Thursday May 9, 2024
News & Events from BACC Members
Member News
Nekter Juice Bar to Host Lunch & Learn with Retreat Care Group Friday May 10
Nekter Juice Bar of Barrington is pleased to host Retreat Care Group this Friday, May 10 from 11:00 - 1:00 pm. Stop in and meet the Retreat Care team while enjoying some Nekter samples and specials. Retreat is a health and well-being provider for people who want to take a natural, forward thinking approach to their health. Their goal is to partner with individuals on their path to optimal health, wellness and vitality. Nekter is located at 125 S Hough St. Barrington. RSVP not required.
BMO Launches 2024 Celebrating Women Grant Program to Support Women Entrepreneurs' Growth
BMO is thrilled to announce the ‌2024 Celebrating Women Grant Program, in collaboration with Deloitte, who understand the unique challenges women entrepreneurs face, especially when it comes to funding. Through this grant program, they aim to bridge that gap and provide the resources women business owners may need to thrive. To submit a grant application tell BMO your business growth plan and you could be one of the fifteen exceptional businesses to receive a $10,000 grant! For details or to apply for a grant CLICK HERE. Applications close May 14.
Cuba Township and Barrington Hills Host 3rd Annual Land We Love Run Saturday June 29
Cuba Township and The Village of Barrington Hills are hosting the 3rd Annual Land We Love Run 5K/10K and 2-mile walk set for Saturday, June 29 at 7:30 AM. They are seeking runners, walkers, sponsors and volunteers. The race offers chip timing, a certified course, and medals for age categories. Registration is $45 (early bird price is $37 before June 9). For more information, to volunteer or to register for the race CLICK HERE.
Give the Gift of Relaxation this Mother’s Day with a Giving Back Massage Gift Card
Show your love this Mother’s Day with the Gift of Wellness: Give an eGift Card from Giving Back Massage of Barrington, available in any amount. Spend $200 or more and receive a gift certificate for a FREE 60-minute Lymphatic Drainage or Swedish massage for yourself or to give as a gift. Offer good through Mother’s Day. To purchase a gift card call (312) 813-2530 or CLICK HERE. Giving Back Massage of Barrington donates 10% of each client’s fee to local charitable organizations that serve the environment, animal welfare, or human services. 
Check Out Signature Trendz Barbering Open House this Saturday May 11
Signature Trendz Barber Shop is having an open House Saturday, May 11 from 2:00 - 4:00 pm. Meet the team, enjoy live music and refreshments or enjoy a service such as flattops, fades, or a shave. Walk-ins are welcome. Signature Trendz is located at 425 W. Main St. in Barrington. Or call to schedule an appointment at (847) 908-8932.
Elevate Every Occasion with Music Connections DJ Kathy: Unbeatable May Special
Experience the ultimate in DJ entertainment with Music Connections Mobile DJ Entertainment! Whether it's a corporate event, wedding, anniversary, car show, or reunion, they will make your event unforgettable. For a limited time this May, enjoy 3 hours of top-tier DJ entertainment for only $350! With years of experience serving the Chicagoland and Southern Wisconsin areas, Music Connections Entertainment by DJ Kathy stands as the premier choice for events of all sizes and age groups. Don't miss out on this exclusive offer! Call (847) 809-7169 or visit to book your event today!
Join Us for the Community Connection Series: A Night of Wellness, Compassion, and Giving Back
Compass Realty along with Melody Mueller and Shamar Brossard are hosting the first of their Community Connection Series events! Join them for a bite to eat, a refreshing beverage, and learn all about the services Barrington Back and Body provides through holistic wellness. Also hear from Let It Be Us, the charity organization chosen to donate a portion of the proceeds to.  Free demo spots and consultations are available from the amazing team at Barrington Back and Body. To reserve your free demo call (847) 857-8011, spaces are limited. 
