Community News

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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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42nd Annual WNCC Recognition Lunch

All are invited to attend the 42nd Annual Recognition Lunch that awards honorees of our communities who have made a difference. It is being held this year on Wednesday, April 11, 2018 at the Winnetka Community House. Along with networking, and a silent auction, local retailers will be showcasing their spring clothing with a fashion show.

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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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