February 28, 2022


Business After Hours
We are pleased to announce our first Business After Hours event after nearly two years. Please mark your calendars for Thursday, March 17th and join us at the Polo Room from 5:00 – 8:00 for a St. Patrick’s Day celebration, live music featuring Catfish Bernie, and refreshments. We are looking for other Polo businesses to host a Business After Hours or Breakfast Before Business.  If interested, please contact the Polo Chamber at 815-946-3131.

Spring Rummage Sales
This year’s Spring All-Town Rummage Sales will be the last weekend in April. To have your address added to the Rummage Sale map, please email polochamber@gmail.com.

Polo Car Show
The 2022 Car Show will be Saturday, August 13th from 8 am – 3 pm rain or shine.

Upcoming Polo Library Events
February 28 – Afternoon Book Club at 1:30 pm
Genealogy Help at 5:00 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 Face Book Page and/or the Chamber Chatter.


January 10, 2022


Happy New Year from the Polo Chamber of Commerce! We wish you health and happiness in 2022.

Thank you to all of the homes and businesses who entered into our 1st Annual Holiday Home Decorating Contest. We are pleased to announce the following winners:
People’s Choice - 405 E. Buffalo Street
Best Use of Lights - 2896 S. Galena Trail
Most Creative - 308 W. Colden Street
Best Business - Polo Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center

We are also excited to announce the addition of two local businesses to the Polo Chamber of Commerce - Marco Nutrition, located at 103 N. Division Avenue, and Studio 112, located at 112 W. Mason Street.

Upcoming Events
Looking for Genealogy help? Stop by the Polo Public Library on the first Wednesday of each month from 5 - 7 pm, and third Saturday of each month from 10 am - 12 pm.

Visit the Polo Public Library for Coffee with a Cop on the 2nd Wednesday of the month at 10:30 am. Enjoy a cup of coffee and a nice chat with a Cop.

On Wednesday, January 12th, John Lynn will be sharing his story about traveling 4000 miles across the US by bike, foot and canoe. His presentation "America Coast to Coast - Atlantic Ocean to the Mississippi” will be via Zoom at 6pm. Contact the Polo Library for more information.

Business after Hours
If you are interested and would like to host a Business after Hours or Breakfast before Business call the Chamber at 815-946-3131.

Certificates of Recognition
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 during our Annual Dinner.

Get the Word Out
Interested in having your event posted on the Polo Chamber Sign, Chamber Website (www.polochamber.org), Chamber Facebook Page and/or Chamber Chatter? Please contact us at (815) 946 3131, polochamber@gmail.com, or mail to P.O. Box 116, Polo, IL 61064.


December 10, 2021

A special thank you to all of the local businesses who sponsored and participated in the 3rd Annual Polo Christmas Festival. We truly appreciate your help in making this event such a success for the children and community of Polo. To all of the volunteers and community members who helped throughout the festival, we couldn’t have done it without your support. We hope that everyone who attended felt a little bit of that small-town Christmas spirit and we wish everyone a joyous holiday season filled with peace and cheer in 2022.

Don’t forget to cast your vote in Polo’s Holiday Home Decorating Contest. Residents are be able to vote for their favorite decorations ONLINE and winners will be announced in four categories: People’s Choice/Best in Show, Best Use of Lights, Most Creative, Best Business. To view rules, please visit www.polochamber.org. Voting will take place December 4 thru December 18, 2021.

Visit the Polo Public Library for Coffee with a Cop on the 2nd Wednesday of the month at 10:30 am. Enjoy a cup of coffee and a nice chat with a Cop.

Business after Hours
If you are interested and would like to host a Business after Hours or Breakfast before Business call the Chamber at 815-946-3131.

Certificates of Recognition

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 during our Annual Dinner.

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 Face Book Page and/or the Chamber Chatter.


December 3, 2021

Reminder the Polo Christmas Festival is Saturday, December 4, 2021.

Polo Christmas Festival Christmas Cash 60/40 Raffle Tickets are available at: First State Bank, Country Insurance, The Polo Public Library, Scholl Insurance, Inc, Our House Antiques and available during the Christmas Festival. Who wouldn’t love a little extra cash right before the holiday? Make sure to get your tickets for the Polo Christmas Festival’s 60/40 raffle where the winner gets 60% of the proceeds!

