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Holiday Food Drive to Benefit Kankakee County Community Services, Inc.

Holiday Food Drive to Benefit Kankakee County Community Services, Inc.

Kankakee, IL – As food pantries continue to see an increased need throughout our local communities, Mayor Wells-Armstrong is set to host another food drive in support of Kankakee County Community Services, Inc (KCCSI).

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Love My City, Love My Recipe: Community Holiday eBook

Love My City, Love My Recipe: Community Holiday eBook

Kankakee, IL – Gathering with loved ones for the holidays will look different this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Whether you are cooking more while working from home or just want to try something new, the City of Kankakee wants to know your favorite recipes!

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Kankakee Jewel-Osco Showcases New Renovations

Kankakee Jewel-Osco Showcases New Renovations

KANKAKEE, IL - (November 18, 2020) – With some prompting from Mayor Wells-Armstrong, the Jewel-Osco location in Kankakee recently invested nearly $600K for new renovations. A ribbon cutting was held today after the Jewel-Osco and City of Kankakee teams walked through the store last week to see the renovations. Shoppers will immediately notice new f

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Kankakee Development Corporation (KDC) Introduces Strategic Plan for Downtown Kankakee

Kankakee Development Corporation (KDC) Introduces Strategic Plan for Downtown Kankakee

Kankakee, IL – Downtown Kankakee is thriving and growing. This was the main message at the Kankakee Development Corporation (KDC)’s 57th annual meeting which was held this past Tuesday.

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HISPANIC LATINO CULTURE COURSE

HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS: REGISTER NOW FOR THE HISPANIC LATINO CULTURE COURSE @ KCC

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Kankakee County Moves Back to Tier 2 under Restore Illinois Plan

Kankakee County Moves Back to Tier 2 under Restore Illinois Plan

Kankakee, IL – Governor Pritzker announced Regions 5, 7 and 8 in the state of Illinois will enter what is being called Tier 2 under the Restore Illinois plan today on November 11, 2020.

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The Swanky Home: New Home Décor and Gifts Store Opens in Kankakee

The Swanky Home: New Home Décor and Gifts Store Opens in Kankakee

Kankakee, IL – Shopping in downtown Kankakee is beginning to expand just in time for the upcoming holiday season. Anna Kolokythas, a sales representative for One Stop Shop Blinds, is now the proud owner of a new home décor and gifts store, The Swanky Home.

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Kankakee Riverfront Society Announces East Riverwalk Virtual Public Open House

Kankakee Riverfront Society Announces East Riverwalk Virtual Public Open House

The Kankakee Riverfront Society, the not-for-profit organization spearheading The Currents of Kankakee and the transformation of the downtown Kankakee riverfront, invites residents and riverfront advocates to review preliminary concepts for the inaugural East Riverwalk during a virtual public open house on Tuesday, November 17, at 7pm.

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Last Push for Donations to Support Local Veterans

Last Push for Donations to Support Local Veterans

Kankakee, IL – The City of Kankakee is hosting a veterans drive to collect items for local veterans in Kankakee County in support of Project Headspace and Timing and the Manteno Veterans Home. Items are being collected through the end of this week.

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