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    Tuesday, October 16, 2018
    check out what 101 Mobility in Elgin IL is all about http://www.wheel-life.org/101-mobility-chicago-helping-people-stay-in-their-homes/  
    Categories: Community, Health & Lifestyle, Member Company News, Career & Education, EAC News, Economic Development, Fab Five, Technology, Small Business
    Monday, October 08, 2018
    Categories: Community, Technology, Career & Education, Member Company News
    Friday, October 05, 2018
     The New StuffBETSY BAILEY · ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY · MEDICAL DEVICES · WHEEL:LIFE   300 Views101 Mobility Chicago: Helping People Stay in Their Homes  Editor’s Note:  When a dear friend was diagnosed with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, Debra Mills decided to stop working and put her nursing background to use to care for her. As time passed and her friend’s condition worsened, she was exposed to ...read more
    Categories: Community, Health & Lifestyle, Technology, EAC News, Member Company News
    Thursday, October 04, 2018
    Elgin IL: Mueller is proud to announce its fiftieth year providing public accounting and business and financial services to Chicago area clients. Since 1968, Mueller has provided accounting, tax, assurance, and management consulting services to privately held and publicly traded companies, local governments, and not-for-profit organizations within a wide variety of industries. Mueller is a ...read more
    Categories: Community, Financial, Economic Development, Member Company News
    Wednesday, October 03, 2018
    VNA Health Care is pleased to announce that the 2018 Helen Cearlock Award has been presented to Jesse Plasencia, DPM. The Cearlock Award is VNA’s highest level of employee recognition. It is presented annually to a VNA employee who expresses the spirit of Helen Cearlock, a nurse educator and former VNA Board Chairman. Those nominated for this honor demonstrate commitment to the purpose and vision ...read more
    Categories: Member Company News, Community
    Tuesday, October 02, 2018
    Throughout Red Ribbon Week, the Coalition for a Safe and Healthy Elgin (CSHE) has several community events planned to help bring awareness about the dangers of drug abuse. This year’s theme, “Life Is Your Journey. Travel Drug Free.”, focuses on the many different opportunities parents have to talk to their teens whether it be at home, the dinner table, family outings, or with friends and extended ...read more
    Categories: Health & Lifestyle, Community
    Monday, October 01, 2018
    This is an exciting time to be in Elgin! Our Enhancing Elgin Committee works to provide information about the many positive things about our city that are solidifying our reputation as The City in the Suburbs. Visit our website at ElginChamber.com/Fab5 or follow Enhancing Elgin on Facebook and Twitter (@EnhancingElgin) or search the hashtag #ElginIL to learn more about what makes Elgin the great ...read more
    Categories: EAC News, Member Company News, Community, Fab Five, Small Business
    Monday, October 01, 2018
    Happy Chamber Member Anniversary to our Members!  Thank you to these Elgin Area Chamber members who are celebrating an anniversary with our organization: Celebrating 60+ years Cap & Seal LP School District U-46  Celebrating 50 - 59 years Church of the Brethren  Celebrating 40 - 49 years Elgin Community Broadcasting LLC. WRMN 1410AM Radio  Celebrating 30 - 39 years Hampton, Lenzini & ...read more
    Categories: EAC News, Member Company News, Community, Economic Development
    Monday, October 01, 2018
