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Kankakee County Chamber of Commerce

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Blog Post: 2022 Annual Gala Recap

December 1, 2022

Annual Gala 2022 Recap On November 30, 2022, the Kankakee County Chamber of Commerce hosted its Annual Gala. The Annual Gala had an attendance of 385 people, making it a sold out event. The speakers for this event included: President and CEO of Peoples Bank of Kankakee, Jeff Hammes, President and CEO of the Kankakee…

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Press Release: Kankakee County Tourism Continues to Recover

November 23, 2022

Kankakee County, IL -Tourism Economics reported that Kankakee County generated $146.1 million in visitor expenditures in 2021, which is an increase from $122.6 million in 2020. Covid-19 restrictions and closures negatively impacted visitor volume throughout 2020, however Kankakee County experienced a rebound as restrictions eased. Though not quite reaching the 2019 spend of $157.5 million,…

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Press Release: Phillips Chevrolet Presents Check to American Cancer Society

November 23, 2022

(left to right: Mike Maheras – General Manager, Phillips Chevrolet; Michelle Pruitt – Senior Community Development Manager, American Cancer Society; Curtis Pascarella – President, Phillips Chevrolet;)   Frankfort, IL. – Today Phillips Chevrolet presented a check to the American Cancer Society for their Making Strides Against Breast Cancer program. Phillips Chevrolet pledged the month of…

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