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In need of assistance while visiting the I&M Canal Heritage Corridor? Our diverse network of partners are here to help. Main street organizations, hospitals, universities, not-for-profit affiliations, real estate offices, visitor centers and local businesses will be your guides for anything you need in the area.

Bolingbrook Area Chamber of Commerce

Chamber and Business Associations
The Bolingbrook Area Chamber of Commerce is a not-for-profit organization whose primary purpose is to promote and support the growth and development of the local business community. The Bolingbrook Area Chamber has a mix of businesses that they promote and support from commercial, retail, industrial to governmental and educational entities. One of the primary purposes of the chamber remains providing educational and professional development, relationship building opportunity, ...

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Bolingbrook's Clow International Airport

Transportation
Clow International Airport is Bolingbrook’s general aviation airport and is home to the A&M Aviation FBO, the Illinois Aviation Museum, and Charlie’s Restaurant. Every June the Clow International Airport hosts their Cavalcade of Planes, which attracts aviation enthusiasts to a display of historic aircrafts, museum exhibits, flyovers, and rides in an experimental aircraft. The Illinois Aviation Museum is open on Saturdays throughout the year for tours. Bolingbrook’s Clow International ...

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Canal Corridor Association

Chamber and Business Associations
The Canal Corridor Association preserves history, protects nature and open space, and creates destinations where people can learn and have fun in the I&M Canal National Heritage Corridor. The I&M Canal National Heritage Corridor is a place to explore nature, learn about the region’s past and enjoy a wealth of cultural attractions. The Canal Corridor Association was created to help revitalize the I&M Canal region. The Association continues to enhance economic vitality by raising ...

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Century 21 Windsor Realty

Resident Services
Century 21 Windsor Realty makes your dream home in Ottawa, Marseilles, Streator, Grand Ridge, Seneca, LaSalle, Peru, Serena and Wedron a reality. Whether you are a first time home buyer, experienced investor or buying your third home, Century 21 Windsor Realty provides you with all of the information needed to help you choose the right property, make an offer, negotiate, financing, moving and everything involved to make your real estate decision. Century 21 Windsor Realty looks ...

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Chicagoland Transportation, Inc.

Transportation
Chicagoland Transportation is an executive private car service within the Chicagoland area. Chicagoland Transportation works with some of the industry’s best hotels, and assists with the large groups traveling the area. Flat rates are available to and from Midway and O’Hare airports to the Starved Rock area. Chicagoland Transportation utilizes the newest models in luxury transportation from sedans, SUV’s, Mercedes to mini coaches and motor coaches. Relax in luxury as you travel ...

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Cutting Edge Catering & Events

Caterers
Cutting Edge Catering & Events is a custom catering service dedicated to providing their clients with superior quality foods, flawless presentations, and service by people who care. Cutting Edge can accommodate any size and any occasion. Their menus are designed to satisfy functions from festive outdoor parties to casual box lunch meetings through black tie social and corporate events. Cutting Edge Catering & Events specializes in creating an unforgettable event for you and your ...

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Daily Herald

Other
The Daily Herald is suburban Chicago's largest daily newspaper. A local perspective on local neighborhood news and a proud supplier to the Heritage Corridor Convention and Visitors Bureau.

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Grundy County Chamber of Commerce and Visitor Center/Channahon and Minooka

Chamber and Business Associations
Channahon Minooka Chamber of Commerce is a division of the Grundy County Chamber of Commerce and located inside the Heartland Bank. The Channahon Minooka Chamber supports its membership, promotes economic development, and preserves and enhances the quality of life in Channahon and Minooka. Membership in the Channahon Minooka Chamber includes benefits and membership in the Grundy County Chamber. The Chamber hosts a variety of programs and special events throughout the year.

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Grundy County Chamber of Commerce and Visitor Center/Coal City

Chamber and Business Associations
The Grundy County Chamber of Commerce / Coal City is located right in the heart of Downtown Coal City. The Grundy County Chamber provides a multitude of services to the Coal City and surrounding communities, but their number one priority is to promote their members and support their growth and development. The Chambers Coal City office has plenty of information on hand about area events and activities as well as brochures on local businesses.

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Grundy County Chamber of Commerce/Morris

Chamber and Business Associations
The Grundy County Chamber of Commerce Morris office is located in the former Rock Island Train Depot, just north of the historic downtown. The Morris office provides a lot of information on area events and attractions in Morris and Grundy County. The Chamber has a variety of brochures and information and local organization and businesses that are offered in Morris. The Grundy County Chamber offers monthly member networking opportunities and continuing business education seminars ...