Polo Christmas Festival, Saturday, December 4, 2021. We are bringing back some community favorites like the House Decorating, Tree Lighting, Carriage Rides, Holiday Stories, Photos with the elves, a visit from the big man himself and a NEW Polo Historic Trolley Tour that will be lead by Betty Obendorf! Shop Local at The Christmas Cupboard, Country Floral and Our House Antiques. There is a Craft and Vendor Show at Crossroads from 10 am -3 pm, The Cub Scout Pack 337 Christmas Wreath and Swag Fundraiser at St Mary’s Church from 1 pm-3 pm. Sip and Shop Vendor Fair 2:30pm – 7 pm located next to Chesty P’s. Visit the Polo Christmas Festival on Facebook for more information.

The Polo Lions Club Christmas Dinner is on Saturday, December 4, 2021 from 5p-7p at the Polo Fire Station. Sit down or drive thru service. Donations are accepted with all proceeds going towards local community projects.

Don’t Forget to enter Polo’s Holiday Home Decorating Contest it is open to all homes and businesses within the Polo School District. Residents will be able to vote for their favorite decorations ONLINE and winners will be announced in four categories: People’s Choice/Best in Show, Best Use of Lights, Most Creative, Best Business. To view rules and enter your home or business into the Holiday Home Decorating Contest, please visit www.polochamber.org. Voting will take place December 4 thru December 18, 2021.

Visit the Polo Public Library for Coffee with a Cop on Wednesday’s at 10:30 am. Enjoy a cup of coffee and a nice chat with a Cop.

Business after Hours
If you are interested and would like to host a Business after Hours or Breakfast before Business call the Chamber at 815-946-3131.

Certificates of Recognition
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 during our Annual Dinner.

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 Face Book Page and/or the Chamber Chatter.


November 26, 2021

Polo Senior Center Membership Dinner is Tuesday, November 30th at 10:30 am. “The String Alongs” will entertainment.

Polo Christmas Festival Christmas Cash 60/40 Raffle Tickets are available at: First State Bank, Country Insurance, The Polo Public Library, Scholl Insurance, Inc, Our House Antiques and available during the Christmas Festival. Who wouldn’t love a little extra cash right before the holiday? Make sure to get your tickets for the Polo Christmas Festival’s 60/40 raffle where the winner gets 60% of the proceeds!

Polo Christmas Festival, Saturday, December 4, 2021. We are bringing back some community favorites like the House Decorating, Tree Lighting, Carriage Rides, Holiday Stories, Photos with the elves, a visit from the big man himself and a NEW Polo Historic Trolley Tour that will be lead by Betty Obendorf! Shop Local at The Christmas Cupboard, Country Floral and Our House Antiques. There is a Craft and Vendor Show at Crossroads from 10 am -3 pm, The Cub Scout Pack 337 Christmas Wreath and Swag Fundraiser at St Mary’s Church from 1 pm-3 pm. Sip and Shop Vendor Fair 2:30pm – 7 pm located next to Chesty P’s. Visit the Polo Christmas Festival on Facebook for more information.

The Polo Lions Club Christmas Dinner is on Saturday, December 4, 2021 from 5p-7p at the Polo Fire Station. Sit down or drive thru service. Donations are accepted with all proceeds going towards local community projects.

Don’t Forget to enter Polo’s Holiday Home Decorating Contest it is open to all homes and businesses within the Polo School District. Residents will be able to vote for their favorite decorations ONLINE and winners will be announced in four categories: People’s Choice/Best in Show, Best Use of Lights, Most Creative, Best Business. To view rules and enter your home or business into the Holiday Home Decorating Contest, please visit www.polochamber.org. Voting will take place December 4 thru December 18, 2021.

Visit the Polo Public Library for Coffee with a Cop on Wednesday’s at 10:30 am. Enjoy a cup of coffee and a nice chat with a Cop.

Business after Hours
If you are interested and would like to host a Business after Hours or Breakfast before Business call the Chamber at 815-946-3131.

Certificates of Recognition
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 during our Annual Dinner.

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 Face Book Page and/or the Chamber Chatter.


