Chamber News

FREE Family Expo in Citizens Park on Saturday, August 20!

Plan to walk, bike or drive over to Citizens Park in Barrington to enjoy fun activities for all ages at our FREE Family Expo on Saturday, August 20 from noon to 4:00 pm! Enjoy youth entertainment, mini therapy horses & therapy dogs, Super Hero characters, outdoor music, 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 on this and other upcoming Chamber events, marketing opportunities and small business resources, click the link below to read this week’s Chamber News…

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Upcoming Events

Gift Card Drive for Local Food Pantries

Women's Biz Net Gift Card Drive
Friday, August 1 - 31

Multi-Chamber Mixer at WC Bulls

Wednesday, Aug. 10
4:00-6:00 pm
FREE to BACC Members

BACC Membership Boot Camp - FREE!

Friday, August 12
12:00-1:15 pm
190 E. James St. in Barrington

Ask An Expert Virtual Program

Wednesday August 17
10:00-11:00 am
Register to Receive Zoom Link

Family Expo - FREE

Saturday August 20
12:00-4:00 pm
Citizens Park. in Barrington

Virtual Meeting for BACC Nonprofits

Tuesday August 30
4:00-5:00 pm
Register to Receive Zoom Link

BACC Mixer at Lake Barrington Shores

Wednesday, August 31
4:30-6:30 pm
Lake Barrington Shores

BACC Friday Golf League at Makray

League Play: June 3 - Sept. 9
Makray Memorial Golf Club
Barrington

TasteFest Vendors Register Here!

Wednesday, October 19
5::00-8:00 pm
Wild Onion Brewery

WBN Bliss Holiday Boutique & Lunch

Thursday, November 17
11:00 am-2:00 pm
Makray in Barrington

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Member Services

As a member, you have access to a host of marketing opportunities, events and activities designed to help you promote your business and build important connections.

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Calendar

View the many events scheduled for our members. Stay abreast of what is happening. Check out the BACC Calendar.

Networking

BACC offers more than 200 networking opportunities annually that result in niched leads and new customers.

Hot Deals

Deals, discounts, and specials from the Barrington Regions business. There is always something for everyone,: from dining to dresses so check them out now.

BACC Ribbon Cuttings

What a great turnout for our ribbon cutting to celebrate the  Grand Opening of Compass at their beautiful new space at 760 W. Main St. in Barrington! Congratulations to Ashley Donat and her many real estate teams. For more information about Compass CLICK HERE.

Congratulations to restaurant owners Tom, Nick and Guy on a fantastic ribbon cutting to celebrate the opening of Scratch Pastificio Co. in downtown Barrington! Stop by soon to enjoy their modern take on traditional Italian cuisine. To view their menu or order online CLICK HERE.

It was a lovely day for a ribbon cutting to celebrate the opening of LensCrafters’ spacious new store in Deer Park Town Center. Stop by soon to try on one or more of the 1,300 designer frames they have on display! To visit their website CLICK HERE.

What a big day for the Barrington Countryside Fire Protection District as we celebrated the opening of their beautiful new Station #39 at 1004 S. Hough St. In Barrington—Congratulations to Chief Jim Kreher and his team! To learn more about the FPD and the areas they serve CLICK HERE.

Congratulations to Jacey Silverberg and her team at The Sélectionner Boutique in Lake Barrington on a lovely ribbon cutting ceremony and open house today! Stop by soon to check out their beautiful collection of modern and vintage women’s clothing and accessories.To visit their website CLICK HERE.

The sun was shining as we gathered for a ribbon cutting to celebrate the newly remodeled Brighton Collectibles store at Deer Park Town Center! Stop by to see their beautiful space and shop their selection of jewelry, handbags and other accessories. For more info CLICK HERE.

Spotlight on Business & Networking

Congratulations to Ashley Donat and her Compass teams on the opening of their beautiful new office space located at 760 W. Main St. in Barrington! To learn more about Compass and the properties their agents have to offer CLICK HERE.

Meet Chef Tom McCleary as he shares background about Scratch Pastificio Co. in downtown Barrington! This new Italian restaurant offers daily handmade fresh pasta and a modern take on traditional Italian cuisine. Call (224) 848-4444 to make a reservation or for the menu CLICK HERE.

Meet LensCrafters Optique Store Manager Gina Hofer as she talks about her their new store in Deer Park Town Center. To find out more about their designer frames, eye exams, and specials from LensCrafters Optique CLICK HERE.

Meet Chief Jim Kreher of the Barrington Countryside Fire Protection District as he talks about their new Station 39 on Hough Street in Barrington, Illinois. To learn more about the FPD stations and the areas they serve CLICK HERE.

The Barrington Area Chamber of Commerce presented its 2022 Lauren Brown Memorial Scholarship Awards to nine graduating high school seniors at a lovely luncheon in April at Biltmore Country Club hosted by the BACC Women’s Biz Net. Their futures look bright – Best wishes to all!

BACC Chairman Doug McAllister, owner of Douglas Automotive, Inc., speaks to guests at the Chamber’s 2022 Annual Dinner & Silent Auction Fundraiser at Avante Banquets. Proceeds from this successful networking event help support the BACC Scholarship Fund & Small Business Programming.

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