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Egyptian Past Commanders's Club Jamboree
October 31 - November 2, 2014

78th Anniversery Jamboree (PDF)

Positions for Week of 10/27/2014

Bilingual Spanish Call Center Representative             Job #00I1U
Must be bilingual Spanish and have a minimum 9 months' experience providing customer service in a retail or call center environment. (5 openings, new hire class 1/5/2015)
Bilingual Call Center, Chicago

Account Management Representative - Call Center     Job #00I1W
Minimum 6 months' experience in banking operations, teller or customer service role.
Call Center, Milwaukee, WI

Experienced Mortgage Loan Originator                       Job #00H6J
Minimum 3 years of mortgage banking background or retail lending experience.
Retail Lending, Milwaukee, WI, Chicago & Surrounding Suburbs (multiple positions available)

Supervisor - Commercial Loan Review                       Job #00HXK
Minimum 7 years of Commercial loan review experience in a banking environment & prior supervisory experience required.
Commercial Risk Review, Burr Ridge OR Minneapolis, MN

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Multiple locations are searching for talented individuals like you to become members of the TCF Bank team!

©2014 TCF National Bank. Member FDIC. TCF is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Minority, Female, Disabled, Veteran.

Press Contact: Lucia Mauro, 773.325.9691


Proceeds to benefit the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve's Toys for Tots Program

Chicago, IL - On November 16, 2014, Chicago Bears Super Bowl champion Steve "Mongo" McMichael will host a special screening and fundraiser at McMichael's Restaurant in Romeoville for a new short film, In My Brother's Shoes. Proceeds from the evening will benefit one of McMichael's favorite charities, the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve's Toys for Tots, a program that collects new, unwrapped toys during October, November and December each year and distributes them as Christmas gifts to less fortunate children. In My Brother's Shoes is written and directed by Lucia Mauro, a former longtime Chicago arts writer and theater/dance critic. It was written for and stars New York-based stage and screen actor Danny McCarthy, an ensemble member of Chicago's A Red Orchid Theatre.

In My Brother's Shoes centers on the accidental pilgrimage of a Chicago man whose younger brother, a Marine, was killed in Iraq. The character Danny dons his brother's ill-fitting combat boots and travels to Rome, Italy, where he processes his grief and better understands his own capacity for sacrifice through his random encounters with a diverse range of people. The film was shot on location in Rome and Chicago in May 2014. It is produced by Atlas Media Group and Polymyth Productions. The Chicago cast includes Rob Riley and Christopher Prchal.

"This is a film for anyone who has experienced hardship and tries to move on," says Lucia Mauro. "It's really about letting go while honoring a loved one's memory."

Click here to watch the trailer.

Lucia Mauro's Inspiration
"A few years ago, I was standing in front of the obelisk in St. Peter's Square waiting to meet a colleague. A young American man leaned against the railing near me. We struck up a conversation, and I noticed that he was wearing a pair of shoes that didn't fit him properly and were practically torn to shreds - as if he had walked halfway around the world in them. When I asked what brought him to Rome, he pointed to his shoes and said, 'My younger brotherhe was a Marine. He got killed in Iraq ...a roadside bomb.' The young man went on to explain that his brother always wanted to backpack with his friends to Rome and other parts of Italy, but never had the chance. So he took it upon himself to fulfill that dream. He put on his brother's favorite shoes, which were too tight, and vowed not to take them off until he visited all the sights his sibling would have wanted to see in and around Rome."

In My Brother's Shoes Special Screening and Fundraiser
The special screening and fundraiser take place on Sunday, November 16, 2014 at 6 p.m. at Mongo McMichael's Restaurant, 1101 Independence Blvd., Romeoville, Ill. The evening includes opening remarks by Steve McMichael (former pro wrestler and Chicago Bear's starting defensive tackle), writer-director Lucia Mauro, and representatives from V-SPANN, the national Veterans Network; followed by the Director's Cut of the film, Q&A with cast and crew, plus a pizza and wings reception.

A non-profit organization, also named In My Brother's Shoes, was created to raise money for veterans' organizations at screenings of the film. This event is part of that initiative.

Individual tickets: $20. For tickets, visit and click the Donate button, or call 773.325.9690. Or mail a check, made payable to In My Brother's Shoes, to In My Brother's Shoes, 435 W. Diversey Pkwy., #2, Chicago, IL 60614.

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Smithfield Farmland in Monmouth, IL is looking for Motivated Employees with Good Worth Ethic to join our Team!!

Production rates range from $14.95 - $18.40 upon qualification.

Visit to learn more and apply.

Outstanding Benefit Package including:

Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance
Prescription Drug Program
Advancement Opportunities
36 Hour Weekly Guarantee
Tuition Reimbursement & Scholarship Program
Company Paid and Supplemental Life Insurance
Bonus Opportunities
  401K Program
Employee Assistant Program
10 Paid Holidays
Paid Vacation

Pre-Placement background check, physical and drug screening required.

Smithfield Farmland, Corp. is an EEO/AA Employer/Veterans/Disabled. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age protected veteran status or status as an individual with disability.


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If you are interested in applying for a position at Metra, please send your cover letter which must include the position title, your resume and salary history to:


Metra is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. It is our policy to fill vacant positions with qualified candidates without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, or disability, assuming an individual can perform the essential functions of the job with or without accommodation.

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The Legionnaire Insurance Trust is pleased to announce that online enrollment is now available for the LegionCare No Cost Accidental Death benefit. Please be sure to help spread the word about this one-of-a-kind benefit offered exclusively to Legionnaires. LegionCare provides all Legionnaires with:

  • $5,000 in Accidental Death Coverage for covered accidents that occur if you are traveling on official Legion business.

  • $1,000 for all other covered accidents.

  • 24/7 protection that covers Legionnaires at home, at work and while they are travelling away from home available for all Legionnaires in your Department.

To learn more or to sign up, please visit

Retirement Planner: Special Extra Earnings For Military Service

Source: Social Security Administration

Since 1957, if you had military service earnings for active duty (including active duty for training), you paid Social Security taxes on those earnings. Since 1988, inactive duty service in the Armed Forces reserves (such as weekend drills) has also been covered by Social Security.

Under certain circumstances, special extra earnings for your military service from 1957 through 2001 can be credited to your record for Social Security purposes. These extra earnings credits may help you qualify for Social Security or increase the amount of your Social Security benefit.

Special extra earnings credits are granted for periods of active duty or active duty for training. Special extra earnings credits are not granted for inactive duty training.

If your active military service occurred

From 1957 through 1967, we will add the extra credits to your record when you apply for Social Security benefits.
From 1968 through 2001, you do not need to do anything to receive these extra credits. The credits were automatically added to your record.
After 2001, there are no special extra earnings credits for military service.

Note: In January 2002, Public Law 107-117, the Defense Appropriations Act, stopped the special extra earnings that have been credited to military service personnel. Military service in calendar year 2002 and future years no longer qualifies for these special extra earnings credits

How You Get Credit For Special Extra Earnings

The information that follows applies only to active duty military service earnings from 1957 through 2001. Here's how the special extra earnings are credited on your record:
Service in 1957 Through 1977

You are credited with $300 in additional earnings for each calendar quarter in which you received active duty basic pay. Service in 1978 through 2001

For every $300 in active duty basic pay, you are credited with an additional $100 in earnings up to a maximum of $1,200 a year. If you enlisted after September 7, 1980, and didn't complete at least 24 months of active duty or your full tour, you may not be able to receive the additional earnings.

Check with Social Security for details.



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