November 19, 2021

We are excited to announce that the Polo Christmas Festival will be returning again this year! Mark your calendars for Saturday, December 4, 2021. We are bringing back some community favorites like the House Decorating, Tree Lighting, Carriage Rides, Holiday Stories, Photos with the elves, a visit from the big man himself and a NEW Polo Historic Trolley Tour that will be lead by Betty Obendorf! Shop Local at The Christmas Cupboard, Country Floral and Our House Antiques. There is a Craft and Vendor Show at Crossroads from 10 am -3 pm, The Cub Scout Pack 337 Christmas Wreath and Swag Fundraiser at St Mary’s Church from 1 pm-3 pm. Sip and Shop Vendor Fair 2:30pm – 7 pm located next to Chesty P’s. Visit the Polo Christmas Festival on Facebook for more information.

The Polo Lions Club Christmas Dinner is on Saturday, December 4, 2021 from 5p-7p at the Polo Fire Station. Sit down or drive thru service. Donations accepted.

Holiday Home Decorating Contest is open to all homes and businesses within the Polo School District. Residents will be able to vote for their favorite decorations ONLINE and winners will be announced in four categories: People’s Choice/Best in Show, Best Use of Lights, Most Creative, Best Business. To view rules and enter your home or business into the Holiday Home Decorating Contest, please visit www.polochamber.org. Voting will take place December 4 thru December 18, 2021.

Visit the Polo Public Library for Coffee with a Cop on Wednesday’s at 10:30 am. Enjoy a cup of coffee and a nice chat with a Cop.

Business after Hours
If you are interested and would like to host a Business after Hours or Breakfast before Business call the Chamber at 815-946-3131.

Certificates of Recognition
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 during our Annual Dinner.

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 Face Book Page and/or the Chamber Chatter.


November 5, 2021

We are excited to announce that the Polo Christmas Festival will be returning again this year! Mark your calendars for Saturday, December 4, 2021. We are bringing back some community favorites like the House Decorating, Tree Lighting, Carriage Rides, Holiday Stories, Photos with the elves, a visit from the big man himself and a NEW Polo Historic Trolley Tour that will be lead by Betty Obendorf! Shop Local at The Christmas Cupboard, Country Floral and Our House Antiques. There is a Craft and Vendor Show at Crossroads from 10 am -3 pm, The Cub Scout Pack 337 Christmas Wreath and Swag Fundraiser at St Mary’s Church from 1 pm-3 pm. Sip and Shop Vendor Fair 2:30pm – 7 pm located next to Chesty P’s. Visit the Polo Christmas Festival on Facebook for more information.

Visit the Polo Public Library for Coffee with a Cop on Wednesday’s at 10:30 am. Enjoy a cup of coffee and a nice chat with a Cop.

Business after Hours

If you are interested and would like to host a Business after Hours or Breakfast before Business call the Chamber at 815-946-3131.

Certificates of Recognition
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 during our Annual Dinner.

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 Face Book Page and/or the Chamber Chatter.


October 29, 2021

We are excited to announce that the Polo Christmas Festival will be returning again this year! Mark your calendars for Saturday, December 4, 2021. We are bringing back some community favorites like the tree lighting, carriage rides, holiday stories, photos with the elves, a visit from the big man himself, and much more! Visit the Polo Christmas Festival on facebook for updates.

Visit the Polo Public Library for Coffee with a Cop on Wednesdays at 10:30 am. Enjoy a cup of coffee and a nice chat with a Cop.

Business after Hours
If you are interested and would like to host a Business after Hours or Breakfast before Business call the Chamber at 815-946-3131.

Certificates of Recognition
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 during our Annual Dinner.

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 Face Book Page and/or the Chamber Chatter.


October 15, 2021

We are excited to announce that the Polo Christmas Festival will be returning again this year! Mark your calendars for Saturday, December 4, 2021. We are bringing back some community favorites like the tree lighting, carriage rides, holiday stories, photos with the elves, a visit from the big man himself, and much more! Visit the Polo Christmas Festival on facebook for updates.

Visit the Polo Public Library for Coffee with a Cop on Wednesday’s at 10:30 am. Enjoy a cup of coffee and a nice chat with a Cop.

Business after Hours
If you are interested and would like to host a Business after Hours or Breakfast before Business call the Chamber at 815-946-3131.

Certificates of Recognition
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 during our Annual Dinner.

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 Face Book Page and/or the Chamber Chatter.


October 8, 2021

Congratulations to Joey Kochsmeier our 2021 Carol Nettz Volunteer of the Year and to Richard “Dick” Gibbs the 2021 Citizen of the Year.

Polo Fire Department open House and Hog Roast is Saturday, October 9, 2021 at 4 pm

Enjoy fresh produce from Farmer’s Market on Thursday’s from 3pm-6pm

Visit the Polo Public Library for Coffee with a Cop on Wednesday’s at 10:30 am. Enjoy a cup of coffee and a nice chat with a Cop.

