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Lake Land College celebrates alumni at local businesses

Posted on January 29, 2018

Lake Land College invites all area businesses to join in the college’s 50th anniversary celebration by highlighting Laker Alumni in the workplace.

“Through this initiative, we want to recognize the hundreds of area businesses that hire our graduates and at the same time share our Laker spirit as we continue our year-long celebration of our 50th anniversary,” Kelly Allee, director of marketing & public relations, said.

Those businesses that get in touch with the college will receive small Lake Land College Alumni buttons for the alumni to wear during the month of March. Businesses are then asked to share a photo of the Laker Alumni.

“For 50 years, Lake Land alumni have been a major part of a growing, well-trained workforce in East Central Illinois,” said Director of Alumni Relations and Annual Giving David Cox. “In today’s business environment it is crucial to attract potential employees with the skills that our alumni possess. We look forward to highlighting throughout the month of March the role that our alumni play in a vibrant workforce.”

Businesses interested in participating can follow these simple steps.

  1. Count the Laker Alumni employed in the business.
  2. Email or send Lake Land a Facebook message with the company name, mailing address and number of alumni.
  3. The college will send Lake Land College Alumni buttons to wear during the month of March.
  4. Post a picture of the employees on social media or send us a picture via email and the college will post it.

Contact Allee at kallee@lakelandcollege.edu or message Lake Land at facebook.com/lakelandcollege.

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