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

Plumwise is growing

Running a startup is perhaps the most hectic and time-consuming project a person can pursue, except for perhaps raising a family. Local entrepreneurs Meagan Newman and Alex Buck, both moms with kids, are putting a lot of energy into their tech company Plumwise to help other parents get more organized

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Celebrating 60 year of Phototronics

Phototronics has sold their business of 60 years to Scott Dallmeyer and Keith Franson, both long time employees of the business. The transition was Wednesday November 5. Once the Re-hab of their current location begins, Phototronics will move to a nearby store with the possibility of returning to their old spot once the […]

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FIRST BANK & TRUST EARNS AN ‘OUTSTANDING’ RATING FOR COMMUNITY REINVESTMENT

First Bank & Trust received the highest possible rating from the Federal Reserve Bank for its most recent performance under the Community Reinvestment Act (CRA). The Community Reinvestment Act of 1977 requires federally insured deposit-taking institutions to support the borrowing needs of all the communities where they do business, including low- and moderate-income areas.

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The Grand Food Center, New Trier Tri-Ship Connection

Grand Food Center welcomed New Trier Tri-ship members on Saturday, November 15 as they collected for their annual food drive. Chris Barber, one of the Owner’s of Grand Foods was a Tri-Ship member in the 1980’s and offered his support to the efforts of the food drive.

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The Newest Winnetka-Northfield Chamber of Commerce “member”…

Jim and Abigail Sayegh and big sister Clementine welcomed Vivienne Rose, who arrived Monday, November 17. The Winnetka-Northfield Chamber is thrilled to welcome Vivienne to our chamber family!

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