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Jun 14, 2016 09:23AM ● Published by Neighbors Magazines

Geneva

Murray Commercial, 700 E. Main St., Ste. E., St. Charles welcomes two new brokers to their team, Scott Hansen and Lisa Vargo.

Celebrating the 18th year of guiding boutique tours to Europe, Debra Philips, SG Geneva travels to England Sept. 15–23 and includes visits to Highgrove, Prince Charles’ private home and renowned gardens. This is a great opportunity to antique and bring your treasures home. 630-232-1303

The Batavia Chamber of Commerce celebrated the grand opening of The Room Fox Valley at 160 S. Water Street, Suite B, Batavia. The Room Fox Valley is a new entertainment venue where guests attempt to escape a room by solving riddles and finding hidden clues. theroomfoxvalley.com

Geneva Park District’s Stone Creek Miniature Golf opens May 7 and Sunset Pool opens May 28. genevaparks.org

The Geneva Chamber of Commerce recently had ribbon cuttings for All Chocolate Kitchen’s Primo and Guaranteed Rate, Inc. Primo is a unique and intimate restaurant located at 29 S. Third St. featuring beautiful chocolate and sugar artwork created by All Chocolate Kitchen’s Chef Alain Roby.

Guaranteed Rate, Inc. is one of the 10 largest home lenders in the U.S. Their Geneva office is located at 716 W. State St., Unit E.

OS2 Salon is pleased to welcome Tanya Gomberg’s makeup and hairstyling talents. She recently participated in New York City Fashion Week. As a member of AVEDA’s Makeup Team, she assisted Janell Geason, AVEDA Global Artistic Makeup Director for Fashion Designers spring releases. 507 S. 3rd St.

North Aurora

Crunch Fitness recently celebrated the opening of their new gym at 2300 S. Eola Rd. in Aurora. The opening was in partnership with Bulls superstar Joakim Noah. Crunch Fitness is an international brand with 140+ locations globally. The gym’s philosophy involves fusing fitness and entertainment to make exercise fun. 630-401-8515 crunch.com

American Heartland Bank & Trust of Sugar Grove officially changed its name to First Secure Community Bank on April 1. This is a change in name only, reflecting First Secure Community Bank’s dedication and commitment to the community. The name change follows the bank’s recent relocation to 670 N. Sugar Grove Pkwy. in the heart of Sugar Grove.

The Batavia Chamber of Commerce celebrated the grand opening of The Room Fox Valley at 160 S. Water St., Suite B, Batavia. The Room Fox Valley is a new entertainment venue where guests attempt to escape a room by solving riddles and finding hidden clues. theroomfoxvalley.com

The Growing Place in Naperville and Aurora opened for its 80th season on April 2. The Growing Place has been providing high-quality plants and expert gardening advice for those in the know since 1936. Their two locations are at 2000 Montgomery Rd. in Aurora and 25w471 Plank Rd. in Naperville. thegrowingplace.com

Gatherings By Design created bouquets for the winners and creative directors of Batavia High School’s 2016 Rock the Runway event. The theme of this year’s wearable art fashion show was “The Great Unknown,” which inspired the bouquets they designed. Gatherings By Design is a full service event planning and decorating business. 630-880-8792 or 630-485-0999.

Advanced Windows & Siding, one of Kane County’s oldest door and window replacement companies, opened at new showroom at 309 Oswalt Ave, Batavia. 630-425-3059

St. Charles

Vero Voce welcomes soprano, Gretchen Canfield into their teaching family. Gretchen will be accepting voice students on Saturdays beginning the first Saturday in May. Ms. Canfield has served as the director of choirs and as a soloist at the Naperville Congregational Church, now the New Covenant Church. A member of the Chicago chapter of the National Association of Teachers of Singing, she specializes in classical vocal training and technique.

Lazarus House Board of Directors announced their new corporate giving program, Business Friends of Lazarus House. The agency recognizes the following companies for their recent commitments to supporting our neighbors in crisis; Corkill Insurance Agency, FONA International Inc., and Chicago Investment Advisory Council Inc.

The St. Charles Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting for Romano Mercato Italiano Italian Deli & Café on May 5 from 4:30–5pm. Romano Mercato is located at 210 Cedar St. and features a wide variety of authentic Italian dishes.

Fred Astaire Dance Studio recently opened a new location in St. Charles at 2400 E. Main St., Suite 107B. Fred Astaire offers ballroom and Latin dance instruction, including private lessons, group lessons, as well as social dance parties and events.

Murray Commercial, 700 E. Main St., Ste. E., St. Charles welcomes two new brokers to their team, Scott Hansen and Lisa Vargo.

The City of St. Charles welcomes the following businesses that recently opened their doors in St. Charles. “Please remember, what’s bought in St. Charles stays in St. Charles,” says Economic Development Manager Matt O’Rourke. “Every time you shop in St. Charles or use local services, sales taxes literally are poured right back into the community. So shopping local benefits both residents and businesses.”

Downtown

Magnolia Bridal

Charleston on The River

   Restaurant

Lighthouse Recovery, Inc.

   Counseling 

East Gateway

Neri Landscape

A Plus Healthcare Training

Burrito Guacamole

Eastside Fireplace & BBQ

    Fireplace Store

Mechelle’s Boutique

    Jewelry & Accessories

Shopping for Knowledge

    Child & Adult Tutoring

MML Premier Services

    Landscape

XD Adventures

    9D Interactive Movie Ride

East Gateway Industrial

Imperial Gutter Services

    Gutter Installation & Service

Prime Time Painting

     Painting 

West Gateway

Hot Runner Technology Chicago, Inc.

     Manifold Cleaning & Repair

All Cities Taxi & Limo

    Taxi & Limo Service

Besties Girl Spa

    Spa for Girls Ages 3–18

Burhop Martial Arts

    Martial Arts Instruction

Loyal Companions, llc

    Animal Hospital/Boarding/Daycare

Rose Smoke n’ Vapo

    Vape & Smoke Shop

Three Jewels, LLC

    Real Estate

Batavia

American Heartland Bank & Trust of Sugar Grove officially changed its name to First Secure Community Bank on April 1. This is a change in name only, reflecting First Secure Community Bank’s dedication and commitment to the community. The name change follows the bank’s recent relocation to 670 N. Sugar Grove Pkwy. in the heart of Sugar Grove.

The Batavia Chamber of Commerce celebrated the grand opening of The Room Fox Valley at 160 S. Water St., Suite B, Batavia. The Room Fox Valley is a new entertainment venue where guests attempt to escape a room by solving riddles and finding hidden clues.

Gatherings By Design created bouquets for the winners and creative directors of Batavia High School’s 2016 Rock the Runway event. The theme of this year’s wearable art fashion show was “The Great Unknown,” which inspired the bouquets they designed. Gatherings By Design is a full service event planning and decorating business. 630-880-8792 or 630-485-0999.

Advanced Windows & Siding, one of Kane County’s oldest door and window replacement companies, opened at new showroom at 309 Oswalt Ave., Batavia. 630-425-3059

Batavia Chamber of Commerce celebrated the ribbon cutting ceremony of Sure Movements Yoga, 1822 Mill St., Batavia with owners Andrew Krause and Crystal Kurianski Sat., March 12

The PRIDE Store and Taco Urbano at 200 N. Randall Rd., Batavia recently renovated the convenience store and added a new car wash and a unique fresh-to-order restaurant.

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