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Ruth Colby named Citizen of the Year by New Lenox Chamber of Commerce
CED Investors, Executive Committee, Board of Directors, and staff extend our most heartfelt congratulations to Ruth Colby recently named Citizen of the Year by the New Lenox Chamber of Commerce. Additionally, Ruth serves as the 2022 and 2023 Chair of the Will County Center for Economic Development Board of Directors.
The New Lenox Chamber of Commerce Citizen of the Year Award is presented to an individual in our community that has a passion for “good work” and serves as an inspiration to others. Ruth Colby embodies those qualifications through her leadership, business acumen, and compassion. As President and CEO of Silver Cross Hospital, she has been an integral part of making New Lenox a true healthcare destination. We are so fortunate to have Silver Cross Hospital, an award-winning institution, in our community; but beyond that, we are thankful to have Ruth Colby at the helm.
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Back To Business Grant Program Announced
Governor JB Pritzker and the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO) announced on March 21, 2023, that $175 million is available in grant funding through the Back to Business (B2B) program.
New CED Investor Event Hits the Mark!
The Will County CED showcased the first, “CED After 3” event on February 22nd. Thank you to the many investors who braved the rain and cold to join us! We appreciate the support of Wight & Co as our inaugural sponsor and the Joliet Area Historical Museum for their wonderful hospitality and venue.
New Program Begins for CED Investors to Connect
The inaugural CED After 3 event is an opportunity for our investors to enjoy networking and engaging with industry leaders in a variety of settings across the County. Our February 22nd event is at the Joliet Area Historical Museum and begins at 3! We will highlight the importance of offering amenities for residents and visitors to enjoy with a few guest presentations beginning at 4.