• The Chamber Connection

    Monday, October 19, 2020
    FREE COVID-19 Testing This Week

    Starting today, there will be several locations for FREE COVID-19 testing in McDonough County throughout the week. Please have yourself tested and encourage your family, your friends, co-workers, employees, etc. to test as well. This will help the McDonough County Health Department and the Illinois Department of Public Health know how widespread the virus is in our area. It will also help us to decrease our positivity rating, as McDonough County has now been placed on the IDPH Warning Level list for

    Lauren Merritt

    Wednesday, October 14, 2020
    Webinar Opportunities for Manufacturing Month

    ​Please join the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity, in partnership with the Illinois Manufacturers’ Association, in celebrating Manufacturing Month in Illinois. We invite you to recognize Illinois manufacturers, and the next generation of creators, during this monthlong celebration.

    Lauren Merritt

    Tuesday, October 13, 2020
    October is National Women's Small Business Month

    October is National Women's Small Business Month! We have a number of small businesses owned by women in the Macomb Area, so I encourage all of you to give them a special shout out this month for all of the incredible work they are doing. Read on for a number of opportunities available this month.

    Lauren Merritt

    Thursday, April 9, 2020
    In Macomb and Across Illinois, Shoppers are Encouraged to Stay at Home – and Shop Local

    The Macomb Area Chamber of Commerce is joining chambers and small businesses across the state of Illinois to launch the ‘IL’ove Local campaign to encourage people to support local businesses during the week of April 11 – 18, 2020. While the Illinois Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives (IACCE) is leading efforts to unite chambers across the state in the initiative, the Macomb Area Chamber of Commerce is taking a leadership role in our community.

    Lauren Merritt

    Friday, March 27, 2020
    Implementation Guidance for Families First Act

    Lauren Merritt

    Friday, March 20, 2020
    SBA Offers Disaster Assistance to Illinois Small Businesses Economically Impacted by the Coronavirus (COVID-19)

    SBA Offers Disaster Assistance to Illinois Small Businesses Economically Impacted by the Coronavirus (COVID-19)

    Lauren Merritt

    Monday, April 22, 2019
    Get Your Business in the Spotlight at the Chamber Golf Outing!

    There are many great sponsorship opportunities available for the upcoming Chamber Golf Outing, where your business can gain exposure in a fun-filled environment, well attended by a diverse group of business owners and professionals.

    Lauren Merritt

    Friday, November 2, 2018
    Membership 101: Networking

    Networking helps with career development and business growth. The Chamber provides you with countless networking opportunities throughout the year.

    Lauren Merritt

    Thursday, September 13, 2018
    Membership 101: Gift Certificates Program FAQ

    Lauren Merritt

    Wednesday, August 22, 2018
    Membership 101: Advertising Through the Chamber

    Lauren Merritt