The DeKalb-Taylor Municipal Airport has lowered its jet fuel price from $3.90/gal to $2.40/gal to generate additional stop-over traffic. The price reduction is part of an economic development strategy to stimulate business interest in the DeKalb County area by increasing corporate air traffic.

Please visit Fly DKB to check the latest prices at the DeKalb Taylor Municipal Airport or AirNav for regional fuel price comparison.

 

Date posted: May 19, 2017 | Author: | Comments Off on DeKalb Airport Offers Lowest Jet Fuel Cost in Midwest: Promotion to Generate Stop Over Traffic

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On May 11th, please join the DeKalb County Convention & Visitors Bureau (DCCVB) to celebrate National Travel and Tourism Week with a presentation and Q & A with Cory Jobe, Director, Illinois Office of Tourism (IOT). Director Jobe will be talking about the new ad campaigns IOT just launched, the Illinois Made program, the economic impact of tourism on local economies and the state, and other related topics. The event is Thursday, May 11th from 10:00 – 11:00 AM at the Egyptian Theatre and is free and open to the public. Please feel free to share this event with friends, family, co-workers, and anyone else you think may be interested. DCCVB has also created a Facebook Event for sharing across social media.

Please contact the DeKalb County Convention and Visitors Bureau at 815-756-1336 for additional information or with questions. You can also visit the “Let’s Talk Tourism” event page on the DCCVB website.

Event Details:

Thursday, May 11, 2017
10:00 – 11:00 AM

Egyptian Theatre
135 N. Second Street
DeKalb, IL 60115

Lets Talk Tourism Invite

Date posted: May 4, 2017 | Author: | Comments Off on “Let’s Talk Tourism” with Cory Jobe, Director, Illinois Office of Tourism

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Three hiring events, hosted by Goodwill Industries, will be held May 9, 10, and 12 at Goodwill’s Community Resource Room in DeKalb. Available positions include full-time warehouse, general labor, forklift, managerial, and area recruiter positions.

Please visit the links below for details:

May 9, 2017: Axcess Staffing Services Hiring Event
12:00 – 3:00 PM

May 10, 2017: Randstad Hiring Event
12:00 – 3:00 PM

May 12, 2017: Preferred Precision Group Hiring Event
12:00 – 3:00 PM

Date posted: May 4, 2017 | Author: | Comments Off on Full-Time Job Hiring Events May 9, 10, & 12

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The Illinois workNet Center, with Kishwaukee College, have released their May 2017 Calendar of Services and Activities. Please see their May 2017 Services and Activities brochure and Basic Computer Flyer May 2017 for further information.

Weekly Workshops
Workshop Information/Descriptions
Resume: Tuesdays 1:00 – 2:30 PM
Job Search: Wednesdays 10:00 – 11:30 AM
Interviewing: Thursdays 10:00 – 11:30 AM

Weekly Wednesday Job Clubs (1:00 PM – 2:30 PM)
May 3 (Interviewing)
May 10 (Filing for Unemployment)
May 17 (Setting up an Illinois Job Link Account)
May 24 (Using One Stop Career Centers)
May 31 (Networking)

Basic Computer Literacy Class
Time: 4:30 – 6:05 PM
Location: Illinois WorkNet; 650 N. Peace Road; Suite B; DeKalb, IL 60115
Monday, May 22 – Microsoft Word
Tuesday, May 23 – Microsoft Word
Wednesday, May 24 – Microsoft Excel
Thursday, May 25 – Microsoft PowerPoint

Classes are free but seating is limited.
Contact Kristney Vaulx for information regarding the computer classes via email at Kristney Vaulx or call 815-901-0177, ext. 250.

Date posted: May 4, 2017 | Author: | Comments Off on IL WORKNET MAY 2017 SERVICES & ACTIVITIES

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Kishwaukee College will be hosting its 2017 Spring Career Fair on Thursday, April 20, 2017 from 12:00 – 4:00 PM at the Kishwaukee College Conference Center. Over 50 area employers will be present with both full- and part-time employment opportunities. The event is free for those seeking employment. Job candidates are strongly encouraged to dress professionally, bring resumes, have prepared “elevator” (introductory) speeches, and be ready to complete applications and potentially participate in interviews.

The KC Career Center and IL workNet are available to assist job seekers with resumes, interview skills, speeches, and other preparation. Please call KC at 815-825-9472 or IL workNet at 815-901-0177 for assistance.

Visit KC’s Career Fair website for more information.

