Results Found: 12
Wednesday, January 22, 2020
Tim Santos achieves nation-wide recognition for helping consumers with qualified health coverageJanuary 22nd, 2020McHenry, IL – Tim Santos has been recognized for his hard work and expertise in helping consumers enroll in and manage qualified health coverage through the Health Insurance Marketplace. This achievement from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) as a member of the 2020 ...read more
Categories: Community, Fun Facts, General News Article, Press Release
Wednesday, January 22, 2020
Today’s modern workforce wants to recieve training from any location—be it at work, at home, or on-the-go. Online programs offer convenience, flexibility, and instant access. McHenry County College's Workforce, Community and Business Program has partnered with the Learning Resources Network (LERN) to offer a diverse selection of online course topics, including Social Media and Digital ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release
Saturday, January 18, 2020
We started Outpost Group as a for profit business to supplement my income 20 years ago. In October of 2019, we transitioned to a nonprofit business model to provide experiential adventures and support to the homeless, mentally challenged and special needs community of McHenry County. I enjoy spending time exploring nature and history and want to share those experiences with those less fortunate. ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Tuesday, January 14, 2020
In Sync Systems is celebrating 29 years of being McHenry County’s leader in business communications, providing you with the products you need and the service you want.  In Sync Systems offers Business Telephone Systems, Structured Cabling, Access Control, CCTV Camera Systems and Telephone Bill Consulting.  To celebrate this milestone, we are offering a free office phone demo? That’s right! We ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Chamber, General News Article
Monday, January 13, 2020
Our head of consumer education, Brian Madgett, shares his goals and tips going into the new year. Most people reassess their financial strategies when things aren't going well. The economy might be faltering, someone in the family has lost a job or experienced a medical issue. Rarely do people make changes when times are good and might wonder, “why would we disrupt our plans if taxes are at a ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, Human Interest, Economic, General News Article
Friday, January 10, 2020
McHenry County College's Workforce, Community and Business Program is now accepting registrations for the popular Developmental Dimensions International (DDI) Supervisory Leadership Series. This series, taught by DDI certified professional Betty Hartwig, will be held on Wednesdays, Jan. 22 – April 1, from 1–5 p.m. at the MCC Shah Center, 4100 West Shamrock Lane, McHenry.                 Making a ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, Press Release
Thursday, January 09, 2020
The McHenry County College Workforce, Community and Business Program will be offering QuickBooks® Online (QBO) accounting software training covering the cloud computing version of the program. The course takes place from 6 – 9 p.m. on Mondays from Jan. 13 – Feb. 17 at the MCC Shah Center, 4100 W. Shamrock Lane in McHenry. QuickBooks is a small-business accounting program that makes it easy to ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Education
Thursday, January 09, 2020
Talk about everything coming together perfectly. The 8th annual McHenry County Santa Run for Kids went spectacularly!  Thank you to all our sponsors, volunteers, participants and donors that helped make this all possible and raise $31,540! It is amazing what happens when 75 volunteers show up and share the work for an amazing cause. Our McHenry County not for-profit agencies are in need of funds ...read more
Categories: Community, Chamber, Press Release, Human Interest
Wednesday, January 08, 2020
FAMILYGen-X Women Are Caught in a Generational Tug-of-War The average caregiver is a 49-year-old woman, and the demands of care giving seem likely to increase.ADA CALHOUN JANUARY 7, 2020On a recent Saturday afternoon, I stood with my 13-year-old son in a long line stretching over the West Side Highway, cars careening below us. He was waiting to take an entrance exam for a specialized high ...read more
Categories: Education, Economic, Human Interest, General News Article
Tuesday, January 07, 2020
I have to say 2019 was a great year for our Group and I am looking forward to 2020 and what it will bring in the business life and Personal Life. MC1 is a group of dedicated Business owners focusing on helping each other grow.  Today I wanted to send a big shout out to Becky Kirchner with Remax Plaza for giving the most referrals in 2019. I have gotten to know Becky a little more and she is ...read more
Categories: Chamber
Tuesday, January 07, 2020
NEW YORK and BLOOMFIELD, Conn., December 18, 2019 – New York Life, America’s largest mutual life insurer, and Cigna, a leading global health service company, announced today that they have entered into a definitive agreement whereby New York Life will acquire Cigna’s group life and disability insurance business for $6.3 billion. The acquisition is expected to close in the third quarter of 2020, ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Thursday, December 19, 2019
Just as everyone has a story, everyone has a health journey.   Lynn Gale, as a certified health and wellness coach, with her giving and loving heart, walks side by side with others to transform their health.  Lynn knows the path isn’t always easy but with a coach and a friend, the path is easier.  Lynn continues to walk on her own path, side by side with her health coach, because her health at 50 ...read more
Categories: Education, Community, Press Release, Chamber, Human Interest, General News Article