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Written by Melanie Flesch   
Friday, 22 February 2013 15:51
ROCK FALLS, IL – Melanie Flesch, Assistant Outreach Coordinator for Blackhawk Hills,
will be conducting the second of the Website Assistance Workshops on March 7, 2013, from
10:00 AM to noon, at the Lanark Heritage Center, located at 106 South Broad Street in Lanark,
IL. The workshop will consist of an explanation of how search engines work and how to get
your website noticed through keywords, maintaining a proper updating schedule, and how to
use free Google programs such as Analytics, Insights for Search, and Webmaster. Workshop
participants will also have the opportunity to evaluate websites of those in attendance,
particularly those participating in the Website Assistance Program.

The Website Assistance Program awards a $2,000 match to communities and counties
within the 6-county region of Blackhawk Hills to help facilitate the building or redesigning
of a website. Participants in the program are required to attend two workshops in order to
receive the funds. However, the workshops are open to anyone and are not limited to program
participants. The participants of the 2012 Website Assistance Program are Fulton, Galena,
Rochelle, Warren, and Ogle County. For questions specific to the workshop, please contact
Melanie Flesch at 815-625-3854 or by email at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

This workshop is required for those receiving funds from the Blackhawk Hills Website
Assistance Program. However, this event is free and open to the public. Please RSVP by
calling 815-625-3854 or by emailing This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

About Blackhawk Hills

Blackhawk Hills is a not-for-profit organization based in Rock Falls, IL, that serves Carroll, Jo
Daviess, Lee, Ogle, Stephenson, and Whiteside counties in northwest Illinois. Services include
community planning, development assistance, natural resource conservation and protection
support, and grant writing and administration. Blackhawk Hills is sponsored by local county
boards and Soil and Water Conservation Districts and is overseen by an 18-member council,
consisting of three representatives from each of the six counties.

Questions about Blackhawk Hills Regional Council may be directed to (815) 625-3854 or
This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

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