CHAMBER NEWS Highland Chamber of Commerce www.highlandillinois.com April 2007

April 2007
Highland Chamber of Commerce
Volume 2, Issue 3
CHAMBER NEWS
www.highlandillinois.com
NEW MEMBERS
Message from the Chamber President—George Marron
Your Chamber continues its goal to improve and promote the Highland area businesses as well
as the Highland community. Sometimes potential members of the Chamber ask why they should join
the Highland Chamber of Commerce. Our Executive Director, Jami Jansen, compiled a list of some
of the benefits and projects for Chamber members. A few noteworthy projects and benefits are:
Business After Hours networking events, Chamber gift certificate program, ribbon cutting ceremonies, shop Highland promotion, direct referrals, newsletters, website, annual dinner and awards banquet, gift guide, lobby displays, and business education seminars. We are also an important voice
when legislation or ordinances may effect how we do business in the City of Highland as well as the
State of Illinois.
Your Chamber sponsors and is involved in numerous community events, such as the Peanut Butter and Jam Festivals, Street Art Festival, City Clean-Up Day, community tours, Lighted Christmas
parade, Christmas decorations on the Square, business inquiries, the Secretary of State mobile drivers license service, and the Time, Temperature and Weather line.
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Dr. Greg Anderson
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Curves
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Daddy Joe’s Lawn Service
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H.I.S. K.I.D.S., Inc.
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Living Waters Lutheran
Church
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Wanda Pourchot - Coldwell
Banker Brown Realtor
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Willis Insurance Agency
Inside This Issue:
We have approximately 300 members, and we continue to grow. For those of you who are members, I thank you, and for those of you who are not, I encourage you to join and take advantage of
what the Chamber has to offer.
George
Director’s Note
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Ribbon Cutting
2
Schedule of Events
3
HHS Building Trades Class
3
Welcome New Members
4
Welcome New Members
5
Member News
6
Say Hello to …
7
April Calendar
8
Chamber Members
9
Chamber Members
10
Clean-up Day
11
Street Art Festival
11
Inserts this Month:
SelfSelf
-Control
is the April
Very Important Principle
Being in Charge of Yourself
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Hidden Lake Winery
Bradford National Bank
BEA — Parenting “Plus”
H.I.S. K.I.D.S.
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From the Executive Director…
Spring is here, and we have several new things “springing-up” at the Highland Chamber of Commerce,
many of which you will see in this edition of your Chamber News. For one, take note of all our new
members! Over the past two months, the Chamber has added 16 new members with over 10 additional
Chamber applications being mailed out during the past month! It’s apparent more and more businesses
are realizing the cost-saving benefits of Chamber membership.
You’ll also see a new feature in this month’s edition of the Chamber News entitled “Say Hello to…” This is our
way of introducing our membership to the individuals who serve on the Highland Chamber of Commerce Board of
Directors. Each month you will have the opportunity to “meet” a new member of the Board of Directors. If you see
any of these individuals out and about in the community, feel free to ask them any questions you may have about
the Chamber of Commerce. They are here to serve you.
We are also adding a new branch to our newsletter distribution. Currently, the newsletter is emailed to over 300
Chamber members... and don’t forget, if your company/organization is a member, that means ALL of your employees are members! Now, in addition to this electronic version, we will be distributing copies of the Chamber News
to local doctor, dentist and hospital waiting rooms. This will allow more citizens throughout the community the
opportunity to read about what is happening within the Chamber of Commerce.
As you work within your various business sectors, let us know if you see something that is working in another
community that could possibly be implemented here at the Highland Chamber of Commerce. Your Chamber staff
and Board of Directors are constantly seeking new ways to serve you and your business, and we value your input
and ideas.
Jami
THOLE FABRICATION & WELDING, INC.
