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McCORMICK MUSEUM NAMES “COMMUNITY TREES” WINNER
The Robert R. McCormick Museum at Cantigny Park today announced that the Christmas tree decorated by Pets Assisting Wounded Warriors and displayed at the museum received the most votes in public balloting. By winning the...

Window to West Chicago Newsletter
Rethink your drink this New Year! The start of the new year is an excellent time to rethink the choices we make on a daily basis - especially those decisions that have far-reaching health impacts. Healthy West Chicago Director Andi Cooper wants you to know that one of those things...

Motor Vehicle Thefts Prompt Warning from Police
The West Chicago Police Department has issued a warning to motorists not to leave unattended, unlocked vehicles running, in response to incidents of motor...

Illinois Chamber Presents Champion of Free Enterprise Award to State Rep. Michael Fortner
The Illinois Chamber of Commerce today gave the Champion of Free Enterprise Award to State Representative Mike Fortner at an event with local business leaders. The award is given biannually to state legislators who recognize the importance of free...

Jel Sert Receives Legacy Business Award
This year the City of West Chicago as part of the Brilliance in Business (BiB) Awards program introduced the Legacy Business Award to directly acknowledge and award a longstanding member of the business community. In contrast to...

Warrenville Police Department Helps with Toys for Tots
The Warrenville Police Department, 3S245 Warren Avenue, will accept new, unwrapped toys through Friday, December 16, for children ages newborn through 15 years old. Drop boxes are located within...

Federal Judge Blocks Overtime Rule
A federal judge in Sherman, Texas has issued a preliminary injunction which operates nation-wide to bar the Department of Labor's minimum salary rule for certain white collar exemptions from...

City Announces 2016 Brilliance in Business Winners
he City of West Chicago is pleased to announce the winners of the 2016 Brilliance in Business Awards. Earlier this year, the City made some changes to refresh the program, and one of them was to incorporate peer judging of ...

“COMMUNITY TREES” DISPLAY OPENS AT MCCORMICK MUSEUM NOVEMBER 18
Beginning Friday, November 18, and through December 29, the McCormick Museum will feature seven “Community Trees,” each decorated for Christmas by a different local nonprofit organization. The area charities were invited to...

FLSA White-Collar Exemption Rule - Effective December 1, 2016
As every Employer is aware, there has been a flurry of activity to forestall the implementation of the United States Department of Labor's new Fair Labor Standards Act White-Collar Exemption Regulations that were scheduled to...

New Protections for Domestic Workers Equal New Litigation Opportunities
A new law in Illinois, billed as the Domestic Workers' Bill of Rights Act (the "Act"), will apply several federal and state laws to previously unprotected domestic workers. The law, which will go into effect January 1, 2017, grants nannies, housekeepers,...

THE “BIG RED ONE” AND THE FIRST DIVISION MUSEUM
Dr. Paul Herbert from the First Division Museum at Cantigny Park will provide an update on the museum’s major redesign and discuss the 1st Infantry Division’s post-Vietnam history on Wednesday, November 2, at...

West Chicago's 10th Annual Frosty Fest Essay Contest Announced
West Chicago students in grades 1 - 6 (including home-schooled children) are invited to participate in the 10th Annual Frosty Fest Essay Contest, sponsored by the City of West Chicago. This year's theme...

Brilliance in Business Awards 2016 Nomination Submissions
The Brilliance in Business Award Program is the highest honor provided by the City of West Chicago in recognition of exemplary and innovative business practices. It aims to acknowledge the specific efforts businesses are making towards achieving their goals and ....

Educare: A Spark in Our Education
As a practicing attorney in West Chicago, I have always been concerned that our children are receiving the best education possible so they have the tools to achieve a fruitful and ...

Community Open House October 7
The community is invited to see the results of the Community High School District 94 Board of Education’s investment in student-centered learning. A Community Open House will take place on...

Buck Services Recognized as an Assurance MRMH Award Winner
The MRMH Award is open to all Assurance clients that work alongside the Top 50 U.S. insurance brokerage to achieve quantifiable results in minimizing workplace risk and maximizing the health and wellbeing of employees. Clients must meet...

Mayor Ruben Pineda and Healthy West Chicago to Lead Walk in the Fight Against Heart Disease
In partnership with the National Forum for Heart Disease & Stroke Prevention, Mayor Ruben Pineda and Healthy West Chicago will host West Chicago's first annual Move with the Mayor Challenge. The Mayor will join students and other community members on...

West Chicago's Brilliance in Business Awards Nomination Period Opens
he City of West Chicago's Brilliance in Business Awards program has identified and celebrated West Chicago businesses considered as shining examples of industry best practices, creativity, and sustainability. It is the highest honor given by the City of West Chicago in recognition of...

New Report: States Shoulder Brunt of Environmental Regulatory Costs
I am pleased to announce that today, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce released a new study in a series of reports seeking to unscramble and shed light on the federal regulatory process and the impact that ... read more!

2016 Railroad Days Parade: A Community Favorite
Judges selected the float of Friends of the West Chicago City Museum for the Grand Marshal Award, which is for the float that best depicts the theme of the parade. This year the theme was Every Day Olympians. The judges said, ...

DuPage County Residents Invited to Provide Input on County Programs, Spending
Each year, the DuPage County Board gathers public opinion as it shapes the next year's budget, determining spending levels for all of the County's programs. County Board Chairman Dan Cronin said this year's effort is particularly important as the County....

City Celebrates NAPCO STEEL, INC.
NAPCO STEEL, INC. (NAPCO), located at 1800 Arthur Drive in West Chicago, credits its long-held motto,

Partners in Health
Striving to lead the community by example, the City of West Chicago, Healthy West Chicago (HWC) and the Western DuPage Chamber of Commerce (WDCC) have joined with the American Heart Association (AHA) to improve the overall food and...

Annual Paper Shredding Event in West Chicago
Those wishing to take advantage of this opportunity may bring personal and financial documents to be shredded in a safe, secure...

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