ELGIN -- The Elgin Area Chamber of Commerce is celebrating a successful year of service to the business community at its Annual Meeting and High Fives Award Reception on Thursday at Gifford's Kitchen.
The event, sponsored by Elgin State Bank and Northwestern Medicine, begins with a networking reception from 4-5 p.m. followed by a brief program and awards presentation, concluding by 6 p.m.
The Annual Meeting offers the business community excellent networking possibilities with many business and community leaders attending.
Awards to be presented include Small Business Award, Andy's Frozen Custard; Large Business Award, American NTN Bearing;
Showcase Business Award, Watermark at the Grove; EDG Business Development Award, Conor Commercial Real Estate; Leadership Award, Tony Sanders, School District U-46; EDG Workforce Development Award, Elgin Sweeper Company; Community Partnership Award, Reflejos; Nonprofit Award, Alignment Collaborative for Education; Volunteer of the Year Award: Dan Fox, Don Waters and Ruth Munson for Elgin Area Leadership Academy