Welcome New September Members
Stork Vision Marion
Join Date: 09/07/2018
Join Date: 09/11/2018
Heartland Regional Medical Group
Brandi Meyer, Jodi Bryant, Ellen Culp, Amanda Newlin, Shelly Fred, Mindy Gould & Lori Daine
Join Date: 09/14/2018
September Membership Drive
Do you know someone that would make a great chamber member? Perhaps someone who dropped their membership and would like to get re-engaged?
September is a great time to do it. Through the entire month of September, in honor of Chamber of Commerce Week, we will feature a 16-month membership (from now through all of 2019) at the annual investment level. Membership packets are available online
and at the chamber office.
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Regional Chamber Resources
Chamber Business After Hours
Wer are looking for Business After Hour hosts for 2019! Don't miss your chance!
Email firstname.lastname@example.org, call 997-6311 or fill out this form to schedule your BAH event today!
REDUCED PRICING on Chamber's Digital Sign
Did you know that on average over 15,000 cars go by the Marion Chamber Office each day? Are you interested in getting in front of that audience?
The Marion Chamber of Commerce Marketing Committee members have drastically reduced the cost to advertise on the Chamber's digital sign. This sign is available for rent to a wide variety of Chamber members, local businesses, organizations, community groups and residents.
For more information or to take advantage of this great opportunity, click here.
Send a Member eBlast!
Weekly promotional eBlasts are available to members for $50. Slots are filled on a first-come, first-served basis. One blast per month per company please. Click here for the form.
Chamber Golf Scramble: 3 Teams Left
2018 Marion Chamber of Commerce Golf Scramble
Thursday, September 27
Registration begins at 11:30 AM
Shot Gun Start at 1PM
1527 Champions Drive, Marion, Il 62959
3 Team Spots Left!
Click Here to Register to Play
or Secure your Sponsorship
10th Annual Marion Main Street Hubfest
The 10th annual Marion Main Street HUBFEST will be held on Saturday, September 22 on the square in Marion. We are proud to be a sponsor of this event.
Chamber T-shirts Now Available
Dates and Registration Info Do you Chamber?
Show your support for the benefits of chamber membership with this super soft heather gray T-shirt featuring the chamber logo on the front and the phrase 'Do You Chamber?' on the back. A sample is available to look at in the chamber office.
Adult sizes are available starting at $15 and can be ordered through our online store
. We plan on ordering these to have in time for events in October. Order yours today online
or call the chamber office at 618-997-6311.
SI Made Expo Presentation to Veterans Honor Flight
On September 14th, Senator Fowler, representatives from local chambers, and the SI Made Expo presented a check for over $28,000 to Veterans Honor Flight. This donation goes directly to future Honor Flights for 2019.
The Marion Chamber is proud to be part of this project and thrilled that our members helped to sponsor this year's SI Made Expo. The dates for the 2019 event is tentatively set for July 27 & 28. Event information will be published in the coming months. In the meantime, check out the sponsors and vendors of this year's event at https://www.simade.org/
. Shop Local for locally made products!
This Month's Lunch & Learn: Sept 26th
Join us for our September Lunch & Learn at Heartland Regional Medical Center (Classrooms 1 & 4) on Wednesday, September 26, 11:45 am to 12:00 pm. This Lunch & Learn is sponsored by The Marion Chamber of Commerce and Heartland Regional Medical Center.
Admission is $15 per Marion Chamber member ($20 for non-chamber participants). Lunch and drinks provided courtesy of Heartland Regional Medical Center.
Contact the Marion Chamber office at (618) 997-6311 or email@example.com to secure your seat.
Live2Lead: Southern Illinois 2018
Ticket Prices & Info
Live2Lead will be presented in Southern Illinois on Friday, November 2 at The Pavilion. The exclusive video-on-demand and live leadership training event will be hosted by Marion Chamber of Commerce and is sponsored by Heartland Regional Medical Center and the City of Marion. Doors open at 7:30 am for registration. Live2Lead begins at 8:30 am and concludes at 3:30 pm.
Download Registration Form
Online Event Registration
October Member Luncheon: October 9th
Links from last month's luncheon
The Marion Chamber of Commerce Monthly Membership Luncheon will be held on Tuesday, October 9th at Kokopelli. Lunch service begins at 11:45 a.m.
The speaker will be Warden True of United States Penitentiary - Marion. Warden True will be presenting on USP Marion’s contributions to small business and to the community. Topics will include recycling, building and repair projects, and contracts awarded to small business.
the sponsor of the October Monthly Membership Luncheon.
2018 'Leaders Among Us' Celebrated at this year's Chamber Regional Luncheon
This year's Leaders Among Us. Congratulations to this year's winners, many are fellow chamber members, who make our region a great place to live!
Aur Beck, Judy Courter, Keith Hagene, Melvin "Pepper" Holder, Doug Kimmel, Jessica Lynn, Jason Powell, Barbara Rester, Karen Stallman, Nancy Young, Ivan and Wanda Zwick
Read the Full article and profiles here
Upcoming Chamber Meetings
Share Your News With Us!
Send your event flyer and event description to firstname.lastname@example.org. We can put it on the event calendar to share with membership in our weekly e-news.
Also, invite our new Executive Director, Karen Mullins, to your events on Facebook. Reach out to her through her Facebook Profile.