Polo Chamber  of Commerce

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.

December 14, 2018


​The Polo Chamber of Commerce is looking for businesses to host Business after Hours. This is the time to show off your business! Please contact us if you are interested in hosting a Business after Hours! Upcoming Business after Hours will be hosted by:
      Koeller Forreston Hardware, 104 E. Main St, Forreston, IL on Thursday, December 20, 2018, from 5-7:00 pm.

Polo Rehabilitation & Health Care would like you to join them for Community Coffee every Thursday Morning at 9:30 a.m.

The Polo Senior Center would like you to join them for Cinnamon Rolls or Donuts at 8:30 am each Friday.

The Polo Council of Churches Open Table Dinner will be not take place in the month of December.

The Polo Chamber of Commerce would like to issue Certificates of Recognition to any Polo Chamber of Commerce business members who are celebrating five years of being in business, or those with five-year increments of being in business in Polo. Contact us so that we can announce your special business celebration.

The next Polo Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors Meeting will be February 6, 2019 at 5:30 pm at the Polo Firehouse.

Contact information for The Polo Chamber of Commerce: (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) and/or in the Chamber Chatter. 




December 7, 2018


The Polo Chamber of Commerce is looking for businesses to host Business after Hours. This is the time to show off your business! Please contact us if you are interested in hosting a Business after Hours! Upcoming Business after Hours will be hosted by:
      Koeller Forreston Hardware, 104 E. Main St, Forreston, IL on Thursday, December 20, 2018, from 5-7:00 pm.

Polo Rehabilitation & Health Care would like you to join them for Community Coffee every Thursday Morning at 9:30 a.m.

The Polo Senior Center would like you to join them for Cinnamon Rolls or Donuts at 8:30 am each Friday.

The Polo Council of Churches Open Table Dinner will be not take place in the month of December.

Sunday, December 9th at 1 pm join the residents at Polo Rehabilitation for Christmas carols with the Forreston Grove Church.

Sunday, December 9th at 2 pm Christmas Cantata at Faith United Methodist Church.

There is a Cookie Exchange at the Polo Senior Center on Monday, December 10th. All cookies must be homemade and baked (no store bought). If you want to take part in this activity call the Polo Senior Center at 815-946-3818.

Alzheimer’s Association Fourth Session will be on Thursday, December 13th from 10 – 11am, at the Polo Senior Center, Effective Communication Strategies. Please call the Polo Senior Center to register at 815-946-3818.

The Polo Chamber of Commerce would like to issue Certificates of Recognition to any Polo Chamber of Commerce business members who are celebrating five years of being in business, or those with five-year increments of being in business in Polo. Contact us so that we can announce your special business celebration.

The next Polo Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors Meeting will be January 2, 2019 at 5:30 pm at the Polo Firehouse.

Contact information for The Polo Chamber of Commerce: (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) and/or in the Chamber Chatter. 



November 30, 2018



The Polo Chamber of Commerce is looking for businesses to host Business after Hours. This is the time to show off your business! Please contact us if you are interested in hosting a Business after Hours! Upcoming Business after Hours will be hosted by:
          Koeller Forreston Hardware, 104 E. Main St, Forreston, IL on Thursday, December 20, 2018, from 5-7:00 pm.

Polo Rehabilitation & Health Care would like you to join them for Community Coffee every Thursday Morning at 9:30 a.m.

The Polo Senior Center would like you to join them for Cinnamon Rolls or Donuts at 8:30 am each Friday.

The Polo Council of Churches Open Table Dinner will be not take place in the month of December.

The Rock River Barber Shop Chorus and Quartet will be performing at Polo Rehabilitation & Health Care on Tuesday, December 4th at 6:30 pm. The public is invited to join the residents for a night of Christmas Cheer!

Mark your calendars on Tuesday, December 4th at 11 am The Polo Senior Center will have a Christmas and Membership Dinner with piano Christmas music being played by the Horton Boys. For more information and to make reservations call 815-946-3818.

Join us for a Holiday Craft Class at the Polo Senior Center Tuesday, December 5th at 10 am. Fee for the class is $5. Call 815-946-3818 to sign up.

Friday, December 9th at 1 pm join the residents at Polo Rehabilitation for Christmas carols with the Forreston Grove Church.

There is a Cookie Exchange at the Polo Senior Center on Monday, December 10th. All cookies must be homemade and baked (no store bought). If you want to take part in this activity call the Polo Senior Center at 815-946-3818.

Alzheimer’s Association Fourth Session will be on Thursday, December 13th from 10 – 11am, at the Polo Senior Center, Effective Communication Strategies. Please call the Polo Senior Center to register at 815-946-3818.

The Polo Chamber of Commerce would like to issue Certificates of Recognition to any Polo Chamber of Commerce business members who are celebrating five years of being in business, or those with five-year increments of being in business in Polo. Contact us so that we can announce your special business celebration.

The next Polo Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors Meeting will be December 5, 2017 at 5:30 pm at the Polo Firehouse.

Contact information for The Polo Chamber of Commerce: (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) and/or in the Chamber Chatter. 








November 23, 2018


The Polo Chamber of Commerce is looking for businesses to host Business after Hours. This is the time to show off your business! Please contact us if you are interested in hosting a Business after Hours! Upcoming Business after Hours will be hosted by:
      Koeller Forreston Hardware, 104 E. Main St, Forreston, IL on Thursday, December 20, 2018, from 5-7:00 pm.

Polo Rehabilitation & Health Care would like you to join them for Community Coffee every Thursday Morning at 9:30 a.m.

