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Monday, May 9, 2022

Program Aids Veterans Interested in Agriculture

The Homegrown by Heroes program allows Illinois farmers, ranchers, fishermen and producers who have served or are still serving in any branch of the U.S. military to use a special logo on the agricultural products they sell to the public. This special designation sets these farmers apart in the market, allowing these heroes’ products to be visible to consumers while giving them the chance to tell their story.

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Thursday, May 5, 2022

Applications open for ComEd/Exelon Racial Equity Capital Fund

Exelon announced May 4, 2022 that RockCreek, one of the world’s largest diverse-owned global investment firms, has opened applications for the $36 million Exelon-funded Racial Equity Capital Fund to support minority-owned businesses in Exelon’s service areas in Delaware, the District of Columbia, Maryland, Illinois, New Jersey and Pennsylvania.  

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Friday, April 29, 2022

Extra Incentives for New and Ongoing Energy Efficiency Projects

ComEd offers extra incentives for new and ongoing energy efficiency projects including upgrading lighting, heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) equipment, energy management systems, refrigeration and more. Now, ComEd offers additional project incentives that can help your organization save even more on upgrades.

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Thursday, April 21, 2022

Pembroke Township Awarded $3M for Broadband

Pembroke Township receives $3 million to bring broadband and internet services to approximately 850 residences, businesses, and community anchor institutions thanks to Congresswoman Robin Kelly.

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