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Thursday, July 22, 2021
Kaskaskia College Meets with Local Leaders to Promote Education & Training for Local Workforce: “No Barriers – No Excuses”

Learn more about all of the opportunities for education and training at the Kaskaskia College website.


Wednesday, July 21, 2021
Rep. Wilhour Encourages Families to Visit Museums: Free Admission with “Constituent Education Card”

State Representatives Blaine Wilhour (R-Beecher City) would like his constituents in the 107th district to know about the “Museums in the Park” program available for the 2021-22 season. Any constituent,…


Friday, July 9, 2021
Rep. Wilhour Provides Legislative Update to Greater Fayette County Chamber of Commerce

State Representatives Blaine Wilhour (R-Beecher City) was the invited guest for the Greater Fayette County Chamber of Commerce “Lunch & Learn” program on Wednesday in Vandalia. In addition to providing…


Wednesday, July 7, 2021
Rep. Wilhour Invites All to Experience the Smithsonian Traveling Exhibit Aug. 28 – Oct. 2

Make your plans now to bring your children and grandchildren to experience “Voices and Votes: Democracy in America” at the Bryan-Bennett Library in Salem from August 28th through October 2nd….


Wednesday, June 30, 2021
Rep. Wilhour Speaks to Effingham ‘Noon’ Rotary: Reimagine Illinois Plan Is A Beginning

State Representative Blaine Wilhour (R-Beecher City) was invited to speak to the Effingham ‘Noon’ Rotary today held in the First Baptist Church – Effingham. Rep. Wilhour spoke about the serious…


Wednesday, June 30, 2021
IL Rental Payment Program Opens June 28 for Applications – Up to $25,000

Wednesday, June 9, 2021
Reps. Wilhour & Niemerg Call for End to $300/Week Extra Pay: Businesses Hurt by Fewer Job Applicants

Local State Representatives Adam Niemerg (R-Dieterich) and Blaine Wilhour (R-Beecher City) are calling on Governor JB Pritzker and the Illinois Department of Employmenrt Security (IDES) to follow the lead of…


Friday, June 4, 2021
Businesses Seek to Fill 250 Positions: June 16 at Salem Education Center

The City of Salem, Kaskaskia College, and WJBD-WSIQ Radio are co-sponsoring a job fair Wednesday, June 16 from 9AM – 12 Noon. There are 18 employers from industries and businesses…


Friday, June 4, 2021
Rep. Wilhour Calls Out Governor Pritzker on his Big Lie to Voters: “I will pledge to veto…”

State Representatives Blaine Wilhour (R-Beecher City) made this statement this afternoon after learning that the governor signed into law the proposed gerrymandered partisan legislative maps: “Governor JB Pritzker lied in…


Wednesday, June 2, 2021
Rep. Wilhour Encourages Job Seekers on New Opportunities: Greater Centralia Area Career Expo Set for August 20 – 21

“Many lives have been disrupted and people lost their jobs over this past year because of the Covid-19 restrictions,” said Rep. Blaine Wilhour, who represents the Marion County portion of…