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 SI MADE   INITIATIVE 

About the “Shop, Eat, Play—Safely—Southern Illinois Made” Initiative

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Senator Fowler, Shop Southern Illinois and the Southern Illinois Chambers of Commerce are working hard to promote as many local businesses in Southern Illinois as possible through the "Shop, Eat, Play—Safely—Southern Illinois Made” initiative. Below are the businesses who are featured in initiative videos currently. This list will be updated weekly when new business videos are debuted. Show your support for Southern Illinois by watching the featured videos of the week and sharing them on your Facebook page.

How can YOU help support the

“Shop, Eat, Play-Safely Southern Illinois Made” initiative?

  1. Share the videos on Facebook

  2. Tell others about your favorite locally owned businesses in Southern Illinois

  3. “Shop, Eat, and Play—Safely” at your local businesses, destinations, and organizations

Featured Businesses of the Week

 Participating Businesses

Special Olympics Illinois

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Carbondale, Illinois

Special Olympics is a global organization that unleashes the human spirit through the transformative power and joy of sport, every day around the world. Special Olympics Illinois is a not-for-profit organization offering year-round training and competition in 18 sports for more than 23,000 athletes with intellectual disabilities and over 17,000 Young Athletes ages 2-7 with and without intellectual disabilities. 

Susan Willis Photography

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Murphysboro, Illinois

The Premier Contemporary High School Senior, Beauty, and Professional Branding Photographer offering a unique experience in southern Illinois, St. Louis, Tampa, Tucson, and beyond

Specialized Equine Services
and Therapeutic Riding

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Makanda, Illinois

Our goal at Pheasant Hollow Winery is to create a pleasant place for our guests to enjoy the finest grape and fruit wines in a friendly and welcoming atmosphere. We have increased our music events for our guest’s listening enjoyment while they sip our award winning wines. We hope to add additional festivals, murder mystery dinner theaters, and wine pairing dinners in the future

Pheasant Hollow Winery

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Whittington, Illinois

Our goal at Pheasant Hollow Winery is to create a pleasant place for our guests to enjoy the finest grape and fruit wines in a friendly and welcoming atmosphere. We have increased our music events for our guest’s listening enjoyment while they sip our award winning wines. We hope to add additional festivals, murder mystery dinner theaters, and wine pairing dinners in the future

Com Pac International 

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Carbondale, Illinois

Com-Pac International is a fully integrated production facility that includes extrusion of PE films, reusable zippers, color printing, and bag converting.

Crown Brew Coffee

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Marion, Illinois

An award-winning, craft coffee company located in downtown Marion, Illinois. We specialize in intentional brewing, premium coffee.