July 8, 2024 Weekly Digest

Chairman's Circle Members
Happenings in and around the Chamber!

Upcoming Ribbon Cutting

All are welcome - please join us!

New Date! Ribbon Cutting Ceremony: Long Branch Tree Services: 106 W. Wilson St. (Chamber Office), Batavia at 9:30 a.m. on Thursday, July 18

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony: SciTech Fox Valley: 336 McKee Street, Batavia at 4 p.m. on Thursday, July 25

No Plans on Wednesday Morning?

We can fix that!

Join us for our fantastic morning networking event, Coffee & Commerce! We'll be at DS Studio and Photo Lab in Geneva beginning at 8 a.m.Walk ins are welcome, but if you can, please register here. See you on Wednesday!

You can still attend this complimentary virtual event!

Register here to receive the Zoom link and learn how to combat negative feedback your organization might receive.

Want to Learn More about the Batavia Community Flag?

Area Code: Batavia just released a podcast about it, listen here and then purchase your Batavia Community Flag!

The Batavia Community Flag is available for purchase online and can be picked up at our office, 106 W. Wilson Street. Available are a 3’ x 5’ flag for $50, a garden-size flag with stake for $35 and stickers for $5.

Are You Using ALL of Your Membership Benefits?

Take a look at the flyer below and then use what you are entitled to. If you need help adding events, jobs, or hot deals or have questions contact shirley@bataviachamber.org or call (630) 879-7134, Ext. 2. We're here to help your business!

News and Updates from Our Members

Celebrini, Hage Selected in First Round of NHL Draft

Macklin Celebrini becomes second Steel alumni selected with #1 overall pick


LAS VEGAS, NEVADA — Former Chicago Steel forward Macklin Celebrini was selected by the San Jose Sharks with the first overall pick in the 2024 NHL Draft Friday. He became the second Steel alumnus to be selected with the number one pick, joining Owen Power, who was taken first overall by the Buffalo Sabres in the 2021 NHL Draft.


Later in Round 1, former Steel forward Michael Hage was selected by the Montréal Canadiens with the 21st overall pick.  Read the entire press release.

Louka Cloutier Selected in 5th Round of NHL Draft

Cloutier is first Steel goaltender selected in draft since 2006


LAS VEGAS, NEVADA — Chicago Steel goaltender Louka Cloutier was selected by the Colorado Avalanche with the 132nd overall pick in Round 5 of the 2024 NHL Draft on Saturday.

Cloutier was the third player with Steel ties selected in this year’s draft, joining Macklin Celebrini, who was selected with the first overall pick by the San Jose Sharks, and Michael Hage who was selected 21st overall by the Montreal Canadiens in the first round on Friday. Read the entire press release.

Celebrate Summer at Windmill City Festival July 12-14

The largest event of the summer is back! The Batavia Riverwalk will brim with activity all weekend long, for all ages. Enjoy live music from the area’s hottest bands, tasty food and beverages, a carnival and engaging games and activities, including a sidewalk chalk contest, pet competition and diaper derby. Admission is free.


Organized by the Batavia Park District and the City of Batavia, Windmill City Festival kicks off at 5 p.m. on Friday, July 12. Hours are 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. on Friday, July 12, noon to 11 p.m. on Saturday, July 13, and noon to 6 p.m. on Sunday, July 14. Read the entire press release.

Batavia United Way Announces 2024 Community Dinner Table Event

Batavia United Way is excited to announce the 2024 Community Dinner Table event, set to take place on Sunday, September 8, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. on N. River St. in downtown Batavia.

This unique shared table experience allows residents to dine and mingle with neighbors at one LONG table, fostering a sense of community and togetherness. The event aims to raise funds to support programs that combat food insecurity in our community. Read the entire press release.

Upcoming Business & Community Events

Hollywood Casino Aurora Karaoke Hosted by Aurora Pro DJs

Community Acupuncture

Trivia at Penalty Box Sportsbook & Bar Hosted by Chicago Trivia Guys

SciTech STEM Summer Camp

Bubbles and Air Ages 5 - 10

Colors, Spirals, and Patterns in Nature Ages 5 - 10

Christmas in July Crafts Show at Abbey Farms

Bloom n' Learn Summer STEAM Academy for Ages 6 - 10: The Science of Art

Alzheimer's Association Spouse's Dementia Caregiver Support Group

Meditation with Sound Bowls to Sync Energy System

2nd Annual Classic Car Show at Abbey Farms

Aging with Grace: Hormone Balancing Yoga Workshop with Bridgette Shaw-Bane

Fox Valley Orchestra Presents "Masters of Broadway"

Bloom n' Learn Summer STEAM Academy for ages 6-10: Blow It Up! Explosively Fun Class

Free Community Supper

Polo Tournament to Benefit STAGE Batavia

Bloom 'n Learn Summer STEAM Academy for Ages 6-10: Design Your Space

Community Open House Hosted By Senior Services Associates

Design a Gnome or Fairy Garden

New Moon: Connecting to Your Purpose Workshop

Check out the many more events posted on our Community Calendar!!

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City of Batavia

Batavia Public Library

Batavia Public School District 101

Batavia Park District

Batavia MainStreet

Batavia Parks Foundation

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