KCC Red Flag campaign 2019

A variety of events are scheduled to encourage friends and other community members to “say something” when they see warning signs of dating violence. The Red Flag Campaign events are open to the public.

KCC Red Flag campaign 2019

A variety of events are scheduled to encourage friends and other community members to “say something” when they see warning signs of dating violence. The Red Flag Campaign events are open to the public.

Unemployment Rate Falls to Historic Low in August

CHICAGO–The Illinois Department of Employment Security (IDES) announced today that the unemployment rate was 4.0 percent in August, down 0.2 percentage point from the prior month, based on preliminary data provided by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) and released by IDES. The August unemployment rate was the lowest monthly unemployment rate for the state on record. Nonfarm payrolls were stable compared to the prior month, down -1,400 jobs. The July monthly change in payrolls was revised from the preliminary report (from -400 to +1,300 jobs).

Economic Development Director Frank Koehler Retires

Kankakee, IL – Economic Development Director Frank Koehler wrapped up his last day with the City of Kankakee today. Koehler is retiring after more than 45 years in local government, serving communities in Kankakee, McLean, Cook, Kane, Lake and Will Counties.

First Presbyterian Church Hosts Ribbon Cutting for Stained Glass Window

Kankakee, IL – Mayor Wells-Armstrong joined First Presbyterian Church of Kankakee who invited the community to attend their ribbon cutting ceremony for their newly restored stain glass window, DaVinci’s “The Last Supper.”

Computer skills Fall 2019 at KCC

In “Intermediate Excel,” participants will learn to manipulate large worksheets: use multiple worksheets and workbooks: customize Excel; apply advanced formatting; use Excel as a list manager; perform advanced charting options; use auditing and comments features; and create and manage templates. Microsoft Office Specialist examination objectives will be covered. Instructor is Kris Condon. Class meets Wednesday, Sept. 25 from 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. in KCC Room D122. Cost is $125. Prerequisite is Introduction to Microsoft Excel or equivalent experience.