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Lunch & Learn February 2019: The Ingredients of Great Leadership
02/20/19
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Membership Luncheon - March 2019
03/12/19
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9th annual Marion Chamber Foundation Bass Tournament
04/07/19
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Grad Spree 2019 Sponsorship
05/16/19 - 05/17/19
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2019 Southern Illinois Made Expo
07/27/19 - 07/28/19
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Events in the month of March 2019
DateEvent
03/01/19
Kre8ive Fine Arts Academy Quarter Auction Fundraiser

Please join us for a night of fun while raising money for a great cause!

This quarter auction will be held at the Pavilion of the City of Marion on Friday, March 1, 2019 from 6 pm to 9 pm. The doors open at 6 pm and the auction starts at 7 pm.

All proceeds raised at this event will be donated to Kre8ive Fine Arts Academy.

There will be a variety of auction items including merchandise from local vendors, gift cards, gift certificates, and much more! There will also be items raffled off, with raffle tickets being sold at the event.

Admission tickets are $5.00 each and one bidding paddle to use in the auction is included with your admission ticket. You must bring quarters to use with the bidding paddles to bid during the auction. There are a limited number of tickets available. You may also purchase an "all in" paddle at the door for $25.00, which is a paddle that gives you one chance to win every item that will be given away in the auction.

Admission tickets can be purchased online at www.eventbrite.com or from a Kre8ive member. There are a limited number of tickets available, so get yours before they sell out!

There will be several vendor booths set up with local businesses selling and showcasing their products and services. The Wooden Spoon Catering will have food available for purchase and Ella's Umbrella Cupcakes will have cupcakes for sale, so come hungry!

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03/02/19
Read Across America

We are joining in this great reading event this year! We will be reading books throughout the day, approximately every 30 minutes!! We will also have coloring pages, bookmarkers, and word puzzles. Come join us for a fun filled day of books, reading, and arts & crafts!!!
We will be reading books geared for approx. ages from 3-11.

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03/03/19
Angel Rhodes at Walker's Bluff

I'm coming back in town! Catch me at Walker's Bluff!!

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03/05/19
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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03/06/19
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SIU Day of Giving: Give the Gift of Experience

Prepare to give the gift of experience on March 6, 2018.
On Wednesday, March 6, SIU is hosting its annual Day of Giving – a 24-hour online giving campaign. We hope you will join us and make a special gift on #SIUDAY.

HERE’S HOW YOU CAN HELP MAKE A DIFFERENCE:

GIVE: All SIU alumni, parents, students, faculty, staff and friends are challenged to show their support for our wonderful institution. All gifts made online between 6 a.m. March 6th, and 6 a.m. March 7th, count toward the Day of Giving. Bookmark this website to make your gift in support of SIU on March 6th!

SHARE: Spread the word about #SIUDAY of Giving. Post on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn to share why you give back to SIU. Make sure you use #SIUDAY to see your content on the Day of Giving social media wall.

ASK: Ask your personal network to join you in making a gift!

Want to create a Challenge Fund? We’d love to hear from you! Contact Matt McCoy at matthewm@foundation.siu.edu.

Don't want to wait until March 6th7? Make a gift now and click "Add additional information regarding this Gift" and enter "Day of Giving 2018." Give now: www.siuf.org/give

03/06/19
Weekly Job fair with the Southern Illinois Miners

Are you looking for a FUN summer job?! Well, Rent One Park will hold WEEKLY job fairs on Wednesday starting January 30th until March 27th, 4pm to 6pm in the Diamond Club. Please come prepared to interview and have a completed application that can be found on our website.

http://siminers.com/information/Job_Opportunities


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03/06/19
Test Kitchen at the Tasting Room

Come try new items and meet our Chef! On Wednesday, March 6th at 6pm we will be offering a "Test Kitchen" dining experience at the Tasting Room. We are trying out new items and want YOUR feedback to see what will end up on our menu! Our team will be preparing 12-15 items for you to try and you can tell us what you want to see in our Tasting Room for the Spring.

To ensure that we prepare enough food, we are charging a small fee of $7.50 ($9.58 with Eventbrite fees). We will have tickets available for purchase at https://wbtestkitchen.eventbrite.com until Sunday, March 3rd. We hope to see you there!