    Welcome to our new Elgin Area Chamber members in October!Babbitting Service Inc. Kathy Campbell 1617 Louise Drive South Elgin IL 60177 (847) 841-8008 http://www.babbitting.com Manufacturing/Manufacturers Balance Family Chiropractic Samantha Merrit 776 West Bartlett Road Bartlett IL 60103 (630) 837-3707 http://www.balancefamily.com Healthcare/Chiropractic iHerb Kris Kaun 2650 Auto ...read more
    Categories: Career & Education, EAC News, Financial, Member Company News, Community, Economic Development, Health & Lifestyle, Small Business
    Friday, September 28, 2018
    MOTHERTRUCKIN’ BEER FESTSaturday, December 1st,201850+ Breweries|100+ Craft Beers|Food Trucks|Live Entertainment Happy Holidays, Chicago! MotherTruckin’ Beer Fest returns with the gift of craft beers, food trucks, and live entertainment this holiday season as MotherTruckin’ Beer Fest rattles the walls of the 100,000 sq. ft. Sears Centre Arena on Saturday, December 1st, 2018. With each ticket ...read more
    Categories: Community, Member Company News
    Monday, September 24, 2018
    Elgin Community College (ECC), for the first time, hosted one of 89 manufacturing camps held throughout the U.S. The Nuts, Bolts, & Thingamajigs camps are supported by grants from the Fabricators & Manufacturers Association, Intl (FMA). FMA moved its headquarters to Elgin in 2017. The camps target students in middle and high school and introduce them to exciting aspects of manufacturing such as ...read more
    Categories: Community, Economic Development, Career & Education
    Monday, September 24, 2018
    The Elgin Development Group arranged for Sen. Durbin to meet with several Elgin area manufacturers to discuss the impact of recently enacted tariffs. The meeting was hosted by American NTN, a global leader in producing automotive components, including bearings. The companies stressed to the Senator the tariffs are causing supply chain disruptions, increased material costs, and financial operating ...read more
    Categories: Economic Development
    Monday, September 24, 2018
    Over 50 business, community and political leaders toured career and technical facilities at South Elgin and Elgin High Schools in August. Featured on the tour was the new welding lab at Elgin High School. In addition to learning about the welding program, the quests visited classrooms where students were studying precision manufacturing, veterinary, culinary sciences, automotive technology and ...read more
    Categories: Career & Education, Economic Development
    Monday, September 24, 2018
    A German Company with a history dating back to 1761 has chosen Elgin for its first U.S. manufacturing facility. The company plans to make cosmetic pencils for the private label market. The EDG was actively engaged in recruiting the firm to Elgin, beginning with an introductory meeting in March, 2018.Read More
    Categories: Economic Development
    Monday, September 24, 2018
    Nearly 3,000 U-46 eighth graders from all eight of the District's middle schools attended EXPLORE 2018 a curriculum and career expo. The event was held at the Sears Centre, with students arriving by U-46 buses throughout the day. The purpose of EXPLORE is to improve college and career readiness by having students experience real-world careers and the academic education and training required: ...read more
    Categories: Career & Education, Economic Development, Community
    Monday, September 24, 2018
    There is a lot of confusion among employers about what is legally required in Illinois regarding vacation pay for company employees. The following are some commonly asked questions: 1. Does an Illinois employer have a legal obligation to offer its employees paid vacation? Answer: No, unless there is in place a Company policy or individual employment contract promising the employees paid ...read more
    Categories: EAC News, Small Business
    Tuesday, September 18, 2018
