Chamber Chat December 27, 2013

Chamber Chat 

Chamber Annual Banquet 

If you missed the Chamber Annual Banquet last year, mark your calendars for Saturday, February 8, 2014!  You won’t want to miss out again this year!

                        Rock of Ages!


February 8, 2014

6:00pm Social

7:00pm Dinner

8:00pm Chamber Program

8:15pm Entertainment

The Beloit Area Chamber of Commerce would like to provide you with the opportunity to sponsor and decorate a table at the Annual Meeting & Banquet. 


¨       Table decoration height limit is 14 inches for the centerpieces.  (If it exceeds 14 inches it must be removed prior to program.)  Decorate the chairs if you wish.  Provide table favors and place them on the table for the eight people who will sit at your table.  Be frugal or be generous, just have fun!

¨       Table decorations, centerpieces, favors or whatever must arrive and be set up between 1:00pm-3:00pm on the day of the annual banquet, Saturday, February 8th at Down Under.

¨       The chamber will provide a round table, eight chairs, a white table cloth, all the plates, silverware, food and servers.  You can substitute the tablecloth with your own.

If you would like an example of a table decoration, please contact me and I will send you one. 

Benefits to the sponsor:

*Receive 2 tickets with sponsorship ($60 value)

*Recognition in Annual Banquet Program

*Recognition in Weekly Chamber Chat  

Total Investment $100.00

(Tickets will go on sale after the first of the year!) 

Chamber Coffee!

Mark your calendars to attend the next Chamber Coffees on Friday, January 10th at Nex-Tech Wireless, 3053 US 24 Hwy: 

(Chamber Coffees are 9am-10:30am)

                                    Jan 10th                                   Nex-Tech Wireless

                                    Feb 14th                                   Ackerman’s

                                    March 14th                               First National Bank

                                    April 11th                                 AGCO

                                    May 9th                                    NCK Tech-Mari Tucker

                                    June 13th                                  OCCK

                                    July 11th                                   Gray Drug & Fountain

                                    August 8th                               Guaranty State Bank                  

                                    September 12th                        Am Fam/Bobby Lee’s

                                    October 10th                            S & S Drug

                                    November 14th                        Solomon Valley Bank

                                    December 12th                         World Pest Control

Mitchell County Recycling Center

Beginning January 4, 2014, there will be new times for the Mitchell County Recycling Center.  We will be open to the public from 8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. on the 1st and 3rd Saturdays of the month.

Chautauqua Isle of Lights

Beloit’s Chautauqua Isle of Lights is a fun and beautiful place to bring your family and friends to see.  The Park set-up allows for one-way traffic that drives on the lit roads and displays are viewed on both sides of the road.

The display is open and will remain open until December 31st.  The hours are Sunday through Thursday 6pm-9pm, Friday and Saturday 6pm-10pm.  

Have Any Exciting News to Share?

The Chamber wants to help spread the word about your business.  “Noteworthy News” is your opportunity to do just that.  It’s a great way to inform other Chamber members about anything that’s new within your organization.  Fill us in on what’s happening from staff changes to a new product or service.  Send it to by Thursday afternoons and I will include it in Chamber Chat!

Thank You for renewing your Membership

The following businesses have reinvested in the community through the Beloit Area Chamber of Commerce.   

v  Ackerman Supply

v  AGCO/Sunflower

v  Beloit Ready Mix

v  McDonald Roberts Funeral Service

v  Michael Olson & Co

v  Ringneck Ranch

v  Schnell & Pestinger  

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Calendar of Events

Monday, December 30th – Friday, January 3rd – Chamber Office Closed

Thursday, January 2nd – Noon – Mitchell County Tourism – Courthouse

Monday, January 6th – 7pm – Mitchell County Fairboard – Guaranty State Bank

Tuesday, January 7th – Noon – Rotary – Porter House

Wednesday, January 8th – Noon – Lions Club – NCK Tech

Thursday, January 9th – Noon – Chamber Board Meeting – Location TBA

Friday, January 10th – 9am-10:30am – Chamber Coffee – Nex-Tech Wireless

Monday, January 13th – 7pm – Mitchell County Historical Society – Legion Annex

Tuesday, January 14th – Leadership Mitchell County

Tuesday, January 14th – Noon – Rotary – Porter House

Tuesday, January 14th – 7pm – Cassiopeia

Wednesday, January 15th – 9:30am – Ministerial Alliance

Wednesday, January 15th – Noon – Lions Club – NCK Tech

Tuesday, January 21st – Noon – Rotary – Porter House

Wednesday, January 22nd – Noon – Lions Club – NCK Tech

Thursday, January 23rd – 12:30pm – SVED Board Meeting – NCRP

Tuesday, January 28th – Noon – Rotary – Porter House

Wednesday, January 29th – Noon – Lions Club – NCK Tech

Saturday, February 8th – 6pm – Chamber Annual Banquet – Down Under

At any time, please feel free to stop by the Chamber office at 123 N Mill St.

or call me at

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