Images from the After Hours section of the March 2019 Daily Herald Business Ledger.
The Oswego & Plainfield Area chambers of commerce recently had a joint ribbon cutting for the new Keller Williams Infinity Office, 11850 S. Route 59, Plainfield, managed by Jeannie LaMarre.
The Barrington Area Chamber of Commerce and the village of Barrington gathered for a ribbon cutting to celebrate the opening of Natural Serenity, 112 Barrington Commons Court in Barrington.
The Batavia Chamber of Commerce helped celebrate El Taco Grande's new ownership and management with a ribbon cutting. In attendance was El Taco Grande's new owner, Jose Olvera; manager Mark Ginter; staff, family and friends; Batavia Mayor Jeffery Schielke; Chamber President/CEO Holly Dieitchman; Chamber Membership Development Specialist Margaret Perreault, and 2019 Ambassadors and members.
The Buffalo Grove/Lincolnshire Chamber of Commerce held a membership luncheon at Half Day Brewery, Lincolnshire.
The Bloomingdale Chamber of Commerce recently held a multi-chamber After Hours Andigo Credit Union, 426 W. Army Trail Road, Carol Stream.
The Bloomingdale Chamber of Commerce recently celebrated the grand opening/ribbon cutting of The Joint Chiropractic Bloomingdale, 148 S. Gary Ave., Bloomingdale.,
The Palatine Area Chamber of Commerce and Palatine Mayor Jim Schwantz recently held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for a new Palatine business, iTax Company, 552 E. Northwest Hwy. iTax owner Joanna Dratwa holds scissors and is joined by iTax Company office manager Patricia Pulsakowska, Schwantz, Palatine Area Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Steve Gaus and Palatine Area Chamber of Commerce board members.
The Lake Zurich Area Chamber of Commerce recently held a Local Legislative Summit Breakfast at Kemper Lakes Golf Club. From left are Barrington Bank & Trust Senior Vice President John Haniotes, the event sponsor; Long Grove President Bill Jacob; Lake Zurich Innovation Director Michael Duebner; Kildeer President Nandia Black; Deer Park Trustee Jodie Johnson; Lake Zurich Area Chamber President Ginny Opsahl; North Barrington President Albert Pino; and Hawthorn Woods Trustee Kelly Corrigan.
The Barrington Area Chamber of Commerce gathered for a ribbon cutting to celebrate the grand opening of McAlister's Deli at 690 S. Rand Road in Lake Zurich. McAlister's Deli is a quick and casual chain restaurant that offers dine-in, take out and catering with a full menu of America's favorite foods.
The Batavia Chamber of Commerce hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new location of Image Awards, Engraving & Creative Keepsakes, Inc., 1031 E. State St. Geneva. In attendance were Batavia Mayor Jeffery Schielke; Patty Donahue, owner of Image Awards Engraving; Lori Cox and Patty's husband Ken Fuchs. Image Awards, Engraving & Creative Keepsakes is a full service engraving & awards company.
The Lake Zurich Area Chamber of Commerce recently held an After Hours networking event, hosted by The Grove Country Club, 3217 R.F.D., Long Grove. From left are Lake Zurich Area Chamber President Ginny Opsahl; The Grove Country Club General Manager Brian Tulk; and Grove Membership Director Kelly Patronas.
The Schaumburg Business Association, along with Mayor Al Larson and the village of Schaumburg, attended the ribbon cutting ceremony for OMS National Insurance Co.'s new space at 425 N. Martingale in Schaumburg.
The Lake Zurich Area Chamber of Commerce held its Evening of Excellence Award Ceremony at The Onion Pub & Brewery, 22221 N. Pepper Rd., Lake Barrington. From left in the front are Brian Mattey of Generation Painting, Inc., New Business of the Year and Young Professional of the Year; Chris Geimer of Chris Geimer Design, Chamber Volunteer of the Year; and Ben Opsahl of RE/MAX AT HOME, President's Award. Back row, from left, are Gale Cohen-DeMarco of Sport Clips, Outgoing 2018 Chamber President; Laurie Wilhoit of Caring Women's Connection, Non Profit of the Year; Mary Prekop of Long Grove Confectionery, Business of the Year; Craig Leva of Long Grove Confectionery; Becca Michels of Long Grove Confectionery; and Ginny Opsahl of RE/MAX AT HOME, 2019 Chamber President.
The Barrington Area Chamber of Commerce gathered with Deer Park Town Center management for a ribbon cutting to celebrate the opening of Kendra Scott, 20530 N. Rand Road, Suite. 300 at the Deer Park Town Center mall. Kendra Scott offers jewelry for every occasion, jewelry boxes, candles, home accessories, gifts and more.
The Batavia Chamber of Commerce celebrated a ribbon cutting of Great Guys Cleaning & Concierge, 1815 Wallace, Unit 311, St. Charles, Great Guys Cleaning & Concierge is a one-source cleaning service in the Fox Valley and beyond.
Chamber630 recently celebrated the opening of Ike & Oak Brewing Co., 6315 Main Street, Woodridge. Ike & Oak Brewing is an independently owned local craft brewery featuring handmade artisan pizza.
John Munger of Janson, Munger, McKinley and Kirby recently spoke at the Buffalo Grove/Lincolnshire Chamber of Commerce's Business Referral Network meeting at Chevy Chase Country Club. Dr. Serena Kleinstub of Deer Park Chiropractic was also a speaker at the event.
Chamber630 recently held a ribbon cutting for State Farm -- Dave Steinbach Insurance Agency, Inc., 2500 S. Highland Ave., Suite 330, Lombard. State Farm agent Dave Steinbach has been with the agency since 2010.
Republic Bank recently hosted Northwestern University Kellogg School of Management alumni at the bank's Oak Brook branch for a presentation by Northwestern Professor Tim Calkins, author of "How to Wash a Chicken: Master the Business Presentation."