Calendar of Events - Edwardsville/Glen Carbon Chamber of Commerce
Mobile Visitor? Try our mobile app!
Event Type:

May 2019
Sun
Mon
Tue
Wed
Thu
Fri
Sat
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31

Events available for Registration...

ACCELERATE Executive-Led Leadership Presentation w/ Jason Cass (The Insurance Alliance)
09/25/19
register for this event...

Ground Breaking @ Unger Eye CAre
09/26/19
register for this event...

2019 SIUE Day Community Breakfast
10/03/19
register for this event...

Ribbon Cutting @ Infinite Wellness Integrative Medical Center
10/03/19
register for this event...

nexus@noon: Leaders Eat Last by Simon Sinek
10/08/19
register for this event...

Ground Breaking @ Edwardsville Bank, A Division of St. Louis Bank
10/10/19
register for this event...

Business After 5 @ 1st MidAmerica Credit Union
10/17/19
register for this event...

ACCELERATE Executive-Led Leadership Presentation w/ Jason Shupp (Ferguson Roofing)
10/23/19
register for this event...

ACCELERATE Executive-Led Leadership Presentation w/ Kristie Bailey (Fireside Financial LLC)
11/20/19
register for this event...

Business After 5 @ Stillwater Senior Living
11/21/19
register for this event...

Business After 5 @ First Presbyterian Church Edwardsville
12/19/19
register for this event...





Events in the month of May 2019
DateEvent
05/01/19
ChamberNET @ Gateway Grizzlies GCS Ballpark

Join members of the chambers of commerce from across the region as the Gateway Grizzlies host a ChamberNET event at GCS Ballpark.

more info...
05/02/19
Virtual Hearing Aid Workshop

Mid America Audiology Group invites you to tour their new Edwardsville office and receive a free hearing screening using their in office hearing aid simulator as part of this community workshop.

The simulator technology allows you to hear sound samples with your hearing loss and then hear the same sound samples with a headset that lets you hear how a properly programmed hearing aid would sound to you!

Have you ever wondered if you would benefit from hearing aids? This hearing aid simulator lets you virtually experience hearing aid technology so you can feel confident about your decision. Call now to reserve your spot at this event! Light snacks and beverages provided

more info...
05/02/19
Ribbon Cutting @ Kloss Furniture

more info...
05/06/19
Ribbon Cutting @ On The Move Holistic Wellness & Fitness

more info...
05/14/19
nexus@noon: Leaders Eat Last by Simon Sinek

During six one-hour lunch sessions at Edison's Entertainment Complex, be part of a discussion of a top-selling business and leadership book, Leaders Eat Last: Why Some Teams Pull Together And Others Don't by Simon Sinek.

     

Leaders Eat Last is a book about leaders who create an organizational culture that allows employees to feel fulfilled through the important work they do. By crafting an environment build on trust, teams will pull together again and again to help their tribe not just survive, but flourish. Here is a breakdown of the book's table of contents:
  • PART 1: OUR NEED TO FEEL SAFE
    • ​Protection From Above
    • Employees Are People Too
    • Belonging
    • Yeah, but...
  • PART 2: POWERFUL FORCES
    • ​When Enough Was Enough
    • E.D.S.O.
    • The Big C
    • Why We Have Leaders
  • PART 3: REALITY
    • ​The Courage To Do The Right Thing
    • Snowmobile In The Desert
  • PART 4: HOW WE GOT HERE
    • ​The Boom Before The Bust
    • The Boomers All Grown Up
  • PART 5: THE ABSTRACT CHALLENGE
    • ​Abstraction Kills
    • Modern Abstraction
    • Managing The Abstraction
    • Imbalance
  • PART 6: DESTRUCTIVE ABUNDANCE
    • ​So Goes The Culture, So Goes The Company
    • So Goes The Leader, So Goes The Culture
    • Integrity Matters
    • Friends Matter
    • Lead The People, Not The Numbers
  • PART 7: A SOCIETY OF ADDICTS
    • ​At The Center Of All Our Problems Is Us
    • At Any Expense
    • The Abstract Generation
  • PART 8: BECOMING A LEADER
    • ​Step 12
    • Shared Struggle
    • We Need More Leaders
Cost to attend is just $10 for lunch, payable directly to Edison's upon arrival. RSVPs ARE REQUIRED for each session and must be made no later than 24 hours in advance. Food and handouts will be prepared only for those guests who have submitted an RSVP more than 24 hours in advance.

more info...
05/15/19
Ribbon Cutting @ Obar

more info...
05/16/19
Business After 5 @ Scott Credit Union

The May 2019 Business After 5 (BA5) is hosted by Scott Credit Union.



