Press Releases

Morton Community Foundation Grant Making Oral History Project Possible 16 May 2018

The Morton Chamber of Commerce to launch a new Oral History Project to document people and places throughout Morton’s history.

Made possible by a grant from the Morton Community ...

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2017/2018 Morton Mentor Closing Reception 03 May 2018   |  Tags: morton mentor

Morton Mentor Program is Moving Morton High School Students on Their Career Path Read More

Tuesday, April 10 Mixer with Tom Menold 18 March 2018   |  Tags: entrepreneurship, mixer, edc


When:  Tuesday, April 10 at 5:45 pm, join us for our First Morton MIXER with Tom Menold.
Where:  Seasons Gastropub's Whiskey Room, ...

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Job Opportunities! 26 December 2017

Join our team! Accepting applications for a Bookkeeper, Communications Coordinator and Marketing Intern. 

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Tax Cuts and Jobs Act Small Business Summary 22 December 2017

Provisions in the Final Tax Cuts and Jobs Act Benefiting Small Businesses Read More

Join us for the Morton EDC Luncheon 19 December 2017

The Morton EDC Annual Luncheon will be on Monday, January 22 from 11:30 am to 1:00 pm at Season's Gastropub. Doors open at 11 with lunch served at 11:30. 

Special guest speaker wi...

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Solar Energy Opportunities for Morton Property Owners 15 December 2017

In 2016, The Illinois State Legislature passed a bill called the Future Energy Jobs bill.  The bill updates the state's Renewable Energ...

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Small Business Saturday participants will enjoy Fourth Friday activities too. 17 November 2017   |  Tags: fourth fridays, small business saturday, tazewell art loop, morton, tremont, delavan, pekin

Morton, IL:  Friday, November 16, 2017:  Small Business Saturday is a national movement launched by American Express in 2010 to bring more holiday shopping to small businesses across t...

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Starting a Business in Morton Checklist 08 November 2017

There are incredible free resources available for starting a business in the area.  If you have a great idea and would like help getting started, we recommend attending a “Starting a ...

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Morton in the National News - Twice! 03 November 2017

There have been two recent, national broadcasts about Morton, Illinois, both of which are great introductions to what makes this community great!  



The Morton Economic Development Council exists to positively shape the future of Morton. 

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