Category: Membership Tips

Don’t Pay for Job Ads Online

October 06, 2021 | Membership Tips

Recently we have heard from multiple members that they are paying $500 or more for employment ads with Indeed for open positions. We have also heard these businesses aren’t getting anywhere by paying for these ads. We want our members to know that there is a process noted below where employers can register through to post their open positions and Indeed will pick them up at NO COST! Just create an employer account and upload your job there. Go to then go to the “Log In/Register” tab to create a new account. For more information on getting help posting positions, contact Lee Reese at

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Back 2 Business Grants Available August 18

August 12, 2021 | Membership Tips

Governor Pritzker and the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO) today announced the $250 million Back to Business (B2B) grant program to support the continued recovery of small businesses across Illinois. The first in a series of economic recovery programs set to launch by the administration, B2B will offer small businesses access to funds that can help offset losses due to COVID-19, bring back workers and take continued steps to rebuild amid the fallout from the pandemic. The program builds on last year’s Business Interruption Grant program, which provided $580 million to small businesses and childcare providers across the state. $250 million to small businesses across the state that experienced losses in 2020 due to COVID-19 Grants will range from $5,000 to $150,000 per business and can be used to cover a wide…

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March New & Renewing Members

May 13, 2021 | Membership Tips

Welcome to our newest members: Dawn Corwin Creative Photography3320 North Illinois Street, Estel Foods/McDonalds906 Carlyle Avenue, IL Beverage Association180 N LaSalle Street, Jennifer Gracin Knollwood Retirement Community921 Knollwood Village Rd, STL Entertainment3320 North Illinois Street, Sugar High Bakery & Café100 East Main Street, Belleville Waterfall Glen Soap Company LLC1511 East Main Street, Thank you to the following businesses for renewing their membership with the Chamber. Bel-O Pest Solutions.St. Clair CountyEdward Jones – Jeff PratlTavern on MainCrehan’s Irish PubSeven/Shichi Sushi BarThe Copper FireMcIlravy’s Irish PubBellecourt Banquet CenterThe EDGEBig Daddys 618Cork Tree CreativeKings House Retreat CenterSonnenberg Landscape Materials Co.Greensfelder, Hemker & Gale,-P.C.Chelar Tool & Die, Inc.Becker, Hoerner & Ysursa P.C.Hank’s Excavating & Landscaping, Inc.CliftonLarsonAllen LLPRice Sullivan LLCTown & Country BankViolence Prevention Center of SouthwesterPTL Manufacturing, Inc.Belfor Property RestorationPlocher Construction Company,…

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2021 Sponsorships Now Available

March 15, 2021 | Events | Membership Tips

After a unique 2020, the Chamber is looking to the future in hopes of still being able to host some of our signature events during the second part of 2021 and into 2022. Starting in March, the Chambers Sponsorship Campaign officially begins. It is an annual six-week campaign when the Chamber seeks our membership’s support for the year ahead including: 2021 Otto Golf Classic (includes teams), 2021 Annual Dinner & Silent Auction, 2021 Chili Cook-off and Chili Chase 5K Run, Business After Hours Hosts, Coffee Cup Connections Hosts, 2021 Annual Meeting, 2021 Government Officials BBQ, 2021 Teacher Appreciation Reception, 2021 Issues & Eggs, Leadership Belleville Class of 2021/2022 Class Days & Scholarships, Web Sponsorships, Weekly Email Update Sponsorships, & more! If you are interested in a sponsorship and have not yet been contacted, call us…

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COVID-19 Business-related Webinar Replays Now Available

February 11, 2021 | Events | Membership Tips

  Recently, the Greater Belleville Chamber of Commerce hosted two live webinars with the local law firm, Greensfelder, for business owners regarding COVID-19 in 2021. Both webinars are available on the Chamber’s YouTube channel to replay. COVID-19 Business Relief Opportunities | January 28, 2021 Need-to-Know COVID-19 Employment Issues for 2021 | February 3, 2021

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