HIGHLAND COMMUNITY TITLE
The Chamber joined Mayor Michaelis in welcoming Thole Fabrication &
Welding, Inc. to Highland. Pictured l. to r. are: Kevin Dewaele, Chamber
Secretary; Jami Jansen, Chamber Executive Director; Denise Thole,
President, Grant Thole, Mayor Michaelis, George Marron, Chamber
President, Paul Joseph, Community Development Director; SageThole, and
John Thole, Vice-President.
Chamber and city officials welcomed Highland Community Title to their new
downtown location at 901 Main Street. Pictured l. to r. are: Denny Rinderer,
Bradford National Bank; Mark Latham, City Manager; Linda Jakel; Wanda
Head, Manager; Jean Kleber, Receptionist/Order Entry; Mark Mottaz, Owner;
Mayor Michaelis; Cathy Huelsmann, Closer; George Marron, President of the
Highland Chamber of Commerce; Angie Fears, Bradford National Bank; Deb
Bivens, Title Examiner; and Paul Joseph, Community Development Director.
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Highland Students are Raising the Roof...
April
7
Women’s Expo at Hidden Lake Winery
11
Blood Drive at SWIC’s Granite City
Campus from 10 am—2 pm
19
Business After Hours hosted by
Apex Physical Therapy & Fitness Center
23
Kelly Miller Circus sponsored by the
Faith Countryside Homes
27
Fenton Family Signing event hosted by
Swiss Gift Shop
28
Relay for Life Scotch Doubles tournament
28
H.I.S. K.I.D.S. Golf Tournament
May
7-12
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18
25
Spring Clean-up Week
BAH — hosted by Coldwell Banker Brown
Realtors
PB&J — George Portz
PB&J— Chris Belden
thanks in part to the Highland High School Construction
Trades Program, the Highland School District Foundation
and the Highland Business Education Association. This is
the first year for the program, and it is proving to be a big
success! Donations are still being accepted for this
house...or for House #2! For more information, contact
Bruce Deibert at 654-7131 or 779-0607.
The
First
Wall
Goes
up!
Preparing the
driveway for the
concrete pour.
Students
June
1
PB&J— Elvis (Steve Brandes)
1
Highland Parks & Rec Goomna
Adventure Race (Silver Lake Park)
2
Highland Garden Club Tour
8-10 Schweizerfest
15
PB&J—
22
PB&J— Elizabeth LaKamp
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PB&J— Highland Hope Praise Band
July
6
13
19
20
22-27
PB&J— Kimmy Jo
PB&J— USAF Starlifter
BAH — hosted by Hidden Lake Winery
PB&J— Kevin Heim
Madison County Fair
work
on the
exterior
framing.
Students
have been
involved in
every aspect
of the
construction
including
the drywall
finishing.
The house
is nearing
completion and
should be
finished in
early May.
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Dr. Greg Anderson
1520 9th Street, Suite #230
Highland, IL 62249
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618-654-3400
Dr. Anderson specializes in Family Practice and Sports Medicine. His office prides itself on personal attention and individual care to each patient. They accept most insurance plans and have same day appointments
available in most cases. Evening and Saturday appointments are also available by request. If you are in need
of a primary care physician, call Dr. Anderson’s office and make an appointment with his friendly staff.
You can also email the office at [email protected]
Coldwell Banker Brown Realtors
Wanda Pourchot
2621 Plaza Drive
Highland, IL 62249
618-971-8485
Wanda Pourchot is a full-time realtor with Coldwell Banker Brown Realtors. Prior to beginning her real
estate career, Wanda served as a legal assistant for Thompson Coburn LLP in St. Louis for over 40 years.
Daddy Joe’s Lawn Service
Joe A. Hess
1322 13th Street
Highland, IL 62249
http://daddyjoes.tripod.com
618-960-4152
Daddy Joe’s Lawn Service offers lawn mowing, trimming, leaf removal vacuum and spring and fall cleanup services for the Highland, St. Jacob and Marine area. They are fully insured and always offer 100%
satisfaction guarantee.
