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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…

Chamber Young Professionals do it again: 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.  Once again the Chamber’s Young Professionals Group (YPG) is tackling this problem.  Last summer we collected over 1,600 pounds of food for the Food Pantry. This year let’s…

Sun, Fun, Family, Food, and Free Ice Cream

Glenview’s walkable small-town tradition is stronger than ever this year, as more than 120 and street entertainers converge for Glenview’s Summer Fest, the best fest in the region and one of the oldest at 44 years.             Organized by the Glenview Chamber of Commerce, the Fest is scheduled for June 24 this year, and features demonstrations and entertainment from Glenview’s great kids, alongside Jason the Stiltwalker, clowns, magicians, Glenview’s kid-friendly fire pole, fresh grilled burgers, and free…

Summer Fest 2017 Applications Now Being Accepted

 Every year the liveliest crowd of 20,000 moms, dads, teens, kids, in-laws, veterans, firefighters, clowns, magicians, grandparents, buyers, sellers, and food aficionados in the region converge in Glenview for Summer Fest. Now’s the time to sign up as a vendor or organization for the 2017 fest, according to Glenview Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Betsy Baer.             Organizations throughout the region are welcome to participate. “You might want to sell merchandize, offer free…