The 2016 Edwardsville/Glen Carbon Chamber of Commerce Golf Challenge, brought to you by Tiger Plumbing, Heating, Air Conditioning & Electrical Services, will be held Friday, June 24 at Sunset Hills Country Club in Edwardsville. The golf outing is a great opportunity to market your business, treat your employees, and host your clients.
We hope you’re able to attend and enjoy lunch on the course, 18 holes of tournament golf, beverages, breakfast snacks and a post-play meal – all to benefit the many programs and services provided by the chamber.
Applications are available for 2015 Edwardsville/Glen Carbon Chamber of Commerce scholarships: two $1,000 scholarships and one $1,500 scholarship are available.
CLICK HERE to download the application.
The Edwardsville/Glen Carbon Chamber of Commerce will award one $1,000 scholarship to a graduating senior from Edwardsville High School, Metro East Lutheran High School, Lahr-Well Christian Academy, or a home-schooled student living in District 7. One $1,000 scholarship will also be awarded to a student currently attending either Southern Illinois University Edwardsville (SIUE) or Lewis and Clark Community College. New in 2013 was one $1,500 scholarship awarded to a student entering his or her junior or senior year of study in the SIUE School of Business.
At the Tuesday, March 18 Edwardsville City Council meeting, the Council considered an ordinance to implement a Home Rule Municipal Retailers’ Occupation Tax and Home Rule Service Occupation Tax (collectively known as the “Home Rule Sales Tax”). The Home Rule Sales Tax would be imposed at a rate of one quarter of one percent (0.25% ) on the gross sales receipts.
The City of Edwardsvillle will consider adopting the tax to help construct, maintain and operate public safety facilities. The additional sales tax would impact only those businesses located in the City of Edwardsville.
The Edwardsville/Glen Carbon Chamber of Commerce government affairs committee invites you to attend the 3rd Annual Legislative Summit. This is an opportunity to interact with your state and federal legislators in a panel discussion format, complete with Q&A session.
The Legislative Summit will take place Monday, February 24 from 7:30-9am in the Leclaire Room at Lewis and Clark Community College's N.O. Nelson campus. Cost is $20 per person and includes a buffet breakfast. CLICK HERE to RSVP.
Legislators will provide a brief update on state and federal issues, followed by questions from the audience. Confirmed panelists include:
Congressman Rodney Davis
Congressman John Shimkus
State Representative Dwight Kay
State Senator Bill Haine
Call 618.656.7600 to inquire about sponsorships.
This year's 'SHOP SMART. SHOP LOCAL. SHOP CHAMBER.' campaign launched the week of November 23, just in time to ramp up prior to Black Friday shopping! Look for cool reusable Shop Chamber shopping bags available for purchase ($5 each) at many local retailers, packed full of more than $150 in local savings. 'Like' our Facebook page to keep updated on the campaign!
We offer our sincere gratitude to all who helped make this year's annual Edwardsville/Glen Carbon Chamber of Commerce Halloween Parade a success. Without numerous volunteers and a true community effort, this annual event would not come to fruition year after year.
The 2012 Edwardsville/Glen Carbon Chamber of Commerce golf tournament is Friday, June 22 at Edwardsville's beautiful Sunset Hills Country Club. The tournament is a great opportunity to market your business, treat your employees, and host potential or current clients.
We hope you are able to attend and enjoy the all-inclusive format, including:
Join the Ed/Glen Chamber on a trip to Beijing, China! Take in everything from the thrill of walking on the Great Wall to exploring historic Tiananmen Square by experiencing the heart of Beijing on a tour with Edwardsville/Glen Carbon Chamber of Commerce and Travel Express. The trip, Beijing City Stay, is scheduled through leading tour operator Collette Vacations.
The Beijing City Stay tour departs April 29, 2013, for nine days. Travelers will enjoy the quiet pleasure of lunch with a local family at their Hutong home, visit the pandas at the Beijing Zoo, and venture to the Valley of the Ming Tombs and the 2008 Olympic Green with its famous Water Cube and Bird's Nest.
The Edwardsville/Glen Carbon Chamber of Commerce is holding its first cash mob event Saturday, March 24 in conjunction with National Cash Mob Day (www.cashmob.com). The cash mob is planned for 1pm Saturday at Olive Oils & More, located at 1063 South IL Route 157, Suite 6, in Edwardsville (behind Bella Milano).
“Last week I read an article about National Cash Mob Day and thought it would be great to bring a cash mob to the Edwardsville/Glen Carbon area. This is such a unique way to garner support for local business, and it’s fun. I hope the community comes out this Saturday in a show of support for Olive Oils & More. It’s an opportunity to make a difference in the success of a local business,” said Cathy Hamilton, who serves on the Ed/Glen Chamber’s board of directors.