News & Announcements

From Joliet Region Chamber of Commerce & Industry

 

Coronavirus update 4.7.2020 – Quick reminder & updated info

Chamber Members: Today’s update will be a light one as we want to make sure that you’ve seen our earlier invite to join a webinar we’ll be holding this Thursday, April 9 at 10:00 am with Kevin Courtois of the US Chamber of Commerce. Here are the full details in case...

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Coronavirus 4.1.2020 update – PPP helpful information & form

Chamber Members: Happy April 1st to everyone! We have a few new documents and information to share today regarding the CARES Act funding which we’ll refer to as PPP (the Paycheck Protection Program) going forward and a new fund. The US Treasury Department has even...

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Coronavirus update 3.26.2020 – CARES Act information & more

Chamber Members: Hope you’re having a good Thursday. The Dow continues to climb and so do unemployment claims, up over 3 million last week. We’ll share the final Phase 3 stimulus / the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act information below as we...

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Coronavirus update for 3.25.2020 – More funding information

Chamber Members: We hope you have enjoyed a sunny day so far for Wednesday. The Senate finally came up with final terms early this morning. As of 4 pm it seems as if there is a last minute hold-up though centered around language concerning unemployment benefits. We’ll...

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Coronavirus update for 3.20.2020

Chamber Members: Here are updates for Friday, March 20th. We shared earlier the information and link to the application for a Small Business Administration loan. Here it is again: disasterloan.sba.gov . We awaited the much rumored announcement of a “shelter in place”...

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SBA Loan Application and Updates

All Illinois small businesses can now apply for disaster loans The SBA's Economic Injury Disaster Loan program provides low-interest loans of up to $2 million to small businesses and private non-profits affected by the coronavirus pandemic. These working capital loans...

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Coronavirus update for 3.19.2020

Chamber Members: We hope that everyone is doing as well as possible in these times. Here are updates for Thursday, March 19. The State of Illinois has posted a new web site to provide updated information and covers all of the executive orders from the Governor. Visit...

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Coronavirus update for 3.18.2020

Chamber Members: We hope that you are all staying healthy during this time of tremendous change. In an effort to make sure that you are all receiving as much helpful information about the Coronavirus and its impact on businesses and organizations, we have set up a web...

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Coronavirus updates for 3.16.2020

Chamber Members: As the COVID-19 situation continues to evolve, we would like to share some updates with you regarding assistance programs and potential legislation. In addition, with concern to all regarding health and safety, we have decided to keep the Chamber...

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Message regarding COVID-19 (Coronavirus Disease)

Message and Resourses from the Joliet Chamber regarding COVID-19 (Coronavirus Disease) The Joliet Chamber Staff and the Board of Directors are actively monitoring the continuing developments regarding the spread of COVID-19. At this time, we encourage all of our...

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March Government Affair Update

From Mike Paone – Chamber VP As we near the Illinois primary election on Tuesday, March 17 the Chamber urges everyone to get out and vote. In addition, consider both urging employees to exercise their right to vote and allowing for some flexibility on giving time...

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