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Goodbye, Courtney Adams!

April 09, 2024 | General

This month, the Chamber said farewell to Belleville Main Street Manager, Courtney Adams.  Courtney brought a creative spark and a unique perspective to our office.  Her fresh ideas were inspiring and her love for cold Ski and a cheesy baked potato at lunchtime was unwavering! The office won’t be the same without you, Courtney.  Although saying goodbye is bittersweet, we wish her all the success on her new journey!                  

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March 21, 2024 | Annual Awards | Events

The Chamber office is buzzing with excitement as we gear up for our 100th Anniversary Celebration taking place on Tuesday, May 7th in Downtown Belleville right on Main Street!  Our Annual Silent Auction has become a long standing tradition. Once again, this year’s auction will be held online so that bidding can begin early and will be available to Chamber members whether you are attending the dinner or not. Your generous donations are the reason it has been such a huge success. Those interested in participating, please fill out a Silent Auction Donation Form. Your company name will be listed along with the item donated not only on our evening’s program but also on our website prior to the event. Items are due to the Chamber office by Tuesday, April 23, 2024. Past event items include:…

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March 06, 2024 | Annual Awards | Awards | Events

The Greater Belleville Chamber of Commerce is accepting nominations for its 2024 Awards now through April 16, 2024. Award recipients will be honored at the Chamber’s 100th Anniversary Celebration Dinner on Tuesday, May 7, 2024. Please click on the links below to nominate a deserving individual, business or organization.   Business Excellence AwardPlease keep in mind the following as you fill out the nomination form:The Business Excellence Award, the most prestigious award given by the Chamber and is awarded annually to a nominated Chamber Member. The criteria used by the judges centers on the business’s commitment to innovation and creativity along with a proven track record of growth. The judges will also look to the nominee’s commitment to the community and their employees. Business Excellence Award Previous Business Excellence Award Recipients   Citizen of the Year…

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March 05, 2024 | Community Service

  A Letter from Belleville Dist. #118 Superintendent, Ryan Boike:   Dear Parents and Students of Belleville District #118, We need your help to address hunger in our community. This year, we will be holding the 16thannual Drive Away Hunger service project. Over the years, the response to our project hasbeen overwhelming, and we have delivered over 175,000 items to food pantries in Belleville. We know that many families and individuals are struggling this year, and the food pantries are indire need of supplies. Therefore, we are requesting your support to make this project a success. We hope each student is able to contribute a bag of groceries for the food pantry. You arewelcome to send more than one bag of food if you can. However, if you are unable to support theproject with food,…

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Healthcare & CSA Committee – Snack Drive for Heartlinks Grief Center

February 06, 2024 | Community Service

Through February, The Chamber and Healthcare & CSA Committee will be collecting snacks for the kids receiving grief counseling at Heartlinks Grief Center. We are collecting individually, wrapped snacks (i.e. chips, gold fish crackers, fruit snacks, granola bars, rice krispy treats, etc).  What is Heartlinks? Heartlinks Grief Center, a program of Family Hospice, assists grieving children, individuals, families, and groups through individual and family counseling, peer support groups, and other supportive community programs regardless of ability to pay. You can drop items off at The Greater Belleville Chamber of Commerce office now thru February 29, 2024.

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