June 2017



of the Month 

Board of Directors
Craig Larsen
Sharon Spero
Vice Chairman
Money Mailer of Fox Valley

Ryan Anderson
HighWire  Networks


Tory Haines
Haines & Associates

Leah Hoppes
Vision Force Marketing

Bill Johnson
BMO Harris Bank

Steve Martin
First State Bank

Rob Mondi
Abby's Breakfast & Lunch

Colleen Noe
Integrative Family Healthcare

Wendy Taylor-Santucci
Sacha Urban
TriCity Family Services

Rita Tungare


President & CEO

Business Development

Kristine Kowalski
Administrative Assistant
Special Events & Marketing
Membership Representative
Our Distingui shed Members


Valley Ambulatory Surgery Center
Vintage 53
West Valley Graphics & Print, Inc. 
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Building a vibrant and prosperous community through business leadership . 

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Paddle Boat Mixer

WBC Networking on the Patio

42nd Annual Golf Outing



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Random Acts Matter
Mount St. Mary Park, St. Charles, IL 60174

A newly formed non-for-profit organization formed to instigate and mobilize the community to provide care and compassion through random acts of kindness and service. Join in for their first event: "An Evening of Random Acts" Sunday, September 10th, 2017 5:00pm - 8:30pm, Mount Saint Mary's Park, St. Charles, IL . An evening of live music and a community celebrating those that are making Random Acts Matter!  Stay tuned for more information and ticketing.  By joining, you'll automatically be considered a member of RAM and be able to refer and request a random act on someone's behalf.  

Strikers Fox Valley Soccer Club
1000 Kirk Road, Geneva, IL 60134

Est. in 1989 the Strikers FVSC provides boys and girls ages 6-23 the opportunity to train in their 50,000 indoor state of the art training center and compete at the highest levels of traveling soccer. As part of all three Chambers, Batavia, Geneva and St. Charles; there were representatives and members from all Chambers at the ribbon cutting to congratulate Strikers!

Orangetheory Fitness
124 Kirk Rd, Unit F2, St. Charles, IL 60174

Orangetheory Fitness is a one hour, heart rate monitor based fitness studio.  It is a group based personal training, with a personal trainer leading the way, and your results are emailed after every class! Looking for a new workout or to change up your current workout plan? Make sure to check out Orangetheory Fitness!  Chamber members joined to welcome Orangetheory Fitness to the St. Charles Chamber!


Job Fair
Pottawatomie Community Center
8 North Ave, St. Charles, IL 60174

The Chamber's Inaugural Job Fair is now in the books.  Local job seekers met with 23 area employers from diverse industries such as Manufacturing, Healthcare, Finance, Restaurant/Entertainment, Government/Non-Profit, and more.

After Hours Mixer
Bike Rack/Project Mobility
2930 Campton Hills Dr., St. Charles, IL 60174

Thank you to the Bike Rack for hosting the May After Hours Mixer! There was a great turnout and a wonderful opportunity to network. Thank you for opening up your business and teaching us a little more about what you do and services you have to offer as well as your non-profit group, Project Mobility!

Mini-Golf Outing
RiverView Mini-Golf
8 North Ave, St. Charles, IL 60174

The Mini Golf Outing was a great event; the weather was not ideal but that did not stop the attendees! Chamber Members had a wonderful time playing mini golf, networking and enjoying a wonderful day. We started of with a round of mini - golf that included 18 holes and eventually moved on to the pavilion where we raffled off great prizes while enjoying the wonderful food that was provided for us!
Thank you to our Gold Sponsor:
St. Charles Bank & Trust
Bronze Sponsor:
Neighbors Magazines
Hole Sponsors:
 Abby's Breakfast & Lunch
Alexanders Cafe
Chicago Tribune
Clint Hull
Detour Graphic Design & New Media, Inc.
First State Bank
Ginger Root Hair Salon
MCC Technology
Murray Commercial
NOVIX Network Specialists, Inc.
Rookies All-American Pub & Grill
Rx Automotive
St. Charles Bank & Trust Company
St. Charles Public Library
Village Squire Restaurant, The
Wilson Travel & Cruise
Thank you to the Chamber Members who provided food for this event:
Arcedium Coffeehouse, Buona, Costco, Culver's of St. Charles, DRM European Cafe & Delicatessen, Francesca's by the River, Salsa Verde Mexican Restaurant & Taqueria & VinoThai's
Thank you to all the Sponsors who made this event possible! 

WBC Luncheon- Generation XYZ: Bridging the Generation Communication Gap
The Finery & Blacksmith Bar
305 W. Main Street, St. Charles, IL 60174

Tracy Minnec, Light Bulb Effects Coaching, LLC, rocked a packed house with her dynamic and insightful presentation on Generation XYZ: Bridging the Generation Communications Gap. The Finery & Blacksmith Bar hosted this sold-out luncheon event.

