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Boileau at First Resources; Brokken in development program; Hilger recognized by Kohl's

Jul 01, 2013

Boileau mental health coordinator

Jill Boileau has been named community-based mental health coordinator for First Resources Corporation serving Jefferson, Washington, Henry counties and surrounding areas.

Boileau will be developing in-home services for First Resources, a nonprofit corporation committed to improving the lives of people by providing holistic community-based human service programs promoting self-sufficiency in an atmosphere of dignity and respect.

Services will provide individuals with disabilities support in achieving goals of daily living at home and in the community. Medicaid home and community-based waiver services, habilitation services, intensive psychiatric rehabilitation and consumer directed attendant care are among the array of services to be expanded.

Boileau has more than 30 years of experience in the field.


Brokken enters Microsoft corporate development program

Allen Brokken, son of Leo and Dianne Brokken of Fairfield and a 1991 graduate of Fairfield High School, has entered a Microsoft corporate development program.

Brokken, who has worked for Microsoft for five years, will receive training in the Microsoft Enterprise Architecture discipline, as well as have opportunities to interact with key Microsoft and customer business leaders to shape future information technology investments.

Brokken, his wife Janet and their three children live in Bloomington, Ill. They are active in their local church, plus he is a Cub Scout troop master and participant in the Central Illinois Shotokan Karate Association with his children.


Kohl’s recognizes Fairfield girl

Ten-year-old Laurel Hilger of Fairfield was one of 33 youth from Iowa recognized by the Kohl’s Department Stores’ Kohl’s Cares Scholarship Program for making a positive impact in their communities through volunteerism.

Hilger and the other youth will each receive a $50 gift card and recognition certificate from Kohl’s to honor their community service efforts.

The winners also qualify for the chance to receive a $1,000 regional scholarship for higher education, which Kohl’s will award in July.

Of the nearly 200 regional winners, 10 national winners will each receive a total of $10,000 in scholarships, and Kohl’s will donate $1,000 to a nonprofit organization on each national winner’s behalf.

In total this year, Kohl’s will recognize more than 2,300 young volunteers with more than $400,000 in scholarships and prizes.

A list of all winners from Iowa is available at www.kohlskids.com.

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