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Chamber President, Mary Jaworski to Retire

Joliet - The Joliet Region Chamber of Commerce & Industry Board of Directors has announced the retirement of the Chamber's President, Mary Jaworski. Mary has served the Joliet Community for 27 years and plans on retiring April 8, 2020. Mary ...

NAREB urges Black community not to defer their dream of homeownership

According to the National Association of Real Estate Brokers (NAREB) wealth building usually begins with that first investment in owning your own home. Whether you purchase a first-time “starter” home or inherit a property or residence, you start down the ...

Brad Staab, new Executive Director of the Joliet Park District

The Joliet Park Board of Commissioners has made it official and appointed Mr. Brad Staab, Executive Director of the Joliet Park District effective September 9, 2019. Brad's appointment also allows the Board to follow through on its previously announced plan ...

Crest Hill Branch Library

Are you a business owner? Not sure how you can market your business or find new prospects? Maybe you’re looking to start a business but you’re not sure how to begin? Join the White Oak Library District and special guest ...

Sunny Hill names new administrator

Residents, staff, and local officials joined August 25 to celebrate the retirement of Becky Haldorson, who has served on the administrative staff of Sunny Hill Nursing Home since 2005. “Becky has done a remarkable job leading the nursing home through ...

Illinois Lottery reports record contribution for education funding

As students across the state head back to school, the Illinois Lottery announced today a record $731 million contribution to the State of Illinois’ Common School Fund for Fiscal Year 2019, which ended June 30. The $731,250,000 Common School Fund ...

Workforce Center weekly job fair Aug. 29

The Workforce Center of Will County will host its weekly job fair from 1:30 to 3:30 pm. Thursday, Aug. 29. Among the positions available are production worker, forklift operators, lift truck operators, warehouse associates, customer service representative, HVAC service/installation technician, ...

New Romeoville business offers event space

With Love Venue, a new event space in Romeoville will be holding their ribbon cutting on Friday, August 23 from noon – 1:00 p.m. at 338 S. Budler Road. Appetizers will be served and the public is welcome to attend. ...

Local community impacted by Dynegy Power Station closing

The Vistra Energy announced on Wednesday it would be closing its Dynegy Power Station in Hennepin along with three other power plants throughout the state. State Senator Sue Rezin (R Morris) says this closure will have a large impact on ...

Momentum for Speedway runs out of gas

The Joliet Plan Commission at it’s recent meeting voted 9-0 in opposition to plans to allow a Speedway gas station to set up shop on the city’s far west side Panel action is a recommendation and is not binding. The ...

Discrimination still greatest impediment to Black home ownership

Bloomberg News published an article recently entitled: "Black home ownership falls to record low as affordability worsens." While it is true that affordable houses for sale is certainly contributing to home ownership challenges for African Americans and other minorities and ...

Urban Entrepreneur Symposium

August 17, 2019 St. John M.B. Church Joliet

Workforce Center of Will County job fair July 31

The Workforce Center of Will County announces a Job Fair to be held 1:30 p.m. until 3:30 p.m. on Wednesday, July 31 at its location 2400 Glenwood Avenue, Suite 100, Joliet, IL. A wide variety of positions with numerous employers ...

Approval of Sprint/T-Mobile merger “Disappointing”

The Greenlining Institute expressed sharp disappointment at the Justice Department’s decision to okay T-Mobile’s $26.5 billion takeover of Sprint, but noted that the deal is not yet a sure thing. Attorneys general in 13 states and the District of Columbia ...

Mobile Workforce Center to make seven weekly stops in August

Will County- The Mobile Workforce Center of Will County will make seven stops weekly in August with the recent addition of the Monee Park District on Tuesday afternoons. The mobile unit travels throughout Will County to help residents with resume ...

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