Curves
Lisa Grissom
1011-B Broadway
Highland, IL 62249
www.curvesinternational.com
618-654-8590
The Highland Curves center brings residents a supportive environment offering a thirty-minute fitness
solution with a common sense weight loss program that helps break the weight loss cycle. The facility is
designed so women can encourage and support one another while moving around the circuit. Women of all
ages and fitness levels can perform all five of the components for a complete fitness program, combining
strength and cardiovascular training through hydraulic resistance.
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H.I.S K.I.D.S., Inc.
(Happiness is Serving Kids in Distress Situations)
908 Laurel Street
Highland, IL 62249
618-654-4020
HIS KIDS mission has been to provide an ongoing support system which strengthens coping abilities and
life skills to these families. Children with cancer, as well as their sibling and parents, need opportunities to
connect with others in similar situations, to participate in ‘normal’ activities with others that truly understand what they are going through. They need an opportunity to express their concerns, fears and needs in a
safe environment. They need an opportunity to learn skills that will help them positively cope with the
situations they are living through. HIS KIDS provides these opportunities.
Living Waters Lutheran Church
Robert Downs, Pastor
80 Sunset Drive
Highland, IL 62249
www.livingwatershighland.com
618-651-0371
Living Waters is a mission of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, and is a newly forming
Christian fellowship in Highland. We are seeking people who want to discover and form a new church —
one that is creative, authentic, loving and real. We hold prayer and worship gatherings every Sunday at
9:30 a.m. and small group activities each month. To learn more, you may visit their website or contact
Pastor Downs at 651-0371 or email at [email protected]
Willis Insurance Group, LLC
Jeremy Willis
1110 Washington Street
Highland, IL 62249
www.willis4ins.com
618-654-4445
Willis Insurance offers a full line of insurance – home, auto, health, commercial, workman’s comp and
business packages. For more information, check out their website at www.willis4ins.com or contact
Jeremy at 654-4445.
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Apex Physical Therapy in Highland is proud to announce the addition of Sarah Broyles, PT,
to their staff. Sarah joins Apex with 7 years of experience in outpatient
therapy services. Her emphasis has been on workers’ compensation
therapy services, which will be utilized at Apex as she provides physical
therapy, work conditioning, work hardening and functional capacity
evaluations. Sarah’s role will include work comp case management as
she communicates with case managers, adjusters, physicians and employers. For more information about Apex Physical Therapy’s services
and locations, please call 618-651-0444 or visit www.apexpt.us.
Apex Fitness Center is offering the following special for the month of April:
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1/2 off the enrollment fee
2 free months added to your membership
1 free personal training session
Apex Fitness Center T-shirt, water bottle and coolie cup
For more information or to enroll, call them at 651-0444.
NOSIM NEWS
Chamber Member, Nancy Manor, Director of the Nosim Maasai 25A Jason’s Pointe, Highland, Il. 62249. Or
Mission is conducting a WALK-A-THON for Maasai Mothers of you may see her on the streets around Highland carrying a little blue bucket — feel free
Kenya, Africa who often walk as far as 15 miles just for water.
to put your dollars in her bucket whenever
Nancy begain her walk on March 7th. She will walk 2-3 times a
you see her!
week and increase the miles each time until she walks 15 miles
For more information, you may email her at
by Mother’s Day.
[email protected] or call 618-520You can help by pledging a dollar for each mile she walks. All
1875.
checks should be made payable to: Nosim Mission and mailed to
Highland to Host Circus!
Faith Countryside Homes has signed a contract with the Kelly Miller Circus for the
exhibition of an all new 2007 show! The circus will rolls into town Monday, April 23,
2007. Everyone is invited to come out and watch the animals being unloaded and fed,
and see the elephants raising the big top. Activities will begin at 7:30 a.m. and the tent
will be raised between 8:30-9:00 a.m. Guides will be furnished for school groups and anyone attending. The
traditional “old style” circus will present two performances at 4:30 & 7:30 p.m.
