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Friday, November 17, 2017
Click HERE   or scroll to image below to view News & Notes column as published in the Elmhurst Suburban Life on November 17.
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Friday, October 20, 2017
Click HERE  or scroll to image below to view News & Notes column as published in the Elmhurst Suburban Life on October 20.
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Friday, September 22, 2017
Click HERE  or scroll to image below to view News & Notes column as published in the Elmhurst Suburban Life on September 22.  
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Friday, August 18, 2017
Click HERE  or scroll to image below to view News & Notes column as published in the Elmhurst Suburban Life on August 18.
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Friday, July 28, 2017
Click HERE  or scroll to image below to view News & Notes column as published in the Elmhurst Suburban Life on July 28.
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Thursday, June 01, 2017
Dear Members:   On June 2 at 12 noon, the Explore Elmhurst Express Trolley will begin its 16-week summer program of providing FREE rides to residents and visitors travelling between Elmhurst City Centre and the Spring Road and York and Vallette Business districts.   Each Friday and Saturday from 12 noon to 12 midnight, the trolley will connect those three business districts, with pick-ups ...read more
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Friday, May 19, 2017
Click HERE or scroll to image below to view News & Notes column as published in the Elmhurst Suburban Life on May 19.
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Monday, May 01, 2017
Dear Members:   After two legislative trips to Springfield three weeks apart in April, I am now resigned to the likelihood that both chambers of the Illinois General Assembly and first-term Republican Governor Bruce Rauner will not reach a “Grand Bargain” on a state budget until after the next gubernatorial election in November of 2018.   On the other hand, the push by Democratic legislators ...read more
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Friday, April 21, 2017
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Monday, April 10, 2017
Dear Members:   I invite you to join representatives of our Chamber, myself included, to participate in one or both of the Governmental Affairs Committee’s April trips to Springfield to meet with members of the Illinois General Assembly and other elected state officials—Governor Bruce Rauner possibly among them.   My most-recent conversation with Gov. Rauner about the state’s budget impasse ...read more
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Wednesday, March 22, 2017
ELMHURST, Ill., March 21, 2017 – The Elmhurst Chamber of Commerce & Industry will honor some 40 members at its “Salute to Business and Professional Services” Spring Luncheon at the Diplomat West Banquet Halls on Wednesday, April 19, from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.     “This business category of honorees is special in that they deliver a variety of goods and services to support fellow members in ...read more
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Thursday, March 02, 2017
Dear Members:   Last month, I updated you on some of the Chamber’s Centennial Celebration planning for our 100th Anniversary come 2018.  This month, I have more news to share with you.   The Chamber’s Board of Directors at its February 14 meeting took action on several endeavors regarding our Centennial Celebration, as follows:Approved the Case Statement in support of our once-in-a-century ...read more
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Wednesday, March 01, 2017
Click HERE or scroll to image below to view News & Notes column as published in the Elmhurst Suburban Life on March 3 
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Monday, February 13, 2017
FED REPORTS MORE GOOD THAN BAD IN U.S. ECONOMY       ELMHURST, IL, February 3, 2017 -- While America’s economy—or Gross Domestic Product (GDP)—grew at only 1.9% in 2016 versus the 3% standard, 2.3 million new jobs were created in the past 12 months (including 227,000 in January), the nation’s unemployment rate of 4.8% remained historically normal (with Illinois at 5.7%, highest in the Midwest), ...read more
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