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Thursday, June 30, 2022

Participate in Kankakee County’s Broadband Survey

While many of our residents have dependable, affordable broadband internet, there is still a large portion of our community that lacks access to this critical tool. As part of the Accelerate Illinois Broadband Infrastructure Planning Program through the State of Illinois, Kankakee County is working to assess the broadband needs of the community. 

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Wednesday, June 29, 2022

Informational Session Scheduled for July 14

The meeting, organized by the City of Kankakee Economic and Community Development Agency, in partnership with the Illinois Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and the Illinois Latino Small Business Partnership, will offer guidance to Hispanic-owned businesses. 

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Wednesday, June 22, 2022

ComEd Looks to Help Redesign Power Grid

ComEd announced it has launched three new studies to better understand the technical and community challenges and opportunities presented by the clean energy transition envisioned by the newly enacted Climate and Equitable Jobs Act (CEJA).

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Tuesday, June 21, 2022

New Video Series to Help Small Businesses

The Illinois Office of Minority Economic Empowerment (OMEE) has created a set of resources to help entrepreneurs as they navigate the process of business ownership. The goal is to share easy-to-follow information on basic business concepts that business owners need to know in order to be successful.

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Tuesday, June 14, 2022

Kankakee County Featured in Statewide Campaign

Nicor Gas has embarked on a campaign to promote doing business in Illinois. Kankakee County was selected as an initial focus community. Tim Nugent, President / CEO of the Economic Alliance of Kankakee County and Ladonna Russell, Executive Director of the Grundy Livingston Kankakee Workforce Board are featured here.

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Friday, June 10, 2022

KIFAR & Farm Bureau Host Tire Recycling Event

The Kankakee Iroquois Ford Association of Realtors is partnering with the Kankakee County Farm Bureau to host a tire recycling event Saturday, August 27, 2022 at the Kankakee County Fairgrounds. The event will run from 9:00 am- 12:00 Noon.

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