March 2017 Newsletter 
  
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Dear Chamber Members;
And the awards go to . . . . . .
The 41st Annual Recognition Lunch, Wednesday April 12, 2017, 11:00 a.m. - 1:15 p.m. the Winnetka Community House, 620 Lincoln Avenue, Winnetka.
At the Lunch, we will be honoring:
 
Man of the Year-Fred Gougler, Northfield Village President
 
Woman of the Year - Barbara Weldon, Founder
Children Theater of Winnetka
 
  Lifetime Achievement Award- Jean Wright, Founder
Jean Wright Real Estate
 
  Business Leader of the Year-Debbie McMahon, J. McLaughlin
 
  Educator of the Year- Linda Yonke, Ed.D, Superintendent,    New Trier High School, District 203
 
Winnetka Park District District Honoree of the Year -
Robert Smith, Executive Director
 
Heart of the Community-To the staff and volunteers of
The Winnetka Community House
 
Public Safety Honorees of the Year
Northfield-Chief of Police, William Lustig
Winnetka-Firemedic Tim McCloskey

Nominations were provided by chamber members, village residents and village administrators. Thank you for all who nominated the outstanding individuals who will be honored at the April 12 th event. This is truly a celebration of...read Terry's entire message
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
TWO RIBBON CUTTINGS--BACK TO BACK!!!
Join the WNCC as we celebrate the transition of 
TWO Winnetka Businesses:  Lakeside Foods, Gary Frank Architects
Tuesday, March 7, 10:00am
WNCC MONTHLY BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING
Tuesday, March 14, 7:30-9:00am
Winnetka Community House, 620 Lincoln Ave, Winnetka
BUSINESS FOR BREAKFAST
Sponsored by Member of the Month: 
ELITE Wellness Chiropractic Center
Dr. Ben Duke will be our featured speaker
Wednesday, March 15, 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
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

Wednesday, March 29, 5:00-6:30, Glenview Park Center, 2222 Chestnut, Room 101,  Glenview, IL
LAST CALL FOR SPRING BANNERS
We are finalizing arrangements to have Spring Banners hung for WNCC Winnetka businesses. Deadline for participation is TUESDAY, MARCH 7. Please call the office 847-446-4451
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!
PLEASE REVIEW AND UPDATE YOUR BUSINESS PROFILE INFORMATION ON OUR WEBSITE
your business information will appear in the 2017 WNCC Community Guide.  The info for that publication is generated from our data base.
Please review your company name, address, phone number,and website info to be certain it is correct.
YOUR 2017 MEMBERSHIP STATUS MUST BE ACTIVE IN ORDER TO SECURE A LISTING IN OUR GUIDE.
Call our office if you have questions, 847-446-4451
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
LEAGUE OF WOMEN VOTERS PRESENTS
Screening of "Before the Flood", March 7, 1:00pm and March 8, 7:00pm, Mallenkrodt Center, 1041 Ridge Rd, Wilmette
event is free: call 847-256-9623 for reservations
AND
"A Small Good Thing" Film
Sunday, March 5, 3:30pm, the Wilmette Theater, 1122 Central Ave, Wilmette, IL.   $6.00 entrance fee
WINE AND CHOCOLATE TASTING
To benefit The Floured Apron
Thursday, March 9, 7:00pm
Share, 1222 Washington Court, 2nd Floor, WIlmette, IL
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 AND NORTHFIELD MONTAGES-
commemorative art posters of Winnetka and Northfield
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 gift!
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
Ribbon Cuttings--Double Header, Tuesday March 7, 10:00am, Lake Side Foods and Gary Frank Architects..
WNCC Monthly Board of Directors Meeting, Tuesday, March 14 , 7:30-9:00am, The Winnetka Community House, Winnetka, IL.
Business for Breakfast,  ELITE Wellness Chiropractic,
  Wednesday, March 15,  7:30--9:00am, WinnetkaCommunityHouseWinnetka,  IL.
South African Trip Informational Meeting, Wednesday, March 29, 5:00-6:30pm, Glenview Park Center, 2300 Chestnut, Room 101, Glenview, IL.
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