    Ecker Center for Mental Health and Renz Addiction Counseling Center announced plans to affiliate their agencies to create a new, larger behavioral health agency to provide integrated services to community members in western Cook and central/northern Kane Counties as well as many Medicaid insured individuals in search of mental health services. Centered on a steadfast commitment to client centered ...read more
    Categories: EAC News, Health & Lifestyle, Community, Economic Development, Member Company News
    Monday, September 10, 2018
    Categories: Member Company News, Community
    Saturday, September 01, 2018
    Happy Chamber Member Anniversary to our Members!  Thank you to these Elgin Area Chamber members who are celebrating an anniversary with our organization: More than 50 yearsWillow Lake EstatesFox River Water Reclamation DistrictMueller & Co LLP  30 - 39 yearsThe Learning Tree Child Care CenterUniversal Chemicals & Coatings  20 - 29 yearsDundee Animal Hospital of ElginGroot Inc.Tri-State Carpet & ...read more
    Categories: EAC News, Community
    Saturday, September 01, 2018
    Welcome to our new Elgin Area Chamber members in Septermber! Associated Bank Ana Perez 16 N Spring Street Elgin IL 60120 (847) 214-2466 www.AssociatedBank.com Financial Services/Banks   Cafe Revive Jesus Aguirre 51 S Grove Avenue Elgin IL 60120 (847) 529-1324 www.cafereviveelgin.com Food & Beverages/Restaurants   Chicago Charter Bus Company Ivelisse Rodriguez 8913 S Cornell ...read more
    Categories: Community, Economic Development, EAC News, Member Company News
    Saturday, September 01, 2018
    This is an exciting time to be in Elgin! Our Enhancing Elgin Committee works to provide information about the many positive things about our city that are solidifying our reputation as The City in the Suburbs. Visit our website at ElginChamber.com/Fab5 or follow Enhancing Elgin on Facebook and Twitter (@EnhancingElgin) or search the hashtag #ElginIL to learn more about what makes Elgin the great ...read more
    Categories: EAC News, Fab Five, Community, Economic Development, Member Company News
    Wednesday, August 01, 2018
    Happy Chamber Member Anniversary to our Members!  Thank you to these Elgin Area Chamber members who are celebrating an anniversary with our organization:  More than 60 yearsAdvocate Sherman HospitalRalph Helm, Inc.YWCA Elgin  40 - 59 yearsElgin State BankWaste Management  30 - 39 yearsAlexanders CaféAssociation for Individual Development - Elgin Area ServicesLea Heating & Air ConditioningTom's ...read more
    Categories: Member Company News, EAC News, Health & Lifestyle, Community
    Wednesday, August 01, 2018
    Elgin's Five Fabulous Facts for August This is an exciting time to be in Elgin! Our Enhancing Elgin Committee works to provide information about the many positive things about our city that are solidifying our reputation as The City in the Suburbs. Visit our website at ElginChamber.com/Fab5 or follow Enhancing Elgin on Facebook and Twitter (@EnhancingElgin) or search the hashtag #ElginIL to learn ...read more
    Categories: Financial, Community, EAC News, Member Company News, Small Business, Fab Five
    Wednesday, August 01, 2018
    Welcome to our new Elgin Area Chamber members in August!  Consumer Credit Counseling Service(CCCS) of Northern Illinois Virginia Peschke 28 N Grove Elgin IL 60123 (800) 815-2227 www.illinoiscccs.org Financial Services/Financial Advisors Family Chiropractic and Posture Center David Serrano 630 Randall Road South Elgin IL 60177 (847) ...read more
    Categories: Financial, Community, EAC News, Small Business, Member Company News
    Tuesday, July 31, 2018
    Gather  a Group and Experience TheElginSymphonyOrchestra Record-settingfour-time winnerof IllinoisProfessionalOrchestra of the Year!  Groups of 10ormore - 15%DiscountGroups of 20ormore - 20%DiscountTicketsstartat $30Transformingthe SymphonyExperience Electrifyingconcertsthat exemplify the power of liveperformance World-class musicians and a critically-acclaimedmusicdirector No rules-wear ...read more
