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The Barrington Area Chamber of Commerce gathered with the Village of Barrington on May 4 to celebrate the grand opening of Nékter Juice Bar located at 125 S. Hough St. in Barrington. Ribbon-cutting attendees included, from left, Suzanne Corr (Barrington Area Chamber of Commerce); Joe Kneip and Gerry Gonzales (Barrington Bank & Trust Co.); Dennis Kelly (FGMK Insurance Co.); Brett Koenig (Crissie Insurance Group); Scott Malouf (Summit Lending Solutions Corp.); Tom Adamiec and Sarah O'Donnell (CareBuilders at Home); Zach Witt (Ilumen Solar); Loren Jaynes, Wayne Morkes, Dimas Moreno, Tanner and Brandon Jaynes (Nekter Juice Bar); Martha Goodman Stack (Wells Fargo Advisors); Scott Anderson (village of Barrington); Linda Gump (College Nannies + Sitters + Tutors); Karen Darch (village of Barrington); Sandy Trehan (Trehan Dental).
The Geneva Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting for Cravings, 113 W. State St. in Geneva on May 10. Geneva Mayor Kevin Burns and Geneva Chamber board member Neil Johnson of SVN Landmark Commercial Real Estate, LLC held the ribbon while owners Sandy Siri and Max Wong cut the ribbon and celebrated with the confetti canon, respectively. For more information on Cravings, visit cravingsusa.com.
The Geneva Chamber of Commerce held a Ribbon Cutting for Delta Foundation for Spiritual Studies, 2000 S. Batavia Ave.. Suite 300 in Geneva on May 13. Owner Karen A. Baker cut the ribbon surrounded by her staff, Geneva Chamber staff and board members. For more information on Delta Foundation for Spiritual Studies visit https://www.deltaspiritualfoundation.org/.
The Geneva Chamber of Commerce honored Image Awards, Engraving & Creative Keepsakes, Inc., 1031 E. State St. in Geneva, celebrating 28 years in business on May 17. Owner Patty Donahue (in blue dress) started this business in her sister's garage and has grown it to the "must visit" for all things awards, custom mementos and more. For more information on this business visit http://www.imageawards.net.
The Geneva Chamber of Commerce, along with St. Charles Chamber of Commerce, held a ribbon cutting for CycleBar, 2686 E. Main St. in St. Charles on May 14. Owner Vince Fiore cut the ribbon surrounded by staff, chamber members, Geneva Mayor Kevin Burns and St. Charles Mayor Lora Vitek. For more information on CycleBar St. Charles visit https://www.cyclebar.com/location/st-charles.
Sam Siegel, Photographer, Impact NetworkingDOT Security held a ribbon-cutting ceremony at its new security operations center in Mettawa on May 13. Governor JB Pritzker with Secretary of State Jesse White and DOT Security Chairman of the Board Frank Cucco cut the ribbon.
The Naperville Area Chamber of Commerce hosted a ribbon cutting to celebrate the 35th anniversary of NCTV 17. The ceremony was facilitated with ambassadors and community members, as well as civic leaders Mayor Steve Chirico and Councilwoman Patty Gustin. NACC President and CEO thanked Liz Spencer, the Executive Director of NCTV 17 for being such a big part of the chamber's success story.
The Bloomingdale Chamber of Commerce helped Kumon Math & Reading Center celebrate its new location in Bloomingdale at 132 E. Lake St. Kumon has been in Bloomingdale for 19 years, but this new location has a fresh new look, and provides more exposure on Lake Street.