The Polo Chamber of Commerce presents “The Festival of Trees”. Decorated trees are at the Polo Area Senior Center. Stop by to view your favorite tree. Judging will be by donations with the winner donating winnings to the charity of choice.

Country Floral is having a Christmas Open House on Friday, November 23 and Saturday, November 24, 2018.

Blackhawk Area Credit Union will be participating at the Savanna Christmas Walk on Friday, November 23, 2018. The fun begins at 5 pm. Blackhawk Area Credit Union of Savanna will have a Cookie Sale and a Silent Auction. There will be Merchant Bingo and more.

The Polo Chamber of Commerce presents “Breakfast with Santa” at the Polo Area Senior Center on Saturday, November 24, 2018 from 9 am-11 am. Enjoy hotcakes and juice. Donations for breakfast accepted at the door. Don’t forget your camera!

On Saturday, November, 24, 2018 the Polo Chamber of Commerce presents “Christmas Tree Lighting” in Louise D. Quick Park in downtown Polo. Santa and Mrs. Claus will be there too! At 6:30 pm join us at the Polo Area Senior Center to enjoy the Festival of Trees Lighting, Christmas Carols, Hot Chocolate, Bell Ringers and Piano Players from the Faith United Methodist Church. Place your donation for your favorite Christmas Tree. Donations will benefit the business choice of Charity.

The Polo Council of Churches next Open Table Dinner will be Monday, November 26, 2018 from 5:30 pm-6:30 pm at the Faith United Methodist Church in Polo. All are welcome to attend.

Join us for the Afternoon Book Club, Monday, November 26, 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm at the Polo Public Library. Selection: Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe.

The Rock River Barber Shop Chorus and Quartet will be performing at the Polo Senior Center on Thursday, November 28th from 7-8 pm. The public is invited to join in a night of Christmas entertainment. Donations will be accepted and light refreshments will be served after the program. Please call the Senior Center if you would like to attend at 815-946-3818.

Have questions about Medicare, Insurance, or anything else to do with caring for the older population? A caseworker from Rock River Center will be at the library to answer questions on Wednesday, November 28, 2018 from 10 am – 12 pm.

The Rock River Barber Shop Chorus and Quartet will be performing at Polo Rehabilitation & Health Care on Tuesday, December 4th at 6:30 pm. The public is invited to join the residents for a night of Christmas Cheer!

Holiday Craft Class at the Polo Senior Center Tuesday, December 5th at 10 am. Fee for the class is $5. Call 815-946-3818 to sign up.

Friday, December 9th at 1 pm join the residents at Polo Rehabilitation for Christmas carols with the Forreston Grove Church.

There is a Cookie Exchange at the Polo Senior Center on Monday, December 10th. All cookies must be homemade and baked (no store bought). If you want to take part in this activity call the Polo Senior Center at 815-946-3818.

Alzheimer’s Association Fourth Session will be on Thursday, December 13th from 10 – 11am, Effective Communication Strategies. Please call the Polo Senior Center to register at 815-946-3818.

Mark your calendars on Tuesday, December 5th at 11 am The Polo Senior Center will have a Christmas and Membership Dinner with piano Christmas music being played by the Horton Boys. For more information and to make reservations call 815-946-3818.

The Polo Chamber of Commerce would like to issue Certificates of Recognition to any Polo Chamber of Commerce business members who are celebrating five years of being in business, or those with five-year increments of being in business in Polo. Contact us so that we can announce your special business celebration.

The next Polo Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors Meeting will be December 5, 2017 at 5:30 pm at the Polo Firehouse.

Contact information for The Polo Chamber of Commerce: (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) and/or in the Chamber Chatter. 



November 16, 2018


The Polo Chamber of Commerce is looking for businesses to host Business after Hours. This is the time to show off your business! Please contact us if you are interested in hosting a Business after Hours! Upcoming Business after Hours will be hosted by:
       Koeller Forreston Hardware, 104 E. Main St, Forreston, IL on Thursday, December 20, 2018, from 5-7:00 pm.

Polo Rehabilitation & Health Care would like you to join them for Community Coffee every Thursday Morning at 9:30 a.m.

The Polo Chamber of Commerce presents “The Festival of Trees”. Businesses may decorate their trees at the Polo Area Senior Center from November 16 thru November 21, 2018. Contact Tammy Merdian at 815-946-3131 or email at tamela_schollins@comcast.net to set up a time to decorate your tree. Judging will be by donations with the winner donating winnings to the charity of choice.

Country Floral is having a Christmas Open House on Friday, November 23 and Saturday, November 24, 2018.

Blackhawk Area Credit Union will be participating at the Savanna Christmas Walk on Friday, November 23, 2018. The fun begins at 5 pm. Blackhawk Area Credit Union of Savanna will have a Cookie Sale and a Silent Auction. There will be Merchant Bingo and more.

The Polo Chamber of Commerce presents “Breakfast with Santa” at the Polo Area Senior Center on Saturday, November 24, 2018 from 9 am-11 am. Enjoy hotcakes and juice. Donations for breakfast accepted at the door. Don’t forget your camera!

On Saturday, November, 24, 2018 the Polo Chamber of Commerce presents “Christmas Tree Lighting” in Louise D. Quick Park in downtown Polo. Santa and Mrs. Claus will be there too! At 6:30 pm join us at the Polo Area Senior Center to enjoy the Festival of Trees Lighting, Christmas Carols, Hot Chocolate, Bell Ringers and Piano Players from the Faith United Methodist Church. Place your donation for your favorite Christmas Tree. Donations will benefit the business choice of Charity.

