Business After 5 @ 1st MidAmerica Credit Union
The October 2019 Business After 5 (BA5) is hosted by 1st MidAmerica Credit Union.
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 mix, mingle and be merry 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.
Free Dental Day
The dentists at Arch View Family Dental and Troy Family Dental are teaming up to offer a Free Dental Day for patients 18 or older.
Patients may choose one of the following as a complimentary procedure:
Basic exam and X-Rays provided for all patients. First come, first served - no appointments necessary.
A Night in the Stacks
This year marks the 50th anniversary of the iconic Mississippi River Festival, an outdoor concert series held on campus from 1969-1980 that featured such bands as The Who, Chicago, The Eagles and The Grateful Dead.
In partnership with Friends of Lovejoy Library and the SIUE Foundation, the Alumni Association will be hosting a commemorative reception to honor this historic festival. Hors d'oeuvres and a buffet dinner provided by LoRusso's Cucina, live music from The Ralph Butler Band, galleries of viewable MRF memorabilia on display, an auction featuring amazing getaway and experience packages and more will be included during the evening; all to help support the future endeavors of Lovejoy Library.
Doors open at 6 p.m. with parking available in Lot A.
ACCELERATE Executive-Led Leadership Presentation w/ Jason Shupp (Ferguson Roofing)
2019 ACCELERATE DATES
ACCELERATE is the Ed/Glen Chamber's business-centric initiative to build and solidify our region's workforce through intimate one-on-one interactions between ACCELERATE members and executives from across the region.
ACCELERATE is designed to provide professionals of all ages with the tools to:
* Accelerate your leadership acumen
* Hone your communication skills
* Expand your professional network, and ultimately
* Strengthen our business community as a whole
Special thanks to TownePlace Suites by Marriott for hosting our 2019 ACCELERATE series.
4th Annual Masquerspayed Ball
This is our annual fundraiser to help fund our service to the pets and their owners of Madison county. It is being held at The Lovejoy Wedding and Event Center in Alton and we are thrilled to announce that Alton Mayor, Mr. Brant Walker, will be an honored guest!
A Gothic Evening with Edgar Allan Poe
A Gothic Evening with Edgar Allan Poe
Annual Edwardsville/Glen Carbon Chamber of Commerce Halloween Parade
Each year on Halloween night, an estimated crowd of 25,000 spectators line the streets of downtown Edwardsville in anticipation of this annual tradition. The Edwardsville/Glen Carbon Chamber of Commerce has brought the Halloween parade to the community for nearly 100 years. Marching bands, school groups, organizations, entertainers, and more than 100 floats take to the streets. 2019 theme, sponsorship and registration information coming soon.
Promptly at 6:30pm Thursday, October 31, 2019, the parade will leave Lincoln Middle School parking lot at Schwarz & West Streets, then travel east on St. Louis Street to Vandalia Street, then north on North Main Street and will disband at High Street.
Spectator parking is available in the 'super lot' east of Main Street, and on side streets along the parade route. The Jerry's Tire Sales lot is reserved for handicap parking. Portapots will be available at Walgreen's, First Mid Bank & Trust, and Big Daddy's.
Friends Trivia Night
Scheffel Boyle CPAs will be hosting a “Friends Trivia for the Troops” in support of the CPA firm’s community service program, Scheffel Boyle Shares.