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Northbrook Chamber Announcements September 2012

A list events, contests and promotions happening around Northbrook this month.

The following items were part of a monthly announcement distributed by the . 

 recently announced that they have been chosen as a semi-finalist in Tire Review Magazine’s “Top Shop” Competition.  If chosen as the winner, Duxler will be the first Chicago-area auto care facility to win the prestigious award and honor. Tire Review Magazine is known as the “Tire Industry’s #1 Source for News.” For more information, visit www.duxlerautocare.com.

 in Northbrook is offering guests an opportunity to showcase their creativity during the restaurant's annual art contest. Now through Oct. 19, guests can submit their work to Pinstripes and on Nov. 4 at 10:00 a.m. the artwork will be revealed and judged. All entrants will win a $10 gift certificate to Pinstripes. The first, second and third place winners will also be rewarded and their artwork will be displayed at Pinstripes through the year.

 announces their fall/winter holiday recipe contest. Whether a generations old family recipe or a recent culinary invention, any recipe is eligible for the contest. The winner will receive a private consultation with one of their chefs to create a custom designed menu for the winner and 7 friends. For contest rules click here.  

 recently launched a new website.  The site was designed based on feedback from staff, students, parents and the community. The new website was built in-house and features interactive calendars, scrolling news and features, social media and a navigation design based on the district's philosophy of the three A's: Academics, Activities and Athletics. To see it yourself, visit www.glenbrook225.org/north   

 recently rolled out five new, low calorie menu items as part of their “New Adventure” menu featuring dishes influenced by flavors from around the world. The items include salads, salmon, grilled chicken and other specialties. For more information visit their website www.cpk.com.

The Northbrook Symphony will be performing  featuring Northbrook’s New Tradition Chorus on Sunday, Sept. 9th at Watson Auditorium at Glenbrook South High School. The concert will focus on celebrating America’s unique musical style, history and heritage, including Broadway/Hollywood classics.  For information or to order tickets call (800)746-9246 or visit their website www.TheNSO.org

The North Shore Senior Center is offering a six week educational series “Powerful Tools for Caregivers” on Tuesday nights from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Sept. 18 through Oct. 30. The class will feature interactive lessons, discussions and brainstorming to help learn how to reduce stress and increase the ability to make difficult decisions. Call(847)784-6041 for more information or to register. Space is limited.

 is offering a household hazardous waste drop off recycling event on Thursday, Sept 20 and Friday, Sept 21 from 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at 1928 Lehigh Avenue. District employees will help unload cars, segregate and dispose of the waste safely. For a list of acceptable items and more information click here or call 847-724-7055.

 invites Chamber members to a free Avaya IP Office 8.1 phone system and Avaya Flare iPad interactive demo on Thursday, September 27th. Attendees will learn how they can optimize their communication infrastructure and explore new ways the phone system can help small to mid-market businesses. Click here for more information. To register, contact Lori Bernardino at (847) 440 - 8608 or at lorib@convergedsystems.com 

Do you have news you would like to share with 1,600 fellow Chamber members through e-Announcements? Send your news item to info@northbrookchamber.org by the 25th of the month. Appropriate information for Announcements includes: an open house or a business event, a new product or service, the receipt of a business award, a limited time promotion and fundraisers that member businesses are involved with.  General information about a business, political campaign messages and non-member promotions will not be included. Dues to space limitations, announcements should be no more than 60 words. The Chamber staff reserves the right to edit the announcements.

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