Thursday August 11, 2022
News & Events from BACC Members
Member News Submissions must be received by noon on Wednesday in order to be considered for a future issue. We will include items, space permitting, on a rotating basis. Priority is given to members who have not had an item run in the past month or longer. For a copy of the Member News Guidelines CLICK HERE. Questions? Call (847) 381-2525 or email: 
Barrington Farmers Market & Cruise Night Today
Stop by to pick up some fresh produce at the Barrington Village Farmers Market today, August 11 from 3:00-7:00 pm in the BMO Harris Bank parking lot at 201 S. Grove Ave. Then stay for Cruise Night from 6:00-8:00 pm sponsored by Barrington Bank & Trust Co. and Douglas Automotive. For Farmers Market details CLICK HERE. For Cruise Night details CLICK HERE.
Party on the Patio at The Orchard Church Aug. 13
All are invited to a Party on the Patio at The Orchard Evangelical Free Church at 1301 S. Grove Ave. in Barrington on Saturday, Aug. 13 from 2:00-5:30 pm. The event includes a car show, food, music, outdoor games and bouncy houses for the kids. Enjoy an afternoon of fun, then stay for their church service that starts at 5:30 pm. For details CLICK HERE.
Havana Nights Saturday in Downtown Long Grove
Get a taste of Havana with live music, dance lessons, and more this Saturday, Aug. 13 starting at 5:00 pm in Downtown Long Grove at Brothers Field, 344 Old McHenry Rd. The FREE event includes Latin dance lessons taught by the Fred Astaire Dance Studio at 5:00 pm; a performance by Los Perros Cubanos Band from 6:00-9:00 pm; and a fresh taco truck. For details or to RSVP CLICK HERE.
Raue Hosts Blues Concert in Crystal Lake on Aug. 13
Raue Center For The Arts will host award-winning blues singer Hector Anchondo on Saturday, Aug. 13 at 7:00 pm as part of its Arts on the Green series in Crystal Lake. Anchondo has appeared at the Chicago Blues Festival, Big Blues Bender and the Legendary Rhythm and Blues Cruise. Tickets are $20-30/adult and $8/child. For details CLICK HERE.
Tax Savings & FREE Tickets at Deer Park Town Center
Now through August 14, Deer Park Town Center shoppers can take advantage of the State Sales Tax Holiday and pay only 3% sales tax on most clothing items and shoes priced at $125 or less. Plus, spend over $125 and donate new school supplies to receive two FREE movie tickets through August 15. Donations benefit local schools. For details CLICK HERE.
D220 Hosts Ribbon Cuttings at Schools Aug. 15-17
Barrington Community School District 220 will hold separate ribbon cutting events Aug. 15-17 to celebrate the completion of new additions at its Station and Prairie Middle Schools and Grove Avenue Elementary; as well as completed projects at its Roslyn Road and Sunny Hill Elementary Schools. The two elementary school projects include dedicated STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) spaces and sensory rooms. For details and a schedule of ribbon cutting events CLICK HERE.
Teacher & School Staff Discount at The Sélectionner
Now through August 20, teachers and school staff will receive 20% off their purchases at The Sélectionner Boutique located at 22000 N. Pepper Rd., Ste. H in Lake Barrington. A valid ID must be presented. To browse the boutique's array of modern and vintage fashions and accessories online CLICK HERE.
Natural Serenity Offers Rewards in August
Relax and reap the rewards at Natural Serenity, 148 S. Northwest Hwy. in Barrington. Make an appointment for a self-care day anytime in August and mention their business on social media for a reward. Prizes include: $5-$10 off, a free session, a free bar of soap, or 15% off a salt lamp. For details CLICK HERE.
FREE "Ask An Expert" Virtual Program Aug. 17
BACC will host its next "Ask An Expert" virtual program on Wednesday, Aug. 17 from 10:00-11:00 am. Chris Geissler of Asgard Data will share how you can tap into data that your organization or nonprofit is already collecting to build new revenue streams and stronger relationships with customers. The program is free to BACC members and $15 for nonmembers. To register CLICK HERE.
Chicago Tribute Band at The Arboretum on Aug. 17
Enjoy an outdoor summer concert at the Arboretum of South Barrington on Wednesday, Aug. 17 from 7:00-9:00 pm with The Chicago Experience, a tribute to the legendary band Chicago. Food and beverages will be served by Incontro A Tavola. The concert series is sponsored by Wickstrom Lincoln on select Wednesdays throughout the summer. For details CLICK HERE.
