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Wednesday, October 28, 2020
Medicaid Providers: Cares Act Funding Application Deadline is Approaching!

From the Department of Healthcare and Family Services: Following the announcement of $140 million in CARES payments to Medicaid providers, the Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services (HFS) is…


Thursday, October 22, 2020
Resources are Available to Combat Domestic Violence

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Local resources are available, so if you or a loved one needs help don’t hesitate to reach out.


Friday, October 9, 2020
Local Shred Event a Success!

It was a great turnout for a recent Shred Event Rep. Ugaste co-hosted with Carillon at Cambridge Lakes. Thank you to all who participated and helped guard against identity theft!


Tuesday, October 6, 2020
Rep. Ugaste Named 2020 Friend of Agriculture

Kane County Farm Bureau leaders presented Representative Ugaste with the ACTIVATOR “Friend of Agriculture” award  (a John Deere  model combine) at the Gehrke Farm in rural Elgin. The award was…


Monday, October 5, 2020
New Fare Collection Procedures on Union Pacific Metra Lines

There are new fare collection procedures on Union Pacific Metra lines now in effect. Here are details from Union Pacific: Effective Monday, Oct. 5, Chicago commuters riding the UP North,…


Monday, October 5, 2020
Need Assistance? Kane County 211 is Available to Help

If you need assistance with food, utility bills, rent, or other needs, Kane County 211 is available to help 24/7. Trained information and referral specialists answer 211 calls/, assess the…


Monday, September 28, 2020
OCTOBER IS COLLEGE CHANGES EVERYTHING MONTH IN ILLINOIS

Free assistance is available to complete college and financial aid applications. From the Illinois Student Assistance Commission: October is College Changes Everything® (CCE) Month in Illinois, when students are completing…


Thursday, September 24, 2020
Monday Webinar Will Help Local Businesses Apply for BIG Grants

The Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity hosting a Webinar for local businesses hoping to apply for Business Interruption (BIG) Grant funding to help weather the Coronavirus shutdown and lingering…


Thursday, September 24, 2020
Driver’s License Expirations Extended to February, 2021

Expiration dates for Illinois driver’s licenses and ID cards have been extended until February 1, 2021. See More here from WLS Chicago.


Wednesday, September 23, 2020
Utility Disconnection Moratorium Extended

This week, the Illinois Commerce Commission announced the moratorium on disconnections has voluntarily been extended by several state regulated utilities through the Winter 2021 for eligible low-income residential customers, and…