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Welcome from the Will County Executive Larry Walsh

Will County Executive Larry WalshAs County Executive, I am proud to welcome you to the Will County, Illinois web site. Our site provides an open dynamic information highway to Will County government and the great services we provide. Our goal is to fully present the vast variety of services, programs and initiatives available to every resident.

As part of the commitment to keeping our government openly visible, as well as responsible and accessible, our user friendly website contains additional resources and a better visual design. By working together in the spirit of cooperation, we continually work to plan and provide vision for the county’s future and collaborate as a team to insure our diverse county remains a wonderful place to call home.

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Recent retirees from Sunnyhill Nursing Home combined have more than a century of service

On Oct. 11, three long time employees of Sunnyhill Nursing Home celebrated their retirement with 118 years of combined service.

“We are so thankful for the service from these wonderful, dedicated employees and wish them a healthy retirement,” said Will County Executive Larry Walsh, who oversees the nursing home. “We will miss their smiles, energy and service to the residents.”

Shelly Hester, worked for 39 years in various roles, most recently in the payroll – HR Department, D.B. Alexander, had a 47 year and nine-month career in the Environmental Services Department and recently was acknowledged as the longest serving employee in the county, and Barb Brown served for 32 years in the Environmental Services Department also. Each has a special reason for her longevity.

“I loved interacting with the residents,” Brown said. “My mother was even a resident here for a couple of years.”

“You step up where you are needed” said Hester who was always willing to help others and put this into action when she cooked during one of the worst snowstorms in Chicago history.

“It was a lot of fun working at Sunnyhill and I really enjoyed the residents,” Alexander said.

When asked what she plans to do in her retirement, Alexander said, “any and everything I can.”

Maggie McDowell, Administrator at Sunnyhill, said it is not uncommon for employees of the nursing home to have long careers and this kind of overall longevity.

“Historically, Sunny Hill has been very fortunate to experience such staff commitment and longevity being a norm,” she said. “These particular staff members collectively declared they have enjoyed one common thread, that of having had the honor to serve our residents and experience the opportunity to develop many lasting friendships and relationships over the years.”

Sunnyhill Nursing Home offers resident-centered care in a newly renovated facility located in Joliet. For more information about these services, call 815-727-8710.


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Friends of Sunny Hill holiday gift show and luncheon to be held on Friday, Nov. 15

The Friends of Sunny Hill will hold its annual Sunshine Holiday Gift Show and BBQ luncheon from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, Nov. 15, at the Sunny Hill Nursing Home of Will County, 421 Doris Ave., Joliet.

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Our office will be closed on Thursday, November 28th and Friday, November 29th, 2019 for the Thanksgiving Holiday.

 

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Office Closed – Thanksgiving Holiday

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Mobile Home Taxes – LAST DAY TO PAY

November 30th is the last day to pay to avoid a lien/tax sale on any unpaid Mobile Home taxes.

 

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WIB Executive Committee

Location: Workforce Services Division of Will County, 2400 Glenwood Ave., Joliet, IL 60435

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12/5/2019 9:00 AM

Annual Tax Sale

By Illinois Compiled Statutes the Will County Treasurer is required to sell any taxes that have not been paid in full for the current tax year.  This year our Tax Sale is December 5, 2019, at the County Office Building, 2nd Floor County Board Room, 302 N. Chicago Street, Joliet, IL 60432. Start time is 9:00 a.m.

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