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Learn techniques to handle both proactive and reactive coaching to help people achieve peak performance.


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04/27/178:00am to 12:00pmLaurie Silvey


Youth Mental Health First Aid is an 8-hour training intended to teach participants how to help youths who are developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis. Participants learn the signs and symptoms of common mental health problems, where and when to get help, and what type of help is most effective.

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04/27/178:00am to 5:00pm


Celebrations Event Center will host a Business After Hours program on Thursday, April 27 from 4:30-6:30 p.m. Enjoy appetizers, tea, lemonade and a cash bar and take a tour of their renovated event center.

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04/27/174:30pm to 6:30pmDalus Ben Avi


Join Centerstone, CHESI and the Marion Chamber of Commerce for the Grand Reopening and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony of Marion Illinois Centre Healthcare on Friday, April 28 at 2:00pm.

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04/28/172:00pm to 3:00pmJocelyn Popit


The Marion Chamber of Commerce will host a second Mastermind Program on Mondays from noon to 1:15 pm April 3 to May 22 (8 weeks) at Heartland Regional Medical Center Classroom 1 (downstairs). The program will be based on “Daring Greatly” by Brene Brown. Deadline to register is March 24.

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05/01/1712:00pm to 1:15pmDalus Ben Avi


The Marion Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors meeting will be held at 8 a.m. at Heartland Regional Medical Center. 

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05/02/178:00am to 9:00amDalus Ben Avi


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05/04/17 Carol Greenlee


Specialized Equine Services and Therapeutic Riding will hold a Sweethearts of the Saddle Derby Day gala on Saturday, May 6. Please call the Giant City Stables at (618) 529-4110 to be put on the guest list.

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05/06/17 


The Southern Illinois Coalition for the Homeless (SICH) 2nd Annual Dodgeball Tournament Fundraiser

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05/06/1711:00am to 6:00pmCamille Dorris


The Southern Illinois Coalition (SICH) is hosting its second annual Dodgeball Tournament fundraiser on May 6, 2017 at The HUB in Marion, Illinois.  This year there are two divisions making it an even bigger and better event.  The Youth Division is for ages 12-17 and the Adult Division is for ages 18 and up. The funds raised by this event will go to help homeless or near homeless individuals and families who are served by SICH in Southern Illinois. 
 
The Southern Illinois Coalition for the Homeless is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that was started in 1989 by individuals who recognized there was a need for low-income families to have a chance to buy a home of their own.  The Coalition started with the “Homeless to Homebuyer Program” that purchased and rehabilitated 46 homes to assist low to very low income individuals and families become home owners.   SICH expanded their range of programs to include affordable rental housing with supportive services for individuals and families that are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless.  We currently have 45 homes or apartments that we rent and seven homes that are under contract to purchase. The individuals and families we serve come from homeless and domestic violence shelters; halfway houses; Veteran hospitals; the streets; and from situations where they are forced to live in overcrowded housing with family and friends due to economic situations.

We are looking for both teams and sponsors for this event! 

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05/06/1711:00am to 6:00pmCamille Dorris


The Marion Chamber of Commerce will host a second Mastermind Program on Mondays from noon to 1:15 pm April 3 to May 22 (8 weeks) at Heartland Regional Medical Center Classroom 1 (downstairs). The program will be based on “Daring Greatly” by Brene Brown. Deadline to register is March 24.

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05/08/1712:00pm to 1:15pmDalus Ben Avi


The Marion Chamber of Commerce Monthly Membership Luncheon will be held on Tuesday, May 9 at noon at Kokopelli. 

The presenter will be Dr. Ron House, president of John. A Logan College. 

Also, the winner of the raffle for the Suite at the Miners will be drawn at the end of the program.

TCT is the sponsor of the May Monthly Membership Luncheon. 

 

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05/09/1712:00pm to 1:00pmDalus Ben Avi


Join the Marion Chamber Dish Mob on May 11 from 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.!

Every quarter, the Marion Chamber invites you to visit a Marion area restaurant armed with cash, a smile, and a love of Marion. We call and block several tables (usually for 20 people) during the breakfast, lunch or dinner hours but we won't let you know where the location is until the day before the Dish Mob. The Marion Chamber Dish Mob is held the 2nd Thursday in February, May, August and November. 

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05/11/1711:30am to 1:00pmDalus Ben Avi


A Ribbon Cutting Ceremony will be held on Thursday, May 11 at 3 p.m. at Interim HealthCare, 4503 West DeYoung, Marion. An Open House will follow until 5 p.m. The event will include refreshments, raffles and more. 

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05/11/173:00pm to 5:00pmDalus Ben Avi


Williamson County – IEPA
 
One-Day Household Hazardous Waste Collection
 
 
When:  Saturday, May 13, 2017
 
Where:  Aisin Manufacturing Illinois
11000 Redco Drive
Marion, IL 62959
 
Time:  8:00 AM – 3:00 PM

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05/13/178:00am to 3:00pm


The Marion Chamber of Commerce will host a second Mastermind Program on Mondays from noon to 1:15 pm April 3 to May 22 (8 weeks) at Heartland Regional Medical Center Classroom 1 (downstairs). The program will be based on “Daring Greatly” by Brene Brown. Deadline to register is March 24.

