Wednesday, September 23, 2009

Chamber Mixer a success

Yesterday's joint mixer of the Woodstock and the Crystal Lake Chambers of Commerce was a great success. Family Health Partnership Clinic sponsored it, and business members from both chambers attended.
Pictured is the interim Executive Director of the Woodstock Chamber of Commerce, Tom Sagendorf.
Co-emcee for the mixer was Rick Schildgen (CL Graphics), an Ambassador of the Crystal Lake Chamber, who was sporting his "Ambassador-green" jacket. Rick told me that his chamber has approximately 25 Ambassadors, who act as liaison between members and the Chamber office.
If you weren't there, you missed the tastiest treats that I've had at a chamber mixer - ever. Josh Humphrey (Sam & Harry's, Schaumburg) and Scott McClain (Midwest Outdoor Kitchens, Inc., Lake Barrington) wowed guests with hot culinary delights, and Carrie Curie (SweetPea Cakes) brought awesome treats for dessert.

Folks did a pretty good job of staying on their feet, mixing around and swapping business cards. That's what a mixer is for - meet business people you don't know yet and trade cards, and renew past acquaintances and trade business cards.

Watch for a new promotion by Apple Creek Flowers. Elizabeth Crisp, owner, is developing new ideas to help you dazzle your business clients, friends and family. Call her for information at 815.338.2255. If you have friends/clients out of town who want to order flowers for local delivery, just have them call Elizabeth at 800.2APPLE4

What's coming up for the Woodstock Chamber of Commerce? On October 6 at 7:30AM there will be a general membership meeting. Details will be posted soon on the Chamber's website at For the time being, save the date.

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