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Lunch & Learn August 2019: The Action-Oriented Leader with Special Guest Thanet Natisri
08/21/19

The Marion Chamber of Commerce hosts a Lunch & Learn each month as part of the Leadership Marion program, sponsored by Heartland Regional Medical Center. Admission is $15 per Marion Chamber member ($20 for non-Chamber). 

This month's Lunch & Learn will be held on August 21st from noon - 1 p.m. at Heartland Regional Medical Center, Classroom 1&4.  Lunch and drinks provided courtesy of Heartland Regional Medical Center. Contact the Marion Chamber at (618) 997-6311 or director@marionillinois.com to secure your seat or for more information. Registration available below.
 
You are invited to the August Leadership Marion Lunch & Learn with special guest Thanet Natisri. Thanet, owner of Thai D restaurant in Marion, is well-known internationally for his leadership in the 2018 rescue of a youth soccer team trapped in a cave in Thailand. Thanet leads projects to bring fresh drinking water to Thailand and other surrounding countries. Most recently, he has helped flood relief in Alexander County in Illinois. Join us as we learn from an action-oriented local and international leader.  
 
Eat, learn, discuss & grow!  
Raise your leadership and connect with others in a fun learning environment!

In a brief amount of time, you will receive the best leadership principles, interact with other growing leaders, and discuss how to apply effective practices to your organization.  After each Lunch & Learn, you will walk away with at least one mind changing idea that will create a desire for motivation and self-improvement. This is the perfect professional development opportunity to increase levels of influence and potential in yourself and in the teams you lead.

Facilitator: Russell  Williams, Certified Leadership and Personal Growth Coach, Speaker, and Teacher. For more information, visit EmpowermentMentor.com/RussellWilliams

Leadership Marion is a development program for CEOs, entrepreneurs, managers, an all growing leaders --- coordinated by the Marion Chamber of Commerce Membership Committee. To learn more about Leadership Marion, go to: https://www.marionillinois.com/leadership.html
Location: Heartland Regional Medical Center
3333 West DeYoung Street
Marion , IL 62959

There are currently 28 spots remaining out of 40

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5th Annual Marion Chamber Legislative Summit
08/23/19

The 5th annual Marion Chamber of Commerce Legislative Summit will be held on Friday, August 23 at 11 a.m. at Kokopelli Clubhouse. 

Schedule:
11:00 am: Lunch, Menu is BBQ chicken, Baked beans, Slaw, Potato Salad, Tea & Water
11:30 am: Legislative Updates followed by Q&A session

After the Legislative updates, networking with community and state leaders will take place till 1:30 pm.

The registration fee for this event is $20 for members of the Marion Chamber ($25 for nonmembers), payable to the Marion Chamber of Commerce.

LEGISLATIVE ATTENDEES
State Treasurer Michael W. Frerichs
?Congressman Mike Bost
?State Senator Dale Fowler
State Representative Dave Severin
?Marion Mayor Michael Absher

If you register for the event and are unable to attend, a 24-hour notice is required or you will be invoiced. Note: If you have registered and are unable to attend, you may transfer to a fellow employee without penalty. A refund will only be given to those with a paid registration who cancel more than 24 hours prior to the event. 

The Legislative Affairs Committee meets on the third Thursday of each month at 8 a.m. at South Porte Bank in Marion. The Marion Chamber of Commerce Legislative Affairs Committee serves as a research and advisory committee for the Chamber's Board of Directors. The goals of the Legislative Affairs Committee are to monitor governmental matters that could impact the community or local business, present recommendations to the Chamber's Board of Directors, and to assist in the initiation of the appropriate action. The Legislative Affairs Committee is a non-partisan organization and shall neither endorse candidates for public office nor political parties.

 
Location: Kokopelli Clubhouse
1527 Champions Dr
Marion, IL 62959

Registration ends on August 20, 2019

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Marion Chamber Community Block Party at Heartland Regional Medical Center - Sponsor/Vendor Registration
09/06/19


Before Marion High School’s first home football game, the Marion Chamber of Commerce invites the community to kick-off the 2019 season with a Pre-Game Block Party! Food, drink and festivities are provided.  This free-to-the-public event is hosted by Chamber Members and community partners. Visitors just need to bring their Wildcat Pride!

Sponsors and vendors will have booth spaces around Serenity Trail with family friendly activities, food, and fun giveaways.  Booths providing adult beverages will card attendees.

Special Thanks to Our Current Sponsors
Presenting Sponsorship - Heartland Regional Medical Center
Media Sponsorship - Marion STAR
Serenity Sponsorship - $500
Hospitality Sponsor - $200
Entertainment Sponsor - $200
Vendor Space for Non-Chamber Members - $50
Vendor Space for Chamber Members - $25

We are excited to offer a wide range of Sponsorships to support this event.  Please check the next screen for the option that best fits your business/organizational needs.  Proceeds from this event will go to the Marion Chamber Foundation to provide scholarships to Marion High School students and help fund the annual Grad Spree Event for MHS seniors.

