Month: February 2016

Total Resource Campaign (TRC) to Kick-off in February

February 10, 2016 | Events

The Chamber will kick off its second annual Total Resource Campaign (TRC) on Wednesday, February 17, 2016. The Campaign, “Work like a Captain, Play like a Pirate,” is a six week revenue generating effort made up of Chamber member volunteers led by the Campaign Chair, Carol Bartle. The Chamber’s goal is to raise $175,000 in sponsorship dollars and new memberships by Wednesday, March 30, 2016. Chamber members will volunteer to take part in this team effort to market sponsorships to Chamber events and publications, while also seeking new members for the Chamber. Volunteers will have the opportunity to take part in weekly lunches, take home cash prizes, trips and more – while being led by their team captain. This Total Resource Campaign gives members a new opportunity to extend their network. Last year’s campaign, “Unmask…

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Chamber Recaps 2015 at Annual Dinner & Silent Auction

February 09, 2016 | Membership Tips

Over 420 people were in attendance at this year’s Annual Dinner & Silent Auction on January 28, 2016 at Fischer’s Restaurant. The event celebrated Chamber Members who went above and beyond in 2015 and set a promising tone for all the great things to come in 2016. The Chamber awarded two Business Excellence Awards at the event, one of which went to Belleville Public School District #118 for their commitment to providing students with a well-balanced education that includes the development and understanding of their role as responsible members of the community. Holland Construction Services was also awarded a Business Excellence Award for their good corporate citizenship and contributions to the community. The Chamber also recognized three individuals. John Wunderlich was the recipient of the 2015 Ambassador of the Year Award and Kathy Mehrmann was…

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The Chamber Welcomed Three New Members in December 2015

February 08, 2016 | Membership Tips

The Chamber welcomed Circa Boutique, SSM Physical Therapy, and IV & Respiratory Center to its membership in December 2015. Circa Boutique is a clothing and gift store located in downtown Belleville.  Andria Powell, owner, began the store in 2004 as a venue to sell her custom jewelry line – Mellow Mountain. Circa has since opened a sister store in Edwardsville, Illinois. For more information: SSM Physical Therapy is a premier provider of comprehensive outpatient services. With a network of over 45 outpatient physical therapy centers located throughout the St. Louis Metro area, SSM Physical Therapy specializes in the treatment of sports, orthopedic, hand and work-related injuries. Their team consists of more than 300 physical, occupational and speech therapists, along with our patient service specialists. SSM Physical Therapy focuses on providing exceptional care and unparalleled…

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