Category: Membership Tips

Chamber Hosts A Successful Back to School Fun Fair

August 15, 2018 | Membership Tips

The Greater Belleville Chamber of Commerce’s Education Committee hosted their annual Back to School Fun Fair on Wednesday, August 8 at Belleville West High School where area students came to receive a free backpack full of school supplies and celebrate the coming school year. Along with their backpack full of supplies, students were also provided with a dental exam from Dental Safari. Families were also invited to celebrate back to school with a bounce house, outdoor games and a complimentary drink, hotdog and chips. The event focused on providing area students with the supplies needed to kick off a good year. This year the event brought together over 600 children from across the Belleville area. It was an amazing opportunity to celebrate education and spend a little time getting to know local Belleville businesses. Participating…

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Explore Historic Downtown Belleville during the Annual Chili Chase!

August 08, 2018 | Membership Tips

The annual Chili Chase occurs each year alongside the popular Chili Cook off. This year the Chili Chase will occur on October 6th, 2018 @ 9 AM and will take participants through the streets of Historic Downtown Belleville beginning at East Main & Church. Participants will be able to experience the beauty of Belleville as they race against their friends and family for a chance to win a trophy or medal. The Chili Chase is a perfect time to explore Belleville and share an experience with family and friends. Anyone at any age will enjoy the race and the subsequent chili cook off that night. Those who register for the 5k prior to September 21, 2018 will be guaranteed a “Chili Chase” T- Shirt. Those interested in registering should click here. If registering before September…

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Don’t miss the opportunity to promote your business to residents and business owners

July 12, 2018 | Membership Tips

Dear Chamber Member, The Greater Belleville Chamber of Commerce has partnered with Town Square Publications to produce our Community Map. This publication will help you market your business directly to area business owners, neighborhood residents and visitors. The Community Map is a remarkable advertising tool, highly visible and is a publication that businesses and residents keep on hand for easy reference. In addition, the Community Map will be replicated online via the Chamber’s website and Town Square’s National Profile Network, further extending the exposure of your advertising message and increasing your search engine optimization. Don’t miss the opportunity to promote your business to residents and business owners!  Our representative from Town Square Publications is Larry Henry. You may reach him by completing the information here and faxing it to Larry at (800) 621-0256, call him at (618) 201-4135 or…

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New Chamber Connection Newsletter Advertising Contract Available

March 05, 2018 | Membership Tips

Due to staffing changes, the new advertising contract duration is now April 2018-March 2019. The Chamber Connection Newsletter is distributed the last week of each month (Example: April’s newsletter will be distributed the week of March 26th). Ad copy must be received by the deadline on the 15th of each month. (March 15th deadline to be in April newsletter) Advertisers have the option of changing their ad monthly as long as new ad copy is received by the deadline. Ad Sizes:                           Ad Rates: Business Card (3.5 x 2.3) $25.00 1/4 Page (3.5 x 4.8)          $50.00 1/2 Page (7.3 x 4.8)          $100.00 Full Page (7.3 x 9.8)         $200.00 All ads must be submitted in…

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Sharon Goff Receives Commitment to Community Award

January 04, 2018 | Membership Tips

The Ambassador Club of the Greater Belleville Chamber of Commerce is very pleased to honor Sharon Goff with the December 2017 Commitment to Community Award. Sharon Goff is a dedicated volunteer who shows all of us that perseverance really can make a difference in a community. She volunteers and supports organizations that she is truly passionate about and does not expect any recognition for her endless hours of service. Sharon has been an Ambassador for the Greater Belleville Chamber of Commerce since 1990 and has been the driving force every December for the collection of school supplies and secret Santa items that are donated to Belleville School District #118. She also makes it a top priority to attend as many ribbon cuttings as possible to lend support to businesses just opening or those that are…

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