iConnect incentivizes chapters to increase their participation in DECA, not only virtually, but also physically through community and chapter events. Is your chapter getting involved? If not, contact one of the state officers to get started! Here’s a look at what some chapters have been up to.

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Elmwood Park DECA hosted their annual Heroes Classic, a cross-town basketball game between the River Grove and Elmwood Park fire and police departments. This year, they were able to raise $2,000 for the Epilepsy Foundation!

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Maine West attended a business challenges with other chapters where they were able to sharpen their skills in order to prepare for competition.


The Willowbrook chapter attended a sports seminar at the White Sox game where they heard from business leaders who work for the team.