Thank you to everyone who joined us for the April General Meeting at JT Walker’s Restaurant in Mahomet! We had about fifty members in attendance which lead to lots of news updates and great networking. If you missed us this month, please join us for the May General Meeting on Thursday, May 17th at The American Legion in Mahomet.
Updates from the meeting:
Ribbon Cutting and Open House for All About Animals Pet Clinic on Saturday, May 5th
Help our fellow chamber member celebrate their FIVE YEAR ANNIVERSARY! Please come early for the Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at 10:45am. An open house will follow with food & drinks, inflatables, raffles, a children’s area, and much more. The All About Animals team will also be available for clinic tours. All social dogs restrained on a leash are welcome to attend. Address: 305 S Prairie View Road, Mahomet, IL 61853. Ribbon Cutting: 10:45am and Open House: 11:00am – 2:00pm
Coming Soon: Mahomet Farmer’s Market
You heard right – Mahomet is getting a Farmer’s Market! We still have openings for vendors, so if you’d like to participate, please contact us as soon as possible. Located in the Community Center Parking Lot, Friday Nights from May 25 – August 31. Full vendor list coming soon!
Ladies Night Out on Thursday, June 7th from 6:00 – 9:00pm
Our annual Ladies Night Out is coming up! Tickets will be available starting in May, but if you’d like to participate in this event as a sponsor, please email Walter for more information! Location: Lake of the Woods Pavilion, Mahomet
IMPORTANT: Member Survey
Please take 3-5 minutes to fill out our Member Survey. We want to make sure we are providing as much value to you as possible. Your opinion matters: https://goo.gl/xoC7Fy
Mahomet Craft Beer Festival – Amazing Turnout!
The 2nd Annual Mahomet Craft Beer Festival nearly tripled in size. There were roughly 1,300 people strolling around downtown Mahomet. Such a great turnout for our town! A big thank you the JT Walker’s Team and the Craft Beer Fest Committee! You guys did a great job. View Photos.
Mahomet Area Youth Club Boot Scootin’ Auction – June 1st
This is the largest fundraiser for Mahomet Area Youth Club, benefiting the BLAST enrichment programs, after school programs, and other organizational needs. Get your tickets before they sell out! https://goo.gl/e67EqD
Nominations Needed for “P.L.U.M.B.E.R. of the Month”
Classic Plumbing Inc is looking for individuals, aged 14-25, that exemplify following characteristics; Passionate, Leader, Unique, Moral, Balanced, Entrepreneurial, and Relentless. Submit nominations to Tim Culver or Nathan Neal at 217-586-7473 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Chamber Benefits Reminder
Just a reminder that chamber members can rent (for free) the chamber projector, rolling television and white tablecloths. You also have access to our bulk mailing permit.
WCIA Our Town – June 8th
Mahomet was selected for WCIA’s “Our Town”. The focus on Mahomet will begin on Sunday, June 3rd and will culminate with a live broadcast on Friday, June 8th. The live event will be at Barber Park with a big festival featuring the Mahomet Farmer’s Market (a temporary move from downtown), Music in the Park and MUCH MORE! More details to come!
Special thanks to our speaker Norm Bilsbury!