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Linda Larkin named executive director of Evanston Chamber of Commerce

Syd Stone, Reporter

March 23

Filed under City, Latest Stories, Local

The Evanston Chamber of Commerce publicly named Linda Larkin as executive director on Wednesday, according to a news release. Larkin has been a chamber member for 12 years and has lived in Evanston her whole life. She is the...

Monthly stand-up comedy show makes Evanston debut

Margaret Corn, Reporter

October 4

Filed under Arts and Technology (City), City, Latest Stories, Local

Move over, Stephen Colbert — a new batch of comedians will set out to make names for themselves in Evanston. The monthly Quipster Comedy show — a stand-up series open to audience members of all ages — debuted Sunday night...

Evanston100 website recaps city’s 2014 success stories

Billy Kobin, Reporter

February 25

Filed under Arts and Technology (City), City, Local

Evanston100.com, which was unveiled last month at the Evanston Chamber of Commerce’s annual awards night, features 100 Evanston success stories from 2014. Miguel Wong, co-founder of the collaboration space coLab Evanston, and P...

Chamber of Commerce honors Evanston community members for charity work

Billy Kobin, Reporter

January 28

Filed under Business, City, Local

An Evanston Chamber of Commerce annual event honored several community members Wednesday evening for their work with disaster response, homeless citizens and youth. The 95th Annual Celebration & Awards at Evanston's Hilton...

Bank executive begins term as Evanston Chamber of Commerce president

Stephanie Kelly, City Editor

January 22

Filed under City, Local

A First Bank & Trust executive recently began his term as president of the Evanston Chamber of Commerce, the bank announced Thursday. Michael Corr, the senior vice president of commercial banking, has been working at the ...

Evanston Chamber of Commerce to honor three for work in business, dedication to youth and homeless

Stephanie Kelly, City Editor

January 21

Filed under City, Local

The Evanston Chamber of Commerce will honor three members of the community Jan. 28 for their work in business and their dedication to youth and homeless citizens, the Evanston Chamber of Commerce announced Sunday. Stephen Hagerty, William...

Local catering company opens Evanston kitchen

Tori Latham, Reporter

October 23

Filed under Business, City, Local

Feast and Imbibe, an event planning and catering company started by two Evanston residents, officially opened its first permanent location Wednesday at 1601 Simpson St. with a ribbon cutting. Executive chef D’Andre Carter and...