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Ambassador Spotlight: Alexis Kessler

Ambassador Spotlight: Alexis Kessler Alexis Kessler recently moved to Kankakee County from Sandusky, a small town in Ohio. Her high school graduating class totaled 69 students. Alexis joined the Chamber soon after she moved to the area. In 2021, Alexis graduated from Tiffin University with a bachelor’s degree in business administration. Alexis is currently a…

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Business Basics

Business Basics Business BASICS Video Series   Dowload this educational PDF for all of your basic business needs! Courtesy of The Illinois Department of Commerce & Economic Opportunity.   This PDF contains links to educational powerpoints and videos regarding any information you need for your business.

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ComEd EV Rally $2,000 Scholarship Opportunity

ComEd EV Rally $2,000 Scholarship Opportunity After a two year COVID hiatus, we are bringing back our big summer STEM event! This year, we are evolving the Icebox Derby to become the EV Rally. Much like Icebox Derby, six teams of young women will work with ComEd mentors to build an EV race cart over…

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Spotlight: Mary Posing, Board Member

Spotlight: Mary Posing, Board Member Dean of Kankakee Community College (KCC), Mary Posing has been a Chamber Board Member for 15 years. She started in 1997. She is a firm believer in the Chamber, and in recent years joined the Chamber Board.  “I choose to be involved in the Chamber because of all the good…

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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: 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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“Emerging Workforce!” hosted by Kankakee Area Career Center

“Emerging Workforce!” hosted by Kankakee Area Career Center Join the Kankakee Area Career Center as they host “Emerging Workforce!” The event will take place at the Kankakee Area Career Center on Friday, May 6, 2022 from 8:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. This event occurring during the school day provides students not only with information about…

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Spring 2022 Spring Intern Spotlight: Jillian Halsey

Spring 2022 Spring Intern Spotlight: Jillian Halsey Growing up as the oldest of six children, Jillian was born being a leader and has been a major asset to the Kankakee County Chamber of Commerce during her internship this spring. Jillian is a Senior at Olivet Nazarene University where she is double majoring in Public Relations…

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Spring 2022 Intern Spotlight: Byron Braham

Spring 2022 Intern Spotlight: Byron Braham Byron Graham was born in Chicago and attended Homewood-Flossmoor High School. He now attends Olivet Nazarene University where he is studying Corporate Communications and will graduate in May. Byron first started working with the Kankakee County Chamber of Commerce through Inspired Strategies Agency, a course at ONU. After working…

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2022 Leadership and Lunch Presented by Olivet Nazarene University

2022 Leadership and Lunch Presented by Olivet Nazarene University NEWS RELEASE               FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 2022 Leadership and Lunch Presented by Olivet Nazarene University Bourbonnais, IL – The Kankakee County Chamber of Commerce is hosting its annual  Leadership and Lunch at Olivet Nazarene University in Chalfant Hall on Friday, June 1, 2022,  from 11:30 p.m.…

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