Mindi Terrell

The Cup & the Scone Celebrates Ribbon Cutting

One of our newest members, the Cup & the Scone celebrated their grand opening with a ribbon cutting recently.

They are keeping with the traditions of old English coffee-houses. You can taste their single origin roasts, specialty blends, Italian espresso, cold brews, or stone cold brews (made with frozen yogurt). Or try out the many delicious treats from scones to muffins. Gluten free and paleo options available.

The Cup & the Scone
213 W Madison St, downtown Pontiac
Phone: (815) 255-9870
Website:  thecupandthescone.com
Facebook page:  www.facebook.com/cupandscone/

Driscoll Motors Hosted Mix & Mingle

More than 100 people came out to the Mix & Mingle at Driscoll Motors on Thursday, April 5. Folks enjoyed lots of great company, food and beverages. Thanks to Pam Schahrer and her staff for the wonderful evening.

Driscoll Motors
610 S Newport Rd, Pontiac
Phone: (815) 842-1143

Frugality Celebrates Ribbon Cutting

One of our newest members, Frugality, celebrated its ribbon cutting recently. Frugality NFP is a thrift shop where most items are $1.99 each and all profits are given to a different local charity every month.

Frugality has thousands of items….family clothing, housewares, home decor, books, handbags, shoes, jewelry, and more. We are always…hourly…replenishing the stock for sale.  Frugality does not sell furniture, appliances small or large, or toys.

Frugality NFP
101 E Madison St (same block as Wright’s Furniture)
Phone: 815.844.9679
Website:  https://oncenagain.com/frugality/
Facebook page:  https://www.facebook.com/FrugalityPontiac/

Issues & Eggs – State of the City, Thurs 4/19

State of the City
Bob Russell, Mayor of Pontiac & Bob Karls, City Administrator

When:  Thursday, April 19 @ 7:30 am
Where: Baby Bull’s Fine Dining,1025 W. Reynolds St.
Cost: $10 for members, $15 for non-members

Mayor Bob Russell & Bob Karls will share the current state of the City of Pontiac. Please come to hear where Pontiac is now and what is in store for the future. Also learn more about the community driven Heart & Soul program that will shape the future of Pontiac.

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Fiesta Motel Celebrates Ribbon Cutting

One of our newest members, Fiesta Motel, celebrated with a ribbon cutting in February. The business is under new management and has done remodeling of their rooms.

Fiesta Motel
951 W Reynolds St
Phone: 815.844.7103

Issues & Eggs – What’s Really Happening With Healthcare

What’s Really Happening With Health Care in Illinois
Aaron Winters, Executive Director of Healthcare Council
Illinois Chamber of Commerce

When:  Tuesday, October 10, 7:30 am
RSVP:  No later than Friday, October 6
Where: Baby Bull’s Fine Dining,1025 W. Reynolds St.
Cost: $10, click here to pay by credit card

Confused about all the healthcare legislation proposed this summer? Wondering what it means for your business? What options do small businesses have in finding affordable health care for their employees? Come listen to Aaron Winters talk about what’s on the horizon for healthcare in Illinois.

RSVP no later than Friday, October 6 to 815.844.5131 or mkennedy@pontiacchamber.org.

Threshermen’s Parade….Sunday, September 3 Rain or Shine

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The annual Threshermen’s Parade on Sunday, September 3 will step-off at 1:15 pm rain or shine!

As always it will wind through the streets of downtown Pontiac. It starts at the Mill Avenue bridge and winds it way to Madison and turns right and then turns right on Main Street.

The weather currently looks to be in the low 80s and sunny!

 

Between 10,000 and 15,000 people come to see the parade each year. Hope to see you there!!!!

Pontiac Area Chamber of Commerce
210 N Plum St
Pontiac, IL  61764
Phone:  815.844.5131

Threshermen’s Parade….100 Years in the Past. 100 Years in the Future.

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In celebration of the Pontiac Area Chamber of Commerce’s 100th Anniversary, the theme for the 2017 Threshermen’s Parade is “100 Years in the Past. 100 Years in the Future.”

This year’s parade is on Sunday, September 3 with a step-off time of 1:15 pm. As always it will wind through the streets of downtown Pontiac.

The weather currently looks to be in the low 80s and partly cloudy!

If you are interested in entering the parade, fill out the 2017 parade application and submit it to the chamber office.

The parade costs the chamber more than $7,000 to run each year. If you would like to sponsor the parade, send your sponsorship to the chamber office at:

Pontiac Area Chamber of Commerce
210 N Plum St
Pontiac, IL  61764
Phone:  815.844.5131