August 2017 Business Briefs

August 2017 Business Briefs

Dan Sher, AlphaGraphics Bannockburn/Deerfield is pleased to announce the recent acquisition of AlphaGraphics Northbrook. All customer production files have been transferred to the new office and the design and production staff has also relocated. All current contact information will forward to the new Bannockburn location. A sales and customer service office in Northbrook will be available this month at 3300B Commercial for pickup and consultations. For more information call (847)317-9001.

Rosecrance Health Network will host a Recovery 5K walk/run “Every Step Counts” on Sunday, August 6, 7:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Cost is $30 in advance. All participants will receive a medal, t-shirt, goodie bag and refreshments. Sponsorship opportunities are also available. Proceeds will support programs at the center. Call (815)387-5636 for more information.

Book a holiday party before August 30 with Hilton Chicago Northbrook and receive an Early Bird reward with choice of overnight hotel stays, iPad Air 2, or additional party amenities. Call (847)480-7500 for more information.

Students in the Intelligent Fingers summer camp will conclude their program with a recital on Sunday, August 20 at The Northbrook Public Library along with a display of student art work. For more information visit

Congratulations to Oakton Community College for receiving three awards for its financial reporting and budget presentation practices by the Government Finance Officer Association (GFOA). The award is the only national honor of its kind, and highlights an organization’s commitment to meeting the highest principles of government budgeting.

Celebrate summer at the annual “Party at the North Suburban YMCA” community cookout on Thursday, August 17, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. There will be lots of music, food, and fun for people of all ages. The event is open to the public, free of charge. For details, visit Tent and/or food vendors who want to provide sample food or games/services should call (847)272-7250.

Youth Services of Glenview Northbrook will hold its first annual Golf Outing on Monday, August 28th at Sunset Ridge Country Club. Dinner only tickets are still available and can be purchased online at or by phone at 847-724-2620. Funds raised will help support community programs for children and families.

Congratulations to Senior Helpers for winning a 2017 Caregiver Friendly Award from Today’s Caregiver Magazine, the first national magazine for family and professional caregivers. The award acknowledges winners as among the best in their industry.

Chicago Cubs Manager Joe Maddon’s Burnout Classic Car Show fundraiser will be held at Fields Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram on Saturday, Sept. 2, 7:00 p.m. The event, in its inaugural year, will benefit Maddon’s Respect 90 Foundation and other local charities. For more information on sponsorships or attendance e-mail or to make a donation to the Silent Auction e-mail Gigi Ramis at

Costco now offers videotape, slide and photo print and movie film transfer to Blu-ray Discs or DVDs. The transfer service also includes free unlimited online viewing, sharing and storage, starting at $19.95. Order forms can be filled out at then dropped off with the media at the Photo Center kiosk.

Congratulations to the following Chamber members who were recognized by Make It Better magazine for winning their category in the “Best of 2017” contest:

Best Home Furnishings/Home Accessories: Crate & Barrel
Best Flooring: Lewis Floor & Home
Best Blow Out: Teddie Kossof Salon
Best Mani/Pedi: Red Door Spa
Best Gifts: La De Da
Best Bookstore : The Book Bin
Best Clothing Boutique (Suburbs): Juniper Boutique
Best Jewelry Store (national): Tiffany & Co.
Best Event or Wedding Venue/ Place to Go on a Sunny Day: Chicago Botanic Garden
Best Children’s Museum and Best Birthday Party Venue: Kohl Children’s Museum
Best Teen Birthday Party Venue: Pinstripes
Best Makeup Artist: Elise Brill – Leesi B Cosmetics
Best Museum (Suburbs): Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center
Best Fitness Classes: Orangetheory Fitness
Best Pet Groomer: Wags on Willow
Best Pizza (suburbs): Lou Malnati’s
Best Real Estate Company: @properties

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