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Membership Luncheon - July 2019
07/09/19
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2019 Southern Illinois Made Expo
07/27/19 - 07/28/19
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5th Annual Marion Chamber Legislative Summit
08/23/19
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Live2Lead: Southern Illinois 2019 - Corporate Packages
10/25/19
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Live2Lead: Southern Illinois 2019 - Registration
10/25/19
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Events in the next 30 days...
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06/24/19
 -06/28/19
Aqua Adventures Day Camp-Ages 7-10 ($230)

EARLY BIRD SPECIAL THROUGH MARCH 15, 2019
$30 OFF

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06/24/19
 -06/27/19
Jedi Academy at John A Logan

May the Force be with students this summer. Once again John A. Logan College is offering a Jedi Academy for children ages 8 to 13.

The program is June 24 - 27 from 9 a.m. to noon. The cost is $50. Students will learn more about the films and TV shows in the Star Wars universe. 

To enroll contact John A. Logan College or reach out to the instructor, Jared Ponton at (618) 663-8989.


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06/25/19
Huddle House in Marion Sweetens June with Second Annual National Sweet Cakes Day

Marion's iconic neighborhood restaurant and gathering place, Huddle House, is celebrating the most delicious holiday of them all: National Sweet Cakes Day.

On Tuesday, June 25, Huddle House in Marion will be serving up free Old-Fashioned Buttermilk Sweet Cakes in honor of the second annual National Sweet Cakes Day.

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06/25/19
Pre-Diabetes & Diabetes Management Program

Save the Date! 
Pre-Diabetes & Diabetes Management Program
June 25, 2019
8:30 am – 11:30 am
John A. Logan College
Carterville, IL
 
This complimentary onsite educational program will focus on resources employers can use to:
  • Better understand diabetes risk within your covered population
  • Learn effective pre-diabetes and diabetes management strategies
  • Understand the Center for Disease Control (CDC) Diabetes Prevention Program and implementation options
  • Access the Diabetes Management in the Workplace Toolkit which contains free resources, best practices and much more!
 
Who Should Attend?
  • Human Resources & Benefits Professionals
  • Wellness Program Managers
  • Occupational Health Nurses
  • Health Professionals or Program Administrators

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06/25/19
Heartland Regional CME Series: Peritoneal Dialysis: A Surgeon’s Perspective

As Peritoneal Dialysis usage rises across the country, board certified surgeon Dr. Carlos Gonzalez examines best practices.

2 CEU and CME credits are available! Dr. Gonzalez will speak for approximately 60 minutes, followed by a question and answer session. Food is provided. The presentation is free of charge but seating is limited.
For more information, contact Monica Wawczak at 618-998-7004 or
Monica_Wawczak@QuorumHealth.com.

*The presentation is free of charge. Continuing Medical Education (CME) credits are available to Heartland Regional’s employed providers for free and to non-hospital employed providers for the cost of $25 per CME (payable upon admission). 2 CEUs are available to all nurses free of charge.

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06/26/19
Regional Chamber Director/Staff Meeting

The Southern Illinois Regional Chambers directors and staff will be meeting on June 26th at 11:30 am.  Heartland Regional Medical Center is hosting the group in Classroom 2 on the ground level. 

Lunch is available from the cafeteria on the same level and can be taken into the classroom. 


 

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06/26/19
New Executive Trainings: Setting the Stage for Success

Join our seminars for chamber executives with less than two years in the chamber industry. During these sessions, we will discuss four areas of chamber leadership: Program Development, Governance, Finance, Public Policy and Professional Development. New executives will take away concrete steps to set their chamber and themselves up for success.

This seminar is complementary and open to any chamber executive in Illinois.

This event is hosted by Marion Chamber of Commerce at Heartland Regional Medical Center.  Parking is available in the main hospital lot.  Enter Heartland Regional Medical Center at the Medical Office Building Entrance (north of main entrance, look for the chamber feather flags).

Look for chamber staff or take the elevator/stars to the Ground Floor. We will be meeting in Classroom 2.  Restrooms are located right next to the classrooms. Lunch is available beforehand in the cafeteria on the same level.   

The Southern Illinois Regional Chambers directors and staff will be meeting prior to the workshop at 11:30 am in Classroom 2. Chambers south of the I-64 corridor are welcome to attend this meeting, please call the Marion Chamber office at 618-997-6311 for additional details. 

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06/27/19
Member Ambassador Training

The first 2019 Ambassador training is currently scheduled for June 27th at 1pm at the chamber office.  Members interested in becoming an ambassador should call the chamber office prior to the meeting!

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06/28/19
AES Solar 20th Anniversary Solar-bration!

AES Solar is celebrating 20 years of business! Come celebrate at our showroom with free food, drinks, games, and, of course, free estimates for your solar project.

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07/02/19
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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07/08/19
 -07/12/19
X-Treme Kids Day Camp Session 2-Ages 7-10 ($230)

EARLY BIRD SPECIAL THROUGH MARCH 15, 2019
$30 OFF 

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07/09/19
Membership Luncheon - July 2019

Photo Source: The Daily RepublicanThe Marion Chamber of Commerce Monthly Membership Luncheon will be held on Tuesday, July 9th at Heartland Regional Medical Center, Classrooms 1-4.  Lunch service begins at 11:45 a.m.

This month's presentation topic is: Sharon Conlee with Ameren Illinois about Small Business Incentives and Energy Solutions.

This month's lunch will be provided by Heartland Regional Medical Center.  Menu is Brisket, AuGratin Potatoes, Asparagus and Cheesecake. Drinks provided.

Smoothie King is the sponsor of the this month's Monthly Membership Luncheon.

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07/11/19
Event Meeting: Live2Lead

Live2Lead planning committee meeting for 2019 event on October 25th.  Agenda will be sent to committee members.

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07/11/19
Business After Hours: Diagnostic Imaging Center of Carterville

Join us for a special, low-key opportunity to tour The Diagnostic Imaging Center of Carterville and network with area businesspeople. This free event is an excellent chance to unwind as you finish the business day. Food and drink provided.
 

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07/16/19
Marion Chamber Membership Committee meeting

The Marion Chamber Membership Committee will meet at noon at the Chamber office. 

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07/17/19
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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07/18/19
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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07/20/19
Relay for Life Festival of Hope

Join Relay For Life Festival of Hope (Williamson, Franklin, Saline and Gallatin Counties) as we bring communities together to remember loved ones lost, honor survivors of all cancers, and raise money to help the American Cancer Society make a global impact on cancer.

Join us today or learn more about Relay For Life and the American Cancer Society at: relayforlife.org/williamsonIL

More Information on the event to come. So stay tuned!

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07/21/19
Country 4 Country Kickoff Concert

Pepsi MidAmerica has launched a new campaign, Country 4 Country, centered around raising awareness and giving back to veteran organizations. Partnering with Country Music superstars Lady Antebellum, platinum-selling artist Chris Janson, Billboard “Artist to Watch” Jordan Davis, and rising country artist Tucker Beathard, Country 4 Country will run a Summer-long on-can promotion and host a kickoff concert, which will take place on July 21st in Marion, IL. Proceeds from the concert will benefit veterans’ organizations including Honor Flight, Folds of Honor, and Wounded Warrior Project. 

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