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Volunteer Recognition and Harold Award

The Community Foundation of Kankakee River Valley and the Pledge for Life Partnership will join the United Way of Kankakee County in celebrating the achievements of outstanding community volunteers at the 29th Annual Kankakee County Volunteer Recognition Luncheon on April 28, 2017 at the Kankakee...

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April is Alcohol Awareness Month

The Life Education Center Programs in collaboration with the Iroquois-Kankakee Regional Office of Education and the Pledge for Life Partnership, are celebrating Alcohol Awareness Month. For more information on local efforts to reduce underage drinking in Kankakee County and Iroquois County, email...

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Pledge for Life Partnership Family Fun-a-thon

The annual Family Fun-a-thon sponsored by the Pledge for Life Partnership in conjunction with the Iroquois-Kankakee Regional Office of Education will be held on Sunday, February 7, 2016 at Perry Student Life Center on the campus of Olivet Nazarene University in Bourbonnais, IL from 1-4 p.m. The...

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2015 Drug-Free Community Grant

The Pledge for Life Partnership was awarded a FY 2015 Drug-Free Communities Support Program Grant by the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy, in cooperation with the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. The grant funds are to be used to strengthen community...

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Celebrate Service

As the holiday season begins this Thanksgiving, let's pause and remember to thank those in our community who so lovingly share their service through volunteering. The 2016 Volunteer Recognition Luncheon for Kankakee County will be held Friday, April 15th at the Kankakee Country Club. Who will you...

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Outstanding Community Partners Recognized

At their 2015 Annual Meeting, the Pledge for Life Partnership recognized long-standing community partners who have helped in the efforts to reduce substance abuse. Those receiving plaques for their contributions were:
Iroquois-Kankakee Regional Office of Education; Kankakee County Health...

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211 Services

The launch of 211 Services for Kankakee and Iroquois counties is scheduled to take place February 11, 2015.
The KAN-I HELP database has been shared with the provider agency and KAN-I HELP will not be providing direct client referrals after February 11, 2015.

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211 Services

The United Way of Kankakee & Iroquois Counties has begun the process to bring 211 services to the residents of these counties. A data collection process will be taking place. KAN-I HELP will be a part of this process.

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2014 Back to School Fair

Catholic Charities' 2014 Back to School Fair will be held on Saturday, July 26 at Olivet Nazarene University in Bourbonnais, Illinois from 1:30-5:30 pm. For more information contact Greg Harris at 815.933.7791, ext.102 or email gharris@cc-doj.org. Pre-registration is required.

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May is Mental Health Month

Mental Health America and its affiliates across the country are leading the observance of 2014 May is Mental Health Month. To learn more about ways to improve your health, visit their web site @ www.mentalhealthamerica.net/may. Join them as they work to build public recognition of the importance of...

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Early Childhood and Preschool Fair

Success By 6, a Regional Partnership for Early Childhood Development is holding an Early Childhood and Preschool Fair on Thursday, April 10, 2014 from 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm at Kankakee Community College Main Campus Student Center.

This is a free community event that gives families an opportunity to...

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Celebrate Service

The Community Foundation of Kankakee River Valley and the Pledge for Life Partnership are joining the United Way of Kankakee County in celebrating the achievements of outstanding community volunteers at the 26th Annual Kankakee County OUTSTANDING VOLUNTEER RECOGNITION LUNCHEON on Friday, April 11,...

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Forum on Heroin and Prescription Drug Abuse

A special forum on the deadly addiction to Heroin and Prescription Drug Abuse is being held on Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at Bradley-Bourbonnais High School Auditorium at 6:30 p.m. Admission is free. Event is presented by Kankakee Area First Responders.

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Pledge for Life Partnership's Family Fun-a-thon



The 18th annual Pledge for Life Partnership's Family Fun-a-thon will be held on Sunday, February 9, 2014 at Perry Student Life Center (McHie Arena) on the campus of Olivet Nazarene University in Bourbonnais, IL from 1-4 p.m. This event is family friendly with something for all ages and benefits...

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School Crisis Assistance Team

The School Crisis Assistance Team is available to provide crisis intervention services to a school community following a violent or traumatic incident. The SCAT Team of Kankakee and Iroquois counties is comprised of trained volunteers from diverse professional affiliations and backgrounds. They...

