Category: General

Welcome to our new Belleville Main Street Committee Manager

May 06, 2021 | General

Belleville Main Street and the Greater Belleville Chamber of Commerce is pleased to welcome Alex Matthews as the new Main Street Manager. He has hit the ground running and will be working with our Main Street Committee to promote the Downtown District. We have a unique and vibrant downtown and their focus is to showcase it to those who live and work in the area. Alex has worked in attraction/tourism/hospitality marketing in and around Belleville for over 12 years. He previously worked as the Marketing Director for the company that opened the Hofbrauhaus in Belleville. Prior to his experience there he worked in marketing for ILLINOISouth Tourism and the National Shrine of Our Lady of the Snows. Alex is excited for this job because he and his family moved to Belleville a few years ago…

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Greater Belleville Chamber Joins “Chambers All In for Economic Recovery” Initiative

April 26, 2021 | General

The Greater Belleville Chamber of Commerce is all in, and has joined the Chambers All In for Economic Recovery initiative. This initiative calls upon our legislators across the state to prioritize economic relief for the business community in the wake of a devastating year. The platform below was designed collaboratively with the business community’s input to identify items that our state legislature should consider to spur short- and long-term economic relief. Chambers All in for Economic Recovery calls for:  The creation of a formalized private and public sector-led collaborative commission with the goal of understanding and responding to the ongoing pandemic and the long-term economic challenges of COVID-19  An extension of policy exempting unemployment benefits claims from affecting the employer’s contribution rate for those layoffs caused by the COVID-19 pandemic Installation of tax credits and incentives to eligible businesses that…

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Calling All Members to Submit Mother’s Day Photos

April 06, 2021 | General

It has become a yearly tradition to celebrate the mother figures in our lives. The Chamber will continue to celebrate Mother’s Day with our annual slideshow! We ask our chamber members to submit a photo of you as a mom or with the mother in your life no later than Tuesday, May 4 to marketing@bellevillechamber.org. Photos will be posted on the Greater Belleville Chamber of Commerce Facebook page on Mother’s Day.

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#ShowSomeLove Business Spotlights: Week 3 Recap

February 19, 2021 | General

We launched our #ShowSomeLove Business Spotlight on Facebook at the beginning of February where we are featuring various Chamber members every weekday and encourage the public to help show some love to these businesses that keep our community alive. If you have used and loved any of their services, we invite you to #ShowSomeLove by following them on Facebook and/or leave them a positive review on Google or their Facebook page! Week 3: Day 11: St. Clair Country Club Day 12: Serra Honda O’Fallon Day 13: Makenzie Fietsam, Realtor, Beth Ortega Group at RE/MAX Preferred Day 14: The Arcades Center Day 15: Greensfelder, Hemker & Gale, P.C. Week 2: Day 6: Schaefer Autobody Centers Day 7: Logan & Logan LLC Management & Accounting Services Day 8: Egyptian Workspace Partners Day 9: Scott Credit Union Day 10: Hospice of Southern…

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