Village Board approves Mayor Eidam’s choices for Human Relations Commission

Nine Commissioners unanimously approved by Melanie Jongsma LANSING, Ill. (September 20, 2018) – During the Village Board meeting on Tuesday, September 18, nine Lansing residents were unanimously approved to become Lansing’s first Human Relations Commission. The Commissioners, who met each other for the first time Tuesday evening, bring a variety of work experience and education … Read more

Rauner abolishes 53 inactive boards, prohibits nepotism in state hiring

information provided by the Office of the Governor CHICAGO, Ill. (September 22, 2018) — On Friday, Governor Bruce Rauner issued executive orders eliminating 53 boards and commissions that serve no public purpose and have been inactive for years, some for as long as two full decades. “This is a matter of good government through transparency,” … Read more

Volunteers assist with disaster preparedness, response, and recovery

IEMA highlights role of volunteers, offers advice information provided by the Illinois Emergency Management Agency SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (September 15, 2018) – As Hurricane Florence bears down on the east coast, the Illinois Emergency Management Agency (IEMA) is highlighting ways Illinois residents can volunteer and provide critical assistance when disaster strikes. The agency is also using … Read more

Dutch Fest 2018 scheduled for Saturday

information provided by Elim Christian Services CRESTWOOD, Ill. (September 17, 2018) – The 23rd Annual Elim Dutch Festival begins at 7:30am this Saturday, September 22. The annual event is held on the grounds of Elim Christian Services, 13020 S. Central Avenue in Crestwood, Illinois. Admission and parking are free. The day includes a variety of … Read more

Lansing Public Library hosts first How-To Festival

Participants sample a wide variety of skills and knowledge by Jennifer Yos LANSING, Ill. (September 16, 2018) – The Lansing Public Library hosted their very first How-To Festival on Saturday, September 15. Several local presenters shared their expertise and passions in a well-organized rotation of mini how-to lessons within the library rooms and spaces. Festival … Read more

Two-thirds supermajority vote requested for any new tax or tax increase

“If this amendment had been in place two years ago, there never would’ve been a Soda Tax,” says Commissioner Morrison information provided by the Cook County Commissioner’s Office CHICAGO, Ill. (September 15, 2018) – On Wednesday, September 12, Cook County Commissioner Sean M. Morrison joined Commissioners Timothy O. Schneider (R-15), Richard Boykin (D-1), John Fritchey … Read more

Understanding Workers’ Compensation

SSC’s Business & Career Institute workshop scheduled for Thursday, October 4 information provided by South Suburban College SOUTH HOLLAND, Ill. (September 13, 2018) – The South Suburban College Business & Career Institute (BCI) presents a Breakfast with BCI Workshop titled “Understanding Workers’ Compensation: What You Need to Know to Minimize Risk” on Thursday, October 4, … Read more

Roland Parrish to speak at NAACP Freedom Luncheon

Saturday, September 22, 12:00pm information provided by the NAACP Hammond, Indiana, Branch HAMMOND, Ind. (September 14, 2018) — The NAACP Hammond, Indiana, Branch will host its 2018 Freedom Luncheon on Saturday, September 22, 2018, 12:00–3:00pm at the Dynasty Banquet Hall, 4141 Calumet Avenue, in Hammond, Indiana. Roland Parrish—president, CEO and owner of Parrish McDonald’s Restaurants … Read more

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