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

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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Art Attack in Hubbard Woods!!!

North Shore Art League is holding “Art Attack,” an art walk along Green Bay Road in the Hubbard Woods, Friday, Oct. 17 from 5:00 to 9:00 p.m.
Works by about 30 artists will be up in 21 design destinations including…

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T.L. Fritts to Close

Fritts Sporting Goods, the downtown Winnetka fixture that has supplied local families with everything from bicycles to local school spirit clothing, is closing after 37 years.
“I started this store from scratch,” said store owner Tom Fritts, who said he bought what had been a hardware store in the late 1970s to start T.L. Fritts.

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Winnetka’s East Elm Wine Walk to Benefit the New Trier Booster Club

On Saturday, October 10, 3:00-6:00pm, gather your friends for an afternoon of wine tasting in the East Elm Business District! (corner of Lincoln and Elm Streets, Winnetka) Guests will tour local businesses while sampling a variety of carefully selected wines

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Northfield Farmers’ Market will be operating 3 weeks in October!

It seems hard to believe but the 2015 season is coming to an end for the Northfield Farmers’ Market. The Market’s last day will be Saturday, October 17, 7:30am-12:30pm at 6 Happ Road, Northfield.

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Hadley School for the Blind Holiday Card Sale Begins October 15

Hadley School for the Blind’s 2015 Braille Holiday Card and gift tag sale kicks off October 15.

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Northfield Fest: A Celebration of the End of Construction and a Relaunch of Northfield

Local businesses look forward to celebrating the relaunch of Northfield at Northfield Fest on Saturday, Oct. 3, from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. with lots of fun activities for the day. Festival Highlights include:

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Zengeler Cleaners Opens New Northbrook Store

Zengeler Cleaners, the Midwest’s oldest and largest dry cleaner, recently began serving customers at its new location at 792 Skokie Boulevard in Northbrook. The new state-of-the art, environmentally friendly facility features many leading-edge amenities that have proven extremely popular with customers.

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BloOut-A Blow Dry Bar Welcomed by WNCC to Winnetka!

The Winnetka-Northfield Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the opening of BloOuts–A Blow Dry Bar at their new WInnetka location, 895 1/2 Green Bay Road. The event was held Wednesday, September 16. Member of the Chamber, local merchants, friends, family, employees and staff of Vivian Arpino, owner of the salon, were in attendance to welcome them to the Hubbard Woods Business District of Winnetka.

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Opening a Wine Store at 45: Theresa’s Story

After a long and successful career in corporate America, it took three wake up calls for Theresa Lucasto make good on her dream and start her own business, Good Grapes, a wine and craft beer boutique.
Tell us a little about your background…

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A. Perry Homes Sponsors For Kids 5K!!!

A Perry Homes is once again sponsoring the “For Kids 5K” event to benefit the Chilldren of The Settlement House of Northwestern University. This year’s event is being held on September 26…

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Northfield State Fair Saturday, September 12

REMINDER THIS SATURDAY 9/12 IS THE NORTHFIELD STATE FAIR! 6:00-11:00 PM
Attend the Northfield Farmers’ Market in the morning at 6 Happ Road in Northfield and spend the evening at the Fair…a full day of Northfield!
Bring the whole family out to Clarkson Park…

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Village of Winnetka Hosts Business Exchange

ATTENTION ALL WINNETKA BUSINESSES: The Village of Winnetka is holding an informational business exchange to provide information regarding advertising, marketing and planning for Small Business Saturday, November 28, 2015

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