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First Friday Luncheon – Economic Forecast

Mark your calendars for an engaging series of luncheons hosted at the Holiday Inn Effingham! Our First Friday Luncheon Series promises a dynamic lineup of topics and speakers, making each luncheon a unique and valuable experience.

Join us on a variety of first Fridays of the month for an insightful luncheon that goes beyond just a meal. We’ve curated a diverse range of topics and speakers to keep you informed, inspired, and connected.

Explore a variety of subjects that matter to you and your business, with expert speakers sharing their insights and knowledge. From industry trends to community initiatives, each luncheon is designed to keep you at the forefront of what’s happening.

Don’t miss out on this fantastic opportunity to network, learn, and enjoy a delicious meal. 

Topic: Effingham County Economic Forecast

Featured Speakers:
Kyle Lindsey – Bank of Hillsboro
Ted Rhodes – Smith Realty
Todd Hull – City of Effingham
Joshua Douthit – Effingham County

Cost*: $20 per person

Questions can be directed to the Chamber staff at (217) 342-4147.

Cancellation Policy
*Cancellations of registrations and refunds will be issued in full if received on or before noon a week (seven weekdays) prior to the event. After noon CST on said date, no refunds will be issued. If the event is rescheduled, all registrations will be honored for the rescheduled date or may be refunded in full of a refund request**. If the event is canceled, all registration will be refunded in full. **Refund requests must be submitted in writing by email to Nicole Morrison. Please allow up to five (5) business days to process your refund request.

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Effingham County Chamber (Chamber) reserves the right to use any photograph/video taken at any event sponsored by the Chamber, without the expressed written permission of those included within the photograph/video. The Chamber may use the photograph/video in publications or other media material produced, used, or contracted by the Chamber, including but not limited to brochures, invitations, books, newspapers, magazines, television, websites, etc. If you do not wish to be photographed/video, please inform the Chamber.

 Any person or organization not affiliated with Chamber may not use, copy, alter, or modify Chamber photographs, graphics, videography, or other similar reproductions and recordings without the advance written permission of an authorized designee from Chamber.




Friday, December 1


12:00pm - 1:15pm


Holiday Inn Effingham
1301 Avenue of Mid America
Effingham, IL 62401

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