Category: Community Service

Greater Belleville Chamber of Commerce to host, “Movie Nights with Santa!”

October 21, 2022 | Community Service | Events

In 2020, the Greater Belleville Chamber of Commerce created a new holiday tradition for area families and we are BACK, bringing holiday cheer to your family and hope you decide to join us at the Skyview Drive-in for “Movie Nights with Santa.” The schedule for 2022 features two classic Rankin Bass films.  The first night with the classic Rudolph’s Shiny New Year on November 26, and The Year Without Santa on December 3. “When we created this event when many holiday celebrations were canceled due to COVID-19,” says Chamber President/CEO Wendy Pfeil but “many asked us to keep the Christmas spirit alive, and we  did and we will continue to do this as long as the community continues to ask for it! It is a fun way to give back to the community through the…

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Belleville School’s Drive Away Hunger

March 25, 2021 | Community Service

A Letter from Belleville Dist. #118 Superintendent, Ryan Boike: Hello to everyone. In the past we, as a District, have come together in a service project called “Drive Away Hunger”. This project was created by our District Character Education Committee. The response to our efforts to “drive away hunger” in our community has been overwhelming and as a result, we have delivered over 165,000 items on school buses to our Belleville food pantries. We will hold the 13th annual Drive Away Hunger service project this year. This year to make the donation bigger and better, we will continue to partner with other schools in the Belleville community. There are many more individuals and families struggling this year and the food pantries are in desperate need of supplies. Simply put, they need our help. The project…

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Thank You to our Winter Accessory Drive Donors

December 07, 2020 | Community Service

The Greater Belleville Chamber of Commerce and the Healthcare & Community Service Agency Committee has another successful drive this year during our Winter Accessory Drive. Hundreds of items including coats, gloves, scarves, and more were collected and will be distributed around the community to organizations including Catholic Urban Programs, City of Belleville General Assistance, and Violence Prevention Center. We want to thank all of our donors that helped us have another successful drive this season. Thank you to Hospice of Southern Illinois, Illinois American Water, Jack Schmitt, Kathy Frederico, McCullough’s Flooring Enterprise, Inc., PSOP,, Turkey Hill Grange, and Community Members Joan Braswell and Linda Weisenstein.  

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Chamber Committee Hosts Winter Accessory Drive

September 21, 2020 | Community Service

The Greater Belleville Chamber of Commerce’s Healthcare & Community Service Agency Committee once again is hosting a drive this fall to collect items for those in need this winter. They are collecting new and gently used items including blankets, gloves, hats, scarves, and more. Click here for more information and to print the flyer.

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