Images from the Daily Herald Business Ledger's After Hours section in the March 6, 2017 issue.
Raising Cane's, 2514 Harlem Ave. in North Riverside, is a Louisiana-based restaurant company known for its One Love quality chicken finger meals. A ribbon cutting was held recently in partnership with the Village of North Riverside, the City of Berwyn and the Berwyn Development Corporation.
New officers for Buffalo Grove Lincolnshire Chamber Board were installed. From left, Greg Diethrich, treasurer; Larry Wankovsky (front row); Bradley Schencker (back row); Ronnis Oher (front row); Dr. Gregg Stern, president; Marina Kagan; Roger Sosa, executive director; Aaron Zarkowsky, secretary; Marilyn Dopler, executive director at large; Nels Flatebo, vice president (back row); Amanda Burton; Mary Conway; Dr. Eric Smith.
The Hoffman Estates Chamber of Commerce recently held a ribbon cutting at Sullivan Ostoich Eye Center, 1415 Palatine Road.
The Hoffman Estates Chamber of Commerce recently held a ribbon cutting at Hachi Japanese Grill & Sushi,1461 Palatine Road.
Dr. Charles Graham Woodward of St. Charles was honored by Northwestern Medicine with the 2017 Humanitarian Award. Dr. Woodward, an occupational health physician at Northwestern Medicine Regional Medical Group, is one of five staff members presented with awards for their extraordinary contributions to the community and embodying the legacy of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Sharon Okoh, awards committee member, presented the award.
From left, Ryan, Erica, Martin, Elza, and Aaron Wiegel hosted the 75th anniversary celebration of Wiegel Tool Works in Wood Dale, including a plant tour and banquet for more than 400 suppliers, customers, industry associates, employees and their spouses. Wiegel Tool Works launched on Dec. 6, 1941.
The Elgin Area Chamber of Commerce 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. As part of the event, the chamber recognized eight individuals, organizations and business initiatives that contributed to Elgin's overall economic vitality in 2016.
The Hoffman Estates Chamber of Commerce recently held a ribbon cutting at CalAtlantic Homes, 1714 White Spruce Drive
The Westmont Chamber of Commerce and Tourism Bureau and the village of Westmont welcomed Allstate Insurance -- Jay Rajput Agency, 318 W. Ogden Ave., Westmont. The Jay Rajput Agency is a family-owned business that specializes in providing home, life and auto insurance to the community.
Members of Chamber630 welcomed Smith Partners & Associates, 5509 Belmont Ave., to Downers Grove with a ribbon cutting celebration, with owners Coya Smith and Ryan Smith cutting the ribbon.
The Batavia Chamber of Commerce celebrated the ribbon cutting ceremony of Spirit Rising Coaching with owner Michael Shoultz and Batavia Mayor Jeffery Schielke. Spirit Rising Coaching provides coaching, mentoring and supporting youth, educators and teams to build skills and competencies to successfully learn, live, work, play and contribute within their communities.
Berwyn Tech Entrepreneurship Center, 2137 Oak Park Ave, has launched their "gym for business growth" that aims to be a hub for providing support services from technical assistance to mentorship at any phase of a business's life cycle including pre-start, startup, growth or transition. BTEC held a ribbon cutting in partnership with the City of Berwyn and the Berwyn Development Corporation.