Chamber Ambassadors are some of the Chamber’s top liaisons to membership. They play a vital role in member retention, recruitment, and communication. Each Ambassador has made a commitment to addressing member needs through information and support, and to ensuring that questions or concerns are heard by the Grundy County Chamber Staff and Board. Below we…

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Dear Members, The governor announced today a bridge plan that is meant to move us from our current Phase 4 to Phase 5. Once the state’s senior population reaches 70% with is first COVID-19 vaccination, maintains a 20% or lower ICU bed availability rate, and holds steady on COVID rates over a 28-day monitoring period,…

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The governor announced today a bridge plan that is meant to move us from our current Phase 4 to Phase 5. Once the state’s senior population reaches 70% with is first COVID-19 vaccination, maintains a 20% or lower ICU bed availability rate, and holds steady on COVID rates over a 28-day monitoring period, many businesses…

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Dear Members, Starting today, small businesses are being prioritized for PPP loan applications. From today through March 10, the Small Business Administration will offer PPP loans exclusively to businesses with 20 or less employees and sole proprietors. Larger businesses still have through March 31 to apply for the second round of PPP loans. A reminder, these…

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American Express has launched a Dine Small campaign to encourage people to support their local restaurants during such a difficult time for them. “We believe food can still bring us together, even when we’re keeping apart. In an effort to help, American Express has developed a dine small campaign to help raise awareness during this…

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Grundy County and all of Region 2 have moved to Phase 4 today, according to the IL. Dept. of Public Health. Phase 4 allows numerous industries to reopen with less restrictions. The details of all the Phase 4 guidelines can be found here. Below is a summary of some of changes. Restaurants & Bars: Indoor…

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Dear Members, Region 2, which includes Grundy County, has been moved to Tier 1 effective immediately. With this move, numerous mitigations have changed for multiple industries, including the ability to have indoor dining again with limitations. A full list of the new mitigation guidelines can be found at the Illinois Department of Public Health site…

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Dear Member, Gov. Pritzker announced this afternoon that Region 2, which includes Grundy County, has moved from Tier 3 to Tier 2 immediately. A summary of the changes is below and a complete list of Tier 2 details can be found here. A summary of the changes are as follows: Bars & Restaurants: No indoor service…

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