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Youth Provider Workshop to focus on digital safety

Youth Provider Workshop to focus on digital safety

The Workforce Investment Board of Will County Youth Council is welcoming back Melissa Hemzacek for its 2018 Youth Provider Workshop, Insights into Digital Safety on Thursday, Sept. 27.

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Will County offers spay/neuter discount  for residents’ pets in September

Will County offers spay/neuter discount for residents’ pets in September

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

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Joliet resident uses Narcan to save an overdose victim

Joliet resident uses Narcan to save an overdose victim

Last Sunday, a Joliet resident, who recently participated in naloxone training offered by Will County, used these newly acquired skills to save a life.
“I was in a park in south Joliet when I noticed a parked car and a man lying on the ground next to it,” Jerry Reeves said. “There was also a woman standing there so I went over to offer help. The woman told me the man was drunk but I recognized the symptoms of an overdose.”
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More than 1,000 households participate in annual Sharefest Recyclepalooza

More than 1,000 households participate in annual Sharefest Recyclepalooza

 More than 1,000 households participated in the 2018 Sharefest Recyclepalooza in New Lenox on Sept. 8.

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Will County Executive Walsh delivers 2019 budget address

Will County Executive Walsh delivers 2019 budget address

Today, Will County Executive presented his annual budget address which outlined his proposal for the 2019 fiscal year. Walsh reported the $565 million budget is balanced and meets all the county’s debt obligations, including OPEB (Other Post-Employment Benefits) and IMRF (Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund) contributions.
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Walsh to be honored at Solid Gold brunch on Sunday, Oct. 28

Walsh to be honored at Solid Gold brunch on Sunday, Oct. 28

Will County Executive Larry Walsh will be awarded the Spirit of Community Caring Award at the Solid Gold and Glorious 50th Anniversary Celebration Brunch.

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