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Events Calendar

Friday Nov 16, 2018
In mid-November of 2017, the Elgin Theatre Company hosted the first Elgin Old Tyme Radio Show in the Elgin Art Space black box theater located on the 8th floor of the Elgin Professional building at 164 Division Street in downtown Elgin. This program was launched over the two weekends just prior to Thanksgiving week... ... read more
Categories: Arts & Culture, Community, Home & Family
Saturday Nov 17, 2018
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Categories: Festivals & Celebrations, Holiday, Business, Home & Family
Saturday Nov 17, 2018
In mid-November of 2017, the Elgin Theatre Company hosted the first Elgin Old Tyme Radio Show in the Elgin Art Space black box theater located on the 8th floor of the Elgin Professional building at 164 Division Street in downtown Elgin. This program was launched over the two weekends just prior to Thanksgiving week... ... read more
Categories: Arts & Culture, Community, Home & Family
Sunday Nov 18, 2018
In mid-November of 2017, the Elgin Theatre Company hosted the first Elgin Old Tyme Radio Show in the Elgin Art Space black box theater located on the 8th floor of the Elgin Professional building at 164 Division Street in downtown Elgin. This program was launched over the two weekends just prior to Thanksgiving week... ... read more
Categories: Arts & Culture, Community, Home & Family
Sunday Nov 18, 2018
ELGIN INTERFAITH THANKSGIVING SERVICE SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 18 AT 4PM Experience the rich diversity of tradicions and cultures through astiscti and devotional expression of thans for the blessings of past year. Bethlehem's adult choir and children's choir will offer special music ... read more
Categories: Festivals & Celebrations, Community, Holiday, Home & Family
Tuesday Nov 20, 2018
One of the longstanding traditions in our community is our Annual Community Thanksgiving Luncheon where we reach out in true gratitude and friendship to local service clubs and organizations and sponsor a non-denominational luncheon. ... read more
Categories: Festivals & Celebrations, Arts & Culture, Community, EAC Events, Clubs/Organizations, Business, Home & Family
Tuesday Nov 20, 2018
Come and join us for this Multi-Chamber Mixer Event hosted by Bii Natural Salon & Shop. Bii Hair Salon is a natural full service salon with 2 locations, West Dundee and Crystal Lake. Guest experience, eco-friendly practices and fashion forward latest trends got them an award for Top Salon in the nation by Salon Today Magazine 2015-2018 Appetizers, Beer and Wine will be offered to attendes as well as product demos and raffles. Participating Chambers: Crystal Lake, Algonquin/Lake in The Hills, Northern Kane County and Elgin Area Chamber. ... read more
Categories: Community, EAC Events, Clubs/Organizations, Recreation & Sports, Business
Wednesday Nov 21, 2018
EARN Too Networking Group - Elgin Area Referral Network, is a members-only opportunity for you to network and eventually grow your business. ... read more
Categories: EAC Events, Business
Thursday Nov 22, 2018
Toastmasters International is a nonprofit educational organization that teaches public speaking and leadership skills through a worldwide network of clubs. The organization’s membership exceeds 352,000 in more than 16,400 clubs in 141 countries. Since 1924, Toastmasters International has helped people of all backgrounds build confidence as speakers and leaders. Better Speakers and Leaders Toastmasters is the best way for anyone—whether a working professional, student, stay-at-home parent or retiree—to improve his or her communication and leadership skills. Members overcome the fear of public speaking and learn skills that aid them in becoming more successful. Toastmasters creates better listeners and stronger team members and leaders who can comfortably give and receive constructive evaluations. Joining a Toastmasters club is easy. A listing of clubs by geographic area can be located on the Toastmasters website at www.toastmasters.org/find. Visitors to the website can select the most convenient club, attend a meeting and apply for membership. (Applicants must be 18 or older.) New clubs can be started with permission and assistance from Toastmasters International. Linda Lingle Former Governor of Hawaii “Toastmasters is the best and least expensive personal improvement class you can go to. Anybody who begins and sticks with it for any length of time ends up a better speaker. As a result, they build confidence and are able to do their jobs better. ... read more
Categories: Community, Continuing Education, Clubs/Organizations, Business
Friday Nov 23, 2018
