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  • Learn about American domestic servants at March talk Mar 23, 2015 2:15 PM
    The 19th century wasn’t all that different in many respects from life today: There is life for the “1 Percenters” and then there is life for everyone else. Behind all of the cachet and claret surrounding the likes of “Downton Abbey,” was another world — a real world with plenty of hard work for the servants who performed a multitude of essential tasks.

     
  • Who organized suburban PARCC boycott? Mar 20, 2015 10:24 AM
    Across the suburbs, hundreds of students are opting out of the new PARCC tests. While it's not clear if the objection is coming from students, parents or both, it does seem to be an organized effort. “It is our belief that the PARCC participation decision in some buildings was a parent- and student-led effort,” said District 214 Superintendent David Schuler.

     
  • Algonquin’s Shamrock Shave raises over $62,000 Mar 18, 2015 8:46 PM
    St. Margaret Mary’s annual “Shamrock Shave” raised more than $62,500 for needy in the community and pediatric cancer research. You can still pledge your favorite Shavee online up until April 1.

     
  • Attend Habitat for Humanity homeowner orientation March 24 Mar 17, 2015 3:52 PM
    Habitat for Humanity of Northern Fox Valley builds simple, decent, and affordable homes in partnership with low-income families and individuals. The organization offers a hand up, not a hand out, by providing a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to build a long-term investment. The next Homeowner Orientation night will be held at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 24.

     
  • Health Insurance for People 65 + Years Mar 17, 2015 3:12 PM
    This lesson will explore the options and tools necessary for health insurance decisions by people approaching or whom are already on Medicare.

     
  • It’s March Makeover Madness at Algonquin Commons Mar 16, 2015 2:26 PM
    Are you wanting a new look for spring? Algonquin Commons is seeking entrants for its March Makeover Madness contest. Four winners will receive a new outfit along with hair and makeup styling.

     
  • Quilters needed to help historical society Mar 16, 2015 4:24 PM
    Blocks for the 2016 raffle quilt are sewn and ready to be assembled. Now all the McHenry County Historical Society needs are quilters. Those wishing to help set up and ready the quilt on the rack should come to the museum in Union at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, March 18.

     
  • Easter egg hunt for adults by moonlight and flashlight Mar 16, 2015 7:42 PM
    With flashlight in hand, adults, age 18 and older, are invited to search for Easter eggs from 8 to 10 p.m. Friday, March 27, and Saturday, March 28, at Boy Scout Camp Big Timber in Elgin. The first-ever Three Fires Council Adult Flashlight Egg Hunt includes 6,000 numbered plastic Easter eggs scattered over 10 acres of wooded campground. Select eggs will be redeemable for prizes. The grand prize (each night) is a 42-inch flat screen television.

     
  • Where do you start with employee compensation? Mar 16, 2015 8:33 PM
    On Thursday, April 9, Stateline Society for Human Resource Management will host a breakfast program title “Considering Employee Compensation … Where Do You Start?”, presented by Lisa Kleiner, managing director of LMK Consulting. Not every organization has the luxury of having a full-time compensation expert on their staff, but all organizations need to determine how to best pay their employees. With the predictions that the recovering economy and job climate will encourage employees to leave current roles for better pay, what do you do? Kleiner will share her experience and expertise on how HR professionals and compensation stakeholders can utilize compensation management to impact their organization.

     
  • Community forum on suicide Wednesday at MCC Mar 16, 2015 8:14 PM
    A community forum on suicide has been scheduled for Wednesday, March 18, at 6 p.m., at McHenry County College’s Luecht Conference Center in Crystal Lake. Everyone is invited to attend this forum: friends, family, youth, parents, grandparents, neighbors, community members, or leaders of organizations.

     
  • Person stabbed in White Castle parking lot Mar 15, 2015 6:29 PM
    Lake in the Hills police are investigating a stabbing that occurred early Sunday morning after a traffic dispute in the parking lot of a White Castle restaurant

     
  • CLC student wins national Hispanic leadership scholarship Mar 16, 2015 9:55 AM
    Guadalupe Granados of Mundelein, a College of Lake County student, received the National United States Hispanic Leadership Institute (USHLI) Dr. Juan Andrade, Jr. Scholarship for Young Hispanic Leaders during the USHLI National Conference, held Feb. 13 in Chicago.

     
  • Sherman West Court receives 5-star rating in Best Nursing Homes 2015 Mar 13, 2015 11:35 PM
    Advocate Sherman West Court has once again received the highest possible overall rating of five stars in the U.S. News & World Report’s annual Best Nursing Homes. Best Nursing Homes – now in its seventh year – is designed to help the millions of Americans who will spend at least some time in a nursing home in 2015 rehabilitating after a hospital stay or as long-term residents.

     
  • Display your skills for collegiate coaches at JUCO Spring Hoops Showcase Mar 13, 2015 11:49 PM
    High school and junior college men’s and women’s basketball players with collegiate aspirations are invited to display their talents for coaches at the JUCO 2015 Spring Showcase. The event takes place on Saturday, April 25, at Judson University in Elgin.

     
  • St. Laurence School presents ‘Behold the Lamb’ April 1 Mar 13, 2015 11:28 PM
    St. Laurence Catholic School in Elgin is once again proud to present “Behold the Lamb,” a musical interpretation of the Passion of Jesus, on Wednesday, April 1.

     
  • CLC students win awards at Skyway Conference art competitions Mar 26, 2015 12:52 PM
    Six College of Lake County art students won eight awards, including best in show at the 2015 Illinois Skyway Art competition, held at Morton College on March 6.

     
  • Crystal Lake Strikers award 6th annual Althoff Memorial Scholarship Mar 12, 2015 4:09 PM
    The Crystal Lake Strikers Drumline is pleased to introduce Michael Novak, a senior from Prairie Ridge High School, as the recipient of the sixth annual Tim Althoff Memorial Scholarship.

     
  • Program looks at how prescribed burns help ecosystem Mar 12, 2015 11:38 AM
    You know that fire can be beneficial to natural ecosystems, but how do you know when the time is right? Find out how at Prescribed Fire in Ecological Restoration from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday, March 21.

     
  • Special enrollment period offered for health care Mar 12, 2015 11:39 AM
    The McHenry County Department of Health has announced open enrollment for health insurance has now ended; however, it is not too late for residents who qualify for a special enrollment period.

     
  • Express Employment Professionals Hosts National Leadership Event Featuring Daymond John, Dan Aykroyd and Liz Murray Mar 13, 2015 4:02 PM
    Back for its sixth year and sponsored by the Chicagoland Express Employment Professionals offices, the FREE event will be held Wednesday, April 8 at the Rosemont Theatre, 5400 N. River Road in Rosemont, Ill. Doors open at 7 a.m. and the program begins at 7:50 a.m.

     
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