Pontiac Area Chamber of Commerce
  • RECENT NEWS & EVENTS
  • August14th

    Come shop the downtown stores on Diva Night/Shop Late till 8.  Contact P.R.O.U.D.  at 815-844-5131 for more information.

  • August14th

    Tournament – 6:15 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

    All games are played at the Rec Plex located at 2104 Old Airport Road here in Pontiac, IL

  • August14th

    The 1st Presbyterian Church of Pontiac, 209 W. Livingston St., is presenting “The Good Twins” on Thursday, August 14, 2014 at 7:00 p.m.  Everyone is welcome to attend, so come on and listen to them sing their soft listening, contemporary, beautifully arranged traditional songs along with lots and lots of comedy.  Originally from Pontiac, the Good Twins” now reside in Missouri.  This is a Free event.  For more information, please call 815-844-7904.

  • August15th

    Come to “Lunch on the Lawn” on Friday, August 15, 2014 beginning at 10:30 a.m. until quantities last (1:00 p.m.) on the Courthouse Lawn.

     

    Here’s is a chance to support your United Way of Livingston County!

    Lunch on the Lawn of the old Courthouse this Friday, August 15th, from 10:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. For $6 you get a choice of a pork chop sandwich or brat, chips and a pop or water.  The food is provided by local caterer, Tom Tuley, so you know it is going to be delicious!   Walk up and order a meal or let us know ahead of time and we can have your order ready to go.  Delivery is available on large orders. We look forward to seeing everyone for lunch this Friday.

    Contact P.R.O.U.D. at 815-844-6692 or pontiacproud@route24.net to place To Go Orders.

  • August16th

    MOSAIC is holding a “Friends & Family Picnic” on Saturday, August 16, 2104 from 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. at Chautauqua Park here in Pontiac, IL.  There will food, games and music.  Just bring a dish to share and lawn chairs.  Please RSVP by calling Andrea Koerber at 815-842-4166, ext. 108 email andrea.koerber@mosaicinfo.org.

  • August16th

    Come shop our local shops on “Shop Local Saturday”.

  • August16th

    Come on out to this month’s Pontiac Cruise Night here in Downtown Pontiac from 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.   There will be food, raffles, door prizes, face painting, 2014 Event Tee-Shirts, Hot Wheels racing, Best Cruiser Awards and Cruise the Square.  You can also tour the Wall Dog Museum, the 22 Wall Dog Murals, the Pontiac-Oakland Museum and the Route 66 Museum.  This night’s event will benefit the Pontiac Police Department.

    There is an entry fee of $10.00 per vehicle and will have if the weather is either Rain or Shine.  For more information, please call 815-8422-8037 or email brighge@mchsi.com.  Their website is:  www.pontiaccruisenight.com.

  • August16th

    If you like home grown produce, fresh bake goods, fresh flowers, plants and other homemade products, come check out the Pontiac Farmers Market.  There will be various vendors to browse and shop through.  For more information, contact P.R.O.U.D. at 815-844-6692.

  • August19th

    Tournament (f Necessary) – 6:15 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

    All games are played at the Rec Plex located at 2104 Old Airport Road here in Pontiac, IL

  • August21st

    The University of Illinois Extension office is teaming up with Heartland Community College for a one day workshop to be held on Thursday, August 21, 2014 from 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. at the Heartland Community College-Pontiac Center, 211 E. Madison St.

    Today’s customers are smarter and more discerning than ever.  They demand great service.  As a result, the folks on the front lines of our local businesses, agencies and organizations, must stand ready to meet customer service helps to ensure the health of an organization, and healthy organizations keep our community thriving.  The program is designed to help people see the importance of delivering excellent customer service for their individual development as well as for the success of their business and their community.

    This is a 10-part customer service educational workshop series produced by the University of Illinois Extension that can be delivered in partnership with community and business organizations.  Workshop modules can be customized to fit your desired time frame.

    The workshops are geared for anyone who works with customers, clients, patients, members or constituents.  Learning session include:  Customer Service for the Common Good, Understanding Customers, Demonstrating Good Customer Service, Telephone Technique, Delivering Customer Service Online, Dealing with Unhappy Customers, Keeping Customers Happy and Communication:  Verbal and Body Language.

    To register for this program, please go to http://bit.ly/1n1cpLR or call 815-842-6777.   Cost is $85.00.