Business after Hours
If you are interested and would like to host a Business after Hours or Breakfast before Business call the Chamber at 815-946-3131.

Certificates of Recognition
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 during our Annual Dinner.

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 Face Book Page and/or the Chamber Chatter.


October 1, 2021

Polo Area Community Theatre is holding Auditions for The Best Christmas Pageant Ever on Saturday, Oct 2 from 10 am-4 pm at the Polo Town Hall, ages 5 and up. For more information, e-mail info@polotheatre.org, call 815-441-0778 or visit the website at www.polotheatre.org.

Visit the Polo Public Library for Coffee with a Cop on Wednesday’s at 10:30 am. Enjoy a cup of coffee and a nice chat with a Cop.

Enjoy fresh produce from Farmer’s Market on Thursday’s from 3pm-6pm

Business after Hours
If you are interested and would like to host a Business after Hours or Breakfast before Business call the Chamber at 815-946-3131.

Certificates of Recognition
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 during our Annual Dinner.

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 Face Book Page and/or the Chamber Chatter.


September 17, 2021

The Polo Chamber of Commerce Chili Cook Off will be Saturday, September 25, 2021 from 12 pm-3 pm at the Louise Quick Park. Register your team at www.polochamber.org. Voting will begin at 12 pm. Cash prizes for Judge’s Choice, People’s Choice, Non-traditional and Showmanship. You can also “Give the Gift of Life” by donating blood at the Larry Lannen Memorial Blood Drive from 10 am-3 pm at Louise Quick Park. Enjoy the Jeep Jamboree hosted by Jeff’s Refs and Chesty P’s, downtown from 12 pm-4 pm. Come out and enjoy the day in downtown Polo.

2021 Polo Citizen of the Year and the Carole Nettz Volunteer of the Year
Nominations are now open for the 2021 Polo Citizen of the Year and the Carole Nettz Volunteer of the Year. Each year the Polo Chamber of Commerce recognizes one Polo citizen as the Citizen of the Year and one citizen as the Carole Nettz Volunteer of the Year. Eligible nominees should consistently show civic leadership through volunteerism and service to their community. Services provided to the community should be based on volunteerism outside of the nominee’s normal employment duties. Those wishing to nominate a candidate that they feel is deserving of these prestigious awards must send a letter describing why the nominee is deserving of the award to the nominating committee by the posted deadline of August 30, 2021. Nominations that are received incomplete will not be considered. Completed nominations can be mailed to: Polo Chamber of Commerce, Attn: Nomination Committee, P.O. Box 116, Polo, IL  61064. Please mark the envelope Sealed Nomination. If you have any questions regarding the nomination process, please contact the Polo Chamber of Commerce at 815-946-3131.

The Polo Chamber of Commerce Annual Meeting & Dinner will be September 27, 2021, at The Polo Room, 712 North Division Ave, Polo, IL. 5:30 pm Registration and Cocktails, 6 pm Dinner followed by the Annual Meeting. Call the Chamber at 815-946-3131 for your reservation.

Visit the Polo Public Library for Coffee with a Cop on Wednesday’s at 10:30 am. Enjoy a cup of coffee and a nice chat with a Cop.

Enjoy fresh produce from Farmer’s Market on Thursday’s from 3pm-6pm

Business after Hours
If you are interested and would like to host a Business after Hours or Breakfast before Business call the Chamber at 815-946-3131.

Certificates of Recognition
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 during our Annual Dinner.

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 Face Book Page and/or the Chamber Chatter.


September 3, 2021


The Polo Chamber of Commerce Chili Cook Off will be Saturday, September 25, 2021 from 12 pm-3 pm at the Louise Quick Park. Register your team at www.polochamber.org. Voting will begin at 12 pm. Cash prizes for Judge’s Choice, People’s Choice, Non-traditional and Showmanship. You can also “Give the Gift of Life” by donating blood at the Larry Lannen Memorial Blood Drive from 10 am-3 pm at Louise Quick Park. Enjoy the Jeep Jamboree hosted by Jeff’s Refs and Chesty P’s, downtown from 12 pm-4 pm. Come out and enjoy the day in downtown Polo.

