The Rockford Chamber of Commerce provides a business networking opportunity for their members at the Annual Rockford Chamber of Commerce Banquet held typically the last Thursday of October.
The 40th Annual Rockford Chamber of Commerce Annual Banquet was held November 7, 2013.
Master of Ceremonies: Pete Hayes, Brand It Marketing Communications
Invocation: Pastor Chip Steffy, Rockford United Methodist Church
Banquet: Angelina’s Catering Services
Recognition of New Area Businesses and Professionals by Karen Hollar, Chamber Secretary:
- The Healing Hand, Jane Cozad
- Dollar General, Brenda Litteral-Baker
2013 Chamber Report: Jane Cozad, Chamber President
Leadership in Action Report: 2013 LIA Graduate, Twyla Hayes, Brand It Marketing Communications
Rockford Area Development Corporation (RADC): Jeff Long
Featured Speaker: Jared Ebbing, Mercer County Economic Development Director
2013 Business of the Year: Mike Bruns Plumbing and Heating
2013 Citizen of the Year: Mike Bruns