Your Chamber News for June 20, 2022
Upcoming Chamber Events
Sign Up for WBN Breakfast Program This Thursday

There is still time to register for the Women's Biz Net breakfast program and networking this Thursday, June 23 from 8:00-9:30 am at Biltmore Country Club, 160 N. Biltmore Dr. in North Barrington.

Enjoy a presentation on "Resources that Strengthen Our Families," from our panel of experts: Betsy Wintringer of Barrington Youth & Family Services, Kyle Kick of BStrong Together, and Tony Au of Barrington Campus Life Center. Program sponsor is For Her Health S.C.. Cost to attend is $35 for BACC members and $45 for nonmembers.
FREE Classic Car Show in Barrington on Saturday

Gather your family and friends for our Classic Collectors Car Show this Saturday, June 25 from 12:00-4:00 pm in downtown Barrington! View a unique array of classic cars, listen to music from Hot Tracks DJs, and enjoy outdoor food and refreshments for purchase from local vendors. This is a FREE community event in support of small business. Many thanks to our generous sponsors!

Attention: Our Car Show line up is now full. Any entries received will be put on a waiting list.
Multi-Chamber Mixer at Restoration 1 on June 28

Restoration 1 of Cary will host a Multi-Chamber Open House Mixer on Tuesday, June 28 from 5:00-7:00 pm to celebrate their 5th anniversary and expansion at 150 S. Virginia Rd. in Crystal Lake.

BACC members and neighboring chambers are invited to enjoy a fun evening of networking with a bags tournament and Brothers BBQ truck. This is a FREE event, but an RSVP is requested.
Ribbon Cutting & Open House at The Selectionner on June 30

Join BACC on Thursday, June 30 at 4:00 pm as we celebrate the Grand Opening of The Selectionner Boutique at 22000 N. Pepper Rd., Ste. H in Lake Barrington. This is a FREE event, but an RSVP for the Open House is requested.
Sign Up to Sponsor or Play at the BACC Golf Classic Aug. 1

Sign up to sponsor or play in the BACC Golf Classic on Monday Aug. 1 at The Club at Wynstone in North Barrington.
 
Enjoy a day of golf, networking, delicious meals, contests, awards and raffle prizes. Sign up as a single golfer or register your foursome for this fun annual event.
 
Two Sponsorships are still available: Scorecard Sponsor ($750) and Super Ticket Sponsor ($250). For info email: communications@BarringtonChamber.com
Family Expo is August 20 - Reserve Your Space Today

Reserve your spot today as a vendor or sponsor at the Family Expo on Saturday, Aug. 20 from 12:00-4:00 pm in Citizens Park 511 N. Lake Zurich Rd., Barrington. This fun event is FREE to the community and a great way to connect and promote your business or organization.

Business Vendor Space is $225; and Nonprofit Space is $100. Two levels of sponsorships are also available. Space is limited, so sign up soon! Questions call (847) 381-2525 or email: communications@barringtonchamber.com
Restaurant & Spirit Vendors Wanted for TasteFest in Oct.

Save the date and sign up for the Barrington Area TasteFest on Wednesday, Oct. 19, from 5:00-8:00 pm at Wild Onion Brewery in Lake Barrington.

Restaurant & Spirit Vendors are invited to showcase their best to a crowd of over 300 area residents, while mingling with other chefs, brew masters, vintners and distillers. For $50 your vendor spot includes: One 6-ft table ($200 value); a half-page ad in the program ($200 value); and Two TasteFest admission tickets ($80 value). Tasting vendors must provide 300 complimentary samples for guests and secure proper health department certificate for food.
Photos from Last Week's Events
BACC Mixer of the Month at
Shirley's Piano Bar in Barrington
Ribbon Cutting at Brighton
in Deer Park Town Center
Membership Boot Camp
at the Chamber
To visit and view more BACC photos & posts on our Facebook page CLICK HERE.
Marketing Opportunities
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
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: www.BarringtonChamber.com. New videos are also shared on BACC social media pages. To learn more email: marketing@barringtonchamber.com.

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
Policy Updates for Small Businesses June 23

Get the latest updates from the Small Business Administration, the Illinois Dept. of Commerce & Economic Opportunity, Internal Revenue Service, and the Small Business Advocacy Council at a FREE webinar on Thursday, June 23 from 10:00-11:15 am. Updates include information about agency programs (including funding), policies, and legislation affecting small businesses. To register CLICK HERE.
OSHA Provides Workplace Safety & Health Resources for Small Businesses

June is National Safety Month, and under the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 employers have a responsibility to provide a safe workplace. Stay updated on workplace safety and health with help from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration. For a menu of resources specifically designed for small businesses CLICK HERE.
Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital Offers Vaccinations and Booster Shots

COVID-19 vaccine appointments for anyone five years and older are now being accepted at Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital, 450 W. Hwy. 22 in Barrington. Booster shots are also available to anyone 5 years and older who received both doses of the Pfizer, Moderna, or the Johnson & Johnson vaccine. A second booster shot is available for people 50 and older and immunocompromised people 12 and older four months after their first booster shot. Those seeking appointments do not need to be patients of the hospital. To schedule an appointment call (866) 443-2584, or CLICK HERE.
2022 Chairman Circle Advantage Members:
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