Showing posts from June, 2024

Governor Pritzker Awards $5 Million in B2B Grants for Local Chambers

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, June 12, 2024 ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​  ​ CONTACT: Governor Pritzker Awards $5 Million in B2B Grants for Local Chambers   Grant funding supports 151 local chambers of commerce across Illinois with marketing and development CHICAGO – Governor JB Pritzker and the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO) today awarded $5 million in grant funding to 151 recipients through the Back to Business (B2B) Local Chambers program. B2B Chambers provides additional support for local chambers of commerce that experienced negative economic impacts from the COVID-19 pandemic. A list of B2B Local Chambers grantees can be found here .   “Small businesses are the backbone of our growing economy,” said Governor JB Pritzker . “That’s why my administration is providing support to local chambers of commerce through the B2B Local Chambers grant program. The 151 grantees announced today will amplify

June Newsletter!!

  Each month, the Pekin Area Chamber of Commerce shares a newsletter called the Chamber Connection, keeping you in the loop of all upcoming events.    Events each month include First Friday Lunches, Ribbon Cuttings, Business After Hours, special community events such as the Honor America Celebration, Marigold Festival details and opportunities to learn and grow as a small business and professional.     Would you like to join our mailing and have the Chamber Connection come directly to your inbox each month?  Click on the link at the top of our newsletter to join our mailing list.   Happy June, everyone!   Check it out here:   June Chamber Connection!