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Monday, October 09, 2017
The Board of Directors of Family Service Association of Greater Elgin is pleased to announce that Bernadette (Bernie) May, LCSW has been hired as the Agency’s new Executive Director. Bernie May started with the Association in 2012 as its Clinical Director. Bernie’s expertise and commitment helped elevate her to the position of Associate Director in 2015. She has worked in community mental health ...read more
Categories: Community
Thursday, October 05, 2017
Elgin, IL- Members of the nonprofit community and interested public are invited to the #ILGive campaign kickoff event on Tuesday, October 17 at Danny’s on Douglas, located at 231 Douglas Avenue. The event is free and will run from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.  The campaign is being spearheaded by Elgin Gives, a collaborative effort of community leaders in the greater Elgin area to bring the power of ...read more
Categories: Community, Small Business
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 “wins” in 2016. It ...read more
Categories: Member Company News, Community, Economic, Technology
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: 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) 695-9000www.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
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, 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) 415-9237www.chicchefcatering.com Food & Beverages, Caterers Coronado Mexican Kitchen Humberto Macias & Jose Melendez 455 Redington Dr South Elgin, IL 60177 (847) 608-1400www.coronadomexicankitchen.com Food & Beverages, ...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, 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
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 ChevroletCelebrating 40 - 49 years DSM Desotech IncCelebrating 20 - 29 years Walmart Rotary Club of Elgin Breakfast Grand Victoria Casino Housing Authority of ElginCelebrating 10 - 19 years Columbia College Allen Pepa ...read more
Categories: Community, EAC News
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. ...read 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 BrethrenCelebrating 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 ...read 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 - ...read more
Categories: Community, EAC News
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 ...read 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 OrchestraCelebrating 20 - 29 years PmS advertising, inc./PR Strategies Biggers Mitsubishi Summit School Inc Elgin Area Convention & Visitors BureauCelebrating 10 - 19 years Community Crisis Center Fox Valley Endodontic Specialists Greater Elgin ...read more
Categories: Community, EAC News