The market's staff recognizes the impact of the cost savings program.
"It seemed like it was a no-brainer. This'll continue as long as we take care of the customers. So to me it was easy, an easy decision as long as I get the loan. It's an easy decision," said Bill Begale, owner, Paulina Meat Market.
"The stimulus program must succeed and this is one small way in which it can succeed," said U.S. Rep. Mike Quigley, (D) Chicago & West Suburbs.
According to the U.S. Small Business Administration, 860 Illinois small businesses have received financial help since passage of the Recovery and Reinvestment Act.