Attendance at all 12 
BA5 events is included in your Ed/Glen Chamber membership investment! On the third Thursday of each month, we invite you to mix, mingle and be merry with fellow business leaders from 5-7pm.

Be sure to bring plenty of business cards, and be ready to expand your business network! Announcements, a message from our host(s), joker's jackpot drawing and business card giveaway will occur after 6:15pm.

more info...
05/17/19
10th Anniversary Ribbon Cutting @ Whistle Stop Gallery

more info...
05/22/19
ACCELERATE Executive-Led Leadership Presentation w/ Lisa McQuade (Donco LLC)


2019 ACCELERATE DATES
  • March 27 w/ Rich Grogan
  • April 24 w/ Loretta Graham
  • May 22 w/ Lisa McQuade
  • September 25 w/ Jason Cass
  • October 23 w/ Jason Shupp
  • November 20 w/ Kristie Bailey
These six one-hour sessions, held from 8-9am, are exclusively for ACCELERATE members.

ACCELERATE is the Ed/Glen Chamber's business-centric initiative to build and solidify our region's workforce through intimate one-on-one interactions between ACCELERATE members and executives from across the region.

ACCELERATE is designed to provide professionals of all ages with the tools to:
* Accelerate your leadership acumen
* Hone your communication skills
* Expand your professional network, and ultimately
* Strengthen our business community as a whole

Special thanks to TownePlace Suites by Marriott for hosting our 2019 ACCELERATE series.

more info...
05/23/19
Ground Breaking @ Anderson Healthcare Goshen Campus & Anderson Surgery Center

8:30AM Coffee & Donuts
9:00AM Ground Breaking

more info...
05/30/19
Ribbon Cutting @ Edwardsville Gun Club (NEW 5-Stand Shooting Facility)

more info...
05/31/19
200th Anniversary of Edwardsville Exhibit

The Edwardsville Arts Center is proud to present an exhibition of paintings celebrating the 200th Anniversary of Edwardsville! Enjoy apple pie, strawberry-lemonade cupcakes, and paintings of local spots in Edwardsville to help us celebrate!  The opening reception for our Edwardsville 200th Anniversary exhibit is Friday, May 31st from 6-8pm!  Come on out and celebrate with us!
Curated by John DenHouter, professor of painting at SIUE, the exhibition will also host works by Steve Hartman, Lon Brauer, Mike Neary, Mike Anderson, and Amy MacLennan.  Denhouter practices and has taught en plein air painting classes locally in which students enjoy painting outdoors, focusing on landscape, nature, and the various effects of the sunlight on those spaces. Denhouter’s paintings in the exhibition radiate brilliant colors and fresh brush work on familiar landscapes and buildings in Edwardsville.  In the DeToye student gallery Megan Westenberg, a BFA student from SIUE, will be displaying large diptych oil paintings based on Shakespeare plays.  The exhibition will be on display at the Edwardsville Arts Center, 6165 Center Grove Rd., Edwardsville, IL (EHS campus) from May 31st to July 12th , hours Wednesday – Friday 10am to 4 pm and Saturday 11am-3pm. 
The Edwardsville Arts Center is a community visual arts center located in Edwardsville, Illinois featuring local, regional and national artists in its gallery. Within the center, affordable, unique artworks are also available for purchase. The arts center is dedicated to the community, offering regular art exhibitions and classes to enrich the area’s cultural experiences with affordable education and entertainment.  To learn more, call the Edwardsville Arts Center at (618) 655-0337 or visit their website, www.edwardsvilleartscenter.com.
 

more info...