Community Involvement

Community Involvement

Santry 360 believes in helping our community. Through monthly outings, the Santry 360 team will help support their community. Past activities have included: Volunteering to help with several 5K’s, working with local food banks, helping build homes for the less fortunate, and providing marketing support for local organizations.

Eastern Iowa Western Illinois Advanced Manufacturing Sector Board

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Involved in long-term efforts that integrate workforce and economic development strategies impacting the advanced manufacturing industry. This group has provided the Quad Cities manufacturing community with events to showcase their business to students and the community. Showing the manufacturing industry as a viable career option.

Recently EWIW Advanced Manufacturing Sector Board hosted their first Manufacturing Day Event.  Hosting a Manufacturing Showcase, the sector board gave manufacturers the opportunity to showcase the technology that is utilized every day. They showcased this technology to 150 eighth grade students from local schools.

Santry 360 had provided marketing support for the event and Sector Board. Development of a social media presence on Facebook and YouTube.  We believe that manufacturing is an important factor for the United States economy and the skills gap that is occurring within this industry needs to be addressed and fixed.

Quad Cities Chamber of Commerce

The Quad Cities Chamber of Commerce provides valuable tools for businesses in the Quad Cities area.  They are champions for business and community progress. We passionately unite the Quad Cities region to create, grow and prosper. We are bridging the river and building the region, and we are doing all of this through five key areas of work.

Their mission is to strengthen and enhance the local business environment, represent the interests of our members, and foster balanced growth in the Quad Cities region.