AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY TO OFFER PROGRAM AT GREENVILLE REGIONAL
The American Cancer Society will offer its "Look Good…Feel Better" program to residents in Greenville on October 1st. Guided by volunteer cosmetologists, female cancer patients who participate in this class, will learn how to use make-up and skincare techniques to overcome the appearance-related effects of chemotherapy and radiation.
The class runs from 10am-12PM, and will be held at the Community Room at Greenville Regional Hospital. To register, or for more information, call the hospital's coordinator Lisa Ketchum, R.N. at 664-1230, ext. 3555.
METRO EAST ADDS OVER 1,300 JOBS IN THE PAST YEAR
The Illinois Section of the St. Louis Metropolitan Statistical Area shows a boost in employment, by 1,300 jobs, from July 2006 to July 2007. In Bond County, the unemployment rate was 5.0%, down from 5.1% one year ago, while Clinton County stayed the same at 4.7%. Madison County, however, climbed in unemployment with 5.3% currently, compared to 5.1% last July.
Payroll boosts were recorded in Educational and Health Services, Trade, Transportation and Utilities, and Local Government. New jobs were reported in Financial Activities, Wholesale Trade, Durable Goods Manufacturing and Retail Trade.
SMITHBORO REQUESTING NO OPEN BURNING
With the temperatures climbing again and the small amount of rain received on Friday, the Village of Smithboro is requesting that residents refrain from open burning during these drought conditions.
TUNE INTO WGEL FOR
THE WHEEL OF MEAT
Every Friday, WGEL will spin the wheel of meat for one lucky listener. At 7:15 each Friday morning we will randomly pick a name from our Friday Cash Call Registration Book, and that listener will have 9 minutes to call us here at WGEL. After those nine minutes if that person has not called, we will open up the WGEL phone lines and give everyone a chance to play. If you want to get registered in our Friday cash call book, just visit any WGEL live remote and sign up. You can also stop in at the radio station to sign up.
THE WHEEL OF MEAT….. FRIDAY MORNINGS …..YOUR CHANCE TO SPIN AND WIN