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Posted: November 9, 2021

Exelon Announces $36M Equity Fund to Support Minority-Owned Business Growth

 Racial Equity Capital Fund will provide needed capital to help minority-owned businesses create jobs and expand in communities served by Exelon’s utilities   Exelon’s utilities business,Read more

Posted: November 9, 2021

Clyde’s Donuts Grows to Second Location, Supplies Nation with Even More Donuts

Clydes Donuts

Clyde's Donuts, a leading supplier of donuts to in-store bakeries and foodservice providers nationwide, recently announced its expansion into a new, state-of-the art manufacturing facility in Glendale Heights. Clyde's plans to invest roughly $50M over the next 10 years on the second facility, including adding nearly 200 jobs to the local economy.Read more

Posted: November 3, 2021

Ransomware: Are you prepared? A discussion on cyber security.

DuPage County business leaders gathered on Wednesday, October 27 for an intimate, roundtable session focusing on cyber security, ransomware, and what businesses can do to protect themselves.Read more

Posted: November 3, 2021

Prairie Food Co-op Launches Naming Opportunities as Part of it’s Community Investment Program to Fund Storefront

In late 2020, Prairie Food Co-op signed a 10-year lease with Holladay Properties for a 10,000 square foot building at 109 S. Main Street, Lombard, that will house the first, and only, community owned grocery store in DuPage County.  Construction on the site has begun and is expected to be complete by the end of 2022. Read more

Posted: October 19, 2021

How Ball Horticultural is ‘Coloring the World’ from DuPage County

Ball Horticultural

With a presence in 21 countries and six continents, DuPage County-based company Ball Horticultural literally colors the world with beautiful ornamental plants. And it all starts in DuPage. In this post, we take a look at how Ball’s products and business model have evolved over more than 116 years; how their culture and values have sustained their growth; and how their current leadership and investment in DuPage County – including their new Ball Helix Innovation Center in West Chicago – are shaping the future of ornamental plants.Read more

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