Postings are free to YACC members.
United City of Yorkville
Hiring for Partial Special Census
The United City of Yorkville seeks applications for positions for the Partial Special Census to be conducted beginning in May 2017.
Most positions involve locating households, updating addresses, and conducting interviews with respondents as a enumerator. A few involve supervisory or clerical duties.
Enumerators are paid $15.18 per hour, clerical staff $12.18 per hour, and crew leaders $16.18, plus mileage and paid training. These positions are temporary lasting approximately 3-4 weeks with an expectation to work 25-40 hours per week.
For more information contact Nicole Kathman, Administrative Intern at 630-553-8565 or visit http://www.yorkville.il.us/Jobs.aspx.
Fox Valley United Way
Join Us As We Celebrate A Community That Cares
We never get tired of hosting our Fox Valley United Way Annual Breakfast. While we can tell you in newsletters and website posts about our fabulous donors, volunteers, advocates and partner agencies, the third Thursday in May is our chance to SHOW you.
At this event, we honor those who have selflessly given of their time, talent or resources to help community members in need. We love to hear life-changing testimonies of individuals who have new hope because of the assistance they have received from the social service organizations that we support together. Come join us and enjoy a delicious buffet breakfast and fabulous music!
Tickets go quickly, so please put this one on your calendar.
Date: Thursday, May 18
Time: 7:00 a.m. registration & networking
7:30 - 9:30 a.m. program
Location: Pipers Banquets, 295 Butterfield Road, Aurora, IL
Sense of Samadhi
6pm Community Yoga Every Friday night!
Teachers always rotate so each week you get a different experience and new opportunity to learn! *Community Yoga is always free. We do kindly accept donations for the Kendall County Food Pantry. No one is ever turned away for community yoga.
Join us for our monthly open house!
March Community Wellness Night
Friday, March 31 from 5pm to 9pm!
We offer a variety of holistic healers and everyone is present one place on one night!
Ayurveda, Massage, Essential oils, Readings, Conscious Corner & Henna
Free community yoga at 6pm! Services are free or low cost for this special night only!
Ginger + Soul
Reserve your spot now!
Before finalizing your upcoming Saturday night plans consider a Grape Nutz Wine Time Seminar this Saturday, April 1st at Ginger & Soul Catering in Yorkville.
The topic will be French Wines from Bordeaux, Loire Valley, Champagne, Burgundy, Alsace, Cote du Rhone and Cote du Provence. All tasted and discussed, food paired and having fun is mandatory.
If you are into wine and want to learn a little more or just becoming a fan of wine please consider this option for a Saturday Night Out.
$40.00 per person includes wine, tasty portions from Kate's Kitchen at Ginger & Soul and even a seat.
Menu: Mushroom and brie bisque, Raclette cheese with house pickles and french bread, bacon wrapped scallop with blueberry honey and granola, shredded pork with smoked chocolate and kumquat, floating islands
Grace Holistic Center For Education
Greetings Friends and Agents of Change,
As we come around the final turn of the first year of Grace Holistic Center for Education a horse named “Fate” and a horse named “Free Will” are neck-and-neck. The finish line appears on the horizon for the final push. At this, the most critical leg of the race, the announcer strains his vocal cords to make the call. One thing is certain, this is a Call to Action. Now more than ever, we need this call to resound within your heart. The fate of Grace Holistic Center for Education lies in the hands of our loyal supporters, you.
This not-for-profit was created as a hallmark, not only of academic achievement, but as a place we can foster all aspects of a child’s growth in community. We know that during these times, it takes a village. GHCFE is that place, a home of true learning. We strive to keep that village alive and breathing with a palpable heartbeat that all can hear.
Our integrative curriculum encompasses mind, body, spirit awareness, and achievement. Its programming includes: sensory garden, pet therapy room, aquaponics, mindfulness, yoga, Spanish immersion, global and community involvement). GHCFE also cultivates active parent involvement, along with expanding global citizenship through service.
