Effingham, IL – June 28, 2023 – The Effingham County Chamber is excited to announce its upcoming Chamber Business After Hours event, hosted by Higgs Welding on Thursday, July 13. Business After Hours is a unique opportunity for local business professionals to connect, engage, and explore the facility of this renowned welding and fabrication company.

The Chamber Business After Hours event series is designed to foster a sense of community among businesses and promote collaboration within the local economy. By hosting these events at member businesses, the Chamber aims to showcase their products, services, and success stories while facilitating meaningful networking opportunities.

Higgs Welding, a leader in the welding and fabrication industry, opens its doors to fellow Chamber members and guests for an unforgettable evening of business and camaraderie. Attendees will have the chance to tour Higgs Welding’s cutting-edge facilities and gain insight into their innovative processes.

“This Business After Hours event is a wonderful opportunity for local businesses to connect and learn from each other,” said Lucinda Hart, CAE, MBA, IOM, President of the Effingham County Chamber. “Higgs Welding is known for their excellence in the industry, and we are thrilled to have them host this event, offering attendees an exclusive look into their operations.”

Attendees will also enjoy light refreshments and appetizers, providing the perfect ambiance for meaningful conversations and relationship building.

The event will take place at Higgs Welding, located at 101 Zumbahlen Avenue, Dieterich, IL from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Attendance is open to Chamber members, invited guests, and community members. Chamber members are encouraged to bring their business cards to maximize their networking opportunities.

For more information, please visit EffinghamCountyChamber.com/events or contact Chamber Director of Marketing Nicole Morrison at (217) 347-6282.

About the Effingham County Chamber

Founded in 1917, the Effingham County Chamber is the county’s leading advocate and champion for business. The Chamber works to create a climate of growth and success in our community by providing leadership opportunities as well as volunteer programs and business-building initiatives that focus on the critical priorities of Effingham County businesses. By leveraging the support, talent, and resources of our members, the Effingham County Chamber is leading efforts to achieve business success and community growth.