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Serial entrepreneur Dipesh Sharma joined friends and family (some all the way from Nepal) on Oct. 13 for his ribbon-cutting at Smokerz, LLC, a new smoke shop at 600 South County Farm Road, Suite 130, in Wheaton. There to support him were the ambassadors and members of the Wheaton Chamber of Commerce. Mike Dyer of Edward Jones introduced Sharma to the Wheaton Chamber.
The venerable law firm of Aronberg Goldghen opened a new Wheaton office during the pandemic, and the Wheaton Chamber of Commerce helped with their official ribbon-cutting on Oct. 6. Karen Mills, Esq., partner at Aronberg Goldgehn, cuts the ribbon surrounded by partners and staff, friends, family and Wheaton Chamber members and ambassadors.
Longtime entrepreneur Kim Fuller, surrounded by family and friends, cuts the ribbon for her new store, Meredith Jaye, on Oct. 3 at 311 Town Square in Wheaton. Joining them are Wheaton Mayor Phil Suess (left of Kim), City Councilman Scott Weller (far L), board members (Lulú Hertenstein of the Forest Preserve District of DuPage, R of Scott Weller) and Ambassadors of the Wheaton Chamber of Commerce, including Deb Brown of Town Square Publishing, holding the ribbon (far R).
Mayor Phil Suess of Wheaton helps Juan Rubio, owner of The Protein Spot, cut the ribbon on Sept. 13, at their new store at 111 W. Front Street. The Wheaton Chamber of Commerce and the Downtown Wheaton Association partnered to welcome The Protein Spot to Wheaton with a few warm words from Allison Orr of the DWA and Donna Teagle of Floor Coverings International who represented the Ambassadors. Suzanne Royer of Northwestern Medicine and chairperson of the board of directors of the Wheaton Chamber of Commerce, also attended (directly behind Mr. Rubio) as well as city council members Scott Weller and Erica Bray-Parker.
Now open at 3 Danada Square East, Tropical Smoothie Café welcomes owners, managers, staff, vendors and the Wheaton Chamber members and Ambassadors to their ribbon-cutting on July 19. Edward Joubran, partner with Michigan Group Holdings LLC, and Brian Zabel, director of operations, shared about the Wheaton store's success as the newest of 35 Tropical Smoothie Cafés in the Chicagoland region.
ComEd on Monday joined Digital Realty, the largest global provider of cloud- and carrier-neutral data center, colocation and interconnection solutions, and community members to cut the ribbon on a new electrical substation that provides more power capacity to support future growth and operation of data centers in the region. The 4-acre substation in Franklin Park is located on Digital Realty's data center campus and delivers new transformer technology and electrical upgrades that are essential to meeting growing demand.
The Barrington Area Chamber of Commerce gathered with the village of South Barrington and Arboretum management for a ribbon cutting ceremony on Nov. 3 to celebrate the opening of Daily Thread located at 100 W. Higgins Rd., Suite Q-45 in The Arboretum of South Barrington. Ribbon cutting attendees included (l-r): Zach Witt (Ilumen Solar); Martha Goodman Stack (Wells Fargo Advisors); Wendy Morowitz, Karen Sayre, Juliann Russell and Shari Hansel (Daily Thread); Paula McCombie and Robert Palmer (Village of South Barrington); Cory Born, and Stacy Kallas (The Arboretum of South Barrington); Katie Van Diggelen (Achieve Footwear); and Suzanne Corr (Barrington Area Chamber of Commerce.
The Geneva Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting for The Gathering celebrating their new location at 207 S. 3rd St., Suite 110, Geneva on Nov. 4. The ribbon was cut by owner Carrie Tatone while Geneva Mayor Kevin Burns held the ribbon along with Judy Jendro from Coffee Drop Shop surrounded by friends and staff. More information on this business, visit https://www.facebook.com/TheGatheringGeneva
The Naperville Area Chamber of Commerce celebrated a ribbon cutting for Barnum Counseling 1300 Iroquois Avenue, Suite 145, on Oct. 27. The ceremony was facilitated with esteemed ambassadors and community members, as well as civic leaders. Mayor Chirico opened the event, saying," thank you for investing in Naperville.