January 2017 Newsletter 
  
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What's going on in our Villages--Here are the links to these organization's calendars
 
 

Dear Chamber Members:
Need more customers?  We hear ya!
The Chamber is rolling out new business-building programs.  Check out the new format for Business for Breakfast the third Wednesday morning of the month, 7:30-9:00 a.m, the Winnetka Community House, 620 Lincoln Avenue, Winnetka.   There will be educational business building speakers every month, time for introductions, informal networking, and round table discussions that will give you solid business leads. A hot breakfast is served. The cost is $12.00 for members. You can register and pay ahead of time on our website. 
We will be presenting "Lunch and Learn",  Friday, February 10, The Happ Inn, 305 Happ Road, Northfield,  11:30am - 1:30pm.  $25.00 for members.  Details to follow.
Congratulations on making the decision to take your business to the next level through chamber membership.  This will be a fun year!
The Chamber is your local business news resource!  Please mail, fax or email your dues payment to continue to receive our Chamber Monthly Newsletters and Weekly E-blasts.  Unfortunately we will...
Terry Dason
Terry Dason
Executive Director | Winnetka-Northfield Chamber of Commerce
( 847) 446 - 4451  
  
MEET THE 2016-17 WNCC BOARD OF DIRECTORS
2017 CHAMBER TRIPS
The WNCC is offeringTWO trips in 2017
Prague, Vienna and Budapest--9 days--March 8 departure
Cape Town, South Africa--11 days--September 27 departure
THANK YOU TO SAWBRIDGE STUDIOS 
for hosting and providing the spread for  the spectacular Holiday Party for WNCC members on December 14, 2016.  As always, the food and beverage presentation was fabulous as members networked while enjoying holiday cheer.
Thank you!
RIBBON CUTTING--WAGS ON WILLOW
Welcome a new business to Northfield!
Wednesday, January 11, 11:30am
Wags on Willow, 300 S. Happ Road, Northfield, IL.
BUSINESS FOR BREAKFAST
Featured Speaker:  Tom Rosenak,  DiamondMind Enterprises
A lively, interactive conversaation of the power of networking for influence.
Wednesday, January 18, 7:30-9:00am
Winnetka Community House, 620 Lincoln Avenue, Winnetka,IL
LET'S DO LUNCH--HOFHERR MEAT COMPANY
Lunch and Networking
Tuesday, January 24, 11:45am-1:15pm
Hofherr Meat Company, 300 Happ Road, Northfield, IL
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
2017 WNCC COMMUNITY GUIDE
We will be partnering with Make it Better again this year to create 
The 2017 WNCC Community Guide!
Don't miss this opportunity to get your business/organization's name out to all residents of 60093 in this all inclusive, community guide!
ANNOUNCING:  THE WINNETKA MUSIC FESTIVAL
SAVE THE DATE:  Friday, June 23 and Saturday, June 24, 2017
Music in the streets, restaurants, park and public spaces of Winnetka!
An new, exciting two day event
PLEASE UPDATE YOUR BUSINESS PROFILE INFORMATION
We are assembling business information that will appear in the 2017 WNCC Community Guide
Please review your company name, address, phone number,and website info to be certain it is correct.
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.
WINNETKA MONTAGE--A commemorative art poster of Winnetka
Community Creations along with artist Bruce Loeschen have completed this montage and they are for sale at the Chamber office.
Posters are $20.... A great holiday gift!
VILLAGE OF WINNETKA WINTER PARKING RESTRICTIONS
When it snows, two inches or more, the rules change!
                                     winter parking restritions 
THE BOOK STALL PRESENTS:
AN EVENING WITH VERONICA ROTH--Author of Divergent Triology 
Wednesday, January 18, 7:00-9:00pm
Central School, 620 Greenwood, Glencoe, IL.
WINTERFEST--presented by A. Perry Homes
Black and White Gala to benefit The Northwestern Settlement
Saturday, January 28, 6:00-10:00pm
1220 Washington, Wilmette, IL.
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 Chamberr 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

WNCC Monthly Board of Directors Meeting, Tuesday, January 10 , 7:30-9:00am, The Winnetka Community House, Winnetka, IL.
Ribbon Cutting--Wags on Willow, Wednesday, January 11, 11:30am, 300 S. Happ Road, Northfield, IL.
 Business for Breakfast, Wednesday, December 21,  7:30--9:00am, WinnetkaCommunityHouseWinnetka,  IL.
Let's Do Lunch--Hofherr Meat Company, Tuesday, January 24, 11:45am-1:15pm, 300 S. Happ Road, Northfield.
Chamber Lunch and Learn, Friday, February 10, 11:45am-1:15pm, Happ Inn, 305 S. Happ Road, Northfield, IL.
 
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