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Free seminar- Secrets of Organizational Success with DDI President Bob Rogers

By   /  November 13, 2014  /  Events/Announcements  /  No Comments

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Submitted Content Development Dimensions International (DDI) President Bob Rogers brings his special presentation on leadership to southwestern Illinois on Wednesday, Dec. 3. As president of DDI, Rogers has led a cultural transition, concentrating on values-based leadership through customer focus, teamwork, innovation and high involvement. A top talent management consultancy, DDI was just named a best […]

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SIUE Alumni Association headed to Budapest, Prague and Vienna

By   /  November 13, 2014  /  Events/Announcements  /  No Comments

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Submitted Content The Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Alumni Association is partnering with the SIUE Office of Educational Outreach to present a travel opportunity to Budapest, Vienna and Prague during May 2015. The trip begins on Friday, May 1 with a flight to Budapest, the capital of Hungary. Tour participants will spend three nights in Budapest […]

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SIUE seeks nominations for CLI Alumni Leadership Award

By   /  November 13, 2014  /  Events/Announcements  /  No Comments

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Submitted Content Southern Illinois University Edwardsville and the Construction Leadership Institute Advisory Board is now soliciting nominations for the 2015 Construction Leadership Institute Alumni Leadership. The award will recognize an outstanding graduate of the CLI program and honor the individual’s exceptional contributions to the building community through their leadership, character and hard work. “We have […]

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Madison County joins with Shoeman Water Projects for used shoe collection

By   /  November 13, 2014  /  Events/Announcements  /  No Comments

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Submitted Content As part of its comprehensive efforts to promote recycling, Madison County is joining with Shoeman Water Projects to collect and recycle used or new shoes with the proceeds being used to fund well drilling, water purification systems and hand pumps to those in countries which lack clean, fresh drinking water. From 8 a.m. […]

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SWIC Student Veterans of America to hold coat drive

By   /  November 6, 2014  /  Events/Announcements  /  No Comments

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Submitted Content The Southwestern Illinois College Student Veterans of America club is collecting gently used coats, hats and gloves to benefit homeless veterans. The coat drive will be held Monday, Nov. 10 through Thursday, Dec. 18 at the SWIC Belleville Campus, 2500 Carlyle Ave. A kick-off event will take place Monday, Nov. 10 from 11 […]

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Teen technology workshops at Collinsville Library

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Submitted Content The Collinsville Memorial Library Center is inviting teens to learn more about up-and-coming technologies through a series of hands-on workshops. Continuing monthly through May 2015, teens can learn about building a computer from scratch, using professional-grade graphic design tools, and more. The programs in this teen tech series are on the last Wednesday […]

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Cooking classes at Collinsville Library

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Submitted Content Cooks of all skill levels are invited to serve up some tasty treats at the Collinsville Memorial Library Center. The library hosts monthly cooking classes that any cook, regardless of experience, will enjoy.  Upcoming classes include: Bring Your Thanksgiving Together (Thursday, Nov. 20 at 5:30 p.m.): Learn the basics of cooking turkey and […]

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Health care registration at Collinsville Library

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Submitted Content Families and individuals in need of health insurance are encouraged to stop by the Collinsville Memorial Library Center on Thursdays in November and December to sign up for coverage. A representative from the East Side Health District will be at the library between 2 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. every Thursday in November and […]

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November computer classes at Collinsville Library

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Submitted Content The Collinsville Memorial Library Center offers free computer classes every month. The month of November includes: Email Basics – Thursday, Nov. 13 Microsoft Word – Tuesday, Nov. 18 iPads and Apps – Wednesday, Nov. 19 Holiday Tech Gifts for 2014 – Sunday, Nov. 23 Microsoft Excel – Monday, Nov. 24 Online Genealogy – […]

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Threlkeld, Dunbar, Pease and Yowshien Kuo to exhibit at the Schmidt

By   /  November 6, 2014  /  Events/Announcements  /  No Comments

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Submitted Content Artworks by Dale Threlkeld, Michael Dunbar, Mark Pease and Albert Yowshien Kuo will be on exhibition from Thursday, Nov. 20 through Thursday, Dec. 18 at the William and Florence Schmidt Art Center, located at the Southwestern Illinois College Belleville Campus, 2500 Carlyle Ave. The exhibition opens with a reception from 6-8 p.m., Thursday, […]

