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Joliet girl, 11, wins America Recycles Day contest

Joliet girl, 11, wins America Recycles Day contest

Friday the 13th turned out to be a lucky day for Melanie Howard this year.

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Mobile Workforce Center’s December schedule announced

Workforce Services Division of Will County has announced the Mobile Workforce Center’s December schedule. 

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WSD releases December workshop schedule in new location

Workforce Services Division of Will County has scheduled its December workshops for job seekers, the first in its new location.

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Workforce Services moves to new location

Workforce Services moves to new location

Workforce Services Division of Will County opened at a new location at 2400 Glenwood Ave. on Monday, Nov. 23. 

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Clothes 4 Work program opens at Will County Center for Community Concerns

Clothes 4 Work program opens at Will County Center for Community Concerns

After six years, job seekers who need clothes for interviews or work will be looking in a different “closet.”

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68 lose their gourds at annual Pumpkin Pitch

68 lose their gourds at annual Pumpkin Pitch

The Will County Land Use Department’s second annual Pumpkin Pitch gave participants an opportunity to get rid of pumpkins and leave with information.

 

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Will County/IDOT reach agreement on ownership of Arsenal Road

Will County/IDOT reach agreement on ownership of Arsenal Road

IDOT withdraws request to reopen Walter Strawn Road

Will County and the Illinois Department of Transportation on Wednesday reached an agreement about the jurisdiction of several roads in Will County, with the most significant transfer being Arsenal Road.

     “We negotiated with IDOT to take over Arsenal Road and in exchange the county will assume ownership of three other roadways within the county,” said Will County Executive Larry Walsh. “This is an important agreement regarding the safety of this region. This will benefit the county, our residents, the intermodals, and the many truckers who use this road daily.”

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Mobile Workforce Center’s August schedule announced

Mobile Workforce Center’s August schedule announced

The Mobile Workforce Center’s August schedule has been announced by the Workforce Services Division of Will County.

The mobile unit travels throughout Will County to help residents with resume development, cover letters and job applications. The workforce center contains 11 computer stations, internet access, and offers keyboarding lessons, as well as resume and job search assistance using online listings including jobs4people.org and Illinois workNet.

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Workforce Services Division releases August workshop schedule

Workforce Services Division releases August workshop schedule

Workforce Services Division of Will County has scheduled its August workshops for job seekers.

Standout Resumes will be offered at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 5. Attendees will learn the basics of creating a competitive resume and may then schedule one-on-one resume reviews with WSD staff.

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Mobile Workforce Center’s July schedule announced

Mobile Workforce Center’s July schedule announced

The Mobile Workforce Center’s July schedule has been announced by the Workforce Services Division of Will County.

The mobile unit travels throughout Will County to help residents with resume development, cover letters and job applications. The workforce center contains 11 computer stations, internet access, and offers keyboarding lessons, as well as resume and job search assistance using online listings including jobs4people.org and Illinois workNet.

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Will County Executive Walsh seeking applicants for Will County representative on Metra Board of Directors

Will County Executive Larry Walsh announced today he is accepting applications for the county’s representative on the Metra Board of Directors.
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Will County Office Building Closed Labor Day Monday, September 2

The Will County Office Building will be closed on Monday, September 2 in observance of Labor Day. Normal business hours will resume on Tuesday, September 3.
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Sunny Hill names new Administrator

Residents, staff, and local officials joined August 25 to celebrate the retirement of Becky Haldorson, who has served on the administrative staff of Sunny Hill Nursing Home since 2005.
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Will County offers residents spay/neuter discount for 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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Solarize Chicagoland reaches third goal, lowering solar pricing

The Solarize Chicagoland group buy program surpassed its third goal when the 36th homeowner signed on to go solar.

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Workforce Center of Will County, Village of Romeoville, Romeoville Area Chamber of Commerce to host job fair Sept. 16

The Workforce Center of Will County will join with the Village of Romeoville and the Romeoville Area Chamber of Commerce to host a job fair from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 16, at Edward Hospital Athletic and Event Center, 55 Phelps Ave.

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