September 20th will be a Southern Illinois Regional Chamber Luncheon. The guest speaker is Cory Jobe (Director of the Illinois Office of Tourism). If you would like to attend, please RSVP to the Chamber Office by September 15. Please make your payment out to the Benton / West City Area Chamber of Commerce, and we will pay for everyone as a group.
November marks the beginning of a partnership between the Benton – West City Area Chamber of Commerce and AGE. We will be offering an informational meet and greet with AGE on December 1st from 5-8pm at the chamber office at 211 North Main Benton, but if you have additional questions, please contact Rob Wielt at 618-231-4904 on your businesses’ potential savings and how it can benefit the chamber.
Did you know that Concepte of Illinois is a dropping off location for old computers, electronics, phones and TVs? Give Concepte a call to arrange a drop off time with their staff and clear out outdated or broken electronics from your home. Please note, there is a $5 processing fee for TVs and computer monitors.
In addition to electronics recycling, Concepte of Illinois is proud to be one of the collection centers for old cell phones, which are being recycled and turned into telephone minutes for our troops.