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New Chamber Connection Newsletter Advertising Contract Out Now

February 10, 2020 | General | Membership Tips

Advertise with the Greater Belleville Chamber of Commerce! The Chamber Connection Newsletter is distributed the last week of each month (Example: April’s newsletter will be distributed the last week of March). Ad Sizes & Ad Rates:Business Card (3.5”w x 2”h) $25.001/4 Page (3.5”w x 5”h) $50.001/2 Page (7.5” x 5”h) $100.00Full Page (7.5”w x 10”h) $200.00 Artwork must be received by the 15th of the month. If the ad is not received by this date, it is not guaranteed to make that newsletter. If it is a recurring ad, the previous ad will stay in it’s place . Advertisers have the option of changing their ad monthly as long as new ad copy is received by the deadline. All ads must be submitted in JPEG or PDF format. Ads will be full color. Newsletters will be email distributed of more…

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Congratulations to this year’s Annual Award honorees

February 03, 2020 | Annual Awards | Awards

Over 400 business and community members joined the Greater Belleville Chamber of Commerce Thursday night for their Annual Dinner and Silent Auction at the St. Clair County Event Center where the Chamber awarded seven area leaders in the community. Breakthru Beverage & The Callison Family, Eckert Florist, FKG Oil Company, and Hanks Excavating & Landscaping, Inc. were awarded Business Excellence awards. Terri Dambacher (CompuType IT Solutions), Susan Barsaloux (Chiro-med Belleville), and Mark Turner (Memorial Hospital) were awarded individual awards. Terri Dambacher, the recipient of the Ambassador of the Year award, served as Chair of the Ambassador Committee in 2019. She has volunteered with the Chamber for multiple years and been involved in many different Chamber events. She has also been a multi-year participant in the Chamber’s Total Resource Campaign. Susan Barsaloux was honored the Leadership…

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Welcome New 2020 Board Members!

January 14, 2020 | General

The Greater Belleville Chamber of Commerce is happy to announce our newest board members beginning their term in 2020. Our executive committee consists of:President Edmond Brown, ELB Enterprises, LLCPresident-Elect Kevin Vick, Greensfelder, Hemker & Gale, P.C.1st Vice President Amy Richter, Hospice of Southern Illinois, Inc.2nd Vice President Mary Lamie, Bi-State DevelopmentImmediate Past President Michael McManus, Memorial Regional Health Services We also welcome the following newest board members: Jeff Bair, Grimm & GorlyCathy Dupertuis, People Ready a True Blue CompanyBrian Mentzer, Belleville Township High School, Dist 201Kayla Mitchell, Scheffel BoylePaula Nixon, Ameren IllinoisScott Schanuel, Holland Construction To see a full list of our board members, click here.

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Welcome November New Members

January 07, 2020 | New Members

Welcome to the following businesses and organizations who joined the Chamber in November. Bicycle World 4516 West Main St., Belleville www.bellevillebicycleworld.com 618-234-0041 Mers Goodwill Career Center 100 Carlyle Plaza Dr., Suite A, Belleville www.mersgoodwill.org 618-257-1080 Minds Eye Radio 9541 Church Circle Dr., Belleville www.mindseyeradio.org 618-394-6444 And thank you to all of our November renewals! AgeSmart Community Resources Albert Orelt Allstate Agency Alzheimer Association Eckert Florist Gabrielle’s Step by Step Illionis Center of Autism McCulloughs Flooring Systems, Inc. Melroy B Hutnick St. Clair County Economic Development TerraSource Global The College of Governor French The Sonoma Group Toot’s Cake & Candy Supply

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Yaekel & Associates Insurance Honored with December Commitment to Community Award

December 05, 2019 | Awards | Commitment to Community

The Commitment to Community Award is presented quarterly to a Chamber Member who demonstrates a commitment to improving the quality of life for residents and/or businesses in the greater Belleville area. The Ambassadors are honored to present this quarter’s award to Yaekel & Associates Insurance Services, Inc. Yaekel & Associates Insurance is an independent agency located at 1915 West Main Street in Belleville. Formerly known as the Niemeyer Agency, they were founded back in 1897. For well over 100 years, they have been committed to carrying on a tradition of excellent customer service that clients can rely on. Since they are an independent agency, that means they work for you, not the insurance companies. They have a stellar reputation with hundreds of businesses, professionals, and individuals in our communities. They offer a wide range of…

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