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Spanish Daily Journal
     October 28, 2019      #55-301 sdj
Kankakee County Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Emily Poff attends the recent Purse Palooza event sponsored by the Daily Journal and held at the Knights of Columbus Hall. Meeting with members of the business community is one of the aspects of Poff’s job that she enjoys the most.

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Expanding on growth goal of new chamber

Ampliando el objetivo de crecimiento de la nueva cámara

By Phil Angelo

Emily Poff is the new executive director of the Kankakee County Chamber of Commerce.

On the job for five months, she was recruited to apply for the position while working for the United Way of Kankakee County. Only 26, she brings youth, enthusiasm and a love of the community to her job.

She takes over a growing organization.

The chamber welcomed 90 new members in 2018 and did a record 41 ribbon cuttings last year.

We asked Poff about the chamber. Questions ...

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