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All Veterans Assistance Commission of Will County meetings will be held on the 2nd Monday of each month at 6 PM, unless noted otherwise.  All meetings will be held at Will County Veterans Assistance Commission, Executive Centre 128 N. Scott Street, Joliet, IL.

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Anastasia Tuskey
Communications Director
Ph: 815-740-8376

Tammy Reiher
Public Information Officer
Ph: 815-774-7485

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Will County Children's Advocacy Center IKEA Challenge

Will County Children's Advocacy Center IKEA Challenge

The Will County Children’s Advocacy Center,  a non-profit agency serving children in Will County who have been sexually or physically abused, has been chosen as one of 3 finalists in IKEA’s Life Improvement Challenge.

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Mobile Workforce Center’s March schedule announced

Mobile Workforce Center’s March schedule announced

The Mobile Workforce Center’s March 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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State Representatives to announce important legislation  in response to the heroin epidemic in Illinois

State Representatives to announce important legislation in response to the heroin epidemic in Illinois

At the 2015 Hero Helps Community Forum, scheduled for Friday, April 10, State Representatives Lou Lang (D-16) and Sam Yingling (D-62) will be speaking about new legislation recently introduced to address the growing heroin crisis in Illinois.

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Plainfield church first non-profit awarded refurbished iPad2 by Will County

Plainfield church first non-profit awarded refurbished iPad2 by Will County

The Plainfield United Methodist Church Green Team is the first non-profit organization to receive a refurbished iPad 2 in Will County’s inaugural America Recycles Day Non-Profit Contest.

The church’s Green Team was established in 2012 and is responsible for a host of activities for the congregation, such as collecting plastic bags for reuse, recycling cell phones and hosting The Really, Really Free Market each August. According to the church’s application, hundreds of people line the street to peruse the thousands of items donated by the community for the community. 

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Workforce Services Division releases April workshop schedule

Workforce Services Division releases April workshop schedule

JOLIET – Workforce Services Division of Will County has scheduled its April workshops for job seekers. 

A session on job search skills, Master Your Job Search, will be offered at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 1.
Standout Resumes will be offered at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 8. 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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Federal action strategies for reducing overdose deaths to be presented at the 2015 Hero Helps Community Forum

Captain Jeffery Coady, PsyD, Regional Administrator, U.S. Dept. of Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration will present federal action strategies for reducing heroin and other drug overdose deaths at the 2015 HERO HELPS Community Forum, scheduled for Friday April 10th.
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Will County to host three household hazardous waste collection events

Will County to host three household hazardous waste collection events

Just in time for spring cleaning, the Will County Land Use Department’s Resource Recovery and Energy Division will host a trio of one-day residential household hazardous waste collections.

The first, part of Recyclepalooza, will be held from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, April 11, at Joliet Junior College, 2015 Houbolt Road. 

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