Batavia Chamber of Commerce Weekly Digest
April 10, 2017
Chairman's Circle
Welcome New Members
Signature Metal Works

The Jank Guitar Store
Events This Week
Batavia Women in Business Luncheon

10th Anniversary/Client Appreciation Open House
The Good Word
TriCity Family Services, Kane County's leading provider of counseling and other mental health services to clients of all ages and income levels, will host its 28th 
Annual Gala Fundraiser on Saturday, April 22 from 6 to 11 p.m. at Pheasant Run Resort in St. Charles.

The event is open to the public.
One of the largest fundraisers for the organization, this year's celebration also marks the Golden Jubilee anniversary for TriCity Family Services (TCFS), a milestone being recognized throughout the year with the Gala taking center stage during this special event.  Scott Mackay from 95.9 The River will serve as Master of Ceremonies. 
Live musical entertainment, provided by Dennis O'Brien, kicks off Cocktail Hour, in addition to signature beverages that nod to TCFS' 50 th anniversary.  Gala attendees will also be treated to a sit-down dinner, Live and Silent Auctions, a "Golden Surprise" raffle (valued at $500), and the presentation of the Golden Heart Awards for long-standing and meritorious philanthropic support of the organization. This year's Golden Heart recipients include Chris and Kristin Behmer, Caerus Foundation and The Kiwanis Club of St. Charles.
Gala registration is now open.

To reserve your ticket, or to make a donation, click HERE.
To learn more about volunteer opportunities, click  HERE.
News from City of Batavia
The Parkway Tree Program is back!  At this time, London Planetrees are still available for spring and many other species are available for fall! For more information, click here.
Member Tip
Need help finding a great local candidate to work for you?  Utilize our job board!  Best of all, it's INCLUDED in your membership!
Helpful Links
Community Calendar   

Like us on Facebook

View on Instagram
Batavia Women in Business Luncheon
April 11, 11:30 - 1:00 PM, Eagle Brook Country Club

Speaker and Business Coach Jamie Sidwell will present "5 Ways to Develop Self Discipline".  Together we will examine the WHAT, WHY and HOW TO's of being disciplined and getting more done with less time and less effort leaving you opportunity to do even more of what you love!  For more information and to register, click here.  

PS-Men are always welcome and encouraged to attend!
Net-Working It! For A Cause!
April 19th, 5-7 PM, Gaetano's Batavia 
Net-Working It! For A Cause is back! This month we spotlight Tri City Health Partnership. To attend, there is a suggested donation of $10 per person.  Complimentary appetizers will be served and a cash bar will be available.  It's half priced martini night!  Anyone is welcome to join us and no RSVP is required.  This event is hosted by Gaetano's Batavia and sponsored by Edward Jones - Nick Ninedorf, Miscella Real Estate - Debbie Gurley, and Patriot Heating and Cooling Services.  For more information, click here.
Lunch and Learn: Brand Reputation on Social Media
April 26, 11:30 - 1:00 PM, Lincoln Inn Banquets

Businesses are being reviewed, talked about, and even critically
undermined on social media every day. Its great when people give you a glowing review, but what happens when these are unfair or even untrue? Award winning Author and Speaker, Brian Basilico will teach us how to positively manage your brand's reputation on social media.  For more information and to register, click here.  
90 Ideas in 90 Minutes
April 27, 7:30 - 9:00 AM, Q Center, St. Charles

Join Kane County Chronicle along with Batavia Chamber of Commerce, Geneva Chamber of Commerce, and St. Charles Chamber of Commerce for 90 Ideas in 90 Minutes.

Spend 90 Minutes with Kane County Business Leaders and walk away with 90 of their best ideas. Batavia Chamber members Jeff Matter - Music Matters, Melissa Monno - River's Edge Bar and Grill, Craig Foltos - Foltos Tonsorial Parlor, and Debbie Gurley - Miscella Real Estate will be presenting.

Breakfast will be served.  Click here to register!
Ambassador of the Month

The Batavia Chamber of Commerce is thrilled to announce our March Ambassador of the Month: Kelli Meyer, Loan Officer, ABC Bank Mortgage Division.
The Chamber is so fortunate to have such an active and vibrant individual as an Ambassador. From her previous position at Chick-fil-A to her current position at ABC Bank Mortgage Division, Kelli is a very visible member of our community and our membership. With her bright smile and cheery attitude, she is a natural at meeting members at events and making everyone comfortable.  Thank you, Kelli!  Your dedication to the Ambassador program is greatly valued and appreciated by our members, the Board of Directors, and Chamber staff!  Congratulations, keep up the good work!