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ComEd, Argonne Team Up to Study the Impact  

ComEd, Argonne Team Up to Study the Impact of Climate Change on the Power Grid   312-394-3500 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  ComEd, Argonne Team Up to Study the Impact   of Climate Change on the Power Grid   First Study Launched in Concert with EPRI’s Climate READi™: Power Initiative  CHICAGO (May 25, 2022) – ComEd, in partnership with…

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Ribbon Cutting: United Way

Ribbon Cutting: United Way FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   January 5, 2022   Contact: Mariah Vail, Development Manager  Email: mariah@myunitedway.org  United Way to Host Business Before Hours Event on Wednesday,  June 8th from 7:30 – 9:00 AM  Join us to celebrate the unveiling of United Way’s 2022-2023 Impact Partners.  Kankakee, IL – United Way, along with the…

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Ribbon Cutting: Pathfinder

Ribbon Cutting: Pathfinder KANKAKEE, Ill. (May 26, 2021) – Jesse Erickson, (COO) Chief Operating Officer and Marketing Strategist of Pathfinder, and (CCO) Chief Creative Officer and Visual Storyteller Brian Prairie of Pathfinder is hosting a Ribbon Cutting event on Thursday, May, 26th in their office located in downtown Kankakee, Illinois from 4:30 p.m. to 5:30…

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Spotlight: Riverside Healthcare

Spotlight: Riverside Healthcare Riverside is committed to the health of the community.  For decades that commitment has led to the investment of services for those dealing with behavioral health challenges, all along the spectrum—from those needing acute care services to accessibility on an outpatient basis. Riverside partners with numerous clinics, community agencies, and other health…

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Board Member Spotlight: Susan Wolff

Board Member Spotlight: Susan Wolff For over fours years, Susan Wolff has been an adamant and spirited addition to the Kankakee Chamber of Commerce. For the past three years she has spent serving on the board of directors. Originally, she joined to be more active personally in the community as well as to build more…

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Chamber All In for Economic Recovery Coalition Update

To our members:   The spring session of the Illinois General Assembly concluded in the early morning hours of Saturday, April 9. The Chambers All In for Economic Recovery Coalition stayed keyed into the activity around our platform throughout the session. This note shares an update and celebrates our successes on each platform item. We encourage you to…

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Women In Networking Makes Donation to Child Network

Women In Networking Makes Donation to Child Network Women In Networking, a committee of the Kankakee County Chamber of Commerce, made a donation of $1,300 to Child Network at their last luncheon on March 10, 2022.  These funds were raised by the participants of Women in Networking events.  A check was presented to Kristin Jackson,…

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Kankakee Riverfront Society: Status Update Event

You’re Invited! Join the Kankakee Riverfront Society, the City of Kankakee and the Kankakee Valley Park District for a status update of the East Riverwalk, the inaugural project of The Currents of Kankakee. You are invited Wednesday, February 16 from 3:00-5:00pm to join them at the Kankakee Public Library 4th floor conference room.  There will…

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Visit Kankakee County: Spreading Love in Kankakee County One Postcard at a Time

Spreading the Love in Kankakee County One Postcard at a Time KANKAKEE COUNTY, IL—February 4, 2022 The Visit Kankakee County team (known locally as the Kankakee County Convention & Visitors Bureau) is helping our community spread the love with their “My Heart is in Kankakee County” postcard campaign. The campaign is being launched just in…

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Comcast RISE Applications Now Open to All Women-Owned Small Businesses

COMCAST RISE APPLICATIONS NOW OPEN TO ALL WOMEN-OWNED SMALL BUSINESSES   In its first year alone, Comcast RISE has provided over $60 million in grants, marketing and technology  services to support more than 6,700 small businesses owned by people of color in Comcast’s national  footprint – including nearly 550 in the company’s Greater Chicago Region  With…

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