2021 Polo Citizen of the Year and the Carole Nettz Volunteer of the Year
Nominations are now open for the 2021 Polo Citizen of the Year and the Carole Nettz Volunteer of the Year. Each year the Polo Chamber of Commerce recognizes one Polo citizen as the Citizen of the Year and one citizen as the Carole Nettz Volunteer of the Year. Eligible nominees should consistently show civic leadership through volunteerism and service to their community. Services provided to the community should be based on volunteerism outside of the nominee’s normal employment duties. Those wishing to nominate a candidate that they feel is deserving of these prestigious awards must send a letter describing why the nominee is deserving of the award to the nominating committee by the posted deadline of August 30, 2021. Nominations that are received incomplete will not be considered. Completed nominations can be mailed to: Polo Chamber of Commerce, Attn: Nomination Committee, P.O. Box 116, Polo, IL  61064. Please mark the envelope Sealed Nomination. If you have any questions regarding the nomination process, please contact the Polo Chamber of Commerce at 815-946-3131.

The Polo Chamber of Commerce Annual Meeting & Dinner will be September 27, 2021, at The Polo Room, 712 North Division Ave, Polo, IL. 5:30 pm Registration and Cocktails, 6 pm Dinner followed by the Annual Meeting. Call the Chamber at 815-946-3131 to make your reservation.

Visit the Polo Public Library for Coffee with a Cop on Wednesday’s at 10:30 am. Enjoy a cup of coffee and a nice chat with a Cop.

Enjoy fresh produce from Farmer’s Market on Thursday’s from 3pm-6pm

Business after Hours
If you are interested and would like to host a Business after Hours or Breakfast before Business call the Chamber at 815-946-3131.

Certificates of Recognition
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 during our Annual Dinner.

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 Face Book Page and/or the Chamber Chatter.


August 27, 2021

The Polo Chamber Board wishes to say Thank You to all who participated in “The Original Polo, Illinois 32nd Car Show” that was held on Saturday, August 14, 2021. Congratulations to Jim DeWall who brought his gorgeous 1969 Pontiac Judge and won the Best of Show, Mayor Doug Knapp Choice award went to Steve Harker who brought his beautiful 1947 Ford Coupe. The 50/50 raffle winner was Krissie Cooper who won $1445! It was a fun and beautiful day.

The Polo Chamber of Commerce Chili Cook Off will be Saturday, September 25, 2021. Call the Chamber at 815-946-3131 to register your best chili!

2021 Polo Citizen of the Year and the Volunteer of the Year
Nominations are now open for the 2021 Polo Citizen of the Year and the Volunteer of the Year. Each year the Polo Chamber of Commerce recognizes one Polo citizen as the Citizen of the Year and one citizen as the Volunteer of the Year. Eligible nominees should consistently show civic leadership through volunteerism and service to their community. Services provided to the community should be based on volunteerism outside of the nominee’s normal employment duties. Those wishing to nominate a candidate that they feel is deserving of these prestigious awards must send a letter describing why the nominee is deserving of the award to the nominating committee by the posted deadline of August 30, 2021. Nominations that are received incomplete will not be considered. Completed nominations can be mailed to: Polo Chamber of Commerce, Attn: Nomination Committee, P.O. Box 116, Polo, IL  61064. Please mark the envelope Sealed Nomination. If you have any questions regarding the nomination process, please contact the Polo Chamber of Commerce at 815-946-3131.

The Polo Chamber of Commerce Annual Business Meeting will be September 27, 2021. Call the Chamber at 815-946-3131 to make your reservation.

Visit the Polo Public Library for Coffee with a Cop on Wednesday’s at 10:30 am. Enjoy a cup of coffee and a nice chat with a Cop.

Enjoy fresh produce from Farmer’s Market on Thursday’s from 3pm-6pm

Business after Hours
If you are interested and would like to host a Business after Hours or Breakfast before Business call the Chamber at 815-946-3131.

Certificates of Recognition
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 during our Annual Dinner.

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 Face Book Page and/or the Chamber Chatter.


August 20, 2021

The Polo Chamber Board wishes to say Thank You to all who participated in “The Original Polo, Illinois 32nd Car Show” that was held on Saturday, August 14, 2021. Congratulations to Jim DeWall who brought his gorgeous 1969 Pontiac Judge and won the Best of Show, Mayor Doug Knapp Choice award went to Steve Harker who brought his beautiful 1947 Ford Coupe. The 50/50 raffle winner was Krissie Cooper who won $1445! It was a fun  and beautiful day.

