GALESBURG — Household income makes a difference when it comes to getting a high school diploma. A GateHouse news analysis of 40 west-central Illinois high schools has found the districts with the lowest graduation rates have almost twice the percentage of low-income students.
TIMESNEWSPAPERS is seeking correspondents to cover local news in Chillicothe, East Peoria, Morton, Washington and Metamora. News coverage may consist of general news, board meetings and features. Photo features may also be included.Criteria for correspondents includes: Bachelors degree in mass communication/journalism required; Good grasp of grammar, news writing style; Proficient with AP style; Good organizational and people skills for setting up appointments, interviews; Professionalism in appearance and manners; Ability to meet deadlines; Has own transportation; Has a digital camera and the ability to take and email photos. All correspondents are independent contractors and are paid according to a scale used by TIMESNEWSPAPERS. Correspondents are not paid for mileage. Correspondents must sign a contract and submit their monthly invoice for payment to the executive editor. Send resume and three news writing samples to: Executive Editor Jeanette Kendall at firstname.lastname@example.org or mail to: 1 News Plaza, Peoria, IL 61643. For more information, call 681-3733.
The Villas of Holly Brook Assisted Living in Washington, IL is currently accepting applications/ resumes for the following positions: Dietary Manager; Dietary Staff; Registered Nurse; Certified Nursing Assistants (CNA); Resident Assistants; Housekeeping. Applicants may email resume to email@example.com or go to www.villasofhollybrook.com and print off applications. Please mail applications/resumes to: The Villas of Holly Brook,, PO Box 767, Metamora, IL 61548.
DISPATCH REPRESENTATIVE: Mediacom Communications is seeking a Dispatch Representative for their Chillicothe location. As a Dispatch Representative for Mediacom you will be responsible for organizing the daily work load, and have responsibility for the technical field staff. We offer a competitive salary and excellent benefits including 401K. For additional information and to apply, please visit us online at: www.mediacomcable.com/careers and search under Chillicothe, Job ID 5585, or 5599 or 5636. Mediacom... the power to simplify. EOE M/F/D/V www.mediacomcable.com.
CHOOSE THE POSITION THAT IS RIGHT FOR YOU AND ELEVATE YOUR SUCCESS WITH MEDIACOM. Mediacom Communications Corp. is the 7th largest cable company in the US with over 4,600 employees in approximately 22 states. Serving more than 1,500 communities throughout the country. We are proud to be a leader in bringing new broadband services to developments in Americas smaller cities and town.We currently have the following opportunities available: Inbound Commercial Sales & Retention Rep - Job ID 4979; Customer Sales and Service Representatives, Front Counter - Job ID 5549; Telephone Activation Specialist - Job ID 5509. With a number of opportunities for success, the choice is yours. We offer competitive salaries and excellent benefits including medical, dental, vision plans, 401K and more. For additional information on a position at Mediacom, please visit us online at: www.mediacomcable.com/careers and search for your position under Chillicothe, IL. Please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org after you have applied.
ACTIVITY AIDE: Caring and compassion are the rule, not the exception at Heritage Health of Chillicothe. We are a quality, skilled nursing facility, seeking a qualified individual to work as an activity aide to lead and participate in activities with our residents. We currently have part time openings. Come and join the team that focuses on resident centered care. Please send your resume or apply online at: Heritage Manor, Attn: Missy Herridge, 1028 Hillcrest Drive, Chillicothe, IL 61523, Ph: 309.274.219 www.heritageofcare.com
Washington Community High School is accepting applications for a special education aide position for the 2013-2014 school year. Candidates must satisfy one of the following requirements: BA/BS degree; Associates degree; 60 hours of college coursework; Passed paraprofessional test. Salary: $12.80 per hour. Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Start Date is August 19, 2013. Deadline to apply is May 24, 2013. Submit resume and application form (available in administration office or on http:www.wacohi.net/District Info) to: Dr. Jim Dunnan, Superintendent, WCHS #308, 115 Bondurant Street, Washington, IL 61571. Washington Community High School District #308 does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, or disability.
