Quick News: Mature workers event scheduled Tuesday in Will County
October 28, 2013 4:51PM
Updated: December 1, 2013 6:52AM
The Workforce Investment Board of Will County and the Joliet Junior College Plus 50 Workforce Center is hosting an event Tuesday aimed at jobseekers over age 50.
The event, “Will I Ever Work Again?” is scheduled from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at the Joliet Junior College City Center Campus building, 214 N. Ottawa St., Joliet.
“Mature workers face different challenges when seeking employment,” Will County Executive Larry Walsh said. “Strategies have changed in today’s job searches, and this workshop will help prepare our residents for today’s job market.”
For more information, call Gina Tuminello, 815-727-5670 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
School to present ‘I Never Saw Another Butterfly’
Lukancic Middle School in Romeoville will present a production of “I Never Saw Another Butterfly” from Nov. 21-23 at the school’s auditorium.
The play is based on a book by Celeste Raspanti, and is about the children of the Holocaust at the Terezin, Czecholsovakia concentration camp. The Lukancic production will use short readings, music and video.
Performances begin at 6:30 p.m. and tickets are available at the door.
Board of ed members honored
Three members of the Joliet Township High School District 204 board of education received awards from the Illinois Association of School Boards’ (IASB) Master Board Member Program.
Those receiving the awards are: R. Dale Evans, Tyler Marcum and Tracy Spesia. The three will get their awards at the Three Rivers Fall Division Meeting Tuesday at the Prairie Bluff Golf Club in Lockport.
Volleyball marathon for pediatric brain cancer
Bolingbrook High School’s girls volleyball teams will host a volleyball marathon to fund pediatric brain cancer research. The marathon will run from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 9 at the high school. Money raised will benefit research done at Lurie Children’s Hospital in Chicago.
Girls who participate must buy a Be the Cure T-shirt for $7, unless they raise $50 and the shirts will be free. Families are encouraged to also participate with their daughters. Food will be provided.