The Elgin Area Chamber's Annual Meeting and High Five Awards Ceremony takes place on Thursday, January 30 at Gifford's Kitchen & Social, 2300 Bushwood Drive, from 4 to 6:00 p.m.
Join us for our 112th Annual Meeting where we'll have some fun handing out high fives at the reception for the business community.
High powered networking begins at 4 p.m. followed by our program hosted by EAC Board Chair Yaneth Medina of Elgin State Bank, Past Board Chair Tony Sanders of School District U-46 and EAC's CEO Carol Gieske. This brief program features the formal installation of our board members: ReJena Lyon, President/CEO, Hampton, Lenzini and Renwick; Mike Bilyk, American NTN Bearings; Linda Siete, Reflejos; Jim Companik, Motorola Solutions and Leslie Maloney, Chase Card Services.
We'll share our success stories for the past year and recognize our High Five award-winning members and organizations who helped contribute to our success in 2019. Awards to be presented include:
Small Business Award - Andy's Frozen Custard
Large Business Award - American NTN Bearing
Showcase Business Award - Watermark at the Grove
EDG Business Development Award - Conor Commercial Real Estate
Leadership Award - Tony Sanders, School District U-46
EDG Workforce Development Award - Elgin Sweeper Company
Community Partnership Award - Reflejos
Nonprofit Award - Alignment Collaborative for Education
Volunteer of the Year Award: Dan Fox, Don Waters and Ruth Munson for Elgin Area Leadership Academy
Tickets for the event are $35 each, or $250 for a table of 8, and includes hors d'oeuvres and complimentary drink ticket. Reserve your tickets in advance on our website at ElginChamber.com.
Thank you to our sponsors to date: Elgin State Bank, Northwestern Medicine and Grand Victoria Casino. Additional sponsorship opportunities
are also available so contact the Chamber at 847-741-5660 for information.
We hope you will make a resolution to join us for High Fives and a great new year with the Elgin Area Chamber!
Reservations canceled 48 hours or more before the event will be refunded.