Ms. Jana
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Open a Brick and Mortar in IL

Ms. Jana came to us because she wanted to take her DELICIOUS candy making to the next level. Since then, Ms. Jana became a certified MWBE, successfully grew her business and opened a brick and mortar Ms. Jana’s Candy shop in Aurora, IL!

https://msjanascandy.com/

Terrie Simmons

Terrie Simmons is an entrepreneur, civic leader, and the owner of Strategic Exceptions, a professional business consulting firm, innovative employee training and organizational development company focused on delivering exceptional service standards with quantitative results. Terrie is expertly experienced in non-profit management, leadership development and all phases of entrepreneurship How To’s. Terrie is also an adjunct professor teaching business courses at the graduate level.

What’s in the New Infrastructure Bill for you?

By Terrie Simmons | November 21, 2022

BECOME A SPONSOR/PARTNER/VENDOR REGISTER AS AN ATTENDEE ONLY Register today to attend as a vendor, partner, sponsor, or attendee of this very special business showcase. Learn…

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Business Credit Essentials Flyer

Business Credit Essentials Workshop

By Terrie Simmons | October 31, 2022

This Business Credit Essentials workshop replay is for new or existing business owners to better understand how financial institutions look at you and your business…

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Source Grow Grant

The $10,000 Source Grow Grant

By Terrie Simmons | October 20, 2022

Cook County is offering $10,000 source grow grants for small businesses, prioritizing those owned by historically excluded populations and in sectors hard hit by the…

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