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The Education Committee’s annual Back to School Fun Fair is August 2

July 18, 2017 | Events

Help the Greater Belleville Chamber of Commerce Education Committee celebrate the start of a new school year at the Back to School Fun Fair! The event will take place from 5-7pm on Wednesday, August 2nd at Belleville West High School. Come enjoy everything the Fair has to offer: -Vendors from local businesses & organizations offering information and giveaways -Free School Physicals -Free Dental Exams -Complimentary hot dog, chips & drink -Free Backpack full of school supplies* Kids Activities Include: Face Painting Games Meet the Mascots Photo Booth *The event is open to children K-8 and their families from the Chamber member schools (public & private). Must be registered with one of the following schools to get backpack passport & food tickets. Participating schools: BASSC Elementary, Belleville School District #118, Belle Valley School District #119, Governor…

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The Chamber Welcomes 5 New Members

July 05, 2017 | New Members

The Chamber welcomed 5 new members to its membership in June 2017. Below are their names/contact information. Hamilton Gallerie d’ Art 8 South Church Street | Belleville 618-416-7111 Hamiltongallery2017@gmail.com Just Relax Spa 4715 West Main Street | Belleville 618 641-1235 www.justrelaxspa.biz LDT Photography 18 East Main Street | Belleville 618-530-4831 www.ldtphotogs.com McKendree MetroRecPlex 205 Rec Plex Drive | O’Fallon 618-589-3800 www.metrorecplex.com Scoops Ice Cream Shop 8205 West Main Street | Belleville 618-381-8408 scoopsonmainstreet@gmail.com

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Belleville Fire Department Receives Commitment to Community Award

June 01, 2017 | Commitment to Community

Ambassadors of the Greater Belleville Chamber of Commerce honored the Belleville Fire Department with the Commitment to Community Award on June 1, 2017. The Commitment to Community Award is presented quarterly to a Chamber Member who demonstrates a commitment to improving the quality of life for residents and/or businesses in the greater Belleville area. The mission of the Belleville Fire Department is to provide fire safety, prevention education, inspection, suppression, investigation, and hazardous material mitigation for the community. Over the past several years, the Belleville Fire Department has broadened the scope of their capabilities to include a water rescue venue, technical rescue, a fire investigation unit and hazardous materials mitigation. They are also fully equipped to implement ice rescues. By adding these services, they are better prepared than ever to handle any emergency situation that…

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The Chamber Welcomes 16 New Members

May 31, 2017 | New Members

The Arcades Center LLC 6400 – 6600 West Main Belleville Arcadescenter.com (314) 518-1158   Ashland Storage Centers 19 Ashland Ave. | Fairview Heights Ashlandstoragecenters.com (618) 688 -0990   Brookside Agra LLC 1321 Park Plaza Dr., Suite #1 | Belleville brookside-agra.com (618) 628-8300   Brown & Crouppen One Metropolitan Square 211 North Broadway Ste 1600 | St. Louis Brownandcrouppen.com (314) 941-4657   Cardinal Buick GMC 3800 West State IL-15 | Belleville Cardinalbuickgmc.com (618) 233-0303   CDM Productions chrismalcarne@me.com (618) 920-3438   Chalan Pago Island Style BBQ 223 North Douglas St. | Belleville (618) 795-6443   David C. Slimack State Farm Insurance 5200 West Main St. | Belleville slimack.com (618) 233-3121   Gilmore & Bell, PC 101 West Vandalia St. Suite 240-D | Edwardsville Gilmorebell.com (618) 307-4274   Invelop Now, LLC 809 West State St. | O’Fallon Invelopnow.com…

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Next Leadership Belleville Class Now Forming

May 25, 2017 | Leadership Belleville

The Leadership Belleville program is a unique executive training program coordinated through the Chamber. It provides a foundation of skills and knowledge to emerging local leaders. In addition to developing leadership skills, the program seeks to foster a commitment to community service and provide opportunities for economic growth for local businesses and organizations. Each Leadership Belleville Class is composed of up to 25 professionals from diverse career, political, social and cultural backgrounds who demonstrate the highest leadership qualities. These classmates create a valuable network of resources, benefiting both alumni and their business sponsors. The course begins with a kick-off breakfast at the end of August. Then, in September, all participants attend a two-day overnight retreat to focus on team building, leadership and communication skills. The retreat provides the participants with the opportunity to bond and…

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