• News for Career & Education

    Thursday, March 14, 2019
     SAVE THE DATECome visit us at our Open House   WHEN:  Wednesday March 20 at 7pm WHERE:  Elgin Township office  729 S. McLean Blvd, Elgin.***Parking & Entrance in the Rear***WHAT TO EXPECT: A shortened version of a Toastmasters meeting... how we help members grow their communication skills, resulting in greater self confidence.FEATURING:  A skilled Toastmaster will give a ...read more
    Categories: Small Business, EAC News, Community, Career & Education
    Thursday, March 14, 2019
    View this email in your browserDistrict 54 Division A International & Humorous Speech ContestsWHEN:  SATURDAY MARCH 16 8AM - DOORS OPEN - COFFEE & LIGHT SNACKS  8:30AM - BRIEFINGS FOR FUNCTIONARIES AND CONTESTANTS 9:00AM CONTEST BEGINS WHERE:  ELGIN TOWNSHIP OFFICE 729 S. McLean Blvd, Elgin***Parking and entrance in the rear - ring doorbell***COME AND ...read more
    Categories: Community, Career & Education, Small Business, EAC News
    Thursday, March 14, 2019
     News Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 14, 2019    Edward Jones Ranks Highest in Investor Satisfaction, According to J.D. Power 2019 U.S. Full Service Investor Satisfaction Study(SM)         Financial services firm Edward Jones ranks highest in investor satisfaction with full service brokerage firms, according to the J.D. Power 2019 U.S. Full Service Investor Satisfaction Study(SM), the firm ...read more
    Categories: Community, Economic Development, Health & Lifestyle, Career & Education, EAC News, Financial, Member Company News
    Tuesday, March 05, 2019
    What can Transamerica Agency Network (TAN) offer you? With TAN, you are part of a financial services marketing group that represents one of the most recognized brands in the financial services and insurance industry. Through Transamerica and other well- known preferred providers, you have products and services to help develop a strategy that best fits your client’s needs. You have access to ...read more
    Categories: Financial, Career & Education, Economic Development
    Monday, March 04, 2019
    Thank you to these Chamber members who are celebrating an anniversary with us! Celebrating more than 60 yearsElgin Community CollegeMueller & Co LLP Celebrating 30 - 39 yearsBrittain’s Express Oil & Lube Inc. Celebrating 30 - 39 yearsCelebrating 20 to 29 yearsFASTSIGNSLauderdale Electric, Inc.PR Strategies & CommunicationsSynergy Inc.The Salvation Army Celebrating 10 - 19 yearsBlock ...read more
    Categories: Community, Economic Development, Financial, Member Company News, Technology, Career & Education, EAC News, Fab Five, Health & Lifestyle, Small Business
    Friday, March 01, 2019
    Welcome to our new members in March: BidBuyorTry P.O. Box 5176  Elgin IL 60121  (224) 407-2140 www.bidbuyortry.com Business Services/Advertising Customer Service Solutions Inc. P.O. Box 7732  Algonquin IL 60102  (847) 529-1811 www.customerservsolutions.com Business Services/Business Training Eternal Tan 344 Randall Road  South Elgin IL 60177  (847) 429-2400 Home & Family/Beauty ...read more
    Categories: Career & Education, EAC News, Fab Five, Member Company News, Community, Economic Development, Health & Lifestyle, Small Business
    Wednesday, February 27, 2019
    (ELGIN, IL – January 31, 2019) Judson University is seeking nominations for the D. Ray Wilson Volunteer Service Award and the Bea Wilson Youth Service Award, which are presented each year at Judson University’s Community Prayer Breakfast.  Both awards recognize candidates who have contributed to the greater good in the Fox Valley community by voluntarily serving others' physical, emotional, ...read more
    Categories: Community, Career & Education
    Wednesday, February 27, 2019
    Judson's Spring 2019 play is The Complete Works of William Shakespeare, a hilarious comedy combining all of Shakespeare's plays into one production! This production will be directed by Judson alumnus, Jesse Sault ('12).  Tickets can be purchased through Eventbrite at jutheatreshakes.eventbrite.com.   The  ticket categories are General Admission ($12), Senior Citizen and JU Alumni ($10) , ...read more
    Categories: Career & Education, Community
    Tuesday, February 19, 2019
      The Middleby Corporation (NASDAQ: MIDD) (“Middleby” or “the company”) today announced Selim Bassoul is retiring from his role as Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer. Timothy FitzGerald has been named Chief Executive Officer and a member of the Board of Directors. Mr. FitzGerald has been instrumental in the development and execution of the company strategy since joining in 1998 and ...read more
    Categories: Career & Education, EAC News, Member Company News, Community, Financial
    Friday, February 01, 2019
    Welcome to our new Elgin Area Chamber members in February! Alianza Hispana Income Tax - Elgin Elia Rodriguez 606 Dundee Avenue  Elgin IL 60120  (630) 974-1450 www.alianzahispanainc.com Financial & Insurance Services/Tax Preparation DexYP Diette Barnett 2200 W Airfield Drive DFW Airport TX 75261  (972) 453-7790 www.dexyp.com Business Services/Marketing Heritage Woods of South ...read more