We cannot risk losing the opportunity to provide this integrative programming to our community. Over fifty children and their families are counting on us, on you. Our enrollment is almost at capacity for next year! We need your financial support to take us around the last lap of the finish line. Please help us continue to create a diversity in educational programming at this paramount time in our great country. We hope you will join us at the finish line with Grace Holistic Center for Education.
In gratitude for your consideration and support,
Tairi Grace LCSW, RYT
All donations are tax deductible. Checks payable to:
Grace Holistic Center for Education
210 Beaver Street
Yorkville, Illinois 60560
Senior Service Associates
Celebrate the Solar Eclipse in Charleston, South Carolina!
St. Patrick's Catholic Church
The St. Patrick Knights of Columbus will be hosting two Fish Fry events in March on Friday, March 17th and Friday, March 24th from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. This all you can eat fish dinner includes all the sides including Mac & Cheese for the kids. Adults $10, Seniors aged 65 & over $8 and kids under age 12 $8. Proceeds benefit local charities in the Yorkville area. Tickets available at the Parish.
If you are looking for a way to grow closer as a family and have fun doing it, check out the 3-Day Parish Mission, March 26-28th, at St. Patrick Parish, 406 Walnut Street in Yorkville. Fr. Leo Patalinhug, EWTN cable TV show host of Grace Before Meals and former Taekwando master will speak on the topic of finding Christ through the Mary, the saints and at the Table of the Lord. High energy and fun for the whole family.
Upcoming Mutual Ground Events
Mark your calendars! These exciting events help support Mutual Ground's mission to provide education, awareness, and life-changing services that empower individuals, families, and communities to end the cycle of domestic and sexual violence. Not only do our events raise awareness and benefit our programs, they are always memorable for those who attend!
Food for Thought 2.0 - Raising Hope
Friday, March 31
5:30pm - 10:30pm
2139 City Gate Lane, Naperville
New year, new venue. Join Mutual Ground for an exciting night of fundraising at the stunning Hotel Arista in Naperville on Friday, March 31st. Purchase Tickets
Survivors' Art Show and Art Auction
Friday, April 7
5:30pm to 8:30pm
Santori Public Library
101 S. River St., Aurora
Join us for a "First Fridays" event at the Santori Public Library as we recognize Sexual Assault Awareness Month and survivors' healing journey via art, music and performance.
Click Here For Pictures of Last Year's Show
Fox Valley Family YMCA
31 Day Healthy Eating Challenge
Is your New Year's resolution motivation starting to fade? Don't let it – join us for our uplifting 31 Day Healthy Eating Challenge for National Nutrition Month! Here's the deal: Try these tiny-but-mighty nutrition challenges every day this month; each one should leave you feeling healthier, slimmer, and stronger than when you woke up. All you have to do is try out the tip or modify it to the best of your abilities and resources. Download the Challenge Calendar here
Healthy Kids Day
April 8th from 1-3pm.
Don’t miss out on our biggest KIDS EVENT of the year! We will have something fun for everyone including: inflatable obstacle course, FREE swim lessons, gymnastics open gym, AquaTrack, Yoga & Zumba class, photo booth, face painting, games, prizes, local food & vendors! NEW this year, a special surprise musical experience. Also, don’t miss the opportunity to sign up for Summer Day Camp and pay NO registration fee. This is a perfect time to plan your summer and the YMCA is here to help. Your Best Summer Ever Starts at HEALTHY KIDS DAY! This event is free and open to the public. Healthy Kids Day® is the Y's national initiative to improve the health and well-being of kids. Details here
Cross the bridge, scale a cliff, jump the pond and slide to the finish on our inflatable obstacle course! We will have the Aqua Track set up from 2-5:30pm on Saturdays and 12:30-3:30pm on Sundays.
