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Become a part of the Manteno Chamber of Commerce today!

Consider making the Manteno Chamber of Commerce an investment into your company’s future. We have a variety of upcoming events and are looking forward to new and exciting changes in 2014!

Upcoming Events

Thu Aug 21 @ 4:00PM - 07:00PM
Farmers' Market
Fri Aug 22 @ 7:00PM - 10:00PM
Music in Manteno featuring Tony Alvarez Band
Thu Aug 28 @ 4:00PM - 07:00PM
Farmers' Market
Thu Sep 04 @ 4:00PM - 07:00PM
Farmers' Market

Congratulations to Mr. Mike Cripe, Whitmore Ace Hardware
2014 Business Person of the Year

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Photo courtesy of Manteno News

Mike has displayed a solid business foundation with clear goals and future objectives. He has been operating an independent franchise since 2002 and has seen a 35% increase in sales at this location in that time. He recently led a major facility remodel in an effort to add over $100,000 in merchandise.

He has demonstrated continued support of his community by supporting local athletic organizations and charities including the Manteno High School “It’s Our Time” program which included a school-wide team build program as well as a pay it forward campaign, the Manteno Bass Fishing Team, Manteno Robotics Team, Manteno Show Choir, MYBSL, MYSA, MHS Girls Soccer Fund; and sponsoring area events and fundraisers including the Manteno Fire History Day Fundraiser, Manteno Education Foundation Golf Outing, and Manteno Chamber of Commerce Golf Outing. He continues to give back to the community in which he has selected to grow his business and is an active participant in the Manteno High School ‘school to work’ program that helps students with disabilities train for future jobs and work life.

Congratulations to our 2014 Business Person of the Year award winner, Mr. Mike Cripe, Whitmore Ace Hardware. Mike shares his success with his family, his wife Cory, and their children Claire, 3, and Will, 6 months.

Music in Manteno

Come out for our Music in Manteno event
Friday, August 22 right here on Main Street!

Join us for the Tony Alvarez Band from 7-10pm and Manteno Cruise Night Showcase Night! Tony Alvarez Band
Please bring lawnchairs and note that Main Street will be closed between 2nd and 3rd Streets.
Concession stand provided by MYSA.

This event is sponsored by Manteno Ford and is a joint effort between the Village of Manteno and Manteno Chamber of Commerce.

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The Manteno Chamber of Commerce is pleased to bring you the 17th Annual Manteno Oktoberfest! Main Street, Manteno will transform into a festival for over 10,000 guests September 25-28. We have an exciting schedule of events lined up for everyone in the family!

Join us for three great nights of entertainment featuring Nick Lynch, Maggie Speaks and Black Cadillac!
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