April 2016 Business Briefs

April 2016 Business Briefs

Congratulations to Zengeler Cleaners for earning the 2015 “outstanding strip location” award from American Drycleaner, a leading industry publication. Zengeler’s earned the award for its new, state of the art, environmentally friendly facility that recently opened at 792 Skokie Boulevard.

In celebration of Earth Day, Kovet Boutique is working with local schools to encourage the use of reusable water bottles. Through a partnership with the store, schools can sell the “S’well” bottles that can hold hot or cold liquids and fit into a lunch box. For each bottle sold, Kovet will donate $5 to the school. For information call (847)849-4000.

As part of its series on Employment Issues, JVS Chicago will sponsor a presentation featuring Marc Jacobs, senior counsel with Seyfarth Shaw, on the many recent changes in labor law. The free seminar will be held at the downtown law firm on April 12, 3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Call (312)673-3403 to RSVP.

PJ Weiland of ActionCOACH will host a seminar featuring Brad Sugars (founder of ActionCOACH) who will present strategies, philosophies and steps you can take to combine business ownership with real estate to achieve real wealth on Wednesday, April 13, 4:30 p.m. at the Westin North Shore Hotel in Wheeling. To register visit www.thebillionairetour.com.

Congratulations to Ravinia Plumbing & Heating for earning the 2015 Angie’s List Super Service Award, which is granted to businesses that meet the highest standards and offer exceptional customer service. Ravinia also has an A+ rating from the Better Business Bureau. Visit www.raviniaplumbing.com for more information.

Celebrate spring at the Chicago Botanic Garden Antiques Garden and Design Show April 14 – 17, 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. featuring the best in classical and contemporary garden furnishings, botanical art, and home and garden design. Visit www.chicagobotanic.org to purchase tickets.

In conjunction with the Village’s Community Relations Committee The North Suburban YMCA will host “A Celebration of Cultures” on Sunday, April 17, noon to 2:00 p.m. featuring exhibits, music, food and art from around the world. For more information call (847)664-4017.

Youth Services of Glenview Northbrook will host its annual spring benefit, Saturday Night Fever, on Saturday, April 16, 6:00 p.m. at the Hilton Chicago Northbrook. The event will feature live music by Tributosaurus, a silent and live auction, an elegant dinner and dancing. Cost to attend is $100. To RSVP, call (847)724-2620 or visit ysgn.org.

Glenview State Bank will hold a shredding event on Saturday, April 23rd from 9:00 a.m. to noon at the bank’s main office in Glenview. Drive-through service will be provided with an industrial shredding truck on site. Up to 25 pounds of paper documents in paper bags or returnable containers will be allowed.

Any business that books a corporate meeting by April 30th at Pinstripes will receive 50% off the room minimum as well as complimentary in-house audio visual. The event must be held Monday – Friday prior to 5:00 p.m. Call (847) 480-7676 for more information.

For the fourth consecutive year, the Village of Northbrook and Northbrook Park District are working together to plan the community’s July 4th activities. Area businesses, non-profit groups and community organizations are encouraged to participate in the parade. To enter the parade or for sponsorship opportunities, contact Theresa Glatzhofer at 847-897-6119 or tglatzhofer@nbparks.org

Congratulations to Phil Kuhn, Executive Risk Management for being selected as the 2016 “Spartan Distinguished Alumni” by the Michigan State University Alumni Club of Metro Chicago. He was recently honored at the Club’s SpartyBall fundraiser for his leadership efforts, including serving as Club President for several years and for and cultivating new leadership talent for the organization.

Whole Foods Market Northbrook now offers delivery services for orders $50 and over with 72 hours notice and 48 hours for in-store pickup. For more information call (847) 205-5353

Members to Particiapte in Book Discussion at Northbrook Library
Northbrook Chamber President Tensley Garris, NorthShore FamilyCare President Bob Caldwell, Northbrook Park District Executive Director Rick Hanetho and Northbrook Public Library Director Kate Hall will lead a panel discussion of the bestseller Good to Great which explores what makes companies succeed on Thursday, April 28, 1:00 p.m. – 2:15 p.m. at the Northbrook Public Library. To sign up or learn more call (847)272-4873.&’ type=’text/javascript’>