The Champaign County Chamber of Commerce is celebrating its 25th anniversary all year.
The chamber issued a statement thanking all that have supported its mission and vision, stating "we would not be where we are today if it were not for you all."
A list of interesting facts about the chamber is included within its latest online post. Among the listings are:
***A job bank on the chamber website. Also, a "tools for business success" section of the site offers information for starting and growing a business.
***More than 20 members-only marketing opportunities are offered through the chamber. Call 217-359-1791 for more information.
***Eight different restaurants offer discounts to chamber members on various Wednesdays.
***Chamber members have joined from 58 communities throughout the Champaign County area.
***The chamber estimates that more than 150,000 professional connections have been during Business After Hours events in the past 25 years.
***The chamber represents more than 1,100 businesses that collectively employ 57,000 business professionals.
***Since 2010, the chamber website has generated more than 47.4 million referrals for member businesses.