November 27, 2018
Quincy Area Chamber of Commerce News
Giving Tuesday: Here's how to help a 'Good News' family

Today is "Giving Tuesday." It's the perfect day to make YOUR reservation for the YP Jingle Mingle Good News of Christmas luncheon on Dec. 6 from noon to 1 p.m. at the Dick Brothers Brewery Complex, 9th and York!

The cost of lunch is $15, and more than half of that goes toward Good News Family #9! For more information and to make your reservation, click here .
Nominations for Agribusiness, Ag Educator of Year due Jan. 4

Think of the agribusinesses in your community. What makes them stand out among their competitors? How do they serve their community and the ag community? Also, think about the ag educators you know. How many lives have they touched? How has that educator promoted interest in ag-related careers? 

Now is the time to submit nominations for Agribusiness of the Year and Larry Fischer Ag Educator of the Year. To see a list of past winners and submit your nominations, click here .
Businesses sought for business-to-student networking event

Show students what opportunities are available in your industry by having a booth at the Business to Student Networking event on Dec. 14! The event is from 9 to 11 a.m. at the Quincy Area Vocational Technical Center, 219 Baldwin Drive. 

To sign up, click here . If you have any questions, contact Executive Director Latonya Brock by clicking here .
Upcoming Events
Nov. 28: Ambassador Christmas Party , Quality Inn & Suites, 201 S. 3rd Street, 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Dec. 6: YP Good News of Christmas Jingle Mingle , Dick Brothers Brewery, 9th & York, noon - 1 p.m. Click here to make a reservation.

Dec. 13: Business After Hours , First Bankers Trust Company, 1201 Broadway Street, 4:30 - 6 p.m.

Dec. 14: Business to Student Networking Even t, Quincy Area Vocational Technical Center, 219 Baldwin Drive, 9 - 11 a.m. Businesses interested in participating need to sign up by clicking here .

Dec. 19: Board of Directors meeting, Tiramisu, 137 N. 3rd Street, noon - 1 p.m.

Dec. 20: Business Before Hours , Peoples Prosperity Bank, 3215 Maine Street, 7 - 8:30 a.m.

Jan. 16: Annual Meeting/Business Hall of Fame . Details TBA.
Chamber Bucks for your employees

Would you like to reward your employees for their dedication and hard work this year? Many companies purchase Chamber Bucks for their employees as an end-of-year gift. Chamber Bucks are certificates that can be redeemed at nearly 100 businesses ( click here for the list of businesses that accept them ) and they never expire. They are sold in $10, $20, and $25 denominations.

if you'd like to purchase Chamber Bucks for your employees, call the Chamber office to place your order at (217) 222-7980. Chamber Bucks can also be purchased at the following banks: Bank of Springfield, all Quincy locations; HOMEBANK, main branch at 1132 Broadway; First Bankers Trust Company, all locations; Mercantile Bank, main branch at 200 N. 33rd St.; and People's Prosperity Bank, 3215 Maine St.
Quincy Area Chamber of Commerce | 300 Civic Center Plaza, Suite 245 | (217) 222-7980