Support the Faith Countryside Homes — buy your tickets in advance and save. The 2007 season promises
to be more exciting than ever with many new acts and entertainers to amaze and amuse you. Come out and
enjoy a day of fun-filled excitement at the circus!
Fenton Family Signing Event!
Mark your calendars and join the Swiss Gift Shop on Friday, April 27, 2007 from 2—5 p.m.
for a Fenton Family Signing. Meet Scott Fenton, vice-president of sales and the great-grandson
of the founder of the Fenton Art Glass Company. He will be there to answer questions about
Fenton’s handmade glassware and sign an exclusive family piece, available only that day, and all
other Fenton purchases. There will be in-store specials and beautiful prizes to give away. Reserve
your exclusive Rose Nappy (candy dish) in Aubergine Marigold Carnival Glass today! For more
information, contact the Anne at the Swiss Gift Shop at 654-2004.
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SAY HELLO TO JAY BOULANGER... A MEMBER OF
YOUR HIGHLAND CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
BOARD of DIRECTORS
Jay is a lifetime resident of Highland,
born and raised in the community. Both of
his parents were business owners in Highland — his father in the funeral business and his
mother who operated the East End Mercantile Store and later, the
Montgomery Ward store. His father, Wilson, was a President of
the Highland Chamber of Commerce as well as the Helvetia
Sharpshooters Society and several other organizations within the
community.
Jay graduated from Highland High School and earned three degree
from Southern Illinois University. His wife, Cathy, is a school
teacher with almost nine years at St. Paul High School and then an additional 20+ years in the St. Louis
school system. She currently serves on the Board of Education for the Highland Community Schools. Jay
and Cathy have five sons who grew up in Highland, enjoying the environment of this great community with
its educational system, parks and recreation facilities, youth activities and many other amenities that make it
an ideal place to grow up.
Jay has been active with his business, Spengel-Boulanger Funeral Home, for over 30 years. In addition, he
has been active within his profession serving as a President of the Illinois Funeral Directors Association;
Chair of the Education Committee for the National Funeral Directors Association; and President of the
Academy of Professional Funeral Service Practice (an international organization).
Jay has also been very involved in the community serving in several civic organizations including President
of the Optimist Club and the Chamber of Commerce. He was on the founding Board of Directors for Faith
Countryside Homes, Meals-on-Wheels, Eastern Madison County Nutritional Programs and St. Joseph’s
Hospital Home Health Board. He also served as President of the Highland Booster club when his sons were
in high school and served as Treasurer of the Louis Latzer Memorial Public Library Board of Directors. He
served on the St. Joseph Hospital Advisory Board and currently serves on their Friends Board. He is President of the Highland City Cemetery Board of Directors and serves on the local Economic Development
Commission.
Jay is the immediate past president of the Highland Chamber of Commerce. A long-time member with over
10 years of service, the Chamber has always been a focus of Jay’s activity.
“For the community to be a wonderful environment to live and grow in, it takes the dedication of the business and community leaders to make sure that the values desired are provided
and maintained — the function of our Highland Chamber of Commerce.”
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Sun
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Tue
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Sat
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Fri
5
2
Kelly Miller
Circus sponsored
by Faith Countryside
Thu
4
1
Community
Sunrise Svc
6:30am on the
Square
Wed
Blood Drive
at SWIC’s Granite
City Campus
BAH
hosted by Apex
Physical Therapy
& Fitness Center
Family Signing at
Swiss Gift Shop
Women’s
Expo at Hidden
Lake Winery
28
RFL—
Scotch Doubles
Tournament
HIS KIDS Golf
Tournament
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Please Support our 2007 Chamber of Commerce Members
9th Street Café
AAA Lawn Mowing
Ace Hardware
Adult Medicine of Highland, P.C.
Ameren IP
American Cancer Society
American Legion Post #439
Anderson, Greg, M.D.