What a fun night! Here's your opportunity to share your talent with the community an an Open Mic night at First United Methodist Church. ... read more
Categories: Community, Clubs/Organizations, Recreation & Sports
Saturday Nov 24, 2018
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Categories: Community, EAC Events, Business
Monday Nov 26, 2018
Tune in to WRMN 1410 AM the fourth Tuesday of every month from 8:00 to 9:00 a.m. to listen to Chamber Chat, the radio show hosted by the Elgin Chamber of Commerce President & CEO Carol Gieske. ... read more
Categories: EAC Events
Monday Nov 26, 2018
Kick off the holiday season with a brass sextet concert in the beautiful First United Methodist Church. Interweaving classic Christmas melodies with the music of Dahl, Glass, and Bohme, the sounds of Third Coast Brass will warm your heart and get you in the holiday spirit!​ ... read more
Categories: Community, Holiday
Wednesday Nov 28, 2018
New Laws Forum for Illinois Employers ... read more
Categories: Business
Wednesday Nov 28, 2018
Let's head to Carol Stream to network with other female business professionals at this Polka Dot Progressive luncheon where men are welcome, too! Meet new friends from all these participating Chambers: Addison, Bartlett, Batavia, Bloomingdale, Elmhurst, Glen Ellyn, Lisle, St. Charles, and Streamwood. Why the Polka Dot theme? We?ll roll dice to determine which table to move to. Wear polka dots if you want to really get into the theme! (no gambling is involved in this event) Bring plenty of business cards as 100+ guests are expected to attend. You are welcome to bring a stck of your brochures to place on a display table for the event. Please bring used clothing/shoes for donation to Goodwill ... read more
Categories: EAC Events, Clubs/Organizations, Business
Thursday Nov 29, 2018
EARN, the Elgin Area Referral Network, is a members-only opportunity for you to network and eventually grow your business. ... read more
Categories: EAC Events
Thursday Nov 29, 2018
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Categories: Business
Thursday Nov 29, 2018
''Cheers for Hope'' Fox Valley Hands of Hope Inaugural Charity Wine Tasting. Join us November 29 from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. at Aspen Lane Wine Company. ... read more
Categories: Community, Clubs/Organizations
Saturday Dec 1, 2018
MOTHERTRUCKIN’ BEER FEST Saturday, December 1st,2018 50+ Breweries|100+ Craft Beers|Food Trucks|Live Entertainment Hoppy Holidays, Chicago! MotherTruckin’ Beer Fest returns with the gift of craft beers, food trucks, and live entertainment this holiday season as MotherTruckin’ Beer Fest rattles the walls of the 100,000 sq. ft. Sears Centre Arena on Saturday, December 1st, 2018. With each ticket you will receive a commemorative tasting glass, 25 tasting tickets, and full access to the festivities, featuring a live performance from 7th Heaven, craft beer, the cascading Beering-ham Fountain, Santas Little Hoppers Workshop and specialty food trucks. General admission tickets are $45 with VIP packages available for $65, and a Platinum Session for $100. Designated Driver tickets will be available at the door for $20. ... read more
Categories: Festivals & Celebrations, Arts & Culture, Community, Clubs/Organizations, Recreation & Sports
Saturday Dec 1, 2018
Join us for cookies and pictures with Santa! Saturday December 1st 1-3pm. Children and pets welcome! We will also be collecting donations for Toys for Tots! A few Marines will be on site to visit with the kids. Please reach out if you have any questions about the event or our donation drop off location. (847)931-4663 The Holiday season is finally upon us! ... read more
Categories: Community, Business
Saturday Dec 1, 2018
The 2018 production of Chicago Ballet Conservatory's The Nutcracker will take place December 1 & 2. Local dancers and actors share the stage with seasoned professionals to create an inclusive production full of elaborate and colorful surprises. Directed by Linda Cunningham, this will truly be the must-see performa... ... read more
Categories: Arts & Culture
Wednesday Dec 5, 2018
EARN Too Networking Group - Elgin Area Referral Network, is a members-only opportunity for you to network and eventually grow your business. ... read more
Categories: EAC Events, Business
Thursday Dec 6, 2018
EARN I Networking Group - Elgin Area Referral Network, is a members-only opportunity for you to network and eventually grow your business through a part-time sales force! ... read more
Categories: EAC Events
Thursday Dec 6, 2018
