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Business Nuggets: September & October

Sep 01, 2016 12:30PM ● By Neighbors Magazines

North Aurora

FastColor recently celebrated seven months at their new location at 200 Alder Dr., Suite A, North Aurora. FastColor moved to North Aurora over a year ago from their original Addison location. FastColor provides printing and embroidery services from business cards, flyers, banners, decals, vehicle wraps, t-shirts, coffee mugs and more. 630-627-0202,

Detox Protocol is now open at 59 S. Stolp Ave. in downtown Aurora. Owner Quint Thompson recently celebrated the opening of the health center, which is an expansion of his personal training business QT3 Body Systems located on the intersection of Downer and Stolp in downtown Aurora.

A complement to the health center, Detox Protocol includes a proven health detox program complete with sauna and massage area with a certified masseuse. The program starts with a 7-day regime of juices and is tailored to suit individual health needs.

A Coffee & Connections Networking event will take place Tues., Sept. 20 from 8:30–10:15am at the Painters District Council #30, 1905 Sequoia Dr., Aurora. This free event provides business connections, an introduction to key leaders in the Aurora Chamber, upcoming chamber events and an opportunity to learn how you can maximize your chamber membership.

The first half is about making connections and enjoying coffee, followed by an informative overview on your chamber membership. Everyone is welcome, including future members, new members and established members.

In August, Solutions Networking Corporation (SNC) celebrated their 15 year anniversary. Over that time the company has evolved from a computer refurbisher to a diversified provider of managed IT services. Based in Bolingbrook, SNC serves many companies in the Tri-Cities area. “However diverse our offerings, we’ve always been, and will always be, all about service first,” says Rose Canfield. The SNC story, and the sum of value they bring to small businesses today, starts in 1983 at a time that will long be remembered as one of the most amazing eras in the history of mankind. Read the whole story at 630-375-2222, 


The Batavia Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting ceremony with Batavia Mayor Jeffery Schielke and owners of Anytime Fitness, Erin and Gill Valerio, on Wed., Aug. 11. Anytime Fitness, located at 1311 Butterfield Rd., Aurora is a fantastic new 24 hour gym. Like them on Facebook to see more.

The Batavia Chamber of Commerce celebrated the ribbon cutting ceremony of Precision Appliance Repair & Service with Mayor Jeffery Schielke and owner Ben Tarmichael on Fri., Aug. 5. Precision Appliance is a locally owned household appliance repair service serving the Fox Valley area. Ben has over 20 year of appliance repair experience. 

The Batavia Chamber of Commerce will hold a Fox River Luncheon & Expo on Wed., Sept. 28 from 11am–1:30pm at the Grand Victoria Casino in Elgin. Keynote speaker Nick Sarillo is the founder and CEO of Nick’s Pizza & Pub and Nick’s University. A best-selling author and two-time Tedx speaker, Nick regularly speaks on the topics of business culture, entrepreneurship, leadership and customer loyalty. Tickets are $50 for general admission and $35 for members of participating chambers. 

The next Batavia Women in Business luncheon is Tues., Oct. 11 from 11:30am–1pm at Mill Creek, 39w525 Herrington Dr. Speaker Molly Rudberg-Leshnock presents “From the Yoga Mat to the Corner Office—A Mindful Approach to Business Success.” The luncheon costs $35 for prospective members and guests and $25 for Chamber members.


Planning a corporate event, meeting, conference, luncheon, retreat, outing or holiday party? The Fox Valley area has a wealth of facilities and accommodations to meet any need, large or small, business orpersonal. Find it all at the 2016 Fox Valley Hospitality EXPO, Thurs., Sept. 15 3–7pm at the Riverside Banquets, 35 N River Ln., Geneva. Meet with over 20 local representatives who can help plan your next meeting or event. It’s free to attend, but registration is required.

Jerry Needham,Pro Energy Consultants, Geneva, and Dale McClelland, Adept Energy Consultants, Wheaton, announce a joint service offering that could contribute to improvement in a home’s comfort. Called a Manual J, it calculates HVAC load requirements. This allows an HVAC contractor to properly size furnaces and air conditioners. It is a requirement for new construction and is becoming prevalent in City Codes for replacement, too. Too large of a unit results in diminished comfortability. 630-770-4994,

The Geneva Chamber held a ribbon cutting for IPOSH Eye Candy Esthetics, 310 Campbell St., on Aug. 2. Mayor Kevin Burns and Membership Director Judy Carroll hold the ribbon while partner Rosalie Benassi Larocco cuts the ribbon surrounded by employees, chamber ambassadors and city officials.

KDI Design welcomes their newest designers, Megan and Flora; their new Library Resource, Lays and their new Project Coordinators, Brian and Sarah. In addition, they recently remodeled their office.

Stockholm’s is now offering Sunday Brunch from 10am–1pm. Selections include eggs Benedict, omelets, pancakes, French toast, Kids Menu, and more. Their regular menu is still available starting at 11am Sundays.

Integrated Natural Medicine has changed their name to Geneva Acupuncture and Bodyworks.

St. Charles

The St. Charles Chamber of Commerce will hold a ribbon cutting for The Painted Vine Cellar on Tues., Sept. 20 at 4:30pm. Located at 1 W. Illinois St., Suite 110 in St. Charles, The Painted Vine Cellar is the area’s premier upscale paint and sip entertainment venue. You can choose a painting on canvas or wood.