Details:
Career Fair 2017
April 20, 2017
12:00-4:00 PM
Kishwaukee College Conference Center
21193 Malta Road
Malta, IL 60150

Date posted: April 13, 2017 | Author: | Comments Off on Kish College Career Fair on Thurs., April 20th

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The Illinois workNet Center, with Kishwaukee College, have released their April 2017 Calendar of Services and Activities. Please see their IL WorkNet Brochure and Basic Computer Flyer and for further information.

Weekly Tuesday Resume Workshop
Offered every Tuesday (1:00 PM – 2:30 PM)

Weekly Wednesday Job Clubs (1:00 PM – 2:00 PM)
April 5 – Interviewing
April 12 – Temporary Jobs: A Viable Option
April 19 – Using One Stop Career Centers
April 26 – Living on a Budget

Basic Computer Literacy Class
Location: Goodwill Industries; 1037 S. Annie Glidden Rd.; DeKalb, IL 60115
Dates: April 17, 18, 19 & 20
Time: 9:30 am – 11:05 am

Classes are free but seating is limited.
Contact Kristney Vaulx for information regarding the computer classes via email at Kristney Vaulx or call 815-901-0177, ext. 250.

Date posted: April 3, 2017 | Author: | Comments Off on IL workNet April 2017 Services & Activities

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On March 24, 2017, the DeKalb Sanitary District officially changed its name to the
Kishwaukee Water Reclamation District. The District will begin operating under its new
name on May 1, 2017.

Adopting a new name will not affect how the District conducts business. The District’s legal
entity, policies, and procedures will remain unchanged.

Please read the Notification of Name Change from the Kishwaukee Water Reclamation District for more information.

Date posted: March 28, 2017 | Author: | Comments Off on NOTICE OF NAME CHANGE: Kishwaukee Water Reclamation District

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The Sycamore and DeKalb Chambers of Commerce are hosting the 2017 Community Expo on Thursday, March 30th at the Sycamore High School Field House, located at 427 Spartan Trail in Sycamore. It will be open to the public from 4:00 to 7:00 PM with approximately 130 area businesses and organizations participating this year. The Community Expo will also feature samples from local restaurants, kids’ activities, demonstrations, car models, and live DJ.

2017 Community Expo Schedule:
3:00 PM to 7:00 PM
3:00 PM to 4:00 PM (Business to Business only)
4:00 PM to 7:00 PM (Open to the Public)

Please read the article from the Daily Chronicle or visit the Sycamore Chamber of Commerce or DeKalb Chamber of Commerce event pages.

Date posted: March 21, 2017 | Author: | Comments Off on 2017 Community Expo

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Kishwaukee College and the DeKalb County Business Incubator is hosting a Small Business Planning Workshop on Tuesday, March 28, 2017 from 6:00 to 9:00 PM in the Five Seasons Room in the Community Outreach Building, located at 2500 Annie Glidden Road in DeKalb. Ellen Huxtable, owner of Advantage Business Concepts, will be the presenter for the evening.

Workshop is free to attend, but space is limited. Please contact Brad Burzynski, Interim Economic Development Coordinator, to register to reserve seating: 815-895-7189 or businessincubator@dekalbcounty.org.

Please read the Daily Chronicle article for additional information: Small business workshop planned March 28 in DeKalb

Date posted: March 21, 2017 | Author: | Comments Off on Small Business Workshop – March 28th

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The Illinois workNet Center, with Kishwaukee College, have released their March 2017 Calendar of Services and Activities. Please see their March 2017 brochure and Basic Computer Class Flyer and for further information.

Weekly Tuesday Resume Workshop
Offered every Tuesday (1:00 PM – 2:30 PM)

Weekly Wednesday Job Clubs (1:00 PM – 2:00 PM)
March 1 – Interviewing
March 8- Navigating Job Fairs
March 15 – Setting Goals at Work
March 22 – Filing for Unemployment
March 29 – Setting up your Illinois Job Link Account

Basic Computer Literacy Class
Location: Illinois WorkNet, 650 N. Peace Road (Suite B), DeKalb
Dates: March 20, 21,22, and 23
Time: 4:30-6:05 PM

Classes are free but seating is limited.
Contact Kristney Vaulx for information regarding the computer classes via email at Kristney Vaulx or call 815-901-0177, ext. 250.

Date posted: March 2, 2017 | Author: | Comments Off on IL workNet March 2017 Services & Activities

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