Images from the After Hours section of the Daily Herald Business Ledger's may 1, 2017 issue.
Area business executives shared tips for success with Aurora University students during the "Industry Insights for the Future" program. From left are Patrick Roney, senior director and innovation insights lead, McDonald's Corp.; Paul Warren, district sales and operations manager Chicago, Fastenal Corp.; Candice Hill, senior account manager, Hub Group; Emma Galler, director of business operations, Aerotek Corp.; and M.B. Johnson, vice president operations/administration, Northwestern Medicine Delnor Hospital, Geneva.
The Hoffman Estates Chamber of Commerce hosts a ribbon-cutting ceremony at Hachi Japanese Grill & Sushi, 1461 Palatine Road.
Wells Fargo Advisors, 416 S. Second St., Geneva hosted a Geneva Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours. Among the attendees were Lori Lain, left, Money Mailer of Fox River Valley and Lana Paloumpis, Land Home Financial Services Inc.
Itasca Bank & Trust Co. sponsored the Wood Dale Mayor's Charity Gala at Villa Alta in Addison, with more than 250 people in attendance. Seated at the bank table were, from left, George and Chris Ellefsen, John and Julie Binneboese, Shirley Siebert, Wood Dale city clerk, Mr. & Mrs. LaPorta, Cathy and Bob Brewer and Ginny Wagner.
Schaumburg Business Association held a ribbon cutting for Dollar Harvest Store, 1417 W. Schaumburg Road. Attendees included Trustee Marge Connelly, Village Clerk Marilyn Karr, Mayor Al Larson and Trustee George Dunham.
Ingredion Inc. unveiled the newly renovated corporate headquarters in the Westbrook Corporate Center. Pictured, from left, are Sam Pulia, Westchester village president; Ilene Gordon, Ingredion chairman and CEO; Diane Frisch, Ingredion senior vice president, HR.
Jim Delaney, left, SpeedPro Imaging, Stephanie Ours, Chamber630, and Jim White, KDR Marketing, were among members of Chamber630 who gathered at Paisans Pizzeria and Bar in Lisle for a Business off the Clock networking event.
US Bank recently hosted a Business After Hours with the Buffalo Grove Lincolnshire Chamber of Commerce. Branch Manager Demetra Bubaris leads her team including Coach Possible, the US Bank Mascot.
The Batavia Chamber of Commerce celebrated Enlightened and Empowered Preschool, with Mayor Jeffery Schielke and preschool director Maureen Collins. Enlightened and Empowered Preschool is a intergenerational preschool program for preschoolers ages 1½ through 6 years old and is located within Bethany Lutheran Church at 8 S. Lincoln St., Batavia.
Buffalo Grove Lincolnshire Chamber of Commerce recently celebrated the grand opening of David Weekly Homes Grand Opening with a ribbon cutting attended by Village President Beverly Sussman, Chamber President Dr. Gregg Stern, Chamber Executive Director Roger Sosa and Adam Coolidge from David Weekly Homes.
Northern Kane County Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting, left, for Southern Belle's Restaurant to celebrate its new location, 152 S. Western Ave. in Carpentersville. Carpentersville Village President Ed Ritter, business members of Northern Kane County Chamber of Commerce and the community participated, as Southern Belle's Manager Frank Georgopoulos cut the ribbon.
The Elk Grove Chamber of Commerce helped celebrate the new Dunkin' Donuts at 2750 Touhy Ave. in Elk Grove with a ceremonial ribbon cutting, which included Chicago Bull's Benny the Bull, Bucket Boys and the Luvabulls.