ReOpening Multi-Chamber Webinar

Thursday July 9,  9:00 AM 

Enfermera will be hosting a webinar to discuss high-level reopening recommendations including transmission and OSHA/CDC considerations, contact tracing solutions, PPE use and sourcing. This webinar is perfect for local area small businesses, middle market companies, restaurants, retailers and government institutions that need solutions for COVID19.


7 Year Anniversary – Parking Lot Party – Small Biz Celebration

Thursday July 16, 4 PM
Fox River Spa and Salon
1543 S. Randall Rd. ~ Algonquin

Join us for a parking lot party celebrating small businesses reopening in our area – including ours! It’s our 7 year anniversary and we’re thrilled to still be here, still having fun! Some lucky attendee is going to win free massage for a year! Bags, Badminton, Food, Raffles, and more! Other local business will be celebrating with us as well! Will post more info as we have them!

Ribbon Cutting Event

Saturday July 11, 6 PM
MPG Auto Body Inc. 
2050 E. Algonquin Rd.  ~ Algonquin

Join the fun and celebration for the Grand Opening of MPG Auto Body in Algonquin. The Garcia’s are no strangers to the Carpentersville and Fox Valley Area, serving all your vehicles needs for years. Now they have expanded into auto body repair. They can make sure your vehicle not running runs great, but looks great. 

Ribbon Cutting at 6 PM and then cocktails and refreshments to follow!

Virtual Townhall Meeting

Tuesday June 30th ~ 1:30 PM
Confused about Phase 4 and what it means for you and your business?
Join us Tuesday June 30th ~ 1:30 PM
Join the conversation with Senator Cristina Castro and State Representative Anna Moeller.
You will have a chance to catch up with our state officials and learn how the state is progressing and what we can expect as we move into Phase 4.

Click here to Register! 


Ribbon Cutting

Wednesday July 1, 10 AM
Randall Mart
7030 Huntley Rd. ~ Carpentersville

You are cordially invite you to the ribbon-cutting ceremony hosted  at 7030 Huntley Road, Carpentersville, IL to celebrate the re-opening of the Mobil-Randall Mart gas station & convenience store with Carpentersville Village President – John Skillman. The event will take place on July 1st, 2020 at 10 am. 

“We’re excited to be part of the Carpentersville and Kane County business community”.

They will be offering free coffee and donuts to our guests.  Do feel free to bring your friends, family, and colleagues with you to the ceremony! 


Rise and Shine

Friday June 26, 10 AM 
Click Here to Register! 
Confused about Phase 4 and what it means for you and your business?
Join us Friday morning 10 AM Via ZOOM
Joseph P. McKeown III
North East Region Senior Account Manager
Illinois Department of Commerce & Economic Opportunity
The State is also announcing 2 additional programs to support businesses impacted by COVID 19 and Shelter in Place Order. This will be an opportunity for you to learn more about the programs and ask any questions you may have.
To attend please register VIA ZOOM

Ribbon Cutting Event

Thursday  July 2, 4 PM
Spotted Fox ~ Carpentersville
As businesses begin to reopen and restructure how the serve the community, we want to celebrate with them and show them our support! 
Spotted Fox as added a great patio with outdoor games and entertainment for the entire family! Join us for the celebration.
We need to come together as a community now more then even #wearestrongertogether #lovenkcchambers 

Multi-Chamber B2B Progressive Virtual Networking Event

Thursday June 24, 11:30 AM – 1:30 PM 

Multi-Chamber B2B Progressive Virtual Networking Event
This opportunity to network and collaborate with other B2B leaders is brought to you by the St. Charles Chamber in partnership with Bartlett Area, Batavia, Geneva, Cary-Grove Area, Elgin Area, and Northern Kane County Chambers. Join us for this great chance to connect with businesses from all across the area! $10 Fee for all participants. Register at your local Chamber!


Sen. Don DeWitte Chamber Conversation Online Event

Thursday June 24, 1:30 PM

You are invited to join Chambers of Commerce in the Fox Valley for a virtual conversation with State Senator Don DeWitte on Wednesday, June 24 at 1:30 PM.
Donald P. DeWitte is the State Senator for the 33rd Senate District of Illinois and has served in this role since his appointment in September 2018. He currently serves as the Minority Spokesperson for the Senate Transportation Committee and the Senate Government Accountability and Pensions Committee. He also serves as a member on the Education, Local Government, Revenue, Appropriations II, and Telecommunications & Info Technology committees.
Prior to his appointment to the Illinois State Senate, Don was the St. Charles Mayor from 2005 to 2013, and a St. Charles alderman from 1993 to 2005. Most recently, Don served on the Regional Transportation Authority (RTA) Board representing Kane County for nearly five years.
Don attended Elgin Community College and the University of Illinois at Springfield before beginning a four decades-long career in the building materials industry, serving in various positions with local and national manufacturers, primarily in kitchen design and sales.
Illinois’ 33rd Senate District is in the northwest Chicago suburbs and includes all or part of Algonquin, Batavia, Carpentersville, Crystal Lake, East Dundee, Elgin, Geneva, Gilberts, Hampshire, Huntley, Lake in the Hills, Lakewood, Pingree Grove, Sleepy Hollow, South Elgin, St. Charles, Wayne and West Dundee

PPP Update: COVID-19 Resources for Small Businesses

Thursday June 18, 

If your small business has been impacted by coronavirus, join this free online training with the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation to learn more about several funding programs to address the COVID-19 outbreak, including the Paycheck Protection Program. We’ll address recent updates including the PPP Flexibility Act and how you can access funds ahead of the program’s June 30 deadline.

Register now to receive log on instructions emailed to you. Please note, this event will be on the Microsoft Teams platform. There is no dial-in number; you must join online. The Safari browser is incompatible. Email the Illinois District Office with questions at ILLINOIS (dot) DO (at) sba (dot) gov.

Click Here for More Information! 

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