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Twenty four hour taxi service. Order by phone, online, or through our A#1 Cab: Taxi Booking App. Lowest taxi O’Hare flat rates. No extra charges per passenger, tolls or fuel. Cash or credit/debit cards accepted. Reservations available.

Located on Randall Road, Advocate Sherman Hospital is convenient for your every need.

The Bartlett, Illinois Chamber of Commerce promotes and supports its members while addressing business concerns and working with local government.

Golf, Banquet, Meeting Space and Restaurant Venue

Winter Skiing at Villa Olivia or Golfing in the Spring, Banquet Facilities, Bartlett Aquatic Center.

Personal Banking, Business Bank and Mortgages!

Catering Made Simple has gained recognition throughout the Chicagoland area as a full-service catering company with the friendliest, most hardworking staff! We are dedicated to enhancing and projecting our client’s own good taste in our cuisine. Aside from our specialty menu items, we also specialize in creating sumptuous custom menus that incorporate what we do best also including: gluten free, lactose free, vegetarian and vegan selections.

Chicagoland Transportation Solutions is the solution to your Chicagoland destination needs. We specialize in transportation management and group tours. Additional services include dine-arounds, group reservations, itinerary planning, wedding transportation, and Event shuttles. Our competitive prices, outstanding customer service and experienced staff ensure a superior program. Call or visit our website for a proposal for your specific needs.

Children’s Theatre of Elgin and its affiliate Fox Valley Theatre Company are not-for-profit 501(c)(3) companies based in Elgin, Illinois.

Who are we? Simply one of the oldest, the largest, and most acclaimed children’s theatre companies in Illinois!

We develop programs that offer a maximum number of children, youth, and young adults an affordable opportunity to experience performing arts productions, either as participants or audience members.

Elgin honors its distinctive heritage with well-maintained museums, historic districts, parks and a movement towards renovation and architectural preservation of its downtown and riverfront area.

Boasting the two-time award winning Elgin Symphony Orchestra, The Hemmens Cultural Center and Elgin Community College’s Visual and Performing Arts Center, Elgin is also home to the largest riverboat revenue producer in the state, The Grand Victoria Riverboat Casino.

With easy access from the I-90 Tollway, a variety of excellent accommodations, multiple sports complex locations, and 1200 acres of parks welcomes visitors to this Northern Fox Valley hub.

From award-winning golf course to open parks, City of Elgin Parks & Recreation has something for everyone.

The Comfort Suites Elgin has launched with a fresh look and all new amenities to make your next trip a success. At our property, you’ll find everything you need to make your stay productive. Our large contemporary suites have plenty of space for you to spread out and prepare for the next day. All suites are equipped with a microwave, refrigerator, pull-out sofa, free Internet and a 24/7 business center. You’ll also enjoy our complimentary morning breakfast, served 6:30 am – 9:30 Monday-Friday and 7:00 am – 10:00 am on weekends. Within walking distance you’ll find impeccable restaurants and shops. Rookies Bar & Grill, Village Pizza & Pub, Panera Bread and Starbucks Coffee are located just a few steps outside our front door.

Insurance for auto, home, business, life, disability and much more!

Thoughtfully appointed, our Elgin/West Dundee NEW guest rooms give you the perfect place to work, relax and recharge. Each room features all new bedding, stylish d_cor, and free Wi-Fi. The lobby at Courtyard Chicago Elgin/West Dundee has been completely transformed, featuring inviting, flexible spaces to work or relax in, free Wi-Fi throughout and easy access to the latest news, weather and airport conditions via our GoBoard

The Daily Herald covers Chicago suburbs. Big Picture. Local Focus.

The Downtown Neighborhood Association (DNA) is a not-for-profit, 501(c)(3), volunteer-driven organization focused on enhancing the economic vitality of downtown Elgin.

We designed the Dream Hall with event rental in mind. We know how hard it can be to find the perfect space to host your next event. From special occasions and weddings to corporate events and book release parties, The Dream Hall has everything you need to make your next event a success.

