SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Applications are being accepted by the Illinois Conservation Foundation (ICF) for the 2021 Conservation Achievement Scholarship program. The ICF awards the annual Conservation Achievement Scholarships to encourage the next generation of leaders to preserve and enhance a sustainable outdoor environment. Up to four... Read More.
A new report out says seniors will be adversely affected by the so-called Fair Tax if it were to pass. Illinois Policy says retiree’s income tax would jump by 9.3%. Currently, Illinois retirees don’t pay state income tax. Under the governor’s proposal, those seniors... Read More.
New expiration date will be one year from current 2020 expiration date Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White announced that the expiration date for valid driver’s licenses held by Illinois drivers who are 75 years of age or older has been extended for... Read More.
Receives $2.1 million for a 3-year campaign; Engage2Change Springfield – The Illinois Department on Aging (IDoA) has launched a new public and professional awareness campaign to remind everyone about the importance of reporting suspected abuse, neglect and exploitation of persons ages 60 and older... Read More.
77 students throughout Southern Illinois receive scholarship Peoples National Bank announced that 77 high school graduating seniors were awarded $38,500 to continue their secondary education. “Our commitment to the communities we serve is part of who we are, what we do... Read More.
SPRINGFIELD -- Older Illinoisans are among those most at risk for health complications related to COVID-19. The state’s posture to increase safety, both of our residents and our first responders, has visually changed the landscape of our state. The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH),... Read More.
The Carmi Chamber of Commerce would like to announce that the 2020 Carmi Chamber of Commerce scholarship application is now available. The Carmi Chamber of Commerce Scholarship application is available to all qualifying seniors in the Class of 2020 at Carmi White County... Read More.
Springfield, IL – The Illinois Department on Aging’s (IDoA) Senior Health Insurance Program (SHIP) is reminding seniors of the free counseling assistance available to Medicare-eligible individuals and their caregivers during the annual Medicare Open Enrollment occurring October 15th through December 7th. During open enrollment, eligible... Read More.
Benton Seniors Sign for Rend Lake BENTON, Ill. (April 29, 2019) — Twenty-two Benton Consolidated High School seniors enrolled at Rend Lake College last week during one of RLC's College Signing events. Many of these students have already taken advantage of The Lake's free Dual... Read More.
Woodlawn Seniors Enroll at Rend Lake College — Woodlawn High School seniors enrolled at Rend Lake College Wednesday during one of RLC's College Signing events. Many of these students have already taken advantage of The Lake's free Dual Credit program, saving themselves and their families... Read More.