Saline County Chamber of Commerce
Saline County Chamber has a full calendar over the next month. Check out all of the events that we have coming up. We hope to see you there.
Monthly Luncheon
Our monthly luncheon is  TODAY at the Harrisburg Library. This luncheon is no cost to attend. We hope to see you there.
Ribbon Cuttings
  • Southern Charm ribbon cutting has been postponed at this time. 

  • Air Evac Lifeteam- 10/5 at Noon (Lunch Provided)

  • WLC Management- 10/6 at Noon
Member Business News:
Jeep Jam Poker Run- 9/30
The Jeepin & Hot Rodding Benefit Poker Run sponsored by Jim Hayes Inc will be held on Saturday September 30th. Call 618-997-3030 for more info.
SIC Health Fair- 10/4
SIC is hosting their annual health fair on October 4th from 9am-Noon in the Harry Crisp Student Center in "B" Building. There will be over 30 booths with different screenings, flu shots, and a blood drive that day. 
Booth spaces are still available for any health-related organizations who wish to present. Those interested in procuring a space for a booth may call Lori Cox 252-5400, extension 2300. 
Grand Opening Air Evac Lifeteam- 10/5

The grand opening will be held at the Air Evac Lifeteam base from 11am-1pm with a ribbon cutting at noon. Lunch will be provided. Location is 177 Vince Ashley Drive in Harrisburg.
Customer Appreciation Day- 10/6
WLC Management Firm will be having a customer appreciation barbecue and open house on Friday October 6th from 11am-2pm. Food will be provided and a ribbon cutting will be held at noon.
Bluegrass and Barbecue Festival- 10/7
The annual Bluegrass & Barbecue Festival will be held on Saturday October 7th at the Saline Creek Pioneer Village and Museum in Harrisburg. The festival will be from 9:30a-5p. 
SIC Archery National Championships- 10/7-10/8
The 2017 US Intercollegiate 3D Archery National Championships will take place Oct. 7-8 at Sahara Woods State Fish and Wildlife Area just west of Harrisburg and north of Carrier Mills. Some 200 of the nation’s top collegiate archers will compete. For more information please contact , registration or sponsorships, please contact Alli Armstrong at (618) 252-5400, ext. 2104 or
Touch of Nature Paddling Event- 10/7
What better way is there to appreciate a fall day in Southern Illinois than by paddling on a scenic lake?
New Business
If you are out and about please take a moment to welcome the following business to the chamber. 
Southern Charm
Now Hiring
Part-Time Interviewer Position (Saline and Gallatin Counties) at The Guardian Center in Harrisburg (for Saline and Gallatin Counties)
Responsible for providing forensic interviewing services for children at the request of law enforcement/child protection investigators. Specialized training provided. Advanced degree in social work or related field preferred with a minimum of 2 years’ experience working with children, strong interviewing skills and comfort working in a team environment. Interested candidates should email resume to by October 6th .
Thank you!
Thank you to Jim Hayes Inc. for allowing us to use this beautiful Jeep at Catskin Days Parade in Carrier Mills last Saturday. Watch for us at the Eldorado Homecoming Parade on Thursday October 5th at 1pm.
Shop Southern Illinois-
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Our newsletter comes out each Thursday. To get information included in our weekly newsletter please email us by noon on Tuesday with your information. Thank you!
Saline County Chamber of Commerce
110 E. Locust Street Suite 203- Harrisburg, IL 62946   (618)252-4192