Your Chamber News for November 22, 2021
Upcoming Chamber Events
Ribbon Cutting Events Around the Chamber in December

Please join us for one or more of these ribbon cutting ceremonies in December to celebrate our BACC members! For details, click on the highlighted businesses below:

Please RSVP for the BACC Holiday Mixer on Dec. 9 at Katherine Elizabeth at Home

Please RSVP today for our next BACC Holiday Mixer on Thursday, Dec. 9 from 5:00-7:30 pm hosted by Katherine Elizabeth at Home located at 800 S. NW Hwy. in Barrington!

Share some holiday cheer, enjoy appetizers catered by Wild Asparagus, and enter a raffle to support the Lauren Brown Memorial Scholarship Fund. This is a FREE event for BACC members, but an RSVP is requested by Dec. 7.
Join BACC for our Annual Dinner & Scholarship Fundraiser on Jan. 27

Save the date and sign up today to attend the BACC Annual Dinner & Scholarship Fundraiser on Thursday, January 27 from 5:30 - 9:30 pm at Avante Banquets, 1050 Northwest Hwy. in Fox River Grove.

The event, which supports the BACC Lauren Brown Memorial Scholarship Fund and Small Business Programming, includes food stations, a cash bar, live music, networking, a silent auction and more! Tickets are $65 per guest or $500 for a table of 8. Online bidding for the Silent Auction begins January 12.

Silent Auction items are also needed. To donate an item please email the Chamber at: with a description and estimated value of your donation. Items should be delivered to the Chamber office by Jan. 6. Thank you for your support!
Photos from Last Week's Chamber Events
Organic Rootz Ribbon Cutting in Downtown Barrington
BACC Young Professionals Meeting at Farmhouse on North
To view more event photos on the BACC Facebook page CLICK HERE.
Marketing Opportunities
Registration is Open for 2022 Welcome Neighbor Program

Target residents moving into the 60010 area just as they are developing new buying habits with our Welcome Neighbor program! There are three ways to participate:

  • Receive monthly New Resident Lists for your own marketing efforts (Cost:$150);
  • Include a flyer, trinket or coupon only (1,000 items) in the Welcome Neighbor Bags (Cost: $150);
  • Participate in both option #1 and #2 and save (Cost: $275).

To learn more about the BACC Welcome Neighbor Program, email:
Member Benefit: eBlast Your Message to the Chamber

Did you know that one of your many Chamber benefits is the opportunity to send your sales message to nearly 1,400 fellow Chamber members?!

Simply provide your ad in a jpeg or pdf format and BACC can accommodate your promotional schedule. Everyone for whom we have a valid email address receives BACC eblasts. Sponsorships of our weekly Chamber and Member newsletters are also available. For details call the Chamber at (847) 381-2525 or click the link below
BACC Kicks Off Shop-Dine- Support Local Campaign

BACC has kicked off a marketing campaign to encourage shopping, dining and supporting local in the Barrington area throughout the holiday season! These promotions are being shared on our social media pages, the BACC website, and displayed at the Chamber office.

Please click on the flyer image and download a copy to post, print or share with current and potential customers. Also remember to send us your holiday events and specials so we can help promote them in our Member News.
Showcase Your Business Video on the BACC Website

Showcase your business to thousands of website visitors on the BACC Member Marketplace! For just $100 your promotional video will be displayed for a three-month period on the BACC website: New videos are also shared on BACC social media pages. To learn more email:

Space is limited and video placements are reserved on a first-come, first-served basis. Videos must be three minutes or less in length, and will include a link to your business website or social media page. New videos are posted the 1st and 15th of each month. To view the Member Marketplace CLICK HERE.
News & Resources
Nominations Open for SBA National Small Business Week Awards

Nominations are now being accepted for the 2022 National Small Business Week Awards hosted by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). The awards recognize achievements of SBA-assisted small businesses and the contributions they have made to their communities and our nation’s economy. All nominations must be submitted by Tuesday, Jan. 11 at 2:00 pm. For details CLICK HERE.
Vaccination & Mask Guidelines from the Illinois Dept. of Health

An Executive Order signed by Gov. J.B. Pritzker, requires all individuals over the age of 2 (who can medically tolerate a face covering) to wear a mask when in indoor public places. The order also requires health care workers, school personnel, higher education personnel and students, and employees and contractors of state-owned or operated congregate facilities to be fully vaccinated. For details and answers to related Frequently Asked Questions CLICK HERE.
Five things to know about the COVID-19 Delta Variant

The highly contagious Delta variant is concerning and leading to surges of cases around the globe. Dr. Robert Citronberg, executive medical director of infectious disease and prevention for Advocate Aurora Health, shares the top five things you need to know about the contagious Delta COVID 19 variant and how the COVID 19 vaccine is the best defense. To find out answers to the five questions below, CLICK HERE.

  1. How concerning is the Delta variant?
  2. Who is at risk?
  3. How important is it to be fully vaccinated?
  4. Are our vaccination rates good enough in Illinois and Wisconsin?
  5. What's the message to people who haven’t yet gotten vaccinated?
Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital Accepting Vaccine Appointments

COVID-19 vaccine appointments for people 12 and older are now being accepted at Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital, 450 W. Hwy. 22 in Barrington. Moderna and Pfizer vaccines are being administered and those seeking appointments do not need to be patients of the hospital. To schedule an appointment call (866) 443-2584, or CLICK HERE.
2021 Chairman Circle Advantage Members:
To learn more about how you can participate in this program CLICK HERE.
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