Welcome to Naperville Aurora Leaders Network

A professional networking organization that allows local professionals and business owners the opportunity to meet with Naperville/Aurora-area community leaders.

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Newspapers across Illinois are urging a “No vote” on the Progressive Tax. Illinoisans can’t afford another tax hike and it’s time we join together and send that message by casting a no vote!
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Timeline PhotosThis IMPORTANT annual event may be virtual this year (Nov 10th at 3pm), but our illustrious panel of experts has stayed the same! Join our webinar with top minds able to discuss the reality of our economic future moderated by Terry Savage, Nationally syndicated Financial Columnist:
+ John P. Calamos Sr., Founder, Chairman and Global Chief Investment Officer of Calamos Investments
+ Gus Faucher, Chief Economist for the PNC Financial Services Group
+ Caroline L. Harris, Vice President, Tax Policy & Chief Tax Policy Counselor for the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the world’s largest business federation
Register yourself or your team at:
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DuPage County Board District 5
Kevin Coyne (R)

The CRC acknowledged his proven track record of his pro-business vote while on Naperville city council. He is committed to reducing the tax burden and reducing government spending through consolidating government units and reducing the size of the DuPage County Board, saving significant dollars in salaries.

Campaign Website: coynefordupage.com/

Campaign Facebook Page: www.facebook.com/coyne4dupage/
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Timeline PhotosWhat is KidsMatter?

We are recognized as Naperville's proactive, youth-oriented human service organization that brings events and programs to the community.

KidsMatter is working to help build developmental assets by partnering with mental health, school, and faith-based organizations to provide safe places for parents and students to learn and listen.

We also lead the Collaborative Youth Team, comprised of 35 youth-serving organizations and agencies that work together to promote and advocate the health and well-being of families in DuPage and Will counties. 🧡 💚

Interested in learning more? bit.ly/2ZDLNhM
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Beer, Brats and Bands! Peanuts Bar and Grill in downtown Naperville, 22 W. Chicago Ave., will be holding its annual Oktoberfest to benefit Naperville Responds this Sunday, noon to 7PM. ... See MoreSee Less

Congrats to the Naperville Senior Center!Thanks to all for the love and support at our Five Year Multi-Chamber Ribbon Cutting! Grateful for support from our Members, their families, our family. friends, neighbors, colleagues, suppliers and our wonderful sponsors; Oasis Senior Advisors Naperville | Butterfields Pancake House | Honey Jam Cafe | Naperville Area Chamber of Commerce | Naperville Lisle Triad | Byline Bank | Lisle Area Chamber of Commerce | Naperville Community Television (NCTV17) | Tower Crossing Shopping Center landlord Ed Napleton Automotive Group | Muchacha Salsa | Sales Kitchen | The Vintage Voice Mark Demmin | and special musical guest Future Joy...
Woo-Hoo... The Excitement Was Deafening!!
#ComeJoinTheFun #VoteForMom #VoteForDad #PresentJoy #FutureJoy #FeelingTheLove
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Congrats to the Naperville Senior Center!

Timeline PhotosNaperville Neighbors United will be highlighting a few more non profit organizations that are helping our community during this pandemic. Please join on Facebook or register to join via zoom. ... See MoreSee Less

On this day, we remember all of the countless lives lost during a tragedy that shook America in 2001. United we will always stand. 🇺🇸

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Timeline PhotosHigh school students - we want you to serve on one of our boards or commissions! New this year - KidsMatter is hosting a Leadership Academy for student reps. Applications are due Sept. 18. All info here: ow.ly/8BOO50Bhcx2 ... See MoreSee Less

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Yep. And majority of the protests taking place in 2020 are also peaceful. time.com/5886348/report-peaceful-protests/?amp=true&__twitter_impression=true&s=04

Timeline PhotosGet your commemorative brick pavers at a special “Last Fling” price through September 20th!
These 5x10” bricks support the Naperville Jaycees mission and can be used to celebrate tradition, milestones or memorialize friends and family.
Learn more: www.naperjaycees.org/about/naperville-jaycees-park/naperville-jaycees-commemorative-paver-program/
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Timeline PhotosWe would like to congratulate our Chamber Member and fierce advocate, Tom Miers for his 10 years at Naperville Bank & Trust.
Join Mr. Miers for this month's Lunch with a Leader program at Sullivan's Steakhouse on 9/16 at 12pm. Space is reserved for just 15 guests, so register soon at tinyurl.com/sept-lunch-leader.
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Supporting Job Creation. Supporting Small Business. Buying American.

