I Shop Morton is a program administered by the Morton Chamber of Commerce to encourage Morton residents to purchase services and products in our local Member businesses. Each year, the Chamber offers a variety of promotional opportunities to our Members through programs and event experiences to connect with the community and welcome visitors.
Date: Friday, October 26, 2018
Join us for Trick or Treat Main Street on Friday, October 26! Visit Downtown and Neighboring Businesses with your trick or treater for treats, store specials, and more!
Bring a canned food item for the Midwest Food Bank and be entered into a drawing for a $25 Chamber Check.
The Best Decorated Business will receive a traveling trophy and a Chamber advertising package worth $500. The Best Costumed Employee will receive $50 in Chamber Checks. The Chamber would encourage all Chamber Member merchants to participate in this community event by staying open that evening, handing out candy, and offering a special activity, featured menu item, or sale at your business. Most attendees walk the downtown corridor to visit businesses and pop-up locations.
RAIN DATE: In the case of inclement weather a rain date has been scheduled for Monday, October 29 from 4:00 - 6:00.
Shop Local, Shop Morton: Hometown Holidays
What is it? I Shop Morton: Hometown Holidays. Promotion of our local businesses to residents, employees and visitors as they enjoy activities, experiences, coupons to step inside and Shop Local during the holiday season and beyond.
Hometown Holidays is supported by the Morton Chamber of Commerce, Village Tourism and Morton Tourism Association (MTA) Committee.
When is it?
Friday, November 16 from 5-9 pm: Kick-Off with Holiday strolling and Community Christmas Tree Lighting in the Memorial Plaza at 7 pm.
Saturday, November 17 from 10 am - 3 pm: Shop local with promotions running through Small Business Saturday on November 24 and continuing with events promoted through December.
Chamber Members are encouraged to log in to www.mortonchamber.org and add any special deals to the Hot Deals section. These deals are automatically sent out on our social media sites and are also posted on the Hot Deals list on our website. Forgot your log in and password? No problem! Just contact the Chamber at 309-263-2491 for assistance.
The Chamber maintains an I Shop Morton Facebook Page at www.facebook.com/IShopMorton. We post coupons from Hot Deals on this site and also feature our Member's special retail events and products. To have your event or product featured on our I Shop Morton Facebook Page, send information via email to Leigh Ann at email@example.com
Each year, the Morton Chamber of Commerce partners with the Village of Morton to distribute Welcome to Morton bags. Each new resident receives a bag when they get their water hooked up at Village Hall. Chamber Members are invited to provide an item for the bags at no cost. When our offices are ready to put a new batch of bags together, we send an email out to all of our Members with the number of items we need and a deadline for bringing them to our offices. We typically distribute over 300 bags each year.
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