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.

See the Race Route

Saturday, October 21st

Registration-8:00 am

Race Time-9:00 am

Pre-Registration $25/ Race Day $35

Free T-shirt for the first 150 participants who pre-register by October 13th


Register Here

Monster Dash Kids Run

A Half-mile Run Through Sleepy Hollow neighborhood

Kids ages 10 and younger


Race Time-10:00 am

Pre-Registration $10.00/Race Day $15.00

Costume Contest

Best Group Costume

Best Individual Costume

Best Youth Costume

Best Overall Costume

Not a Runner? Lots of Family Fun Activities!

Face Painting

Cookie Decorating

Selfie Station

Candy Station

Hot Cocoa

Contact Ranee Kujawa for more information

618-242-1070 ext. 236

Register Here

Thank you for making the 22nd Annual Golf Classic a success!

Spero Charity Golf Classic

In its 22nd 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

Check Back Next Year for Information on the 2018 Spero Charity Golf Classic!

Festival Of Trees

Be a part of the 10th annual Festival of Trees. Held at the historic Granada Center for the Performing Arts, offering over 40 trees for purchase in a silent bid format. This weekend long event offers a kaleidoscope of holiday sights, sounds and scents you won’t forget. Held over 4 days with a preview party kick off on Thursday night.


Thursday, November 16th-5:30-8:00 pm

Preview Party Live Auction Tickets available at the door $5.00 donation

Must be 18 to enter Thursday Only



Friday, November 17th-4:00-7:30 pm

Saturday, November 18th-noon-6:00 pm

Cookies with Santa-noon-2:00 pm

Sunday, November 19th-noon-3:00 pm

Tree Winners Will Be Called after 3:30 pm

Contact Ranee Kujawa for more information

618-242-1070 ext. 236


    Trick-or-Trot 5K @ Spero Main Campus
    Oct 21 all-day
    Murphysboro Apple Festival
    Nov 9 @ 12:00 pm – 7:00 pm
    Festival of Trees Preview Party & Auction @ The Granada Center for Performing Art
    Nov 16 all-day
    Festival of Trees @ The Granada Center for Performing Art
    Nov 17 – Nov 20 all-day
    Live Nativity @ Spero Main Campus
    Dec 1 all-day


    Contact us about additional information or questions you may have.