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    ...HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM THIS MORNING TO 8 PM CDT TUESDAY...
    Effective: June 17, 2024 @ 10:00am
    Expires: June 18, 2024 @ 8:00pm
    WHAT
    Peak afternoon heat indices between 95 to around 100 degrees.
    WHERE
    Portions of north central, northwest, and west central Illinois, east central, northeast, and southeast Iowa, and northeast Missouri.
    WHEN
    From 10 AM this morning to 8 PM CDT Tuesday.
    IMPACTS
    Hot temperatures and humid conditions may cause heat illnesses.
    ADDITIONAL DETAILS
    Overnight temperatures in the 70s will provide little relief for those without air conditioning.
    PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS
    Drink plenty of fluids, stay in an air-conditioned room, stay out of the sun, and check up on relatives and neighbors. Take extra precautions when outside. Wear lightweight and loose fitting clothing. Try to limit strenuous activities to early morning or evening. Take action when you see symptoms of heat exhaustion and heat stroke.

BEST, Inc. Hosts Veterans Resource Event

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Business Employment Skills Team, Inc. (BEST, Inc.) will be hosting a Veterans Resource Event on Friday, March 8th, from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. at the Oregon BEST Office located at inside the Rock River Center at 810 S. 10th Street, Oregon, Illinois 61061.

Agencies that will be participating in this event include: Jack Kromer, IDES Veteran’s Career Coach (VCC), Elisabeth Henson, Veterans Employment Readiness Specialist, from Goodwill. Luz Gilkey, of the Ogle County Veterans Assistance Commission and Tammy Nehrkorn, BSR at BEST, Inc.

BEST, Inc. is a non-profit agency that administers federally-funded programs under the Workforce Innovation & Opportunity Act (WIOA) in Bureau, Carroll, Jo Daviess, LaSalle, Lee, Ogle, Putnam and Whiteside Counties. Please contact 815-631-2146 for more information.

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