Minooka State of the Village Address sees full house

MINOOKA – Mayor Ric Offerman partnered with the Channahon Minooka Chamber to present his first State of the Village Address as mayor April 5. The Chamber luncheon was sponsored this year by TownePlace Suites by Marriott and Robinson Engineering. It was held at Village Hall Community Room with more than 115 people in attendance including…

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IL mask-mandate lifted – including for businesses

Due to the continued decrease in COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations, and increase in available ICU beds, the Illinois indoor mask requirement has ended today, Monday, February 28. Since the Governor announced his plan to lift the indoor mask requirement, the number of people in the hospital with COVID-19 has been cut in half and the…

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FREE sexual harrassment prevention training for your staff

Dear Chamber Members, With the Illinois Human Rights Act that passed in 2020, businesses and organizations are now required to provide sexual harassment prevention training every year. Linked below is a FREE resource from the the Illinois Department of Human Rights that you as an employer can provide to your employees to meet this obligation.…

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Morris Ice Rink Ribbon Cutting reschedule

Due to the warm weather and rain, the ice rink is not quite ready yet. The ribbon cutting originally scheduled for today is rescheduled for 10 a.m. this Saturday, Dec. 4. The rink is located at lower Goold Park in Morris. Please visit the city and/or Chamber Facebook pages for updates.

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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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