Second Season Adult Day Retreat Hosting Open House and Ribbon Cutting June 13
Second Season is hosting an Open House and Ribbon Cutting Thursday June 13 from 10:00 am - 6:00 pm (ribbon cutting at 3:30 pm). Enjoy pastries, coffee an tea in the cafe or popcorn in the theater. Adult Day Retreat offers a distinctively elevated experience in adult day care. Here, seniors indulge in a retreat-like setting, fostering meaningful interactions with peers while enjoying a diverse array of activities tailored to their interests. For more information call (224) 249-0032.
Advocate Good Shepherd Health & Fitness Center Invites Hospital Employees to a Day of Wellness
Advocate Good Shepherd Health & Fitness Center wants to recognize all hospital employees for their dedication in caring for others. Regardless of role or hospital of employment, all contributions to the community and patients require a team effort. All hospital employees are invited to enjoy a day caring for yourself! Schedule a complimentary tour and stay for a workout followed by a relaxing hydromassage, light refreshments and raffle. Tours available Wednesday and Thursday, May 15 and 16, 9am – 6:30 pm. Call (847) 620-4550 to schedule.
Unleash Compassion: Join the 11th Annual Dash for the Dogs 5K on May 19
Animal House Shelter invites you to their 11th Annual Dash for the Dogs 5K Run/Walk on May 19th at Citizens Park in Barrington. From 6:15 to 11:00 am, enjoy a certified and timed course suitable for all levels, with furry friends welcome to join. Every step supports Animal House Shelter's mission to rescue animals in need. Register Now for a pawsitively impactful morning.
Sponsorship opportunities are also available.
Win $4000 for College! Enter Huntington Learning Center's Scholarship Sweepstakes
Calling all college-bound high school students. Huntington Learning Center is hosting a College scholarship sweepstakes where one lucky student will win $4000. Simply text 4000 to (844) 400-0048 to enter by June 30. For more information or to enter the sweepstakes CLICK HERE.
Discover Stability and Flexibility: Explore Single Premium Fixed-Deferred Annuities
If you're seeking greater stability and an alternative to CDs, New York Life single premium Fixed-Deferred Annuities offer a compelling solution. With a variety of interest rates and guarantee/surrender periods to choose from, you can tailor your investment to match your financial goals and risk tolerance. Starting from just $5,000, these annuities provide yearly liquidity, ensuring you have access to your funds when you need them.
For more information contact Mabel Hanson at New York Life.
Bacoa Presents Managing Money, A Caregiver's Guide to Finances June 5
How much do you know about managing money? Join Bacoa and the Alzheimer's Association's Dan Briscoe, Vice President of Wealth Management for Byline Bank, for a presentation on learning the costs of caregiving and the benefits of early planning. Learn about how to avoid financial abuse and fraud, start conversations about finances, assess financial and legal needs, and find support. This free event will take place at the Barrington Area Library from 7:00 - 8:00 pm on June 5. To register call the BA Library at (847) 382-1300.
New Overtime Regulations Begins July 1: Get Legal Guidance from Buckley Fine Attorneys
On April 23the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) published its final rule amending the overtime regulations under the Fair Labor Standards Act. The new rule increases the salary threshold for workers to qualify for exemption from overtime and requires employers to comply with the new final rule by July 1, 2024 and contains two built in increases in the minimum salaries. Need help or have questions surrounding your employees or employment law? Contact a Buckley Fine attorney today at (847) 381-0011 or email at
Save-A-Pet's First Fundraising Extravaganza: Join Pinstripes in Barrington on June 9
Save-A-Pet will host its first fundraising event at Pinstripes in Barrington on June 9th, 2024 from 1:00 to 4:00 pm. Enjoy an afternoon of bowling, bocce, appetizers, drinks, a silent auction, a 50/50 raffle, adoptions (not on site), and so much more. Bring your family and friends and relax with some family time and plenty of networking opportunities while supporting Save-A-Pet. All proceeds go directly to Save-A-Pet so they can continue a no-kill mission of rescuing, rehabilitating, and rehoming cats and dogs. For further information, please contact Stacy Ellington, at or (847) 740-7788 ext: 108.
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2024 Chairman Circle Advantage Members
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