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Will County to Spotlight Employment Opportunities at Career Fair

Event offers opportunity for residents to learn about working for the county

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County Executive Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant and the Workforce Services Division of Will County will be hosting a Will County Career Fair to highlight open positions with various county departments. The event will be held from 9:00 a.m. until noon on Thursday, March 24 at the Will County Office Building, 302 N. Chicago Street in Joliet.

Water Bill Relief Fair to be Held in University Park

Event will help residents apply for state assistance to pay for water bills

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Will County Executive Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant is partnering with the Will County Center for Community Concerns (WCCCC) and State Senator Patrick Joyce (D-40) to host an event aimed at assisting residents apply for water bill payment relief. The event will be held Saturday, March 12, from 9:00 a.m. until noon, University Park Village Hall, 90 Towncenter Drive, University Park.

Will County Workforce Services Division and Workforce Investment Board Named Top Social Service Agencies by Joliet Chamber of Commerce

Recognition received at Annual Awards & Celebration of Success

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The Joliet Region Chamber of Commerce and Industry has recognized both the Will County Workforce Services Division and the Workforce Investment Board as the Top Social Service Agencies of 2022. The award was announced at their February 22nd Annual Awards and Celebration of Success.

Will County Leadership Series - Michael Simelton

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In celebration of Black History Month, Will County Executive Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant is proud to announce the Will County Leadership Series. Throughout February, community leaders will be highlighted and will share their thoughts on the importance of recognizing Black History.
County Executive Bertino-Tarrant would like to thank these leaders who have stepped forward to share their thoughts, including Michael Simelton, CEO of the Housing Authority of Joliet.

Will County Leadership Series – Joseph L. Johnson

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Continuing the celebration of Black History Month, Will County Executive Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant is proud to announce the next person in the Will County Leadership Series. Throughout February, these community leaders will be highlighted and will share their thoughts on the importance of recognizing Black History.
County Executive Bertino-Tarrant would like to thank these leaders who have stepped forward to share their thoughts, including Joseph L. Johnson (“Coach Joe”), Founder of the Ice and Fire Leadership Academy.

Celebrating Black History Month

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In celebration of Black History Month, Will County Executive Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant is proud to announce the Will County Leadership Series. Throughout February, community leaders will be highlighted and sharing their thoughts on the importance of recognizing Black History.

THANK YOU Will County DOT

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THANK YOU to the 53 snowplow drivers in the Will County Department of Transportation who worked from 4am until 7pm February 2nd and 3rd to ensure the county’s more than 650 miles of roadways were cleared for safe travel for our residents and others who were passing driving through our county. We appreciate the tireless dedication of these drivers who stayed on the job until the snow stopped and the roads could be cleared.

Will County Executive Reminds Residents of Local Warming Centers

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As temperatures plummet and a prolonged deep freeze is anticipated, Will County Executive Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant reminds residents to utilize local warming centers if necessary. A complete list of warming shelters is listed on the home page of the Will County Emergency Management Agency’s website at www.willcountyema.org.

Project Acclaim Honors Will County for Assistance with Vaccination Clinic Held at Joliet West High School

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Project Acclaim, a Joliet-based civic pride organization, has inducted the Will County Executive’s Office and the Health Department, along with Joliet Fire Department, Amita St. Joseph Medical Center, and Joliet Township High School into its 2021 Hall of Pride for the coordinated effort to establish the Joliet West High School Vaccination Clinic. Representatives from Project Acclaim presented the award to County Executive Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant and Health Department Executive Director Sue Olenek at the January meeting of the Will County Board.
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