Noteworthy News
An electronic newsletter for Tinley Park businesses
March 30, 2021

Paycheck Protection Program deadline extended to May 31
Businesses now have until Monday, May 31 to apply for the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), which is open for both first- and second-draw applicants. Funding is available for businesses that previously used PPP which have:

  • Fewer than 300 employees
  • Have exhausted previous loans
  • Experienced a 25% revenue loss in any quarter (compared to 2019)

Funding is also available to first-time borrowers that:

  • Have 500 or fewer employees
  • Are sole proprietors, independent contractors or eligible self-employed
  • Are nonprofit organizations
  • Are in accommodation and food service industries with fewer than 300 employees per location

Payroll, rent, covered mortgage interest and utilities expenses are eligible for forgiveness. First-time applicants can apply here, and returning applicants can apply here. Visit the Small Business Administration website for more information.
DCEO to host 'Women Trailblazers' webinar
The Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO) will host a webinar titled "How Women Trailblazers are Shattering the Glass Ceiling and Leading COVID-19 Recovery Efforts in Illinois" at 2 p.m. Wednesday, March 31.

Join representatives from the Offices for Minority Economic Empowerment and Regional Economic Development for a webinar exploring how women economic leaders in Illinois are driving COVID-19 relief efforts and economic recovery with an equity lens.

Registration is required. For a full list of other upcoming DCEO webinars, visit the DCEO website.
Joliet Junior College hosting April webinars
Joliet Junior College will host two webinars in April, including:

Welcome New Businesses
Arsenal Hair Salon
17216 S. Oak Park Avenue

Cricket Wireless
16018 S. Harlem Avenue

SimonMed Imaging
7711 W. 159th Street, Ste. 100

West Town Furniture
7360 W. 191st Street
Village of Tinley Park
16250 S. Oak Park Avenue Tinley Park, IL 60477
(708) 444-5000
Welcome New Businesses