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Friday, 26 July 2013 19:25

Young Professional Resource Fair

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Join 13Pro at the upcoming resource fair designed specifically for you - the young professional!

Local businesses will be on hand to talk with you about continuing education, career services, professional development, local volunteer opportunities, financial services, small business resources, and much more.

Have you been looking for a reason to join 13Pro? Stop by the Young Professionals Resource Fair and learn first hand from fellow 13Pro members why they joined!

See you there! 

Carbondale Civic Center - Wednesday July 31st, 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Saturday, 14 January 2012 19:16

A Word About Membership

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Our Membership
People have asked us, "Who can be a member of 13Pro? What does 'professional' mean exactly?"  13Pro is open to everyone between the ages of 21-40ish, and this may include students as well as those who may not be currently employed.  The term professional was meant to encompass the majority of our membership, who are generally considered to be young in terms of their work experience, as well as in years.  It was formed to connect these people in a number of ways, helping them to make friends and meet peers in a social setting, to network and develop their own skills through professional development activities (i.e. workshops, conferences, seminars, etc.), and to get involved in/give back to their respective communities.  We have a very diverse group in 13Pro currently, from attorneys to computer experts, from journalists to university and non-profit organization employees.  So, whatever your expertise or trade, we would love to have you join our exciting new organization!  If you have questions about joining, please contact This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .
Monday, 12 December 2011 20:08

Koerner Holiday Newsletter

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Koerner has made a list of some popular Holiday goodies you can Fill Your Stockings with this season!


Wednesday, 13 April 2011 16:09

Upcoming Committee Meetings

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Join one of our committees today or just stop in and see what we are all about. No need to do anything but show up. If you have questions ask the committee chair person. Here are the designated meeting times (subject to change).
Community Outreach:
Community Outreach will meet with the Social and Professional Development Commmittee
on the 2nd Wednesday of each month at Kindling in Carterville. 5:30pm
Social Committee and Professional Development:
2nd Wednesday of each month at Kindling in Carterville. 5:30 pm
Membership and Communications:
3rd Wednesday of each month at Global Gourmet in Carbondale. 5:30pm. This month's is postponed till Logan gets back from vacation and will probably be held on July 3 or 5th.
Most committees are looking for ambitious members to assist so if interested contact someone today!
Saturday, 15 March 2014 18:17

Renew Your Membership Today

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Is it time to renew your 13Pro annual membership? It couldn't be easier to renew your membership today. Complete the Membership form below. Mail the form and your membership payment to the Herrin Chamber of Commerce.

Annual membership dues are $35 for individuals employed by businesses belonging to the Chambers of Commerce in Carbondale, Herrin, Carterville, Marion, Murphysboro, Saline County and West Frankfort which represents the Southern Illinois Regional Chamber of Commerce. $50 for other individuals.

Become a member or renew your membership…it’s easy!

  • Complete form below.
  • Make check payable to: 13Pro.
  • Fill out this form and bring it to the next event with a check


Questions about your membership? Please contact our membership committee.

Monday, 29 November 2010 18:58

13 Pro Holiday Party

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13Pro held its annual Holiday party last Thursday December 9 at the Steelhorse Saloon in Carterville IL. Everyone enjoyed good food, meeting up with friends, the Dirty Santa game, and a few other games and prizes! We encourage every member to join us at our parties and other events coming up in 2011!






Kris Schachel from Keep Carbondale Beautiful ( is looking for anyone who may be interested in serving on the board of Keep Carbondale Beauitful. If you are interested, please contact them at:

Here's Kris's description of what Keep Carbondale Beautiful is all about & what kind of committiment is necessary:

I have been Board President of Keep Carbondale Beautiful since 2005, and active prior to that in different capacities. I am reaching out right now because we are seeking new nominees for our volunteer board.

And our mission is basically four-fold: community improvement through litter cleanup and prevention, promotion of recycling for waste reduction, environmental education, and beautification incentives (such as our Bright Spot Award).