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05/15/1712:00pm to 1:15pmDalus Ben Avi


Every quarter the Marion Chamber of Commerce Membership Committee holds a New Member Quarterly Luncheon. This quarter’s New Member Quarterly Luncheon will be held at noon at Honeybaker's on May 16. 

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05/16/1712:00pm to 1:00pmDalus Ben Avi


The Membership Committee meet on the third Tuesday of each month at noon. The location of the meeting varies. Please call the Marion Chamber of Commerce to join the Membership Committee, inquire about the location of the next meeting or if you have any questions.

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05/16/1712:00pm to 1:00pmDalus Strusz


The Marion Chamber of Commerce Marketing Committee meets on the third Wednesday of each month at 8 a.m. at the Chamber office. 

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05/17/178:00am to 9:00amDalus Strusz


Workers’ Compensation in Illinois is complicated . . . Do you know everything you need to know about the Illinois WC system?
Attorneys from Keefe, Campbell, Biery & Associates will begin with a review of the basics of Workers’ Compensation in Illinois, including benefits, the Workers’ Compensation Commission, and handling a claim of injury from the beginning to end. They will then analyze and discuss in-depth important topics such as Temporary Total/Partial Disability, Nature and Extent of Injury, Wage Loss Differential, Discovery, Liens and related claims against WC benefits in Illinois, Surveillance, Retaliatory Discharge and How to Handle WC Death Claims.
Early Bird Rate through May 7 - $249
Member Rate - $299
Retail Price - $349

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05/17/1710:00am to 4:00pmLaurie Silvey


The Marion Chamber of Commerce Legislative Affairs Committee meeting is held on the third Thurday of each month at 8 a.m. at South Porte Bank. 

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05/18/178:00am to 9:00amDalus Ben Avi


Taught by attorney Jon Hoag, SmithAmundsen LLC

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05/18/178:30am to 12:30pmKelli Jessup


The Marion Chamber of Commerce Marketing Committee has teamed up with Harness Digital Marketing to provide Social Media Webinars once a quarter for members. The second Social Media Webinar will take place on Thursday, May 18 from noon to 12:20 p.m. on the Marion Chamber of Commerce's Facebook Live Stream. The main speaker will be Eleini Hampton with Harness Digital Marketing, who will speak about Most Common Mistakes Made in Social Media Today.

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05/18/1712:00pm to 12:30pmDalus Ben Avi


LEAA is presenting its 2nd annual Art at the Fair May 20 and 21 at the Williamson County Fairgrounds. The times are 9-5 on the 21st and 11-5 on the 22nd. 

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05/20/17 


LEAA is presenting its 2nd annual Art at the Fair May 20 and 21 at the Williamson County Fairgrounds. The times are 9-5 on the 21st and 11-5 on the 22nd. 

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05/21/17 


The Marion Chamber of Commerce will host a second Mastermind Program on Mondays from noon to 1:15 pm April 3 to May 22 (8 weeks) at Heartland Regional Medical Center Classroom 1 (downstairs). The program will be based on “Daring Greatly” by Brene Brown. Deadline to register is March 24.

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05/22/1712:00pm to 1:15pmDalus Ben Avi


Eat, learn, discuss & grow!

Raise your leadership and connect with others in a fun learning environment!

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05/24/1712:00pm to 1:00pmDalus Ben Avi


The Marion Chamber of Commerce Community Day Committee meeting will be held on Friday, May 26 at 8 a.m. at the Chamber office. 

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05/26/178:00am to 9:00amDalus Ben Avi


Marion Marion Street Cruise Night will be held on the fourth Saturday in April, May, July, August and September on the Square in Marion. 

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05/27/17 


Many exciting events are planned for Memorial Day at Ray Fosse Park on Monday, May 29. 

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05/29/179:00am to 6:00pm


Official tryouts for the Carbondale Phoenix Futbol Club will be held on Thursday, June 1 and Saturday June 10.

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06/01/175:30pm to 7:30pm


The Marion Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors meeting will be held at 8 a.m. at Heartland Regional Medical Center. 

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06/06/178:00am to 9:00amDalus Ben Avi


Marion Community Day at Rent One Park is Saturday, June 10.  The Southern Illinois Miners will be facing off against the Joliet Slammers.  Show your community spirit and support for Marion Grad Spree this year by attending the game.

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06/10/175:00pm to 10:00pmDalus Ben Avi


Official tryouts for the Carbondale Phoenix Futbol Club will be held on Thursday, June 1 and Saturday June 10.

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06/10/175:30pm to 7:30pm


The Marion Chamber of Commerce Legislative Affairs Committee meeting is held on the third Thurday of each month at 8 a.m. at South Porte Bank. 

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06/15/178:00am to 9:00amDalus Ben Avi


The Membership Committee meet on the third Tuesday of each month at noon. The location of the meeting varies. Please call the Marion Chamber of Commerce to join the Membership Committee, inquire about the location of the next meeting or if you have any questions.

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06/20/1712:00pm to 1:00pmDalus Strusz


The Marion Chamber of Commerce Marketing Committee meets on the third Wednesday of each month at 8 a.m. at the Chamber office. 

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06/21/178:00am to 9:00amDalus Strusz


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