UPCOMING EVENTS.. ..
on a Roll” – roll dice to change tables
5 Star Business
Al Lautenslager Keynote speaker
"Low or No-Cost Marketing"
Seminars on the hour
120 Exhibitor booths open 10am-
Multi Chamber Luncheon
Ellyn, Addison, Warrenville and Wheaton at
Reverse Raffle –
don’t miss it!
"Night of 100 Prizes"
200 tickets @ $100
Grand Prize: $5,000!
Big Screen TV Door
St. Andrew's Golf Club/WC
Noon Shotgun start
|"We're On A Roll" - Progressive Luncheon February 8th
Our members often say that some of their favorite
Chamber events are the Progressive or networking
luncheons. You will have the opportunity to
participate in one on Wednesday, February 8th at the
Holiday Inn in the ballroom. Beginning with 1/2 hour of
mingling and visiting mini-exhibitors at 11:30, this
luncheon will have a 'dicey' theme. You will be at
three different tables, before the lunch has ended,
rolling dice to determine where your next seat is.
Cost is $20/members and $25/visitors. The Winfield
Chamber will also be joining us. This is an
event you will want to be absolutely sure you
have business cards with you (and a lot of
As with all our events and especially
luncheons, RSVP in advance to the Chamber office by
email or by calling (630) 665-3325. Those in attendance
have the chance to be chosen as "Featured Business
of the Month".
Menu:Ceasar Salad, Italian
Rolls,Chicken Parmesan w/tricolor pasta & mixed
vegetables, Chocolate Cake for Dessert.
||RSVP for the Feb. 8th Luncheon .. ..
|Ribbon Cutting for New Member on February 3rd
A brand-new member, Jubilee Furniture Company, is
inviting all members to their Ribbon Cutting on Friday,
February 3rd at 2:00pm. A division of the Outreach
Community Ministries, you will have the chance Friday
to look around and see all the fabulous furniture they
have available, have some light refreshments and
meet other community leaders and Chamber
RSVP to Kathy Christiansen at
(630) 337-1467 and let her know you will be there to
welcome a new business to town! I'll be there -- I
hope you will be there, too.
|Chamber Map Advertising Opportunities Wrapping Up
Advertising opportunities for the 2006 Chamber Map
are wrapping up. In order to stay on target with the
publication date, we ask that you finalize all ads with
Village Profile in the next few days. Having an ad in
this map will be a wonderful opportunity to get the
word out to the community, to other businesses and
to visitors to our area. New this
year is the online
access to the map with each advertiser's location
pinpointed on the map and opportunity to link to your
company website. Contact Barry Kenis @ Village
Profile if interested: 630.479.1526. This publication
will be a very attractive product and a valuable
|Five Star Expo A Perfect "10"
Celebrating ten years, the Five Star Business Expo
will be held once again at Indian Lakes Resort on
FRIDAY, February 17th. FREE is the key word here at
FREE parking, FREE seminars, FREE
marketing advice, FREE food, FREE prizes! How can
you go wrong??
Come and see 120 exhibitors from six chambers -
Addison, Bartlett, Bloomingdale,
Carol Stream, Glendale Heights and Wheaton -- and
hear SEMINAR speakers throughout the day.
Beginning at 9:00am with Keynote Speaker, Al
Lautenslager on "Low or No-Cost Marketing For Your
this expo will have booths open from 10:00am until
For a seminar schedule and a listing
of participating businesses, see
the link below. Your business card is your admission
to this FREE and fabulous business expo. See you
||For Schedule, Participants.. ..
|Are You Feeling Lucky?
The luck of the Irish will be with many Chamber
members as the St. Patrick's Day Reverse Raffle is
held on Thursday, March 16th at the Holiday Inn.
Beginning with a cash bar at 5:30 and
butler-served sandwiches at 6:00, the raffle itself will
How does it work, you ask? Tickets
are $100 and only 200 are sold. First prize will be a
cool $5,000! But new this year -- it will be the "Night
of 100 Prizes" meaning every other number pulled
(declared a loser)
will win a prize. Also new this year is a big
screen TV which will be a door prize. How do you win
it? If you own one of the 200 raffle tickets and are in
attendance, you could take home the big-screen!
Special room rates are available to stay at
the Holiday Inn after the event. Tickets are NOW on
sale so pick your favorite number and gear up for the
annual St. Patrick's Day Reverse Raffle! Stop by the
Chamber office or see a director for tickets! Good
.. .. .. The Chamber is now taking applications for
Scholarships.. .. Visit the website for more info and for application
and criteria.. .. Join us at the next Women In
Business Luncheon on March 22nd at St. Andrew's
Golf Club in West Chicago at 11:30. RSVP and pay by 3/15 and get into
a VIP raffle for a free lunch!.. .. ..Once again, March
will bring a "March Madness Membership Drive".. ..
watch for more info soon on how you can build the
chamber and win prizes!! .. .. Good luck to all
Chamber nominees and ALL nominees for this
weekend's Citizen of the Year Awards.. .. .. Thank
you for your membership. We value you!