Kankakee County, Illinois VISIT KANKAKEE COUNTY ILLINOIS
We welcome you to explore our unique blend of natural beauty, heritage and urban attractions along 57 miles of winding river. Kankakee County is located just 50 miles south of Chicago, off of Interstate 57. Routes 45/52, 50 and 17 also run through the River Valley. O'Hare International Airport is 75 miles north of Kankakee County, and Midway Airport is 50 miles north. The Greater Kankakee airport is also available for personal aircraft landing space.

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Happy Birthday Harry
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Cool Cars Under the Stars Cruise Night
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Free Concerts In the Park
Making the Move to Kankakee County
Kankakee County offers the perfect blend of opportunity, momentum and fun.

Our Team

Our team works to ensure that every guest has a fantastic experience when they visit Kankakee County. Our marketing efforts are on behalf of every partner and with every interaction, we hope to encourage a visit, or repeat visit, back to see us.

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Staci Wilken
Executive Director

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Mileen Joines
Finance Manager

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Vicki Layhew
Sales & Marketing Manager


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Nicole Gavin

Office Coordinator


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Marylin McAdoo

General Office Support

 

 

Our Board of Directors

Mayor Chasity Wells-Armstrong, President
City of Kankakee

Dayna Heitz, Vice-President
Kankakee Valley Park District

Laurie Cyr, Secretary
Village of Bourbonnais

Mayor Tim Nugent, Treasurer
Village of Manteno 

Dave Baron, Voting Director
County of Kankakee

Rob Bishir, Voting Director
City of Momence

Catherine Wojnarowski, Voting Director
Village of Bradley 

Kim Bennett, Voting Director
Bourbonnais Township Park District

Scott Billadeau, Voting Director
Kankakee County Lodging Association

Jim Johanek, Voting Director
Kankakee County Chamber of Commerce

 




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