Forepaws celebrates new location

MINOOKA – The Channahon Minooka Chamber and the Village of Minooka recently celebrated the new location of Forepaws, a one-stop-shop for all your pet needs. Forepaws is now located at 453 S. Ridge Road in Minooka, formerly the Family Video location, and is owned by Megan Kurzweil. “Forepaws is a locally owned and operated by…

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Contact Congress on new proposed IRS reporting mandates

The American Families Plan proposal from the White House includes new IRS reporting mandates that would require banks and credit unions to report all customer account activities over $600. The new requirements raise workload, cost, and privacy concerns for small businesses. Part of the plan requires financial institutions to report transactions of $600 or more…

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Morris Downtown Trick or Treat set for 5-7 p.m. Oct. 28

Participating downtown Morris businesses will host Trick or Treat from 5-7 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 28 following the Morris Lions Club’s costume contest on the Grundy County Courthouse lawn. Families are encouraged to dress up and Trick or Treat downtown. Participating businesses are listed below and will be marked with a pumpkin poster in their…

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Village of Coal City and Chamber celebrate downtown renovations

COAL CITY – The Village of Coal City and the Grundy County Chamber of Commerce & Industry partnered to celebrate the new renovation of Broadway Street in downtown Coal City Sept. 18. The Village hosted a community-wide celebration that Saturday – Fall Fest. The event included family-orientated activities including a car show, children’s games, 5K,…

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Business Spotlight – Jimmy D’s Quick Lube

MORRIS – The Grundy County Chamber and the Morris community welcome new business, Jimmy D’s Quick Lube, 1400 Park Blvd. in Morris. The quick lube provides full service oil changes including battery checks, fluid top-off, tire pressure checks, and making sure all exterior lights are in working order. Vehicles also leave with vacuumed floors and…

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Megan Arseneau State Farm opens in Minooka

MINOOKA – The Channahon Minooka Chamber and the Village of Minooka recently welcomed new State Farm Agent Megan Arseneau with a ribbon cutting ceremony where Jake from State Farm even made an appearance. Well, it was just a life-size cutout of Jake, but Arseneau brought the fun with “Jake” photo-ops, giveaways, cookies, and a friendly…

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Illinois enters Phase 5 Friday – businesses can operate at regular capacity

Dear Members, On Friday Illinois enters Phase 5, which allows for businesses to operate at full capacity and resume normal operations. According to the Governor’s office, indoor facilities are still encouraged to require mask-wearing for non-vaccinated individuals. Details on Phase 5 and new safety guidelines can be found here. We have also provided the Restore…

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Grundy Chamber joins Chambers All in for Economic Recovery initiative

The Grundy County Chamber of Commerce & Industry and the Channahon Minooka Chamber are all in, and has joined the Chambers All in for Economic Recovery initiative. This initiative calls upon our legislators across the state to prioritize economic relief for the business community in the wake of a devastating year. The platform below was designed collaboratively with…

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