News and Information

News and Information

Our most recent Chamber Connection newsletter, our Christmas 2016 edition, is here.  It was posted on December 21, 2016.  The Late May/Early Juneissue, posted on May 26 is available here.  The previous newsletter (early spring 2016 /post annual meeting edition) is here.

Visit Kaye Iftner's blog, Out and About in Pike County, here

National Park Service conducted a Public Meeting regarding New Philadelphia
On May 11, 2016 the National Park Service held a public meeting from 6 PM -8 PM at the Farm Bureau Building in Pittsfield.  This fact sheet describes the process and provides links to make comments.   

Join the Chamber's Kaye Iftner and Martha Sue Smith live on WBBA radio (97.5 FM) for the Twin Pikes Report at 11:15 AM until noon Monday - Friday. 

Printable list of Pike County Parades, Events, and places to eat:  2016 Parades, 2016 Events as of May 23 here.  
Download a printable list of eating establishments for Pike County.

Visitor spending increases 8.4 % in Pike County! - The Illinois Office of Tourism & QACVB released tourism expenditures for its 3 county area which includes Pike, Adams, and Hancock Counties.  Visitor spending in Pike County is up 8.4%. Visitor spending in Pike County is $25.42 million, and supports over 100 jobs.  Here's a press release with details.


Pike County Endowment Fund established - A new Field of Interest Fund- Live Here, Give Here!

Chamber offers on-line IRS Tax Centers & newsletters to this web site

Click on the "Work" section, then choose IRS Tax links from the menu on the left side. Using an on-line center means the content is the most current available.