The Illinois Veterans History Project was launched by Secretary of State Jesse White to create a permanent record of the names and stories of Illinois war veterans and civilians who served our state and country during war, so that their contributions will be not be forgotten.
To participate in the Illinois Veterans History Project, veterans or their family members can obtain an Illinois Patriots Information Forms online, at driver services facilities or public libraries throught Illinois.
Veterans or their family members can complete this form and share their remembrances on the back or on a separate sheet of paper. Those who participate will receive an Official Certificate of Appreciation for their participation in this project.
A pricey appliance purchase deserves some consumer research and a furnace investment is no exception. Consumer Reports hasn’t reviewed individial models since 2000, but it does provide descriptions of the top sellers.
Another site, FurnaceCompare gives details of brand models and customer feedback in very organized listings.
The most recent reviews of central a/c brands are noted in the Consumer Reports May 2012 issue.
And the Library’s access to ChicagoCheckbook is also useful when learning more about heating/cooling contractors. Please let us know if you need help using this or any of our subscription databases.
AARP has a new employment site. You can log into it through your LinkedIn ID. It lists job openings from organizations with a commitment to hire older workers.
On a related note, MPPL is hosting a session on Tuesday 11/20/12 at 1:30p:
What the Senior Candidate Has to Offer: Wisdom, loyalty, experience – are you making the most of your marketable qualities as a mature job seeker? Bob Podgorski of St. Hubert Job and Networking Ministry will offer tips for presenting your skills and experiences as a senior candidate to a potential employer. Please register online or by calling 847-253-5675.
Searching for cash costs vs. I-PASS rates on the Illinois Toll Roads? Check all tollways on Rates by Toll Plaza.
YouTube has a category for university level videos in Business. Lectures from institutions such as Stanford, Yale, Harvard CPL, and Carnegie Mellon, among others, are organized into useful subcategories:
Supply Chain Management
Human Resources Management