Anderson Hospital
APCI
Apex Physical Therapy
Appearance Center
Bank of Edwardsville, The
Basler Electric Company
B-Dry Systems
Becker Jewelers
Blindquest
Blue Springs Café
Bonne-Terre Construction
Box TV
Bradford National Bank
Brendel, Rhonda – Prudential R.E.
Agent
Broadway Bar & Grill
Broadway Battery & Tire
Brookside Agra
Bruegge Furniture
Bulldog Barber Shop
Burgett Group, The
Business Network International
Buzzie's Drive Inn
Carol's Forget Me Knot
CC Food Marts
Cedar Creek Dental Associates
Chalkboard & More, Inc.
China Restaurant
Chipwood Acres Nursery
Chocolate Affair/Tibbets House
City of Highland
CLEAN The Uniform Company
Coldwell Banker Brown Realtors
Compustitch Embroidery
Connie's Faux Finishing
Cool Cats Café & Custard
Cooper B-Line, Inc.
Country Insurance & Financial Svc
Countrywide Home Loans
Curves
Cutting Connections
Cygan Delaney Catering
D.L.E. Insurance Agency Corp.
Daddy Joe’s Lawn Service
Dairy Queen
Diamond Mineral Springs
DiMaggio's Pizza & Pasta
DJ Howard & Associates, Inc.
Dollar USA Store Corp.
Dynamic Technology, Inc.
DynaVox Technologies
E. F. Express
E. L. Flanagan's Sports & Spirits
Edward Jones– Ed Pinnel
Edward Jones - John Jatcko
Edward Jones – Kevin Dewaele
Energy Fitness Studio
Enterprise Rent-a-Car
Equity Fifty-Five Realty
Essenpreis Plumbing & Heating
Excel Bottling Company
Executive Drive Mini Storage
Faith Countryside Homes
Family Bible Church
Family Care Medical Services
Family Care Pharmacy
Farm Credit Services
Farmers Restaurant & Bakery
FCB Highland Bank
Fears Fence Company
Finish Line, The
First American Title Insurance
First Baptist Church
First Mid-Illinois Bank & Trust
Foppe Designs
Four Seasons Carpet Cleaning
Frames by Three
Fresh Words
Frey, Judy – Prudential R.E. Agent
Frey Properties
Gateway Grizzlies
GCS Federal Credit Union
Girdler, Darin
Giving Tree, The
Glik's of Highland
Gould Flooring
Grace Community Bible Church
Groomingdales of Highland
Guillot Technology Services
H.I.S. K.I.D.S. Inc.
Habitat for Humanity
Hardas, Phil — Coldwell Banker Brown R.E.
Agent
Hard Road Theatre Productions
Hardee’s Food Systems, Inc.
Headlines Express, Inc.
Hediger, Ann — Coldwell Banker Brown R.E.
Agent
Helvetia Sharpshooters
Hidden Lake Winery & Banquet Center
Highland Animal Hospital, LLC
Highland Animal Shelter
Highland Area Arts Council
Highland Area Community Foundation
Highland Business & Professional Women’s Club
Highland Civic Woman’s Club
Highland Community Schools
Highland Community Title
Highland Garden Club
Highland Golf & Sports/Leroy's Barber Shop
Highland Health Care
Highland Historical Society
Highland Hope United Methodist Church
Highland Jaycees
Highland Lion's Club
Highland Machine
Highland Masonic Lodge
Highland Moose Lodge 2479
Highland News Leader
Highland Optimist Club
Highland Pain Relief Center
Highland Pediatrics
Highland Physicians, LTD.
Highland Pistol & Rifle Club
Highland Pool & Spas Inc.
Highland Printers
Highland Recycling
Highland Rotary Club
Highland Spring & Specialty
Highland VFW Post 5694
Highland's Tru Buy
Hill Law Offices
Hi-Tek Business Solutions, Inc.
Hohman, Christa — REMAX R.E. Agent
Holiday Inn Express
Holt, Stephen
Holzinger, Sue – Coldwell Banker Brown R.E.
