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Posted on: February 8, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Feb. 11 @ 10:00 - 11:00am - Celebrating the History of Black Business: A Fireside Chat

Listen to entrepreneurs from long-standing businesses throughout the state of Illinois share their experiences, including barriers they have overcome, success stories, and how we can work to ensure that Illinois is a place where Black business can thrive.

 Event Information: Celebrating the History of Black Business: A Fireside Chat with Director Erin Guthrie

  Registration is required to join this event. If you have not registered, please do so now.

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Event status:Upcoming
Date and time:Thursday, February 11, 2021 10:00 am
Central Standard Time (Chicago, GMT-06:00)
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Duration:1 hour
Description:
Illinois has a strong Black business community. DCEO Director Erin Guthrie will meet with a group of long standing businesses throughout the state to listen to entrepreneurs share their experiences, including barriers they have overcome, success stories, and how we can work to ensure that Illinois is a place where Black business can thrive.

Moderator: Director Erin Guthrie, Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO)

Panelists:
Hayes Bynum, The First Impression of Chicago, Inc.
Derryl Caldwell, D.C. Mad Hatter, Inc.
Elzie Higginbottom, East Lake Management
Rupert Johnson, Johnson's Southern Style BBQ
Spencer Leak Jr., Leak & Sons Funeral Home
Michael McDonald, Wood N' Hog BBQ
Christopher Sumner, Mama Lee's Gourmet Popcorn
Tamara Turner, Silver Spoon Desserts

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