• IVAC-Ill Valley Chamber of Commerce & Econ Devlpmt

    • Community Organizations
    1320 Peoria St
    Peru, IL 61354
    (815) 223-0227
    (815) 223-4827 (fax)
    8:30 am to 4:30 Mon thru Thrus
    8:30 am to 4:00 pm Fri

    About Us

    We welcome you and invite you to join the largest business organization in our area. For more than 100 years, the Illinois Valley Area Chamber of Commerce and Economic Development has served as an read more
    • About

      We welcome you and invite you to join the largest business organization in our area. For more than 100 years, the Illinois Valley Area Chamber of Commerce and Economic Development has served as an integral part of what makes our community a great place to live, work and play.
      Every strategy, program and service is created specifically to provide a positive environment that is 100 percent focused on results that translate directly to our customers—our 350 members and our community.
      Vision:To foster good will and promote economic successes within our business community, encompassing regional partnerships and creative collaboration among public, private and non-profit entities.
      Mission: To promote the Illinois Valley by attracting jobs, and enhancing existing business while valuing quality of live.
      Community: We define our community as the Illinois Valley Area, comprised of 24 communities in three counties in North Central Illinois. We work tirelessly to engage and re-engage the leadership resources to make a great community even better.
      People: We are committed to collaboration, teamwork and diversity, both within our organization and within the community.
      Integrity: We honor our commitments and strive to earn and maintain the trust of those with whom we are privileged to associate.
      Professionalism: We take pride in being professional. We are committed to continuously improving the quality of the services we provide. We attract and retain the highest caliber talent.
      Membership: We believe that it is an honor and a privilege to serve our members.

    • Media

    • Jobs

      Machine Operator Positions Open
      Category: Machinist
      Machine Operator Job Description Our Machine Operators are responsible for performing set-ups, operating machinery, identifying acceptable or unacceptable product quality according to customer requirements. We are seeking a highly motivated; career focused Machine Operators that are going to be dedicated, hardworking, and passionate about getting things done.  If you are looking for an ...read more


      Maintenance Mechanic Positions Available
      Category: Machinist
      Maintenance Mechanic Responsibilities This position will involve troubleshooting and repairing all aspects of machinery in our Manchester wire and cable manufacturing facility. This will include rebuilding of machinery per manufacturers’ design or retrofitting and upgrading machinery per in-house design to improve equipment reliability or performance. The successful candidate will have knowledge ...read more


      Customer Service Call Center Representatives
      Category: Customer Services
      Job Description Are your friends always calling you with problems because they know you’ll tell them what to do? Then why not get paid good money to talk people through problems and answer questions with a call center job? Nearly all major companies use call centers - either on site or across the globe - to offer customer service and sell products or services. And while not all call center jobs ...read more


      Becky L. Lukosus
      Unit Serving Executive-Boy Scouts of America
      Category: Non-Profit and Social Services
      Do you love meeting and helping people? Are you a ‘take-charge’ kind of person? Do you enjoy influencing other people’s decisions…especially when it is for the right reason? Do you believe working for a top-flight organization and innovative marketing leader is important? Do you expect more from your job than just a good paycheck? The W.D. Boyce Council, Boy Scouts of America is looking for ...read more


    • Whom to Contact

      • Amy Abbott
        Communications/ Media/ Technical Cordinator
        Phone: (815) 223-0227
      • Penny Volkert
        Phone: (815) 223-0227
    • Directions

      From I80 head south on Plank Road to Peoria Street