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Showcase a lifetime of your knowledge and celebrate years of experience through your spelling abilities, that allow continual learning, and keep your brain active. Meet like-minded folks and compete with some of the best spellers in Illinois. Compete in a broad spectrum of words with varying difficulty. This is the practice session. Local Spelling Bee is Saturday, April 22 at 10:00 a.m. Register to receive a list of practice words.
Learn about the next step in your conservation at home journey as we talk about how to improve our handling of rainwater in ways that promote it soaking into the ground. REGISTER or DROP IN
Showcase a lifetime of your knowledge and celebrate years of experience through your spelling abilities, that allow continual learning, and keep your brain active. Meet like-minded folks and compete with some of the best spellers in Illinois. Compete in a broad spectrum of words with varying difficulty. A practice session will be held Saturday, April 8 at 10:00 a.m. Participants will advance through three levels of competition: Local (info below), Regionals held in June at a location TBD, and the State Finals on Aug 14 at the Illinois State Fair in Springfield.
A representative from the Illinois Treasurer’s I-Cash team will aid you in a search for any unclaimed funds from Illinois’ lost and abandoned property list. This could include checking and savings accounts, certificates of deposit, over payments, insurance checks, payroll checks, utility refunds, money orders, un-cashed checks, dividends, stocks, bonds, contents of safe deposit boxes, and more. Stop by the lobby and see if you have any money coming to you! DROP IN
This program was created to address the increasing problem of cyber bullying, electronic harassment, and sexting/pornography. While technology creates convenience in our lives and helps us keep in touch with our kids, danger can lurk in the files contained on cell phones and computer. What kids may view as an innocent photo can morph very quickly into life-altering evidence.
Please join our representative from Morningstar, Fani Koutsovitis, for an overview of the company’s database, Morningstar Investment Research Center. This easy-to-navigate database will help both novice and veteran investors reach their investment goals. It’s the one-stop tool for collecting financial information, getting reliable portfolio analysis, learning about investment options, and getting the most up-to-date financial news commentary.
Join Jorie Pitt, CFP at AHC Advisors in St. Charles, to learn more about planning the details of your retirement plan, including when to start your retirement, how long it will last and the retirement lifestyle you want. You'll learn to estimate the amount of money needed in your retirement, factoring in health-care costs, taxes and inflation. Will also cover how to supplement fixed income sources, including the products and investment strategies you should consider, a sustainable withdrawal rate and the best order to tap various accounts.
Chicago’s renowned pie maven, Paula Haney of Hoosier Mama Pie Co., dishes about her life making pie and, demonstrates how to make perfect pie dough, and provides samples. Copies of her book, “Hoosier Mama Book of Pie” will be available for purchase and signing. REGISTER