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Red Ribbon Week

Red Ribbon Week is the oldest and largest drug prevention campaign in the country. Although the start end dates can vary slightly depending on the organization and source, Red Ribbon Week generally takes place the last full week in October, with the weekends before and following the last full week...

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KAN-I HELP Information Line

The KAN-I HELP Phone Line is not a crisis line. In an emergency please call 911. The information line phone number listed on our website is currently staffed on a limited part-time basis and is available on an answering machine. Please contact agencies directly by phone if you are unable to locate...

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2013 Harold Award Winner

The Pledge for Life Partnership awarded Sandra Knight the 2013 Harold Award. She was recognized for her many accomplishments and for "sticking her neck out for children" at the Kankakee County Volunteer Recognition Luncheon on April 19, 2013. She currently serves as the Executive Director of the...

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Outstanding Volunteers of Kankakee County

The Community Foundation of Kankakee River Valley and Pledge for Life Partnership will join the United Way of Kankakee County in celebrating the achievements of outstanding community volunteers at the 25th Annual Kankakee County Volunteer Recognition Luncheon to be held on April 19, 2013 at the...

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Pledge for Life Partnership's Family Fun-a-thon





17th Annual Family Fun-athon

The Pledge for Life Partnership, the Iroquois-Kankakee Regional Office of Education, and the Life Education Center staff members appreciate the support of the sponsors, volunteers, participants, and Olivet Nazarene University for making the 2013 Family...

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2012 Illinois Winter Weather Preparedness Guide

Illinois Emergency Management Agency

IEMA, National Weather Service Offer Illinois Winter Weather Preparedness Guide

While the winter of 2011-12 brought warmer temperatures and little snow, history shows that is more the exception than the rule for Illinois winters. Freezing temperatures,...

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American Diabetes Month

"During American Diabetes Month® this November, the American Diabetes Association will launch a socially-focused initiative, “A Day in the Life of Diabetes”, to demonstrate the increasing impact diabetes has on families and communities nationwide. Using imagery, social engagement and a...

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Family Day- Eat Dinner with Your Children

Did you know that the more often children and teens eat dinner with their families, the less likely they are to smoke, drink or use drugs? That is why The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse at Columbia University created Family Day – A Day to Eat Dinner with Your Children in 2001....

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Federal Student Aid Launches New Site

StudentAid.gov is a new website that provides information about planning and paying for college. The U. S. Department of Education's Office of Federal Student Aid has launched a new website to help with the financial aid process. Videos and infographics are also available to help answer frequently...

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BACK TO SCHOOL FAIR

2012 Catholic Charities’ BACK TO SCHOOL FAIR will be held Saturday, July 28th 9:00am-3:00pm
at Olivet Nazarene University’s Chalfant Hall. The event is sponsored by the Chicago Bears.
PRE-REGISTER NOW AT:
Catholic Charities’ Office, 270 N. Schuyler Ave, Kankakee 8:30-12 & 1-4
Parents MUST...

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National Children's Mental Health Awareness Day

The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) joins communities around the country in raising awareness about the mental health needs of America's youngest citizens in celebrating May 9, 2012 as National Children's Mental Health Awarenss Day. It is a day to come together to focus on children and...

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Step Into Healthier Living

As part of Pioneering Healthier Communities, a YMCA initiative, Mark Fenton, author and fitness expert, will be featured at an evening event, " Step Into Healthier Living" to be held on Wednesday, May 2, 2012 at 7pm at the Kankakee Public Library, 4th Floor. The library is located at 201 East...

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“Healthy Choices, Healthy Communities: Prevent Underage Drinking."


The Iroquois-Kankakee Regional Office of Education's Life Education Center Programs join the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, Inc.(NCADD) celebration of April as Alcohol Awareness Month.

"Alcohol Awareness Month, held every April, was founded by and has been sponsored by...

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Community Alert System

Kankakee, (IL) Sheriff Tim Bukowski announced a change to the community alert system managed by the Kankakee County Sheriff's Office commonly referred to as the ""Sheriff Alert"" system. The new system, CodeSpear, was developed by Federal Signal and offers a number of enhancements to the original...

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Kankakee County Volunteer of the Year Nominations

Join VRL and Honor Volunteers! Visit the website www.volunteerk3co.org

Definition of Volunteering: “…generally considered an altruistic activity, intended to promote good or improve human quality of life.” (source: Wikipedia)

The Community Foundation of Kankakee River Valley, Pledge for Life...

