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We are very excited to be updating our Calendar so that everyone in the community can use it! From local municipal bodies, non-profit groups, charities to local businesses and individuals. We believe that this calendar can effectively spread the word about upcoming local events.
Just to make it extremely easy to use and access we have pointed the domain name www.KankakeeCountyCalendar.com right to the Calendar Page!
We are always looking for ideas and ways to make this calendar more effective for the community, so if you have any ideas be sure to contact us!
ThanksSearching for LOCAL bloggers, journalists, free-lancers and more...
KankakeeCounty.com was created with a very simple purpose. To be here as a tool for the citizens and businesses of Kankakee County. Understanding the need for a place online where citizens coudl post automobiles and real estate for sale. This expanded into Classifieds as well as providing the largest resource of Job Listings in one simple place. We provide local advertising for local businesses and free advertising for local charities, non-profits, and other worthy causes.
We are now looking to expand into local information, simple, everyday, important news. We don't have to worry abotu producing headlines that will sell, or about polarizing stories to stir debates. We want simple easy to follow and quick to read information about LOCAL events, people, and places.
So we now look to the community for bloggers, writers, and free lancers who woudl be interested in posting information onto our site. No crazy committments or quotas, just the ability to post when you have the time and desire.
If this is of interest for you we ask you to place contact us by click here. Just give us your idea or desire and we will be sure to get in touch with you!
KankakeeCounty.com StaffKankakee County residents: Take the “2020 Vision” Survey
Dear Kankakee County Resident,
What will Kankakee County look like in 2020? You know, that’s entirely up to us. We need your help! By completing this short survey (5-7 minutes), you will have a voice.
Click here to be directed to the Survey Monkey site: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/K3IMAGESURVEYJUNE2012
Yes, we have challenges. Every city, state, region and country does. Yet, Kankakee County remains a place that draws thousands of visitors, new residents and new business each and every year.
In fact, Kankakee County enjoyed 650,000 visitors in 2010, providing an economic impact of more than $115 million!
And, just last month, New Geography named the Kankakee-Bradley metro area among the 100 Best Small Cities for Jobs nationwide.
The Economic Alliance of Kankakee County and our local community partners see great potential in Kankakee County are working to identify areas for improvement and devise a comprehensive, clear plan to share our many advantages with current and future community investors.
Thank you for taking the time to share your opinions in our “2020 Vision” resident survey. Community feedback is critical in our initial quality of life assessment for Kankakee County. Please consider forwarding to friends, family and neighbors who also live in Kankakee County. Completing this survey should take no longer than 5-7 minutes.
Dr. Don Daake of Olivet Nazarene University will be analyzing the data to guarantee the independence and integrity of this survey. The survey information will go directly to his confidential account to guarantee your anonymity.
Mike Van Mill
President & CEO
Economic Alliance of Kankakee County
NOTE: The survey period closes Saturday, June 30. Results will be shared with local media.
Our challenges are our opportunities . . . if we seize them. Thank you for your participation!KankakeeCounty.com looking for friends!
KankakeeCounty.com started as a simple idea, create a website that would spur growth and partnership in the community, that was the end of 2009. Fast-Forward to the end of 2011 and you see a consistently growing base of citizens and businesses that have joined with KankakeeCounty.com with the same exact vision as when we started. Growth and Partnership.
As 2012 approaches we are becoming even more committed to the success of our community. Enter out new slogan "Committed to Community", 2012 will bring plenty of improvements to this website which we know have an lasting impact on Kankakee County.
We are always looking for active citizens and local businesses from any and all backgrounds and skillsets to assist with the growth. If you are interested in learning more use the "Give us Feedback!" link at the top of this page to contact us!
Kankakee County Dining Guide Online
KankakeeCounty.com is pleased to announce that our "Daily Spoon" Dining Guide is now available on our website. This fun and very useful dining guide is perfect for the frequent visitor or the life long resident.
Find exactly the cuisine you are looking for or give our "Qik Pik" a try and let the Daily Spoon suggest some random restaurants to you!Kankakee County Jobs - The Newest Member of the KankakeeCounty.com Family
KankakeeCounty.com is very pleased to announce a recent partnership which will allow us to present hundreds of jobs to you through the area right on our website!! These jobs are from multiple sources all over the internet and we are able to present them to you in a single place which will save you time and present a faster, more effifcient job search experience...
