Thursday, April 6, 2017

2017 Chamber Annual Meeting

The Pekin Area Chamber of Commerce held their annual meeting at the Pekin Country Club on Monday, April 3.  One hundred and seventy people, representing 63 businesses were in attendance.  The evening included a reception followed by a short business meeting.

During the meeting the recently elected directors were introduced: Chris Deverman, Deverman Advertising; Bryan Steger, Steger's Furniture; and, Katelyn Tassart, OX Paperboard Illinois.

The board of directors also elected officers for the coming year: Becky Saban, BodyWealth Massage, President; Scott Kriegsman, Elliff, Dancey & Bosich, Vice President; Crystal Elliott, UnityPoint Health-Pekin, Treasurer; and, John Franks, Peoria Limousine, Past President.

Ben Taylor, the executive director of the U.S. Chamber's Midwest regional office spoke to the audience about pro-business legislative issues and some of the actions of the new administration.

For nearly 124 years the Pekin Area Chamber of Commerce has represented the business interests and promotion the commercial growth of the community.

For more pictures from this event, visit:  https://goo.gl/photos/CQWp5mkAsDyrNobE7

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