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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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Tis the Season to be Thankful

November 24, 2019 | General

The trees are changing colors, it’s getting darker outside and the temperature is falling. The holidays are quickly approaching and we are starting to reflect on the last year and think about what we are thankful for this year. Here are some of our staff’s thoughts. What are you thankful for this Thanksgiving? Wendy Pfeil: There are so many things to be thankful for, first I am thankful for my family that through all the craziness of 2019, we are still able to sit down at dinner and laugh together. Secondly, I am thankful for my work family. Whether we are celebrating successful events, birthdays, holidays or just everyday fun, we also are there for each in times of need from sickness to death. There is no other team I would rather be a part…

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Purchase Your Ad for the 2019 Annual Report

November 21, 2019 | General

Each year, the Chamber’s Annual Report features highlights of Chamber accomplishments and events. The annual report includes information from each of our committees and the many events we hold throughout the year. In addition to your free listing on our online Member Directory, you also have the opportunity to advertise in this publication. This is a great way to promote your services and products to other Chamber members as well as to the general public. This full-color publication will be emailed to over 1,500 Chamber members as well as posted the whole year of 2020 on the Chamber’s website for viewing. There will also be paper copies in the Chamber office available upon request. If you are interested in taking part, you must fill out this Annual Report Advertising Contract, due to the Chamber no later than…

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