Category: Events

The Education Committee’s annual Back to School Fun Fair is August 2

July 18, 2017 | Events

Help the Greater Belleville Chamber of Commerce Education Committee celebrate the start of a new school year at the Back to School Fun Fair! The event will take place from 5-7pm on Wednesday, August 2nd at Belleville West High School. Come enjoy everything the Fair has to offer: -Vendors from local businesses & organizations offering information and giveaways -Free School Physicals -Free Dental Exams -Complimentary hot dog, chips & drink -Free Backpack full of school supplies* Kids Activities Include: Face Painting Games Meet the Mascots Photo Booth *The event is open to children K-8 and their families from the Chamber member schools (public & private). Must be registered with one of the following schools to get backpack passport & food tickets. Participating schools: BASSC Elementary, Belleville School District #118, Belle Valley School District #119, Governor…

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Now Accepting Vendor Applications for the 34th Annual Belleville Chili Cook-off

May 04, 2017 | Events

Event Information: Date: Friday & Saturday | October 6 & 7 Location: Downtown Belleville | Time: 11:00am-10:30pm Vendor Application Space is limited, so applications are processed on a first come, first serve basis. Event Description: Join us Friday & Saturday, October 6 & 7 for the 34th Annual Belleville Chili Cook-off in beautiful downtown Belleville, located just 20 minutes east of the Gateway Arch. We will have more than 60 vendors representing individuals, local organizations and area businesses, who will feature culinary treats including chili, desserts, kabobs and more! Chili enthusiasts can purchase samples or bowls of various types of chili and vote for their favorite to win the People’s Choice Award. Enjoy live entertainment from Mash and Queens Boulevard. Saturday’s extra activities will include the 5th Annual Chili Chase 5k Run/Walk and Kids Pepper…

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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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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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