Happy New Year from the Wonder Lake Chamber of Commerce Executive Director:
With the holidays over and so much more of winter ahead of us, one of the best cures for the “winter blues” is the feeling GIVING TO THOSE IN NEED gives you. Please remember that donations are desperately needed for our local W.L. Neighbors Food Pantry. Your contributions can be dropped at the Chamber office and thank you!
This newsletter is full of community news, job opportunities, networking and advertising opportunity for you and your business.
We are here for you, take a moment to give me feedback, comments or news to share in this newsletter.
Donna M. Sullivan
Thank you to the following for making Santa’s visit and the Winter Wonder Walk a huge success! Rex Auto Body & 24 Towing, All Seasons Property Management, NRB Land Dev, Justen’s Funeral Home, C&A Auto Body & Storage, Attorney Karen M. Lavin, Dr. James Schroeder DDS, Centegra Health System, WL Water Ski Show Team, WL State Bank Group, Croccos Lil Gift Shop, WL Bicycle, and Village of Wonder Lake & Police Dept.
2017 Chamber Membership
The 2017 membership invoices will be in the mail this month. This is your Chamber and your support is important and appreciated.
2017 CHAMBER SAVE THE DATES!
- April 1, 2017 Annual Dinner
- May 23, 2017 Gary Lang Mixer
- June 6, 2017 Alden Kennels Mixer
- June 9, 2017 Wonder Lake Golf Open
- July 1, 2017 W.L. Patriotic Celebration
- July 3, 2017 Venetian Boat Night
- Sept 15, 2017 WL Open House Mixer
- October 1, 2017 Business/Craft Expo
- December 2, 2017 Winter Wonder Walk
Wanted Office Deck
The Chamber is looking for a new desk for the office. Please contact Donna if you have any leads on one. Thank you!
Everything Wonder Lake Store
Do your Christmas shopping at the "Everything Wonder Lake Store" inside the Chamber. Store items: Wonder Lake Sweatshirts $22, Anniversary T-shirts $3, Christmas Postcards $1, Coffee Mugs $5, Vintage Maps $15, Old and New Keepsake Christmas Ornaments $3.
31st Annual WL Sportsmans Club Ice Fishing Derby
POSTPONED due to warmer weather until February 12th. Event times are 6am until 2pm sharp! 13 years and older $10.00 “NEW LOCATION” East Side LOOKOUT POINT PAVILION. More information call #815-790-7397 or visit their website.
Join the 4th of July Committee!
In order to maintain this amazing community event we need your ideas, input and help. Contact the Chamber office #815.728.0682 and join us at our first official 2017 “PATRIOTIC DAY CELEBRATION” committee meeting Wednesday Feb. 8th at 7pm.
January is National Blood Drive Month
Blood Drive sponsored by McHenry Township and Fire Protection District, Saturday January 28th, 9am-3pm, at 3703 Richmond Road, Johnsburg, IL. Appointments are Recommended, Walks-ins are Welcome. Call LifeSource at 1-877-543-3768 and use Group Code 241G or go to LifeSource.org, then Donate Blood and use Group Code 241G. Prepare for your donation: Eat Well, Stay Hydrated and Bring ID. Raffle Prizes include Wal-mart Gift Cards, Movie Cards, and more!
Health Care Hiring Event
January 31st 10:00am-1:00pm, 500 Russel Ct., Woodstock, IL. For more info: Evelyn Stratton Ph: 815:334:2791