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The Elgin Area Chamber celebrated the newest special event space in Elgin, The Ashbury. This private event venue is operated by the Haight Family and is located 1 Douglas Avenue in downtown Elgin. The space includes a large main space and additional smaller spaces that can accommodate weddings, celebrations, corporate meetings and much more. The modern rustic vibe creates the perfect setting to socialize and celebrate any event with up to 130 guests. Thanks to chamber ambassadors, city council members Rose Martinez and John Steffen, Downtown Neighborhood Association, and many friends for joining in on the ribbon cutting.
The Elgin Area Chamber welcomed Dr. Daniel O'Malley and nurse practioner Janine Tanner to their new family practice office at 1975 Lin Lor Lane, Suite 205, in Elgin. Having recently joined the Ascension Illinois Medical Group (formerly Amita), they were joined by chamber ambassadors and staff, Amita Community Board Chair Pat Szpekowski, Amita Chief Medical Office Dr. Anandita Gephart, and Fernando Gruta, Hospital Administrator.
The Batavia Chamber of Commerce celebrated the new Batavia location for Payton's Photography with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on June 23. When looking for a new location for her photography studio, owner CeCee Nedrow found the "perfect" location in Batavia, at 1359 Wind Energy Pass, near Kirk Road. Batavia Mayor Jeffery Schielke presided over the celebration, along with the owner, CeCee Nedrow, and her husband, Bill. Among the well-wishers were Batavia Chamber President and CEO Margaret Perreault and Shirley Mott, chamber communications and membership coordinator. Also present were Lori Botterman, city of Batavia, and Shannon Jarmusz, city of Batavia, along with chamber ambassadors, a special client, Madison, and her mom, Kim.
The ribbon-cutting event at the new Naperville Fitness Instillation at Frontier Sports Complex in Naperville was held on June 16. Front row (left to right): Kim Brondyke, District Director for State Rep. Anne Stava-Murray; Donna Wandke, District Director for State Rep. Janet Yang Rohr; Naperville Park District Board President Mary Gibson; Dr. Elizabeth Pieroth of Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush; State Senator Laura Ellman; Naperville Park District Commissioner Marie Todd; Mayor Steve Chirico; Naperville Park District Commissioner Alison Thompson.
The Naperville Area Chamber of Commerce celebrated a ribbon cutting for Argon & Co., 55 South Main Street, Suite 394 in Naperville. The ceremony was facilitated with esteemed ambassadors and community members, Christina Caton Kitchel, Chairman of the Board of Directors represented the chamber and Mayor Steve Chirico welcomed Argon & Co to Naperville. Managing Partner for Argon & Co. Thad Taylor explained that Argon & Co. is a global consulting company with over 400 consultants in 15 offices including Paris, London, Abu Dhabi, Amsterdam, Atlanta, Auckland, Dusseldorf, Hong Kong, Lausanne, Melbourne, Mumbai, Riyadh, Singapore, Sydney and Naperville.