T-shirts can be purchased in addition to your sponsorship/booth registration.
T-shirt order deadline is August 21st.

Location: Heartland Regional Medical Center
3333 West DeYoung Street
Marion, Il 62959


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Membership Luncheon - September 2019
09/10/19

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

This month's presentation topic is: TBD

This month's lunch will be provided by: St. Nick's Brewery

AES Solar is the sponsor of the this month's Monthly Membership Luncheon.

Registration for the event is $12 (payable to the Marion Chamber of Commerce) to those who RSVP prior to noon on the MONDAY before the luncheon. Pre-registration is strongly encouraged. After noon on the Monday before the luncheon, no more registrations will be taken, however walk-ins will be accepted. Please note that the walk-in rate is $15.  

If you register for an event and are unable to attend, a 24-hour notice is required or you will be invoiced. Note: If you have registered and are unable to attend, you may transfer to a fellow employee without penalty. A refund will only be given to those with a paid registration who cancel more than 24 hours prior to the event. 

While members are welcome to bring flyers to the event, they will be placed at the luncheon entrance for pick up before or after the event.  Luncheon table material placement will be reserved for the luncheon sponsor and chamber use. Flyers will also be displayed on a scrolling presentation before the luncheon begins. If you are interested in sharing flyers, please drop off up to 40 items at the office and email a PDF/JPG of the flyer to use in the pre-luncheon presentation.  Extra flyers can be picked up or used at the chamber office.
Location: The Pavilion
1602 Sioux Dr.
Marion , IL 62959

There are currently 94 spots remaining out of 95

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35th annual Marion Chamber of Commerce Golf Scramble - Registration
09/26/19


The Marion Chamber of Commerce will hold its 35th annual Golf Scramble on Thursday, September 26 at Kokopelli Golf Course.

A four-person team is $360 (Individuals can sign up to be put on a team). Registration includes use of the range, green fees, golf cart rental, and a chance at great prizes and more! Lunch is sponsored by Clearwave Communications, menu includes burgers & brats, chips, cookies and a drink. Registration will be held from 7:15 am to 8:15 am. Play will begin with a 8:30 am shotgun start. 

The drawing for the Million Dollar Hole-in-One shot will take place at 8:25 am.  Every golfer who has registered by 8:15 am will be entered in the drawing to take the shot. Take part in our "Lucky Umbrella" drawing, prizes, and more! 

Sponsorships are also available. These, too, will go fast! 
Location: Kokopelli Clubhouse
1527 Champions Drive
Marion, IL 62959


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35th annual Marion Chamber of Commerce Golf Scramble - Sponsorship
09/26/19


The Marion Chamber of Commerce will hold its 35th annual Golf Scramble on Thursday, September 26 at Kokopelli Golf Course. Sponsorship of this tournament is an excellent, cost-effective way to gain exposure for your business. Event sponsorships are available at prices to fit every budget ranging from $100 to $1000. These opportunities are limited and will fill up quickly, so reserve your space today!

Thank you to our Current Sponsors!
Prize: Auto Hole-in-One #17: Ike Family Dealerships
Prize: Auto Hole-in-One #17: Black Diamond RV
Prize: $1,000,000 at the Hole #18: Clearwave Communications
Event: Chamber Oasis Sponsor 1: House 2 Home Realty, Moinca McGinley

Event: Chamber Oasis Sponsor 2: Farmers State Bank
Event: Media Sponsor: Marion Star
Event: Lunch Sponsorship: Clearwave Communications
Event: Drink Ticket Sponsor: Liberty Signs, LLC
Event: Goodie Bag Sponsor: First Southern Bank
Event: Registration Table: Clearwave Communications
Event: Corporate Sponsor: Illinois National Guard     
Event: Breakfast Sponsor: Krispy Kreme
Event: Range: $200 Michell-Hughes Funeral Home
Prize: AmEx Gift Card Prize Package #14: Commercial Janitorial Services
Prize: Electronics Prize Package #3: Golden Eagle Distributing, LLC
Event: Lucky Umbrella Sponsor: State Farm Insurance - Kenya Garner
Event: Beverage Cart 1: Marion Abstract
Event: Beverage Cart 2:  SIU Credit Union
Event: Committee Cart: WSIL Channel 3
Prize: Longest Drive (Women): Magpie Marketplace
Live Hole:
        Clearwave Communications
        Farmers State Bank
        GFI Digital
        HireLevel 
        HRMC
        Mediacom
        Priority Staffing Group
        Southern Illinois Healthcare