The Polo Chamber of Commerce Chili Cook Off will be Saturday, September 25, 2021. Call the Chamber at 815-946-3131 to register your best chili!

2021 Polo Citizen of the Year and the Volunteer of the Year
Nominations are now open for the 2021 Polo Citizen of the Year and the Volunteer of the Year. Each year the Polo Chamber of Commerce recognizes one Polo citizen as the Citizen of the Year and one citizen as the Volunteer of the Year. Eligible nominees should consistently show civic leadership through volunteerism and service to their community. Services provided to the community should be based on volunteerism outside of the nominee’s normal employment duties. Those wishing to nominate a candidate that they feel is deserving of these prestigious awards must send a letter describing why the nominee is deserving of the award to the nominating committee by the posted deadline of August 30, 2021. Nominations that are received incomplete will not be considered. Completed nominations can be mailed to: Polo Chamber of Commerce, Attn: Nomination Committee, P.O. Box 116, Polo, IL  61064. Please mark the envelope Sealed Nomination. If you have any questions regarding the nomination process, please contact the Polo Chamber of Commerce at 815-946-3131.

The Polo Chamber of Commerce Annual Business Meeting will be September 27, 2021. Call the Chamber at 815-946-3131 to make your reservation.

Visit the Polo Public Library for Coffee with a Cop on Wednesday’s at 10:30 am. Enjoy a cup of coffee and a nice chat with a Cop.

Enjoy fresh produce from Farmer’s Market on Thursday’s from 3pm-6pm

Business after Hours
If you are interested and would like to host a Business after Hours or Breakfast before Business call the Chamber at 815-946-3131.

Certificates of Recognition
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 during our Annual Dinner.

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 Face Book Page and/or the Chamber Chatter.


August 13, 2021


Join us for the last 2021 Movie in the Park featuring Muppet Treasure Island showing at dusk on August 13, 2021 at the Polo Pool. Bring your family and enjoy the show and the free popcorn.

Vendor/Craft Show Registration Deadline August 11, 2021
The Polo Chamber of Commerce has limited space for 12 vendors at the Vendor/Craft Show on August 14, 2021, held during the Polo Car & Truck Show. The show will be at the Louise Quick Park, Downtown Polo. Vendors to provide their own equipment, ie: Canopies, tables, chairs. The event runs from 10am to 3 pm. Setup at 9am. Cost is $20. Register by calling the Polo Chamber of Commerce at 815-946-3131

Mark your calendars for “The Original Polo, Illinois 32nd Anniversary Car Show” on August 14, 2021. Call the Polo Chamber at 815-946-3131 to sponsor, register your car, truck or motorcycle. There will be a craft and Vendor Show in Quick Park call to register for your spot. 50/50 raffle tickets on sale now.

2021 Polo Citizen of the Year and the Volunteer of the Year
Nominations are now open for the 2021 Polo Citizen of the Year and the Volunteer of the Year. Each year the Polo Chamber of Commerce recognizes one Polo citizen as the Citizen of the Year and one citizen as the Volunteer of the Year. Eligible nominees should consistently show civic leadership through volunteerism and service to their community. Services provided to the community should be based on volunteerism outside of the nominee’s normal employment duties. Those wishing to nominate a candidate that they feel is deserving of these prestigious awards must send a letter describing why the nominee is deserving of the award to the nominating committee by the posted deadline of August 30, 2021. Nominations that are received incomplete will not be considered. Completed nominations can be mailed to: Polo Chamber of Commerce, Attn: Nomination Committee, P.O. Box 116, Polo, IL  61064. Please mark the envelope Sealed Nomination. If you have any questions regarding the nomination process, please contact the Polo Chamber of Commerce at 815-946-3131.

Visit the Polo Public Library for Coffee with a Cop on Wednesday’s at 10:30 am. Enjoy a cup of coffee and a nice chat with a Cop.

Enjoy fresh produce from Farmer’s Market on Thursday’s from 3pm-6pm

Business after Hours
If you are interested and would like to host a Business after Hours or Breakfast before Business call the Chamber at 815-946-3131.

Certificates of Recognition
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 during our Annual Dinner.

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 Face Book Page and/or the Chamber Chatter.


