June 2024


Join us at Louise Quick Park for Movies in the Park this Friday, June 21st!  We will be showing Puss in Boots: The Last Wish.  Movie begins at dusk (approx. 8:30 PM).  Free popcorn is provided by First State Bank Shannon Polo and Scholl Insurance Agency, Inc.


May 2024

Please help us celebrate a ribbon cutting for North End Auto at 610 S. Division Ave on Friday, May 24th at 1 PM!

Get the word out
Contact The Polo Chamber of Commerce at (815) 946-3131, polochamber@gmail.com, or mail to P.O. Box 116, Polo, IL 61064 if you would like to post your event on the Chamber Sign, Chamber Website (www.polochamber.org), Chamber Facebook Page and/or the Chamber Chatter.


Chamber Newsletter Volume 5 (April 2024)



April 2024

The all-town garage sales will be April 26th & 27th!  If you want to be added to our garage sale map, please email polochamber@gmail.com by April 22nd!

Get the word out
Contact The Polo Chamber of Commerce at (815) 946-3131,
polochamber@gmail.com, or mail to P.O. Box 116, Polo, IL 61064 if you
would like to post your event on the Chamber Sign, Chamber Website
(www.polochamber.org), Chamber Facebook Page and/or the Chamber
Chatter.


March 2024

​The 39th annual farm toy show is Saturday, March 2, 2024 from 9AM-3PM at the Polo Community High School.

Our House Antiques Spring Open House will be March 7-9th. Thurs & Friday 10am-7pm.
Sat 10am-5pm Located at 510 E. King Street in Polo, IL.


The Polo Community Easter Egg Hunt is Saturday, March 30, 2024 at Centennial Elementary School (308 S. Pleasant Ave Polo, IL). Lots of fun events for the kids!
Breakfast and Inflatables with the Easter Bunny (Sponsored by Crossroads Community Church) 9:00am-10:15am
Easter Egg Hunts
Ages 1-3. 10:00am
Ages 4-7. 10:15am
Ages 8-12 10:30am


Get the word out
Contact The Polo Chamber of Commerce at (815) 946-3131, polochamber@gmail.com, or mail to P.O. Box 116, Polo, IL 61064 if you would like to post your event on the Chamber Sign, Chamber Website (www.polochamber.org), Chamber Facebook Page and/or the Chamber Chatter.


February 2024


The 39th annual farm toy show is Saturday, March 2, 2024 from 9AM-3PM at the Polo Community High School.

Our House Antiques Spring Open House will be March 7-9th. Thurs & Friday 10am-7pm.
Sat 10am-5pm Located at 510 E. King Street in Polo, IL.

PASS Luncheon - 2/23 @11:00 Speaker: Susan Zook - Traveling in Nepal
Meal Breaded Chicken dinner
Please sign up by calling 946-3818

Get the word out
Contact The Polo Chamber of Commerce at (815) 946-3131, polochamber@gmail.com, or mail to P.O. Box 116, Polo, IL 61064 if you would like to post your event on the Chamber Sign, Chamber Website (www.polochamber.org), Chamber Facebook Page and/or the Chamber Chatter.

January 2024


Upcoming Events:
The 39th Annual Farm Toy Show will be on Saturday, March 2, 2024, from 9AM-3PM held at the Polo Community High School!
Get the word out: 
Contact The Polo Chamber of Commerce at (815) 946-3131, polochamber@gmail.com, or mail to P.O. Box 116, Polo, IL 61064 if you would like to post your event on the Chamber Sign, Chamber Website (www.polochamber.org), Chamber Facebook Page and/or the Chamber Chatter.


Chamber Newsletter Volume 4 (January 2024)


December 2023


Happy Holidays from the Polo Chamber of Commerce!

Get the word out: Contact The Polo Chamber of Commerce at (815) 946-3131, polochamber@gmail.com, or mail to P.O. Box 116, Polo, IL 61064 if you would like to post your event on the Chamber Sign, Chamber Website
(www.polochamber.org), Chamber Facebook Page and/or the Chamber Chatter.

