May 25, 2012 6:04PM
Updated: July 3, 2012 10:29AM
FORCES program offered
Financial services firm Edward Jones is offering a program for military veterans that features enhanced training and also meets federal requirements for on-the-job training under the G.I. Bill.
The Edward Jones program, FORCES,
is designed for people who don’t have a
financial services background but possess the skills and qualities that would make
successful advisers. To learn more, visit www.ejcareer.com/forces/. Veterans looking to check on their entitlements should call 888-442-4551 or visit www.gibill.va.gov.
Care packages assembled
Members of the Three Rivers Association of Realtors recently donated their time to help package gifts for service men and women who are stationed overseas. Realtors from the area partnered with Operation MOM’S Cookies to assemble care packages.
Founder Debbie Trippiedi presented association President Grant Chignoli with a plaque thanking the group for its monetary donation and volunteer time at the Wilmington facility.
Plainfield restaurant feted
PLAINFIELD — Moe Joe’s Cajun and Caribbean Cuisine, 24033 W. Lockport Road, recently was featured on “Chicago’s Best Southwest Suburbs.” The WGN/CLTV show featured the downtown Plainfield restaurant’s gumbo, jambalaya, fried alligator and jerk chicken wings. The restaurant is owned by Stuart and Jamie Littell. To view the episode, visit www.eatmoejoes.com.
Moo & Oink products
JOLIET — Moo & Oink products are available at Certified in Joliet, 118 E. Jackson St. The Chicago brand was thought to be gone forever after last year’s bankruptcy of the Moo & Oink grocery stores. Best Chicago Meat Co. LLC purchased the Moo & Oink brand in December 2011.
Signs By Tomorrow honored
PLAINFIELD — State Rep. Tom Cross, R-Oswego, and his Ovation to Business Advisory Committee presented the Ovation to Business award to Signs By Tomorrow, 16200 S. Lincoln Highway, Plainfield. The business, owned by Jim and Jodi Murray, was recognized for continued growth over five years and community service.
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