College Notes: New CLC course looks into the impact of drones

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Exhibit deadline: The deadline to submit online entry forms for the College of Lake County’s Recent Works 2014 exhibit is 11 p.m. Sept. 8. For the first time, entry forms and images can be uploaded electronically. Complete information is available at More than $1,000 in cash prizes and purchase awards will be given to artists selected for the 34th annual Recent Works: A Juried Competition at CLC’s Robert T. Wright Community Gallery of Art. An opening reception will be held from a7-9 p.m. Oct. 3 in the gallery at 19351 W. Washington St. in Grayslake. Artists who are 18 or older and live or work in Lake County may submit up to two entries of original work completed in the past two years that have never been shown in the CLC gallery. Entry fees for one or two pieces are $20 or $15 for Friends of the Gallery members. Details, call (847) 543-2436 or email

Information session: The impact of drones ─ Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) — will be a featured component of the College of Lake County’s Private Pilot Ground School course offered this fall. A free information session on the course will be offered at 6 p.m. Sept. 10 at 19351 W. Washington St., Grayslake. Registration for the info session is available at

Gala: Friends of the College of Lake County will head to downtown Chicago to toast CLC students while raising funds for scholarships at the CLC Foundation’s annual scholarship gala. The Black and White Ball: Toast of the Town, will be held Sept. 27 at the Palmer House, 17 E. Monroe St., in downtown Chicago. Cancer Treatment Centers of America at Midwestern Regional Medical Center in Zion is the diamond sponsor, and its CEO, Scott Jones, will speak at the event. The gala will include hors d’oeuvres, martini/open bar, silent auction, raffles, a gourmet dinner, a live auction and dancing in the elegant grand ballroom of the historic Palmer House. Musical entertainment will be provided by the Stanley Paul Orchestra. Tickets are $325 each, and all proceeds support the CLC Foundation Scholarship Fund. Raffle tickets are $50. Reservations are due Sept. 12. Details, (847) 543-2400 or visit

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