EnjoyBusiness Directory Coming Soon
We are happy to announce that our Business Directory is currently in the last stages of development and will be live very very soon. Gathering and verifying this data has been time consuming although the ability to present the community with a complete business directory is very exciting for us.
-K3County.com TeamEnjoy Local Christmas Lights from your PC - K3Lights.com
K3Lights.com, the virtual guide to Kankakee County’s Christmas lights, invites you to join us this holiday season!
K3Lights.com was founded as a blog with a simple purpose. Bring the best and brightest homes in and around Kankakee County, from your street, to your PC. It was created in November of 2009 by Shane Saathoff in an effort to bring holiday joy to those who didn’t have the time, the ability, or the means to leave their home during these tough economic times this holiday season.
On December 1st of this year, K3Lights.com went LIVE with their first virtual subdivision tour, the BellAir area in Bourbonnais. To date we have shot 13 individual tours, including 11 different surrounding townships, plus 8 separate videos, including some of the areas’ musical homes!
In this time, we have traveled over 300 miles of subdivisions, roadways, and interstate to bring you the most decorated homes in Kankakee County. Thanks to you, K3Lights.com has been able to continue with your adoring support! K3Lights.com hopes that after visiting our site, in the spirit of the holiday, you will pass it on to family and friends.
KankakeeCounty.com was created to help the residents and businesses of Kankakee County prosper. We are always looking for ideas to assist us in this mission. One way is to provide an array of FREE advertising for local businesses. As a local business owner you can list yourself in our Directory, just sign up for a Seller account and then submit your listing. Our Directory is not pre-populated which means we didn't just dump the phone book into it.
We want local businesses that support the same goals we do, local growth. We also provide a Coupons section were businesses can list coupons absolutely free, this saves the consumer money and brings local business through the door. K3County.com knows that together we can turn the local economy. Thanks for stopping by today.Calling all Local Businesses
KankakeeCounty.com was created to help the residents and businesses of Kankakee County prosper. We are always looking for ideas to assist us in this mission. One way is to provide an array of FREE advertising for local businesses. As a local business owner you can list yourself in our Directory, just sign up for a Seller account and then submit your listing. Our Directory is not pre-populated which means we didn't just dump the phone book into it. We want local businesses that support the same goals we do, local growth. We also provide a Coupons section were businesses can list coupons absolutely free, this saves the consumer money and brings local business through the door. K3County.com knows that together we can turn the local economy. Thanks for stopping by today.
Growing up in Herscher, IL the oldest of 7 children Adam Andrzejewski feels he has the best solution for this state's financial future. He is running on the ticket of true transparency his idea - Every Dime, Online, in Real Time. This idea sure would be a change from the "norm". Watch him below in a FOX News interview.Manteno Oktoberfest and Parade
As soon as the sun went down the floats came out. Dozens of floats promoting everything from Local Sports Teams and Local Businesss to Politicians. Each float was lighted and theme which made the parade fun to watch. A possible highlight of the parade was the "THRILLER" tribute which was put on by the FUSE Salon float. A cleverly decorated float preceded by 25 "zombies" complete with music and the THRILLER dance routine as made famous by the King of Pop himself.
A brief walk on Main St. delivered food, games, rides, vendors, and live music. This year was the 12th Annual Oktoberfest which seems to be delivering more excitement every year!KankakeeCounty.com August Update
With over 20,000 pageviews in August, KankakeeCounty.com is no secret. Offering FREE Classifieds, Real Estate Listings, Auto Listings, Garage Sale ads and more!!! We are excited to almost be in a LIVE environment as getting the site up and running is almost done!!! Stay Tuned.Chicago Bears in Town
Chicago Bears will be in town through August 20, 2009. Their training camp is held at Olivet Nazarene University in the heart of Bradley. Be sure to stop by and check out a training session. More info can be found on their website. www.chicagobears.comKankakeeCounty.com Ready for Launch
With over 8000 Page views in its first month KankakeeCounty.com is on the fast track to reach its goal of providing Kankakee County an effective, free website which will help spur growth and exposure in the region. Should you be interested in getting involved click the Feedback Link on the top right of the page and let us know. We would love to hear from you!!