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NACC BUSINESS WORKS ELECTION FORUMS

As most would agree, there is a level of relief that the drama around the Nov. 2020 election is in our rearview mirror.  However, we are on the heels of the not so much talked-about April 6th “consolidated election” where we will elect city council members, park district and school district board members, as wellContinue reading

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Allow Me to Introduce Myself, Sarah Catarozzoli Andrusyna

My name is Sarah Catarozzoli Andrusyna (Cat-urr-ah-zole-ee And-roo-sin nah) and I am thrilled to be a part of the Naperville Area Chamber of Commerce, as the Director of Membership! It’s my job to make sure you are using your Membership to its fullest potential. Let’s meet up to learn more about you; contact me at sarah@naperville.net. BornContinue reading

Impacting through Committees

The NACC is working to really live true to our new Impact Statement, “Moving Business Forward towards an engaged, thriving community by being Your Advocate and Your Resource for Our Community.” One way we aim to be your resource is to provide our Members with quality programming relevant to their needs. We have many specificContinue reading

Must-Attend Programs

I hope you all had a wonderful holiday season and that you are ready to take in the New Year!  At the Chamber we are so excited to kick off this new year with some great programs for our Members: January 20, 2021 from 11:00am – 12:30pm our Small Business Owners Committee will be discussingContinue reading

GOVERNMENT AFFAIRS UPDATE

End of Year Member Survey We are keenly concerned with how our business community continues to navigate the challenges brought about by the pandemic.  We have sent questionnaires periodically throughout to last 10 months to take a pulse as we moved through different “Restore Illinois Mitigations”.  We have created a 2020 End of Year QuestionnaireContinue reading

Welcome to 2021!

The New Year is often a catalyst for us all to examine what we are doing and how we can work to make ourselves improve. One word I use is “intentional”. I work hard to be intentional in WHAT I do as well as WHY I do it. I want to challenge each of you to be intentional in all youContinue reading

Member Holiday Wish – More Federal Stimulus & Tax-Deductibility

Federal Stimulus Update We were encouraged to learn last week that a bipartisan group of Senators and Representatives have a new COVID-19 emergency relief framework proposal in play.  There has been an agreement between Nancy Pelosi (Speaker of the House) and Mitch McConnell (Senate Majority Leader) that this new legislation should be the framework in which to fund the nextContinue reading

FAREWELL 2020!

I am sure I am not alone when I say that I am so ready to usher 2020 out the door and welcome in a new and hopefully much brighter year.  The NACC has had to pivot in more ways than one and my conversations with Members had changed drastically over this year.  I haveContinue reading

Spread Some Holiday Cheer & Shop Local, Shop Chamber

I simply cannot reiterate enough, please be intentional with your holiday shopping and Shop Local and Shop Chamber this year. Our businesses need your support now more than ever. Did you know many of our local shops offer curbside pick-up? Some shops have virtual appointments so they can utilize technology to take you shopping throughContinue reading

Shop Small Business Saturday & Shop Chamber

The holidays are just around the corner and we have officially entered the holiday crunch time.  Whether you are buying gifts for your loved ones this year or just donating to a great cause, I want to remind you of the importance this year to Shop Small Business Saturday on November 28th.  We all knowContinue reading