Illinois Valley Community College is addressing a critical community need by producing Emergency Medical Service professionals through courses at its Ottawa Center at 321 W. Main St. There are eight area fire and ambulance members in Ottawa Center’s program.

Students planning to attend Illinois Valley Community College this fall can apply for IVCC Foundation scholarships online by Thursday, Feb. 9.

Illinois Valley Community College’s Continuing Education Office offers a 10-session Private Pilot Ground Training course Thursday, Feb. 9, through Thursday, April 13.