Agent
Holzinger, Wilfred – Coldwell Banker Brown R.E.
Agent
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Please Support our 2007 Chamber of Commerce Members
Home & Leisure Lifestyles
Home Telephone Co.
Homer Rusteberg, CPA
Hometown Phone Books
Hospice of Southern Illinois
House of Plenty
Howard Robertson Insurance
Howard, Jim & Stacey
Hype Initiatives
Imageworks Creative Group
IT&C
It’s Party Time
James Apken, Accountant
Jody's Sports Stop
Johannes & Marron PC
Johnson, Kimberly — Coldwell Banker
Brown R.E. Agent
Journal Printing
Kalmer Landscape Supply
Keith's Performance Shop
Kennett Portrait Design, Inc.
Kent’s Painting Service
Kentucky Fried Chicken/Taco Bell
Ki-Do Karate, Inc.
Klaus & Associates (Gutter Helmet)
Kleinhoffer Family Eye Care
Kloss Furniture
Kloss, Bonnie – Coldwell Banker Brown
R.E. Agent
Knights of Columbus
Kokomo Tan
Korte Company, The
Korte Luitjohan Contractors, Inc.
Korte Meat Processors
Korte Recreation Center
Korte, Diane – Coldwell Banker Brown
R.E. Agent
Larry's Tire & Battery
Lee's Loans, Jewelry & More
Living Waters Lutheran Church
Luallen, Cearlock & Barth, Ltd.
Lucco Financial Partners
Luitjohan's Flooring America
Machine Shop, The
Madison County Employment & Training
Madison County Fair Association
Madison County Transit
Manpower Temporary Services
Marx Brothers Lounge
Mary Kay Cosmetics
Mazzio’s Italian Eatery
McDonald’s
McGinley, Inc.
McKendree College
Meridith Funeral Home
Michael's Restaurant
Michael’s Swiss Inn & Coffee Shop
Mid-America Advertising, Inc.
Miken Technology Group
Nails by Wendy
National Bank
National Rent to Own
North American Outfitters
Northtown Chiropractic Clinic
Northwestern Mutual Financial Network
Nosim Maasai Missions
Oberbeck Feed Co.
OsBec Medical of Southern Illinois
Pak Mail
Personal Preference Landscape Care
Plaza Dental Care
Plocher, Kaye & James
Ponderosa Steak House
Popeye's Chop House
Portell Financial Services
Pourchot, Wanda — Coldwell Banker Brown
R.E. Agent
Preferred Mortgage/ Waggoner Bellm Dugan
Pregnancy Care Center
Prudential One Realty Centre
Qualified Plan Services
Quizno's Subs
R&R New Home Construction, LLC
Raeber, Sally–ABR, GRI Prudential R.E. Agent
Regions Bank
Rehberger Chiropractic
Richard S. Jacob Insurance Agency
Ron Hunsche Excavating
Rosenthal Optometric
Royal Office Products
Rural King
Safe-N-Secure Self-Storage
Salon Beaux Cheveux
Salon De Guerra
Schantz & Sons, Inc.
Scheffel & Company, CPA’s
Schrumpf, Sheila
Schwend's Ready Mix
Scott Credit Union
Sear's
Shopper's Review
Silver Creek Financial/P. Klostermann
SIUA / Rogier Insurance Agency
Smile Shoppe, The
Smurfit-Stone Container Corp
Something Special by Penny
Special Olympics, Area 12
Spengel Boulanger Funeral Home
St. Joseph's Hospital
St. Joseph’s Hospital—Breese
St. Paul Church & School
State Farm, H. Robertson
State Farm, J. Sugg
Steve Schmitt, Inc.
SuperValu
Swiss Gift Shop
Taste of New England Antiques
Tebbe, Joyce — Coldwell Banker Brown
R.E. Agent
Terra Properties
Thole Fabrication & Welding, Inc.
