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Southland’s Best Bakery is Just a Few Minutes Away

By Dan Mulka | October 28, 2021

#micronet_heading# We at the Heritage Corridor Business Alliance can attest to the yummy treats made by The Cupcakery Bakery in Lockport. So can many others too as it won Southland’s Best Bakery in 2021. Along with more than 75 cupcake flavors (between eight and twenty-four usually available at one time), you will want to try…

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$1 Enrollment for New Members at Fitness Premier Homer Glen

By Dan Mulka | October 28, 2021

#micronet_heading# Don’t wait until January to start your fitness program! Fitness Premier in Homer Glen is offering a special $1 Enrollment special for all new membership plans.  This offer expires on 11/30/2021. Fitness Premier has it all, 24/7 access, virtual classes, team training classes, saunas, personal training, nutritional coaching, HydroMassage lounge, and GroupX classes. Find…

Is There Anything Better Than a Facebook Like?

By Dan Mulka | October 22, 2021

Facebook has been in the news a lot lately, having to do with its algorithm. From January 6, how it targets harmful messages to teens, and the Whistleblower Frances Haugen saying how the company could easily change its procedures for the greater good. From a business and marketing perspective, the potential virality of a Facebook…

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Pathlights’ Dr. JoAnn Gruca Recognized On List of Notable Nonprofit Board Leaders

By Dan Mulka | October 20, 2021

For more than 35 years, JoAnn Gruca, RN, PhD., Associate Professor Emeritus of Nursing at Saint Xavier University, has dedicated vision and insight to support the mission of Pathlights, formerly known as PLOWS Council on Aging. This week Dr. Gruca has been recognized by Crain’s Chicago Business as one of 70 notable nonprofit board leaders…

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Sometimes, You Need a Guide Towards a Brighter Future. Counseling Works is Here to Help.

By Dan Mulka | October 8, 2021

#micronet_heading# Now is the time to deal with underlying issues to live your best life. Just like going to work out to improve your physical health, therapy can be a great way to improve your mental health. No matter the situation, there are times when you might not understand the challenges you are facing. Therapy…

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LHG Test Kitchen Week is Restaurant Week Reimagined, Taking Place January 14-20, 2022

By Dan Mulka | September 27, 2021

#micronet_heading# The first ever LHG Test Kitchen Week will take place on January 14-20, 2022.  This event will feature the imagination of participating locations in Lemont and Homer Glen, IL, offering new and never-before-offered menu items and drinks. “There are amazing restaurants, bakeries, and more here in the Lemont and Homer Glen area,” stated Dan…

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The Phoenix Kitchen and Cocktails Rises in Homer Glen

By Dan Mulka | September 23, 2021

#micronet_heading# The team that brought you Lockport’s The Public Landing has opened their newest establishment in Homer Glen.  And, it’s not just a new establishment, it’s an experience. This modern, upscale restaurant focuses on shared plates and creative cocktails.  It gives you the chance to try several different cooking techniques, styles, and flavors. In the…

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The 2021 Lemont Legends Cruise Nights President’s Trophy Winner – Best in Show

By Dan Mulka | September 22, 2021

#micronet_heading# Congratulations to the 2021 Lemont Legends Cruise Nights President’s Trophy Winner John P. from Lockport.  His 1967 Chevelle SS was chosen by our Lemont Legends Facebook following as the “Best in Show” for the 2021 Cruise Night Season.

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Ask the Experts: What’s Better, a Traditional or Roth IRA?

By Dan Mulka | September 21, 2021

#micronet_heading# Mike Pensinger of Pensinger Financial walks us through a whether a Traditional or Roth IRA is better for you. His answer may surprise you. Find out more about Pensinger Financial by visiting  

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LHG World Explorers Program Gives Vacationers a Chance to Travel While Supporting Local Businesses

By Dan Mulka | September 17, 2021

#micronet_heading# The Heritage Corridor Business Alliance is excited to relaunch its travel program, named “LHG World Explorers,” and introduce four vacation packages for those ready to travel.  The HCBA has partnered up with travel partners to offer these trips, with a portion of the proceeds benefiting the Alliance. “By traveling through the LHG World Explorers…

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