New Hope Church offers Lansing another Little Free Library

information provided by Ron Tuinstra LANSING, Ill. (September 13, 2019) – In the fall of 2018 the Outreach Committee from New Hope Church decided to build and install a Little Free Library to serve surrounding neighbors and others in Lansing. Their goal was to be a source of quality reading material in an easy-to-access setting. … Read more

Student-led communication consulting firm searches for a client

information provided by Purdue University Northwest HAMMOND, Ind. (September 14, 2019) – Cybernetic Communication Consulting (CCC), a nonprofit communication consulting firm, is currently seeking local businesses to perform an audit on its communication culture. The communication audit will include a detailed analysis of an organization’s internal and external communication, and suggested solutions if needed. To … Read more

School visitation law requires many employers to provide time off for school meetings

information provided by the Illinois Department of Labor SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (September 13, 2019) – Since 1993, Illinois has had a law providing for unpaid leave for employees to attend school conferences or classroom activities of their children when such activities cannot be rescheduled during non-work hours. The School Visitation Rights Act stresses the importance of … Read more

Purdue students create nonprofit consulting firm

Cybernetic Communication Consulting brings opportunities for students and local businesses information provided by Purdue University Northwest HAMMOND, Ind. (September 8, 2019) – As part of an experiential learning program, Purdue University Northwest’s Problems in Public Relations students created a nonprofit consulting firm, Cybernetic Communication Consulting. The firm will prepare a communication audit for a local … Read more

Unity Christian Academy starts second year of doing high school differently

High ropes courses, “crossing the line,” and team-building activities mark first week of “redefined” high school By Josh Bootsma SOUTH HOLLAND, Ill. (August 29, 2019) – Just over a year ago, South Holland Mayor Don De Graff stood with a crowd of teachers, students, board members, and community stakeholders and cut the ceremonial ribbon in … Read more

Two Lansing students from Marian receive AP Scholar recognition

Christina Javorka and Ethan Roberts recognized as AP Scholars with Distinction and National AP Scholars information provided by Marian Catholic High School CHICAGO HEIGHTS, Ill. (August 28, 2019) – The College Board has distributed AP Scholar Awards to 95 Marian Catholic students. This comes after students were notified of their scores in July. Among those … Read more

Two Lansing students receive Rev. George T. Ruffalo, CMF Scholarships

Gabriella Herrera and Christina Javorka each awarded $2,200 by Melanie Jongsma MCCOOK, Ill. (August 11, 2019) – Lansing’s Gabriella Herrera and Christina Javorka—2018 and 2019 graduates of Marian Catholic High School—were among nine students awarded Rev. George T. Ruffalo CMF Scholarships at a ceremony at Crystal Sky Banquets in McCook, Illinois, on August 3. A … Read more