Monday, January 11, 2010

Chrysler plant idle again -


Chrysler Group LLC’s Belvidere assembly plant is idle again this week, but it is expected to be back in operation on Jan. 19, a day after the Martin Luther King holiday.

Workers in Belvidere, and the supplier operations that feed the plant, have been off since Dec. 18.

Chrysler plant idle again - -

Rock Valley College offers vacant trusteeship to Edward Copeland

I along with 21 other citizens applied for the vacant RVC trusteeship.  As noted  by letter below, the position is being offered to Edward Copeland.   Rev. K. Edward Copeland’s short vita information is shown below:

Copeland (left) instructs associate Minister Titus

Rev. K. Edward Copeland is a minister of the Gospel of Jesus Christ who has been blessed with many talents and skills. He is a musician, composer, preacher, and attorney. He is most widely known for his unique gift to teach the Bible with supernatural clarity and simplicity. He has a passion for helping ministers develop to their maximum potential.

Rev. K. Edward Copeland earned a Juris Doctorate degree from the University of California and a Masters of Divinity degree from Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary in Mill Valley, California. He has taught for the National Baptist Convention of America, USA Inc. as well as district associations, conventions, and conferences throughout the nation and across denominational lines. He is a gifted trainer in the areas of evangelism, discipleship, youth ministry, sacred music, and men's discipleship.

He currently serves as pastor of New Zion Missionary Baptist Church in Rockford, Illinois where he lives with his beautiful wife Starla and their three children William Jibri ("God's hero"), Abeni ("We prayed for her arrival"), and Titus Omari ("Pleasant/New Beginning").

Click on the following to enlarge my notification letter from RVC.

RVC Rejection letter

Poplar Grove, sheriff's contract up in the air

“If they cancel it, that’s two officers I’d have to put on lay off. It would be devastating,” Wirth said….

Under the existing agreement, Poplar Grove pays the Sheriff’s Department $12,707.69 a month, enough to cover wages and benefits for two full-time deputies who work 12-hour shifts on rotating days. The village also furnishes the squad cars those deputies use.

County Administrator Ken Terrinoni wasn’t involved in the contract between the village and the Sheriff’s Department, but said the loss of the it could be devastating.  “Losing that revenue would be very serious for a department that has a balanced budget with a lot of bandages on it,” he said.

Click on the following for more details:   Poplar Grove, sheriff's contract up in the air - Rockford, IL - Rockford Register Star