Category: Awards

Kaskaskia Engineering Group Honored with Quarterly Commitment to Community Award

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 Kaskaskia Engineering Group. Kaskaskia Engineering Group, LLC (KEG) is a 100% woman-owned and managed engineering and contracting firm that was founded in 2006 by Geri Boyer. Their main office is located in downtown Belleville, Illinois, with branch offices in Geneva, Peoria, Champaign, and Glen Carbon, Illinois, as well as Evansville, Indiana, and St. Paul, Minnesota. Kaskaskia has grown from a two person firm to 45 employees over the past 13 years. They offer Transportation, Geotechnical, Structural, Hydraulic, Environmental, and Construction Engineering services. While the have been involved with many projects, some notable one include…

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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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Chamber Celebrates Five Area Leaders at Annual Dinner

February 01, 2019 | Annual Awards | Awards | Events

400 community members joined the Greater Belleville Chamber of Commerce Thursday night for their Annual Dinner and Silent Auction, presented by Breakthru Beverage, at the St. Clair County Event Center where the Chamber awarded five area leaders in the community. IMPACT Strategies and Grimm & Gorly Florist were awarded Business Excellence awards. Susan Wobbe (St. Clair County Office on Aging), Amy Richter (Hospice of Southern Illinois), and Kurt Schroeder (Greensfelder, Hemker & Gale, P.C.) were awarded individual awards. Susan Wobbe, recipient of the Ambassador of the Year award, served as Chair of the Greater Belleville Chamber of Commerce Ambassador Committee in 2018. She coordinated all the Ambassador luncheons and has volunteered for various Chamber events throughout the year including the Chili Cook-off. Wobbe has also been a seller for the Chamber’s Total Resource Campaign the…

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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 Previous Business Excellence Award 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….

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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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