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Thursday, April 26, 2018
Here is the monthly newsletter of the Elgin Area Chamber.
Categories: EAC News, Fab Five, Community
Tuesday, April 10, 2018
The encore edition of Open Elgin, a free, self-guided architectural tour presented by the Elgin Area Chamber and the Elgin Development Group's Enhancing Elgin committee, returns on Saturday, April 21 from 1-5pm. Last year's highly successful, inaugural event saw more than 400 people descend on the City in the Suburbs from over 50 different zip codes spanning five different states. This year's ...read more
Categories: EAC News
Sunday, April 01, 2018
Thank you to these businesses for renewing their investment with the Elgin Area Chamber:  Celebrating 30 to 49 YearsHerb's Bakery Inc.Huck Bouma PC    Celebrating 20 to 29 YearsFamily Service Association of Greater Elgin Area Grand Victoria Foundation Rotary Club of Elgin Breakfast    Celebrating 10 to 19 YearsAllen+Pepa ArchitectsAnderson Animal Shelter:  A Humane Society Open Door Health ...read more
Categories: EAC News
Sunday, April 01, 2018
This is an exciting time to be in Elgin! Our Enhancing Elgin Committee works to provide information about the many positive things about our city that are solidifying our reputation as The City in the Suburbs. Visit our website at ElginChamber.com/Fab5 or follow Enhancing Elgin on Facebook and Twitter (@EnhancingElgin) or search the hashtag #ElginIL to learn more about what makes Elgin the great ...read more
Categories: EAC News, Fab Five, Community
Tuesday, March 06, 2018
Elgin's Five FABULOUS Facts for MarchThanks Jack!:The community came together to celebrate the life of Jack Shales of Shales McNutt Construction who passed away after a brief illness.   A longtime exceptional community leader, Jack was involved in numerous non-profit organizations in the community and impacted the lives of thousands of residents in the greater Elgin area. Thanks Jack!Presence ...read more
Categories: Community, EAC News, Fab Five
Tuesday, March 06, 2018
Read our March newsletter: 
Categories: Community, EAC News
Tuesday, January 30, 2018
Thank you to these businesses for renewing their investment with the Elgin Area Chamber:Celebrating 40+ years Gail Borden Public Library A to Z RentalsCelebrating 20 - 29 years Gordon Flesch Company Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Starck Real Estate-Elgin Hy-Tech CARSTAR Auto Body First Federal Savings BankCelebrating 10 - 19 years Allen+Pepa Architects Darwin Realty and Development ...read more
Categories: EAC News
Tuesday, January 30, 2018
Welcome to the following new Elgin Area Chamber members:79 Ratio, Inc. - Steven Kroiss 146 River Walk Ct., Elgin, IL 60120 (630) 394-2700   www.79Ratio.com Computer & Electronics, Technology Sales & Services Avondale Estates of Elgin - Stephanie Henneken 1760 Capital St., Elgin, IL 60124 (847) 531-6004   www.addisonrlc.com Healthcare, Home Health Services Bii Hair Salon - Adam ...read more
Categories: EAC News
Tuesday, January 30, 2018
Elgin's crime stats at 46-year low: The Elgin Police Department recently released the 2017 crime statistics that affirmed that Elgin's crime is at a 46-year low. Overall, the number of more serious crimes reported in Elgin for 2017 was down 10 from the previous year, from 1,814 to 1,804. "As Elgin is growing, becoming more diverse, becoming larger than it has ever been with more square miles, we ...read more
Categories: EAC News, Fab Five
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
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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
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, 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
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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
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
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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
Categories: EAC News, Fab Five