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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  – Postponed until further notice- 

Watch the drawing LIVE via our FaceBook page !

**** ALL chamber events have been postponed or cancelled

until further notice ****

Our Office has very limited hours  –  Please call 779-901-8101 if you need assistance. 


Chamber Chat – Tuesday Mornings on WXMR 94.3 Marengo Community Radio

Need to contact us?

email: chamber@marengo-union.com

Phone: 815-568-6680 – After hours #  779-901-8101

Office Hours

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

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2020 Hometown Hero Banner Program



Download the complete application here:  HTH Form 2020


2020 Scholarship Application

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Tickets available at:  The Chamber Office, StoneBakers Pizza, Joe’s Place, Armanetti’s and The Spot

Unknown date 2020 -Drawing – $137,805.00

PLUS Ticket Sales 



 9-24-18 revised instructions

4-6-18 revised instructions

March 2020 Newsletter


Click here to view as pdf: March 2020

click here to view as pdf: February 2020

Click here to view as pdf: December 2019 (2)

Click here to view as pdf: November 2019

Click here to view as pdf:  October 2019

Click here to view as pdf: September 2019


Ribbon Cutting – Armanetti Wine & Spirits – December 7, 2019


Ribbon Cutting – Fleur de Lis Farm – herb/o/logy – October 17, 2019



Ribbon Cutting & Open House – HyperStitch – October 1, 2019





Grand Opening & Ribbon Cutting – W.A.R. Performance 

August 24, 2019  



Grand Opening & Ribbon Cutting – Century 21 – New Heritage 

July 11, 2019


2020 State of the Community Breakfast 


The guest speakers for the 2020 State of the Community Breakfast, which was held, Wednesday, January 29, 2020 at Trio Grille.

Left to right: Tim Sebastian- Board of Directors Chairman, Marengo-Union Chamber of Commerce, Colleen Helfers – Executive Director, Marengo-Union Chamber of Commerce; Jim McConoughey – President, McHenry County Economic Development Corp.; Jack Franks-McHenry County Board Chairman; Josh Blakemore-City of Marengo Administrator And John Koziol – City of Marengo Mayor.  



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.


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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

Cafe 20

Tri-County Preferred Garage Door, Inc. 

Huntley Floral 

Flatlander Market

Huntley Hills Airport Transportation

Armanetti Wine & Spirits

CPRCLASS.Com – Emergency Response

Community Foundation for McHenry County 

Fleur de Lis Farm – herb/o/logy

M.A.D. Plumbing, Inc. 

American Legion Post #192

Great Lakes Lawn & Landscape 

Marengo Union Funeral Home 

Kevin Becker – State Farm Insurance

JFY Pools

Knobloch Plumbing

Bryan & Chrissy Newbold – Lewke Partners – Keller William 

Sunset Motel

Thompson Linear Motion

Mary Kay Cosmetics – Judy Nepil-Shaw 815-923-4891


Member IACCE




News & Updates

The 2019 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