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  • March 5: Jobapalooza Expo job fair for ages 16-21 Feb 16, 2015 3:49 PM
    Young adult job seekers are invited to attend the annual Jobapalooza Expo sponsored by the College of Lake County and the Job Center of Lake County from 6-8 p.m. on Thursday, March 5 to talk with hiring employers.

     
  • CLC named a finalist for national community college award Feb 16, 2015 3:49 PM
    The American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) has announced that the College of Lake County is a finalist in its 2015 Awards of Excellence program recognizing exceptional work among the nation’s two-year colleges in seven categories. CLC is one of four finalists in the advancing diversity category.

     
  • CLC Theatre presents classic French comedy, ‘The Miser’ Feb 16, 2015 3:49 PM
    “The Miser” by Molière will be presented at 7:30 p.m. on Feb. 27 and 28 and March 5, 6 and 7 and at 2 p.m. on March 1 by the College of Lake County Theatre department.

     
  • Feb. 27: Ceramics exhibit opens at CLC’s Artcetera Gallery Feb 16, 2015 3:49 PM
    A new ceramics exhibit called “Serviceability” will open in the Artcetera Gallery at the College of Lake County on Feb. 27 and run through April 10.

     
  • Kohl’s Cares to award $400,000 in scholarships Feb 12, 2015 10:59 AM
    Kohl’s Cares Scholarship Program recently announced it will award nearly $400,000 in scholarships and prizes to more than 2,500 students who have made a positive impact on their communities.

     
  • First Detector workshops share key insights on invasive species in Illinois Feb 12, 2015 8:13 PM
    More than 40 horticulture industry professionals and experienced gardeners learned about critical pest issues during the 2015 Illinois First Detector Workshop in Wheaton. Each year, the Illinois First Detector Program presents key information on invasive pests, diseases and plants through workshops in eight locations across Illinois, including the Feb. 3 event at Cantigny Gardens.

     
  • Volunteers are Valuable: Kane County 4-H says thank you Feb 12, 2015 8:28 PM
    Kane County 4-H and University of Illinois Extension staff honored dozens of 4-H program volunteers at the recent annual 4-H Appreciation Dinner at the Kane County Fairgrounds Prairie Events Center in St. Charles. “The Kane County 4-H program would not be successful without the amazing volunteers,” said Doris Braddock, 4-H Program Coordinator, Kane County. “They lead our clubs, give time at the annual county fair, and provide other positive learning opportunities throughout the year."

     
  • Lily Lake challenger calls for transparency, communication Feb 11, 2015 5:30 AM
    Lily Lake Village President Jesse Heffernan faces a challenge this April from resident Mike Carlson. Carlson believes the village can be both more transparent and more personable. Heffernan said the books are open to anyone who wants to see them, and there are pressing budget and tax issues she wants to stay on board and handle.

     
  • Cozy up to the fire at Durant House in St. Charles Feb 11, 2015 3:11 PM
    The Durant House Museum will host Fireside Fun from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 15. This is an annual event that is great for families. Visitors will learn what winter life was like in an 1843 homestead, by playing 19th-century games and cozying up to the fire.

     
  • St. Charles Arts Council presents jazz great Fareed Haque in concert Feb 10, 2015 9:19 PM
    The St. Charles Arts Council is delighted to announce that jazz great Fareed Haque will be performing in St. Charles at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, March 7, with his trio and local student musicians sitting in, plus the Alex Murphy Quartet, as part of the Student Artist Event presented by the arts council in partnership with Northern Illinois University.

     
  • Kane County 4-H Hosts International Night Feb. 20 in St. Charles Feb 9, 2015 9:53 PM
    Would you like to explore several countries without ever leaving Illinois? At the annual Kane County 4-H International Night, visitors can discover the geography, culture and food of many nations, all while staying close to home. “International Night is a great experience for both 4-H youth and our communities,” said Doris Braddock, 4-H Youth Development Program Coordinator. “Through the 4-H Passport to the World project, youth not only learn about another country and its cultures, but they gain skills in presenting that information both visually and verbally to the community.”

