Images from the After Hours section of the June 12 Daily Herald Business Ledger.
The Village of Gurnee Chamber of Commerce held a grand opening/ribbon cutting ceremony for Honey Orthodontics, 6071 Washington St.
Members of Northern Kane County Chamber of Commerce, Carpentersville Village President Ed Ritter and village trustees gathered at a ribbon cutting to celebrate with the owner Mark Michalak and his staff of the new Jersey Mike's Subs, 125 S. Western Ave.
Michael Malone, left, account executive at WGN, Edward Foreman, CEO of Liberty Plumbing Co., and Brandon Zurek, Harper College associate, sign a wall at Arboria of Long Grove, commemorating the community's grand opening.
Grandbrier of Prospect Heights opened its doors with a grand opening celebration. The first resident of the facility, Carl Palmer, provided the guests with an intimate look at all the facility offers with his first person review of the facility and amenities and guided tours.
The Oswego Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the UPS Store in Oswego. The group learned about the services that UPS offers besides shipping.
The Addison Chamber of Commerce & Industry welcomed new member LaScarpetta Italian Ristorante, 1570 W. Lake St., Addison during the chamber's Business After Hours.
The New Lenox Chamber of Commerce celebrated the grand opening of Randimonium Art Studio, 14423 Edison Drive, Unit B, with a ribbon cutting.
The Bloomingdale, Carol Stream, and Glendale Heights chambers of commerce came together to welcome McAlister's Deli with a ribbon cutting at its new location at 454 W. Army Trail Road, Bloomingdale.
Owner Visshal Patel is joined by members of the Orland Park Area Chamber of Commerce during a ribbon cutting ceremony for Which Wich Superior Sandwiches, 14934 S. LaGrange Road, Orland Park, in the Park Pointe Plaza Shopping Center.
The Oswego Chamber of Commerce recently attended an open house for Oswego Dental Specialists, 83 Templeton Drive, and hosted a Ribbon Cutting ceremony.
Rey Cruz, left, founder and owner of Aurora-based Cruz Investments and Wealth Management, talked about "Direct Marketing for Professional Selling" at Aurora University's Orchard Center campus recnetly.
Steve Chang, store manager, cuts the ribbon to signal the opening of Cricket Wireless, 23 W. Dundee Ave., in Wheeling, along with staff and representatives of the Wheeling-Prpsoect Heights Chamber of Commerce.
atavia Chamber of Commerce celebrated the ribbon cutting ceremony for Orange Home Services, Heating & Cooling, 12 W. Wilson St., with owners Jim and Cindy Cannella.
GLMV Chamber, along with the villlage of Libertyville and others, recently welcomed William Murphy Farmers Insurance Agency to the community. Guests met the team, learned about the business, and enjoyed mix 'n mingle, food, beverage and camaraderie. "I am pleased to be in this wonderful community and look forward to meeting you all," said William who addressed the group following the ribbon cutting.
The Batavia Chamber of Commerce celebrated the 5 year anniversary for Wilson Street Tavern, 105 E. Wilson St., with owner Mark Hogan and Batavia Mayor Jeffery Schielke.
Officials held a ribbon cutting for The Eating Hub, 404 N. Lake St., Mundelein, held by the village of Mundelein and the Green Oaks, Libertyville, Mundelein, and Vernon Hills Chamber of Commerce. The Eating Hub is a restaurant featuring a fast, casual menu of empanadas, salads, paninis, and pizza.
Buffalo Grove Lincolnshire Chamber of Commerce held a grand opening of Loft 21 Event Space in Lincolnshire. Among those attending are Jazmine Gonzalez, owner, Dr. Gregg Stern, president of the Buffalo Grove Lincolnshire chamber, Elizabeth Brandt, mayor of Lincolnshire, and Roger Sosa, executive director of the chamber.
The Lisle Area Chamber of Commerce presented 14 students $750.00 scholarships for college. Lisle Savings Bank donated one of the scholarships and Molex, Inc. sponsored a student and a parent's lunch at Paisans Pizzeria in Lisle. The chamber is one of the non-profits that volunteers at Eyes to the Skies Festival in Lisle every July. All monies earned is given back to the community in student scholarships