From the mayor's desk

City of Kankakee to Host Virtual Public Meeting on Hobbie Avenue Project
15 January 2021 | Press Release

Kankakee, IL – As the City of Kankakee continues to move forward on the efforts to improve Hobbie Avenue, public feedback is encouraged as more information on the project will be shared on a virtual public meeting platform.


Local Hospitals to Continue Mobile Food Pantries in 2021 in Partnership with the Northern Illinois Food Bank
13 January 2021 | Press Release

Kankakee, IL – The need for food and supplies continues to increase as food pantries nationwide are reporting higher numbers in requests during the COVID-19 pandemic. Last year, both hospitals in the City of Kankakee partnered with the Northern Illinois Food Bank to host a mobile food pantry once a month in the community.


United Way of Illinois Launches ‘21 Week Equity Challenge’
11 January 2021 | Press Release

​​​​​​​Kankakee, Ill. - United Way of Illinois is launching a ‘21 Week Equity Challenge’ this week. Following a year of unrest and strife, this free, online learning program will provide lessons and resources for Illinoisians to learn about racial issues and systemic inequalities, together.


Tractor Supply Company In Kankakee Partners with Roadie to Help Meet Customer Needs in COVID-19 Pandemic
09 January 2021 | Press Release

Kankakee, IL – As many businesses continue to navigate their way through the COVID-19 pandemic, Tractor Supply Company, located off City of Kankakee exit 308 Riverstone Parkway, joins the growing list of businesses providing flexible services to meet the needs of their customers.


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