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Anyone living with Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes OR anyone who is a caregiver for someone with diabetes should attend. 

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN:

• Building a more effective relationship with your doctor
• Solving problems
• Exploring an exercise routine
• Communicating with family and friends about your condition
• Eating tips to help you feel better
• Managing your medications
• Setting and achieving goals
• Dealing with pain, frustration, isolation, lack of energy


WHEN:

Every Friday afternoon for 6 weeks
January 24, 2020 – February 28, 2020
1:00 pm - 3:30 pm

WHERE:

Logan Primary Care
405 Rushing Dr
Herrin, IL 62948

TO REGISTER:
CALL
866.744.2468

ONLINE
hsidn.org/takecharge

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1/24/20201:00pm to 3:30pm


10th Annual Red Carpet Gala
Come celebrate the 10th anniversary of Hospice of Southern Illinois’ Red Carpet Gala. This annual event is presented by Heartland Regional Medical Center and will showcase "1C0NS and Legends" on Saturday, January 25, 2020. Don’t be late, this is the premier gala of the region and tickets go fast. Get yours first on Monday, October 28, 2019, by visiting hospice.org/events.

Sponsorships are available.

5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Cocktails • Appetizers • Silent Auction
6:30 p.m. Dinner
7:30 p.m. Performances and Auction
After Party Following Show

Ticket Options:
Table of 12 $900 • Table of 8 $650 • Individual $100

Details: www.hospice.org/events or Lisa Mann • 618-997-3030

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1/25/20205:30pm to 9:30pmHospice of Southern Illinois; Lisa Mann


The date has been set for Tri-The-HUB 2020 in memory of CJ Rubright proudly sponsored by Prince Appraisals, Inc!

Join us on Sunday, January 26th and run, bike and swim your way through our indoor triathlon for all ages.

SWIM LAPS: 10 minutes
BIKE SPIN: 20 minutes
RUN ON TRACK/GYM: 15 minutes

Triathlon starts at 7:30 a.m.
Doors open at 6:30 a.m.

Cost: $25/Individual, $30/Team (Teams of 2 or 3)
Make checks payable to The HUB

Registration Required by January 24

Only 60 individual spots and 12 team spots available!

Age Groups: 10-14, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60+

1st, 2nd & 3rd Place Awarded for Top Males & Females in Each Age Group Plus Top Teams

NEW THIS YEAR: ONLINE REGISTRATION!!!!
 

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1/26/20207:00am to 12:00pm


Got writers block? Come to this fun prompt workshop. Be ready to share what you create! Free and open to teens and adults, 12 and older.

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1/28/20204:00pm to 5:30pm


This is a meeting for the post-Marion High School gradation event, Grad Spree.  To learn more about this event, please contact the chamber office.  Committee members will receive an agenda via email.

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1/30/20209:00am to 10:00amKaren Mullins


Online registration is now open for the 2020 Daddy Daughter Dance at Rent One Park with the Southern Illinois Miners. Reserve your date today for either of our two great nights, January 31st or February 1st at 6pm each night. http://gp1.glitnirticketing.com/gpticket/store/index.php?s_product_name=daddy

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2/1/20206:00pm to 9:00pm


Kre8ive Fine Arts presents this classic musical story of Roger and Hammerstein's Cinderella!

Come experience this classic fairytale live on stage! Roger and Hammerstein's Cinderella is a Musical for the ages. It follows the story we all know and love through beautiful songs and scenery.

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2/2/20202:00pm to 3:30pm



The Marion Chamber / FBLA Career Fair is returning to the Marion High School!  This event is very popular with the business community and a wonderful chance to meet the workers and business leaders of tomorrow!  This event takes place during a Marion High School half day.  Students will be visiting the Health Education Center during their PE period.

​Students will get help filling out applications, learn how to dress professionally, how to build  professional social media contacts, take part in mock interviews, and talk to business owners and leaders about job availability in our community. 

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2/5/20208:00am to 11:30amKaren Mullins


Menopause The Musical® is a groundbreaking celebration of women who are on the brink of, in the middle of, or have survived “The Change.” Now celebrating 18 years of female empowerment through hilarious musical comedy, Menopause The Musical® has evolved as a "grassroots" movement of women who deal with life adjustments after 40 by embracing each other and the road ahead.
Set in a department store, four women meet while shopping for a black lace bra at a lingerie sale.

After noticing similarities among one another, the cast jokes about their woeful hot flashes, mood swings, wrinkles, weight gain and much more. These women form a sisterhood and unique bond with the entire audience as they rejoice in celebrating that menopause is no longer “The Silent Passage.”

Inspired by a hot flash and a bottle of wine, Menopause The Musical® was created as a celebration of women who find themselves at any stage of “The Change.” The laughter-filled 90-minute production gets audience members out of their seats and singing along to parodies from classic pop songs of the ‘60s, ‘70s and ‘80s.

