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Monday, March 20, 2017
Image Awards Winners Announced (Elgin, IL) – Elgin’s Image Advisory Commission is proud to announce the winners for the prestigious Image Awards for 2016. The annual award recognizes individuals, businesses and organizations that have had a positive impact on Elgin. The ceremony took place at the Heritage Ballroom at The Centre of Elgin on March 16. The commission received 31 more
Categories: Community, Member Company News
Monday, March 20, 2017
April is Alcohol Awareness Month, and this year’s theme, Connecting the Dots: Opportunities for Recovery, is a national grassroots effort to support prevention, research, education, intervention, treatment and recovery from alcoholism and alcohol-related problems. To help residents “connect the dots”, Renz Addiction Counseling Center is encouraging people to participate in a more
Categories: Community, Health & Lifestyle
Wednesday, March 15, 2017
Renz Addiction Counseling Center was recently awarded $1,000 from the Kiwanis Club of Elgin to help fund the Center’s Leadership Empowerment And Development (LEAD) program for at-risk youth. For seven weeks this summer, 40 at-risk teens will learn evidence-based Project Toward No Drug Abuse curriculum with activities that reinforce leadership skills, build self-esteem, and develop more
Categories: Community, Health & Lifestyle
Thursday, March 02, 2017
Thank you to these businesses for renewing your investment. Celebrating 40-50+ years Fox River Trolley Museum Mueller & Co LLP Elgin City of Cap & Seal Company A to Z Rentals Celebrating 30 - 39 years Casco Industries Brittains Express Oil & Lube Celebrating 20 - 29 years Keystone Realty Inc Garvin Gardens Preferred Homes Realty PR Strategies Fox Valley Ophthalmology Hy Tech CARSTAR A1 more
Categories: Community, EAC News
Wednesday, March 01, 2017
Daughters of the American Revolution Signal Hill Chapter Genealogy Workshop Saturday, March 25, 2017 12:30 - 4 p.m. Elgin History Museum 360 Park St., Elgin, IL 60120 Free DAR Genealogy Workshop at Museum Are you curious about doing genealogical research? Do you suspect you may descend from a Revolutionary War Patriot? Join members of the Signal Hill Chapter, NSDAR on Saturday, March 25, 2017 at more
Categories: Community
Monday, February 27, 2017
Renz Addiction Counseling Center is now offering Medication-Assisted Treatment for individuals struggling with an alcohol and/or opiate use disorder, including heroin, Oxycontin, Vicodin and other narcotic prescription drugs. When combined with counseling, Medication-Assisted Treatment is proven to be effective in substance use disorder treatment and aiding in the recovery process. more
Categories: Health & Lifestyle, Community
Thursday, February 23, 2017
Renz Addiction Counseling Center is offering free gambling assessment screenings and treatment throughout March in recognition of Problem Gambling Awareness Month. This year’s theme, “Problem Gambling: Have the Conversation,” focuses on the importance of an open dialog and candid discussion about problem gambling. “Often individuals do not realize how out-of-control their more
Categories: Community, Health & Lifestyle
Monday, February 20, 2017
Surgical Center Plans Green-Lighted: The state health board recently approved Advocate Sherman Hospital's plan to build a same-day ambulatory surgery center on its hospital campus. The proposed $12.7 million, 15,000 square foot project, which will provide outpatient services in general surgery, orthopedics, otolaryngology, ophthalmology and urology, is expected to begin construction in August more
Categories: Community, Fab Five
Monday, January 16, 2017
In the spirit of Hollywood’s awards season, the Elgin Area Chamber rolled out the red carpet for Elgin’s leading men and women of the business community at its 109 th Annual Meeting and High Fives Awards Dinner at Grand Victoria Casino on Thursday, January 26th. The gala event was emceed by Fox Valley Broadcasting’s Rick Jakle and sponsored by Northwestern Medicine, AT&T, more
Categories: Community, EAC News
Tuesday, January 03, 2017
Thank you to these businesses for renewing their investments with the Elgin Area Chamber. Celebrating 50+ years Judson University Ziegler's Ace Hardware Biggers Chevrolet Celebrating 40 - 49 years DSM Desotech Inc Celebrating 20 - 29 years Walmart Rotary Club of Elgin Breakfast Grand Victoria Casino Housing Authority of Elgin Celebrating 10 - 19 years Columbia College Allen Pepa Architects more
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Sunday, January 01, 2017
