pexels pixabay 159306CHICAGO – This week marks the sixth annual National Apprenticeship Week, and State Senator Patricia Van Pelt (D-Chicago) is encouraging Chicagoans to participate in local apprenticeships.

“For years, this week has always been a time for workers to promote growth in business and employment,” Van Pelt said. “This year, as millions struggle with unemployment, I encourage people to use this time to explore training options and learn a new skill.”

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White encourages renewing online

122995988 3248703065252911 1820598043884725642 nIllinois Secretary of State Jesse White is reminding the public that expirations for license plate stickers are set to end Nov. 1, 2020. License plate stickers can easily be renewed online at Driver’s licenses and ID cards remain extended until Feb. 1, 2021.

“I encourage the public to renew their license plate sticker online at from the comfort on their own home,” White said. “Online renewals for license plate stickers have skyrocketed since June 1, and if you pay with an e-check, the payment processing fee is waived through the end of the year.”

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Illinois Poison Center's (IPC)

Random Prize Drawing: $250 Amazon Gift Card!

Final week to participate in the IPC's Poison Prevention Education Referral Campaign (Oct. 1-31, 2020)! It's easy...

• For every person you refer to and completes the IPC’s free online Poison Prevention Education Course (available in English and Spanish), both you and the person you refer will receive 1 entry into the Referral Random Prize Drawing for the $250 Amazon gift card! The more people you refer and complete the online course, the more chances you have to win. Just forward this email to friends, family, students and co-workers or click here for a message to include in your October emails, newsletters, social media posts, etc.

• Anyone who has already completed the IPC's free online Poison Prevention Education Course is eligible to participate. Click here if you haven't yet completed the free course (you must be at least 18 years of age AND live or work in Illinois to be eligible for the drawing).

Deadline to participate is Saturday, Oct. 31, 2020 (11:59pm)

Free Continuing Education Credit (CEC) Click here for more details
Free education materials/promo items (while supplies last): smartphone ring stand, children's bilingual color/activity sheets, safety packets, stickers, magnets, posters, etc.

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