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SIUE hosts Higher Education Diverse Business Opportunity Fair Oct. 15

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Submitted Content Southern Illinois University Edwardsville is the site for the Higher Education Diverse Business Opportunity Fair (HEDBOF) on Wednesday, Oct. 15 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. in the Morris University Center Meridian Ballroom. The Illinois Public Higher Education Cooperative (IPHEC) Purchasing Advisory Council (PAC) Diversity Working Group hosts the event. Along with SIUE, other Illinois […]

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Teen Read Week at Collinsville Library

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Submitted Content The Collinsville Memorial Library Center is encouraging teens to “Turn Dreams into Reality @ Your Library!” during Teen Read Week October 12-18. Teen Read Week is a national adolescent literacy initiative created by the Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA), a division of the American Library Association.  It is held annually during the […]

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Lincoln Presidential Library offers puzzle and art contests for students

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Submitted Content Learning history isn’t simply memorizing dates and taking tests. Students can also learn through games and art, including two events offered by the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum as part of its 10th anniversary festivities. In November, teams of schoolchildren will compete to assemble a giant puzzle made from the 272 words of […]

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Friends of Hope Breast Diagnostic Center receives donation

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Members of Allison's Hope Foundation recently donated $10,000 to the Anderson Hospital Foundation

Members of Allison’s Hope Foundation, formerly known as Allison’s Friends of Hope (AFOH),  recently presented a $10,000 check to the Anderson Hospital Foundation.  The donation benefits the Friends of Hope Breast Diagnostic Center – named in memory of Allison Cassens –and is located within the Warren Billhartz Cancer Center at Anderson Hospital. The Allison’s Hope […]

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A hidden gem, 529 College Savings Plans offer big benefits

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Many parents in the past few months have faced the daunting task of writing a sizeable check to universities to cover their child’s fall semester tuition. While writing the check, I am sure many were asking themselves why they did not save more money for this event. According to College Illinois!, a prepaid tuition program, […]

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See four award-winning films for free at McKendree’s Hett Center

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Submitted Content The Hettenhausen Center for the Arts’ free Film Art Series presents four award-winning, critically acclaimed films this season. The 2014-2015 Film Art Series explores the art of communication, which is the theme of the academic year at McKendree University. Each will begin at 7 p.m. in the Hett auditorium on the Lebanon, Ill., […]

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Manufacturing Day – See the Future of Industry with SWIC and Local Manufacturers

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Find out why advanced manufacturing programs at Southwestern Illinois College have jumped 50 percent in the last year and why skilled workers are in such high demand by manufacturers in the Metro East. The college and six area manufacturers will open their doors for a Manufacturing Day Open House, Oct. 3, from 8 a.m. to […]

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Free kids book reading and party at Collinsville Library

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Submitted Content What: A free book reading and party hosted by Collinsville High School’s Latin for Literacy Who: Students in Grades Kindergarten through 5th grade, along with their parents, are the target audience, but all ages are welcome. Where: Collinsville Memorial Public Library Community Room When: Saturday, Oct. 4 at 1 p.m. Why: The Stellabration will be a fun, educational activity […]

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