Kane County has implemented the CodeRED® Emergency Telephone Notification System. The system allows County officials to telephone targeted areas or the entire County if an emergency requires immediate action such as a boil water order, missing child alert or evacuation notice. CodeRED® is capable of dialing 50,000 phone numbers per hour and delivers a recorded message. Read more »
Everyone can be a hero. Sign up to donate blood and you will come to the rescue of three people in need. Each blood donation can be divided into platelets, red cells, and plasma. On August 27, from noon to 4:30 p.m., the Heartland Blood Center mobile donation coach will be at the Public Works facility, 200 Devereaux Way. Donors will receive a $5 Subway gift card. Log on to www.heartlandbc.org to schedule an appointment online. Walk-ins are welcome, but appointments will ensure a timely donation (usually 20 to 30 minutes). Read more »
Thanks to all who helped make this year's Cop on Top fundraiser at the 1711 W. Main St. Dunkin Donuts at such a success. Your generosity helped the Police Department raise $3934.58 for Illinois Special Olympics! As a bonus, Dunkin Donuts customers were treated to Interim Chief Steve Huffman strumming his guitar.
Class is July 7-11, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., and Open to Ages 13-16
The St. Charles Police Department will host its second annual Youth Police Academy this summer. The academy is intended to showcase careers in police and fire work, and also encourages teamwork and self-esteem.
Several topics will be covered, including steps to becoming a police officer and firefighter, personal safety/self-defense, internet safety, bullying, crime scene evidence collection, and more. Read more »
The class will run from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., July 7-11, and is open to kids ages 13-16
The Heartland Blood Center will hold a blood drive at City Hall on May 1, 12 to 5 p.m. Walk-ins are welcome, but an appointment will ensure a quick and efficient donation (usually around 20-30 minutes). To make an appointment online, visit the Heartland Blood Center website. The new online procedure requires donors to register with a username and password. Once registered, you will be able to track your donations and other information online and quickly sign up for future blood drives. Read more »
It’s been a year since we launched the St. Charles Connect customer service request system accessible with a mobile app or the City website.
Youth Commission 2013-2014 Challenge Grant Application
The City is sponsoring a blood drive August 28, from 12-4:30 p.m., at the Public Works Facility, 1405 South 7th Avenue. All donors will receive an Oberweis gift card. Read more »