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Business After Hours Program held at the new Breast Health Center at Heartland Regional Medical Center
Business After Hours Program was held at the new Breast Health Center at Heartland Regional Medical Center on October 28.

Published: 10/28/15

Susan Odum presents Shop Local to Business Before Hours group
The Marion Chamber of Commerce held its Business Before Hours event on Thursday, October 22, 2015, at Heartland Regional Medical Center, Classroom 1.

The event began at 7:45 a.m. with a breakfast provided by Heartland Regional Medical Center, networking activity, and a presentation by Susan Odum, Extension Educator on Community Economic Development with the University of Illinois Extension, on Buy Local principles.
Published: 10/27/15

Ribbon Cutting and Open House held at Simply David's
A Ribbon Cutting Ceremony and Open House was held on Saturday, October 24 at Simply David's at 113 S. Russell Street, Marion.
Published: 10/24/15

AISIN Electronics Illinois celebrates 10 years
AISIN Electronics Illinois held a 10 year anniversary celebration on October 23.
Published: 10/23/15

Illinois Sees Minimal Job Growth; Eight Metro Areas Lose Jobs
September was the nineteenth month in a row that unemployment rates fell in every metro area while eight metro areas across the state saw job loss 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).
Published: 10/22/15

Business After Hours Program and Ribbon Cutting held at Priority Staffing Group Ltd
In celebration of their 5 year anniversary and Grand Opening, Priority Staffing Group & Payroll Co. Ltd. and Priority Professional Group, Ltd. hosted a Business After Hours Program and a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony on Thursday, October 22, starting at 3:30 p.m. at their new location - 712 North Carbon Street, Marion.
Published: 10/22/15

Marion Chamber hosts Gov. Rauner
The Marion Chamber of Commerce Legislative Affairs Committee hosted Gov. Bruce Rauner and his discussion in Marion regarding the path forward in Illinois on Wednesday, October 21 at the Marion Cultural and Civic Center.
Published: 10/21/15

Chamber Electricity and Natural Gas Buying Group Saves Local Businesses $1.7 Million
The Southern Illinois Chamber of Commerce Electricity and Natural Gas Buying Group will keep an estimated $1.7 million in savings in the local economy during the period of June 2015 to June 2016.
Published: 10/20/15

Illinois Business Leader Magazine Oct 2015 Issue Online
The October 2015 issue of the Illinois Business Leader is now available online for Chamber of Commerce members.
Published: 10/20/15

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony held at Business Resource Group
On Friday, October 9, 2015, Business Resource Group Midwest, located at 809 S. Division St, hosted a Customer Appreciation Reception from 10 a.m. to noon. There was a ribbon cutting at 10:30.

Published: 10/14/15

Ribbon Cutting at Harbory Medical Cannabis Dispensary
Harbory Medical Cannabis Dispensary hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the opening of their business in Marion.
Published: 10/13/15

Visit SI presents at October Membership Luncheon
The Marion Chamber of Commerce Monthly Membership Luncheon was held on Tuesday, October 13 at noon at Kokopelli.

Williamson County Tourism Bureau CEO, Shannon Johnson, provided an update on tourism in Williamson County and the state.

Priority Staffing Group Ltd was the sponsor of the October Monthly Membership Luncheon.
Published: 10/13/15

New Marion Profile Book published
Click the headline of this story to be taken to the online version of the new Marion Profile Book. For a copy of the Marion Profile Book, call or visit the Chamber office.
Published: 10/01/15