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Learn to retrofit your building to save energy and money

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Submitted Content Explore the many different strategies for achieving energy efficiency in your buildings at a free energy efficiency workshop. Building owners, operators and managers are encouraged to attend the event on Friday, Nov. 7, from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Southwestern Illinois College Belleville Campus, 2500 Carlyle Ave. Find out about incentives […]

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CUTC to perform “The Best Christmas Pageant Ever” to start the holiday season

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Submitted Content Curtain’s Up Theater Company (CUTC) will perform the stage version of “The Best Christmas Pageant Ever” at the historic Wildey Theater, 252 N. Main Street, Edwardsville, IL. The play will be performed ONE DAY ONLY at 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 23. Tickets are $10. Tickets will be sold through […]

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The Brothers Grimm as you have never seen before

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Submitted Content The Collinsville High School Players and Thespian Troupe 643 are presenting “The Brothers Grimm Spectaculathon” by Don Zolidis. The performances will be Nov. 13-15 at 7 p.m. in the Collinsville High School Auditorium. Tickets are $5 and can be purchased on show nights at the Collinsville High School Auditorium lobby starting at 6 […]

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Minority-owned firms encouraged to bid on IDOT projects on November letting

By   /  November 4, 2014  /  Events/Announcements  /  1 Comment

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The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) announced today that multiple Metro East area projects on its upcoming letting are available for bidding exclusively by qualified minority-owned firms. The projects are made possible by the agency’s Target Market Program and are on the Nov. 21 letting. “The Target Market Program is an ideal opportunity to join […]

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Bid specifications and proposal available for water main replacement materials

By   /  October 31, 2014  /  Events/Announcements  /  Comments Off on Bid specifications and proposal available for water main replacement materials

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Submitted Content Effective immediately, the City of Collinsville will receive sealed bids for furnishing water line materials for Harvard, Kneedler, and Garnet. Proposal forms and bid specifications are available in the Office of the City Clerk at Collinsville City Hall, 125 South Center street, Collinsville, IL. 62234, and may be obtained upon request. Sealed bids […]

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“A Delightful Quarantine” is all about love and relationships

By   /  October 29, 2014  /  Events/Announcements  /  No Comments

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Submitted Content A large ensemble cast from the McKendree University Theater Department will present “A Delightful Quarantine” at four performances, Nov. 6-9 at the Hettenhausen Center for the Arts on campus. In this dramatic comedy by Mark Dunn, the residents of Susqua Creek Acres face an interesting few days ahead. Aliens have landed to take […]

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Learn about raptors and see them soar Nov. 8, at Cahokia Mounds

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Submitted Content What: Display live birds of prey such as eagles, hawks, owls and falcons and explain the characteristics of these raptors. The highlight of the show is when birds fly over the heads of the audience Where: Interpretive Center at Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site in Collinsville, Ill., off Interstates 55-70 (Exit 6) and […]

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Renowned Coast Salish carver Felix Solomon to lecture at SIUE

By   /  October 29, 2014  /  Events/Announcements  /  1 Comment

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Submitted Content Renowned Coast Salish Carver Felix Solomon to Lecture at SIUE Southern Illinois University Edwardsville will celebrate Native American Heritage Month during November by hosting Felix Solomon, an active member of the Lummi Nation, one of the Coast Salish tribes of northwest Washington. The public is invited to an evening of song and art […]

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Music recital featuring St. Louis musicians and SWIC professor

By   /  October 29, 2014  /  Events/Announcements  /  No Comments

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Submitted Content Enjoy pieces by Mozart and Schumann, played by the Perseid Quartet and Southwestern Illinois College Music Professor Diana Umali, who will accompany the quartet of string instruments on piano. The recital will be held at the Schmidt Art Center on the SWIC Belleville Campus on Thursday, Nov. 6 at 7 p.m. The program […]

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Kahok dance and cheerleading teams to host Chicken and Beer Dance fundraiser

By   /  October 29, 2014  /  Events/Announcements  /  No Comments

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The Collinsville High School dance and cheerleading teams are combining to host a chicken and beer dance fundraiser on Nov. 15. A $20 ticket will get each person chicken – provided by Marcia’s Catering – rolls, beer, soda and the entertainment of a band. Music will be provided by Cut-n-Dry. Additional food is welcome, but […]

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