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Thursday, July 12, 2018
The Elgin Area Convention & Visitors Bureau’s board announced Krisilee Murphy as the new Executive Director and Hratch Basmadjian from the Holiday Inn Chicago Northwest – Elgin as the new Board Chair. Murphy, who served as the bureau’s Director of Marketing for nine years, will be responsible for overseeing the entire organization including creating new, strategic marketing plans designed to ...read more
Categories: Community
Wednesday, July 11, 2018
Renz Addiction Counseling Center is the fiscal agent for the non-profit Coalition for a Safe & Healthy Elgin (CSHE). CSHE's mission is to promote a safe and healthy community free of violence and substance abuse through awareness, prevention, and action. CSHE is currently seeking Business Sector Representatives to join the Coalition and are inviting every Chamber Member to visit the CSHE website ...read more
Categories: Community, Member Company News, EAC News, Health & Lifestyle
Monday, July 02, 2018
Elgin Community College is offering two new certificate programs this fall – Personal Training and Spanish for Medical Personnel.   The Personal Training certificate is a 10 credit-hour program that can be completed in 16 weeks (one semester). Classes are conveniently scheduled Monday through Thursday during the late afternoon hours. The program prepares students to safely and effectively ...read more
Monday, July 02, 2018
  Come and join us in celebrating The Panic Fest! Are you ready South Elgin? Looking to have more Community Exposure this summer? This is your chance! Panic Escape Room proudly presents it's 1 st. edition of the Panic Fest. Food, games, entertainment, raffles, prices and more!  ​Looking for vendors at this time. Only 40 spots available*. Want to learn  more? Please Contact Jeffrey Elefano. ...read more
Categories: EAC News, Community, Member Company News
Sunday, July 01, 2018
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Categories: EAC News, Member Company News, Community, Economic, Small Business
Sunday, July 01, 2018
Elgin's Five Fabulous Facts for JulyThis is an exciting time to be in Elgin! Our Enhancing Elgin Committee works to provide information about the many positive things about our city that are solidifying our reputation as The City in the Suburbs. Visit our website at ElginChamber.com/Fab5 or follow Enhancing Elgin on Facebook and Twitter (@EnhancingElgin) or search the hashtag #ElginIL to learn ...read more
Categories: Community, Fab Five, Small Business, EAC News, Member Company News
Sunday, July 01, 2018
Happy Chamber Member Anniversary to our Members!  Thank you to these Elgin Area Chamber members who are celebrating an anniversary with our organization:  More than 65 years Easter Seals DuPage & Fox Valley Elgin Academy Elgin Symphony Orchestra Golden Corridor Family YMCA  40 - 49 years Commonwealth Edison Company  30 - 39 years Alm Foot Care Reishauer Corporation Singles Roofing & ...read more
Categories: EAC News, Member Company News, Community, Economic, Small Business
Sunday, July 01, 2018
Welcome to our new Elgin Area Chamber members in July: Phoenix Athletics, Inc. Carmen Argo 1029 N Randall Road Elgin IL  60123 (847) 468-1705 www.phoenixathletics.net Sports & Fitness/Health Clubs Fellowship Housing Anna Marquardt 2200 W Higgins Road Suite 130 Hoffman Estates IL 60169 (847) 882-2511 www.fhcmoms.org Community/Social Services Deutz Service Center Chicago Sal ...read more
Categories: Community, Member Company News, EAC News, Small Business
Thursday, June 28, 2018
The Department of Labor recently issued a final rule providing that, as of September 1, 2018, more employers will be able to participate in Association Health Plans ("AHPs"), meaning a group health plan established by multiple employers that come together to purchase a plan. Prior to issuance of the final rule, employers could only come together if they had a narrowly-defined "commonality of ...read more
Categories: Community, Small Business, Member Company News
Wednesday, June 27, 2018
    New post on Labor and Employment Law - SmithAmundsen   The Final Chapter: The Supreme Court Overrules Abood in Janus v. AFSCME and Changes the Face of Public Sector Labor Relationsby smithamundsenContributed by Carlos S. Arévalo and Julie Proscia, June 27, 2018On June 27, 2018, the United States Supreme Court issued a groundbreaking decision in Janus v. AFSCME ...read more
Categories: Community, Economic, Member Company News
Friday, June 22, 2018
The Learning Experience in South Elgin is pleased to announce that we will be collecting school supplies in partnership with Officer Creighton and Village of South Elgin beginning on Monday, June 25th and running through Friday, July 27th. Please feel free to drop off backpacks, crayons, notebooks, pens, pencils, markers, and any other school supplies! All donations will be given to Officer ...read more
Categories: Community
Monday, June 18, 2018
