Calendar of Events - Marion Chamber of Commerce
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4th annual Marion Chamber Legislative Summit
08/24/18
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2018 Marion Chamber of Commerce Golf Scramble
09/27/18
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Live2Lead: Southern Illinois 2018
11/02/18
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Events in the next 30 days...
DateEvent
08/21/18
New Member Quarterly Luncheon

Every quarter the Marion Chamber of Commerce Membership Committee holds a New Member Quarterly Luncheon. This quarter’s New Member Quarterly Luncheon will be held at noon at Fujiyama Japanese Cuisine on Tuesday, August 21. 

RSVPs are required to ensure enough space is reserved for our gathering. New Member Lunches are held on the 3rd Tuesday, quarterly (February, May, August, and November), and coordinated by the Marion Chamber of Commerce Membership Committee. New members’ lunches will be paid for by the Chamber. We hope to see you there!
 
Marion Chamber of Commerce Membership Committee members will be on hand to answer all of your questions about the Chamber, its events, committees, member benefits, etc. Feel free to bring your Membership Packet and any questions you may have about the Chamber to the meeting to get your questions answered. 

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08/23/18
Attorney General Candidate Presentation: Kwame Raoul

The Marion Chamber of Commerce Legislative Affairs Committee will host an Attorney General Candidate Presentation with Kwame Raoul on Thursday, August 23rd at 9 a.m. at the Scout Cabin, 519 Parish Avenue in Ashley Park in Marion. The event is open to members of the Marion Chamber of Commerce. There is no charge to attend. 

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08/23/18
Ribbon Cutting and Open House for Athletico Physical Therapy

Open House to Follow the Ribbon Cutting. Hors Devours and Deserts Provided. Door Prizes throughout the Event!

Athletico Marion, conveniently located at the intersection of Route 37 and Main St, is proud to serve Marion and the surrounding communities. Our clinicians, with advanced training as Certified Orthopedic Manual Therapists, focus on patient-centered care providing the best outcomes for our patients.

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08/24/18
4th annual Marion Chamber Legislative Summit



The 4th annual Marion Chamber of Commerce Legislative Summit will be held on Friday, August 24 at 11 a.m. at Kokopelli Clubhouse. 

The event will include a buffet-style lunch (served from 11-11:30 a.m. and includes lasagna, extra meat sauce on the side, Italian tossed salad, parmesan bread, chef’s selection of 3 desserts, tea, lemonade, water), updates by your Legislators (beginning at 11:30 a.m. sharp), each followed by a Q&A session moderated by a member of your Legislative Affairs Committee, and networking until 1:30 p.m. The registration fee for this event is $20 for members of the Marion Chamber ($25 for nonmembers), payable to the Marion Chamber of Commerce.

Deadline to register is August 17. Registration required.

If you are running for office and would like a table to interact with the Legislative Summit guests from 11-11:30 a.m. and after the program ends at 1 p.m. until 1:30 p.m., the fee is $150 for members of the Marion Chamber ($200 for nonmembers) and includes 2 lunches. There is limited space available!

Here are a few Legislators who have been invited to attend:
  • U.S. Rep. Mike Bost
  • U.S. Senator Tammy Duckworth
  • U.S. Senator Richard Durbin
  • 117th District Representative Dave Severin
  • Illinois 59th District Senator Dale Fowler
  • Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner 
  • Lieutenant Governor Evelyn Sanguinetti 
  • Attorney General Lisa Madigan
  • Illinois Comptroller Susana A. Mendoza
  • Illinois Treasurer Michael W. Frerichs
  • Williamson County Commissioners Brent Gentry, Ron Ellis and Jim Marlo
  • Marion Mayor Anthony Rinella
If you register for the event and are unable to attend, a 24-hour notice is required or you will be invoiced. Note: If you have registered and are unable to attend, you may transfer to a fellow employee without penalty. A refund will only be given to those with a paid registration who cancel more than 24 hours prior to the event. 

The Legislative Affairs Committee meets on the third Thursday of each month at 8 a.m. at South Porte Bank in Marion. The Marion Chamber of Commerce Legislative Affairs Committee serves as a research and advisory committee for the Chamber's Board of Directors. The goals of the Legislative Affairs Committee are to monitor governmental matters that could impact the community or local business, present recommendations to the Chamber's Board of Directors, and to assist in the initiation of the appropriate action. The Legislative Affairs Committee is a non-partisan organization and shall neither endorse candidates for public office nor political parties.
 

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08/24/18
Heartland Rotary Black Light Bash Bingo

Join Williamson County Heartland Rotary as we play Glo Bingo on August 24th at the Marion KC Hall. Proceeds go toward service projects in our community. 

Must be 18 to participate.

Thank you to our sponsors! 


 

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09/04/18
Marion Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors meeting

The Marion Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors meeting will be held at 8 a.m. at Heartland Regional Medical Center. 

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09/08/18
Veterans on Parade

All veterans from Southern Illinois are invited to march or ride with Units from the Army, Navy, Marines, Air Force, Coast Guard, National Guard, VFW, American Legion, AMVETS and DAV organizations including ROTC and High School bands. 
 

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