Separating Military Member’s Networking Event

September 29th, 2014: This past Thursday night, more than 70 military members transitioning from postings at Scott Air Force Base participated in a unique networking event co-sponsored by the Belle-Scott Committee and the Leadership Council Southwestern Illinois to match these highly trained individuals with available, quality job openings.  ‘Networking Night at Scott Air Force Base’ featured 63 companies with […]

Council looks to increase Scott Patriots

December 13th, 2013: Now through Dec. 17, the Leadership Council Southwestern Illinois and several Metro East chamber of commerce organizations will be rallying their volunteers around phones and in front of their computers in an effort to double the number of business and organizations in the Scott Patriot Program. Click to read more

Scott Patriot Program tops 300

November 14th 2013: The recently launched Scott Patriot Program has reached a new milestone in time for Veteran’s Day, signing on 321 businesses, organizations and communities as Patriots. Each is recognized as being “military-friendly” thanks to discounts offered and… Click to read more

Scott Patriot Program

October 1st, 2013: There are almost 1.5 million active duty military members. And, of course, their families are affected as well. That’s why the Leadership Council of Southwestern Illinois started the Scott Patriot Program, which highlights military friendly communities and businesses. Click to view video