     
  • Administer Justice celebrates 15 years of serving the local community Feb 9, 2015 9:26 PM
    Elgin-based nonprofit Administer Justice will celebrate 15 years of serving the local community on Saturday, Feb. 14. To commemorate the organization’s anniversary, Administer Justice is challenging 1,500 individuals to donate $10 by texting the word “Justice” to the number 20222.

     
  • ‘Stuart Little’ at Vero Voce Theater in St. Charles Feb 9, 2015 3:45 PM
    Vero Voce Theater in St Charles will present “Stuart Little” as its next Young Performers Series production, with direction by Dennis Brown. Performances are, Feb. 14-22; 1 and 4:30 p.m. Saturdays and 3 p.m. Sundays, at Vero Voce Theater, 951 State Ave., Suite F, St. Charles.

     
  • Fermilab in Batavia to host Family Open House Feb 5, 2015 1:53 PM
    Fermilab's annual Family Open House will be 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 8.

     
  • Presidents’ Issue New Report on Granting Baccalaureate Degrees for Various Fields Feb 5, 2015 4:17 PM
    Illinois Council of Community College Presidents NORMAL Illinois community college presidents approved a recommendation urging the community college system be allowed to grant four-year baccalaureate degrees for nursing and other applied career areas at their meeting on Friday, January 30. “This recommendation, which took nearly one year to study and prepare, shows our community colleges can be the place where students can earn the degrees close to home which is important to their families and communities,” said Thomas Choice, the president of the Illinois Council of Community College Presidents. The study recommends community colleges be authorized to grant four-year degrees for applied careers and nursing degrees. Illinois would join 21 others states already offering these four-year degrees. Illinois officials have discussed the concept and experiences for families in other states for several years. “Our study indicates many employers across the state need a workforce with a higher level of education. Community colleges are uniquely positioned with their strong industry and workforce relationships to provide these programs” said Carl Sandberg College President Lori Sundberg. Sundberg chaired the committee that wrote the report. The Council will work with the Illinois Community College Trustees Association, the Illinois Community College Board, the Illinois Board of Higher Education and the legislature to ensure the necessary steps to move forward. Choice, who is president of Kishwaukee College in Malta Illinois, noted the report recommends the addition of these programs be managed without any additional state funding. It is anticipated that the variable tuition program already used by many community colleges for career and technical degrees would be used for these four-year degrees. The applied baccalaureate degrees would cover fields like automotive, respiratory therapy and dental hygiene among others.

     
  • GLMV Chamber Names 2015 board of directors Feb 16, 2015 1:41 PM
    The Green Oaks, Libertyville, Mundelein, Vernon Hills (GLMV) Chamber of Commerce named its 2015 board of directors.

     
  • ECC students open on-campus food pantry Feb 5, 2015 7:04 PM
    Elgin Community College will be opening a campus food pantry to help benefit the 28 percent of students who are economically disadvantaged. The Spartan Food Pantry, operated and stocked by Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society members, will host a grand opening on Tuesday, Feb. 17, from 10 a.m. to noon.

     
  • ECC celebrates Black History Month Feb 5, 2015 7:01 PM
    Elgin Community College will hold a series of events and activities throughout February during its monthlong celebration of Black History Month. These activities, including the closing ceremony, luncheon, and other events, are sponsored by the Black History Month Committee, Black Student Association, Co-Curricular Fund, MAGIC, Office of Student Life, the Professional Development Office and Military Branches United.

     
  • Take a trip around the world at the 4-H International Festival Feb 12, 2015 1:26 PM
    Each year, the Lake County 4-H Clubs choose countries to learn about and create in-depth displays.

     
  • PM Prime Steakhouse Hosts Supper Club Events Feb 5, 2015 9:46 AM
    Don your fedora or your pill box hat and get ready for the PM Prime Supper Club. Guests will step back in time to an era of straight-up martinis, silk suits and the sounds of Sinatra crooning in the background.

     
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