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Buy Here Thrive Here community discount card

Buy Here Thrive Here community discount card

February 22, 2021

The Quincy Area Chamber of Commerce is excited to bring you the Buy Here Thrive Here discount card. A card used by the community to gain discounts at local Chamber Member businesses! This program is intended exclusively for Chamber Member businesses and for you to spend and save at your favorite local businesses. We have […]

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Gem of Gem City nominations being accepted

Gem of Gem City nominations being accepted

October 2, 2020

This year, the Quincy Area Chamber of Commerce's Young Professionals group has recognized some outstanding leaders with the Gem of the Gem City award. Past recipients include Adam Duesterhaus of United Way of Adams County, Jean Kinder of Quincy Public Schools, and Kelsey Deters of Quincy Art Center. The Gem of the Gem City award [...]
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Get exclusive offers from Chamber members through text alerts

Get exclusive offers from Chamber members through text alerts

August 17, 2020

The Quincy Area Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce its new mobile text alert program. This program offers the community access to exclusive deals and promotions from Chamber businesses, sent directly to your phone via text message. You can opt-in to receive these exclusive offers by texting LOCAL to 81257. Thank you for participating, [...]
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Chamber office open

Chamber office open

June 1, 2020

The Quincy Area Chamber of Commerce office is now open on the second floor of The Oakley Lindsay Center, 300 Civic Center Plaza. We would love to see you. There are a few things we’d like for you to know before you visit. First of all, you’re encouraged to make an appointment by calling us […]

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Nominations open for 20 Under 40

Nominations open for 20 Under 40

May 19, 2020

Do you know an outstanding young professional who's active in the community, excels at work, and is someone you would consider a future leader? Now is the time to recognize that individual. The Herald-Whig, WGEM, Quincy Area Chamber of Commerce, and Hannibal Area Chamber of Commerce are accepting nominations for the 2020 20 Under 40. [...]
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Chamber tee proceeds to go to ACT COVID-19 relief fund

Chamber tee proceeds to go to ACT COVID-19 relief fund

May 5, 2020

The Quincy Area Chamber of Commerce has partnered with Landmarx to benefit the Adams County Together fund for COVID-19 relief. Landmarx has generously established a "Here for Good" campaign for businesses and nonprofits to submit their logos for T-shirts. Half the proceeds from the shirts go back to that business/organization. For Chamber tees, the portion that would [...]
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ACT website provides up-to-date COVID-19 resources

ACT website provides up-to-date COVID-19 resources

May 4, 2020

Since COVID-19 hit Adams County, its residents have been inundated with information from a plethora of resources. The Adams County Together Team has created a website for all the information you need. Whether it's a list of modifications to the stay-at-home order for Illinois, the O.U.T. (Opening Up Together) Toolkit, or the Adams County Road [...]
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Dogwood Celebration, Honk for Healthcare set for Saturday

Dogwood Celebration, Honk for Healthcare set for Saturday

May 1, 2020

The Dogwood Parade was postponed, but we still want to celebrate this special time of year as safely as possible! We are doing so with our Dogwood Celebration, Saturday, May 2, with our partners The District and the Great River Economic Development Foundation. As part of the celebration, y101radio will provide live music at The Oakley Lindsay Center in [...]
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Dogwood Parade postponed

Dogwood Parade postponed

April 14, 2020

Due to the uncertainty of when the stay-at-home order will be lifted in Illinois, the Blessing Health System Dogwood Parade has been postponed. The parade was originally set for May 2. The Chamber plans to have a parade when it's safe to celebrate as a community and will set a date as soon as possible. [...]
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Adams County Together launches ‘one stop shop’ website

Adams County Together launches ‘one stop shop’ website

April 1, 2020

Last week Mayor Kyle Moore announced the formation of Adams County Together, a partner task force designed to coordinate, align and maximize the community’s response to the economic impact of the COVID-19 virus. Today, the task force has launched a website www.adamscountytogether.com as a resource for the community. The website, led by Great River Economic [...]
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