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FREE General Info Outreach Session

By | June 5, 2024

What? We invite contractors, subcontractors, engineers, architects, suppliers, and professional services to learn about: CDB’s bidding process Construction opportunities Prequalification process Business Enterprise Program’s Diversity requirements Where? Kankakee Community College Advanced Technology Educational Center 100 College Dr., Kankakee, IL 60901 Room T205 When? Wednesday, June 26, 2024 9:30am 11:30am Register here The Capital Development…

June YPN Spotlight: Craig Toepfer

By | June 4, 2024

Craig Toepfer works for Comcast Business, specializing in helping businesses with their data, voice, and cybersecurity needs.  He spends time with customers reviewing what they have now and where they need to be to come up with a solution to ensure they are ready for the future and meets their budget. Craig is a lifelong…

Day of Action Set to Unite Volunteers Across Kankakee – Fri, June 21

By | May 30, 2024

This United Way partnership effort will consist of seven volunteer projects in partnership with the City of Kankakee’s seven wards. Kankakee, IL – United Way of Kankakee & Iroquois Counties is thrilled to announce the return of Day of Action on Friday, June 21. In partnership with the City of Kankakee’s Economic and Community Development…


By | May 28, 2024

KANKAKEE, IL (May 28, 2024) – The City of Kankakee’s Economic and Community Development Agency (ECDA) will host a Community Conversation on Thursday, June 13, 2024 at 6:00 PM at the City Life Center (1820 E Court St, Kankakee). This is the fourth Community Conversation in the 2024 series for the residents of Kankakee. Kankakeeans…

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By | May 21, 2024

KANKAKEE, Ill. (May 21, 2024) – Local business owners and aspiring entrepreneurs are invited to attend ‘How Does Zoning Affect my Business?’ Lunch n’ Learn session on June 4, 2024, at 11:30am at the City of Kankakee Economic and Community Development Agency (ECDA) office, located at 275 E. Court St., Suite 201, in Kankakee. The…

Taste the Adventure: Introducing the Kankakee County Taco Trail!

By | May 21, 2024

KANKAKEE COUNTY, IL – Get ready to embark on a culinary journey like no other as Visit Kankakee County proudly unveils the much-anticipated Kankakee County Taco Trail. Set to launch on Tuesday, May 21, 2024, this trail promises to excite your taste buds and showcase the diverse flavors of Kankakee County’s taco scene. The Kankakee…

May WIN Spotlight: Peggy Sue Munday

By | May 20, 2024

Peggy Sue Munday is a native of Kankakee County and a well known volunteer for many area non-profits. As well as sitting on various Boards of Directors she has several years experience chairing fundraisers for The American Heart Association, the Alzheimer’s Association and the American Cancer Society. Munday was also heavily involved in the Kankakee…

May Ambassador Spotlight: Ashley Peterson

By | May 17, 2024

I am Ashley Peterson, and I am the Commercial Marketing Associate of Homewood and Kankakee County. In my role, I am committed to driving marketing initiatives that resonate with our commercial clientele. From developing targeted strategies to crafting compelling messaging, I leverage my expertise to showcase the value and expertise that CertaPro Painters brings to…

Visit Kankakee County Celebrates National Travel & Tourism Week with Tourism Industry

By | May 15, 2024

KANKAKEE COUNTY, IL – National Travel & Tourism Week (May 19th-25th) is just around the corner and Visit Kankakee County is gearing up for a week-long celebration to honor the dedicated individuals who make our hospitality industry shine. From May 19th to 25th, communities across the nation will come together to recognize the vital role…

New Intergovernmental Agreement to Promote Tourism Approved

By | May 15, 2024

The current Intergovernmental Agreement facilitating tourism promotion in Kankakee County is set to expire on June 30, 2024. Visit Kankakee County has proposed a new agreement to continue these efforts, which will commence on July 1, 2024, and conclude on June 30, 2026. The proposal received unanimous approval from the board members at recent Board…


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