INTERNATIONAL EXCHANGE COORDINATOR: Seek motivated self starter to work w/ international teens. Recruit volunteer host families, arrange high school placement, provide support thru school year. Excellent networking skills and experience w/ youth. Commission + travel perks. PT, flex hrs. Apply at: www.pax.org by clicking Community Coordinator Application. Questions? Contact: email@example.com
AMERICAN PEST CONTROL, INC.: We have a full time position available for a key individual who is self motivated and career focused, to operate a residential route in the Chillicothe area. If you like building and maintaining lasting relationships with clients, and can keep accurate records, send us your resume. We will train the right individual. Paid Training; Top Wages; Paid Vacations; Paid Holiday; Medical/Life Insurance; 401(K) Retirement. Call 1-800-560-4250 or send your resume to: Bob Ayers c/o American Pest Control, Inc., 14003 W. Farmington Rd., Hanna City, IL 61536. firstname.lastname@example.org. EOE|
Inbound Residential Sales Representatives: Get on the fast track to a rewarding new career! Our billion dollar telecommunications company is seeking enthusiastic, driven and career oriented sales professionals to fill our immediate openings in Chillicothe. Join our growing team and receive: Great earning potential; Comprehensive paid training; At least 20 warm leads per day; No limit on earnings; Paid vacation and holidays; 401K plan with generous match; Full medical, dental, vision and life insurance; Weekly, monthly and yearly incentives; Opportunity for advancement. Being a top closer in this commissioned sales position requires: No travel; No cold calling; No door knocking. For information and to schedule an interview, please call 309-274-1318, or visit us online at: www.mediacomcable.com/careers. Please search for Sales under Illinois. Job ID 4880.Mediacom... the power to simplify. EOE M/F/D/V.
The 2013 Garage Sale Directory season has begun! Reach thousands of prospective shoppers in the tri-county area with your ad in these five papers: Chillicothe Times-Bulletin, Morton Times-News, East Peoria Times-Courier, Woodford Times, Washington Times-Reporter. All 5 papers & 5 websites for ONE LOW PRICE: $14.95 for six lines, $1 per additional line. Regular Deadline is 5pm Thursday. Pre-holiday Deadline is Noon, Wednesday or Tuesday, as advertised. It is never too early to place your ad ahead. Do not miss out. See the Garage Sale Directory ad form in each of our newspapers this week. TIMESNEWSPAPERS.
CHILLICOTHE: HOSTA/PERENNIAL PLANT/GARAGE SALE - #2 Beech St. Thur., May 23, 8a-5p; Fri., May 24, 8a-5p, Sat., May 25, 8a-Noon. Downsizing gardens! Downsizing closets! Lots of new hostas & womens clothing sizes 10-14.
MORTON NEIGHBORHOOD GARAGE SALE: Joos Greenview Estates (Lee, Woodcrest, Brookcrest, Maywood St.) May 28, 4:00p-7:00p; May 29, 8:00a-4:00p. Brand Name kid/adult clothing, home furniture/accessories, and many other items.
PEORIA: 516 W. Lawndale Ave., Thurs. May 30 9-5, Fri. May 31, 9-3. Moving Sale. Take Sheridan S. of War Memorial to Lawndale & turn left. Come rain or shine. Some of the big pieces in the house. Loads of furniture, some antiques, rugs, American Girl dolls & Access. Seasonal decor, dishes, Wurlitzer piano, etc. Everything priced to sell.
House for Sale by Owner: 4BR, 2BA, updated kitchen w/ oak cabinets, newer carpets, deck & covered patio, landscaped yard, storage shed. Walking distance to park & pool. Close to 5 Points. 1102 Cambridge Drive, Washington, IL, Devonshire Estates. $179,900. Listed w/ fsbolocal.com Call: 309-678-2929.
REAL ESTATE AUCTION: 3752 Fish-N-Fun Rd., McNabb, IL. At. June 8, 2013 at 10:00 am. See www.schmickauctions.com for Full Ad & Photos. Open House May 26, 2013 from 2pm-4pm. Or by appointment. 3 Bedroom Home sitting on Approx. 126 Ft. wide x 90 Ft. depth Lot. 2 Bathrooms, Living Room, Combination Dining Room-Kitchen, Utility Room, Front & Back Deck, Refrigerator, Stove, Washer & Dryer, stays with Home. Natural Gas & Electricity. 3 Stall Freestanding Garage approx. 24ft x 36ft, insulated & heated. TERMS: $5,000 Down day of Sale. Balance due in 30 days or less. Written Contract to be signed Day of Sale. Announcements made day of Sale take precedence over any previous printed material. Final Bid subject to approval by Owner. Not responsible for accidents. AUCTIONEERS NOTE: This is a very nice Country Home with Large Garage overlooking Fish-N-Fun Lake. Ideal for Retirement/Country Living/Vacation Home. See www.schmickauctions.com for Pictures. Schmick Auctions, Auctioneer: Col. Gary Schmick, IL Lic #440000512 309-712-7653 www.schmickauctions.com
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