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Thursday, September 21, 2017
The need for workplace investigations usually arises suddenly and without warning. Company management receives a complaint (most commonly a sex harassment complaint or a complaint of discrimination) and often does not know how to proceed.  As a management-side labor and employment law firm, the attorneys in our law firm frequently receive calls from clients wanting to know how to handle an ...read more
Categories: Member Company News, Small Business
Tuesday, September 19, 2017
ELGIN, IL (Thursday, September 14, 2017) – Tighe, Kress & Orr, P.C., a certified public accounting firm, is proud to announce Stephen Leazzo has joined the team in the role of Senior Audit Manager. Steve joins the firm with over 11 years of public accounting experience.  He specializes in providing assurance, tax, and consulting services for privately held middle-market companies, not-for-profit ...read more
Categories: Career & Education
Tuesday, September 19, 2017
ComEd Recognized as One of the Top 10 Utilities for Economic Development Industry-leading publication recognizes ComEd’s capital investments and job creation in northern Illinois CHICAGO (September 11, 2017) Site Selection magazine has named ComEd to its annual list of Top 10 Utilities in Economic Development for 2017. The magazine cites ComEd’s 17 direct-involvement project “wins” in 2016. It ...read more
Categories: Community, Member Company News, Economic, Technology
Tuesday, September 12, 2017
Conservative Hiring Pace Expected for Chicago-Naperville-Joliet, IL-IN-WI MSA Contacts: Tom Mihelic - (630) 898-2990    September 12, 2017 - Chicago-Naperville-Joliet, IL-IN-WI MSA employers expect to hire at a cautious pace during Quarter 4 2017, according to the ManpowerGroup Employment Outlook Survey.  Among employers surveyed, 17 percent plan to hire more employees from October through ...read more
Categories: Economic, Community
Friday, September 08, 2017
Elgin, Illinois (September 8, 2017) – In the ever-changing and highly competitive fitness industry, there are few that stand the test of time.  September marks the 25th birthday of Curves International Inc., one of the largest chains of fitness clubs for women in the world with more than 4,000 locations in more than 70 countries. In 1992, Curves introduced the 30-minute strength training circuit ...read more
Categories: Health & Lifestyle, Member Company News
Tuesday, September 05, 2017
Feast & Folly At Renz Center Annual Fundraiser  In celebrating 55 years of community service, Renz Addiction Counseling Center is hosting its 10th Annual Epicurean Delight Fundraiser on October 7, 6:00-9:00 p.m., at Elgin Community College. Community residents are invited to attend and enjoy gourmet fare, raffles, and an hour of improv comedy featuring GreenRoom Improv. GreenRoom Improv is an ...read more
Categories: Community, Health & Lifestyle
Friday, September 01, 2017
VNA Health Care received recognition from the US Department of Health and Human Services Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) for its achievements in providing high quality, comprehensive patient health care. VNA will receive $171,372 in funds that are designated by HRSA to expand current quality improvement systems and infrastructure and improve primary care service delivery. The ...read more
Categories: Member Company News
Thursday, August 31, 2017
TAX FAQS 2017: DID MY SCHOOL DISTRICT TAX LEVY GO UP OR DOWN THIS YEAR?August 29, 2017 · by kanecountyconnects · in Government, Homeowners, Property Values, Schools, TaxpayersEditor’s Note: This article shares information from the Frequently Asked Questions about the 2016 (payable 2017) Kane County Property Tax Billsdocument published online through the coordinated efforts of Kane County ...read more
Categories: Community, Economic
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
Thursday, August 31, 2017
