BLOOMINGDALE, Ill. – State Rep. Diane Pappas, D-Itasca, is promoting a new resource webinar provided through the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (IDCEO) to support small businesses negatively impacted by the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak.

“This unprecedented health crisis has caused incredible harm to our local economy, and some small business owners may not know what resources are available,” said Pappas. “I encourage business owners to register for this webinar to access important information about available financial assistance they may need.”

Pappas is promoting this resource webinar to help local business owners learn about federal and state resources for small businesses. It will be hosted virtually on Wednesday, May 20 at 2 p.m. Participants can register for the resource webinar at:

“As we look to get Illinois back on track, we must work together to help our small businesses recover and rebuild,” said Pappas. “I am committed to working with all small business owners, and will continue to fight so they have access to essential assistance during these difficult times.”  

Residents can stay informed on developments with the COVID-19 pandemic by reviewing the State of Illinois website at Pappas encourages residents who need help navigating services to contact her district office at 224-520-8838 or

Rep. Diane PappasRep. Diane Pappas

45th District

Springfield Office:
240-W Stratton Office Building
Springfield, IL 62706
(217) 782-4014

District Office:
One Tiffany Pointe
Suite G3
Bloomingdale, IL 60108
(224) 520-8838