March 2017 Business Briefs

March 2017 Business Briefs

Ultra Handy now offers a new gift giving service. Individuals can purchase a gift certificate to help pay for a project or time spent for handyman services. Ideal for local builders and new homeowners. Call Greg Kalisky at (847)541-4102 for more information.

Banner Day Camp will host a new camper Open House on March 4, 10:00 am – 12:30 pm. offering an opportunity to tour the magnificent Lake Forest camp grounds and learn all that Banner has to offer. Attendees will receive $50 off new camper tuition. Contact Lani Gerszonovicz for more details at (847)295-4900.

The Northbrook Symphony Orchestra will present “Where Nations Meet,” a showcase of the lighter, more populist side of history’s most distinguished composers on Sunday, March 5, 4:00 p.m., featuring the New Tradition Chorus at Glenbrook North High School. For information, visit or call (847)272-0755.

The North Suburban YMCA will hold its 11th annual Strong Kids fundraiser, featuring dinner, silent and live auction, along with bocce and bowling on Thursday, March 9, 5:30 – 9:30 p.m. at Pinstripes. Tickets are $125 per person. Several sponsorships are also available. Call (847)272-7250 for more information

Cancer Wellness presents “There’s an App for That: Using Technology as a Resource” on Tuesday, March 14, 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. at the Northbrook Public Library. Two professionals will explain how to find trustworthy information from reliable Internet sites and share information on useful and highly rated apps for patients and family members. RSVP to

Lisker Music Foundation presents “Andrei Ionita: Behind the Cello” on Thursday, March 16, 7:30 p.m. at Nicholas Concert Hall, Evanston. Gold medal winner of the 2015 International Tchaikovsky competition, Ionita makes his Chicago debut and will perform celebrated works for the cello. Call (847)272-7003 or visit for more information.

Hunger Resource Network will hold its next Community Outreach Day on Saturday, March 18, 7:00 – 10:00 a.m. in the Sunset Foods parking lot. Over 126,000 pounds of frozen chicken will be distributed to over 100 area food pantries, including the Northfield Township Food Pantry. To volunteer, contact Henry Fetta at

Weinberg Community for Senior Living will hold an invigorating book presentation of Nathaniel Philbrick’s Valiant Ambition: George Washington, Benedict Arnold and the Fate of the American Revolution over brunch on Sunday, March 19, 10:00 a.m. Visit for more details.

Throughout the month of March, The Complete Dog will hold a raffle to benefit Heartland Animal Shelter and Adopt A Pet. Purchase a raffle ticket for $10 and be eligible to win a variety of free dog grooming services. Drawing will be held on Saturday, April 1. Call (847)291-7431 for information.

To celebrate its one year anniversary, Metro Self Storage is offering free coffee and refreshments, as well as tours of its spacious Shermer Road facility throughout the month. Visit for more information.

Congratulations to Senior Helpers which was honored recently as a “Best of Home Care” senior care agency for the fifth consecutive year by Home Care Pulse, an independent customer satisfaction research firm. This award is given to top performing in-home senior care agencies who receive exceptional customer satisfaction rankings.

Mosaic Label & Print now offers upgraded Chamber members or anyone else needing to produce a flyer, complete services – from design, to print, to free delivery. Cost is $285 for 1,000 flyers, two-sided, color, with print ready art. Contact Tim at (847) 904-1376.

Zengeler Cleaners is serving as a collection site through the month of March for the Glass Slipper Project, accepting donations of gently used formal dresses to help thousands of Chicagoland high school students experience the joy of prom night. The items will stock “boutiques” where students receive individual assistance shopping for their prom. Zengeler will inspect, repair and professionally clean each dress at no charge. To make a donation, visit any of their locations or

The TMA of Lake Cook will host its Annual Highway Construction meeting on Thursday, March 23, 9:00 a.m. at the Baxter Healthcare Auditorium in Deerfield to provide an overview of 2017 projects planned by the Illinois Dept. of Transportation, Lake and Cook County Depts. of Transportation, the Illinois Tollway and neighboring communities. Register before March 21 to’ type=’text/javascript’>