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Tuesday, September 19, 2017
ComEd Recognized as One of the Top 10 Utilities for Economic Development Industry-leading publication recognizes ComEd’s capital investments and job creation in northern Illinois CHICAGO (September 11, 2017) Site Selection magazine has named ComEd to its annual list of Top 10 Utilities in Economic Development for 2017. The magazine cites ComEd’s 17 direct-involvement project more
Categories: Community, Member Company News, Economic, Technology
Tuesday, September 12, 2017
Conservative Hiring Pace Expected for Chicago-Naperville-Joliet, IL-IN-WI MSA Contacts: Tom Mihelic - (630) 898-2990 September 12, 2017 - Chicago-Naperville-Joliet, IL-IN-WI MSA employers expect to hire at a cautious pace during Quarter 4 2017, according to the ManpowerGroup Employment Outlook Survey. Among employers surveyed, 17 percent plan to hire more employees from October through more
Categories: Economic, Community
Tuesday, September 05, 2017
Feast & Folly At Renz Center Annual Fundraiser In celebrating 55 years of community service, Renz Addiction Counseling Center is hosting its 10 th Annual Epicurean Delight Fundraiser on October 7, 6:00-9:00 p.m., at Elgin Community College. Community residents are invited to attend and enjoy gourmet fare, raffles, and an hour of improv comedy featuring GreenRoom Improv. GreenRoom Improv is more
Categories: Community, Health & Lifestyle
Thursday, August 31, 2017
TAX FAQS 2017: DID MY SCHOOL DISTRICT TAX LEVY GO UP OR DOWN THIS YEAR? August 29, 2017 · by kanecountyconnects · in Government , Homeowners , Property Values , Schools , Taxpayers Editor’s Note: This article shares information from the Frequently Asked Questions about the 2016 (payable 2017) Kane County Property Tax Bills document published online through the coordinated more
Categories: Community, Economic
Wednesday, August 30, 2017
DOWNERS GROVE, IL – The Illinois Tollway Board of Directors today approved one new construction contract and one new professional engineering services contract totaling $41.1 million at its November meeting. Nearly $328.2 million in construction and professional engineering service contracts have been approved by the Tollway Board so far in 2016, as part of the fifth year of the more
Categories: Community
Thursday, August 24, 2017
American Legion/Elgin Development Group Host Vets Job Fair American Legion Post 57 and The Elgin Development Group with its workforce partners are hosting a Veterans job fair on Friday, August 24 from 10 a.m. to noon. Post 57 is located at 820 N. Liberty St. in Elgin. Don Sleeman, Post Adjutant, wanted to include a job fair as part of the Vets resource event the American Legion conducts on the more
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Thursday, August 17, 2017
After getting arrested for drug possession, Maria was willing do whatever it took to stay out of jail. As a first offender, Maria was offered the Kane County’s Deferred Prosecution Program, which meant having to complete a drug and alcohol assessment and following through with any recommendations. When Maria first came to Renz Addiction Counseling Center, she did not think her marijuana use more
Categories: Health & Lifestyle, Community
Tuesday, August 15, 2017
Kudos to City of Elgin crews: After an unexpectedly powerful microburst ravaged several parts of Elgin in late July, the city of Elgin's responsive teams jumped into action. City crews quickly resolved all known public safety issues from the storm, such as downed limbs blocking streets or driveways, and worked extended hours to clear debris from the storm’s hardest hit areas. Thank you more
Categories: EAC News, Community, Fab Five
Tuesday, July 11, 2017
Please join us in welcoming the following new members to the Elgin Area Chamber: AES Advisory Group, Inc. Joseph Mainolfi 2924 N Lincoln Ave, Suite 200 Chicago, IL 60657 (312) 276-5180 Financial Services, Corporate Property Tax Compliance & Consulting Services Car-Mon Products, Inc. Jeffrey Imming 1225 Davis Rd. Elgin, IL 60123 (847) 695-9000 Manufacturing, Manufacturers more
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Wednesday, July 05, 2017
Elgin commissions two new public art pieces: Pending final approval by City Council (at press date), the City of Elgin will set aside $15,000 of its 2017 budget to commission two new public art pieces in downtown Elgin this fall. A new mural will be placed on a blank concrete wall on the southeast side of The Hemmens while a new sculpture would be placed along the Riverside Drive Promenade. The more
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Tuesday, June 13, 2017
Thank you to the following businesses for renewing their investment with the Elgin Area Chamber: Celebrating 40-50+ years Bazos, Freeman, Schuster & Braithwaite, LLC Ecker Center for Mental Health Majestic Distributing Co United Way of Elgin Brady & Jensen Waste Management Celebrating 30 - 39 years Fox Valley Fire & Safety Co Inc Elgin Molded Plastics Co Celebrating 20 - 29 years more
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Tuesday, June 13, 2017
Please join us in welcoming the following new members to the Elgin Area Chamber: Chic Chef Catering - Ravindra Jayara 1544 Fleetwood Dr Elgin, IL 60123 (630) 415-9237 Food & Beverages, Caterers Coronado Mexican Kitchen Humberto Macias & Jose Melendez 455 Redington Dr South Elgin, IL 60177 (847) 608-1400 Food & Beverages, more
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Tuesday, May 09, 2017
Thank you to the following businesses for renewing their investments with the Elgin Area Chamber. Celebrating 40-50+ years Master Molded Products Corporation Renz Addiction Counseling Center Commonwealth Ed Elgin State Bank Celebrating 20 - 29 years Signarama McDonald's Restaurants Brethren Benefit Trust Harting Inc of North America Lauderdale Electric PanCor Construction & Development more
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Tuesday, March 28, 2017
Thank you to the following businesses for renewing your investment with the Elgin Area Chamber: Celebrating 40-50+ years Elgin Community College Gail Borden Public Library Lamp Incorporated Scheflow & Rydell Bunges Tire & Auto Celebrating 20 - 29 years Workforce Development Div. of Kane County Office Kleins Quality Produce LLC Gordon Flesch Company Tri-State Carpet & Decorating Inc more
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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
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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
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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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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
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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
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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
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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
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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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