Thursday October 15, 2020
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. Questions? Call the BACC office at (847) 381-2525 or click here to send us an email.
Witches Night Out in Downtown Long Grove Tonight
Businesses in Historic Downtown Long Grove, 308 Old McHenry Rd., will be open late for "Witches Night Out" tonight, Oct. 15 from 5:00 - 8:00 pm for shopping, sipping and dining. Participating businesses will have specials, discounts, give-aways and more planned for attendees. Register in advance or at the event to enter for a chance to win prizes donated by Long Grove merchants. Click here for details.
FREE Virtual Oil Painters of America Program Tonight
Join Barrington’s White House for a FREE virtual Third Thursday Art Night Out presentation by Oil Painters of America (OPA) tonight, Oct. 15 from 6:00 - 7:30 pm. Visit with three of OPA's award-winning artists from the Chicago area: Mary Qian, Konrad Hack, and Marci Oleszkiewicz. Click here to register.
Virtual Open House Tonight with Concierge
Concierge Aesthetics and Plastic Surgery, 135 Park Ave. in Barrington, will host a Virtual Open House tonight, Oct. 15 from 6:30-8:30 pm. View demonstrations via Facebook live of the newest and most popular cosmetic treatments, as well as discounts on treatments and products. All specials will be available through the Concierge website and announced during the event. The event will also be streamed from their other locations in Geneva, Naperville and Chicago’s Gold Coast. Click here to register.
New Dining Hours Starting Next Week at Chessie's
Plan a trip to Chessie's Restaurant, 200 Applebee St. in Barrington at the Ice House Mall, during their new dining hours. Starting Monday, Oct. 19 Chessie's will be open from 11:00 am - 9:00 pm for lunch and dinner. Enjoy one of their October drink specials while dining in, or order for curbside carryout or delivery through Grubhub. Click here for details.
FREE Webinar: Managing Business Operations Thru Crisis
Join Barrington Bank & Trust Co., N.A. on Wednesday, Oct. 21, from 8:30 – 9:30 am for a FREE webinar on "Managing Business Operations Through A Crisis." A panel from Wintrust Community Banks will discuss the state tax challenges of expanded telework, as well as how to recruit, manage, and retain team members virtually. Click here to regster.
BYFS & 220 Foundation Host Back-to-School FB Live Talk
Barrington Youth & Family Services (BYFS) and the Barrington 220 Educational Foundation will co-host a Facebook live talk on "Setting Your Family Up for Success as We Head Back to School," on Wednesday Oct. 21 from 6:00-7:00 pm. Learn some practical tools to help manage anxiety and more from BYFS expert Lisa Schultz, LPC. Click here for details.
Caring Women's Connection Love Fund Auction on Oct. 22
Gather with your friends and a glass of wine to virtually attend the Caring Women's Connection Hybrid Love Fund Auction on Thursday, Oct. 22 beginning at 6:30 pm to support women and children in Lake County. The "Sprinkling Love" event includes an online auction and raffle, the opportunity to order wine/dining to-go packages, and much more. Click here for details and to buy raffle tickets.
Autumn Wine Dinner at Ruth's Chris Oct. 22 & 23
Make your reservation today for an exclusive Autumn Wine Dinner on Thursday, Oct. 22 or Friday, Oct. 23 at 6:00 pm at Ruth's Chris Steak House, 100 W. Higgins Rd. Ste. U in The Arboretum of South Barrington. Enjoy sweet corn & chopped bacon salad paired with Hess Chardonnay; veal ravioli paired with Meomi Pinot Noir; filet and Cremini mushrooms paired with Franciscan Cabernet Sauvignon; and cheesecake for dessert. Cost is $95 per person and space is limited. Call (608) 828-RUTH or click here to make a reservation.
Barrington Countryside FPD Blood Drive is Oct. 24
The Barrington Countryside Fire Protection District will co-host a Blood Drive on Saturday, Oct. 24 from 9:00 am - 2:00 pm at 411 Algonquin Rd. in Fox River Grove. The event is held in memory of the tragic Seven Angels school bus accident that happened 25 years ago in Fox River Grove. Those who cannot donate blood on this date are asked to visit a Vitalant location and use code 598C. For details call (877) 258-4825 or CLICK HERE to schedule a donation.
Snap & Post a Photo at Deer Park Town Center from Oct. 24-31 for a Chance to Win a Shopping Spree
Visit Deer Park Town Center any time from Saturday, Oct. 24 - Oct. 31 to see their larger-than-life Sand Sculptures and festive Pumpkin Displays. Take a photo with the sand sculptures or pumpkins and post them to Instagram for a chance to win a $100 Deer Park Town Center shopping spree. Use #FallDeerPark and tag and follow @shopdeerpark to be entered. Click here for details.
