Welcome to the Highland Chamber of Commerce!
Welcome to our website! Our website has a lot to offer members as well as the community. Browse around to see upcoming events, member news, and see what the Chamber has been up to. You can even register for events! Please visit frequently to keep up with the chamber. Send us an email at email@example.com to give us your feedback!
Promoting Good Business
Being a Chamber member offers many advantages. You can keep up to date with Chamber and community happenings, utilize unique marketing avenues, and attend many Networking opportunities. To see all the perks, please visit the Member's Benefits page.
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The Highland Chamber has regular membership Lunch meetings on the second Tuesday of every month at Noon (Networking at 11:30) at member restaurants on a rotation schedule. Our March Membership Meeting is on Tuesday, March 11th at Wicker Park Social Center, 2215 Ridge Road in Highland. Please RSVP to the Chamber if you plan on attending so that we have an accurate head count for the restaurant.
Ribbon Cutting Ceremonies for Businesses
Investing in Education
Jump Start Program:
Year-round fundraising to support the Highland School System K and Pre-K summer school program.
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Dollars for Scholars: The Highland Chamber awards two scholarships every year to
Highland High School students: $1000 Chris Hubbard Memorial Scholarship and $500 Buck
For a Basket.
What Else is Happening?
Best of HIghland March 6, 6:00 pm, Wicker Park Social Center. RSVP for tickets.
Congratulations to Best of Highland Finalists and Award Winners
Norma Fross - The Highland Kiddie Shop won the Highland Chamber Legacy Award.
CIVIL SERVANT AWARDS: Cindy Rivera (North Township Trustee Office) for Civil Servant, John Bach for Public Works, Laura Wanicki for Highland Parks Department, John Siple (Police Department) and Bill Timmer (Fire Department for Public Safety, Larry Vassar (School Board Member) for School Town of Highland.
CHAMBER AWARDS: Carrie Upchurch (Standard Bank & Trust) for Chamber Board Member, Doug Lewis (Edward Jones) for Chamber Volunteer and Terry Krooswyk (Krooswyk Trucking & Excavating) for Business Person. Beautification Awards were given to Apex Construction & Remodeling, Cakes by Karen, Christenson Chevrolet, Circle Buick, GMC, Culvers in Highland, Highland Volkswagen, Jane Berland School of Dance (Pat & Nick Popa), Matthew Hunniford & Co. and Strack & Van Til Corporate Office.
Business Members and Leaders from the Highland Community are honored at this event, including Businessmen and Women, Innovators, Educators, Civil Servants, and Residents.The event also featured participating Chamber Member restaurants who compete in the Taste of Highland portion of the event. (Voting for Best Restaurant Award at event.) Congratulations to Traditions Restaurant & Pub, who won the Top Taste Award for the second year.
The Highland Chamber is hosting Breakfast with the Easter Bunny on April 12th at Highland High School Cafeteria. Children get to meet the Easter Bunny along with several other characters. Two bicycles are raffled for each session.
Tickets are only sold in advance at the Highland Chamber or Lincoln Center.
The Highland Chamber is hosting Pizza Palooza, a pizza tasting contest May 12th at Wicker Park Social Center. The event features Chamber restaurants who serve or deliver pizza to Highland. Tickets to the event included pizza sampling and beer tasting from 3 Floyds Brewery in Munster. Meat and vegetarian options were available from each participating pizza restaurant. Only 300 tickets are sold for this 21 and over event, and participants get to vote for for their favorite pizza at the event. Capri's Pizza , located at 837 Main Street in Schererville, was voted favorite pizza at the 2013 Pizza Palooza. You can find out more about Capri's Pizza at caprispizza1955.com.
The Tour de Highland takes place on Saturday, June 7 at Wicker Park Pavilion.The 10 mile family-friendly bike ride through Highland included a cook out lunch provided by Texas Corral and a promotional giveaway. About 200 bicyclists and volunteers come out for this event and have a great time! The route showcases the new bike path tunnel under Indianapolis Blvd.
The Highland /Griffith Chamber Golf Outing will be held on Friday, July 18th at the Wicker Park Golf Course. The cost is $100 per golfer and includes the golf, cart, lunch, dinner and prizes! Hole sponsorship and door prizes are welcomed!
Download a Golf Reservation Form to sign up to golf or be a sponsor.
The Jack O'Lantern Jog 5K raceis held on October 25th held at Main Square Park. We welcome costumed runners, walkers and dogs. This race is a fun event for the entire family so bring the little one in the stroller.
We have some great Community and Networking Events coming up in 2014!
MARCH 6 - BEST OF HIGHLAND
APRIL 12 - BREAKFAST WITH THE EASTER BUNNY
MAY 12 - PIZZA PALOOZA
JUNE 7 - TOUR DE HIGHLAND
JULY 18 - HIGHLAND/GRIFFITH CHAMBERS GOLF OUTING
OCTOBER 25 - JACK O'LANTERN JOG 5K RACE
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