July Luncheon pic
Cavaletto made it clear that the fight is between Governor Bruce Rauner and Democrat Speaker Michael Madigan. Rauner’s position is the state must address issues that are running business off: Worker’s Compensation, tort liability and corporate taxes. Addressing these issues will provide an incentive to attract business. Madigan, the Democrat leader for the last thirty years, position is to do business the same way it has been done during that time. The problem is, during that time whether in Republican or Democrat administrations, little concern was made to the fact that they were always spending more than revenues allowed. The result is the debt the state now faces. Cavaletto went on to explain that becoming business friendly will attract new business, jobs and growth that will provide new taxpayers. Without the change the state will continue to lose business and jobs and the debt will grow and the burden will […]

July Chamber Luncheon

carols sloppy joes
……………………………………SPECIAL REQUEST………………………………….. At the Customer Appreciation Swim Night, several asked Carol for her Sloppy Joe recipe. She could not remember everyone and requested her recipe.

Special Request

FRANKIE DALTON and WALMART RECOGNIZED…………… Frankie Dalton and the Walmart Associates were recognized by the Salem Chamber of Commerce for the years of support of the Customer Appreciation Swim Nights, Home Show, Applefest and co-sponsor Salem Area Foundation programs. Many of the Chamber programs would not be possible if not for the financial and in-kind support of local business. The recent successful Swim Night program benefitting the Salem Area Foundation and Salem Chamber is a prime example. Thank you to our business community.

The Chamber recognizes Walmart with Service Award

CONGRATULATION….JERRY WADE Service Center Manager Joe Makowski, XPO Logistics employees, family members and members of the Salem Chamber of Commerce welcomed Jerry Wade to the terminal from his daily run, then all joined in a celebration recognizing his completion of 2,000,000 miles of accident-free driving. To accomplish the feat required nearly twenty years of driving a truck that large while maintaining the concentration, skill and concern for safety for not only himself but other motorists and pedestrians. To date, less than 300 employees company wide have achieved the 2 million mile mark.

2 Million Mile Accident- Free Driving

events by Jillian
EVENTS BY JILLIAN………………………………RIBBON CUTTING Several business associates, friends and Chamber members attended today’s Ribbon Cutting at Events by Jillian. Events by Jillian is available to assist in the planning, rentals and decorating for that special occasion, a wedding, anniversary, birthday, banquet or any event to be remembered. Jillian has backdrops, archways, candelabras, lighting, seating, signage, linens, skirting, serving ware, glassware, table decorations and several miscellaneous items for that special touch. To further provide for your needs: tuxedo rentals are available from Jims Formal Wear and to meet your cleaning and laundry needs, Shamrock Cleaners is available. Events by Jillian is located at 127 Westgate Ave. For additional information visit Facebook: Events by Jillian

Events by Jillian Ribbon Cutting