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    With a focus on business, the Morrison Chamber of Commerce serves its members and the community by supporting and promoting Morrison, building relationships, structure and events that unite the community. Get more information about the benefits of joining the chamber on our Join the Chamber page. If you have any questions, please call our office at (815) 772-3757.

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  • Chamber Cash Mob Hits Happy Joe's
    Chamber Cash Mob Hits Happy Joe's

    March 4th, 2015

    Morrison Chamber of Commerce members executed a Cash Mob hit on Happy Joe's, 109 W. Main Street, Morrison, IL, on Saturday, February 28, 2015.  The Cash Mob began at 11:00 a.m. with five Chamber members and five children. Adults standing left-to-right are Heather Toppert, More Insurance Agency; employee Jordan Schmidt; Happy Joe's owner Lynn Kenady; daughter and employee Kaitlyn Kenady; Jean Eggemeyer,  Carillon Communications; Stephanie Vavra, thecity1.com; Matt Ewoldsen, Alternative Ag Service and Consultants, holding daughter Kelsey.  Left-to-right are mini-mobsters Embry and Kyver Toppert; Anna Eggemeyer; Owen Ewoldsen. Others Chamber members planned to visit the restaurant later, [...]

    Christmas Walk Committee Treats Key Club
    Christmas Walk Committee Treats Key Club

    March 4th, 2015

    February 27, 2015, with it's snow cover and single-digit temperatures, was reminiscent of the Chamber Christmas Walk of Saturday, December 6, 2014.  Two members of the Christmas Walk Committee, Nancy Anderson and Stephanie Vavra, and Chamber Executive Director Kim Ewoldsen met at Morrison High School, 643 Genesee Avenue, Morrison, IL to thank student participants in the Christmas Walk.  The women did that with multicolored ice cream cupcakes--embellished with special caramel centers--from DQ Grill & Chill, 200 N. Sawyer Road, Morrison. The Christmas Parade event brought outstanding, multi-faceted support from a group of Morrison High Schoolers in the Key Club.  Anderson said 19, of th[...]

    February Customer Service Award
    February Customer Service Award

    February 26th, 2015

    On February 18, 2015, Morrison Chamber of Commerce presented Customer Service Awards to Jim and Jeff Workman, former and current owners, respectively, of Workman Heating & Cooling, Inc. in Morrison, IL. Jim and Jeff were nominated for “going above and beyond helping someone in need.”  Congratulations on your award earned, “not because nice is easy, but because nice matters!” If you’ve received exceptional customer service from a business in Morrison, contact the Morrison Chamber of Commerce and tell us about your experience. Please be specific with the circumstances that occurred that are the reason for the nomination. Also, include the name of the nominee, name and address of the bus[...]

    CASH MOB February 28th!
    CASH MOB February 28th!

    February 24th, 2015

    On Saturday, February 28 the Morrison Chamber of Commerce will hold its first Cash Mob of 2015.  The Chamber will be “mobbing” Happy Joe’s from 11-2.  Please join us for this great event and remember your participation can be as simple as purchasing a gift card or bring your family for lunch or ice cream!   The Morrison Chamber of Commerce cash mob is designed to promote shopping locally at Chamber member businesses.  Participants agree to spend $10 at the business. If you’d like to learn more about the event or become a member please contact us at 815-772-3757.   [...]

    Ellen Callihan Honored with Customer Service Award
    Ellen Callihan Honored with Customer Service Award

    February 6th, 2015

    The Morrison Chamber of Commerce surprised Ellen Callihan, employee of HVP Vending LLC, with a Customer Service Award on January 29, 2015. Ellen was nominated for the award for “being so helpful, kind and compassionate and going above and beyond for a customer during a stressful move; and accommodating the needs of each and every customer.” The Chamber periodically recognizes people in the Morrison area who provide exceptional customer service through the Customer Service Awards program, “not because nice is easy, but because nice matters.” If you'd like to nominate someone who works in or around Morrison for the award, contact the Chamber office at 815-772-3515 or morrisonchamber@morr[...]

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    • The Whiteside Forum hosts a panel discussion on "Mass Media in Modern Society: Local News and Issues" on Thursday, January 22 beginning at 6:30 p.m. at Odell Public Library, 307 S. Madison Street in Morrison, IL. The program is free and open to the public.
    • Reserve your seats now for the Morrison Chamber of Commerce Dinner and Annual Meeting on Thursday evening, February 5. The entertainment for the night is the interactive comedy-mystery troupe, It’s a Mystery! The professional actors will transport attendees to a mafia wedding with their presentation of “Whacked at da Wedding.” Join in the fun or sit back and watch the antics. Tickets are $35 per person and include a delicious buffet dinner and the entertainment. The event is open to Chamber members and guests and will be held at Cross Creek Golf Course. A cash bar will be available. See the chamber website for reservation and payment information. See you there!


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      With a focus on business, the Morrison Chamber of Commerce serves its members and the community by supporting and promoting Morrison, building relationships, structure and events that unite the community. Get more information about the benefits of joining the chamber on our Join the Chamber page. If…
    • Join the Chamber as we help welcome Gaumer Chiropractic to Morrison at a ribbon cutting this Friday, 1/9/15, at noon. Come, meet the doctor and staff, enjoy refreshments and tour the office.
    • The Chamber awarded two people Customer Service Awards yesterday: Kaywyn Beswick, with the Morrison Friends Food Pantry, and Carmen Church, owner of Design Line Connection hair salon. Kaywyn was nominated for “going above and beyond to help others in the community, having so much energy all the time and inspiring others to lend a helping hand.” Carmen was nominated for “accommodating her clients’ needs and traveling to their homes on occasion, and always being so bright and bubbly.” Congratulations on your awards earned, “not because nice is easy, but because nice matters!”