Monthly Archives: January 2021

SBA Town Hall for Chambers with Commissioner Gainer and Robert Steiner

District 10 will be co-hosting an SBA Loans Q&A Townhall for Chambers with Robert Steiner, the District Director for the Illinois District U.S. Small Business Administration. Please send this registration link out to your local businesses. See flyer for this event and also a comprehensive flyer for the Webinar series to share with your networks.

Monday, January 25th from 11:30 pm – 1:00 pm.

Register now

Are there any questions that your chamber has or frequently asked by non-profits regarding SBA loans? Please reach out to or 815-761-7646 for any questions.

Time to renew

Dear friends and neighbors,

Happy New Year to you and to your families!

If you have not yet joined or renewed your membership to ELVN for 2021, please join/renew now. It is only $10 for an individual, $6 for a senior citizen, and $50 for a business/organization. There are also opportunities to become a sponsor for $100 or a benefactor for $200, and we will happily post your sponsorship/benefactor role on our web site. ELVN is a 501(c)(3) organization.

Thank you as always for your support of ELVN!

January 19th 2021 Agenda

ELVN will hold its monthly meeting on Zoom on January 19, 2021 at 6:00 p.m. (Please note the time). If you wish to attend, please send an e-mail to Michael Zink at for details. The Agenda is below. I hope to see you then.


  1. Call to order
  2. Congressman Mike Quigley
  3. State Senate Update-Office of Sen. Feigenholtz
  4. State Representative Update-Office of Rep. Croke
  5. 46th Ward Update
  6. 44th Ward Update
  7. Cubs Update
  8. Treasurer’s Report
  9. Crime Update
    1. Carjackings-Be aware entering and exiting your car
  10. New Business/Old Business
    1. 3660 N. Lake Shore Drive Project; Zoning
    2. Eggsperience: 3233 N. Broadway; Incidental Liquor License
    3. 3617-19 N. Broadway; Liquor License
    4. CPS Reopening Details: Megan Grochowiak
    5. Seminary Shared Street Project-Chester Kropidlowski
    6. Next meeting is February 9, 2021via Zoom
  11. Adjournment