Community News

The Community News Page’s purpose is to inform readers of important issues and news that are occurring within our community. Announcements regarding promotions, honors received, change of location or hours, sales promo, etc. should be submitted in word document format along with corresponding photos under sized 50Kb to: wcc@winnetkanorthfieldchamber.com

The Floured Apron Celebrated “1st Birthday!”

The Winnetka-Northfield Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting ceremony in conjunction with the first birthday party celebration of The Floured Apron, a non profit social enterprise bakery that creates specialty baked goods hand-crafted by women building brighter futures through participation in

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Rocky Macias of Get Dwell awarded Professional Remodeler “40 Under 40” Honor!

Pro Remodeler Magazine has awared Rocky Macia of Get Dwell, 1046-C Gage Street, Winnetka, the honor of “40 Under 40” which recognizes the year’s best and brightest in the remodeling industry. The idea is

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Avli Restaurant & Rotisserie Opens in Winnetka

The Winnetka-Northfield Chamber of Commerce orchestrated a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the grand opening of Avli Restaurant & Rotisserie located inside The Laundry at 533 Chestnut Street, Winnetka, Il

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Rib and Stitch Yarn Shop and Knitted Knockers.org Team up…

In honor and memory of relatives and friends who have been affected by breast cancer Rib and Stitch Yard Shop has partnered with KnittedKnockers.org, and their store became an approved collection and distribution center for knitted knockers.

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Bob Berger Retires Hubbard Woods Motors, Winnetka.

It was 1961 when Bob Berger leased a run down Phillips 66 station off of the main road and began to specialize in servicing VW Beetles. In 1966 Hubbard Woods Motors moved to its current location, 985 Green Bay Road, Winnetka, IL and has been a thriving business since!

The business has evolved over the years…

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The 2016 Northfield Farmers’ Market Opens May 21!

The opening day of the Northfield Farmers’ Market is Saturday, May 21, 7:30am -12:30pm at 6 Happ Road, Northfield, IL. (across the street from New Trier High School, Northfield Campus) Enjoy a casual morning

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Ribbon Cutting Welcomes Source Healing to Winnetka

The WNCC held a ribbon cutting on Tuesday, April 19 to welcome Source Healing to 723 Elm Street, Winnetka. Christie Jordan and her staff’s goal is to help guide you back to clarity and flow through Chinese Medicine and their proprietary Source Method. This is their second location. They are also located at 650 N. Dearborn Street, Suite 800, Chicago. You can read more about Source Healing

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The WNCC Holds 40th Annual Recognition Lunch

The Winnetka-Northfield Chamber of Commerce held it’s 40th Annual Recognition Lunch on Wednesday, April 6 at the Winnetka Community House in Winnetka. A fashion show and a silent auction were also featured in the event. Over 225 people attended to recognize the honorees. The funds raised will be used to

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Phototronics Celebrates Grand Re-Locating!!!!

Co-owners Keith Franson and Scott Dallmeyer have moved the Winnetka Institution, Phototronics to a new location…996 Green Bay Road, Winnetka! To commemorate the relocation, the WNCC held a ribbon cutting ceremony on Friday, April 1 to kickoff their weekend of sales, raffles and celebration! (April 1- 2) Phototronics has been operating in Winnetka for over 65 years and is still going strong!

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WNCC Offers 10 Day Trip to Thailand and Hong Kong

The Winnetka-Northfield Chamber of Commerce is offering a 10 Day trip to China. The tour is open to all who would like to travel to see the area.

The Trip Includes:

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Londo Mondo Opens New Addition and Celebrates 1st Year Anniversary in Winnetka

The Winnetka-Northfield Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon for Londo Mondo, 558 Green Bay Road, Winnetka, to commemorate the opening of the new addition to their store. Village Officials, Winnetka-Northfield Chamber members, friends and family attended the celebration. Londo Mondo has been open for one year in Winnetka.

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It’s a Brand New Day at Hadley

To better reflect the diversity of students it serves and how it has evolved over the years, The Hadley School for the Blind announces that today, it has changed its name to Hadley Institute for the Blind and Visually Impaired. Founded in 1920, Hadley remains the largest provider

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Writers Theatre Ribbon Cutting in Glencoe

The new Writers Theatre designed by Studio Gang Architects held a ribbon-cutting at their spectacular “statement location”, 325 Tudor Court, Glencoe on Feb. 12. It was an event attended by the Theatre’s Trustees, Board Members, Theatre Subscribers,Theater Staff, State Representatives, Glencoe Village officials, Press, Glencoe residents and friends.

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Iron Chef American Judge Coming to Mrs. Green’s Natural Market in Winnetka

Italian Culinary Specialist and Iron Chef America judge, Mario Rizzotti of Academia Barilla will be in Mrs. Green’s Natural Market’s Winnetka store, at 925 Green Bay Road, on Friday and Saturday, February 5 and 6, from Noon to 3pm

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Lehman School of Dance Celebrates 40 Years!!!

This year Lehman School of Dance is celebrating its fortieth year on the North Shore!
The culmination of our celebration will be the weekend of June 11 + 12, 2016 at The Christian Heritage Academy on Waukegan Road, with three shows, to which all of our past students and teachers are being invited. The shows will […]

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The Northfield Village Board Announces Meeting Dates to Discuss the March 15 Bond Referendum

The Village of Northfield will hold two meetings in February to help answer questions from residents about the upcoming bond referendum to fund infrastructure projects.
“We’ve scheduled the meetings to help residents understand their choices and get the information they need to make an educated decision when they vote,” said Village President Fred Gougler.

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