Pontiac Area Chamber of Commerce
  • RECENT NEWS & EVENTS
  • September17th

    Unity Cosmetology, 24 Vermillion Plaza – Pontiac, IL, will be hosts of the Pontiac Chamber of Commerce’s Business After Hours to be held on Wednesday, September 17, 2014 from 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.  There will be a complimentary beverage and Hor d’oeuvres along with a chance to win a door prize.  Please call 815-844-5131 to make your reservations.  Cost is $3.00 for Chamber members or $5.00 for non-members.

  • September17th

    Country Financial is sponsoring a free seminar on “Farm Bill Update” on Wednesday, September 17, 2014 beginning at 12:00 p.m. at Baby Bull’s Fine Dining.  Doug Yoder of the Illinois Farm Bureau will be the presenter.  For more information or to make your reservations, please call Marlon Eilt’s at 815-842-1376.  This is a no-cost, no-obligation educational seminar and insurance sales presentation.

  • September18th

    Come shop the downtown stores on Diva Night/Shop Late till 8.  Contact P.R.O.U.D.  at 815-844-5131 for more information.

  • September20th

    If you like home grown produce, fresh bake goods, fresh flowers, plants and other homemade products, come check out the Pontiac Farmers Market.  There will be various vendors to browse and shop through.  For more information, contact P.R.O.U.D. at 815-844-6692.

  • September25th

    Come and listen to the music of noted Bluegrass Bands on Thursday, September 25, 2014 at the Central States Threshermen’s Reunion Park, 14975 E 2200 North Road, here in Pontiac, IL.  No matter the weather, they’ll be playin’ and pickin’, so bring your lawn chairs (ho high backs) and sit right down to listen and sing along.  Bands scheduled for today are Doyle Lawson, who is from Tennessee and Dixie Ryders, who are from Ohio.  Times to be announced later.

    Cost for the show is:

    Entire weekend Show Ticket $45.00 per person – Children under 12 are free with an adult

    Thursday, September 25, 2014 – Evening – $15.00

    Friday, September 26, 2014 – All Day – $20.00

    Friday, September 26, 20414 – After 6:00 p.m. – $15.00

    Saturday, September 27, 2014 – All Day – $20.00

    Saturday, September 27, 2014 – After 6:00 p.m. – $15.00

    There are NO REFUNDS

    Camping is available on the grounds Tuesday thru Saturday (September 23 thru September 27) – $10.00 per night for electric hook-up (limited electric – first come first serve) or $5.00 per night for no hook-up.

    For tickets send funds and a self addressed envelope payable to “Thresher’s Bluegrass” and mail to Doyle & Rosie Hurd – 19924 N1300 East Road – Pontiac, IL  61764

    For more information on the show or about tickets please call 815-844-3560 or log onto www.threshermenbluegrass.com.

     

     

  • September25th

    The Pontiac Chamber of Commerce will be holding Issues & Eggs on Thursday, September 25, 2014 from 7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. at the “Pontiac Family Kitchen”, 904 W. Custer Ave. here in Pontiac, IL.  Patrick Harness, Community Representative with Health Alliance, will be speaking on “The ABC’s of Medicare”.  Anyone may attend and the cost of the breakfast is $10.00 per person.  Please call 815-844-5131 by 12:00 p.m. Wednesday, September 24, 2014 to make your reservations.

  • September26th

    Come and listen to the music of noted Bluegrass Bands on Friday, September 26, 2014 at the Central States Threshermen’s Reunion Park, 14975 E 2200 North Road, here in Pontiac, IL.  No matter the weather, they’ll be playin’ and pickin’, so bring your lawn chairs (ho high backs) and sit right down to listen and sing along.

    Bands scheduled for today are (times to be announced later):  Little Roy & Lizzy from Georgia, Gentlemen of Bluegrass from North Carolina, Mackville from Illinois, Prairie Grass from Illinois and Dixie Ryders from Ohio

    Cost for the show is:

    Entire weekend Show Ticket $45.00 per person – Children under 12 are free with an adult

    Thursday, September 25, 2014 – Evening – $15.00

    Friday, September 26, 2014 – All Day – $20.00

    Friday, September 26, 20414 – After 6:00 p.m. – $15.00

    Saturday, September 27, 2014 – All Day – $20.00

    Saturday, September 27, 2014 – After 6:00 p.m. – $15.00

    There are NO REFUNDS

    Camping is available on the grounds Tuesday thru Saturday (September 23 thru September 27) – $10.00 per night for electric hook-up (limited electric – first come first serve) or $5.00 per night for no hook-up.

    For tickets send funds and a self addressed envelope payable to “Thresher’s Bluegrass” and mail to Doyle & Rosie Hurd – 19924 N1300 East Road – Pontiac, IL  61764

    For more information on the show or about tickets please call 815-844-3560 or log onto www.threshermenbluegrass.com.

     

  • September27th

    Come and listen to the music of noted Bluegrass Bands on Saturday, September 27, 2014 at the Central States Threshermen’s Reunion Park, 14975 E 2200 North Road, here in Pontiac, IL.  No matter the weather, they’ll be playin’ and pickin’, so bring your lawn chairs (ho high backs) and sit right down to listen and sing along.

    Bands scheduled for today are (times to be announced later):  James King – Virgina, Gentlemen of Bluegrass – North Carolina, Bobby Osborne & The Rocky Top X-Press – Tennessee, Living Water – Illinois, Dixie Ryder – Illinois

    Cost for the show is:

    Entire weekend Show Ticket $45.00 per person – Children under 12 are free with an adult

    Thursday, September 25, 2014 – Evening – $15.00

    Friday, September 26, 2014 – All Day – $20.00

    Friday, September 26, 20414 – After 6:00 p.m. – $15.00

    Saturday, September 27, 2014 – All Day – $20.00

    Saturday, September 27, 2014 – After 6:00 p.m. – $15.00

    There are NO REFUNDS

    Camping is available on the grounds Tuesday thru Saturday (September 23 thru September 27) – $10.00 per night for electric hook-up (limited electric – first come first serve) or $5.00 per night for no hook-up.

    For tickets send funds and a self addressed envelope payable to “Thresher’s Bluegrass” and mail to Doyle & Rosie Hurd – 19924 N1300 East Road – Pontiac, IL  61764

    For more information on the show or about tickets please call 815-844-3560 or log onto www.threshermenbluegrass.com.

     

  • September27th

    If you like home grown produce, fresh bake goods, fresh flowers, plants and other homemade products, come check out the Pontiac Farmers Market.  There will be various vendors to browse and shop through.  For more information, contact P.R.O.U.D. at 815-844-6692.

  • October4th

    If you like home grown produce, fresh bake goods, fresh flowers, plants and other homemade products, come check out the Pontiac Farmers Market.  There will be various vendors to browse and shop through.  For more information, contact P.R.O.U.D. at 815-844-6692.