ECC Retiree Advisory Committee

The ECC Foundation promotes connections between all retired ECC employees through active engagement. Activities include educational and social events, as well as volunteer and philanthropic opportunities across the college.

Contact the Foundation office to learn about upcoming events at or 847-214-7377.

What you need to know about income tax and estate plans

When: Friday, October 26, 2018 from 8:30 to 11 a.m.
Location: ECC Spartan Drive Campus, Building E, Dining Room, 1700 Spartan Drive, Elgin, IL 60123 | View campus map
Registration: Kindly complete the registration form below by Wednesday, October 17, 2018. The cost is $10 per person; guests are welcome. The fee includes a continental breakfast.

As 2018 winds down, are you thinking about your income tax liability under the new tax law? Is your estate plan in order? Are you wondering:

  • With the higher standard deduction, is there any way to get a tax benefit from charitable giving?
  • Is there any way to lessen the impact of the $10,000 cap on deducting real estate taxes?
  • Can I make gifts to charity while still making sure I have enough for my lifetime?

Join your fellow ECC retirees and guests for presentation from guest speakers Glen Dobosz and Dana Dobosz. of Dobosz Law Office, P.C. You’ll learn about these and other important tax planning issues with time to act before year-end. A Certified Public Accountant and attorney, Glen taught tax law as an ECC adjunct instructor. Learn more about Glen and Dana at:

To submit questions in advance, email or include your question in an email reply to the registration confirmation message you receive.

The presentation begins at 9 a.m., so please arrive early for breakfast. After the presentation ends at 10:30 a.m., you are invited to linger and visit with former ECC colleagues.

Chicago Bus Trip to Saturday Night Live: The Experience at the Museum of Broadcast Communications

When: Thursday, November 8, 2018, Arrive at ECC by 9:15 a.m.; return to ECC by 4:30 p.m.
Location: Bus departs from ECC Red Lot. Bus drop off and pick up is at Chicago’s Museum of Broadcast Communications.
Registration: Register by Monday, October 22 by contacting Bill Kolton via email at or by phone at 815-477-9527.

Take the bus with fellow retirees to Chicago and visit this special exhibit at the Museum of Broadcast Communications before it's gone for good! The cost for this trip is $55 per person; guests are welcome. The fee includes round-trip transportation and entry to the museum/exhibit. Lunch is not included; explore a variety of options in downtown Chicago.

Retiree Facebook Group

Hear about more upcoming events, get-togethers, and other happenings while you stay connected with other ECC retirees. Request to join this closed group on the Retiree Facebook group Facebook page.