Category: Events

Young Professionals Night with the Gateway Grizzlies

August 01, 2018 | Events

The Greater Belleville Chamber of Commerce’s Young Professionals is coming back from summer break with a hit for their August Social! Bring a friend (OR TWO!) for a fun night at GCS Credit Union Ballpark for a Gateway Grizzlies ballgame! We want to thank our members with a fun, relaxing night together. Tickets are $10 each and include entry to the game and a buffet! Pre-registration and payment is required. Go online to http://bit.ly/2Jq3tCM to purchase your tickets or call the Chamber at 618-233-2015. For more information, please contact Diana at marketing@bellevillechamber.org or call the number above.

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Visit the Old Town Farmer’s Market for the Freshest Produce

July 03, 2018 | Events

The Old Town Farmer’s Market provides some of the freshest, healthiest and sweetest tasting fruits and vegetables around the St. Louis area. Located at the First Block of South Charles in Downtown Belleville between Grimm & Gorly and Papa Vitos every Saturday May through November 3rd from 7:30 am until noon. The farmer’s market provides the city of Belleville with the freshest foods. Each week the selection varies as they only sell locally grown produce, ensuring that their customers are only receiving the best of the best! Not only does the market supply fresh produce, they also provide entertainment for everyone in the family. A live musical performance featured every weekend from 9 am until noon gives everyone a chance to embrace the music. The farmer’s market also includes several children’s activities brought together through…

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EmpowHER Conference Features Local Chamber Members as Speakers

June 06, 2018 | Events

One of the most important tools in the world of business is the power of empowerment. Being empowered to take control, change and mold your life is one of the most important aspects for greater success. That is why on June 27, 2018 from 8am – 3pm, the Law Firm of Sandberg Phoenix & Von Gontard, P.C. and four Metro East Chambers will be holding their inaugural EmpowHER Women’s Conference at the Gateway Center in Collinsville. With the goals of EmpowHERing her for success, this conference will provide women in business with the tools, information, and support to expand their careers. Throughout the day multiple speakers will share their stories of success beginning at 9:45 a.m with Donna Moody. Donna will expand on the necessity of Diversity & Sensitivity Awareness while also dispelling the notion…

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Back to School Fun Fair Vendors and Sponsors Needed

May 30, 2018 | Events

On Wednesday, August 8th, 2018, the Chamber’s Education Committee will host their annual Back to School Fun Fair at Belleville West High School from 5 – 7 p.m. for participating Chamber member school (list below) students. Families in attendance will receive valuable information from our business leaders while participating in activities that will allow them to leave with a backpack full of school supplies in preparation for the new school year. The event will celebrate the new school year with games, activities with involvement from high school students and more. The Education Committee hopes to provide up to 1,000 backpacks for our school-age children. Sponsorships will be essential to the success of this event. Following are this year’s sponsorship levels: Backpack Sponsor – $1,000 • Company logo on Chamber website, newsletter, posters, slide show during event,…

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Belleville Main Street Named Quarterfinalist for “America’s Main Streets” Contest

May 08, 2018 | Events

The national small business movement, Independent We Stand, announces the quarterfinalists, including Belleville Main Street, in the 2018 “America’s Main Streets” contest. As the lifeblood of our cities and towns, Main Streets play an important role in the long-term success of communities and help build a sense of place. Independent We Stand invites the public to vote for their favorite quarterfinalist and move a deserving Main Street one step closer to the grand prize of $25,000. “Belleville takes pride on the Mom and Pop shops in business for generations as well as the newer businesses offering fresh alternatives to big chain stores, states Alicia Chillemi Slocomb, Belleville Main Street Committee Manager.  “Downtown Belleville’s growing loft community and adjacent architecturally significant neighborhoods provides residential living within walking distance of all we offer. And everything comes alive…

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