SPRINGFIELD- State Senator Darren Bailey (R-Louisville) will be lending his knowledge, leadership, and work ethic to three statewide efforts focused on developing solutions for major issues. Bailey was recently appointed to serve on the Illinois Commission on the Elimination of Poverty, the Commission on... Read More.
Gov. Pritzker Announces 31-Year Navy Veteran Terry Prince to Serve as Director of the Illinois Department of Veterans’ Affairs Building on a strong team of diverse experts in their fields, Governor JB Pritzker named Terry Prince, a 31-year United States Navy veteran... Read More.
Members of Sub-Dudes stand for a photo after serving meals at Lifeboat Alliance recently. Sub-Dudes is a new organization established this year by Mt. Vernon Township High School senior Dylan Harkins. Membership is made up of boys at MVTHS and is converse to the... Read More.
Springfield, Ill- The Office of the State Fire Marshal (OSFM) is celebrating National Fire Prevention Week 2020 and Governor JB Pritzker has proclaimed October 4-10 as Fire Prevention Week in Illinois. OSFM is encouraging Illinois residents to learn proper cooking techniques, teach kids where... Read More.
Department expands medical sales hours; emphasizes need to prioritize patient access CHICAGO – The Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation granted medical cannabis dispensing organizations the ability to remain open until 10 p.m. to make medical cannabis sales. The Department provided additional guidance to dispensaries... Read More.
Carmi Senior Center to Serve Hamilton County Starting Saturday, the White County Senior Citizens Center will be providing senior services for Hamilton County. According to a news release, these services include congregate and home delivered meals, transportation through Rides Mass Transit District, telephone reassurance and assisting... Read More.
The Serve Illinois Commission on Volunteerism and Community Service (Serve Illinois) today announced $20 million in Corporation for National and Community Service federal grants to place 1,830 AmeriCorps Members in 46 programs to serve Illinois communities. This is an increase of $2.5 million over... Read More.
The Trump Administration recently appointed William J. Graff as the new State Executive Director (SED) for the USDA Illinois Farm Service Agency (FSA). Graff will join the Illinois FSA team on Monday, November 13, 2017. Graff is a long time grain and livestock farmer from... Read More.
The Serve Illinois Commission on Volunteerism and Community Service (Serve Illinois) today announced $17.5 million in Corporation for National and Community Service federal grants to place 1,671 AmeriCorps Members in 39 programs to serve Illinois communities. This is an increase of $1.9 million over... Read More.
Join Team MASH for a chicken and dumplings meal on Wednesday, January 18th. From 11:00 – 1:00 in the Hospital Cafeteria, enjoy a delicious, hot meal for only $6.00, which will support the Relay for Life Team in the fight against cancer. “Relay for... Read More.