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

Zengeler Cleaners Announces 2016 “20-Year Club”

Zengeler Cleaners, the Midwest’s oldest and largest drycleaner, is proud to introduce the company’s 2016 “20-Year Club.” The historic family-owned business now has 28 of their 93 employees who have been with the company for 20 or more years, combining for an astonishing 815 years of service to Zengeler Cleaners customers. With dedicated and loyal employees like these, it is no wonder the company has excelled in business for nearly 160 years!

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Bill Hiscott, Sawbridge Studios shares energy saving/cost reducing tip…

I wanted to share our experience at Sawbridge with changing out all of our Halogen track bulbs for LEDs…in the six months since we began the change, our electric bill has gone down 25%!

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WNCC Teams with Make It Better to Create the 2016 Winnetka-Northfield Chamber of Commerce Lifestyle & Business Guide.

The 2016 Winnetka-Northfield Chamber of Commerce is teaming up with Make It Better to create the 2016 Winnetka-Northfield Chamber of Commerce Lifestyle & Business Guide. The Guide is the go-to source for information regarding the Villages,

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WNCC Seeks Person of the Year Nominations

Know Someone Who Makes a Difference in our Community?
The Winnetka-Northfield Chamber of Commerce is seeking nominees for PERSON OF THE YEAR.
The Winnetka-Northfield Chamber of Commerce seeks to identify our community’s top volunteer!

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Federal Reserve Raises Interest Rates

WNCC member Chad Fitzloff of Edward Jones shared this article with me and it is an interesting read….

For the first time in nearly a decade, the Federal Reserve (Fed) raised short-term interest rates. The widely expected 0.25% increase ended its zero rate policy. Short-term interest rates had been near zero

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The Private Bank hosts 2015 WNCC Holiday Party!

The 2015 WNCC Holiday Party was held Tuesday, December 8 at The Private Bank in Winnetka. It was a beautiful event orchestrated by Connie Berman and her staff at The Private Bank. An incredible amount of attention

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Village of Northfield Lights Holiday Tree

Santa arrived in Northfield, IL. on Thursday, December 3 to assist with the lighting of the Village of Northfield Holiday Tree. He made a grand entrance…

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The Winnetka Holiday Tree Lighting

The Winnetka-Northfield Chamber of Commerce along with the Village of Winnetka and Winnetka Park District orchestrated the 2015 Holiday Tree Lighting in Winnetka on Friday, December 4…

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Rib and Stitch Yarn Shop is Welcomed to Winnetka!

The Winnetka-Northfield Chamber of Commerce conducted a “Welcome” Ribbon Cutting ceremony on Tuesday, December 1 at Rib and Stich Yarn Shop located at 1060 Gage Streeet, Winnetka

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North Shore Frugal Fashionista Ribbon Cutting and Open House

The Winnetka-Northfield Chamber of Commerce conducted a ribbon cutting ceremony welcoming North Shore Frugal Fashionista to the Chamber on Thursday, November 12 at the home of Nancy and John Riddle. The event was held in conjunction with an open house and

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Winnetka Downtown Master Plan Public Workshop Announced

A workshop has been scheduled for Monday, November 16, 7:00pm at North Shore Country Day School, 310 Greeen Bay Road, Winnetka to discsuss, share ideas and to learn more about the proposed Winnetka Downtown Master Plan

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Go Green Winnetka-Northfield November 2015 Update

Give Thanks this Month for all the abundance we have in our local communities and pledge to conserve and protect our natural and other resources.

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Lehman School of Dance is celebrating it’s 40th year!!!!

This year Lehman School of Dance is celebrating its 40th 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

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Benefits of WNCC Membership

We want you to take full advantage of your membership offerings. What are your chamber member benefits? Are you developing relationships? Growing your business?
Take a moment to review the bullet points below to understand how to incorporate the chamber into your daily routine. Need specifics? Stop by our office to learn in depth details. Read on to see what a WNCC membership offers to you and your business

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The Salary Theorem by John Bradley

SALARY THEOREM…In walking past one of my employee’s desks the other day I noticed that he was playing with his smart phone. When I returned a little while later he was still in this posture. I asked him what he might be working on (hopefully work) and he just stared at me without any real answers

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The WNCC Welcomes The Winnetka Club to New Location!

The Winnetka-Northfield Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting on Thursday, October 15 in conjunction with an open house for the Winnetka Club’s move to their new location at 460 Winnetka Avenue,

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