Tickets on sale for Sauk Valley chamber’s annual manufacturing dinner

STERLING – The annual Sauk Valley Area Chamber of Commerce’s Manufacturing Dinner will make its return Oct. 7 at the McCormick Event Center, 205 E. Third St. in Rock Falls.

The dinner will provide discussion of and information on programming at Whiteside Area Career Center, Morrison Institute of Technology and Sauk Valley Community College. Manufacturing scholarships will be presented to Sauk and MIT students.

Manufacturing continues to be a primary contributor to the success of the Sauk Valley area, the Chamber said in it news release announcing the dinner.

The collaboration being done between manufacturing and education to address workforce development and improve career pathways is critical to the growth of the Sauk Valley, the Chamber said in the release.

Tickets cost $25 and are available by going to or by calling 815-625-2400. Current COVID-19 health and safety guidelines will be followed.