Course Sponsor
        Clarida & Ziegler Engineering Company
        First Southern Bank
        Hafford Elder Law        
        JD Thompson - Coldwell Banker
        Mike Absher Mayor of Marion
        State Representative Dave Severin
        South Porte Bank

OPEN Sponsorship Opportunities:

Prize: Golf Prize Package #5: $200 
Event: Chamber Cart: $100 
Prize: Closest to the Pin: $100 
Prize: Longest Drive (Men): $100
Prize: Longest Putt: $100
Live Hole Sponsors: $150 
Course Sponsor: $100 

Location: Kokopelli Clubhouse
1527 Champions Drive
Marion , Il 62959


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Live2Lead: Southern Illinois 2019 - Corporate Packages
10/25/19

Live2Lead will be presented in Southern Illinois on Friday, October 25 at The Pavilion. This exclusive video presentation and live leadership development event will be hosted by Marion Chamber of Commerce and is sponsored by Heartland Regional Medical Center and the City of Marion. Doors open at 7:30 am for registration. Live2Lead begins at 8:30 am and concludes at 3:30 pm.

Sponsorship Packages
$5,000 Sponsor
 Sponsorship includes:
    • 2 Tables of 8 at the event (Additional general seating tickets available at $50 each)
    • 1 Private showing at a later date
    •  Largest logo on all materials & 100% broadcast media promotions
    •  Full page advertisement in the event handbook
    •  Mention as presenting sponsor in chamber announcements and from stage
    •  4 vendor booth areas in expo hall 
    •  Opportunity for giveaways to promote business
$2,500 Sponsor Sponsorship includes:
    • 1 table of 8 at the event (Additional general seating tickets available at $50 each)
    • 1 private showing at a later date
    • Logo on all materials & Half page advertisement in the event handbook
    • Media promotion & 50% of broadcast media
    • Mention from stage
    • 2 vendor booth areas in expo hall & Opportunity for giveaways to promote business
$1,000 Sponsor Sponsorship includes: 
    • 4 reserved seats at the event
    • Logo on all materials & Quarter page advertisement in the event handbook
    • Limited media promotion & at least 25% of broadcast media
    • Mention from stage
    • 1 vendor booth area in expo hall & Opportunity for giveaways to promote business
$500 Sponsor Sponsorship includes: 
    • 2 reserved seats at the event
    • Listing on all materials & Listing in the event handbook
    • Mention from stage
    • 1 vendor booth area in expo hall & Opportunity for giveaways to promote business
$250 Sponsor Sponsorship includes: 
    • 1 Reserved seat at the event
    • Listing in the event handbook
    •1 Vendor booth area in expo hall & Opportunity for giveaways to promote business

There are no refunds or exchanges with tickets or sponsorship packages. Payment must accompany registration. 

Tickets
Additional tickets are available thought the online registration portal or by calling 618-997-6311.  Discounts available for higher level sponsor organizations.

Additional information obtained by contacting Karen Mullins at (618) 997-6311 or email at director@marionillinois.com.   


Location: The Pavilion
1602 Sioux Drive
Marion, IL 62959

Registration ends on October 4, 2019

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Live2Lead: Southern Illinois 2019 - Registration
10/25/19

Live2Lead will be presented in Southern Illinois on Friday, October 25 at The Pavilion. This exclusive video presentation and live leadership development event will be hosted by Marion Chamber of Commerce and is sponsored by Heartland Regional Medical Center and the City of Marion. Doors open at 7:30 am for registration. Live2Lead begins at 8:30 am and concludes at 3:30 pm.

Ticket Prices 

  • Individual - $75.00
  • Student - $40.00 (w/valid student ID)
  • Group - $500.00 Table of 8 ($62.50 each)       
After registration from 7:30-8:30 a.m., the event will begin at 8:30 a.m. sharp at The Pavilion. General Seating is limited, so attendees are encouraged to arrive early to get their seats. All tickets are open seating; only sponsors and tables will have reserved seating.

Registration and Payment Deadline is October 15. Unpaid Invoices will not be allowed to attend.
 
Transformational Leadership Award
The event will also include the bestowing of the Third annual Marion Chamber of Commerce Transformational Leadership Award. Nominations for the honor are now being accepted by email (director@marionillinois.com), phone at (618) 997-6311 or online. The criteria for the award are:
  • Go above and beyond what is required in service of others
  • Are committed to lifting and building people
  • Enroll other people in her/his vision
  • Lead right where they are – at home, at work or in their community
  • Are making a difference and inspiring others to make a difference
  • Does not have to be a member of the Marion Chamber of Commerce

There are no refunds or exchanges with tickets or sponsorship packages. Payment must accompany registration. 

Additional information obtained by contacting Karen Mullins at (618) 997-6311 or email at director@marionillinois.com.   


Location: The Pavilion
1602 Sioux Drive
Marion, IL 62959

Registration ends on October 15, 2019

Deadline to order tickets is October 15th!


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