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The Geneva Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting celebrating Jade's three-year anniversary on July 29. Jade is located at 25 S. Third St., Geneva. Owner Hannah Thuer cut the ribbon surrounded by Geneva Mayor Kevin Burns, chamber board members, staff, family and friends.
The Geneva Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting for Little Red Barn Door, 21 S. Third St., Geneva, which is their new location, on July 29. Owner Sylvia Torres (in red) along with family members held and cut the ribbon surrounded by Geneva Mayor Kevin Burns, friends, chamber board and chamber staff.
On July 20 fellow Bloomingdale Chamber of Commerce members celebrated the opening of Secondhand Curves, a women's plus size resale boutique. Owner Rachel Cadie, pictured holding the scissors, opened Secondhand Curves in Bloomingdale during the pandemic in January 2021. A year later she moved to a larger location at 366 W. Army Trail Road, Suite 350. Pictured in the photo from left to right: Raul Diaz (Bloomingdale Bank & Trust and BCC Board Director), Branka Poplonski (Century 21 Affiliated), Laura Westney (Fit Project), Amanda Faber (Sensational Skincare by Mandy/Rodan & Field), Martyna Niteca & Danielle Sebek (ReLive Physical Therapy), Matt Gugliciello (Newmark Merrill Companies and BCC Board Director), Rachel Cadie (Secondhand Curves owner), Meg ( employee standing behind Rachel), Kathy Maykut (ReMax All Pro), Cindy Allston (Bloomingdale Chamber of Commerce President), Lilly Aguilar (Solutions Cleaning Services), Make Davison (Platt Hill Nursery and BCC Board Director), next three at from Consumer's Credit Union with Becky Eaglin in front, and Jane Michelotti at the end.
A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held for the new Deaf Welcome Studios, located on the lower level of Fox Valley Mall in Aurora. Studio founder Theressa Dubois was joined by Aurora Mayor Richard C. Irvin, elected officials, and community members for the grand opening of the first-of-its-kind studio in Aurora.