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    Welcome to the Marengo Union Chamber of Commerce
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  • Welcome to the Marengo-Union Chamber of Commerce


Upcoming Events

 Queen of Hearts  – Drawings are every Tuesday Night – 7pm – The Spot


Chamber Chat – Tuesday Mornings on
WXMR 94.3 Marengo Community Radio

Need to contact us?

email: chamber@marengo-union.com

Phone: 815-568-6680


Office Hours

Monday, Wednesday & Thursday 9am-2:30pm ~  Tuesday – 9:30am-2:30pm  ~ Friday – By Appointment

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January 22, 2019 Drawing -$ 31,557.00 PLUS Ticket Sales


4-6-18 revised instructions

 January 2019 Newsletter

Click here to view as pdf: January 2019

Click here to view as pdf: December 2018

Click here to view as pdf:  November 2018-1

Click here to view as pdf:  October 2018

Click here to view as pdf:  September 2018

Click here to view as pdf:  August-2018



2019 State of the Community Breakfast

The guest speakers for the 2019 State of the Community Breakfast, which was held, Thursday, January 17, 2019 at Trio Grille.

Left to right – Jack Franks-McHenry County Board Chairman, Bob Bradbury-Marengo Fire Rescue District Chief, Steven Reick-Illinois State Representative, Josh Blakemore-City of Marengo Administrator, Tim Sebastian- Board of Directors Chairman Marengo Union Chamber of Commerce, Craig, Wilcox-Illinois State Senator and John Kimmel-Marengo Fire Rescue District Asst. Chief.





Direct Sellers – Independent Sales Consultants

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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

Fire and Ice collection

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

MPT Ribbon



Ribbon Cutting Ceremony – Your Supply Depot Limited 207 E. Grant Highway, Marengo   815-568-4115

Your Supply Depot

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

W.A.R. Performance

First Presbyterian Church

Mohr Safety, LLC

D5 Iron Works

D5 Ranges

Angel’s Attic 

Joes Place

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




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