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- Illinois Tollway awards $337 million in contracts, sets budget
- 44 earn bachelor’s degrees at Saint Anthony College of Nursing
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- Rock Valley College to manage TechWorks program
- University of Illinois at Chicago names chancellor
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- American Manufacturing Competitiveness Act signed into law
Grandparents Day Banquet Sept. 13
From press release
Laclede’s Heart Ministries presents a Grandparents Day Banquet Sunday, Sept. 13, at Radisson Hotel & Convention Center, 200 S. Bell School Road, Rockford. The event is expected to attract more than 300 people.
The annual Grandparents Day Banquet will feature a gourmet four-course meal, live entertainment and an awards ceremony with special guest speaker. Live performers include Harlan Jefferson, Carl and Dianna Cole, Prophetic Praise Team, R&B singer Victoria, and a special solo performance from Stephanie Goldsmith (winner of Gospel Idol).
For more information, visit www.grandparentsdayrockford.com or call (815) 243-3073.
From the September 9-15, 2009 issue