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2012 September - Chambervision

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We hope you had an enjoyable summer and were able to take some timeoff to get a fresh perspective on the future. If our member appreciation picnic is any indication you are ready for an exciting fall. The LisleChamber has had a very strong first half of the year. Our events have been well attended, membership is up and we look forward to some in-formative programs that will help you in your business or organization.Thank you for the support you have shown as we gradually recover from some tough economic times.
 
We welcomed several new members with ribbon
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cuttings during August and our mem- bership drive offering overnight stays to new members has been very popular. Throughthe middle of this month the
Hyatt Lisle
is extending a free overnight with breakfast tonew members. We have the greatest hotels which provide a tremendous economic bene-fit to our community.Unfortunately we lost a great friend during August in
Keith Tice
of 
Envirmark Inc
.
Keith
was truly the lifeblood of our Government Affairs Committee. He had quietly been battling cancer for over a year and never complained about his situation. Everyoneliked
Keith
. He was one of the finest people you would ever meet. His intelligence andinsight into politics was truly remarkable. He will definitely be missed. We invite youto join the Government Affairs Committee to help keep track of issues that affect us lo-cally, regionally, statewide and nationally. Please contact us if you wish to attend thenext meeting, Thursday 9/6/12 at 8am at the Chamber office.
 
Women in Business has a great program scheduled in their brown bag series next week.It concerns negotiating against larger companies. The Business Ledger has a legislative breakfast on Wed. 9/12/12 at Cantigny. Our September luncheon will be a barn
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 burner with a presentation on the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. The Illinois De- partment of Insurance is implementing this new law and you won’t want to miss the dis-cussion. The Not
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for 
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Profit Network has a breakfast panel on partnerships between Prof-its and Not
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for 
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Profits at the end of the month. I believe there are many great opportuni-ties to learn how to conduct your business/organization in a more productive way.
 
We look forward to seeing you in September!
 
President’s Corner— 
Tom Althoff
THE MONTHLY NEWSLETTER OF THE LISLE AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
 September 2012
C H A M B E R V I S I O N
“Keeping You Connected”
 
Calendar of Events
 
WOMEN IN BUSINESS (WIB)
 
David vs. Goliath: Successfully NegotiatingAgainst the Big Guys (Girls)
 
Brent Hamachek 
 
Tuesday, September 11, 2012
 
11:30 am – 1:00 pm
 
Lisle Park District
 
1925 Ohio Street, Lisle, IL 60532
 
$5.00 members; $10.00 non
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members
 
NEWSMAKERS’ FORUM
 
Wednesday, September 12, 2012
 
7:00 am—9:30 am
 
The Le Jardin Room at Cantigny Park 
 
1S151 Winfield Road
 
Wheaton, IL 60189
 
$45 with VIP promotion
 
GENERAL MEMBERSHIP LUNCHEON
 
“The Affordable Care Act”
 
Frank Kisner, Deputy Director of Consumer Edu-cation, Illinois Department of Insurance
 
Thursday, September 20, 2012
 
11:30 am – 1:00 pm
 
Hyatt Lisle at Corporetum
 
1400 Corporetum Drive, Lisle, IL 60532
 
$25.00 members; $35.00 non
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members
 
NOT
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FOR 
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PROFIT
 
“EFFECTIVE PARTNERSHIPS: For Profits andNot for Profits in Collaboration”
 
Debra Marton, Comcast
 
Amy VanPolen, Bridge Communities
 
Ginny Kronsted, Your Cause Marketing Edge
 
Wednesday, September 26, 2012
 
8:00 am – 9:30 am
 
Lisle Park District
1925 Ohio Street, Lisle, IL 60532
 
$10.00 members; $15.00 non
-
members
 
BUSINESS AFTER HOURS (BAH)
 
Wednesday, September 26, 2012
 
5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
 
AlphaGraphics Lisle/Naperville
 
1997 Ohio Street, Unit B, Lisle, IL 60532
 
RIBBON CUTTING
 
Thursday, September 27, 2012
 
5:00 pm
 
Norbert Pools & Spa
 
430 Ogden Avenue, Lisle, IL 60532
 __________________ 
 
Lisle Area Chamber of Commerce
 
1111 Burlington Avenue, Suite 102
 
Lisle, IL 60532
 
630
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964
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0052 630
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964
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2726
 
www.lislechamber.com — info@lislechamber.com
 
The mission of the Lisle Area Chamber of Commerce is to facilitate business relationships and opportunities, to advocate on behalf of our members to governmental bodies and the general public, to promote the best interests of our membership in a fiscally sound and professional manner, and to promote ethical business practices and contribute to the betterment of the community.
 
 
 
I hope that everyone had a wonderful Labor Day weekend. For me, Labor Day has always been that last chance to catch my breath before the close of the year. Everyone is making that final push to meet their personal and business goals, so it is nice tohave a little respite to reflect and recharge prior to that hard pushto finish the year strong.
 
The Chamber has much to look forward to in the coming months. In years past we have typically had a rather uneventful fall program, and we arechanging that this year. More details will be coming in the near future, butI’m pleased to report that this October we are adding a casual 9
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hole golf out-ing at Springbrook Golf Course and on November 18
th
we are putting on a 5K Turkey Trot Tune Up run! All you runners out there will have a nice warm upfor any of the several Thanksgiving weekend runs!
 
