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Troy Maryvlle St. Jacob Marine Chamber of Commerce
Thursday October 19, 2017

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CHAMBER EVENTS

Music Trivia 10/20

The Troy/Maryville/St. Jacob/Marine Chamber of Commerce is hosting the second Music Trivia of the year! $160/Table of 8. Bring your own snacks and bring your own drinks. This trivia is for everyone!

Big Papa G is the emcee of the night and he puts on a great show! Come out and have some fun!
Email to get signed up!

 

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Power Up Women's Conference

Join us on November 3rd at Villa Marie Winery from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. for our Power Up Women's Conference. The cost is $50/person (breakfast and lunch will be served)

Vendors spots available ($100) includes a ticket to the event
Sponsorships Available

There will be great speakers speaking on many different topics. There will be breakout sessions to give you a chance to listen to the speaker you want. Do not miss this great event!

Wine will be available for purchase. 

Purchase your tickets here! Contact us for more information! (618)667-8769 or E-mail

 

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TROY EVENTS

B.A.D. Bus

The Troy First National Bank presents the B.A.D. Bus on Friday November 10th from 2-5PM. The B.A.D. Bus will be driving into FNB's Branch to help raise bullying awareness and learn positive ways to deal with it. We will be serving hot dogs and treats for everyone that stops by.

 

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Christmas for the Troops

Join the fun of making home made cookies, Christmas cards and ornaments to be sent to our soldiers serving over-seas! Sunday, November 12, 2017, 1-4 pm. Friedens United Church of Christ, 207 E. Center St., Troy, IL. Event is FREE! Register online

Contact Roberta by email with any questions. Also accepting donations of travel size toiletries, razors, deodorants, toothbrushes, AA or AAA batteries, CD's, DVD's, board games, playing cards, towels, puzzle books, mechanical pencils, pens, writing tablets, envelopes, coffee, filters, creamers, drink mix singles, beef jerky, Slim Jims, hot chocolate packets and various teas.

 

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Coats for Cuties

FCB Banks is collecting Coats for Cuties through November 10th. Coats for Cuties is a drive to collect new and gently used coats, hats, gloves and scarfs for children attending Kindergarten through 6th grade. You can drop off donations at our office in Maryville at 2729 Maryville Road or the Troy office at 504 Edwardsville Road or any FCB Banks location. A box is located in the lobby. The coats, hats, gloves and scarves collected will be distributed to area schools to give to local children who are in need of warm clothing for the winter.

 

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Community Meal

Join us for our monthly community meal. Served the last Wednesday of each month in our Fellowship Hall @ 5:30 p.m. (Free to all donations appreciated) Friedens United Church of Christ 207 East Center Street Troy, IL 618.667.6535. Contact us via e-mail.

 

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Early Rise Buffet

Come out to Country Pride Restaurant for the early riser ans stir fry buffets! The Early Riser Buffet is Monday-Friday from 5 AM-8 AM and it is $6.99 The Create Your Own Stir Fry Buffet is Wednesdays and Thursdays from 4 PM-9 PM and costs $13.99. We hope to see you there! Call 618-667-9931 for any questions.

 

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Fall Quilt and Art Show

Come to the Fall Art Quilt festival to see quilts, art work, crafts, holiday markets, and many other vendors. Entries will be accepted on: Quilts: Wednesday, November 8, 1-3 pm and 6-8 pm and Thursday, November 9, 2-4 pm and 6-8 pm. Artwork: Thursday, November 9, 2-4 pm and 6-8 pm and Friday, November 10, from 6-8 pm (Pre-registration required for Art work). Questions on entering your quilt show items, Contact: Gloria, 667-2436 or Vicki 667-3161 Questions on art , Contact: Diana Bauer 667-7074

 

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Free Veterans Meal

Come join Friedens United Church of Christ on November 4th at 5:30 for a complementary meal provided by UCC to honor those who served our country and their families. Entertainment will follow dinner. Please RSVP by October 28th by calling 618-667-6535.