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Grundy County Corn Festival

Events & Festivals
The Corn Festival is the cornerstone event in Grundy County. A county wide celebration - Corn Festival makes its home in the county seat of Morris with an emphasis on events downtown. The festival features not only corn but a grain and flower show, art show, farm fair, live music, carnival, derby, food, and good old fashioned family fun.

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Halo Branded Solutions

Printers
Halo Branded Solutions located in Sterling, Illinois is a global leader of promotional solutions, combining creativity, innovation and the most sophisticated technology for dynamic results. As a "full-service"? promotional products distributor, Halo offers industry-leading customer service, comprehensive product safety and social compliance program, award winning marketing support for your internal and external branding campaigns, and incentive programs built to inspire and engage ...

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Heartland Bank and Trust Company - Oglesby

Resident Services
The Heartland Bank & Trust has a branch in Oglesby to serve the needs of the community. Heartland benefits the community in which you work and thrive, because every decision they make is at the local level. Their experts in Wealth Management, Retirement Plans, Treasury Management and more understand what it takes to run a successful company in today's business world, making Heartland Bank & Trust the perfect partner for you.

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Heartland Bank and Trust Company - Peru

Resident Services
The Heartland Bank & Trust Peru branch is a hometown bank that is here to meet the communities personal and business loan needs. Whether it's a life-changing purchase like a new home or a business-building purchase like new equipment or machinery, Heartland Bank has loan officers that are experienced in helping the Peru community find the financing that's right for each unique situation. Heartland Bank stands tall in service and community support.

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Heartland Bank and Trust Company - Plainfield

Resident Services
Heartland Bank and Trust in Plainfield is recognized as one of the strongest and most progressive banks in the area. Heartland Bank offers AG Services, Wealth Management, Mortgages, Personal Loans and Business Loans. Heartland Bank, is here to serve every need of the Plainfield community. They also work directly with not-for-profit recipients of local philanthropic efforts to manage foundation and endowment assets to optimize the impact they have on the community.

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Heartland Bank and Trust Company - Sandwich

Resident Services
The Sandwich, Illinois branch of the Heartland Bank & Trust is locally owned and suited to meet the needs of the business community and the people who live in Sandwich. Heartland Bank has a complete line of services tailored for both commercial and small business needs, and is available to help with everything from day-to-day operations to long-range planning. Heartland benefits the community in which the work and live, because every decision they make is with the Sandwich area ...

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Heartland Bank and Trust Company - Shorewood

Resident Services
Heartland Bank & Trust in Western Springs recognized as one of the strongest and most progressive banks in the Illinois Valley area. Heartland Bank & Trust’s banking policies and philosophies are suited the needs of community. Heartland Bank builds strong customer relationships by getting to know their customers and understands their needs. The phrase "small enough to know you, big enough to serve you " is what Heartland Bank is all about.

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Heartland Bank and Trust Company - Western Springs

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Heartland Bank & Trust in Western Springs recognized as one of the strongest and most progressive banks in the Illinois Valley area. Heartland Bank & Trust’s banking policies and philosophies are suited the needs of community. Heartland Bank builds strong customer relationships by getting to know their customers and understands their needs. The phrase "small enough to know you, big enough to serve you " is what Heartland Bank is all about.

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Heartland Bank and Trust Company- Minooka

Resident Services
Heartland Bank & Trust in Minooka is locally owned and suited to serve the needs of the community. The bank has an AG Services team that works with farmers to improve their farmland productivity and asset value. Heartland Bank sees their relationships with customers as neighborly and understands the more they know their customers, the more they help them succeed.

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Heritage Corridor Business Alliance

Chamber and Business Associations
The Heritage Corridor Business Alliance was formed in January of 2019 by merging the Homer Glen Chamber of Commerce with the Lemont Chamber of Commerce. Our purpose is to build a strong, vibrant economy by bridging business and community within the region. The HCBA is an area where businesses can connect through Business after hours, ribbon cutting ceremonies, social events, community expo’s, and multi-chamber events. The Heritage Corridor Business Alliance tries to provide ...

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Heritage Corridor Convention and Visitors Bureau

Chamber and Business Associations
The Heritage Corridor Convention and Visitors Bureau encompasses the communities and counties along the historic 97-mile I&M Canal National Heritage Corridor. The mission of the CVB is to ignite, influence and impact the visitor's experience through tourism partnerships. The Heritage Corridor region provides exceptional natural beauty and miles of trails and outdoor fun at Starved Rock State Park, to NASCAR races every summer at the Chicagoland Speedway, and the opportunity to ...

