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CHAMBER NEWS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS
February 22, 2017 
ImportantDates
IMPORTANT DATES
Join us for Business Over Breakfast this Friday! 


2/23/17 - 9:00 a.m. - Ribbon Cutting
Sam's Club | 1350 W. Hwy 50

2/24/17 - 7:30 a.m. -
Business Over Breakfast
Public Safety Building | 285 N. Seven Hills Rd. - RSVP by Feb. 23rd! 

2/24/17 - 9:00 a.m. - Ribbon Cutting 
LouChi Style Boutique | 220 East State Street, Ste 1H 


2/27/17 - 12:00 p.m. - Chamber YOUniversity
Chamber Conference Room | 200 S. Lincoln - RSVP 
 

CHAMBER NEWS




What is Cash Flow, Working Capital and How does it relate to cash in the bank?

February 27, 2017 | 12-1 p.m.
Chamber Conference Room | 200 S. Lincoln
 
" This lunch and learn answers your questions about how to use your company financial information to run your business.  Cash flow is the blood of the business without it your business could cease to exist.  Teaches you how to determine how much working capital you need for your business. Explains tools you can use to improve cash flow and helps business owners create a cash forecast.  Who should attend?  Business owners and professionals interested in learning how improve the cash available to run their business. "


Chamber YOUniversity classes are one hour, educational classes taught by members of the chamber, and are offered monthly at no charge to Chamber members only. The intent is to cover the basics of a topic and ensure participants leave having learned something concrete they can put into practice.

This month, join us as the Southwest IL chapter of SCORE presents "What is cash flow, Working Capital and how does it relate to cash in the bank?"





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POLITICAL FORUM
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The O'Fallon-Shiloh Chamber of Commerce, O'Fallon Progress and the O'Fallon Weekly will co-host a series of Candidate Forums in support of the upcoming April elections. These forums provide our residents with a chance to get to know the candidates and provide them information they may need to make an informed vote.

The Forums will be held:
Thursday, March 2nd, 6:30 p.m.
City Council Chambers (Broadcast live on Charter Cable Channel 993 and AT&T U-Verse Channel 99)
255 S. Lincoln, O'Fallon
Aldermanic Candidates for Wards 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 7 invited

Tuesday, March 14th, 6:30 p.m.
Shiloh Senior Center
#7 Park Drive, Shiloh
Shiloh Mayoral and Trustee Candidates invited

Thursday, March 16th, 6:30 p.m.
City Council Chambers (Broadcast live on Charter Cable Channel 993 and AT&T U-Verse Channel 99)
255 S. Lincoln, O'Fallon
O'Fallon School District 90 and 203 Candidates invited

Thursday, March 23rd, 6:30 p.m.
City Council Chambers (Broadcast live on Charter Cable Channel 993 and AT&T U-Verse Channel 99)
255 S. Lincoln, O'Fallon
O'Fallon Mayoral, City Clerk, and Treasurer Candidates invited

Read the full press release and learn more here



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What can the Chamber do for you?  Find out at our next quarterly Member Benefits Orientation!

March 14, 2017 | 12-1 p.m.
Chamber Conference Room | 200 S. Lincoln 

Congratulations on taking the first step in growing your business by joining the O'Fallon-Shiloh Chamber of Commerce! As you know, we offer many benefits to our members, but I bet you are wondering everything we can do to help you achieve your business goals.   Attend one of our member Benefits Orientation classes and find out! We will cover our many services and benefits, introduce you to our board and committees, and allow you the chance to network with other members, new and existing alike! It's a great opportunity to ask questions and meet other members.

Added Bonus!
To give you a head start on getting your name out to the chamber community, all new members who attend one of our Member Benefits Orientation classes will receive a complimentary business card ad published in our next monthly newsletter!

Bring plenty of business cards for networking, and don't forget to give your business card to Johnnie for inclusion in the newsletter!


The Orientation is free, but please pre-register by calling the
Chamber Office at 618-632-3377 or by emailing chamber@ofallonchamber.com, or on our website:




New member?  Existing member? Not a member?   
All are welcome to attend!




upcomingevents
UPCOMING CHAMBER EVENTS


Member Luncheon is typically the second Wednesday of every month.

 

Wednesday, March 8, 2017
11:45 a.m.

Mayor Gary Graham
State of the City address

Katy Cavins Center

308 Fifth Street


Lunch - TBA 


$12 Members | $14 Non-Members

  
RSVP MUST be received by noon on Mar 6th in order to guarantee a seat.


 


BAH is typically the second Tuesday of every month.  Our next BAH is
 
Tuesday, March 21, 2017
5-7 p.m.


109 S. Oak Street
 
 
Light refreshments served. 
Event is complimentary for members and guests.    
 
   
RSVP MUST be received by noon on March 20th in order to guarantee a "seat."
 
 
 



BOB is typically the last  Friday of every month.  Our next BOB is
   

Friday, February 24th 
7:30 a.m.   
Presenters:
 
Anh Le | Liberty Tax Service

Dustin Wilcox |OTHS Band Boosters

Carlos Perez
| Full Circle Auto Service    

Public Safety Building 
285 N. Seven Hills Rd.



 
  RSVP MUST be received by noon on Feb. 23rd in order to guarantee a seat.
 

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MEMBER FLYERS
Check out member flyers below for great deals, awesome events and fun times! Click on each image to view the full flyer and for more details. 
 
 

 

 





   
 

 


 

   
Do you have a flyer you would like featured in our weekly E-news?
 Just send a PDF or Jpg to
and we are happy to include it in our E-News! 
*Flyers submitted after 11 a.m. on Tuesday,
 will be included in the next week's e-news
 

blooddrives
Save a Life - Give Blood!
Upcoming Member Blood Drives:  
 

 

 
   
  

VISIT
  TO FIND MORE BLOOD DRIVES NEAR YOU!

Would you like to host a blood drive with Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center?   
Contact Alissa Fuhrmann by email: afuhrmann@mvrbc.org or phone: 618-391-4903
  
   
  
 
 
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 The AMERICAN RED CROSS NEEDS BLOOD! 
If you or your business wants to set up a blood drive,  

either inside or on the parking lot, contact Tiffani Marshall at (618) 305-4739 or by email: tiffani.marshall@redcross.org  
 
   
pressreleases
NEWS AND PRESS RELEASES
 
Send your press release or company news in Word format to The O'Fallon-Shiloh Chamber of Commerce to be included on our NEW press release page on our website!
           
      

View
all member
press releases
here 
 
local
The Local Scene
Find out what's going on around town!  Don't forget to stop by the Chamber office for resources on local businesses, maps, guides and more!
 











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