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September Lunch & Learn: Productivity on FIRE with John Nimmo
09/26/18
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2018 Marion Chamber of Commerce Golf Scramble
09/27/18
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October Membership Luncheon
10/09/18
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Marion Chamber Community Block Party at Heartland Regional Medical Center - Bag Board Team Registration
10/19/18
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Marion Chamber Community Block Party at Heartland Regional Medical Center - Sponsor/Vendor Registration
10/19/18
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Live2Lead: Southern Illinois 2018
11/02/18
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Events in the month of December 2017
DateEvent
12/01/17
Shop Southern Illinois drawing

Fifteen area Chambers of Commerce along with a Main Street program and several regional businesses have teamed up this holiday season in an effort to encourage Southern Illinoisans to do a majority of their holiday shopping in the region, rather than traveling out of the area or shopping online.

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12/01/17
Clothes for Kids Benefit

Join us for a holiday art show and benefit

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12/02/17
Santa on the Square

Marion Main Street is hosting Santa on the Square on Saturday, December 2, 9, 16 and 23 from noon to 4 p.m. Have your photo taken with Santa.

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12/05/17
Nominating Committee meeting

The Marion Chamber of Commerce Nominating Committee will meet at 7:30 a.m. on Tuesday, December 5 at Heartland Regional Medical Center, Classroom 1. 

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12/05/17
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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12/05/17
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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12/06/17
Marion Chamber of Commerce Annual Dinner Committee meeting

The Marion Chamber of Commerce Annual Dinner Committee will meet on Wednesday, December 6 at 8 a.m. at the Chamber office. 

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12/06/17
Strategies for Addressing Sexual Harassment Complaints

HireLevel Webinar: 

Elevating Your Corporate Culture by Embracing a Zero Tolerance Position on Sexual Harassment, and Empowering Employees to Speak Up

Presenter
Jennifer Chierek Znosko, Attorney At Law, Littler Employment & Labor Law
Wednesday, December 6th, 9:30 AM-10:30 AM
 

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12/07/17
Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for Factory Connection

A Ribbon Cutting Ceremony will be held for Factory Connection on Thursday, December 7 at 3 p.m. in celebration of their new location - 130 Enterprise Way, Suite 20B. An Open House will follow until 7 p.m. The event will include refreshments and a drawing for a $25 gift card. Bring your business cards! You do not have to be present to win the drawing. 

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12/08/17
Shop Southern Illinois drawing

Fifteen area Chambers of Commerce along with a Main Street program and several regional businesses have teamed up this holiday season in an effort to encourage Southern Illinoisans to do a majority of their holiday shopping in the region, rather than traveling out of the area or shopping online.

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12/08/17
Shop Local Christmas Bazaar

Enjoy a glass of wine or wassail as you shop local this Friday at Parkway Estates!
Over 20 local small businesses!
3:30pm-7:30pm at Parkway Estates, just across from the movie theater in Marion

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12/08/17
Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for Lucky's Beer, Wine & Spirits

A Ribbon Cutting ceremony for Lucky's Beer, Wine & Spirits will be held on Friday, December 8 at 3:30 p.m. at 922 West Main, Marion. The event will include liquor tastings, appetizers and networking. 

An Open House will follow on Saturday, December 9 from noon to 3 p.m. with 20's Hideout Steakhouse farm-to-table black angus burgers, soft drinks and Z100 doing a live radio remote. Everyone is welcome!

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12/09/17
Santa on the Square

Marion Main Street is hosting Santa on the Square on Saturday, December 2, 9, 16 and 23 from noon to 4 p.m. Have your photo taken with Santa.

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12/09/17
Open House for Lucky's Beer, Wine & Spirits

Lucky's Beer, Wine & Spirits will hold an open house event on will be held on Saturday, December 9 from noon to 3 p.m. with 20's Hideout Steakhouse farm-to-table black angus burgers, soft drinks and Z100 doing a live radio remote. Everyone is welcome!

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12/12/17
Monthly Membership Luncheon

The Marion Chamber of Commerce Monthly Membership Luncheon will be held on Tuesday, December 12 at noon at The Pavilion. 

The Marion Jr. Jazz Choir, under the direction of Elizabeth Byassee Shore, will be presenting several Christmas tunes for your enjoyment. 


Small's is catering and the menu includes pork chops, au gratin potatoes, green beans, glazed carrots, and choice of ooey gooey butter cake or chocolate 4-layer delight.

