Join Us for an Elegant Evening of Celebration and Support
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CHICAGO - illiNews -- The Greater Englewood Chamber of Commerce (GECC) and the GE Chamber Foundation are thrilled to announce "Englewood's Global Vision Fundraiser: Honoring Our Legacy," an event dedicated to celebrating the enduring businesses of Englewood and supporting the growth of small businesses in the Greater Englewood area.

Event Details:
  • Date: August 1, 2024
  • Time: 5:30 PM CDT
  • Location: Calahan Legacy Center, Englewood, IL
This elegant evening will feature a delightful blend of gourmet food, lively entertainment, and the company of community leaders and supporters.

The fundraiser aims to raise $250,000 to provide critical funding to small businesses in Greater Englewood. The funds will be allocated as follows:
  • $50,000 in emergency funding for brick-and-mortar small businesses to help them navigate unforeseen challenges.
  • $100,000 to support gap funding for small business improvement projects, fostering growth and development.
  • $100,000 for GECC general operating expenses, ensuring we continue to offer essential resources such as mentoring, financial literacy programs, marketing assistance, and access to capital.
Supporting the Greater Englewood Chamber of Commerce and the GE Chamber Foundation means investing in the present and future of our community. Your participation and generosity will help us to continue providing essential services and fostering a thriving business environment in Greater Englewood.

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This event is not just a fundraiser; it's a celebration of the resilience and spirit of Englewood.

Tickets for Englewood's Global Vision Fundraiser can be purchased online at

For sponsorship opportunities or more information, please contact Felicia at

Together, we can honor our legacy and build a brighter future for Englewood.

About Greater Englewood Chamber of Commerce:

The mission of the Greater Englewood Chamber of Commerce is to transform Greater Englewood into a popular commercial and retail destination by (a)dvising, (d)eveloping and (s)howcasing its established businesses and acting as a comprehensive economic development partner while creating a favorable social environment for chamber members.For further information, please visit our website:

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About GE Chamber Foundation:

The GE Chamber Foundation is a 501 (c) (3) that focuses on empowering small businesses in Greater Englewood through financial support, educational programs, and resources that drive economic growth and community stability.

For additional information, please contact:

Jamie Green
Executive Administrator
Greater Englewood Chamber of Commerce & GE Chamber Foundation

P: (312) 768.8573

Source: Greater Englewood Chamber of Commerce

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