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Green Business Designation

The Yorkville Chamber Green Committee will award a Green Business Designation to qualifying Chamber member businesses. The award serves to acknowledge the sustainable efforts and green practices of the businesses.

The Green Committee offers assistance to all who seek this designation. A representative can help you through the process. Typically, a ten minute conversation is enough to gather the needed information.

Benefits include:

  • Green Business Designation window sticker for display at your business
  • Photo op and press release upon acceptance
  • Click-through logo on the Chamber website's Green Committee page
  • Logo inclusion on Green Committee promo material
  • Ongoing exposure via Green Committee events
  • Eligibility for the yearly Green Business award announced at the annual dinner
  • Community and environmental stewardship

Application Fee: $30
($50 non-YACC members)
Download:  Green Business Designation Application

Green Committee

Established March 2009

Mission Statement
To educate, promote and encourage businesses within the Yorkville Area Chamber of Commerce to enhance the community environment and to participate in sustainable ecological practices.

Meeting Schedule
The Green Committee will meet as needed on the third Wednesday of each month at the Yorkville Chamber Office, 26 West Countryside Parkway, Yorkville, IL  from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m..

This committee is open to any chamber member of the YACC. For additional information, contact the committee chairperson: Norm Johnson: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or (815) 414-1387

Committee Member Roster

  • Norman Johnson, Chair, Independence Renewable Energy
  • Valerie Burd, Positive Approach Publishing
  • John Church, Conservation Foundation
  • Jackie Dearborn
  • Karen Kulzer, Fox River Academy of Music and Art, Inc.
  • Cheryl Lee, CL Design-Build
  • Kathy Marchwiany, SBI Yorkville
  • Ann Moehring, Gift Card Greeters
  • Eric Paetzel, Cambria Sales Co. Inc.
  • Mike Pfeiffer, LLT Group
  • Art Wehnert, Country Construction Co.

The Green Committee is always open to like-minded people interested in promoting community awareness. Our activities include the Environmental Fair & Rain Barrel campaign. Meetings are on the 3rd Wednesday of the month, 8:30am at the Yorkville Chamber office. Participation in the committee requires only your time.


The Yorkville Chamber Green Committee announces that it will be awarding a $1,000 college scholarship to high school students residing within District 115 who will pursue higher education during the 2014-2015 academic year. The scholarship shall be applied to tuition, books, and fees only. Download details & application here.









































Committee Meetings