• News for Community

    Thursday, January 17, 2019
    Subject: NOTICE OF PUBLIC INFORMATION MEETING               CHICAGO STREET RECONSTRUCTION – JAN. 29, 7 PM To:         The Residents, Businesses, and Property Owners on Chicago Street between Center               Street and Liberty Street and on Geneva Street from Chicago Street to Fulton Street The City of Elgin is preparing to reconstruct Chicago Street between Center Street and Liberty ...read more
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    Wednesday, January 16, 2019
    "Love & Money - Building Your Future"  at WIM Fox Valley February  meeting  It’s never too late to be concerned about the integration of finances and relationships which impacts the state of financial harmony. Find out more from  Nancy Effert of Effert Financial Solutions, Inc. In Barrington, at the WIM Fox Valley meeting on Thursday, February 14, 2019  at Emmett’s Brewing Co. at 128 West Main ...read more
    Categories: Community, Member Company News
    Tuesday, January 15, 2019
    If you are a federal worker, federal contractor or sub-contractor whose compensation has been deferred during the partial federal shutdown and you reside in Elgin, South Elgin, East Dundee or West Dundee you are invited to visit one of the five (5) food pantries and soup kettles that are partners of the Elgin Cooperative Ministry. Board Chairman, Robert Langlois would like to reassure residents ...read more
    Categories: Financial, Member Company News, Community, Health & Lifestyle
    Monday, January 14, 2019
    Categories: Health & Lifestyle, Community, Member Company News
    Monday, January 14, 2019
    BAIRD & WARNER FREE SEMINARS! 12 Monthly steps to buying and selling real estate GETTING YOUR FINANCIAL HOUSE IN ORDER A GUIDE TO UNDERSTANDING YOUR FINANCIAL OPTIONS WHEN BUYING AND SELLING During these seminars you will receive bankable methods to aid in successfully buying and selling your home. Top level industry leading professionals will show and explain their strategies to help you ...read more
    Categories: Member Company News, Community
    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: Community, Economic Development, Financial, Member Company News, Technology, EAC News, Fab Five, Health & Lifestyle, Small Business, Career & Education
    Wednesday, January 09, 2019
    Categories: Health & Lifestyle, Community, Member Company News
    Friday, January 04, 2019
    In-Person Girl Scout Cookie Season Kicks Off for 2019 in Northern IllinoisCelebrating the Country’s Largest Financial Investment in Girls Annually  Iconic girl-led entrepreneurship program develops the next generation of business leaders.January 4, 2019 – Girl Scouts of Northern Illinoistoday launched the in-person start of the 2019 Girl Scout Cookie season, celebrating the largest financial ...read more
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    Thursday, January 03, 2019
    David Bear from Elgin, Ill. honored for outstanding contributions to develop and strenghten McDonald’s brand image  Elgin, Ill. (December 21, 2018) – On December 2, Elgin’s David Bear was recognized by the McDonald’s Chicago Field Office for his outstanding contributions to strengthening McDonald’s brand image with the 2018 Ronald Award. The Ronald Award recognizes McDonald’s owner/operators who ...read more
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    Tuesday, January 01, 2019
    EAC's Business Review Newsletter for January 2019
    Categories: Career & Education, EAC News, Fab Five, Small Business, Community, Economic Development, Member Company News
    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
    Friday, December 28, 2018
    When I think of Illinois, the best athletes and sports teams come to mind. Michael Jordan. The Chicago Cubs. The Northwestern Wildcats. I also think of it as the home of Abraham Lincoln and to one of the best cities in the world. But, did you know that Illinois now leads the nation in bachelor's degree completion rates among community college students who transfer to four-year colleges? The ...read more
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    Friday, December 28, 2018
    Ten hospitals that were formerly part of the Presence Health system have officially dropped that name from their titles, adding Amita Health in its place. The name change follows the acquisition of Presence Health by Catholic hospital system Ascension in March, making Presence part of Amita Health. Amita is a joint operating company formed by Adventist Midwest Health and Ascension's Alexian ...read more
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    Wednesday, December 26, 2018
    Students and Seniors get $4.00 off on any Service Every Day! Join our Royalty Club and after 9 visits get $10 off
    Categories: Community, Small Business, Member Company News, Health & Lifestyle
    Thursday, December 06, 2018
    Elizabeth Welch, owner of Family Chiropractic and Posture Center in South Elgin, believes in a holistic approach to health and wellness. (Elizabeth Welch)Erin SauderThe Courier-News Business: Family Chiropractic and Posture Center Address: 630 Randall Road, South Elgin Contact info: 847-742-5200; drlizwelch@getposturefit.com; getposturefit.com Owner: Elizabeth Welch  Years in business: “I ...read more
    Categories: Community, Member Company News, Health & Lifestyle, Small Business
    Tuesday, December 04, 2018
    ELGIN -- The Middleby Corporation said it has acquired Crown Food Service Equipment, Ltd., a designer and manufacturer of steam cooking equipment for the commercial food service industry. Terms of the acquisition were not announced. The Toronto, Canada-based company was founded by the late Mr. Josef Stritzl nearly 40 years ago and has approximately $20 million in annual revenues. Middleby ...read more
    Categories: Economic Development, Member Company News, Community, Financial
    Saturday, December 01, 2018
    Here is the December 2018 issue of our monthly Business Connection newsletter:   
    Categories: Career & Education, EAC News, Fab Five, Small Business, Community, Economic Development, 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
    Thursday, November 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 40 - 49 years Presence Saint Joseph HospitalCelebrating 20 - 29 years Township of ElginCelebrating 10 - 19 years Courtyard & Townplace Suites by Marriott  Tighe, Kress & Orr, P.C.  Celebrating 5 - 9 years Engineered Components ...read more
    Categories: Community, EAC News, Member Company News
    Thursday, November 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: Community, EAC News, Fab Five, Member Company News
    Thursday, November 01, 2018
    Welcome to our new Elgin Area Chamber members in November! iFiber in Partnership with Kane County Steve Smorkol 3100 N Sycamore Road  Dekalb IL 60115  (815) 753-8113 www.ifiber.org Technology Sales & Service World Finance Corporation Altovise Goble 357 S Randall Road  Elgin IL 60123  (847) 468-0106 www.loansbyworld.com Financial Services/Loans CorporateIT Department    Mark ...read more
    Categories: Community, EAC News, Member Company News
    Thursday, November 01, 2018
    Here is the November issue of our monthly newsletter:  https://indd.adobe.com/view/29138b20-311c-4060-9c7c-2ff2e107c354
    Categories: Community, EAC News
    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: Career & Education, EAC News, 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: Community, Fab Five, Small Business, EAC News, Member Company News
    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: Community, Economic Development, EAC News, Member Company News
    Monday, September 10, 2018
    Categories: Community, Member Company News
    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: Community, EAC News
    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: EAC News, Member Company News, Community, Economic Development
    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: Community, Economic Development, Member Company News, EAC News, Fab Five
    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
    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: Member Company News, Economic Development, Community
    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: Community, Fab Five, Career & Education, EAC News, Economic Development, Small Business
    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
    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
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