The Polo Council of Churches next Open Table Dinner will be Monday, November 26, 2018 from 5:30 pm-6:30 pm at the Faith United Methodist Church in Polo. All are welcome to attend.

Join us for the Afternoon Book Club, Monday, November 26, 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm at the Polo Public Library. Selection: Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe.

Have questions about Medicare, Insurance, or anything else to do with caring for the older population? A caseworker from Rock River Center will be at the library to answer questions on Wednesday, November 28, 2018 from 10 am – 12 pm.

The Polo Chamber of Commerce would like to issue Certificates of Recognition to any Polo Chamber of Commerce business members who are celebrating five years of being in business, or those with five-year increments of being in business in Polo. Contact us so that we can announce your special business celebration.

The next Polo Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors Meeting will be December 5, 2017 at 5:30 pm at the Polo Firehouse.






November 9, 2018


The Polo Chamber of Commerce is looking for businesses to host Business after Hours. This is the time to show off your business! Please contact us if you are interested in hosting a Business after Hours! Upcoming Business after Hours will be hosted by:
        Koeller Forreston Hardware, 104 E. Main St, Forreston, IL on Thursday, December 20, 2018, from 5-7:00 pm.

Polo Rehabilitation & Health Care would like you to join them for Community Coffee every Thursday Morning at 9:30 a.m.

Polo Rehabilitation & Health Care will host a Bake Sale on Thursday, November 15 beginning at 9 am. Donations are welcome.

The Polo Chamber of Commerce Festival of Trees. Business’s are able to decorate their trees at the Polo Senior Center from November 16 thru November 21, 2018. Contact Tammy Merdian at Scholl Insurance 815-946-2324 or by email at tamela_schollins@comcast.net.

The Polo Chamber of Commerce Breakfast with Santa and Tree Lighting in Louise Quick Park is on Saturday, November 24, 2018.

The Polo Council of Churches next Open Table Dinner will be Monday, November 26, 2018 from 5:30 pm-6:30 pm at the Faith United Methodist Church in Polo. All are welcome to attend.

The Polo Chamber of Commerce would like to issue Certificates of Recognition to any Polo Chamber of Commerce business members who are celebrating five years of being in business, or those with five-year increments of being in business in Polo. Contact us so that we can announce your special business celebration.

The next Polo Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors Meeting will be December 5, 2017 at 5:30 pm at the Polo Firehouse.

Contact information for The Polo Chamber of Commerce: (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) and/or in the Chamber Chatter. 



November 2, 2018

The Polo Chamber of Commerce is looking for businesses to host Business after Hours. This is the time to show off your business! Please contact us if you are interested in hosting a Business after Hours! Upcoming Business after Hours will be hosted by:
     Koeller Forreston Hardware, 104 E. Main St, Forreston, IL on Thursday, December 20, 2018, from 5-7:00 pm.

Polo Rehabilitation & Health Care would like you to join them for Community Coffee every Thursday Morning at 9:30 a.m.

Veterans Day Lunch, November 9, 2018 for all area Veterans at 11 am-12:25 pm in the Centennial Elementary Cafeteria. Dessert, Coffee and Games following lunch in the Centennial Elementary Community Room. Veterans Day Program open to the public at 1 pm in the Centennial Elementary Gymnasium.

Polo Rehabilitation & Health Care will host a Bake Sale on Thursday, November 15 beginning at 9 am. Donations are welcome.

The Polo Chamber of Commerce Festival of Trees. Business’s are able to decorate their trees at the Polo Senior Center from November 16 thru November 21, 2018. Contact Tammy Merdian at Scholl Insurance 815-946-2324 or by email at tamela_schollins@comcast.net.

The Polo Chamber of Commerce Breakfast with Santa and Tree Lighting in Louise Quick Park is on Saturday, November 24, 2018.

The Polo Council of Churches next Open Table Dinner will be Monday, November 26, 2018 from 5:30 pm-6:30 pm at the Faith United Methodist Church in Polo. All are welcome to attend.

The Polo Chamber of Commerce would like to issue Certificates of Recognition to any Polo Chamber of Commerce business members who are celebrating five years of being in business, or those with five-year increments of being in business in Polo. Contact us so that we can announce your special business celebration.

The next Polo Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors Meeting will be November 7, 2017 at 5:30 pm at the Polo Firehouse.

Contact information for The Polo Chamber of Commerce: (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) and/or in the Chamber Chatter. 




October 26, 2018


The Polo Chamber of Commerce is looking for businesses to host Business after Hours. This is the time to show off your business! Please contact us if you are interested in hosting a Business after Hours! Upcoming Business after Hours will be hosted by:
          Koeller Forreston Hardware, 104 E. Main St, Forreston, IL on Thursday, December 20, 2018, from 5-7:00 pm.

Polo Rehabilitation & Health Care would like you to join them for Community Coffee every Thursday Morning at 9:30 a.m.

The Polo Council of Churches next Open Table Dinner will be Monday, October 29, 2018 from 5:30 pm-6:30 pm at the Faith United Methodist Church in Polo. All are welcome to attend.

Veterans Day Lunch for all area Veterans at 11 am-12:25 pm in the Centennial Elementary Cafeteria. Dessert, Coffee and Games following lunch in the Centennial Elementary Community Room. Veterans Day Program open to the public at 1 pm in the Centennial Elementary Gymnasium.

Polo Rehabilitation & Health Care will host a Bake Sale on Thursday, November 15 beginning at 9 am. Donations are welcome.

