Queen of Hearts – Drawings are every Tuesday Night – 7pm – The Spot –
There will be NO Queen of Hearts drawing on December 24 or 31, 2019
Watch the drawing LIVE via our FaceBook page !
Chamber Chat – Tuesday Mornings on WXMR 94.3 Marengo Community Radio
Need to contact us?
Phone: 815-568-6680 – After hours # 779-901-8101
Monday, Wednesday & Thursday 9am-2:30pm ~ Tuesday – 9:30am-2:30pm ~ Friday – By Appointment
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Toys for Tots donation sites:
FINAL COLLECTION DATE IS: Friday, December 13, 2019
Bill’s Barber Shop – 112 S. State St.
Cowboy’s Auto Repair – 657 W. Grant Hwy.
Edward Jones – 821D E. Grant Hwy.
First National Bank – 677 E. Grant Hwy.
Glo-Bowl Fun Center – 101 Franks Rd.
Harris Bank – 100 W. Washington St.
Intren – 18202 W. Union Road – Union
Marengo Library – 19714 E. Grant Hwy.
Marengo Park District – 825 Indian Oaks Trail
***Marengo Union Chamber of Commerce – 116 S. State St.
Miss Kitty’s – 1101 E. Grant Hwy.
Prairie Community Bank – 800 W. Grant Hwy.
UniCarriers Americas – 240 N. Prospect
*** Monetary donations can be dropped off at the Chamber of Commerce Office –
Please make checks payable to Toys for Tots ***
Click here to download : Shop Local Flyer2019
Tickets available at: The Chamber Office, Stonebakers Pizza, Joe’s Place and The Spot
December 17, 2019 Drawing – $98,787.00 PLUS Ticket Sales
NO DRAWING on Tuesday, December 24 or Tuesday, December 31, 2019
December 2019 Newsletter
Click here to view as pdf: November 2019
Click here to view as pdf: September 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
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
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
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
Bryan & Chrissy Newbold – Lewke Partners – Keller William
Thompson Linear Motion
Mary Kay Cosmetics – Judy Nepil-Shaw 815-923-4891
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