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TheBANK of Edwardsville honored with September Commitment to Community Award

September 12, 2018 | Commitment to Community

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 Ambassadors are honored to present this quarter’s award to TheBANK of Edwardsville. Established in 1868, TheBANK of Edwardsville has been a leading, locally-owned community bank in the St. Louis metro area for 150 years. With 20 locations in Illinois and Missouri, TheBANK has a long tradition of providing personal service, offering the most innovative retail, commercial, mortgage and wealth management products and services while giving back to the communities in which it serves. Today, they continue to strive to be “The People You Know & Trust” by providing our customers with the best possible service. At TheBANK, it’s not just their goal to provide…

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Nominations for 2018 Annual Awards Now Open

September 03, 2018 | Annual Awards | Awards

The Greater Belleville Chamber of Commerce is accepting nominations for its 2018 Awards now thru November 16th. Award recipients will be honored at the Chamber’s Annual Dinner on Thursday, January 31st. 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 Business Excellence Award Please keep in mind the following as you fill out the nomination form: The Business Excellence Award, the most prestigious award given by the Chamber, is awarded annually to a nominated Chamber Member. The criteria used by the judges centers on the business’s commitment to innovation and creativity along with a proven track record of growth. The judges will also look to the nominee’s commitment to the community and their employees. Citizen of the Year…

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Chamber Hosts A Successful Back to School Fun Fair

August 15, 2018 | Membership Tips

The Greater Belleville Chamber of Commerce’s Education Committee hosted their annual Back to School Fun Fair on Wednesday, August 8 at Belleville West High School where area students came to receive a free backpack full of school supplies and celebrate the coming school year. Along with their backpack full of supplies, students were also provided with a dental exam from Dental Safari. Families were also invited to celebrate back to school with a bounce house, outdoor games and a complimentary drink, hotdog and chips. The event focused on providing area students with the supplies needed to kick off a good year. This year the event brought together over 600 children from across the Belleville area. It was an amazing opportunity to celebrate education and spend a little time getting to know local Belleville businesses. Participating…

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Explore Historic Downtown Belleville during the Annual Chili Chase!

August 08, 2018 | Membership Tips

The annual Chili Chase occurs each year alongside the popular Chili Cook off. This year the Chili Chase will occur on October 6th, 2018 @ 9 AM and will take participants through the streets of Historic Downtown Belleville beginning at East Main & Church. Participants will be able to experience the beauty of Belleville as they race against their friends and family for a chance to win a trophy or medal. The Chili Chase is a perfect time to explore Belleville and share an experience with family and friends. Anyone at any age will enjoy the race and the subsequent chili cook off that night. Those who register for the 5k prior to September 21, 2018 will be guaranteed a “Chili Chase” T- Shirt. Those interested in registering should click here. If registering before September…

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