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The Economic Alliance works diligently to report in a timely manner on things like local business expansion, new business development, new and enhanced development incentives, economic news and other items of interest to our community investors and investor prospects.

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Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Alliance Q2 2015 Ad Released

The Economic Alliance has released its Q2 2015 advertisement for publication. The 10″ x 7″ ad reinforces Kankakee County’s distinction as #1 Small Metro in Illinois for economic vitality and job growth according to Milken Institute and #9 Small Metro for Cost of Doing Business nationwide according to Forbes.

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Thursday, May 21, 2015

Nicor Gas Supports Economic Alliance with $4,000 Investment

The Economic Alliance of Kankakee County announces that Nicor Gas, an AGL Resources Company, has formally invested in its 2015 program of work. The utility’s donation of $4,000 supports operations and programming for Kankakee County’s umbrella 501(c)(6) public-private economic development organization.

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Monday, May 4, 2015

Van Mill, Bennett Present at IEZA Spring Conference

Economic Alliance of Kankakee County President and CEO Mike Van Mill and McColly Bennett Commercial broker Jeff Bennett presented at the Spring Conference of the Illinois Enterprise Zone Association (IEZA), held April 29 to May 1 in Springfield.

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Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Screening of Documentary Film “Maker” April 20

The Economic Alliance of Kankakee County, ONU’s Catalyst Innovation Center and the South Metropolitan Higher Education Consortium will host a screening of the award-winning documentary film “Maker” on Monday, April 20 at 6:30 p.m.

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