My Y Is Every Y
We want to encourage members to utilize the Y as often as they can. Sometimes, it’s more convenient for members to utilize a Y in a different location when traveling, near a workplace or in another region. Now, Fox Valley Family YMCA members have the flexibility to use other Y facilities throughout the state of Illinois, at no extra charge. Another great reason to join the Y! Details here
Yorkville School District Y115
The Yorkville Music Boosters are excited to include you in our first community outreach. Our organization, comprised of music families in school district Y115, supports the music program by contributing organizational assistance and raising funds to enhance our students’ musical experiences. Our goal this year is to raise $25,000 through our Music Boosters Patron Program which will enable us to acquire a concert harp, make improvements to the Yorkville Middle School auditorium acoustics and increase student scholarships for musical instruction. Visit our website www.yorkvillemusicboosters.org. to learn how you can help us by becoming a Yorkville Music Boosters Patron! We are thankful to be part of a community that supports the arts.
District 115 Vision Update
Taxpayers, Parents, Business Owners, Community Leaders, and Educators: This is the perfect opportunity to get a complete overview of your local school district in just one hour. Partner with the district in the education of the children in your community! Read More
Saturday, April 8
Yorkville Middle School
920 Prairie Crossing Drive, Yorkville
News & Updates
Coming in May: Tour our facility, see live demos, and learn what's new at Alphagraphics Aurora. More info. coming soon!
Spring means SIGNS: Now through April 30th, FREE tabletop bannerstand ($150 value) with any sign order over $500! Call us to learn more 630-820-2200.
Visit our Website
Ohana Healing Hands
March Madness - 25% off
Valid From: March 6th - April 3rd
25% off Ohana Healing Hands Customized Massage. About that time to make March Madness picks! Are you stressing over it? Are you not interested in basketball at all? Either way... take advantage of our deal!!
Just In Time Heating, Air Conditioning, Plumbing, Carpentry, Handyman Services
What do you do when opportunity come knocking? Our business is growing and is in need of full-time, widely skilled service technicians that can grow with the business:
Experienced Residential and Commercial HVAC Technicians
- Dedicated Team Players
- Motivated Individuals
- A friendly attitude
Email your resume to
or stop in our shop at 115 S. Wolfe St. in Sandwich
Ginger + Soul
Brunch is Back!
Every Sunday, 9am-1pm
Champagne Brunch Bottomless Mimosas $19.95
Brunch Buffet Adults $14.95
Brunch Buffet Kids 10 and Under $10
Kids 2 and Under Eat Free
MENU: Scrmabled Eggs, Sausage, Bacon, Twice Baked Hash Browns, Zucchini Bread French Toast with Bourbon Maple Syrup, Pancakes, Beignets with Salted Caramel Sauce, Fresh Fruit, Breakfast Pastries
DRINKS: Featuring Colectivo Coffee, Fair Trade, Organic, Juice, Kombucha, Milk, Assorted Teas
Yorkville Congregational United Church of Christ
Wednesday, March 8 is the first evening of the Wednesday evening Lenten program for this year. It will take place every Wednesday, from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. through April 5th. Come for a simple meal of soup and bread and begin the journey of learning some new things about the 1st Century and the life of Simon-Peter. Marilyn Huntman Giese will walk us through her book, The Eye of God: a Fisherman’s Tale. If you are interested in reading her book, you can find at Amazon.com (kindle edition also) or purchase one on any Wednesday evening. Please contact our church office to RSVP so we know how much soup we will need for those attending.
Yorkville Congregational United Church of Christ
409 Center Parkway, Yorkville, IL 60560
Office Hours: Monday – Friday 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Web Page: www.yorkvilleucc.org
Worship and Sunday School: Sundays @ 10:00 a.m.
Loving Arms Childcare Center
Loving Arms offers tuition scholarships for families!
Loving Arms is a non-profit, Christian childcare center located in the Yorkville/Oswego area. Loving Arms receives donations to help families in the Kendall County area pay for tuition costs. Tuition scholarships at Loving Arms are available to all families in need and are not based on the child care assistance program standards in Illinois. We have scholarships available for children of all ages, and have additional funding available for families with children 6 weeks to 36 months of age.
If you are struggling to pay for the cost of child care, please contact Loving Arms to find out about our tuition scholarship program. If you know of someone that is struggling with child care costs, let them know that scholarships are available at Loving Arms.
