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Business News | SBA Offers Disaster Assistance to Illinois Small Businesses Affected by Highland Park Parade Mass Shooting and Related Investigation

By nkubiak@clchamber.com | August 4, 2022

Business News | SBA Offers Disaster Assistance to Illinois Small Businesses Affected by Highland Park Parade Mass Shooting Release Date: July 26, 2022 Release Number: 22-338, IL 17536 Contact: Michael Lampton (404) 331-0333 · Michael.Lampton@sba.gov SBA Offers Disaster Assistance to Illinois Small Businesses Affected by Highland Park Parade Mass Shooting and Related Investigation WASHINGTON –…

Business News | Sales Tax Holiday

By nkubiak@clchamber.com | August 2, 2022

Public Act (P.A.) 102-0700 creates a state sales tax holiday on qualifying items effective August 5, 2022, through August 14, 2022. What is the state sales tax holiday? The state sales tax holiday is a ten-day period during which consumers can purchase certain clothing and school-related items and pay sales tax at a reduced rate.…

Blue Star Banner Program | American Community Bank Scholarship

By nkubiak@clchamber.com | July 26, 2022

The Blue Star Banner Program gratefully acknowledges the sponsorship of American Community Bank with their recent donation to our program. We rely solely on donations to purchase our Heroes’ banners which are given to the families free of charge after they have flown along Heroes Row. Thank you, American Community, for being a part of…

MCYSA Parade of Teams Ribbon Cutting

By nkubiak@clchamber.com | July 26, 2022

Thursday, July 21st, 2022 McHenry County Youth Sports Association held a ribbon cutting ceremony in honor of its 29th Annual International Tournament at its Parade of Teams.

Avanti Salon & Spa Afterfive Mixer

By nkubiak@clchamber.com | July 26, 2022

Tuesday, July 19th, 2022 Avanti Salon & Spa held an Afterfive Mixer to announce their plans to re-brand as a salon suite business.

Raue Center School for the Arts Ribbon Cutting

By nkubiak@clchamber.com | July 26, 2022

Thursday, July 14th, 2022 Raue Center School for the Arts celebrated a ribbon cutting ceremony at their RCSA Summer Picnic at St. Mary’s Episcopal Church!

Majestic Glow Ribbon Cutting

By nkubiak@clchamber.com | July 26, 2022

Wednesday, July 13th, 2022 Majestic Glow celebrated the 2022 grand opening of their business with a ribbon cutting ceremony!

Countryside Flower Shop Cut Garden Ribbon Cutting

By nkubiak@clchamber.com | July 26, 2022

Friday, July 8th, 2022 Countryside Flower Shop, Nursery, and Garden Center celebrated the new Katherine and Bill Hameder Cut Garden with a ribbon cutting ceremony. They were joined by the Crystal Lake Chamber of Commerce, Cary-Grove Area Chamber of Commerce, Barrington Area Chamber of Commerce, and Huntley Area Chamber of Commerce.

Tasty Bistro Ribbon Cutting

By nkubiak@clchamber.com | July 26, 2022

July 8, 2022 – Tasty Bistro, located at 394 W. Virginia St. in Crystal Lake, celebrated its grand opening with a ribbon cutting ceremony! The Crystal Lake Chamber of Commerce was joined by the Cary-Grove Area Chamber to celebrate this wonderful occasion.

2022 Independence Day Recap

By nkubiak@clchamber.com | July 7, 2022

The 2022 Crystal Lake Independence Day Parade occurred on July 3rd, 2022, along Dole Avenue. Below, find the recipients of Showstopper, 1st Place, 2nd Place, 3rd Place, and Best Musical Act, as well as a photo gallery of the parade. SHOWSTOPPER Midwest Renegades 1ST PLACE Immanuel Lutheran Church 2ND PLACE Cerebral Neuropathy Counseling and Consulting…

38th Annual Golf Classic Recap

By nkubiak@clchamber.com | June 30, 2022

The Crystal Lake Chamber of Commerce hosted its 38th Annual Golf Classic on Monday, June 27th, 2022, at the Crystal Lake Country Club. The Most Honest Team went to Erin McElroy and Scott LeRette. 2nd Place was awarded to Josh Mummery, Steven Cunningham, Marko Krpan, and Chad Sullivan. 1st Place was awarded to Joe Affrunti,…

Community Events | Kathryn Martens Named Grand Marshal for 2022 Independence Day Parade

By nkubiak@clchamber.com | June 17, 2022

Kathryn Martens, recently retired Crystal Lake Public Library Director of 32 years, has been named the Grand Marshal for the 2022 Crystal Lake Independence Day Parade. “I’ve always had a love for the public library,” Martens said. “I lived a couple blocks away from the Barrington library, and I was one of those neighborhood kids…

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