Thursday May 25, 2023
News & Events from BACC Members
Member News Submissions must be received by noon on Wednesday in order to be considered for the next issue. Items will be included, space permitting, on a rotating basis. Priority is given to members who have not had an item run in the past month or longer. CLICK HERE for the Member News Guidelines. Questions? Call (847) 381-2525 or email: 
Village Hosts Barrington Art Festival May 27-28
Get ready to enjoy the Barrington Art Festival this Saturday and Sunday, May 27-28 from 10:00 am-5:00 pm in the Village of Barrington. The outdoor family-friendly event will feature the work of 120 artists in all media including paintings, sculpture, jewelry, wearables, photography, ceramics and more. For details CLICK HERE.
Veterans of LBS Host Memorial Weekend Events
The Veterans of Lake Barrington Shores (LBS) will host a Memorial 5K Race on Sunday, May 28 at 8:00 am at the Market Place Shopping Center in Lake Barrington. For details CLICK HERE. They also invite everyone, especially area active-duty military, veterans and veteran families, to their annual Memorial Day Ceremony on Monday, May 29 at 11:00 am in the Memorial Garden at LBS. For details CLICK HERE.
BBQ at SOUL Harbour for Vets & Families May 28
Service members, veterans and their families are invited to SOUL Harbour Ranch for SOUL-FUL connections this Sunday, May 28 at 10:30 am, followed by a BBQ from 11:00 am-1:00 pm. at 22093 N. Countryside Ln. in Barrington. This is a FREE event, but an RSVP is required. To RSVP contact Jodie at (855) 408-SOUL (7685) or email: For details CLICK HERE.
Summer Beach Volleyball & Baggo Leagues at 3D Sideouts
Sign up for an after work Beach Volleyball or Baggo Rec League this summer at 3D Sideouts Sports Tavern in Island Lake. They also have a great line up of outdoor patio shows throughout the summer. For details CLICK HERE.
BACC Hosts Virtual Nonprofit Meeting on June 7
All local non-profit organizations are invited to join BACC for a virtual check-in meeting on Wednesday, June 7 from 10:00-11:00 am to share ideas, resources, and inspiration. Participants will be invited to talk about their recent highlights and upcoming events, as well as their challenges and the solutions that have worked. This is a FREE event for nonprofits, but an RSVP is required to receive the Zoom link. To register CLICK HERE. 
NAMI Lunch & Learn: Workplace Mental Health June 8
The National Alliance on Mental Illness Barrington Chapter (NAMI) will host a Lunch & Learn program about “Mental Health in the Workplace” on Thursday, June 8 from 12:00-1:15 pm at the Chamber office. Discover how to recognize symptoms of mental health issues, where to look for help, and gain a better understanding on how mental health issues affect the workplace. Lunch will be provided & space is limited. To RSVP call (847) 496-1415 or email:
Entertainment Every Night This Summer at Broken Oar
Plan to enjoy a summer of fun any night of the week at Broken Oar in Port Barrington. Events include: Dine with your Dog Mondays; Car & Bike Show Tuesdays; Luau Wednesdays; Thirsty Thursdays; and Live Music Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. For details CLICK HERE.
After Hours Networking at Jovie Childcare on June 13
All BACC members are invited to attend a FREE After Hours Networking event on Tuesday, June 13 from 5:00-7:00 pm at Jovie Childcare in Barrington. Enjoy complimentary appetizers and refreshments, while connecting with other BACC members. This is a FREE event but an RSVP is requested. To register CLICK HERE.
World Leaders Forum Charity Golf Event is June 19
Registration is open for the World Leaders Forum Charity Golf Outing on Monday, June 19 at the exclusive Bull Valley Golf Course in Woodstock. The event supports Judson University's RISE program that allows students with intellectual disabilities to experience college life in a Christian community and build upon strengths for independent living and customized employment. For details CLICK HERE.
Order from Portillo's on June 20 to Support Elderwerks
Enjoy a meal at Portillo's at participating locations while supporting Elderwerks Educational Services on Tuesday, June 20 from 5:00-8:00 pm. When you order using the designated code before checkout, 20% of sales will benefit Elderwerks. Valid on drive thru, pickup, curbside, and in restaurant orders. For details CLICK HERE.
