Effingham County Chamber Schedules 3rd Annual EmpowerHER Women’s Event

Effingham, IL – February 21, 2024 – The Effingham County Chamber proudly announces the 3rd Annual Women’s Event has been scheduled for Friday, March 8 and rebranded as “EmpowerHER: Cultivate Confidence, Enhance Communication, Fuel Success”.

This empowering event, sponsored by The Krusteaz Company and Whitney Roofing Inc., has transformed from a mere workshop into a comprehensive program designed to educate, empower, and inspire women. With a focus on cultivating confidence, improving communication skills, fostering relationships, promoting self-care, and fostering mutual support, EmpowerHER aims to inspire women both personally and professionally.

Attendees can look forward to an enriching experience featuring hors d’oeuvres, non-alcoholic beverages, vendor booths, and networking opportunities with dynamic women from various industries.

Distinguished speakers at the event include Kala L. Lambert from the Illinois Department of Commerce & Economic Opportunity and Leah Passalacqua, PT, PRPC from HSHS St. Anthony’s Memorial Hospital. Teresa McCloy, a renowned Coach, Author, Trainer, and Speaker notorious for her REALIFE Process®, will share valuable insights into personal and professional growth strategies.

The event will take place on Friday, March 8th, from 1:30 PM to 4:00 PM at Village Wine & Spirits, located at 109 S Banker, Effingham, IL 62401. Admission costs $30 per person, and registration is mandatory through the Chamber website, with payment required upon registration.

We invite businesses to join us in ensuring a memorable experience for our guests. You can get involved through sponsorship by offering financial support, reserving booths for women-owned businesses (limited availability), or contributing swag items. A sincere thank you to our current sponsors The Krusteaz Company, Whitney Roofing Inc., Village Wine & Spirits, Boho Chic Clinique, Effingham Pelvic Health & Wellness, PLLC, and Layna Bond & Associates – American Family Insurance.

Don’t miss this opportunity to be part of a transformative event that empowers and uplifts women in our community.

For more information and to register, visit EffinghamCountyChamber.com/Events or call (217) 342-4147.


About the Effingham County Chamber
Since its establishment in 1917, the Effingham County Chamber has emerged as the foremost advocate and supporter of local businesses. With a commitment to fostering growth and prosperity, the Chamber offers leadership opportunities, volunteer programs, and business-building initiatives tailored to the vital needs of Effingham County enterprises. By harnessing the collective support, talent, and resources of its members, the Effingham County Chamber leads the way in driving business success and fostering community growth.