Chamber Buzz

Wednesday, December 5, 2018

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

"It's a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play"
12/6-12/9. The Eagle Theater. Enjoy the classic Christmas story against the backdrop of a 1940s radio station. Get tickets for yourself or for your group - a fun, easy holiday entertainment option!... read more

Cornell Parade of Lights
Sat., 12/8. 6:00 - 7:00 pm. 
Cornell's Christmas light-up parade and celebration. Participants will meet at the grade school at 5:45 and the parade will start at 6:00... read more

Santa House Hours
Sat., 12/8, 12/15 & 12/22. 10:00 am to 1:00 pm. 
Mon, 12/3, 12/10 & 12/17. 5:00 - 7:00 pm.
Thurs, 12/13 5:00 - 7:00 pm
Sat, Dec 8. 10:00 - 11:30 am at the Public Library and 11:30 am - 1:00 pm at the Santa House... read more

Holiday House Walk
Sun., 12/9. 1:00 - 5:00 pm. Pontiac Women's Club. Join the Pontiac Women's Club for this annual event. Tickets are available at County Market and more... read more

Breakfast With Santa
Sat., 12/15. 8:00 - 11:00 am. Three Roses Bed & Breakfast. Bring the family to have a pancake breakfast with Santa and snap photos! Tickets available for the whole family... read more

Santa Claus at KSR
Sat., 12/15. 9:00 - 11:00 am. Kelly Sauder Rupiper, Pontiac. Santa's visitors will get their picture taken with Santa, enjoy some yummy Christmas treats and receive a coupon good for 10% off all in stock toys, merchandise and home and workshop more

Neighborhood Luminaries
Sat., 12/15. 5:00 pm. Please join in celebrating the holiday season by lining the neighborhoods with candle luminaries! Kits available at 315 N. Ladd or purchase materials on your own. Everyone will light their luminary at more

Christmas Kids Art Projects at Three Roses
Sun., 12/16. 1:00 - 3:00 pm. Three Roses Bed and Breakfast. Parents, sign your 6-12 year old up to make you a Christmas present you actually want! Children will make one "girl/mom" present and one "boy/dad" present...
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Check out the  Pontiac Area Chamber Calendar for more events in December.
Win $1,000 Chamber Gift Certificates in the Jack Frost Jackpot
Time is running out to get your Jack Frost Jackpot raffle tickets for a chance to win $1,000 in chamber gift certificates just in time for holiday shopping!

Tickets are $20 each and only 200 are being sold. The grand prize winner will receive $1,000 in chamber gift certificates and 10 secondary winners will each receive a $20 chamber gift certificate. 

Tickets are available until Wednesday, December 12 and the winner will be drawn live on WJEZ on Friday, December 14.

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.

Purchased your  raffle ticket from any chamber
board member or at the chamber office.
Honoring City Employees & Elected Officials
Come join us for a free evening of socializing and great food and drink at the Pontiac Elks Lodge, hosted by Calvert and Martin Funeral Homes. 

We will be collecting food for the local food pantry, so please bring non-perishable food items for donation.

Mix & Mingle to Honor City 
Employees and Elected Officials
Hosted by Calvert & Martin at the  
Thursday, December 13,  5:00 - 7:00 pm
459 Elks Club Road, Pontiac

RSVP no later than Friday, December 7 to 815.844.5131 or
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! 
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, experienced manufacturing engineer, category buyer II
10. Futures Unlimited, property & equipment maintenance technician, direct support persons
11. City of Pontiac, street maintenance worker
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, social services director
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

If you have a job that you would like posted with the Chamber, contact the office at 815.844.5131 or
Downtown Retailers Open Until 8 pm on Thursday, December 13