For questions or inquiries, contact us using the information below:
Loving Arms Childcare Center
7481 Mill Rd, Oswego IL 60543
Cross Lutheran Student Achievements
Eighth grader Maggie Dervis won an essay writing contest sponsored by the Amos Kendall Chapter 5-146IL of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution. Maggie’s essay was written in a journal entry format about U.S. National Parks.
Recently the 3rd grade students at Cross participated in a poster contest. The students created posters based on what they had learned through the Kendall County Sheriff’s Office School Resource Officer Program. The top three posters were voted on by the 4th and 5th grade students. The winning posters were created by Julia Schmidt, Sam Sleezer, and Addison Clark.
The 7th and 8th grade boys’ basketball team participated in the Illinois State Lutheran Basketball tournament on March 3-5. Out of 16 teams that attended, the Cross Lutheran team finished in 8th place.
There are 104 preschool through 4th graders that are participating in Bitty Basketball this spring at Cross. Practices are held once a week with games on Saturdays for a total of 6 weeks. This gives young athletes an opportunity to develop skills in basketball while exploring a love for the sport.
Band Members Attend Solo Festival!!
On Saturday, March 4th, students from the Cross School band attended the solo festival in Tinley Park. These musicians have been working individually on different solos since December, and performed their pieces with a piano accompanist for a judge's critique. They were judged on categories such as stage presence, rhythmic accuracy, technique and musicality. Each performer had a chance to earn a gold, silver or bronze medal rating. Congratulations to the following students:
Bronze Medal Rating: Caleb Fisher
Silver Medal Rating: Luke Franklin, Keith Stewart, Amelia Gauss, Avram Savage, Shannon Bivins, Brendan Massey, and Aidan Brummel-Swiggett
Gold Medal Rating for Duet: Lauren Ulrich & Erin Murray
Gold Medal Rating: Lauren Ulrich and Lilia Paetzold
Gold Medal Rating with a perfect score: Olivia Gauss and Erin Murray
Celebrating National Lutheran Schools Week
Last week the students, families, and faculty at Cross Lutheran celebrated National Lutheran Schools Week. Did you know that Lutheran schools in the Missouri Synod are sharing the life-changing message of Jesus’ love with over 250,000 students? In 1,173 early childhood centers, 804 elementary schools, and 91 high schools, students are being raised up as the next generation of faithful, Christian disciples. An author visit from Amy Logan, dress-up days, service projects, life-sized games, and concerts by Christian singer Jennie Williamson were activities the students at Cross participated in to proclaim and celebrate God’s work among us in Lutheran schools.
Waubonsee Community College
Waubonsee Community College is now a SHRM Recertification Provider for SHRM-CP and SHRM-SPC. To celebrate, Workforce Development will be holding a series, "Human Resources in 2017 - Stay Ahead in HR", that will take place on select Wednesday mornings throughout the year. Each session will allow participants to earn 1.5 SHRM PDCs.
All sessions will take place at the Downtown Aurora Campus, 8:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. Topics will include:
* How to Deliver Feedback, May 10
* Budgeting for Human Resources, June 14
* What's New with Performance Reviews, August 9
* Ethics & Accountability, October 11
* Lead by Example, November 8
Visit this link to register, and go to the "Customized Training" area at the bottom of the page.
If you have any questions, please call the WCC Workforce Development Office at (630) 906-4116.
Earthmover Credit Union
Raising Funds For Local Man
Earthmover Credit Union is currently selling a variety of candy through the month of April to help raise money for Scott Arend, 27, of Yorkville. Scott was badly burned in a grill accident last summer. He had just started a new job, so has no insurance. He is still unable to work, and had to move out of his home. Earthmover is selling a variety of candy and accepting monetary donations at each of their five branches to help Scott and his 5 year old son with surmounting medical bills.
Earthmover Credit Union is a not-for-profit and member owned financial institution that has been in operation for over 55 years. There are five branches conveniently located in Yorkville, Montgomery, Oswego, Aurora, and North Aurora. For more information visit www.earthmovercu.com or search Earthmover Credit Union on Facebook.
