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In Glenview, the Bear is the Best Way to Shop Local—and Win

Glenview’s annual Win with The Bear contest is galloping along—showing shoppers the way to shop local and win big. In every corner of Glenview, shops and services are offering scores of prizes, as well as the opportunity to win One Big Bear of Prize—a Star Wars Drone.  The final drawing for the grand prize is December 18. Meanwhile, it’s time to shop and win one or more of the 65 prizes offered by longtime Glenview favorites, such as Card & Party Giant, Morning Glory Flower Shop, and Oil…

Where You Can Win with The Bear

Where You Can Win with The Bear You can get involved in Glenview’s annual Win with The Bear contest—and win big. Sixty-five shops and services are offering scores of store prizes, as well as the opportunity to jump to Level 2 and win a Star Wars Drone and more at Glenview Bank & Trust and Northview Bank & Trust. Both Level 1 drawings at the shops, and Level 2 at the banks are slated for December 18. Here are the participating vendors and prizes: Abt Electronics: $100 gift card @properties:…

It’s Happiness on Parade

The magic starts at 4 p.m. on Glenview Road, as the holiday lights go live. Minutes later:  Santa is on parade, joined by bands and marchers from Glenview’s businesses, schools and organizations. After the parade: Glenview’s tree lighting in Jackman Park. Then lots more fun: conversations with Santa, free presents and treats, plus hayrides and mini-train trips. “We love kicking off the holiday season with our friends, neighbors, and customers,” says  Jerry Doetsch, event chairman. “It’s one way to thank…

Glenview Chamber Launches Mentoring Program

With all the choices out there—college or no college, gap year, technology or traditional services, healthcare or casual cuisine, sales or management—it takes a Village to mentor teenagers and help them find their future. That’s why the Glenview Chamber of Commerce has stepped up with a new program called the Micro Mentoring Project. How does it work? A new website at Glenview Mentoring.org offers teens a menu of micro mentoring experiences available at organizations, corporations, and businesses throughout Glenview. …

Become the Leader You Want in Your Community

Glenview is a dynamic community comprised of strong businesses, vibrant organizations and involved citizens. Leadership Glenview will inspire and engage the next generation of leaders in Glenview.  This annual program will select 20 individuals to attend eight workshops offered over the course of eight months, delving into the structure of the Village and the many governmental and non-governmental organizations that contribute to the community’s health, vibrancy, financial stability, and culture.  The…