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Our customers are our neighbors.

A smile, a handshake, a helping hand. At Busey, we're committed to improving the quality of life in the communities we serve. Supporting our neighbors leads to vibrant, thriving communities—the places we're proud to call home.

Check out the Busey sponsored or hosted events and activities in your community or see where the Pillar Club is headed! Click on your market for a list of events in your area, then click the event name for additional details on any that interest you. We hope to see you soon!

Events & Seminars

Thursday, November 16

Time: 5 – 7 p.m.
Location: 1490 Tamiami Trail, Port Charlotte
Fees: Free

Networking with other members is the focus of the evening. Bring plenty of business cards to share and, if you like, a door prize to help promote your business.

For more information, call 941.629.8111.

Tuesday, December 5

Time: 10:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Location: Busey, 1490 Tamiami Trail, Port Charlotte, FL
Fees: Free

The key elements of any successful marketing plan include the concepts of product, price, place and promotion, also known as the four “P”s of marketing. The marketing mix of the four “P”s functions as a guide to help the marketing manager successfully develop a strategy for promoting products and services to customers.

Seating is limited and lunch will be served. Reserve your seat at busey.com/registration. For additional information, contact Emerson Schoonover at emerson.schoonover@busey.com.

Saturday, November 18

Time: 9 – 11 a.m.
Location: 2505 N. Water St., Decatur, IL
Fees: Free

Tackle the clutter by bringing your old, unneeded documents to be shredded with our vendor, COPS, to securely dispose of documents containing your personal information. For security reasons, customers must remain with their personal materials until shredded.

Friday, December 15

Time: 9 – 11 a.m.
Location: Midwest Food Bank Warehouse, 2031 Warehouse Drive, Normal, IL
Fees: Free

Join us as we volunteer at the Midwest Food Bank. Your efforts in volunteering make a huge difference in the lives of the more than 225,000 persons they serve each month. Volunteers must be at least 10 years of age and under 18 years of age must have a form signed by their parent/guardian.

For more information go to https://bloomington.midwestfoodbank.org/home

Friday, November 17

Time:10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Location: Busey, 2801 Black Rd., Joliet, IL
Fees: Free

Tackle the clutter by bringing your old, unneeded documents to be shredded with our vendor, to securely dispose of documents containing your personal information. For security reasons, customers must remain with their personal materials until shredded.

Wednesday, November 22

Time: 11:30 a.m. – 1:15 p.m.
Location: Doubletree Hotel by Hilton, 16625 Swingley Ridge Rd, Chesterfield, MO
Fees: $85 per person

Busey is proud to sponsor the Progress 64 West 30th Development Awards Banquet. Enjoy lunch and hear from keynote speaker, Lisa Nichols, CEO of Technology Partners, and celebrate the scholarship and reward recipients.

Progress 64 West is a not for profit civic organization that promotes growth along the I-64 corridor fromI-270 Westward to I-70 through St. Louis and St. Charles Counties in Missouri. Together they have successfully convinced high tech firms, retail establishments, restaurants and other types of commerce to establish their businesses in our communities. In addition, they play a key role in getting the infrastructures needed to support growth.

For more information and to register, contact Bridget Nations at 314.795.2200 or email her at progress64west@gmail.com.

Friday, December 1

Time: 5 – 9 p.m.
Location: The Carousel House at Faust Park, 15185 Olive Blvd., Chesterfield, MO
Fees: $55 for members, $100 for two tickets; $75 for non-members

Busey is proud to sponsor the Chesterfield Chamber of Commerce Winter Festival. Enjoy an evening of live music, food and drink, silent and live auction items and a festive holiday atmosphere to kick off the holiday season.

For more information and to register, call 636.532.3399 or email info@chesterfieldmochamber.com.

Pillar Club Trips & Events

Second Tuesday of every month

Time: Doors open at 9 a.m.; movie begins at 9:30 a.m.
Location: Reynolds Theatres, 3225 N. Dries Lane, Peoria, IL
Fees: $3 per person
Inquiries: Busey Movie Hotline 309.683.2302

Join the Pillar Club for a first-run movie—Busey provides the popcorn and more. You can even win a free gift! One guest per member welcome.

