MOMENCE HAS IT ALL...
Proximity to Chicago
Located approximately 50 miles south of Chicago, the City of Momence offers convenient access to both small towns and big cities.
Old Border Town
19th and early 20th Century buildings display a unique charm that harkens back to the earliest days of the “Old Border Town.”
Greater Momence Fire Protection District
The Greater Momence Fire Protection District serves an area of 92 square miles and a population of 12,000.
The City of Momence has a population of approximately 3,300, with the surrounding Momence and Ganeer townships providing an additional 2,800 people to the immediate area.
Momence is home to two of Kankakee County’s Top 10 employers: Baker & Taylor and Van Drunen Farms.
The thirty-acre Island Park located on Mill Street, maintained by Momence Park District
Business ResourcesThe Momence Chamber of Commerce assist businesses, new and old, by offering business referrals on all inquiries.
Print MaterialsCreation of the community calendar and brochure, which serves as the perfect promotional tool to help new businesses and new residents to learn about their new home, which also entices visitors to the area throughout the year.
EventsEvery year the Chamber hosts several events to promote civic and social growth in the community.
RecognitionDuring the Awards banquet, community leaders are recognized with presentation of the Citizen of the Year award, Junior Citizen of the year scholarship, Business Leader of the Year award and the Lifetime achievement award.
Community SponsorshipThe Chamber supports the community and sponsors a marching band as well as the Queen & Princess Coronation in the annual Gladiolus Festival.
MissionThe mission of the Chamber is to promote the economic, civic and social welfare of the people of Momence and the surrounding vicinity.
SOME OF OUR EXISTING MEMBERS
THE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
Established in 1938, the Momence Chamber of Commerce, which boasts approximately 75 members, aims to promote the economic, civic and social welfare of Momence and the surrounding area. The group hosts meetings with informative speakers, arranges regular business after hours and company tours, and holds a summer golf outing to increase communication among local businesspeople and guests.