Images from the After Hours section of the June 2019 issue of the Daily Herald Business Ledger.
The Elmhurst Memorial Hospital Foundation recently awarded $28,000 in scholarships to area high school students who are volunteers at Elmhurst Hospital. Back row, from left: Thomas Bennett; Vincent Lococo; Dee Panek, Manager, Volunteer Services, Elmhurst Hospital; Jacob Paulaskas; Lillian Kraus; Olivia Brunke; Emma Czech; Susan Tyburski, Executive Director, Elmhurst Memorial Hospital Foundation. Front row, from left: Aileen Horn, Megan Foster, Safiyah Azeez, Chloe Gomez and Alyssa Irby. Not pictured: Alexander Boskov, Artemis Siavelis.
The Lake Zurich Area Chamber of Commerce Business recently held an After Hours, with hosts Dist. 95 Educational Foundation & Lake Zurich Dist. 95. The event was held at the Sfire Family Education Center, 832 S. Rand Road in Lake Zurich. Pictured, from left, Dr. Kaine Osburn, superintendent of Lake Zurich Dist. 95; Sandra Frampton, chair, Dist. 95 Educational Foundation; Erica Chianelli, executive director, Dist. 95 Educational Foundation; and Ginny Opsahl, president, Lake Zurich Area Chamber of Commerce
Kim Crain, a client of IntentGen Financial Partners, and Jay Hitselberger of associate adviser of IntentGen Financial Partners, volunteer time to do major restoration work at a family home at the Rebuilding Together Aurora event in late April. Crain and Hitselberger cleaned, primed and painted walls and removed and sanded all doors.
The Schaumburg Business Association recently helped cut the ribbon on the new Jim Beam Club at Boomers Stadium.
The Westmont Chamber of Commerce Educational Foundation and the Westmont Rotary Club combined to host a special luncheon to celebrate some of Westmont's brightest and exceptional graduating high school seniors. The luncheon was held at Papa Passero's, 6326 S. Cass Ave., Westmont. The Westmont Chamber of Commerce Educational Foundation (WCCEF), is a not-for-profit, charitable organization with a mission to provide recognition and scholarships to area students.
The Bloomingdale Chamber of Commerce recently celebrated the opening of Saffron Restaurant.
The Barrington Area Chamber of Commerce gathered with the village of Barrington for a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the Grand Re-Opening of Savvy Spirit & Women's Accessories at the Ice House Mall, 200 Applebee St., Barrington.
The Batavia Chamber of Commerce conducted a ribbon-cutting ceremony for chamber member Treehouse Pediatric Therapy in downtown Batavia.
The Schaumburg Business Association was honored to host the ribbon cutting of Odyssey Escape Game, 999 N. Plaza Drive, Schaumburg.
Aurora Police Chief Kristen Ziman welcomes 20 women volunteering at a Fox Valley Habitat for Humanity construction site in Aurora. Launched at 823 Gillette Ave. in Aurora was Women Build 2019, a Habitat home built by women for women. Completion is scheduled for January.
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The Lake Zurich Area Chamber of Commerce recently held a State Legislative Breakfast at the The Grove Country Club. Speakers included, from left, Wendy Perlin, coordinator of Rehabilitation Services, Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital; State Rep. Mary Edly-Allen of District 51; State Sen. Dan McConchie of District 26; and Craig Taylor, Lake County Board Member, District 19.
The Geneva Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting for PEAK Fitness Studio, 207 S. Third St., Ste. 200 in Geneva. Owners Kimber McCue and Liz Peterson cut the ribbon while Geneva Chamber of Commerce Membership Director Robyn Chione and City of Geneva Mayor Kevin Burns hold the ribbon.
The Barrington Area Chamber of Commerce gathered with the Village of Kildeer for a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the grand opening of Synergy Builders' new showroom at 7 E. Northwest Hwy. in Palatine.
The Elmhurst Chamber of Commerce & Industry's recently held its 31st Annual Spring Luncheon and Expo, titled a "Salute to Women of Business," at the Diplomat West Banquet Halls.
The Barrington Area Chamber of Commerce gathered with the Village of Kildeer for a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the grand opening of Tacos Guanajuato at 20117 N. Rand Road in Kildeer.
Bensenville Village President Frank DeSimone and AmTab President and CEO Doss Samikkannu, left, cut the ceremonial red ribbon celebrating the opening of the tables and booths manufacturer's location at 600 Eagle Drive in Bensenville. They are joined by AmTab General Manager Jason Samikkannu, members of the Bensenville Chamber of Commerce, and Village staff.
Bloomingdale Chamber of Commerce recently celebrated the ribbon cutting and grand opening party for TCC Wireless, which moved its corporate office from Carol Stream to Bloomingdale. U.S. Rep. Raja Krishnamoorthi also attended.
Cathy Ferrel, right, community outreach director for Aurora's Marie Wilkinson Food Pantry, accepts a $500 donation Monday from Bobby Menendez, president, Aurora Noon Lions Club. The presentation took place at the Lions' biweekly membership luncheon at Luigi's Pizza in Aurora. The donation represented a portion of proceeds from the Lions' 12th annual Pancakes with the Easter Bunny breakfast fundraiser April 20 at Luigi's.
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The Hinsdale office of Republic Bank recently hosted a cocktail reception for local residents, clients and business owners featuring a collection of iconic photographs commemorating the 50th Anniversary of Woodstock. The photo collection, presented by Republic Bank, will travel to various area libraries, local museums, schools and city buildings through the end of September. From left are Tom Bugielski, president & CEO, Republic Bank; Aristotle Halikias, chairman of the board, Republic Bank; Steve Macek, Woodstock & pop culture historian and professor at North Central College; Mark Rice, an attendee at the original Woodstock; and Amanda Sloan, AVP, branch sales manager of Republic Bank.