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Wednesday, August 19 2015
Mortgage rates can be pushed higher or pulled lower by many events, most of which are scheduled. However, the biggest move this week was due to the unexpected announcement on Tuesday of a currency devaluation in China. The announcement caused mortgage rates to move lower. China, the second largest economy, surprised investors with a move to devalue its currency. This was positive for U.S. ...read more
Categories: Economic, Financial
Tuesday, August 18 2015
It is a phrase that The Packaging Wholesalers has been lucky enough to use over the years, and we are blessed to be using it once again! The Packaging Wholesalers is pleased to announce that we are completing our relocation from our Schaumburg, IL facility to Elgin, IL. This flagship location boasts 500,000 square feet amid 51 dock doors, and has been fully customized to accommodate our growing ...read more
Categories: Community, Member Company News, Economic
Monday, August 17 2015
By Nancy E. Joerg, Esq. najoerg@wesselssherman.com www.wesselssherman.com Now that there is an increasing fear across American businesses because of all the aggressive activity and announcements by the USDOL about OVERTIME VIOLATIONS (and throw in mention of misclassified Independent Contractors who should be getting OVERTIME!!), employers should audit themselves to find vulnerable areas. The way ...read more
Categories: EAC News, Member Company News
Monday, August 17 2015
Do you have good communication skills and enjoy helping people? The Crisis Line of the Fox Valley is looking for candidates for an upcoming Fall training session. Illinois’ most vulnerable populations have been negatively impacted by the cutting of programs and services. This has led to increased levels of stress, anxiety and depression for individuals in our community and has translated ...read more
Categories: Community
Monday, August 17 2015
In an effort to increase volunteer opportunities for individuals with developmental disabilities, the Association for Individual Development (AID) is reaching out to animal shelters, libraries, nature centers, park districts and other organizations with available volunteer positions. Volunteering helps individuals with developmental disabilities learn social skills, enhance vocational skills and ...read more
Categories: Community
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
Friday, August 07 2015
By Nancy E. Joerg, Esq. najoerg@wesselssherman.com www.wesselssherman.com Illinois Department of Employment Security ("IDES") audits often come out of the blue, without warning, like a scud missile! And it seems to many of my clients that these audits come when the company is at its busiest! An audit creates unexpected and unwelcome stress in a company. What steps should a company take ...read more
Categories: EAC News, Member Company News
Wednesday, August 05 2015
The South Elgin Parks & Recreation Department invites you to the ribbon-cutting ceremony for SEBA Park, a fully inclusive regional destination playground. The ceremony will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 8, adjacent to the Parks and Recreation building at 1 W. State St. The ceremony will be hosted by the village of South Elgin and the FUNdation. The program with ribbon cutting will begin ...read more
Categories: Community, Health & Lifestyle
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 09 2015
The Elgin Area Chamber is releasing a brand new, full color, 24" x 36" Elgin area street map complete with street index and now we are offering you the opportunity to advertise and promote your business on this very popular and highly sought after marketing piece. We anticipate a September 2015 print date with an estimated 10,000 piece print run. We will also are working with several ...read more
Categories: EAC News
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