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Will County warming centers available

Will County warming centers available

Warming centers are available throughout Will County for those who need respite from the predicted frigid temperatures through next week.

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WSD releases September workshop schedule

WSD releases September workshop schedule

Workforce Services Division of Will County has announced its September workshop schedule.

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Health Department finds West Nile Virus-positive mosquitoes  in three Will County Communities

Health Department finds West Nile Virus-positive mosquitoes in three Will County Communities

Mosquitoes testing positive for West Nile Virus have been found in a trio of Will County communities.

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Be prepared for extreme heat

Be prepared for extreme heat

The National Weather Service is predicting a heat wave for the area Thursday, July 21, through Saturday, July 23.  Temperatures are expected to climb into the mid to upper 90s, with a heat index of 103 to 112. 

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April WSD workshop schedule released

April WSD workshop schedule released

Workforce Services Division of Will County has announced its workshop schedule for April. 

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Mobile Workforce Center’s January schedule announced

Mobile Workforce Center’s January schedule announced

Workforce Services Division of Will County has announced the Mobile Workforce Center’s January schedule. 

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Workforce Services Division releases October workshop schedule

Workforce Services Division releases October workshop schedule

Workforce Services Division of Will County has scheduled its October workshops for job seekers.

Standout Resumes will be offered at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 7. Attendees will learn the basics of creating a competitive resume and may then schedule one-on-one resume reviews with WSD staff.

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Will County to host three household hazardous waste collection events

Will County to host three household hazardous waste collection events

Just in time for spring cleaning, the Will County Land Use Department’s Resource Recovery and Energy Division will host a trio of one-day residential household hazardous waste collections.

The first, part of Recyclepalooza, will be held from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, April 11, at Joliet Junior College, 2015 Houbolt Road. 

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Businesses encouraged to check Workforce Services Division’s Resume Gallery

Businesses encouraged to check Workforce Services Division’s Resume Gallery

Businesses looking to hire should include the Workforce Services Division’s Resume Gallery in their search.  

The Gallery was designed in response to discussions with businesses and workers looking for a way to keep resumes of job seekers from becoming buried on large sites, said Scott Kettman, Business Services/Special Projects Supervisor for WSD.

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Workforce Services Division releases April workshop schedule

Workforce Services Division releases April workshop schedule

JOLIET – Workforce Services Division of Will County has scheduled its April workshops for job seekers. 

A session on job search skills, Master Your Job Search, will be offered at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 1.
Standout Resumes will be offered at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 8. Attendees will learn the basics of creating a competitive resume and may then schedule one-on-one resume reviews with WSD staff.

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2019 Hero Helps Community Summit scheduled for Friday, May 3, 2019

The 2019 Hero Helps Community Forum is slated for Friday, May 3, 2019 at the Edward Hospital Athletic and Event Center in Romeoville, IL.
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Fountaindale Library adds Narcan to AEDs

To ensure all library staff members and anyone from the public has access to Narcan, the Fountaindale Public Library in Bolingbrook now keeps the lifesaving antidote in all four of its AEDs (automated external defibrillators). Most of the library staff have been trained to administer Narcan.
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Community Conversation: Issues with Mental Illness and Substance Use

State Senator Michael Hastings will host local experts for a discussion about mental illness, substance use, legislation and policy, and resources available in Will County.
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Workforce Center of Will County to host weekly job fair on March 20

Area job seekers are invited to attend a weekly job fair from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 20, at the Workforce Center of Will County.

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Will County officials explain county efforts in the opioid crisis to HHS Regional Director O’Brien

The Will County Board hosted United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Regional Director Doug O’Brien at its Committee of the Whole meeting Thursday, March 14. O’Brien provided an update about federal efforts in the opioid crisis and heard from several department heads about programs in the county.
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