Month: April 2019

Calling All Veterans: Veteran Resource Fair This Thursday

April 16, 2019 | Events

The Greater Belleville Chamber of Commerce is helping veterans find local the resources they need at their first Veteran Resource Fair this Thursday, April 18 from 9am-noon in the Southwestern Illinois College Gym in Belleville. Veterans and community members are welcome to join this free event and connect with over 30 local companies and organizations offering a wide variety of resources and opportunities including job search opportunities, resume advice, healthcare services, military discounts, and more. “The Greater Belleville Chamber of Commerce continually seeks input from our community partners on how we can better serve Belleville and the surrounding area,” says Executive Director Wendy Pfeil. “One need that arouse from discussions in our Healthcare and Community Service Agency Committee was the need for Veterans to be able to find services that are available to them in…

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Chamber Community Easter Events

April 15, 2019 | Events

Are you looking for something to do with the family for Easter this weekend? Here are some Easter-related events submitted to us by our members! Easter Cookie Decorating Class Thursday, April 18 6pm to 8pm Toots’ Cake & Candy Supplies, 314 E. Main St, Belleville Decorating cookies is a great way to celebrate the Easter season! You’ll learn the “secrets” of piping & flooding, along with tips to make the decorating process a snap. Register at sugardoodles.org/classes or by calling Toots, 618-277-7373. Cost: $35 Breakfast with the Bunny Friday, April 19 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM Eckerts, 951 S. Green Mount Road, Belleville, IL Breakfast with the Bunny from 8am-11am for a hearty country meal to start this fun-filled day. Family-style breakfast includes scrambled eggs, hash brown, bacon, sausage, biscuits & gravy, plus a buffet…

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Donations Being Collected for Emergency Hygiene Kits

April 10, 2019 | Community Service

If you’re like many, you have multiple mini bottles of shampoo, conditioner, lotion, etc. or samples of different personal care items clogging up your bathroom cabinets and drawers. Remember that goody bag you got from the dentist full of unopened toothbrushes, floss, or toothpaste that you have been getting and never use? While you do some spring cleaning this year, consider putting them to good use and donating them to the Chamber’s Emergency Hygiene Kit drive! Now until May 9, the Greater Belleville Chamber’s Healthcare & Community Service Agency Committee is collecting these items to help those in need in our area. Recipients range from homeless veterans to women and children needing assistance recovering from hardship. Items needed and donation sites are listed below.

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Limited Golf Teams Available for 2019 Otto Golf Classic at St. Clair Country Club

April 03, 2019 | Events

The Greater Belleville Chamber of Commerce Annual Otto Gold Classic tee’s off Monday, May 13 at the St. Clair Country Club. This event supports the Chamber’s mission to “Advance Business. Support Community.” The event begins at 9:00 am with a shotgun start. It is $700 per foursome or $175 per player. The price does include lunch. There are a limited number of team slots available so do not delay if you are interested in participating! To sign up, call the Chamber at 618-233-2015 or email Peggy at PSchifferdecker@bellevillechamber.org. Thank you to our presenting sponsor, Cooling Concepts, for their support.

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