Month: May 2024

The Chamber’s 100th Anniversary Celebration

May 24, 2024 | Annual Awards | Events

What began as a dream for Wendy Pfeil and her Chamber Team, became a reality! It was a memorable night in Downtown Belleville at The Greater Belleville Chamber of Commerce 100th Anniversary Celebration. The weather was perfect and our guests were truly dressed for the occasion! The celebration kicked off at Space’s for drinks and appetizers. As everyone mingled out into Main Street to find our seats, we were delighted by the gorgeous flower arrangements by Eckert Florist and Grimm and Gorly Florist and treated to music by the BTHS District 201 Band. Dinner by Papa Vito’s, Copperfire, Tavern on Main and desserts by Sweet Cakes and Sugar High, were served by the group of helpful students from BTHS District 201. As dinner wrapped up, we were honored to hear from our inspiring guest speaker,…

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Big News for This Year’s Chili Cook-off!

May 22, 2024 | Events

  Ladies and gentlemen, dust off your leg warmers, tease up your hair, and get your chili spoons ready because the 40th Annual Chili Cook-off is taking it back to the totally rad 80s (the decade where it all started)! Hosted by the Greater Belleville Chamber of Commerce, this year’s cook-off promises to be more bodacious than ever before!   For four decades, chili aficionados from all over have flocked to downtown Belleville to indulge in the fiery flavors and festive atmosphere of our beloved cook-off. What began as a humble gathering on East Main Street has blossomed into an epic extravaganza with over 60 vendors serving up their scrumptious chili creations!   But wait, there’s more than just chili! We’re talking about live 80’s entertainment (think hair bands and ballads). It will be a…

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The 2024 Otto Golf Classic

May 01, 2024 | Events

It’s that time of year again! The Otto Golf Classic will be held, Monday, June 3, at The Orchards Golf Club in Belleville with a 9am shotgun start.  It’s a great way for all of us to have a little fun! Sign-ups have begun and teams will go fast!  If you are not able to play, consider supporting the tournament with an Exclusive Hole Sponsorship, Tee Sign or one of our other great sponsorships available.  This is a great way to be involved! Sponsorships must be turned in no later than May 6th. To register your team or to be a sponsor, reach out to Peggy at or Wendy at All teams must be registered by May 27th with the names of your golfers.

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