Images from the After Hours section of the Daily Herald Business Ledger's March 20, 2017 issue.
The Buffalo Grove Lincolnshire Chamber of Commerce held a grand opening for Kelly Services at its Buffalo Grove office. Chamber President, Dr. Gregg Stern and Buffalo Grove Village President Beverly Sussman joined Nicholas Moore, branch manager for Kelly Services, at the event.
The Buffalo Grove Lincolnshire Chamber of Commerce held a grand opening for David Weekly Homes and its Easton Station Model Homes. Chamber Executive Director Roger Sosa joined chamber president, Dr. Gregg Stern, Buffalo Grove Village President Beverly Sussman and Adam Coolidge of David Weekly Homes for the ceremony.
The Des Plaines Chamber of Commerce was part of a ribbon cutting for Move the Beat Adult Dance Studio at 691 Lee St. in Des Plaines. Attending were Chamber President-elect Barbara Van Slambrouck, (left) Gail Gilberto, City Clerk Gloria Ludwig, Rebecca Nordquist, Krystal Velez, Alderman Malcolm Chester, Owner Natalie Gilberto, Joe Biasi, Alderman Michael Charewicz, Jaclyn Gilberto, Rachel Gilberto, Rich Gilberto, Alderman Denise Rodd.
The Barrington Area Chamber of Commerce along with members of the community, gathered at MS Moda, 209 S. Cook St. in Barrington to celebrate this new specialty boutique's opening. MS Moda is a European manufacturer of wedding gowns since 1991 and has now opened its only U.S. showroom to the public in downtown Barrington.
Strong U Gym in Villa Park held a ribbon-cutting ceremony. Owners Todd Johnson and Ben Chantos provide women's strength training classes and personal training.
Amazing Breads and Cakes Bakery & Cafe, 1460 Miner St., Des Plaines, had a ribbon cutting to celebrate its grand opening. Attending were, Alderman Jim Brookman, (left) Alderman Mike Charewicz, City Clerk Gloria Ludwig, Alderman Denise Rodd, Alderman John Robinson, Owner Urszula Chlastawa, Owner Grazyna Chlastawa-Iwanicki, Daughter Sophie Iwancki, Des Plaines Chamber President Barb Van Slambrouck, Alderman Dick Sayad, Alderman Malcolm Chester.
The Barrington Area Chamber of Commerce cut the ceremonial blue ribbon, left, to officially open the new location for Bussenger Financial Group, now located on the third Floor of 1000 Hart Road in Barrington. Bussenger Financial Group is a family owned, fiduciary and independent wealth management firm which has moved from Cary.
The Batavia Chamber of Commerce and Mayor Jeffery Schielke celebrated the ribbon cutting of Bits n' Spurs, an equestrian-oriented store owned by Krista MacLean, at 1931 W. Wilson, Batavia.
Members of Chamber630 welcomed Legends Indoor Golf to Downers Grove with a ribbon cutting celebration. Owner Kyle Rich operates the new business at 2091 63rd St.
The Batavia Chamber of Commerce recently celebrated a ribbon-cutting ceremony of The Salt Escape with owner Tim Bradley and Mayor Jeffery Schielke. The Salt Escape, 9 N. River St., offers a salt therapy healing room.
Pinnacle Chiropractic and Rehab, 1142 S. Roselle Road, recently had a ribbon cutting attended by Schaumburg Business Association members, Mayor Al Larson, SBA President Kaili Harding and Village Trustee Frank Kozak.
Members of Northern Kane County Chamber of Commerce, along with officials from the village of Carpentersville, held a ribbon cutting to celebrate the grand re-opening of The UPS Store of Carpentersville at 180 Western Ave. (Route 31).
Orland Park Area Chamber President Debi Ross, with expert pain physician Dr. Nitin Malhotra and Orland Park Trustee Daniel Calandriello, celebrate the recent ribbon cutting and open house of Expert Pain Physicians, 10750 W. 143rd St., Suite 50.
The Orland Park Area Chamber of Commerce celebrated the grand opening of Mathnasium, 15864 S. LaGrange Road. Attending were, from left, Orland Park trustee James Dodge; trustee Patricia Gira; Glen Borkowski, DreamMaker Bath & Kitchen; Kin Chan & Ailene Shan, owners; Mayor Daniel J. McLaughlin; trustee Kathleen Fenton; Chamber President Debi Ross, Inside Looks.
The Orland Park Area Chamber of Commerce recently celebrated the office grand opening of Multicare Weight Loss Center at 62 Orland Square Drive, Orland Park. Pictured are center Director Dr. Ted Mikroulis, holding scissors, and chamber members Elise Wehmeier, Wehmeier Portraits; Maureen Wentz, Village of Orland Park Sportsplex; Kathleen Rowe, MHC Weight loss coach; Kelly Demakis, MHC Weight loss director of Palos & Orland; Renee Oswald, Your Mind over Matter; Renee Tabor, Metamorphosis; and Michael Carroll, Orland Park trustee.
Team Rehabilitation, 11215 W. 159th St. in Orland Park, celebrated a ribbon cutting and open house with Orland Park Trustee Kathleen Fenton; (left) Mayor Daniel J. McLaughlin; Jessica Burchett, Team Rehabilitation owner; and Renee Tabor, Metamorphosis.
The Oswego Chamber of Commerce celebrated the opening of Tide Dry Cleaning in Oswego.
Stella's Place, a neighborhood cafe with video gaming, recently opened in Oswego and joined the Oswego Chamber of Commerce.