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Batavia Business Nuggets: January & February

Jan 11, 2017 12:23PM ● By Neighbors Magazines

The Batavia Nursery School recently joined the Batavia Chamber of Commerce. The chamber held a ribbon cutting for the nursery school in the fall of 2016. Batavia Nursery School is a non-profit, half-day preschool program for children ages 3–5. They are sponsored by the Congregational Church of Batavia. Batavia Nursery School is honored to begin their 42nd year teaching little ones and working with parents to ensure the best possible preschool experience and preparation for kindergarten. The Batavia Nursery School is located at 21 S. Batavia Ave. 630-879-9470,

The Kane County Cougars, along with Northwestern Medicine, have announced a five-year partnership agreement that will rename the Cougars home stadium as Northwestern Medicine Field. The partnership will provide Northwestern Medicine and the Kane County Cougars additional opportunities to connect with families in the community through brand awareness, promotional nights and giveaways at Cougars games, as well as health and wellness events.

Valley Sheltered Workshop, located in Batavia, has been awarded $6,010 by Geneva Community Chest for the purchase and installation of new LED light fixtures. With these funds, the Workshop will be able to upgrade the lighting which is 36 years old and original to the building. Valley Sheltered Workshop is a non-profit organization established in 1966 whose entire workforce is comprised of adults with disabilities who live in the Fox River Valley area.

The Batavia Chamber of Commerce recently held ribbon cuttings for the following businesses:

• Furniture Dollies, located at 103 N. Washington Ave. Furniture Dollies finds and paints discarded and antique furniture. They offer one-of-a-kind pieces with unique designs that their customers love to display in their homes.

• Bar Evolution, located at 27 N. River St., Batavia. This new Batavia establishment serves cocktails, wine and beer and offers live music with both indoor and outdoor seating.

• The Right Guy Carpet Cleaning is locally owned and operated, offering comprehensive carpet cleaning and stain treatment with 20 years of experience. The Right Guy is certified by the IICRC in carpet cleaning, tile and stone cleaning and carpet repair.

• Sports Clips, located at 2987 Kirk Rd., Aurora. Sports Clips provides fabulous haircuts and MVP treatment.