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Monday, November 20, 2017
Chamber to honor six volunteers at Community Thanksgiving Luncheon Elgin, IL – In the spirit of the season, the Elgin Area Chamber will give thanks to six outstanding local volunteers at its annual Community Thanksgiving Luncheon on Tuesday, November 21 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Elgin Community College, 1700 Spartan Drive, Building E. Sponsored by Northwestern Medicine, this cherished ...read more
Categories: Community, EAC News, Fab Five
Wednesday, November 15, 2017
Yet one more area of controversy for our Congress to battle over is the "Gig Economy." Should Congress regulate it through new legislation? - or is it better to leave it to the courts? On September 6, 2017, the House Education and Workforce Committee held a fascinating Congressional Hearing to air and discuss competing viewpoints over the likely need for unique federal labor and tax legislation ...read more
Categories: Member Company News, Small Business, EAC News
Tuesday, November 14, 2017
Elgin, IL – In the spirit of the season, the Elgin Area Chamber will give thanks to six outstanding local volunteers at its annual Community Thanksgiving Luncheon on Tuesday, November 21 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Elgin Community College, 1700 Spartan Drive, Building E.Sponsored by Northwestern Medicine, this cherished annual non-denominational event which celebrates Elgin’s non-profit ...read more
Categories: Community, EAC News
Thursday, November 09, 2017
Thank you to the following businesses for renewing their investment with the Elgin Area Chamber:Celebrating 50+ years Advocate Sherman Hospital Gail Borden Public Library United Way of Elgin Ziegler's Ace Hardware City of Elgin Cap & Seal Company Biggers ChevroletCelebrating 40 - 49 years Presence Saint Joseph HospitalCelebrating 20 - 29 years Tri-State Carpet & Floor Wells Fargo ...read more
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Thursday, November 09, 2017
Please welcome our newest Elgin Area Chamber members:Berkshire Hathaway Home Services - Molly Gathman 1607 E Main Street, St. Charles, IL 60174 (630) 709-8087Real Estate, Real Estate Agencies Cilantro Taco Grill - Laura Torres 512 Waverly Drive, Elgin, IL 60120 (224) 227-7224www.cilantrotacogrill.comFood & Beverages, Restaurants Denny's Restaurant - Ken Kilberger 1120 S Randall Rd., Unit ...read more
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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 31, 2017
If your Company is audited by the Illinois Department of Employment Security (IDES) and you use independent contractors, you will (almost always!) be asked to complete the IDES Worker Relationship Questionnaire for each group or type of independent contractor. PURPOSE OF QUESTIONNAIRE: The purpose of the Worker Relationship Questionnaire is to elicit enough factual responses from the Company ...read more
Categories: Small Business, EAC News
Tuesday, October 31, 2017
ELGIN, ILLINOIS – The Elgin Area Chamber’s Hablamos Español Expo will be recognized with a Reflejos Publications' "Reflecting Excellence" award at their 6th annual awards ceremony on Wednesday, November 1 at Stonegate Banquets in Hoffman Estates.For 13 years, the Hablamos Español Expo has celebrated Elgin’s Hispanic community, culture and consumers. Hosted by the City of Elgin and the Elgin Area ...read more
Categories: Community, EAC News
Monday, October 09, 2017
Celebrating 50+ years YWCA ElginCelebrating 30-39 years Hampton Lenzini & Renwick Inc. Alexanders CaféCelebrating 20-29 years Corporate America Family Credit Union Lee Plasmier PsyD CADC HM LimousineCelebrating 10-19 years Centro de Informacion PADS of Elgin Inc. Modern Business Computing Inc. Schleifring Medical Systems LLC BDG International Inc Kluber Architects Engineers Old Oaks ...read more
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Monday, October 09, 2017
Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Starck Real Estate Katie Marella 13300 IL Rt. 47 Huntley, IL 60142 (630) 525-0162www.katiemarella.com Real Estate, Real Estate Agencies Busch Vacuum Pumps and Systems Daniel Smith 373 Joseph Drive South Elgin, IL 60177 (630) 545-1310www.buschusa.com Automotive, Repair & Service Horizon Art Group Katrina Gatuz 1141 E. Main Street, #103 East Dundee, ...read more
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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, Fab Five, Community
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
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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
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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
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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
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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 ManagementCelebrating 30 - 39 years Fox Valley Fire & Safety Co Inc Elgin Molded Plastics CoCelebrating 20 - 29 years Republic ...read 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) 415-9237www.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
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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 BankCelebrating 20 - 29 years Signarama McDonald's Restaurants Brethren Benefit Trust Harting Inc of North America Lauderdale Electric PanCor Construction & ...read more
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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
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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
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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 & AutoCelebrating 20 - 29 years Workforce Development Div. of Kane County Office Kleins Quality Produce LLC Gordon Flesch Company Tri-State Carpet & Decorating ...read 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 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, 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
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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 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
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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. ...read 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 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
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