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COMED FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE OPTIONSHelp for customers when they need it most.  As the economy reopens, ComEd understands people may continue to experience financial hardship. ComEd has worked with the Attorney General’s office, the staff of the Illinois Commerce Commission and a broad group of stakeholders to develop a financial assistance package to help customers. ComEd cares about…
For Immediate ReleaseFor additional information, please contact:Gary Camarano   Whiteside County Economic Development This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. NW Illinois Film Office Hosts “Shorts-A-Palooza” An Indie Film Fest Morrison, IL (August 7, 2020) - The Northwest Illinois Film Office will be hosting the First Annual Northwest Illinois Film Festival on August 26, 2020, at the Midway…
For Immediate Release For additional information, please contact: Gary Camarano Whiteside County Economic Development 815.772.247   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.                                                                         …
Despite Body Blows to the Economy Several Local Businesses Still Hiring Morrison, IL (May 22, 2020) - Despite all the terrible news about the U.S. economy because of the COVID-19 pandemic, there some pockets of activity going on in the Whiteside County/Northwest Illinois region.  While the State’s unemployment rate for…
Zippia is a job research site based in California. They analyzed each state's unemployment policies to determine how much unemployed workers at every income level can expect to receive under the coronavirus stimulus. In addition to state level benefits, unemployed workers now receive an additional $600 a week for the…
COVID-19 FEDERAL AND STATE LOANS, GRANTS, UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE, AND LEAVE April 7, 2020 COVID-19 FEDERAL AND STATE LOANS, GRANTS, UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE, AND LEAVE.  A comprehensive resource guide provided to us by the Illinois Manufacturers Association (IMA).  COVID-19 FEDERAL AND STATE LOANS, GRANTS, UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE, AND LEAVE This is a comprehensive resource guide provided to us by…
Federal and State Programs Aid to Small Businesses   Economic Disaster Injury Loan and Loan Advance   Paycheck Protection Program   SBA Express Bridge Loans   Subsidies for Current SBA Loan Payments   Illinois Small Business Emergency Loan Fund   Downstate Small Business Stabilization Program Aid to Medium Sized Businesses Emergency Relief Program…
URGENT: Manufacturers Needed - Production for COVID-19 Response You may have seen this before, but there is a need for manufacturers to assist to produce needed supplies. Please read the attached press release for complete information.
Morrison, IL (February 26, 2020) - The Whiteside Carrol Enterprise Zone (WCEZ) will be hosting two Enterprise Zone information meetings in March to provide local businesses with information about the region’s most effective local business incentive, and how it can assist businesses in their expansion or location in Whiteside and…
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