Effingham Convention & Visitors Bureau

Jodi Thoele

Executive Director

1505 Hampton Drive
Effingham, Illinois 62401
Phone : 217-342-5310
Toll-free : 800-772-0750
Fax : 217-342-4939
Email :
Website :

About Effingham Convention & Visitors Bureau

The City of Effingham is the perfect place to play. And we want to help you find the right fit! Effingham is excited to announce that the Rick Workman Sports Complex will be completed in 2015. Along with this great facility, Effingham also has many great fields, courts and lakes. We hope you’ll come plore our great city!


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