• News for Economic Development

    Thursday, October 18, 2018
    Many times clients/employers struggle over whether they should graciously offer the option of resigning to an employee whom they actually wish to fire. The client/employer reasons that the fired employee might prefer to tell "the world" that he himself has resigned from his job, rather than admitting that he was fired. But the client/employer sometimes worries that offering this option of ...read more
    Categories: Economic Development, EAC News, Small Business
    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
    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
    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, 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
    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: Career & Education, Community, Economic Development
    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
    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
    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
    Sunday, July 01, 2018
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    Categories: EAC News, Member Company News, Community, Economic Development, 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: Community, Economic Development, Small Business, EAC News, 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
    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: Community, Member Company News, Economic Development
    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
    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
    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
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