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Healthcare & CSA Committee Host 2017 Glove Drive

November 17, 2017 | Community Service

The Greater Belleville Chamber of Commerce Healthcare & CSA Committee is hosting a glove drive from November 1st to December 1st, 2017. Drop-off locations include: East Belleville YMCA, Family Hospice, Greater Belleville Chamber of Commerce, Westfield Manor, and Union United Methodist Church. The items collected will benefit the following organizations: Holy Angels, Union United Methodist Church, and The Violence Prevention Center of Southwestern Illinois. Please consider donating gloves or any other winter clothing items to support those in need this winter.

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Downtown Gingerbread Committee Seeks Participants

October 03, 2017 | Events

The Downtown Belleville Gingerbread Committee is accepting participants for the Second Annual Corporate/Small Business Gingerbread Competition. Here’s how it works: 16 Participants will be accepted.  $50 entry fee. Price includes a preassembled Gingerbread House on a 2’x 2’ base. You will be responsible for your own candy and decorating supplies. Sign up for one free team decorating class at Toots’ Cake and Candy Supply in Downtown Belleville. Classes will be held in October & November, Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6:30-8:30pm. Turn in your creation before November 20th  to be eligible for the $500.00 prize for your favorite charity. Entries will win by popular vote, so the more people in your network, the better. Entries will be revealed 11/25. Winners will be announced 12/15. The houses will stay in the downtown until the end of the year….

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St. Paul’s Senior Community Receives Commitment to Community Award

September 18, 2017 | Awards

The Chamber’s Commitment to Community Award is presented quarterly to a member who demonstrates a commitment to improving the quality of life for residents and/or businesses in the greater Belleville area. The Ambassadors were honored to present this quarter’s award St. Paul’s Senior Community on Thursday, September 7th, 2017. St. Paul’s Senior Community began its service to the community in 1926 and continues today as a not-for-profit, faith-based Life Plan Retirement Community for active seniors, offering a full spectrum of health services. The community is sponsored by The United Church of Christ and governed by a Board of Directors comprised of individuals from the congregation of St. Paul’s Church, Christ Church, Trinity Church, and the local community. In addition, St. Paul’s Resident Council holds regular meetings to ensure they are happy with the way their…

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Nominations for 2017 Awards Now Open

September 15, 2017 | Annual Awards

The Greater Belleville Chamber of Commerce is accepting nominations for its 2017 Awards from September 15th thru November 15th. Award recipients will be honored at the Chamber’s Annual Dinner in early 2018. Please click on the links below to nominate a deserving individual, business or organization. Business Excellence Award (Online) | Print Form Sponsors: Memorial Network | City of Belleville Citizen of the Year Award (Online) | Print Form Sponsor: Boyer Fire Protection Leadership Belleville Alumni of the Year Award (Online) | Print Form Click Here for a list of eligible alumni. Thank you for your continued support of the Greater Belleville Chamber of Commerce. Wendy J. Pfeil, Executive Director

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