The Jane Hartman (music professor) Trio performed at the pre-election dinner and reception at the Illinois State Capitol Sunday evening for Governor-elect Rauner and 800 people. Last night, the Trio performed at a cocktail reception in the Illinois Museum Library, with music continuing into the evening at the Lincoln Museum prior to the Toby Keith concert at the Prairie Capital Convention Center. In addition, LLCC music student Denise Pittman and alum Nicolas Brady performed with the Lincoln Troubadours at Rauner’s reception at the Old State Capitol. The vocal coach and conductor for the Troubadours is LLCC adjunct music instructor Sue Hamilton.
LLCC-Litchfield, U of I Extension, Ameren, MJM Cooperative, and Rural Electric Cooperative sponsored a “Live Line” demonstration Dec. 5. Fifth grade students from Raymond, Litchfield, Staunton and Mt. Olive schools gathered in the LLCC-Litchfield Charles M. Long Auditorium to find out about electricity safety. The event was featured with an article and photo in The Hillsboro Journal-News.
LLCC-Litchfield staff dressed up as “LLCC Degree Trees” and walked in the 2014 Litchfield Chamber of Commerce Christmas parade the evening of Nov. 21. The “Degree Trees” disbursed LLCC pens/pencils and candy to the crowd.
Left to right in photo: Emily Miller, Christine Lang, Lorie McDonald, Tisha Miller, Adrienne Frazier and Ellie Miller (front).
Lorie McDonald, director of LLCC-Hillsboro/Litchfield, was the guest speaker at the Hillsboro Rotary Club and Litchfield Women’s Club meetings. Lorie spoke to both groups about programs, enrollment, dual credit classes, new initiatives and challenges at LLCC-Litchfield & Hillsboro. The Hillsboro Journal-News featured Lorie in a photograph with LLCC trustee and Hillsboro Rotary Club member Jerry Wesley and also in a photo with members of the Women’s Club.
Chris McDonald, Ph.D., professor of political science, was a featured speaker at the Great War Encampment at the Illinois State Military Museum Nov. 22-23 and was mentioned in the State Journal-Register’s coverage of the event.
Martha Miller, adjunct English instructor, is having a book signing for her latest mystery book, “Widow,” on Saturday, Nov. 29 from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at Prairie Archives, 522 E Adams, Springfield.
Jamie Stout, director of Community Education, spoke to members of the Sertoma Club Nov. 17 about CEW classes, ALL and College for Kids.
John Paul Jaramillo, professor, English, will read from his book and new novel Thursday, Nov. 20 from 5 to 7 p.m. in the H.D. Smith Gallery of the Hoogland Center for the Arts.