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Join a committee and let YOUR voice be heard! There are several Chamber Committee's that could use your help and input! Our volunteers make our Chamber better by increasing quality, increasing value, and making it fun! What's more...research shows that increased revenues and customer loyalty are an end result for businesses that engage in helping their communities.


ANNUAL
INSTALLATION GALA

The Chamber kicks off the New Year in January with a celebratory installation of new Board members and officers, and a business awards presentation that recognizes the outstanding achievements of our Chamber members and community leaders.

2014 Committee Chair:
Don Kutinac ~ Wauconda American Legion Post 911
Phone: 847-526-9718
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 BUSINESS & COMMUNITY EXPO


 

The Chamber’s annual 2-day Business & Community EXPO is held in February at the Wauconda High School. The event features over 70 exhibitors as well as a craft show hosted by the American Legion Post 911.

2014 Committee Chair:
Don Kutinac ~ Wauconda American Legion Post 911
Phone: 847-526-9718
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 CANDLELIGHT BOWL SCHOLARSHIP FUNDRAISER  

Join the Chamber for an evening of adult fun and networking at our Annual Candlelight Bowl in March. All proceeds from the event, including a Silent Auction, benefit the Chamber’s High School Scholarship Program.

2013 Committee Chair:
Carol & Joe Wojton
Phone: 847-526-5580
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 ARBOR DAY TREE & SHRUB SALE  

The Chamber works in conjunction with the Village of Wauconda and Acres Group to co-host an annual Arbor Day Tree & Shrub Sale for the Wauconda community. The event is held the first Saturday following Arbor Day. The event also includes an Arbor Day poster contest that is open to local school students.

2013 Committee Chair:
Paul Washburn ~ Acres Group, Inc.
Phone: 847-847-526-4572 
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 FARMERS' MARKET  

The Chamber’s Farmers’ Market begins the third week of June and continues through October, every Thursday afternoon from 3 to 7 pm on Main Street, from Liberty Street to the Village Hall. Fresh produce, flowers, meats, chesses, bread, and a myriad of other products, plus live entertainment and food vendors comprise the market.

2013 Committee Chair:
Ed Lockmayer ~ Edlin, Inc.
Phone: 847-553-1695
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 ANNUAL GOLF OUTING  

The Chamber hosts an Annual Golf Outing every year to bring local business members together for an afternoon of fun and camaraderie. The event includes lunch, dinner and an awards presentation.

2013 Committee Chair:
Rusty Ducharme ~ Rusty's Home Repair
Phone: 847-338-9564
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 IPRA CHAMPIONSHIP RODEO  

The Chamber sponsors the IPRA Championship Rodeo the second weekend in July.  Since 1963 the rodeo has entertained fans from near and far with cowboys, horses, bulls, food vendors, beer tent, and live bands mixing for an exciting annual event.

2013 "50TH ANNIVERSARY" Committee Chair:
Rosann Hansen ~ Chamber Ambassador
Phone: 847-462-8528    
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 JAMMIN' ON MAIN
ANNUAL STREET DANCE
 

The Saturday of Labor Day weekend brings the Annual “Jammin’ On Main” Street Dance, sponsored by the Chamber and hosted by the Village of Wauconda. Main Street is closed from 6 pm until 11 pm, and filled with residents enjoying two live bands while raising money and gathering groceries for the Wauconda/Island Lake Food Pantry.

2013 Committee Co-Chairs:
Rusty Ducharme ~ Rusty's Home Repair
Phone: 847-338-9564
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Carol Nichele ~ Wauconda Boat
Phone: 847-526-2203
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