FNBC Bank & Trust
Photo with the Easter Bunny!
Come join us
Saturday, April 1st
See the flyer
FNBC Bank & Trust
28 E. Schoolhouse Rd, Yorkville
Corner of Rt. 47 & Rt. 126
Fox Valley United Way
Souper Bowl of Caring
We Had A Very Successful Event Thanks To Your Generosity! We're restocking the shelves at the Aurora Area Interfaith Food Pantry and Kendall County Community Food Pantry with more than 1,500 pounds of non-perishable items and $7,592.50 in cash donations! This year's cash donations will enable these food pantries to purchase $60,740 of bulk groceries for local households.
You can still participate! Donate today at foxvalleyunitedway.org
"The earth is the Lord’s, and all it contains, the world, and those who dwell in it.” Psalm 24:1
Upcoming Open House Dates:
April 11, 6pm to 7:30pm
Stop in for a tour:
Countryside Campus on Tuesday- 202 E Countryside Parkway - Unit D
Center St. Campus on Thursdays - 201 W. Center Street
Or by appointment by calling 630-553-5158.
For more information about Parkview Christian Academy, a preschool through 12th grade school on two campuses, go to www.parkviewchristian.net or contact the office at 630-553-5158.
Yorkville Big Band
Our New Location
Yorkville American Legion
9054 Route 34
Free Dance Lesson with Patricia Ray from 6-7pm
21 piece Yorkville Big Band to 9pm
Admission: Adults $10; Students $5 (under 18)
Table of 8 can be reserved by calling Band Director Rick Falato at 630-465-8543 (Have your next Birthday Party at our Dance)
2017 3rd Sunday Dance Dates: March 19, April 23, May 21, September 17, October 15, November 19, December 17
Visit our Website
Waterford Place Cancer Resource Center
Waterford Place Cancer Resource Center, located in Aurora, provides services and programs designed to improve the lives of those living with cancer, all free of charge because of the generosity of donors. Anyone impacted by a cancer diagnosis can access our services regardless of where they live or received treatment. All programs require registration and can be done by calling 331.301.5280. Walk-in tours and orientation are always welcomed. Waterford Place is located at 1310 Waterford Dr., Aurora. Visit us online at www.waterfordcrc.com.
Look Good Feel Better®
Monday, March 20, 2 to 4pm.
Designed to improve self-image, appearance and quality of life, this program is offered to any woman undergoing treatment for cancer. Beauty techniques are taught to help cope with the temporary appearance-related side effects of cancer treatment. To register please call the American Cancer Society at 1-800-227-2345.
WATERFORD LECTURE AND DINNER SERIES: Colorectal Cancer Panel Discussion
Wednesday, March 22, 6:30 to 8pm.
Join us for dinner and a presentation discussing new treatments and advancements made in colorectal cancer. The presentation will be followed by a panel discussion of healthcare professionals focusing on navigation, survivorship, ostomy care and psychosocial support. Participants, family members and caregivers are encouraged to ask questions.
The Healing Kitchen: Family Style
Thursday, March 23, 6 to 7:30pm. – Healthy Breakfast
The dinner table is a rich opportunity for bonding and establishing lifelong healthy lifestyle habits. Families are invited to gather for a practical and nutritious cooking demonstration that involves every member of the household, big and small. Learn fun and creative ways of using healthy ingredients to make dishes the whole family can enjoy.
* This program is sponsored by a grant generously provided by Meijer.
NEW! From Cancer to Health™: A Stress Management and Coping Program
Monday, April 3, 17 & 24, May 1, 8, 15, 22 and June 5, 12, 19 & 26, 1 to 2:30pm.
Facilitated by Kelly Huggins, LCSW, Sage McDonald and Stephanie Cuevas
From Cancer to Health™ was designed with the specific needs of people with cancer in mind. Participants in this program will learn:
• Strategies to help manage stress
• Ways to lessen the impact of physical symptoms of cancer
• Skills to cope with common problems faced by people with cancer
From Cancer to Health™ is for people recently diagnosed with cancer including those in active treatment. Registration is required and can be done by calling 331.301.5280.
