On Friday, May 31, the Manteno Chamber of Commerce hosted its annual Celebration of Membership dinner at the Manteno Sportsman’s Club. Tim Nugent, President of the Economic Alliance of Kankakee County, presented on the State of the County keynote.
The Bourbonnais Police Department announces plans for July Fourth traffic enforcement with a focus on impaired and unbuckled drivers. The safety campaign will run through July 8 to encompass the weekend following Independence Day.
The Kankakee County State’s Attorney’s Office is now recognized as an AmeriCorps Service Site for our region and has been awarded $182,000.00 to support its Juvenile Mentoring Program (JUMP) for at-risk, court-involved youth in Kankakee County.
Kankakee’s annual July 4th celebration will have a new look this year as the day’s festivities will be capped off by an exciting laser show to replace the usual fireworks display. The laser show will follow the traditional Kankakee Valley Symphony Orchestra (KVSO) concert on the campus of Kankakee Community College (KCC). The event will again take place on the campus of Kankakee Community College.