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Chamber names business award winners
Jan 24, 2020 1:23 PM
The Barrington Area Chamber of Commerce announced its 2020 business awards at its annual dinner and scholarship fundraiser Jan. 16.
Jazz brunch set to fund student scholarships
Jan 24, 2020 9:56 AM
The Quad County African American Chamber of Commerce will host its 12th annual Scholarship Jazz Brunch from 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Feb. 1 at the Hotel Arista, 2139 City Gate Lane in Naperville.
Three awards a charm for Lincolnway Special Recreation Association chief
Jan 22, 2020 2:29 PM
Keith Wallace, executive director of the Lincolnway Special Recreation Association, recently earned a trio of tourism awards in 2019.
Sugar Grove chamber sets open house
Jan 17, 2020 10:52 AM
The Sugar Grove Chamber of Commerce will hold an open house to welcome new executive director Beth Goncher and showcase its new office.
Dating apps need women. Advertisers need diversity. AI companies offer a solution: fake people
Jan 11, 2020 6:12 AM
Artificial intelligence start-ups are selling images of computer-generated faces that look like the real thing, offering companies a chance to create imaginary models and "increase diversity" in their ads without actually needing human beings.
Barrington chamber hosts economic summit
Jan 10, 2020 1:17 PM
The Barrington Area Chamber of Commerce will host its 2020 Annual Economic Summit, "State of the Barrington Region," from 8-10 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 5 at Barrington's White House, 145 W. Main St., Barrington.
Crystal Lake chamber names new president
Dec 23, 2019 1:00 AM
Philip Fritsche has been named the new president and CEO of the Crystal Lake Chamber of Commerce, the chamber announced Friday.
Buffalo or Charlotte? No, most cheer for Elk Grove at Bahamas Bowl watch party
By Christopher Placek
Dec 20, 2019 6:55 PM
A group of sports fans gathered at Real Time Sports Bar and Grill Friday for Makers Wanted Bahamas Bowl watch party, where they could cheer on teams and the title sponsor: Elk Grove Village.
Has Elk Grove's bowl game buzz worn off? Mayor says no way
By Christopher Placek
Dec 20, 2019 5:30 AM
Elk Grove Village officials made a splash in 2018 when they announced they were sponsoring a college football bowl game -- the first nontourist municipality to do so -- to promote its massive Northwest suburban industrial park. Mayor Craig Johnson maintains the buzz hasn't worn off, and the unconventional promotional effort is still going strong.
Back to the Bahamas: Elk Grove ready for second bowl game sponsorship
By Christopher Placek
Dec 16, 2019 5:30 AM
Elk Grove Village officials are back in the Bahamas this week -- not as a junket, they say, but to market the village's massive business park, in what is the second year of the municipality's unconventional college football bowl game sponsorship.
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