Thank you to the following members for renewing your investment with the Elgin Area Chamber:Celebrating 30-39 years Universal Chemicals & Coatings Inc VNA Health CareCelebrating 20 - 29 years Porte Brown LLC Dundee Animal Hospital of Elgin Middleby Corporation Hampton By Hilton ElginCelebrating 10 - 19 years MCC Technology Elgin Recycling Elgin Sweeper Co Security Self Storage Rieke ...read more
Categories: EAC News
Thursday, August 31, 2017
Welcome to our newest Elgin Area Chamber members:   Advanced Geothermal Dirk Dypold 326 Wilcox Ave., Elgin, IL 60123 (847) 695-1657 Contractors, Heating & Air Conditioning Climate Control Services, LLC Tom Wyse 41W460 Greenfield Rd., Elgin, IL 60124 (630) 906-9768www.climatecontrolservices.net Contractors, Heating & Air Conditioning DentalWorks Lee Groebner 1190 S. Randall Rd, Ste ...read more
Categories: EAC News
Wednesday, August 30, 2017
DOWNERS GROVE, IL – The Illinois Tollway Board of Directors today approved one new construction contract and one new professional engineering services contract totaling $41.1 million at its November meeting. Nearly $328.2 million in construction and professional engineering service contracts have been approved by the Tollway Board so far in 2016, as part of the fifth year of the Tollway’s 15-year, ...read more
Categories: Community
Thursday, August 24, 2017
American Legion/Elgin Development Group Host Vets Job Fair   American Legion Post 57 and The Elgin Development Group with its workforce partners are hosting a Veterans job fair on Friday, August 24 from 10 a.m. to noon. Post 57 is located at 820 N. Liberty St. in Elgin. Don Sleeman, Post Adjutant, wanted to include a job fair as part of the Vets resource event the American Legion conducts on ...read more
Categories: EAC News, Community, Member Company News
Thursday, August 17, 2017
After getting arrested for drug possession, Maria was willing do whatever it took to stay out of jail. As a first offender, Maria was offered the Kane County’s Deferred Prosecution Program, which meant having to complete a drug and alcohol assessment and following through with any recommendations. When Maria first came to Renz Addiction Counseling Center, she did not think her marijuana use was ...read more
Categories: Health & Lifestyle, Community
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: EAC News, Community, Fab Five
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
Tuesday, August 15, 2017
The Elgin Area Convention and Visitors Bureau (EACVB) is seeking input from Northern Fox River Valley residents and visitors alike as part of their new branding campaign. What comes to mind when you think of tourism in Elgin? The bureau asks that you take this 10 minute survey as the team values your input:https://www.research.net/r/NFRV1 For more information about the Elgin Area Convention and ...read more
Categories: Member Company News
Tuesday, July 11, 2017
Please join us in welcoming the following new members to the Elgin Area Chamber:AES Advisory Group, Inc. Joseph Mainolfi 2924 N Lincoln Ave, Suite 200 Chicago, IL 60657 (312) 276-5180 Financial Services, Corporate Property Tax Compliance & Consulting Services Car-Mon Products, Inc. Jeffrey Imming 1225 Davis Rd. Elgin, IL 60123 (847) 695-9000www.car-mon.com Manufacturing, ...read more
Categories: Community, EAC News
Wednesday, July 05, 2017
Elgin commissions two new public art pieces: Pending final approval by City Council (at press date), the City of Elgin will set aside $15,000 of its 2017 budget to commission two new public art pieces in downtown Elgin this fall. A new mural will be placed on a blank concrete wall on the southeast side of The Hemmens while a new sculpture would be placed along the Riverside Drive Promenade. The ...read more
Categories: Community, EAC News, Fab Five
Wednesday, July 05, 2017
Thank you to the following members for renewing their investments with the Elgin Area Chamber:Celebrating 40-50+ years Citadel Care Center Elgin Academy Golden Corridor Family YMCA Hunters Ridge Apartments IHC Construction Companies LLC Laird Funeral Home Spring Hill Mall Lundstrom InsuranceCelebrating 30 - 39 years Alm Foot Care Reishauer Corp Association for Individual ...read more
