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97th annual Marion Chamber of Commerce Annual Auction & Awards Banquet
01/19/18
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Events in the month of March 2017
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03/02/17
Business After Hours program at Liberty Village of Marion

A Business After Hours program will be held at Liberty Village of Marion's Bounce Back Rehabilitation on Thursday, March 2 from 4:30-6:30 p.m. Enjoy appetizers, cocktails and giveaways and meet some of Heartland Regional Medical Center's new physicians.

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03/06/17
Marion Chamber Mastermind Program #1

​The Marion Chamber of Commerce will host a Mastermind Group on Leadership on Mondays throughout 2017 in 8- to 9-week periods. The first program will begin on January 9 and end on March 6. This program is currently at maximum capacity. Sign-ups for the waiting list is now underway; call the Chamber to be placed on the list.
 

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03/07/17
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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03/09/17
2017 WORKERS’ COMPENSATION SYMPOSIUM

Join us for Southern Illinois Healthcare Workers’ Compensation Symposium to learn best practices from experts in prevention and injury–navigation management.

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03/09/17
2017 Workers' Compensation Symposium

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03/09/17
Marion Chamber Cash Mob

Join the Marion Chamber Cash Mob! The first Cash Mob will be held from noon to 1 p.m. on Thursday, March 9 at Perfectly Posh. The owner has agreed to offer snacks and beverages to the Mob while they shop. 

Every quarter, the Marion Chamber invites you to visit a Marion area retail shops armed with cash, a smile, and a love of Marion. We call the shop ahead of time to let them know they have been chosen as that quarter's Cash Mob destination, but we won't let you know where the location is until the day before the Cash Mob. The Marion Chamber Cash Mob is held the 2nd Thursday in March, June, September and December.

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03/11/17
Pancake and sausage breakfast

Friends of the Herrin City Library will hold a pancake and sausage breakfast on Saturday, March 11 from 7-11 a.m.

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03/14/17
Monthly Membership Luncheon

The Marion Chamber of Commerce Monthly Membership Luncheon will be held on Tuesday, March 14 at noon at Kokopelli. 

Allison Hasler with the Illinois Department of Public Health will give a presentation.

Fifth Third Bank is the sponsor of the March Monthly Membership Luncheon. 


 

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03/15/17
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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03/16/17
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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03/20/17
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Certified Manager of Quality / Operational Excellence

This training program is geared toward helping pass the CMQ/OE exam for ASQ certification. However, wanting to take the exam is not a pre-requisite.  It prepares new, potential, and existing managers or directors seeking the recognized credentials from ASQ.

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03/20/17
Ribbon Cutting Ceremony and Open House at AES

A Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for Advanced Energy Solutions Group Inc. (AES) will be held on Monday, March 20 at 12:20 p.m. An Open House will also be held on March 20 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. AES is located at 1804 Supply Road in Carterville. 

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03/21/17
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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03/21/17
SIU Credit Union Announces Annual Meeting

SIU Credit Union will hold its 79th Annual Meeting on Tuesday, March 21, 2017 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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03/22/17
Marion Chamber Lunch & Learn

Eat, learn, discuss & grow!

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

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03/23/17
120 “Blue Kids”

On Thursday, March 23 at 4:30 pm at the Franklin-Williamson Child Advocacy Center (501 South 14th Street, Herrin) there will be a presentation of 120 “Blue Kids” in recognition of Child Abuse Prevention Month.  

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03/24/17
Marion Community Day Committee meeting

The Marion Community Day Committee will meet on Friday, March 24 at 8 a.m. at the Chamber office. 

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03/24/17
Healthy Living For Your Brain and Body

Healthy Living For Your Brain and Body @ the Herrin City Library on Friday, March 24th @ 2:00 pm with the Alzheimer's Association

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03/24/17
Ribbon Cutting Ceremony and Open House at New You Body Sculpting

A Ribbon Cutting Ceremony will be held on Friday, March 24 at 4:30 p.m. for New You Body Sculpting. An open house will be held from 4-6 p.m. The event will include appetizers and giveaways. 

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03/24/17
The Not So Newlywed Comedy Show

Whether the couples have been married fifty years or JUST started dating, it's fun for everyone who's watching. The winning couple goes home with prizes, the losing couples still have to go home with each other. This is a show you do not want to miss! 

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03/26/17
7th annual Marion Chamber Foundation Bass Tournament

Angler's Choice is proud to host the 7th annual Marion Chamber Foundation Bass Tournament. 30% of entry fees will go toward the Marion High School Scholarship Program. Cost for a 2-person team is $70. Big  Bass Buy-in is $10. 

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03/26/17
BATTY FOR BATS

On Sunday, March 26th at 2:00 p.m. a BATTY FOR BATS presentation will be held at the Crab Orchard Wildlife Refuge in Marion, Illinois. Come join the Southern Illinois Master Naturalists for this presentation titled: ‘Life on the Edge; Bat Surveys on the Front Lines of White Nose Syndrome’ by Zach Cravens, a master student in the Cooperative Wildlife Research Laboratory at SIU. This event is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served. This informative presentation will be followed by a brief meeting. Hope to see you there!

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03/28/17
Cyber Security Workshop

Attend this free event to learn vital information about protecting businesses and organizations against hacking, ransomeware, credit card theft, and other cyber threats.
​The workshop will feature advice from network security experts, FBI CyberSquad Agents, and a discussion panel where you will hear real stories of network threats from business owners.
Continental breakfast and lunch also provided at no charge.

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03/28/17
Seminar: Communication, Time Management and Performance Reviews – Naperville

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03/28/17
Small Changes, Big Impact: Worksite Wellness Forum

You are invited to participate in the Small Changes, Big Impact: Worksite Wellness Forum. The Forum will be a region wide effort to exchange ideas about building healthier communities and worksites, to discover available resources in the community, and to hear what other leaders in this region are doing to improve health. The event will be held on Tuesday, March 28, 2017 from 11:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. at the Hancock Conference Center at John A. Logan College (700 Logan College Road, Carterville, IL 62918).
 

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03/28/17
Worksite Wellness Forum

Worksite Wellness Forum - March 28, 2017 from 11:30 am - 4:15 pm   Register today!  Registration closes on March 17th

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03/29/17
Seminar: Life of a Workers’ Compensation Claim

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03/29/17
21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership

Presenter
Donna White, Owner
Legacy Consulting Services
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

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03/29/17
Seminar: Employee Handbook & Policy Review – Edwardsville, IL

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03/30/17
Seminar: Communicating for Leadership Success

Acquire a highly effective, straightforward method to become a better communicator and build positive working relationships.


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03/30/17
Business After Hours program at South Porte Bank

South Porte Bank will hold a Business After Hours program on Thursday, March 30 from 4:30-6:30 p.m. Enjoy appetizers, wine and networking and tour the newly completed expansion of their facility. 

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03/31/17
Southern Region Child Abuse Prevention Kick-off

The Poshard Foundation for Abused Children, DCFS, and Prevent Child Abuse Illinois would like to invite you to attend the annual Southern Region Child Abuse Prevention Kick-off for the month of April on Friday, March 31, 2017 at 10:00 AM at John A. Logan College

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