Waubonsee Community College has secured an OSHA training grant worth $119,505 to allow the Workforce Development Department to provide free workplace safety training to employers and staffing agencies that hire temporary workers.
This spring, 10 Waubonsee students who had been enrolled in the colleges’ Therapeutic Massage program achieved a rare feat, as all 10 passed the state massage therapy board exams in one sitting.
The College’s Driver Safety Program received three awards during National Safety Council’s National Safety Congress event recently.
Congratulations to Metro West Council of Government which is celebrating its 10th anniversary this fall.
Beginning in November, The Green Buddha Life Sustainability Center will offer an experiential six-week course on “Using Sound to Support Our Healing Processes.” Contact the center for details.
In addition, the Center will host “Sound Journey” with gong guru Andre Peraza as part of Aurora’s First Friday Art Walk on Nov. 7 at 8 p.m.
Congratulations to Jeffrey Swallow of Magnetrol Internationalwho recently received an Outstanding Alumni Award from North Central College. A 1994 graduate of the College, Swallow was recognized as a visionary corporate leader, philanthropist, and College Trustee.
Alarm Detection Systems offers enhanced security measures with the latest technology for your home and business, including video surveillance systems, keyless entry, alarms and fire protection.
Prisco’s Fine Foods recently rebranded as Prisco’s Family Market. Located on the west side on Prairie Street, Prisco’s continues to offer an excellent shopping experience. They have added an expanded cheese selection and catering menu as well as an online presence with door-buster deals, blog, and recipes.
On Nov. 8, Phyllis Kramer will launch the 17th annual series of cooking classes at Prisco’s with “Add Some Spice to Your Life.” The following Friday (Nov. 14), she will be back with “Cocktail Party.” Registration and information may be found on the Prisco’s website.
Ankur Patel has been named vice president of commercial lending at Old Second Bank in its downtown Aurora branch. In addition, Phillip DeLaFuente, Michelle Domson, Troy Langeness, Scott Trandel, and Sue Welsh were named “Five Star Mortgage Professionals” in Chicago magazine for the second year in a row. Elvia Campos was named “Five Star” professional for the first time.
Advocate Dreyer announces the appointment of Chintan Mistry, MD, FACEP, FAAEM, as chief medical officers.
The City of Aurora’s Building and Permits team recently earned the 2014 Digital Government Achievement Award from the Center for Digital Government. The award highlights outstanding government websites and applications. Aurora was recognized for its implementation of broadcast real-time inspection transparency emails designed to broadcast inspection activity to all private sector parties upon schedule or result.
Congratulations to Daniel D. Dolan with Dolan & Murphy. The City of Aurora recently dedicated Daniel D. Dolan Drive along Watson Street between Fifth and Seventh avenues on Aurora’s East Side. A lifelong resident and business leader in Aurora, Dolan’s childhood home is located along the drive.
5B’s Barbecue will be at Fox Valley Montessori School on Tuesday, Oct. 28, from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Chicken, pork chops, hot dog and Boca burger dinners will be served with drive-through style convenience. Call Becky for more details.
Special offer from First Choice Coffee and Water Service. Cold weather is approaching and they are offering free coffee demonstrations for your employees with more than 200 options to choose from. Contact Kathy Bryant for further details
Naper Settlement’s Winter Season begins Nov. 1 at the outdoor history museum. The Visitor Center exhibits and exteriors of the buildings are available for touring. The audio tour is included.
The Elgin Community College Health and Life Sciences building designed by Kluber Architects + Engineers continues to earn distinctions for exceptional architectural design and functionality.