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Wednesday, May 22, 2024
Rep. Haas Hosts Free Job Fair!

KANKAKEE – State Representative Jackie Haas (R-Kankakee) will be hosting a free job fair on June 5th from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM at the Knights of Columbus, located at…


Wednesday, July 17, 2024
Braidwood Summerfest Kicks off Tomorrow!

The annual Braidwood Summerfest kicks off tomorrow at 5:00 PM! For a full list of events and shows at this year’s event, click here!


Wednesday, July 17, 2024
Monee Senior Fair Tomorrow

Join me tomorrow at the Monee Senior Fair from 10 AM to 1 PM. This is a FREE event for citizens 55+ that will include free lunch (while supplies last),…


Tuesday, July 16, 2024
COWL Scholarship Now Open!

Applications for the Conference of Women Legislators (COWL) Women Influencing Second Encore (W.I.S.E.) Scholarship are now open! This scholarship is awarded to women aged 25 or older who are pursuing…


Monday, July 15, 2024
National Pet Fire Safety Day

National Pet Fire Safety Day is an important reminder of the steps pet owners can take to help protect their pets in case of a fire. Some safety practices include…


Sunday, July 14, 2024
OSLAD Grants Open

The Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) will accept applications for the next round of Open Space Land Acquisition and Development (OSLAD) grants between July 1 through Sept. 13. OSLAD…


Thursday, July 11, 2024
Illinoisan of the Day Nominations

The Illinois State Fair Museum Foundation is seeking 10 individuals to spotlight each day of the Illinois State Fair as an Illinoisan of the Day. The Illinoisan of the Day…


Tuesday, July 9, 2024
Rep. Haas Hosts Traveling Office Hours – Monee

Join my office tomorrow for traveling office hours from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm at Monee Village Hall, located at 5130 W. Court Street!


Sunday, July 7, 2024
Pheasant Grant Program

The Illinois Department of Natural Resources is accepting grant applications for the State Pheasant Fund Special Funds Grant Program and for the Illinois Habitat Fund Special Funds Grant Program through…


Saturday, July 6, 2024
Illinois Adopts First State Flag – July 6, 1915

On this day in 1915, Illinois adopted its first official state flag! Read more here.


Tuesday, July 2, 2024
Rep. Haas Announces School Supply Drive

KANKAKEE – Today, State Representative Jackie Haas (R-Kankakee) announced that she will be hosting her first annual school supply drive for local students in need. The drive will be running…