Hoffman Estates Chapter, The Links Inc.

 

The Hoffman Estates Chapter (IL) of the Links Inc. provides service to the Elgin/ Northwest Chicago Suburban Communities. The Hoffman Estates Chapter is one of eight chapters in the Chicagoland area.

 
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host the 
20th Annual Historically Black Colleges and University Tour
Saturday, 
March 24, 2018


HOFFMAN ESTATES CHAPTER (IL), Links Inc.
2018 SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS ARE HERE
Application must be postmarked by March 18, 2018 
to be considered

Scholarships are available for students who will attend a two-year community college or a four-year college or university as a full-time student in the fall of 2018. All scholarships will be awarded by May 2018.
Eligibility
To be considered for this scholarship, a student must meet the following criteria:
1. Qualified African American high school senior graduating by June 2018
2. Minimum cumulative grade point average of “C”
3. Minimum ACT composite score of 18 (or SAT equivalent)
4. Student must attend a public, private or parochial school within the northwest Chicago suburban area.
Selection

Scholarships are available for students who will attend a two-year community college or a four-year college or university as a full-time student in the fall of 2018. All scholarships will be awarded by May 2018.


To be considered for this scholarship, a student must meet the following criteria:
1. African American high school senior graduating by June 2018
2. Minimum cumulative grade point average of “C”
3. Minimum ACT composite score of 18 (or SAT equivalent)
4. Must attend a public, private or parochial school within the northwest Chicago suburban area.


Download the application here


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EXPLORE the ARTS

Please join us on Saturday, February 10, 2018 from 2:30 - 4 PM at the Gail Borden Library for an afternoon of artistry.  All are welcome!
KNOW YOUR RIGHTS ! 

On November 18, 2017, the National Trends & Services facet held its Black Lives Matter event: Know Your Rights at Harper College. The Hoffman Estates (IL), Links, Inc. partnered with the Cook County Bar Association, Harper College and Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., Chi Alpha Omega Chapter. The community learned valuable information on how to handle encounters with law enforcement. Attorneys informed the community of their rights when dealing with police and prosecutors provided information on where to find legal assistance.


Click here for information on what to do if stopped by the police.

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Hoffman Estates Links enjoy an afternoon at the Oak Brook Polo Club. They take a picture with the only female player participating in the day's game as well as visit with the mayor of Oak Brook. 
Shape Up! Physical and Financial Health Habits

On Saturday, March 25th the Hoffman Estates Chapter, Links Inc, held its Shape Up! Physical and Financial Health Habits seminar at the Gail Borden Library in Elgin, IL. Members of the chapter distributed free samples of over the counter medicine and medical information pamphlets to attendees.
Dr. Alma Buckner (member of the Hoffman Estates Chapter, Links Inc.) discussed symptoms and preventive measures for diseases such as heart disease, diabetes and high blood pressure.  The second half of the seminar was devoted to financial literacy topics given by Allen Williams of A. Charles Williams and Associates. 
Annual Day at the Races Fundraiser

Thanks to all of our supporters.  Our annual Day at the Races "Diamonds and Pearls" event held on Saturday, October 22nd at the Hawthorne Race track was a huge success. The proceeds of this event are used to implement our programs in the areas of Health and Human Services, Arts, Services to Youth,  National and International Trends.
District 42 Partnership Breakfast

The 22nd Annual District 54 Partnership Breakfast was held on Wednesday, November 16, 2016 at Margaret Mead Junior High School in Elk Grove Village in appreciation of School District 54's partnerships with local community and business entities. The Hoffman Estates chapter was acknowledged for their partnered with the John Muir Literacy Academy. The Chapter sponsored families for Christmas and purchased Christmas gifts for each family member. The chapter also donated 100 canned goods to the District 54 Food Pantry, located at Mead Junior High School.  
Hoffman Estates Proclamation 

In celebration of the Hoffman Estates Chapter 30th Anniversary, the village of Hoffman Estates along with the Mayor, presented chapter members with  a proclamation to name May 12, 2014 "The Links, Incorporated- Hoffman Estates Chapter Day". We thank Mayor Bill McLeod and the Village Board members for this honor.