City News


Business of the Month  

675 Sidwell Ct
St. Charles, IL 60174
(630) 894-2000

Business of the Month
Cornerstone Partners Horticultural Services Company

  Cornerstone Partners Horticultural Services Company
P.O. Box 745
St. Charles, IL 60174
(630) 482-9950
Business of the Month  
Heartland Bank

Heartland Bank
2402 W. Main St.
St. Charles, IL 60175
(630) 463-6300
Stealth Aerial Imaging
Christine  Zoerlein
West Chicago
(630) 877-8138
Midas Auto Service Experts
Hugh Boeset
1502 W. Main Street
St. Charles
(630) 584-1065
St. Charles Motorsports
Alexander Poppl
2905 W. Main Street
St Charles
(630) 443-1600
Shodeen Homes
Anna Harmon
77 N. First Street
(630) 232-8181
Improve Technologies
Brian  Good
1144 E. State St, Suite A-124
(630) 883-0703
Syndeo Networks , Inc.
William  Finney
300 Cardinal Dr., Suite 110
St. Charles
(630) 457-4218
Belich Solutions, Inc.
John Belich
St. Charles
(630) 400-0558
ForeverLawn Chicago
Wendy Gale
3438 Colony Bay Dr.
(779) 368-0251
Addelise Inc.
Tanya Smith
25 N. River Lane
(815) 751-1870
Johnson Dermatology
Jenny Paige
3310 W. Main St., Suite 115
St. Charles
(630) 232-2885
DRM European Cafe & Delicatessen
Joanna Migo
610 East Main Street
St. Charles
(630) 940-2882
Moveable Feast & Co.
Ashley Marquez
321 Franklin St.
(630) 845-3287
Preservation Bread & Wine
Lawrence  Colburn
513 S Third St
(630) 208-1588

Ark Technologies, Inc.
St Charles
(630) 377-8855
Armor Technologies
(815) 754-0505
Assoc. of Nutrition & Food Service Professionals
St Charles
(630) 587-6336
Autumn Leaves of St. Charles
St. Charles
(630) 485-4510
Balta Design
(630) 492-0147
Button Man Shipping, Printing & Mailboxes
St. Charles
(630) 549-0438
Cedric Spring & Associates
St Charles
(630) 584-3630
Comprehensive Dentistry Ltd.
St. Charles
(630) 994-5174
Corbella Clinic
South Elgin
(847) 697-0200
Dairy Queen Grill & Chill St. Charles
St Charles
(630) 584-2658
DuPage Airport Authority
West Chicago
(630) 584-2211
Edward Jones - Taylor Garner, Financial Advisor
South Elgin
(847) 289-6186
Elgin Community College
(847) 697-1000
Evolve Chiropractic
St. Charles
(630) 549-6474
Fox River Harley-Davidson
St. Charles
(630) 584-8000
Fox Valley Bathtub Refinishing
St. Charles
(847) 650-6271
Fox Valley Ophthalmology/Eyes of the Fox
St Charles
(630) 584-9850
Fox Valley Orthopedics/OrthoFirst Immediate Care
(630) 584-1400
Haines & Associates, LLC
St. Charles
(630) 524-5118
Marce Van Glabek
St Charles
(630) 584-8847

MB Financial Bank
St Charles
(630) 797-9040
Midwest Powder Coatings
St Charles
(630) 587-2918
Money Mailer of Fox River Valley
St Charles
(630) 377-4930
NOVIX Network Specialists, Inc.
St Charles
(630) 443-0036
Pheasant Run Resort & Spa
St Charles
(630) 584-6300
Select Health Chiropractic
St. Charles
(630) 377-2077
St. Charles Episcopal Church
St Charles
(630) 584-2596
St. Charles Public Library
St Charles
(630) 584-0076
St. Charles Township
St Charles
(630) 584-9342
Terrence G. Andrew
St. Charles
(630) 377-3344
The Painted Vine Cellar
St Charles
(331) 422-7301
Total Technology Solutions Group, Inc.
St. Charles
(630) 377-3669
V. Alexander & Company, Inc.
St. Charles
(630) 797-2190
Village of Campton Hills
Campton Hills
(630) 584-5700

*Note:  As events can change or be rescheduled, always go to our Events Calendar  on our website for the most up-to-date listing of all Member and Chamber events.
Tuesday, June 6th      
Riverside & Walnut Ave
St. Charles, IL 60174
Thursday, June 8th     
Pica & Associates
4N701 School Rd, Suite A
St. Charles, IL 60175
Thursday, June 9th    
Confident Aire, Inc.
504 E. Main Street
St. Charles, IL 60174
Tuesday, May 9th
Brighton Gardens Assisted Living
600 Dunham Road
St. Charles, IL 60174
Tuesday, June 20th 
Fox Title Company
162 S 1st Street
St. Charles, IL 60174
Wednesday, June 21st  
Pottawatomie Park
8 North Ave
St. Charles, IL 60174
Tuesday, June 27th    
Riverside & Walnut Ave
St. Charles, IL 60174
Tuesday, June 29th  
Global Brew Tap House
2100 Prairie St.
St. Charles, IL 60174
See What's Going On With Chamber Businesses

Check the Chamber Website Event Calendar for a complete listing of Chamber Member Events this month. 

Thank you to:

Thank you to Mark Wilson, Unlocking Performance, for being the facilitator at the Chamber Staff and Board Spring Strategic Meeting. 

Thank you to the Mini Golf Committee: Anita Malik, Neighbors Magazines; Cheryl Flood, Practical HR;  Rose Santeler, RX Automotive, for all of your help and a wonderful event!

Thank you to Gabrielle Bukowski,  Fox Valley Buick GMC for referring Stealth Aerial Imaging, Inc.

Thank you to Cheryl Flood, Practical HR for referring Addelise Inc.

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The St. Charles Chamber of Commerce is a 501(c)6 Non-Profit Organization whose sole funding is from Membership Contributions.  The St. Charles Chamber of Commerce does not receive any City, County, State or Federal Funding.  Chambers of Commerce direct their efforts at promoting the common economic interests of all the commercial enterprises in a given community.  We appreciate our Member's contributions to our Organization through Membership Contributions, Sponsorships and Event Attendance.