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The Geneva Chamber of Commerce, along with Aurora Regional Chamber of Commerce, Aurora Regional Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, Batavia Chamber of Commerce, Elburn Chamber of Commerce and St. Charles Area Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting on July 19 for CASA Kane County, 100 S. Third St., Suite 460 in Geneva to celebrate the rededication of Grow a Healthy Child Garden and CASA Kane County's 35 amazing years of advocacy and service for the children. Board Chair Kristi Wano cut the ribbon surrounded by staff, board members, volunteers, friends and the chambers involved. For more information on this organization, visit their website http://www.casakanecounty.org.
The Geneva Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting on July 21 for Apricot Lane Boutique, 1514 Commons Dr., Geneva. Owner Jill Shaffrey cut the ribbon held by her husband, Kevin, and sister-in-law Kathy French. She was surrounded by her sons Riley and Sean, staff, chamber board members, ambassadors and staff. For more information on this organization, visit their website http://apricotlaneusa.com.
On July 11 the Bloomingdale Chamber of Commerce hosted a breakfast for 50 business professionals at Lake Park High School to learn about opportunities where they can help and support Lake Park High School staff and students. Lake Park is looking for businesses to participate in any of the following: Business Advisory Board for LPHS; Mentors and coaches to the Incubator Program; Business guest speakers; internships and job training opportunities; Businesses provide site tours for students; Part-time work and business partner with school to provide team-based challenges. Any business professional wanting to get involved can call the Bloomingdale Chamber at (630) 980-9082 for more information. Kevin Jones, curriculum leader, gave a tour of the different facilities at Lake Park High School.
Lilly Aguilar, of Solutions Cleaning Services, hosted the Bloomingdale Area Women in Business (BAWIB) for Cocktails and Conversations after hours on July 21. BAWIB meets monthly for either dinks or coffee with several special events throughout the year providing women in business opportunities to network and share experiences and referrals. Guests are welcome to attend an event before joining. Contact the Bloomingdale Chamber of Commerce for more information.
The Elgin Area Chamber celebrated the grand opening of Total Offroad & More, Chicagoland's premier truck, Jeep, and SUV outfitter. Located just off of Randall Road at 474 Redington Drive in South Elgin, Total Offroad is a destination for those looking to tailor their new or old vehicle with a wide selection of aftermarket brands. Comprehensive service is available for their services including wheels and tires, lift kits, lights & more at this one-stop shop. Do-it-yourselfers can also benefit from the vast knowledge of the team.
Enterprise Truck Rental held a ribbon cutting at the newest location in Palatine this week, in collaboration with the Palatine Area Chamber of Commerce. This branch is the ninth in the Chicago area and is ready to meet the needs of customers by offering access to truck rental solutions, including cargo vans, box trucks and tow-capable pickup trucks for both business and personal use. Located at 2234 N. Rand Road, Palatine, the opening is part of Enterprise Truck Rental's footprint expansion to meet rising demand for seasonal, project-based and e-commerce delivery rentals, as well as vehicles for personal truck rental needs.
Representatives from the Schaumburg Business Association as well as from the village of Schaumburg attended a ribbon cutting ceremony celebrating 1891 Financial Life's new office space at 200 N. Martingale Road, Suite 405, in Schaumburg, and their recent honor of being listed as one of the "World's Best Life Insurance Companies" by Forbes.
Congratulations to 9Round Fitness located at 22 W. Schaumburg Road in Schaumburg on its ribbon cutting, hosted by the Schaumburg Business Association.
The Barrington Area Chamber of Commerce and the village of South Barrington gathered for a ribbon-cutting ceremony on July 13 to celebrate the newly remodeled BMO Bank branch at 40 S. Barrington Road in South Barrington. Attendees at the event included: Ellaine Sambo-Reyther (BMO Wealth Management); Mohammed Ali, Jakub Amrogowicz, Mary Favia, Destiny Forrest Josh Hermann, Chris Michalski, Ricardo Ortega, Noel Pawlak, Natasha Razin, Justyna Sutyniec and Sula Vitogiannis (BMO Bank N.A.); Paula McCombie and Robert Palmer (Village of South Barrington); Ellen Corey (Coaching by Corey); Dennis Kelly (FGMK Insurance Agency, Inc.); Doug McAllister (Douglas Auto); Dipsy Sandal (Sugaring NYC); Katie Van Diggelen (Achieve Footwear); and Suzanne Corr (Barrington Area Chamber of Commerce). Not pictured: Jen Frey (Jen Frey Coaching); and Steve Wilson (CBIZ, Inc.).
The Naperville Area Chamber of Commerce celebrated a ribbon cutting for Prizm Behavioral Services, PC & Lifeskills Counseling Services, 230 West Martin Avenue in Naperville on July 15. The ceremony was facilitated with esteemed ambassadors and community members, as well as civic leaders. Illinois state Rep. Janet Yang Rohr and Naperville Fire Chief Mark Puknaitis were their special guests.
The Barrington Area Chamber of Commerce gathered with the village of Deer Park and Deer Park Town Center management for a multichamber ribbon cutting ceremony on Tuesday, July 18 to celebrate the grand opening of sweetgreen, located at 20530 N. Rand Road, Suite 438 in Deer Park. Attendees at the sweetgreen ribbon cutting included: Dave Hopkins, Emily Cline and team (sweetgreen); Beth McAndrews (Village of Deer Park); Angelika Fejklowicz and Lisa Blaszinski (Deer Park Town Center); Jen Frey (Jen Frey Consulting); Rob Jones (The Huntington National Bank); Janet Mayer (Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital); Bill Collingbourne (Edward Jones); Caryn Simons (Nothing Bundt Cakes); and Suzanne Corr (Barrington Area Chamber of Commerce).