Categories: EAC News
Tuesday, June 13, 2017
YWCA Elgin Leader Luncheon Award Recipients: On May 11, the YWCA Elgin recognized nearly 30 outstanding women of leadership in the Elgin community at their Annual Leader Luncheon. Award recipients included Dr. Sojung Hong (Arts), Toya Webb (Communications and Technology), Kathleen Rusniak (Education), Ana Lalley (Public Service), Danielle Henson (Racial Justice), Vivian Maly (Social Service, Karen ...read more
Categories: EAC News, Fab Five
Tuesday, June 13, 2017
Thank you to the following businesses for renewing their investment with the Elgin Area Chamber:Celebrating 40-50+ years Bazos, Freeman, Schuster & Braithwaite, LLC Ecker Center for Mental Health Majestic Distributing Co United Way of Elgin Brady & Jensen Waste ManagementCelebrating 30 - 39 years Fox Valley Fire & Safety Co Inc Elgin Molded Plastics CoCelebrating 20 - 29 years Republic ...read more
Categories: Community, EAC News
Tuesday, June 13, 2017
Please join us in welcoming the following new members to the Elgin Area Chamber:Chic Chef Catering - Ravindra Jayara 1544 Fleetwood Dr Elgin, IL 60123 (630) 415-9237www.chicchefcatering.com Food & Beverages, Caterers Coronado Mexican Kitchen Humberto Macias & Jose Melendez 455 Redington Dr South Elgin, IL 60177 (847) 608-1400www.coronadomexicankitchen.com Food & Beverages, ...read more
Categories: Community, EAC News
Tuesday, May 09, 2017
Thank you to the following businesses for renewing their investments with the Elgin Area Chamber.Celebrating 40-50+ years Master Molded Products Corporation Renz Addiction Counseling Center Commonwealth Ed Elgin State BankCelebrating 20 - 29 years Signarama McDonald's Restaurants Brethren Benefit Trust Harting Inc of North America Lauderdale Electric PanCor Construction & ...read more
Categories: Community, EAC News
Tuesday, May 02, 2017
Mayor's Awards for Preservation: On May 2, the Elgin Heritage Commission and the Downtown Neighborhood Association honored nine outstanding contributors to Elgin’s heritage at the annual Mayor’s Awards Ceremony. Honorees included Christopher and Rebekah Berry, Glen and Susan Holland, Grant Born, Jacqueline Vossler and Richard Renner, Jennifer Fukala, Jim and Kelly Langenberg, Karen TerHorst and ...read more
Categories: EAC News, Fab Five
Tuesday, March 28, 2017
Elgin Image Awards: In March, Elgin's Image Advisory Commission recognized individuals, businesses and organizations that have had a positive impact on Elgin. The commission received 31 nominations of which thirteen winners were selected including: Urszula Borodzinska, Hal Getzelman, Gretchen S. Vapnar, Keith Rauschenberger, Diabetes in the Latin Community Steering Team, Elgin Fire Station #7 ...read more
Categories: EAC News, Fab Five
Tuesday, March 28, 2017
Thank you to the following businesses for renewing your investment with the Elgin Area Chamber:Celebrating 40-50+ years Elgin Community College Gail Borden Public Library Lamp Incorporated Scheflow & Rydell Bunges Tire & AutoCelebrating 20 - 29 years Workforce Development Div. of Kane County Office Kleins Quality Produce LLC Gordon Flesch Company Tri-State Carpet & Decorating ...read more
Categories: Community, EAC News
Thursday, March 02, 2017
Thank you to these businesses for renewing your investment.Celebrating 40-50+ years Fox River Trolley Museum Mueller & Co LLP Elgin City of Cap & Seal Company A to Z RentalsCelebrating 30 - 39 years Casco Industries Brittains Express Oil & LubeCelebrating 20 - 29 years Keystone Realty Inc Garvin Gardens Preferred Homes Realty PR Strategies Fox Valley Ophthalmology Hy Tech CARSTAR A1 ...read more
Categories: Community, EAC News
Monday, February 20, 2017
Surgical Center Plans Green-Lighted: The state health board recently approved Advocate Sherman Hospital's plan to build a same-day ambulatory surgery center on its hospital campus. The proposed $12.7 million, 15,000 square foot project, which will provide outpatient services in general surgery, orthopedics, otolaryngology, ophthalmology and urology, is expected to begin construction in August with ...read more
