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PVP-WelcomeThank you for visiting my website.

I am proud to serve as the State Senator from Illinois’ 5th District. I hope you’ll find this site a useful resource in keeping up-to-date with what’s happening in our district and in Springfield.

Please contact any of my offices with questions or ways I can better serve you. It is my honor to represent you in Springfield.

Sincerely, 

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State Senator Patricia Van Pelt

5th Senate District

CHICAGO - The Illinois Department of Commerce & Economic Development has announced a request for application for the following:

Illinois Small Busines Development Center (SBDC)

DCEO is requesting applications from Illinois universities, colleges and non-profit business development organizations interested in operating an Illinois Small Business Development Center (SBDC) or an Illinois SBDC with an Illinois SBDC International Trade Center (ITC). SBDCs provide information, one on one business advice and training support to pre venture and existing entrepreneurs and small businesses to help with their launch, development and growth. Proposals are due by the close of business on October 8, 2015. Host organizations must provide a 75% cash matching contribution for funding provided by the Illinois Department of Commerce.

For more information, click here.

Illinois Procurement Technical Assistance Center (IPTAC)

DCEO is requesting applications from Illinois universities, colleges and non-profit business development organizations interested in operating an Illinois Procurement Technical Assistance Centers (PTAC). PTACs provide information, one on one business advice and training to existing businesses seeking to sell their goods/services to local, state and federal government agencies. Proposals due by the close of business on October 8, 2015. Host organizations must provide a 75% cash matching contribution for funding provided by the Illinois Department of Commerce.

For more information, click here.

CHICAGO - State Senator Patricia Van Pelt (D-5th Senate), along with the Illinois Department of Commerce & Economic Opportunity (DCEO), would like to let constituents know of the Department's "2015-2016 Public Sector Energy Efficiency Standard, Custom and Clean Water Incentive Program". The program is open to local governments, public schools, community colleges, public universities along with state or federal facilities.

Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis for projects completed between June 1, 2015 through May 9, 2016.

For more information, please click here.

1KJ RECRUITMENT SouthsideCHICAGO - State Senator Patricia Van Pelt (D-5th Senate) would like to let her constituents know of a "Manufacturing Employment Pre-Screening Event", sponsored by 1000 Jobs.

The event will be held at Dining on the Green, 349 Main Street in Park Forest from 11:00 AM until 3:00 PM.

For more information, please view the attached flyer or contact Pamela Williams at (708) 283-5020.

CHICAGO - The Chicago Police Department will join the Baltimore Police Department in a multi-city virtual ride along (or 'tweetalong'). Individuals can follow both cities on Twitter in real time as officers work to keep our communities safe. This is the first time the Chicago Police Department is using social media to engage directly with our stakeholders. This is part of a continuing strategy to communicate, share information and foster relationships with the communities we serve.
 
WHEN:
Thursday, August 20, 2015
5:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m. CST
 
WHERE:
Follow us on Twitter (@Chicago_Police and @BaltimorePolice) using hashtag #TweetAlong
 
WHO:
Chicago Police Department Bureau of Patrol, Baltimore

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District Office
1016 W. Jackson Blvd.
Chicago, IL 60607 
(312) 888-9191
(312) 277-3716 FAX

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Springfield, IL 62706
217-782-6252

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