Rahab’s Daughters to Host Virtual Gala on Oct. 29
Rahab’s Daughters will host their “Illuminating Human Trafficking" Annual Gala virtually on Thursday, Oct. 29 at 7:00 pm to celebrate their survivors. Speakers will share powerful stories about surviving human trafficking and thriving. This is a FREE event, but registration is required. A number of sponsorship opportunities are available. To download a sponsorship form CLICK HERE. For event details or to register CLICK HERE.
Drive-In Concert at Barrington Metra Lot Oct. 30
The Village of Barrington will host its second Drive-in Concert on Friday, Oct. 30 from 7:00 - 9:00 pm in the Metra North Commuter Lot, 201 S. Spring St., featuring the band Libido Funk Circus. Ticket sales are limited and only vehicles will be allowed (no walk-ins). Up to six people maximum per vehicle, which must be parked in an every-other-space footprint. Attendees may bring their own food and drinks. Cost to attend is $25 per vehicle. Click here to buy tickets.
October Car Care Special from Douglas Automotive
Celebrate National Car Care Month with a Fall Special now through Oct. 31 from Douglas Automotive. For $39.95 you receive: an oil change, brake, suspension and all fluid levels inspections, lights check, radiator and coolant inspection, tire rotation, battery and charging system test, and more. Douglas Automotive has locations in Barrington, Fox River Grove and Crystal Lake. Click here for details.
BJWC Hosts Virtual Fashion Show Nov. 7
The Barrington Junior Women's Club (BJWC) will host "The Secret Garden" Virtual Fashion Show on Saturday, Nov. 7 from 11:00 am-1:00 pm. Guests will enjoy viewing on-trend fashions from Barrington retailers and local boutiques, entertainment, virtual raffles and a live auction experience. The event supports the BJWC Grant Award Program providing scholarships and human service needs for senior citizens, women and children in Barrington and surrounding communities. Individual tickets are $65, or $1000 for a "Secret Garden Watch Party" for 10 featuring a catered lunch, wine, desserts and more. Click here for details.
BACF Hosts Virtual Grants Workshop on Nov. 12
The Barrington Area Community Foundation (BACF) will host its 2021 Grants Workshop virtually on their website beginning Thursday, Nov. 12. Following the Grants Workshop, the BACF Grants Committee will schedule and host virtual break-out sessions to foster collaboration and sharing of ideas. In addition, Q&A sessions will be available upon request. Click here for details.
Safety Products & Tips from Signs By Tomorrow
Show employees, customers and other visitors how to fight the spread of COVID-19 with signage and safety tactics from Signs By Tomorrow, 1315 E. Davis St. in Arlington Heights. Guide traffic flow with custom-designed social distancing floor graphics, which can be applied to exterior and interior surfaces. In addition, remember to: enforce "best practices" at entrances, list key rules with banner stands, and clearly mark chairs and tables. Click here for details.
Home Tailgate Catering Packages from Pinstripes
Tailgate at home with one of these catering packages for 10-12 people from Pinstripes, 100 W. Higgins Rd., Ste. H5 in The Arboretum of South Barrington: "The Last Shot" offers a variety of flatbreads and caesar salad; "2-Point Converion" includes a medium sandwich platter with salad; "Grand Slam" offers an array of sliders with salad; and "4th & Goal" includes two types of sliders and two platters. Click here for details.
Job Opening at Deer Park Chiropractic
Deer Park Chiropractic, 21805 W. Field Pkwy., Ste.120 in Deer Park, is now hiring for a full-time doctor's assistant. Will train. Interested candidates should apply in person only on Tuesdays from 10:30 am -12:30 pm. Click here for details.
Gibbons Named a "Power Woman of the Northshore"
Judy Gibbons, of Judy Gibbons Jameson Sotheby's International Realty, has been selected as a one of the "Power Women of the Northshore" by Sheridan Road Magazine. The article features some of the North Shore’s most influential women from a variety of fields, who contribute personally and professionally to their surrounding communities. Click here for details.
Equilibrium PT Nutritionist Interviewed on Podcast
Equilibrium Personal Training's Nutritionist Amy Engels Baltes, RD, LDN was recently interviewed on a "Never Too Late for Fitness" podcast by host Phil Faris. Baltes shared information on helping people over 50 get healthy with the power of food. Click here for details.
WBN Donates Gift Cards from "Christmas in July" Drive to Cuba Township Food Pantry
The BACC Women's Biz Net recently donated $400 worth of gift cards to the Cuba Township Food Pantry, which they collected from their "Christmas in July" Virtual Food Pantry Drive. Many thanks to all who donated this summer. For more information about donating or volunteering to help at the Cuba Township Food Pantry, 28000 W. Cuba Rd. in Barrington, call (847) 381-1120 or click here to send an email.
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