August 2022 Update

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Upcoming Events and News


Free Business Education Workshops

Weekly workshops offered by the City of Chicago Department of Business Affairs & Consumer Protection (BACP). Useful webinar(s): Everything You Need To Know About Business Insurance (8/5) & How We Did It: Raising Capital for Your Business (8/10).

August 10

PACC Business Consultation & Referrals Online Session

August 24

Pizzeria Uno Grand Opening

& Networking

Join us in Schiller Park on 8/24 for pizza and networking over lunch at 11AM. First 100 guests receive a free individual deep dish pizza. 2PM ribbon cutting, raffle prizes & more! For more info call 847-261-6017 or visit Pizzeria Uno online.

August 23

World Biz Chicago Opportunity For Hospitality Webinar

WBC is looking for diverse, qualified vendors across Chicago that can serve WBC's hospitality needs. WBC wants to create a vendor pool of small, Chicago-based hospitality vendors that would be interested in servicing corporate-style events. Check out the Flyer, or more detailed info.

August 25

9th Annual Procurement

Vendor Fair 

This event will allow the vendor community to learn about contracting opportunities with government entities. In addition, there will be opportunities for participants to attend business workshops, receive informational resources for veterans, and find financial, insurance, and legal assistance. More details.

August 27

The Polish Museum Invites

You to Soldier Field!

The Chicago Fire FC Family is offering Polish Museum of America members, their families, and friends an exclusive ticket offer for a home match against CF Montreal! This event is a fundraiser for the Polish Museum of America and a portion of the ticket price will be donated to the PMA. Flyer in Polish.

August 31 – Deadline 

SBIF District Open Now in NW Chicago!

SBIF works with you, the business owner, to access the loan or grant to help fuel your dream. An impactful range of financing options available for new and growing businesses in Illinois. Check districts.

Financing options and grants

September 2–5 

Taste of Polonia Festival

The Copernicus Foundation is excited to announce the 40th Anniversary of the Taste of Polonia Festival! For four days, you can enjoy a true cultural experience that includes nonstop live music, dance performances, authentic Polish food and beer, exhibitions, local merchants, a casino, beer garden, a Kids Stage and area filled with great activities and much much more!

Tickets on sale now.

Member & Partner News and Announcements

Paulo Gelato & Chocolate Grand Opening Recap

We were pleased to help host a ribbon cutting ceremony for the grand opening of Paulo Gelato & Chocolate in West Town last week.

Guests sampled a delicious array of homemade gelato flavors, sweet beverages, chocolate, and more goodies!

We thank Polvision for their coverage and we wish founder & gelato master Pawel Petrykowski and his team many, many years of success! 

Mark Grzymala Joins the PACC Board of Directors

Congratulations to Mark Grzymala for his recent appointment to the PACC Board of Directors! As Principle of Grzymala Law Offices PC, Mark has over nineteen years of experience and focuses his practice in the areas of commercial litigation, mechanics liens, construction law, and corporate law.

Ask Margaret Borla About

New IL Tax Rebates for Families

Starting July 1, every Illinoisan will get tax relief on essentials: groceries, gas, your home, and back-to- school supplies, with even more tax relief going into effect next year. IL Tax Rebates Official Document

Contact Margaret Borla of Porte Brown LLC for Advice

Fuksa Khorshid LLC Hosts Summer Real Estate Breakfast Event - August 18

Join your peers in the real estate and business community for a summer by invitation only breakfast, educational and networking event. Get tickets here.

Congrats to Sergiusz Zgrzebski - Agent Sergio on his new position at Keller Williams

As Sergio begins the new role of Growth Director at Keller Williams Premiere Properties - Glen Ellyn, we wish him success as he provides value to his new role!

Connect with Sergio on Facebook!

New Members & Renewals

We welcome new members and those who have recently renewed their PACC membership. Thank you for working with us!

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