Upcoming Programs

There's something for everyone here at the Chamber!


Monthly Member Education programs can range in topic from marketing, human resources, legislative updates, and more. Contact Laura Ewan for more details or to suggest a topic.

Power Hour at Original Pancake House

Thursday, September 17 at 12pm

This lunch provides attendees opportunities to engage and network with each other, learn about local businesses, and connect with potential clients and customers that will move their businesses forward.

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Payroll Tax Deferral Discussion

Tuesday, September 22 at 10am

In August, President Trump signed an Executive Order that would allow businesses to defer the payment of Social Security payroll roll taxes of most employees between September 1 and the end of 2020. This is a complicated issue with a number of open questions that have yet to be clarified by the IRS. Importantly, this is a deferral of payroll taxes. Without Congressional action at some future date, the taxes withheld now will need to be repaid between January and April 2021. The IRS has issued guidance here. Employers should consult with their accountants, auditors and/or attorneys before proceeding.

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Member Ed: Consumer Fraud

Tuesday, September 29 at 10AM

Marsha Griffin from the Illinois Attorney General’s Office will be speaking to us today about the most common types of scams that are occurring and the best practices or steps you can take to avoid them and educate others about them. During the presentation, I touch on IRS, Social Security, Grandparents Scam, Home Improvement, Identity Theft, Romance Scam, and some of the various Covid Scams our office is seeing.

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