We need to do what we can to assure that our next generation has strong and varied opportunities to succeed professionally. We should promote policies that attract businesses and incentivize both blue collar and white collar job creation. In my time on Naperville’s City Council, I have consistently promoted economic development as a means of creating jobs and tax revenue for our community. I have also pushed for efficient government and streamlined permitting processes as a means of attracting opportunities for Naperville.

As a former junior college student, I fully appreciate the value and importance that the College of DuPage and trade schools have to our community. Lets support our community colleges and do what we can to attract jobs to DuPage County.

Shown below are various articles that highlight initiatives that I have been involved in, or supported, and which have benefitted job creation.
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Timeline PhotosAs many of you are aware, Governor Pritzker announced last week, that face mask requirements for patrons of all Illinois bars and restaurants have been expanded to include mask use at tables while interacting with wait staff and while picking up orders for curbside pick-up or drive-through. These requirements are intended to protect front-line workers in these establishments. In the same press conference, he confirmed Will and Kankakee Counties will have additional restrictions due a rise in COVID-19 cases in these areas. Restrictions included no in-door dining in restaurant and 25% capacity level or 25 people gathering limit, down from 50% and 50, respectively. A full description of the mitigation requirements can be found at: dceocovid19resources.com/assets/Restore-Illinois/Resurgence-Migitations-Region-7.pdf.
Director of Government Affairs, Reba Osborne discusses some of the challenges our Member businesses face when adjusting to these restrictions in a recent Daily Herald article: tinyurl.com/8-28-dharticle.
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Informative Safe DuPage event on public safety and our schools response to COVID-19. ... See MoreSee Less

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Great panel discussion coming up on Thursday!

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Safe DuPage will host an informative panel discussion on public safety as it relates to our children. Panelists will include Paul Leong, School Board District 203, Mark Rising School Board District 204, Kamala Martinez, CEO of KidsMatter, and State Representative Grant Wehrli. This discussion will be moderated by Naperville City Councilman Kevin Coyne and broadcast on Facebook Live.

Topics will include school districts' COVID-related safety precautions, common parent concerns, pending legislation or executive orders related to COVID or public safety, and local public safety concerns which pertain to kids.
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Thank you to everyone that joined us for tonight’s NALN meeting! Special thanks to all of our panelists! ... See MoreSee Less

Thank you to everyone that joined us for tonight’s NALN meeting! Special thanks to all of our panelists!

We look forward to seeing everyone tonight over Zoom! ... See MoreSee Less

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Thanks for joining us tonight! Special thanks to our incredible panelists Katie Robertshaw Wood Christine Daly Jeffries Patty Smith!

Great job Kim Coyne!

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India Day 2020 is coming up THIS Saturday! Make sure to come out and view the spectacular fireworks show at Frontier Park which begins promptly at 9:15pm. Best spots to view will be from the parking lots of Frontier Park parking lots (Book Road and Cedar Glade drive), the Neuqua Valley High School parking lots, and/or any other nearby safe spots. For your own and other others' safety, please do not stop in the middle of the street to view the show.
#IndiaDay2020 #IndiaDay
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India Day 2020 is coming to YOU! In less than2 weeks, we are bringing the largest Indian-American event of the year to you in the comfort of your own homes! This year, the celebration will feature a virtual program with Bollywood stars, local talent, and prominent speakers, a car parade through select neighborhoods, and a spectacular fireworks show! We are so excited for all of the festivities and hope you are as well. Make sure to click going on the event, share the flyer with your friends/family, and get hyped for the best event of the year! #IndiaDay2020 #IndiaDay

If you have any questions or comments, feel free to reach out to us at 630.300.0345 or send us a Facebook message!
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Join us as we highlight a few of our female leader’s in local business! Naperville Bank and Trust’s Kim Coyne will moderate a discussion with NDP’s Christine Jeffries, DNA’s Katie Wood, and Aurora Alderman Patty Smith. Everyone is welcome! Come join us via zoom! ... See MoreSee Less

Informative discussion on how COVID has impacted the DuPage courts! ... See MoreSee Less

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