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Next weekly job fair to be May 5 at Workforce Center

Next weekly job fair to be May 5 at Workforce Center

     Area job seekers are invited to attend a weekly job fair hosted by the Workforce Services Division of Will County and the Illinois Department of Employment Security from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Friday, May 5, at the Workforce Center of Will County.

 

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One-day electronic recycling events continue to grow

One-day electronic recycling events continue to grow

An electronics recycling record that stood for 15 years has been broken three times since 2016, most recently twice in as many months.

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Will County Freight Plan: Public Open Houses & Public Survey

Will County Freight Plan: Public Open Houses & Public Survey

Share your thoughts on the future of freight in Will County. Will County and the Will County CED have initiated the Will County Freight Plan which will help provide strategies and goals to guide freight policies, programs, projects and investments throughout the county. Whether you live or work in the area or simply visit often, we invite you to attend a public open house and take our survey.

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RTA grant will keep Will County paratransit service moving along

RTA grant will keep Will County paratransit service moving along

At today’s meeting of the Will County Board, members passed a resolution advancing county efforts to seek funding from the Regional Transportation Authority (RTA) to continue paratransit services for residents in eastern Will County. The county is seeking $248,000 to fund this program.

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Student Government Day

Student Government Day

Will County Executive Larry Walsh addresses students during the annual Student Government Day sponsored by the Regional Office of Education.

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WCWC releases May workshop schedule

WCWC releases May workshop schedule

The Workforce Center of Will County May schedule, which includes workshops offered by the Workforce Services Division of Will County, Illinois Department of Employment Security and Joliet Junior College, has been released.

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May Mobile Workshop Center schedule released

May Mobile Workshop Center schedule released

Workforce Services Division of Will County has announced the Mobile Workforce Center’s May schedule, with stops in six communities.

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2017 Hero Helps Southwest Coalition Community Summit to feature strategies for preventing heroin/opioid overdoses

2017 Hero Helps Southwest Coalition Community Summit to feature strategies for preventing heroin/opioid overdoses

The 2017 HERO-HELPS Southwest Coalition Community Summit will focus on innovative strategies Will, DuPage, Lake, and Cook counties are implementing under the Illinois Prescription Opioid Overdose Prevention grant.The event will be held from 7:30 to 11:30 a.m. Friday, April 21, at the Edward Hospital Athletic Center, 55 Phelps Ave.

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Heroin Summit to Tackle Opioid Overdose Crisis Crisis as 2016 Deaths in Cook/Collar Counties Climb Above 1,000

Heroin Summit to Tackle Opioid Overdose Crisis Crisis as 2016 Deaths in Cook/Collar Counties Climb Above 1,000

     The abuse of prescription opioids, heroin and/or fentanyl claimed at least 1,000 lives in Northeastern Illinois last year, and the devastating final tallies are expected to rise significantly as local coroners and medical examiners continue compiling 2016 statistics.

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Will County at Work Episode 56 Senior Services Center of Will County

Will County at Work Episode 56 Senior Services Center of Will County

County Executive Larry Walsh interviews Senior Services Center of Will County Executive Director Barry Kolanowski about the exciting activities and events available to Will County seniors. 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qK82A3u6B5o&t=8s

 

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