Pontiac Area Chamber of Commerce
  • RECENT NEWS & EVENTS
  • March4th

    The Livingston County Humane Society is holding an Easter Pet Picture contest at “Big R” – 1027 W. Reynolds St. here in Pontiac for the month of March until April 4, 2015.  Just bring in a 3″ x 5″ picture of you pet(s) dressed up in an Easter costume/scene or just one of them that is cute during regular “Big R” store hours.  On the backside of the photo, please include your name, pet(s) name and phone number.  All photos must be turned in at the “Big R” here in Pontiac (please put in the basket there).  The winner will be judged by which jar has the most money.  All proceeds will go to the Livingston County Humane Society to help with medical expenses.  The winner will be announced on the first Monday after Easter (April 7, 2015) and does not need to be present to win.  First place winner will receive a $25.00 “Big R” gift certificate.  For more information, please call the Livingston County Humane Society at 815-842-1025.

  • March4th

    The Pontiac Masonic Lodge will be holding their Annual Chili Supper on Wednesday, March 4, 2015 from 4:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Pontiac Masonic Lodge, located at 220 W. Washington St. here in Pontiac, IL.  Come and have all you can eat of their chili or potato soup.  You will also be served a drink and dessert.  Cost is:  $7.00 for Adults, $3.00 for Children ages 6-12 and Children are Free if they are 5 and under.  Delivery is available for larger orders.  For more information, please call 815-844-3465.

  • March4th

    Come to St. Mary’s TPO Salad Luncheon on Wednesday, March 4, 2015 from 11:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.  at the Parish Hall, located off of Chicago St..  There will be Italian Beef Sandwiches with an assortment of homemade salads.  Cost is:  Adults – $7.50, Grade School Students – $3.50, Children under the age of 5 are Free.

    Carry outs and deliveries are available.  Please call 815-844-6585 by March 2, 2015 for large delivery orders.

  • March6th

    The St. Mary’s Church Knight’s of Columbus will be having a Lenten Fish Fry on Friday, March 6, 2015 at the St. Mary’s Church Parish Hall – 119 E. Howard St. – Chicago St. Entrance – from 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.  There will be Fried Pollock, Fried Shrimp, Grilled Cheese, Fries, Rice, Vegetable, Salad, Bread, Dessert and a Drink.  Adults – $8.00, Children (6-12) – $5.00, Family Household Max – $30.00

  • March9th

    Illinois State Representative Tom Bennett will be holding an open house on Monday, March 9, 2015 at his Pontiac office, located at 311 N. Mill St. – Suite 2, from 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m., with his Ribbon Cutting at 2:15 p.m.  Come and get to know Rep. Tom Bennett.

  • March12th

    The 97th Pontiac Chamber of Commerce Annual Banquet will be held on Thursday, March 12, 2015 at the Pontiac Elks Lodge – 459 Elks Club Road – starting with a 5:30 p.m. Social Hour and then dinner at 6:00 p.m.

    At 7:15 p.m. the Chamber will be recognizing out going Board Members, the “Business Person of the Year”, “Volunteer of the Year”, “Agri-Business Person of the Year” and the top 10 students from Pontiac Township High School and the top student(s) from Pontiac Junior High School, St. Mary’s School, Pontiac Christian School, Graymont Grade School, Odell Grade School, St. Paul School and Saunemin Grade School.  Along with these recipients, the Kiwanis Club of Pontiac will be honoring their “Kiwanis Educator of the Year”.

    The menu for this year is – Pork Chop with Rustic Red Pepper Chutney – Green Beans – Baked Potato – Garden Salad – Rolls – New York Cheese Cake – Coffee (Vegetarian Meal upon request) and the cost is $30.00.

    To make your reservations, please contact the Chamber office by calling 815-844-5131 or emailing mkennedy@pontiacchamber.org no later than Friday, March 6, 2015.

  • March13th

    The St. Mary’s Church Knight’s of Columbus will be having a Lenten Fish Fry on Friday, March 13, 2015 at the St. Mary’s Church Parish Hall – 119 E. Howard St. – Chicago St. Entrance – from 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.  There will be Fried Pollock, Fried Shrimp, Grilled Cheese, Fries, Rice, Vegetable, Salad, Bread, Dessert and a Drink.  Adults – $8.00, Children (6-12) – $5.00, Family Household Max – $30.00

  • March16th

    Mid Central Community Action, located at 224 N. Main St., will be holding an Open House on Monday, March 16, 2015 from 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. with the Ribbon Cutting at 4:15 p.m.

  • March17th

    Pontiac Chamber of Commerce – Executive Board Meeting – 7:30 a.m.-8:30 a.m. at the Chamber Office

  • March17th

    The Livingston County Human Society will be holding “St. CatPatrick’s Night” at DeLong’s Casual Dining and Spirits, 201 N. Mill St., from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.  DeLong’s will be donating a portion of the proceeds from the food sales to support the Livingston County Humane Society animals and to help keep the shelter warm.  Please call 815-844-1983 for dine in or carry out orders.  There will also be a silent auction, door prizes and a 50/50 drawing at 7:30 p.m.