Pontiac Area Chamber of Commerce
  • RECENT NEWS & EVENTS
  • July29th

    6:15 p.m. – Pontiac Bible Church vs. Saint Mary’s Church (Blue Team)

    7:30 p.m. – Baptist/Presbyterian Church vs. First United Methodist Church

    8:45 p.m. – Fairbury Baptist Church vs. Lutheran Church

    All games are played at the Rec Plex located at 2104 Old Airport Road here in Pontiac, IL

  • July31st

    The Pontiac Walmart Supercenter and the United Way of Livingston County are teaming up to provide school supplies for children in need.  The Stuff a Bus program will begin Thursday, July 31, 2014 and will run through Sunday, August 10 at the Walmart here in Pontiac.  You may purchase school items to donate.  Or, if you would like to make a cash donation to be used towards the purchase of school supplies, please send your donation to the United Way of Livingston County – 210 N. Plum St. – Pontiac, IL  61764 and designate on your check – Stuff A Bus.

    Pontiac Township High School is providing the bus that will be loaded.  Items that have been collected will be distributed by the Pontiac Salvation Army during their regular school supply distribution.  The main distribution for this year will be August 5-7, 2014 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at the Salvation Army – 112 N. Division St.  The program will continue during regular hours until school starts or all of the supplies are gone.  There is no charge for any of the school supplies.  People who wish to participate need to provide proof there is a child in the home.

    For more information please contact the United Way of Livingston County at 815-844-5131.

  • July31st

    6:15 p.m. – Lutheran Church vs. Baptist/Presbyterian Church

    7:30 p.m. – First United Methodist Church vs. Pontiac Bible Church

    8:45 p.m. – Saint Mary’s Church (Blue Team) vs. Saint Mary’s  Church (Red Team)

    All games are played at the Rec Plex located at 2104 Old Airport Road here in Pontiac, IL

  • August1st

    Come to “Lunch on the Lawn” on Friday, August 1, 2014 beginning at 10:30 a.m. until quantities last (1:00 p.m.) on the Courthouse Lawn.  For just $6.00 you may choose either a Pork Chop or a Brat.  This includes Chips & Soda or Water.  Contact P.R.O.U.D. at 815-844-6692 or pontiacproud@route24.net to place To Go Orders.

  • August2nd

    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.

  • August3rd

    Pontiac’s Red Fez Shrine Club will be holding its annual Kid Day on Sunday, July 27, 2014 on the lawn of the Livingston County Historic Courthouse from 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.  Along with choices of food (hot dogs, popcorn, snow cones, iced tea, lemonade, water), kids can have fun playing games sold for .25 a ticket.  There will also be a cake walk for .25.

    Games include a golf game, baseball pitch, basketball hoops, Bozo bucket, deco art and bags.  Kids can earn prize tickets which they can turn in for a choice of prizes.

    There will also be a raffle for a handmade heirloom quilt and a Tinkerbell quilt with matching pillow cases.  You may purchase raffle tickets for $1.00 each or 6 for $5.00.

    They or you may also purchase chances for a quilt drawing.  For more information, please contact a local Shriner or call Bob Jensen at 815-822-7602.

  • August5th

    Tournament – 6:15 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

    All games are played at the Rec Plex located at 2104 Old Airport Road here in Pontiac, IL

  • August7th

    Tournament – 6:15 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

    All games are played at the Rec Plex located at 2104 Old Airport Road here in Pontiac, IL

  • August7th

    The Vermillion Players presents “A Little Murder Never Hurt Anybody” from August 7-10, 2014 at the Chautauqua Park Pavilion, located at 100 Park St. here in Pontiac, IL stating at 7:30 p.m.  This play will be Directed by Robert Roarty and Bob McKenzie.

    Tickets are available at the door.  All seating is General Admission.  Doors open at 6:30 p.m. with the Curtain opening at 7:30 p.m.  Concessions are available for a reasonable cost.

    Individual Play Ticket Prices are:  Adults – $10.00, Seniors (62 and over) – $8.00, Children (12 & under) – $6.00 and Children (5 & under) – Free

    Season Ticket Prices (All 4 Plays throughout the season) are:  Adults – $36.00, Seniors (62 and over) – $28.00 and Children (6 to 12) – $20.00

    Group rates are available for 20 or more people.

    For more information please call 815-844-3221 or go to www.vermillionplayers.com

  • August8th

    The Vermillion Players presents “A Little Murder Never Hurt Anybody” from August 7-10, 2014 at the Chautauqua Park Pavilion, located at 100 Park St. here in Pontiac, IL stating at 7:30 p.m.  This play will be Directed by Robert Roarty and Bob McKenzie.

    Tickets are available at the door.  All seating is General Admission.  Doors open at 6:30 p.m. with the Curtain opening at 7:30 p.m.  Concessions are available for a reasonable cost.

    Individual Play Ticket Prices are:  Adults – $10.00, Seniors (62 and over) – $8.00, Children (12 & under) – $6.00 and Children (5 & under) – Free

    Season Ticket Prices (All 4 Plays throughout the season) are:  Adults – $36.00, Seniors (62 and over) – $28.00 and Children (6 to 12) – $20.00

    Group rates are available for 20 or more people.

    For more information please call 815-844-3221 or go to www.vermillionplayers.com