Call the movie hotline 24 hours a day during the week prior to the event to hear the current schedule.

Second Tuesday of second month of each quarter

Time: Doors open at 8:40 a.m.; movie begins at 9 a.m.
Dates: 2017 dates: November 14
Location: Avon Theatre, 426 N. Water St., Decatur, IL
Fees: $5 per person
Inquiries: Busey Movie Hotline 217.425.8201

Join the Pillar Club for a first-run movie—Busey provides the popcorn and more. You can even win a free gift! One guest per member welcome.

Call the movie hotline 24 hours a day during the week prior to the event to hear the current schedule.

Thursday, November 16

Fees: Free

Thursday, November 16, 4:30 p.m. ♦ 100 W. University Ave., Champaign, IL

Please join us to learn more about our exciting 2018 fall tour of the “Historic Hudson Valley Fall Foliage”” scheduled for October 15-19, 2018 through upstate New York. Highlights include: visit Saratoga Springs – site of the Battle of Saratoga and turning point for the Colonies in the American Revolutionary War. Visit Hyde Park – tour Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s home, estate, library and grounds along the beautiful Hudson River. Enjoy a scenic fall foliage cruise on the Hudson River, tour West Point US Military Academy and tour the Culinary Institute of America including a delicious farewell dinner prepared by future chefs.

Request More Information - Hudson Valley Fall Foliage 2018  Register- Hudson Valley Fall Foliage 2018

Tuesday - Tuesday, December 5 - 12

Fees: Free

December 5 - 2 p.m. - Gibson City, IL
First Presbyterian Church
401 N. Church St., Gibson City
Call Ashlee Bertan 217.784.8271 or email ashlee.bertan@busey.com

December 7 - 2 p.m. - St. Joseph, IL
Prince of Peace Lutheran Church
802 E. Douglas, St. Joseph
Call Brad Krall at 217.469.7631 or email brad.krall@busey.com

December 12 - 2 p.m. - Decatur, IL
Shilling Center at Scovill Zoo
71 S. Country Club Rd., Decatur
Call Carolyn McClure at 217.425.8226 or email carolyn.mcclure@busey.com

December 12 - 2 p.m. - Shelbyville, IL
Shelby County Senior Center
325 E. North 9th St., Shelbyville
Call Tarita Fry at 217.774.5515 or email tarita.fry@busey.com

Celebrate the holiday season with all your Busey Pillar Club friends from Gibson City, St. Joseph, Decatur or Shelbyville. Try your luck at BUSEY Bingo and win fun prizes while enjoying your favorite Christmas sweets and treats. To secure your reservation, please email or call Ashlee in Gibson City, Brad in St. Joseph, Carolyn in Decatur or Tarita in Shelbyville at least 3 days prior to the Holiday BUSEY Bingo Party you plan to attend.

Wednesday, December 6

Location: Water Tower Place
Fees: $60 per person
Pickups: Champaign and Paxton

Kick off the holiday season on Michigan Avenue in downtown Chicago. Enjoy a day on your own shopping, viewing the holiday store windows, visiting museums or lunching with your Pillar Club friends – the choice is yours! Before leaving the city, we will drive down Michigan Avenue to enjoy the festive holiday lights. Boxed dinner (included) will be served on the motor coach on our drive home.

Request More Information - Chicago Holiday Shopping  Register- Chicago Holiday Shopping

Download the Pillar Club Trip Waiver.

Friday, December 8 (tentative)

Location: Hilbert Circle Theatre, Indianapolis, IN
Fees: TBD
Pickups: Decatur, Champaign and St. Joseph

Join the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra as they celebrate the 31th Anniversary holiday tradition of Yuletide Celebration! Enjoy lunch on your own with your Pillar Club friends at one of the many downtown Indianapolis restaurants. After the 2:00 pm matinee holiday performance, we will stop for dinner (included) at the renowned Beef House in Covington, Indiana on our drive home. Celebrate the holidays with us!

Request More Information - Yuletide Celebration  Register- Yuletide Celebration

Download the Pillar Club Trip Waiver.

