Welcome Adrienne Frazier

Frazier, Adrienne

Welcome to Adrienne Frazier, new education service representative for LLCC-Litchfield!  Adrienne can be reached at 324-2090 or adrienne.frazier@llcc.edu.

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10 students complete SCRUBS program at LLCC-Taylorville

SCRUBS studentsSCRUBS is a healthcare career exploration program for 8th grade students and is co-sponsored by LLCC and Taylorville Memorial Hospital.  One night per week for six weeks, students visit several different departments of Taylorville Memorial Hospital including Nursing, Pharmacy, Rehabilitation Services, Laboratory, Emergency, and Radiology.

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LLCC Beardstown hosted SOBERFEST May 2; blood drive planned May 8, 9-1

LLCC students and staff attended the event where they experienced hands-on activities and lectures to educate them on the dangers of drunk driving.  George Murphy of M.A.D.D., Officer Chris Baer of the Beardstown Police Department, and Brian Becker of the Beardstown Fire Department were the guest speakers.  There were several vendors and a bake sale.  Beardstown SoberfestThe highlight of the day was the Drunk Driving simulation.  For this simulation, the Jacksonville Police Department brought a golf cart and goggles that simulated the vision of someone with a 0.1 blood alcohol level.  Students wore the goggles and attempted to drive the cart through course made up of orange cones.

In this photo, LLCC Beardstown student Kayla Ford attempts to drive the cart while wearing the goggles.

LLCC Beardstown will be hosting Blood Drive on Thursday, May 8 from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.

LLCC celebrates Earth Week April 21-25

Recycle your athletic shoes and small appliances, receive a free book (faculty), take a green pledge, see displays, enjoy solar snacks, tour the bird banding station and attend the unveiling of the LEED plaque for the Workforce Careers Center!

Tuesday, April 22

10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Solar snacks outside A. Lincoln Commons

10 a.m. – 2 p.m.  Free book for faculty “147 Tips for Teaching Sustainability: Connecting the Environment, the Economy, and Society,” A. Lincoln Commons

10 a.m. Bird banding tour with Professor Tony Rothering begins in front of  A. Lincoln Commons.

12:30 – 1:30 p.m. Environmental Club presentation “Everyday Living: The Green Way,” A. Lincoln Commons

5:30 p.m. “Earth Day Dinner” in Bistro Verde, $59, reservations required at 786.2432

8:30-9:30 p.m. LLCC “Lights Out” Challenge Turn off lights, computer, TV or whatever is plugged in.

Wednesday, April 23

10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Solar snacks outside A. Lincoln Commons

10 a.m. – 2 p.m.  Free book for faculty, A. Lincoln Commons

4-4:45 p.m. Green Celebration featuring unveiling of LEED plaque by LLCC Trustees at 4:30, solar snacks and displays, Workforce Careers Center foyer

All week

­Repurposed art display, small electronics and athletic shoe recycling drive, Green Your City pledge, A. Lincoln Commons

 Bird banding station open sunrise-11 a.m.

Green Cities cardboard display by the Library

Plastic bag recycling and Green Your City pledge, LLCC-Taylorville

Teracycle program and Green Your City pledge, LLCC-Litchfield

Beardstown Students hold successful food drive

Btown Canned Food DrivePictured: Reanna Orr, SELF President and Linda Large, SELF Treasurer.

LLCC-Beardstown’s SELF (Students Engaging in Lifelong Friendships) group collected over 200 items in their first annual Holiday Canned Food Drive.  Their donations will go the Cass County Food Pantry to help Cass County residents during the holidays.

Jacksonville Theatre to perform for area schools

LLCC-Jacksonville Theatre hits the road Dec. 5 as instructor Ken Bradbury’s Traveling Theatre troupe begins a four-day marathon of performances in 16 area elementary schools. The play, “Make A Wish,” brings an entertaining message encouraging the thousands in their audience to treat each other with respect and love. The cast will perform on Dec. 5, 6, 12 and 13.