Noteworthy News
An electronic newsletter for Tinley Park businesses
Aug. 17, 2021

DCEO offering Back to Business Grant
The Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO) is offering a $250 million Back to Business (B2B) grant program that aims to deploy small businesses recovery grants for those hit hardest by the COVID-19 pandemic. DCEO is hosting several webinars to help businesses understand the new B2B program, including:

Visit the DCEO website for more information or to apply.
CED to host 'Economic Report' webinar
The Will County Center for Economic Development (CED) will host a webinar titled "Economic Report: Getting Back to Work" from 1 to 2:15 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 24.

Dan Sullivan, executive vice president of the Chicago Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, will discuss workforce and labor issues. Sullivan is an authority on workforce and labor trends and their economic impact.

This event is sponsored by Comcast. Registration is required.
Available Properties page available
Developers and businesses looking for properties in Tinley Park can access the Available Properties page on the Village website.

Currently, the Village is looking for businesses interested in opening inside the brand-new Boulevard at Central Station at 6725 South St. Read the property brochure for more information.

If you’d like to feature your Tinley Park property on this page, please contact Priscilla Cordero at
PPP portal to streamline applications
The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has launched a streamlined application portal to allow borrowers with Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans of $150,000 or less through participating lenders to apply for forgiveness directly through the SBA.

Borrowers that need assistance or have questions can call (877) 552-2692 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Mondays to Fridays.

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Village looking for Holiday Market vendors
Vendors who are interested in participating in the Village's annual Holiday Market from Dec. 3 to 5 at the Oak Park Avenue train station are encouraged to fill out the 2021 Vendor Application and email it to Special Events Coordinator Vicki Sanchez at by Monday, Sept. 6.

The Village is looking for vendors to sell food, drinks and specialty items such as ornaments, glassware, candles, floral arrangements, jewelry and similar items. Due to space, this is a juried event, and vendors with personalized, holiday-themed and hand-crafted items will be given preference.

Selected vendors will be required to decorate their booths, keeping in mind that electricity is very limited. Estimated attendance in 2019 was 15,000 to 17,000 people throughout the three-day weekend, and visitor admission is free.

For more information, please call (708) 444-5044 or email
Boo Bash sponsorships now available
The Village is now accepting sponsorships for the 2021 Downtown Tinley Boo Bash, which will be held from noon to 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 24 at the Oak Park Avenue train station. The event generally draws six to seven thousand people every year.

Four presenting sponsorships are now exclusively available to Tinley Park businesses for $500 each. If not filled, these sponsorships will be available to all businesses starting on September 1. Business BOOth sponsorships are available for $100. Each business BOOth will need to supply either at least 2,500 pieces of candy or provide free entertainment at their booth (such as a face painter, balloon artist, etc.) There are also food and snack vendor opportunities available.

Visit the Village website to download and fill out the sponsorship forms. For other questions, please contact Special Events Coordinator Vicki Sanchez at (708) 444-5044 or
Welcome New Businesses
Wireless Vision LLC/T-Mobile
15901 S. Harlem Avenue

North and Maple Kitchen and Bar
18401 North Creek Drive

Asylum PT Fitness and Injury Rehabilitation
16655 S. Oak Park Avenue

Banging Gavel
6811 W. Hickory Street

Big Box Tobacco
7212 W. 191st Street

Pretty Little Dreams
16547-16549 S. Oak Park Avenue

Great Clips
15958 S. Harlem Avenue
Village of Tinley Park
16250 S. Oak Park Avenue Tinley Park, IL 60477
(708) 444-5000
Welcome New Businesses