Saturday, May 19th

6:00 pm

Tickets $10.00 presale/$15.00 at the door

Join Spero Family Serivces and Roadhouse Harley Davidson at Balloons Over Mt. Vernon! Our private event will be held in one of the Airport Hangers overlooking the Balloons Over Mt. Vernon event.

Live Music by


Free Arcade Games All Night


Uncle Joe’s BBQ availble for purchase


Silent Auction, Prizes, and more!!




Spero Charity Golf Classic 2018

 July 6, 2018

In its 23rd year the Spero Charity Golf Classic offers a fun filled day of golf and activities. Grab your golf clubs and get your colleagues and friends to join us for a day of golf, networking, and fun, and help raise needed funds for Spero Family Services. The tournament will be a four person scramble format and all golfers are welcome! Held at the beautiful Green Hills Golf Club in Mt. Vernon. 18 holes with cart, lunch on the course, 19th hole hors d’oeuvre, and lots of door prizes.

2017 Pictures

2017 Pictures

2017 Pictures

2017 Pictures

2017 Pictures

Contact Ranee Kujawa at 618-242-1070 ext. 236 or to become a sponsor or to register to play!

Trick or Trot

Beginning at Spero Mt. Vernon Main Campus this professionally timed 5K walk/run race takes you around the quaint neighborhoods surrounding our main campus. Over 100 men, women, and children compete in their own age category. Overall winner and winners for each age and gender category. Costume contest, Monster Dash kids run, and many other family attractions add to this race to make it one of the best Mt. Vernon has to offer.

Saturday, October 20th, 2018

Registration-8:00 am

Race Time-9:00 am

Check back for 2018 registration

Race includes a police escort and ambulance follow.

Awards for the top 2 finishers, male and female in each age category. Overall Male and Female winners will recieve a trophy.

Monster Dash Kids Run

A Half-mile Run Through Sleepy Hollow neighborhood

Kids ages 10 and younger

Race Time-10:00 am

Check back for 2018 registration!

Costume Contest

Best Group Costume

Best Individual Costume

Best Youth Costume

Best Overall Costume

We encourage fun, family-friendly costumes (nothing spooky/scary); please do not bring any costume props that resemble weapons.

Not a Runner? Lots of Family Fun Activities!

Face Painting

Cookie Decorating

Selfie Station

Candy Station

Hot Cocoa

Contact Ranee Kujawa for more information or to become a Sponsor for the 2018 Trick or Trot 5K

618-242-1070 ext. 236

Stop by All Weekend Long!

Check back for the 2018 dates and times!

2018 Festival of Trees Favorite Tree

Sponsor a Tree or Wreath

Individuals, businesses, community groups, etc. can sponsor a tree for a chance to be named the Festival of Trees favorite tree. Must follow festival guidelines.

Contact Ranee Kujawa for more information

618-242-1070 ext. 236


2017 Event Pictures

Contact Ranee Kujawa at 618-242-1070 ext. 236 or to become an Event or Tree Sponsor.


    Prevent Child Abuse-Balloon Release @ Jefferson County Court House
    Apr 25 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
    National Foster Care Month
    May 1 @ 6:00 am – 7:00 am
    Foster Care Q & A @ Church of the Good Shepherd
    May 3 @ 6:00 pm – 7:45 pm

    Have you thought about becoming a Foster Parent but have some questions? Join us May 3rd at 6:00 pm at Church of the Good Shepherd in Carbondale for a Q & A with Spero Foster Care team. Topics covered: Overview of Pride training, Licensing Overview, Meet a Foster Parent, and time for questions. Child care will be available. #dosomethingdifferent become a Foster Parent! RSVP to 618.242.5600 ext. 243

    When Hogs Fly @ Balloons Over Mt. Vernon Airport Hanger
    May 19 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

    Join Spero Family Services and Roadhouse Harley Davidson for an evening of BBQ, Games and Live music. Exclusive seating for the Balloon Glow event!

    Support Spero and bid on a silent auction package. Lots of giveaways and fun ways to learn about Spero! Check out for more event information.

    23rd Annual Charity Golf Classic @ Green Hills Golf Club
    Jul 6 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

    Join us July 6th for the 23rd Annual Spero Charity Golf Classic. 10:00 am registration 11:00 am shot gun start. Enjoy a day of golf on beautiful Green Hills Golf Course. $100.00 per person or $400.00 per team includes cart, lunch and 19th hole appetizers. Help support Spero and our Christ centered mission of providing Hope, Help and Healing to individuals and families of Southern Illinois. Call Ranee Kujawa at 618-242-1070 ext. 236 to register or for Sponsorship opportunities.


    Contact us about additional information or questions you may have.