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WCWC releases November workshop schedule

WCWC releases November workshop schedule

The Workforce Center of Will County November schedule, which includes workshops offered by the Workforce Services Division of Will County, Illinois Department of Employment Security and Joliet Junior College, has been released.

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DEA National Take Back Day   October 27, 2018

DEA National Take Back Day October 27, 2018

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The National Prescription Drug Take Back Day addresses a crucial public safety and public health issue. According to the 2016 National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 6.2 million Americans misused controlled prescription drugs. Read more
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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Sunny Hill residents, staff host own Alzheimer’s walk

Sunny Hill residents, staff host own Alzheimer’s walk

The first group of wheelchairs and those pushing them stepped off at 10 a.m., stopping briefly to mug for a camera before heading out to complete their walk.  

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Strategic Partnership between OSHA and Will County ensures

Strategic Partnership between OSHA and Will County ensures

Courthouse project will be a safe work environment

A Strategic Partnership agreement was recently signed by Will County Executive Larry Walsh, Gilbane Building Company, and the Chicago South Area Office of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) in recognition of the importance of providing a safe and healthy work environment for workers in the construction industry. This is especially significant as it relates to the Will County Courthouse Project in downtown Joliet, which is anticipated for completion in September 2020.

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Will County Executive Walsh delivers 2019 budget address

Will County Executive Walsh delivers 2019 budget address

Budget balanced despite significant reduction in revenue from the State

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. Read more
October Mobile Workshop Center schedule includes workshops

October Mobile Workshop Center schedule includes workshops

The Mobile Workshop Center will kick off October with a special event at Fountaindale Public Library, 300 W. Briarcliff Road, Bolingbrook.

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WCWC releases October workshop schedule

WCWC releases October workshop schedule

The Workforce Center of Will County will present ATS or Bust! as part of its October schedule

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Dr. Kathleen Burke to offer Narcan training at National Recovery Month Community Awareness Day

Dr. Kathleen Burke to offer Narcan training at National Recovery Month Community Awareness Day

Join Dr. Kathleen Burke from Will County as she offers Narcan training at the National Recovery Month Community Awareness Day from 4:30 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, September 27 at Symetria Recovery Joilet, 229 N. Hammes. The Will County Sheriff's Hidden in Plain Sight trailer will also be part of the activities. Read more
Strategic Partnership between OSHA and Will County ensures Courthouse project will be a safe work environment

Strategic Partnership between OSHA and Will County ensures Courthouse project will be a safe work environment

A Strategic Partnership agreement was recently signed by Will County Executive Larry Walsh, Gilbane Building Company, and the Chicago South Area Office of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) in recognition of the importance of providing a safe and healthy work environment for workers in the construction industry. Read more
Gold Star Mother presents flag to Will County VAC

Gold Star Mother presents flag to Will County VAC

A special presentation was part of the September board meeting of the Will County Veterans’ Assistance Commission (VAC), held on Thursday, September 13. Denise Williams, a dedicated volunteer at the VAC, presented a Gold Star flag she received at the Illinois Motorcycle Freedom Run Event to honor her only son, PFC Andrew Meari who was killed in action on November 1, 2010. Read more
Due to ongoing response activities with Hurricane Florence -- FEMA postpones test until Oct. 3

Due to ongoing response activities with Hurricane Florence -- FEMA postpones test until Oct. 3

FEMA wants residents to know, “This is only a test.”

FEMA (Federal Emergency Management Agency) will be conducting a national alert test on cellular telephones at 1:18 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 3. A test for the Emergency Alert System will also be conducted on television and radio at 1:20 p.m. on the same day. FEMA officials said the exercise is to test the compatibility of cellular telephones with its technology. Read more
More than 1,000 households participate in annual Sharefest Recyclepalooza

More than 1,000 households participate in annual Sharefest Recyclepalooza

Other events scheduled for September and October

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

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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.” Read more
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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Important information regarding Unemployment Benefits and filing procedures from the Illinois Department of Employment Security.
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Workforce Services still providing help for job seekers

The doors to the Workforce Center of Will County may be closed during the coronavirus pandemic, but that hasn’t stopped the staff at the Workforce Services Division of Will County from assisting job seekers.

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