Good Morning, Elgin! Please join us for the Mayor Kaptain's Annual ''State of the City'' Address to the Elgin Area Chamber on Thursday, December 6 at 7:30 a.m. An exclusive event for the business community, Mayor Kaptain will celebrate Elgin's achievements while planting seeds for the future. ... read more
Categories: Community, Government, EAC Events, Business
Friday Dec 7, 2018
Come Join Us For an Evening of Fun, Food, and Fundraising! We're holding our annual Benefit Dinner Extravaganza on Dec. 7th, 2018 - and we?d love to have you participate. At this website, you can buy tickets for the event, make a donation, make a bid and learn more about our mission. Guest Speaker: Jennifer White, Host/Anchor of WBEZ91.5 Chicago Tickets: $70 Single | $125 Couple | $475 Table (8) Thank you for supporting Youth Leadership Academy and our goals! ... read more
Categories: Festivals & Celebrations, Community, Schools, Clubs/Organizations, Home & Family
Tuesday Dec 11, 2018
Our popular Social Media Meetup series continues with a session coordinated with our business partner, the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) of Harper College. We're meeting monthly in hands-on, interactive sessions that will help you engage your customers in social media. This next fast-paced seminar is FACEBOOK GROUPS FOR BUSINESS for social media, on Wednesday, November 14 from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. at the Chamber office and is free for all businesses to attend. One billion people already belong to Facebook Groups. People who love a brand or a personal brand want opportunities to get more interactive than is possible through a Facebook Page. In this masterclass training you'll learn ? If starting a Facebook Group is right for your business ? Examples of how others are using Facebook Groups to grow their businesses ? And tips for how to run a successful group for business Email Marketing Strategist Vanessa Cabrera will be teaching the class on behalf of the SBDC. She is an Online Marketing Consultant for Service Based Entrepreneurs and has vast experience working with companies to expand their knowledge of social media. To register for the Facebook Groups for Business session co-presented by SBDC and the EAC, please visit our website at ElginChamber.com or call 847-741-5660. Mark your calendar and make your reservation for the other upcoming session INSTAGRAM FOR BUSINESS 101 on Tuesday, Dec. 11. ... read more
Categories: EAC Events, Business
Tuesday Dec 11, 2018
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Categories: Business
Wednesday Dec 12, 2018
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Categories: Business
Thursday Dec 13, 2018
EARN, the Elgin Area Referral Network, is a members-only opportunity for you to network and eventually grow your business. ... read more
Categories: EAC Events
Thursday Dec 13, 2018
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Categories: Business
Thursday Dec 13, 2018
Toastmasters International is a nonprofit educational organization that teaches public speaking and leadership skills through a worldwide network of clubs. The organization?s membership exceeds 352,000 in more than 16,400 clubs in 141 countries. Since 1924, Toastmasters International has helped people of all backgrounds build confidence as speakers and leaders. Better Speakers and Leaders Toastmasters is the best way for anyone?whether a working professional, student, stay-at-home parent or retiree?to improve his or her communication and leadership skills. Members overcome the fear of public speaking and learn skills that aid them in becoming more successful. Toastmasters creates better listeners and stronger team members and leaders who can comfortably give and receive constructive evaluations. Joining a Toastmasters club is easy. A listing of clubs by geographic area can be located on the Toastmasters website at www.toastmasters.org/find. Visitors to the website can select the most convenient club, attend a meeting and apply for membership. (Applicants must be 18 or older.) New clubs can be started with permission and assistance from Toastmasters International. Linda Lingle Former Governor of Hawaii ?Toastmasters is the best and least expensive personal improvement class you can go to. Anybody who begins and sticks with it for any length of time ends up a better speaker. As a result, they build confidence and are able to do their jobs better. ... read more
Categories: Community, Continuing Education, Clubs/Organizations, Business
Wednesday Dec 19, 2018
EARN Too Networking Group - Elgin Area Referral Network, is a members-only opportunity for you to network and eventually grow your business. ... read more
Categories: EAC Events, Business
Thursday Dec 20, 2018
EARN I Networking Group - Elgin Area Referral Network, is a members-only opportunity for you to network and eventually grow your business through a part-time sales force! ... read more
