Annual FCC/Freeburg Rotary BBQ
September Monthly Meeting
Fall Festival and Chili Cook Off
October Monthly Meeting
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Our Mission Statement
The Freeburg Chamber of Commerce is an organization of community focused leaders dedicated to promoting a positive business environment. We will serve our members and community by providing programs, partnerships, educational and networking opportunities for both businesses and community organizations. Through our efforts we will provide leadership so Freeburg can maintain a strong business environment which encourages growth and prosperity. And, we will promote the educational, historic, and cultural resources in an effort to enhance the overall quality of life and standard of living in the Village of Freeburg.
Freeburg Chamber Articles
The COVID-19 pandemic has hit us all so far. As a community, it’s time to rally together. In light of the “shelter in place” order by the Governor of Illinois, Freeburg Country Mart Freeburg Country Mart is offering no-contact grocery and ready meal pickup. The...
Today is Small Business Saturday and it is much more than a name and certainly much more than a marketing gimmick. In a commerce season increasingly by big box store madness on Black Friday and online retailers getting a slice of the action on Cyber Monday, it is...
Dr. Edward G. Dewein
Our Chamber History
The Freeburg Chamber was formed on December 9, 1929 when the Freeburg Men’s Business Association became the Freeburg Commercial Club, though its roots stretch back further through other organizations in Freeburg. The Commercial Club name stuck around until late 1948 when the club became Freeburg Chamber of Commerce Inc. The original Commercial Club met at Schifferdecker’s Hall when it formed in 1929. In 1973, the Chamber made a push to encourage more women to become members.
Over the years, the Freeburg Chamber of Commerce has continued to grow and evolve in its mission to promote a positive business environment in Freeburg. The Chamber meets on the second Monday of the month at the Freeburg Library and hosts many events annually, including the Chili Cook Off and Fall Festival, an annual BBQ, and an annual banquet.
*Historical research comes via History of the Freeburg Chamber of Commerce, Inc. edited by Frank X. Heiligenstein.