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Heritage Corridor CVB-Bolingbrook

Chamber and Business Associations
Your source for leisure, group and meeting planning. Contact our tourism coordinators today at 800-926-CANAL (2262).  Call for the latest event information, lodging deals and shopping and dining specials.  Stop by the center for brochures and information, conveniently located within the Bolingbrook Chamber of Commerce.

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Heritage Corridor CVB-Utica

Tours
The Heritage Corridor Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) has an Visitor Center in Utica to provide visitors of Starved Rock Country with area information. The office is your source for that latest information on area events, lodging deals, dining specials, and hiking maps of Starved Rock State Park. The Heritage Corridor is your traveling partner to exploring Starved Rock State Park, enjoying a ride along the “Mother Road” Route 66, or a visit along the 96 miles that made Chicago ...

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Illinois River Area Chamber of Commerce

Chamber and Business Associations
The mission of the Illinois River Area Chamber of Commerce is to promote tourism and foster economic development throughout the Illinois River Valley. The Chamber supports the development of the businesses and industrial community and works to promote the quality of life of those that live, work and play in the Illinois River Valley. Tourism plays a vital role to the Illinois River Valley Area and continues to be one of its leading components of economic development. It is estimated ...

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Illinois Valley Area Chamber of Commerce & Economic Development

Chamber and Business Associations
The Illinois Valley Area Chamber of Commerce & Economic Development in Peru is a regional economic development organization that focuses on business retention and expansion for businesses and industrial corporations. The Illinois Valley Area Chamber is a valuable resource for area business, local news, and events in the Illinois Valley. The Chamber holds networking opportunities to make connections, create leads, and grow your business and the economic vitality in the Illinois ...

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Illinois Valley Community Hospital

Resident Services
Illinois Valley Community Hospital is dedicated to providing exceptional care through a commitment to clinical excellence and compassion for every patient, every day. The Illinois Valley Community Hospital has a 24-hour emergency department, a walk-in clinic at the Peru Walmart and a Care Today clinic next to the Illinois Valley YMCA. Illinois Valley Community Hospital serves the Peru, LaSalle, Oglesby, Utica and the Spring Valley area in north central Illinois.

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Impress Printing & Design

Printers
Impress Printing & Design is Joliet’s premier full service printer offering digital and offset printing, design services and promotional items to area businesses. Impress Printing & Design has your business communication services covered. They can provide virtually any product or service imaginable to standout with your clients, stockholders and vendors. Their expert team is an addition to your team when creating a piece for your business.

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Joliet City Center Partnership

Chamber and Business Associations
Joliet City Center Partnership strives to promote existing businesses while bringing the community together through family-friendly events that enhances Downtown Joliet. Joliet City Center Partnership is a community-driven, comprehensive program designed to improve all aspects of the traditional downtown central business district. The Joliet City Center Partnership is highly invested in seeing the downtown area remaining a place that residents and visitors can come to enjoy themselves ...

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Joliet Public Library

Resident Services
Read, Discover and Explore at the Joliet Public Library. The Joliet library is located on Ottawa Street and provides learning opportunities and resources for all ages. The Joliet Public Library received the 2018 ALA Excellence in Library Programming Award for their program “Star Wars Day.” The library hosts the largest Disney approved Star Wars event of its kind in the world. Residents and visitors are treated to an array of literacy events throughout the year. The Joliet Public ...

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Joliet Region Chamber of Commerce & Industry

Chamber and Business Associations
The Joliet Region Chamber of Commerce and Industry works to advance the interests of business, professional and service organizations in the Joliet Region, acting as their voice in governmental and social affairs, communicating and servicing their needs, and thereby enhancing the business environment and the local quality of life. The City of Joliet is home to many parks, historical landmarks, and attractions such as Billie Limacher Bicentennial Park, Rialto Square Theatre, Joliet ...

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LaSalle Business Association

Chamber and Business Associations
The La Salle Business Association works with the business community to promote and stimulate growth in LaSalle, Illinois. The LaSalle Business Association holds networking events and educations for the professional development of its members. The Business Association also holds a variety of civic events throughout the year, such as A Moonlight Christmas Walk, Pumpkin Painting, Creation of the “Historic Downtown La Salle Walking Tour Map”, Haunted House and "BBQ-n-Blues" and "Jazz’N ...

