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  • GLMV Women’s Network Group Luncheon Features Keynote Speaker Meg Herman - 8/12 Aug 5, 2014 2:30 PM
    Business women looking to expand their circle of influence, are invited to join with fellow professionals to make connections, learn from each other, and of course increase business at the monthly GLMV Chamber of Commerce Women's Network Group Luncheon.

     
  • Yes, respect beliefs on all sides Aug 2, 2014 1:01 AM
    A Lake Villa letter to the editor: Just finished your article in today’s Herald’s Opinion section. Spot on gentlemen! Absolutely spot on!

     
  • Images: Photo Contest Finalists Aug 1, 2014 1:01 AM
    Each week you submit your favorite photo. We pick the best of the bunch and select the finalists. Here are the finalists for the week of July 28.

     
  • Recycling, shredding event: Jul 31, 2014 5:02 PM
    An electronics recycling and document shredding event is scheduled for 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Aug. 9, at the Lake Villa Township Hall, 37908 N. Fairfield Road, Lake Villa.

     
  • Darien Chicago Pet Show - September 6 & 7 Jul 30, 2014 4:57 PM
    Chicago Pet Show coming to Darien Sportsplex, September 6 & 7. Food mfg, pet services and lots of rescues! See fun acts on the main stage such as Magic Acts by Paul Lee, Jim Nesci & his alligator Bubba and Author of the Wolfkeeper Toriano Sanzone. 50% of gate goes back to pariticpating non-profits.

     
  • Words On Birds Book Signing At Volo Bog Jul 29, 2014 3:31 PM
    Father/daughter team share their children's book, WORDS ON BIRDS, at Volo Bog on Sunday.

     
  • Join the ‘Waukegan Cares Walk for Awareness’ on August 9 Jul 29, 2014 3:22 PM
    The second annual “Waukegan Cares Walk for Awareness” 5K event will be held Saturday, August 9. Designed to raise awareness and support the Lake County Suicide Prevention Task Force, the walk’s check-in time is 10:30 a.m. at the People’s Choice Family Fun Center, 2411 Grand Avenue in Waukegan. Walkers will step off at 11 a.m. after brief remarks by Lake County Sheriff Mark Curran and Lake County State’s Attorney Mike Nerheim.

     
  • Erie HealthReach Waukegan Health Center is open to serve Jul 29, 2014 3:22 PM
    Erie Family Health Center, a provider of high quality health services to underserved communities, has opened the doors to its new state-of-the-art health center in Lake County, Erie HealthReach Waukegan Health Center. Located at 2323 Grand Avenue, the 25,000-square foot facility houses 24 exam rooms and five dental suites and will grow to provide over 44,000 patient visits annually. The new center serves as a powerful catalyst for improving the health and well-being of residents of Waukegan and surrounding Lake County communities including Beach Park, North Chicago, Park City, Zion, and Mundelein offering high-quality health care for thousands of residents who previously lacked access to affordable care.

     
  • Advocate Condell welcomes Pain Management Physician Jul 29, 2014 3:11 PM
    Advocate Condell Medical Center is pleased to welcome pain management physician Jay Hurh, MD.

     
  • Glenn Simpson– Artist of the Month for Art Wall in August at Patty Turner Center Jul 29, 2014 3:11 PM
    Program Coordinator Jill Becker announces that Glenn Simpson, of Libertyville, is the August “Artist of the Month” for the Art Wall at the Patty Turner Center, in Deerfield.

