Images from the After Hours section of the Daily Herald Business Ledger's July 31, 2017 issue.
Members of Chamber630 welcomed Board & Brush, at 5151 Main St., to Downers Grove with a ribbon cutting celebration featuring owner Massiel Ullsmith.
Members of Chamber630 welcomed owner Dan Nicholas and Culinary Teas, 5143 Mochel Drive, to Downers Grove with a Ribbon Cutting Celebration.
The Barrington Area Chamber of Commerce gathered with the Village of Barrington for a ribbon cutting to celebrate the grand opening of Wellness for Eternity at 119 W. Main St., in Barrington. Founded by Karolina Dolecka, Wellness for Eternity is a comprehensive, holistic approach to nutrition, as well as a provider of natural and organic products for the skin.
The Batavia Chamber of Commerce celebrated the ribbon cutting for The Market at Gaetano's with owner Wendy Gaetano, Batavia Mayor Jeffery Schielke, and Batavia MainStreet. The Market at Gaetano's is located at 15 E. Wilson Street, Batavia.
The Batavia Chamber of Commerce celebrated the Batavia Depot Museum expansion with a ribbon cutting ceremony with Batavia Mayor Jeffery Schielke, Batavia Historical Society's President Bob Peterson and other esteemed community representatives. The museum, 155 Houston St., is conducting a capital campaign to raise $2 million to add a second story addition.
The Geneva Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting for Haven Interiors, 15 S. Third St., Geneva on June 27, 2017. City of Geneva Alderman Mike Bruno and Geneva Chamber of Commerce President Jean Gaines held the ribbon while owner Bridget Carroll cuts the ribbon.
Quality Inn, 2075 Barrington Road, celebrated their new ownership and hotel renovations with a ribbon cutting ceremony and luncheon. Mayor Bill McLeod, Chamber Board Directors and Village Trustees took part in the festive celebration.
The Naperville Area Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting and grand opening celebration for Shining Smiles, 618 S. Route 59, Naperville.
Chamber630 welcomed Nossa! Brazilian Grill, 1340 Butterfield Road, Suite 200A, and Owner Ana Santos to Downers Grove with a ribbon cutting celebration.
Northern Kane County Chamber of Commerce celebrated the grand opening of Bricks Wood Fired Pizza, 999 W. Main St., West Dundee, with a ribbon cutting ceremony. Members of the chamber and community joined the village of West Dundee, Community Development Director Tim Scott, Bricks Director of Operations Giovanni Labbate and co-owner Bill Wilson to celebrate the opening.
The Westmont Chamber of Commerce and Tourism Bureau recently hosted the 2017 Westmont Community Golf Classic at Twin Lakes Golf Club, 400 W. 59th St., Westmont. Golfers from around the area enjoyed a 9-hole golf event filled with contests and refreshments for a warm summer day. Pictured are the lowest scoring foursome, from left, John Chorney; Kevin Carey, chamber president; Steve Golembiewski and Rick Ricksecker. Ben Grimm was also part of the team.
The United Way of Greater McHenry County presented Baxter & Woodman Consulting Engineers with a Milestone Award at the United Way 50th Anniversary Dinner. The award recognizes companies that reach $50,000 or more in contributions.
The Elgin Area Chamber of Commerce recently hosted a grand re-opening celebration at the Elgin Walmart Supercenter store with our Chamber Ambassadors, City Councilman Toby Shaw, Mayor David Kaptain and new store manager Todd Meldrum.
Glen Ellyn-based Magenium Solutions celebrated 10 years in business with a trip to Wrigley Field with some of the company's clients. Magenium is a business and technology consulting firm.
Skokie Mayor George Van Dusen performs a ribbon cutting ceremony with Nasutsa Mabwa, center in black, owner of ServiceMaster Restoration, by Simons and her staff and family. The family-owned business provides commercial and residential disaster restoration and specialized cleaning, and is also involved in community outreach programs.