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

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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Yogi Barre, LLC Ribbon Cutting

The Winnetka-Northfield Chamber of Commerce orchestrated a ribbon cutting ceremony honoring Yogi Barre LLC, 549 Lincoln Avenue, Winnetka on Wednesday, January 27. Village Representatives, Chamber Officials and members were all in attendance to welcome the new Fitness Studio to Winnetka. To learn mor

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Mrs. Green’s Natural Market Officially Welcomed to Winnetka

It’s Official…Mrs. Green’s Natural Market opened it’s doors for business on Wednesday, January 27. A ribbon cutting ceremony was conducted by the Winnetka-Northfield Chamber of Commerce along with Village Officials, representatives of the Chamber, Winnetka residents and fellow merchants.

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A letter from David Trandel, Developer of ONEWinnetka

David M. Trandel, the Developer of ONEWinnetka has sent out a letter to Winnetka residents and businesses addressing questions that have arisen about the project. He presents factual answers to misconceptions surrounding the Project. Read the letter in it’s entirety..

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The WNCC Presents CUBA!!!

The Winnetka-Northfield Chamber of Commerce is offering a 7 night, 8 day guided tour of Cuba departing from Miami on May 11, 2016.

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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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