    Categories: Community, Member Company News, Small Business
    Sunday, July 01, 2018
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    Categories: EAC News, Member Company News, Community, Economic Development, Small Business
    Sunday, July 01, 2018
    Elgin's Five Fabulous Facts for JulyThis is an exciting time to be in Elgin! Our Enhancing Elgin Committee works to provide information about the many positive things about our city that are solidifying our reputation as The City in the Suburbs. Visit our website at ElginChamber.com/Fab5 or follow Enhancing Elgin on Facebook and Twitter (@EnhancingElgin) or search the hashtag #ElginIL to learn ...read more
    Categories: Community, Fab Five, Small Business, EAC News, Member Company News
    Sunday, July 01, 2018
    Happy Chamber Member Anniversary to our Members!  Thank you to these Elgin Area Chamber members who are celebrating an anniversary with our organization:  More than 65 years Easter Seals DuPage & Fox Valley Elgin Academy Elgin Symphony Orchestra Golden Corridor Family YMCA  40 - 49 years Commonwealth Edison Company  30 - 39 years Alm Foot Care Reishauer Corporation Singles Roofing & ...read more
    Categories: EAC News, Member Company News, Community, Economic Development, Small Business
    Sunday, July 01, 2018
    Welcome to our new Elgin Area Chamber members in July: Phoenix Athletics, Inc. Carmen Argo 1029 N Randall Road Elgin IL  60123 (847) 468-1705 www.phoenixathletics.net Sports & Fitness/Health Clubs Fellowship Housing Anna Marquardt 2200 W Higgins Road Suite 130 Hoffman Estates IL 60169 (847) 882-2511 www.fhcmoms.org Community/Social Services Deutz Service Center Chicago Sal ...read more
    Categories: Community, Member Company News, EAC News, Small Business
    Wednesday, June 27, 2018
        New post on Labor and Employment Law - SmithAmundsen   The Final Chapter: The Supreme Court Overrules Abood in Janus v. AFSCME and Changes the Face of Public Sector Labor Relationsby smithamundsenContributed by Carlos S. Arévalo and Julie Proscia, June 27, 2018On June 27, 2018, the United States Supreme Court issued a groundbreaking decision in Janus v. AFSCME ...read more
    Categories: Community, Economic Development, Member Company News
    Monday, June 18, 2018
    Elgin’s Middleby Corporation received the Export Continuing Excellence Award recognition from Lt. Governor Evelyn Sanguinetti and the Illinois Department of Commerce & Economic Opportunity (DCEO) at the 2018 Governor's Export Awards during a ceremony at the Union League Club of Chicago. The Governor's Export Awards are Illinois' highest recognition of export achievement, honoring Illinois ...read more
    Categories: Economic Development, Member Company News, Community
    Monday, June 18, 2018
    Triumph Community Bank to Become TBK Bank  TBK Bank, SSB (“TBK Bank”) announced that it will begin fully operating its Midwest division, Triumph Community Bank, under the TBK Bank brand in July of 2018.  “Current customers of Triumph Community Bank will not be required to take any action as a result of the rebranding,” said John DeDoncker, EVP and Senior Banking Officer for the Midwest Division ...read more
    Categories: EAC News, Member Company News, Financial
    Monday, June 11, 2018
    FMA honored with a “Best Manufacturing Associations to Work For” award IN NEWS BY STAFF REPORTJUNE 8, 2018 In the first year of its “Best Manufacturing Associations to Work For” awards program, the National Association of Manufacturers’ (NAM) Council of Manufacturing Associations (CMA) named the Fabricators & Manufacturers Association (FMA), International, as one of its winners. FMA, with its ...read more
