Month: January 2019

Pledge for Life Partnership Selected to Participate in National Public Health Leadership Program

A team of representatives from Kankakee County has been selected to participate in the National Leadership Academy for the Public’s Health (NLAPH) program, funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). NLAPH is a national program focused on improving population health by working with multi-sector leadership teams and training the teams through an …

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Nominations Now Open for 2019 Volunteer Recognition Luncheon

Pictured Above: Dylan Smith, 2018 Youth Volunteer Award winner, was nominated by Kankakee County Community Services Inc. Nominations are open for this year’s Volunteer Recognition Luncheon, presented in conjunction with the Community Foundation, the United Way of Kankakee and Iroquois counties, and the Pledge for Life Partnership. This event was created to recognize outstanding volunteers in the community and to encourage volunteerism. Visit the links below to …

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Local Partnerships Unite to Host Kankakee Community Summit on “Marijuana, Youth, & Our Community”

NEW REGISTRATION DEADLINE: April 9th To register, email your name, job title, and organization to cfranke@i-kan.org. Thanks to the partnership of 16 local organizations and community groups, a free public summit addressing, “Marijuana, Youth, & Our Community”. The seven panelists who will be featured at this event all come from unique fields of influence surrounding …

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