Montgomery Economic Development | 200 Webster St. Montgomery IL 60538 | 630.897.6748
Your Partner in Prosperity
May-June 2018
The Montgomery Economic Development Corporation, or the MEDC, works with the community, business owners & leaders of the community to promote a positive foundation for the Village of Montgomery.
Our members, executive partners and village leaders are committed to create an economically sound pro-business environment.
If you have any news or would like to share your business with the community, please be sure to call or email the MEDC office so we can get your story in front of our readers & supporters.Be sure to get the most out of our newsletter and click underlined items to get links or additional information.
Welcome to Montgomery
Two new businesses opened their doors this month in downtown Montgomery.
Located at 214 River & 216 River. Help us give them a warm welcome to the community!

Atrevete Confections and Grumpy Gaucho.
Jacqueline Mejia has a successful bakery and catering business. The opportunity to open a location in Montgomery, was icing on the cake. Fine coffee and teas with a variety of cookies, cakes and macaroons are just a few of the specialty items available. Be sure to visit her website or call for specific orders: 708-253-5828
Grumpy Gaucho serves a variety of Empanada's stuffed with a variety of fillings. A special baked treat from Argentina.
Nestor & Jennifer Fortini started their business in 2011 part time in a food truck visiting local farmer's markets and festivals. This will be their first sit down location and we are indeed excited to have them here. Welcome!

Please note: The hours for the Montgomery location are still be reviewed. Feel free to call 630-447-9250 or follow them on Facebook to get their current events and locations.
Lunch and Learn with Country Financial
Raffle prizes donated by Country Financial and Mind Trap Haunted House
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Scott Lovejoy, financial security consultant, Charlene Coulombe Fiore, MEDC Executive Director, David Murray, financial representative from Country Financial
Scott Lovejoy shares the importance of protecting your business with the right insurance.

Lunch & Learn held at Village Hall on May 16, 2017. Topics covered included ways to protect your small business and the key players in your business who play a significant role in your operations. See Press release for more information:
The MEDC Board is a volunteer based Board that provides input and direction to the MEDC. We have a committed group of board members that represent a variety of business that have been a part of the organization since the MEDC was founded in 2003. The MEDC along with the business community leaders have helped create an environment that provides resources and opportunities for businesses to grow and flourish in our community. If you have an interest in joining the MEDC or want to be a part of this great Board, please feel free to reach out to a current board member or the Executive Director.
Looking to improve communication with your employees?
Montgomery's Escape Rooms
We have a great opportunity for you!
Are you looking for a creative way to work with your staff? A new concept has opened the doors to new adventures for building teamwork.

Lets talk about the positive energy that comes out of this adventure. We have a special opportunity for Montgomery businesses and MEDC members:
Manufacturing & Logistics Career Fair
Wednesday, June 13 2018 9 to 11 a.m.
Waubonsee Community College
Plano Campus. 100 Waubonsee Drive, Plano:
On-site career coaching will be available
Employers & Job Seekers register at:
or call (630) 466-2368
Interested in learning more about
The Montgomery Economic Development Corporation ?
We have listed a few dates for your calendar:
Be sure to save the dates:

Dates: August 10, 11, 12th
Location: Montgomery Park
Fun filled weekend with carnival rides, entertainment, a carp derby, car show, fire works, craft booths and entertainment all weekend.

Event: MEDC annual golf outing
Date: September 13, 2018
Registration: 10:30 to 11:30
Time: 11:30 Shotgun Start
New Location : Bliss Creek Golf Course
1 Golfview Road, Sugar Grove, IL 60554
Save your spot!

MEDC Annual Holiday Party
Date: December 4, 2018
Time: 4pm to 7pm
Location: TBD

Thank you for your support
The MEDC would like to thank all of our members and leaders of the community for continuing to support our organization. Funding the organization
helps bring together all the pieces needed to provide a positive and growing economic base for Montgomery. Through new business relationships, expansions and communication the MEDC continues to address the ongoing needs of the development process and progress of the community. If you are interested in being a part of this great organization, or want to share something about your business or services, please be sure to give us a call or send us an email.

Charlene Coulombe-Fiore
Charlene Coulombe-Fiore EDFP CEcD 
Executive Director
Montgomery Economic Development Corporation
office: 630-897-6748
cell:  815-703-1338