Loaves & Fishes Community Services Hosts “Night to End Hunger”

Loaves & Fishes Community Services will host its Night to End Hunger at Elements at Water Street in Naperville on Friday, September 6, 2019 from 6:30-11:00 PM. in celebration of serving the community for 35 years. Guests attending this signature event will enjoy dinner, cocktails, live entertainment, the opportunity to bid on fabulous auction itemsContinue reading

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Naperville Newcomers and Neighbors Club Scholarship Winners

The Naperville Newcomers and Neighbors Club, along with the Driskill Foundation is proud to announce our 2019 Scholarship winners Sabrina Torres from NNHS and Lauren Aoki from WVHS. On May 30th, at the Rock Bottom Brewery in Warrenville, $5000 scholarships were presented to each of these two very deserving high school seniors. Their stories andContinue reading

Both Community and Economic Development are Vital to Our Success

Community and economic development in lock step has resulted in Naperville being ranked nationally as a top place to live, work, play and raise families.  The Illinois Department of Revenue recently released statistics showing Naperville continuing to be ranked top in retail sales in the Chicago Metropolitan suburbs.  In addition, they have been in aContinue reading

Six Sigma Certification Drives Continuous Improvement

Improving processes that increase productivity, reduce costs, increase profits and so much more. That’s what professionals in all types of organizations can learn by earning a Lean Six Sigma Certificate. Northern Illinois University’s College of Engineering and Engineering Technology trains professionals in Lean Six Sigma leading to Yellow, Green and eventually Black Belt certification.nn“Lean SixContinue reading

Naperville Education Foundation Welcomes Julie Beehler and Jenny Tank to Board of Trustees

The Naperville Education Foundation (NEF), the non-profit arm of Naperville School District 203, welcomed two new members to its Board of Trustees: Mrs. Julie Beehler and Mrs. Jenny Tank.n n“Both Jenny and Julie bring strong professional experience that will be a significant value to our foundation,” Board Chair Kitty Ryan said. “Just as importantly, theyContinue reading

DuPage County Becomes One of the First Counties in Illinois to Launch Commercial PACE Program

The Illinois Energy Conservation Authority NFP (IECA) is pleased to announce that it has been selected by DuPage County as the program administrator for its commercial Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) financing program. The passing of the PACE legislation by the DuPage County Board makes DuPage County one of the first commercial real estate PACEContinue reading

Woman of the Quarter: Jane wernette, NCTV17

The Naperville Area Chamber of Commerce and Women in Business are excited to honor Jane Wernette, Community Development Director at NCTV17 as our Woman of the Quarter. Q: Describe your role as the Community Development Director at NCTV17. Naperville Community Television started in 1987 when local cable stations were popping up all across America. Today, there areContinue reading

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Woman of the Quarter: Stephanie Wojick

The Naperville Area Chamber of Commerce and Women in Business are excited to honor Stephanie Wojcik, a Naperville resident and owner of Budget Blinds of Naperville, as our 2019 Woman of the Quarter. Q: Describe your business and what you do. A: At Budget Blinds of Naperville, we help customers design custom window treatments toContinue reading

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The Power of Bipartisanship

Chambers of commerce weigh-in on legislation at the local, state and federal level has historically been toward the conservative side of the aisle.  However, as political parties have polarized in recent years, especially at the federal level, chambers are working more in concert with both sides to find common ground to advocate for a strongContinue reading

Summer’s Here – 5 Reasons Why You should Disconnect

We’ve all been there. Your vacation is ending, anxiety kicks in with the anticipation of all the emails, phone messages and paperwork that awaits you. Although if you’re like most people, you’ve been checking your emails while on vacation which begs the question, are you ever really on vacation? Many years ago, vacation was trulyContinue reading