The Polo Chamber of Commerce Festival of Trees. Business’s are able to decorate their trees at the Polo Senior Center from November 16 thru November 21, 2018. Contact Tammy Merdian at Scholl Insurance 815-946-2324 or by email at tamela_schollins@comcast.net.

The Polo Chamber of Commerce Breakfast with Santa and Tree Lighting in Louise Quick Park is on Saturday, November 24, 2018.

The Polo Chamber of Commerce would like to issue Certificates of Recognition to any Polo Chamber of Commerce business members who are celebrating five years of being in business, or those with five-year increments of being in business in Polo. Contact us so that we can announce your special business celebration.

The next Polo Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors Meeting will be November 7, 2017 at 5:30 pm at the Polo Firehouse.

Contact information for The Polo Chamber of Commerce: (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) and/or in the Chamber Chatter. 




October 19, 2018

The Polo Chamber of Commerce is looking for businesses to host Business after Hours. This is the time to show off your business! Please contact us if you are interested in hosting a Business after Hours! Upcoming Business after Hours will be hosted by:
                  Polo Rehabilitation & Health Care Center, 703 East Buffalo Street, Polo, IL, on Thursday, October 18, 2018,

                  from 5-7:00 pm.

                  Koeller Forreston Hardware, 104 E. Main St, Forreston, IL on Thursday, December 20, 2018,

                  from 5-7:00 pm.

Polo Rehabilitation & Health Care would like you to join them for Community Coffee every Thursday Morning at 9:30 a.m.

The Polo Council of Churches next Open Table Dinner will be Monday, October 29, 2018 from 5:30 pm-6:30 pm at the Faith United Methodist Church in Polo. All are welcome to attend.

Polo Rehabilitation & Health Care will host a Bake Sale on Thursday, November 15 beginning at 9 am. Donations are welcome.

The Polo Chamber of Commerce would like to issue Certificates of Recognition to any Polo Chamber of Commerce business members who are celebrating five years of being in business, or those with five-year increments of being in business in Polo. Contact us so that we can announce your special business celebration.

The next Polo Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors Meeting will be November 7, 2017 at 5:30 pm at the Polo Firehouse.

Contact information for The Polo Chamber of Commerce: (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) and/or in the Chamber Chatter. 




October 12, 2018


​Polo Rehabilitation & Health Care would like you to join them for Community Coffee every Thursday Morning at 9:30 a.m.

The Polo Council of Churches next Open Table Dinner will be Monday, October 29, 2018 from 5:30 pm-6:30 pm at the Faith United Methodist Church in Polo. All are welcome to attend.

Polo Rehabilitation & Health Care 2018 St Jude Moon Light Golf Outing is Saturday, October 13, 2018 at Sunset Golf Course, 216 Sunset Hill, Mt. Morris. For information call Muriel (Bubbles) Casinger at 815-946-2203.

Celebrating 70 years, The Polo Fire Protection District, and Fire Prevention Week, the Polo Firefighter’s Association announce: The Polo Fire Department Annual Hog Roast and Open House, October 13, 2018 from 4pm-8pm. Pink Heals of the Sauk Valley will be in attendance. Activities for children and a Motor vehicle extrication demonstration will be performed by the firefighters.

Blackhawk Area Credit Union will mark the 70th Anniversary of International Credit Union Day on Thursday, October 18, 2018. This year’s theme is “find Your Platinum Lining”. It combines the traditional gift of platinum for 70th Anniversaries with a play on the saying “every cloud has a silver lining”. Join the Polo branch in celebrating ICU Day. Children ages 13 and under may obtain a coloring page from BACU office or FB page. Refreshments will be served throughout the day as well.

The Polo Chamber of Commerce is looking for businesses to host Business after Hours. This is the time to show off your business! Please contact us if you are interested in hosting a Business after Hours! Upcoming Business after Hours will be hosted by:

Polo Rehabilitation & Health Care Center, 703 East Buffalo Street, Polo, IL, on Thursday, October 18, 2018, from 5-7:00 pm.

Koeller Forreston Hardware, 104 E. Main St, Forreston, IL on Thursday, December 20, 2018, from 5-7:00 pm.

The Polo Chamber of Commerce would like to issue Certificates of Recognition to any Polo Chamber of Commerce business member who are celebrating five years of being in business, or those with five-year increments of being in business in Polo. Contact us so that we can announce your special business celebration.

The next Polo Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors Meeting will be November 7, 2017 at 5:30 pm at the Polo Firehouse.

Contact information for The Polo Chamber of Commerce: (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) and/or in the Chamber Chatter. 


October 1, 2018


Every Thursday Morning at 9:30 a.m. the residents of Polo Rehabilitation & Health Care would like you to join them for Community Coffee.

The Polo Council of Churches will hold their next Open Table Dinner on Monday, October 29, 2018 from 5:30 pm-6:30 pm at the Faith United Methodist Church in Polo. All are welcome to attend.

Polo Rehabilitation & Health Care 2018 St Jude Moon Light Golf Outing is Saturday, October 13, 2018 at Sunset Golf Course, 216 Sunset Hill, Mt. Morris. For information call Muriel (Bubbles) Casinger at 815-946-2203.

Celebrating 70 years of the Polo Fire Protection District, and Fire Prevention Week, the Polo Firefighter’s Association announces: The Polo Fire Department Annual Hog Roast and Open House, October 13, 2018 from 4pm-8pm. Pink Heals of the Sauk Valley will be in attendance. Activities for children and a Motor vehicle extrication demonstration will be performed by the firefighters.