Play it Safe
Join us for the eighth annual Play it Safe. Play it Safe is a fun and interactive family event that educates people of all ages about important health topics and injury prevention.
Activities include sports and water safety, "touch a truck" fire truck/ambulance display, bicycle safety and helmet fittings, fitness demos, child safety seat checks and much more. Kids can bring a teddy bear to visit our special teddy bear clinic for a checkup!
There will be a special appearance by American Ninja Warrior competitors the "Towers of Power" Brandon Mears and Dan Polizzi.
First 450 children to attend will receive a beach bag filled with goodies! Drawings will include a free Healthplex Discovery Club birthday party, swim lessons, iPad mini and more!
Saturday, May 6, 10am to Noon
Rush-Copley Healthplex Fitness Center, 1900 Ogden Avenue, Aurora
HPV Vaccination is Cancer Prevention - What Parents Should Know about Preventing Cancer
If you could protect your child from cancer, would you? Cancer and other diseases caused by HPV (human papillomavirus) can be prevented with the HPV vaccine. Join pediatrician Nicole Keller, D.O. and gynecologic oncologist, Suzanne Bergen, M.D., for an in-depth discussion about the importance of the HPV vaccine.
Topics addressed will include:
• New HPV vaccination guidelines
• Vaccine safety
• Tips for parent and child communication
• Cancer prevention
• Q&A session
Light refreshments will be served. Registration is required. To register for this FREE program, visit rushcopley.com or call 866-4COPLEY (1-866-426-7539).
Wednesday, April 5, 6:30 to 8pm.
Rush-Copley Medical Center, Alumni I Conference Center, 2000 Ogden Avenue, Aurora
New Life Church
Women’s Spring Luncheon
New Life Church is hosting an annual Women’s Spring Luncheon featuring Corrie ten Boom by Stories Come Alive! Invite a friend or special woman in your life to join you on Saturday, April 8 at New Life Church (3205 Cannonball Trail, Yorkville) from 11:00 am - 1:00 pm. Enjoy a delicious lunch while getting to know other women in the Yorkville and surrounding areas, and experience an account of Corrie ten Boom, a Christian lady who helped many Jews escape the Nazi Holocaust during World War II. Register by April 1 for $10 per person. Registration goes up to $15 after April 1 until it ends on April 5. Link to register
Good Friday & Easter at New Life Church
Good Friday worship: April 14 – 7:00pm
Easter worship: April 16 – 8:30am, 9:45am & 11am
Kids Activities available at all Easter worship services for ages 6 weeks – grade 6.
Yorkville Public Library
Community Story Time
The Youth Service Department of the Yorkville Public Library is looking for area businesses to host a story time. If you have an interest, space & availability on the 1st & 3rd Wednesday of the month, in the morning, we would like to have a half hour story time at your place of business. Please contact Marianne Eberhardt or Jennette Weiss @ 630-553-4354 x109 for any further information.
Yorkville American Legion Post 489
May 19th & 20th Poppy Days
Yorkville Sons of The American Legion hold their monthly breakfast fundraiser on the Second Sunday of the month, from 7:30 until 10:30am at the Yorkville American Legion, 9054 E. Veterans Parkway. The buffet consists of pancakes, biscuits and gravy, scrambled eggs, potatoes, bacon, sausage, danish, tomato juice, orange juice, milk, and coffee. The cost is $7.00 for adults, $6.00 for those 55 and over, $4.00 for those 13-20, and $3.00 for those 6 - 12 yrs. old. Questions - please call 630-553-7117. The Breakfasts run from October thru April. The funds from these Breakfasts go towards the Sons of the American Legion Scholarship funds, which is a $1000.00 Scholarship given each year to a senior student from the Yorkville Schools or Oswego High School.
