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Geneva Business Nuggets: January and February

Jan 13, 2017 10:30AM ● By Neighbors Magazines

The Geneva Chamber of Commerce will hold a ribbon cutting ceremony at 4:30pm on Thurs., Jan. 26 to celebrate the grand opening of 25N Coworking. 25N Coworking is a coworking community and meeting space. Their suburban workspaces are designed to spark collaboration and productivity. 25N Coworking is located at 25N. River Ln., Geneva. 630-409-1030, 

Ashland Center, 25 N. Third St., an office building with over 20,000 square feet in the prestigious Third Street District, has been recognized as the newest IREM Certified Sustainable Property. The property was purchased by Ashland Ventures in 2014 and underwent a major renovation. The IREM Certified Sustainable Property is the only sustainability certification program that focuses on the role of exceptional real estate management in green building performance.

The Kane County Cougars, along with Northwestern Medicine, has entered into a five-year partnership agreement that will rename the Cougars home stadium 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.

Savant Capital Management has once again been recognized with two certifications by the Centre for Fiduciary Excellence (CEFEX). This is the ninth consecutive year Savant has had its certifications renewed. This comes after Savant’s recognition of the Service Provider Certification for Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) 3(16) Plan Administrators earlier this year. Savant has received an Investment Steward certification for adhering to global standards of fiduciary excellence and a CEFEX certification as an Investment Advisor for its services in ERISA plans, 403 (b)/ church exempt, eleemosynary, personal trusts and high net worth individuals. 

Lux Magazine named The Herrington Inn & Spa Best Boutique Hotel for 2016. The magazine covers all aspects of high end lifestyle around the world. The Herrington Inn & Spa is located at 15 S. River Ln. 630-208-7433, 

Family and cosmetic dentist, Dr. Stephen J. Lavrisa, owner of All About You Dental Care, 2631 Williamsburg Ave., Ste. 103, has been named as one of America's Top Dentists 2016 by the National Consumer Advisory Board. 630-262-9696,

Valley Sheltered Workshop located in Batavia was awarded $6,010 by Geneva Community Chest for the purchase and installation of new LED light fixtures. With these funds, the Workshop used the grant 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 Geneva Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting for Geneva High School's Virtual Business, Area 304 Custom Real Estate on Dec. 12. CEO Matt Sweet cut the ribbon surrounded by VP's, directors and employees of Area 304 Custom Real Estate. Also in attendance were City of Geneva Mayor Kevin Burns, CUSD 304 administrators including Superintendent Kent Mutchler and teachers. For more information on this class, please contact Geneva High School at 630-463-3800.