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The Best of Africa’s Food Store Named Illinois Family-Owned Small Business of the Year

URBANA, IL, September 18, 2020 – In partnership with the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Illinois District Office, the Illinois Small Business Development Center at Champaign County EDC is pleased to announce that The Best of Africa’s Food Store has been named SBA’s Illinois Family-Owned...
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State of Illinois Announces $7.3 Million Investment for Illinois Small Business Development Centers to Assist Businesses Impacted by COVID-19

For Immediate Release May 27, 2020 Contact: Lauren Huffman 217-622-0435   State of Illinois Announces $7.3 Million Investment for Illinois Small Business Development Centers to Assist Businesses Impacted by COVID-19 Funds to Boost Outreach, Training and Professional Guidance Available at No Cost...
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UPDATES & EVENTS: FEBRUARY 2020

// UPDATES & REMINDERS + GOOD TO KNOW:  Illinois Department of Human Rights Releases Compliance Guidelines for Sexual Harassment Prevention Training The Illinois Department of Human Rights (IDHR) launched an information-based webpage concerning Public Act 101-0221 (commonly referred to as the Workplace...
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UPDATES & EVENTS: JANUARY 2020

// UPDATES & REMINDERS + GOOD TO KNOW: 2020 IRS Mileage Rates The Internal Revenue Service issued the 2020 optional standard mileage rates used to calculate the deductible costs of operating an automobile for business, charitable, medical or moving purposes. Beginning on January 1, 2020, the standard...
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