Category: Awards

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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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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Chamber Honors Businesses, Individuals with Awards at Annual Dinner & Silent Auction

January 27, 2017 | Awards

Individual Awards The Greater Belleville Chamber of Commerce awarded Justin Chapman, Gloria Crowder and Leigh Sindelar with individual awards during the 2017 Annual Dinner & Silent Auction, which took place Thursday, January 26 at Fischer’s Restaurant. Justin Chapman took home the 2016 Ambassador of the Year Award; Sindelar was named the 2016 Leadership Belleville Alumni of the Year Award, and Gloria Crowder was named the 2016 Citizen of the Year. Justin Chapman was named the 2016 Ambassador of the Year. This distinguished award is presented to the Ambassador who has demonstrated a strong commitment to the community and to the Chamber through their volunteerism throughout the year and Justin has done just that. Justin, an Assistant Vice President of Commercial Banking at TheBANK of Edwardsville, served as Chair of the Ambassador Committee in 2016 –…

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