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Agenda Set for the Will County MAPP Collaborative Fall Forum Sept. 30

     Will County’s Mobilizing for Action through Planning and Partnerships (MAPP) Collaborative will host its Annual Fall Forum from 8 a.m. until 12 p.m., on Friday, September 30, at Adventist Medical Center Bolingbrook, 500 Remington Blvd. in Bolingbrook.

   

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Will County, state team up to host weekly job fairs

Workforce Services Division of Will County and the Illinois Department of Employment Security are teaming up to host a weekly job fair.

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Will County Chief Judge Schoenstedt and Circuit Clerk Pamela McGuire

Electronic courtroom offers paperless advantage

     Will County Chief Judge Richard Schoenstedt and Circuit Clerk Pamela J. McGuire introduced today a new “paperless courtroom of the future”, Courtroom 402.

     “The offices of the Chief Judge and the Circuit Clerk have been working on implementing this paperless courtroom of the future,” said Schoenstedt. “This new technology will help expedite cases and ensure proper records are kept for all court proceedings.” 

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Will County offers residents spay/neuter discount for pets in October

     Will County residents who have their pets spayed or neutered at participating veterinary offices in October can receive a $40 county-sponsored discount.

     The discount applies for up to two animals per household and is exclusively for pet owners who live in Will County. More than 13,000 pets have been treated since the program originated in 2007.

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County launches construction of major capital projects

     Will County officials today gathered to celebrate the groundbreaking of a new Public Safety Complex and mark an important milestone for the construction of several major capital projects over the next four to five years. The new home for the Sheriff's Office, 911 Dispatch Center and Emergency Telephone System Board (ETSB) could open by the end of next year.

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Workforce Center of Will County to host job fair Oct. 20

Workforce Services Division of Will County and the Illinois Department of Employment Security will host its next weekly job fair from 9 to 11 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 20.

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Will County Implements Online Permitting

     The Will County Land Use Department has announced implementation of their new cloud-based permitting system.  The new system is designed to increase efficiency and make the Land Use permitting process more user-friendly.

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November’s Mobile Workshop Center schedule released

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

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WSD releases November workshop schedule

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

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Workforce Center of Will County to host job fair Oct. 27

Workforce Services Division of Will County and the Illinois Department of Employment Security will host its next weekly job fair from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 27.

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November is American Diabetes Month

 Diabetes is one of the leading causes of disability and death in the United States. One in 11 Americans have diabetes – that’s more than 29 million people. And another 86 million adults in the United States are at high risk of developing type 2 diabetes.

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Workforce Center of Will County weekly job fair to be Nov. 9

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 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 9.

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Will County releases third quarter economic update

     Will County has released its economic update for the third quarter. Key highlights include a four percent growth in healthcare and social assistance jobs and an overall wage increase of more than nine percent over the past two years.

     “Will County continues to add quality jobs across various sectors,” said Will County Executive Larry Walsh. “In addition to the growth in the healthcare profession, we have also seen large growth in information technology and education jobs.”

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