More than 45 Chamber members and guests attended the Feb. 7 Business After Hours hosted by the Watseka Area Food Pantry. Amanda Hibbs, executive director of the chamber, welcomed everyone in attendance. Everyone enjoyed the visit, networking, and refreshments.
Mr. Hibbs then introduced Pastor Darla Holden and shared that the Watseka Area Food Pantry has been serving food insecure households for 42 years. In 2023, thanks to the generous support of individuals, churches, organizations, businesses, and grants, we were able to reach 1,746 families in Iroquois County. She also said she needs volunteers.
Watseka Area Food Pantry/First United Methodist Church is located at 301 S. Fourth Street in Watseka. MF 9a-11a is open but closed on public holidays. Call Watseka Area Food Pantry at 815-432-0122. Fred Bollman and Kay Burns received the Door Award. Deb Baker won 50-50 and contributed to the chamber. February’s Business of the Month is the Times Republic of Iroquois County.
Business After Hours is a program of the Watseka Regional Chamber of Commerce designed to provide networking opportunities for area businesses and organizations and help promote their community through success. For more information about Chamber activities, please contact His Hibbs at the Chamber office at 815-432-2416.