Committee is ongoing and responsible for bringing in new members as well as finding ways for existing members to maximize their benefits.
Fundraising Event Committee
Committee is responsible for planning and executing our annual fundraising event. This event, whether an auction, trivia night, etc is always in need of fun, energetic, think outside the box kind of people!
The Plainfield Chamber provides the Christmas lights that brighten Main Street during the holidays. Volunteers are needed to assist in putting up the lights and then taking them down at season end. Committee members also make recommendations to the chamber’s Board of Directors for future purchases.
This all-day event is held in June. The committee meetings begin about 3-4 months out, monthly at first, then every two weeks as golf date approaches. Responsibilities of the committee include calling other members for sponsorships and door prizes; recruiting players; assisting with on-site setup; and helping with event day functions including registration, raffles, golf hole activities, etc.
Member of the Month
This committee is responsible for bringing business of the month nominations to the board.
Meets the second Tuesday of every month from 11am-12pm at Chicago's Pizza.
Quaker Day Parade
The parade is held on a Saturday morning in September or October. Meetings occur monthly beginning in April, then every two weeks as the parade date approaches. Responsibilities include establishing a parade theme, approving participant applications, ordering necessary supplies, parade lay-out, helping with various duties the morning of the parade.
This committee meets in January or February of each year to update the applications for our student and adult scholarships. They meet again at the end of April to review the submitted applications and select the scholarship recipients. The Chamber of Commerce awards four $2500 scholarships per year
Every month, the chamber drops welcome bags on the doorsteps of new Plainfield residents. Members have the opportunity to include their marketing items in these bags. This committee coordinates, stuffs and distributes bags.