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What’s Your Biggest Marketing Challenge?

By Dan Mulka | August 19, 2022

#micronet_heading# When a business operator finally decides they need someone focused on their marketing, and they resolve to hire for the position, it usually goes something like this: “This position will be in charge of posting to our social media channels.” But if that’s all you’re doing, you can put that in the hands of…

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Spotlight Ep. 4 – The New Entrepreneur & Business Center at Joliet Junior College

By Dan Mulka | August 18, 2022

#micronet_heading# Are you a entrepreneur or future entrepreneur in Will County, IL (or close nearby)? Today, HCBA Executive Director Dan Mulka sits down to talk to Garry Reichert of the new Entrepreneur & Business Center (EBC) at Joliet Junior College. Learn more about their: – Free advising sessions and how they can help entrepreneurs (current…

Custom Trucks & 4x4's Night ,Kids Night, at Lemont Legends

Lemont Legends Cruise Nights: August 17, 2022 Show Information

By Dan Mulka | August 17, 2022

#micronet_heading# Custom Trucks & 4×4 Night – featuring KIDS NIGHT! Kids Night Activities The Lemont Public Library and Lemont Park District present Kids Night at this week’s Lemont Legends Cruise Night! Make sure to catch the John Measner Magic Show at 6:30pm in our Kids Area (located in the Metra lot underneath the State Street…

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The True Definition of Local: Nick’s Tavern

By Dan Mulka | August 15, 2022

We always say that Nick’s Tavern is synonymous with Lemont. When you walk down Main Street for the first time and see “Established 1945” on the Nick’s sign, you know you’re walking into something historic. And, for one business to last over 75 years (77 if you do the math), they have to be a part of the community.

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Spotlight Ep. 3 – Robert Masny of Model Act Studios

By Dan Mulka | August 12, 2022

#micronet_heading# Ever wonder what a Model/Talent Agency does?  Did you know there is one right here in Lemont? We were able to talk with Robert Masny, owner of Model Act Studios in Downtown Lemont.  Watch the video to learn more about Robert and his business.  He’ll even show us the Lemont location as we go…

Labor Day Ideas for Your Business

By Dan Mulka | August 9, 2022

#micronet_heading# Labor Day is fast approaching. This unofficial end of summer is largely ignored by businesses partly because a holiday surrounding working doesn’t seem like much fun. However, you can use this day for more than planning a backyard BBQ or trip to the beach. Here are some engaging social media and activity ideas that…

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Lemont Legends Cruise Nights: August 10, 2022 Show Information

By Dan Mulka | August 9, 2022

#micronet_heading# Chrysler, Dodge, and Plymouth Night – featuring CITGO STEM Night and Business Expo CITGO STEM Night Activities During this week’s show, CITGO and several other local businesses will be featuring activities for the entire family in our first ever STEM Night.  STEM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math – and these activities are…

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Secure Your Advertising Now for the 2022-2023 My LHG Guide

By Dan Mulka | August 2, 2022

#micronet_heading# The Heritage Corridor Business Alliance is rebranding its Lemont and Homer Glen Resource Guide to My LHG Guide. The revitalized print guide will be the definitive guide to living in Lemont and Homer Glen, featuring listings of all current HCBA Member Organizations. Whether the reader wants to shop, dine, play, live, or do business…

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Lemont Legends Cruise Nights: August 3, 2022 Show Information

By Dan Mulka | August 2, 2022

#micronet_heading# Emergency Vehicle Night 5PM ROAD CLOSURE TIMES For Emergency Vehicle Night, we will be closing roads starting at 5pm.  We look forward to bringing you Emergency Vehicles from across the State.  Please note that only authorized Emergency Vehicles will be able to park in this dedicated section of Main Street – which is indicated…

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Power Hour #12 – BMO SmartProgress Digital Education with Lana Thompson from BMO Harris

By Dan Mulka | August 1, 2022

Power Hour Ep. 12 – BMO SmartProgress Digital Education with Lana Thompson of BMO Harris Join Lana Thompson from BMO Harris for an interactive webinar as we go through the bank’s newest feature – BMO SmartProgress Digital Education. This new tool will allow anyone with a smartphone, even non-BMO customers, the chance to have an…

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