The Juvenile Justice Council’s Decorated Tree Wins Best Handcrafted Ornaments Category at Christmas Tree Lane!

Partnering with you brings the Juvenile Justice Council of Iroquois County such great JOY! The Old Courthouse Museum once again hosted the annual Christmas Tree Lane. The JJC decorated a tree in the spirit of the designated JOY theme and recognized all of their partners with ornaments. Visitors to the courthouse were encouraged to view…

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Donovan High School’s S.A.D.D. organization ESCAPES THE VAPE!!

Donovan High School’s SADD (Students Against Destructive Decisions) organization took part in a Vape Escape Room activity during “No Vape November”, a month designated to raising awareness about the harmful consequences of vaping and encouraging individuals to give up/not start this addictive habit. Led by teacher/SADD sponsor Kristin Lundquist, students worked together to decipher clues…

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Harold’s Thanksgiving Coloring Contest Winners are Announced!

Results are in for Harold’s Thanksgiving Coloring Contest for Kindergarten-6th Grade! This contest was sponsored by the Juvenile Justice Council of Iroquois County, I-KAN, and the Pledge for Life Partnership. Professional staff from different departments throughout the Iroquois County Courthouse had the difficult task of choosing the winners for each grade level and teacher category…

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Harold’s Thanksgiving Coloring Contest

ANNOUNCEMENT: The Juvenile Justice Council of Iroquois County has partnered with I-KAN and the Pledge for Life Partnership to sponsor a K-6th grade coloring contest featuring the Life Education Center’s mascot Harold the Giraffe. Coloring contest entry forms were distributed to all Iroquois County schools who participate in Life Education Center programming. Students and teachers…

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Life Education Center Lessons Begin in Iroquois County for the 2021-2022 Schoolyear!

Harold the Giraffe of I-KAN’s Life Education Center programming is stepping into classrooms around Iroquois County this school year to teach a substance abuse prevention program. This program teaches students in kindergarten through sixth grade how the human body works and the skills needed to deal with pressures from peers and society. Students will learn…

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Prevention Partnership Opportunity

The JJC would like to partner with community, church, and school organizations that are hosting area breakfast and supper fundraisers to get these helpful parenting TIPs out to parents and grandparents. If you would like to receive these FREE silverware packets with affixed prevention stickers to use at your next meal, please contact Sarah at…

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Tune in to 94.1 WGFA on Thursday, Sept. 30th at 8:05 a.m. to hear Renee Wellborn, Library Director of the Gilman Danforth District Library, represent the Juvenile Justice Council of Iroquois County during a live Hotline Interview.

She will be discussing the JJC’s newest TIP the Scale campaign messaging and an opportunity for local organizations hosting fundraiser meals to partner with the JJC. She will also be sharing information about upcoming fun activities at the Gilman Danforth District Library….

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