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January-February 2016

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

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In this Issue

MEDC renewals continue to stay strong
Village President recaps the past year

New Member Highlights

South Moon BBQ opens in Montgomery
A honey of a deal

Manufacturing Matchmaking event
Pizzo continues to shine

BCEC plans ahead
Breakfast meeting on the Affordable Care Act and Fraud Prevention
Montgomery Rotary continues to grow

KPI expands their boundaries

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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 
CenterPoint Properties

Dolan & Murphy

Elferno Bistro

First National Bank


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

The Voice Publication

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.

David Murray-Country Financial
DQ Grill & Chill
Earthmovers Credit Union

Elferno Bistro
Fox Metro WRD
Fox Valley Building 
Construction Trades Council
IDI Gazely
Inland Midwest Development Corporation
Insight, KPI Kaneland Publications
Lakone Industries

Mark McGee State Farm Insurance

Midwest Siding Supply

Montgomery Patch

Montgomery Rotary
Oswego Fire Protection
Oswego Public Library

Pet Supplies Plus
Pizzo & Associates Ltd.
Planet Fitness
Pipefitters Local 597
Probst Service Inc.
 Superior Beverage
Third Day Commercial

United Facilities
Watson Insurance Agency

   Featured  Sites
Construction Updates
Project Flyer

We are so excited to start the New Year. We hope your holidays were wonderful and you had time to spend with your family.

If you have a story to tell or some news to share with the business community, please send it to us so we can include it in our next news blast.  Members are given first priority!
We welcome any suggestions to help make the MEDC news blast more helpful to you and all of our readers. Don't forget all underlined areas have additional information linked so don't be afraid to click away.

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or just give us a call at (630) 897-6748 or (815) 703-1338.

Your business and your success are very important to us!
Charlene Coulombe-Fiore CEcD EDFP
Executive Director, MEDC
       Thank you for your continued support !    
                 2015 was an awesome year!
The MEDC would like to thank you for your continued support. Invoices started to go out in December and membership renewals have been coming in on a steady basis. We are also pleased to continue to get new members. We sincerely appreciate the support of the business community, the Village of Montgomery, the taxing bodies as well as the developers and brokers who have invested in our community. It is the support of our board and members that have helped us accomplish so much over the last thirteen years. 2015 was indeed an awesome year and we expect this year to be even better. We look forward to the year ahead and we are happy to have you with us.

If you have not received your invoice or are not a current member of the MEDC, please call the office and we will set you up right away. Membership packets are also available online under membership.

 The Mayor recaps 2015 and looks ahead to the new year.

        WELCOME  David Murray to the MEDC!


David Murray is a representative for County Financial. where he has worked for the past 15 years. David specializes in business insurance solutions but is able to help his client with all aspects of their insurance and retirement needs. David was born and raised in Montgomery where he currently lives with his wife and two children and is proud to be serving the Montgomery area since moving his office here last year.  


David Murray 

Financial Representative
(630) 897-2364 


click here to view David's website 


click here to like David's Facebook Page 



South Moon BBQ opens in Montgomery 


Harlan and Katie Logan recently reopened The Old Grays Mill and expanded their restaurant business to Montgomery. Famous for their BBQ specialty sandwiches and combinations. Please be sure to get there early because when it is gone, it is gone.   


  Link to South Moon BBQ on Facebook



Have you checked out the newest culinary destination in Montgomery?




                 2016 Manufacturing Matchmaking  

                  February 24, 2016  9:00 AM-12:00 PM

         Waubonsee Community College  Sugar Grove, IL


                                 Details can be found here:  

        Award-Winning Team: The Pizzo Group  
Pizzo adds an additional five Excellence in Landscape awards from the Illinois Landscape Contractors Association. With over 100 awards under their belt, they consistently deliver award-winning projects. Their work is not only beautiful and functional, they also ensure the best value for the money. Call Jack at 815-351-3250 or visit their website @ A link is also provided below and on our website under our MEDC associate members page. I have watched Jack and his business grow from a small family business to the success story it is today. Congratulations!

                                              visit website here
                                  Visit and like Jack's Facebook Page 

Business Breakfast Meeting
The Affordable Care Act
Preventing Fraud

On March 17, 2016, 
the MEDC, First Insurance Group, and First National Bank are partnering together to bring you a free breakfast seminar to help your company address current issues.
Some of the questions you will have answered include the following: 
Is your company at risk? Avoid fines and penalties under the Affordable Care Act.
What can you do to safeguard electronic payments and to prevent fraud related to your business. Please join us for this informative breakfast meeting.
Additional information to follow: Call the MEDC office for further details:


  Montgomery Rotary Club continues to grow     

The Montgomery Rotary Club is now at 29 members.  Rotary is an international service organization whose motto is Service Above Self. The group focuses on community leaders joining together to network, share ideas then take action locally and globally. The new Montgomery Club which chartered in June has formed a foundation and is continuously looking to serve the community through various avenues. The mission statement of the Foundation is as follows: "Uniting our community, we are committed to bridging the economic, educational and cultural gaps locally, nationally and globally through "Service Above Self".


  If you are interested in getting involved with a wonderful organization for fellowship and service please contact:



Mera Johnson at (630) 800-9980 or [email protected]
Link here for Montgomery Rotary Facebook Page
Link here for Rotary Media Center
  Insight magazine to launch into all 29,000 South Naperville businesses and homes. 

HURRY Deadline is March 7, 2016

Insight magazine is just one of many ways that Kaneland Publications can help you strengthen your connection to your community. 

In addition to their magazine, which reaches nearly a quarter of a million homes each year, they publish the Elburn Herald and Sugar Grove Herald newspapers, as well as providing commercial printing, graphic design, direct mail and web design services. 

Contact them today for more information. 

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 
February 11, Meeting
Agenda Pending
March 10, 2016 BCEC meeting changed date and location to March 17th, at Village Hall 200 N. River for special presentation on ACA and Fraud Prevention 
Call ahead for agenda, as meetings and agendas are subject to change. 
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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