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Troy Maryvlle St. Jacob Marine Chamber of Commerce

Wednesday November 22, 2017

Find Santa in the Troy Maryville St. Jacob Marine Chamber of Commerce Area


Wednesday November 22, 2017


Casino Night 2018

Save the date for our annual fundraiser, Casino Night.
March 24th, 2018 at Fireman's Hall in Collinsville
There will be casino games, bags tournament, and much more!


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Annual Holiday Funds Drive

Starting on December 12 going through December 16, Ministries Unlimited will be holding its annual drive to benefit the less fortunate in our community. This year's goal is set at $40,000. Bethel Baptist Church will be the distribution set this year starting on Tuesday December 12th.

Distribution day will be Saturday December 16. Triad School District, churches, businesses, boy and girl scouts, groups, and residents have come together for years to provide happiness for the holidays. Food boxes, gift certificates toys are provided to make the holiday season bright for all. Food and new unwrapped toys should be brought to Bethel Baptist Church beginning Tuesday morning Dec 12th. Monetary contributions should be mailed to Ministries Unlimited 310 Collinsville Road, Troy, IL 62294.


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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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Holiday Photos

Photos will be taken at the Mersinger Log Cabin, located along Rt 162 East in Troy, beginning Sunday November 19th from 10 AM- 4 PM. by appointment only, through December 10th. Call for an appointment to schedule: 618-978-2232 OR 618-980-8316


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Santa's Village

Come out to the Wiesemeyer Center in the Tri-Township Park for Santa's Village, sponsored by the Troy Lions Club.

Skate with Santa- December 16th from 2pm to 5pm at Spin City
Pictures with Santa- December 16 from 5pm-8pm at the Wiesemeyer Center
December 17 from 1pm-4pm at the Wiesemeyer Center
Pictures with Santa & his Reindeer- December 18th-20th from 5pm-8pm at the Wiesemeyer Center Pictures with Santa- December 21st from 5pm-8pm at Wiesemeyer Center
Hot chocolate and cookies will be served every night! Do not to forget to bring your camera!


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Small Business Saturday

The Illinois Small Business Development Center (SBDC) for the Metro East at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville (SIUE) is excited to be partnering with the Troy/Maryville/St. Jacob/Marine Chamber of Commerce to promote Small Business Saturday on November 25, 2017.

The two organizations will kick off the day by inviting the community to purchase breakfast at Chef Gultzer's Butterfly Patio at 904 Edwardsville Road in Troy, Illinois. From there, anybody in the community can receive a passport book that can be used to collect stamps from various local businesses registered to participate in this event.

A few of the participating Troy businesses include:
A R Paints and Crafts at 201 South Main Street
Alfonzo's Pizzeria at 611 Edwardsville Road
Chef Gultzer's Butterfly Patio at 904 Edwardsville Road
Terra Sur Restaurant, at 920 Edwardsville Road
Grimm Gorley Too at 203 Edwardsville Road


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Thanksgiving Feast

Come out to Country Pride Restaurant on Nov 23rd for a Thanksgiving Feast. The dinner includes: oven roasted turkey and ham with dressing, homemade mashed potatoes, green bean casserole, soup and salad bar, and pumpkin pie.


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The Knights Ball

Come support Triad Athletics on Saturday May 12, 2018 from 6:00 PM- 11:00 PM. This event will be held at the Fireman's Hall in Collinsville IL. Tickets are $100 each and can be purchased at Triad middle and High School offices, the Chamber office, and Timeout Grill. Must be 21 or up to attend.

This event will feature the live band Living Loud . The Red Carpet begins at 5:30 PM, Band will be playing from 7:00-11:00 PM, and food and drink will be served all evening. You are able to win up to $15,000 in CASH. $1,000 Early Bird drawing on Jan 31st, 2018. **cash prizes are dependent upon ticket sales**


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Woman's Club of Troy Meeting

The Woman's Club of Troy will be meeting at the Tri-Township Library on Tuesday November 21st at 7 PM. This will be the last business meeting of the year. The Christmas party will be on December 13th at Our Lady of the Snows. More information will be given at the November meeting. The Woman's Club of Troy is the oldest community service organization in Troy. New members are always welcome. For info contact Connie at 604-2091 or Louise at 667-9335


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Cookies with Santa

Friday, December 1 from 6:00pm-8:00pm at the Collinsville-Maryville-Troy YMCA , 1 Town Center Drive Maryville, Illinois 62062

Wear your pajamas and come have a snack and bedtime story with Santa! Activities include pictures with Santa (bring your own camera too!), decorating cookies, games, and crafts. Santa will read a story at 7:15. This event is free and open to the public!  View the Flyer


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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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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.

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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Christmas Cookie Sale

SUNDAY DECEMBER 10TH 11:00 2:00 PM ST MICHAEL'S ANNUAL CHRISTMAS COOKIE SALE MARK YOUR CALENDAR! SAVE THE DATE! Join us for our very popular Annual Christmas Cookie Sale! The event is located at St. Michael's Episcopal Church, 111 O'Fallon Troy Road, O'Fallon, at the north end of North Lincoln. Save baking time and come and choose your goodies to help celebrate the Christmas season. We will have available MANY DIFFERENT varieties of cookies and cakes! All are welcome! Our church is handicap accessible and the event has free admission. Don't miss out on a special event that will get your holiday season off to a festive start! If you need more information, call 618-977-1187. SEE YOU THERE!


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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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Festival of Trees

The public is invited to visit the Festival of Trees on Dec. 6th at the Gateway Center. Event starts at 6pm.  People will be able to wander through the winter wonderland experience in the 40,000 sq foot event space. Beautifully decorated trees, wreaths, and holiday decor will be sold by silent auction.


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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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Poker Walk

Come to Main Street to support Small Business Saturday on November 25 and stay on Main Street to support the Alzheimer's Association with the Trottin' Into Christmas Poker Walk. Registration is open 2:30pm-5:00pm at Stagger Inn and is $35 per person.

Stop by all 5 venues (Big Daddies, Chava's, Foundry, Laurie's Place, and Stagger Inn) between 3pm and 8pm to collect your poker hand and receive drink specials. Arrive at Laurie's Place before 8pm to turn in your score card. Here you will have the opportunity to purchase a trade out card to improve your poker hand, purchase 50/50 tickets and booze basket tickets. Winners will be announced at 8pm at Laurie's Place. Pay outs will be as follows: $200 for first place, $100 for second place, $50 for third place. Tickets are available online or at the registration table.


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Santa Returns to Edison's

Edison's Entertainment Complex will host a Breakfast with Santa from 8:30-11am on Saturday, December 16. The cost for the pancake breakfast, a photo with Santa, and unlimited bowling, laser tag, and arcade will be $16 plus tax per guest. Breakfast-only tickets will also be available for just $10 plus tax per guest. Groups that RSVP by Monday, December 11 will receive a pass for free future game of bowling for each child in their group. RSVPs are strongly recommended but not required. There is no cost to RSVP - all fees will be collected at the door. Edison's Entertainment Complex is located at 2477 S. State Route 157 in Edwardsville. To RSVP or learn more about Edison's, visit our website, e-mail, or call (618) 307-9020.


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The Holiday's - More Joy, Less Stress

Stress Management Don Courtial, physical therapist and stress management/mediation instructor will present tips on ways to manage stress and bring more joy to your world on Tuesday, November 28 from 6-8pm at the Orthopedic and Neuroscience Center at Memorial Hospital Belleville, Community Room - 1st Floor 4700 Memorial Drive, Belleville, IL. The Program is free, but registration is required. To register, go to our website or call (618) 257-5649


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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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