Posted by: sycamorechamberofcommerce | December 20, 2019

Hey Huskie Fans –

We are REALLY BACK HOME!  Please join us Thursday and Friday for some great basketball.

Can’t wait to see you all!

  • COMPASS CHALLENGE (Game 1 at 4:30 / Game 2 @ 7:00)
  • Star Wars Night
  • Toy Drive

NIU

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Go Huskies!

Lisa Carlsen

Posted by: sycamorechamberofcommerce | August 22, 2019

Kiwanis Annual Draw Down & Silent Auction

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Posted by: sycamorechamberofcommerce | May 23, 2020

Correct Info Regarding 2019 Real Estate Property Taxes

Yesterday’s Daily Chronicle article mistakenly provided misinformation about 2019 real estate property taxes.

The correct information from DeKalb County Treasurer Christine Johnson is as follows:

The County will waive First Installment late penalties up until September 3, 2020. The waiver application must accompany the taxpayer’s first installment payment. The waiver application should not be sent separately from the payment.

Applications for the waiver will soon be available on the County website, www.dekalbcounty.org.

Christine J. Johnson
DeKalb County Treasurer
110 E. Sycamore Street
Sycamore, IL 60178
Ph: 815-895-7112
Fax 815-895-1695

Posted by: sycamorechamberofcommerce | May 21, 2020

Bars and Restaurants Can Open for Outdoor Seating

During today’s 2:30pm daily briefing, Governor Pritzker announced updates to phase 3 of the Restore Illinois Plan. The Illinois e-News Release and link to the release is below.

At this time, the local health departments do not have additional guidance from IDPH. IDPH announced that additional guidance will be release by the end of the week. As soon as the DeKalb County Health Department receives additional guidance, they will share it with local businesses.

https://www2.illinois.gov/Pages/news-item.aspx?ReleaseID=21568

Posted by: sycamorechamberofcommerce | May 12, 2020

Design the Life You Want, LLC to Offer Free Webinars

Heidi Morgan with Design the Life You Want, LLC is offering free mindset webinars through the month of May.

Posted by: sycamorechamberofcommerce | May 5, 2020

Join Sundog’s Wednesday Webinar Series

Become a Microsoft Teams Ninja This Wednesday on our WEDNESDAY WEBINAR SERIES!

Amaze your colleagues with your Teams knowledge by attending our Microsoft Teams Ninja training on “Chat” on Wednesday, May 6th, at 11AM. In this class you will learn in 30 minutes:

How to keep your favorite chat session at the top
How to hide the chatty people in your chats
How to post files in chat
How do you invite people from inside and outside your organization into a chat!
And other cool ninja moves around Microsoft Chat

Who is invited? Everyone in your organization! Pass this along to all your future warriors! Click HERE to register!
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Posted by: sycamorechamberofcommerce | May 3, 2020

View Governor Pritzker’s updated Executive Order.

www2.illinois.gov/Pages/Executive-Orders/ExecutiveOrder2020-32.aspx

Posted by: sycamorechamberofcommerce | April 25, 2020

Don’t Forget to Vote!

DCHC Saturday Blog
From 100 to 1: DeKalb County’s Favorite Objects

DeKalb County History Center is inviting everyone to participate in selecting a winner in a brackets game: “From 100 to 1 ~ Your Favorite Object in DeKalb County History.”

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Each day two objects will be posted on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter for people to vote for their favorite. You can vote once a day. The Championship will be on April 27.

Anyone can vote, but you must register by filling out the form by clicking on the link below. Select which object will win from the bracket, and good luck!

Those who correctly guess the winning object are eligible for a Grand Prize – free admission for four, personal tour of the exhibit, and a $25 gift card to the History Center gift shop. If the winner lives out of town, they can enjoy a guided virtual tour using video conference technology. Consolation prizes (those who picked the winner but did not win the grand prize) will receive $5 off a $15 purchase of admission or merchandise. Limit one per person. https://www.dekalbcountyhistory.org/100-to-1/

 

Posted by: sycamorechamberofcommerce | April 18, 2020

You Can Help by Encouraging a Senior

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Posted by: sycamorechamberofcommerce | April 17, 2020

Stage Coach Players Holding Fabric Giveaway and Food Drive Event

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Stage Coach Players of DeKalb, the state of Illinois’ longest continuous running community theatre will be performing some community outreach during the Covid-19 pandemic. On Tuesday, April 21st, the theatre group will be giving away fabric if you are looking to create your own masks or whatever creative needs you may have. It will run from 3:00 PM through 6:00 PM and be held in the back parking lot.

In addition to the fabric giveaway, Stage Coach Players will also be holding a food drive to benefit Barb Food Mart. All non-perishable items will be accepted such as canned meat, vegetables and fruit along with boxed food and items in plastic containers. Please no glass containers.

Barb Food Mart opened in June of 2013. Its goal is to reduce food insecurity and increase nutrition education throughout the DeKalb School District. At the time, 50% of the students received free and/or reduced lunch assistance. Today that number is 58%. Teachers district-wide have long recognized the changing economic needs of the students they see each day in their classrooms. They have provided many children with meals form their own wallets. Lunch supervisors have seen too many kids go without, some more than a day or two.

During this difficult time, many families are forced to make hard choices such as to purchase food or pay the utilities. Currently, Barb Food Mart serves 80-100 families each Thursday, providing family-friendly meals, meat, fresh produce and milk. They strive to provide an atmosphere of respect and dignity as parents shop each week.

Please visit Stage Coach Theatre on Tuesday, April 21st from 3:00 through 6:00 to receive some fabric or to donate non-perishable goods to Barb Food Mart. Or both. Stage Coach Players will be hosting an additional food drive for Spartan Food Bank in the coming weeks.

Posted by: sycamorechamberofcommerce | April 17, 2020

Mail-In Option for Give DeKalb County Starts Today

2+ways+to+give+FBIGive DeKalb County is a 24-hour fundraising event that takes place online May 7, 2020 with a mail-in option this year beginning Thursday, April 16.

Follow this link for the mail in form
https://gg-day-of-giving.s3.amazonaws.com/dekalb2020/GDC+Mail+In+Donation+Form+-+Final.pdf

Click here to participate on Thursday, May 7, 2020 https://www.givedekalbcounty.org/organizations/opportunity-house

Opportunity House helps people who live with a developmental or intellectual disability in areas from day-to-day care, medical assistance, recreation, work services, day programing and much more. Join us to expand the awareness of Give DeKalb County for all participating nonprofits in DeKalb County.

Posted by: sycamorechamberofcommerce | April 2, 2020

FNBO Offering Special Conference Call on April 3

FNBO Cares Act

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