April 2017 Business Briefs

April 2017 Business Briefs

In recognition of its one year anniversary in Northbrook, Exact Blade is offering a premier chefs knife; the Miyabi 600S 7″ Rocking Santoku designed by Iron Chef Morimoto. Normally priced at $125, Exact Blade is offering at $79.99 while supplies last.

Get insights on how your LinkedIn company page and your LinkedIn profile affect your B2B outreach at an informative presentation led by social media expert Bruce Bixler. The program will be held at the JVS Chicago, Skokie office on Thursday, April 6, 4:30 – 6:30 p.m. at no charge. RSVP to Marilyn Preston at (312)673-3403.

Athletico Center is offering fun, safe, weatherproof full and half day Summer Day Camps for kids ages 5 years to 12 years featuring football, soccer, basketball, lacrosse, floor hockey, Ultimate Frisbee, baseball, arts & crafts, science activities, and games. For details, to register, or to take a tour call Kenneth or Tania, (224) 326 – 2061 and visit athleticocenter.com/camps/summer-camps/

Congratulations to Brad Rasof, Guaranteed Rate for being recognized by Mortgage Executive Magazine as one of the top one percent of all mortgage originators across the country in its annual edition of the listings. Only the top originators among the hundreds of thousands of mortgage originators in the country qualify for the list.

Red’s Garden Center presents the popular Spring Container Workshop on Saturday, April 8, 2:00 p.m. Individuals can choose the size of the container (or bring one from home) and select the plants they want to include for their own unique creation. Preregistration and $20 prepaid deposit, applied to final purchase, is required. Call (847)272-1209 to RSVP.

The Northbrook Symphony presents its final concert of the 2016-17 season with an all-Tchaikovsky program “The Soul of Imperial Russia,” on Sunday, April 9 at the Glenbrook North High School auditorium, 4:00 – 6:15 p.m. NSO Music Director Lawrence Rapchak will offer insights on the monumental “Pathetique” Symphony. Call (847)272-0755 to register.

Gain valuable exposure at the community’s iconic summer festival Northbrook Days (August 2 – 6) as an event sponsor. Benefits include signage, placement in newspaper ads and on the website, and opportunities for additional exposure at the event which gives sponsors a visible connection to the community. For more information visit www.northbrookdays.com or e-mail settlerm1022@gmail.com.

Dr. John A. Wascow announced recently that he has taken over the practice of Dr. Alexander Prager, who recently retired after a 35 year career as a chiropractor. The new name of the clinic is JW Center for Spinal Health Inc.  Dr. Wascow has been in practice for over 9 years. Contact information remains the same as Dr. Prager’s.

Professionals in the beauty and wellness business who are interested in having their own salon/spa are invited to take advantage of an introductory offer by Salons by JC. The space in their Highland Park location is designed and furnished for hair stylists, massage therapists, nail technicians and others, available for daily, month to month or annual lease. E-mail megan@salonsbyjc.com for more information.

Glenview State Bank will host a Shred Day at its Glenview location on Saturday, April 22, 9 a.m. to noon. Individuals can securely dispose of up to 25 pounds of paper documents, cancelled checks, files and other papers that are no longer required for personal records. Materials should be placed in paper bags or containers.

The Village’s Community Relations Commission and the North Suburban YMCA will host “A Celebration of Cultures” on Sunday, April 23, 2 – 4:00p.m. featuring dancing, singing, food, and art from around the world. For more information call (847)664-4017. In conjunction with the event, the Northbrook Public Library’s Wednesday movies will feature a selection of foreign films at 1:00 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Visit www.northbrook.info for the lineup of films.

Pat Dolan, president of Reason Financial Advisors will present “Making Investments Last During Retirement” to help take the guesswork out of planning for retirement on Tuesday, April 25, 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. at the Northbrook Public Library. To register visit www.northbrook.info.

For the fourth consecutive year, the Village of Northbrook and Northbrook Park District are working together to plan the community’s July 4th activities. The Park District invites area businesses, non-profit groups and community organizations to participate in the parade. To enter the parade or for sponsorship opportunities, contact Theresa King at 847-897-6119 or e-mail tking@nbparks.org.&’ type=’text/javascript’>

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