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Kankakee County Chamber of Commerce

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Partner Spotlight: City of Kankakee Economic and Community Development Agency

July 27, 2022

The Economic and Community Development Agency (ECDA) is a grant funded department of Kankakee’s City Government, led by Executive Director Barbara Brewer-Watson. They administer grant programs from federal, state, and local sources to provide assistance to the residents of Kankakee. Many grant programs have a focus on improving the quality of residences to ensure the…

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Kankakee County Hispanic Partnership, Inc. Education Awards

July 26, 2022

Kankakee County Hispanic Partnership Education Award Application 2022.doc Part 2

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Spotlight: Jim Johanek

July 25, 2022

Jim Johanek, owner of Jimmy Jo’s BBQ in Bourbonnais, lives locally with his wife Lisa of 31 years and his German Shepard. He was blessed with three children Jennifer, Julia, and Jimmy. He also just recently welcomed his first grandchild, Forrest. Growing up Jim lived in LaGrange Park and then continued to attend and graduate…

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