Menopause The Musical® is now in its 18th year and 14th as the longest-running musical in Las Vegas history, performing nightly at Harrah’s Hotel and Casino on the Las Vegas Strip. Seen by more than 15 million, it has played every state in the continental U.S. and more than 500 cities worldwide, and has been translated into nine languages. For more information, visit

www.MenopauseTheMusical.com.

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2/5/20207:30pm to 10:30pm


Want to learn about some of the amazing benefits that the Marion Chamber offers? Do you want to learn how you can get involved with the chamber?

If you answered yes to either one of those questions, this event is for YOU!

Join the chamber staff and the committee chairs at the Drury Inn on Thursday, February 6th at 8:30 am for our Member Orientation. Find out what benefits are available to our members and how you can get involved with upcoming events. You will also have the opportunity to network with new and standing members.

There is limited seating. Call the office at 618-997-6311 and reserve your seat by February 4th.

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2/6/20208:30am to 9:30am


Check out the Main Street Marion Facebook Page for the latest details!

https://www.facebook.com/marionmainstreet/
 

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2/8/20203:00pm to 8:00pm


The Marion Chamber of Commerce Monthly Membership Luncheon will be held on Tuesday, February 11th at the Marion Elks in Marion. Lunch service begins at 11:45 a.m.

This month's lunch presentation will feature Jeff McGoy.  2020...a new year...a new decade...a new YOU? This presentation will provide insight into how you can use the past, while living in the present to create the future you envision a reality.

This month's lunch will be provided by the Marion Elks and will feature Country fried steak, mushed potatoes and gravy, candy carrots, salad and dinner roll.  

Centerstone is the sponsor of the this month's Monthly Membership luncheon. Centerstone is a not-for-profit health care organization dedicated to delivering care that changes people’s lives. We provide mental health care, addiction treatment and community education in Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky and Tennessee.
 

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2/11/202011:45am to 1:00pmKaren Mullins


HIRE LEVEL HIRING EVENT

HIRELEVEL.COM |618-993-9675

Lawncare/Landscaping
Manufacturing
Customer Service Rep
CDL A-B Drivers
Maintenance
Mechanic
DSP/ Caregiver
Restoration

February 12th, 9 am- 4 pm
HireLevel Hiring Event
3911 W. Ernestine Dr. Marion, IL

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2/12/20209:00am to 4:00pm


Join us for an IACCE webinar to learn about the 2020 Anti-Harassment Laws.  This legislation comes into effect after almost two years of work by the Senate Task Force on Sexual Harassment. This webinar will feature Attorney Julie Proscia and focus on the changes that took effect January 1, 2020.  Compliance with new laws requires the following actions:
  1. Mandatory anti-harassment training
  2. Reporting requirements for final verdicts and decisions
  3. Revisions to employment policies
  4. Revisions to employment and severance agreements
Attendees will gain a thorough understanding of the new requirements and what actions must be taken by the December 2020 deadline to avoid fines.
 
Space is limited.  This webinar viewing event is hosted locally by the Marion Chamber of Commerce Legislative Affairs Committee.  To schedule an individual viewing of this seminar for $39, please Click here to register directly through the IACCE. 

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2/12/202010:00am to 11:00amKaren Mullins


The Marion Chamber Membership Committee meets on the third Tuesday at noon at the Chamber office. 

Agendas will be shared with committee members prior to the meeting.

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2/18/202012:00pm to 1:00pmKaren Mullins


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

Agenda shared with committee members prior to the meeting.

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2/19/20208:00am to 9:00amKaren Mullins


The Marion Chamber of Commerce Marketing Committee meets on the third Wednesday of each month at 9 a.m. at the Chamber office. 

Agenda shared with committee members prior to the meeting.

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2/19/20209:00am to 10:00amKaren Mullins


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

Agenda shared with committee members prior to the meeting.

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2/20/20208:00am to 9:00amKaren Mullins


5:30 PM: Speakeasy Social Hour
6:30 PM: Ballrooms Open for Dinner
7:30 PM: Entertainment & Awards

Tickets go on sale Monday, December 2nd

Dress is Cocktail attire, or dress to the theme

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2/21/20205:30pm to 9:30pmCarbondale Chamber of Commerce


Please join us for the annual Marion FFA and FFA Alumni Blue and Gold 5K Run/Walk and Breakfast!
Saturday, February 22, 2020 at 8:00 AM
Registration 7AM
Race Begins 8AM
Includes Pancake and Sausage Breakfast afterwards in the MHS Cafeteria 7-10AM
To Register: https://runsignup.com/Race/IL/Marion/MarionFFAandFFAAlumniBlueandGold5kRunWalk
*Please email hpulley@marionunit2.org if you would like a paper copy of the registration form.

