College of Lake County
Updated: January 14, 2013 2:18PM
Nominating petitions for two positions on the College of Lake County board of trustees are now available. Candidates for the positions will be placed on the ballot for the April 9, 2013 election. The term of office for each position is six years.
The college is governed by a seven-member board of trustees, elected from among the citizens of Community College District 532, to ensure local accountability. Election packets are available in the CLC Administrative Affairs office, room A107, 19351 W. Washington Street, Grayslake.
The election filing period is Dec. 17, 18, 19, 20, 21 and 26 at these locations and times: Dec.17, 18, 19, 20 and 21, 2012: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Room A107 Dec. 22, 23, 24 and 25, 2012: Office closed
Administrative Affairs, Room A107: Building Accessible at C entrance Dec. 26: 1-5 p.m., Room A107*
The Grayslake campus is closed for the holiday break on Dec. 26. Candidates filing their nomination papers must use entrance C. Press the intercom button and announce yourself to gain entry. Nominating papers will not be accepted at the C entrance or any other part of the College of Lake County campus other than Room A107.
Viewing of Nomination Papers: Location and Office Hours:
Dec. 27 and 28: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Campus Police, Room A151; Jan. 2, 3 and 4: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Administrative Affairs, Room A107. Objections will be accepted through Jan. 4 and will follow the same location and office hours listed for viewing of nomination papers. Note: A lottery will be held on Jan. 3 for all Dec. 17 simultaneous filers at 9 a.m. in Room A107.
More information is available online at www.clcillinois.edu/aboutclc/trustees.asp.
For more information about the election process, visit the State Board of Elections website at www.elections.il.gov.
Gospel music performance
The College of Lake County’s 29th Annual Salute to Gospel Music program will be held on March 2. Two of this year’s most popular gospel music artists―James Fortune & FIYA and Reverend Charles Jenkins & Fellowship Chicago―will be the featured artists.
James Fortune & FIYA are from Sugar Land, Texas. His first song in 2004, “You Survived,” broke the gospel charts. He was recently nominated for two 2013 Grammy® Awards: Best Gospel Song for “Hold On” and for Best Gospel Album for “Identity.” James Fortune & FIYA (Free in Yahweh’s Abundance) a Houston-based urban contemporary group that has taken the gospel music industry by storm. The group earned a 2009 Stellar Award nomination for contemporary choir of the year. The single “I Trust You,” from the Transformation Project, dominated Gospel radio for 22 weeks at the #1 spot. Their debut CD “You Survived” was immediately successful, and its single garnered Fortune a coveted ASCAP Writer’s Award in 2006.
Also appearing will be the Reverend Charles Jenkins & Fellowship Chicago. Jenkins, a Grammy® Award-winning songwriter, wrote the #1 praise and worship anthem, “Awesome,” which was #1 on Billboard’s Hot Gospel Songs chart for over 16 weeks. In October 2012, Jenkins and Fellowship of Chicago received a stunning eight Stellar Gospel Music Award nominations for “The Best of Both Worlds” CD.
This event will be held at 7 p.m. at the Genesee Theatre in Waukegan.Until Dec. 17, a special buy one, get one free ticket offer will be available only through the CLC Lakeshore Campus. In addition, fundraising opportunities for local groups will be offered. For groups of 30 or more, tickets may be purchased at $4 off the general admission price of $19, and the group discount includes a private, pre-show reception. For information on group tickets and discounts, call (847) 543-2112.
Regular priced tickets are $19 for general public; $17 for CLC students, staff, alumni, seniors, and children 12 and under. Tickets go on sale Dec. 17 at the CLC Lakeshore Campus, by phone at the James Lumber Center Box Office (847) 543-2300 or at www.geneseetheatre.com.~~.