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"It's All About Southwestern Madison County." 

The Chamber of Commerce of Southwestern Madison County is proud to welcome you to our community.  The Chamber is fortunate to represent a very diverse area that includes the cities of Granite City, Madison, Venice, the Village of Pontoon Beach, and the unincorporated area known as Mitchell.

Located a days travel by horseback from the city of St. Louis, southwestern Madison County became a way station in the mid-1800's and was settled primarily by middle European immigrants. Even today, their descendents form the backbone of our community.

Because of our proximity to St. Louis and having an abundant and skilled workforce, southwestern Madison County soon became one of the major industrial areas in the Midwest.

Today, when many communities are losing their industries, we retain a strong industrial base that includes US Steel's Granite City Works and the Worldwide headquarters of ASF Keystone.

In addition, our location, which puts us within a 500 mile radius of one-third of the population of the United States, and gives us direct access to the Mississippi, Missouri, and Illinois river corridors, four major interstate highways and most of the major rail lines, and provides direct access to all points in the United States, Mexico, and Canada, making us a fast growing distribution point.

Add to this award winning parks, exemplary school systems, low crime rates, excellent emergency services, top notch health care facilities, a small town atmosphere with close proximity to the entertainment centers of St. Louis, make Southwestern Madison County a great place to live, work, and play.

 
Lifestyle
Lifestyle in Granite City IL and surrounding metroeast Illinois communities"It's All About Lifestyle"
There's a home-a family place- in  Southwestern Madison County fitting every budget and every lifestyle.  [More]

Networking
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latest ribbon cuttings, Business After Hours, and 
all other special envents and meetings. 
Activities
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Economy
Economy in Granite City IL and surrounding metroeast illinois areasSet on the eastern side of the St. Louis metro area, SW Madison Co. is the hub of an impressive transportation network of highways, railroads, & waterways. [More]


The Chamber welcomes new Board Members: Missy Callis ~ Lascelle's Granite City, Ed Cunningham ~ Gateway Regional Medical Center, Terry Driscoll ~ The John Sakach Company of St. Louis, Jamie Hoge ~ First Bank, Matthew Lester ~ SunCoke Energy, Duke Niedringhaus ~ J.W. Terrill, Kenya O'Neal ~ Stearns Nursing & Rehab, Andy Patel ~ Fairfiled Hotel/Marriott


Events * Activities 

Networking Luncheon
Shining The Light
On Our Business Community
3rd Thursday of Every Month
Dates: Thurs., June 21st, 2018
Time: 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
RSVP TODAY!  FLYER
Cost: $10 per person
IllinoiSouth Tourism Bureau

The ART of Business
Celebrating 75 years!
View Photo Album 1
View Photo Album 2 
 
Networking * Happenings

Membership Directory
View Monday  June 11, 2018
(will be updated on Monday's)
Pricing for Ads in Directory

Shop Small Business
June Flyer


IDOT ~ Week of 
June 11th, 2018
View Lane Restrictions 


Premier Membership Listing for SW Madison County Chamber of Commerce located in Granite City IL 

Premier members enjoy an enhanced listing by including the web site in the business directory in addition to randomly selected listing on the home page

 

Check out our premier members:



We Welcome the Newest Members of the
Chamber of Commerce Southwestern Madison County:

Fable Rushing Designs ~ Fable Rushing
2600 West 22nd Street, Granite City, IL 62040

Lowe's of Granite City ~ Jason Lew
1333 Schaefer Road, Granite City, IL 62040

EMD Consulting Group ~ David Stoecklin
7 Greenbriar Lane, Glen Carbon, IL. 62034

Chestnut Health Systems ~ Celeste Brennan
50 Northgate Industrial Drive, Granite City, IL 62040

LJW Tax Services Inc ~ Laura Dumonceaux
1506 Johnson Road, Suite 100, Granite City, IL 62040

Monday Jun 18, 2018
Summer Food Service Program   10:45 AM - 11:45 AM

Free Meals for all children Age 0 -18 years

Sponsor: GCSD #9
Location: Granite City High School Cafeteria 3101 Madison Ave., Granite CIty
Other: Questions? Call 451-5800 ext. 2422
Career Fair for Ex-Offenders   11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Resume is required | For more information, please contact: Ashley Amburn, Vocational Services Coordinator by calling 618-416-2825 or by email at adamburn@chestnut.org 

Sponsor: Chestnut Health Systems
Location: Lewis and Clark Community College-N.O. Nelson Campus, Leclaire Room 600 Troy Road, Edwardsville, IL 62025
Tuesday Jun 19, 2018
Summer Food Service Program   10:45 AM - 11:45 AM

Free Meals for all children Age 0 -18 years

Sponsor: GCSD #9
Location: Granite City High School Cafeteria 3101 Madison Ave., Granite CIty
Other: Questions? Call 451-5800 ext. 2422
Wednesday Jun 20, 2018
I do! I do! at Stages in Kirkwood Laumeier Sculpture Park   8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Driving tour through the park, then make a stop at the Farmers Market in Kirkwood.  After a break for lunch on your own in "old town" Kirkwood, we continue our day at Robert G. Reim Theater (Stages) and a 2:00 p.m. matinee production of I do! I do!  Cost:  $60 per person.

Sponsor: Gateway Regional Medical Center
Location: Six Mile Regional Library 2001 Delmar Ave, Granite City, IL 62040
Other: Call the office @ 798-3800 to register.