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May-June 2015

Montgomery Economic Development | 200 Webster St. Montgomery IL 60538 | 630.897.6748

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In this Issue

Hines Supply sure knows how to throw a party!

Clean up planned for Douglas Road

Reserve your seat for our next bus tour
Montgomery Rotary only needs five more members to become chartered. 

Save the Dates- the year ahead
Over 500 people participated in the Waubonsee Job Fair
MEDC welcomes another new Board member. 
KPI provides another opportunity to continue marketing your business.

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Special Thanks to all the MEDC members for their continued commitment to our organization



MEDC Members 



Engineering Enterprises, Inc. 
Rush Copley Medical Center

Village of Montgomery
Bridgeview Bank Group

Castle Bank

CenterPoint Properties


Heitkotter, Inc.
Kendall County

Mickey, Wilson, Weiler, Renzi & Andersson, P.C.
Old Second National Bank
Oswego Community Unit School District #308
Ozinga Ready Mix Concrete, Inc.
Performance Foodservice-Fox River
R.Time Investments, LLC

VVF Illinois

Waubonsee Community



West Aurora School District #129

Bank of Montgomery
Beacon News
Best Homes Fox Valley

Castellucio College Planning
Coffman Truck Sales, Inc.
DQ Grill & Chill
Earthmovers Credit Union
Fox Metro WRD
Fox Valley Building 
Construction Trades Council
IDI Gazely
Inland Midwest Development Corporation
Insight, KPI Kaneland Publications
Lakone Ind.

Mark McGee State Farm Insurance

Midwest Siding Supply

Montgomery Patch
Oswego Fire Protection
Oswego Public Library
Pizzo & Associates Ltd.
Planet Fitness
Pipefitters Local 597
Probst Service Inc.
 Superior Beverage
Third Day Commercial

The Voice Publications

United Facilities
Watson Insurance Agency

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Construction Updates
Project Flyer

If you have a story to tell, or some news to share with the business community, feel free to send it to us and we will include as much as we can in our next news blast.  Members are given first priority!
We welcome any suggestions you have to help make the MEDC news blast helpful to you and the rest of our readers.

Send us a message at [email protected],  give us a call at 630-897-6748 or call my cell at 815-703-1338.

Your business and your success are very important to us!
Charlene Coulombe-Fiore CEcD EDFP
Executive Director, MEDC
         Our first "deck grand opening event"     


Hines Supply hosted a luau and grand opening of its new store on May 7. Vendors set up booths and gave demonstrations of their products. It was a great opportunity to see the store, try out products and meet the suppliers. 


Welcome to Montgomery! We are excited to have you here.




Village President Matt Brolley presented a plaque to Hines Supply in appreciation of their commitment and investment in the community. Be sure to visit the MEDC Facebook page to see more photos. 
  ICSC: International Council of Shopping Centers
The International Shopping Center conference will be held at the Las Vegas Convention Center May 17-20.

Executive Director, Charlene Coulombe-Fiore will be attending the event this year. She will meet with potential prospects, developers and leasing agents to show them why they should consider Montgomery for their next business investment or location.

         Douglas Road Community Clean-up Friday, June 12   


Please join us Friday, June 12 for our Douglas Road Clean-up event! We'll meet at 11:00 am. Please sign up soon. We need about four more captains.  


             Click here for:  Clean up Packet for Douglas Road 


             Commercial & Retail Bus Tour     


On Thursday, June 25, 2015, we will meet at Village Hall at 8:00 am and kick off the morning with coffee and a small breakfast then tour the village and see a series of buildings and properties for sale, or lease. Please reserve your seat or let us know if you want us to include your property.


Waubonsee Job Fair  



Waubonsee Community College
Career Services

Waubonsee Community College Career Services
can be a great resource for employers and job seekers.
Job Fairs at each campus bring people together. 

Kendall County EDC's and Waubonsee Community College
join resources for the June Job Fair.
Friday, June 19, from 9:30 am-1:00 p.m.
Plano Campus, 100 Waubonsee Drive
Plano, Il 60545

June Job Fair Flyer

  WELCOME Board  Member Jason Hanson

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Jason Hanson comes to the MEDC board with more than 18 years of experience at Castle Bank. He has held a variety of positions and today is a Business Banking Advisor serving Yorkville, Oswego and Montgomery. To learn more about Jason, check out the announcement on the MEDC website.


click here for more information on Castle Bank    

Phone (630) 553-6070


Montgomery Rotary has strong start! 


The new Montgomery Rotary Club has hit the ground running. We look forward to your continued efforts. 

Rotary International is a service organization started in Chicago in 1905 by Paul Harris, an attorney who wanted a place for professionals to share ideas and build lifelong friendships.


Meetings are held on Thursday Mornings: 

7:00 am to 8:00 am
Montgomery Village Hall
200 North River Street
Montgomery, IL 60538

Contact Mera Johnson at 630-800-9980 or [email protected]

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Mark Your Calendars!
The MEDC (BCEC) Meeting
Business Climate Enhancement Committee
200 Webster Road Montgomery MEDC Office
8:30 am to 9:30 am
Meets the 2nd Thursday of each month 
Call ahead for agenda as on occasion our meetings change if another event is being held.  
BCEC will lead the Douglas Road Clean-up June 12
and bus tour June 25.  

Craig McQuade
Craig McQuade  
MEDC Annual Golf Outing
September 17

Shot gun start at 11:30 

10:30 am -Registration starts 

Blackberry Oaks

Bristol, Illinois  (should add link to the golf course) 

Call to sponor and reserve your foursome or sign up on the MEDC Facebook page. Special thanks to Craig McQuade for serving on the MEDC Board for the last two years. Craig recently left Castle Bank to work for his family's business, McQuade Siding. They have been in business over 35 years and serves all of Northern Illinois. They are a general contracting firm and specialize in siding, windows, trim, decks and general contracting. Thanks for all you have done. You will be missed.
MEDC Annual Holiday Open House

Tuesday, December 15                              

5:00 pm to  8:00pm
Always a great time with great food, great people and yes, beer & wine!

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The Montgomery Economic Development Corporation is a non for profit 501c6 Corporation supported by The Village of Montgomery and the Business community. We would like to take this opportunity to thank our supporters for giving us the opportunity to serve The Village and Business Community of Montgomery. 
Charlene Coulombe-Fiore
Charlene Coulombe-Fiore EDFP CEcD 
Executive Director
Montgomery Economic Development Corporation
cell: 815-703-1338