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Diamond Drop to benefit The Poshard Foundation
The 95th annual Marion Chamber of Commerce Auction & Awards Banquet will be held on Friday, Jan. 15, at The Pavilion of the City of Marion. The event will feature a social hour, sponsored by Mayer Networks, that begins at 5:30; dinner, beginning at 7 p.m.; award presentations including the Business/Industry of Year Award presentation to Ike Family Dealerships; a wine and spirit pull, sponsored by Mayer Branding; and a Diamond Drop, which is a fun event where participants can win thousands of dollars worth of jewelry.
Eleven elected to Marion Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors
Eleven members of the Marion Chamber of Commerce have been elected to the Chamber’s Board of Directors. Each will serve on the Board from 2016 to 2019.
Unemployment Rates up in Most Metro Areas
Unemployment rates increased in 12 metro areas, decreased in one and was unchanged in one. 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). Not seasonally adjusted data compares November 2015 with November 2014.
Business After Hours Program at Farmers State Bank held 12/17
Farmers State Bank hosted a Business After Hours program on Thursday, December 17 from 4:30-6:30 p.m.
Ribbon Cutting and Customer Appreciation Day at Mayer Networks and Mayer Branding
The Marion Chamber of Commerce and the Carbondale Chamber of Commerce joined together for a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony and Customer Appreciation Day at Mayer Networks and Mayer Branding.
December Monthly Membership Luncheon held
The Marion Chamber of Commerce Monthly Membership Luncheon was held on Tuesday, December 8 at noon at Kokopelli.