We offer exceptional culinary chefs and catering teams that bring your event to life with food and service. The Dream Hall includes two floors, each with a separate bar for any type of networking or social based event.

The Dundee Township Park District, located in Kane County, Illinois serves the communities of Carpentersville, East Dundee, West Dundee, Sleepy Hollow, and portions of Algonquin, Gilberts, Elgin, Barrington Hills and Hoffman Estates.

The best rest stop on the Fox River trail! Stop in and say hi. Free maps, water, and smiles, plus snacks and t-shirts for sale.

The Elgin Area Chamber embraces its vital role as the lead business advocate in our region. Today, we focus on economic development and member services and remain the voice of the business community.

Elgin Bike Hub is a community oriented project to support and grow bike riding for transportation and recreation in Elgin, through bike rides and bike education. Elgin Bike Hub is a project to support the bike riders and bike culture of Elgin, IL. Bikes can change the world and Elgin can be a part of that change. Explore Elgin’s beautiful neighborhoods while pedaling with Elgin Bike Hub.

www.elginbikehub.com
www.facebook.com/elginbikehub/
Twitter: @ElginBikeHub

Elgin Clock Repair was founded in 1981 in Elgin, Illinois. The business has moved twice over the years to accommodate growth and expansion into retail sales. A second store was opened in Naperville Illinois in 1996. Since its formation Elgin Clock Repair has established an increasingly widespread reputation for high quality work.

Elgin Community College (ECC) located in Elgin, IL, offers high quality technical, career, adult education, distance learning and advance degree opportunities.

All are Welcome. Open to all people regardless of where they are on their journey with Christ. We are guided by the Holy Spirit, the purpose of First Congregational United Church of Christ in Elgin, IL is to “Seek God’s Truth,” “Practice Christ’s Teachings” and to “Love Others Unconditionally.”

Our goal is to preserve and restore the nature of Kane County, Illinois. Nature is our business.

Fox Valley Magazine is an online source for events happening in the Fox Valley area. Find out what is happening in your neighborhood.

Funky Rooster Tattoo and Art Gallery is a custom tattoo shop located in the heart of downtown Elgin, IL. We’re north of the Grand Victoria Casino & Riverside Park on the east side of the river across from Dogs Paw Brewery. We’re a licensed professional tattoo shop who takes great pride in our clean, friendly, and laid back environment. Our goal is that each and every client will enjoy a friendly, relaxing, and safe experience, while walking away with an amazing tattoo.
We welcome you to stop in, chat with our artists, and check out the original paintings on the walls. And Yes, they are for sale! We also sell art prints of our original paintings, unique jewelry, t-shirts designed by our artist Jose Manuel, Folk art from Mexico, fun stickers, and other cool stuff. Walk-ins are welcome! Hablamos Espanol !!

Gail Borden Public Library is not only the third largest library building in Illinois but is also known as the community center. The library is known for bringing in museum exhibits such as SuperCroc and Lego Architecture. What will they do next?

Get ready for a deep sea adventure from the moment you walk into Gail Borden Public Library. The Extreme Deep exhibit will help you explore the bottom of the ocean. Families will enjoy an interactive exhibit where they can take their photo with jellyfish, drive the Robot Art and build a 3D high-tech submersible.

Gail Borden Public Library is the perfect spot for families to stop for a break while out exploring the Fox River Bike Trail. Take a break where you can grab some water, purchase food from In The Neighborhood Fresh and cool off.

Gallery 611 is an intimate event venue that is fast becoming a Chicagoland favorite. Whether you need a small corporate luncheon or a formal wedding for 100 people, we work with you from start to finish to make sure everything is perfect! Take a VIRTUAL TOUR now at http://bit.ly/1VHm1j8

Our great location just West of Route 25 on Route 72, offers the ultimate spot to host your next event. Gallery 611 offers:
Newly renovated facilities
Lounge for receiving guests
Private changing room for celebrant
Ample parking for your guests
Prep kitchen with microwave and fridge
Separate serving area for drinks
Continuous, pole free venue
Gorgeous plank flooring
Table and chairs for 100 guests
Easy accessibility from I-90, Rt 25 & Rt 72

Taking advantage of our wonderful local businesses, we offer everything you’ll need from catering to entertainment.

