Trinity Services, Inc

Executive Committee

sharonpSharon Parker — Director of Health Services; Labor Relations; and the Illinois Crisis Prevention Network

Sharon Parker has been with Trinity Services since 1989. She is a registered nurse with significant leadership experience.

Sharon was instrumental in launching Trinity's Behavioral Health program and supervised it for several years. She also helped launch Trinity's community living programs in Illinois, seeing the first 150 residents through the admissions process. She also has served as the director of Employee Services.

Across Illinois, Sharon has worked on a number of transitional projects, ranging from new medical services to crisis prevention to choosing wall colors and floor covering at the state's Elgin and Tinley Park facilities. She once helped 104 people with developmental disabilities move from the state's Dixon facility to their new home at the Howe Center in Tinley Park.

Sharon is a licensed Nursing Home Administrator, with a diploma in nursing and degrees in applied behavioral science and social work. She has been a nurse since 1967.

Sharon's many activities outside work have included serving as an elected trustee on her town's library board, membership in the National Association of Social Workers and the Zonta Club of Joliet. In addition, Sharon has served on the Joliet Exchange Club Center for Child Abuse Advisory Board and has taught parenting classes through the program.

Sharon shares her home with several pets. She successfully raised two children, Robby and Natasha, and has one beloved grandchild. Her free time is filled with jewelry making and harmonica playing, and she loves to travel, a habit she developed in childhood as an “Army brat.”

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Upcoming Events

  • 28th Annual Dinner Dance & Auction

    Dinner Dance 2017

    We feel privileged to be celebrating our 67th year of providing supports and services for people with developmental disabilities and mental illness. Since first opening our doors as a small school, Trinity Services has been committed to helping individuals flourish and lead more independent lives. We now serve more than 3,500 people through an array of innovative programs. This would not be possible without generous supporters like you.

    We hope you will join us for an evening of entertainment, fine dining, dancing, and silent and live auctions at our 28th Annual Dinner Dance & Auction, Saturday, Sept. 16, at Odyssey Country Club in Tinley Park. This year's theme is "Havana Nights."
    The evening starts with cocktails at 5 p.m.

    Click here to purchase tickets.

    Sponsorship Opportunities:
    Platinum - $5,000
    Full-page color ad in the program book
    Business logo posted on Trinity Services' website
    10 complimentary tickets
    Mention on social media

    Gold - $3,000
    Full-page color ad in the program book
    Business name on the Trinity Services website
    Six complimentary tickets
    Mention on social media

    Silver - $2,000
    Full-page B&W ad in the program book
    Business name on the Trinity Services website
    Four complimentary tickets
    Mention on social media

    Bronze - $1,000
    Half-page B&W ad in the program book
    Business name on the Trinity Services website
    Two complimentary tickets
    Mention on social media

    Program Book Advertisement Opportunities:
    Full-page color $500 (7.5” W x 9.75” H)
    Full-page B&W $300 (7.5” W x 9.75” H)
    1/2-page B&W $200 (7.5” W x 4.875” H)
    1/4-page B&W $100 (3.75” W x 4.875” H)
    1/8-page business card/celebration B&W $50 (3.75”W x 2.4375” H)

    Auction Items:
    You can also help us make this event a success by contributing a new, unused item for the silent or live auction. All items donated are 100% tax deductible.
    Some popular auction items from past years have included: tickets to sporting events, autographed sports paraphernalia, vacation packages (or airline miles), tools, theater tickets, gift cards, spa treatments, jewelry, wine, kids’ fun baskets, pet baskets, and electronics (iPad, Kindle, wireless sound systems, smart TV, etc.)
    Please drop off or mail your item(s) by Friday, Aug. 25, to 301 Veterans Parkway, New Lenox, IL 60451.
    If you need Trinity staff to pick up your donation, please call 815-717-3750.
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