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KAN-I HELP Congratulates Dr. Kay Pangle

The KAN-I HELP Information Network congratulates Dr. Kay Pangle on her retirement as Regional Superintendent of Schools for the Iroquois-Kankakee Regional Office of Education. Her vision and support of KAN-I HELP made printing the Directory of Human Services and existence of the on-line directory...

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Pledge for Life Partnership's Family Fun-a-thon

The 16th annual Pledge for Life Partnership's Family Fun-a-thon will be held on Sunday, February 12, 2012 at McHie Arena on the campus of Olivet Nazarene University in Bourbonnais, IL from 1-4 p.m. This event is family friendly with something for all ages and benefits the Life Education Center...

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Veterans Affairs Clinic Opens

A new Kankakee County VA Clinic for veterans opened November 10, 2011 at 581 William Latham Drive in Bourbonnais, IL. The clinic will offer general medical services, physical therapy, geriatric services, treatment for traumatic brain injury services, audiology services, retinal imaging, mental...

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National Test of Emergency Alert System Set for November 9



First-ever Nationwide Test of Broadcast Alerting System

Radio and TV stations across the nation will participate in the first-ever
nationwide test of the Emergency Alert System at 1 p.m. CST on Nov. 9. The three-minute test
will be conducted by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s...

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Red Ribbon Week

Thousands of Illinois students, teachers, parents and community members come together during Red Ribbon Week to raise awareness about how to prevent drug use. Red Ribbon Week is the oldest and largest drug prevention campaign in the country. Although the start and end dates can vary slightly...

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National Preparedness Month

National Preparedness Month celebrated in September is an annual campaign to encourage all Americans to take steps to prepare for emergencies in their homes and communities – including schools. FEMA encourages all individuals, businesses, and organizations to join this National effort to increase...

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Heat Exhaustion

When temperatures climb you must take precautions to prevent heat exhaustion and other heat-related illnesses.
Remember to drink plenty of fluids to stay hydrated, wear loosefitting lightweight clothing, avoid sunburn and seek a cooler place when possible. For more prevention tips and to learn...

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In Remembrance of Lura Lynn Ryan (1934-2011)

Lura Lynn Ryan, former Illinois' First Lady, at the time of her death on June 27 was the Honorary Chairperson of the Pledge for Life Partnership Board of Directors. She is credited with picking up the idea of using a mobile classroom to visit schools to bring prevention messages to children to...

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Kilbride Family Classic for Autism

The 16th annual Kilbride Family Classic 5K run and two mile walk to raise funds for Autism Speaks and the Kankakee Valley Chapter of the Autism Society of America will be held on Father's Day, June 19, 2011. The event open to children and adults will begin at Cobb Park in Kankakee, IL at 8 a.m. For...

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Children's Mental Health Awareness Day

National Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day Scheduled for May 3

National Children's Mental Health Awareness Day is a day to join the Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration, communities, organizations, agencies and individuals nationwide in raising awareness that positive...

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Celebrating People in Action

The Community Foundation and Pledge for Life Partnership is pleased to join the United Way in celebrating the achievements of outstanding community volunteers at the 23rd Annual Kankakee County Volunteer Recognition Luncheon to be held on April 15, 2011 at the Kankakee Country Club. Tickets are...

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Kankakee County Volunteer Recognition

The Community Foundation and Pledge for Life Partnership is pleased to join the United Way in celebrating the achievements of outstanding community volunteers at the 23rd Annual Kankakee County Volunteer Recognition Luncheon to be held on April 15, 2011 at the Kankakee Country Club. Nomination...

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10 Resolutions That Show Your Kids You Care

The Partnership at Drugfree.org celebrates the positive influence of parents in the lives of their kids. Research shows that kids who learn a lot about the dangers of drugs from their parents are up to 50 percent less likely to use than those who do not get those important messages at home. They...

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National Runaway Switchboard


1-800-RUNAWAY is an anonymous, confidential, free 24 hour crisis line.
Call if you are a teenager who is thinking of running from home, if you have a friend who has run and is looking for help, or if you are a runaway ready to go home. Resources may be found on the website at...

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Beyond Sad; Before Suicide Becomes Reality

Kankakee County Mental Health Council announces World Mental Health Day event.

