Greater Barrington Chamber of Commerce
Formed in 1994 with 50 Charter members, the Greater Barrington Chamber of Commerce is an active partner in the business community. The Chamber is responsible for many outstanding events such as the Peeper 5K Run/Walk held in May which is a USATF sanctioned race; the annual Golf Tournament held in June, and the Chamber BINGO held in September. The Chamber offers annual scholarship awards to graduating high school seniors of Chamber members. And, each year, the Chamber proudly honors our Citizen of the Year and our Business Leader of the Year at the Annual Dinner held in November.
REMINDER: There is no monthly Membership Meeting nor is there a Business After Hours in July. We resume our normal schedule in August.
OFFICE HOURS - UPDATE: The office will be closed on Thursday, July 24. We apologize for any inconvenience.There is a drop box outside the Chamber office for your convenience.
Board of Director Seats Open
Now is your opportunity to get more involved in your Chamber! There will be three available seats on the Board of Directors in September. Don't miss out on your chance to contribute and bring about more positive changes to our organization!
If you would like to be considered for a nomination, please call the office by August 15.
Bingo Bash, September 27
The Chamber BINGO BASH will be held at the Rochester Country Club and is open to the public. Chamber members will be able to purchase table space to display their company information. Members who sponsor this event will be given prime space in the main room where the game will be held. Lots of door and raffle prizes will be available. There is no cost to the public to play BINGO, however, food and drink will be available to purchase. Download the registration form.
Annual Dinner Honoring Our Citizen and Business Leader of the YearThe final event of the season, the Annual Dinner, is a celebration that honors the Citizen of the Year and Business Leader of the Year. The Citizen of the Year is an award that recognizes and honors an individual who, through leadership and action, has made significant contributions to the betterment of the Town of Barrington. The Business Leader of the Year honors a Chamber member who has demonstrated excellence in his/her work and made significant contributions to the Barrington business community.
The dinner is held Saturday, November 1, at the Rochester Country Club. This special evening includes a social hour, dinner, and awards, followed by entertainment.
Please fill out the form and submit your nominations to the Chamber office no later than Friday, August 15.
Greater Barrington Chamber Chats
The Chamber television show can be seen monthly on Metrocast Channel 12. This show has three segments, two which are dedicated to interviewing Chamber members, and a third that gives Town officials an opportunity to educate the community about the Town departments. The show will air on Monday at 6 p.m. and Wednesday at 7 p.m., as well as throughout the month at different times. It also offers the viewers the opportunity to learn more about our Chamber, its members, and the Town of Barrington.
Visit www.metrocastchannel12.com to find the monthly schedule.