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Mark Your Calendar for Giving Tuesday, or Start a Little Early (Like Now)

By Dan Mulka | November 22, 2021

#micronet_heading# GivingTuesday is always the Tuesday after Thanksgiving, and falls this year November 30. It’s a global generosity movement unleashing the power of people and organizations to transform their communities and the world. This year, GivingTuesday is starting a little early for Pathlights, For more than 45 years, Pathlights has been helping guide adults 60…

The 2021 Best of Lemont Award Winners

By Dan Mulka | November 22, 2021

#micronet_heading# On Wednesday, November 17, the Heritage Corridor Business Alliance hosted the Best of Lemont Awards Celebration at Crystal Grand Banquets.  Over 100 attendees joined to honor the winners, chosen by a combination of popular vote and their colleagues. “The common theme of the night is community,” stated Dan Mulka, Executive Director of the HCBA. …

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Thanksgiving in the Villages of Lemont and Homer Glen – Let the Experts Cook

By Dan Mulka | November 10, 2021

#micronet_heading# Thanksgiving is fast approaching, and you don’t want to be left in the cold as it comes to Thanksgiving meals.  Bookmark this page, as we will be updating it with Thanksgiving catering throughout the Villages of Lemont and Homer Glen that will make your holiday dinners as easy as simple reheating. The Phoenix Kitchen…

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Start Spreading the Word That It’s Small Business Season

By Dan Mulka | November 9, 2021

#micronet_heading# I’ve been looking at purchasing a new toy for my wood shop for several months.  It’s called the X-Carve CNC Router from a Chicago-based company called Inventables. For those wondering what a CNC Router is, the CNC stands for Computer Numerical Control.  A router is a woodworking tool that can cut patterns, grooves, and…

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Allegro Music and Dance named Southland’s Best Dance Studio and Best Music Lessons

By Dan Mulka | November 9, 2021

#micronet_heading# Allegro Music and Dance took home TWO Southland’s Best Awards from the Southland Times, Best Dance Studio and Best Music Lessons. The studio has three total studios, including Lemont, Lockport, and Bolingbrook.  The Lemont and Lockport studios have both music and dance classes, while the Bolingbrook is music lessons only. Find out more information…

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Are you PURSUING your career passion? Time to take the next step!

By Dan Mulka | November 9, 2021

#micronet_heading# On November 10, join Christen Mazura-Morris with Upward Calling Resume Writing & Career Coaching Services for a free session about achieving your career goals.  The event takes place at 6:30pm at the Lemont Public Library. If you have trouble taking a compliment or communicating your career value, this session is for you.  Especially if…

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LHG Card, a New E-Gift Card Program Supporting Lemont and Homer Glen Businesses, Now Available for Purchase

By Dan Mulka | November 1, 2021

#micronet_heading# The Heritage Corridor Business Alliance, the Chamber of Commerce serving Lemont, Homer Glen, and the surrounding areas, is proud to announce the release of the “LHG Card” for sale starting November 1, 2021.  The LHG Card is a digital gift card that can be used at participating locations. “The LHG Card helps the small…

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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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