Business Briefs: January 2021

Business Briefs: January 2021

The Northbrook Public Library plans to reopen its building to patrons on January 19. In the meantime, the Library continues to offer services including curbside pickup and returns, online resources, printing for pickup, and more.

Arden Courts Memory Care presents “COVID-19 Through the Eyes of our Elders,” a free webinar for families and professionals on caring for persons with dementia during the pandemic, at 2:00 p.m. on January 19.

Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center will hold a Virtual Trivia Night fundraiser at 7:00 p.m. on January 21. Registration and raffle tickets are available here.

HTML Global will host “2020 Lessons to Leverage for 2021 Success,” a webinar reviewing top IT trends for business, at 11:00 a.m. on January 26. Attendees receive a $25 UberEats gift card.

The Northbrook Symphony Orchestra is collecting used musical instruments to provide to underserved students in Waukegan Schools. School of Rock Glenbrook is participating as an instrument dropoff site.

Family Service Center recently received funding from the Village of Northbrook to develop youth and adult mental health programs, designed to help residents cope with the stresses of life during the pandemic.

Northbrook Park District’s Techny Prairie Activity Center is now open, offering a variety of fitness and recreation opportunities, including cardio and strength equipment, indoor track and gymnasium.

Glenbrook Hospitals medical staff began receiving COVID-19 vaccine immunizations in December, as described in the Chicago Tribune/Pioneer Press.

Andy Poticha, Design Construction Concepts, was interviewed in a Crain’s Chicago Business article about design trends for cannabis retail outlets.

Oakton Community College is partnering with the YWCA Evanston/North Shore to offer a free program for female students of color, teaching web design as well as job search strategies.




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