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- Beiser announces committee assignments for the 100th General Assembly
Scott Credit Union named Ed-Glen Chamber's Business of Month
The Edwardsville-Glen Carbon Chamber of Commerce recently named Scott Credit Union as its Business of the Month. Scott Credit Union’s president and CEO is Frank Padak. Scott Credit Union has a volunteer board of directors chaired by Betty L. Renth. Its headquarters are at 101 Credit Union Way in Edwardsville. The company was founded in 1943 and now employs 222 people. Scott Credit Union was founded by a group at Scott Field who created a local credit union where the average person could save and borrow money. Membership was limited to any civil service employee of the Technical School and the Army Air Force Technical Training Command at Scott Field, now Scott AFB. The credit union, led by board president Lawrence Donna, consisted of 27 charter members and $145.60 in share deposits. Today, Scott Credit Union membership is open to anyone living or working in Monroe, Madison, St. Clair, Randolph, Perry, Franklin, Jefferson, Washington, Clinton, Marion, Bond, Macoupin, Montgomery, Fayette, Effingham, Williamson, or Jackson counties in Illinois or St. Louis County. The credit union is a member-owned, member-operated, not-for-profit cooperative. Today, it features 15 branches, more than 130,000 members and more than $1 billion in assets.
Stuart encourages local students to apply for legislative internship program
SPRINGFIELD – State Rep. Katie Stuart, D-Edwardsville, is seeking students interested in government and community service to apply for an internship in her Collinsville constituent services office.
“Internships like this are an excellent way for students to gain critical hands on experience in government while also working to serve the community they live in,” Stuart said. “I am looking for students interested in gaining experience in government and learning the interworkings of a representative’s office.”
Interns will gain valuable experience working with residents of the community, helping plan events and engaging with the community on pressing issues they face. The internship will be based in Stuart’s constituent office at 2105 Vandalia St. in Collinsville. Work hours are flexible and no experience is required. Although internships are unpaid, school credit may be available.
Anderson Auxiliary, medical staff, and IHAA offering $1,000 scholarships
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 2017. Applications must be received by May 15, 2017.
The scholarship application packets also include applications for the Anderson Hospital Physicians $1,000 scholarship (due May 15) and for the IHAA $1,000 scholarship (due April 15).
Applications are available online at www.andersonhospital.org/scholarships, through the financial aid and counseling departments of local academic institutions, or can be picked up at the Anderson Hospital Entrance 1 volunteer desk, volunteer office, or switchboard.
HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital registering for Spring Health Fair
HIGHLAND – HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Highland is now accepting pre-registrations for the Spring Health Fair that will be held on Tuesday, April 18, at the Knights of Columbus Hall in Highland.
The fair will be held from 5:30 to 11:30 a.m. Pre-registration is required for an appointment time and must be completed in person. Registration events are being held through April 11. Walk-in appointments will be taken starting at 10:15 a.m.
Participants must be 18 years of age or older to take blood tests offered at the 2017 Spring Health Fair. Screenings with a 10-hour fast require plenty of water only; no gum, hard candy, sugar, or sweeteners.
In addition to offering vital statistics such as height, weight, and blood pressure, guests attending the health fair can also receive free screenings for dental health, hearing, BMI, and diet and nutrition.
Other screenings that can be conducted for a fee include: comprehensive blood screening; prostate specific agents (PSA), for men only; hemoglobin A1C; Vitamin D; Peak Flow Test, which measures lung function; and bone density.
Registration events will be held in the main lobby at St. Joseph’s Hospital:
Monday, Feb. 13, noon to 2 p.m.
Thursday, Feb. 23, 4 to 6 p.m.
Wednesday, March 1, 8 to 10 a.m.
Tuesday, March 7, 8 to 10 a.m.
Tuesday, March 7, 6 to 8 p.m.
Thursday, March 9, 4 to 6 p.m.
Monday, March 13, noon to 2 p.m.
Friday, March 17, 8 to 10 a.m.
Tuesday, March 21, 4 to 6 p.m.
Thursday, March 23, 8 to 10 a.m.
Monday, March 27, noon to 2 p.m.
Wednesday, March 29, 8 to 10 a.m.
Wednesday, March 29, 6 to 8 p.m.
Tuesday, April 4, noon to 2 p.m.
Thursday, April 6, 4 to 6 p.m.
Tuesday, April 11, 8 to 10 a.m.
For more information call (618) 651-2739.