July 30, 2021


2021 Polo Citizen of the Year and the Volunteer of the Year
Nominations are now open for the 2021 Polo Citizen of the Year and the Volunteer of the Year. Each year the Polo Chamber of Commerce recognizes one Polo citizen as the Citizen of the Year and one citizen as the Volunteer of the Year. Eligible nominees should consistently show civic leadership through volunteerism and service to their community. Services provided to the community should be based on volunteerism outside of the nominee’s normal employment duties. Those wishing to nominate a candidate that they feel is deserving of these prestigious awards must send a letter describing why the nominee is deserving of the award to the nominating committee by the posted deadline of August 30, 2021. Nominations that are received incomplete will not be considered. Completed nominations can be mailed to: Polo Chamber of Commerce, Attn: Nomination Committee, P.O. Box 116, Polo, IL  61064. Please mark the envelope Sealed Nomination. If you have any questions regarding the nomination process, please contact the Polo Chamber of Commerce at 815-946-3131.

Movies in the Park at the Louise Quick Park at dusk on July 30, 2021 Detective Pikachu and on August 13, 2021 showing at the Polo Pool will be Muppet Treasure Island. Bring your family and enjoy the show and the free popcorn.

Mark your calendars for “The Original Polo, Illinois 32nd Anniversary Car Show” on August 14, 2021. Call the Polo Chamber at 815-946-3131 to sponsor, register your car, truck or motorcycle. There will be a craft and Vendor Show in Quick Park call to register for your spot. 50/50 raffle tickets on sale now.

Visit the Polo Public Library for Coffee with a Cop on Wednesday’s at 10:30 am. Enjoy a cup of coffee and a nice chat with a Cop.

Enjoy fresh produce from Farmer’s Market on Thursday’s from 3pm-6pm

Business after Hours
If you are interested and would like to host a Business after Hours or Breakfast before Business call the Chamber at 815-946-3131.

Certificates of Recognition
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 during our Annual Dinner.

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 Face Book Page and/or the Chamber Chatter.


July 23, 2021


The Polo Chamber of Commerce is seeking nominations for Volunteer of the Year and Citizen of the Year. Please send your nominations to the Polo Chamber of Commerce at P.O Box 116, Polo, IL 61064.

Movies in the Park at the Louise Quick Park at dusk on July 30, 2021 Detective Pikachu and on August 13, 2021 showing at the Polo Pool will be Muppet Treasure Island. Bring your family and enjoy the show and the free popcorn.

Faith United Methodist Church is having a Pulled Pork and Sweet Corn Supper on Saturday, July 24, 2021, from 5-7pm. This will be a drive thru meal with pulled pork sandwich, sweet corn, salad, potato chips, dessert and a bottle of water. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for children. Tickets may be ordered through the church office by calling 815-946-3212 or you can get them from any church member.

Mark your calendars for “The Original Polo, Illinois 32nd Anniversary Car Show” on August 14, 2021. Call the Polo Chamber at 815-946-3131 to sponsor, register your car, truck or motorcycle. There will be a craft and Vendor Show in Quick Park call to register for your spot. 50/50 raffle tickets on sale now.

Visit the Polo Public Library for Coffee with a Cop on Wednesday’s at 10:30 am. Enjoy a cup of coffee and a nice chat with a Cop.

Enjoy fresh produce from Farmer’s Market on Thursday’s from 3pm-6pm

Business after Hours
If you are interested and would like to host a Business after Hours or Breakfast before Business call the Chamber at 815-946-3131.

Certificates of Recognition
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 during our Annual Dinner.

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 Face Book Page and/or the Chamber Chatter.


July 16, 2021


Movies in the Park at the Louise Quick Park at dusk on July 30, 2021 Detective Pikachu and on August 13, 2021 showing at the Polo Pool will be Muppet Treasure Island. Bring your family and enjoy the show and the free popcorn.

Faith United Methodist Church is having a Pulled Pork and Sweet Corn Supper on Saturday, July 24, 2021, from 5-7pm. This will be a drive thru meal with pulled pork sandwich, sweet corn, salad, potato chips, dessert and a bottle of water. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for children. Tickets may be ordered through the church office by calling 815-946-3212 or you can get them from any church member.

Mark your calendars for “The Original Polo, Illinois 32nd Anniversary Car Show” on August 14, 2021. Call the Polo Chamber at 815-946-3131 to sponsor, register your car, truck or motorcycle. There will be a craft and Vendor Show in Quick Park call to register for your spot. 50/50 raffle tickets on sale now.

