Greater Fairfield Area Chamber of Commerce Scholarship

We are excited to announce the first ever Greater Fairfield Area Chamber of Commerce Scholarship. This is a $500 scholarship available to any college student or incoming freshman who meets the following criteria: 

1.       Applicants must either work for a Chamber member or have an immediate family member who belongs to the Greater Fairfield Area Chamber of Commerce (individually or through corporate affiliation).

2.       Applicants must plan to attend a technical or trade school, or a two- or four-year college or university.

3.       The application packet must be fully and legibly completed.

4.       Applicants must complete an essay describing why the Greater Fairfield Chamber of Commerce is important to you and your community.

5.       Applicants must Submit two letters of recommendation from two adults that are not related to you.

Get your Applications here, or they can be picked up at the Chamber of Commerce office 121 East Main St. Fairfield. All applications are due by Aug 1st.

Back to School Give Away

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Once again, the Retail Merchants will be collecting Items for the annual Ministerial Alliance School Supply Give Away. We will be collecting during the entire month of June, that way we can get the supplies to the Alliance in time to be sorted and ready for school registration. Last year the Ministerial Alliance gave away 360 backpacks of supplies to kids in need. If someone brings in a supply to donate they may register for a chance to win a Laptop computer. If your place o business would like to collect supplies, please contact me at 618-842-6116. Thank you for your support of the annual School Supply Give Away.

3rd Annual Pretty Up Your Porch Contest:American Pride

The Fairfield Chamber of Commerce and the Beautification Committee are co-sponsoring the 3rd Annual Pretty Up Your Porch Contest. 
This year the we will have a Theme of American Pride! 
There will be three categories, Back Porch, Front Porch, and Stoop. Deadline for nominations is Friday, June 23rd. The prize for each category will be Chamber Bucks! 
In order to be nominated, the porch must be located within the city limits of Fairfield. Winners will be announced on Friday, June 30th. 
There will also be a People’s Choice Award. All nominees will have a picture of their porch or stoop on the Fairfield Chamber of Commerce’s Facebook page and the porch or stoop with the most ‘likes’ will win the People’s Choice Award. 
You may call in nominations by Friday, June 23rd at 5:00 p.m. to the Fairfield Chamber office at 842-6116 or email your nomination to chamber@fairfieldilcitygov.us
Show your American Pride, and Pretty Up Your Porch! 
*To be considered the home owner must give consent for a photograph to be taken of the porch or stoop and the photograph will be placed on Facebook and other media outlets for public viewing.

Live at Leo

The Harl Brothers present...

Live at Leo
June 24, 2017 5PM
Leo French Park Amphitheatre

Live at Leo is a concert consisting of local artists and local food.
Admission is FREE and OPEN TO THE PUBLIC. 

Featured Artists:
Terry Smith
Larry Hobbs
Roasted Chestnuts
Jim Garrett & Guests
Ben Wilson & Guests
Mary Kate, Sara Beth, and Anna Grace Tomberlin
Jorji Demaret
Michael Mitchell
Alex Brake
Hannah Hohlbauch & Guest
Jon Stanley
The Harl Brothers
and more...

Food will be served and sold by Backwoods Smokin'

The show will begin at 5 PM and end around 9:30 PM. So make sure you invite your friends and family to the event AND into the Facebook Event so you can see any updates to the show.

We look forward to seeing you there!

Summer Sidewalk Sale

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The Retail Merchants will be having Summer Sidewalk Sales on July 28th and 29th! Keep an eye our for more details on the Hot Day and Cool Prices!