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March-April 2016

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

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In this Issue

South Moon BBQ draws a crowd at their ribbon cutting.   

Engineering Enterprises recognized with another award

Breakfast meeting on the Affordable Care Act and Fraud Prevention
Montgomery Rotary growing strong

KPI expands their boundaries

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



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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

Watson Insurance Agency

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Your business and your success are very important to us!
Charlene Coulombe-Fiore CEcD EDFP
Executive Director, MEDC
         South Moon draws a Big Crowd!
Over 30 people attended the ribbon cutting event for South Moon BBQ. There was a variety of items served including pulled pork, pulled chicken and the famous nachos covered with a variety of sauces. Special thanks to Harlan & Katie for their hospitality.
      Ribbon Cutting
 (1st row, left to right) Trustee Denny Lee, Dr. Neil Schlupp, Trustee Steve Jungermann, Trustee Theresa Sperling, Trustee Stan Bond and Village President Matt Brolley came out to join the celebration with owners Katie and Harlan Logan.
South Moon BBQ has official ribbon cutting in Montgomery 


Harlan and Katie Logan recently reopened The Old Gray's Mill at 211 N. River Street in Montgomery. Famous for their BBQ specialty sandwiches and combinations, everyone is happy they have come to our community.  Please be sure to get there early because when it is gone, it is gone.   


  Link to South Moon BBQ on Facebook



                 Engineering Enterprises, Inc.
                     Recognized with Award   
Engineering Enterprises, Inc. was recently recognized with an award from the American Public Works Association (APWA), Fox Valley Branch Project of the Year Award in the Transportation category (under $5 million) for the  Warrenville's Williams Road Bridge Project. 

EEI Project of the year

Pictured above: Left to Right Front Row-Ken Copenhaver, Copenhaver Construction Inc.; Luke Martin, RS& H; Todd Wells, EEI; Mayor David L. Brummel, City of Warrenville; Mike Smith, City of Warrenville; Phil Kuchler, City of Warrenville, Jenn Anderson, APWA FVB President; Left to Right Back Row-Tom Talsma, EEI; Peter Wallers, EEI; John Coakley, City of Warrenville; Tim Weidner, EEI; Chuck Polito, Copenhaver Construction Inc.
Business Breakfast Meeting
The Affordable Care Act 
Preventing Fraud
                        When:Thursday, March 17, 2016
                             Time:  8:00 am - 9:30 am
                        Where: Montgomery Village Hall
                        200 North River in Montgomery 

The First Insurance Group and First National Bank are partnering together with the MEDC and the Village to bring you a free educational breakfast seminar to help protect you and your company from fraudulent activity as well as avoiding fines related to the Affordable Care act. You will not want to miss this.

RSVP to Jason Hanson or (630) 553.6070

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  Montgomery Rotary Club       


  If you are interested in getting involved with the Montgomery Rotary Club for fellowship and service please contact:



Mera Johnson at (630) 800-9980 or

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. 
 Deadline extended to March 14,2016

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.

Deadline extended click here 

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 

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.
Thursday, June 16, 2016
Property Bus Tour 8:30 a.m. to 11:30
Optional Lunch at South Moon 

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Illinois Department of Commerce

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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