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Chicago, IL -- Fox Valley Habitat for Humanity (FVHFH) announced its plan to break ground on a sustainable community for veterans its publicist announced today. The Yorkville, IL project called Operation Home America, seeks to raise $6 million by June 15, 2021. Funds will be used to develop and zone land for permanent, full-equity, affordable single-family and duplex homes on 50 acres. Operation Home America will also serve as home to seniors, low to moderate-income families and other at risk populationsTuesday, February 23, 2021
BATAVIA, IL – Due to the uncertainty we continue to face through the pandemic, Batavia United Way has adjusted the annual Soup Tasting fundraising event to a slightly different, but equally satisfying, Soup Sampler Home Pack for curbside pick-up. Each order includes a variety of nine, 6 oz. unique soups from local restaurants ready to heat and enjoy. Also included is a bistro salad, bread, utensils, and napkins. Each order is designed for 2-3 people. Order multiple boxes to feed a larger family! The SoupMonday, February 15, 2021
BATAVIA, IL – Lights on Ekman went above and beyond during the pandemic spreading joy to families near and far. The Batavia family spent immeasurable hours creating light shows in their yard, adding a Quarantine Edition last April and a Halloween show last October, along with the yearly Christmas show. In addition to making the nights brighter, the fundraising efforts by the Foy family helped raise$4,386 for the Batavia Mothers’ Club Foundation. BMCF is incredibly thankful to have been chosen by LightsMonday, January 25, 2021
Up to four Batavia High School seniors will be awarded $500 this spring to further their education. Batavia, Ill. – January 26, 2021 – The 2021 Inspire Scholarships is now open for applications. The scholarship program, sponsored by the Batavia Chamber of Commerce, will be given to Batavia Public School District 101 high school seniors, with up to four awards given. The four scholarships, worth $500 each, are motivated by the makeup of the Batavia Chamber of Commerce membership. Because the Chamber’sThursday, January 21, 2021
Batavia Chamber of Commerce to Honor Businesses Who Exemplify Confidence and Investment in Batavia a
Batavia Chamber member Michelle ‘Mike’ Burke named Ambassador of the Year; all will be honored at the Inspire 2021 event in May. Batavia, Ill. – January 21, 2021 – Today, seven Batavia businesses were named recipients of the 2020 Ole Award. Businesses who had final city permits by September 1, 2020 were eligible. One other business will receive a Green Ole Award, the second year for this award. Additionally, Michelle (Mike) Burke was named Ambassador of the Year for the Batavia Chamber of Commerce.Sunday, January 17, 2021
BATAVIA, IL – Batavia United Way, in association with 43 other local United Ways across the state, is joining the United Way of Illinois in encouraging Illinois residents to engage in a 21-week program engaging in racial equity activities to gain a deeper understanding of the impact systemic racism and inequity have on our state and in our local communities. "The Batavia community is full of allies and individuals who want to help. One of the first steps to bringing about action is getting a betterFriday, December 11, 2020
The Batavia Interfaith Food Pantry and Clothes Closet is this year’s Spirit of Batavia honoree. BATAVIA, ILL – December 11, 2020 – In a year where nothing is “normal” and everyone can use positive news, the Batavia Chamber of Commerce is thrilled to announce that the 2020 Citizen of the Year (COTY) is Robert ‘Bob’ Hansen. Additionally, the Batavia Interfaith Food Pantry and Clothes Closet is the Spirit of Batavia award winner for 2020. Normally, all awards, including the Chamber’s Ole Award winners,