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 Village of Winnetka Exchange

The Village of Winnetka is conducting an informational seminar on Tuesday,September 15 at the Winnetka Community House Room 211c. It will run from 8:00-9:00am. Information on marketing and advertising will be discussed and discussion

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Zengeler Cleaners Names New Director of Business Operations

Zengeler Cleaners recently introduced Oscar Gonzalez as the new Director of Business Operations. Gonzalez is an 11 year employee of the family owned company, serving as Store Manager since 2008 at the Dundee Road location in Northbrook. In his new role, Gonzalez will supervise operations at all eight store locations.

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New Historical Exhibit Opens at the Elm Street Metra Station

The Winnetka Historical Society, The Hudson Company and the Village of Winnetka partner to tell the lively story of the railroads and their imprint on Winnetka’s history. Why are our railroad tracks below street level? What was the North Shore line? How did Winnetka resident and U.S Secretary of the Interior, Harold Ickes, influence the “Big Dig” track depression and the creation of the Skokie Lagoons. How did these mammoth WPA and the CCC projects of the 1930’s change Winnetka?

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And What A Weekend it was–2015 Sidewalk Sale and Let Loose on Lincoln-A Block Party

The 2015 Winnetka-Northfield Sidewalk Sale, Let Loose On Lincoln weekend was a fabulous success due to the support of all of our partners, vendors, volunteers, musicians and attendees. Thank you to all of you!!! I will let the photos do the “talking”…

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Line Up for Let Loose on Lincoln Announced

The timeline for the performances that will occur at Let Loose on Lincoln-A Block Party, held Saturday, July 18 was announced by The Winnetka-Northfield Chamber of Commerce.

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C2 Education

A ribbon cutting ceremony was held by the Winnetka-Northfield Chamber of Commerce welcoming C2 Education as a member of the Winnetka-Northfield Chamber of Commerce. C2’s tutoring center provides local students with access to fully personalized academic programs

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Northfield Just Got a Little Sweeter!

Northfield just got a little sweeter…Sweet Time Cafe was officially welcomed to Northfield as a ribbon cutting ceremony was orchestrated by the Winnetka-Northfield Chamber along with the Village of Northfield.

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Tom Zengeler Makes Presentation at Round Table of Launderers and Dry Cleaners Meeting

Each year, the Round Table of Launderers and Dry Cleaners convenes to learn about innovation in the industry, to address mutual concerns and to openly exchange ideas. The Round Table is an informal group of top executives from laundry, linen, industrial and dry cleaning companies

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Executive Chef Josh Keating Comes to Northfield farmers’ Market

Josh Keating, Executive Chef of Little Ricky’s Restaurant, 540 Lincoln Avenue, Winnetka will be the Guest Chef at the Northfield Farmers’ Market on Saturday, June 27.

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Chef Phil From The Grand Food Center Giving Cooking Demostration at Northfield Farmers’ Market

To kick off the 2015 Chef Demonstration Series at the Northfield Farmers’ Market, Chef Phil from The Grand Food Center, Winnetka, will be preparing at the market, his legendary Italian beef sandwiches and Italian sausage sandwiches with grilled peppers.

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Disney Recording/TV Artist Ralph’s World comes to Winnetka

The WNCC Let Loose on Lincoln–A Block Party added a 12:00pm performance by Ralph’s World, a mega fun, kid friendly, Disney rock and roll
band for the whole family band!

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bespoke is Welcomed to Winnetka

A ribbon cutting orchestrated by the Winnetka-Northfield Chamber of Commerce and the Grand Opening of bespoke, a custom, made to measure eye wear boutique located at 557 Lincoln Avenue, Winnetka was held on Thursday, May 21. The sunny evening provided the perfect opportunity for featuring the fabulous sunglasses that are sold at both Optique and bespoke. (Photos coming soon!!!)

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Head of North Shore Country Day, Tom Doar to Retire in 2016

Tom Doar III, Head of School of North Shore Country Day School in Winnetka, has announced he will retire in June 2016 after serving the School for 27 years as a teacher, administrator and head of school.

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Ribbon cutting held at BlowDry Boutique

The Winnetka-Northfield Chamber of Commerce orchestrated a ribbon cutting to congratulate and a officially welcome BlowDry Boutique, 552-554 Lincoln Avenue, Winnetka. (Photos coming soon!)

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Ribbon Cutting and Grand Opening For BlowDry Boutique

The Winnetka-Northfield Chamber of Commerce will conduct a ribbon cutting ceremony on Thursday, May 7 to celebrate the opening of BlowDry Boutique located at 552-552 Lincoln Avenue in Winnetka.

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bespoke Comes to Winnetka!

The press and public are invited to the Grand Opening of bespoke {made to measure eyewear} on May 21, 2015 for an introduction to the most exciting and exclusive trend in eyewear to hit Winnetka.

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