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Batavia Business Nuggets: March & April

Inger Britt has joined BEI 

BEI Properties, 140 First St., Batavia and Batavia Enterprises Real Estate (BERE) recently announced the newest broker to join their team, Inger Britt. After less than a week working for BERE, Britt was able to help Anderson Animal Shelter find a new home and extra space for their administrative operations in the Cedar Avenue Business Center in St. Charles.

Recently, the Batavia Chamber of Commerce, Mayor Jeffery Schielke and Batavia representatives celebrated the one year anniversary of Salsa Verde Restaurant. Located at 107 North Batavia Ave., Salsa Verde serves delicious dishes prepared from authentic Mexican recipes in a friendly and vibrant environment. 630-425-3521,

The Batavia Women in Business (BWIB) will hold a luncheon on Tues., April 10, 11:30am–1pm at Eagle Brook Country Club, 2288 Fargo Blvd., Geneva. Dale Spencer will present on the topic “Embracing Life’s Journey.” BWIB luncheons cost $35 for prospective members and guests, and $25 for Chamber members. Call 630-879-7134 or visit no later than the Friday before the luncheon date to make reservations.

100 Women Who Care Fox Valley will hold their next meeting on Mon., April 9 at the Arcada Theater in St. Charles. The meeting starts at 7pm with a 30 minute networking session starting at 6:30pm. 100 Women Who Care is a nonprofit organization that meets four times a year. During each meeting, more than $10,000 is raised and donated to a Kane County organization in need. 630-849-3344,

On Sat., March 17, 6–11pm, the Batavia Woman’s Club will hold a St. Patrick’s Day event at Island View Banquets, 645 S. River St., Batavia. This party will include music, dancing, games, 50/50 raffles, a cash bar and a corned beef and cabbage dinner. Tickets are $50 with proceeds benefiting the Batavia Depot Museum expansion project. To purchase tickets, call Sue Lusted at 630-306-5638 or visit

The Kane County Cougars charitable foundation supported the community through cash and in-kind donations that exceeded $950,000 dollars in 2017, bringing their three year cumulative total to over $2,200,000 dollars. The Cougars are located at 34W002 Cherry Ln., Geneva. 630-232-8811,