Category: Membership Tips

The Chamber Welcomes New Members

June 01, 2016 | Membership Tips

The Chamber welcomed Angela Grossmann-Roewe, Cooling Concepts, Relevant Connection, Righteous Pig BBQ, and Ruby’s Gaming to its membership in April 2016. Angela Grossmann-Roewe Angela Grossmann-Roewe was appointed to fill the vacated St. Clair County Board District 12 seat in July 2013. She currently serves on the county’s Environmental Committee, Public Safety Committee, and Parks and Property Committee. A lifelong resident of District 12, Grossmann-Roewe is a marketing and advertorial writer and professional real estate photographer in St. Clair, Madison, and Monroe counties. She is a graduate of Cathedral Grade School, Belleville Township High School East, and McKendree College where she received a bachelor’s of science degree in political science with a minor in journalism. Grossmann-Roewe is President of the Chenot Place – Crest Haven Neighborhood Association and an active volunteer for Our Lady Queen of…

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Wendy J. Pfeil named Executive Director of The Greater Belleville Chamber of Commerce

May 23, 2016 | Membership Tips

Belleville, IL., May 24, 2016 –  Wendy J. Pfeil has been named the next Executive Director of the Greater Belleville Chamber of Commerce, replacing John Lengerman, retiring May 31, 2016. Ms. Pfeil, who has a degree in Accounting, has worked at the Chamber for 8 years and currently serves as the Director of Membership Development.  She has been a tireless advocate in developing and maintaining the strong membership base the Chamber now enjoys.   She has collaborated with John Lengerman and the Chamber staff in building the capacity and influence of the Chamber, enhancing existing or introducing new events, and supporting mutually beneficial networks and relationships among business, government, education and not-for-profit organizations. The Executive Committee of Jeff Dosier, Mike McManus, Tracy McCollum, Bob Mueller and Kevin Richter are pleased that Ms. Pfeil has agreed to accept…

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

May 20, 2016 | Membership Tips

On Tuesday, August 2nd, 2016, 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 with involvement from high school students 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 for a vendor form Click here for a sponsorship form…

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The Chamber Welcomes New Members

May 20, 2016 | Membership Tips

This week, the Chamber would like to feature thirteen of its newest members who joined in March: Edward Jones – Office of Missy Schaffer, Gleeson Asphalt, Grimm & Gorly Florist, Ittner Architects, Jemms, LLC, Pathways School, Rain Tree Salon, Raymond James, The Red Onion, Superior Waterproofing & Restoration, Co., Inc., Tasty’s Chicago Grill, Warning Lites of Southern Illinois, and Weiss Insurance. Edward Jones -Office of Missy Schaffer Phone: (618) 397-1596 As an Edward Jones financial advisor, Missy believes it’s important to invest her time to understand what you’re working toward before you invest your money. It’s also important for her to understand the level of risk you’re comfortable accepting when investing so she can balance it with the steps necessary to reach your long-term goals. Whether you’re planning for retirement, saving for college for children or…

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The Chamber Welcomes New Members

May 05, 2016 | Membership Tips

This week, the Chamber would like feature eight of its newest members who joined in March: Balke Brown Transwestern, Benedictine University, BNI Belleville, Breese Publishing, Cedarhurst of Shiloh, Chatham & Baricevic, Cork Tree Creative, and Drury Inn & Suites. Balke Brown Transwestern Since 1979, Balke Brown Transwestern has been dedicated to creating value through commercial real estate brokerage, investment, property management and development services for their clients, investor partners and local communities. Company owners Steve Brown and Mike Donovan lead a team of 70 people focused on building their reputation as an entrepreneurial value creator with the highest integrity where the needs of their customers always come first. Those customers include institutional owners, pension funds, REITS, fortune 500 companies, local partnerships and successful local entrepreneurs. Balke Brown Transwestern is one of the largest commercial real estate firms…

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