Wednesday, January 16, 2013
If you've got wit, add your punchline to Patch's weekly comic and win a personalized print.
Are you blessed with insight and good humor? Or just bored today? Share your wit with your south suburban neighbors by entering Patch's comic caption challenge. Just add your dialogue for today's comic in the comment section of this post. Our only requirement is that you keep it clean! At week's end, we'll pick the winning punchline based on how many of us here at Patch giggle and smile at your contribution. The user who produces the winning punchline will get a personalized proof of the comic, with the winning words and a credit line, from cartoonist Chuck Ingwersen and Patch. Congratulations to Tim Howe for the winning punchline to last week's Magic Bear cartoon: Sorry about your rabbit, but I couldn't find any Charmin in here.
Wednesday, August 22, 2012
Congressman Dan Lipinski (D-IL) will be hosting a job fair this Friday in Hickory Hills.
Looking for a new job, or just need help finding work? A good place to start could be at a job fair this Friday, Aug. 24 in Hickory Hills, which will be hosted by Congressman Dan Lipinski. Job seekers will have the opportunity meet with representatives of 48 local businesses, including BNSF Railway, Advocate Christ Medical Center, Standard Bank and Trust, AT&T, Walgreens, Hoist Liftruck, Electro-Motive Diesel, the Chicago Transit Authority, CITGO – Lemont Refining, Securitas and more. The fair will begin at 10 a.m. and run until noon at The Sabre Room, 8900 W. 95th St., in Hickory Hills, IL. For more information, call Congressman Lipinski's office at 312-886-0481.
Tuesday, October 11, 2011
For the long term unemployed of the Southland, Congressman Dan Lipinski's job fair was the last stop before losing hope.
It was a beautiful fall day – more like August than October – but there was a chill hanging over the long queue of unemployed workers lined up on the sidewalk in front of the Bridgeview Community Center. Their faces are views of desperation as they wait for the doors to Congressman Dan Lipinski’s job fair to open. Out of savings and unemployment benefits, they are in survival mode, willing to take demotions and pay cuts. There are mortgages to pay and kids to support. They’ll take anything. “You can’t give up because once you do, it’s over,” said an Oak Lawn woman named Pat. Too Young to Retire, Too Old to Work Up until seven months ago when she got laid off, Pat was employed as a medical secretary at a local hospital. Describing her job …