Equipment Depot, a material handling, aerial lifts, sales, service and rental provider, has completed an extensive rebranding initiative, as it enters the next exciting phase in its growth strategy. The rebrand signals a shift for the business as it capitalizes on its rich heritage and legacy of service, while meeting the evolving needs of its customers. Equipment Depot, which has a trusted more
Categories: EAC News, Member Company News, Community
Tuesday, December 27, 2016
Commission seeking Image Award nominations: Elgin’s Image Advisory Commission is seeking nominations for its prestigious Image Awards, which recognizes individuals, businesses and organizations that have had a positive impact on Elgin. Awards are available to all ages in five categories: individual professional; individual volunteer; projects; organizations or businesses; and citizenship. more
Categories: Community, EAC News, Fab Five
Tuesday, December 06, 2016
Thank you to these businesses for renewing your investments. Celebrating 50+ years School District U46 Church of the Brethren Celebrating 40 - 49 years Presence Saint Joseph Hospital Fox Valley Broadcasting Co. Inc. Celebrating 30 - 39 years CES Group M Tek Inc. Celebrating 20 - 29 years Village of Hoffman Estates First Community Bank A-Tech Computer Service Inc. Behning Custom Carpentry more
Categories: EAC News, Community
Monday, November 21, 2016
The Elgin Area Chamber invites the community for a heaping helping of thanks and giving at its 37th Annual Community Thanksgiving Luncheon on Tuesday, November 22 at Elgin Community College, 1700 Spartan Drive, Building E. The event features a delicious buffet luncheon followed by a brief program recognizing some of the Elgin area non-profit community's unsung volunteer heroes: Kelly Collins more
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Tuesday, November 15, 2016
Sustainability Honor Roll adds Friends of the Fox: Mayor David Kaptain honored Friends of the Fox River and its president, Gary Swick, with the biannual Sustainability Honor Roll award at at the city's sustainability commission meeting on October 11. Over 4,500 people participate each year in the organization's programs, including water quality monitoring, and river and stream cleanups. more
Categories: Community, Fab Five, EAC News
Tuesday, November 15, 2016
Thank you to these businesses for your investment : Celebrating 50+ years Fox River Water Reclamation District Willow Lake Estates Elgin Symphony Orchestra Celebrating 20 - 29 years PmS advertising, inc./PR Strategies Biggers Mitsubishi Summit School Inc Elgin Area Convention & Visitors Bureau Celebrating 10 - 19 years Community Crisis Center Fox Valley Endodontic Specialists Greater Elgin more
Categories: EAC News, Community
Tuesday, September 20, 2016
Thank you to these businesses for renewing your investment with the Elgin Area Chamber: Celebrating 30 - 39 years Universal Chemicals & Coatings Inc Celebrating 20 - 29 years VNA Health Care Borhart Spellmeyer Company Dundee Animal Hospital of Elgin Middleby Corporation Hampton By Hilton Elgin Celebrating 10 - 19 years MCC Technology Elgin Recycling Elgin Sweeper Co. Security Self Storage more
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Friday, August 26, 2016
Garden Club Celebrates 100 Years: The Elgin Garden Club marked their 100th anniversary recently with a celebration at the historic Wing Mansion. Founded in 1916, the club meets 10-11 times per year to discuss horticultural trends, plan benefit projects and tour interesting local gardens. Member Cherie Murphy recently authored a book about the Elgin Garden Club which is available for sale at the more
Categories: Community, Fab Five, EAC News
Tuesday, August 09, 2016
Thank You EFD Chief Fahy: Elgin Fire Department Chief John Fahy announced his retirement from active duty effective October 10. Fahy's tenure spans 30 years, during which he saw the EFD achieve an ISO-2 rating that placed Elgin in the top 2% of fire departments in the nation. The Elgin Fire Department will celebrate 150 years of service to the community in 2016. Elgin Community College Named more
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Thursday, June 02, 2016
NASCAR recognizes Elgin Sweeper for sustainability: Elgin Sweeper was recently recognized by NASCAR as part of their fourth annual Race to Green program, which celebrates the racing industry’s efforts to protect the environment. As the Official Sweeper of NASCAR Green, Elgin Sweeper is present at each NASCAR race event weekend to support their Air Titan equipment with the Elgin Crosswind more
Categories: Fab Five, Community