The Carle healthcare network is based in Urbana, Ill., with services and outreach in surrounding east central Illinois locations. Recently named one of the five U.S. cities leading the economic turnaround, the twin-city community of Champaign-Urbana offers the comforts and affordability of a small town, with the attitude and attributes of a vibrant urban center.
Home to the University of Illinois, the area draws entertainment, educational and cultural opportunities unrivaled by other towns its size – including Big Ten sports and internationally known performers at Assembly Hall and Krannert Center for the Performing Arts. The University’s Research Park, along with companies such as Wolfram Research, contribute to the fast-growing technology and software development sector. And, Carle’s partnership with the University for medical research and education brings leading edge health care to the region.
Champaign-Urbana and its outlying communities are near the intersection of three interstate highways, a short two hours from Chicago, St. Louis and Indianapolis. The Amtrak rail service and University of Illinois Willard Airport connect the area to destinations throughout the nation.
For more information, visit the Champaign County Chamber of Commerce.