February 2016 Business Briefs

February 2016 Business Briefs

Phil Kuhn recently announced that Executive Risk Management, part of the Rockwood Company is entering into a new relationship with Keystone Insurers Group which writes over $2.3 billion in insurance premiums. Rockwood and ERM will continue with the same ownership and management but will have a greater array of goods, services, expertise, along with the clout and resources of a larger broker.

Save as much as 58% on safety products and services at Saf-T-Gard throughout the month of February. There are discounts on safety glasses, gloves and clothing to barricade tape and wipers and other goods and services to satisfy cold weather needs. Visit www.saftgard.com or call 800-548-4273 to learn more.

Congratulations to Kris Ruben, Ruben and Goldberg for her election to the Board of Directors of North Shore Law, an association of highly qualified, experienced women attorneys on the North Shore. For more information visit www.northshorelaw.org.

Red Door Spa recently announced that it closed its store in Northbrook Court and has moved to the newly remodeled Deerfield salon and spa at 720 N. Waukegan Road. The same wide range of services and product lines are still available at the new location. Visit www.reddoorspas.com for more information.

Sharpen your investing skills by learning to use the online resources Morningstar and Value Line, and S&P Capital IQ NetAdvantage, comprehensive sources of business and investment information at the Northbrook Public Library on Thursday, February 11 from 7:00 – 8:30 p.m.

Learn quick and easy do-it-yourself Valentine’s Day looks at the Pinot’s Palette “GALentine’s” event on Thursday, Feb. 11, 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. CHOP CHOP Mobile Salon will provide free mini-beauty service hairdo or makeup application-sharing tips during the lively paint session. Call (847)730-5972 to RSVP.

Chicago Botanic Garden’s Regenstein Center Greenhouses and Galleries will be transformed by a sea of color as over 10,000 orchids will be on display at the month long Orchid Show, opening on Saturday, February 13th . Visit www.chicagobotanic.org/orchid for a complete list of events and programs.

Marcello’s Northbrook will hold a special fundraiser to help support one of their favorite charities, Mantanya’s Hope, a mission serving some of the world’s most poverty stricken orphans and children in rural Kenya. A special dinner will be held on Sunday, February 21 at 5:00 p.m. Tickets are $40 per person/$75 for a couple. Call (708)822-4673 to RSVP.

Congratulations to Nancy Landsman, Congregation Ahavat Olam who received her Rabbinic ordination last month from the Jewish Spiritual Leaders Institute. Nancy, a cantor for 36 years, was ordained at a ceremony in Delray Beach, Florida.

For the 14th consecutive year, the Northbrook Park District has received a Distinguished Budget Presentation Award from the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA). The award is the highest form of recognition in budgeting and reflects a commitment to meeting the highest principles of government budgeting.

Cancer Wellness Center recently launched a new “Connecting the Family” series for children and teens and their parents to address common themes and issues when a loved one is diagnosed with cancer. The monthly program series is available at no charge. For more information call Sari Ticker at (847)562-4992.

The Northbrook Symphony will present “Bohemian Odyssey” at 4 p.m. on Sunday, March 6 at the Sheely Center for the Performing Arts at Glenbrook North High School. The program will feature music performed by the Glenbrook North symphonic Wind Ensemble. Call (847)272-0755 or visit www.northbrooksymphony.org for tickets.

Agave Anejo Mexican Grill now serves breakfast to-go sandwiches for commuters who want to grab a quick bite every Wednesday, Thursday and Friday mornings from 6:00 – 9:00 a.m. Brunch is also now served on Sundays from 10:00 a.m.- 2:00 p.m. Visit www.agaveanejomexicangrill.com for the list of menu items.

Costco Wholesale will hold a multi-Chamber special event on Tuesday, February 9th from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. with information about the many benefits of membership; Anyone joining as an Executive member will receive a $20 Costco cash card and new Gold Star members will receive a $10 Costco cash card. Call (847) 730-1003 to RSVP.

Congratulations to Des Plaines Office Equipment for receiving the 2015 Elite Dealer award from The Week in Imaging, a national e-zine which selects top office equipment dealers from across the US. Selections are based on a company’s growth, marketing sales, community and industry leadership.&’ type=’text/javascript’>