Benton / West City Area Chamber of Commerce
50th Annual Rend Lake Water Festival
The gluten three
Don't miss the opportunity to attend the free concert at capitol park on Friday May 5th. The Gluten Three will take the stage at 6:00pm to bring you an evening filled with music from the 60's including some popular Beatles Tunes. They have played for various local events this year including the Chamber Annual Dinner and the Hospital Auxiliary Scholarship Dinner. Bring your lawn chairs , get some food from some of the Food Vendors that will be on site and enjoy and evening of music and fellowship.
rend lake visitors center
Rend Lake is one of the premier vacation spots in Southern Illinois providing quality areas for boating, water skiing, camp sites, nature trails, hiking, biking, golf, picnicking, swimming, fishing, and hunting
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The Benton/West City Area Chamber of Commerce is a non-profit organization dedicated to the improvement of business, education, and the quality of life in our communities. To do this, we plan community events and networking opportunities, support civic programs, and fund scholarships for the entrepreneurs of tomorrow.
The Chamber organizes many community events that bring thousands of visitors to our area every year. In the spring and summer, we organize the Rend Lake Water Festival, Parade, and Carnival May 4 - 7, 2022 In the Fall, September 10th, 2022 we host the Rend Lake Car Show, which brings in cars from all over the surrounding area. The Chamber/Rotary Golf Scramble October 7th, 2022. We also assist where needed with the West City Fall Festival , Benton Fall Festival., and the Festival of Lights.
Each spring, we award Student Chamber of Commerce Scholarships to graduating seniors of BCHS, and support their Adopt-A-Highway clean-up program in the Fall. We also financially support the Food Pantry and the Benton - West City Economic Development Corporation, and sponsor the S3DA Archery Tournament.
Chamber membership is good citizenship. Will you be a part of the growth and betterment of your community by becoming a member of the Benton/West City Area Chamber of Commerce?
Thank you to our Visionary Members for your support and investment in the Chamber of Commerce.
ON THE HOOK AT REND lAKE
Nationally syndicated fishing show visits Benton to film at Rend Lake. Jeremy and his crew stopped by the Chamber of Commerce office to get a little bit of background information about the history and to check out things to do while they were here fishing.
Annual Car Show
Whether for the weekend or a lifetime, Franklin County is a place full of hometown hospitality. We welcome you into our businesses and to join our community!
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