February 2020 Business Briefs

February 2020 Business Briefs

Kamehachi offers a two-hour sushi-making class at its Northbrook restaurant on Saturday, March 14, including maki and nigiri instruction, and assorted appetizers, for $49/per person. Details at Kamehachi.com/events.

The North Suburban YMCA will hold its annual Strong Kids Fundraiser at Chevy Chase Country Club on Friday, April 17. Special recognition will be given to retiring Y President/CEO Howard Schultz. Early registration pricing ends March 15. RSVP at NSYMCA.org.

Amy Torf, Noggin Builders, has been appointed to the Northbrook Plan Commission by the Village Board of Trustees, filling the seat vacated by now-Trustee Dan Pepoon. Her term will run through April 2022.

The Northbrook Public Library received a five-star rating from Library Journal, ranking it among the top 10 of libraries in its budget category and among the top 100 public libraries in the nation.

Allstate was listed among Newsweek’s Most Responsible Companies for 2020. Honorees were selected based on their social, environmental, and corporate governance practices.

Jerry S. Pearlstein Insurance Ltd., three-time recipient of the Elite Marketplace Circle of Champions Award, currently offers Medicare Supplement premium discounts for individuals turning 65 in 2020. Call (847) 362-8888 for details.

The Northbrook Symphony Orchestra will present a concert of masterworks by Beethoven, Mozart and Haydn, featuring violinist Robert Chen, Chicago Symphony Orchestra concertmaster. The performance will be Sunday, March 15, 4:00 p.m. at Glenbrook North High School. Tickets at NorthbrookSymphony.org.

Bruce Treadway, Caring Transitions, recently participated in the National Estate Sale Conference in Nashville, Tennessee. He chairs the Antiques, Furnishings and Decorative Arts Committee of the International Society of Appraisers, representing two-thirds of the Society’s accredited and certified appraisers.

Learn about a variety of seasonal and year-round employment opportunities at the Northbrook Park District Job Fair on Saturday, March 14, 11:00 a.m.to 1:00 p.m. at the Village Green Center. See job postings at NBParks.org.

Zengeler Cleaners welcomes donations of gently-worn prom and formal dresses for the Glass Slipper Project. Dresses dropped off at any Zengeler location will be repaired, cleaned, and made available free of charge to Chicagoland high school students in need.

Northbrook Office Rentals, LLC’s Identity Program provides your business with a permanent address to receive mail and packages, a phone number, access to conference rooms, and other benefits at a minimal cost. For details, call Matt Ebner, (847) 480-1020.

Jeff Rowitz, Village of Northbrook Deputy Manager and CFO, has been appointed by Governor Pritzker to the transition board for the Firefighters’ Pension Investment Fund. The transition board will determine how to consolidate the assets of nearly 300 firefighter pension funds throughout the state.

Anna Matuszewska, VP of Talent Management for UL and Lenore Erickson, First Bank of Highland Park’s Executive VP of Human Resources were among the honorees in Crain’s Chicago Business 2020 Notable Leaders in HR.

The North Shore Chamber Music Festival has announced its performance schedule for its 10th anniversary season, June 10-13 in downtown Northbrook. Details and tickets at NSCMF.org.

Oakton Community College President Joianne Smith was selected for the inaugural class of the Aspen Institute’s New Presidents Fellowship, a new initiative designed to support community college presidents in the early years of their tenure to accelerate transformational change on behalf of students.

The 2020 Super Lawyers list includes attorneys from Chamber member firms, including Bach Law Offices, Fisher Cohen Waldman Shapiro, LLP; Franklin Law Group; Grzymala Law Offices, P.C.; Heller Trakhtman & Associates; LaPointe Law, P.C.; Law Offices of Lane & Lane, LLC; Levun, Goodman & Cohen, LLP; Matlin Law Group; Minchella & Associates, Ltd.; Peck Ritchey LLC; Reyes Kurson Ltd.; Rosenbaum IP, P.C.; Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers LLC; and Ruben & Goldberg LLC. Candidates are nominated by peers and evaluated by a blue-ribbon panel of attorneys on 12 standards of professional achievement.

Lux Salon will host a celebration of their one-year anniversary on Friday, March 13 at 6:00 p.m. with prizes, DJ entertainment, appetizers, and more. RSVP by March 7 to info@luxsalonbeauty.com.

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