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Tuesday, January 23, 2018
2018 Illinois Tax Filing Season Begins Monday, January 29IDOR fraud efforts resulted in over $31 million in savings in 2017 SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Revenue (“IDOR”) will begin accepting 2017 state individual income tax returns on Monday, January 29, the same date that the Internal Revenue Service (“IRS”) begins accepting federal individual income tax returns.  IDOR is reminding ...read more
Categories: Economic, Community
Monday, January 22, 2018
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE     Contacts:                                                                                      Janet Lee                                                                 Stacey Soble Bii Hair Salon                                                         editor-in-chief, Salon Today 847.428.8821 ...read more
Categories: Community, Member Company News, EAC News, Small Business
Friday, January 19, 2018
 P R E S S   R E L E A S E  Toast of the Fox Toastmasters Offering Speechcraft Program  Elgin,IL, Januaray 18, 2018 Toast of the Fox Toastmasters (https://toastofthefox.toastmastersclubs.org/) invites area residents to its Speechcraft abbreviated instructional program which introduces interested parties to Toastmasters. “Toast of the Fox Toastmasters provides a supportive and positive ...read more
Categories: Community, Economic, Small Business, Career & Education, EAC News, Health & Lifestyle
Tuesday, January 16, 2018
Community residents are invited to attend an Opioid 101 (Opioid Prevention, Overdose Education), January 30, 6:00-7:30 p.m. at the Gail Borden Public Library in Elgin. Representatives from Elgin Police Department, Renz Addiction Counseling Center, Kane County Health Department, and Abraxas Youth and Family Services will speak on opioid prevention and treatment, what to do when an overdose occurs, ...read more
Categories: EAC News, Health & Lifestyle, Community
Friday, January 12, 2018
Literacy Connection Board announces the resignation of Karen Oswald, Executive Director The Literacy Connection Board of Directors announced today that Karen Oswald has resigned from her twenty-year post as the Executive Director of The Literacy Connection, effective February 15, 2018.  Oswald has accepted a position as the Adult Education and Family Literacy Manager of the Township High School ...read more
Categories: Career & Education, Community
Wednesday, January 10, 2018
ELGIN, ILLINOIS - In the spirit of Hollywood’s awards season, the Elgin Area Chamber will roll out the red carpet for the Elgin area’s leading men and women of the business community at its 110th Annual Meeting and High Fives Awards Luncheon at Grand Victoria Casino’s Grand Ballroom on Thursday, January 25th from 11:30 a.m. to 1:15 p.m.As part of the event, the Chamber will recognize eleven ...read more
Categories: EAC News
Wednesday, January 10, 2018
Vein Specialists of Illinois 847.957.1091 VSIveins.comStephen C. Sorenson, MD, RVT, RPVI Thomas A. Lutz, MD, RVT, RPVIJoin Us!Open House & Community Vein Care EventsSaturday, January 27, 10am-2pm 795 Ela Rd., Suite 115, Lake ZurichandSaturday, February 3, 10am-2pm 1670 Capital St., Ste. 500, Elgin Meet our Doctors & Staff Enjoy Snacks, Prizes & Free Vein Screenings!No appointment needed. ...read more
Categories: Health & Lifestyle, Community, Member Company News
Tuesday, January 09, 2018
From the Elgin Courier News By Rafael Guerrero Contact Reporter Elgin-based School District U46 ranks in the top 10 percent, among the nation's largest school districts, in a Stanford University study that looks at how students improve over years. Elgin-area U46 ranked 20th in student growth over five academic years based on the Stanford study findings, according to an analysis published by ...read more
Categories: EAC News
Monday, January 08, 2018
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 in six categories: individual professional; individual volunteer; projects; organizations or businesses; citizenship award and teen impact. ...read more
Categories: Fab Five, EAC News
Monday, January 08, 2018
