Sign up for feeds

News

News

Results Found: 27
Thursday, April 28, 2016
Torrent, a multi-dimensional, eco-friendly acoustical architectural wall covering, was developed by Rieke Office Interiors as part of our 52-25 Initiative. 52-25 challenges us to create 25 new products every 52 weeks. The initiative is at the core of who we are as a company and keeps us constantly looking at spaces with an eye for how to efficiently transform them. That's why it is so ...read more
Categories: Community, Member Company News
Monday, April 25, 2016
Elgin High School’s Clumsy Chefs Tops in State Again: The U-46 School Board recently recognized eight students from Elgin High School’s culinary arts team, known as the Clumsy Chefs, for finishing tops in the state at the Illinois Restaurant Association Educational Foundation ProStart Student Invitational in February at McCormick Place in Chicago. The students came home with two first ...read more
Categories: Fab Five, EAC News
Friday, April 22, 2016
Small and medium-sized companies located in Cook, DuPage, Kane, Kendall, Lake, McHenry and Will counties that are existing exporters or new-to-export with fewer than 500 employees are encouraged to apply. The single-round 2016 Grant Program will award up to $5,000 to small and medium-sized companies in the seven-county region to reimburse 50% of eligible expenses associated with implementing an ...read more
Categories: Economic, Small Business, Financial
Thursday, April 21, 2016
Make a Connection at the Illinois Tollway Construction Resource Fair Attend the Illinois Tollway Construction Resource Fair, Wednesday, April 27, 2016 and learn how you can become a participating contractor in the Move Illinois: The Illinois Tollway Driving the Future Program. This new 15-year, $12 billion capital program is open to construction prime contractors and subcontractors including ...read more
Tuesday, April 19, 2016
Thank you to the following businesses for renewing their investment with the Elgin Area Chamber: Celebrating 50+ years Ecker Center for Mental Health Master Molded Products, Corp. United Way of Elgin Nicor Gas A to Z Rentals Celebrating 30 - 39 years Elgin Molded Plastics Co. Celebrating 20 - 29 years Klein’s Quality Produce Hy-Tech CARSTAR The Bear Family McDonald’s Restaurants PanCor ...read more
Categories: EAC News, Community
Tuesday, April 19, 2016
HOW ILLINOIS TRUCKING COMPANIES WHO USE INDEPENDENT CONTRACTOR/OWNER-OPERATORS CAN WIN IDES AUDITS! By Nancy E. Joerg, Esq. Illinois trucking companies frequently call me to ask me how they can lower the risk of their independent contractor/owner-operators being reclassified to employee status upon audit by the Illinois Department of Employment Security. If the independent ...read more
Categories: Small Business, EAC News
Monday, April 18, 2016
Kids' College 2016 At ECC Summer is a great time to learn new things and have new experiences. Expand your child's horizons with fun and educational offerings. Six weeks of non-stop fun. K ids’ College summer day-camps are offered Monday through Thursday and can be combined for a full-day of activities for children ages 6 to 15. Call 847-622-3036 or go online at ...read more
Categories: Career & Education, Community
Thursday, April 14, 2016
ELGIN OFFICIALS URGE SPRINGFIELD TO QUICKLY PASS RIVER EDGE TAX CREDIT EXTENSION SPRINGFIELD -- Mayor David Kaptain and Elgin city officials today urged the Illinois House Revenue Committee to quickly approve a bill (House Bill 3566) to extend the River Edge Historic Tax Credit because the critical legislation is set to expire at the end of this year. Testifying before the House Revenue Committee ...read more
Categories: Economic, Community, Member Company News
Tuesday, April 05, 2016
Pat Szpekowski, APR, President of PR Strategies & Communications, a full service advertising agency and public relations firm in Elgin, IL, was awarded several recognitions, including one first place, two-third place and an honorable mention in the Illinois Woman’s Press Association (IWPA) 2016 communications contest. She achieved first place in the PR materials category for a brochure ...read more
Categories: Small Business, Community
Monday, April 04, 2016
April is Alcohol Awareness Month, and Renz Addiction Counseling Center is joining the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence (NCADD) to encourage parents to talk to their teens often about the dangers of underage drinking. According to NCADD, teens that learn about the dangers of underage drinking from their parents are up to 50 percent less likely to experiment than teens that ...read more
Categories: Community, Health & Lifestyle
Wednesday, March 30, 2016
WE’RE PROUD TO BRING IT HOME. As a company created in this area, for this area, Wintrust and its family of true community banks is dedicated to the unique neighborhoods each serves. We are banks that invest in, give back to, and get to really know our communities and the people living in them. When you bank with a Wintrust Community Bank, you can be confident your money is going back into ...read more
Categories: Financial
Tuesday, March 29, 2016
Elgin Image Award Winners: On March 17, the City of Elgin ’s Image Commission recognized individuals, organizations and businesses who positively impacted Elgin’s image at the 24th Annual Image Awards. Winners included Collin Blount, Elgin Garden Club, Downtown Neighborhood Association of Elgin’s Design Committee, Mary Alice Masonic, DNA Harvest Market, Jeffrey Pierce, Samuel ...read more