Elgin’s Middleby Corporation received the Export Continuing Excellence Award recognition from Lt. Governor Evelyn Sanguinetti and the Illinois Department of Commerce & Economic Opportunity (DCEO) at the 2018 Governor's Export Awards during a ceremony at the Union League Club of Chicago. The Governor's Export Awards are Illinois' highest recognition of export achievement, honoring Illinois ...read more
Categories: Economic, Member Company News, Community
Monday, June 18, 2018
Triumph Community Bank to Become TBK Bank  TBK Bank, SSB (“TBK Bank”) announced that it will begin fully operating its Midwest division, Triumph Community Bank, under the TBK Bank brand in July of 2018.  “Current customers of Triumph Community Bank will not be required to take any action as a result of the rebranding,” said John DeDoncker, EVP and Senior Banking Officer for the Midwest Division ...read more
Categories: EAC News, Member Company News, Financial
Monday, June 11, 2018
FMA honored with a “Best Manufacturing Associations to Work For” award IN NEWS BY STAFF REPORTJUNE 8, 2018 In the first year of its “Best Manufacturing Associations to Work For” awards program, the National Association of Manufacturers’ (NAM) Council of Manufacturing Associations (CMA) named the Fabricators & Manufacturers Association (FMA), International, as one of its winners. FMA, with its ...read more
Categories: Economic
Thursday, May 31, 2018
Thank you to these Elgin Area Chamber members who are celebrating an anniversary with our organization:50 and more yearsIHC Construction Companies, LLCHoffer Plastics CorporationHopp Accounting & Tax Service, P.C.  30 - 49 yearsGirl Scouts of Northern Illinois  20 - 29 yearsBoys & Girls Club of ElginElgin Plaza  10 - 19 yearsMarklund Wasmond CenterBrittain's Car Wash Inc.First United Methodist ...read more
Categories: Community, Member Company News, EAC News
Thursday, May 31, 2018
This is an exciting time to be in Elgin! Our Enhancing Elgin Committee works to provide information about the many positive things about our city that are solidifying our reputation as The City in the Suburbs. Visit our website at ElginChamber.com/Fab5 or follow Enhancing Elgin on Facebook and Twitter (@EnhancingElgin) or search the hashtag #ElginIL to learn more about what makes Elgin the great ...read more
Categories: Community, Economic, Member Company News, EAC News, Fab Five
Wednesday, May 30, 2018
Here is your issue of the Elgin Area Chamber's monthly newsletter, the Business Connection
Categories: Career & Education, EAC News, Economic, Small Business, Community, Fab Five
Tuesday, May 08, 2018
This is an exciting time to be in Elgin! Our Enhancing Elgin Committee works to provide information about the many positive things about our city that are solidifying our reputation as The City in the Suburbs. Visit our website at ElginChamber.com/Fab5 or follow Enhancing Elgin on Facebook and Twitter (@EnhancingElgin) or search the hashtag #ElginIL to learn more about what makes Elgin the great ...read more
Categories: EAC News, Fab Five, Community
Tuesday, May 01, 2018
Thank you to these businesses for renewing their investment with the Elgin Area Chamber:  More than 50 yearsBazos, Freeman, Schuster & Braithwaite, LLCLaird Funeral HomeLundstrom Insurance Agency, IncUnited Way of Elgin  30 to 49 yearsFox Valley Fire & Safety Co.Burnidge Properties, Ltd.Daily Herald Media Group/Paddock PublicationsDLA Architects, LtdSenior Services AssociatesShales McNutt ...read more
Categories: EAC News, Member Company News, Community
Tuesday, May 01, 2018
Welcome to our new members this month: A. R. Lass Construction Services, Inc. Rich Lass 3501 Algonquin Road Suite 190  Rolling Meadows IL 60008 (815) 608-3473  arlassconstruction.com Contractors/Carpenters Allstate Insurance Alejandro Talancon 1130 Dundee Ave  Elgin IL 60120 (847) 697-5900  Agents.Allstate.Com Financial Services/Insurance & Investments ​Armar Foods Robert ...read more
Categories: Community, EAC News, Member Company News
Tuesday, May 01, 2018
Applications Open for the Elgin Area Leadership Academy Class of 2019A program sought to engage and develop the next generation of community leaders in the Elgin area The Elgin Area Chamber of Commerce (EACC) is now accepting applications for the Elgin Area Leadership Academy (EASLA) class of 2019. Since 1991, the EALA program has sought to educate, engage and develop the next generation of ...read more
Categories: Career & Education, Community, EAC News, Member Company News, Small Business
Monday, April 30, 2018
                         Elgin Area Chamber President & CEO Carol Gieske has been named 69th Annual Woman of the Year by the Altrusa International Club of Elgin. Gieske will be presented with the award at the Altrusa Annual Dinner on Thursday, May 17 at Villa Olivia Country Club. Reservations can be made by calling Joanna Webster at 847-528-3157.     Altrusans Pat Szpekowski and Dr. Clare ...read more
Categories: Community, Member Company News, EAC News
Thursday, April 26, 2018
Here is the monthly newsletter of the Elgin Area Chamber.
