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Events available for Registration...

Marion Chamber Lunch and Learn
01/25/17 - 12/14/17
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Marion Chamber Mastermind Group #2
04/03/17 - 05/22/17

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Marion Community Day
06/10/17
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Marion Chamber Block Par-tee at Heartland Regional Medical Center
10/13/17
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Events in the month of March 2016
DateEvent
03/01/16
Marion Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors meeting

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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03/05/16
March of Dimes fundraiser

March of Dimes fundraiser
Saturday, March 5
Marion Elks, 204 South Market

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03/06/16
Sunburst Model Search

Sunburst Model Search
March 6 • Noon
Illinois Star Centre Mall

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03/07/16
Memorial Day at Fosse Park press conference

A Memorial Day at Fosse Park press conference will be held on Monday, March 7 at 1 p.m. at Ray Fosse Park. For more information, visit https://www.facebook.com/Memorial-Day-at-Fosse-Park-1682939675282916/?fref=ts.

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03/08/16
March Monthly Membership Luncheon

The Marion Chamber of Commerce Monthly Membership Luncheon will be held on Tuesday, March 8 at noon at Kokopelli. 

The presenter will be Maggie Sheely, Congressional and Public Affairs Manager of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce's Great Lakes Region. 

House 2 Home Realty the sponsor of the March Monthly Membership Luncheon.

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03/09/16
Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at India Delight

A Ribbon Cutting Ceremony will be held at 10 a.m. on March 9 at India Delight.

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03/10/16
Implementing & Managing the Ultimate Workers’ Compensation Program

MARCH 10, 2016
John A. Logan College
8:00 AM to 4:30 PM *space is limited, registration begins at 7:30 AM
COST: Free
RSVP: Before February 24, 2016 

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03/10/16
Business After Hours Program: River-to-River Independent Living Quadplex

River-to-River Residential Independent Living Quadplex is hosting a Business After Hours Program on Thursday, March 10 from 4:30 - 6:30 p.m.

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03/15/16
Transportation to the polls

RIDES MASS TRANSIT DISTRICT is providing transportation to the polls on all established routes at NO COST to any resident. Call the local Rides dispatch office 24 hours in advance to reserve a seat.

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03/15/16
Marion Chamber of Commerce Membership Committee meeting

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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03/15/16
SIU Credit Union annual meeting

SIU Credit Union will hold its 78th Annual Meeting on Tuesday, March 15, 2016 beginning at 5:15 pm. The meeting will be held at their 395 N. Giant City Road location in Carbondale, IL.

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03/16/16
Marion Chamber of Commerce Marketing Committee meeting

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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03/16/16
Business Happy Hour event

The Marion Chamber of Commerce Business Happy Hour event will be held every third Wednesday each month throughout the year from 4:30-5:30 p.m. at Martini Joe's in Marion. All drinks during the Happy Hour will be 1/2 price for all Marion Chamber of Commerce members. There is no charge to attend. 

All Marion Chamber of Commerce members are encouraged to attend to unwind, network and share in good company.

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03/17/16
Marion Chamber of Commerce Legislative Affairs Committee meeting

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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03/21/16
Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at TJ's Wicked Vapes & More

A Ribbon Cutting Ceremony will be held on March 21 at 11 a.m. at TJ's Wicked Vapes and More, 1109 North Carbon, Marion.

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03/22/16
How to Implement Change in Your Organization Effectively

March 22 or March 29 or April 4 – How to Implement Change in Your Organization Effectively
12:00pm – 1:30pm

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03/22/16
Marion VA to Celebrate Bettie Dugger’s 80th Birthday and 39 years of VA service

The Marion VA Medical Center will be hosting a Veteran reception and celebration for dental hygienist Ms. Bettie Dugger on Tuesday, March 22nd from 3p-4p (2nd floor Rec Hall) at the Marion VA campus. 

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03/22/16
THE MORTON-KENNEY PUBLIC AFFAIRS LECTURE SERIES WITH TOM VILSACK

The Morton-Kenney Public Affairs Lecture with:

Tom Vilsack
U.S. Secretary of Agriculture

7 p.m. 
SIU Carbondale Student Center Auditorium (Near International Lounge, 2nd Floor)

This event is FREE and OPEN to the public. Seats available on a first-come, first-served basis. 

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03/23/16
Effects on Illinois Employers from Notable Workers’ Compensation Cases in 2015

March 23 – Effects on Illinois Employers from Notable Workers’ Compensation Cases in 2015
10:30am – 12:00pm

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03/24/16
How Can I Use a Drone for my Business?

March 24 – How Can I Use a Drone for my Business?
10:30am – 11:30am

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03/24/16
Career Success

March 24 or April 1 – Career Success
12:00pm – 1:30pm

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03/24/16
Business After Hours Program: Title Professionals

A Business After Hours Program will be hosted by Title Professionals on Thursday, March 24 from 4:30-6:30 p.m. at their new location: 1608 West Main, Marion.

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03/25/16
Easter Egg Hunt

Easter Egg Hunt
Friday, March 25
10 a.m.

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03/26/16
Team Sophia Fundraiser

Easter Egg Hunt and a visit from the Easter Bunny.
Open to the public. 
All proceeds go to Team Sophia

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03/28/16
Do You Want to Become a Quality Expert?

March 21 or March 28 or April 5 – Do You Want to Become a Quality Expert?  Quality Business Fundamentals.
12:00pm – 1:30pm

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03/28/16
Cooking Workshop

Open to youth 5-18 years of age.  Youth will cover basic cooking skills, such as getting comfortable using the oven, measuring/mixing and general kitchen functionality.  Come out and enjoy meeting new friends, in the kitchen!!

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03/29/16
Marion VA: Commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the Vietnam War

The Marion VA Medical Center was recently recognized as an official Partner of the Department of Defense Vietnam War Commemoration and will be hosting and participating in events to recognize Vietnam Veterans on Tuesday, March 29th. 

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03/29/16
"Building Wellness into Your Worksite" Forum 2016

“Building Wellness into Your Worksite” forum will take place on Tuesday, March 29, 2016 at John A. Logan Community College Conference Center in Carterville, IL. 

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03/29/16
Wage Garnishments, Tax Liens, and Child Support Orders

March 29 – Wage Garnishments, Tax Liens, and Child Support Orders
10:30am – 12:00pm

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03/29/16
Marion Chamber Golf Scramble Committee meeting

The Marion Chamber of Commerce Golf Scramble Committee will meet at noon at the Chamber office on Tuesday, March 29 to help plan the September 22 event. 

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03/29/16
How to Implement Change in Your Organization Effectively

March 22 or March 29 or April 4 – How to Implement Change in Your Organization Effectively
12:00pm – 1:30pm

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03/29/16
SIU Credit Union to Host Free Retirement Seminar

SIU Credit Union and Scott McClatchey, CFP® with SIU CU Investment Services will host a free seminar entitled, “21st Century Retirement: Strategies for Managing Retirement Income”, in Carbondale on Tuesday, March 29 from 5:30 to 6:30 pm.

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03/31/16
Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at Fusion Boot Camp

A Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for Fusion Boot Camp will take place on Thursday, March 31 at 4 p.m. at their new location: 601 East DeYoung in Marion.

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