The Insurance House is the sponsor of the December Monthly Membership Luncheon.

The results of the Marion Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors election will be announced at the luncheon.


Registration for the event is $12 (payable to the Marion Chamber of Commerce) to those who RSVP prior to noon on December 11. Pre-registration is strongly encouraged. After noon on December 11, no more registrations will be taken, however walk-ins will be accepted. Please note that the walk-in rate is $15.  

If you register for an 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. 

If any Marion Chamber of Commerce member would like to have fliers for an upcoming event, announcements, etc. given to each attendee at the luncheon, please contact the Chamber at 618.997.6311 to arrange for delivery of the fliers prior to the luncheon. 

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12/13/17
December Lunch & Learn: Your best year ever: The journey starts here.

Eat, learn, discuss & grow!

Raise your leadership and connect with others in a fun learning environment!

The December Lunch & Learn will be held on December 13 from noon - 1 p.m. at The Pavilion. The topic will be "Your best year ever: The journey starts here."

The days leading to Christmas and New Year’s are the best time to reflect on our past and set the goals for our future. This Lunch & Learn will empower you to plan your goals, take consistent action, and make each day count as you walk your own path to your best self. After participating in this one-hour, you will find the clarity, courage, and commitment you need to have your best year ever. 

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12/14/17
Grad Spree Committee meeting

The Marion Chamber of Commerce Grad Spree Committee will meet on Thursday, December 14 at 8 a.m. at the Chamber office.

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12/14/17
Marion Chamber Cash Mob

Join the Marion Chamber Cash Mob! The Cash Mob will be held from noon to 1 p.m. on Thursday, December 14 at Magpie Market House. The owner has agreed to offer 10% off storewide. Come join us at any time during the Cash Mob for networking, great deals, light snacks and drinks, and supporting Shop Southern Illinois!

Every quarter, the Marion Chamber invites you to visit a Marion area retail shops armed with cash, a smile, and a love of Marion. We call the shop ahead of time to let them know they have been chosen as that quarter's Cash Mob destination, but we won't let you know where the location is until the day before the Cash Mob. 

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12/15/17
Shop Southern Illinois drawing

Fifteen area Chambers of Commerce along with a Main Street program and several regional businesses have teamed up this holiday season in an effort to encourage Southern Illinoisans to do a majority of their holiday shopping in the region, rather than traveling out of the area or shopping online.

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12/15/17
Ribbon Cutting for NovaCare Prosthetics & Orthotics

A Ribbon Cutting ceremony will be held on Friday, December 15 at 2:30 p.m. for NovaCare Prosthetics & Orthotics, 118 Airway Drive, Marion. An open house will follow until 6 p.m.

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12/16/17
Santa on the Square

Marion Main Street is hosting Santa on the Square on Saturday, December 2, 9, 16 and 23 from noon to 4 p.m. Have your photo taken with Santa.

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12/19/17
Marion Chamber of Commerce Membership Committee

The Marion Chamber of Commerce Membership Committee will meet on Tuesday, December 19 (always the third Tuesday of each month) at noon at the Chamber office. 

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12/20/17
Marion Chamber of Commerce Marketing Committee meeting

The Marion Chamber of Commerce Marketing Committee meets on the third Wednesday of each month at 8 a.m. at the Chamber office. 

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12/21/17
Marion Chamber of Commerce Legislative Affairs Committee meeting

The Marion Chamber of Commerce Legislative Affairs Committee meeting is held on the third Thurday of each month at 8 a.m. at South Porte Bank. 

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12/22/17
Shop Southern Illinois drawing

Fifteen area Chambers of Commerce along with a Main Street program and several regional businesses have teamed up this holiday season in an effort to encourage Southern Illinoisans to do a majority of their holiday shopping in the region, rather than traveling out of the area or shopping online.

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12/23/17
Santa on the Square

Marion Main Street is hosting Santa on the Square on Saturday, December 2, 9, 16 and 23 from noon to 4 p.m. Have your photo taken with Santa.

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12/29/17
Shop Southern Illinois drawing

Fifteen area Chambers of Commerce along with a Main Street program and several regional businesses have teamed up this holiday season in an effort to encourage Southern Illinoisans to do a majority of their holiday shopping in the region, rather than traveling out of the area or shopping online.

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