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Chick-fil-A Announces New Bourbonnais Restaurant, Opening Sept. 15

By kjones_katie@kankakeecountychamber.com | September 13, 2022

BOURBONNAIS, Ill. (Sept. 12, 2022) – A new Chick-fil-A ® restaurant will begin serving the Bradley and Bourbonnais communities on Thursday, Sept. 15. Chick-fil-A, Inc. has selected Jon Klavohn as the independent franchised Owner/Operator of Chick-fil-A Bradley Bourbonnais. Located at 1359 Locke Drive, near Northfield Square Mall, Chick-fil-A Bradley Bourbonnais will be open for dine-in,…

“Still I Rise: Free Food Giveaway”

By kjones_katie@kankakeecountychamber.com | September 9, 2022

Kankakee, IL: On Wednesday, September 14th, 2022 from 4:00pm to 6:00pm, Still I Rise nonprofit organization will have its Free Food Giveaway and looks to distribute food to nearly 400 families in the community. The organization will be giving away whole chickens, shrimp, rice, large boxes of fresh produce and more to help ensure families…

Protecting Your Restaurant with Business Interruption Insurance

By kjones_katie@kankakeecountychamber.com | September 2, 2022

The US hospitality industry has suffered significant blows over the past few years. With a slew of unprecedented weather events such as tornadoes, wildfires and hurricanes added to a global pandemic – many restaurants and bars found themselves not prepared for the unthinkable. When your business closes due to an event that is no fault…

Board Spotlight: Mark Kaner

By kjones_katie@kankakeecountychamber.com | September 1, 2022

Our Board Member Spotlight this week is Mark Kaner, AVP/Commercial Loan Officer with Peoples Bank of Kankakee County. Mark has been with Peoples Bank of Kankakee County for just over three years with many more years to come! Mark began his career in the financial industry by working as a teller while completing his Bachelor’s…

Investor Spotlight: Riverside Healthcare

By kjones_katie@kankakeecountychamber.com | September 1, 2022

Join Riverside in Celebrating Primary Care Month! Riverside Primary Care is your starting point to better health Having a trusted provider to keep you and your family on track with well visits, screenings, and more, allows you to relax and enjoy life’s special moments. “Primary Care Providers are not only there to help patients when…

United Way & Local Partners Present Bright By Text – A Free Texting Resource

By kjones_katie@kankakeecountychamber.com | September 1, 2022

Bright By Text is a free text messaging tool, offering support for early childhood learning and access to community resources for families with young children – from prenatal to age eight.   Kankakee, Ill. – At the start of this new school year, United Way of Kankakee and Iroquois Counties’ Success By 6 Coalition encourages…

Mobile Pantry Pops up Thursday in Bourbonnais

By kjones_katie@kankakeecountychamber.com | August 30, 2022

The Secret Food Pantry will host its next mobile pop-up event in the Village of Bourbonnais from 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Thursday, September 1, in the Bourbonnais Municipal Center parking lot at 700 Main St. NW. The pantry’s founder and organizer, MaryLu Krueger, said anyone in need can come for food. There are no…

KCC’s Phi Theta Kappa Chapter Receives Two Regional Awards

By kjones_katie@kankakeecountychamber.com | August 29, 2022

Kankakee Community College’s Phi Theta Kappa chapter, received two awards at this summer’s Illinois Regional convention. The chapter, Alpha Delta Eta, earned the Hall of Honor Officer Team Award for 2021-22 and the College Project Award for 2021-22 for the chapter’s involvement with “I Can Go To College” tours. The 2021-22 chapter officers were Dan McDonald, president/college…

Ambassador Spotlight: Samantha Rocknowski

By kjones_katie@kankakeecountychamber.com | August 22, 2022

“I have learned that if you want something to change, it is best to be part of that change instead of sitting on the sidelines hoping it will happen. I love my home and I want to see it continue to thrive,” says Samantha Rocknowski, who is celebrating one year as a Chamber Ambassador this…

Partner Spotlight: CertaPro Painters

By kjones_katie@kankakeecountychamber.com | August 22, 2022

CertaPro Painters of Homewood and Kankakee County is a nationally backed brand with the local feel. At CertaPro Painters, our promise has always been that of Certainty — reassuring our customers of a worry-free and easy property improvement experience. While times may have changed, CertaPro Painters® local service and expertise remains the same. Your satisfaction is…

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