Cedarhurst of Edwardsville will be hosting a food drive to benefit the Glen-Ed Pantry. Volunteers will be outside the Cedarhurst facility for a drive up and drop off donation experience.
Some of the most needed food items are: • Whole grain foods • Whole wheat pasta • Brown rice • Whole grain cereal • Whole wheat flour • Whole grain crackers • Plain oatmeal • Shelf stable milk (cow, soy, rice, etc.) • Fruit, dried or canned in light syrup or juice • Low-sodium, no salt added vegetables • Low-sodium pasta sauce in plastic container • Foods high in protein • Natural peanut butter (no hydrogenated oil) • Dried beans • Dried peas • Dried lentils • Unsalted nuts • Canned tuna - canned in water, not oil • Canned salmon - canned in water, not oil • Canned chicken - canned in water, not oil • 100% fruit and/or vegetable juice • Cooking oil • Olive oil • Canola oil
In addition to food, these non-food items are greatly needed and appreciated: Paper products • Diapers • Toiletries
Industry Roundtable: Restaurants
The Ed/Glen Chamber is hosting a members-only restaurant industry roundtable to explore key challenges and best practices of your industry, and how the chamber is working to support local dining establishments. Attendees will have the opportunity to:
CANCELLED: Business After 5 @ Utilitra
The July 2020 Business After 5 (BA5) is hosted by Utilitra.
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 mingle and build rewarding relationships 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.
Annual Ed/Glen Chamber Golf Tournament
The chamber's annual golf outing is scheduled for Friday, July 17 at Oak Brook Golf Club with a shotgun start at 7:30am.
REGISTRATION & SPONSORSHIP FORMS COMING SOON!
How to Write A Great Business Plan
If you are thinking of starting a new business, YOU NEED A BUSINESS PLAN! This workshop will focus on creating a Business Plan for a start-up business and will help you determine if your idea makes financial sense. At the end of the course, we will connect you with a SCORE mentor, who will help you complete your Business Plan.
In addition, you will have the opportunity to NETWORK with other business-minded people who are considering starting a business!
If you are currently in business – Do you have a Business Plan, is it current, and are you following it?
If you are seeking a loan to expand your business you may also find this workshop helpful.
This workshop will cover the following topics:
• The Purpose of a Business Plan
• An Introduction to the Key Parts of a Business Plan
• Writing Your Business Plan
• Presenting your Business Plan to a Lender
• You will have notes and handouts that will help you with writing your Business Plan
• You will have the opportunity to be connected to a SCORE Mentor that can assist you in the completion of your business plan.
Ladies Day Event!
Wild Birds Unlimited is partnering with Queen Beedz Designs for a two day ladies event. Queen Beedz features Nature Themed Jewelry, and much more! WBU is celebrating with 20% off your in store purchases with Double Points for Club Members!
FREE COVID-19 TESTING
MADISON COUNTY FREE COVID - 19 TESTING