June 2017 Business Briefs

June 2017 Business Briefs

The seventh annual North Shore Music Festival will be held on June 7, 9 and 10 at the Village Presbyterian Church, featuring Beethoven, Brahms and Mozart masterpieces performed by world renown classical artists and a number of Chicago area talented young musicians. For more information visit www.nscmf.org or call (847)370-3984.

Enjoy watching the North Shore Place chef prepare a few of his finest culinary creations and also tour the facility on Thursday afternoons June 8, 15, 22 and 29, 3:00 p.m. Limited seating available. To RSVP call (224)633-2319.

Need to borrow a projector and a screen for a meeting? With your Northbrook Public Library card, you can check out a projector and an 80 inch screen for up to a week. Visit www.northbrook.info/create/tech/projectors to learn more, or to place a hold on a projector or screen.

Participants in The American Cancer Society’s Relay for life starting Saturday evening, June 10, 6:00 p.m. to Sunday morning June 11, 6:00 a..m. at Glenbrook North High School will walk to raise funds to support research, educational programs and free services for cancer patients and their families. Visit www.RelayForLife.org for more information.

Congratulations to Joni Cohen ECCS, Party Cruiser’s Etc. for receiving the first Elite Cruise Counselor of the Year award from the Cruise Lines International Association CLIA) at their Hall of Fame Cruise Industry awards dinner recently. The award recognizes individuals who demonstrate their commitment to professional development and whose efforts significantly impact the travel agent landscape.

Learn to cook with garden-fresh ingredients all summer long at the Chicago Botanic Garden Chef Series, Saturdays and Sundays in June through October 8, 1:30 and 2:30 p.m. Sponsored by Whole Foods, noted chefs will prepare recipes in the Regenstein Fruit & Vegetable Garden open-air amphitheater. Visit www.chicagobotqanic.org/chef for information.
Tickets are now on sale for the Northbrook Rotary annual Rubber Ducky Race fundraiser which takes place on July 4 at the Village Green. Sponsorships are also available. For more information visit www.northbrookrotary.org or call Alan Karzen at (773)716-6324 or Nate Ruben at (847)946-1803.

Drumstix Market now offers special dinner picnic boxes for Village Green and Ravinia concert goers this summer. Dinner for four is $75 and includes 20 pieces of fried chicken, sauces, two 16 ounce containers of coleslaw, 16-ounce container of baked beans, large farmers salad and two honey cornbreads. Includes plates, plastic ware and napkins. Call (224)723-5467 to order.

A ribbon cutting for the new Northbrook Park District Sports Center Pool renovation will be held on Saturday, June 17, 10:00 a.m. The Center features a 25-yard pool with six lanes, a leisure pool, vortex pool, deep water diving pool with drop slide and a climbing wall. For more information visit nbparks.org.

Glenview State Bank will host a Shredding Event on Saturday, June 17, 9:00 a.m. – noon at its Glenview office. Up to 25 pounds of paper documents can be disposed of; drive through service is also provided.

Learn tips to keep your perennial garden in top shape at an informative free seminar at Red’s Garden Center on Saturday, June 17, 2:00 p.m. There will be demonstrations of pruning, pinching and thinning techniques. Space is limited; RSVP at (847)272-1209.

Northbrook School District 28 was one of eleven school districts in the state to receive national recognition for outstanding music education. For the third year, the district received the Best Communities for Music Education designation from the National Association of Music Merchants Foundation.

Northfield Township Food Pantry Palooza: Rock 2 Stock Streetfest fundraiser will be held on Saturday, June 24, 6:00p.m. – 10:00 p.m. at the downtown Glenview Metra parking lot following Summerfest. There will be live music, local food vendors, beer, wine, dancing and family fun. Cost is $10 at the door.

Congratulations to North Suburban YMCA President/CEO Howard Schultz, who was recently selected to be a member of the Y-USA Small and Mid-Size YMCA CEO cabinet, a 16-member representative group of YMCA CEOS from around the country. For more information visit NSYMCA.org.

Covenant Village recently awarded $8,500 raised from its Holly Fair to the Northbrook Fire Department, Northbrook Police Department, the Northfield Township Food Pantry and the Northbrook Public Library.

The Book Bin will have Summer Hours during June, July and August. Monday through Thursday the store will be open 9:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.; Friday and Saturday until 5:00 p.m.&’ type=’text/javascript’>