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    Monday, April 23, 2018
    Learn computer skills with SWIC Adult Education classesYou can learn the basics of using a computer, enhance your typing and keyboarding skills and delve into the use of spreadsheets with tuition-free classes offered by the Southwestern Illinois College Adult Education and Literacy department in May.These classes are designed for individuals who: have little or no computer experience and do not ...read more
    Categories: Education
    Thursday, April 12, 2018
    Dear Chamber Member: It has been an honor to be the baseball coach at our high school for the past twelve springs! We have truly appreciated the generous support of the various businesses and clubs in our community, which has allowed us to improve the facilities and equipment that our young people have utilized for the purpose of optimizing success. We are fortunate to have former baseball ...read more
    Categories: Education, Community, Press Release
    Wednesday, April 11, 2018
    TRI-M Community Concert April 28th, 2018 @ 2pm ​ ● Location: On the quad (grassy field through the large gates in the front) at Collinsville High School ● Guests are more than welcome to bring a blanket or lawn chair to sit, and chairs will be provided for anyone who does not wish to bring their own. ● If weather is not permitting, we will be in the auditorium at the high school. ● Cost: ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education
    Tuesday, April 10, 2018
    Support the 2018 4th Grade Jamboree The annual 4th Grade Jamboree — hosted by the Collinsville School District for ALL fourth grade students in our community’s public and private schools — needs your help. We are looking for sponsors to help provide t-shirts for the participants. Your business can help by becoming a t-shirt sponsor. Over 600 children are expected to participate. Bring smiles to ...read more
    Categories: Human Interest, Education, Press Release
    Thursday, April 05, 2018
    McKendree University’s School of Nursing is pleased to announce a Masters of Science in Nursing - Population Health Option for Fall of 2018.  Being responsive to the evolving need for nurses to be versed in population health practice identified by our partners, health care organizations, advisory boards, as well as The Institute of Medicine’s 2011 landmark report The future of nursing: Leading ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release, Chamber
    Wednesday, April 04, 2018
    Our online Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Systems (CIS) is designed to give you valuable insight into the real-world applications of technology development and business management, all within a flexible format that fits your schedule. Take your career to new heights in this growing industry, while enjoying the freedom of attending class anytime and anywhere there’s an internet ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Press Release, Community, Education
    Thursday, February 01, 2018
    I am pleased to announce the 2018 Southwestern Illinois Trade Mission to Mexico, to be held this year.  Dates have not been finalized yet but the mission is tentatively scheduled for either late June or late July.  I invite you to consider participation in this very important event for our region. I also encourage you to invite businesses and members from your network that may be interested in ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education
    Wednesday, January 31, 2018
    The Auxiliary of Anderson Hospital in Maryville is offering $1,000 scholarships to students who are enrolled in a hospital-related health care field. Students must be legal residents of the State of Illinois and must attend an accredited school, although it need not be an Illinois institution. Winners will be announced in July, 2018.  Applications must be received by May 15, 2018. The ...read more
    Categories: Education