Calendar of Events - Belvidere Area Chamber of Commerce
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Downtown Business Trick or Treat Event 10/27 from 4-7pm
10/27/2021
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2021 Belvidere Area Chamber of Commerce Annual Dinner
11/2/2021
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SPONSOR Hometown Christmas
12/3/2021 - 12/3/2021
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Events in the month of October 2021
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10/20/2021
October 2021 Young Professionals Networking Event

Looking to connect with other young professionals in the area? 
Please join us and feel free to bring a friend/co-worker for some food, drinks, and networking!
*Guests will be responsible for purchasing their own drinks, appetizers will be provided. Registration is free. Please register so we have the appropriate seating/food available. 
*We consider young professionals to be under the age of 40. 

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10/3/2021
2021 Buchanan Street Strolls

Enjoy Vendors, activities, Food Trucks, and Live Music

10/5/2021
2021 Ladies Luncheon - Tuesday 10/5 at 11:30 am

In partnership with Byron Bank, we are thrilled to bring you our second annual Ladies Luncheon.
Our Keynote speaker, Dr. Lacey Steele, MD will share some ways to focus on your personal wellbeing.
Reservations are limited for this event.
Join us at 11:30 for lunch with speakers sharing their stories shortly after lunch is finished.
Lacey Stelle, MD is a Breast Surgical Oncologist at SwedishAmerican - a division of UW Health. She has been with the organization since 2018. She is an Illinois native, originally from Bloomington-Normal. She received her bachelorette degree from the University of Illinois at Urbana/Champaign, her medical degree from Southern Illinois University and attended surgical internship at Saint Louis University. Dr Stelle completed her General Surgery residency at Carle Hospital in Urbana, Illinois and her Breast Surgical Oncology fellowship at Anne Arundel Medical Center in Annapolis, Maryland. She currently serves as the Director of the Comprehensive Breast Program at SwedishAmerican. She enjoys traveling, outdoor activities, live music and spending time with her family.
A link is provided below if you'd like to learn more about Dr. Stelle prior to the luncheon.
https://www.swedishamerican.org/provider/stelle-lacey

Individual tickets are $25 for members and $30 for non-members
A table of 6 for $150 for members and $180 for non-members

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10/6/2021
Afternoon Farm Tour

Join us for a walking tour of the farm that's fun for the whole family.  See the fields and farm buildings and meet our herd of dairy goats.

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10/9/2021
Family Farm Tour

Join us for a walking tour of the farm that's fun for the whole family.  See the fields and farm buildings and meet our herd of dairy goats.

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10/9/2021
Kids Can Compost

Composting is a fun and easy way to reduce the amount of waste that ends up in landfills.  And everyone can do it no matter where they live or how old they are!

Join us for this kid focused composting program lead by farmer and expert composter Allyson Rosemore.  Kids will learn the ins and outs of composting by comparing our compost to nature's, playing a composting game and meeting our hardest little workers on the farm-the worms.

Please register per child ages 3 and up.  Adults attend for free with a registered child.  Adult supervision is required.


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10/14/2021
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Restoration Work Day

Angelic Organics Learning Center hosts Restoration Workdays to remove invasive tree species in our woodland. Workdays take place on Thursdays from 12-4pm starting in mid October, with occasional Saturday workdays. Volunteers can stay for part or all of the time. Each work day begins at the Angelic Organics Lodge, located at 1936 Rockton Road, Caledonia, Illinois, where we have a parking lot and indoor restrooms. 
 
Volunteers should bring a water bottle, snacks, work gloves, and wear weather appropriate clothing that can get dirty. Sturdy closed-toed shoes are required. Tools are provided. Pre-registration is required, view the details and sign up at https://www.learngrowconnect.org/volunteer.html 
 

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10/14/2021
eRasmussen Professional Certificates with no costs or fees.

As part of Rasmussen University’s continued support for you and your team, Rasmussen University is offering eRasmussen Professional Certificates with no costs or fees.
 
Currently available are 15 professional certificates ranging from Business and Project Management to IT, Healthcare and more!
 
Join us for a short 15-minute webinar on Thursday, October 14th at 12pm CST to learn more information about these eRasmussen Professional Certificates.
 
Register Here: https://rasmussen.co/2021
 

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10/20/2021
Afternoon Farm Tour

Join us for a walking tour of the farm that's fun for the whole family.  See the fields and farm buildings and meet our herd of dairy goats.

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10/23/2021
Roots & Wings Brunch

Embrace the end of the harvest season with us under the trees at the Angelic Organics Lodge. Come early to enjoy live music, pumpkin painting, goat cuddling, or a hike on our trail system before sitting down to a locally sourced meal created by our resident chef.

Formerly titled Good Food Advocate, this fundraiser is focused on recognizing and supporting the transformative work of Roots & Wings, our urban farm and garden located at the Blackhawk Courts Apartments in Rockford. During the meal we will be presenting the Good Food Advocate, an award given annually to local leaders who are strengthening food accessibility in the Rockford area.

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10/23/2021
Roots & Wings Brunch

Join us for an outdoor brunch to recognize the transformative work of Roots & Wings Urban Farm at Blackhawk Courts in Rockford. We will also announce the Good Food Advocate, an award given annually to local leaders who are strengthening food accessibility in the Rockford area.

This event is family friendly and child care will be available. The venue is wheelchair accessible.

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10/27/2021
Downtown Trick or Treat Event 10/27 from 4-7pm

Trick or Treat at downtown State St. and Logan Ave. businesses. The first 500 children can pick up a complimentary trick or treat bag from the Belvidere Area Chamber of Commerce office located at 404 S. State St. 

This event is free for the community to attend. 

Does your business/organization want to participate, but don't have a downtown location? No problem, we have a FREE spot for you! Please register as a "participating business" so we can highlight you on our event flyer. 

10/29/2021
Pet Parade


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10/29/2021
Pet Parade


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10/30/2021
IOU Halloween Parade

The parade lineup will be at 6pm on Boone St. Halloween parade will begin at 7pm and will end at the Community Building.


Ocean City Happenings: Halloween Parade | OCNJ Daily

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