 

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MARYVILLE EVENTS

Anderson Hospital Job Fair

Anderson Hospital Job Fair Registered Nurse and New Graduate
WHEN: Thursday, October 26
WHERE: Anderson Hospital, Lower Level, Cafeteria Vending Area
TIME: 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Hiring Managers will be available to provide information and discuss job opportunities! Tours provided on ED, ICU/IMU, and Medical/Surgical Units We have full-time, part-time, and PRN opportunities in Cardiac Cath Lab, Emergency Department, Home Health, ICU/IMU, Medical-Surgical, OB, PACU, Surgery, The Rehab Center $7500 Sign-on Bonus (experienced RNs hired in ED, ICU/IMU, Medical/Surgical) $3500 Sign-on Bonus (new graduates hired in ED, ICU/IMU, Medical/Surgical) $2500 Employee Referral Bonus (experienced RNs hired in ED, ICU/IMU, Medical/Surgical) We offer competitive pay and excellent benefits! Submit an on-line application here!

 

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Bling! Bubbly! Blessings!

Mark your calendars to support National Alliance on Mental Illness Southwestern IL & Furry Friends Recovery on November 18, 7:00 to 10;00 pm. Enjoy an exciting night out with wine and cheese. Tons of jewelry giveaways, silent auction, jewelry raffles & more! Ticket prices start at $30 regular and $50 VIP. Contact Marie for tickets: 618-558-7938 or our website.  The event will be located at Villa Marie Winery 6633 East Main Street, Maryville, IL 62062.

 

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Bobby's Caramel Apple Sale

Bobby's caramel apple sale benefiting the Auxiliary will be held October 26th and 27th at Anderson Hospital 6800 IL-162, Maryville, IL 62062 Entrance 2 from 9am-4-pm

 

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Help Support the Maryville Library

Join eScrip at Schnucks to support the Maryville Community Library Friends of the Maryville Library joined eScrip at Schnucks where 3 of your purchase will be donated to the Friends of the Maryville Library. You just stop by Schnucks, request an eScrip card, register your card here, and present your card to the cashier when you shop at Schnucks. It's an easy way to support the library!

 

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Maryville Library Book Sale

Friends of the Maryville Community Library Book Sale **Due to severe space constraints, we no longer accept book donations.** There are books of all kinds for sale in the Friends' ongoing book sale: the latest fiction, cook books, bios, children's books, and more. Hidden treasures, old favorites, and new discoveries can all be yours for $5.00 a bag. The on-going book sale is held during regular library hours, six days a week. Stop by and browse. We'll even help you carry books to your car.

 

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Mum Sale Benefiting the Auxiliary

We are having a Mum Sale Benefiting the Auxiliary on November 29th located at 6800 IL-162, Maryville, IL 62062 Hospital Entrance 2 from 8am-4pm

 

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Poinsettia Sale

Poinsettia Sale benefiting the Auxiliary will be held on November 17th at Anderson Hospital 6800 IL-162, Maryville, IL 62062 Entrance 2 from 9am-4pm

 

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Pre-Loaded Kindles at Maryville Library

Teens @ the Maryville Library: If you would like to read a book and discuss it with the Teens @ the Library, stop by the Maryville Community Library to join and receive a free copy of the next book. To sign up, visit the library, call 618-288-3801, or e-mail.

LARC I Book Club: LARC I will discuss A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman at their next meeting on Friday, October 20th at 1:00 p.m. If you would like to read a book and join our discussion group, visit the library, call 618-288-3801, or e-mail.

Check out a Pre-Loaded Kindle Today! Maryville Community Library has Kindles pre-loaded with a variety of popular books available for check out. The easiest way to enjoy an eBook: just turn it on and read. Adult Patrons only.

 

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Web Page & Data Bases at Maryville Library

Web Page and Data Bases (Maryville Community Library Databases) Take a look at the Maryville Community Library's web page (link), and explore our collection of data bases: A to Z USA-maps, games and more A to Z World Culture-explore a broad array of information on each country in the world A to Z World Travel- maps, currency, games and more Brain HQ -daily challenges and fun games keep the brain young Consumer Health Complete Consumer Reports First Search - full-text and full-image articles Legal Information Reference Center Science Reference Center and MasterFILE Premier which provides full text for magazines, reference books, and primary source documents, including an Image Collection containing photos, maps flags. Novelist - Articles, BookTalks

 

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White Elephant Sale

White Elephant Sale benefiting the Anderson Hospital Emergency Medicine Fund will be held at Anderson Hospital 6800 IL-162, Maryville, IL 62062 in the vending area on November 29th from 8am-4pm

 

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ST. JACOB EVENTS

Strackeljahn Farm Market Now Open!