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Lewis University

Resident Services
Ideally situated in Romeoville, Lewis University is a comprehensive, Catholic university, where the traditions of liberal learning, values and preparation for professional work come together with a synergy that gives the university its educational identity and focus. Lewis is a dynamic, coeducational university offering more than 80 undergraduate majors and programs of study, 37 graduate programs, and two doctoral programs. The campus is a picturesque 410-acre setting which houses ...

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Lockport Chamber of Commerce

Chamber and Business Associations
The Lockport Chamber of Commerce is Lockport’s leading business advocate. The Lockport Chamber of Commerce strives to be the voice of the business community, concentrating on four core values – Promotion, Education, Networking and Service. The Chamber of Commerce serves and supports over 200 businesses and offers networking and other events to enhance and grow economic opportunities in Lockport.

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Mainstreet Lockport, Inc.

Chamber and Business Associations
Main Street Lockport is a not-for-profit organization serving Lockport's Historic District. Main Street Lockport has provided downtown businesses and organization with restoration and revitalization services though planning, workshops and consultations. They have spearheaded educational opportunities through guided tours and Self-Guided Walking Tour brochures. Mainstreet Lockport sponsors beautification projects such as Clean Sweep and public events that help to build community ...

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Mark's Service Center

Transportation
Since 1988, Mark’s Service Center has been servicing the Shorewood and Joliet areas. Mark’s Service Center offers complete auto repair, fuel injection service, oil changes, tune ups, warranty work, jump starts, lockouts, and towing. When you are traveling and the unfortunate happens, Mark’s Service Center is there to get you back on the road quickly.

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Marseilles Tourism and Park Committee

Events & Festivals
The Marseilles Tourism and Park Committee has many events through the year: twice yearly city wide sales, Renaissance Festival, Halloween Haunted Pool House, several yearly parades and many more wonderful events. The Mission Statement of the Marseilles Tourism and Park Committee is to enhance the quality of life in Marseilles by providing recreation, programs and events for the present and future benefit of the entire community. Marseilles in located in LaSalle County and ...

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Marshall- Putnam Fair Association

Events & Festivals
The Marshall Putnam Fair Association has been celebrating the tradition of excellence for over 97 years The fair features everything from pageants, harness racing, wine tasting, antique tractor show, demo derby to a car show, music, livestock shows and 5 days of unforgettable family fun.

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Morris Downtown Development Partnership, Inc.

Chamber and Business Associations
Downtown Morris, Illinois offers the amenities of its more metropolitan suburban neighbors along with small-town hospitality and charm. Come for the day to take in the historic lure the scenic I and M Canal, or stay for one of our downtown events. Live music, artisans, food vendors, 5k runners, Christmas carolers and a parade are a few of the sights you can experience when wandering our downtown streets. The Morris Downtown Development Partnership is focused on improving the ...

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National Charter Bus Chicago

Transportation
Nationwide Charter Bus Rental Service has a branch in Chicago and operates 24/7, 365 days per year. National Charter Bus caters to all group types such as weddings, corporate teams, sports events, private trips, field trips and much more. Bus rental options rang from 18-passenger to 56-passenger models. Whether your trip spans a period of 4 to 24 hours, National Charter Bus can provide you with onboard amenities such as free Wi-Fi, AUX outlets, AV system, compact restrooms ...

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Ottawa Visitors Center

Visitors Information Center
Open 7 days a week to service the traveling public.  The Ottawa Visitors Center is your one stop shop for information on the Starved Rock Area's special events, lodging, and outdoor activities. Stroll their turn-of-the-century OLD TOWN with its lush walkways, boutique shops and unique restaurants. Stop here for your "Scenic Route to the Rock".

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Plainfield Area Chamber of Commerce

Chamber and Business Associations
The Plainfield Area Chamber of Commerce welcomes the many businesses and industries to the Plainfield area and is the voice for issues and actions effecting business and industry. The chamber works to promote growth and development to make the Plainfield area a better place to live, work, worship, learn and conduct business. The Plainfield Area Chamber of Commerce holds a variety of monthly events for business professionals to attend, from networking events, a golf outing, community ...

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Pontiac Tourism

Chamber and Business Associations
Pontiac, Illinois is known for its historic swinging bridges, friendly people, and tourist attractions. Time Magazine has called Pontiac, Illinois one of the best small towns in America. Pontiac is a popular visit destination as it home to a fabulous collection of outdoor painted murals, nine ‘Looking for Lincoln’ heritage sites, five Route 66 heritage sites, and three swinging pedestrian bridges. Not to mention four wonderful museums; Illinois Route 66 Hall of Fame & Museum, ...