     
  • Medical assistants train at CLC Lakeshore Campus for in-demand career Jul 29, 2014 3:11 PM
    Job prospects for graduates of the College of Lake County’s medical assisting (MOA) program should be strong, given the demand projected by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) for these hands-on health care workers. Medical assistants perform a variety of frontline administrative and clinical tasks in physicians’ offices, including maintaining electronic medical records, entering diagnostic coding for insurance, drawing blood and taking patient vital signs. The BLS projects that employment of medical assistants will grow by 29 percent from 2012 to 2022, much faster than average for all occupations. In 2012, the median annual salary for these health care workers was $29,370. “The college’s accredited and comprehensive training program offers a myriad of excellent career opportunities in medical assisting at a cost far lower than those offered by for-profit colleges,” said Deb Haasch R.N., medical assisting department chair. “Our students are well-prepared to work in this growing career field. The program’s externship offers an on-the-job training experience that often leads to full-time jobs.” CLC’s medical assisting program is offered at the Lakeshore Campus in Waukegan. The program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs upon the recommendation of the Medical Assisting Education Review board. Students complete an exam to become a Certified Medical Assistant (CMA). Recent CLC graduates had a 92 percent pass rate on the national certification exam, far exceeding the average national score of 67 percent, Haasch said. NorthShore University Health System (NorthShore) is one of the medical groups serving as an externship site for medical assisting students and often hires graduates of the program. Lisa Retherford, R.N., B.S.N., is a clinical educator in NorthShore’s Primary Care-Medical Group in Skokie, has high praise for CLC’s students. “Over the past several years, NorthShore University Health System has had many students from the College of Lake County’s Medical Assisting program perform their externships in our practices,” she said. “We have gone on to hire many of these students after having very positive experiences with them. We have always found them to be very well prepared for their externship experience. The students have shown proficiency in their technical skills as well as an overall level of professionalism.” Information sessions to explain CLC’s medical assisting and phlebotomy programs will be held from 4-5 p.m. on Sept. 10 and from 12:30-1:30 p.m. on Oct. 8 in Room S305 at the Lakeshore Campus in Waukegan. Acceptance into the program is limited, and a screening procedure is used to select the academically best qualified students. The screening deadline is the last Wednesday in October (for Spring Semester admittance into the evening cohort) and the first Wednesday in May (for Fall Semester admittance into the daytime cohort). The college offers an Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S.) degree, the Medical Assisting certificate as well as a short-term certificate for the healthcare office assistant. For more information, contact Deb Haasch at (847) 543-2176 or dhaasch@clcillinois.edu or visit www.clcillinois.edu/programs/moa.

     
  • 2015 Lakeside Legends 9-14U Tryouts are Starting Jul 29, 2014 3:08 PM
    Lakeside Legends of Batspeed Academy, Northern Lake County and Southeastern Wisconsin's Elite Baseball Developmental Program will be starting tryouts for it's 9-14U programs.

     
  • McCaskey helps with Allendale Association Olympics Jul 29, 2014 1:49 PM
    Allendale Association’s Summer Olympics, a weeklong athletic event that encourages teamwork and sportsmanship, is always a seasonal highlight for the children of Allendale, a residential facility for troubled youth located in Lake Villa.

     
  • North Shore Rhythmics has two national champions, Coach of the Year Jul 31, 2014 1:00 PM
    North Shore Rhythmics gymnasts Laura Zeng of Libertyville and Jazzy Kerber of Highland Park became the 2014 junior and senior national champions in mid-July at the National Championships in Louisville, Kentucky.

     
  • Music, water fights highlight Lake Villa Days Jul 28, 2014 1:15 PM
    Lake Villa Days will take place from 6 p.m. to mignight Thursday, July 31, and Friday, Aug. 1; 11 a.m. to midnight Saturday, Aug. 2; and 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 3, at Lehmann Park, 148 Cedar Ave., Lake Villa.

     
  • Five generations gather to share mutual admiration Jul 28, 2014 6:00 AM
    Revamped Chevrolet Camaros are hitting the streets, packing monster horsepower and insane track prowess. A growing following that adores the car’s heritage was evident at the third annual All Camaro Car Show, hosted by the Illinois Camaro Club at the Volo Auto Museum.

     
  • CLC Lakeshore Campus prepares for future expansion Jul 24, 2014 3:37 PM
    With expansion of the Lakeshore Campus coming in a few years, the College of Lake County is preparing by expanding academic programming at the Waukegan campus and conducting an awareness-building campaign.

     
  • Veterans group to host ‘Stories of War’ presentation Aug 7, 2014 12:20 PM
    Daughters of a heroic veteran will be featured in a free presentation Wednesday, Aug. 13, in another of a series of presentations organized by the Lake-McHenry Veterans and Family Services program affiliated with the Lake County Health Department.

     
  • Experts: Wear flotation devices away from shore Jul 24, 2014 10:20 PM
    Personal flotation devices should always be worn by swimmers — no matter how experienced — when in the middle of a lake, the head of a regional dive rescue team and other experts say. “You know nothing can go wrong with a (flotation device),” said Gurnee Fire Department Battalion Chief John Skillman, a rescue diver since 1988. “You can relax.”

     
  • Lake Villa man, 75, gets 4 years for sex abuse Jul 22, 2014 3:45 PM
    A 75-year-old Lake Villa man was sentenced to four years in prison after pelading guilty Tuesday to sexually abusing a person under the age of 18. A Lake County judge three months ago rejected a plea deal for the man that included only a 30-day sentence.

     
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