Thank you to the following organizations for your continued investment with the Elgin Area Chamber:Celebrating 50+ years Fox River Trolley Museum Ziegler's Ace HardwareCelebrating 20 - 29 years A-Tech Computer Service, Inc. A1 Trophies & Awards, Inc. FASTSIGNSCelebrating 10 - 19 years Konsultek Tower Hill Healthcare Center SBS Steel Belt Systems USA, Inc. Triumph Community Bank Daniel ...read more
Categories: EAC News
Wednesday, January 03, 2018
   Effective January 1, Mulcahy, Pauritsch, Salvador & Co., LTD (MPS|CPA) a certified public accounting firm with offices in Orland Park and Burr Ridge has merged with Mueller & Co., LLP. MPS|CPA will operate under the Mueller name and continue to serve clients in their respective offices.     “MPS is a top Chicago area accounting firm and respected business advisor and our goal in joining ...read more
Categories: Economic, Community, Member Company News
Tuesday, December 12, 2017
In the spirit of the holidays, we dedicate this month's edition of Elgin's Five Fabulous Facts to the six volunteers that were recognized at our 38th Annual Community Thanksgiving  Luncheon event on November 21, 2017 at Elgin Community College. We call this our Five...err...Six Fabulous "Folks".Photo by James Harvey PhotographyTom Brockner: Tom Brockner of Tom’s Auto Clinic has been keeping ...read more
Categories: EAC News, Fab Five
Tuesday, December 12, 2017
Thank you to the following organizations for renewing your investment with the Elgin Area Chamber:Celebrating 40+ years Judson University Mueller & Co LLP Willow Lake Estates Elgin State BankCelebrating 30 - 39 years CES Group, Inc. Herb's Bakery Inc. Shales McNutt Construction Girl Scouts of Northern IllinoisCelebrating 20 - 29 years Walmart Dr. Plasmier & Associates Berkshire Hathaway ...read more
Categories: EAC News
Tuesday, December 12, 2017
Welcome to the following new Elgin Area Chamber members:Ballet Folklorico Girasol - Marilu Torres 308 S. McLean Blvd., Elgin, IL 60123 (630) 272-6008   www.folkloricogirasol.comArts, Culture & Entertainment, Performing Arts Chicagoland Eye Consultants - Denise Lee 2371 Bowes Road, Suite 400, Elgin, IL 60123 (773) 775-9755   www.chicagolandeyeconsultants.comHealthcare, Ophthalmology COUNTRY ...read more
Categories: EAC News
Tuesday, December 12, 2017
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. Nomination forms are currently available at cityofelgin.org/imageawards, or can be picked up at The Robert Gilliam Municipal Complex, 150 Dexter Court.  The deadline to submit nominations is January 24, ...read more
Categories: EAC News, Community
Thursday, November 09, 2017
Elgin residents survey results: The City of Elgin recently announced the results of its residents survey conducted this past summer. Among the results, 76% of Elgin residents ranked Elgin as a good or excellent place to live, 58% of residents consider the City to be heading in the right direction, 88% of residents are very satisfied or satisfied with Elgin’s Police and Fire services, 75% of ...read more
Categories: Fab Five, EAC News
Tuesday, October 03, 2017
Nightmare on Chicago Street: The City of Elgin's signature Halloween event returns to downtown Elgin on Saturday, October 21 from 6:00-11:00 p.m. More than 15,000 citizens gathered last year in the NOCS Safe Zone, which features three stages of live music and entertainment, Cirq d' Freak show, zombie dance crews, post-apocalpytic battles in the Thunderdome, food and drink vendors, costume contest ...read more
Categories: Fab Five
Thursday, August 31, 2017
Happy 80th Anniversary:KCT Credit Union celebrated 80 years of service to the community in 2017 with a ribbon cutting and open house this past August at their location at 111 S. Hawthorne Street. On hand to mark the occasion was Illinois State Senator Cristina Castro, Elgin City Councilwoman Rose Martinez and Elgin Community College President Dr. David Sam, along with dozens of staff members, ...read more
Categories: Fab Five
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 to the ...read more
Categories: Fab Five, Community, EAC News
Tuesday, August 15, 2017