Categories: EAC News, Fab Five
Tuesday, March 22, 2016
Thank you to these businesses for renewing their investments with the Elgin Area Chamber in March: Celebrating 50+ years: Renz Addiction Counseling Center Lamp Incorporated Mueller & Co., LLP Elgin Community College Gail Borden Public Library Celebrating 40-49 years: Presence Saint Joseph Hospital Elgin State Bank Celebrating 20-29 years: Brittain’s Express Oil & Lube Inc. Kane ...read more
Categories: EAC News
Tuesday, March 08, 2016
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 www.elginchamber.com/Fab5 where you will find complete information on this month’s Fab Five or follow Enhancing Elgin on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram ...read more
Categories: EAC News, Fab Five
Tuesday, February 16, 2016
Monday, February 15, 2016
The city of Elgin received a AAA bond rating from Fitch Ratings, confirming the city’s history of strong financial management. This announcement marks the fifth consecutive year of a AAA bond rating from Fitch, the rating agency’s top rating. City council approved a $25 million general obligation bond issuance to fund street and utility improvements in 2016. The bonds will be sold ...read more
Categories: Financial, Community
Tuesday, February 02, 2016
Happy New Year! The Chamber’s 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 www.elginchamber.com/Fab5 where you will find complete information on this month’s Fab Five or follow Enhancing Elgin on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram (@EnhancingElgin) ...read more
Categories: EAC News, Fab Five
Tuesday, February 02, 2016
This is an exciting time to be in Elgin! The Chamber’s 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 www.elginchamber.com/Fab5 where you will find complete information on this month’s Fab Five or follow Enhancing Elgin on Facebook, Twitter and ...read more
Categories: Fab Five, EAC News
Tuesday, December 01, 2015
Happy Holidays! This is an exciting time to be in Elgin! The Chamber’s 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 www.elginchamber.com/Fab5 where you will find complete information on this month’s Fab Five or follow Enhancing Elgin on ...read more
Categories: EAC News, Fab Five
Monday, October 26, 2015
This is an exciting time to be in Elgin! The Chamber’s 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 www.elginchamber.com/Fab5 where you will find complete information on this month’s Fab Five or follow Enhancing Elgin on Facebook , Twitter and Instagram ...read more
Categories: Fab Five
Monday, September 28, 2015
This is an exciting time to be in Elgin! The Chamber’s 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 www.elginchamber.com/Fab5 where you will find complete information on this month’s Fab Five or follow Enhancing Elgin on Facebook , Twitter and ...read more
Categories: Fab Five
Monday, August 31, 2015
This is an exciting time to be in Elgin! The Chamber’s 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 www.elginchamber.com/Fab5 where you will find complete information on this month’s Fab Five or follow Enhancing Elgin on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram ...read more
Categories: Fab Five, EAC News
Monday, August 10, 2015
This is an exciting time to be in Elgin! The Chamber’s 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 www.elginchamber.com/Fab5 where you will find complete information on this month’s Fab Five or follow Enhancing Elgin on Facebook , Twitter and ...read more
Categories: Fab Five
Monday, June 29, 2015
This is an exciting time to be in Elgin! The Chamber’s Enhancing Elgin Committee works to provide information on the many positive things about our city that are solidifying our reputation as The City in the Suburbs. Visit our website at www.elginchamber.com/FabFive where you will find complete information on this month’s Fab Five or follow Enhancing Elgin on Facebook , Twitter and ...read more
Categories: Fab Five
Tuesday, June 02, 2015
If you recently received a postcard mailer like the one shown above, encouraging your restaurant or bar to join the Elgin Area Chamber, you may be asking yourself: Why? What are the benefits to eateries like mine? How does membership with the Elgin Area Chamber impact my business and its bottom line? Here's what Sammy's Mexican Grill says about their EAC membership: "Thanks to the ...read more
Categories: EAC News
Friday, May 29, 2015
This is an exciting time to be in Elgin! The Chamber’s Enhancing Elgin Committee works to provide information on the many positive things about our city that are solidifying our reputation as The City in the Suburbs. Visit our website at www.elginchamber.com/FabFive where you will find complete information on this month’s Fab Five or follow Enhancing Elgin on Facebook, Twitter and ...read more
Categories: Fab Five
Wednesday, April 29, 2015
This is an exciting time to be in Elgin! The Chamber’s 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 www.elginchamber.com/fab5 where you will find complete information on this month’s Fab Five or follow Enhancing Elgin on Facebook , Twitter and ...read more
Categories: Fab Five