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The Ambassador Club of the Greater Belleville Chamber of Commerce honors Jack Weck with March 2018 Commitment to Community Award

March 01, 2018 | Awards | Commitment to Community

The Ambassador Club of the Greater Belleville Chamber of Commerce is very pleased to honor Jack Weck with the March 2018 Commitment to Community Award. Jack Weck has been a lifelong resident of Belleville and is a dedicated member of several organizations in our community. Jack completed 50 years of employment at the Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate in Belleville with his last position as Donor Events Advisor. Jack retired in May of 2010 and has continued to help the Oblates in his retirement years. Jack Weck received the DeMazenod Award in February 1998 which is given to lay people who show exemplary service to the ministry of the Missionary Oblate Fathers. In 2013, St. Elizabeth’s Hospital received a grant from the Missionary Oblates Sharing Fund. The purpose of the grant was to support the…

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GREATER BELLEVILLE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE RECOGNIZES FIVE AREA LEADERS AT ANNUAL DINNER

February 21, 2018 | Annual Awards | Awards

The Greater Belleville Chamber of Commerce awarded five area leaders in the community Thursday, February 1st at their Annual Dinner and Silent Auction held at the St. Clair County Event Center. Joy Prigge (Dieterich Bank), Debra Kruep (Hoernis Autobody), and Patty Gregory (Art on the Square) were awarded individual awards and Kaskaskia Engineering Group, LLC. and Egyptian Workspace Partners were awarded Business Excellence Awards. Prigge was awarded 2017 Ambassador of the Year, Kruep was named the 2017 Leadership Belleville Alumni Award and Gregory received the 2017 Citizen of the Year Award. Prigge, Vice President of Dieterich Bank and winner of the Ambassador of the Year award, served as Chair of the Ambassador Committee in 2017, coordinated all the Ambassador Luncheons and has volunteered at various Chamber events throughout the year. She has also been a…

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Sharon Goff Receives Commitment to Community Award

January 04, 2018 | Membership Tips

The Ambassador Club of the Greater Belleville Chamber of Commerce is very pleased to honor Sharon Goff with the December 2017 Commitment to Community Award. Sharon Goff is a dedicated volunteer who shows all of us that perseverance really can make a difference in a community. She volunteers and supports organizations that she is truly passionate about and does not expect any recognition for her endless hours of service. Sharon has been an Ambassador for the Greater Belleville Chamber of Commerce since 1990 and has been the driving force every December for the collection of school supplies and secret Santa items that are donated to Belleville School District #118. She also makes it a top priority to attend as many ribbon cuttings as possible to lend support to businesses just opening or those that are…

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Silent Auction Items Wanted

January 04, 2018 | Annual Awards | Membership Tips

Most of you have already started to plan your 2018 calendar and we want to make sure you reserve our upcoming Annual Dinner on Thursday, February 1st beginning at 5:30 p.m. at St. Clair County Event Center as a must not miss event. Your formal invitations will be mailed and e-mailed the last week of December, but it’s not too early to mark your calendars. As has become a popular tradition, we will again host a silent auction with the dinner. Your generous donations are the reason it has been such a huge success. I have attached for your consideration an auction donation form for participation in our Annual Dinner & Silent Auction. Your company name will be listed along with the item donated not only on our evening’s program but also on our website…

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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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