Kankakee, IL – The administrative leaders of the City of Kankakee recently partnered with the Department of Continuing Education at Kankakee Community College for a customized strategic planning session. The session lasted the entire day and included department heads from the City and Environmental Services Utility (ESU).
Thursday was unofficially dubbed “Dude’s Day” at Chicagoland Speedway. That’s in part to the rare scene of worlds colliding from the world of Motorsports and Acting as NASCAR driver Ricky Stenhouse Jr., motocross superstar Ryan Villopoto and Chicago Fire Actor Taylor Kinney spent the afternoon at Chicagoland Speedway doing pace car laps, hitting golf balls from four stories above the race track into the infield and rode pit bikes.
Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society, the international academic honor society for community college students, saw 57 local area students inducted during the spring 2019 semester. Students inducted must have a grade point average of 3.5 or better on a 4.0 scale.
Nominations are due Friday June 14, 2019 for the 2019 Neighborhood Hero Award Program sponsored by Project Acclaim and the City of Joliet. The program is designed to honor Joliet residents with outstanding yards or homes.
On Friday, June 7, at 6:15pm a ribbon cutting will be held to celebrate the opening of the north walking path. The path connects N. Cypress Street to Legacy Park. The ribbon cutting will kick off Cruise to the
Movies, welcoming families to bike ride to Movies in the Park at Legacy Park. Cruise to The Movies will begin at 6:30 and will conclude at Legacy Park with fun and games along the way. Movies in the Park will
feature 101 Dalmatians beginning at dusk.
The Frankfort Park District’s annual community wide garage sale kicks off this Saturday, June 1st from 9am-3pm. A list of the participating addresses in this year’s annual sale are below. The lists will also be available for pickup at the Park District’s office the week of the sale.
Last week, Mayor Wells-Armstrong and Barbi Brewer-Watson, Executive Director for the CDA,attended the Kauffman Foundation’s Annual Mayors Conference on Small Business and Entrepreneurship in Kansas City, Missouri.
The Lifelong Learning Institute offers affordable, high-quality, non-credit classes that take place in an environment that fosters participation. These video lectures are pre-recorded and played during the class session. These classes are open to people ages 50 and older.