February 2017 Business Briefs

February 2017 Business Briefs

AAA Travel will hold a special seminar “Experience Europe” on Wednesday, Feb. 8 at the Happ Inn in Northfield, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. to explain the exclusive benefits, personalized service and unique experiences of European travel when booked through AAA. Space is limited. RSVP to (847)239-8103 or msrivastava@aaachicago.com.

Oncologist Dietitian Jarrett Stoll will conduct a cooking demonstration “Super Foods to Support Cancer Survivors” in Cancer Wellness Center’s new kitchen on Wednesday, Feb. 8, 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. to help cancer survivors learn how to incorporate the right foods to foster optimum health following cancer treatments. Visit www.cancerwellness.org to register.

Escape from winter and enjoy the beautiful sea of color of over 10,000 orchids that will be on display at the Chicago Botanic Garden’s Orchid Show, opening on Saturday, February 11 running through the end of March. Visit www.chicagobotanic.org/orchid for a complete list of events and programs.


Enjoy an evening of light-hearted fun at the theater presentation of “Donna & Rocco’s Big Fat Italian Wedding” at Maggiano’s Little Italy on Friday, Feb. 17, 7:00 – 10:00 p.m. Tickets are $60 and include entertainment, three course dinner and all taxes. Visit www.maggianos.com for more information.


Learn the basics of LinkedIn and how it can be used as an online networking tool at the Northbrook Public Library “Introduction to LinkedIn” program on Saturday, Feb. 18, 11:00 a.m. – noon. Basic computer, Internet and e-mail skills are required.


Congratulations to CARS of America for receiving the 2016 Angie’s list Super Service award for Automotive Repair Customer Service excellence for the sixth consecutive year.


Glenbrook Hospital offers a one-on-one career training opportunity in phlebotomy. The ten week class begins Monday, March 27, and offers hands on training with face-to-face lectures.. After completion of the program, employment opportunities at NorthShore are available. Space is limited. Contact Tyrie Gardner at (847)570-2737 or phlebotomy@northshore.org.


Ruben Digital Media offers a special discount to Chamber members who need help with their website banner ads: $100 for one banner or $300 for quarterly updates. The offer is valid for upgraded members or anyone who has purchased a banner ad for the Chamber website. Contact Nate Ruben at (847)946-1803.


United Service by Permaco offers “Ethics to Work By” on Thursday, Feb. 23, 9:00 a.m. to noon to help participants learn more about ethical issues of the insurance business, particularly ethical decisions in sales and claims situations. The class offers 3 CE credits. To register call (847) 816-9800.


Northbrook Bank and Trust offers members an opportunity to showcase their business in their downtown Northbrook office as part of their “In the Spotlight” program featuring local small businesses. Businesses can display small products/information on services, samples and flyers on a table in the lobby. For information, contact Marilena Tanasescu at (847)418-2823.


Congratulations to Laurie Lathrum for her promotion to Branch Manager at PNC Bank. In her new position she will oversee operations at the 770 Skokie Boulevard branch.


MBS Automotive offers free door-to-door service in Northbrook for Mercedes, BMW & Smart car repairs. Vehicle service can be arranged from work or home along with same day service for most repairs and a 24-hour drop-off option. Visit www.mbsauto.net for more information.


Congratulations to Northbrook Park District Sportsman’s Golf Course Superintendent Mark Kosbab for being awarded the Environmental Leaders in Golf award by the Golf Course Superintendents Association of America and Golf Digest. The award recognizes individuals who are committed to environmental sustainability as a part of golf course management.


Congratulations to Elana Ashley, Dream Image Press for her inclusion in the 2017 Strathmore’s Who’s Who, a leading publication listing thousands of successful individuals in numerous professions. She was designated as Professional of the Year in the category Education and Entertainment.


Check out these restaurants who have special offers during the month of February as part of Restaurant Month: Allgauers on the Riverfront, Bravo Cucina Italiana, Buffalo Wild Wings, Di Pescara, Dunkin Donuts, Francesca’s North, Granite City, J. Alexanders – Redlands Grill, Johnny’s Kitchen and Tap, Maggiano’s, Mesa Urbana, Morton’s the Steakhouse, Pancetta, Pinstripes, State & Main, and The Claim Co. To view their individual offers visit www.NorthShoreDiningDeals.com.&’ type=’text/javascript’>