The past year has been difficult for everyone, but we’re making it a little better by handing out loads of money this Spring!

Each weekday, you’ve got a chance to win $100 every hour from 8am through 5pm, plus every winner will qualify for a chance at the grand prize of $25,000!

Just listen for the National Keyword at the top of each hour, text it to 95819, and you could win!

Use your $100 to pay the bills, buy some groceries, or treat yourself! And start daydreaming about what you would do with $25,000 – buy a car, renovate your home, or plan some much needed vacations!

*If you don’t have a text message plan, or you are having technical difficulties with texting, submit your keyword entry online.

Official Rules will be posted April 1st.

Blogs

Labor Day – Expanding voting rights for all

By Mike Matejka Because of COVID, there is no Labor Day Parade this year.  It’s always a great event for our everyday workers to march proudly down the street and enjoys the festive crowd. If there had been a parade, this year’s Labor Day theme was to be “150 years of struggle: your right to vote.” …

Is federal mobilization the answer?

By Mike Matejka As President Donald Trump threatens to send federal marshals into Chicago, over the objections of Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker, recall another Illinois Governor who protested the incursion of armed federal personnel into the city.   Those federal troops, rather than calming, escalated the situation, leading to deaths and violence. Illinois poet Vachel Lindsay…

In these troubled times, to my fellow white Americans

By Mike Matejka Our nation is at a unique watershed in human relations. African-Americans have been killed too many times in the past before George Floyd, but the response to this man’s death is international and all-encompassing. I was a grade-schooler during the Civil Rights 1960s. I watched Birmingham demonstrators hosed and the Selma – Montgomery…

Workers’ Memorial Day – Remember those whose job took their life

Looking around our community, when we say employer, most will respond to State Farm, Country, or Illinois State University.   We too often forget those who are building our roads, serving our food, or our public employees. COVID-19 has made us more aware of the risk.  Going to work every day for some people means…