    Categories: Economic Development
    Thursday, May 31, 2018
    Thank you to these Elgin Area Chamber members who are celebrating an anniversary with our organization:50 and more yearsIHC Construction Companies, LLCHoffer Plastics CorporationHopp Accounting & Tax Service, P.C.  30 - 49 yearsGirl Scouts of Northern Illinois  20 - 29 yearsBoys & Girls Club of ElginElgin Plaza  10 - 19 yearsMarklund Wasmond CenterBrittain's Car Wash Inc.First United Methodist ...read more
    Categories: Community, Member Company News, EAC News
    Thursday, May 31, 2018
    This is an exciting time to be in Elgin! Our Enhancing Elgin Committee works to provide information about the many positive things about our city that are solidifying our reputation as The City in the Suburbs. Visit our website at ElginChamber.com/Fab5 or follow Enhancing Elgin on Facebook and Twitter (@EnhancingElgin) or search the hashtag #ElginIL to learn more about what makes Elgin the great ...read more
    Categories: Community, Economic Development, Member Company News, EAC News, Fab Five
    Wednesday, May 30, 2018
    Here is your issue of the Elgin Area Chamber's monthly newsletter, the Business Connection
    Categories: Career & Education, EAC News, Economic Development, Small Business, Community, Fab Five
    Tuesday, May 08, 2018
    This is an exciting time to be in Elgin! Our Enhancing Elgin Committee works to provide information about the many positive things about our city that are solidifying our reputation as The City in the Suburbs. Visit our website at ElginChamber.com/Fab5 or follow Enhancing Elgin on Facebook and Twitter (@EnhancingElgin) or search the hashtag #ElginIL to learn more about what makes Elgin the great ...read more
    Categories: EAC News, Fab Five, Community
    Tuesday, May 01, 2018
    Thank you to these businesses for renewing their investment with the Elgin Area Chamber:  More than 50 yearsBazos, Freeman, Schuster & Braithwaite, LLCLaird Funeral HomeLundstrom Insurance Agency, IncUnited Way of Elgin  30 to 49 yearsFox Valley Fire & Safety Co.Burnidge Properties, Ltd.Daily Herald Media Group/Paddock PublicationsDLA Architects, LtdSenior Services AssociatesShales McNutt ...read more
    Categories: EAC News, Member Company News, Community
    Tuesday, May 01, 2018
    Welcome to our new members this month: A. R. Lass Construction Services, Inc. Rich Lass 3501 Algonquin Road Suite 190  Rolling Meadows IL 60008 (815) 608-3473  arlassconstruction.com Contractors/Carpenters Allstate Insurance Alejandro Talancon 1130 Dundee Ave  Elgin IL 60120 (847) 697-5900  Agents.Allstate.Com Financial Services/Insurance & Investments ​Armar Foods Robert ...read more
    Categories: Community, EAC News, Member Company News
    Tuesday, May 01, 2018
    Applications Open for the Elgin Area Leadership Academy Class of 2019A program sought to engage and develop the next generation of community leaders in the Elgin area The Elgin Area Chamber of Commerce (EACC) is now accepting applications for the Elgin Area Leadership Academy (EASLA) class of 2019. Since 1991, the EALA program has sought to educate, engage and develop the next generation of ...read more
    Categories: Career & Education, Community, EAC News, Member Company News, Small Business
    Monday, April 30, 2018
                             Elgin Area Chamber President & CEO Carol Gieske has been named 69th Annual Woman of the Year by the Altrusa International Club of Elgin. Gieske will be presented with the award at the Altrusa Annual Dinner on Thursday, May 17 at Villa Olivia Country Club. Reservations can be made by calling Joanna Webster at 847-528-3157.     Altrusans Pat Szpekowski and Dr. Clare ...read more
    Categories: EAC News, Community, Member Company News
    Thursday, April 26, 2018
    Here is the monthly newsletter of the Elgin Area Chamber.
