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Dear Advocate,

As we enter the 2nd week of 2015, the SBAC is extremely excited about the mission we are on to make Illinois a better place for Small Business.

Our advocacy awards dinner is set for Friday, April 10th at the Cultural Society. We are looking for help with anyone that would like to volunteer to help with registration and being on the welcoming committee for the dinner. If you are interested or have any questions please get in touch with mike@sbacil.org We are looking for 12 people that would like to help make this signature event another successful night! Also, there are plenty of opportunities to get noticed at the dinner through sponsorships: Contact Kristin Tews kristin@sbacil.org to learn more.

SBACNow Venture Pitch: 4 companies selected to ‘pitch’ for a chance to win over $8,000.00 worth of goods and services. If you know of any companies that you think would be a good candidate have them apply here: http://www.sbacnow.com/pitch-sessions. The event is all set for Thursday, February 12th

We are ramping up our technology and preparing for a statewide push to empower the small business voice in Illinois. We will be reaching out and will need the help of all of our members once we launch the SBAC advocacy initiative for 2015. Stay tuned for more exciting updates.