June 27, 2022 Weekly Digest
Chairman's Circle Members
Happenings in and around the Chamber!

We are thrilled to welcome Batavia manufacturer Techmer PM to the Chamber. They are a global leader in materials design solutions who work with brands across the world. With more than 40 years of experience, Techmer PM helps their partners bring the next great products to market through accelerated development and a value-driven philosophy toward enhanced manufacturing. Learn more about them here.
Welcome to Our New Members!

Happy Monday!

It's a refreshing day weather-wise today; get out and enjoy it. Illinois Primary 2022 elections take place tomorrow; so if you'd like to exercise your right to choose who will appear on the General Election ballet in November, head to the polls. You can find your polling place here.

Volunteers Needed: Windmill City Festival

The Batavia Chamber still needs a few more volunteers to assist at the entrance/exit gates at Windmill City Fest on Friday evening, July 8 to make sure people are not leaving the festival with alcohol.

The first shift is filled; we hope that you can help us out on the second shift, from 8 to 11pm. Wear your work logo’d wear to promote your company and take advantage of the visibility in front of a large audience. Please let Patti know if you can help out, patti@bataviachamber.org. Come support the Chamber and enjoy a wonderful festival!

Meet the Tuesday Leads Group!

Tonight, June 27th, the Batavia Business Exchange invites you to come learn about their Tuesday morning referral group and meet the current members. Join them at Pal Joey's, 31 N. River Street for a casual afterhours, from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Learn more here.

Mayor's Weekly Update

For those of you who view Mayor Schielke’s weekly videos, here is a link to the Friday, June 24 recording. Deputy Police Chief Eric Blowers joins the address to discuss scams and internet fraud and gives tips on how to avoid them. Here is a link to resources for preventing and reporting fraud and scams.

We continually update our home page, bataviachamber.org when new resources and information comes out. Also, check our calendar for new events from us and the community. Make certain you check the calendars regularly!

As always, we are now, and will be in the future, here for you.

Most sincerely,

Margaret, Patti and Shirley
Your Batavia Chamber of Commerce Staff
Upcoming Ribbon Cutting
Mark Your Calendars and Join Us!
Cruise with fellow suburban chamber members on the Danube River this fall.

Doesn't a scenic cruise down the beautiful Danube River sound great? Click here to view a four-page brochure to learn more about excursions and more. Prices include round-trip airfare Click here to book now!
Congratulations to Payton's Photography!
The Batavia Chamber of Commerce was excited to celebrate the new Batavia location for Payton’s Photography with a ribbon cutting ceremony on Thursday, June 23. When looking for a new location for her photography studio, owner CeCee Nedrow found the “perfect” location in Batavia, at 1359 Wind Energy Pass, near Kirk Road. Batavia Mayor Jeffery Schielke presided over the celebration, along with the owner, CeCee Nedrow, and her husband, Bill.

Payton’s Photography is an award-winning photography studio that specializes in family and custom couture sessions. Since 1997, Payton's Photography has been creating memories. Whether family sessions, newborns, child couture sessions or pets, Payton's Photography is your family photographer for all ages. More information about Payton’s Photography, a gallery of examples, and links to book upcoming special photo sessions can be found by visiting her website paytonsphotography.com. You can also check out facebook.com/paytonsphotography. Contact CeCee by calling (630) 800-8111 or email photos@paytonsphotography.com
News and Updates from Our Members

June 23, 2022 (Batavia, IL) -At their meeting on Tuesday, June 21, Superintendent Dr. Lisa Hichens informed the BPS101 Board of Education that she would retire as superintendent at the end of the 2022-23 school year after 26 years of service as an educator. The 2022-23 school year will be her 22nd year of service in BPS101. Read the entire press release.

The National Ready Mixed Concrete Association’s Build with Strength (BWS) coalition is committed to strengthening communities’ access to affordable and resilient housing through its ongoing partnership with Habitat for Humanity. Despite the current nationwide shortages of building materials due to global supply chain issues, industry leaders like NRMCA are donating materials and expertise to local Habitat for Humanity affiliates in an effort to build 50 concrete houses in 50 states in five years. The latest project will break ground Tuesday, June 28th at 9 a.m. in Aurora, a community working to address the nationwide growing affordable housing crisis. Read the entire press release.
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