Blackhawk Area Credit Union will mark the 70th Anniversary of International Credit Union Day on Thursday, October 18, 2018. This year’s theme is “find Your Platinum Lining”. It combines the traditional gift of platinum for 70th Anniversaries with a play on the saying “every cloud has a silver lining”. Join the Polo branch in celebrating ICU Day. Children ages 13 and under may obtain a coloring page from BACU office or FB page. Refreshments will be served throughout the day as well.

The Polo Chamber of Commerce is looking for businesses to host Business after Hours. This is the time to show off your business! Please contact us if you are interested in hosting a Business after Hours! Upcoming Business after Hours will be hosted by:

Polo Rehabilitation and Health Care Center, 703 East Buffalo Street, Polo, IL, on Thursday, October 18, 2018, from 5-7:00 pm.

Koeller Forreston Hardware, 104 E. Main St, Forreston, IL on Thursday, December 20, 2018, from 5-7:00 pm.

The Polo Chamber of Commerce would like to issue Certificates of Recognition to any Polo Chamber of Commerce business member who is celebrating five years of being in business, or those with five-year increments of being in business in Polo. Contact us so that we can announce your special business celebration.

The next Polo Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors Meeting will be November 7, 2017 at 5:30 pm at the Polo Fire Station.

Contact information for The Polo Chamber of Commerce: (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) and/or in the Chamber Chatter. 




September 24,2018


Welcome to our newest Chamber Members: Property Pride Restoration at 116 W. Mason in Polo, Koeller Forreston Hardware at 104 E. Main St in Forreston, and Klocke’s Emergency Vehicles at 601 W. 4th St in Sterling.

Every Thursday Morning at 9:30 a.m. the residents of Polo Rehabilitation & Health Care would like you to join them for Community Coffee.

The Polo Council of Churches will hold their next Open Table Dinner on October 22, 2018 from 5:30 pm-6:30 pm at the Faith United Methodist Church in Polo. All are welcome to attend.

The Polo Chamber of Commerce will be hosting the Annual Chili Cook Off at the Louise D Quick Park on Saturday, September 29, 2018 from 12pm-3pm. This day also includes the Annual Larry Lannen blood drive and the all-town rummage sales; blood drive beginning at 9am, chili tasting at noon. Chili cookers can print a registration packet at www.polochamber.org.

Polo Rehabilitation & Health Care 2018 St Jude Moon Light Golf Outing is Saturday, October 13, 2018 at Sunset Golf Course, 216 Sunset Hill, Mt. Morris. For information call Muriel (Bubbles) Casinger at 815-946-2203.

Celebrating 70 years of the Polo Fire Protection District, and Fire Prevention Week, the Polo Firefighter’s Association announces: The Polo Fire Department Annual Hog Roast and Open House, October 13, 2018 from 4pm-8pm. Pink Heals of the Sauk Valley will be in attendance. Activities for children and a Motor vehicle extrication demonstration will be performed by the firefighters.

The Polo Chamber of Commerce is looking for businesses to host Business after Hours. This is the time to show off your business! Please contact us if you are interested in hosting a Business after Hours! Upcoming Business after Hours will be hosted by:
Polo Rehabilitation and Health Care Center, 703 East Buffalo Street, Polo, IL, on Thursday, October 18, 2018, from 5-7:00 pm.

Koeller Forreston Hardware, 104 E. Main St, Forreston, IL on Thursday, December 20, 2018, from 5-7:00 pm.

The Polo Chamber of Commerce would like to issue Certificates of Recognition to any Polo Chamber of Commerce business member who is celebrating five years of being in business, or those with five-year increments of being in business in Polo. Contact us so that we can announce your special business celebration.

The next Polo Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors Meeting will be October 3, 2017 at 5:30 pm at the Polo Fire Station.

Contact information for The Polo Chamber of Commerce: (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) and/or in the Chamber Chatter. 



June 25,2018


FREE MOVIES AT THE LOUISE D QUICK PARK! The Polo Chamber of Commerce summer schedule for free movies at the Louise D Quick Park; 102 W. Mason St. Mark your calendars for the upcoming movies at the park; July 6, “Jumanji”; July 20, “Coco”; and August 3, “Nut Job 2”. Looney Tunes start at 8:30 pm with the movie at 9:oo pm. Free popcorn will be served.

Every Thursday Morning at 9:30 a.m. the residents of Polo Rehabilitation & Health Care would like you to join them for Community Coffee.

The Polo Council of Churches will hold their next Open Table Dinner on August 27, 2018 from 5:30 pm-6:30 pm at the Faith United Methodist Church in Polo. All are welcome to attend.

The Polo Chamber of Commerce Annual Car Show will be held on Saturday, August 11, 2018 from 8:00 am–4:00 pm Cars, trucks, motorcycles and swap meet, plus trivia competition, music and 50/50 raffle. Contact us for more information.

The Polo Chamber of Commerce Annual Dinner will be held on September 24, 2018.

The Polo Chamber of Commerce will be hosting the Annual Chili Cook Off at the Louise D Quick Park on Saturday, September 29, 2018. This day also includes the Annual Larry Lannen blood drive and the all-town rummage sales; blood drive beginning at 9am, chili tasting at noon. Contact us to enter your chili.

