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Red Cross to honor 2 Grundy County heroes

The American Red Cross of Chicago & Northern Illinois is honoring exceptional individuals from the Chicago and Northern Illinois area for their outstanding acts of heroism, dedication and service – two of which are from Grundy County. At the organization’s 17th Annual Heroes Breakfast Megan Bugg of Coal City will receive the Youth Hero Award…

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Minooka TownePlace Suites is officially open

MINOOKA – Kinseth Hospitality Company (KHC) is pleased to announce the official Ribbon Cutting and Grand Opening Celebration of the TownePlace Suites by Marriott hotel in Minooka. The grand opening ceremony for the TownePlace Suites by Marriott, 630 Bob Blair Road, took place on Tuesday, August 14, 2018, with nearly 150 guests in attendance. To…

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Illinois River Valley Red Cross gets new board member

The American Red Cross of the Illinois River Valley is pleased to announce the appointment of Glenn M. Nixon to the organization’s board of directors. Glenn is a real estate agent with a strong background in law enforcement, retiring as Senior Patrol Sergeant after 25 years of service. He is currently an Illinois licensed Real…

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Business Spotlight: Channahon Lanes & Mini Golf

Name of Business:  Channahon Lanes and Mini Golf 25306 W. Eames St.,  Channahon, IL (815) 467-2026   Owners: Tom and Betsy Doud;  Greg and Patti Paul   Hours of Operation:  Summer Hours: Monday – Thursday    Noon – 10 pm Friday – Saturday         Noon – 11 pm Sunday                            Noon – 9 pm   Number of Employees:…

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LyondellBasell Invests $55 M in State-of-the-Art Operations Hub

Keynote speakers included Senator Sue Rezin, State Rep. David Welter MORRIS, Ill. – July 17, 2018 – The Morris Complex of LyondellBasell, one of the world’s largest plastics, chemicals and refining companies, welcomed local officials as they commemorated the groundbreaking of the plant’s new $55 million administration building. The 89,000 square feet operations center features…

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Here are 3 Ways to Grow Your Business With Your Website

by Ed Ellingham, Owner of Cloud Nine Communications Each month we will feature a guest blog post from one of our Business Expansion Network (BEN) members. To learn more about BEN click here or give us a call at 815-942-0113.   Anyone that follows me online or has listened to me speak about web design…

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Learning to Accept Failure

by Zack Hajduk, Owner of Zack’s Holiday Lighting Each month we will feature a guest blog post from one of our Business Expansion Network (BEN) members. To learn more about BEN click here or give us a call at 815-942-0113.   We are taught in school what to do in order to be successful in…

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