Member News, Member Showcase
Animal Wellness Center of Pontiac announced that Dr. Kim Metz has recently joined their staff as an Associate Veterinarian. She is a graduate of the University of Illinois with a Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine in May 2011. While attending school, she worked at both RR Donnelly’s and Caterpillar during the summer. Stop in and welcome her!
Dr Metz and her husband Trevor, recently decided to move back to Pontiac after having their first child, Harrison. She grew up on a farm outside of Fairbury, but has worked most of her career in Arcola, IL She loves seeing the bond between clients and their pets and would love to help keep your pets healthy. She has three dogs and one cat of her own.
The March 29 Issues & Eggs stretched ‘Beyond the Farm’ with Jesse and Mary Faber. Jesse Faber is an agriculture teacher and FFA advisor at Pontiac Township High School. Mary Faber is the controller for Graymont Cooperative Association.
Mary shared why it is important for those in agriculture to be a trusted source when explaining common marketing terms like factory farming, GMO, antibiotics and hormones.
Jesse shared the diversity in jobs and careers in agriculture, and how there are plenty of jobs in agriculture right here in Livingston County that expand beyond farming.
Thanks to Edinger’s Filling Station for providing a great breakfast.
Welcome to our newest members…
Baxter’s Locksmith & Security Solutions, (815) 822-5653!!
Childers Auto Salvage
701 W Lincoln Ave
Amanda Voights, LMT
207 N Plum St
821 N Ladd St
Rebecca Campbell Photography
The Pontiac Area Chamber of Commerce handed out several honors at last night’s Annual Awards Banquet. Pam Schahrer (Driscoll Motors) was honored as Business Person of the Year. Cindy Kridner (Farm Service Agency) was honored as Bill Edwards Agri-Business Person of the Year. George and Rubye Russell received the Volunteer of the Year honor.
In addition, 19 high school and middle school students from Pontiac, Graymont, Saunemin and Odell were honored for their scholastic achievements.
Champion Fitness Physical Therapy turned 20 on February 5, 2016! To mark this occasion, the company has undergone a little rebranding – complete with a new name and a new logo. Champion Fitness Physical Therapy is now CF Physical Therapy! From one Pontiac clinic with a staff of two to now over twenty clinics across central and southeastern Illinois with close to 75 personnel on board, CF Physical Therapy has maintained the same principles Jeff Schade established on Day One.
Congratulations to CF Physical Therapy on 20 years in business and the new name!
Check them out at www.champfit.com orwww.facebook.com/champfitpt. Also thanks for being such a loyal member of the Pontiac Area Chamber of Commerce!
Welcome to our newest members…
Amanda Voights, LMT, 207 N Plum St, (309) 212-6281
Coconutz Health, 821 N Ladd St, (815) 844-9477, http://coconutzhealth.com/
Childers Auto Salvage, 701 W Lincoln Ave, (815) 579-8239
Rebecca Campbell Photography, (815) 780-9098, www.rebeccacampbellphotography.com