Chamber Buzz

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

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

Fri 5/18. 6:30 to 9:00 pm. Eagle Theater, 319 N Plum St. Contact Pontiac Parks & Rec at  815.844.6818 for more info. 

Fri 5/18. 1:30 - 3:30 pm. Good Samaritan Rehab & Healthcare, 1225 S Ewing Dr. Bring a can good to support the Livingston County Food Pantry.... read more

Local Graduation Dates & Times
Graymont/RooksCreek Grade School 
Wed 5/16. 5:00 - 7:00 pm.

Odell Grade School 
Thurs 5/17. 7:00 - 8:00 pm

Pontiac Township High School 
Sun 5/20.  2:30 - 4:00 pm

Saunemin Grade School 
Tues 5/22.  6:00 - 7:00 pm

St. Paul's Grade School
Tues 5/22.  6:30 - 8:00 pm

St. Mary's Grade School
Wed 5/23.  6:30 - 8:00 pm

Dwight Grade School
Thurs 5/24.  7:00 - 8:00 pkm

Pontiac Junior High School
Fri 5/25.  7:00 PM  -  9:00 pm

Dwight High School
Fri 5/25. 7:00 PM - 8:00 pm

Check out the  Pontiac Area Chamber Calendar for more events in May.
Love Golf....Join the Chamber Golf Outing on Friday, June 8
Click here  for more information on sponsorship opportunities or putting together a team to play! 

We have lots of exciting things planned for this year including the fastest hole, marshmallow golf and awards such as the Toilet Bowl and Superior Awards.  It's just $75 per person to play.

Or if you have a donation for the event, feel free to drop it off at the office at 210 N. Plum St.
IHR Challenges & Solutions Focus of Upcoming Issues & Eggs May 23
Come and learn the basic functions of IHR and the people they serve.
  •  IHR has various 5 Primary Departments including Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Treatment.
  •  IHR continues to provide Parenting Classes with ongoing consultation.
  •  IHR provides outreach services to the surrounding communities including St. James Hospital
  •  Come and learn how IHR is involved in the recently developed Drug Court Program and how they are addressing the heroin epidemic.
Issue & Eggs:  IHR Challenges & Solutions
Wednesday, May 23 @ 7:30 am
Pontiac Family Kitchen,  904 W Custer Ave
Cost is $10 for members & $15 for non-members

RSVP no later than Monday May 21 to Deb Howard at 815.844.5131 or
Chamber Members Are Hiring
The following Chamber members have jobs available. Check out the job board for full details.
 1. Caterpillar , lathe/mill, drill, bore specialist, shop helper, material checker and handler, assembly and test specialist
 2.  Thorton's , guest services and management, full and part-time positions available. 
 3.  Manpower , mig welders, general laborers, machine operators, forklift operators
 4.  Edinger's Filling Station , part-time cooks & waitress
 5. Futures Unlimited, full-time direct support persons
 6. Subway of Pontiac, various positions available
 7. Johnson Press, full-time accounting & HR assistant
 8. MOSAIC, direct support associates
 9. Accolade Healthcare of Pontiac, nurses and CNAs
10. Superior Landscaping, lawncare technician, landscape technician, lawn maintenance foreman
11. OSF Healthcare, lab tech, PCT(CNA), Rn and more
12. Parks & Recreation Department, full-time recreations supervisor, part-time custodian

If you have a job that you would like posted with the Chamber, contact the office at 815.844.5131 or
OSF Announces RX Disposal Program
OSF Healthcare Saint James - John W. Albrecht Hospital now has safe, secure disposal boxes for the proper disposal of prescription drugs and opiods. 

They can take all drugs except:
 - Needles/sharps
 - Liquids (including lotions/ointments)
 - Inhalers
 - Aerosal cans (accepted at Household Hazardous Waste)
 - IV bags/tubes
 - Thermometers (accepted at Household Hazardous Waste)

Look for the container at OSF Healthcare.