The 2nd annual Marion Chamber of Commerce Legislative Summit will be held on Friday, August 26 at 11:30 a.m. at Kokopelli.
The event will include a buffet-style lunch (cost $15 to Kokopelli, menu includes parmesan crusted chicken, baked ravioli, Caesar salad and garlic bread), updates by your Legislators, each followed by a Q&A session moderated by a member of your Legislative Affairs Committee, and networking.
Here are a few Legislators who plan to be in attendance:
- U.S. Rep. Mike Bost
- Lieutenant Governor Evelyn Sanguinetti
- Illinois Treasurer Michael W. Frerichs
- 117th District Representative John Bradley
- Illinois 59th District Senator Gary Forby
- Marion Mayor Robert Butler
Deadline to RSVP is August 19.
RSVPs are required.
The Legislative Affairs Committee meets on the third Thursday of each month at 8 a.m. at South Porte Bank in Marion. The Marion Chamber of Commerce Legislative Affairs Committee serves as a research and advisory committee for the Chamber's Board of Directors. The goals of the Legislative Affairs Committee are to monitor governmental matters that could impact the community or local business, present recommendations to the Chamber's Board of Directors, and to assist in the initiation of the appropriate action. The Legislative Affairs Committee is a non-partisan organization and shall neither endorse candidates for public office nor political parties.