Recent Chamber Events

Thank you to everyone who participated in the Shop Local program. The winners are posted down below.

Shop Local Winners

Click on the pictures below to download the videos and see who won!














Shop Local Flyer






Ribbon Cutting!


The Hamilton County Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting at Webb Insurance, Thursday September 24th. The members of the board were given tours of the facility. Kelly Barton is the Insurance Agent for Webb Insurance, stop in and see her today or call her at 643.3519. Webb Insurance offers FREE Quotes on almost all types of insurance, ranging from Dental & Vision to RV & Watercraft and everything in between. They are looking to raise the bar on the insurance industry by providing excellence and utilizing the highest principles and standards to every aspect of the business. Webb Insurance provides insurance through Progressive, Blue Cross & Blue Shield and many other companies. They are located on the south side of the square between the Chinese Restaurant and PJ’s Cafe. Stop in and see them today!

Photo L to R: Brad Cross, Samuel Wilson, Chamber of Commerce President – Randy Kirsch, Tina Petersen, Kelly Barton, Lynn Smith, Cindy Anselment, Tammy Bowman, City of McLeansboro Mayor – Dick Deitz and Alan Monroe. (Photo by Robbie Edwards)


Ribbon Cutting!


The Hamilton County Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting at Cook Engraving & Embroidery on Thursday September 24th. The members of the board were given tours of the facility. Cook Engraving & Embroidery owned and operated by Ken Cook, his wife Vicky and their daughter Shelly Wilson. Cook’s specializes in Laser Engraving, Embroidery and Sublimation. They also do trophies, Gifts, Corporate awards, Sports Uniforms, Polos, Caps, T-Shirts, Memorial Gifts and Wedding Supplies. Looking for a gift for any special occasion? They have a little bit of everything and can customize almost anything! They are located across from the football field and right next to the gift garden and cell phone tower on Tyler Street in McLeansboro. Stop in and see the good people at Cook’s Engraving and Embroidery today! You can also visit their Facebook page at

Photo L to R: Cindy Anselment, Lynn Smith, Tammy Bowman, Brad Cross, Ken Cook, Chamber of Commerce President – Randy Kirsch, Vicky Cook, City of McLeansboro Mayor – Dick Deitz, Shelly Wilson, Sam Wilson and Alan Monroe. (Photo by Robbie Edwards)

Wuebbel’s Repair Ribbon Cutting!

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The Hamilton County Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting at Wuebbel’s Repair Tuesday December 9th. The member of the boards were given tours of the facility.


DSC_2369_01Christmas Parade Returns

to McLeansboro


Songs and Sounds of the Season

Christmas Celebration and Parade

Friday, December 5

Schedule Of Events: 

Christmas Parade – 5:30 p.m.

Caroling In The New Park – (5:00 p.m.)

Christmas Shopping/Refreshments – until 5:30 p.m.

Vender/Craft Show – Courthouse Lobby (4:00-7:00 p.m.)

Santa’s Gift Shop – Courthouse Basement (after parade)

Games, Face Painting – Courthouse Basement (after parade)

Santa and Mrs. Claus – Courthouse Basement (after parade)

Caroling at McCoy Library – (after parade)

Door Prize Drawings – East Side of the Courthouse (7:00 p.m.)

For more Details click here.

For Event Flyer click –> Parade .




Nataliejoseph’s Ribbon Cutting!


The Hamilton County Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting at Nataliejoseph’s on Wednesday June 11th. The member of the board where given tours of the facility. When asked for comments the Owner’s Natalie and Joseph Hutchinson said “It is our pleasure to be the first Paul Mitchell Focus Salon and Spa in Hamilton County.  We’ve enjoyed the warm welcome and embracing reception.  We have an entire list of services for our community to enjoy.  As a new business, we are eager to give you all exceptional customer service while sharing our knowledge and experiences.  As owners, we invite you to come and spend a little time with us and take your lifestyle to the next level.  Your happiness is our goal and your beauty is our passion.  See you soon.

 Sincerely: Joseph and Natalie Hutchinson

 Please call for your next reservation. 618-308-7112.  We are located at 408 W Randolph, McLeansboro IL. 62859″

The Hamilton County Chamber of Commerce would like to wish them good luck in the upcoming years of business.



Deep South Ribbon Cutting!



Hamilton County Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon-cutting ceremony recently to celebrate the grand opening of Deep South Printing and Graphics at 307 North Pearl Street in McLeansboro. The owner’s of Deep South Printing and Graphics are Adam Little and Tara Biggerstaff. They also own Deep South Catering, and Down South Lawn Care.  If you are interested in any of their services call 618.308.0740.


Chamber Annual Dinner Huge Success!


The Annual Chamber of Commerce Dinner took place at the St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Piopolis on Saturday February 22nd, 2014. The ladies of the Church prepared an excellent fried chicken meal. After the meal, there were presentations by Jeff Fetcho and Justin Hood. Justin Hood gave an update on the progress of 911 implementation in Hamilton County. After State’s Attorney Hood was done speaking, Jeff Fetcho gave a presentation about the proposed  1% Sales Tax which will be on the ballot during the upcoming election. The Chamber then gave out the Civic Group of the Year award. The award was given to the Hungry Hearts Program. Hungry Hearts provides lunches for many students throughout the summer. The head of the Hungry Hearts Organization is Marilyn Lewis. Marilyn was unaware she would also be the recipient of the Ted Satterfield Person of the Year Award. Mrs. Lewis is more than deserving of both awards and she is definitely an asset to our community. There were close to 100 in attendance at the event.


3rd Street Salon Ribbon Cutting!

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Hamilton County Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon-cutting ceremony recently to celebrate the opening of 3rd Street Salon in Dahlgren. Owner and operator Natalie Anselment graduated from Southern Illinois School of Cosmetology. She is the daughter of Danny and Clare Anselment of Dahlgren. The shop’s days of operation are Monday through Saturday, and walk-ins are welcome. For an appointment, you may call 838-5514.


Foxy Coffee Ribbon Cutting


Employees of Foxy, a new coffee shop and deli on the downtown square, used chef knives to cut a ribbon Tuesday celebrating the business’ grand opening. Hamilton County Chamber of Commerce welcomed the new business, which is located at 100 S. Washington St.

Foxy opening


OPR Ribbon Cutting!


The new fitness and rehabilitation center in McLeansboro had its Grand Opening on Wednesday, May 1st at 11:00 a.m.  Burgers and Hotdogs were served and tickets for a chance to win a Six Month Membership to the Gym were also sold.


McLeansboro Becoming a Little Boom Town

The link below will take you to a story done by the Southern Illinoiasan about the increase in business around the town of McLeansboro, IL.


Two New Businesses In Town


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Splash Ink Owners, Members of the Hamilton County Chamber of Commerce, Mayor Dick Deitz, and others at the Ribbon Cutting. Splash Ink is a business specializing in T-shirt creation and design, conveniently located on the North Side of the Square next to Aydt’s Hardware.




Salon 6 Owners, Members of the Hamilton County Chamber of Commerce, and Mayor Dick Deitz at the Ribbon Cutting. Salon 6 is the newest hair Salon in McLeansboro located were Mane Street Salon was. Located on the South Side of the Square between York’s Pharmacy and Wilson’s Computers.



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