Category: Events

Volunteer for the 5th Annual Belleville Ale Fest

March 20, 2017 | Events

Call For Volunteers The 5th Annual Belleville Ale Fest will take place on Saturday, April 22 at 4204 Main Street Brewing Co.’s new Event and Distribution Center, located at 6435 West Main Street. Volunteers are essential to the success of the event. If you or any other representatives from a Chamber member organization are interested in volunteering at one of the following booths, please click on the name to see available shifts. Contact Beth Tucker at or 618-233-2015 to volunteer. Lists were updated 4/18/2017 at 2:00pm. Beer Pouring 4204 Main St. Brewing Co. Breakthru Beverage Chick-Fritz Distributing Eagle Lake Distributing Grey Eagle Distributing Koerner Distributor INC. Misc. Glasses/Programs/Tickets Registration Setup/Tear Down Souvenirs   Thank you for your continued support of the Greater Belleville Chamber of Commerce!  

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Executive Director John Lengerman to Retire in Summer 2016

April 08, 2016 | Events

To the Greater Belleville Chamber of Commerce Board and Members Dear Friends and Colleagues, It is with a mix of joy for what we have accomplished together and sadness in the knowledge that I will miss our special relationships through the Chamber that I announce my retirement as Executive Director, effective this summer of 2016.  The exact date will be determined in collaboration with the Executive Committee, to ensure the smoothest transition possible to new leadership. After eight amazing years in this position, I have determined this is an excellent time in my life to pursue new adventures and indulge experiences uniquely explored in retirement. During these eight years, we have collaborated to build strong working relationships with the City of Belleville, St. Clair County and Regional Leaders; reestablished an Economic Development Committee; rebranded the…

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Total Resource Campaign (TRC) to Kick-off in February

February 10, 2016 | Events

The Chamber will kick off its second annual Total Resource Campaign (TRC) on Wednesday, February 17, 2016. The Campaign, “Work like a Captain, Play like a Pirate,” is a six week revenue generating effort made up of Chamber member volunteers led by the Campaign Chair, Carol Bartle. The Chamber’s goal is to raise $175,000 in sponsorship dollars and new memberships by Wednesday, March 30, 2016. Chamber members will volunteer to take part in this team effort to market sponsorships to Chamber events and publications, while also seeking new members for the Chamber. Volunteers will have the opportunity to take part in weekly lunches, take home cash prizes, trips and more – while being led by their team captain. This Total Resource Campaign gives members a new opportunity to extend their network. Last year’s campaign, “Unmask…

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32nd Annual Chili Cook-Off Winners, Sponsors, and Pictures

November 06, 2015 | Commitment to Community | Events

It takes 365 days to plan and prepare for the Chamber’s biggest and most anticipated event of the year. This year’s festival was definitely one for the history books with its full line-up of music, great tasting chili, idol competition and 5k run/walk. This year, the community helped raise $2,500 through the People’s Choice Award for Best Chili. All of which went toward the Community Interfaith Food Pantry (an increase of nearly $1,200 from just one year ago!). Congratulations to all of this year’s participants. Here is a list of this year’s winners! People’s Choice Award: Peel Wood Fired Pizza & Brewery Jr. Idol Winners: Division 1 (Ages 10 -13): Connor Johnson Division 2 – Ages 14-17 – Emily Knedel Chili Cook-Off Non-Food Service: 1st Place – O’Fallon Sportsman Club 2nd Place  – Emmanuel Freewill…

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2015 Government Government Officials BBQ

September 28, 2015 | Commitment to Community | Events

The Greater Belleville Chamber of Commerce Government Affairs Committee welcomed community members and elected officials to the 2015 Government Officials BBQ on Thursday, September 24, 2015. Guests joined the chamber in thanking our government officials for their public service. To see more pictures from this event, visit the photo album on our Facebook page.

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