Images from the After Hours section of the July 2019 Daily Herald Business Ledger.
The Barrington Area Chamber of Commerce and the village of Barrington gathered for a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the new location of Barrington Behavioral Health and Wellness, 215 S. Northwest Hwy., Ste. 202B in Barrington. Barrington Behavioral Health & Wellness is a psychology group counseling practice that provides a wide range of services to all ages.
The Schaumburg Business Association recently helped celebrate the ribbon cutting of Ali Baba Kabob, 869 S. Roselle Road in Schaumburg.
Thomas J. Canale, a managing director with Northwestern Mutual -- Chicago, recently relocated his office to Rosemont. The new The Canale Financial Group and the Northwestern Mutual-Chicago Rosemont office at 9550 W. Higgins, Suite 450, provides additional space to add ten financial professionals to the growing team in 2019. As a wealth management advisor for more than 24 years, he has experienced the ability to make a difference and have a tangible impact.
MTR Truck Center celebrated the completion of a new 12,000 square foot facility at 910 County Line Road in Bensenville. The new location is adjacent to their existing 11,300 square foot facility in Bensenville. Village Manager Evan K. Summers and MTR Truck Center Owner Eduardo Loya cut the ceremonial red ribbon. MTR Truck Center is a family owned and operated business.
The Barrington Area Chamber of Commerce and the village of Barrington gathered for a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the new location of bathhaus Design Studio at 316 W. Northwest Hwy. in Barrington. bathhaus Design Studio provides personalized design services for kitchens and baths.
The Naperville Area Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon-cutting ceremony to welcome European Wax Center to membership in the Naperville Area Chamber and help them celebrate their anniversary under the ownership of Karen Previti.
Surrounded by local dignitaries, special guest Illinois congressman, Bill Foster and Councilwoman Theresa Sullivan, owner Sakina Fakhruddin and her husband, Dr. Kaiz Asif cut the ribbon to celebrate the one year anniversary of Codinu, Inc. 2244 95th Street Naperville.
The Geneva Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting for Gia Bella Designs, 310 Campbell St., Geneva on June 14, 2019. Owner Jill Equi cut the ribbon.
Elmhurst Hospital's Emergency Medical Services has awarded its "Run of the Month" for January 2019 to the Villa Park Fire Dept. Crew members were recognized for their care on Jan. 22 of a 76-year-old woman who was having difficulty breathing. Using cardiac monitoring, paramedics determined the woman was experiencing an abnormal heart rhythm. She was taken to the Elmhurst Hospital Emergency Department for further treatment and was discharged from Elmhurst Hospital in good condition six days later.
The Heritage Corridor Business Alliance recently held a ribbon-cutting ceremony and open house to celebrate the grand opening of its new office at 416 Main St. in historic Downtown Lemont. Lemont Mayor John Egofske, along with trustees and staff from Lemont and Homer Glen, HCBA board members, fellow members and executives from Lemont Bank & Trust Bank were on hand to celebrate the move into the newly renovated office space.
Des Plaines Public Library retiring executive director Holly Sorensen recently received the Des Plaines Chamber of Commerce & Industry's Annual Award of Excellence. From left are Fred Scharm, 2015 chamber board president and owner of Scharm Floor Covering;, Cindy Veremis, chamber board president and HR director of LSG Sky Chefs; Sorensen; and Andrea Biwer, executive director of the Des Plaines Chamber of Commerce & Industry.
Liquid Technology held a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate their newest location at 487 Thomas Drive in Bensenville. Managing partner Richard Greene cut the ceremonial blue ribbon and was joined by many Liquid Technology staff members, members of the Bensenville Chamber of Commerce, and village staff. This new space in Bensenville will offer Liquid Technology 19,400 square feet of additional space for asset processing and improving turnaround time for customers.
The Des Plaines Chamber of Commerce & Industry recently held a ribbon cutting for its new office at 1400 E. Touhy Road, Suite 145, in Des Plaines. The chamber, which is celebrating 85 years, moved after being on Oakton Street for 30 years. From left are Herman Zelk, Des Plaines Chamber Membership Consultant; Alderman Andrew Gockowski; Alderman Artur Zadrozny; Andrea Biwer, Des Plaines Chamber executive director: Cindy Veremis, chamber board president and HR director of LSG Sky Chefs; Andrea Friedman and Marisa Marton of the Des Plaines Chamber; and past chamber Board President Will Brown of Edward Jones.
The Geneva Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting for Revived, 310 Campbell St., Geneva. Owner Rebecca Ersfeld cut the ribbon.
Aldi recently held a grand reopening for its Hoffman Estates store at 375 W. Higgins Road. The remodeled store is part of the $180 million investment to update more than 130 stores in Chicago area by the end of 2020.
The Barrington Area Chamber of Commerce and the village of Barrington recently held a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the new location of Big Iron Horse Barbecue at 205 Park Ave. in Barrington.
Sara Lee Frozen Bakery CEO Craig Bahner recently opens the company's new R&D facility, The Kitchens of Sara Lee, at Oakbrook Terrace headquarters. From left are on June 24. Greater Oakbrook Chamber of Commerce President & CEO David Carlin, Oakbrook Terrace Mayor Tony Ragucci, Sara Lee Frozen Bakery CEO Craig Bahner, Sara Lee Frozen Bakery Reasearch & Development Director Judy Lindsey, and Sara Lee Frozen Bakery CMO Ryan Malone.