Thursday, December 14

Time: 11:30 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Location: Champaign Country Club, 1211 S. Prospect Ave., Champaign, IL
Fees: $20 per person

Join all your Busey Pillar Club friends to welcome in the holiday season. The Holiday Luncheon will include a festive lunch entrée and local holiday entertainment at the beautiful Champaign Country Club. Please make your reservation by Tuesday, November 28.

Request More Information - Holiday Luncheon  Register- Holiday Luncheon

Friday, December 15

Time: 1:30 - 3:30 p.m.
Location: Princess Theatre, 300 E. Center St., LeRoy, IL
Fees: FREE

Party with all your Pillar Club friends this holiday season at The Princess Theatre in LeRoy. Enjoy popcorn and pop, as well as Christmas sweets and treats, while watching a classic holiday movie. Reserve your seat today by calling Nancy Spratt 309.962.2311 or emailing nancy.spratt@busey.com by Friday, December 8. Hope to see you there!

Tuesday, December 19

Location: David Davis Mansion & Ewing Manor, Bloomington, IL
Fees: $79 per person
Pickups: Champaign and Bloomington

Step back in time to a beautiful Victorian Christmas in the 1890’s as we visit the gorgeous David Davis Mansion and Ewing Manor decorated in Christmas finery. Take in the architecture, history, postcard scenes of decorated evergreen trees, Christmas wreaths and Poinsettia plants on our guided tours. We will enjoy a festive lunch (included) at the Ozark House with the Tea Ladies, as they take you through a day with the lady of the manor as she prepares for the Victorian Christmas holidays. Welcome in the holiday season with Victorian Christmas Splendor!

Request More Information - Victorian Christmas Splendor  Register- Victorian Christmas Splendor

Download the Pillar Club Trip Waiver.

Thursday - Tuesday, December 28, 2017 - January 2, 2018

Location: Los Angeles, Hollywood & Pasadena, CA
Fees: $3,149 per person - Double l $3,917 per person - Single
Pickups: Champaign to/from Chicago's O'Hare Airport

Join the Pillar Club winter holiday tour Tournament of Roses Parade. Highlights of this tour include: Hollywood Insiders Tour, Warner Bro. Studio, Getty Museum, Ronald Reagan Presidential Library, Float Decorating, New Year’s Eve Party and Rose Parade Reserved Seating. Click Tournament of Roses brochure for a detailed brochure.

Request More Information - Tournament of Roses Parade  Register - Tournament of Roses Parade

Download the Pillar Club Trip Waiver.

May 4 - 13, 2018

Join the Pillar Club's early summer tour through British Columbia and Alberta, Canada by train. Highlights include: visit to Butchart Gardens, city tour of Vancouver, journey to the majestic Canadian Rockies aboard the VIA Rail’s The Canadian train, view spectacular landmarks – Icefield Parkway, Maligne Canyon, Moraine Lake, Valley of the Ten Peaks, and Columbia Icefield - choose a ride across this mass of glacial ice or take a walk on the Glacier Skywalk. Stay a night at the world-famous Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise and spend two luxurious nights at the Fairmont Banff Springs - the “Castle in the Rockies”.

Request More Information - Canadian Rockies Tour 2018  Register - Canadian Rockies Tour 2018

Download the Pillar Club Trip Waiver.

October 15-19, 2018

Join the Pillar Club fall foliage tour through New York’s beautiful historic Hudson Valley. Highlights include: visit Saratoga Springs – site of the Battle of Saratoga and turning point for the Colonies in the American Revolutionary War. Visit Hyde Park – tour Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s home, estate, library and grounds along the beautiful Hudson River. Enjoy a scenic fall foliage cruise on the Hudson River, tour West Point US Military Academy and tour the Culinary Institute of America including a delicious farewell dinner prepared by future chefs.

To learn more about this fall foliage tour through upstate New York, please register for one of our Tour Previews.

Request More Information - Hudson Valley Foliage Tour  Register - Hudson Valley Foliage Tour

Download the Pillar Club Trip Waiver.

 
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