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More Than a Meeting—We’ve Got Great Info & Networking, Too! 

We are looking forward to a productive 2020 for all of the businesses on 95th Street! You are cordially invited to our first meeting of the year, Tuesday, January 28, at 8:00 am. We meet at The Original Pancake House at 10437 S. Western Ave. 

Our guest speaker will be Kevin Scanlan of SCORE, who will share information on cyber security for small businesses. He will offer valuable insight on protecting your business from virtual and physical theft. 

The 95th Street Business Association meetings are a wonderful opportunity to connect with fellow entrepreneurs and managers in our community. We hope to see you there!

Say Hello & Welcome to Two New Businesses on 95th Street!

We are excited to welcome Flippin Flavors and the Beverly Hills Art Gallery to our business district. Both of these business owners bring a tremendous amount of energy and determination to 95th Street. We look forward to working together in 2020!

19th Ward Business Breakfast is Feb. 27th

Please save the date for our annual 19th Ward Business Breakfast! This informative event is scheduled for Thursday, February 27th at Barraco’s restaurant, 3047 W. 111th Street. Networking begins at 8:00 am, and a presentation will follow at 8:30 am. Alderman Matt O’Shea and the 22nd Police District will provide an update on the 19th Ward. 

City Offers Free Business Education Workshops 

The city’s Business Affairs & Consumer Protection Office hosts a variety of informative and free workshops for entrepreneurs every Wednesday and Friday. Workshop topics include:
  • Understanding business licensing requirements 
  • Developing a business plan 
  • Financing your business 
  • Navigating the city’s contract process 
  • Knowing what to expect during an inspection 
  • Marketing, social media and websites 
  • Leveraging technology to boost your business 
View upcoming workshops

Cannabis Resource Fair is Feb. 1

If you are interested in learning about business opportunities related to cannabis, or are curious about the new law, mark your calendars for the first ever Cannabis Resource Fair. This free event will be held on Saturday, February 1, from 10 am to 3 pm at the UIC Form, 725 W. Roosevelt Road. Topics that will be covered include:
  • Panel 1: Cannabis 101 & Know Your Rights
  • Panel 2: Expungement
  • Panel 3: I Want to Work in the Industry
  • Panel 4: I Want to Start a Business in the Industry
  • Panel 5: Contracting Opportunities
  • Panel 6: Navigating City of Chicago Regulations
Learn more & register

Joining the Business Association is a Smart Investment

The 95th Street Business Association exists to support the local businesses in our commercial corridor. We are a collection of business owners with a common goal: to make our businesses successful and attract more customers to 95th Street. Membership is just $50 a year, and it comes with a long list of benefits. If you’re not a member yet, you should be. 
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