Izaak Walton photo contest deadline extended to Sept. 13

September 04, 2021 - 10:47

The Izaak Walton Calendar/Photo Contest Committee has extended the deadline to enter the contest to 11:59 p.m. on Sept. 13.

Photographers can enter up to four photos and try to win a spot on the nature preserve's 2022 calendar.

Photos can capture weather, landscape, birds, dogs, other animals and unidentifiable people. All photographs must be shot within Homewood Izaak Walton Preserve.

Gov. Pritzker Extends Vaccine Deadline at Request of Hospital and School Leaders

September 03, 2021 - 22:03

Gov. J.B. Pritzker and Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) Director Dr. Ngozi Ezike announced Friday, Sept. 3, a two-week extension of vaccination requirements for individuals in high-risk settings.

All healthcare workers, including nursing home employees, all P-12 teachers and staff, as well as higher education personnel and students will now be required to receive an initial dose of the COVID-19 vaccine by Sept. 19.

Drivers services remain available to walk-ins at PSC while most facilities move to appointments

September 03, 2021 - 22:01

Residents seeking driver services will need to make an appointment for behind-the-wheel road tests, REAL IDs, standard driver’s licenses and ID cards at many Chicago and metro area facilities.

Vehicle services, such as renewing a license plate sticker or applying for a vehicle title, do not require an appointment.

However, the temporary drivers service facility at Prairie State College will continue to serve residents who do not have appointments.

Cancer Support Center’s golf outing set for Sept. 13

September 03, 2021 - 21:59

The Cancer Support Center is hosting its 30th annual golf outing and dinner on Monday, Sept. 13, at Idlewild Country Club, 19201 Dixie Highway in Flossmoor.

The fundraiser will help the Cancer Support Center continue its work of providing its many programs for cancer patients, cancer survivors and their families. The request for services has increased while funding has been dropping, said Stephen Kelly, a CSC board member.


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