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Celebrating a Career: Join Us To Celebrate Beth’s Retirement

May 20, 2019 | General

After 10 ½  years, we are both delighted and saddened that our Office Manager, Beth Tucker, is retiring.  She has been a true asset to our Chamber team and she will be missed greatly.  Her last day is May 31, 2019. We invite you to join us on Friday, May 31, 2019 from 11am – 1pm here in the Chamber office to visit and send your well wishes. Light refreshments will be provided.

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Call for Sponsors & Vendors at the Education Committee’s Annual Back to School Fun Fair

On Wednesday, August 7th, the Chamber’s Education Committee will host their annual Back to School Fun Fair at Belleville West High School from 5-7 p.m. Students from the Belleville elementary Chamber Member schools* and their families will be invited to attend. Families in attendance will receive valuable information from our business leaders while participating in activities that will allow them to leave with a backpack full of school supplies in preparation for the new school year. The event will celebrate the new school year with games, activities, snacks and more. The Education Committee hopes to provide up to 1,000 backpacks for our school-age children, but sponsorships and vendors are essential to the success of this event. Click here to view and print the Sponsorship/Vendor Form. The deadline to turn in your sponsorship or vendor form…

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Congrats to the Leadership Belleville Class of 2019 Graduates – 2020 Class Now Forming

May 06, 2019 | Awards | Leadership Belleville

The Greater Belleville Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce our 20th Leadership Belleville graduates. The Chamber celebrated graduation for the class of 2019 Friday, May 3 at the St. Clair Country Club. Kevin Bouse | Bouse Properties, LLC Adam Brewer | Edward Jones Phil Elfrink | TheBank of Edwardsville Karl Gilpin | Tygracon Properties, Inc. Joel Glasscock | City of Belleville Amy Goretzke | Allsup, LLC Christine Green | City of Belleville Tyler Hazelwonder | Kaskaskia Engineering Pat Minogue | City of Belleville Gina Poole | Memorial Hospital – BJC Healthcare Brandon Rakers | Bank of Belleville Ally Schwab | Mathis, Marifian & Richter, LTD. Chris Seaman | Scott Air Force Base Cheryl Tindall | HSHS St. Elizabeth’s Hospital Michelle Torigian | St. Paul United Church of Christ Andy Wolkiewicz | Greenfelder, Hemker &…

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EmpowHer Women’s Conference Set for June: Seeking Vendors & Sponsors

May 01, 2019 | Events

Once again the Greater Belleville Chamber of Commerce is teaming up with other local chambers (O’Fallon-Shiloh, Collinsville & Troy-Maryville-St.Jacob-Marine) to host this year’s EmpowerHer Women’s Conference at the Gateway Center in Collinsville. EmpowHer was created to provide women in business with information and tools to help them in their career. The event is set for Wednesday, June 19. We are currently looking for vendors to set-up at the event as well as sponsors. To find out more about these opportunities, click here. More information coming soon. To purchase tickets, click here.

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OLD TOWN MARKET CELEBRATES ITS 20th YEAR

April 26, 2019 | Events

Belleville’s Old Town Farmers’ Market is ready to kick-off its 20th Season on May 4th with what will be the best year ever! The Market pops up every Saturday through November 2nd from 7:30 am—noon on the first Block of South Charles. In addition to many of the loyal vendors that have been with us from the start like the Turkey Hill Grange, we have many new vendors to supply you with all you need! But what else do we have to offer new this year? Live music will again be provided to Market goers from 9 am—noon each Saturday. This has been made possible through the kind support of Kathy Mordini—Avenue Realty Associates, David C. Slimack—State Farm, and Mark Dill—Lender with US Bank. The City of Belleville has kindly provided the Market with a…

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