Thank you to the following companies for your continued investment with the Elgin Area Chamber:Celebrating 40-50+ years Advocate Sherman Hospital Easter Seals DuPage & Fox Valley Region Hoffer Plastics Corporation Modern Track Machinery Hopp AccountingCelebrating 20 - 29 years Boys & Girls Club of Elgin Elgin Plaza Dennis Curtis Boiler Service & Sales Inc.Celebrating 10 - 19 ...read more
Categories: EAC News
Tuesday, August 15, 2017
Welcome to our newest Elgin Area Chamber members:Gold Standard Restorations Inc. Lisa Cretton 1000 N McLean Blvd Elgin, IL 60123 (847) 559-0776www.goldstandardrestoration.com Contractors, General ContractorsKelly Services Mose Nye 1815 South Meyers Road, Suite 850 Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181 (630) 495-5253www.kellyservices.com Employment Agencies & ServicesKettering University ...read more
Categories: EAC News
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) 695-9000www.car-mon.com Manufacturing, ...read more
Categories: Community, EAC News
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 ...read more
Categories: Community, EAC News, Fab Five
Wednesday, July 05, 2017
Thank you to the following members for renewing their investments with the Elgin Area Chamber:Celebrating 40-50+ years Citadel Care Center Elgin Academy Golden Corridor Family YMCA Hunters Ridge Apartments IHC Construction Companies LLC Laird Funeral Home Spring Hill Mall Lundstrom InsuranceCelebrating 30 - 39 years Alm Foot Care Reishauer Corp Association for Individual ...read more
Categories: EAC News
Tuesday, June 13, 2017
YWCA Elgin Leader Luncheon Award Recipients: On May 11, the YWCA Elgin recognized nearly 30 outstanding women of leadership in the Elgin community at their Annual Leader Luncheon. Award recipients included Dr. Sojung Hong (Arts), Toya Webb (Communications and Technology), Kathleen Rusniak (Education), Ana Lalley (Public Service), Danielle Henson (Racial Justice), Vivian Maly (Social Service, Karen ...read more
Categories: Fab Five, EAC News
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 ManagementCelebrating 30 - 39 years Fox Valley Fire & Safety Co Inc Elgin Molded Plastics CoCelebrating 20 - 29 years Republic ...read more
Categories: Community, EAC News
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 BankCelebrating 20 - 29 years Signarama McDonald's Restaurants Brethren Benefit Trust Harting Inc of North America Lauderdale Electric PanCor Construction & ...read more
Categories: Community, EAC News
Tuesday, May 02, 2017
Mayor's Awards for Preservation: On May 2, the Elgin Heritage Commission and the Downtown Neighborhood Association honored nine outstanding contributors to Elgin’s heritage at the annual Mayor’s Awards Ceremony. Honorees included Christopher and Rebekah Berry, Glen and Susan Holland, Grant Born, Jacqueline Vossler and Richard Renner, Jennifer Fukala, Jim and Kelly Langenberg, Karen TerHorst and ...read more
Categories: EAC News, Fab Five
Tuesday, March 28, 2017
Elgin Image Awards: In March, Elgin's Image Advisory Commission recognized individuals, businesses and organizations that have had a positive impact on Elgin. The commission received 31 nominations of which thirteen winners were selected including: Urszula Borodzinska, Hal Getzelman, Gretchen S. Vapnar, Keith Rauschenberger, Diabetes in the Latin Community Steering Team, Elgin Fire Station #7 ...read more
Categories: EAC News, Fab Five
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 & AutoCelebrating 20 - 29 years Workforce Development Div. of Kane County Office Kleins Quality Produce LLC Gordon Flesch Company Tri-State Carpet & Decorating ...read more
Categories: Community, EAC News
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 RentalsCelebrating 30 - 39 years Casco Industries Brittains Express Oil & LubeCelebrating 20 - 29 years Keystone Realty Inc Garvin Gardens Preferred Homes Realty PR Strategies Fox Valley Ophthalmology Hy Tech CARSTAR A1 ...read more
Categories: Community, EAC News
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 with ...read 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 109th 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, Elgin Community College ...read more
Categories: Community, EAC News