Category Archives: Events

Celebrate Better Business, Better Community with The Chamber

The first two quarters of 2010 were busy months for The Chamber. Several important issues and events demanded the attention and energy of The Chamber staff, its Board of Directors and Chamber volunteers. Now, as we slide into the early days of summer, the hectic pace has slowed (just a bit) and allows time to reflect on what’s ahead.  One event we look forward to each year is The Chamber’s Annual Meeting.

2010 Annual MeetingIn addition to commemorating The Chamber’s 95th Anniversary at the Annual Meeting in September, we will celebrate better business and better community through the 13 various awards honoring businesses, organizations and individuals who have demonstrated high levels of involvement, business, and community leadership.

The Chamber asks you to take time and reflect on which organizations, businesses, and individuals should be honored and invites you to submit a nomination for a deserving person or organization.  Have you had the privilege of working with a business or individual that provides exceptional service in an ethical and socially responsible manner? Do you know someone that models the way for others or is a community inspiration? With 13 different award categories open for nominations, you have the opportunity to let others know of these wonderful examples of excellence by nominating them for a 2010 Chamber & Community Award. Continue reading

Chamber Events a Great Way to Get Involved

The summer months are traditionally a time of life slowing down for a while, especially for those whose lives are ruled by the academic calendar.  The kids are home and, most likely, suffering from various levels of boredom.  The parents, though still occupied with their regular jobs, have a reprieve from shuttling children to and from their many activities.  In addition, the hot temperatures and high humidity cause a certain amount of lethargy in most individuals, causing a natural slowdown in scheduling.

Despite the heat, we at The Chamber are not slowing down with our many events.  Our Golf Scramble was held on June 16, followed by the June Business After Hours, both held at the Bloomington Country Club.  Continue reading