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Chamber members celebrate Mechanical 24 move with ribbon-cutting

HVAC company Mechanical 24 recently celebrated the opening of its new East Dundee location with a ribbon-cutting attended by members of the Barrington Area Chamber of Commerce.

Haeberle named partner at Chicago's Patterson Law Firm

Michael Haeberle -- a specialist in commercial litigation issues such as breach of contract, professional liability and legal malpractice -- has been named as a partner at Patterson Law Firm.

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. acquires consulting firm Gruppo Marcucci

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. has acquired consulting firm Gruppo Marcucci LLC (GPM), which specializes in human resources and benefits technology for brokers, employers, insurance carriers and service providers, among others.

Medina named vice president of corporate communications for Exelon

Jean Medina has been named the vice president of corporate communications for Exelon Corp., effective Jan. 30.

Chicago tech firm gains $30 million to expand artificial intelligence reach

Chicago-based Networked Insights has raised $30 million in growth funding through an initiative led by Sands Light Capital and the Cherng Family Trust.

South Side Trust's Vandeveer reappointed to Illinois Bankers Association post

Emma Vandeveer, South Side Trust and Savings Bank's vice president of marketing and sales, has been reappointed to the Illinois Bankers Association Communications and Marketing Committee.

Magazine names Savant Capital CEO among 17 to watch

Financial Planning has selected Brent Brodeski, chief executive officer of Savant Capital Management, as one of the “17 People Advisors Should Watch in 2017.”

Hill-Rom Holdings nominates new candidates for board of directors

The board of directors of global medical tech company Hill-Rom Holdings Inc. has nominated two new directors to run in the upcoming election. 

ICC’s Dental Hygiene Clinic relocates to North Campus

The Illinois Central College Dental Hygiene Clinic will move from Downtown Peoria to the North Campus, located in Arbor Hall, beginning this month.

Angel Water opens new location in Barrington

Angel Water Inc., a water servicer in the Chicagoland area, opened a new location in Barrington with a ribbon cutting last month.

Illinois Chamber of Commerce head sees hope for state budget

Illinois Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Todd Maisch remains hopeful that the state will come to an agreement on the budget.

Park Ridge Chamber taps Coyne as new president

The Park Ridge Chamber of Commerce has found itself a new president.

Cars.com taps Sheehan as new chief financial officer

Chicago-based automotive classified site Cars.com has appointed a new chief financial officer.

US Foods appoints new CFO, general counsel

Dirk Locascio will assume the role of chief financial officer at U.S. Foods Holding Corp. effective Feb. 6.

ArtsPartners seeks entries for annual ArtPop Peoria show

Peoria is set to host its 2017 third annual ArtPop Peoria. The yearly event is hosted by ArtsPartners of Central Illinois and provides local artists the opportunity to display their work for residents. ArtPop Peoria is looking for artists who may be interested in the opportunity.

Global Insurance broker Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. acquires business

Global insurance broker Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. announced Thursday that they have acquired Adco General Corporation. The company is headquartered in Denver, Colorado and most of its employees will remain on staff.

Evanston Chamber hosts annual awards night

Evanston Chamber of Commerce will host its 97th Annual Celebration & Awards ceremony Thursday in a night “dedicated to the ingenuity, perseverance and resolve of the entrepreneurs, innovators, business owners and staff that comprise Evanston’s dynamic business community,” according to a news release.

Infusion Express opens 2nd Illinois health care center

Infusion Express, a patient-focused medical center that offers individuals with chronic conditions the option to receive care in a more personalized, comfortable and private environment than competing doctor’s offices, recently opened its second Illinois treatment center.

Pekin Park District offers children's art classes

Pekin Park District is offering “Masterpiece Mondays” to its residents, in hopes of bringing the love of arts the kids of the neighborhood.

F&M among top 1 percent of community banks in America

F&M Bank, a local staple in Galesburg and surrounding neighborhoods, placed in the top 1 percent of U.S. banks in rankings by The Institute for Extraordinary Banking.

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