Images from the After Hours section of the Daily Herald Business Ledger's June 26 issue.
Chamber630 members, elected officials and friends welcomed 3 Corners Grill & Tap and owner Frank Militello to the Downers Grove and Woodridge communities with ribbon cutting celebration.
Chamber630 members, elected officials and friends welcomed FutureVision Properties and owner Matthew Kovarik to the Downers Grove and Woodridge communities with ribbon cutting celebration.
Chamber630 members, elected officials and friends welcomed iLoveKickboxing.com and owner Gyana Patnaik to the Downers Grove and Woodridge communities with ribbon cutting celebration.
The Naperville Area Chamber of Commerce, joined by Naperville Mayor Steve Chirico, Chamber CEO Nicki Anderson, Business Owners Jason & Bianca Morin celebrated an official Ribbon Cutting Ceremony and Grand Opening for Brighton Auto Detailing Center at the Iron Gate Motor Condos Plaza, 2108 W. Ferry Road Naperville.
The Naperville Area Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting and business after hours event to celebrate the new location of Magnitech Solutions Inc., 1809 N. Mill St., Suite A in Naperville. NACC President/CEO Nicki Anderson and City Councilwoman Rebecca Boyd-Obarski joined Owner Tim Pabich and his family and staff for the celebration.
Phillips Auto Group hosted village officials and Kankakee County Chamber of Commerce members for a ribbon-cutting ceremony at its new location in Bradley. The Bradley store, which sells new and used Chevrolets, Hyundais, and recreational vehicles, is Phillips' third location with Chevrolet stores in Frankfort and Lansing.
The Batavia Chamber of Commerce recently celebrated a ribbon cutting ceremony for LDJ Cleaning Professionals with owner Lewis Johnson and Batavia Mayor Jeffery Schielke. The company is a family owned and operated cleaning service and serves both residential and commercial customers in the western suburbs.
Employees from Combined Insurance donated 15 iPads to Gigi's Playhouse, an enrichment facility in Hoffman Estates for children with Down syndrome. From left are Alli, a Gigi's Playhouse intern, Tom Mabbott, applications manager at Combined Insurance, Nancy Gianni, founder of Gigi's Playhouse, Kerin Powell, playhouse liaison, David, a Gigi's Playhouse intern, Pat McCullough, vice president of marketing at Combined Insurance, and Sarah Buti, speech therapist at Gigi's Playhouse.
Members of Chamber630 and Lisle area Chamber of Commerce welcomed The Art of Good Eating, 2004 Ogden Avenue, Lisle, and owner Tom Moskos with a ribbon cutting celebration.
The Schaumburg Business Association held a ribbon cutting at Home2 Suites by Hilton, 1300 E. American Lane. Among the attendees were Mayor Al Larson, Trustee Frank Kozak, SBA staff and SBA members.
SIOR Chicago and AIRE held a joint luncheon that featured a panel discussing the future of manufacturing in Chicago. Dennis Vicchiarelli of World Business Chicago, fourth from left, Haven Allen of mHUB, third from left, and Amelia Gandara of GE Fuse, second from left, gave a presentation on how their companies are involved with the manufacturing and innovation communities in Chicago.
Graycor Construction Co.'s Bruce Johnson and Tim Glenn received awards from the Association of Subcontractors and Affiliates Chicago. Glenn, secretary and vice president of estimating, was named Outstanding GC Council Representative while Johnson, superintendent, received the Outstanding General Superintendent Award.