Come out to the newly opened Strackeljahn Farm Market! We are located at Rt. 40, St. Jacob (across from Triad Middle School). We are selling mums for $5.99 each or 5 for $25, pumpkins for 30 cents per pound, and apples! We are open 7 days a week from noon to 6 PM daily. Please call 618-644-2982 if you have any questions.

 

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EVENTS IN OTHER COMMUNITIES

Connect-Working:Upgrading Your Networking Series

Learn how to more effectively network with other professionals! How often do you find yourself wishing your networking would do more than just scratch the surface? You know it's supposed to be better than cold calling, but quite frankly, it often yields results that fall short of your most minimal expectations. And,at times, the process isn't any more enjoyable either! So then, why is net-working the latest silver bullet in business? And how can you do it differently to get the best ROI?

This 4-part series will help you identify how to break down your networkinginto manageable segments and purposefully increase the quality of your results! Join us as Wendy Symer, owner and founder of WLS Consulting...for YOUR Winning Leadership & Sales, walks us through the process of turning random networking into intentional Connect-Working!

The 4-part series will be on Tuesdays starting November 7th. The rest of the dates are November 14,21 & 28, 2017. It will be held at Morris University at SIUE in the Illinois/Mississippi room from 4:00 pm-5:30 pm

 

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Credit Card Processing Workshop

Credit Card Processing Simplified presented by Lisa York will take place on November 8th from 11:30 am - 12:30 pm at Taqueria Z 109 E Park St, Edwardsville, IL 62025.  Participants learn Why take a credit card anwyay? Which fees are legitimate? What equipment is right for my business? What questions do I ask to get the best deal? How do I avoid fraud? $5 Fee to attend. Participants are welcome to purchase lunch from Taqueria Z.

 

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Edison's to Host Hiring Fair

Edison's in Edwardsville will be hosting a hiring fair from 4-7pm on Tuesday, Oct. 24. Applications for all positions will be accepted, and EXPERIENCED candidates may be interviewed on the spot. Edison's is the St. Louis area's home of Genius Level Fun and features 12 lanes of boutique bowling, a 4200 sq. ft. laser tag arena, a 65-game arcade, a full-service bar restaurant, and 6 private rooms for parties, meetings, and more. Ideal candidates will be well-spoken extroverts who possess the gift for hospitality and the ability to maintain a high level of energy and sense of urgency in a high-volume environment. Candidates are encouraged to bring a resume or apply in person. Appropriate attire is requested. For details, visit this website.

 

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Educational Classes and Informational Meetings

Hello Everyone, The Alzheimer's Association Educational Classes will be at Main Street Community Center, in Edwardsville, the first Tuesday of every month.

To help reach families whose loved ones have Alzheimer's or other related dementias, the classes are FREE and open to the public. If you have any questions, please contact Sara Hoelscher at 618-979-3602.

 

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Franchise Webinar Complimentary Workshop

Join us for an informative webinar on, Thursday October 26 hosted by Chris Coleman from 5:30-6:30. We will discuss the following topics which include setting a solid foundation for success, a look at franchise ownership, pros & cons of franchise ownership, misconseptions about about franchising, research strategies & finding the right fit, funding your new business, and panel of franchise owners to answer your questions.

 

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Highway Construction Careers Training Program

The HCCTP progam allows student to learn about tool use, equipment, math and comunication skills needed to be successful on the job in most construction industries. This program is free to a limited number of individuals who meet these qualifications.
Pass the interview process
Test drug free
Have a GED or high school diploma 
Have a valid Illinois driver’s license
Have a minumum TABE score of 8.0
The next session will begin January 4-April 5, 2018 Monday-Friday from 7:30 am- 4:00pm. Sessions will be held at East St. Louis Community College Center 601 James R. Thompson Blvd.
Preregistration is required. Contact: Melissa Snelson 618-874-6528 for more information.

