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The Chamber of Commerce Recognizes Harry Omartian Posthumously

The Glenview Chamber of Commerce recognized the late business owner and civic leader Harry Omartian this month by bestowing the first-ever President’s Award. Omartian died  in November.             Raised in Evanston, Omartian owned and operated AAA Lock and Key in Glenview for 48 years. He served as president of the Chamber in 1984.             A decade after leaving his post as president, he was instrumental in ensuring that measures aimed at limiting retail signage were not too restrictive, according…

In Glenview, Shop Local and Win Big

In Glenview, Shop Local and Win Big During Glenview’s annual Win with The Bear contest, participants win big and so does Glenview. How big? Shoppers can win a brownie tower, a clinical “Hollywood” facial, an ice skating pass, plus more than 40 additional prizes, and the Grand Prize: a $300 gift certificate to ABT, provided by Glenview Bank & Trust/Northfield Bank & Trust. The prize winning starts November 6. The final drawing for the Grand Prize is December 18. Participating…

Where to Win in Glenview

Where to Win in Glenview During Glenview’s annual Win with The Bear contest, participants win big and so does Glenview. How big? Shoppers can win a brownie tower, a clinical “Hollywood” facial, an ice skating pass, plus more than 40 additional prizes, and the Grand Prize: a $300 gift certificate to ABT, provided by Glenview Bank & Trust/Northfield Bank & Trust. The prize winning starts November 6.  The final drawing for the Grand Prize is December 18.…

When Kids Can’t Eat, a Summer Food Drive Kicks in

 Every summer, a quiet crisis occurs in Glenview as the temperature mounts and the parks and pools fill with children. That’s when the shelves at the Northfield Township Food Pantry, which serves more than 600 local families, begin to empty and some children run the danger of missing meals, due to not getting breakfast or lunch at school.  But this year, citizens and neighbors can help keep food available through a special Summer Food Drive, organized by the Glenview Chamber’s Young Professionals…

Splurge on a Tasty Tradition

Every year 350 friends and neighbors unabashedly treat themselves to evening of conversation, live music, and dozens of tastes of every type: sweet, succulent, piquant, fizzy, fiery, cheesy, chewy, and tangy. They sample a huge variety of beers (provided by Joseph Mullarkey Distributors, Granite City, and Macushla Brewing Company), heart-warming wines, and the best food in the region from 30 very different kitchens, including The Curragh Irish Pub & Restaurant, Wildfire, and Plateia. The secret recipe? It’s…