February 20,2018
Quincy Area Chamber of Commerce News
Reservations are due FRIDAY, FEB. 23, for the First Bankers Trust Ag Banquet.
Click here to learn more about the honorees and make your reservation!
Upcoming Events
Feb. 20: Men in Business, Smith Brothers Powersports, 5005 Broadway Street, 4:45 - 5:45 p.m. The event is free, but we need to know how many are attending. Click here to make your reservation.

Feb. 21: Learn about ALL the perks of your membership with Membership Manager Laura Rheinecker's Member Perks classes! Choose a time that works best for you by clicking here.

Feb. 22: Business Before Hours, Quincy Medical Group Eye & Vision Institute, 1125 Hampshire, 7 - 8:30 a.m.

Feb. 23: Women's Networking Event: Self-Love, Tony's Too, 4821 Oak St., 11:45 a.m. - 1 p.m. Reservations are required and due TUESDAY, FEB. 20 by 5 p.m. Click here to make your reservation.

Feb. 23: RESERVATIONS ARE DUE BY 5 P.M. FOR THE FIRST BANKERS TRUST AG BANQUET. CLICK HERE TO MAKE YOUR RESERVATION.

Feb. 26: Ribbon Cutting, Quartet Bookkeeping (new business), Oakley Lindsay Center, 300 Civic Center Plaza, 10:30 a.m.

**March 6: First Bankers Trust Ag Banquet, Town & Country Inn and Suites, 110 N. 54th St., 5:30 - 8 p.m. Click here to make reservations.
**Reservations are due Friday!
Space still available for Member Perks classes on Wednesday
Did you know you can get a major discount on your postage when you send out direct mailing by using our bulk mailing indicia? Did you know we have a projector you can borrow? There are many benefits to being a Chamber member, and the Member Perks class on Wednesday is an opportunity to learn more! Membership Manager Laura Rheinecker is teaching the class from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m., and 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. tomorrow. Click here to choose the time that works best for you!
QMG to host Business Before Hours Thursday at
´╗┐Eye & Vision Institute

Quincy Medical Group looks forward to 'seeing' you at their Eye & Vision Institute, 1125 Hampshire, for the Business Before Hours on Thursday, 7 - 8:30 a.m.! They'll give away two pairs of sunglasses, and the Chamber will attempt to give away $50. To watch a 49-second video about the event, click here.
Want to host a Business Before/After Hours in 2019?

Would you like to host a Business Before or After Hours in 2019? If so, we'd like you to know what to expect! We will have signature cards available at every Business Before/After Hours. You must attend three events before July of this year and have Chamber staff sign the cards. You will then be eligible for early sign-up in late July. Thank you!
Gov Affairs Report
A proposal that is getting some traction in Springfield is the return of the "prejudgment" wage lien proposal...

Member News
Quincy Workforce Center is hosting a workshop titled "Substance Abuse," which includes information about how substance abuse will impact employees at work and what employers can do to help. The workshop is on March 9. For details, click here.
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