 

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Jingle & Mingle

Put a little jingle in your mingle and join us at Gateway Center for a holiday party open to you and your co-workers! The evening will be full to tasty food, holiday drinks, and live entertainment from Spanky Entertainment Dueling Pianos. Gather your co-workers, friends, and family and head to Gateway Center on Wednesday, December 13th, 2017 from 5:30pm until 10pm for a festive night out! Individual tickets are $35 plus fees, including a delicious meal, 2 drink tickets, live entertainment, and a chance to win a door prizes. We also have tables of 8 available for $260 plus fees. Call 618-345-8998 extension 0 with any questions. When: Wednesday, December 13th, 2017 from 5:30pm - 10:00pm Where: Gateway Center, 1 Gateway Drive, Collinsville, IL 62234 Dress: Cocktail Attire Tickets can be purchased at Gateway Center in person or by calling 618-345-8998 extension 0, Monday-Friday, 8am - 5pm. Purchase tickets online. (USE CODE: EARLYBIRD FOR SPECIAL SAVINGS UNTIL OCTOBER 31ST, 2017) - ONLY AVAILABLE ONLINE

 

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Promote Your Business at Trunk or Treat

WANTING TO DO SOMETHING SPOOKTACULAR FOR THE COMMUNITY WHILE PROMOTING YOUR BUSINESS OR ORGANIZATION? WE ARE LOOKING FOR TRUNKS FILLED WITH GOODIES FOR OUR TRUNK OR TREAT ON SATURDAY, OCTOBER 28 FROM 6PM TO 8PM. VISIT OUR WEBSITE AT OR CALL 618-346-7529 TO LEARN MORE!

CARD is partnering with Trailnet to host a Trunk or Treat and Spooky Bike Ride through the Seven Gates on October 28. We currently need businesses or organizations to help make this a spooktacular event for the community. You can help us succeed by filling your trunk with goodies and help set the mood for this new event. The Trunk or Treat is free for vendors and participants. We just ask that you sign up as a vendor by October 23!

 

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Starting Small Business Workshop

This is an introductory course on opening a small, for-profit, business in Illinois, which will include resources available through the SBDC. The workshop is required to become a client and begin the free, on-on-one conseling sessions with a trained SBDC consultant.

"Starting a Small Business in Illinois", Wednesday, October, 2017 in Building D, Room 2002, East St. Louis Campus from 3-4:30 PM.

"Starting a Business in Illinois" workshops are subject to class size limits, so pre-registration is strongly encouraged. All participants are asked to pay a one-time, $10 registration fee to cover administrative costs.

For more information or to register, contact Jo Ann Di Maggio May at (618) 650-2929 or email.

 

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Trivia Night!

O'Fallon PLAYERS, SPONSORS DONATIONS NEEDED! To kick off the holiday season, Special Olympics Illinois (SOIL) and the Law Enforcement Torch Run (LETR) will be hosting the 2017 Tailgate Trivia Knight on Saturday, December 2. This fundraiser is presented by the Knights of Columbus and is sponsored by GCS Credit Union. The event will be held at the O'Fallon KC Hall located at 402 East U.S. Highway 50 in O'Fallon with doors opening at 6p and trivia kickoff at 7 p. Tailgate Trivia Knight will be filled with 10 rounds of trivia plus a silent auction, live auction, 50/50, Team Spirit Contest, Table Decorating Contest and more! If you would like to join the fun while supporting SOIL athletes, or donate a silent auction basket, or sponsor please call 618-654-6680 or email.

 

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OTHER NEWS

Anderson Hospital Think Pink

Visit this link before October 31st and register to win a gift basket!

 

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High School Equivalency Prep Classes

If you left high school without earning a diploma and feel that now is the time to earn one, let Southwestern Illinois College help you get ready. The Adult Education and Literacy department will offer free high school equivalency preparation classes in St. Clair and Madison counties in November.

 

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Salvation Army Seeking Volunteers

The Salvation Army in Granite City, IL could use voluntees for assistance in the morning with stocking food pantry and making produce bags. In the afternoon we could use volunteers to assist with the distribution of the food orders for the clients of the food pantry.

Morning hours would be 9am-Noon, and Afternoon hours would be 1pm-2:45pm. If you would like to work the complete day, lunch is provided.

 

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St. Paul's Lutheran Day Care Center

St. Paul Lutheran Day Care Center are open from 6:30 am- 6:00 pm on Monday- Friday. They offer affordable payment options and provide before/ afterschool care. CHASI approved. For Ages 3+. Check out our website for more information .

 

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Troy Family Dental New Patient Specials!!

Let your smile bloom! Troy Family Dental is offering some amazing deals for new patients. Free consultation, $100 off any treatment, OR $39 Exams, X-rays, and cleaning! Call today to schedule an appointment, (618) 623-4413.

 

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Wisper Internet Referral

Refer a friend to Wisper, and you both save $25! Ask a representative for details.

 

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