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River City Roofing Company and Lumberyard Suppliers provided a new roof to Peoria Heights Veteran on Veterans Dayhttps://www2.illinois.gov/Pages/news-item.aspx?ReleaseID=19388River City Roofing Company and Lumberyard Suppliers provided a new roof to Peoria Heights Veteran on Veterans Day11/11/2018 7:19:15 PMRiver City Roofing Company and Lumberyard Suppliers provided a new roof to Peoria Heights Veteran on Veterans Day
HOMEGROWN BY HEROES PROGRAM ASSISTS VETERANS IN AGRICULTUREhttps://www2.illinois.gov/Pages/news-item.aspx?ReleaseID=19367HOMEGROWN BY HEROES PROGRAM ASSISTS VETERANS IN AGRICULTURE11/9/2018 3:44:56 PMSPRINGFIELD, IL – As we honor our state’s military veterans this Veterans Day, the Illinois Department of Agriculture (IDOA) invites veterans and current active duty servicemembers to take part in the Homegrown By Heroes program. This program is ideal for veterans who are interested in a second career in our state’s number one industry, agriculture.
Honoring The Victims of the Tragedy in Thousand Oaks, Californiahttps://www2.illinois.gov/Pages/news-item.aspx?ReleaseID=19347Honoring The Victims of the Tragedy in Thousand Oaks, California11/8/2018 5:22:14 PMThe Department of Central Management Services has received notice from The President of the United States of America and Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner that all persons or entities covered by the Illinois Flag Display Act are to fly the flags at half-staff immediately until Sunset, Saturday, November 10, 2018.
First Lady Diana Rauner launches 2018 Holiday Hero Drivehttps://www2.illinois.gov/Pages/news-item.aspx?ReleaseID=19346First Lady Diana Rauner launches 2018 Holiday Hero Drive11/7/2018 10:55:34 PMSPRINGFIELD — Taking a few moments to write a holiday card or send a pair of socks might seem like a small gesture, but for service members and veterans on the receiving end, such gifts can mean the world.
Honoring The Victims of the Tragedy in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvaniahttps://www2.illinois.gov/Pages/news-item.aspx?ReleaseID=19293Honoring The Victims of the Tragedy in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania10/29/2018 3:04:24 PMThe Department of Central Management Services has received notice from The President of the United States of America and Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner that all persons or entities covered by the Illinois Flag Display Act are to fly the flags at half-staff immediately until Sunset, Wednesday, October 31, 2018.
Building at Quincy Veterans' Home named for local Medal of Honor recipienthttps://www2.illinois.gov/Pages/news-item.aspx?ReleaseID=19263Building at Quincy Veterans' Home named for local Medal of Honor recipient10/19/2018 7:29:10 PMQUINCY — Gov. Bruce Rauner announced today that the old Sycamore nursing home in Quincy is being named in honor of Korean War veteran Lester Hammond, who was raised in Quincy. The Medal of Honor recipient was killed in action protecting his unit against heavy enemy fire. He was just 21 years old.
State agencies pledge to share data to provide better services to Illinoisanshttps://www2.illinois.gov/Pages/news-item.aspx?ReleaseID=13613State agencies pledge to share data to provide better services to Illinoisans10/18/2018 8:20:25 PMCHICAGO - Thirteen state agencies that are members of the State’s Health and Human Service enterprise announced the signing of an Enterprise Memorandum of Understanding (eMOU) for inter-agency data sharing. The eMOU will correct the many problems that arise from a lack of information sharing by state agencies.
Illinois Department of Veterans' Affairs Executes Rapid Response to Cyber Issuehttps://www2.illinois.gov/Pages/news-item.aspx?ReleaseID=14570Illinois Department of Veterans' Affairs Executes Rapid Response to Cyber Issue10/16/2018 9:04:51 PMSpringfield, IL - On July 3, 2017, the Illinois Department of Veterans’ Affairs (IDVA) reported evidence of a malware virus on the agency’s network. IDVA staff quickly responded to minimize the spread and launched a security incident response through the Illinois Department of Innovation & Technology (DoIT).
Honoring Patriot Day https://www2.illinois.gov/Pages/news-item.aspx?ReleaseID=18150Honoring Patriot Day 9/10/2018 9:31:11 PMThe Department of Central Management Services has received notice from Governor Bruce Rauner that all persons or entities covered by the Illinois Flag Display Act are to fly the flags at half-staff from Sunrise to Sunset on Tuesday, September 11, 2018.
Honoring Senator John McCainhttps://www2.illinois.gov/Pages/news-item.aspx?ReleaseID=18106Honoring Senator John McCain8/27/2018 10:20:07 PMThe Department of Central Management Services has received notice from The President of the United States of America that all persons or entities covered by the Illinois Flag Display Act are to fly the flags at half-staff immediately until sunset on the day of interment.

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