Three Way Creations
Title & Escrow Plus, Inc.
TNT Plus
Toner Technologies
Travel One
Tri County Petroleum
Tri Ford Inc.
Trouw Nutrition
Two Blind Guys
United Way of Greater St. Louis
UPS Store, The
U.S. Bank
U.S. Cellular Corporation
Vicky's Hallmark Shop
Victorian House
Voegele Photography Studio
Wallpapers Ready to Go
Wal-Mart Super Center
Waylind, Inc.
Wedding Belle
Weeke Sales & Service, Inc.
Wellen Homes, Inc.
Wellen Tax
Wellness Forum, The
WGEL Radio Station
Wicks Aircraft Supply
Wick’s Custom Woods
Wick’s Pipe Organ Co.
Widmer Floral Co & Greenhouse
Williams, June — R.E. Agent
Willis Insurance Agency
Will-o’-th’-Wind Radio Shack
Wings to Go
Wishstone Chisel & Mallet
WSMI 1540 & WAOX 105.3 Radio
Wurth, Sue—Equity 55 R.E. Agent
Highland Chamber of Commerce
907 Main Street
Highland, IL 62249
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Phone: 618/654-3721
Fax: 618/654-8966
Time and Temp: 618/654-2711
[email protected]
Staff
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Upcoming Chamber Events:
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Board of Directors Meeting — Apr 12
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Business After Hours — Apr 19 hosted by
Apex Physical Therapy & Fitness Center
Jami Jansen, Executive Director
[email protected]
Stacey Howard, Assistant Director
[email protected]
Executive Committee
George Marron, Johannes & Marron, P.C.
President
Marilyn Frey, Basler Electric Company
Vice-President
Howard Held, Scheffel & Company, P.C.
Treasurer
Kevin Dewaele, Edward Jones Investments
Secretary
Board Members
Jay Boulanger, Spengel Boulanger FH
Jan Brinker, Korte-Luitjohnan Contractors, Inc.
Jim Burgett, The Burgett Group
Jane Dotson, Highland News Leader
Tom Foppe, Foppe DeSigns
Claudio Fort, St. Joseph’s Hospital
Tom Hill, Hill Law Offices
Steve Holt, Suburban Journals
Paul Joseph, City of Highland
Mark Latham, City of Highland
Bonnie McGinley, McGinley Motors
Vicky Rankin, Vicky’s Hallmark
Eric Rehkemper, Tri Ford Mercury
Gordon Smith, First Mid-Illinois Bank
Marvin Warner, Highland Community Schools
Donna Zobrist, First Mid-Illinois Bank
Clean-up Week , May 7-12, 2007
Curbside service will offer free large item pick-up on the
normal trash pick-up days for residential trash customers
located within the city limits. This service will alternate
yearly with the single-day central location spring clean-up
that was held last year at the Highland Middle School.
However, there are some restrictions regarding items that
are eligible for pick-up. For more information, contact city
hall at 654-9891 or the Chamber at 654-3721.
5th Annual Street Art Festival
August 4 & 5, 2007
Make plans now to be a part
of this unique festival that
continues to grow each
year.
A weekend of the
arts...filled with music,
artists, street painters
and so much more!
Call the Chamber if you are
interested in volunteering!
Ambassadors
Skip Butler, Terra Properties
Kevin Hemann, Highland Machine
Sally Raeber, Prudential One Realty
2006 “People’s Choice”
Award Winner
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Spring into
Summer
Women’s Expo
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April 7 , 11 am ~ 2 pm
Hidden Lake Winery
10580 Wellen Road
Aviston, IL
Phone: 618.228.9111
Enjoy a day of shopping with some of your favorite brand names:
Beauti Control, Pampered Chef, Mary Kay,
Premier Jewelry, Creative Memories, Cookie Lee, Photo Max, and
many more ! Attendance prizes given during the day!
No admittance fee, donations to
American Cancer Society appreciated.
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