ANNOUNCEMENT……………………….GREAT NEWS AGE is pleased to announced that after extensive bidding and negotiation process, Homefield Energy, has been chosen as the low bidder to serve our new ” Chamber Electricity Buying Group Enrollees”. Homefield was chosen over AEP and Direct Energy who also competed for the opportunity to serve our buying group. The contract extends through September 2020. The new 48-month rate secured is 12% to 15% below today’s Ameren rate. … If Ameren has even a modest 3% increase annually over the five rate adjustment periods through 2020, future savings could grow to 20-25%. Welcome to our Chamber Electricity Buying Group. Any Chamber member wishing to join the Southern Illinois Chamber of Commerce Electricity Buying Group,( or business wishing to join the Chamber and the Buying Group) please contact our office ar 548-3010 or Rob Wielt at 231-4904.

Electric Buying Group

                          Talent Show   Click here to print out an Entry Form to be a Contestant. Entry Fee is $20.00 September 24th The Salem Foundation will hold a Talent Show at the Salem Theatre. Come show us your talent, Singers, Dancers, Bands, Comics etc… 1st place $300.00 2nd place $100.00 3rd & 4th place $50.00 WINNER Could win a FREE recording session with Outback Studios  

Foundation Talent Show Saturday September 24th

WELCOME….. SUNKISSED TAN CO. & THE HAIR HUT The Greater Salem Chamber of Commerce is pleased to welcome SunKissed Tan Co. & The Hair Hut as our newest member. SunKissed is located at 1475 West Whittaker, Leigh Ann and Matt Davis are the owners. SunKissed Tan Co. & The Hair Hut offers full tanning services and full salon with hair, nail and skin services. Hair and tanning products are also available for sale. Men’s and kids Haircuts $10.00 every day and walk-ins are welcome for all services appointments are required for weekend services A Special service offered are discounts on haircuts to Military (presently serving and veterans), Seniors 60+ and First Responders. Appointments necessary for weekend services. Hours: Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 8:00 pm, Saturday 10:00 am – 6:00 pm, Sunday 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm For additional information: please call 618-548-0910, email: sunkissedtan2016@gmail Facebook: Sunkissed Tan Co. […]

Sunkissed Tan Co. & The Hair Hut has joined the Chamber

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WELCOME…………………………..THE HAIR BUSINESS The Greater Salem Chamber of Commerce is pleased to welcome The Hair Business as our newest member. The Hair Business is located at 2435 South Washington and is owned by Aimee Laird. The Hair Salon features Cuts, Color, Laser Hair Therapy, Facials, Pedicures, All Nail Services, Ear Piercing, Kids Cuts and Jewelry. For additional information please call Aimee at 618-548-5090, email:, or visit Facebook: The Hair Business. Business hours are Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 7:00 pm, Saturday 8:00 am – 2:00 pm

The Hair Business has joined the Chamber of Commerce

Aug. Luncheon
Members and guests were treated to two interesting presentations by Roy Landers, owner of Landers Towing and Collision Center and Rose Aldag-McVey, Marketing and Communications Consultant of St. Mary’s SSM Health. Landers spoke on the growth of Landers Towing & Collision, the importance of his employees and the expectations in the direction of the auto industry. Landers recounted the beginning if his business starting out of his home in 1988, then to a small building on the south side and eventually to the present large facility on Mills Cart Road. Regarding the growth and success of the business, Landers attributed it to the caliber of employees he has been fortunate to have had over the years. Today the firm has 56 employees in Salem’s two locations and the Mt. Vernon location, operated by Landers son Chase, has over 20. Landers view of the future is that cars will drive themselves […]

August Chamber of Commerce Luncheon