Mid-Day Play Pet Services
Now Offering Puppy Training Classes
Mid-Day Play is pleased to announce a variety of training classes to help you and your dog build a relationship! We will be offering:
- Puppy 101 & 102
- Beginning Obedience
- Adolescent Workshop
These classes are being taught by a certified dog trainer with over 20 years experience. A good training foundation is critical when raising a puppy. As a puppy moves into adolescence, it is also important to understand common adolescent behavior.
Our passion here at Mid-Day Play is to help make puppy/dog ownership as fun and exciting as possible!
Call more for information: 815-739-7669
Facebook: Mid-Day Play
Alarm Detection Systems
To learn more about a career at Aurora based Alarm Detection Systems, Inc., please watch this video.
Goodwill Store & Donation Center In Yorkville
Join Club Goodwill REwards and you’ll earn REwards points -- reach 75 points and you’ll receive a $5 Club Goodwill REwards coupon for use on a future purchase. With Club Goodwill REwards every purchase matters. The program is open to all customers 13 years of age or older.
Here are the exclusive benefits of Club Goodwill REwards:
10% military discount every Tuesday
15% senior discount every Wednesday
10% student discount on every Saturday
Scratch-off promotions on the 15th of every month – save 10%, 15% or even 20%
25% birthday discount off a single purchase during your birthday month issued at register.
Discount coupons by e-mail plus advance notification of sales and promotion
Advance notification of sales and promotions
Join today – it’s absolutely free! More information
Kendall County Forest Preserve District
Upcoming Programs and Events
Morris Hospital Yorkville Campus
Morris Hospital Foundation Offers 2017 Healthcare Scholarships
The Morris Hospital Foundation is once again offering scholarships to individuals pursuing education in healthcare. The scholarships are intended to encourage education in any health-related course of study while enhancing the availability of healthcare providers in the local community.
The $1,000 Carol Harrington Endowed Scholarship, the $1,000 Relucio Family Healthcare Endowed Scholarship, and the $1,000 Daniel Aaron Wolfer Healthcare Scholarship are for individuals who have been accepted into, or are currently enrolled in, a hospital-related health care curriculum at an accredited college, university or vocational/technical school. Applicants for these three scholarships must reside in one of the 19 communities served by Morris Hospital, which include: Braceville, Braidwood, Channahon, Coal City, Dwight, Gardner, Kinsman, Marseilles, Mazon, Minooka, Morris, Newark, Ottawa, Ransom, Seneca, South Wilmington, Verona, Wilmington and Yorkville.
Residents of Illinois who have been accepted into or are currently enrolled in an accredited medical school, nurse practitioner or physician’s assistant program can apply for the Hugo Avalos Scholarship, which awards up to $5,000 to a single individual.
Additionally, Morris Hospital offers three, $1,000 Morris Hospital Foundation Scholarships exclusively to Morris Hospital employees and their dependents pursuing undergraduate education in healthcare. In order to be eligible, employees must have been employed for at least one year at the time the scholarships are announced.
Students may apply for as many scholarships as they would like by checking the appropriate boxes on the scholarship application form, available online at morrishospital.org/scholarships. A separate application is available for the Hugo Avalos Endowed Scholarship. Completed applications must be postmarked by April 3, 2017. Scholarship winners will be announced in May.
For more information, contact the Morris Hospital Foundation at 815-705-7021.
Serving patients at 22 locations in 11 different communities, Morris Hospital & Healthcare Centers includes the 89-bed Morris Hospital, as well as physician offices in Braidwood, Channahon, Dwight, Gardner, Marseilles, Mazon, Morris, Newark, Ottawa and Yorkville. Through the services of over 1,700 healthcare professionals, physicians and volunteers, Morris Hospital provides lifesaving cardiac intervention with angioplasty and stents, a radiation therapy center for cancer patients, a state-of-the-art intensive care unit, and immediate care services at three locations. Morris Hospital is a Level II trauma center and a Level II perinatal care provider with an intermediate care nursery. In 2016, Morris Hospital & Healthcare Centers was named one of the nation’s 100 Top Hospitals® by Truven Health AnalyticsTM.
Voluntary Action Center - Kendall Area Transit
For more information about Kendall Area Transit visit here