Chamber Buzz

Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Weekly / Monthly Events
Bingo @ V.F.W. Post
Every Thurs. night Jan - Dec. 7:00 - 10:00 pm. 531 Lincoln Ave... read more

Life After Loss Support Group
The Pointe at Pontiac Walking Club
Every Tues & Thurs from 9:00 - 11:00 am, 120 N Deerfield more

Pontiac Farmer's Market
Saturdays. 8:00 to 11:00 am. June through October. Downtown on the Courthouse Square.

Dwight Farmer's Market
Saturdays. 8:30 to 11:00 am. June 2 through September 8. Downtown Dwight. 

Pontiac Church Softball League
Tues and Thurs, June 5 - July 12. Pontiac Rec Plex. Check individual days for teams and times.... read more

FALS Race Night
Saturdays, 5:30 pm start time. Fairbury American Legion Speedway, 600 S 3rd St, Fairbury ... read more

Other Events
Pontiac Municipal Band
Fri 6/29 and 7/6. 7:00 pm. Band Shell at Humiston-Riverside Park, 400 W Water St.

Hot Dog It's Friday @ Hoffrichter Lumber
Fri 6/29 and 7/6.  11:30 am to 1:30 pm.  Hoffichter's Lumber will be serving hot dogs, chips and a bottled water for lunch....for FREE! Each week will be dedicated to collecting donations for local more

School, College & Employment Physicals
Wed as follows: 6/27, 7/11, 7/18, 7/25 and 8/1. Livingston County Health Department, 310 E Torrance. Call 815-844-7174 ext. 210 to schedule an more

FREE Movie Screening
Every Mon, Wed & Sat through 8/13. 6/30 at 10:30 am, 7/2 and 7/5 at 11 am. Minions. Crescent Cinemas, 313 W Madison more

Check out the  Pontiac Area Chamber Calendar for more events in June and July.
Fourth of July Firework Celebrations
Tuesday, July 3 at dusk
Elk's Lodge, 459 Elks Club Road 
Noon:  Elks Pool Opens
4:00 pm:  Inflatables & firehouse tour
5:00 pm:  Food & drinks available for purchase
8:00 pm:  Wet & wild water adventure

Tuesday, July 3 at 9:15 pm
Streator High School football field, 202 West Lincoln Ave 

Wednesday, July 4 at dusk (Football Field)
10:30 am - 4:00 pm (City park)
 - Flea market, c ar & motorcycle show, f ood stands and parade
Chamber Members Are Hiring
The following Chamber members have jobs available. Check out the job board for full details.

 1. Caterpillar, various positions avaliable
 2. Thorton's, guest services and management, full and part-time positions available.
 3. Manpower, various positions avaliable
 4. Edinger's Filling Station, part-time cooks & waitress
 5. Futures Unlimited, full-time direct support persons 
 6. Subway of Pontiac, various positions available
 7. MOSAIC, direct support associates & independent contract program supervisor
 8.  Accolade Healthcare of Pontiac, CNAs
 9. Hoffrichter's West Side Lumber, driver and yard man
10.  Boys & Girls Club, part-time program specialists
11.  Dunkin Donuts, crew members
12.  Johnson Press of America, Inc.Bindery Hand
13.  Hampton InnHousekeeper/Laundry Attendant
14.  Heller Motors, Automotive Lube Technician
15. City of Pontiac, Community Development Coordinator & Front Desk Receptionist
16. LSC CommunicationsBilling Coordinator
17. Kelly Sauder Rupiper Equipment, Service Technician 
18. County Market, Overnight Stocker
19. The Pointe at Pontiac, various positions available
20. OSF Saint James, various positions available

If you have a job that you would like posted with the Chamber, contact the office at 815.844.5131 or
Grow Your Business With Other Chamber Members Through Chamber$aver
Looking for ways to increase your business. Look no further than a great, inexpensive advertising tool that reaches 250 Chamber members.

It costs $25 to be part of the Chamber$aver, which goes out to other Chamber members several times a year. The next Chamber$aver will mail out in mid July. All items are due to the chamber by Friday, June 29.

What to Promote?
Monthly specials as Chamber members can save %15 off all purchases in August.
Coupons such as Chamber members receive $5 off any purchase of $25.
New items in stock offers such as Chamber members receive 10% off new coffee drink.
Special event offers such as $5 off any purchase of $30 during back to school or the end of summer blowout.

The Chamber also offers to assist in making and copying your coupon or flier for $50.

If you are interested in participating in the Chamber$aver contact Deb Howard at or 815.844.5131.
Chamber Welcomes New Members
Three Roses Bed and Breakfast
209 E Howard Street, Pontiac
Phone:  (630) 999-0420