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ECC closed for winter break:

Elgin Community College has closed its facilities on the main and Fountain Square campuses for the winter recess. Offices reopen at

8 a.m. Jan. 5. Spring 16-week daytime and evening

classes start Jan. 20.

Twelve-week classes start Feb. 17. Eight-week classes begin March 16. For more information, call (847) 931-3925.

ECCs forensics team lauded:

Elgin Community Colleges forensics team won five awards during the CLC Holiday Speech Tournament Dec. 6 at the College of Lake County, Grayslake. The team placed sixth overall in the tournament, which featured teams from community and four-year colleges. Anastasia Kuttler of Elgin won first place in prose interpretation. Other awards included a third-place award for Ryan OConnell of Elgin for programmed oral interpretation; a third-place award for OConnell and C.J. Watkins of Bartlett for duo interpretation; and a fifth place award for Korie Mulholland of Elgin for informative speaking.

Violence counseling offered:

The Community Crisis Center in Elgin provides domestic violence counseling services for northwestern Kane County. A licensed counselor is available to adult and adolescent females, and services are free. …