Categories: EAC Events
Monday Dec 24, 2018
Tune in to WRMN 1410 AM the fourth Tuesday of every month from 8:00 to 9:00 a.m. to listen to Chamber Chat, the radio show hosted by the Elgin Chamber of Commerce President & CEO Carol Gieske. ... read more
Categories: EAC Events
Thursday Dec 27, 2018
EARN, the Elgin Area Referral Network, is a members-only opportunity for you to network and eventually grow your business. ... read more
Categories: EAC Events
Thursday Dec 27, 2018
Toastmasters International is a nonprofit educational organization that teaches public speaking and leadership skills through a worldwide network of clubs. The organization’s membership exceeds 352,000 in more than 16,400 clubs in 141 countries. Since 1924, Toastmasters International has helped people of all backgrounds build confidence as speakers and leaders. Better Speakers and Leaders Toastmasters is the best way for anyone—whether a working professional, student, stay-at-home parent or retiree—to improve his or her communication and leadership skills. Members overcome the fear of public speaking and learn skills that aid them in becoming more successful. Toastmasters creates better listeners and stronger team members and leaders who can comfortably give and receive constructive evaluations. Joining a Toastmasters club is easy. A listing of clubs by geographic area can be located on the Toastmasters website at www.toastmasters.org/find. Visitors to the website can select the most convenient club, attend a meeting and apply for membership. (Applicants must be 18 or older.) New clubs can be started with permission and assistance from Toastmasters International. Linda Lingle Former Governor of Hawaii “Toastmasters is the best and least expensive personal improvement class you can go to. Anybody who begins and sticks with it for any length of time ends up a better speaker. As a result, they build confidence and are able to do their jobs better. ... read more
Categories: Community, Continuing Education, Clubs/Organizations, Business
Friday Dec 28, 2018
What a fun night! Here's your opportunity to share your talent with the community an an Open Mic night at First United Methodist Church. ... read more
Categories: Community
Wednesday Jan 2, 2019
EARN Too Networking Group - Elgin Area Referral Network, is a members-only opportunity for you to network and eventually grow your business. ... read more
Categories: EAC Events, Business
Thursday Jan 3, 2019
EARN I Networking Group - Elgin Area Referral Network, is a members-only opportunity for you to network and eventually grow your business through a part-time sales force! ... read more
Categories: EAC Events
Thursday Jan 10, 2019
EARN, the Elgin Area Referral Network, is a members-only opportunity for you to network and eventually grow your business. ... read more
Categories: EAC Events
Thursday Jan 10, 2019
Toastmasters International is a nonprofit educational organization that teaches public speaking and leadership skills through a worldwide network of clubs. The organization?s membership exceeds 352,000 in more than 16,400 clubs in 141 countries. Since 1924, Toastmasters International has helped people of all backgrounds build confidence as speakers and leaders. Better Speakers and Leaders Toastmasters is the best way for anyone?whether a working professional, student, stay-at-home parent or retiree?to improve his or her communication and leadership skills. Members overcome the fear of public speaking and learn skills that aid them in becoming more successful. Toastmasters creates better listeners and stronger team members and leaders who can comfortably give and receive constructive evaluations. Joining a Toastmasters club is easy. A listing of clubs by geographic area can be located on the Toastmasters website at www.toastmasters.org/find. Visitors to the website can select the most convenient club, attend a meeting and apply for membership. (Applicants must be 18 or older.) New clubs can be started with permission and assistance from Toastmasters International. Linda Lingle Former Governor of Hawaii ?Toastmasters is the best and least expensive personal improvement class you can go to. Anybody who begins and sticks with it for any length of time ends up a better speaker. As a result, they build confidence and are able to do their jobs better. ... read more
Categories: Community, Continuing Education, Clubs/Organizations, Business
Wednesday Jan 16, 2019
EARN Too Networking Group - Elgin Area Referral Network, is a members-only opportunity for you to network and eventually grow your business. ... read more
Categories: EAC Events, Business