March 26 – HAPPY BIRTHDAY NWVU! WE ARE CELEBRATING ELEVEN YEARS OF ADVOCACY FOR WOMEN VETERANS! IT’S OUR BIRTHDAY! WON’T YOU DONATE $11 TO HELP US HELP OUR COMRADES? It’s the perfect time to support ONE VOICE * ONE VISION and also help us sustain the only Women Veteran’s Center in Illinois with a Statewide and Nationwide initiative. Continue reading

Youth Police Program ‏ 2016

Officials with the Illinois State Police (ISP) and the American Legion announce plans for the 44th Annual American Legion Youth Police Camp (ALYPC). The camp will again be held at the Illinois State Police Academy in Springfield, Illinois, and will run from June 26 through July 1, 2016. Continue reading

Labor Department announces final silica rule will save 600 lives a year

Labor Department’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration announced a final silica rule that will save more than 600 lives a year and protect the health of thousands of others. This step is a long time coming. Awareness of the dangers of inhaling dust is almost as old as civilization itself – it goes back to stone-cutting in ancient Greece and Rome. Continue reading