June Lunch pic
Members and guess enjoyed a report by Susan Miller, Deputy Chief of the Salem Police Department, and Terry Mulvany, Director of the Salem Department of Emergency management of the preparations required to meet potential problems with the upcoming Solar Eclipse on August 21, 2017. After attending several regional area meetings concerning the weekend of August 18-21, the consensus of area Police Departments and First Responders is that there are many unknowns that have to be prepared for. There could be anywhere from 50,000 to 800,000 people traveling through the area. Plans have to be made concerning potential accidents and traffic tie-up problems on any one of the highways through Salem. Interstate 57, Route 50, and even Route37. Restaurants, filling stations, hotels will be impacted by the heavy traffic and have to be considered for potential problems. Shelters have to be arranged for emergency responders that may be needed for local […]

Chamber of Commerce June Luncheon

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Hundreds of customers and business associates attended and helped Peoples National Bank celebrate their 20th Anniversary of the opening of their Salem office. Guest enjoyed hotdogs, brats and cake. Many guests won prizes and registered to win St. Louis Cardinal tickets. Pictured is the Ribbon Cutting by Bank Managers, City and Chamber Officials. People National Bank President Hunt Bonan officiated.

Peoples National Bank 20th Anniversary

21 Chamber Members gathered at the Salem Airport on June 1st for an Industrial Tour of the Leckrone Airport.  FBO Kevin Kegin led the group on a tour around the airport showing the group plane hangers, a few planes that are at the airport, runway and tower booth. Two of the hangers have been at the airport since WWII. At the present time 17 planes and 2 helicopters are housed at the airport. Both Mr. Kegin and the Airport Authority has planes available for flying instruction. Mr. Kegin is the flight instructor and offers flying lessons. You may contact Kevin at 314-809-7101 to make an appointment. Some of the questions members had were about availability of flying instructions  The tour was very interesting to all and for some, it was their first time at the Salem Airport. Thank you to everyone who participated in our tour nd a Big Thanks to […]

Chamber Members took a Tour of the Salem Airport