Plaza Construction Underway!
Memorial Plaza's Groundbreaking took place on March 23. To date, the Morton EDC has raised over $865,000 to match the Village's $1 million contribution. Additional fundraising will continue in order to purchase items such as playground equipment, shade structures and granite memorial pieces, along with other costs such as an Ameren service installation charge and topsoil excavation.
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New Executive Hired
The Morton Chamber of Commerce and Morton EDC have announced the hiring of Leigh Ann Brown as the new executive of both organizations. Brown served as the Economic Development and Tourism Director for the City of Pekin over the last six years. She sees great value in the close relationship between the Chamber and EDC as a strength reflecting positive impact for the community. Brown will be starting on May 9.
LEAP Session - Overtime Regulations
The next LEAP session will be on June 28 from 8:00-9:30 am at the Chamber office. Attorney Jim Benckendorf will be speaking on Wage and Hour Laws/New FLSA Overtime Regulations.