June 30 , 2016
June Business Before Hours Highlights...

Thanks to everyone who came out & attended our June Business Before Hours networking event at Rasmussen College in Romeoville, IL.  Many great connections were made & resources were shared. We look forward to seeing you all at our next event taking place on July 19, 2016 at the same location. Be sure to mark your calendars now!

To learn more information about sponsoring this monthly event, contact us at 630.859.9776.

Thank you to our June sponsor,  Vary Unique, LLC.  
VARY Unique focuses on helping women to define their divine design so they can live the best life they've envisioned by building a solid business foundation, cultivating relationships and knowing their self worth.


AURORA, IL - As the United States of America turns 240 years old, the City of Aurora will celebrate on Monday, July 4, 2016 with the annual Fourth of July Parade in the morning and Fireworks Extravaganza in the evening.
Mayor Weisner will lead the pre-parade program at 9:15 a.m. on the mainstage located at the corner of Galena Blvd. and Stolp Ave. He will be joined by aldermen, Grand Marshals Tim Rater & Jim Corti and special guest performers to kick-off the holiday.
With more than 100 units, the parade will step off at 10:00 a.m. from the Santori Public Library at the corner of River St. and Benton Ave. The NEW parade route for this year is: east on Benton to Broadway; north on Broadway to Downer; west on Downer to Stolp; north on Stolp to Galena; west on Galena to River St; and south on River St. to Downer.
Bring the family downtown for another great parade in the morning and then again for a fun time at the fireworks in the evening.
The public can watch the fireworks from two prime downtown locations during the Fireworks Extravaganza and Family Fun Night. Both RiverEdge Park and McCullough Park at the Prisco Center will be buzzing with activities from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m., with fireworks at 9:35 p.m.
RiverEdge Park, 360 N. Broadway, will have an array of food vendors, good music and an amazing view of the fireworks. Entertainment includes:
  • 6:15 p.m. - 7:15 p.m.: American Legion Band
  • 7:45 p.m. - 9:15 p.m.: Fox Valley Orchestra
  • 9:15 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.: Community Line-Dancing (Cha Cha Slide, Cupid Shuffle, etc.) 

Quad County African American Chamber of Commerce

The Quad County African American Chamber of Commerce will provide leadership to enhance, promote, and empower positive business environments, and quality of businesses owned by African-Americans within the counties of Kane, Kendall, DuPage and Will.  The organization will provide business assistance in the development of solutions to local business problems presented by members.  Moreover, the organization will articulate positions, and, when appropriate, implement solutions to business/community problems.

Mission Statement:
The Quad County African American Chamber of Commerce provides leadership to enhance the business environment, and quality of life of businesses owned by African Americans.
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