Ameren Illinois offers $8 million in assistance to give customers “Fresh Start”.



Field operations have begun the door-to-door enumeration process, which will end September 30, 2020, the last day that households will be able to respond to the census.  Census workers are going to the doors of households who have not self responded to the census.  They are also doing some quality control, going to doors of households that may have self-responded but further information may be needed.  

ATTN SANGAMON County Residents – CENSUS 2020: Be Counted – Funding for our community depends on it!

If you have not filled out your Census yet, you can do so by either:
1.) Online at : https://my2020census.gov
2.) By mail if you received a paper copy
3.) By Phone : 844-330-2020

Please respond to the Census TODAY!  It is very important for our community!  Funding for our towns, schools, roads, health departments and much more is dependent on the census count.  Please complete the census at 2020census.gov or call 844-330-2020.  Census workers will start knocking on doors this week, please do your part to help your community by completing your census today!

Census takers care about our communities and they’ll be coming through the neighborhood, safely, wearing masks and following guidelines, to assist anyone who has not yet completed the 2020 Census.

The Response Rates – the percentage of households responding by city/village in Sangamon County.

8/11/2020 8/24/2020
1 Rochester 86.8 1 Rochester 87.1
2 Sherman 85.7 2 Sherman 86.3
3 Leland Grove 84.3 3 Leland Grove 84.4
4 Williamsville  83 4 Williamsville  83
5 Spaulding 81.5 5 Spaulding 82.1
6 Jerome 80.8 6 Jerome 81.1
7 Chatham 80.6 7 Chatham 81
8 Auburn 79.6 8 Auburn 80.2
9 Cantrall 79.4 9 Cantrall 79.4
10 Pleasant Plains 77.7 10 Pleasant Plains 78.3
11 New Berlin 76.3 11 New Berlin 76.8
12 Divernon 74.7 12 Divernon 75.2
13 Dawson 74.6 13 Dawson 75
14 Southern View 74.4 14 Southern View 74.9
15 Buffalo 73.2 15 Pawnee 73.5
16 Pawnee 72.8 16 Buffalo 73.2
17 Mechanicsburg 71.9 17 Mechanicsburg 71.9
18 Illiopolis 70.6 18 Curren 71.4
19 Curran 70.4 19 Illiopolis 70.9
20 Springfield 68.3 20 Springfield 68.8
21 Grandview 67.2 21 Grandview 67.8
22 Clear Lake 64.7 22 Clear Lake 64.7
23 Thayer 62.8 23 Thayer 63.4
24 Loami 59.8 24 Riverton 60.6
25 Riverton 59.3 25 Loami 60
26 Berlin 48.9 26 Berlin 50
All the info is completely safe and confidential.  Here is a video that explains it: Is My 2020 Census Data Safe

COVID -19 


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Click here for The Small Business Owner’s Guide to the CARES Act.


Divernon restaurants are still open for curbside service during the Stay-at-Home order.  Help support our local restaurants by ordering takeout from Toni’s, Encounters and Snack Shack.





Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Updates

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

The Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) is available NOW!

The Sangamon County Community Resources Office (SCCR) is operating the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) beginning October 1, 2019, for income-eligible households.  The LIHEAP is designed to assist low-income households with winter energy services.  A one-time benefit is provided to eligible households to be used for energy bills. 

There are two ways to apply, either on-site at the SCCR office or mail the completed the application, found on this website, to SCCR.  

On-site:  Beginning October 1, priority appointments for seniors and people with disabilities can be made over the phone (217/535-3120) Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.  In November the aforementioned groups as well as disconnected households and households with children under 6 years may call for appointments.  Beginning in December, any income-eligible household may call for an appointment for services. 

Mail-in:  The LIHEAP application, found on this website, can be printed and completed.  The same timeframe for making application as noted above still applies.  Complete all the necessary forms, attach copies of the required documents identified below, and mail to:

Sangamon County Community Resources
2833 S. Grand Ave
Springfield, IL  62703

If you choose to mail the application, do not call for an appointment. 

A household is defined as everyone living in the same house or apartment whether related or not.

Eligibility documentation:

  • Proof of household income from the last 30-days – copy of bank statement or pay stubs for last 30-days, copy of annual Social Security letter
  • Copy of gas and electric bills (last 30 days). Bill should be in applicants name.
  • Copy of disconnect notices, if applicable
  • Copy of Social security cards for everyone in the household
  • If a child in the home is receiving SSI, a copy of benefit information for the past 30-days

Instructions and Application
Additional Forms to Complete

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