Outdoor Concert Series at The Arb Starts June 21
The Arboretum of South Barrington has announced the lineup for its Summer Wickstrom Lincoln Concert Series, which begins on Wednesday, June 21 from 6:30-9:00 pm with Recaptured (Infinity Band). The FREE outdoor concerts are held through Aug. 30 at the Main Street Plaza stage between Georgio’s Pizzeria and Mago Grill. Guests are invited to bring blankets or chairs and enjoy takeout from any Arboretum restaurant. For details CLICK HERE.
Tickets on Sale for Long Grove Strawberry Fest June 23-25
Buy your tickets today for Strawberry Fest, June 23-25 in Historic Downtown Long Grove. The three-day day festival is a fun weekend featuring strawberry-infused foods and drinks, carnival rides, family activities, and live music on three stages. Festival hours are Friday 12:00 pm-11:00 pm; Saturday 10:00 am-11:00 pm; and Sunday 10:00 am-6:00 pm. For details CLICK HERE.
Summertime Facial Specials from Hiral Esthetics
Treat yourself to a Summertime Facial Special at Hiral Esthetics LLC in Schaumburg. For $85 you can receive a 75-minute service such as a Hydration facial, O2 facial, Vitamin C facial, or an Anti-aging facial. Waxing and make-up services are also available. For details call (224) 435-7520 or CLICK HERE.
FREE Consultation from Lighthouse Patient Advocacy
If you are experiencing challenges with a new or ongoing healthcare situation contact Lighthouse Patient Advocacy, LLC for a FREE consultation. Established to meet the growing needs of patients and their families in the increasingly challenging healthcare environment, Lighthouse Patient Advocacy provides services to help you achieve the best possible outcome, feel confident and assured, and bring you peace of mind. For more information call (630) 485-1075, email: or CLICK HERE.
Build & Finance Your Home in One Loan with Wintrust
Build and finance your home with help from Tom Cramer and Tiffany Andreae at Wintrust Mortgage. A construction-to-permit loan allows you to build the home of your dreams and secure financing for a mortgage in one single loan. Find out how you can save money with one set of closing costs. To learn more call Tom at (847) 308-7012 or CLICK HERE.
Huntington Learning Center Offers Summer Programs
Huntington Learning Center offers a wide range of individualized programs for every student’s needs and now is the perfect time to set up a flexible summer schedule tailored to your child’s needs. Whether your child wants to build a foundation to get ahead in the next grade, catch up in a specific subject, or prepare for the ACT/SAT. For more info call (847) 382-3615, email: or CLICK HERE.
Only a Few VIP Classic Car Show Sponsorships Left
Sponsorships are going quickly for the Classic Collectors Car Show in Barrington on Saturday, July 15. Promote your business to hundreds of community members, families, and car enthusiasts from the Barrington area and beyond as a VIP Sponsor. The $500 sponsorship includes: Your logo on printed promotional materials, in local newspaper ads, on the BACC website event page, social media posts, our Chamber E-News and Event Eblasts. For details CLICK HERE.
Travelex Offers Summer & Fall Custom Group Tours
Join Travelex International in August for a wonderful opera getaway in Sante Fe that includes four operas and five-star accommodations. Then travel to Italy in September for their Footsteps of Galileo Tour. The exciting astronomy tour visits the most significant areas in the life of Galileo along with lectures and other historical and astronomical sites. For details CLICK HERE.
Tickets On Sale for BACOA Dementia Event Sept. 21
Tickets are on sale for "Bacoa Presents Teepa Snow: Shining a Positive Light on Dementia." The all-day seminar, to be held Sept. 21 at Willow Creek Community Church, will include presentations about Brain Changes in Dementia, Understanding the Different Dementias, and Coping with Challenging Situations in Dementia Care. For details CLICK HERE.
Elgin Symphony Orchestra names New Music Director
The Elgin Symphony Orchestra has named Chad Goodman as its new music director following a two-year international search that included a pool of nearly 100 applicants. Goodman is the fifth music director for the award-winning Symphony and will preside over the ESO’s 74th season, which opens Oct. 7. “We are thrilled to welcome Chad to the ESO. He brings a wealth of experience and talent to the ESO along with an infectious energy and enthusiasm that we look forward to sharing with the community,” said Marc Thayer, CEO of ESO. For details CLICK HERE.
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