Tuesday October 12, 2010
Kankakee Community College Conference Hall
12:00pm-3:30pm
(Registration begins at Noon; program begins at 12:30-3:30)

“Beyond Sad; Before Suicide Becomes Reality”
Presented by: ...

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World Suicide Prevention Day

World Suicide Prevention Day is September 10, 2010. The National Council for Suicide Prevention asks people to participate in the "Take 5 To Save Lives" campaign. Supporters are asked to take 5 steps:
1) Learn the signs
2) Join the movement
3) Spread the word
4) Support a friend
5) Reach out...

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20th Anniversary of Americans with Disabilities Act

The 20th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act was celebrated on July 26, 2010. A national movement was undertaken to gather signatures and a recommitment to fully implement the ADA in communities. A local ADA Recommitment Task Force was formed with the goal of Kankakee County...

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2010 Catholic Charities Back to School Fair

Catholic Charities will host their 15th Annual Back to School Fair in collaboration with the Chicago Bears on Saturday, July 31 at Olivet Nazarene University from 9:00 am-3:00 pm. Students must pre-register at Catholic Charities Office at 270 N. Schuyler Ave., Kankakee. For more information and...

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Foster Parent

You can make a difference in the life of a child in Kankakee County. Be a Foster Parent. For information call John Ellison, Foster Care Licensing Supervisor at 630-790-6825.

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Ford-Iroquois Public Health Department Recognized

The Ford-Iroquois Public Health Department received special recognition at the Illinois Disaster Assistance Program Statewide Conference held in Springfield on March 12, 2010. The agency was presented the award in recognition of their dedicated service to Illinois residents affected by the 2008...

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Census 2010

Community members are urged to complete and mail back their Census forms to ensure we receive our fair share of federal funding which includes resources for services such as health care, education, and roads. Most Census questionnaires will be delivered from March 15-17, 2010. Completed forms...

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Winter Warming Centers and Shelters

When winter temperatures drop and warming centers are needed, the following local centers and shelters are available for people needing assistance:
Kankakee County
The Salvation Army, 148 North Harrison Avenue, Kankakee 815.932.3919
Department of Human Services, 285 N. Schuyler Avenue, Kankakee...

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H1N1 Influenza Information


H1N1 Influenza Information is available on the following Public Health websites:
Ford-Iroquois Public Health Department- www.fiphd.org
Kankakee County Public Health Department- www.kankakeehealth.org
Illinois Department of Public Health - www.idph.state.il.us
Centers for Disease Control and...

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Dinner Makes a Difference

Celebrate Family Day, Monday, September 28th. Dinner Makes a Difference. Learn more at www.CASAFamilyDay.org.
More than a decade of research by The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse at Columbia University has consistently found that the more often kids eat dinner with their...

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Directory of Family Services

The 2009 Edition of the KAN-I HELP Directory of Family Services is available for purchase at $10.00 per copy. They may be purchased at the Iroquois-Kankakee Regional Office of Education's Pledge for Life Partnership Office at 189 East Court Street, Suite 403, Kankakee, IL. The printed edition...

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Promoting Good Mental Health in a Bad Economy

Say It Out Loud, a public awareness campaign, has announced new materials on its website at www.mentalhealthillinois.org.
With data suggesting one in five Illinoisans is experiencing anxiety and fear as a result of the economic recession, Say It Out Loud is offering tips on how to reduce stress...

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Public Health Advisory Swine Flu

Public Health Officials of the Ford-Iroquois Public Health Department issued a public health advisory regarding outbreaks of swine influenza now present in the United States. Doug Corbett, Public Health Administrator, has asked that at this time, schools, nursing homes, daycare centers, etc. be...

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Plant A Row for the Hungry

The University of Illinois Extension, Kankakee Unit, is encouraging local gardeners to plant food to be distributed by their local food pantries. The national effort," Plant a Row for the Hungry" was started here last year by the U of I Extension, Kankakee Unit and the Compassionate Ministries...

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Parenting Web Site

Success by Six, a joint initiative by the United Way of Kankakee County and the Community Foundation of Kankakee River Valley, has launched a web site targeted to local parents to promote early childhood learning. The idea for the web site came from a 25 member coalition representing area...