Take a VIRTUAL TOUR now at http://bit.ly/1VHm1j8 or call us to schedule a physical tour today!

New American cuisine is our fusion of cuisine which assimilates flavors from the melting pot of traditional American cooking techniques.

On the second floor, we have an amazing venue space for larger gatherings such as trendy rustic weddings, dinners, lunches, dances, concerts or social gatherings complete with its’ own private bar, large balcony overlooking the pond, stage for live music or shows and can accommodate over 100-250 guests.

If you would like help planning a wedding in the Elgin Area please contact the Elgin Area Convention & Visitors Bureau at (800) 217-5362, email Wendi@ExploreElginArea.com or complete our form to request more information

Get in on the action! With hot new games, a cool new look and awesome cash prizes, it’s all aboard for excitement! We’re Rockin’ the Boat!

Perched atop the spectacular Fox River, Grand Victoria Casino boasts over 1,100 exciting slots, a countless variety of Vegas-style table games, acclaimed gaming promotions and giveaways, four extraordinary restaurants, including award-winning Buckinghams, and unparalleled customer service. It all makes Grand Victoria Casino the best gaming, dining, and entertainment destination in all of Chicagoland.

With spacious banquet facilities accommodating 30 to 250 guests, plus exciting gaming entertainment just steps away, Grand Victoria is the ideal locale for your next event. Specializing in private and semi-private corporate functions, class reunions, weddings, and holiday gatherings, our professional staff, and elegant settings will make your next event unforgettable.

Request Information:
For more information and to view our banquet facilities, contact our Sales and Catering Manager at 331.588.1932.

Fill out our online Request Form to reserve a banquet room for your next event.

Wedding Packages:
Let Grand Victoria be a part of your special day with a comprehensive wedding package. The package includes dining, a full bar, entertainment, and custom decor in one of our elegant banquet rooms. Our Banquet Coordinator will work with you to help tailor your wedding reception to your exact needs. You won’t have to lift a finger – except at the ceremony.

CLICK HERE TO VIEW WEDDING PACKAGES

Banquet Menu:
With signature dishes like Surf & Turf, Chicken Monte Cristo, Frenched Pork Chop with Apple Chutney, and Red Raspberry Truffle or create your own Grand Buffet, as well a full wine, beer, and liquor list, our banquet menu will leave you and your guests more than impressed.

CLICK HERE TO VIEW LUNCHEON MENU OPTIONS

Are you looking for transportation for an upcoming event? Check out H & M Limousine Service out of East Dundee.

“Building a Better Community for Tomorrow.”

 
Hampshire
Population 4,000 | www.hampshireil.org
First known as Henpeck, Hampshire is an attractive growing community offering the charms of a rural environment. Goebbert’s Pumpkin Patch is terrific for picking your favorite pumpkin while enjoying the fall festivities. Thousands attend the annual four day mid-summer Coon Creek Country Days.

The Hemmens Cultural Center offers Chicagoland a 1,200 seat acoustical gem that Harry Belafonte described as a “jewel”. With seats no further than 87 feet from the stage and ample leg room, The Hemmens is the ideal venue to enjoy entertainment ranging from local favorites such as The Elgin Symphony Orchestra and Children’s Theatre of Elgin to performing legends such as the Oak Ridge Boys, Bob Newhart and BB King. The Hemmens Cultural Center not only boasts a beautiful proscenium theatre, it also has an 11,340 square foot Exhibition Hall, fully equipped banquet kitchen and art gallery. With convenient, ample parking, and easy access from major routes, The Hemmens Cultural Center is ideal for trade shows, performances, conventions and meetings.

Newly remodeled full service hotel with 243 guest rooms, including 63 suites and 10,000 square feet of banquet space featuring complimentary Hi-Speed Internet, Fitness Center, Indoor Pool with Hot Tub and Complimentary Parking. Bennigan’s Bar and Grill attached to the hotel.

The mission of the Huntley Area Chamber of Commerce is to promote a prosperous business environment that enhances the quality of life in our business community.

