2020 Billboard Winner

This year’s billboard contest winner was Kelly O’Connor from Limestone Middle School. The contest is held annually for 5th and 6th graders to encourage students to choose “Wise Highs… Choices You Can Live With.” Watch for the winning billboards which will appear in various locations throughout Kankakee and Iroquois counties in September. The Iroquois-Kankakee Regional Office of Education …

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2019 Best Practice Award

Life Education Center Announces Best Practice Winners The Pledge for Life Partnership’s Life Education Center team is proud to announce the winners of the 2018-2019 “Best Practice Contest.” The “Best Practice Contest” is designed to recognize innovative educators who develop lessons and projects to reinforce Life Education Center curriculum. Winners will receive monetary prizes of …

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October: Take Back Day

DEA National Take Back: On Saturday, October 26, 2019, 575 pounds of unwanted prescription drugs were turned in for disposal in Kankakee County during the day’s Take Back Day festivities. KAMEG Director Chris Koerner reported that the event was an overwhelming success. The Kankakee Area Metropolitan Enforcement Group (KAMEG), the Bourbonnais Police Department, the Bradley …

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October 23-31: Red Ribbon Week

The Red Ribbon Campaign® is the oldest and largest drug prevention program in the nation reaching millions of young people during Red Ribbon Week®, October 23-October 31 each year. Visit http://redribbon.org/ for more information, to take the pledge, or for ideas on Red Ribbon activities.