Category: Events

Call for Sponsors & Vendors at the Education Committee’s Annual Back to School Fun Fair

On Wednesday, August 7th, the Chamber’s Education Committee will host their annual Back to School Fun Fair at Belleville West High School from 5-7 p.m. Students from the Belleville elementary Chamber Member schools* and their families will be invited to attend. 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, snacks and more. The Education Committee hopes to provide up to 1,000 backpacks for our school-age children, but sponsorships and vendors are essential to the success of this event. Click here to view and print the Sponsorship/Vendor Form. The deadline to turn in your sponsorship or vendor form…

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EmpowHer Women’s Conference Set for June: Seeking Vendors & Sponsors

May 01, 2019 | Events

Once again the Greater Belleville Chamber of Commerce is teaming up with other local chambers (O’Fallon-Shiloh, Collinsville & Troy-Maryville-St.Jacob-Marine) to host this year’s EmpowerHer Women’s Conference at the Gateway Center in Collinsville. EmpowHer was created to provide women in business with information and tools to help them in their career. The event is set for Wednesday, June 19. We are currently looking for vendors to set-up at the event as well as sponsors. To find out more about these opportunities, click here. To purchase tickets, click here.

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OLD TOWN MARKET CELEBRATES ITS 20th YEAR

April 26, 2019 | Events

Belleville’s Old Town Farmers’ Market is ready to kick-off its 20th Season on May 4th with what will be the best year ever! The Market pops up every Saturday through November 2nd from 7:30 am—noon on the first Block of South Charles. In addition to many of the loyal vendors that have been with us from the start like the Turkey Hill Grange, we have many new vendors to supply you with all you need! But what else do we have to offer new this year? Live music will again be provided to Market goers from 9 am—noon each Saturday. This has been made possible through the kind support of Kathy Mordini—Avenue Realty Associates, David C. Slimack—State Farm, and Mark Dill—Lender with US Bank. The City of Belleville has kindly provided the Market with a…

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Calling All Veterans: Veteran Resource Fair This Thursday

April 16, 2019 | Events

The Greater Belleville Chamber of Commerce is helping veterans find local the resources they need at their first Veteran Resource Fair this Thursday, April 18 from 9am-noon in the Southwestern Illinois College Gym in Belleville. Veterans and community members are welcome to join this free event and connect with over 30 local companies and organizations offering a wide variety of resources and opportunities including job search opportunities, resume advice, healthcare services, military discounts, and more. “The Greater Belleville Chamber of Commerce continually seeks input from our community partners on how we can better serve Belleville and the surrounding area,” says Executive Director Wendy Pfeil. “One need that arouse from discussions in our Healthcare and Community Service Agency Committee was the need for Veterans to be able to find services that are available to them in…

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Chamber Community Easter Events

April 15, 2019 | Events

Are you looking for something to do with the family for Easter this weekend? Here are some Easter-related events submitted to us by our members! Easter Cookie Decorating Class Thursday, April 18 6pm to 8pm Toots’ Cake & Candy Supplies, 314 E. Main St, Belleville Decorating cookies is a great way to celebrate the Easter season! You’ll learn the “secrets” of piping & flooding, along with tips to make the decorating process a snap. Register at sugardoodles.org/classes or by calling Toots, 618-277-7373. Cost: $35 Breakfast with the Bunny Friday, April 19 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM Eckerts, 951 S. Green Mount Road, Belleville, IL Breakfast with the Bunny from 8am-11am for a hearty country meal to start this fun-filled day. Family-style breakfast includes scrambled eggs, hash brown, bacon, sausage, biscuits & gravy, plus a buffet…

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