November 2023


• Save the date for the Polo Christmas Festival on December 2nd! A full list of events and locations is available at www.polochamber.org

Polo Senior Center Events:
December 5 - trip to Church Basement Ladies Christmas show, dinner out then show
Departs Polo 3:45, call for details 815-946-3818

Annual Membership dinner: Come and learn about all we have to offer. Open to adults of any age. Ham & Turkey served 11:00 am Dec 8, call to sign up 815-946-3818.

Get the word out:  Contact The Polo Chamber of Commerce at (815) 946-3131, polochamber@gmail.com, or mail to P.O. Box 116, Polo, IL 61064 if you would like to post your event on the Chamber Sign, Chamber Website (www.polochamber.org), Chamber Facebook Page and/or the Chamber Chatter.


• The Polo Public Library is hosting a 1 mile Reindeer Fun Run on Saturday, December 2nd at 8:00 am. Cost is $25 and includes t-shirt, reindeer antler/nose, and treat, if you register before November 18th. Day-of registration is also available. 
• Save the date for the Polo Christmas Festival on December 2nd! A full list of events and locations is available at www.polochamber.org
• Polo Christmas Festival Craft & Vendor Show is December 2nd from 12 - 3 pm at Centennial Elementary School. Lots of local handmade items, home and Christmas decor, baked goods, pet accessories, and so much more. 



•  Register today for the Polo Christmas Festival craft & vendor fair taking place on December 2nd from 12 - 3 pm at Centennial Elementary School. Forms are available at polochamber.org. Cost is $20 per table and registration ends November 17th. 
•  The Polo Lions Club is hosting their meat raffle fundraiser through Sunday, November 20th. Tickets are 1 for $10 and 3 for $20. Prizes are two 1/4 beef with freezer, two 1/2 hog, and $100 certificate to Polo Fresh Food Market
•  KSB will now be offering free blood pressure checks at the Polo Senior Center on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month from 10:15 - 11:15 am. 
•  The Polo Women's Club is hosting a coat drive on Saturday, November 4 at Crossroads Community Church from 8am - 12pm. Free winter items for those in need. 

• Centennial Elementary School - Veterans Day Program will occur on November 10th from 12:45 - 1:45 pm. Open tot he public! This year's guest speaker is Marddi Rahn. 


Chamber Newsletter Volume 3 (October 2023)


Septmeber 2023


• Polo's All-Town Garage Sale Weekend is Friday, September 29th and 30th. To have your address added to the map, please email polochamber@gmail.com by Friday, September 22nd. You can also find the map on their Facebook event page. 
• The Polo Chamber of Commerce's Chili Cookoff is returning on September 30th! To register a team, please visit www.polochamber.org to complete the form and registration packet by September 21st. Cost is $35 for up to two chilis. Cooking begins at 8:00 am at the City of Polo's lot next to Shell. Tasting if from 12:00 - 3:00 pm with live music from Brenner Bushman, vendors, and fall raffle. The Larry Lannen Memorial Blood Drive will also be that date from 10:00 am - 2:00 pm. 
• The Polo Chamber's Annual Dinner is on Wednesday, September 27th. Join us as we announce our Citizen and Volunteer of the Year, and vote in our newest board members. Cocktails and Polo trivia at 5:00 pm with dinner and the meeting beginning at 6:00 pm at the Polo Room. To sign up, email polochamber@gmail.com. 
• Save the date for the 5th annual Polo Christmas Festival - Saturday, December 2nd. To sponsor, participate, or volunteer for the festival, please visit www.polochamber.org. 


July 2023


• Nominations are now open for Polo's 2023 Citizen of the Year and Volunteer of the Year. If you would like to nomination someone deserving of either award, please visit polochamber.org to complete the nomination form by August 25th. 
• Dive In Movie at the Polo Pool! Save the date for August 4th featuring Encanto. Movie will start approximately 8:30 pm with complimentary popcorn provided by First State Bank and Scholl Insurance
• August 12th is the 34th Annual Car Show. In addition to an array of cars, trucks and motorcycles, we'll have food vendors, a craft show, trivia, and 50/50 raffle. Registration is $12 through July 12th for vehicles. Spots are still available for vendors. Both forms can be found HERE.