The Polo Chamber of Commerce is looking for businesses to host Business after Hours. This is the time to show off your business! Please contact us if you are interested in hosting a Business after Hours! Upcoming Business after Hours will be hosted by: Polo Rehabilitation and Health Care Center, 703 East Buffalo Street, Polo, IL, on Thursday, October 18, 2018, from 5:00 pm-7:00 pm

The Polo Chamber of Commerce would like to issue Certificates of Recognition to any Polo Chamber of Commerce business member who is celebrating five years of being in business, or those with five-year increments of being in business in Polo. Contact us so that we can announce your special business celebration.

Contact information for The Polo Chamber of Commerce: (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 (Polochamber.org) and/or in the Chamber Chatter. 



June 21, 2018


FREE MOVIES AT THE LOUISE D QUICK PARK! The Polo Chamber of Commerce summer schedule for free movies at the Louise D Quick Park; 102 W. Mason St. will kick off on June 22 with “Despicable Me 3” at dusk. Free popcorn will be served. Mark your calendars for the upcoming movies at the park; July 6, “Jumanji”; July 20, “Welcome to the Jungle”; July 20, “Coco”; and August 3, “Nut Job 2”.

Every Thursday Morning at 9:30 a.m. join the residents of Polo Rehabilitation & Health Care for Community Coffee.

The last Monday of every Month (next dinner: June 25th), the Polo Council of Churches will hold their Open Table Dinner from 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. at the Faith United Methodist Church in Polo. All are welcome to attend.

The Polo Chamber of Commerce Annual Car Show will be held on Saturday, August 11, 2018 from 8 a.m – 4 p.m. Cars, trucks and motorcycles and swap meet, plus trivia competition, music and 50/50 raffle. Contact us for more information.

The Polo Chamber of Commerce Annual Dinner will be held on September 24, 2018.

The Polo Chamber of Commerce will be hosting the Annual Chili Cook Off at the Louise D Quick Park on Saturday, September 29, 2018. This day also includes the Annual Larry Lannen blood drive and the all-town rummage sales; blood drive at 9am, chili tasting at noon. Contact us to enter your chili.

The Polo Chamber of Commerce is looking for businesses to host Business after Hours. This is the time to show off your business! Please contact us if you are interested in hosting a Business after Hours! Upcoming Business after Hours will be hosted by: Polo Rehabilitation and Health Care Center, 703 East Buffalo Street, Polo, IL, on Thursday, October 18, 2018, from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

The Polo Chamber of Commerce would like to issue Certificates of Recognition to any Polo Chamber of Commerce business member who is celebrating five years of being in business, or those with five-year increments of being in business in Polo. Contact us so that we can announce your special business celebration.

Contact information for The Polo Chamber of Commerce: (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 (Polochamber.org) and/or in the Chamber Chatter.



June 11, 2018


Polo Town & Country Days will be held June 13th to June 17th. Go to polodays.org for more information.

Straw Sculptures will be on display at Pauls Park during the Town & Country Days. Be sure to watch for them.

Every Thursday Morning at 9:30 a.m. join the residents of Polo Rehabilitation & Health Care for Community Coffee.

FREE MOVIES AT THE LOUISE D QUICK PARK! The Polo Chamber of Commerce summer schedule for free movies at the Louise D Quick Park; 102 W. Mason St. will kick off on June 22 with “Despicable Me 3” at dusk. Free popcorn will be served. Mark your calendars for the upcoming movies at the park; July 6, “Jumanji”; July 20, “Welcome to the Jungle”; July 20, “Coco”; and August 3, “Nut Job 2”.

The last Monday of every Month (next dinner: June 25th), the Polo Council of Churches will hold their Open Table Dinner from 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. at the Faith United Methodist Church in Polo. All are welcome to attend.

The Polo Chamber of Commerce Annual Car Show will be held on Saturday, August 11 from 8 a.m – 4 p.m. Cars, trucks and motorcycles and swap meet, plus trivia competition, music and 50/50 raffle. Contact us for more information.

The Polo Chamber of Commerce Annual Dinner will be held on September 24, 2018.

The Polo Chamber of Commerce will be hosting the Annual Chili Cook Off at the Louise D Quick Park on Saturday, September 29. This day also included the Annual Larry Lannen blood drive and the all-town rummage sales; blood drive at 9am, chili tasting at noon. Contact us to enter your chili.

The Polo Chamber of Commerce is looking for businesses to host Business after Hours. This is the time to show off your business! Please contact us if you are interested in hosting a Business after Hours! Upcoming Business after Hours will be hosted by: Polo Rehabilitation and Health Care Center, 703 East Buffalo Street, Polo, IL, on Thursday, October 18, 2018, from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

The Polo Chamber of Commerce would like to issue Certificates of Recognition to any Polo Chamber of Commerce business member who is celebrating five years of being in business, or those with five-year increments of being in business in Polo. Contact us so that we can announce your special business celebration.

Contact information for The Polo Chamber of Commerce: (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 (Polochamber.org) and/or in the Chamber Chatter.


May 21, 2018

Polo Town & Country Days will be held June 14th to June 17th. Go to polodays.org for more information.

FREE MOVIES AT THE LOUISE D QUICK PARK! The Polo Chamber of Commerce summer schedule for free movies at the Louise D Quick Park, 102 W. Mason St. will kick off on June 22 with “Despicable Me 3” at dusk. Free popcorn will be served. Mark your calendars for the upcoming movies at the park; July 6, “Jumanji”; July 20, “Welcome to the Jungle”; July 20, “Coco”; and August 3, “Nut Job 2”.

The last Monday of every Month (next dinner: June 25th), the Polo Council of Churches will hold their Open Table Dinner from 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. at the Faith United Methodist Church in Polo. All are welcome to attend.

