Images from the After Hours section of the December 2018 issue of the Daily Herald Business Ledger.
The Oswego Area Chamber of Commerce recently hosted a ribbon cutting for Ed's Urns, Plaques & Memorials, www.edsurns.com. Ed makes custom items in memory of family or pets and to celebrate special occasions in life.
State Farm Insurance agent Karen Butterfield recently hosted a Westmont Chamber Business After Hours at her State Farm Insurance office, 200 E. Chicago Ave., Suite 101, Westmont. The event provided an excellent opportunity for attendees to network and to have some Halloween-themed fun.
The Oswego Area Chamber of Commerce recently got a tour and held a ribbon cutting for Symphony at the Tillers new wing at 73 W. Van Buren St., Oswego.
The Oswego Area Chamber of Commerce and the Greater Montgomery Chamber of Commerce came together for a ribbon-cutting ceremony for The Archery Place, 1725 B Crescent Lake Drive in Montgomery. They offer indoor shooting ranges, retails sales, rentals, full repair, maintenance and set up services and are family friendly.
The Westmont Chamber of Commerce and Tourism Bureau and the Village of Westmont held a ribbon cutting for Vibrant Credit Union, which has opened a new branch location in downtown Westmont at 23 W. Quincy St. Guests were treated to custom cookies and beverages.
Nearly 100 volunteers gathered at Skender's new manufacturing facility for the firm's annual Volunteer Day. Volunteers built wood wall panels for two homes that will be delivered to families in need via Skender's partners for the event, Appalachia Service Project and Solid Rock Carpenters.
The Oswego Area Chamber of Commerce attended an open house and held a ribbon cutting for Pretty Convenient's new training facility at 57 Main St. in downtown Oswego.
The Barrington Area Chamber of Commerce gathered for a ribbon cutting to celebrate the opening of ANUYU Boutique, 571 N. Rand Road in Lake Zurich. "We are a highly curated boutique featuring a collection of clothing and jewelry from the U.S., Canada, and Italian designers at price points to meet everyone's budget," said co-owner Amanda van Marwijk Kooy.
The Buffalo Grove/Long Grove Chamber of Commerce recently celebrated the grand opening of Culver's in Lincolnshire From left are Roger Sosa, Elizabeth Brandt, Larry Wankovsky and Kevin Weasler, Culver's store owner.
D. Feeney Counseling & Consulting, 200 E. Chicago Ave., Suites 20 and 30, Westmont, recently held a grand opening, Feeny is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC) as well as a Certified Addiction Counselor (CRADC) in the state of Illinois; A Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) and Licensed Clinical Addictions Counselor (LCAC) in the state of Indiana.
The Buffalo Grove/Long Grove Chamber of Commerce recently celebrated Woodman's grand opening. From left are Beverly Sussman, Buffalo Grove Village President; Buffalo Grove Village Trustees, Dr. Eric Smith, Dave Weidenfeld, Len Berman, Andy Stein; Buffalo Grove Village Manager, Dan Bragg; Village Economic Development Director, Chris Stilling; Village Secretary Jan Sirabian; Larry Wankovsky; Roger Sosa; Phil Woodman; Clint Woodman.
The Buffalo Grove/Long Grove Chamber of Commerce recently celebrated the grand opening of Black Dog Speed Shop From left are Mike Melaniphy, Black Dog Speed Shop; Larry Wankovsky, President of board of BGLCC; Roger Sosa, Executive Director, BGLCC; Tony Gables, Owner Black Dog Speed Shop; Elizabeth Brandt, Mayor of Lincolnshire; Mike Hawley, Black Dog Speed Shop.
The Lake Zurich Area Chamber of Commerce celebrated the grand opening and ribbon cutting at Consumers Credit Union, 20413 N. Rand Road #106, Kildeer. At the event were Chief Village Officer of Kildeer Michael Talbett, and Consumers Credit Union Member Experience Coordinator Adriana Bravo, both holding scissors. Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Claire Slattery also attended.
The Geneva Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting for Houndstooth & Plaid -- A Wrappery, 217 S. Third St., Geneva. Mayor Kevin Burns and Geneva Chamber of Commerce Membership Director, Judy Carroll hold the ribbon while owner Cherie McCarron cuts the ribbon.
Lake Zurich Area Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting for MVP Sports Academy, 140 Oakwood Road, Lake Zurich. At the event were MVP co-owners Wil Benjamin and Arturo Saenz, both holding scissors, and Chamber President Gale Cohen-DeMarco.
Great Harvest Bread Company -- Downers Grove recently celebrated its grand opening at 5117 Main St. in downtown Downers Grove. Owners Larry & Peggy Boik say the business's purpose and passion is to provide you and your family with the freshest and most flavorful baked goods you've ever tasted.
The Geneva Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting for SPENGA Geneva, 1900 S. Randall Road, Suite 100, Geneva. Chamber of Commerce Membership Director Judy Carroll and Mayor Kevin Burns and hold the ribbon while owner Scott Kaspar and General Manager Grant Bergen cut the ribbon.
Bensenville Village President Frank DeSimone and Facility Manager Sarah Glawe cut the ceremonial red ribbon to celebrate the opening of Athletico Physical Therapy, 460 West Irving Park Road, Suite G, in Bensenville.
Lake Zurich Area Chamber of Commerce recently held a ribbon-cutting ceremony at Meat & Potato Eatery, 927 S. Rand Road, Lake Zurich. Meat & Potato Eatery Vice President Colin Hegarty cuts the ribbon. Also attending is Mayor Tom Poynton, left of Hegarty.
The Barrington Area Chamber of Commerce and the Village of Deer Park gathered for a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the opening of Sundance at Deer Park Town Center, 20530 N. Rand Road, #326 in Deer Park. Sundance was founded in 1969 by Robert Redford.
Lake Zurich Area Chamber of Commerce recently held a Business After Hours at Long Grove Coffee Co., 126 Old McHenry Road, Long Grove. Pictured from left, Chamber Executive Director Claire Slattery, Director of Retail at Long Grove Coffee Co. Mary Prekop, and Chamber President Gale Cohen-DeMarco.