September 2015 Business Briefs

September 2015 Business Briefs

Daddio’s Garage (formerly located on Dundee Rd.) has joined the Duxler family of auto repair shops. Tony Moretti is now on staff at the Northbrook Duxler location to share his expertise and introduce Daddio’s customers to the new faces at Duxler. For more information, visit or call 847-498-0505.

The Village of Northbrook recently announced the appointment of Erik Jensen as the new Assistant to the Village Manager. Previously Jensen worked for the Village of Gurnee as an assistant to the Village Administrator.

Stop in and enjoy half off full service car washes during the Crossroads Soft Cloth Car Wash and Detail Customer Appreciation Days on Friday, Sept. 11 from 7 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. and Saturday, Sept., 12 from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. There also will be food, music and prizes. For more information call (847)831-1011.

United Services by Permaco has moved its corporate headquarters to a larger facility just east of their previous site, to better enhance their ability to service customers. The new address is 46 Sherwood Terrace, Lake Bluff, IL 60044.

UL is partnering with the Northbrook Park District for the annual Touch-A-Truck event at the UL parking lot on Saturday, September 12 from 10 a.m. to noon. At the free event, kids can climb aboard an assortment of construction equipment and emergency vehicles.

Elana Ashley, Dream Image Press will unveil her book “Big Bully Holly Howler” at her booth #726 at the Chicago Ultimate Women’s Expo on Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 12 – 13 at the Donald Stevens Convention Center in Rosemont. She will also give two 25-minute talks featuring her puppets at noon on both days. For more information call (847)480-8998.

Heartland Animal Shelter will hold a special fundraiser “Hogs for Dogs and Kitties Too!” on Sunday, Sept. 13, departing from the shelter at 11:45 a.m.. All vehicles are welcome to join in the 70 mile ride. Cost is $25 in advance; $30 at the door. Call (847) 296-6400 for more information.

Enjoy a specially prepared four course meal plus a wine tasting at Whole Foods on Friday, September 18 from 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Talented chefs will compete for votes with 100% of the proceeds benefitting the Whole Kids Foundation. Cost is $45. Seating is limited; Register to

Before the cold weather hits, stop in Red’s Garden Center on Saturday, September 19 at 10:30 a.m. for the class “Preparing your Garden for Winter.” The free seminar will offer tips on how to protect your lawn, perennials and trees/shrubs from winter injury. Call (847)272-1209. Pre-registration required.

A panel of medical experts will participate in a group discussion at the Cancer Wellness Center’s “Evening of Wellness” on Thursday, September 24 from 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. The professionals will address care management, strategies for healing and advances in nutrition for patients. Call (847)509-9595 for more information.

Youth Services of Glenview/Northbrook will host its fourth annual “Stand Up for Youth – A Night of Comedy,” featuring comedian Rocky LaPorte on Friday, September 25 at 7:00 pm. at Sunset Ridge Country Club in Northfield. The event will also feature a cocktail hour, raffle and live auction. Tickets are $85. For more information visit or call (847)724-2620.

The Kiwanis Club of Glenview-Northbrook seeks sponsors for Pretzel Days, their annual major fundraiser. Sponsorships, which range from $50 to $200 help underwrite the cost of the pretzels which will be given away on Sept. 25 and 26. Mail donations to the Foundation at P.O. Box 2831, Glenview. All funds raised go to support children’s programs in the community.

Zengeler Cleaners recently announced the promotion of Oscar Gonzalez from store manager at the Northbrook location to the newly created position of Director of Business Operations for the company. Gonzalez is an 11 year employee with the company, serving as a clerk in 2004 before his promotion to store manager in 2008.

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