Saturday, April 13, Village Green Park
Local businesses and families can discover new strategies for sustainability at Northbrook’s 29th Earth and Arbor Day celebration on Saturday, April 13. From 9:00 a.m. to noon, the Village Green will be filled with Earth-friendly products, conservation ideas, children’s activities, and entertainment.
Ravinia Plumbing, Heating & Electric received Carrier Corp’s prestigious President’s Award as an outstanding dealer in the HVAC industry. This is the sixth time Ravinia Plumbing has won the award, including the last three years.
Hole Sponsorships Still Available
Temperatures are rising, and so is our excitement for the start of golf season! The Chamber’s Golf Outing, scheduled for Friday, June 14 at Sportsman’s Country Club, is always a high point of the year for anyone who enjoys a social day of friendly competition on the links.
When they go to the polls on April 2, Northbrook voters will find three uncontested candidates for seats on the Village Board of Trustees. Selected at a Northbrook Caucus town meeting last December, the three candidates include a veteran Trustee and two newcomers, each of whom will bring a mix of professional experience and community involvement to their positions.
In the wake of election campaign promises, Illinois legislators used an unusually fast track to push through a statewide minimum wage increase.
Possible changes to Northbrook Court have captivated public attention in recent months. Brookfield Properties, the shopping center’s owner, and residential developer Ryan Companies have proposed a dramatic reimagining of the western end of the center: the demolition of Macy’s making way for new retail, restaurants, a supermarket, public open space, and a 315-unit luxury apartment complex. Costs for the project are estimated at $250 million.
As winter transitions slowly to spring, Northbrook drivers and businesses prepare themselves for the inevitable challenges of summer road construction.
Winter is on its way out, and it’s time to dust off your golf clubs! Registration is now open for the Chamber’s Summer Golf League at Sportsman’s Country Club.
Northbrook’s Annual Community Guide is a valued resource that residents use all year. Advertising in this unique publication is only available to Chamber members!
The North Suburban YMCA will host its annual “Dive for Gold” swim party on Saturday, March 16, 2:30-4:30 p.m. Kids are invited to collect “leprechaun gold” tokens from the depths of the indoor pool, which will be tinted a festive St. Patrick’s Day green.