Calendar of Events - Edwardsville/Glen Carbon Chamber of Commerce
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nexus@noon: Never Split the Difference by Chris Voss
8/18/2020
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Business After 5 @ Trace on the Parkway
8/20/2020
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Ribbon Cutting @ Walmart of Glen Carbon
8/28/2020
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nexus@noon: Never Split the Difference by Chris Voss
9/15/2020
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Business After 5 @ TBA
9/17/2020
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ACCELERATE Executive-Led Leadership Presentation w/ Randy Pembrook (SIUE)
9/30/2020
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2020 SIUE Day Community Breakfast
10/1/2020
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Business After 5 @ Armstrong Teasdale LLP
10/15/2020
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nexus@noon: Never Split the Difference by Chris Voss
10/20/2020
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ACCELERATE Executive-Led Leadership Presentation w/ Keith Page (Anderson Healthcare)
10/28/2020
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Annual Edwardsville/Glen Carbon Chamber of Commerce Halloween Parade
10/31/2020
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ACCELERATE Executive-Led Leadership Presentation w/ Nancy Schneider (Chef's Shoppe Gourmet Kitchen Store)
11/18/2020
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Business After 5 @ 1st MidAmerica Credit Union
11/19/2020
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Business After 5 @ TBA
12/17/2020
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Events in the month of July 2020
DateEvent
7/10/2020
Food Drive

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

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7/13/2020
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:
  • build meaningful connections with fellow restaurant executives
  • share helpful tips and resources with one another
  • learn how to best maximize Ed/Glen Chamber membership to increase exposure
  • receive an advocacy update from Ed/Glen Chamber President/CEO Desiree Bennyhoff

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7/16/2020
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.

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7/17/2020
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!


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7/29/2020
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

Takeaways:

• 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.


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7/31/2020
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!

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7/31/2020
FREE COVID-19 TESTING


               MADISON COUNTY FREE COVID - 19 TESTING
                                                 AT
                             SOUP-N-SHARE OUTREACH

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