Congratulations to My Sister's Closet, winner of a $5000 Essay Award from Shelter Insurance! In partnership with local agents Doug and Marcy Hazen, Shelter Insurance presented the check to My Sister's Closet in recognition of their impact on the Bloomington community. My Sister's Closet, as put so beautifully by essayist Maddie Maloy, is is a non-profit organization that provides free work attire, interview skills & job training, mentoring & advocacy services for at-risk women living in poverty who are seeking employment. Purchases at the 414 S. College Ave., boutique & eBay store fund this mission.
Listen in as DJ Jim Webster interviews John Senac of Equity Builders Roofing on WVNI Spirit 95. Equity Builders Roofing was created with the belief that quality workmanship, unrivaled service and absolute honesty are paramount to any business. As a premier roofing company, you will have peace of mind knowing their skilled technicians are trained to install a full range of quality exterior products. Whether you need minor roof repairs, a full roof replacement or a preventative maintenance program, their roofing professionals can assist you with all of your roofing needs. Visit www.equitybuildersroofing.com for more information.
Congratulations to Lisa Thomas, founder of Bloomington Blooms, on her ribbon cutting celebrating her new mobile flower shop! Bloomington Blooms will "grow where you need us" and travel to you for any special events. Think of Bloomington Blooms for dance recitals, customer appreciation days, and more!
On Tuesday, October 26th, the Bloomington Women in Leadership (BWIL) held it's second Inspire event of 2021 at the Bloomington Country Club. Rachel Gerber, Assistant Director for the Career Development Center at Indiana University, spoke to our members about "Ordinary Miracles." As busy professionals, we live at the intersection of many things—managing projects, schedules, and to-do lists. It’s easy, especially in busy seasons of lives, to feel bogged down by the weight of it all. Rachel gave us the tips on how to "Re-Member. Re-Orient. Re-Center."
Please enjoy the photo's from the event.
Congratulations to Bunger & Robertson Attorneys At Law on their ribbon cutting celebrating their new location at 211 S. College Avenue! Bunger & Robertson has taken pride in delivering quality service and professionalism to its clients in a wide variety of practice areas since 1949. Stop by their beautifully designed office space or visit online at lawbr.com.
Federal Focus with Senator Todd Young
The Greater Bloomington Chamber of Commerce welcomed US Senator Todd Young to Bloomington for a special presentation on Friday, October 22, at the Woolery Mill. This event included remarks from the Senator, and a moderated question and answer session with Dan Peterson, Vice President Industry and Government Affairs with Cook Group Incorporated.
The Chamber’s Federal Focus event was created to allow dialogue and information sharing between the local business community and elected officials at the federal level. Attendees will have the opportunity to hear directly from the Senator on topics that impact the nation’s business climate, upcoming and recent legislative priorities, and updates from Congress.
Listen in as Jim Webster from WVNI Spirit 95 talks with Jim Witmer from Security Pro 24/7. Security Pro 24/7, the Midwest’s fastest growing provider in security services is dedicated to providing dependable and efficient security services, including traffic safety, patrol security, unarmed and/or armed security officers, fire watch services, event security services, facility security and self-service temperature check stations. Visit www.securitypro247.com for more information.
New Member Connect
This fall's New Member Connect was hosted by Graduate Bloomington on Tuesday, October 19th. New Member Connect is for new members, new employees of members, and anyone who needs a refresher on what the Chamber can do for you and your business. The Chamber revamped the way New Member Connect was set up this time for a more interactive way for our members.
Congratulations to Integrity First Insurance Services on their grand opening in Ellettsville! The Chamber is proud to welcome them to the community and as new members of the Chamber! They offer an array of different companies that offer the best possible coverage with the best possible price, including Erie Insurance, and strive to make sure their clients are always the number one priority. Find out more at integrityfirstinsuranceservices.com.
Listen in as DJ Tony Kale of WCLS 97.7 interviews Adalie Allen from Adalie Allen State Farm, one of the Chamber's newest members. Adalie Allen State Farm makes protecting your assets, family, and income easy to understand while offering exceptional customer service. Her team is local to the Monroe County area serving families and business owners alike for all insurance needs. They are an industry leader with a vast array of products to serve such as Auto Insurance (Car Insurance), Homeowners Insurance, Renters Insurance, Small Business Insurance, Life Insurance, Home Insurance, and so much more! Find out more at www.adaliealleninsurance.com.
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