May 22, 2023


• There will be no May Community Dinners this month. Community Dinners will resume in August. 
• Kid’s Café will be starting on June 5th, 11:00 am to 12:30 pm and will be Monday, Wednesdays and Fridays. 
• Vendors are wanted for the Craft Show during the 34th Annual Car Show on August 12th. Cost is $20 per booth and limited to the first 12 paid vendors. To complete the form, visit www.polochamber.org. 
• Save the date for the 34th Annual Polo Car Show on August 12th. In addition to a variety of cars, trucks, and motorcycles, there will be food vendors, 50/50 drawing, Trivia with Tam, Craft/Vendor show and more! Interested in entering a vehicle? Registration is $12 before July 31st. Visit www.polochamber.org
• Polo Town & Country Days is June 15 - 18. Highlights include Little Miss and Mister on Thursday, Kidz Day Fun Fair and Petting Zoo on Firday Afternoon, Bags and Volleyball Tournament and Car Show on Saturday, and Parade and Just 4 Fun Band closing out the Festival on Sunday. Friday Night's Beer Garden will feature band Trippin Molly, and Saturday will be GED sponsored by the Polo Chamber of Commerce.
• Movies in the Park this summer! Friday, July 7th: Puss in Boots:The Last Wish at Louise Quick Park and Friday, August 4th is Encanto at the Polo Pool. Movies begin at dusk approximately 8:30.  


May 8, 2023


• Vendors are wanted for the Craft Show during the 34th Annual Car Show on August 12th. Cost is $20 per booth and limited to the first 12 paid vendors. To complete the form, visit www.polochamber.org. 
• Save the date for the 34th Annual Polo Car Show on August 12th. In addition to a variety of cars, trucks, and motorcycles, there will be food vendors, 50/50 drawing, Trivia with Tam, Craft/Vendor show and more! Interested in entering a vehicle? Registration is $12 before July 31st. Visit www.polochamber.org
•Polo Town & Country Days is June 15 - 18. Highlights include Little Miss and Mister on Thursday, Kidz Day Fun Fair and Petting Zoo on Firday Afternoon, Bags and Volleyball Tournament and Car Show on Saturday, and Parade and Just 4 Fun Band closing out the Festival on Sunday. Friday Night's Beer Garden will feature band Trippin Molly, and Saturday will be GED sponsored by the Polo Chamber of Commerce.
• Movies in the Park this summer! Friday, July 7th: Puss in Boots: The Last Wish at Louise Quick Park and Friday, August 4th is Encanto at the Polo Pool. Movies begin at dusk approximately 8:30.  


April 14, 2023


• Polo All-Town Garage Sales will be April 28th and 29th. To have your address added to the map, please email polochamber@gmail.com by Monday, April 24th. 
•  Please join the Polo Chamber for a ribbon cutting on April 28th to celebrate the first anniversary of Kim's Gateway Antiques and Gateway Big Box Resale at 4:00 pm. 
•  The Polo Fire Department's annual spring breakfast will be on April 30th from 7 am - Noon. The menu includes biscuits and gravy, scrambled eggs, sausage links, pancakes, coffee and juice. Donations accepted at the door. 
•  Vendors are wanted for a Craft Show during the 34th Annual Car Show on August 12th. Cost is $20 per booth and limited to the first 12 paid vendors. To complete the form, visit www.polochamber.org. 
•  Interested in sponsoring a light-pole banner in downtown Polo? Please find additonal information on at polochamber.org. Cost is $150 per banner or $135 per banner if you are a Chamber Member. Forms are due back by April 21st. 




Chamber Newsletter Volume 1 (April 1, 2023)




Contact polochamber@gmail.com to announce a special business celebration.

Call the Polo Chamber at (815) 946-3131 or polochamber@gmail.com to post on the Chamber Sign, Chamber Website (Polochamber.org) and in the Chamber Chatter. Please note the Chamber's new mailing address of P.O. Box 116, Polo, IL 61064.

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