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Workforce Center to host drive-through job fair

Workforce Center to host drive-through job fair

The Workforce Center of Will County will host a coronavirus conscious drive-through job fair from 9 to 11 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 4.

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Working in Will County

Working in Will County

Will County Executive Denise Winfrey (left) talks with CBS 2 reporter Tracy O’Brien on Thursday, July 30.

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Workforce Center of Will County offers drive-thru job fair

Workforce Center of Will County offers drive-thru job fair

Methods of delivery may have changed but important job search assistance is still available to residents

Today, the Workforce Center of Will County (WCWC) piloted a new service at its 2400 Glenwood Avenue location for job seekers – a drive thru job fair. Participants were able to speak with multiple companies from the safety of their vehicles, while observing social distancing and wearing a mask.



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It Only Works If You Wear It

It Only Works If You Wear It

Please remember to wear a mask and maintain social distancing to help reduce the spread of COVID-19.
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County Executive, WSD Director on Channel 2 to promote drive-through job fair

County Executive Denise Winfrey and Workforce Services Director Susan Flessner appeared on Channel 2 to promote the Aug. 4 drive-through job fair. 

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Will County Discusses Plans for Distribution of CARES ACT Funding

Will County Discusses Plans for Distribution of CARES ACT Funding

Last week, the Will County Board held a special ad-hoc committee meeting to decide additional allocations of more than $120.5 million in funding from the federal CARES Act.

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Annual book collection event at Pilcher Park cancelled

Annual book collection event at Pilcher Park cancelled

The annual book collection event sponsored by Will County’s Resource Recovery and Energy Division and Joliet Park District’s Pilcher Park Nature Center has been cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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New Will County Health Department building is ready to serve

New Will County Health Department building is ready to serve

Will County’s new Health Department building is filled with state of the art equipment and services to continue its mission to protect the public health of the county. Recently, County Executive Denise Winfrey was treated to a personal tour from Executive Director Sue Olenek.
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Will County Recorder Reminds Citizens of Property Fraud Alert Service

Will County Recorder Reminds Citizens of Property Fraud Alert Service

To help protect citizens from possible fraud, Will County Recorder Karen A. Stukel would like to remind the community of a free service that her office provides. Property Fraud Alert is a free service that will notify citizens if documents have been recorded in their name.
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Will County Executive Winfrey Presents FY2021 Budget

Will County Executive Winfrey Presents FY2021 Budget

At the August meeting of the Will County Board, County Executive Denise Winfrey presented the 2021 budget of $567 million. The budget is balanced and includes slight increase in the overall projected revenue, despite a challenging economic year.
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Governor Pritzker holds news conference at Will County Health Department to Announce New COVID-19 Mitigation Efforts for Will and Kankakee Counties

Governor Pritzker holds news conference at Will County Health Department to Announce New COVID-19 Mitigation Efforts for Will and Kankakee Counties

Governor Pritzker held a press conference Tues. Aug. 25 at the Will County Health Department to announce the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) will be implementing new COVID-19 mitigation efforts in Region 7, the greater Will and Kankakee County areas, beginning Wednesday, August 26 after the region reached 8 percent positivity for three days.
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Two Will County Emergency Management Agency employees earn special certification from international agency

Two Will County Emergency Management Agency employees earn special certification from international agency

During the midst of the 2020 emergencies, including the COVID-19 pandemic, civil disturbances, and unpredictable weather, two members of the Will County Emergency Management Agency achieved the designation of Certified Emergency Manager (CEM) from the International Association of Emergency Managers (IAEM).
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