Categories: EAC News, Fab Five, Community
Tuesday, April 24, 2018
Elgin Industries earns recognition as John Deere ‘Partner-level Supplier’ and ‘Supplier of the Year’   ELGIN, Ill. (PRWEB) April 20, 2018   Elgin Industries, a leading global manufacturer of engine and chassis components, has earned recognition as a Partner-level supplier for 2017 and Power Systems Supplier of the Year in the John Deere Achieving Excellence Program.   Elgin has achieved ...read more
Categories: Member Company News, Economic
Tuesday, April 24, 2018
The Middleby Corp. said it acquired Josper S.A., a manufacturer of charcoal grill and oven cooking equipment for commercial food service and residential applications. Based in Pineda de Mar, Spain, Josper has approximately $20 million in annual revenues. “Josper is a recognized leader in the specialty charcoal cooking category. Charcoal cooking is a growing trend in the U.S. and markets globally ...read more
Categories: Community, Member Company News
Sunday, April 01, 2018
Thank you to these businesses for renewing their investment with the Elgin Area Chamber:  Celebrating 30 to 49 YearsHerb's Bakery Inc.Huck Bouma PC    Celebrating 20 to 29 YearsFamily Service Association of Greater Elgin Area Grand Victoria Foundation Rotary Club of Elgin Breakfast    Celebrating 10 to 19 YearsAllen+Pepa ArchitectsAnderson Animal Shelter:  A Humane Society Open Door Health ...read more
Categories: EAC News
Sunday, April 01, 2018
This is an exciting time to be in Elgin! Our Enhancing Elgin Committee works to provide information about the many positive things about our city that are solidifying our reputation as The City in the Suburbs. Visit our website at ElginChamber.com/Fab5 or follow Enhancing Elgin on Facebook and Twitter (@EnhancingElgin) or search the hashtag #ElginIL to learn more about what makes Elgin the great ...read more
Categories: EAC News, Fab Five, Community
Sunday, April 01, 2018
Welcome to our new Chamber members this month: Colonial LifeNatasha Palmer 1700 W. Higgins Rd Suite 210  Des Plaines IL 60018 (708) 968-9822 www.coloniallife.com Financial Services/Insurance & Investments  Elite Cardiology Solutions Leslie Guerro 500 N. McLlean Blvd Ste 101  Elgin IL 60123 (224) 535-9922 www.elitecardiologysolutions.com Healthcare/Multispecialty Physician ...read more
Categories: Member Company News
Tuesday, March 06, 2018
Elgin's Five FABULOUS Facts for MarchThanks Jack!:The community came together to celebrate the life of Jack Shales of Shales McNutt Construction who passed away after a brief illness.   A longtime exceptional community leader, Jack was involved in numerous non-profit organizations in the community and impacted the lives of thousands of residents in the greater Elgin area. Thanks Jack!Presence ...read more
Categories: Community, EAC News, Fab Five
Tuesday, March 06, 2018
Thank you to these businesses for renewing their investment with the Elgin Area Chamber:  Celebrating 50+ Years Elgin Community College Lamp Incorporated Nicor Gas Renz Addiction Counseling Center Scheflow & Rydell  Celebrating 30 to 49 Years Brittain's Express Oil & Lube Inc. Kane County Workforce Development Div  Celebrating 20 to 29 Years Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Starck Real ...read more
Categories: EAC News, Community, Member Company News
Tuesday, March 06, 2018
Read our March newsletter: 
Categories: Community, EAC News
Tuesday, January 30, 2018
Elgin's crime stats at 46-year low: The Elgin Police Department recently released the 2017 crime statistics that affirmed that Elgin's crime is at a 46-year low. Overall, the number of more serious crimes reported in Elgin for 2017 was down 10 from the previous year, from 1,814 to 1,804. "As Elgin is growing, becoming more diverse, becoming larger than it has ever been with more square miles, we ...read more