Visit the Polo Public Library for Coffee with a Cop on Wednesday’s at 10:30 am. Enjoy a cup of coffee and a nice chat with a Cop.

Enjoy fresh produce from Farmer’s Market on Thursday’s from 3pm-6pm

Business after Hours
If you are interested and would like to host a Business after Hours or Breakfast before Business call the Chamber at 815-946-3131.

Certificates of Recognition
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 during our Annual Dinner.

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 Face Book Page and/or the Chamber Chatter.


July 9, 2021


Movies in the Park at the Louise Quick Park at dusk on July 9, 2021 The Goonies, July 30, 2021 Detective Pikachu and on August 13, 2021 showing at the Polo Pool will be Muppet Treasure Island. Bring your family and enjoy the show and the free popcorn.

Faith United Methodist Church is having a Pulled Pork and Sweet Corn Supper on Saturday, July 24, 2021, from 5-7pm. This will be a drive thru meal with pulled pork sandwich, sweet corn, salad, potato chips, dessert and a bottle of water. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for children. Tickets may be ordered through the church office by calling 815-946-3212 or you can get them from any church member.

Mark your calendars for “The Original Polo, Illinois 32nd Annual Car Show” on August 14, 2021. Call the Polo Chamber at 815-946-3131 to sponsor, register your car, truck or motorcycle. There will be a craft and Vendor Show in Quick Park call to register for your spot. 50/50 raffle ticket will be on sale soon.

Visit the Polo Public Library for Coffee with a Cop on Wednesday’s at 10:30 am. Enjoy a cup of coffee and a nice chat with a Cop.

Enjoy fresh produce from Farmer’s Market on Thursday’s from 3pm-6pm

Business after Hours
If you are interested and would like to host a Business after Hours or Breakfast before Business call the Chamber at 815-946-3131.

Certificates of Recognition
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 during our Annual Dinner.

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 Face Book Page and/or the Chamber Chatter.


June 18, 2021


Farmer’s Market starts Thursday, June 17, 2021 from 3p-6p and will be open every Thursday.

Movies in the Park at the Louise Quick Park on June 25, 2021 Sonic the Hedgehog, July 9, 2021 The Goonies, July 30, 2021 Detective Pikachu and on August 13, 2021 showing at the Polo Pool will be Muppet Treasure Island. Bring your family and enjoy the show and the free popcorn.

Watch for the Banners to be hung downtown soon.

Would you like to have Coffee with a Cop? Visit the Polo Public Library for Coffee with a Cop on Wednesday’s at 10:30 am. Enjoy a cup of coffee and a nice chat with a Cop.

Mark your calendars for “The Original Polo, Illinois 32nd Annual Car Show” on August 14, 2021. Call the Polo Chamber at 815-946-3131 to sponsor, register your car, truck or motorcycle. There will be a craft and Vendor Show in Quick Park call to register for your spot. 50/50 raffle ticket will be on sale soon.

Business after Hours
If you are interested and would like to host a Business after Hours or Breakfast before Business call the Chamber at 815-946-3131.

Certificates of Recognition
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 during our Annual Dinner.

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 Face Book Page and/or the Chamber Chatter.


June 11, 2021


Farmer’s Market starts Thursday, June 17, 2021 from 3p-6p and will be open every Thursday.

Movies in the Park at the Louise Quick Park on June 25, 2021 Sonic the Hedgehog, July 9, 2021 The Goonies, July 30, 2021 Detective Pikachu and on August 13, 2021 showing at the Polo Pool will be Muppet Treasure Island. Bring your family and enjoy the show and the free popcorn.

Watch for the Banners to be hung downtown soon.

Would you like to have Coffee with a Cop? Visit the Polo Public Library for Coffee with a Cop on Wednesdays at 10:30 am. Enjoy a cup of coffee and a nice chat with a Cop.

Mark your calendars for “The Original Polo, Illinois 32nd Annual Car Show” on August 14, 2021. Call the Polo Chamber at 815-946-3131 to sponsor, register your car, truck or motorcycle. There will be a craft and Vendor Show in Quick Park call to register for your spot. 50/50 raffle ticket will be on sale soon.

Business after Hours
If you are interested and would like to host a Business after Hours or Breakfast before Business call the Chamber at 815-946-3131.

Certificates of Recognition
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 during our Annual Dinner.

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 Face Book Page and/or the Chamber Chatter.


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.

Polo Chamber  of Commerce