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03/07/19
Film Screening & Panel Discussion

“Resilience: The Biology of Stress and the Science of Hope” is a one-hour documentary that chronicles the birth of a new movement among pediatricians, therapists, educators and communities, who are using cutting-edge brain science to disrupt cycles of violence, addiction and disease. Here is a link to the film’s trailer: https://kpjrfilms.co/resilience/

A free screening of “Resilience”, followed by a Panel Discussion, will take place on:
Thursday, March 7, 6:00 p.m. at Heartland Regional Medical Center, 3333 West DeYoung Street, Marion. This event is presented by Prevent Child Abuse Illinois in cooperation with Heartland Regional Medical Center

The film screening will be followed by a panel discussion with area educators, officials and healthcare providers who are part of the national discussion to prevent childhood trauma, treat toxic stress, and greatly improve the health of future generations.

Continuing Medical Education (CME) credits are also available to qualifying medical professionals for a $50 fee (payable upon admission).

Seating is limited and RSVP’s are encouraged. To reserve your seat please visit: https://resiliencepanel.eventbrite.com. For more information, contact Prevention Specialist Brittney Hale at 618.993.7122 or bhale@pacillinois.org.

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03/13/19
Weekly Job fair with the Southern Illinois Miners

Are you looking for a FUN summer job?! Well, Rent One Park will hold WEEKLY job fairs on Wednesday starting January 30th until March 27th, 4pm to 6pm in the Diamond Club. Please come prepared to interview and have a completed application that can be found on our website.

http://siminers.com/information/Job_Opportunities


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03/14/19
i.t. Day

IT Day returns to SIU Carbondale on March 14, 2019, as the largest technology conference in Southern Illinois and the entire tristate area. This year’s theme, Driving Success with Technology, revolves around our rapidly changing world—a world in which individuals, educational institutions, government entities, and businesses must creatively embrace advanced technology tools to achieve success. Many sessions qualify for CEUs. The event is FREE! Registration starts in early 2019—so be sure to save the date!
 

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03/14/19
i.t. Day - SIU Carbondale

IT Day 2019, the largest technology conference in Southern Illinois, returns to SIU Carbondale on March 14, 2019. Be sure to SAVE THE DATE! This year’s theme, Driving Success with Technology, revolves around our rapidly changing world—a world in which individuals, educational institutions, government entities, and businesses must creatively embrace advanced technology tools to achieve success. This is your opportunity to engage with them. It is not an event for selling tools--it is an event to sell your expertise, your ideas, and your professional reputation. Sponsor the day, sponsor a session, present a topic, or look for great employees in our technology-focused career event (for students). The event is FREE to attendees—that’s why we need sponsors! Space is limited—reserve it today at https://itday.siu.edu! Have questions, contact Rodney Emery (618)453-6212 or remery@siu.edu.
 

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03/15/19
Volunteer Training - Marion

-Come and join our organization, and become part of the Hospice of Southern Illinois’ team, as a Volunteer. We are a community-based, not-for-profit hospice helping patients and families in Southern Illinois.

Opportunities to Help:
Clerical Support
Filing and Data Entry
Health Fairs
Community Education
Fundraising Events
Bereavement Services
Spiritual Support
Vigil Volunteer
Patient Support

End-of-life care provided by those who care about Southern Illinois.
-PSVP to Donna or Rita, 618-997-3030.

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03/19/19
Marion Chamber Membership Committee meeting

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

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03/20/19
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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03/20/19
Weekly Job fair with the Southern Illinois Miners

Are you looking for a FUN summer job?! Well, Rent One Park will hold WEEKLY job fairs on Wednesday starting January 30th until March 27th, 4pm to 6pm in the Diamond Club. Please come prepared to interview and have a completed application that can be found on our website.

http://siminers.com/information/Job_Opportunities


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03/21/19
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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03/27/19
Weekly Job fair with the Southern Illinois Miners

Are you looking for a FUN summer job?! Well, Rent One Park will hold WEEKLY job fairs on Wednesday starting January 30th until March 27th, 4pm to 6pm in the Diamond Club. Please come prepared to interview and have a completed application that can be found on our website.

http://siminers.com/information/Job_Opportunities


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03/28/19
Ribbon Cutting & Open House @ Lavish

Details TBA

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