• News for Community

    Tuesday, November 13, 2018
    From the Daily Herald 11/13/2018: Reflejos Publications has been named as the Outstanding Bilingual Publication by the National Association of Hispanic Publications at its 31st annual convention in Las Vegas. "NAHP now consists of over 180 publications, serving Latino communities all over the United States, so this is quite an honor," said Linda Siete, manager of sales and operations for ...read more
    Categories: Career & Education, Community, Economic Development, Member Company News
    Tuesday, November 06, 2018
    ELGIN INTERFAITH THANKSGIVING SERVICE SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 18 AT 4PMElgin, Illinois: “Abundant Blessings” is this year’s theme for the annual Community Thanksgiving Service, to be held at 4:00 PM on Sunday, November 18, 2018, at Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 340 Grand Boulevard, Elgin, Illinois. An annual tradition, this gathering celebrates the diversity of traditions and cultures in the greater Elgin ...read more
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    Monday, November 05, 2018
    For Immediate ReleaseNovember 5, 2018Dates and Locations for Filing Nominating Petitions for the 2019 Elgin Municipal ElectionElgin, IL - Nominating petitions for the office of Mayor and Councilmembers are to be filed between the dates of November 19-26, 2018, in the office of the Elgin City Clerk, Room 202 of City Hall, located within the Robert Gilliam Municipal Complex at 150 Dexter Court, ...read more
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    Friday, November 02, 2018
    School District U-46 Receives 2018 Value Driven Award of ExcellenceEducation non-profit honors U-46, citing courageous leadership  ELGIN - School District U-46 CEO Tony Sanders and members of the District’s Assessment and Accountability Team earlier this week received the Midwest AdvancED 2018 Values Driven Award of Excellence. The District has tapped the non-profit educational institution for ...read more
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    Friday, November 02, 2018
      Come Join Us For an Evening of Fun, Food, and Fundraising! We're holding our annual Benefit Dinner Extravaganza on Dec. 7th, 2018 - and we’d love to have you participate. At this website, you can buy tickets for the event, make a donation, make a bid  and learn more about our mission.Guest Speaker: Jennifer White, Host/Anchor of WBEZ91.5 Chicago Tickets: $70 Single | $125 Couple | $475 Table ...read more
    Categories: Career & Education, Community, Member Company News
    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
    Tuesday, October 30, 2018
    For Immediate ReleaseOctober 26, 2018  Elgin's On-Street Fall Leaf Collection Begins October 29 in Designated AreasElgin, IL- While free bagged leaf collection began October 1, the City's on-street collection program will begin on Monday, October 29 in designated areas.  Both leaf collection programs run through the last week of November. These programs help residents remove ...read more
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    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
    Monday, October 22, 2018
    Andy's Frozen Custard opens their tenth Illinois location at 1150 S Randall Road in Elgin. We're giving away 5,000 Treats in Elgin. Sign up for Yum Squad today to receive your FREE Treat. We're excited to be part of your community. Join us for our Grand Opening! $1 Regular size one-topping SUNDAE ALL DAY on October 26th *Only at 1150 S Randall Road in Elgin.  
    Categories: EAC News, 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 15, 2018
    ELGIN - In honor of National School Bus Safety Week, School District U-46 is celebrating the Department of Transportation, including about 300 dedicated bus drivers. The department ranks in the top five percent of pupil transportation programs in the United States and ensures that 27,000 students get to school every day safely and on time.  “Our entire transportation team plays a vital role in ...read more
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    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: EAC News, Member Company News, Community, Health & Lifestyle, Technology
    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: Economic Development, Member Company News, Community, Financial
    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: EAC News, Member Company News, Community, Economic Development
    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
    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: Community, Economic Development, Member Company News, EAC News, Health & Lifestyle
    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: 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: 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: EAC News, Health & Lifestyle, Member Company News, 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: Community, EAC News, Member Company News, Small Business, Fab Five, Financial
    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: Community, EAC News, Small Business, Financial, 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: EAC News, Member Company News, Community, Fab Five, Small Business
    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: EAC News, Small Business, Community, Member Company News
    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
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    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, Community, Member Company News
    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: EAC News, Community, Member Company 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: Community, EAC News, Fab Five
    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
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    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
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    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
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    Thursday, April 26, 2018
    Here is the monthly newsletter of the Elgin Area Chamber.
    Categories: EAC News, Fab Five, Community
    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
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    Tuesday, March 06, 2018
    Read our March newsletter: 
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