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To access Registration Forms for all Chamber events, visit the Events page.

Macke Senior Center

MS Purse Auction sponsored by M.S.Ramblers

Sunday, April 19 1:30 pm

Macke Senior Center

Questions:  Mandy (618) 521-5921

Upcoming Events

Relocating to Marissa?

For information regarding residency permits, utility hook-ups and real estate, please contact Village Hall at 618-295-2351


Welcome to Marissa ~ The One and Only

Looking for a place to stay, eat or shop? Click here for a listing of the facilities available in Marissa. We have the unique distinction of being the only town in the United States named Marissa.

Located in southeastern St. Clair County, Illinois, Marissa is just three miles from the new World Shooting and Recreation Complex in Randolph County. Visitors are invited to experience our hometown friendliness while shopping, dining or staying in Marissa.

Chamber News

MVP Award

Each year, the Chamber of Commerce solicits nominations from residents of Marissa for the Marissa’s Valuable Person award. The MVP Award is open to anyone in the community who has exhibited outstanding community service, selfless giving and commitment to the Village of Marissa - past or present. We hope this award is a catalyst to entice others to get involved and make a difference in our community. Because together, we can make a difference!

Past recipients of the MVP Award include: Elden Reuss, William A. Norton, Dr. Gary Benedict and Lee “Coach” Schulte. This year, the committee received several excellent nominations and all nominees exhibited superior contributions to Marissa and their qualifications were outstanding. The decision was very difficult but, unfortunately, the committee could only select one individual as Marissa’s Valuable Person.

We would like to congratulate this year's winner, Debbie Smith. Ms. Smith has lived in Marissa for many years, serving the community in a variety of ways:

  • Charter member of Marissa PTA
  • Marissa Khoury League T-ball Coach, served on the Board, and managed the Concession Stand.
  • Coal Festival Committee for over 25 years and has been chairman of the Queen, Prince and Princess Competition for many years. This person started kids Day Activities, has been in charge of the parade for many years, and currently serves as Co-president.
  • Started the Marissa Chili Cook Off and chaired it all nine years.
  • Member of Marissa Business and Professional Women for 25 years and has held all offices. This person has served as chairperson for the Easter Egg Hunt, Trunk or Treat and Lunch with Santa. She has also served as a board member of the Marissa BPW Pre-School and currently serves as President. If my memory serves me correctly, she started the BPW Christmas Walk.
  • Member of Marissa Chamber of Commerce where she has served on the Board of Directors and held the offices of Secretary, Vice President, President and Past President, in addition to chairing countless committees.

Yard of the Month

September 2014
Kim and Rufus King
North Main Street

August 2014
Milissa and Rob Dorf
South Bess

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