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    Thursday, March 21, 2019
    Categories: Financial, Small Business, Community, Member Company News
    Friday, March 15, 2019
    Kick off the long Memorial Day weekend with an Elgin spring tradition – the 42nd annual Elgin Valley Fox Trot. This year's event includes a 10-mile, 10K and 5K run as well as a 2-mile “Walk for a Cause.”   The race takes place on Saturday, May 25 in downtown Elgin, with races and walk starting at the intersection of Kimball Street and Douglas Avenue. The 10-mile run begins with a shotgun start ...read more
    Categories: Health & Lifestyle, Community, Member Company 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: Financial, Member Company News, Career & Education, EAC News, Community, Economic Development, Health & Lifestyle
    Monday, March 11, 2019
    Do I have to let my employees work from home?”  With technological advances and with market demand for flexible work arrangements constantly increasing, the question comes up all of the time.   Generally speaking, the answer is no. Some positions just don’t translate to working remotely. For example, an auto mechanic or a doctor certainly cannot perform their job from their kitchen table. On the ...read more
    Categories: Member Company News
    Tuesday, March 05, 2019
    Exit Stage Left –Tips for When a Key Employee Moves to a Competitor  By Michael J. Faley – SmithAmundsen LLC – www.salawus.com As with most things in life, you should hope for the best, but plan for the worst in the event that a valued employee leaves to join a competitor. This post contains some helpful tips to keep in mind following such a move by a key employee.I.   Stay On Good Terms With ...read more
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    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: Career & Education, EAC News, Fab Five, Health & Lifestyle, Small Business, Community, Economic Development, Financial, Member Company News, Technology
    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: Community, Economic Development, Health & Lifestyle, Small Business, Career & Education, EAC News, Fab Five, Member Company News
    Thursday, February 28, 2019
    Fitch once again affirms AAA Bond Rating for Elgin Elgin, IL - The city of Elgin received a “AAA, Outlook Stable” financial rating from Fitch Ratings, confirming the city’s history of strong financial management. The AAA bond rating, affirmed on February 25, 2019, is the agency’s top rating.   "The reaffirmation of the city's AAA bond rating reflects the city council's sound financial ...read more
    Categories: Economic Development, Member Company News, Community, Financial
    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
    Monday, February 18, 2019
    Speaker Xiuhtezcatl Martinez coming to Elgin in April for Earth Month  Elgin, IL-  Eighteen-year-old indigenous environmental activist and hip-hop artist Xiuhtezcatl (pronounced Shoe-Tez-Caht, from the Aztec meaning “turquoise warrior”) Martinez will present “Roots of Revolution” April 17 at 7 p.m. at the Hemmens Cultural Center in downtown Elgin. The event, sponsored by the City of Elgin ...read more
    Categories: Community, Member Company News, Health & Lifestyle
    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: Career & Education, EAC News, Fab Five, Health & Lifestyle, Small Business, Community, Economic Development, Financial, Member Company News, Technology
    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, Career & Education, EAC News, Fab Five, Small Business
    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
    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
    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 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
    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: 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: Financial, Fab Five, Community, EAC News, Member Company News, Small Business
    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: 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
    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
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    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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