Upcoming Events

We are proud to be a part of your community. Below is a list of events, activities and seminars that we are involved in. Once you have decided upon the event you wish to attend, please utilize our convenient reservation form below.

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May 2021 Events

Mother's Day Remembrance Tribute

May 8, 2021 10:00 AM to May 8, 2021 11:00 AM

 

Mother’s Day is a special day that we pay tribute to our mothers, grandmothers, wives, children, or other loved ones that have touched our hearts and lives.

 

We would like to invite you and your family to join us for a memorial tribute service honoring all mothers and the important roles they have played in our lives. This brief ceremony will be open to the public and led by our on-staff Certified Celebrant, Judy Woerner. Refreshments will be served and a special tribute keepsake will be given in honor of your loved one.

 

We sincerely hope that you and your family can join us for this tender reflection on the importance of the special women in our lives that we have lost, but will never forget.

 

June 2021 Events

Open Door Sessions on Funerals, Cremation, Cemetery, and Advance Planning

Jun 30, 2021 11:30 AM to Jun 30, 2021 01:30 PM

When it comes to burial, cremation, and cemetery options, and advance funeral planning, we know that people have many questions.

 

As funeral and cremation specialists, we’re happy to provide answers to your questions during our FREE program. Please join us for a complimentary boxed lunch and a casual, informative and open discussion regarding these and other topics of your choosing.

 

For planning purposes, we request that reservations be made no later than Monday, June 28th. For more information, or to reserve your seat(s), please call (217) 544-4646.

 

*Limited seating available due to Covid-19 restrictions. Please do not plan on attending if you are not feeling well or if you or a household member are exhibiting symptoms similar to those observed with Covid-19. Masks will be required when not seated.

 

Prairie View Reception Center

8865 State Rt. 4

Chatham, IL 62629

11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

 

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Flag Retirement Ceremony

Jun 12, 2021 09:00 AM to Jun 12, 2021 09:30 AM

Saturday, June 12th, 2021 at 9:00 a.m. at Roselawn Memorial Park

 

According to the United States Flag Code: "The flag, when it is in such condition that it is no longer a fitting emblem for display, should be destroyed in a dignified way, preferably by burning."

During this ceremony—adhering to the policy of respectful treatment of our national symbol—flags will be ceremoniously burned, deposited into an outer burial container, and buried with full honors by the American Legion and Roselawn Memorial Park staff. This meaningful ceremony is free and open to the public.

* Please drop your tattered, worn, or faded American flags off at one of the participating locations listed on the flyer.

For additional information, please contact Roselawn Memorial Park at (217) 525-1661 or American Legion Post #32 at (217) 523-3415.

July 2021 Events

Peace of Mind Webinar - The Importance of Advance Planning

Jul 15, 2021 11:30 AM to Jul 15, 2021 01:00 PM

 We would like to invite you to our Peace of Mind Seminar!

 

Our event will be held at our spacious & beautiful Prairie View Reception Center in Chatham-a short drive from anywhere in the Greater Springfield community.


We invite you to learn more about how planning for your final wishes can help your family celebrate your life, begin the healing process, and avoid unnecessary emotional and financial hardship.


Please join us for lunch and learn more about advance planning, veterans benefits, burial and cremation options, cemetery planning, and more.

 

Seating will be available in accordance with local safety measures and social distancing recommendations. Please do not plan on attending if you are not feeling well or if you or a household member are exhibiting symptoms similar to those observed with Covid-19. Masks will be required when not seated.

 

Reserve your seat at the rsvp form above or call us at 217-544-4646.

 

Prairie View Reception Center

8865 State Rt. 4

Chatham, IL 62629

11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

 

 

November 2021 Events

Holiday Help® Program

Nov 14, 2021 02:00 PM to Nov 14, 2021 03:15 PM

Date: Sunday, November 14, 2021
Time: 2-3:15 p.m.
Location: Prairie View Reception Center

 

For those touched by a loss, we invite you to discover, uncover and nurture hope, while renewing your spirit this holiday season. Please plan to attend   the   annual Holiday Help® Program, a gift to the community from the Butler Family of Organizations.

 

Our Grief and bereavement expert will present practical ways to help you cope during the holidays and other significant days.

 

A candle-lighting ceremony will also be held to warmly remember and honor your loved one.

 

Please join us for the most complete holiday bereavement program in the area and journey with us towards healing this holiday season.  We will limit in person attendance to comply with local COVID guidance.  Seating will allow for social distancing between different parties and masks will be required upon entry and when not seated.  Please do not plan on attending if you are not feeling well or if you or a household member are exhibiting symptoms similar to those observed with Covid-19.

 

We will live stream the event this year as well.  We will email to you the link upon registration if you prefer to attend remotely. 

 

The Butler Family of Organizations is proud of their tradition in Springfield and the surrounding communities and consider it a privilege to provide the Holiday Help program to their friends and neighbors each year.

 

 The Holiday Help program is open to the public, with no cost or obligation. For more information or to reserve your seat, please call (217) 544-4646.

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