BARRINGTON AREA CHAMBER ANNOUNCES 2018 BUSINESS AWARD NOMINEES
BACC award winners will be announced at BACC’s Annual Dinner & Scholarship Fundraiser on Thursday, January 18 at The Stonegate Conference and Banquet Centre, 2401 West Higgins Rd. in Hoffman Estates. Tickets are $50 per Chamber Member, $65 per non-member, and $95 per member and guest.
Hospitality Member of the Year Award honors a member that has become a popular gathering space bringing community together; a venue that is a go-to destination for entertainment, connecting with friends and family….and brings vibrancy to the community. This year, nominees for Hospitality Member of the Year are: Flesk Brewing Company, The Onion Pub & Brewery, Remember Charlotte’s Pizza, and Ruth’s Chris Steak House.
New Business of the Year Award honors a Chamber business that has come on to the scene with enthusiasm and innovation, bringing something new and fresh to the business community. Contenders are: Designed by Stacey Jewelry, Kimmie-Kakes Handcrafted Gift Boutique, MS Moda, and Nothing Bundt Cakes.
Community Partner of the Year Award honors a business or not-for-profit association that has distinguished themselves in the community as innovators, resulting in the advancement of a cause or project in the Barrington area that has improved the lives of others and the quality of our community. Nominees are: Barrington Rotary Clubs, The Build Team, Heinen’s Grocery Store, and Marquardt of Barrington Buick-GMC.
Volunteer of the Year Award honors a Chamber member who has given unselfishly, contributing as a constant promoter and ambassador, actively attending and supporting events and other BACC members. Nominees are: Ellen Corey, Coaching by Corey; Marianne Guinee, 4ci Mgmt – Balancing Life’s Challenges; Norman May, Full Service Office Solutions; and Melinda McElroy, billet-doux stationary & invitations.
Rookie of the Year Award honors a Chamber member who has recently joined the Chamber and become involved with vigor and passion, bringing new energy to the organization and showing the value of the BACC experience. New members nominated are: Lisa Earnhart, LM Harrison & Associates CPA; Linda Gump, College+Nannies+Sitters+Tutors; Lori Rowe, Coldwell Banker; and Pam Weiss, IKOR.