July 2016 Business Briefs

July 2016 Business Briefs

House 406 in downtown Northbrook is now open for lunch Tuesday through Saturday from 11:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. The menu includes a selection of lunch fare, including sandwiches and salads as well as a kids menu. Weather permitting, seating is available on the outdoor patio.

Weedman is offering two promotions on its Facebook page: facebook.com/WeedManUSA. Sports teams can post a picture to their page for a chance to win $1,000, $3,000 or 5,000 and a hydration kit; the “Weediest Lawn” competition will award a free year of lawn care to the person whose weediest lawn gets the most “likes.”

Learn more about how to adapt to your garden’s specific growing conditions, including light, water, soil, etc. at a “Size up Your Site” seminar at Red’s Garden Center on Saturday, July 9 at 2:00 p.m. No charge to attend but preregistration is required. Call (847)272-1209 or e-mail reds@redsgardencenter.com.

Help support the Heartland Animal Shelter by participating in the “Walk of Love” on Saturday, July 16, 9:30 a.m. at Blue Star Memorial Forest Preserve in Glenview. Dogs are welcome to accompany their owners on the leisurely 2k walk. Cost is $25 in advance/$30 at the event; Register online at www.heartlandanimalshelter.net

Donate your gently used, unwanted household items, including housewares, kitchen items, toys, sporting goods and furniture to the Youth Services of Glenview/Northbrook Rummage Sale. Items will be accepted starting Monday, July 18 through Friday, August 12 at the Glenview location. For more information visit www.ysgn.org or call (847)724-2620.

UL recently announced that it will be the 2016 International Crown tournament sponsor this year. The event, held at the Merit Club in Gurnee, will feature top women golfers from eight countries starting Tuesday, July 19 through Sunday, July 24. For more information, or to obtain tickets, visit www.ulcrown.com.

Kris Ruben, Ruben and Goldberg and Marcia Franklin, Greenswag & Associates will speak at a free “College Send-Off” program on Monday, July 25, 7:00-8:30 p.m. at the Northbrook Public Library. Their presentation will include information about the importance of students having a Health Care Power of Attorney. Refreshments will be served.

The “Journey of Hope” bike team for The Ability Experience will make its annual visit to the North Suburban YMCA on Tuesday, July 26. The visit is a stopover in the team’s 4,000 cross-country bike ride to raise awareness and funds for children with special needs. For more information, visit www.nsymca.org or call (847) 272 7250.

Bankcard Analytics LLC is now a Microsoft Cloud Partner offering new, flexible, solutions for businesses on all of their devices. The service allows business to use technology to reduce costs, protect data, do business anywhere and connect with customers to build long-term relationships. For more information call (847) 722-4972.

Congratulations to Rich Rivkin, Saf-T-Gard who was recently installed as Rotary District 6440 governor for the year 2016-2017. In his position he will coordinate the community and international service projects of the District, which includes 70 Rotary clubs in northeastern Illinois. Rivkin will also help organize new Rotary clubs and strengthen existing ones.

JCC Chicago – Bernard Weinger Northbrook will be part of a new community partnership with Northbrook Court. Some of the free, fun events they will offer will include complimentary workout classes, live music, craft stations and other activities. Visit www.jccchicago.org for more information.

In addition to the first Tuesday of the month, the Village of Northbrook now offers electronics recycling on the first Saturday of the month from 9 a.m. to noon at the fleet maintenance garage behind the Village Hall. For a list of acceptable items , click the recycling link on www.northbrook.il.us.

Summer is a challenging time of year for families who use the services of The Northfield Township Food Pantry. Financial donations are especially needed to help purchase food staples including milk, bread, cereal and more for the 690 families from Glenview, Northbrook and Northfield. Visit www.northfieldtownship.com or call (847)724-8300 to make a donation.

The American Cancer Society’s Making Strides Against Breast Cancer North Shore will hold its kick-off celebration on Thursday, August 4 at Skokie Hospital from 5:30PM to 7:30 p.m. To RSVP, e-mail Stephanie.shinn@cancer.org. As a reminder, the 2016 walk will be held on Saturday, October 2 at UL in Northbrook. To register for free, please visit www.makingstrideswalk.org/northshoreil&’ type=’text/javascript’>