ManTraCon Moving / Yard Sale

Join Man-Tra-Con for their Moving / Yard sale! They will be hosting a moving/yard sale this Friday, May 21st and Saturday, May 22nd at the Oasis Entertainment Center (former Illinois Centre Mall). There is a $5 admission fee and the sale will be from 7am-2pm each day! This event is sponsored by ManTraCon & Black Diamond RV.

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Shop Local

Shopping Local Saves You Money


When you choose to shop local, not only are you getting customized products, but you are also saving on gas and travel time!
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Southern Illinois Weekend Happenings

Friday, May 14th-16th

Magpie Market Days- Spring Vintage Market

Williamson County Fairgrounds


Friday, May 14th

Great Affairs Live

John Brown’s on the Square


Saturday, May 15th

Red Brick Antique and Flea Market

Red Brick Antiques


Spring Vendor Event

Samson’s Secret Salon


Paddle Fest

Pyramid Acres Marina


Dave Clark Solo Show

T-Moe’s Pizza

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Business Tips

Build Brand Recognition


When a customer hears your business name or sees your logo, you want them to instantly know it’s yours and the experience they had with your business.

An easy way to build brand recognition is through social media. It provides a little to no cost option for you to gain an audience. It allows you to network. More people are also apt to remember you when they see your online presence.

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Wacky Wednesday

International Nurses Day


It’s National Nurses Week, but today we celebrate nurses all over the world! Their commitment to quality health care is insurmountable. This day helps brings awareness to the importance of our nurses and all that they stand for. Day in and day out they command the front lines and offer comfort to people in their darkest days! Thank you to all the nurses!
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Festa Volunteers Needed

Mr. Festa needs you!

Volunteer positions are available for the following dates and times:

May 27th- 5:00pm-9:30pm May 28th-30th- 5:00pm-10:30pm

We need volunteers to place “Over 21” armbands on visitors for the beverage tent and watch the area to ensure that no one leaves the tent with alcoholic beverages.

If you are interested in donating time for your community, please contact Kent Ingersoll, Kelly Green, or call the Chamber office (618) 942-5163.

*Volunteers for this area must be 21 or older

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HerrinFesta Italiana Lifetime Achievement 2020-2021

Richard “Itchy” Jones

To read more about Richard “Itchy” Jones, please visit HerrinFesta Italiana on Facebook

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Shop Local

Receive Extra Attention and Quality Products


Small business owners not only have the additional time, but they want to provide customer service that focuses on the customers needs and quality items. Local businesses also take the time to get to know their customers.
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Business Tips

Develop a Company Culture

A few questions to ask yourself when creating a healthy culture for you & your employees: -What does our company stand for? -Where do we want to go as a business? -How do I want my employees and customers to feel? Use these to create the atmosphere you desire and that your employees are happy to work in. Creating this allows you to have a foundation for growth and attracts new business.

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Weekend Happenings

  Friday, May 7th

20th Annual Hurricane Golf Scramble

Crab Orchard Golf Club

Saturday, May 8th

Up Style Grand Opening


11am- 5pm

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