    Categories: EAC News, Fab Five, Community
    Tuesday, April 24, 2018
    Elgin Industries earns recognition as John Deere ‘Partner-level Supplier’ and ‘Supplier of the Year’   ELGIN, Ill. (PRWEB) April 20, 2018   Elgin Industries, a leading global manufacturer of engine and chassis components, has earned recognition as a Partner-level supplier for 2017 and Power Systems Supplier of the Year in the John Deere Achieving Excellence Program.   Elgin has achieved ...read more
    Categories: Member Company News, Economic Development
    Tuesday, April 24, 2018
    The Middleby Corp. said it acquired Josper S.A., a manufacturer of charcoal grill and oven cooking equipment for commercial food service and residential applications. Based in Pineda de Mar, Spain, Josper has approximately $20 million in annual revenues. “Josper is a recognized leader in the specialty charcoal cooking category. Charcoal cooking is a growing trend in the U.S. and markets globally ...read more
    Categories: Member Company News, Community
    Sunday, April 01, 2018
    Thank you to these businesses for renewing their investment with the Elgin Area Chamber:  Celebrating 30 to 49 YearsHerb's Bakery Inc.Huck Bouma PC    Celebrating 20 to 29 YearsFamily Service Association of Greater Elgin Area Grand Victoria Foundation Rotary Club of Elgin Breakfast    Celebrating 10 to 19 YearsAllen+Pepa ArchitectsAnderson Animal Shelter:  A Humane Society Open Door Health ...read more
    Categories: EAC News
    Sunday, April 01, 2018
    This is an exciting time to be in Elgin! Our Enhancing Elgin Committee works to provide information about the many positive things about our city that are solidifying our reputation as The City in the Suburbs. Visit our website at ElginChamber.com/Fab5 or follow Enhancing Elgin on Facebook and Twitter (@EnhancingElgin) or search the hashtag #ElginIL to learn more about what makes Elgin the great ...read more
    Categories: EAC News, Fab Five, Community
    Sunday, April 01, 2018
    Welcome to our new Chamber members this month: Colonial LifeNatasha Palmer 1700 W. Higgins Rd Suite 210  Des Plaines IL 60018 (708) 968-9822 www.coloniallife.com Financial Services/Insurance & Investments  Elite Cardiology Solutions Leslie Guerro 500 N. McLlean Blvd Ste 101  Elgin IL 60123 (224) 535-9922 www.elitecardiologysolutions.com Healthcare/Multispecialty Physician ...read more
    Categories: Member Company News
    Tuesday, March 06, 2018
    Thank you to these businesses for renewing their investment with the Elgin Area Chamber:  Celebrating 50+ Years Elgin Community College Lamp Incorporated Nicor Gas Renz Addiction Counseling Center Scheflow & Rydell  Celebrating 30 to 49 Years Brittain's Express Oil & Lube Inc. Kane County Workforce Development Div  Celebrating 20 to 29 Years Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Starck Real ...read more
    Categories: EAC News, Community, Member Company News
    Tuesday, March 06, 2018
    Read our March newsletter: 
    Categories: Community, EAC News
    Tuesday, January 30, 2018
    Elgin's crime stats at 46-year low: The Elgin Police Department recently released the 2017 crime statistics that affirmed that Elgin's crime is at a 46-year low. Overall, the number of more serious crimes reported in Elgin for 2017 was down 10 from the previous year, from 1,814 to 1,804. "As Elgin is growing, becoming more diverse, becoming larger than it has ever been with more square miles, we ...read more
    Categories: EAC News, Fab Five
    Monday, January 08, 2018
    Commission seeking Image Award nominations: Elgin’s Image Advisory Commission is seeking nominations for its prestigious Image Awards, which recognizes individuals, businesses and organizations that have had a positive impact on Elgin. Awards are available in six categories: individual professional; individual volunteer; projects; organizations or businesses; citizenship award and teen impact. ...read more
    Categories: Fab Five, EAC News
    Tuesday, December 12, 2017
    In the spirit of the holidays, we dedicate this month's edition of Elgin's Five Fabulous Facts to the six volunteers that were recognized at our 38th Annual Community Thanksgiving  Luncheon event on November 21, 2017 at Elgin Community College. We call this our Five...err...Six Fabulous "Folks".Photo by James Harvey PhotographyTom Brockner: Tom Brockner of Tom’s Auto Clinic has been keeping ...read more
    Categories: EAC News, Fab Five
    Thursday, November 09, 2017
    Elgin residents survey results: The City of Elgin recently announced the results of its residents survey conducted this past summer. Among the results, 76% of Elgin residents ranked Elgin as a good or excellent place to live, 58% of residents consider the City to be heading in the right direction, 88% of residents are very satisfied or satisfied with Elgin’s Police and Fire services, 75% of ...read more
    Categories: Fab Five, EAC News
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