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June Mobile Workforce Center schedule released

June Mobile Workforce Center schedule released

The June schedule for the Mobile Workforce Center of Will County has been released.

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WCWC releases June workshop schedule

WCWC releases June workshop schedule

The Workforce Center of Will County June schedule has been released.

An orientation into Alison.com will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, June 4. Alison offers more than 1,000 free online courses in more than 300 categories. Orientation includes an overview of the courses and categories and information on how to set up an Alison account.

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Annual book recycling event to be held May 31-June 2

Annual book recycling event to be held May 31-June 2

Will County’s annual three-day book recycling event will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 31-June 2 at Joliet Park District’s Pilcher Park Nature Center, 2501 Highland Park Drive.

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County collects record amount of textiles in week-long event

County collects record amount of textiles in week-long event

Will County took in a record shattering12,298 pounds of textiles during its annual week-long collection event which ended May 3.

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Annual Hero Helps Summit shares keys to long term recovery success for opiate use

Annual Hero Helps Summit shares keys to long term recovery success for opiate use

Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker pledges more funding for recovery services

During the ninth annual Hero Helps Summit, held Friday, May 3 at the Edward Hospital Athletic and Event Center, local experts shared important information about medication-assisted treatment (MAT) and sober living homes, both key components of long term success in opiate use recovery. Read more
Governor Pritzker to speak at 2019 Hero Helps Community Summit on May 3

Governor Pritzker to speak at 2019 Hero Helps Community Summit on May 3

During this year’s Hero Helps Community Summit on Friday, May 3, Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker will be present to discuss his plans to address the opioid epidemic including strategies to leverage federal funding opportunities to fight this epidemic locally. Read more
Annual Student Government Day

Annual Student Government Day

The Will County Regional Office of Education hosted its annual Student Government Day on April 30. Read more
Free document destruction event scheduled for Saturday, May 18

Free document destruction event scheduled for Saturday, May 18

The Will County Land Use Department’s Resource Recovery and Energy Division, along with Joliet Franciscan Sisters and University of St. Francis, will host a free document destruction event from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, May 18.

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Annual textile collection event to be April 29-May 3

Annual textile collection event to be April 29-May 3

Will County’s annual textile collection event will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday, April 29, to Friday, May 3, at the County Office Building, 304 N. Chicago St.

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Workforce Center of Will County to host job fair on Thursday, April 25

Workforce Center of Will County to host job fair on Thursday, April 25

The Workforce Center of Will County will host a job fair from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Thursday, April 25 at its office, 2400 Glenwood Avenue in Joliet.

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Congressman Bill Foster visits with Will County Executive Walsh and County Board leadership

Congressman Bill Foster visits with Will County Executive Walsh and County Board leadership

On Wednesday, April 17, Congressman Bill Foster met with Will County Executive Larry Walsh, County Board Speaker Denise Winfrey, other county board leadership, and members of the County Executive staff for a discussion about Will County's federal agenda. Recently, county board leadership and Walsh's Chief of Staff Nick Palmer visited federal legislators in Washington D.C. to present the county's 2019-2020 federal agenda which included requests for funding on infrastructure and other county programs. Read more
Will County Office Building closed on Friday, April 19, 2019

Will County Office Building closed on Friday, April 19, 2019

The Will County Office Building will be closed on Friday, April 19, 2019 in observance of Good Friday and the Easter holiday. Normal hours will resume on Monday, April 22, 2019. Read more
WCWC releases May workshop schedule

WCWC releases May workshop schedule

The Workforce Center of Will County May schedule has been released.

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May Mobile Workforce Center schedule released

May Mobile Workforce Center schedule released

The May schedule for the Mobile Workforce Center of Will County has been released.

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Naloxone training to be offered at 2019 Hero Helps Summit on May 3

Naloxone training to be offered at 2019 Hero Helps Summit on May 3

Naloxone training to be offered at the 2019 Hero Helps Summit at noon on May 3 at the Edward Hospital Athletic and Event Center at 55 Phelps Drive in Romeoville.

Participants will receive two doses of free Narcan and a certificate at the end of this training. There is no charge for the training but participants are required to pre-register at www.herohelps.org.
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Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event to be held March 14 in Homer Glen

The Will County Land Use Department is partnering with the Village of Homer Glen to host a free one day Household Hazardous Waste collection event from 8:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, March 14. This event is open to all Will County residents by appointment only.
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Daylight Savings Time Begins March 8

Daylight Savings Time begins at 2:00 a.m. on Sunday March 8. Remember to set your clocks forward one hour and also check your smoke detector batteries.
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Will County celebrates completion of two new buildings

On Thursday, March 5, officials from Will County celebrated the opening of two new state of the art buildings on the county’s Public Safety Complex at Laraway and Cherry Hill Roads.

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Celebrate 50th Anniversary of Earth Day in Will County with passport to green events

The Will County Resource Recovery and Energy Division has joined with the Health Department, Forest Preserve and South Metropolitan Higher Education Consortium to offer a passport to more than 50 ways to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Earth Day

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Changes to the Will County Sheriff's Office on Laraway Road

Will County Sheriff Mike Kelley is announcing changes to the daily operations of the Sheriff’s Office, Public Safety Building, 16911 W. Laraway Road in Joliet and to the Adult Detention Facility, 95 S. Chicago Street, and Video Visitation Building, 20 S. Chicago Street in Joliet.
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Will County Creates COVID-19 page to consolidate information from departments/agencies

In an effort to centralize communication from various elected officials’ offices, county departments, and agencies relating to the coronavirus crisis, the Will County Executive Office’s IT department has created a COVID-19 page on its website.

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