Chamber News

Shop, Dine & Gift Local This Holiday Season!

Now that the holiday season has begun, we encourage you to experience the many holiday events around the Barrington area while you shop, dine, gift and support our local small businesses! From the Holiday Festival & Tree Lighting in Downtown Barrington and visits with Santa at The Arboretum of South Barrington, to photos with Santa and Mrs. Claus at Deer Park Town Center and horse-drawn carriage rides & caroling in Historic Long Grove, there’s something for everyone! Click the links below to read our BACC Member News and view our social media promotions for many of our Chamber members.

For details on 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

Multi-Chamber Open House

Monday, Dec. 5
5:00-7:00 pm
Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital

Multi-Chamber Mixer at Stonegate

Thursday, Dec. 8
4:30--6:30 pm
The Stonegate in Hoffman Estates

Membership Boot Camp at BACC

Friday, Dec. 9
REGISTRATION IS FULL
Next Boot Camp is Feb. 10

WBN Networking & Lunch Program

Thursday, January 19
11:30 am-1:00 pm
The Club at Wynstone

BACC 2023 Annual Dinner Celebration

Thursday, Jan. 26
5:30-9:30 pm
Wild Onion Brewery

Annual Economic Summit

Wednesday Feb 8
8:30-10:00 am
Barrington's White House

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Member Services

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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 wonderful day to celebrate the opening of Daily Thread in The Arboretum of South Barrington! Congratulations to Shari Hansel and her team on their beautiful new store that offers affordable fashion everyday. Stop by soon, or to visit their website CLICK HERE.

The sun came out to shine on our ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the opening of Kerri Pilates at 220 S. Cook St., Ste. 102 in downtown Barrington. Congratulations to owner Kerri Palmer-Foley on her beautiful new studio. To find out more or contact Kerri CLICK HERE.

What a great way to celebrate the new ownership of the Wright Dental practice in downtown Barrington! Congratulations to Robert Wertke, DMD, his family, and staff on a fun ribbon cutting event and exciting future for all. To learn more about the practice and Dr. Wertke CLICK HERE.

Congratulations to Emily Pacetti and the team at Star Cinema Grill in The Arboretum of South Barrington on a fun ribbon cutting event! Guests were treated to a free movie & popcorn in the luxury theater with recliners, seat-side service and more! To learn more  CLICK HERE.

Congratulations to Dr. Joanna Krol, veterinarian and owner of Barrington Animal Hospital, on a fun ribbon cutting to celebrate the new location of Animal Care Center of Barrington at 353 W. Northwest Highway in Barrington. For more information about the new center CLICK HERE.

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.

Spotlight on Business & Networking

Meet Shari Hansel, District Manager of Daily Thread in The Arboretum of South Barrington, as she shares some background about how the company was created and thrived during the pandemic. To learn more about their business CLICK HERE.

Meet Kerri Palmer-Foley, owner of Kerri Pilates, which opened with a ribbon cutting at her studio on Cook St. in downtown Barrington. To view a video of Kerri talking about her new Pilates studio and what she offers her clients CLICK HERE.

Meet Robert Wertke, DMD, new owner of the Wright Dental practice located at 101 Lions Dr. in Barrington. To watch a video of Dr. Wertke sharing a bit about his practice and his plans for the future CLICK HERE. 

Watch our Ask An Expert program presented by Chris Geissler of Asgard Data. Learn how to tap into data you are already collecting to build company and organizational success, new revenue streams, and stronger relationships with your customers.

The Chamber presented its 2022 Lauren Brown Memorial Scholarship Awards to nine graduating high school seniors at a luncheon in April at Biltmore Country Club hosted by the BACC Women’s Biz Net. Best wishes to all!

Jessica Green, of Courageous Community, receives the 2022 Outstanding Women Leader (OWL) Award from the Chamber for Community Impact, at an Awards luncheon hosted by the BACC Women’s Biz Net at Biltmore Country Club.

Monica Gurgiolo, of Kelleher + Holland, receives the 2022 Outstanding Women Leader Award from the Chamber for Professional Excellence at an Awards luncheon hosted by the BACC Women’s Biz Net at Biltmore Country Club.

Kyle Kick of BStrong Together receives the 2022 Outstanding Women Leader Award for Mentorship and Education from the Barrington Area Chamber of Commerce at a luncheon hosted by the BACC Women’s Biz Net at Biltmore Country Club.

Betsy Wintringer of Barrington Youth and Family Services, receives the 2022 Outstanding Women Leader Award from the Chamber for Non-profit Leadership at an Awards luncheon hosted by the BACC Women’s Biz Net at Biltmore Country Club.

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