Calendar of Events - Morton Chamber of Commerce
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Events available for Registration...

2021 Fourth Fridays - Business Registration
4/23/2021 - 8/27/2021
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2021 Fourth Fridays Artisan Registration
4/23/2021 - 8/27/2021
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2021 Fourth Fridays Busker Registration
4/23/2021 - 8/27/2021
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2021 Fourth Fridays Fitness & Health Registration for Health Zone
4/23/2021 - 8/27/2021
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2021 Fourth Fridays Non Profit Activity Registration for Family Zone
4/23/2021 - 8/27/2021
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Morton Information Exchange (MIX) : Systematic Success
5/18/2021
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Morton Economic Development Council Investor Symposium
5/26/2021 - 5/26/2021
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Chamber 101
7/13/2021
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Chamber 101
10/12/2021
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Events in the next 30 days...
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5/18/2021
Morton Information Exchange (MIX) : Systematic Success

Speaker : Dean Heffta
Topic : Systematic Success

Our business is perfectly designed to give us the results we're getting today! This means if we have a vision of a better future, we have to rethink how our business is designed. This session teaches the principles of systems so we can boost efficiency, improve the client experience, and achieve our mission. 

Morton MIX events intend to provide insights, inspiration, and connections to grow your business. We will have lunch and a speaker on business/industry data followed by Q&A and roundtable discussions with the group.

Business networking is a valuable way to expand your knowledge, learn from the success of others, attain new clients and tell others about your business.

Why Network?
1. Generation of referrals/Increased business: build knowledge on your offerings
2. Opportunities: share your business with others
3. Connections: expand your network
4. Advice: best practices, data and experts in the field
5. Raising your profile: marketing and build your reputation
6. Positive Influence: surround yourself with businesses seeking to grow and thrive
7. Increased confidence: enhance your connectivity approach and skills
8. Friendship ? networking can create friendships

Lunch included in registration. 
$15 for Members
$25 for Non-Members


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5/18/2021
Board of Education Meeting

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5/19/2021
Starting Your Business in Illinois Workshop

Are you interested in starting your own business? Attend this 2-hour workshop, at no cost, and learn how to get your business name registered, obtain a tax ID number, choose a legal form, develop a business plan, handle taxes, financing options and much more!

These events are co-sponsored by Bradley's Illinois Small Business Development Center and Morton Community Bank.

Please join with the link above or call (309)677-2992 for assistance.


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5/20/2021
Red Cross Virtual Open House

Join us May 20th 2021 for our Virtual Volunteer Open House. A great opportunity to learn how you can become part of the volunteer family across the Illinois Region. This event will take place virtually via  Microsoft  Teams. Teams link will be sent to via email once you complete your registration.

Follow link provided to register for this event.

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5/22/2021
VFW Post 5921 - Morton Car Fest and Gathering

Entertainment, Cars, Fun & MORE

We have decided to utilize the rain date for the Car Fest. The ground will be too soft this weekend for all of those cars to drive on so we have rescheduled to May 22nd.

Join the VFW with the Illinois Valley Auto Club and Mid Illinois Corvette Club for the Morton Car Fest! 
  • Special Interest Parking
  • Food & Beer 
    • German/American Club
    • Trailin' Smoke BBQ
  • Pretzels & Ice Cream

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5/25/2021
Film & Food Fest

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5/25/2021
The Movies

Join Brandon Wood, Potter's Alley, Fun on the Run, and PLaCE for The Movies!
Tuesday, May 25th (rain date May 27th)
Potter's Alley in Morton

Fun & Entertainment starts at 6p.
Movie starts at Dusk.

Fun on the Run Bounce House
Central Illinois Banjo Club at 6:30p
Food & Bowling Specials by Potter's Alley
Snacks by Brandon Wood

Lawn Chairs & Blankets are a must!!!!

Follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and at www.mortonmagnet.com for updates.  

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5/26/2021
Digital Marketing: An Insider’s View Webinar

Intro: This Webinar will concentrate on digital marketing. What exactly digital marketing is.  The differences between digital and traditional marketing.   Learn ways to target potential customers, from search engines to social media platforms, etc.
 
Who should attend:
  • Individuals who are in the process of starting their own business and have no experience with any type of advertising or marketing.
  • Businesses that have little to no online presence.
  • Businesses who currently utilize social media platforms and want to improve their online presence.
  • Anyone who just want to learn a little more about digital or online marketing.
 
Talking points:
 
  • What is digital marketing?
  • The difference between traditional and digital marketing?
  • The different types of digital marketing - search engines, social media platforms, etc.
  • Utilizing these multiple different platforms to target potential customers.
 
Our Speaker:
 
Greg Douglas has over 16 years of experience in marketing and advertising. This has included selling commercials on cable television with Comcast to print advertising with the Peoria Journal Star. In both of these positions he was able to learn about e-commerce and digital advertising when it was still in its infancy. He has an inside perspective of online marketing. The digital marketing landscape has been ever changing and evolving over the past 10-15 years however the Covid pandemic has made it even more important for a business to have an online presence and ability for their customers to order products, services, etc. from their own phone, computer, etc.
 

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5/28/2021
Fourth Fridays

On the fourth Friday of each month, between April and August, you’re invited to have fun and shop local in Downtown Morton! 

From 5-8 pm, artists, businesses and organizations will be partnering to create a dynamic shopping experience.  You’ll find local art, mingle with the artists, view featured exhibits, take in performance demonstrations, hear live music and entertainment, explore local shops and restaurants and so much more. 

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5/31/2021
Memorial Day (No School)

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5/31/2021
American Legion Memorial Day Breakfast

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6/1/2021
Board of Education Meeting

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6/1/2021
Farmers Market N More

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6/3/2021
American Red Cross Blood Drive

Park Inn by Radisson

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6/3/2021
The Parks

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6/3/2021
Aperion Care Morton Villa Blood Drive

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6/4/2021
Last Day for 709 Students

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6/7/2021
 -6/11/2021
Rocky Railway - Bethel Lutheran VBS

Ages 4 - Entering 5th Grade

We are so excited to announce that in-person Vacation Bible School is back this summer and we hope you are excited too! Things are going to look a little different this year, but we are still going to sing, dance, craft, learn, and play as we hear the message of how "Jesus' power pulls us through!" For information on our COVID precautions, check out our website www.bethelmorton.org/VBS

Register now at www.bethelmorton.org/VBS

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6/8/2021
Starting Your Business in Illinois Workshop

Are you interested in starting your own business? Attend this 2-hour workshop, at no cost, and learn how to get your business name registered, obtain a tax ID number, choose a legal form, develop a business plan, handle taxes, financing options and much more!

These events are co-sponsored by Bradley's Illinois Small Business Development Center and Morton Community Bank.

Please join with the link above or call (309)677-2992 for assistance.


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6/8/2021
Farmers Market N More

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6/12/2021
All American Girl Day


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6/15/2021
Farmers Market N More

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