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Poison Prevention Week

The third week in March has been designated National Poison Prevention Week to focus on the dangers of poisoning and how to prevent them. This year's themes are "Children Act Fast, So Do Poisons" and "Poisoning Spans a Lifetime". To learn more about ways to prevent poisonings, visit...

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Income Tax Help and E-Filing

Trained volunteers, using IRS material, will assist with income tax filing at the Salvation Army located at 148 N. Harrison Street, Kankakee, IL. This is a walk-in site with no appointments. Use Court Street entrance. In March volunteers will be available Monday through Wednesday from 9:30...

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Family Fun-a-thon

The 13th Annual Family Fun-a-thon to benefit the Iroquois-Kankakee Regional Office of Education's Life Education Centers will be held at McHie Arena at Olivet Nazarene University in Bourbonnais on Sunday, February 15, 2009 from 1:30- 4:30 p.m. For event highlights and registration information,...

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Heating Assistance

The State of Illinois has announced the Good Samaritan Initiative to help low-income Illinoisans pay for utilities. It provides more affordable services for some individuals who have had their utilities disconnected. It applies to qualifying customers of utility companies including Nicor Gas,...

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Preparedness Guide for Senior Citizens and People with Disabilities

Emergency Preparedness Tips for Those with Functional Needs and other emergency preparedness information may be found on the Ready Illinois website at www.readyillinois.gov. Preparedness tips are provided for people with visual, cognitive, or mobility impairments, citizens who are deaf or hard of...

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Returning from War

There is help for Veterans returning from war. Afterdeployment.org is a new wellness resource site developed by DoD and VA Service Members, Veterans, and Military Families. The VA has also released a Public Service announcement urging veterans in distress to contact the Suicide Prevention...

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Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program

Applications for the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program will be available in Illinois beginning November 1 through a network of community action agencies across the state. Illinoisans can call 1-877-411-WARM for more information.

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Medicare Part D

The open enrollment period for Medicare Part D starts November 15 and runs through the end of the year.Seniors and persons with disabilities who qualify for Medicare coverage can switch their Part D Plans- private prescription drug benefits that are reimbursed by the federal government. The cost...

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Emergency Response Training

The Kankakee County Sheriff's Department, Emergency Service Disaster Agency and Local Emergency Planing Committee are seeking volunteers for the state and local Community Emergency Response Teams (CERTS). The goal of CERTS is to train and prepare for major emergencies by bringing together local...

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School Emergency Alert Registration

Register to receive Emergency Text Messages.
Parents can be alerted to school closings and other school-related emergencies via text message and e-mail through School Alert — a service made possible by the I-KAN Regional Office of Education’s Emergency Response and Crisis Management Project and...

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Electronic Recycling

An E-Waste Recycling Program has been developed for the Kankakee metropolitan area and its surroundings. Hours of operation are 8:00 a.m.- 3:00 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday, annd Thursday. E-Waste drop off sites are located at the Kankakee Department of Public Works at 401 West Oak Street in Kankakee...

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Mental Health Awareness Month

Say It Out Loud has launched a new web site during statewide celebration of Mental Health Awareness Month.
Mental health is a vital part of overall health and well-being.
For ideas on how to promote good mental health
for yourself and your family, visit www.mentalhealthillinois.org.
For mental...

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FEMA Assistance Deadline

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) officials remind residents of Iroquois and Livingston counties that the deadline to apply for assistance from flood damage is May 6, 2008. Residents should call the FEMA Helpline at (800) 621- FEMA or TTY (800) 462-7585 for speech or hearing-impaired...

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Ford- Iroquois Public Health Official Retires

John Pickering had been the administrator of the Ford-Iroquois Public Health Department since the agency was created in 1980. He retired from the agency on February 29, 2008. He began his career in public health in his native England and later emigrated to the U.S.
Pickering has received many...

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Iroquois County Emergency Services and Disaster Agency

For Watseka and Iroquois County Flood Related Information Contact Iroquois County ESDA

Iroquois County ESDA - 550 South 10th Street - Watseka, IL 60970 - (815) 432-6997
Email ESDA Director, Carl Gerdovich IQESDA@IQESDA.com
website: www.iqesda.com

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KAN-I-HELP Human Services Directory

The 2006 Edition of the KAN-I-HELP Human Services Directory is available for purchase at $10.00 per copy. They may be purchased at the I-KAN Regional Office of Education's Pledge for Life Partnership office at 189 E. Court Street, Suite 403, Kankakee, IL.

