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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March 25, 2021  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Contact: Elliot Richardson // 847-380-4900 // [email protected] Illinois small businesses are fighting to recover from the pandemic.  However, the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity reports that out of the 40,000 businesses that applied for a Business Interruption Grant, only about 9,000 received funding.  Business owners hanging on by…

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Please join the Chamber in welcoming new ambassador, Dana Odegaard from Fitness Premier. Ambassadors are an asset to the Chamber assisting our team with recruiting new members and helping existing members maximize their membership benefits. Thank you Dana for joining our Ambassadors Club!   Hello, I am: Dana Odegaard     I work for: Fitness…

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MORRIS, IL – Grundy County was made aware of a grant program which provides the County an opportunity to assist local restaurants and bars impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The County is excited to announce that the Illinois Department of Commerce & Economic Opportunity has approved the County’s grant application. Restaurants and bars located within…

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With the recent relief package there are several changes to the Paycheck Protection Program and a second application option for businesses that have exhausted their first PPP loan. According to the U.S. Chamber, additional changes include impact eligibility for initial PPP loans, the loan forgiveness process, and the tax treatment of PPP loans. Changes have…

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