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Coming together to help our neighbors is something we have always done. As we consider how best to help our neighbors in the midst of this rapidly changing and unprecedented public health challenge, DeKalb County UNITES is focused on one important part of our community: 

Small Businesses
GET HELP Option #1: 
Contact Dr. Jock Sommese from the Small Business Development Center at Waubonsee Community College in partnership with Kishwaukee College at sbdcjms@gmail.com.
 
GET HELP Option #2: 
Contact two DeKalb business leaders offering their (limited, non-legal) assistance to fellow small business owners on how to best apply for loans/grants, best practices in reopening, etc.: 

Cohen Barnes, owner of Sundogcohenb@sundogit.com
Brian Oster, owner of OC Creative, brian@occreates.com 

Small business updates, resources, tools, and tips for getting through this COVID-19 crisis.  

Working directly with small businesses in DeKalb County to determine capacities, needs and opportunities.

Volunteer your time, your resources, your business, or your finances. We appreciate any consideration.

Do you have a unique idea or suggestion we may haven't thought of yet? Send us a message!

WHAT ARE WE ASKING OF YOU?

Right now, we need everyone in our community thinking strategically about how you can direct your purchasing power to our small businesses. Please join us in supporting our small businesses today. 

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MEDIA & MAIN CONTACT

DeKalb County Convention and Visitors Bureau

office@dekalbcountycvb.com

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