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Kankakee County Chamber of Commerce

Supporting and enhancing Kankakee County's business climate through networking, advocacy and educational opportunities.

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2022 Leadership and Lunch Presented by Olivet Nazarene University

April 18, 2022

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. to 1:00 p.m. with registration and networking starting at…

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Chamber All In for Economic Recovery Coalition Update

April 13, 2022

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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Investor Spotlight: Peoples Bank of Kankakee County

April 12, 2022

Just about 60 years ago, Romy Hammes, a Ford auto dealer, real estate developer and philanthropist saw a need for greater local decision making and decided to do something about it. The doors of Peoples Bank opened in May 1962 and have stayed open to the Kankakee community ever since. Romy was selling Fords in…

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