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Don't Look the Other Way: Vigilance encouraged during prom and graduation season.

April kicks off the prom and graduation season and the Pledge for Life Partnership is warning that underage drinking increases dramatically during this time.

“Teens are under increased pressure to use alcohol or other drugs around these events and we are hoping that parents and the community are...

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FIFTH GRADERS LEARN HOW ALCOHOL DAMAGES THE DEVELOPING BRAIN

Students in Mrs. Cynthia McBarnes 5th grade class at Liberty Intermediate School in Bourbonnais received a sobering message about the dangers of alcohol on their developing brains from principal Paul Snellenberger as part of the National Reach Out Now Teach-In event held April 6 in the visiting...

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Partnership to host town meeting on underage drinking

The Pledge for Life Partnership will be among hundreds of communities nationwide hosting town hall meetings this month to alert communities to the new research on the dangers of underage drinking and to discuss actions to stop it.

A town hall meeting for residents of Kankakee and Iroquois...

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Two honored for service to school boards

This year, the Pledge for Life Partnership applauds two outstanding individuals for their leadership abilities and service to the youth in their communities.

Richard Lottinville of St. Anne and Scott Watts of Watseka are the winners of the 2005 Lowe School Board Recognition Award. The...

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Two honored for years of service

Pam Lee and JoAnne Schwade of Kankakee are the winners of the 2005 Harold Award presented by the Pledge for Life Partnership.

The Harold Award -- named after the Life Education Center’s 8 ft. mascot, Harold the Giraffe -- recognizes outstanding examples of dedication and commitment to the...

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KAN-I HELP Network to examine area need for

The Kankakee-Iroquois HELP Information Network (KAN-I HELP) has been awarded a $5000 grant from the Illinois Head Start Association to determine the local feasibility of developing a comprehensive mental health system for children.

The system, which would include prevention, early intervention...

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Park gets walking path

More than 50 students and adult volunteers helped lay a walking path on June 26, 2004 around the new 4,649 square ft. playground at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Park in Hopkins Park as part of a Learn and Serve project funded through a grant from the Illinois Commission on Volunteerism and Community...

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Sobering lesson about the effects of alcohol

Fifth graders at Manteno Elementary School received a sobering message about the dangers of alcohol on their developing brains from Dr. Kay Pangle, Regional Superintendent of Kankakee – Iroquois County Schools, as part of the National Reach Out Now Teach In event held yesterday in the visiting...

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Reach Out Now targets teachers, parents of fifth graders

The nationwide event targets teachers and parents of 5th graders and is an initiative of the U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). The I-KAN Regional Office was one of only three sites in Illinois invited to participate and the event is one of several activities...

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Alcohol Awareness Month activities planned

To encourage communication on the dangers of early alcohol use, the I-KAN Regional Office of Education and the Pledge for Life Partnership will participate in the 2004 Reach Out Now National Teach-In Campaign April 26-30.

The nationwide event targets teachers and parents of 5th graders and is an...

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KAN-I HELP web site invites the community to “Make a Pledge” to reduce underage drinking

Families, businesses and individuals can now register their “Pledge for Life,” a commitment to reduce underage drinking through compliance with the laws governing alcohol and other dangerous substances, on-line at www.kan-i-help.org.

The “Pledge for Life” registration gives community members the...

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Where do you draw the line? Learn how alcohol affects your health on National Alcohol Screening Day, April 10

“My husband and I want to start a family, and I enjoy an occasional glass of wine with dinner – will this affect my chances of becoming pregnant?”

“I take an over the counter pain medication for my bad back – does this mean I shouldn’t drink alcohol?”

“My 75-year-old father has recently...

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KAN-I HELP Launches Redesigned Website

The new and improved KAN-I HELP website makes it even easier for individuals to utilize the internet to gain access to services provided by government and non-profit agencies. Funding was provided by a one-time grant from Northeastern Illinois Area Agency on Aging through the National Family...

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Red Ribbon Week October 23-31

Red Ribbon Week presents an opportunity for people and communities in Illinois and the nation to unite and take a visible stand against drugs. This year marks the 25th Anniversary of the Red Ribbon which is a symbol of zero tolerance of illegal drug use and a commitment to a drug-free lifestyle....

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