The Polo Chamber of Commerce Annual Car Show is on on Saturday, August 11 from 8 a.m – 4 p.m. Cars, trucks and motorcycles and swap meet, plus trivia competition, music and 50/50 raffle. Contact us for more information.

The Polo Chamber of Commerce will be hosting it’s Annual Chili Cook Off at the Louise D Quick Park on Saturday, September 29. This day also included the Annual Larry Lannen blood drive and the all-town rummage sales; blood drive at 9am, chili tasting at noon. Contact us to enter your chili.

The Polo Chamber of Commerce is looking for businesses to host Business after Hours. This is the time to show off your business! Please contact us if you are interested in hosting a Business after Hours! Upcoming Business after Hours will be hosted by: Polo Rehabilitation and Health Care Center, 703 East Buffalo Street, Polo, IL, on Thursday, October 18, 2018, from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

The Polo Chamber of Commerce wants to issue Certificates of Recognition to any Polo Chamber of Commerce business member who is celebrating five years, or those with five-year increments of being in business in Polo. Contact us so that we can announce your special business celebration.

Contact information for The Polo Chamber of Commerce: (815) 946-3131, polochamber@gmail.com, or mail to P.O. Box 116, Polo, IL 61064 if you would like to post on the Chamber Sign, Chamber Website (Polochamber.org) and/or in the Chamber Chatter. 



May 21, 2018

Upcoming After Hours will be hosted by:
Polo Rehabilitation and Health Care Center, 703 East Buffalo Street, Polo, IL, on Thursday, October 18, 2018, from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

The last Monday of every Month (next dinner: June 25th), the Polo Council of Churches will hold their Open Table Dinner from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the Faith United Methodist Church in Polo. All are welcome to attend.

Mark your calendars! The dates have been chosen for Movies in the Park 2018. They will be June 22 - Despicable Me 3; July 6 - Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle; July 20 - Coco; and, August 3 - Nut Job 2.

Polo Town & Country Days will be held June 14th to June 17th.

We are looking for businesses to host After Hours. Please contact us if you are interested in hosting!

The Polo Chamber Board of Trustees is attempting to issue Certificates of Recognition to Polo Chamber of Commerce member businesses celebrating five years, and those with five-year increments of being in business in Polo.

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.




March 19, 2018



The last Monday of every Month (next dinner: April 30th), the Polo Council of Churches will hold their Open Table Dinner from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the Faith United Methodist Church in Polo. All are welcome to attend.

Mark your calendars! The dates have been chosen for Movies in the Park 2018. They will be June 22 - Despicable Me 3; July 6 - Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle; July 20 - Coco; and, August 3 - Nut Job 2.

Upcoming After Hours will be hosted by:
Polo Historical Society at the Museum, 113 North Franklin, Polo, IL, on April 18, 2018, from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Polo Rehabilitation and Health Care Center, 703 East Buffalo Street, Polo, IL, on October 18, 2018, from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

We are looking for businesses to host After Hours. Please contact us if you are interested in hosting!

The Polo Chamber Board of Trustees is attempting to issue Certificates of Recognition to Polo Chamber of Commerce member businesses celebrating five years, and those with five-year increments of being in business in Polo.

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.

March 19, 2018


Saturday, March 24th at 11:00 a.m. Polo Rehabilitation and Health Care Center will be hosting a community Easter Egg hunt. There will be hundreds and hundreds of eggs, lots of prizes, and a bunch of candy. Bring your Easter basket and take a picture with the Easter bunny.

The last Monday of every Month (next dinner: March 26th), the Polo Council of Churches will hold their Open Table Dinner from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the Faith United Methodist Church in Polo. All are welcome to attend.

Mark your calendars! The dates have been chosen for Movies in the Park 2018. They will be June 22 - Despicable Me 3; July 6 - Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle; July 20 - Coco; and, August 3 - Nut Job 2.

Upcoming After Hours will be hosted by:
Polo Historical Society at the Museum, 113 North Franklin, Polo, IL, on April 18, 2018, from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Polo Rehabilitation and Health Care Center, 703 East Buffalo Street, Polo, IL, on October 18, 2018, from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

We are looking for businesses to host After Hours. Please contact us if you are interested in hosting!

The Polo Chamber Board of Trustees is attempting to issue Certificates of Recognition to Polo Chamber of Commerce member businesses celebrating five years, and those with five-year increments of being in business in Polo.

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.




February 19, 2018


The Polo Chamber of Commerce is excited about working with the Polo Lions Club again this year with their annual Rose and Carnation Day Sales. The prices this year are $20.00 for a dozen roses and $10 for a dozen carnations. If you are interested in purchasing roses and/or carnations please contact any chamber member or call (815) 946-3131 to place your order. Delivery date is March 17th. The proceeds will go to benefit projects within the community including Summer Movies in the Park and the Polo Library Shelter Project.

The last Monday of every Month (next dinner: March 26th), the Polo Council of Churches will hold their Open Table Dinner from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the Faith United Methodist Church in Polo. All are welcome to attend.

Saturday, March 24th at 11:00 a.m. Polo Rehabilitation and Health Care Center will be hosting a community Easter Egg hunt. There will be hundreds and hundreds of eggs, lots of prizes, and a bunch of candy. Bring your Easter basket and take a picture with the Easter bunny.

Mark your calendars! The dates have been chosen for Movies in the Park 2018. They will be June 22 - Despicable Me 3; July 6 - Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle; July 20 - Coco; and, August 3 - Nut Job 2.

