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WVEL News Scope Now: Gordmans Will Be Hiring Holiday Seasonal Workers

WVEL News Scope Now: Gordmans Will Be Hiring Holiday Seasonal Workers

(Photo By Flickr User Rexx W.)   Newsline: Holiday Help Wanted: Hiring Seasonal Workers For Gordmans “Attention holiday seasonal workers, attention holiday seasonal workers……” Gordmans is hiring hundreds of seasonal workers to help with the upcoming holiday shopping season. According to WAND-TV, a job fair will be held at each of its 158 store locations on…MORE

WVEL News Scope Now: Peoria, IL Native And Former State Congressman Ray LaHood, Named Chairman Of The Abraham Lincoln Library Board

WVEL News Scope Now: Peoria, IL Native And Former State Congressman Ray LaHood, Named Chairman Of The Abraham Lincoln Library Board

(Photo By Flickr User Washington State Dept of Transportation)   Former Illinois congressman and U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood has been named chairman of the board of directors of the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum in Springfield. Gov. J.B. Pritzker announced LaHood’s appointment earlier this week. According to WGEM-TV & The Associated Press, LaHood, a…MORE

WVEL News/Education Scope Now: St. Ambrose University Students Could Be Eligible For Up To $16K In Scholarship Money

WVEL News/Education Scope Now: St. Ambrose University Students Could Be Eligible For Up To $16K In Scholarship Money

(Photo By Flickr User St. Ambrose University)   A new scholarship is offering students the potential to get up to $16,000 in scholarship money towards their degree at St. Ambrose University. According to WQAD-TV, the scholarship program is funded through a $1.38 million estate gift, given by Dale and Lavonne “Bonnie” McFarlin. This is the largest…MORE

WVEL News/Weather Scope Now: IDOT Is Hiring Temporary Snowplow Workers

WVEL News/Weather Scope Now: IDOT Is Hiring Temporary Snowplow Workers

(Photo By Flickr User Arvell Dorsey Jr.)   The Illinois Department of Transportation is looking for snowplow drivers. IDOT needs temporary help across the state for snow-and-ice removal this winter. Through the department’s annual “snowbird” program, temporary snowplow drivers are hired every year on a full-time and on-call basis. Acting Illinois Transportation Secretary Omer Osman said.…MORE

36th Annual Circle City Classic Reminder

36th Annual Circle City Classic Reminder

(Photo By Flickr User rainchurch)   If you’re ready for some HBCU Football, then you don’t want to miss the Circle City Classic in Indianapolis, IN happening respectively on the 4th Saturday in September! About The Circle City Classic: “The Battle Of The Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) Vs. The Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC) is…MORE

WVEL News/Money Scope Now: The 2019 Illinois State Fair Has Brought In A Revenue Record

WVEL News/Money Scope Now: The 2019 Illinois State Fair Has Brought In A Revenue Record

(Photo By Flickr User Katherine Johnson)   The state says the 2019 Illinois State Fair had record estimated revenue of more than $6.5 million. According to WGEM-TV & The Associated Press, Fair officials said on this week that this year’s total surpassed the previous record of $6.4 million set in 2013 and was about $750,000 higher…MORE

WVEL Community Scope: 2019 Taste Of Canton

WVEL Community Scope: 2019 Taste Of Canton

(Photo By Flickr User Phil Romans)   Canton, IL, Fulton County, and surrounding areas, get yourself ready for The 2019 Taste Of Canton being held on the 4th Saturday in September! The Taste of Canton will offer a variety of food tastings from local eateries, kid’s activity area (inflatables, games & crafts), and feature live entertainment…MORE

The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library And Museum, Is Offering Free Tickets For Museum Day

The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library And Museum, Is Offering Free Tickets For Museum Day

(Photo By Flickr User Randy von Liski)   The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum will join institutions around the country in offering free tickets on Saturday, September 21st. It’s through a program organized by Smithsonian magazine. The magazine’s 15th annual Museum Day lets anyone download a ticket granting the ticketholder and one guest free access…MORE