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Chamber Business Spotlight: Nexus Employment in Minooka

MINOOKA – The Channahon Minooka Chamber’s recent Business Spotlight highlights Nexus Employment Solutions Plus Inc., a local staffing agency that has been in business for 11 years. The staffing agency, located at 524 Mondamin Street in Minooka, is owned by George Gorman and Bernadette Travaglini and staffs more than 70 employees, according to a news…

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Chamber Business Spotlight: Allure Beauty Gallery in Channahon

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CHANNAHON – The Channahon Minooka Chamber’s recent Business Spotlight highlights a new local business that offers hair, skin, and body services as well as a clothing and home décor boutique – Allure Beauty Gallery. The salon and boutique, located at 24507 W. Eames St. in Channahon is operated by Heather Davis, a licensed cosmetologist with…

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Business Spotlight: Los Campesinos

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MINOOKA – The Channahon Minooka Chamber’s recent Business Spotlight highlights Los Campesinos Mexican Grill in Minooka. The Mexican restaurant is located at 104 Ridge Road, Suite 124, in Minooka and has 8 employees, said owner Felipe Rebollo. It specializes in fajitas and molcajetes, as well as fast and friendly service. The restaurant also is co-owned…

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Minooka State of the Village Address reflects on 150 years

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MINOOKA – The Channahon Minooka Chamber and the Village of Minooka partnered to present the State of the Village Address April 10th in celebration of the village’s 150th Anniversary. With a record breaking 135 people in attendance including village officials, business leaders, elected officials and residents, the address was held in Minooka Village Hall’s Community…

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Red Cross to honor 2 Grundy County heroes

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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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Morris Complex Parent LyondellBasell reclaims top spot on “World’s Most Admired Companies” list


The Chamber wants to congratulate member LyondellBasell on this excellent honor – and for two years in a row! Congratulations LyondellBasell! MORRIS – LyondellBasell, the operator of the Morris facility, has been named to Fortune Magazine’s 2019 list of the “World’s Most Admired Companies.” This is the second consecutive year that LyondellBasell earned this distinction…

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Welcome Nan’s Catering & Home Cooking to the Chamber


MORRIS – The Grundy County Chamber of Commerce & Industry welcomes Nan’s Catering & Home Cooking to the Chamber. The Morris catering business is owned by Annie Barrins who started her business with the hope of keeping family dinners alive. “My earliest memories were built around the dinner table with my parents and three brothers…

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Dock Rotz Tavern celebrates 5 years, announces 2nd location

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MINOOKA – The Channahon Minooka Chamber’s recent Business Spotlight highlights Dock Rotz Tavern, which celebrated its fifth anniversary Aug. 26 Dock Rotz, located at 859 Ridge Road in Minooka, is a full-service restaurant and bar featuring high-end bar food with a family-friendly atmosphere. It employs about 35 and is owned by Carrie Beamish and Rick…

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Minooka TownePlace Suites is officially open

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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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