Upcoming After Hours will be hosted by:
-   Polo Historical Society at the Museum, 113 North Franklin, Polo, IL, on April 18, 2018, from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
-   Polo Rehabilitation and Health Care Center, 703 East Buffalo Street, Polo, IL, on October 18, 2018, from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

We are looking for businesses to host After Hours. Please contact us if you are interested in hosting!

The Polo Chamber Board of Trustees is attempting to issue Certificates of Recognition to Polo Chamber of Commerce member businesses celebrating five years, and those with five-year increments of being in business in Polo.

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.



February 26, 2018


The Polo Chamber of Commerce is excited about working with the Polo Lions Club again this year with their annual Rose and Carnation Day Sales. The prices this year are $20.00 for a dozen roses and $10 for a dozen carnations. If you are interested in purchasing roses and/or carnations please contact any chamber member or call (815) 946-3131 to place your order. Deliver date is March 17th. The proceeds will go to benefit projects within the community including Summer Movies in the Park and the Polo Library Shelter Project.

The last Monday of the Month (March 26th), the Polo Council of Churches will hold their Open Table Dinner from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the Faith United Methodist Church in Polo. All are welcome to attend.

Mark your calendars! The dates have been chosen for Movies in the Park 2018. They will be June 22; July 6; July 20; and, August 3.

We are looking for businesses to host After Hours. Please contact us if you are interested in hosting!

The Polo Chamber Board of Trustees is attempting to issue Certificates of Recognition to Polo Chamber of Commerce member businesses celebrating five years, and those with five-year increments of being in business in Polo.

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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February 19, 2018


Monday, February 26, 2018, the Our Table Meal at the FUM Church will be serving Chili and Grilled Cheese.

The Polo Chamber of Commerce is very excited about working with the Polo Lions Club again this year with their annual Rose and Carnation Day Sales. The prices this year are $20.00 for a dozen roses and $10 for a dozen carnations. If you are interested in purchasing roses and/or carnations please contact any chamber member or call (815) 946-3131 to place your order. Deliver date is March 17th.

Mark your calendars! The dates have been chosen for Movies in the Park 2018. They will be June 22; July 6; July 20; and, August 3.

We are looking for businesses to host After Hours. Please contact us if you are interested in hosting!

The Polo Chamber Board of Trustees is attempting to issue Certificates of Recognition to Polo Chamber of Commerce member businesses celebrating five years, and those with five-year increments of being in business in Polo.

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.



February 11, 2018


The Polo Chamber of Commerce is very excited about working with the Polo Lions Club again this year with their annual Rose and Carnation Day Sales. The prices this year are $20.00 for a dozen roses and $10 for a dozen carnations. If you are interested in purchasing roses and/or carnations please contact any chamber member or call (815) 946-3131 to place your order. Deliver date is March 17th.

Mark your calendars! The dates have been chosen for Movies in the Park 2018. They will be June 22; July 6; July 20; and, August 3.

We are looking for businesses to host After Hours. Please contact us if you are interested in hosting!

The Polo Chamber Board of Trustees is attempting to issue Certificates of Recognition to Polo Chamber of Commerce member businesses celebrating five years, and those with five-year increments of being in business in Polo.

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.


January 15, 2018


Congratulations to the winners of the Christmas House Decorating Contest!
First Place: Troy and Sarah McCawley; Second Place: Ed and Joan Raley; Third Place: Terry and Pam Jenkins. Honorable Mentions: Chris and Paula Rademacher, Vernon and Chris Shenefelt and Ben and Heather Faivre.

Saturday, January 27, 2018, from 7-11pm - Polo Area Community Theatre's 4th Annual Masquerade Ball will be complete with ballroom attire, masks, appetizers, auctions and dancing. Open to the public - high school and older - Dress is formal: Evening wear with mask is required. $10 per person in advance; $15 per person at the door, $15 per couple in advance; $20 per couple at the door. For more information visit - www.polotheatre.org.

Sunday, January 28, 2018, from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. - the Polo Athletic Boosters will host a Pancake and Sausage Breakfast at the Polo Fire Station. Come for breakfast and help support the high school athletics programs!! Donations accepted at the door.

Monday, January 29, 2018 - The Polo Council of Churches will hold their Open Table Dinner from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the Faith United Methodist Church in Polo. All are welcome to attend.

We are looking for businesses to host After Hours. Please contact us if you are interested in hosting!

The Polo Chamber Board of Trustees is attempting to issue Certificates of Recognition to Polo Chamber of Commerce member businesses celebrating five years, and those with five-year increments of being in business in Polo.  




January 1, 2018


Christmas Tree Recycling will be held by Ogle County Solid Waste Management Department for local residents. Please check their website at Oglecounty.org or call 815-732-4020 for specific dates and times for your town. For Polo residents: trees can be dropped off at the corner of East Colden Street and South Green Avenue - deadline for drop off is January 15, 2018. In addition, Polo High School FFA will pick up trees on your curb at 8:00 a.m. on January 6, 2018. Please remove all decorations from the tree, including ornaments, garland, tinsel and water stand.

The last Monday of the Month in January, the Polo Council of Churches will hold their Open Table Dinner from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the Faith United Methodist Church in Polo. All are welcome to attend.

We are looking for businesses to host After Hours. Please contact us if you are interested in hosting!

The Polo Chamber Board of Trustees is attempting to issue Certificates of Recognition to Polo Chamber of Commerce member businesses celebrating five years, and those with five-year increments of being in business in Polo.


November 30, 2018