Students can learn how to better manage money—April 21–28

Money Smart Week® offers tips to reduce college costs and limit student loan debt information provided by the Illinois Student Assistance Commission CHICAGO, Ill. (April 18, 2018) – With the rising costs of college tuition, getting to and through college is as much about finances as it is about academics. The Illinois Student Assistance Commission … Read more

Actor Terry Lynch to celebrate Illinois at Lansing Public Library

Monday, April 23, 6:00pm information provided by the Lansing Historical Society LANSING, Ill. (April 14, 2018) – Terry Lynch has been a professional actor and speaker in the Chicago area for more than 30 years. He’ll be at the Lansing Public Library on April 23. The Lansing Historical Society invited Lynch to perform his “Happy … Read more

Congresswoman Kelly announces 2018 Congressional Art Competition winners

Local high schoolers among winners information provided by the office of Congresswoman Robin Kelly CRETE, Ill. (April 6, 2018) – Congresswoman Robin Kelly announced the winners of the 2018 Congressional Art Competition for high school students during a reception at Crete Creative Art Gallery and School. Taylor Ausley of Homewood-Flossmoor High School won first place … Read more

Legislative Public Safety Working Group meets on gun violence, school safety measures

information provided by the Office of the Governor SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (April 6, 2018) – The newly-formed bipartisan bicameral Legislative Public Safety Working Group began discussions on a wide range of issues that impact the safety and security of Illinois citizens. The meeting was the first in what Governor Bruce Rauner and legislators expect to be … Read more

Special Olympics Illinois kicks off 50th-anniversary celebration

First Special Olympics was held July 20, 1968, at Soldier Field in Chicago information provided by the Office of the Governor CARBONDALE, Ill. (April 6, 2018) — Gov. Bruce Rauner joined athletes and volunteers for the Special Olympics Illinois 50th Anniversary Kickoff celebrations at the Touch of Nature Environmental Center in Carbondale. “The Special Olympics … Read more