Images from the After Hours section of the Daily Herald Business Ledger Oct. 16 issue.
The Barrington Area Chamber of Commerce gathered with the Village of Barrington to celebrate the opening of Skin Wellness by Renee's new location at 205 S. Cook St. in Barrington. Skin Wellness by Renee provides personalized skin treatments with a fusion of science and natural botanicals uniquely designed to deliver results
The Batavia Chamber of Commerce celebrated the ribbon cutting for Assisting Hands -- Fox Valley South at 150 First Street, Batavia. with owner Angella Morris, Batavia Mayor Jeffery Schielke, Batavia Chamber Executive Director Holly Deitchman and other esteemed community representatives. Assisting Hands -- Fox Valley South offers clients personalized nonmedical support services in their homes, assisting the elderly needing assistance to maintain quality of life.
The Batavia Chamber of Commerce was thrilled to celebrate My Place Hotel's new location in North Aurora with a Groundbreaking Ceremony. My Place Hotel will be located at 1000 Kilbery Lane, North Aurora.
The Bloomingdale Chamber of Commerce celebrated a ribbon cutting for five new stores at Stratford Square Mall Bloomingdale. The new stores are Fit4Mom, Chords, Perfume Center, L.I.F.T. Academy and Keya's Mini Donuts.
The Geneva Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting for Resource Bank -- Commercial Services, Residential Lending and Trust, 1795 W. State St., Suite B Geneva. City of Geneva Mayor Kevin Burns and Geneva Chamber of Commerce Membership Director Judy Carroll held the ribbon while CEO Diana Shott cut the ribbon.
The Batavia and Geneva chambers of commerce, celebrated the grand opening for STC Capital Bank, 9 North Third St. Branch Manager Becki Drake Branch, Batavia Chamber President Holly Deitchman and bank and community representatives were among the attendees.
Sustainable Lighting Solutions recently presented Round Ground Metals in Hanover Park with its Environmental Sustainability Award. RGM's upgrade to energy efficient lighting will decrease its energy use substantially, saving more than $60,000 a year
JAK Creative Design President and CEO Jill A. Kerrigan, right, is honored with the 2017 Deborah Sawyer Rising Star of the Year Award by Leslie Sawyer, the sister of the award's namesake. Kerrigan received the award at the Women's Business Development Center's Connect & Celebrate event in Rosemont.
The Lake Zurich Area Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for Roaring Table Brewery & Taproom in Lake Zurich.
The Schaumburg Business Association held a ribbon cutting for Heal Within Chiropractic, 923 N. Plum Grove Road, Suite D. Mayor Al Larson was there to cut the ribbon and so were many SBA members.
Draper and Kramer Mortgage Corp. celebrated the grand opening of its new Downers Grove headquarters, 1431 Opus Place, Suite 200. Over 125 employees, area business professionals and government officials were in attendance for the event and ribbon cutting. The new 23,000-square-foot space is larger than the firm's previous headquarters in Lombard, accommodating additional core staff to support the growing lender's nationwide business.
The Lake Zurich Area Chamber of Commerce recently celebrated the grand opening of Zin Gastro Pub, 583 N Rand Road, with a ribbon cutting.
Naperville Area Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting to commemorate the renovated office at 55 S. Main St., Suite 351 in downtown Naperville. NACC President & CEO Nicki Anderson was joined by Naperville Mayor Steve Chirico, city council members and NACC Board members.
The Batavia Chamber of Commerce recently celebrated the grand opening of Briana's Pancake House, 10 N. Island St., with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. Owner Francisco Jasso, Batavia Mayor Jeffery Schielke, Batavia Chamber President Holly Deitchman, chamber representatives Margaret Perreault and Catherine Fitch and other community representatives attended the event.
The Batavia Chamber of Commerce recently celebrated the eighth anniversary of Water Street Studios, 160 S. Water St., and the unveiling of a new wheelchair lift. Batavia Mayor Jeffery Schielke, Water Street Executive Director Danielle Hollis, Batavia Chamber representatives Margaret Perreault and Catherine Fitch and other esteemed community representatives attended the event.
Members of the Northern Kane County Chamber of Commerce and the village of West Dundee gathered for a ribbon cutting to celebrate the grand opening of Bamboozels. The owners of Bamboozels spent months renovating the historic building at 101 W. Main St. in West Dundee.
The Orland Park Area Chamber of Commerce celebrated the official grand opening of Walmart Academy with a ribbon cutting at 9245 W. 159th St., Orland Hills. Pictured here holding scissors Joe Salamone (Walmart Academy), along with several Village of Orland Hills representatives, Walmart employees, and the first graduating class of the Walmart Academy.
Recently the Oswego Chamberof Commerce hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony for AT&T's new store on 2808 US Highway 34, Oswego.
The Batavia Chamber of Commerce celebrated the opening of Vanguard Gifted Academy, 1078 E. Wilson St., with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. Vanguard serves gifted children through a personalized education of advanced academics and complex problem solving that develops traits essential for future success.
Addison Chamber of Commerce and Industry congratulates David Allen, owner of Firehouse Subs in Addison, who won the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve Employer Patriot Award recently.