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Prairie State Road Runners

Events & Festivals
Prairie State Road Runners has been Will County’s Running Authority Since 1975. The Prairie State Road Runners are one of the oldest running clubs in Illinois. The club organizes the Thanksgiving Day morning Poultry Predictor 4 Mile Race in Joliet’s beautiful Pilcher Park, as well as the Manhattan Irish Fest Parade 5K and the Canal Connection 10k in Utica. Prairie State Road Runners is your Illinois running authority.

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Ragusa's Promo Advertising

Printers
Ragusa's Promo Advertising has been in business for over 20 years and can service all around the US to ship his products. Pete will help you with your order where, "if you dream it, he will promo it". Pete will assist with finding a distributor to design a promo item from ink pens, logo wear, bags, cell phone stands, chargers, letter openers, note pads, stationary, chip clips, magnets, mugs, flashlights and umbrellas are just to name a few items. Ragusa's Promo Advertising ...

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Romeoville Area Chamber of Commerce

Chamber and Business Associations
Romeoville Area Chamber of Commerce fosters the growing business community by promoting economic opportunities, advocating for the interests of their members and provides educational resources for the Romeoville area businesses. The chamber also hosts a variety of events to bring the Romeoville businesses together such as monthly lunches, business after hours, ribbon cuttings, a golf outing and Halloween Fest.

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Starved Rock Country Magazine

Printers
The Starved Rock Country Magazine is a quarterly publication that highlights the many of the unique adventures, shopping and delicious dining options in the heart of the Illinois River Valley. Starved Rock Country celebrates the many local cultures, histories and personalities that make up the wonderful region. The Starved Rock Country Magazine highlights the many experiences in the state park that will make for an unforgettable vacation.

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Starved Rock Marina

Transportation
The Starved Rock Marina is a full service marina that offers dock rentals storage, repairs, launching and sells boats to the boating community. The marina is located on the scenic Illinois River across from the beautiful Starved Rock State Park and minutes from Buffalo Rock State Park and Matthiessen State Park. They have a large selection of pre-owned boats for sale and are a certified dealer for Rinker Boats, Sundancer Pontoons and Landau Pontoons. The marina is very unique ...

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Starved Rock Realty - Dee Barrera Broker/Owner

Resident Services
Whether you are looking for a vacation home, waterfront property or the perfect dream home, Starved Rock Realty broker Dee Barrera is there to work with your every step of the process. Don’t just change your address, change your life style. Dee Barrera of Starved Rock Realty can show you many properties that are within minutes of Starved Rock State Park, Matthiessen State Park, Buffalo State Park, the I&M Canal and the Illinois River. Make your next home a reality with Dee Barrera ...

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Total Charter Bus Chicago

Transportation
Offers private bus rental services in the Midwest. Operates 24/7 and 365 days a year. Popular locations include Chcago, Detroit, Lexington, Minneapolis and Indianapolis for charter services. Caters to all group types with several bus rental options. Request your choice of onboard amenities such as wireless internet access, reclining seats, additional luggage space or even ADA-accessible bus models. Total Charter Bus provides airport transportation for groups traveling ...

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Utica Business Association

Chamber and Business Associations
The Utica Business Association works with area businesses to foster community growth and offer professional development opportunities. The business association promotes Utica as a fun place to live, play, and work to recruit further businesses to the region.

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West Suburban Chamber of Commerce and Industry

Chamber and Business Associations
The West Suburban Chamber of Commerce and Industry is dedicated to serving the near west suburbs of Chicago, regional businesses and community prosperity through advocacy, economic development, connectivity and business education. The Chamber designs events and programs to build a vibrant and prosperous community of thriving businesses who understand the value of collaboration and individual fulfillment for the greater good of the region.

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Will County Lodging Association

Chamber and Business Associations
The Will County Lodging Association aims to enhance communication and build partnerships within the community of hotel proprietors though internal collaboration, continuing education and cross-promotional opportunities. The lodging association 17 members work together to ensure quality, and comfort throughout the county.

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Windy City Limousine & Bus

Transportation
Windy City Limousine is your one-stop-shop for ground transportation services from Midway or O’Hare airports to the Starved Rock Area and anywhere around the Chicagoland area. Windy City has every type of vehicle from Sedans and Hybrids to 55 passenger Motor Coaches, SUVs, Limousines, Executive Vans, Luxury Mini Buses for up to 39 passengers and party buses from 12-25 passengers. Windy City Limousine has been named “Best Transportation Provider" by Meetings + Events Magazine ...

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Scenes from Around the Corridor