January 2017 Business Briefs

January 2017 Business Briefs

TCBoost Sports Performance will hold a 3 day JV and Varsity Holiday camp for young athletes January 3 – January 6 for $149.  A 2-day Youth Holiday Camp will be held Tuesday, January 3 and Wednesday January 4 from 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. for $49. Students will learn the fundamentals of speed development in a small group setting. Visit www.tcboost.com for information on the classes.

The UPS Store #0986 recently relocated to its new space at 2720 Dundee Road in the Dunbrook Shopping Center. The newly designed and upgraded store will continue to provide assistance to small businesses, offering a full range of print services, including the ability to print a wide variety of marketing materials, as well as mailbox services that offer convenience, security and professionalism.

PNC Wealth Management will hold a program “Staying Sane in an Unstable Economic Environment” on Wednesday, Jan. 18, 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. featuring Daniel J. Thompson, PNC Investment Advisor. Refreshments will be served. RSVP to Laurie Lathrum at (847)715-4553.

The Cove School is looking for professionals to be guest presenters at their Career Day morning sessions on Thursday, March 16, in particular: photographers, pre-school assistants, vet techs, dental hygienists, shipping/logistics, animators, mechanics, travel agents, welders, sound technicians, heating/cooling installers. E-mail Marla Altshul at maltshul@coveschool.org for more information.

Congratulations to the Village of Northbrook for receiving the Distinguished Budget Presentation award from the Government Finance Officer’s Association. The reward reflects the Village’s commitment to meet the highest principles and standards of governmental budgeting.

For the second straight year, Heartland Animal Shelter has received the top rated non-profit award from GreatNonprofits, the largest site dedicated to recognizing outstanding charitable organizations based on reviews from clients, donors and volunteers. Heartland is one of only 50 nonprofits in the state and one of 10 animal shelters in the state to receive the award.

Professionals in the beauty and wellness business interested in owning their own salon/spa are encouraged to check out the beautiful suites at Salons by JC in Highland Park, that are specifically designed and furnished for hair stylists, massage therapists, nail technicians and others. Short and long term leases available. Call (847) 877-4784 for more information.

Zengeler Cleaners recently collected over 4,100 coats, jackets, gloves and other winter apparel valued at over $400,000 as part of its “Coats for Vets” drive. Zengeler’s cleaned and repaired all of the items and delivered them to the North Chicago VA Hospital on Veterans Day, November 11.

The annual Northbrook Park District Winter Carnival will be held at Meadowhill Park on Saturday, January 14, 11:00 a.m. -1:30 p.m. featuring horse-drawn trolley rides, ice sculpting, snowshoeing and a sled dog demonstration. The free event also includes a bonfire with s’mores. For more information, visit nbparks.org or call (847) 291·2995.

Northbrook Rotary is now accepting applications for vocational scholarships. Northbrook residents of any age looking to pursue a vocational education are encouraged to apply. Scholarships will be awarded to individuals preparing or advancing their careers with an Associate Degree, Diploma, or Certificate in their respective trade. Four-Year Degree programs are not be eligible. Several $1500 scholarships will be awarded in May. Email courtneyrotary@gmail.com for an application and more information.

Youth Services of Glenview/Northbrook, will host their annual Firefighter Chili Cook-Off and Trivia Contest on Saturday, January 28, 5:00 pm. at the Glenview Park Center. Chili tasting admission is $10 in advance and $15 at the door and trivia admission per team of six to eight is $300. Trivia admission includes chili tasting. For more information or tickets visit www.ysgn.org or call (847)724-2620.

Congratulations to Connie Fuller, Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage for receiving the Civic Foundation award for exceptional volunteerism. Connie was recognized for her five-year volunteer efforts with Northbrook’s Sidewalk Sale and a number of other community events.

Wayne Karlins, Reed Social Media Group has a special discount offer for a social media makeover. He will help you communicate your business vision and complete your LinkedIn and/or Facebook profile, as well as review picture, experience, summary skills and privacy settings. Cost is $150 (half off) for Chamber members. Call (847)497-0097 or e-mail wayne@reedsocialmedia.com.&’ type=’text/javascript’>