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2021 Biz Boo! Business Trick or Treat

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A beautiful, sunny October day brought hundreds of families to this year’s Chamber Biz Boo! Princesses, skeletons, robots, and creatures of all types blanketed the city for a few hours on October 23, visiting the estimated 90 businesses that welcomed them.

At the Touch-a-Truck at the NCG Theater parking lot, an estimated 1200-1500 costumed children came to not only get treats, but be treated to games and get a close up look at or climb into trucks of all types including a WW2 Jeep, semi freight truck, garbage truck, tree service bucket truck, and school bus. Local first responders from the Bristol Kendall Fire Department, Yorkville Police Department, and Kendall County Sheriff’s Office came to interact with families and displayed their fire truck, ambulance, mobile emergency command unit, and squad vehicles.

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Throughout town, businesses provided entertainment, costume contests, raffles, scarecrow and decorated pumpkin displays, along with numerous activities for families to enjoy. View the Route Planner to see the list of participating businesses and their activities.

Thank you to NCG Yorkville Cinemas, the first responders, touch-a-truck participants, and all businesses that took part in Biz Boo! Special thanks to Yorkville Police Department for downtown pedestrian safety & traffic control, and to our former intern & staff member, Yari Aguado, who came out to help and take photos!

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The following businesses sponsored Biz Boo, who, along with our Advertising Partners, enabled the Chamber of Commerce to organize this as a free, fun event for all businesses and the community. Thank you to:

AXT Jiu-Jitsu
Brenart Eye Clinic
CASA Kendall County
Cornish Chiropractic
Davey Tree
Flight Tasting Room & Bottle Shoppe
Gateville Law Firm
Heritage Cabinetry & Design
Heritage Woods of Yorkville
Kendall County Record Newspaper
Kendall Printing
Little Learner Children’s Academy
Luxe Classic Kitchens & Interiors
Mike More Miles
Old Second National Bank
Pet Supplies Plus
Roadhouse 47 Country Bar & Grill
Rush Copley Healthplex
Sensei’s Scentries
Silver Fox Bar and Grill
Stephen Alan Salon
Swanson Real Estate
The Home Depot
The Ice Cream Place
Virtues in Motion Dance Studio
Yorkville CrossFit
Yorkville Pinz
YPAC
WSPY FM-107.1

The Chamber’s intent in organizing Biz Boo, aside from planning a fun day, is to bring exposure to the area’s local businesses. We celebrate that success when parents are overhead stating they’d never been to a particular business prior but plan to return.

We hope the families had a fun day and that they will indeed return to support the local businesses who made Biz Boo happen!

Sherri Farley, Executive Director
Renee Tortorella, Assistant Director
Yorkville Area Chamber of Commerce

Biz Boo website

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