AFFTON COMMUNITY DAYS September 2017
Community parade through Affton and one-day festival for businesses and organizations to increase exposure while showing community support. Committee meets February-October to plan and stage the event including securing funding through sponsorships and coordinating volunteers.
AFFTON COMMUNITY & BUSINESS EXPO Wednesday, April 12, 2017
Afternoon exhibition where companies and organizations showcase and demonstrate their latest products and services. Committee meets January-May to plan and stage event including securing vendors and coordinating volunteers.
AMBASSADORS Every Month on Wednesday before Membership Meeting @ 10 am
Ambassadors are official representatives of the Affton Chamber that serve as volunteers on the “front-line” of our meetings & events. Help educate prospective members & guests, welcome new members, and facilitate networking. Committee meets once per month and attends Affton Chamber events (meetings, ribbon cuttings, social hours, etc.)
ANNUAL AWARDS & DINNER AUCTION GALA Saturday, January 21, 2017
Evening gala where Business Person of the Year, Citizen of the Year, First Responder of the Year, Exceptional Educators, and Beautification Awards are honored for the previous year. The community is invited to this fundraiser. Committee meets August-January to plan and stage the event including soliciting for auction donations, sponsorship, and attendees.
BARBECUE Saturday, May 13, 2017
Carry out barbecue fundraiser. Committee meets February-May to plan and stage event, including ticket mailing to members and coordinating volunteers to cook, fill orders, and set-up & breakdown.
ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT Monthly on 3rd Wednesday @ 9 am
Members working closely with legislators & government officials to improve Affton.
GOLF TOURNAMENT Tuesday, June 13, 2017
Opportunity for business leaders (members & non-members) to network & connect with other area leaders while golfing. Includes lunch, dinner, drinks & prizes. Committee meets February-August to plan and stage event including soliciting for sponsorships, prize donations, and golfers; and coordinating volunteers.
Providing an opportunity for members to connect with legislators and increase their knowledge. Committee arranges & attends “Brown Bag Lunches” with legislators and “Lunch & Learns” with speakers of interest.
TRIVIA NIGHT October 2017
Members, their employees, and residents test their knowledge at this fun & competitive event. Committee meets June-November to plan and stage event including soliciting for sponsorships, attendees, and prize donations; and coordinating volunteers.
Biennial publication of Affton information and membership listings. Committee solicits membership for advertising and coordinates delivery of directories to member establishments.
CHRISTMAS CHARITY December 2017
A chance to give back to the community by helping families that have fallen on hard times. Committee picks up donations, gift wraps as needed, and coordinates the delivery of items to families during two weeks prior to Christmas.