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Professional Dive Training & Travel

Professional Dive Training & Travel is a Joliet Chamber member who teaches people how to scuba dive. They also have continuing education classes that make people better divers or increase their skills, for example taking pictures underwater, penetrating wrecks, or becoming a scuba instructor. They also take people scuba diving to exotic destinations around the world. In the next year alone, they will be in Micronesia, Indonesia, Bonaire, Saba, Cuba, Italy and Belize. Owner, Harold Bach is the only full-time employee, and there are a few part-time instructors that work for the company. Harold has been full-time in the scuba industry since 1998.

Professional Dive Training & Travel was formed in May 2010, as a “semi-retirement” job for Harold and ballooned to an almost full-time position. They teach 6-7 days a week in the late spring, summer and early fall. Most of the trips are then taken in the late fall, winter and early spring.

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For more information on Professional Dive Training & Travel, check out their website at or give them a call at (708) 717-3883.

Budget Golf

Budget Golf is a golf retail store that provides an array of services, including custom fittings, repairs and new grips. If you are looking to trade-in your clubs, Budget provides that service as well. They have been in business since 1993 and in the Joliet area for 10 years. Budget Golf strives to provide men, women and juniors with quality products at great prices. They shop for deals so they can pass on the savings to their customers. Budget Golf prides themselves on customer satisfaction on every level, whether they're custom making a new set, repairing your old set, or helping you plan your golf outing.  They encourage golfers to come to them for all their golfing needs and guarantee you'll receive the utmost in customer service; that's their goal!

Whether you are looking for that perfect gift for someone special or 100 dozen logo balls for your company they can handle just about anything pertaining to the game of golf. For more information on Budget Golf, visit their website at, or give them a call at (815) 729-4653. They are located at 1508 Essington Road in Joliet and are currently running a ‘Spring into Savings’ sales event on their products! On May 18th there will be a demo day at Inwood Golf Course and all major retailers will be available for you to try! Stop by and see what Budget Golf can do for your golf game!

176 West

Larry and Renee Gualdoni opened 176 West Catering and Banquets in 2001, building a reputation for wonderful food at reasonable prices including their renowned roast beef and fried chicken.  Today, Chef Juan Guzman and co-owner Patty Vinsel, take pride in serving delicious homemade meals using the freshest, highest quality ingredients prepared just for your event.  176 West continues to receive rave reviews.

Unlike other banquet facilities, 176 West serves only one banquet at a time.  From the largest wedding to the smallest, most intimate retirement event, each banquet receives their undivided attention and friendly, personalized service.

176 West can accommodate up to 450 guests for weddings, corporate events, birthday parties, showers or funerals.  Of course the banquet hall can also be configured for more intimate events of as few as 50 guests.  They offer a variety of menu options from buffet packages to family style or plated dinners. 176 West is proud of the tradition of providing only the finest quality food and service.

Patty expressed how happy and grateful they were to be booked for most Fridays and Saturdays into November, and encouraged Joliet Chamber members to call and book their event with 176 West! If you would like to contact 176 West, visit their website at, call Patty Vinsel for an appointment at (815) 730-1060 or email her at  For Spanish call Juan Guzman at (779) 435-9684.

Wine Cellar Outlet

The Wine Cellar Outlet is a wine shop specializing in high-quality, handcrafted wines from all over the world at great prices! Eric Fischer, the manager of The Wine Cellar Outlet in Joliet, noted a mystery case sale for $69.99, regularly $165.48 retail or $119.88 outlet, for a savings of over 55% off retail prices. The Wine Cellar Outlet has been in business for over 20 years and just opened in Joliet this past summer.

They have expressed their excitement in partnering with the Joliet Region Chamber of Commerce to support commerce in the local community.

For more information on The Wine Cellar Outlet, check them out on Facebook,, e-mail them at, give them a call at (815) 630-5686 or stop out and see them at 1705 New Lenox Road in Joliet, IL 60443. They invite you to stop in their store and join their email list to receive special discounts and promotions throughout the year!

Velocita - a leading IT solutions provider

Velocita Technology is an authorized sales and service center for most major computer and software manufacturers. They are a leading solutions provider and systems integrator of technology solutions for the workplace. Velocita's strategic alliances with industry's top vendors and manufacturers combined with their highly skilled and certified technical resources offer their clients a comprehensive suite of business solutions.These solutions include, but are not limited to:

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Metaphrasis offers professional language services
Metaphrasis Language and Cultural Solutions, LLC., headquartered in Frankfort, is a professional language services company offering interpreting and translation solutions which connect businesses with their diverse clients and the community. Metaphrasis has a second location in the West Loop of Chicago, dubbed the “Intercultural Center,” which hosts the company’s many interpreter trainings, educational forums and Professional Development workshops.

Elizabeth Colón, founder and president, began in 2007 with a mission to open a language services agency which provides qualified and trained individuals whom provide interpreting services. Now, five years later with two offices, Metaphrasis currently has contracts with distinguished healthcare facilities across the Midwest Region. Her experience in both non-profit and for profit environments enables her to cater to the needs of many different business environments.

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Harbour Contractors offers general contracting, construction services
Harbour Contractors, with corporate headquarters in Plainfield, offers full construction and contracting services to its business clients.

“We’re a construction management and general contractor company,” said Harbour Contractors principal, Patrick Harbour, Jr. “We have three business units: aviation, vertical construction (general commercial and industrial building), and railroad construction.”

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Cleaning Service offers green’ cleaning for less
B.A.M. Cleaning Service, Joliet, provides professional cleaning to commercial and residential customers.

“B.A.M. Cleaning Service is a commercial and residential cleaning company that focuses primarily on commercial cleaning,” said owner Bob Johnson. “On the commercial end, we are a full-service commercial cleaning company, meaning that we can service customers small, medium and large. We do everything from offices to medical facilities and retail spaces. We provide nightly, weekly and monthly after-hours cleaning services for those customers as well as specialty services such as window cleaning, carpet cleaning and floor refinishing.”

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