Tips for Dealing with Learning Loss on Aug. 18
Parents are invited to attend one of two free webinars on Thursday, Aug. 18 about how to help students make up for learning loss, hosted by Huntington Learning Center. Experts will discuss helpful tips and strategies parents can use to deal with learning loss, tips for setting up routines, and programs Huntington offers to get students back on track. To register for the 12:00 pm webinar CLICK HERE. To register for the 6:00 pm webinar CLICK HERE.
Fun Outdoor Family Expo in Barrington on Aug. 20
Plan to walk, bike or drive over to Citizens Park in Barrington to enjoy fun activities for all ages at our Family Expo on Saturday, Aug. 20 from 12:00-4:00 pm. Enjoy youth entertainment, mini therapy horses & therapy dogs, Super Hero characters, music from Hot Tracks DJs, food & refreshments for purchase, free giveaways, and nearly 50 booths showcasing business and community resources. The event is open to the public and parking is FREE! For details CLICK HERE.
World Leaders Forum Hosts Actor Olmos on Aug. 22
Tickets are on sale for the next World Leaders Forum Inspirational Series program on Monday, Aug. 22 at 7:00 pm featuring actor, director and producer Edward James Olmos at Judson University in Elgin. The event will be hosted by entrepreneur Jacqueline Ruiz, who will also moderate a panel discussion with award-winning screenwriter Rick Najera. Proceeds fund scholarships for Judson students. To buy tickets CLICK HERE.
Healthy Skin with Beauty IV from Retreat Care Group
Treat yourself to a Beauty IV at Retreat Care Group, PLLC
21660 W Field Pkwy. in Deer Park. Make an appointment to learn how their treatments can rejuvenate hair, skin, and nails; fight acne and wrinkles; and protect skin from radical sun damage. For details call (847) 220-7386 or CLICK HERE.
Blood Drive Aug. 27 at Barrington Countryside FPD
The Barrington Countryside Fire Protection District will host a blood drive on Saturday, Aug. 27 from 9:00 am-2:00 pm at 22222 N. Pepper Rd. in Lake Barrington. To schedule an appointment call Vitalant at (877) 258-4825. For details on how to receive a coupon for a free pint of Culver's frozen custard when you donate, CLICK HERE.
BACC Hosts Virtual Nonprofit Check-in on Aug. 30
BACC will host a virtual meeting for local nonprofits on Tuesday, Aug. 31 from 4:00-5:00 pm. Share recent highlights, successes and upcoming events, as well as the most pressing challenges your organization faces, and resources that have worked for you. This is a FREE event for nonprofit Chamber members. To register and receive a zoom link CLICK HERE.
Tastemaker Dinner at Ruth's Chris Sept. 2 & 9
Reserve your spot for one of the next TasteMaker Dinners on Friday, Sept. 2 or 9 at Ruth's Chris Steak House, 100 W. Higgins Rd. in The Arboretum of South Barrington. The event features DAOU wines paired with a four-course menu inspired by the vibrant flavors of the Mediterranean. Dinner begins at 6:30 pm both nights and cost is $130. For details call (847) 551-3730 or CLICK HERE.
August Specials From Novas Associates
Don't let the August specials from Novas, Dohr, Coll, & Gadson OB/GYN Associates & Medical Spa slip away. Receive 20% off all single services including: O2 Lift Oxygen Facial, Skin Pen, Deep Tissue Massage, Back-to-School Acne Facial, and much more. For details CLICK HERE.
Donations Wanted for Food Pantry Gift Card Drive
The BACC Women's Biz Net is requesting donations for its annual Food Pantry Gift Card Drive during the month of August. Please consider helping families in need by donating $10 or more to be used for purchasing grocery gift cards that will be distributed to local food pantries. Any support is greatly appreciated. To donate CLICK HERE.
Event Sponsorships at Lake Barrington Shores
Sign up to sponsor a fall or winter event at Lake Barrington Shores. Choose from a variety of dates including: Bonfire on the Beach on Sept. 29; Howl-O-Ween on Oct. 2; Holiday Show Nov. 4-5; Breakfast with Santa on Dec. 10; and more. Call Jamie at (847) 382-1660 or email: For more information CLICK HERE.
2022 Chairman Circle Advantage Members:
To learn more about how you can participate in this program CLICK HERE.
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