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Dear Chamber Members: 
The Winnetka-Northfield Chamber will be hosting the 41 st Annual Recognition Lunch on Wednesday, April 12 at the Winnetka Community House, 620 Lincoln Avenue in Matz Hall. Meet and greet will begin at 11:00 a.m. with seating at 11:45 a.m.  If you are interested in attending, please make your reservations www.winnetkanorthfieldchamber.com .  Feel free to contact the chamber office for further information. 847.446.4451. 
NEWS UPDATE!  Your WNCC Board of Directors has been working diligently with Executive Service Corps of Chicago since October 2016 on our Board Development.  Goals:
  1. Define Roles and Responsibilities of the Board.
  2. Board Structure and recommendations, ie; Committees, By-Laws, etc.
  3. Board member composition and renewal reviewed and appropriate recommendations made.
  4. Internal operations of the Board and Board-Staff relations reviewed and appropriate recommendations made.

Your Board of Directors met this past Saturday April 1st at A. Perry Homes, thank you Anthony Perry for hosting in your beautiful new space, for a board retreat which resulted in Action Plans that are developing for an engaged working board of directors with goals that encompass all of our members to have "thriving businesses vibrant communities". 


 

If you are interested in how your board is developing to work for you...

read Terry's letter in its entirety 

Terry Dason
Terry Dason
Executive Director | Winnetka-Northfield Chamber of Commerce
( 847) 446 - 4451  
  
41TH ANNUAL WNCC RECOGNITION LUNCH--
APRIL 12, 2017
A feel-good event honoring outstanding businesses, community leaders, civic employees...those who have made a difference in Winnetka and Northfield! 
There are many opportunities for you to participate in the event
and gain exposure for your business.
Click on each link below to learn more about each opportunity
WOMEN'S NETWORKING LUNCH WITH WILMETTE CHAMBER
Friday, April 7, 12:00-1:30pm
Whole Foods Market, 2748 Green Bay Road, Evanston, IL.
WNCC MONTHLY BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING
Tuesday, April 11, 7:30-9:00am
Winnetka Community House, 620 Lincoln Ave, Winnetka, IL.
BUSINESS FOR BREAKFAST
Sponsored by Member of the Month: 


Wednesday, April 19, 7:30-9:00am
Winnetka Community House, 620 Lincoln Avenue, Winnetka
if you would like your info included on the attendee handout, please rsvp and pay by noon, Tuesday, February 14
Use your enhanced membership breakfast passes to attend at no charge  (Platinum-4,  Gold-2, Silver-2) Call us to register
INFORMATIONAL MEETING
WINNETKA MUSIC FEST - ART IN THE VILLAGE
Tuesday, April 18, 9:00am
Little Ricky's, 540 Lincoln Avenue, Winnetka, IL.
RIBBON CUTTING--THE LAUNDRY MUTT TOO
Join the WNCC as we welcome a new member to Winnetka!
Thursday, April 20, 11:00am
1054 Gage Street, Winnetka, IL.
BUSINESS AFTER HOURS--A. PERRY HOMES
A. Perry is hosting an evening of comradery and Cubs!!!
5:00-9:00pm, 1220 Washington Ave, Wilmette, IL.
INFORMATIONAL MEETING
WINNETKA MUSIC FESTIVAL -- ART IN THE VILLAGE
Wednesday, April 26, 5:30pm
Trifecta Grill, 501 Chestnut St, Winnetka, IL
BUSINESS AFTER HOURS--SKANDAL AND CNSC&VB
Networking with fellow North Shore Business owners
Thursday, April 27, 5:00-7:00pm
907 Green Bay Road, Winnetka, IL
CHAMBER TRIPS
The WNCC is offering TWO exotic trips in 2017-18
  11 days--September 27, 2017 departure
Prague, Vienna and Budapest--9 days--March 7, 2018 departure
THE 40th NORTHFIELD FARMERS MARKET
Opens May 27 and run 22 weeks through October 14
Become a sponsor and get your business' name in front of thousands of people through the summer!  If you have questions please call Jacquie at (847) 446-4451
"YOU ARE AN IDEA WITH SPREADING" SEMINAR
Conducted by Tom Rosenak, Diamond Mind Enterprises
Take your business to the next level! 
Friday, May 12, 7:30-10:00am
Winnetka Community House, 620 Lincoln, Winnetka, IL
read more about and register for seminar
PHOTOTRONICS PRESENTS
THE 15 POUND CADEBURRY BUNNY!!!
996 Green Bay Road, Winnetka, IL
Friday, April 7, 4:00-8:00pm
Friday, April 8 10:00am-5:00pm
FIRST FRIDAY--LIVE COMEDY SHOWCASE
Rib and Stitch Yarn Shop, 1060 Gage Street, Winnetka, IL.
Friday, April 7, 7:00-8:00pm
$20 suggested donation to benefit The New Trier Food Pantry
FASHION, FOOD and PHILANTHROPY
Tuesday, April 11, 5:00-7:00pm
J. McLaughlin, 567A Lincoln Avenue, Winnetka, IL.
15% of sales benefit Samaritan Counseling Center
MEMBER OF THE MONTH
We are filling member of the month slots for 2017  If you are interested in participating as a member of the month, please contact us. They are going quickly so be certain to talk to Terry asap if you are interested.
KIOSKS AVAILABLE
We are accepting bookings for both the West Elm and Hubbard Woods Kiosks for 2016-17, call Jacquie at (847) 446-4451
WHAT'S GOING ON IN OUR VILLAGES?
 WOMEN'S EXCHANGE HAS A FULL MONTH OF PROGRAMS
Check their website for a listing of all their programs
Women's Exchange Website

