Chamber Buzz

Wednesday, May 9, 2018

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

Livingston County Humane Society Adoption Event @ The Pointe at Pontiac
Sat 5/12. 9:00 am - 5:00 pm. 120 N Deerfield Rd...  read more

Fri 5/18. 6:30 to 9:00 pm. Eagle Theater, 319 N Plum St. Contact Pontiac Parks & Rec at  815.844.6818 for more info. 

Sun 5/13. 8:00 am - 12:00 pm. Pontiac Sportsman's Club, 18663 4-H Park Rd.....  read more  

Sun 5/13. 8:00 am - 12:00 pm. Open to the public. Pontiac Sportsman's Club, 18663 4-H Park Rd...  read more

Fri 5/18. 1:30 - 3:30 pm. Good Samaritan Rehab & Healthcare, 1225 S Ewing Dr. Bring a can good to support the Livingston County Food Pantry.... read more

Local Graduation Dates & Times
Graymont/RooksCreek Grade School 
Wed 5/16. 5:00 - 7:00 pm.

Odell Grade School 
Thurs 5/17. 7:00 - 8:00 pm

Pontiac Township High School 
Sun 5/20.  2:30 - 4:00 pm

Saunemin Grade School 
Tues 5/22.  6:00 - 7:00 pm

St. Paul's Grade School
Tues 5/22.  6:30 - 8:00 pm

St. Mary's Grade School
Wed 5/23.  6:30 - 8:00 pm

Dwight Grade School
Thurs 5/24.  7:00 - 8:00 pkm

Pontiac Junior High School
Fri 5/25.  7:00 PM  -  9:00 pm

Dwight High School
Fri 5/25. 7:00 PM - 8:00 pm

Check out the  Pontiac Area Chamber Calendar for more events in May.
Bank of Pontiac To Host Next Mix & Mingle On May 17
Bank of Pontiac is hosting the next Mix & Mingle. Come join us for a great evening of food, drinks and socializing. This event is free to all. 

Mix & Mingle @ Bank of Pontiac
Thursday, May 17 
5:00 to 7:00 pm
300 W Washington St.

RSVP to Deb Howard at or 815.844.5131. See you there!
IHR Challenges & Solutions Focus of Upcoming Issues & Eggs May 23
Come and learn the basic functions of IHR and the people they serve.
  •  IHR has various 5 Primary Departments including Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Treatment.
  •  IHR continues to provide Parenting Classes with ongoing consultation.
  •  IHR provides outreach services to the surrounding communities including St. James Hospital
  •  Come and learn how IHR is involved in the recently developed Drug Court Program and how they are addressing the heroin epidemic.
Issue & Eggs:  IHR Challenges & Solutions
Wednesday, May 23 @ 7:30 am
Pontiac Family Kitchen,  904 W Custer Ave
Cost is $10 for members & $15 for non-members

RSVP no later than Monday May 21 to Deb Howard at 815.844.5131 or
Welcome World Finance
Welcome to our latest member World Finance. We are so glad to have you join the chamber! World Finance has been helping people realize their financial goals by offering fixed rate and payment loan solutions.

World Finance
305 S US Route 66
Phone: (815) 844-4460
Manager:  Theresa Weber

Chamber Members Are Hiring
The following Chamber members have jobs available. Check out the job board for full details.
 1. Caterpillar , lathe/mill, drill, bore specialist, shop helper, material checker and handler, assembly and test specialist
 2.  SOCU , part-time teller
 3. Thorton's , guest services and management, full and part-time positions available. 
 4.  Manpower , mig welders, general laborers, machine operators, forklift operators
 5.  Edinger's Filling Station , part-time cooks
 6. Futures Unlimited, full-time direct support persons
 7. Subway of Pontiac, various positions available
 8. Johnson Press, full-time accounting & HR assistant
 9. MOSAIC, direct support associates
10. Accolade Healthcare of Pontiac, nurses and CNAs
11. Superior Landscaping, lawncare technician, landscape technician, lawn maintenance foreman
12. OSF Healthcare, lab tech, PCT(CNA), Rn and more

If you have a job that you would like posted with the Chamber, contact the office at 815.844.5131 or
Chamber Welcomes Support of Golf Outing
Click here  for more information on sponsorship opportunities or putting together a team to play!

We have lots of exciting things planned for this year including the fastest hole, marshmallow golf and awards such as the Toilet Bowl and Superior Awards.

Or if you have a donation for the event, feel free to drop it off at the office at 210 N. Plum St.