Start and Finish at Marion High School, 1700 Wildcat Rd., Marion IL 62959

The race course is an out and back from Marion High School with minimal traffic. The course will be marked and a water stop will be provided. Registration fee includes a t-shirt and a ticket to the “All You Can Eat” Pancake and Sausage Breakfast hosted by the Marion FFA Alumni from 7 to 10 AM at the Marion High School Cafeteria.

To ensure a correct t-shirt size, entry forms must be submitted by Friday, February 7, 2020 T-shirts are not guaranteed after this date.

Registration fee is $25. Race day registration is permitted and packet pick-up begins at 7:00 AM in the Marion High School lobby.

Extra breakfast tickets may be purchased at the door for $6. The race may be canceled in the event of inclement weather. In such an event, t-shirts may be picked up the following week at Marion High School.

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2/22/20207:00am to 10:00am


The 2020 Marion Professional Firefighters Cash Bash will be held at the Pavilion of Marion on February 22nd from 6 - 11 pm.  Take part in an early bird drawing that consists of; if you buy a ticket before February 1, you will have a chance to win 1 of 3 $100 cash prizes.

This event raises money for the Veterans Honor Flight of Southern Illinois, VFW Honor Guard, Marion professional firefighters scholarship fund and for numerous Southern Illinois families that have fallen on hard times.


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2/22/20206:00pm to 11:00pmLyndon Perzee


Join us for a free presentation with Google Representative Erin Bemis. The Topic is 'Reach Customers Online with Google'. Learn how customers find your business online and how to promote your business using Search Engine Optimization (SEO) and Smart Campaigns in Google Ads.

In this workshop we’ll discuss best practices for:

  • Improving your website’s visibility in Google’s organic search results, on all devices
  • Creating a free Google My Business listing
  • Advertising your business on Google
After the Google presentation Matt Carnaghi, a member of the Marion Chamber Marketing Committee and with James Arthur Design Co in Marion, will outline the latest ChamberNation Membership tools to help you achieve online success!

Breakfast will be available at 8 am, with the presentation starting at 8:30 am. Including Q&A, the event should be over by 10:30.

Thank you to Heartland Regional Medical Center for workshop space and breakfast!
 

This presentation is sponsored by the Marion Chamber of Commerce Marketing Committee.  This committee meets the third Wednesday of the month at 8am at the Chamber Office. 

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2/26/20208:00am to 10:30am


Join us to celebrate Black Diamond RV's New RV Showroom!  Ribbon cutting at 4:30 pm with an open house and tours afterwards.

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2/27/20204:30pm to 6:00pmKaren Mullins


Join us to celebrate Black Diamond RV's New RV Showroom!  Ribbon cutting at 4:30 pm with an open house and tours afterwards.

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3/5/20204:30pm to 6:00pmKaren Mullins


The Marion Chamber of Commerce Monthly Membership Luncheon will be held on Tuesday, March 10th at the Pavilion in Marion. Lunch service begins at 11:45 a.m.

This month's lunch presentation: TBD

This month's lunch will be provided by Kokopelli and will feature Lasagna, Salad, & Parmesan Bread.  

Journey Capital Associates is the sponsor of the this month's Monthly Membership luncheon. They are focused on asset management and assist their clients with implementing strategies to protect and enhance wealth accumulation. 

 


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3/10/202011:45am to 1:00pm


Grand Opening Celebration for Anderson's Warehouse Furniture!  

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3/14/20209:00am to 5:00pmStephanie Reuss


The Marion Chamber Membership Committee meets on the third Tuesday at noon at the Chamber office. 

Agendas will be shared with committee members prior to the meeting.

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3/17/202012:00pm to 1:00pmKaren Mullins


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

Agenda shared with committee members prior to the meeting.

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3/18/20208:00am to 9:00amKaren Mullins


The Marion Chamber of Commerce Marketing Committee meets on the third Wednesday of each month at 9 a.m. at the Chamber office. 

Agenda shared with committee members prior to the meeting.

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3/18/20209:00am to 10:00amKaren Mullins


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

Agenda shared with committee members prior to the meeting.

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3/19/20208:00am to 9:00amKaren Mullins


The Marion Chamber of Commerce Foundation is sponsoring the 10th annual two-person Bass Tournament at Pyramid Acres Marina on Saturday, March 21. The event is a fundraiser for the Marion Chamber Foundation. 

The tournament fee is $70 per team and optional $10 for Big Bass at 100% pay back. Entries will be limited to the first 150 teams. 

30% of the entry fees will go toward the Marion Chamber Scholarship Program. The Marion Chamber of Commerce currently offers two scholarships: John A. Logan College Two Year Tuition Waiver and a Grad Spree Scholarship. The Marion Chamber of Commerce Foundation awards these scholarships based on the amount of money generated by the fundraising efforts from the previous year. 


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3/21/20206:00am to 3:00pmKaren Mullins


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