WNCC MEMBERS IN THE NEWS   
 CLICK HERE to be directed to the Community News Section of the Winnetka-Northfield Chamber of Commerce Website.  You can read about our members in the news and news from our members!
If there is Community News you would like to have included on the website, please use the link to the Community News submission form which is provided on the website or send an email to: wcc@winnetkanorthfieldchamber.com
FACEBOOK AND TWITTER
The WNCC Social media presence is growing!!!
Have you logged onto facebook pages and checked out the latest post from both the Winnetka-Northfield Chamber and Northfield Farmers' Market.
Our presence on Facebook and Twitter has greatly increased in the past year.  "Like" them both and you won't have to wait for our eblasts-newsletters to know what is happening in the WNCC world.

UPCOMING CHAMBER EVENTS AT A GLANCE
 
Women's Networking Lunch  with the Wilmette Chamber, Friday, April 7, 12:00pm-1:30pm, Whole Foods, 2748 Green Bay Road, Evanston, IL 
WNCC Board of Directors Monthly Meeting , Tuesday, April 11, 7:30-9:00am, Winnetka Community House, 620 Lincoln Ave, Winnetka, IL 
WNCC 41st Annual Recognition Lunch, Wednesday, April 12, 11:00am-1:00pm, Winnetka Community House, 620 Lincoln Ave, Winnetka, IL. 
Informational Meeting Winnetka Music Festival - Art in the Village , Tuesday, April 18, 9:00am, Little Ricky's, 540 Lincoln Ave, Winnetka, IL. 
Business for Breakfast Safe Haven It , Wednesday, April 19, 7:30-9:00am, Winnetka Community House, 620 Lincoln Ave, Winnetka, IL 
Ribbon Cutting--Laundry Mutt Too,  Thursday, April 20, 11:00am, 1054 Gage Street, WInnetka, IL. 
Business After Hours, A.Perry Homes, Friday April 21, 5:00-9:00pm, 1220 Washington Avenue, Wilmette, IL. 
Informational Meeting Winnetka Music Fest -- Art in the  Village, Wednesday, April 26, 5:30pm, Trifecta Grill, 501 Chestnut, Winnetka, IL. 
Business After Hours, Skandal and Chicago's North Shore Convention and Business Bureau , Thursday, April 27, 5:00-7:00pm, Skandal, 907 Green Bay Road, Winnetka , IL.
"You are an Idea Worth Spreading" Seminar, Friday, May 12, 7:30-10:00am, Winnetka Community House, 620 Lincoln Avenue, Winnetka, IL. 
 
 
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