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Elgin Mayor David Kaptain, City Councilwoman Rose Martinez, Elgin Area Chamber volunteers and staff join physicians and staff from OrthoIllinois for a ribbon cutting at their new surgery center. Located off of Randall Road on Alft Lane, the new state-of-the-art outpatient ambulatory surgery center has been opened with a commitment to comprehensive patient care. The center's physicians and staff utilize leading-edge technology and provide personalized care in a cost-effective manner.
Bloomingdale Area Women in Business (BAWIB) gathered for networking, food and drinks prior to volunteering to assemble meals for Kids Against Hunger Illinois Sept. 13. Pictured: Kneeling: Sychar Yebra of Blue Rock Training Center, Inc; Carol Palma of Fellowship Housing and her child; Tina Albin Hamad of StartingPoint Realty; Kaitlyn Poplonski; Standing: Jacqueline Nieto of Xpert Restoration Solutions Inc.; Geri Berg of Painted Tree Boutiques; Mandy Faber of Sensational Skincare by Mandy/Rodan& Fields; Jennifer Blose of Purpose-Therapeutic Massage; Hinna Ahmad of Eye Level Learning Center; Susan Stewart of Stewarts' Cheesecakes; Kristina Aquino of Mary Kay Inc,; Cecila Cinquegrani of Bloomingdale Bank & Trust; Branka Poplonski of Century 21 Circle and Kari Zehme of Symphony Search, Inc.
Bloomingdale Chamber of Commerce After Hours at HotWorx Bloomingdale on Sept. 14. HotWorx hosted other businesses, and featured a new restaurant PitaPita, which is moving into Stratford Crossing in November. Business professionals came together to connect and build relationships and to support each other. Pictured from left to right: Hinna Ahmad of Eye Level Learning Center, Annie Kasak of Annie Occasion for Any Occasion, Loren Gandeza of Parkway Bank, Andriea Golder, Nate Olsen of HotWorx, Mary Jo Robers of Polaris Travel, Afito Chiu of The Balanced Professional, Matt Gugliciello of Stratford Crossing, Mandy Faber of Sensational Skincare by Mandy/Rodan & Fields, Paul Leix and Associate from Vida Health Spa, Susan Atchison of A Healing Soul, Ltd., Jennifer Blose and her daughter.
The Elgin Area Chamber of Commerce staff and volunteers celebrated Profit Management Solutions' expansion into additional downtown Elgin office space as the firm continues to grow. Located at 25 S. Grove, the Downtown Neighborhood Association joined the ribbon cutting celebration for PMS which helps small to mid-sized businesses reach and accomplish their goals. Providing customized, innovative solutions tailored to meet the individual needs of their clients, The experience and professionalism of their team, along with their relentless dedication to their clients sets them apart from the competition on a memorable and personal level.
The Barrington Area Chamber of Commerce and the village of Lake Barrington gathered for a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Sept. 12 to celebrate the 50th anniversary and new ownership of Kelsey Road House Restaurant and Garden, at 352 Kelsey Road in Lake Barrington. Kelsey Road House Restaurant and Garden ribbon cutting ceremony attendees were (l-r): Katie Van Diggelen (Achieve Footwear); Rob Jones (Huntington National Bank); Jon Stickney (Barrington Bank & Trust Co.); Sharon Peterson, John and Carole Schaller (Village of Lake Barrington); Karolina and Paul Maloney (KRH Restaurant and Garden); Martha Goodman Stack (Wells Fargo Advisors); Michael Mann (HealthMarkets); Julie Mayer (Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital); Zach Witt (ilumen Solar); Doug McAllister (Douglas Auto); Jen Frey (Jen Frey Consulting); and Suzanne Corr (Barrington Area Chamber of Commerce).
The Geneva Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting for Revenge Medspa & Wellness, 5 N. Third St., Suite 205 in Geneva on Sept. 20. Owners Jackie Keck and Dr. Andrew Oleksyn cut the ribbon surrounded by his daughter Giulanna, family, friends and staff. Keck's parents held the ribbon.For more information on this organization, visit their website http://Revengespa.com.
Bloomingdale Chamber members, family and staff celebrated the opening of Blue Rock Training Center in Bloomingdale. Owner Sychar Yebra, RN, cut the ribbon on Sept. 19. Blue Rock has already trained 75 CNAs and is excited to be making a difference in the community as the need for medical staff continue to increase. The evening continued with students and families celebrating Blue Rock's opening. Pictured left to right: Nate Olson of HOTWORX, Jason Yebra, Joan Tojino instructor at Blue Rock, Dave Rogers of Bloomingdale Township (back row), Sychar Yebra, RN and owner cutting the ribbon, Mike Hovde of Hovde Tufo Law (back row) and Yra Ombao.