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YHS Scholarships Announced

The Yorkville Area Chamber of Commerce, in its effort to recognize and support the education of future leaders in business, innovation, and commerce, awards an annual college scholarship to a Yorkville High School student based on criteria including academics, ACT…

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PAY Program “Marketing to Millennials”

The May 10 Professionals Advancing in Yorkville presentation, organized by Sarah Allen and Darren Fox, featured a panel of speakers who discussed marketing practices and answered questions from attendees. Read more about the program and presenters. View Photos Thank you…

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Green Committee Re-Usable Bag Donations

Thank you Danielle and American Family Insurance John Janovyak office, for the donation of  one hundred reusable bags for our bag collection for Kendall County Community Food Pantry! Want to donate re-usable bags? See Details Maybe you have a couple…

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Business over Coffee

Did you know that the once-monthly Business over Coffee events are an excellent way to expand your network? Plan to join us for the next BOC on May 18 when our hosts will be Go For It Sports and First…

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Business Luncheon

Photo: Britta McKenna, Chief Innovation Officer, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy, with Christine Corrigan, Dean for Online Learning and the Center for Teaching, Learning and Technology at Waubonsee Community College At the luncheon held on May 8, Britta McKenna’s presentation…

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Downtown Redevelopment

On May 3, the Chamber’s Leads Group II hosted an interesting and informative program on downtown redevelopment. Our appreciation to Kristi Barksdale-Noble, AICP, Community Development Director, for sharing information and providing answers to questions posed by attendees. View the power…

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YACC Green Committee Announces Project

The Yorkville Chamber’s Green Committee is collecting re-usable grocery bags for the Kendall County Food Pantry. The Pantry currently has a shortage of plastic bags. (According to their website, they use more than 1,000 each week.) It is the goal…

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Trivia Night!

What a fun night! 30 teams came out to the Yorkville American Legion Hall on April 24 to test their “useless knowledge” levels by answering questions posed by Trivia Master Rich Artman. VIEW PHOTOS Announcing Team Winners Winning the FIRST…

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Ribbon Cutting – Community Christian Church

The Yorkville Chamber held a ribbon cutting ceremony on April 12 to celebrate the grand re-opening of Community Christian Church, located at 129 Commercial Drive in Yorkville. Nate Braun, the church’s new Community Pastor, states, “We are so thankful for…

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April Luncheon – “A Breath of Spring”

In spite of Mother Nature’s lack of cooperation, spring came to Yorkville on April 10th via luncheon host Nancy Christian with Redbud Creek Farm. Nancy displayed a colorful variety perennials and annuals that had begun to bloom or have great…

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Contributing Photographers: Fontanez PHOTOGRAPHY, Songs of Life Photography