Categories: EAC News, Fab Five
Monday, January 08, 2018
Commission seeking Image Award nominations: Elgin’s Image Advisory Commission is seeking nominations for its prestigious Image Awards, which recognizes individuals, businesses and organizations that have had a positive impact on Elgin. Awards are available in six categories: individual professional; individual volunteer; projects; organizations or businesses; citizenship award and teen impact. ...read more
Categories: EAC News, Fab Five
Tuesday, December 12, 2017
In the spirit of the holidays, we dedicate this month's edition of Elgin's Five Fabulous Facts to the six volunteers that were recognized at our 38th Annual Community Thanksgiving  Luncheon event on November 21, 2017 at Elgin Community College. We call this our Five...err...Six Fabulous "Folks".Photo by James Harvey PhotographyTom Brockner: Tom Brockner of Tom’s Auto Clinic has been keeping ...read more
Categories: EAC News, Fab Five
Thursday, November 09, 2017
Elgin residents survey results: The City of Elgin recently announced the results of its residents survey conducted this past summer. Among the results, 76% of Elgin residents ranked Elgin as a good or excellent place to live, 58% of residents consider the City to be heading in the right direction, 88% of residents are very satisfied or satisfied with Elgin’s Police and Fire services, 75% of ...read more
Categories: Fab Five, EAC News
Tuesday, October 03, 2017
Nightmare on Chicago Street: The City of Elgin's signature Halloween event returns to downtown Elgin on Saturday, October 21 from 6:00-11:00 p.m. More than 15,000 citizens gathered last year in the NOCS Safe Zone, which features three stages of live music and entertainment, Cirq d' Freak show, zombie dance crews, post-apocalpytic battles in the Thunderdome, food and drink vendors, costume contest ...read more
Categories: Fab Five
Thursday, August 31, 2017
Happy 80th Anniversary:KCT Credit Union celebrated 80 years of service to the community in 2017 with a ribbon cutting and open house this past August at their location at 111 S. Hawthorne Street. On hand to mark the occasion was Illinois State Senator Cristina Castro, Elgin City Councilwoman Rose Martinez and Elgin Community College President Dr. David Sam, along with dozens of staff members, ...read more
Categories: Fab Five
Tuesday, August 15, 2017
Kudos to City of Elgin crews: After an unexpectedly powerful microburst ravaged several parts of Elgin in late July, the city of Elgin's responsive teams jumped into action. City crews quickly resolved all known public safety issues from the storm, such as downed limbs blocking streets or driveways, and worked extended hours to clear debris from the storm’s hardest hit areas. Thank you to the ...read more
Categories: Fab Five, Community, EAC News
Tuesday, August 15, 2017
Thank you to the following companies for your continued investment with the Elgin Area Chamber:Celebrating 40-50+ years Advocate Sherman Hospital Easter Seals DuPage & Fox Valley Region Hoffer Plastics Corporation Modern Track Machinery Hopp AccountingCelebrating 20 - 29 years Boys & Girls Club of Elgin Elgin Plaza Dennis Curtis Boiler Service & Sales Inc.Celebrating 10 - 19 ...read more
Categories: EAC News
Tuesday, August 15, 2017
Welcome to our newest Elgin Area Chamber members:Gold Standard Restorations Inc. Lisa Cretton 1000 N McLean Blvd Elgin, IL 60123 (847) 559-0776www.goldstandardrestoration.com Contractors, General ContractorsKelly Services Mose Nye 1815 South Meyers Road, Suite 850 Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181 (630) 495-5253www.kellyservices.com Employment Agencies & ServicesKettering University ...read more
Categories: EAC News