After Hours

Send photos of business events to

From left, Hansy Charlier, Central Region C&I vice president for Acuity Brands, presents Joianne Smith, Oakton College president, and Katherine Sawyer, Oakton College Educational Foundation executive director, with a check. The $10,000 donation from Acuity — which includes Des Plaines-based Juno Lighting among its brands — will establish an endowed scholarship at Oakton. Leaders from Oakton and Acuity marked the beginning of this partnership March 11 at Oakton’s Des Plaines campus. Courtesy of Oakton College
The Barrington Area Chamber of Commerce recently hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony marking the grand opening of Sara B Therapy at 330 E. Main St., Barrington. Sara Brugioni, the owner and therapist at Sara B Therapy, has a passion for supporting the mental health of women, focusing on areas such as infertility challenges, postpartum care, transitions into motherhood, and various mental health concerns. Courtesy of Barrington Area Chamber of Commerce
The staff of Batavia Rehabilitation & Health Care in Batavia recently welcomed new management. The 63-bed subacute and skilled nursing facility provides a broad spectrum of services to the community, including long- and short-term care and rehabilitation, in an intimate and compassionate environment. Courtesy of Batavia Rehabilitation & Health Care
The Glenview Chamber of Commerce recently joined Adam and Co. Barbershop for a ribbon cutting at its location at 1055 Waukegan Road. Courtesy of Austin Handler Photography
The Geneva Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting for 25N Coworking, 25 N. River Lane, in Geneva on March 7 to celebrate 10 years in business. CEO and Founder Mara Hauser and CFO Megan Slavin cut the ribbon held by Hauser’s husband and daughter. They were surrounded by family, founding members, staff, Geneva Chamber staff, board members and Geneva Mayor Kevin Burns and Alderman Dean Kilburg. Courtesy of Geneva Chamber of Commerce
Article Comments
Guidelines: Keep it civil and on topic; no profanity, vulgarity, slurs or personal attacks. People who harass others or joke about tragedies will be blocked. If a comment violates these standards or our terms of service, click the "flag" link in the lower-right corner of the comment box. To find our more, read our FAQ.