Improvements in the economy, road work and the future of McHenry County are all part of the efforts of the county board and its new chairman, Joe Gottemoller. Stew Cohen sits down with the Chairman for the first time.
Winter is especially tough on the homeless. They’ve got to continually find places to stay. Now, in some areas, shelter is available through grants and donations. One such area where hundreds of homeless can often times find shelter is in Chicago’s northwest suburbs. Stew Cohen interviews Laurie Bivona, director of marketing for Pioneer Center,(McHenry County PADS—Public Action to Deliver Shelter), on the need to help the organization reach its goal in the Gift of Shelter.
NAVIGATORS PLAY A SIGNIFICANT ROLE IN HELPING PEOPLE WITHOUT HEALTH INSURANCE “NAVIGATE” THE AFFORDABLE CARE ACT AND ACQUIRE MEDICAID OR MARKETPLACE INSURANCE. STEW COHEN INTERVIEWS DEB QUAKENBUSH OF THE MCHENRY COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND SHELLY NICHOLSON, GRANT COORDINATOR OF ENROLL MCHENRY COUNTY.
SIGN UP ONLINE AT www.GetCoveredIllinois.gov or 866-311-1119 for an appointment. Need healthcare insurance? Need to renew your current health insurance? Visit the McHenry Public Library, 809 N. Front Street (Rt. 31) in McHenry on January 13, 6pm to 8:45pm.