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Nancy Sweet, culinary operations manager, was the author of this week’s Epicuriosity column in the State Journal-Register. Read HERE.

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Charlotte Warren, Ph.D., president, and Scott Stallman, associate vice president, LLCC outreach, were interviewed by WTIM/Taylorville Daily News about the newly renovated LLCC-Taylorville north building at the preview reception prior to the July 22 Board of Trustees meeting. Scott was also interviewed by the State Journal-Register July 23 about the renovation.

Bob Howard, director, Truck Driver Training program, was interviewed by WICS-TV July 22 regarding proposed legislation allowing truck drivers ages 18-21 to travel across state lines. Currently truck drivers must be over 21 to drive across state lines.

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Epicuriosity 101 on the SJ-R food page today features answers by Nancy Sweet, culinary operations manager, to readers’ questions about blueberry/gooseberry pie, and whether we should be concerned about mercury in the fish we eat.

Jamie Stout, director, Community Education and Betty Workman, Academy of Lifelong Learning member were interviewed July 14 for a feature in the August Springfield Business Journal.

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DeniseLLCC’s Chef Denise Perry (left) was a judge, along with Governor Bruce Rauner and Mayor Jim Langfelder, for the Downtown Bacon Throwdown July 11.

The LLCC Culinary Institute and SIU Center for Workforce Development recently partnered and hosted 30 Family and Consumer Science teachers from Central Illinois. The teachers spent the day in LLCC labs learning new cooking techniques that they will be able to take back to their classrooms. A short video about the training was provided by Linda Walker, SIU Family and Consumer Sciences Facilitator. The video is also featured on their website.

Several stories in the current edition of SO magazine, “Recipes for Success,” “Get Cooking,” and “Feast for the Eyes” feature the Culinary Institute and Culinary Arts programs, with comments from Nancy Sweet, operations manager, Jay Kitterman, consultant and Chef Denise Perry along with several credit and non-credit culinary students.

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Todd McDonald, vice president of administrative services, is the subject of a Personality Profile in the new July edition of the Springfield Business Journal.

Pam McClelland, chair, LLCC Foundation, wrote an essay for the State Journal-Register July 5 entitled, “#ILoveLLCC – proudly”.

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Kevin Lust, director, Illinois Small Business Development Center at LLCC, was interviewed for this story in the State Journal-Register about a business manufacturing a device that would work with smartphones to replace remote control devices for electronic equipment.