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Strong Job Gains in Northern Illinois; Downstate Continues to Struggle
April was the fourteenth month in a row that unemployment rates fell in every metro area in the state compared to a year ago, according to preliminary data released today by the Illinois Department of Employment Security (IDES) and the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).
Ribbon Cutting Ceremony held at Genesis Salon
A Ribbon Cutting Ceremony was held on May 29 at 2 p.m. at Genesis Salon.
Ribbon Cutting Ceremony held at Burton & Vick, LLC
A Ribbon Cutting Ceremony was held at 4 p.m., Friday, May 29 at Burton & Vick, LLC., followed by an Open House.
New Member Quarterly Luncheon held in May
Every quarter the Marion Chamber of Commerce Membership Committee holds a New Member Quarterly Luncheon. This quarter’s New Member Quarterly Luncheon was held at 17th Street on May 19.
2015 Grad Spree a success
Marion Unit #2 Schools Foundation and the Marion Area Chamber of Commerce sponsor Grad Spree, which was started 30 years ago to help insure that graduation is the beginning of a new life, not the end of one.
Ribbon Cutting Ceremony held at KBSI Fox 23
A Ribbon Cutting Ceremony was held on Thursday, May 14 at 4:30 p.m. at KBSI Fox 23, 7369 Cox Drive in Carterville.
May Monthly Luncheon held at Kokopelli
The Marion Chamber of Commerce Monthly Membership Luncheon, sponsored by Joyner Therapy Services, was held on Tuesday, May 12 at noon at Kokopelli.
Work has begun on new outdoor sign at the Marion Chamber
Liberty Signs and American Monument Company have begun work on the new digital outdoor sign for the Marion Chamber of Commerce.
Tyler Williams designs winning Grad Spree t-shirt art
Tyler Williams, a senior at Marion High School, designed the art for the 2015 Grad Spree t-shirts.
Ribbon Cutting Ceremony held at Gander Mountain
A Ribbon Cutting Ceremony was held at Gander Mountain.
Ribbon Cutting Ceremony held at Stellar SEO
A Ribbon Cutting Ceremony was held on Thursday, May 7 at Stellar SEO.
Marion Chamber awards two scholarships
The Marion Chamber of Commerce awarded 2 scholarships this year: Grad Spree Scholarship and a John A. Logan College One Year Tuition Waiver.