Chamber Buzz

Thursday, December 20, 2018

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

Santa House Hours
Sat., 12/22. 10:00 am - 1:00 pm at  the Santa House in downtown Pontiac... read more

Senior Christmas Potluck
Thurs., 12/20. 12:00 - 1:00 pm. Pontiac Parks & Rec. The rec center will provide the ham. Please bring a dish to pass and a small gift for the gift more

American Red Cross Blood Drive
Fri., 12/21. 11:00 am - 4:00 pm. OSF St. James - John W. Albrecht Medical Center. All blood types are needed. Walk-ins are welcome or make an more

We wish everyone a very merry Christmas. 

The chamber office will close at 2 pm on Monday, December 24 and will reopen at 8:30 am on Thursday, December 27. 

Check out the  Pontiac Area Chamber Calendar for more events in December.
Myers Wins $1,000 in Chamber Gift Certificates
Thanks to everyone who participated in this year's Jack Frost Jackpot raffle. 

Congratulations to all the winners of the Jack Frost Jackpot raffle. Ryan Myers, who works at KSR, won the grand prize of $1,000 in chamber gift certificates.  Ten lucky winners also received $20 in chamber gift certificates. 

Chamber gift certificates are good at more than 200 locations such as BP Trainor, Baby Bull's, County Market, Home Wishes, Total E Clips, Baxter's Locksmith, Pontiac Family Kitchen and much more.
Gift Certificates Make Perfect Gifts
Pontiac Area Chamber gift certificates make the perfect gift for young and old, male or female, friend or family. They  come denominations of $5, $10 and $25. And, they are accepted at more than 200 chamber members.
And the best part is they never expire! 

The office is open until 2 pm on Monday, December 24.

Stop by the chamber office at 210 N. Plum St. to pick up your gift certificates. Or order them in advance by calling  815.844.5131 or sending an email to
Chamber Members Are Hiring
The following Chamber members have jobs available. Check out the job board for full details.

1. Heartland Community College, administrative assistant
2. Heller Motors, customer service representative
3. Thornton's, various positions available
4. The Pointe at Pontiac, various positions available
5. Casey's General Store, various positions available
6. County Market, various positions available
7. Livingston Area Career Center, CNA and medical terminology instructor, automotive technology instructor
8. AW Dynamometer, mechanical engineer
9. Caterpillar, environmental health and safety intern, welder 3rd shift
10. Futures Unlimited, property & equipment maintenance technician, direct support persons
11. Dimond Bros. Insurance, insurance account executive
12. McDonald's, various positions available
13. Livingston County Sheriff, sheriff deputy 
14. Edinger's Filling Station, dishwasher
15. Evenglow Lodge, dining services team
16. MOSAIC, direct support associate
17. Accolade Healthcare of Pontiac, activity aide
18. OSF Healthcare Saint James, various positions available
19. Dunkin Donuts, crew member
20. Hustedt Jewelers, sales associate
21. Republic Services, landfill heavy equip operator
22. Superior Landscaping, landscape team leader, lawn maintenance team leader
23. Daily Leader, advertising sales executive
24. Pontiac Elks Lodge, pt dishwasher, pt waitress
25. Bard Optical, retail sales
26. Enbridge, electrical technician

If you have a job that you would like posted with the Chamber, contact the office at 815.844.5131 or