Posts by Samantha Yeager-Walrath

Chamber Mythbusters

Myth #1: The Chamber is a branch of the local government Truth: The Grundy County Chamber of Commerce is a membership-based 501©6 non-profit organization governed by a volunteer board of directors. Although we work closely with the towns and villages in the area to make Grundy County a better place to live, work and play…

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Top 7 Reasons to Join the Chamber

Have you ever wondered what exactly the chamber does or thought about joining? Here are 7 reasons to make an investment in the Grundy County Chamber of Commerce today! Networking The Chamber provides you with plenty of opportunities to network with fellow business owners. Coffee & Company is our morning networking event that is held…

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GET READY FOR SMALL BUSINESS SATURDAY®

As an organization that serves local business owners and customers, the Grundy County Chamber of Commerce is proud to support Small Business Saturday® this Nov 25. Small Business Saturday was founded by American Express in 2010 to help strengthen local economies. Today, it’s a holiday shopping tradition celebrating a greater nationwide movement dedicated to uniting…

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Chamber Tip Tuesdays

The Chamber recently started “Chamber Tip Tuesday” in which we post one tip a week on ways you can use your Chamber membership. These tips are a great reminder about member benefits and allow you to fully utilize your membership. Take a look at the list of tips we’ve given so far and keep an…

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The History of the Grundy County Chamber of Commerce

Last Wednesday Debbie Steffes with the Morris Area Public Library presented on the Grundy County Chamber of Commerce’s history in honor of our 70th Anniversary. Thank you to everyone who came out to celebrate with us! Below is a timeline of the events that led us to the present day Chamber. Thank you to all…

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JJC welcomes new president

Dr. Judy Mitchell became the official president of Joliet Junior College in an inauguration ceremony held at the college Wednesday night. JJC covers seven counties, including Grundy County which had a significant representation at the ceremony. JJC is a member of the Grundy County Chamber and has representation on the Chamber’s board. Amy Murphy, Director…

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