The board currently meets monthly, Jan. – Nov., and most meetings run an hour; this year we’ve met 12:00-1:00 on the 4th Wednesday at the Civic Center. Our biggest event is the Spring Clean Up & Recycling Day, the 3rd Saturday of April at Turley Park. We’ve been serving the community since 1987 (initially as “Carbondale Clean & Green”), so next year marks our 25th anniversary and I am hoping to reinvigorate our leadership for this milestone.

It is not a tremendous time commitment, and board members need not live in Carbondale.
Friday, 18 June 2010 14:17

Employment Opportunities

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Need a job? Want to post a job opportunity? Send us your posting and we will list it here! Contact one of our committee members with the job description & contact information.

Posted 10/7/11

Branch Service Leader
Regions Bank - Marion, IL

Share responsibilities for managing all aspects of the branch.

To apply for the position - go to and apply on line.

Kim Flanigan
HR Generalist  So. Illinois
500 West Main
Carbondale, IL  62901
Phone: 618.529.1913 ext 209
Fax: 618.549.5892
Cell: 618.303.1651

  • Sales and Service

Provide leadership to create the optimal customer service experience.  Must be sales oriented. Proactively ask questions to uncover the customer’s needs and make appropriate referrals to the direct sales staff.  Participate as an active team member to achieve branch performance goals. 

Must have excellent communication skills and the ability to ask appropriate questions of customers to confirm needed information and/or explain transactions or bank policies in a clear, cordial manner.  Must demonstrate the ability to diffuse customer issues while professionally representing Regions Financial Corporation.

  • Operations

Must be proficient at performing the teller responsibilities.  Knowledge and experience in branch operations (managing ATM, branch money supply, vault, commercial customers, etc.) and reporting duties (compiling and generating daily, weekly and monthly reports) are essential. 

Accept and process customer transactions.  Must be organized and attentive to detail and have the ability to handle transactions quickly and accurately.  Stress tolerance and the ability to maintain high service levels in peak traffic periods are essential.  The use of sound judgment and good problem solving skills are critical.  Professional demeanor and appearance are required.

  • Leadership and Coaching

Responsible for supervising a team of tellers.  Must also have excellent supervisory skills and have demonstrated the ability to lead, train and coach others.  This position will work closely with the Branch Team Leader to manage the branch in the Branch Managers absence.  A Branch Service Leader should model all of the brand behaviors and be seen as a “role model” within the branch. 

Assist with observations and regularly give feedback to associates.  Should demonstrate the ability to make sound operational decisions.  Serve as a liaison between the Regional Operations Manager and the branch.  Assist or lead daily sales and service huddles to provide direction, communicate branch best practices, give operational updates and celebrate staff successes.  Assist with the maintenance and communication of the branch schedules (Saturday rotation, vacation, lunches, etc). Listen to other associates and direct appropriate issues to the Branch Manager.  Take responsibility and accountability for individual and team performance.

  • High school diploma or equivalent is required with an aptitude for dealing with numbers. Successful completion of the Regions Financial Corporation’s Teller Assessment is also required.
  • Three years of teller experience, including experience as a “back up” to the BSL are preferred. 
  • Should demonstrate the ability to handle all teller responsibilities. 
  • Should demonstrate leadership skills and be ready to mentor other associates. 
  • Should demonstrate the knowledge of branch operations (managing ATM, branch money supply, vault, commercial customers, etc.) and reporting duties (compiling and generating daily, weekly and monthly reports). 
  • Should demonstrate the ability to make sound operational decisions. 
  • Should demonstrate the ability to serve as a mentor for other branch associates. 
  • Should demonstrate the ability to perform this role based on the branch size (transactions, loans, deposits, staff size).



Posted 10/6/11

Account Executive
Omega Processing Solutions 

Looking for dedicated and motivated individuals to:

  • Develop sales contacts and appointments
  • Meet and develop relationship with business owners
  • Prepare and present sales presentations to sell our products and service.

Contact | Scott Halpin
Phone | 859-448-2387
Email | This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

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