April 2019 Business Briefs

April 2019 Business Briefs

Ravinia Plumbing, Heating & Electric received Carrier Corp’s prestigious President’s Award as an outstanding dealer in the HVAC industry. This is the sixth time Ravinia Plumbing has won the award, including the last three years.

Mark Solomon, Solomon Asset Management, will present a free workshop on getting the most out of your money in retirement on Wednesday, April 3, 11:00 a.m. as part of the Northbrook Public Library’s series of personal finance programs for Money Smart Week, April 1-6. View a complete schedule of the Library’s events at Northbrook.info/Money-Smart.

Upper Crust Bagels was reviewed by the editorial team of 22nd Century Media in The Northbrook Tower. The article included a description of the store’s on-site smokehouse, New York-style bagel making process, and signature sandwiches.

Support Heartland Animal Shelter at the annual Bow Wow Bowling fundraiser at River Rand Bowl in Des Plaines on Sunday, April 7. Advance registration is $25 and includes two games of bowling, shoe rental, refreshments, pizza, dessert, raffles, prizes. Visit HeartlandAnimalShelter.org for details and tickets.

Allstate has joined the Intelligent Car Coalition (ICC), a group dedicated to creating a safer, more efficient transportation system with autonomous and other advanced technologies. Allstate will apply its data and telematics expertise in as ICC members address issues of data access and ownership, safety, and liability concerns.

Gain valuable exposure at Northbrook’s iconic summer festival Northbrook Days (July 31 – August 4) as an event sponsor. Benefits include signage, placement in newspaper ads and on the website, and other opportunities. For more information, e-mail info@northbrookdays.com.

Youth Services of Glenview/Northbrook presents its annual spring benefit on Saturday, May 4 at Chevy Chase Country Club in Wheeling. The “Flashback to the 80s” event features live music by Tributosaurus, along with dinner, dancing, and live and silent auctions. To register, visit YSGN.org.

Pulse Technology was recognized by Northwest Indiana Business Magazine in three categories of its 2019 “Best of Awards.” Pulse was named the “Best Place to Buy Office Equipment,” and also honored in the categories for “Best Information Technology Consulting Firm” and “Best Place to Purchase Office Furniture.”

Sandler Training presents a Prospecting Clinic on Wednesday, April 10, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Sandler’s Northbrook office. The session is designed to teach business development professionals to develop a prospecting system that brings leads to them. For more information, contact John Martin, john.martin@sandler.com.

The Northbrook Park District presents “Senior Week” April 22-26. Visit the Senior Center at the Park District Leisure Center, 3323 Walters Ave. for facilities tours, conversations with staff, and free drop-in programs. For details, visit NBParks.org or call (847) 291-2995.

Sunset Foods offers an assortment of prepared foods and specialties for Passover. Orders to the deli department should be placed no later than Tuesday, April 16. Visit SunsetFoods.com for details.

Former President Bill Clinton presented the keynote address at Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center’s recent Humanitarian Awards Dinner. The event celebrated the Museum’s 10th anniversary and included remarks from Governor J.B. Pritzker, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, the museum’s CEO Susan Abrams and other dignitaries.

The American Cancer Society in Illinois has launched “ResearcHERS: Women Fighting Cancer,” a new initiative that engages women of influence to raise funds that directly support en-led cancer research and inspires the next generation of girls to pursue careers in science. The goal is to raise $500,000 in the initiative’s first year. Learn more at ACSResearchers.org/Illinois.

The Northfield Township Road District will host an open house on Tuesday, April 2, 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.at its new location, 237 Melvin Drive in Northbrook. Light refreshments and facility tours will be provided. A ribbon cutting is scheduled for 11:30 a.m.

Shred Spot was honored with a “Complaint Free Award” for 2018 from the Better Business Bureau of Chicago and Northern Illinois.

Chicago’s North Shore Convention and Visitors Bureau presents “Museum Month” in April, featuring special discounts at local destinations including the Chicago Botanic Garden, Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center, and Kohl Children’s Museum. For details, go to VisitChicagoNorthShore.com.&’ type=’text/javascript’>