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Safe Volunteering Opportunities in Illinois (Part 1) Checkexpress

Safe Volunteering Opportunities in Illinois (Part 1)

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The coronavirus pandemic has caused major changes across all industries in the Chicagoland area; including important areas of nonprofit and volunteering sectors. Due to all that our country has gone through, volunteering is needed now more than ever! “As you might have guessed, volunteering in the time of the pandemic is more complicated than in normal…
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Spreading Love Kindness Month February - Checkexpress

Spreading Love (Not Germs) This Kindness Month

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Between freezing cold weather and still practicing social distancing, Valentine’s Day 2021 is going to look a little different than previous years. But don’t let the prospect of staying home this year make you blue. Get excited about creative ways to share love not only on V-Day but throughout Kindness Month in February! Instead of focusing…
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Your 2021 Watch List is Here - Checkexpress

Your 2021 Watch List is Here!

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2021 is starting out with some great news! In the past year, many of us became more familiar with our electronic devices and the variety of streaming services that are out there. Are you starting to get bored with your tv show options? You may be wondering if you’ve seen all that network and streaming…
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Top 5 Tips for Your Next Career Move - Checkexpress

New Year, New Job: Top 5 Tips for Your Next Career Move

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Congratulations, you’ve made it through 2020! This was no light feat…this past year was definitely a character builder for most. 2020 may have lit a fire under many people to start pursuing new life goals and career moves. Now is the time to shake off all your fears of change and the unknown! There are…
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Your Holiday Budget Guide is Here! Checkexpress

Your Holiday Budget Guide is Here!

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Tis’ the season to be jolly and not in financial trouble! No one can stay in a festive mood while holiday shopping if their bank account falls into the negative zone. Are you starting to feel the stress of holiday shopping? Checkexpress wants you to have a joyful holiday season, as well as enter 2021…
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Show Appreciation for Teachers this Holiday Season! Checkexpress

Show Appreciation for Teachers this Holiday Season!

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November is known as the month of gratitude! We are grateful for our family and celebrate Thanksgiving, but did you know it’s also the month dedicated to celebrating American education? National holidays like National Education Week and National Education Support Professionals Day are both within this month. Unfortunately, this year November has been full of challenging,…
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Staying Digitally Connected with Checkexpress - Checkexpress

Staying Digitally Connected with Checkexpress

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Now more than ever, the importance of staying connected to our loved ones has become a major priority. The pandemic has caused us to be physically separated yet allowed us new ways to reconnect with our loved ones emotionally. Video calls and digital family get togethers have become the new norm, these activities now hold…
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Trick or Treating Guidelines for a Safe & Spooky Halloween - Checkexpress

Trick or Treating Guidelines for a Safe & Spooky Halloween

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To trick or treat or not…We’re more than halfway through the whirlwind that has been 2020. It’s safe to say that after all the stress this pandemic has caused has lead to a craving for Halloween fun – especially the little residents of Illinois. Trick or treating is an annual favorite activity during Halloween for…
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Voting Safely in Illinois During the Pandemic - Checkexpress

Voting Safely in Illinois During the Pandemic

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Election Day is on Tuesday, November 3, 2020. That’s less than a month away! “With a pandemic raging across the country and doubts in some circles about the legitimacy of mail-in ballots, navigating how to vote this year can be daunting.” Illinois voters have the option to place a mail in ballot or in person.…
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