Category: Events

Enlisted Dinner Honors Enlisted Men & Women of Scott Air Force Base & WWII Veterans

March 22, 2019 | Events

The Greater Belleville Chamber of Commerce Belle-Scott Committee hosted their 69th Annual Enlisted Dinner on Thursday, March 14th at the St. Clair Country Club to honor the enlisted men and women of Scott Air Force Base and thank them for their bravery, commitment, and sacrifice to our nation. This is an annual, sold-out event that reminds the community each year of the important role Scott Air Force Base plays in the metro-east. “The Enlisted Dinner is Belleville’s opportunity to show our deep appreciation to Scott’s enlisted members for their service and sacrifice,” said Geri Boyer, the Belle-Scott Committee civilian chairman. “This year we hosted 100 enlisted. It is also our chance to honor a few local veterans and tell their stories of bravery and remarkable resilience.” The Belle-Scott Committee, once known as “The Belleville Plan”,…

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Chamber Celebrates Five Area Leaders at Annual Dinner

February 01, 2019 | Annual Awards | Awards | Events

400 community members joined the Greater Belleville Chamber of Commerce Thursday night for their Annual Dinner and Silent Auction, presented by Breakthru Beverage, at the St. Clair County Event Center where the Chamber awarded five area leaders in the community. IMPACT Strategies and Grimm & Gorly Florist were awarded Business Excellence awards. Susan Wobbe (St. Clair County Office on Aging), Amy Richter (Hospice of Southern Illinois), and Kurt Schroeder (Greensfelder, Hemker & Gale, P.C.) were awarded individual awards. Susan Wobbe, recipient of the Ambassador of the Year award, served as Chair of the Greater Belleville Chamber of Commerce Ambassador Committee in 2018. She coordinated all the Ambassador luncheons and has volunteered for various Chamber events throughout the year including the Chili Cook-off. Wobbe has also been a seller for the Chamber’s Total Resource Campaign the…

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Last Call For Annual Dinner Reservations and Silent Auction Items

January 22, 2019 | Annual Awards | Events

Most of you have already reserved your seat for our upcoming Annual Dinner, sponsored by BreakThru Beverage on Thursday, January 31, 2019 at 5:30 p.m. at St. Clair County Event Center as a must not miss event.  If you have not, it’s not too late, we have just a few seat remaining, please call the Chamber office by noon Wednesday, January 23, 2019.  We will not be able to take any reservations after that as we have to place the order for all of our chairs & tables. As has become a popular tradition, we again have a silent auction with the dinner.  Your generous donations are the reason it is a huge success and your company name will be listed along with the item donated in our evening’s program.  This year we will have…

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Save the Date: Chamber 2019 Event Calendar

January 16, 2019 | Events

As the new year gets rolling, be sure to mark your calendars with some of the Chamber’s biggest events! 1/31     Annual Dinner & Silent Auction 3/14     69th Annual Enlisted Dinner 3/16     Lucky Leprechaun 5k & St. Patrick’s Day Parade 5/10     Leadership Belleville Graduation Day 5/13     Otto Golf Classic at St. Clair Country Club 6/19     EmpowHER Women’s Conference 10/11   35th Annual Belleville Chili Cook-off 10/12   35th Annual Belleville Chili Cook-off 10/12   5K Chili Chase & Kids Pepper Dash 11/2     Art & Wine Walk

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Chamber Total Resource Campaign Begins – 2020 Event Sponsorships Now Available For Limited Time

January 07, 2019 | Events | General | Membership Tips

Starting today, January 7, the Chambers Total Resource Campaign officially begins. 2019/2020 events and sponsorships are available now. It is an annual six-week campaign when the Chamber seeks sponsorships for the year ahead including: 2019 Chili Cook-off 2019 Chili Chase 5K Run & Kids Pepper Dash 2019 Annual Meeting 2019 Government Officials BBQ 2019 Otto Golf Classic (includes teams) 2019 Past Presidents Luncheon 2019 Teacher Appreciation Reception 2019 Issues & Eggs 2019 Lunch & Learn Seminars 2020 Annual Dinner & Silent Auction (includes tables) 2020 Board Training & Retreat 2020 Business After Hours Hosts 2020 Coffee Cup Connections Hosts Leadership Belleville Class of 2019/2020 Class Days & Scholarships Web Sponsorships Blog Sponsorships Weekly Email Update Sponsorships If you are interested in a sponsorship or joining the Chamber as a member and have not yet been contacted, call us…

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