Chamber’s Annual Auction & Taste Returns Oct. 25

Sponsorships Now Available! Volunteers & Donations Needed!
The Chamber is delighted to announce the return of its Annual Auction and Taste of Northbrook on Monday, October 25. This exciting tradition at Northbrook’s Renaissance Hotel brings the community together for an evening of delicious food from more than a dozen local restaurants. In addition, attendees enjoy cocktails and socializing while they bid on exciting live and silent auctions. All proceeds support the Chamber’s initiatives, helping to keep dues affordable for all types of members. Read more

Chamber Returns to Regular Office Hours

The Chamber’s professional staff will return to its pre-pandemic office hours as of August 16, 2021. The office at 2002 Walters Avenue will be open to visitors from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 9:00 a.m. to noon on Fridays. Read more

Applications Open for 2021-22 Leadership Northbrook Program

Leadership Northbrook, a Chamber initiative to increase civic awareness and engagement, will return in September after a pandemic-related hiatus. Participants will meet for eight monthly sessions to learn about governmental bodies, non-profit organizations, and leading businesses that shape our community. Read more

Chamber Board Welcomes New Director

Katie Moore, Northbrook Bank & Trust, will join the Northbrook Chamber’s Board of Directors effective August 13. Her nomination was confirmed in an email vote by Board members in July. She fills a seat vacated by Kendra Castelloni, who has left Northbrook Bank for a regional role at its parent company, Wintrust. Read more

Waukegan Road Resurfacing Starts in August

Road construction in Northbrook has been relatively tame so far this year, but that may change along Waukegan Road this month. IDOT will be resurfacing all lanes of IL-43 from Lake Cook Road to Ammer Drive in Glenview. At the same time ADA-required curb cuts will be added to sidewalks along the route. The project is expected to be completed by the end of 2021. Read more

Northbrook Looks at Updating Medical Office Parking Rules

Board May Start Comprehensive Zoning Code Next Year
A Village proposal to equalize parking requirements for medical offices and general offices may be the first of many zoning changes of interest to the business community. Village President Kathryn Ciesla noted in July that she foresees a significant review of the zoning code to make requirements more consistent and less problematic for businesses. Read more