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Grab & Go ActivitiesThu, April 22nd - 12:00 AM
Poetry Contest!Thu, April 22nd - 12:00 AM
Book Talk: Mistrust, by Ethan ZuckermanThu, April 22nd - 12:00 PM

Job Opportunities with the Illinois Department of Human Services: Virtual Recruitment Event

Job Opportunities with the Illinois Department of Human Services: Virtual Recruitment Event

The Illinois Department of Human Services (IDHS), Bureau of Recruitment and Selection. 

Due to our current circumstances, we now offer Virtual Recruitment Presentations which cover Careers and the application process with IDHS.

We share updates on our hiring process, highlight high-need areas, and share tips on how to complete the employment application.

We offer monthly reoccurring Virtual Presentations – see the attached flyers and feel free to share them with your network. Below is a link to register for our next upcoming virtual recruitment event


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How to File for Unemployment: Illinois Makes Sweeping Changes Amid Surge in Claims

Read the full article from NBC here https://www.nbcchicago.com/news/local/how-to-file-for-unemployment-illin...

The Illinois Department of Employment Security announced a sweeping set of initiatives designed to accommodate the record-breaking number of unemployment claims filed during the coronavirus pandemic.

In the most significant of the changes, officials announced Thursday that those individuals filing unemployment benefit claims will need to adhere to an alphabetized schedule in order to help deal with the massive increase in filed claims.

For Online Filing:

Those individuals seeking to file online can use the IDES website.

-Those Illinois residents whose last names begin with the letters A-M will be asked to file claims on Sundays, Tuesdays and Thursdays.

-Those residents whose last names begin with the letters N-Z will be asked to file claims on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.

-Saturdays will be available to anyone, according to the state.

For those using the call center:

Residents can access the call center at either 800-244-5631 or 866-488-4016 (TTY)

-Those residents with last names beginning with letters A-M will be asked to call Tuesdays and Thursdays between 7:30 a.m. and 6 p.m.

-Those with last names beginning with letters N-Z will be asked to call Mondays and Wednesdays between 7:30 a.m. and 6 p.m.

-Fridays between 7:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. will be available to anyone to accommodate those unable to call earlier in the week.


Family Heirloom Recipes from the Illinois State Fair

Family Heirloom Recipes from the Illinois State Fair

Lansing Historical Society in conjunction with 

Road Scholars Speakers Bureau presents…

Catherine Lambrecht

“Family Heirloom Recipes from the Illinois State Fair”

Catherine Lambrecht is a veteran judge of culinary competitions throughout the Midwest.  She will share the stories and histories behind the family recipes entered in these competitions. This will be a kick-off event for Lansing Historical Society’s own project, “Recipes from our Roots: Lansing Shares Recipes and Stories.” 

To attend this virtual event, please send an email request to barbd728@gmail.com


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Fri, April 16thBloomin’ News - Lansing Garden Club

Did you know that trees are the first major foraging source for pollinators?  Each spring our trees are the first to provide a critical source of pollen and nectar to our pollinators.

Planting a tree that is native to Illinois is very important....

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Thu, April 15thMt. Zion Ministries Food Giveaway: April 24

The ministry will distribute another 1,000 boxes of food on April 24. No ID is required and all are welcome to take part in the food giveaway at the Mt. Zion UFL center, which is located at 2340 177th Street, Lansing IL.

Full article from The Lan...

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Thu, April 15thThe Judith Miedema Memorial Community Blood Drive

May 8, appointment required.

See flyer for details.

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Mon, April 5thLansing Historical Society: Recipes From Our Roots

The Lansing Historical Society is launching a project to collect family recipes from Lansing residents along with stories about the recipes and memories of cooking in days gone by.

Recipes and stories will be displayed in the Lansing Historical M...

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Thu, April 1stDEA National Prescription Drug Take Back Day
Information provided by Cook County MEDS Disposal Initiative Article from The Lansing Journal

CHICAGO, Ill. (April 1, 2021) – Prescription drug abuse is a growing concern in the U.S. with millions of people using prescription drugs non-medical...

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