    Categories: Community, Economic Development, Financial, Member Company News, Technology, Career & Education, EAC News, Fab Five, Health & Lifestyle, Small Business
    Friday, February 01, 2019
    Categories: Career & Education, Community, EAC News, Economic Development, Fab Five, Financial, Health & Lifestyle, Member Company News, Small Business, Technology
    Friday, February 01, 2019
    Project 2-3-1 Available on Museum’s YouTube Channelhttps://www.youtube.com/channel/UCqFtxziwfNBD0i0sZEj2KNQ  To celebrate Black History Month this year, the Elgin History Museum’s documentary, Two Boxcars, Three Blocks, One City: A Story of Elgin’s African American Heritage will be rolled out on YouTube during Black History Month in February. The 75-minute documentary contains extensive ...read more
    Categories: Career & Education, Community, Economic Development, Health & Lifestyle, Member Company News
    Tuesday, January 15, 2019
    The Supreme Court may soon answer a question that divides federal courts: may an employer consider an employee’s salary history when setting pay without violating the Equal Pay Act (EPA)? The EPA prohibits employers from paying wages to employees of one sex less than employees of the other sex for equal work. The EPA holds employers strictly liable for differential pay, regardless of whether the ...read more
    Categories: Financial, Small Business, Career & Education, Member Company News
    Thursday, January 10, 2019
    Happy Chamber Member Anniversary to our Members!  Thank you to these Elgin Area Chamber members who are celebrating an anniversary with our organization:  60 + Years Fox River Trolley Museum Gail Borden Public Library Scheflow & Rydell Ziegler's Ace Hardware 50 to 59 Years A to Z Rentals Biggers Chevrolet 30 to 39 Years Herb's Bakery Inc. 20 to 29 Years A1 Trophies & Awards, ...read more
    Categories: EAC News, Fab Five, Health & Lifestyle, Small Business, Career & Education, Community, Economic Development, Financial, Member Company News, Technology
    Tuesday, January 01, 2019
    EAC's Business Review Newsletter for January 2019
    Categories: Community, Economic Development, Member Company News, Career & Education, EAC News, Fab Five, Small Business
    Tuesday, January 01, 2019
    Welcome to our new Elgin Area Chamber members in January!  ACL Self Storage LLCStephanie Wells1741 Weld Road Elgin Il 60123 (847) 697-4440www.aclstorage.netCommercial & Residential Services/Storage Facilities  Alexander Plumbing and SewerPatrick Sakolari221 E Chicago Street # 9 Elgin IL 60120 (847) 742-0541www.alexanderplumbingcontractor.comCommercial & Residential Services/Plumbers  Collision ...read more
    Categories: Career & Education, EAC News, Fab Five, Health & Lifestyle, Small Business, Community, Economic Development, Financial, Member Company News, Technology
    Saturday, December 01, 2018
    Here is the December 2018 issue of our monthly Business Connection newsletter:   
    Categories: Community, Economic Development, Member Company News, Small Business, Career & Education, EAC News, Fab Five
    Saturday, December 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:  Greater Than 60 Years Elgin Symphony Orchestra Judson University Mueller & Co LLP 40 to 49 Years Presence Saint Joseph Hospital 30 to 39 Years CES Group, Inc. Manpower Tom's Auto Clinic 20 to 29 Years A-Tech Computer Service, ...read more
    Categories: EAC News, Fab Five, Health & Lifestyle, Small Business, Career & Education, Economic Development, Financial, Member Company News
    Saturday, December 01, 2018
    Welcome to our new Elgin Area Chamber members in December!American Eagle Bank Greg Lieser 556 Randall Road South Elgin IL 60177  (847) 742-7400 www.americaneaglebank.com Financial & Insurance Services/Bank Buffalo Wild Wings Joe Ross 402 Randall Road  South Elgin IL 60177  (847) 697-5736 www.buffalowildwings.com Food & Beverages/Restaurants Building & Fire Code Academy Sonya ...read more
    Categories: Community, Economic Development, Financial, Member Company News, Technology, Career & Education, EAC News, Fab Five, Health & Lifestyle, Small Business
    Wednesday, October 24, 2018
    Listen, Learn & Lead meets on the 2nd & 4th Thursdays of every month from 4pm - 5pm at the Elgin Area Chamber of Commerce.Every Toastmaster's Journey Starts with a Single Speech Toastmasters International is a nonprofit educational organization that teaches public speaking and leadership skills through a worldwide network of clubs. The organization’s membership exceeds 352,000 in more than 16,400 ...read more
    Categories: Career & Education, Community, Member Company News
    Friday, October 19, 2018
    The Elgin Area Leadership Academy, a valued resource since 1991, welcomes students to its Class of 2018-19. “ We are pleased to welcome these talented individuals into the 19th class of the Leadership Academy," said EAC President Carol Gieske. "At the end of the Academy, these students will better understand and appreciate this community and be in even a better position to influence positive ...read more
    Categories: Community, Career & Education, EAC News
    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
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