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Written by Theresa Wittenauer   
Wednesday, 10 October 2012 13:39
ROCK FALLS, IL – Blackhawk Hills Regional Council, in conjunction with the Carroll County Soil and Water Conservation District, is sponsoring a Prevailing Wage Workshop to be held October 16, 2012 at 10:00 am. Tom Whalen, Conciliation and Mediation Manager at the Illinois Department of Labor, will be presenting on the Illinois Prevailing Wage Act. The workshop will help explain how this state law impacts local communities and organizations.

The workshop is open to the public and there is no fee to attend the event. To obtain additional information or to register for the event, please contact Blackhawk Hills by phone at 815-625-3854 or email at 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 corporation 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 resources  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 may be directed to Theresa Wittenauer at (815) 625-3854 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

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