Month: October 2020

Movie Nights with Santa are Coming to Belleville

October 26, 2020 | Events

Create some holiday cheer with your family and join the Greater Belleville Chamber of Commerce at the Skyview Drive-in for “Movie Nights with Santa” the three Saturdays following Thanksgiving. The schedule includes the classic Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer on November 28, A Charlie Brown Christmas and It’s Christmastime Again Charlie Brown on December 5, then Grandma Got Run Over By A Reindeer on December 12. “Many holiday celebrations have been canceled this year due to COVID-19,” says Chamber President/CEO Wendy Pfeil. “We want to keep the Christmas spirit alive and give back to the community through the Movie Nights with Santa series.” Attendees will get to see Santa as he drives-thru the lot to hand out candy to children. There will also be a limited number of spots each night to have the option of…

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Chamber Offers Dynamic Speaker Series to Members and Community

October 15, 2020 | Events

The Greater Belleville Chamber of Commerce is offering its members and the community the chance to hear from some dynamic speakers during their three-week Take-A-Way Tuesdays series. After surveying our members and evaluating what you asked for, we reached out to some high-level speakers and they are thrilled to present to our members and the community. Join us on October 27 to hear from our first speakers, Jon Strumm & Danny Goula from Redding Creative to learn about the importance of video for companies, especially now when many of them need to set themselves apart, and how you can begin doing them with relatively little experience. Jon and Danny are the co-founders of Redding Creative and own a handful of YouTube channels with over 100K+ subscribers. Jon and Danny each create unique content for their…

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August New Members & Renewals

October 07, 2020 | New Members

Welcome to the following businesses and organizations who joined the Chamber in August. Nettie B’s Southern Style Restaurant8201 West Main St., Belleville Also, THANK YOU to the following members for renewing their membership with the Chamber in August. Abbott EMSAce Hardware of BellevilleAdvance Vison CareBennie’s Pizza PubBNI AmericaBouse Self StorageBoyer Fire ProtectionBreakthru BeverageCasino QueenClassic TowingColdwell Banker Brown Realtors – Davidson GroupDemetria’s Dancewear & Costumes, LLCDutch Hollow Janitorial Supply, Inc.Edward Jones – Charles RichardsErlinger Construction Co., Inc.Farmers & Merchants National BankFreeburg Printing & PublishingHelfrich Family Eye CareInvelop Now, LLCKaufhold & AssociatesKoerner Distributor Inc.Lee’s Famous Recipe ChickenMerrill Lynch – The Gray GroupMetro East GastroenterologyMeurer Brothers, Inc.Quality Testing & Engineering, Inc.Sandy’s Back Porch Garden Center, Inc.Sheri Welch, Independent Insurance AgentSignal Hill District 181Thouvenot, Wade & Moerchen, Inc.Watts Copy SystemWestfield Manor

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Reasons to Attend Virtual Networking Events

October 05, 2020 | Events | General | Membership Tips

Ever since the pandemic started, the Greater Belleville Chamber of Commerce has had to cancel all in-person events through the end of 2020. Our mission is all about “Advancing Business. Supporting Community.” and the Chamber has continued to host normal monthly events including our Virtual Happy Hour (Business After Hours), Coffee Cup Connections, Lunch & Learn, and Young Professionals seminars online via Zoom. If you or someone you know isn’t into participating in online meetings, here are some reasons that could change your mind: 1. It’s free!Our normal month-to-month networking evenings including our Virtual Happy Hour (Business After Hours), Coffee Cup Connections, Young Professionals, & Lunch and Learn seminars) typically may have a cost associated with them for in-person events. Now you can access them all for free from the comfort of your home or…

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