Huntley Park District has Pine Crest Golf Course, Tomasco Sports Park and many more properties.

Imago Creative Studios is a creative & unique event venue in downtown Elgin, IL. Original brick, skylights & timber beams provide a one of a kind experience.

 

Perfect location for weddings, showers, birthday parties and corporate events. Let us help you plan your next event at IMAGO Creative Studios.  

IMPACT Marketing and Public Relations is is an award-winning strategic public relations and marketing agency. We construct strategic marketing plans based on the needs and goals of our clients. Our comprehensive approach includes defining their branding, creating the content to communicate effectively, developing and executing strategies to interact with their ideal clients.

Judson University is a fully accredited, private Christian university of the liberal arts, sciences and professions. Judson offers degrees in more than 50 different majors/minors for traditional, graduate, and adult students. Judson University ranks consistently among the Top-Tier of Regional Colleges in the Midwest by U.S. News and World Report. With an academically challenging environment and encouraging spiritual community, Judson shapes lives that will shape the world. During our academic year, Judson provides chapel for our community at 10 a.m. in Herrick Chapel Monday, Wednesday and Friday. These events are free and open to the public. Each year Judson hosts concerts, recitals, plays, lectures and art galleries from renowned artists and architects on campus for our students. These events are typically open to the public and admission fees and registration may be required. Judson also is home to the World Leaders Forum, an annual event that brings global world leads in the spring. During the school year, Judson offers music lessons to younger students through the Fox Valley Community Music School. During the summer, special sports camps and a music camp are available for area youth.

Keystone Realty operates excluvisvely in the areas of Property Management and Commercial Real Estate. We manage apartment buildings, retail centers and office buildings. Our commercial focus plus limiting our area to the Northern Fox Valley assures clients we know our area.

Independent Insurance agency that can provide insurance for your life & everything in it! (Home, auto, business, commercial auto, boats, RV’s, life & health. ) We represent multiple companies which allows us to provide multiple options.

Offering Core & Fine Arts Classes for Homeschool Students

Lord’s Park Pavilion
The 2 story Pavilion, built in 1898, is one of the city’s most valued historical landmarks. It is located at 100 Oakwood Boulevard in the beautiful historic Lords Park, a photographic 108 acre site. Available for use by groups of up to 300 people – 150 people on each level; prices vary according to size and rental terms. Download our rental agreement. Please call 847-531-7047 to rent this facility. You can also email our banquet office at banquets@cityofelgin.org.

 
About Lords Park
This 108-acre regional park, located on the east side of Elgin, was first established in 1892 by the Lord family of Elgin. This park has a wonderful history and is currently home to some of the area’s destination facilities including the Elgin Public Museum, the Lords Park Zoo, the historic Pavilion and the Lord’s Park Aquatic Center. This park offers numerous facilities in a picturesque setting of mature Hickory and Oak trees on rolling terrain. Picnicking is a popular activity at one of the two permitted picnic shelters. Playgrounds, basketball and tennis complement the open play field used for practice or pickup games. A large little league baseball complex is part of the Lords Park property and includes ten fields used by the little league group.

Martini Room in Elgin is the premier lounge – nightclub and entertainment venue in the northwest suburbs. We offer a unique Chicago-style lounge atmosphere with a friendly staff, great martinis and fabulous customers! Of course, Martini Room is known for great martinis and an intimate atmosphere. Our menu features more than 50 martinis, which combine to create the best top-to-bottom martini menu in all of Chicagoland. Our atmosphere is defined by comfortable couches, brick walls, and ever-changing art that is always for sale. On weekends, we feature DJ entertainment spinning the best dance music from the 70’s to today.

Designed in 1950 by renown architect Frank Lloyd Wright, the Muirhead Farmhouse is the only known farmhouse designed and built by Wright during his lifetime. Initially built for Robert and Elizabeth Muirhead, the 3,200 sq. ft. Farmhouse is an excellent example of Wright’s Usonian architecture using Chicago common brick, concrete flooring with radiant heat and large window walls.

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