Cary, Fox River Grove leaders to give update on towns

Updated 12/21/2010 1:41 PM
  • Tom Kierna

    Tom Kierna

  • Robert Nunamaker

    Robert Nunamaker

Want to know what's going on in Cary and Fox River Grove? The leaders from both towns are holding separate addresses, sponsored by the Cary Grove Area Chamber of Commerce.

Cary Village President Tom Kierna will be the keynote speaker during the Cary Business Roundtable and is scheduled to talk at noon Wednesday, Jan. 19, at the Cary Park District Community Center, 255 Briargate Road. His chat will touch on new businesses in the area.

Fox River Grove Village President Robert Nunamaker will give a similar talk at noon Thursday, Feb. 10, at the Fox River Grove village hall, 305 Illinois Street.

It costs $15 to attend each talk and the fee includes a box lunch.

Both village presidents are expected to answer questions from the public after their presentations.

For information, visit or call the chamber at (847) 639-2800.

Their big break? Students from the Algonquin Academy of Dance are scheduled to perform a routine during the Harlem Globetrotters' halftime show.

The Globetrotters will be playing ball 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 30, at the Allstate Arena in Rosemont and if you'd like to buy tickets to support our local kids, visit

Chamber scramble: The Cary Grove Area Chamber of Commerce has banded with eight local chambers for the Network Scramble Luncheon, scheduled for Thursday, Jan. 13.

Its aim is to help attendees make new business contacts and is open to no more than three professionals from a single industry.

As part of the event, attendees will network over lunch at three different tables for each course of lunch.

It costs $35 to attend the lunch, which will be held at D'Andrea Banquets and Conference Center, 4419 Northwest Highway, in Crystal Lake.

To register, visit or call (847) 639-2800.

• Lenore Adkins covers Algonquin, Lake in the Hills, Cary, Fox River Grove, Pingree Grove and McHenry County College. To reach her, send an e-mail to or call (847) 608-2725.