Under the state’s Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity’s (DCEO) auspices, Illinois’ Office of Trade and Investment has been awarded $850,000 in federal funding to promote small-business growth with an emphasis on expanding exports.
Manufacturing workers in Illinois suffered yet another blow this week when a major machinery manufacturer announced the layoffs of hundreds of workers in Illinois, an associate for a Chicago-based conservative think tank said in a recent article.
Dental Fix RX, North America’s only mobile dental equipment repair franchise, recently attained its 250th franchise, this one with a Chicago-based entrepreneur — marking the company’s 18th franchise to start up this year and its third in Illinois.
Even though she wasn’t on the program when the Illinois State University (ISU) Redbirds women’s track team won the Missouri Valley Conference indoor championship last week, Katie Stanczykiewicz couldn’t be happier to be on the team as it prepares for the 2016 outdoor season.
The Lake County Stormwater Management Commission held its 10th annual awards ceremony Dec. 2 to honor groups and individuals whose work has contributed to reducing flood damage, improving water quality and preserving the environment.