Saturday, November 24th
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The Shop Local and YOU Win Campaign begins, Saturday, November 24th and runs until December 24th
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November 2018 Newsletter
Click here to view as pdf: September 2018
Click here to view as pdf: August-2018
Toys for Tots Donation Locations:
Bill’s Barbershop, Brandt’s Pharmacy, Cowboy’s Auto Repair, Edward Jones, First National Bank, Glo-Bowl Fun Center, Harris Bank, Hwy. 20 Self Storage, Intren, Marengo Union Library, Marengo Park District, Marengo-Union Chamber of Commerce, Pointer’s Saloon (monetary donations), Prairie Community Bank, Randy’s Cycles, Thomson Linear and UniCarriers Americas.
Final pick up date is Friday, December 14, 2018. For donations after Friday, December 14th, please take them to the Chamber of Commerce Office located at 116 S. State Street, downtown Marengo.
Direct Sellers – Independent Sales Consultants
Chamber Membership is available for you ! Enjoy the benefits of the Chamber with a Direct Sellers Membership created just for you !
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Ribbon Cutting Ceremony – Cowboy’s Auto Repair, Inc.
657 W. Grant Hwy., Marengo, IL
April 21, 2018
Photo by: Samantha Helfers
Ribbon Cutting Ceremony – Federal Direct Tax & Business Services
213 S. State Street, Marengo, IL
Left to right: Melissa Stocker – First National Bank; Leslie Pace – First National Bank; Stella D’Souza; Gene Carroccia – Bobby’s Shoe Store; Jerald D’Souza – Owner; Colleen Helfers – Chamber Director; John Koziol – Mayor, City of Marengo; Josh Blakemore – City Administrator, City of Marengo. Photo by: Samantha Helfers
2018 “Dinner with a Veteran” American Eagle with Flag Print Winner
Congratulations to John Penny, a Veteran from the National Guard who won the Dinner with a Veteran’s American Eagle/Flag print donated by WildHeartland Art – Paul Turnbaugh. A HUGE thank you to ALL the Volunteers especially Gretchen & Grace Sebastian, who served our Veterans with dignity and honor. A MASSIVE thank you to our main sponsor Thrivent Financial – and all our table sponsors: George Regas, Your Supply Depot, Marengo Insurance Agency, Glo-Bowl Fun Center/Trio Grille, The Resenbeck Family, The Law Office of William Pulak, RedLine Livery, Victory Rock Fellowship, Prairie Community Bank, Huntington Appliance Service, Jay Pace Construction. Thank you to all the staff at StoneBakers Pizza for allowing and helping us to transform the restaurant into a fellowship event, Thank you to McHenry County Marine Corps League Auxiliary Unit #419 for their support and Thank you to WXMR 94.3 Marengo Community Radio. Most importantly – Thank you to all our Veterans!
2017 “Dinner with a Veteran” American Pride Print winner.
US Army Veteran and Commander of the American Legion Post #192, Larry Dochterman’s name was drawn from all the Veterans in attendance on Monday, November 6, 2017. Presenting the print is Paul Turnbaugh – Artist and owner WildHeartland Art, Larry Dochterman, and Colleen Helfers, Executive Director.
A huge THANK YOU for all our sponsors: StoneBakers Pizza and their entire staff, WXMR 94.3 Marengo Community Radio volunteers, Kids Hour hosts, and McHenry County Marine Corps League Aux. #419. Table sponsors: Bobby’s Shoe Store, Anonymous, Bobby & Charlene, Country Gentlemen, Miss Kitty’s Saloon, Ed & Tammy Olsen, George Regas – Thrivent Financial, The Resenbeck Family, Victory Rock Fellowship, WildHeartland Art and Your Supply Depot.
Ribbon Cutting Ceremony -Fire & Ice Smokehouse and Creamery – 104A Railroad Street, Marengo 815-568-7337
Left to Right: Colleen Helfers Chamber Director, George Steinke, Owners Joe & Lolly Steinke, Randy Hauschildt, BMO Harris Bank and Board Member, Deb Hauschildt, Glo-Bowl Fun Center and Board Member.
Ribbon Cutting Ceremony – Midtown Vapor – 115 W. Prairie St., Marengo – 815-596-2050
Left to Right – Randy Hauschildt -BMO Harris Bank and Board Member, Deb Hauschildt – Glo-Bowl Fun Center and Board Member, William Pulak – Attorney at Law and Board Member, Ed Rosengren – Illinois Railway Museum and Board Member, Business Owner – Richard Flynn, Gary Boden – City Administratior, Denise Swanson – Prairie Community Bank, Colleen Helfers – Chamber Director. Photo by: Jenny Blais – Marengo Union Times
Ribbon Cutting Ceremony – Marengo Physical Therapy 200 Lindow Lane, Suite E – Marengo – 815-568-8878
Ribbon Cutting Ceremony – Your Supply Depot Limited 207 E. Grant Highway, Marengo 815-568-4115
Left to right: Brittany Richardson – Board Member, Denise Swanson – Prairie Community Bank, Mayor Don Lockhart, Tim Sebastian – Century 21, Leslie Pace – Castle Bank Board Member, Laura Heinberg – Remax Connections, Jim Duncan – Edward Jones and Board of Directors Chairman, Tom Stewart – Owner, William Pulak, Attorney at Law and Board of Directors Treasurer, Colleen Helfers, Chamber Director. Photo by: Samantha Helfers
Welcome New Members
Our Newest Members
D5 Iron Works
McHenry County Marine Corps League Aux. #419 – Toys for Tots
Environmental Defenders of McHenry County
Signatures by Hughes, Inc/Hughes Signs
A Thymeless Bloom
Hair of the Dawg Pet Grooming – 708-446-3644
Ala’s Boutique – 815-354-9655
Tammie Pulak – Norwex Cleaning Products Consultant 815-761-5532
Cowboy’s Auto Repair
Lysa Johnson – Young Living Essential Oils Consultant – 815-520-7801
Tammy Olsen – Adornable U Jewerly Consultant – 815-878-0502
Kathy Rupp – Gold Canyon Consultant 815-298-8918
The Spot Tavern
Illinois Fire Inspections, Inc.
Law Office of Paula Rieghns, Ltd.
News & Updates
The 2018 Chamber community Guide is now available at the Chamber office.
Remember to support those businesses that advertised.
It was mailed to all households, businesses, and P.O. Boxes in the 60152 and 60180 zip codes.
click this link to access the community guide