Small Businesses are the heart o our ecopnomy. Free leanrning opportunities from the SBA!

  • February 15, 2017
  • Carol Gieske

Small businesses are the heart of America’s economy. Year round the Small Business Administration (SBA) is dedicated to helping small businesses start, grow and succeed. Are you ready to be your own boss? Check out these upcoming events, noth online and in-person learning opportunities at
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  • January 3, 2017
  • Terry Gajewski

We’re excited to announce that the Kane County Division of Transportation named HLR the Engineering Firm of the Year.
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Elgin Madness Brings Brackets, Bragging Rights to Elgin Eateries

  • March 23, 2015
  • Jason Pawlowski

First round voting is now underway for Elgin Madness (formerly known as Downtown Madness: Downtown vs. Crosstown - awarded a Lt. Governor's Award for Outstanding Illinois Main Street Promotion in 2012), a social media-driven, March Madness-style, Elgin restaurant promotion presented by the Elgin Area Chamber and Downtown Neighborhood Association held during the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament that pits the “signature dishes” of Elgin-area restaurants against one another and the public’s online vote determines the winner!
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EAC Honors Best Member Businesses, Brightest Volunteers

  • March 19, 2015
  • Jason Pawlowski

On Thursday, March 19, the Elgin Area Chamber of Commerce honored its best and brightest member businesses and volunteers at their annual Awards Luncheon at Elgin Community College.
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