Categories: Community, Fab Five
Monday, January 16, 2017
In the spirit of Hollywood’s awards season, the Elgin Area Chamber rolled out the red carpet for Elgin’s leading men and women of the business community at its 109th Annual Meeting and High Fives Awards Dinner at Grand Victoria Casino on Thursday, January 26th. The gala event was emceed by Fox Valley Broadcasting’s Rick Jakle and sponsored by Northwestern Medicine, AT&T, Elgin Community College ...read more
Categories: Community, EAC News
Tuesday, January 03, 2017
Thank you to these businesses for renewing their investments with the Elgin Area Chamber.Celebrating 50+ years Judson University Ziegler's Ace Hardware Biggers ChevroletCelebrating 40 - 49 years DSM Desotech IncCelebrating 20 - 29 years Walmart Rotary Club of Elgin Breakfast Grand Victoria Casino Housing Authority of ElginCelebrating 10 - 19 years Columbia College Allen Pepa ...read more
Categories: Community, EAC News
Tuesday, December 27, 2016
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 to all ages in five categories: individual professional; individual volunteer; projects; organizations or businesses; and citizenship. ...read more
Categories: Community, EAC News, Fab Five
Tuesday, December 06, 2016
Thank you to these businesses for renewing your investments.Celebrating 50+ years School District U46 Church of the BrethrenCelebrating 40 - 49 years Presence Saint Joseph Hospital Fox Valley Broadcasting Co. Inc.Celebrating 30 - 39 years CES Group M Tek Inc.Celebrating 20 - 29 years Village of Hoffman Estates First Community Bank A-Tech Computer Service Inc. Behning Custom ...read more
Categories: EAC News, Community
Monday, November 21, 2016
The Elgin Area Chamber invites the community for a heaping helping of thanks and giving at its 37th Annual Community Thanksgiving Luncheon on Tuesday, November 22 at Elgin Community College, 1700 Spartan Drive, Building E. The event features a delicious buffet luncheon followed by a brief program recognizing some of the Elgin area non-profit community's unsung volunteer heroes: Kelly Collins - ...read more
Categories: Community, EAC News
Tuesday, November 15, 2016
Sustainability Honor Roll adds Friends of the Fox: Mayor David Kaptain honored Friends of the Fox River and its president, Gary Swick, with the biannual Sustainability Honor Roll award at at the city's sustainability commission meeting on October 11. Over 4,500 people participate each year in the organization's programs, including water quality monitoring, and river and stream ...read more
Categories: Community, Fab Five, EAC News
Tuesday, November 15, 2016
Thank you to these businesses for your investment: Celebrating 50+ years Fox River Water Reclamation District Willow Lake Estates Elgin Symphony OrchestraCelebrating 20 - 29 years PmS advertising, inc./PR Strategies Biggers Mitsubishi Summit School Inc Elgin Area Convention & Visitors BureauCelebrating 10 - 19 years Community Crisis Center Fox Valley Endodontic Specialists Greater Elgin ...read more
Categories: Community, EAC News
Friday, September 23, 2016
Historic Elgin website honored: The Elgin Heritage Commission was honored with a “Best Practices” award for their Historic Elgin website at the 2016 National Alliance of Preservation Commissions conference in Mobile, AL. The awards committee was very impressed by the Commission’s effort to digitize and make accessible to the public the information about Elgin’s historic properties that have been ...read more
Categories: EAC News, Fab Five
Tuesday, August 09, 2016
Thank You EFD Chief Fahy: Elgin Fire Department Chief John Fahy announced his retirement from active duty effective October 10. Fahy's tenure spans 30 years, during which he saw the EFD achieve an ISO-2 rating that placed Elgin in the top 2% of fire departments in the nation. The Elgin Fire Department will celebrate 150 years of service to the community in 2016.Elgin Community College Named ...read more
Categories: EAC News, Community, Fab Five