CLC Options Fair provides transition info for students with disabilities
An Options Fair for high school and college students with disabilities and their families will be held from 6-8 p.m. April 14 at the College of Lake County. The event will provide information for individuals with disabilities, community and education professionals and families/caregivers and will be held in the Physical Education Center (Building 7) on the CLC Grayslake campus, 19351 W. Washington St. Parking is available in lots 2 and 3.
Information at the fair will focus on apprentice programs, educational opportunities, employment services, day programs, government programs, health services, legal resources, recreational opportunities, referral sources and information, residential programs, transportation resources, vocational programs and trade schools.
For college-bound students, Miguel Mireles from CLC Enrollment Services will be available to talk with students and families. In addition, a representative from the CLC Personal Success Program (aimed at students with lower cognitive abilities) will answer questions about their vocational program. In addition to the educational and vocational organizations, there will also be reps from agencies in the following areas: advocacy, assistive technology, government services, financial/guardianship, health and medical, independent living, recreational, residential, and transportation.
A presentation at 5:30 p.m. by Cassie Diaz-Bello of Special Education District of Lake County (SEDOL) will cover a checklist of tasks that students with disabilities and their families should complete in order to insure a smooth transition from high school to college.
If you require special accommodations, call Karen Adams of the CLC Office for Students with Disabilities at (847) 543-2454. A list of the participating exhibitors and resource providers is available at www.nextoptions.org.
CLC Etiquette Dinner will teach students business manners
College of Lake County students have an unusual opportunity April 21 to learn the importance of good manners in a variety of business and social settings at the annual Etiquette Dinner, sponsored by Career and Placement Services. The event will be held from 4-6:30 p.m. in room C003 on the CLC Grayslake campus, 19351 W. Washington St.
Barbara Finney, author of the book “Executive Etiquette Power,” will be the keynote speaker and instructor. As founder and director of the Etiquette and Leadership Institute of Illinois, she has received certification in etiquette at the esteemed Protocol School of Washington D.C., the leader in etiquette and protocol training services. Finney also serves as a board member for the Chicago Network of Women Entrepreneurs, is an active member with the National Association of Women Business Owners and Women of the World. Some of her clients include the U.S. Navy, schools and universities and professional associations.
Aside from instruction on good business manners, the event includes soup, salad, main course and dessert. There will be ample opportunities for students to practice their new skills with area employers. Some of the local employers and organizations who will participate in the networking etiquette dinner include MBX Systems, Nicasa, Kelly Services, Greenbranders, Inc., ASAP Promotions, Kelly Services and the Girl Scouts of Greater Chicago and Northwest Indiana.
Tickets are $10 for students and $20 for community members and are available at the CLC Box Office, located in the James Lumber Center for the Performing Arts.
For more information, call Career and Placement Services at (847) 543-2059.
The Four Bitchin’ Babes Present ‘Diva Nation’ at CLC
What’s the name of the place where music, laughter and girlfriends reign? It’s called ‘Diva Nation,’ a celebration of the “inner majesty” of women, presented by The Four Bitchin’ Babes.
This quartet of talented and funny women will bring their unique musical revue to the College of Lake County over Mother’s Day weekend for two shows on at 3 and 7 p.m. May 7 in the Studio Theatre of the James Lumber Center for the Performing Arts. General admission tickets are $33; seniors/staff/alumni tickets are $31; and CLC student tickets are $16. Prices include a $1 per ticket JLC facility fee.
After seven recordings in nearly 20 years, the multi-talented gals who brought coast-to-coast audiences “Hormonal Imbalance...A Mood Swinging Musical Revue!™” are back with a new entertainment destination: “Diva Nation…Where Music, Laughter, and Girlfriends Reign!™” With their whimsical, hip and sophisticated girl-group harmonies, these hysterically funny and multi-talented musicians (Sally Fingerett, Debi Smith, Nancy Moran and Deirdre Flint) let loose on how the new millennium has changed the face of the diva. To learn more about the group, visit www.fourbitchinbabes.com.
Tickets are available at the CLC Box Office in the James Lumber Center on the Grayslake Campus, 19351 W. Washington St. or by calling (847) 543-2300. Online tickets are sold at www.clcillinois.edu/tickets. Discounts are available for groups of six or more. For group sales information, call (847) 543-2431 or send an e-mail to email@example.com.
CLC Veterans Memorial Fundraiser Slates Golf Classic
A golf outing will be held June 3 to support the completion of the College of Lake County Willow Lake Veterans Memorial.
The four-person scramble format golf classic will begin at 10 a.m. at Renwood Golf Course in Round Lake. The entry fee is $80 for the public or $60 for active duty service personnel and U.S. veterans. The cost includes 18 holes of golf, a cart, prizes and a pig roast luncheon after the event, provided by Tony’s Butcher Shop of Grayslake. The field is limited to the first 80 people.
For information or to purchase a ticket, contact Wayne Maczko at (847) 224-6013 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information on the Veterans Memorial, visit www.clcillinois.edu/vets. The next event sponsored by the Veterans Memorial Committee will be a Memorial Day Ceremony at noon May 27.