The Morton Chamber’s Annual Meet Up, coming up on Thursday, February 6, from 4:30 - 6:30 p.m. at Burroughs Farms, will look back at the previous year’s accomplishments, the Chamber’s goals for the new year, and announce the 2020 Morton Pumpkin Festival theme. Registration is $30 per person and the event is open to the public.

Guests will enjoy food and beverages from local Morton establishments as well as a new wine pull and fundraising game, with proceeds going towards the Pumpkin Festival endowment funds.

One of the highlights of the evening will be the announcement of the 2020 Distinguished Service Award recipient and the 2019 Volunteer of the Year. These awards are given to individuals who embody Morton’s spirit of dedication, service and community. 

Guests will also hear updates from the Chamber’s Board of Directors, including outgoing president Tim Mueller and 2020 president Brian Cross.

“The Annual Meet Up invites the community, our members and beyond, to connect with one another, celebrate the successes of the past year, and look forward to an engaging 2020,” shares Morton Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Leigh Ann Brown.

The Annual Meet Up is sponsored by i3 Broadband. CEFCU and G&D Integrated sponsor the Volunteer of the Year and Distinguished Service Awards, respectively.

Those interested in attending can register over the phone at (309) 263-2491, stop in to the Morton Chamber of Commerce office at 415 W. Jefferson Street, or register online at

The Morton Chamber of Commerce is a member-based, non-profit organization with a mission to strengthen business and enhance the community through promoting businesses, connecting businesses to valuable resources, and building opportunities for community development. To learn more about the Morton Chamber of Commerce, visit or call (309) 263-2491.