Chairman’s Message— 
Chris Ashe
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C H A M B E R V I S I O N
2012 Chamber Board of DirectorsChris Ashe
, Chairman,Brian Ashe & Associates, Ltd.
Dan Garvy
, Past Chairman,Lisle Park District
Paula Gleason
, Chair Elect,Bensidoun, USA
 
Kitty Murphy
, Vice-Chair The Nook, Inc.,
Sonny Smith
, Treasurer,College of DuPage
Richard Brink
, Hilton Lisle/Naperville
Lisa Fitterer 
, Navistar, Inc.
Bill Kuglich
, Molex
Julie LaFond,
LisleCommunity Character Alliance
Bob Lampkin
, EmergentMeridan Financial Services
 
Tom Reif 
, HallbergCommercial & BenefitsInsurance
Jennifer Schinke,
BankFinancial
Diane Merna
, Adler Associates
Joe Straka,
PACT, Inc.
Mayor Joseph Broda
,ex officio, Village of Lisle
Jim Harkness,
GeneralCounsel, Momkus McCluskey,LLC., ex officio
Chamber Staff 
 
Tom Althoff 
,President & CEO
Jill Eidukas
,Office & Events Manager 
Amy Vidovic
,Office Assistant
Keith Tice, Envirmark, Inc. passed away on Sunday, August 26, 2012. Hewas a warm wonderful person who led our Government Af-fairs Committee with intelligence and decorum. He was praised for his knowledge of the issues and communicatedwith the Chamber effectively andwith a great knowledge and graspof policies affecting our Chamber members. He particularly distin-guished himself as moderator of our candidateforums in recent years. He was praised by all for his professionalism and objective approach. Hewill be sorely missed.
 
Saturday, September 15 and Sunday, September 16th from 12
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5 PM
 
Experience the roots and early history of Lisle at the Museums at Lisle Station Park! Depot Daysfeatures food, entertainment, family fun and more! Enjoy blacksmithing demonstrations, grind corn,sample some old
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fashioned homemade apple pie and see for yourself what life was like almost 100years ago. All ages welcome!
 
Admission is FREE and this event is designed for the whole family!
 
Visit the website for more information http://lisleparkdistrict.org/depotdays.htm
 
 
September 2012
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Gold Members
 ARDS Services,Inc.Best, Vanderlaan & HarringtonBusiness Office InteriorsCarpenters Local 1889Four Lakes RecreationIntegrated Marketing CommunicationsJewel/OscoLisle Savings BankMullen's Bar & GrillNavistar, Inc.Neighbors of LisleNorth Central CollegeOriginal Home Improvement, IncPapa John's PizzaRosehill Montessori SchoolSchulz-Brundage InsuranceSuburban Real Estate Services, Inc.Unilever Food SolutionsWest Suburban Community PantryWDCB, 90.9 Public Radio
Silver Members
  AthletiCoBulls/Sox Training AcademyCACitiBankChicago TribuneCountry Insurance-Van Ham/Tan AgencyDaily Herald/Paddock PublicationsExterior Designers, Inc.FastSignsHallberg Commercial and Benefit SolutionsHarris N.A. - LisleHealth Source of LisleIsoprime CorporationJanis Connelly InteriorsJim Dhamer Plumbing and Sewer Lee Ernst, ReMax ActionLisle-Woodridge Fire Fighters UnionLocal 2986McCain Foods USA, Inc.Momkus McCluskey, LLCMoon JumpOakBrook InvestmentsOptometry & Eyewear GalleryPadgett Business ServicesPerformance ProcessingPulse Financial Services, LLCP. Martin JewelersRapid Funding CorporationRobert Kelly StudioSenryo TechnologiesWeldon HardwareWheatstack.. A Midwestern Eatery & Tap
“Thank You” to our Annual Membership Appreciation Picnic Sponsors
 
Anderson Wealth Advisors, LLC
 
Culvers
 
Hyatt
 
WFH, Enterprises Inc.
 
Rapid Funding
 
Armour Eckrich
 
Fruit Flowers
 
Julie LaFond, Lisle Community Character Counts
 
Judy Torres, Shaklee
 
Crème Cakeshop & Bakery
 
Jewel
 
Fall Classic
 
Golf Outing—9 Hole
 
Friday, October 5, 2012
 
Springbrook Golf Course
 
2220 83rd Street
 
 Naperville, IL 60564
 
Lunch 12:00 p.m.—Tee Times Start at1:00 pm
 
1 Golfer—$45.00
 
Hole Sponsorships Available
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$150.00
 
NEWSMAKERS’ FORUM
 
Wednesday, September 12,2012
 
Discussion Topics: Illinois Budget &Economy, State Business Environment,Corp. Taxation & Regulation, Labor Issues
 
The Le Jardin Room at Cantigny Park 
 
1S151 Winfield Road
 
Wheaton, IL 60189
 
$45 with VIP promotion
 
Please RSVP at dhbusinessledger.com by Sept. 6th
 

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