Meet Our 2021 Board Members!


Volunteer of the Year 

Jenna Christensen

The Waters Dental Group

“2020 Business of the Year”

Just In Time Heating Air Conditioning, Plumbing & Remodeling


Ambassador of the Year

Christina Hartman

Heartland Bank

Submit your SACC Board of Directors Nominations for 2022!

The Sandwich Area Chamber of Commerce is currently seeking nominations for the five (5) Board of Directors seats that are open for election, plus one (1) Member at Large position.
New directors will be elected in November, introduced to the Board in December and will take their seat on the board in January of 2022.
Nominations are due to the chamber office by, October 19th, 2021.
Nomination forms are available by clicking here.
Board Member duties include (but are not limited to):
* Be a Chamber Member in good standing
* Attend all meetings of the Board of Directors
* Participate on at least one committee
* Stay informed about the activities in the SACC




October 23, 2021 – 12-2pm

Join us for the 2021 Spooky Sandwich Trick or Treat Tour! Trick or Treat downtown Sandwich businesses on Railroad St.

Register your business today to participate in the 2021 Spooky Sandwich Trick or Treat Tour! Each participating business has the choice to sign up for free Trick or Treat participation downtown or at their location.

Interested in becoming a sponsor?
All sponsor logos will be featured on the map handed out to each family as well as custom printed treat bags. All Sponsors have the ability to include marketing material for the treat bags too!

Contact the SACC today!

Your business might want to host a Ribbon Cutting if:

  • You are a New Member who hasn’t scheduled a Ribbon Cutting yet. Every New Member gets one!
  • You are a Chamber Member who has opened a new/different location.

Your business might want to host a Meet & Greet if:

  • You are a Chamber Member who has a new location to show off.
  • Your business has had a recent change/addition in management.
  • You are a Chamber Member looking to showcase major changes or additions to your business.



Chamber Office Hours:

Monday, Wednesday & Friday  

9:00 am – 12:00 pm 

Tuesday & Thursday (NEW)

9:00 am – 3:00 pm 

July Newsletter


New Members


The Brain Clinic

(Spotlight Sponsor)

Advanced Payments Network

Birds of Sandwich

Complete Consignment

Freedom Life Bookkeeping LLC

Holiday Inn Express and Suites

R & A House Cleaning 

Rick Olson

The Olde Tyme Inn

The Rustic Red Door



Lunch & Learn October 2021

Thursday, October 14, 2021 at 1-2 pm Join the SACC for our October Lunch and Learn! Speaker: Megan ShupeTopic: Successful Recruiting Starts with a great Job Description Location: Sandwich Park District1001 N. Latham St, Sandwich Thank you to our Sponsor: Kathy Martin...

2021 Fall Education Program: Strategic Planning

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 26, 2021 AT 9 AM – 10:30 AM Is your business where you’d like it to be? Are you “fit” for growth? Strategic planning is your “wellness” plan. We’ll discuss how to you can create a plan that keeps you in good shape. This will be the first part of a...

What's Up Wednesday

SACC Updates

Ways to participate in the Chamber


What’s Up Wednesday

Aztech Landscaping & Paving

What’s Up Wednesday

Give Dekalb County 2021

Click HERE to Visit Ways to Give 

Tying the Community Together!

Many Thanks to Our Spotlight Members!

The Brain ClinicNorthwestern Medicine / Valley West HospitalHeartland Bank Sandwich


Thank you for your interest in the Sandwich Area Chamber of Commerce. We were founded in 1977 as the Sandwich Business Association. Today we are comprised of community leaders in not only business but also many civic organizations.

The purpose of the Sandwich Area Chamber of Commerce is to support, educate and promote businesses in the Sandwich Area while establishing a bridge with the community.

We welcome you to peruse our website and find out more about our membership and community. Can’t find what you are looking for?   Feel free to call our office at 815-786-9075.

Chamber Hours:  Monday, Wednesday & Friday 9:00 am – 12:00 pm 

Extended Hours:  Tuesday & Thursday 9:00 am – 3:00 pm 


A few reasons why you should join your local chamber of commerce: 

Membership brings credibility to your business. You can increase positive perception among consumers and business owners when you’re identified as a member of a chamber of commerce.

Increase your visibility in the community. As a new member of the chamber of commerce, you will be listed in the chamber newsletter, e-newsletter, on Facebook and have the opportunity to be highlighted in other chamber publications. You also can grow your business by advertising with the chamber and sponsoring events. The chamber may also promote your grand opening/ ribbon-cutting ceremony and assist with any public relations efforts.

Create networking opportunities. Chambers have numerous committees and serving on one of them provides numerous networking opportunities as well as professional leadership development. You can build your business while promoting developments of keen interest to local businesses and the community at large.

Learn more about benefits of being a chamber member!!



When you join the chamber your membership includes:

  • Networking Opportunities
  • Free Marketing and Advertising Opportunities
  • Low Cost Advertising For Members
  • Free Business Internet Listing
  • Committee Participation

  • New Business Contacts
  • Business Connection
  • Leads Groups
  • Affiliate Memberships

Learn About Benefits 

Chamber Staff Welcomes YOU! 

Kathy Martin, Country Financial
Heartland Bank
Northwestern Medicine

Help Us Support:

Chamber Hours:  Monday, Wednesday & Friday 9 am - Noon 

Tuesday & Thursday 9 am - 3:00 pm (NEW)


For appointments after hours, please call 815-786-9075