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11h Annual Taste of the Towns

Sunday, August 20, 2017
3 p.m.- 7 p.m.
Paulus Park, Lake Zurich

The Taste of the Towns is a great opportunity to bring family, friends, and neighbors together for tasting foods you’ve always wanted to try, and enjoy live entertainment in a beautiful park.  Think of it as Taste of Chicago without the parking hassles and exorbitant costs.  Feel free to bring your picnic gear and definitely your appetite!

CLICK HERE for Event Information including a list of  participating vendors 


2017 Evening of Excellence Awards Gala
January 21, 2017
5:30 – 11:00 pm
Kemper Lakes Golf Club, Kildeer, IL

The LZACC Excellence Awards recognize achievements in the areas of business, education, government and not-for-profit organizations for their efforts to make the Lake Zurich Area a better place in which to live and work. Nominations are made by chamber members, local residents and government entities.

The 2017 banquet was held at Kemper Lakes Golf Club and featured music and dancing by Yazz Jazz Entertainment following the Awards Ceremony and Jim Perona during the reception and dinner.

2016 Excellence Award Winners:

Business of the Year:  On Occasion Catering & Events

New Business of the Year:  Consume

Citizen of the Year: Lisa Warren, Kildeer

Young Professional of the Year:  Justin Pathmann, Pathmann Construction Management

Chamber Volunteer of the Year:  Susanne DePaepe, Hallmark Promotions, Inc.

Samuel R. Mitchel Director of the Year:  Ginny Opsahl, RE/MAX AT HOME

Presidents Award Recipients:  Ginny Opsahl, RE/MAX AT HOME and Phil Guerrero, PMG Wealth Management


Thank you to Presenting Sponsor, Lacey’s Place; Event Chair, Katie Van Diggelen, with Achieve Footwear; the team of volunteers and all the local businesses that exhibited and helped to make this year’s Showcase a great success.

CLICK HERE for photos from the 2017 Showcase

Make plans now to participate in next year’s Showcase event, the largest Chamber Expo in Lake County, on March 10, 2018.

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2017 Leadercast
Friday, May 5, 2017
7:30 am – 3:30 pm
Alpine Chapel
23153 W. Miller Rd.
Lake Zurich
Thank You to our 2017 event sponsors:

Alpine Chapel for hosting the event

Panera Bread Co., for Breakfast

Simply Delicious Gourmet Catering for Lunch

Silver Sponsors:

SW Lake Lifestyle

Chicago Tribune Media Group

Exhibitor Sponsor:

Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital

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33rd Annual Golf Outing
Monday, June 26, 2017
Biltmore Country Club
$185 / Golfer $700 / Foursome
Only 125 available slots
Registration Closes on May 26, 2017

CLICK HERE for Registration and Sponsorship Information